Jul 08, 2021 09:25 PM IST
Kumar retained the Chief Ministers seat though relations between the JD(U) and LJP continued to sour.
- Jun 30, 2021 10:43 AM IST
JD(U) principal general secretary KC Tyagi says the party may field candidates in Poorvanchal, Bareilly and adjoining areas, and central Uttar Pradesh.
- Jun 18, 2021 10:28 AM IST
The JD(U) is believed to be behind the ‘coup’ in the LJP. By cutting Chirag Paswan to size, Nitish Kumar has also sent a message to the BJP
- Jun 14, 2021 05:11 PM IST
The party had suffered a split in three years ago when its former state president Ashok Choudhary walked over to the JD(U) along with some other legislators. Choudhary has since risen to prominence in JD(U), as the party's working state president during the assembly polls, and is seen as one of the trusted cabinet colleagues of the Chief Minister.
- Jun 14, 2021 04:30 PM IST
JD(U) national president RCP Singh reacted with a sense of vindication to the developments in the party founded by late Ram Vilas Paswan, whose son has been left cornered in a revolt led by the former's younger brother Pashupati Kumar Paras and supported by four other MPs, including nephew Prince Raj.
- Feb 09, 2021 03:55 PM IST
Shahnawaz made his return to state politics last month, after he was nominated by the BJP to the Bihar legislative council. He remains the party's only Muslim face in the state government.
- Jan 18, 2021 09:49 PM IST
On Sunday evening, state BJP president Sanjay Jaiswal, accompanied by Deputy CMs Tarkishore Prasad and Renu Devi both from his party had called on Kumar at his official residence where the differences over the issue appear to have been ironed out.
- Dec 06, 2020 03:53 PM IST
Political circles had indicated that Kushwaha may merge his Rashtriya Lok Samata Party (RLSP) with the ruling Janata Dal (United), and he would subsequently be inducted into the state cabinet as a member of the legislative council.
- Nov 24, 2020 12:36 PM IST
With Nitish Kumar's Janata Dal (United) unlikely to help the Lok Janshakti Party following the heated battle in the recent assembly polls, the Bharatiya Janata Party could bag late union minister Ram Vilas Paswan’s Rajya Sabha seat.
- Nov 11, 2020 02:51 AM IST
Earlier, around 10 pm, when the poll panel website showed that votes for Hilsa were still being counted, the RJD alleged foul play in the process.
- Nov 10, 2020 11:18 PM IST
Riding on the 'Modi wave' in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, the National Democratic Alliance, which included LJP, had garnered more than 53 percent votes and won 39 out of 40 seats.
- Nov 09, 2020 05:49 PM IST
There were nine candidates who declared zero assets this year and 338 or 9 percent candidates did not declare their permanent account number details.
- Nov 06, 2020 02:07 PM IST
From biggest and smallest constituencies in Bihar to the difference between MPs and MLAs, here’re answers to some of the questions related to the ongoing election.
- Nov 05, 2020 09:31 PM IST
This is for the first time that the socialist warhorse, who has ruled the state for close to a decade and a half, barring a few months when he made Jitan Ram Manjhi the chief minister to keep the seat warm for him, has apparently talked about quitting electoral politics.
- Nov 04, 2020 12:08 PM IST
These 28 seats account for 12 percent of House strength, and could play a crucial role in a tight election where opinion polls predict a JD(U)-BJP National Democratic Alliance (NDA) win while support for RJD’s Tejashwi Yadav seems to be swelling
- Nov 03, 2020 07:53 AM IST
Bihar Election 2020 highlights: Polling is underway in 94 constituencies of Bihar assembly in the second phase of elections which will decide the electoral fate of more than 1,450 candidates.
- Oct 30, 2020 09:04 AM IST
Bihar Election 2020 highlights: RJD-Congress are taking on JD(U)-BJP. With just three days to go before the second phase of polling, the campaign is gathering steam.
- Oct 29, 2020 07:00 PM IST
Organisationally never as strong as the BJP or the RJD, the JD(U) has relied on the "sushashan babu" image of Kumar to power its politics, and it is this mojo of the chief minister, which has dimmed now, critics say.
- Oct 28, 2020 07:27 AM IST
Bihar Assembly Election 2020 highlights: The first phase of polling across 71 constituencies is underway.
- Oct 27, 2020 11:58 AM IST
Posters put up by the Bharatiya Janata Party, which only show Prime Minister Narendra Modi and not Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, have sparked rumours of a rift within the National Democratic Alliance.
- Oct 26, 2020 10:56 PM IST
Nadda said all sections of society, rich or poor, educated or unlettered, kept themselves away from Bihar when Lalu Prasad was in power.
- Oct 26, 2020 06:47 PM IST
The normally unflappable Nitish Kumar made news on more than one occasion for losing his cool and snapping at protesters from the opposition camp who turned up at his rallies raising slogans.
- Oct 21, 2020 12:27 PM IST
The BJP has somewhat succeeded in emerging as an opposition within the NDA in Bihar. While the people are angry with Nitish Kumar for underperformance in his third term, the BJP has emerged largely unscathed
- Oct 20, 2020 08:46 AM IST
Bihar Election 2020 highlights: RJD-Congress are taking on JD(U)-BJP. With just seven days to go before the first phase of polling, the campaign is gathering steam.
- Oct 15, 2020 08:43 PM IST
Highlighting his successive three governments works, Kumar who heads the JD(U), promised people that if they gave him another chance he would carry forward the developmental efforts through "Saat Nischay" (seven resolves) part II.