Former BJP leader Yashwant Sinha is back with a Third Front to take on the JD(U)-BJP combine. He says his front will contest all 243 seats as “elections are a means to bring change in a democracy” and it is time to change Bihar.
Jharkhand CM Hemant Soren speaks about the poll preparations that went into the victory, the challenges ahead and how he intends to go about his business ahead of his swearing-in as the chief minister of the tribal-state on Sunday
The virtual rally has set the stage for an electoral slugfest between arch-rivals -- the NDA and the RJD-led opposition -- regardless of the BJP’s claim that it was neither a political nor an electoral exercise.
Amid Covid-19 pandemic, a triple murder case followed by another alleged retaliatory killing have left the political atmosphere in Bihar surcharged, bringing back memories of an era when such incidents were not uncommon in the state.
Regardless of what Nitish Kumar's government has or has not done during its current term since 2015, handling of the coronavirus outbreak may well have a lot of bearing on the Bihar elections due in October-November.