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Bihar Polls: BJP's New Formula to Woo Dalits Bihar Polls: BJP's New Formula to Woo Dalits

PATNA: With the ongoing preparation of the remaining three phases of Bihar polling, The BJP has devised a formula to connect to the Dalits and the extremely backward castes (EBC). A state BJP minister said on Friday, "the DEOR formula stands for the inspiring mixture of Dalit-mahadalit, EBCs, Organizational party network and the Reservation issue" Polling for 81 seats is over while voting for 162 constituencies over three days will occur in the coming weeks. 22 out of 38 districts of 162 constituencies consists of riverine areas where the groups of EBC caste such as Nishads (boatmen), Bind and Mallah (fishermen) and Nonis is politically significant. Dalits and EBCs attributes for around 38% population of Bihar.

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Patna: Condemning the attack on the Dalit family in Haryana, the senior BJP leader Sushil Kumar Modi on Wednesday accused Nitish Kumar and Lalu Prasad for shedding 'fake' tears on the incident apparently with the view of collecting huge amount of Dalit votes in Bihar Assembly polls. "The incident of Faridabad is condemnable, but the RJD supremo Lalu Prasad Yadav has easily forgotten the incident during the 15 years rule of his party in Bihar, hundreds of Dalit were massacred," in a series of tweets he said.

Polling Begins in Bihar, 1.35 Crore Voters to Vote in First Phase

Patna: Voting for 49 assembly constituencies in the first phase of Bihar elections has begun today. In this direct contest between the Grand Alliance and the BJP-led NDA, total 1.35 crore voters are eligible to vote. Most of the constituencies voting in the opening round are JD(U) strongholds which had won 29 seats in 2010 in alliance with the BJP. Under the new alignment, the JD(U) is contesting 24 seats in the first phase.

Bihar Polls Phase II: One-Third of the Candidates Faces Serious Criminal Charges

New Delhi: Out of 456 candidates, around one-third of the candidates for the second phase of Bihar Assembly polls have asserted criminal cases against them. BJP, JD-U and RJD occupy the maximum number of such candidates, the Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR) said on Friday. Total 456 candidates are in a battle for the second phase of the Bihar Assembly polls. Polling for 32 seats will be held on October 16. "Out of the total of 456 candidates, 110 (24 percent) candidates have asserted serious criminal cases which include cases related to murder, communal disharmony, attempt to murder, kidnapping and crime against women. while 142 (31 percent) candidates have asserted criminal cases against themselves," the ADR said in a statement.

Bihar Polls: PM Narendra Modi to Address Four Election Rallies Today, Ahead of First Phase Polling

Patna: As the battle is heating up for the Bihar Polls, PM Modi is all set to address four election rallies today in Munger, Nawada, Samastipur and Begusarai districts of the state. On Friday, PM will address few more rallies before the first phase of polling in the state. The five-phase elections will start from October 12 and will be ending on November 5. The other dates of polling are October 16, 28 and November 1. The counting of votes is scheduled to take place on November 8 and the whole election process will be completed by November 12.

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India is the largest democracy of the world. It is a federal republic and has democratic system of governance. Conducting general elections and choosing a government is a vast process. The 16th Lok Sabha general elections will be conducted from 7th April to 12th May in nine phases across nation.

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Elections 2014 were conducted in nine phases for 543 constituencies across the nation.. The results of Indian elections 2014 election news saw a different trend. The UPA government which governed the country for the last decade lost this election while BJP won the elections winning 282 seats on its own. NDA government was formed under the leadership of Narendra Modi by winning 336 seats. The latest election trends suggest that more than 60 lakh people voted for NOTA and rejected all the candidates from the different political parties. Another election trend that has been noted was that BSP failed to secure a single seat even after winning 4.1% vote share while AIADMK managed to get 37 seats with less number of votes. Another thing to note was BJP managed to have clean sweep in the states of Gujarat, Delhi, and Rajasthan.

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The 16 Lok Sabha elections will be conducted in India from 7th April to 12th May. The result of the election will be declared on 16th May 2014. The whole election process is divided into nine phases. It is the longest election that the country has witnessed in these years. Elections will be conducted for all the 543 parliamentary constituencies of the country. The term of the current 15th Lok Sabha will complete on 31st May 2014.

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The Elections 2014 will decide the fate of the Congress government that is in power for the last decade. Rahul Gandhi is the prime ministerial candidate of INC. The major opposition party of INC in the 2014 elections is BJP. The party is lead by Narendra Modi.

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