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Kid dies in tragic accident

Sasaram Tragic incident POLL ROUNDUP        In Bihar, campaigning has reached  to a new high for the sixth and final phase of elections in 26 Assembly constituencies on Saturday with political parties fielding  their star campaigners  BOY DIES IN ACCIDENT AT LALU RALLY  A 12-year-old boy died when a makeshift platform collapsed on him as a crowd gathered to wave at RJD chief Lalu Prasad who took off in a helicopter after addressing an election meeting at Kochas in Bihar’s Rohtas district on Wednesday.  DGP Neelmani said that soon after Lalu Prasad concluded his speech and boarded... 

Last phase; Aurangabad Updates

Left, right or centre? who will come to power in Bihar? Skirmish forAurangabad In Bihar, campaigning is at its peak for the 6th and last phase of Assembly elections.  Senior leaders from different political parties are addressing election rallies in Aurangabad district to woo the voters. Polling will be held on 20th of this month. About 13 lakhs 32 thousand voters would political fate aspirants from Aurangabad district on 20th of this month in last phase of assembly elections Aurangabad is a district in Magadh region and is associated with first Deputy Chief Minister cum Finance Minister of Bihar... 

Vote Counting Preparations Begin

Preparations for Vote counting in Gopalganj As the final phases of the Great battle for Bihar draw to a close, officuals are concentrating on ensuring the smooth vote-enumeration and declaration of results. Deputy Electoral Officer Naushad Alam has directed that the counting of votes for all six assembly constituencies of the Gopalganj district shall take place from 8 AM on November 24. The psotal votes shall be counted first.  The district election officer and his team are putting the final touch to the preparations, according to an official release. DEO Naushad Alam has directed that any objections... 

Naxals ‘Obama’ pretext to scare voters

burning truck  Obama pretext to showcase Naxal might   Patna: Obama visits in Delhi and the Maoists blow up railway tracks in Bihar, one of India’s poorest states, in yet another show of senseless violence in the name of the ‘people’. The actual motive is to send a strong signal to the Bihar government that this  phase of elections are going to be anything but peaceful. The violence in Bihar came ahead of assembly polls in 35 constituencies in drought-hit districts Tuesday. Almost a third of the constituencies are in Maoist-affected areas. Describing as inadequate the security arrangement... 

Polling hours modified

Polling hours modified in 4 constituencies The Election Commission has rescheduled polling hours in four Bihar Assembly elections in the constituencies of Hilsa, Belganj, Wazirganj and Atri in response to the threats from naxal rebels, official sources said. “The Commission has accepted the recommendation of chief electoral officer (CEO) in Bihar for rescheduling the polling hour in these constituencies because of the naxal threat,” the sources said. Polling for Hilsa, Belaganj and Wazirganj Assembly constituencies would now be held between 7 am and 4 pm, while in the constituency of... 

Election fever in Bihar unabated

Election Roundup In Bihar,election fever in the state is in full swing. The campaigning comes to an end on Sunday. The fifth phase of elections will be held in 35 assembly constituencies on November 9. Out of 35 of these, 12 constituencies are naxal-infested. Stalwarts of different political parties including Senior BJP leader Lal Krishna Adwani, JD ( U) President Sharad Yadav, RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav, LJP President Ram Vilash Paswan, State congress chief Mehboob ALI Qaiser and left leaders addressed a series of election meetings in different parts of the constituencies . According to AIR Patna,... 

First time Panchayat Polls in Jharkhand

  First time Panchayat Polls in Jharkhand     Ranchi : For the first time in 30 years, villages in the state of Jharkhand will experience Panchayat Polls, kicking off on November 27.  Jharkhand is holding its very first Panchayat polls after it was carved out from Bihar in November 2000.   A total of 59,585 candidates have filed nomination papers for the first phase of Panchayat polls in Jharkhand, an official statement said. In the first phase, a total 1,348 panchayats of 77 blocks of the state will go to polls Nov 27.   The Jharkhand Election Commission said 59,585 candidates filed... 

Top Cop Abhayanand Couldn’t vote

Round up Bihar’s top cop has voting hassles hmmm he could not vote ... Director general of police (police training) Abhyanand today faced embarrassment when he was denied permission to vote as his name did not figure on the voter’s list, media sources reported. “I really felt embarrassed,” Abhyanand told reporters after being disallowed to cast his vote at a booth at Patel Nagar under Digha assembly constituency in Patna. Abhyanand said when he along with his family members with EPICs went to the booth, they discovered that their names had been deleted from the voter’s... 

Congress leaders arrested in Barauni

Congress party secretary Raika Bihar Congress leader says ‘conspiracy’  Begusarai: The Congress was in for a rude shock as hotel rooms of two congress leaders, Bihar youth congress president Lalan Kumar and Sagar Raika were raided in Begusarai on Thursday, a media channel reported. The two leaders have been detained and Rs 6.40 lakh were found from their respective hotel rooms. The Congress leaders have claimed that it was the party money and was meant to be spent for party elections. The Congress president Sonia Gandhi is expected to address a rally in Begusarai. Congress Secretary... 

54 % turnout, peaceful poll

54 percent voters, largely peaceful poll PATNA: Over one crore electors have probably decided the fate of six state ministers and the leader of the opposition  in the third phase of the Bihar poll that ended today. State Chief Electoral Officer Sudhir Kumar Rakesh said 58 per cent polling was recorded in West Champaran, 57 per cent in East Champaran, 51 per cent in Gopalgunj, 52 per cent in Siwan, 50 per cent in Saran and 54 per cent in Vaishali districts. Except for a few stray incidents, and the boycott of four polling booths, polling passed off peacefully in 48 constituencies figuring in the... 
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