Members of Grand Alliance announce seat-sharing formula in Bihar.

Patna: As promised, the Grand Alliance in Bihar led by Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD), a day after Holi, announced its formula for seat sharing for the Lok Sabha elections that involves a host of small and large parties including the RJD, Congress, Hindustani Awam Morcha (HAM), Rashtriya Lok Samata Party (RLSP), Vikassheel Insaan Party (VIP), and CPI-ML.

Shatrughan Sinha and Ravi Shankar Prasad (Photo: PatnaDaily.Com)

New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday announced the first list of 184 candidates for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections that is to be held in seven phases between April 11 and May 19 with the results to be announced on May 23.

Pappu Yadav holding a meeting of his party members in Patna on Tuesday.

Patna: Jan Adhikar Party (JAP) leader Pappu Yadav is struggling to find a political wingman this election season despite stating that he ‘would do anything’ to be a part of the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD)-led Mahagathbandhan in Bihar.

Police seize a truck with bootlegged alcohol in Patna on Tuesday.

Patna: Authorities in Patna on Tuesday, acting on a tip-off, stopped a truck in Jaya Prakash Nagar under Jakkanpur police station and seized 250 cartons of Indian Made Foreign Liquor (IMLF) for a total of 5808 bottles while also arresting three men involved in transporting the illegal consignment.

Broken escalator at Patna Junction cordoned off on Monday.

Patna: Authorities at Patna Junction on Monday shut down the escalator at the western end of the railway station after a woman’s foot got stuck in it forcing the authorities to cut open the steps to free the woman from the sinkhole.

BJP leaders in Patna.

Patna: Speculations on who would be the replacement of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Shatrughan Sinha from Patna Saheb seat took yet another turn on Monday as a number of party leaders in Bihar, under condition of anonymity, rejected the report of security baron R K Sinha being given party ticket while insisting Rajya Sabha member Ravi Shankar Prasad was the natural heir to the constituency viewed as one of the most sought-after and elite seats in the nation.

CM Nitish Kumar paying respect to a Sufi saint in Patna City on Monday.

Patna: Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday laid a ‘chadar’ on the tomb of Sufi saint Hazrat Sayyed Shah Makhdum Munam Pak Rahmatullah at Mitan Ghat in Patna City where he prayed for peace, prosperity, and development of Bihar.

BJP leaders Sushil Kumar Modi, Shatrughan Sinha, and Narendra Modi - when things were different!

Patna: So, the inevitable has happened! Film star-turned politician-turned-his-own-party's-biggest-critic Shatrughan Sinha is out from the Bharatiya Janata Party’s list of candidates for the Lok Sabha elections and has been replaced by Ravindra Kishore Sinha to represent the party from elite Patna Saheb constituency in Bihar.

BJP leader Shatrughan Sinha (file photo).

Patna: After months of teasing both his fans and his political opponents, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Shatrughan Sinha, erased any doubt about his, what appears now to be eminent, departure from his party that he had been a member of for over three decades.

RLSP chief Upendra Kushwaha holding a press conference in Patna on Wednesday.

Patna: A defensive Upendra Kushwaha, the Rashtriya Lok Samata Party (RLSP) chief, at a press conference in Patna on Wednesday, denied allegations of corruptions and bribery against him saying he categorically denied all accusations and if he was proven to be guilty, he would retire from political life for good.

JD-U unveils slogans for 2019 elections in Bihar.

Patna: After its 2015 slogan of ‘Bihar Mein Bahar Ho, Nitise Kumar Ho’ that helped re-elect Nitish Kumar as the Chief Minister of Bihar under the Mahagathbandhan banner, the Janata Dal – U, now not a part of the same alliance, on Wednesday unveiled its 2019 slogan with once again Kumar being the front and center of the campaign for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections.

HAM chief Jitan Ram Manjhi (file photo).

Patna: Hindustani Awam Morcha (HAM) leader Jitan Ram Manjhi, a day after threatening to pack his bag and leave if his party ‘did not get more respect’ than other new-comers in the Grand Alliance like the Rashtriya Lok Samata Party (RLSP) and Vikassheel Insaan Party (VIP), on Wednesday made an about turn saying he would be content with any number of seat that his party gets in a very crowded field.

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