The scrutiny of papers will be carried out on Saturday and the last date for withdrawal of candidature is October 6.
For months, several party leaders have suggested the possibility of RJD joining hands with JD(U). Tejashwi Yadav has now rejected this
JD(U) spokesperson K C Tyagi also slammed the bill, which criminalises instant divorce by Muslim men with a jail term of up to three years, saying it is of "imposing nature" and will "definitely create a lack of trust in society".
Born in 1977, Kishor is a public health expert by qualification. He worked for the United Nations for eight years
Tyagi also asserted that his party was and would remain part of the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA).
Kumar told Yadav the feeling in the JD(U) was that there should be "proportional representation" for his party.
Most Danapur residents are unhappy with both Misa and sitting MP Ram Kripal Yadav, particularly for failing to check periodic floods
Nitish earned accolades for the work he did in Bihar and by early 2013, it had become clear that Narendra Modi and Nitish were the two strongest possible candidates for the NDA for the 2014 Lok Sabha election
The backward class leader, who did not helm the party when it all happened, now faces the challenge of delivering Bihar to Modi at a time when he is the JD(U) president.
JD(U) announced it is exploring options to contest from some seats in the northeast, Jharkhand, Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, Karnataka and Chhattisgarh
The Janata Dal (United), which is ruling Bihar with alliance partner Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), has decided to vote against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016 when it comes up in the upper house of parliament.
The JD(U) was reacting to a claim by Union minister and Rashtriya Lok Samata Party (RLSP) chief Upendra Kushwaha Wednesday that during a personal conversation with him, the chief minister had expressed his reluctance to run for another term after his ongoing tenure ends in 2020.
Kishor, who has often been called Nitish Kumar’s Chanakya, has been inducted into the JD(U) months ahead of the 2019 Lok Sabha polls
Kishor had shot to fame in 2014 when he managed the poll campaign for Narendra Modi.
"The BJP has many as 40 coalition partners in the states... Some of its most important and visible partners are annoyed with the BJP. For instance the Shiv Sena and the Akali Dal," Verma told a programme here.
Amid speculation over his future move and a strain in his ties with the BJP, Kumar barely touched on the contentious issue of sharing of the 40 Lok Sabha seats in Bihar among NDA parties, saying the BJP is yet to make a proposal.
The party will launch an agitation against the state government from June 25 to ensure basic facilities.
JD(U) national general secretaries KC Tyagi and Pavan Varma, who arrived from New Delhi, poll strategist Prashant Kishor and a few other state leaders took part in the meeting.
The convention to be attended by Bihar CM and JD(U) president Nitish Kumar will also see smaller NDA allies from the state coming together in support of the demand.
The announcement was made by LJD national secretary Sushila Morale at a press conference where Yadav was also present, but he insisted that he was not yet a member of the new party as his legal claim to represent the JD(U) was still sub-judice.
The opposition parties came together on Republic Day and held a march to "save" the Constitution which they said was under "assault".
Congress faction close to Lalu Prasad's RJD has been accusing Choudhary of trying to split the party with the help of his supporters, which led to his removal as the state unit chief a few months ago.
The Election Commission says it will be ready to hold simultaneous Lok Sabha and Assembly elections by September 2018.
When the JD(U) and the BJP coalition was sworn in again on July 27 this year, Sushil Modi was made the deputy chief minister.
Yadav would submit the affidavits signed by the council members to the Election Commission to prove that he has the support and the party name and symbol should be given to him.