News in Brief (Feb 7): Nitish Kumar to stake claim tomorrow to form the Bihar govt

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New Delhi, Feb 7: With polling booths gearing up for the Delhi assembly election fiasco, the atmosphere in Delhi is heated up in a nail-biting competition for the Chief Ministrial seat.

Time would tell whether a former administrator and IPS officer wins people's hearts or an 'Aam Aadmi' who had a previous record of running away from his duties as a CM. Will Arvind Kejriwal be able to restore people's faith in himself?


Follow more news in brief here:

10.35 pm: Arvind Kejriwal thanks voters for 'rejecting' politics of caste, religion

9.45 pm:

9.05 pm: Nitish Kumar to stake claim tomorrow to form the Bihar government

7.55 pm:

7.30 pm: I will be responsible for win or loss of BJP: Kiran Bedi.

7.17 pm: Kiran Bedi says heavy turnout after 3 pm will go in BJP's favour.

7.00 pm: PDP candidates Mir Mohammad Fayaz & Nazir Ahmad Laway, BJP's Shamsher Singh Manhas declared elected to Rajya Sabha.

6:50 pm: I haven't received any other letter after that, If I do, will take it into consideration, said KN Tripathi on political crisis in Bihar.

6:45 pm: C-Voter Exit Poll till 3:00 pm --

AAP: 31-39
BJP: 27-35
Cong: 2-4

6:41 pm: ABP-Nielsen Exit Poll Seat Share --

AAP: 39
BJP: 28
Cong: 3

6:30 pm: Former Union minister Matang Sinh remanded to five days' police custody in the Saradha scam case.

Nupur Sharma

6:15 pm: We have given a written complaint, will urge police to lodge an FIR, said Nupur Sharma, BJP's New Delhi candidate who is contesting against AAP's Arvind Kejriwal.

5:05 pm: Bihar: Nitish Kumar becomes chief of the legislature party

News in Brief (Feb 7)

4:56 pm: 97 of 111 JDU MLAs attend legislative party meeting; Manjhi supporters burn effigies of Nitish & Sharad.

[Read: Bihar CM Jitan Ram Manjhi's proposal to dissolve assembly turned down]

[Read: What's cooking? Jitan Ram Manjhi leaves Nitish's residence with smiling face]

4:23 pm: Patna : Nitish Kumar arrives for the JDU legislature party meeting.

4:15 pm: Brother kills sister in suspected honour killing in UP

4:12 pm: Bihar govt accepts CM Manjhi's recommendation for dismissal of Rajiv Ranjan Singh and P K Shahi as Ministers

Bihar government crisis: BJP Bihar in-charge Bhupinder Yadav meeting BJP President Amit Shah

Nitishji is responsible fr political crisis in Bihar,he ended alliance with BJP, vouched for Manjhi ji & now insulting him:Shahnawaz Hussain

4:06 pm: JDU ke ghar mein lag gyi aag,JDU ke chirag se,isme BJP ka koi lena dena nhi:Shahnawaz Hussain,BJP on Bihar pol crisis

3:55 pm: Governor accepts Manjhi recommendation on dismissal of 2 ministers.

Bihar Govt crisis:7 ministers supported Jitan Ram Manjhi's recommendation of dissolution of Bihar assembly, 21 ministers rejected it

State Ministers in support of Bihar CM Jitan Ram Manjhi, have decided to boycott MLA meeting called by JDU leader Sharad Yadav: Reports

3:41 pm: MLAs that support Nitish Kumar meeting today at 4PM in Patna, MLAs supporting Jitan Majhi will boycott this meeting

3:36 pm: India must lead the fight against climate change; love for nature is part of Indian culture: PM to Heads of Indian Missions

[Read: Delhi election 2015: BJP MLA Sahab Singh Chouhan's car attacked]

3:04 pm: Bihar CM Jitan Ram Manjhi appeals the Governor for dissolution of State Assembly

2.50 pm: Jitan Ram Manjhi leaves Nitish Kumar's residence with a smiling face, say reports

2:29 pm: Saradha chit fund scam: Matang Sinh produced before Alipore court in Kolkata

2:14 pm: 

12:44 pm: KC Tyagi,JDU: Jitan Manjhi is responsible for his downfall,as soon as he vacates the CM's post automatically other posts will be vacated too

[Read: Bihar CM Jitan Ram Manjhi meets Nitish Kumar amid patch up efforts]

12:11 am: Woman sells 15-day-old to arrange for dowry Woman sells infant for dowry [Read]

11:42 am: 

11:40 am: Diplomacy for Development. Conclave of Indian Envoys begins today. PM Narendra Modi to inaugurate : Syed Akbaruddin,MEA

11:31 am: 

11:21 am:

10:59 am: 58-yr-old dies of Swine Flu in Mumbai; toll in Maharashtra rises to 33

10:43 am: BJP workers while distributing voters slip also giving muri and sweets at Kailash colony.

It doesn't matter if my father is not contesting the election. BJP is going to win: Mr. Vardhan's son

10:00 am: Colourful polling booths bring some colour to Delhi 

[Get live updates on Delhi assembly election here]

No Congress support for AAP to form govt: Ajay Maken

9:28 am: Congress's Ajay Maken waits outside Rajouri Garden polling booth to cast his vote.

9:09 am: Dhoni elated on becoming a father but says not coming home. "I'm on national duty," he says

8:57 am: Harsh Vardhan, Kiran Bedi, Hamid Ansari cast their votes

8:05 am:

8:00 am:

7:41 am: As Delhi votes today, urging voters to go out&vote in large numbers.I particularly call upon my young friends to vote in record numbers:PM

7:30 am: Polling will take place at 12,177 polling stations, of which 714 have been identified as critical. And 191 are out of these are considered highly critical.

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