Top Story

e4m_logo.png

Home >> Media – Print >> Article

Indian dailies dish out creative front pages to announce Bihar poll results

10-November-2015
Font Size   16
Indian dailies dish out creative front pages to announce Bihar poll results

The judgement day in Bihar (November 8) saw everybody was hooked to a minute-by-minute update on results.

After the television exit poll fiasco, it was time for national dailies to grease their wheels.  With whacky headlines taking dig at Prime Minster Modi, and praising “the new kings of Bihar”, Lalu and Nitish, national dailies went all out to make a mark.

We take you through some of them who nailed it with their coverage.

Times of India –

Prabhat Khabar

One of the largest daily in Bihar and local favourite Prabhat Khabar, used the local slang to highlight the JDU win.

Mail Today

Mail Today from the India Today group went poetic.

Dainik Bhaskar:

Dainik Bhaskar chose to highlight congress party in the win. The paper gave it a different angle and focused on how long Congress was out of the power.

Hindustan Times:

Hindustan Times played creatively with the PM’s name and depicted Namo as Dynamo.

The Telegraph:

The Telegraph came up with a bold headline and the front page also suggested that a picture speaks more than thousand words, by giving half of the front page to the picture.

Mint:

The business daily from Hindustan Times, Mint suggested how Lalu helped Nitish win in the election with their headline.

Navbharat Times:

Navbharat Times played with the poster of blockbuster Bahubali to portray the two leaders Nitish and Lalu.

The Economic Times:

The Economic Times got an edge over all other business newspaper as they chose most sensitive word ‘BEEF’ in there headline.

Milap:

One more Hindi daily, Daily Milap’s experiment backfired with the most famous slogan of ‘Har- Har Modi’

Dawn:

Interestingly, Bihar Elections also made it to the neighbour country’s front page. Pakistani Daily, The Dawn also showed interest in the election but only through words and not firecrackers. 

Tags Bihar Elections National Dailies Lalu-Nitish

Vijay Mansukhani, speaks to exchange4media about the resurgence of Onida, the scope of growth of consumer electronics market in India and the reasons why Indian consumer electronics brands don’t compete on a global scale

Projjol Banerjea opens up about hiring Anne Macdonald and GroupM's Rob Norman, and the brand's new identity

Meera Iyer tells exchange4media that in FY 2016/17, bigbasket clocked a revenue of Rs 1,400 crore. The online supermarket currently stands at 70,000 orders a day, with operations in 25 cities.

CMO, Kashyap Vadapalli on the start-up’s marketing play, why it has decided to stay away from IPL and response to its furniture rental apps

In terms of affiliates, India ranks on the top. Spurred by the fast growth of mobile users and hence internet users, there are millions of websites, apps, WAP-sites and blogs using affiliate marketing...

Insecurity in the workplace due to the idea of AI encroaching on your job, or being sidelined at work because of your small town background? Sandeep Goyal has the right answers to help you deal with w...

As National Sales Head at News18.com, Ashish aims to bring on board a maximum number of advertising partners and consolidate the network’s position as a leader in the space.