Deputy CM Sushil Kumar Modi, one the senior-most BJP leaders in the state, offered his take on his Twitter handle without mentioning by name the opposition party, its founder Lalu Prasad or his younger son Tejashwi Yadav.
JD(U) member Baidyanath Prasad Mahto, who was elected from Valmiki Nagar in Bihar, died on February 28. He was 72 years old.
The Leader of Opposition in Bihar Assembly said the RJD government will eradicate poverty and create employment opportunities by developing food processing units, industry-specific clusters and tourism.
With the Delhi election result, BJP may have lost its hard-bargaining power when it comes to seat-sharing negotiations in Bihar
In a tweet minutes after the JD(U) suspended Kishor, Kishor said, "Thank you Nitish Kumar. My best wishes to you to retain the chair of Chief Minister of Bihar. God bless you."
This comes days after both Kishor and Varma exchanged barbs with other senior JD(U) leaders, including Bihar CM and party chief Nitish Kumar, particularly over the CAA and the proposed pan-India NRC
Prashant Kishor lashed out at Nitish Kumar for saying that he was inducted into the party at the instance of Union Home Minister and then BJP chief Amit Shah
Varma's comments came after Kumar, who is the chief minister of Bihar, snubbed him saying he is free to go wherever he wants and slammed him for raising his concerns over the party's stand on a host of citizenship measures of the Modi government.
In remarks that may embarrass Kumar, Varma claimed in a letter to him that despite his alliance with the BJP in 2017, his "private apprehensions" regarding the party and how it was leading India into a "dangerous space" did not change.
"I am in talks with the BJP leadership. Once things finalised, we will be in a position to share details like seat-sharing," JD (U) national general secretary Sanjay Jha disclosed this at a function held to mark Makar Sankranti here.
The report suggests that senior JD(U) MPs Rajiv Ranjan (Lalan) Singh and Ram Chandra Prasad Singh could be inducted into the Union Cabinet
Developments around the Delhi and Bihar assembly elections are likely to dominate political headlines in 2020
Prashant Kishor has in the recent past rankled the BJP with his continuous outbursts against the Citizenship Amendment Act and the National Register of Citizens
The opposition, which had been in disarray since the Lok Sabha drubbing, made a comeback with its recent success in the by-polls.
Kishor tweeted against NRC -- drawing a parallel with the Narendra Modi government's move to demonetise high-value currency notes in 2016
When the Bill was earlier introduced in January this year, the JD(U) had opposed it. It has now supported the bill in the ongoing Parliament session
Singh, who said JD(U) is contesting the Jharkhand assembly elections on its own 'with all its might', has withdrawn its prospective candidate from the Jamshedpur (East) to support Roy.
Shortly after Nitish Kumar addressed his party's national council following his reelection as party president for a fresh three-year term, the JD(U) reminded the BJP that the Bihar chief minister has given the saffron party a proportionate representation in the state government.
Amit Shah added that at the national level, BJP and JD(U) are working under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and in the state they will do so under the leadership of CM Nitish Kumar
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.