Nov 05, 2016 04:40 PM IST
The government's move to ban a news
channel for a day is an "attack on democracy" and a step
towards "emergency and dictatorship" in the country, RJD chief
Lalu Prasad Yadav today said.
- Mar 14, 2016 02:10 PM IST
In his Budget Speech, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley had proposed one per cent excise duty on jewellery without input credit or 12.5 per cent with input tax credit on jewellery, excluding silver.
- Nov 14, 2015 03:30 PM IST
The newly-elected legislators of JD(U) met at the residence of Nitish Kumar and elected him as its Legislature Party leader, JD(U) state President Basistha Narayan Singh told reporters here.
- Sep 18, 2015 08:41 AM IST
With both RJD and Congress eyeing several seats won by JDU in the 2010 elections, Nitish Kumar is facing a tough time in convincing his party leaders. Even the candidature of some ministers is uncertain.
- Sep 11, 2015 07:50 AM IST
On a question about Nitish Kumar emerging as the most favoured candidate for the post of chief ministership, Modi termed it as "obvious" saying that it was natural for anybody who has been serving so long, to be seen as leading.
- Aug 12, 2015 03:10 PM IST
Without naming anyone, the Finance Minister said "the people" who call themselves friends of the poor are hindering development.
- Jul 13, 2015 08:10 AM IST
With the 'who's who' of anti-BJP politics expected to be present, considerable significance is being attached to the get-together ahead of the Monsoon session, which is likely to be the most turbulent for the Narendra Modi government since it took office in May 2014.
- Apr 19, 2015 10:04 PM IST
Janata Dal (U) President Sharad Yadav today noted that NDA government's "controversial land acquisition bill" will be rejected by the opposition in Upper House of the Parliament.
- Feb 09, 2015 08:22 AM IST
Both the former and the present Bihar chief ministers will be meeting Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi on Monday. Nitish has already shown the governor the overwhelming support he enjoys within his party.
- Jul 23, 2013 04:47 PM IST
Sharad Yadav held Gujarat Chief Minister responsible for diverting public attention from burning issues of corruption, unemployment and farmers' plight and said both big parties, ruling Congress and opposition BJP, were indulging in a slugfest over non-issues.
- Jun 17, 2013 09:01 AM IST
With no ties between the two sides, Nitish Kumar didn't wait for his Cabinet colleagues from the BJP to resign and instead he sacked them. "It is unacceptable that some ministers are shirking work. This is why I have decided to sack some ministers," Nitish said.
- Jun 16, 2013 07:49 PM IST
Accusing JD(U) of betrayal, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday said the breakup with the 17-year-old partner in the NDA will be marked as a black day in the history of Bihar politics but remained firm on its decision on making Narendra Modi poll panel chief for 2014 general elections.
- Jun 16, 2013 05:05 PM IST
Blaming undue haste at Goa in Narendra Modi's anointment, senior BJP leader LK Advani told party president Rajnath Singh that it led to the disintegration of a 17-year-old alliance, according to sources.
- Jun 16, 2013 04:12 PM IST
The 17-year-old BJP-JD(U) association ended on Sunday. The decision was taken at a Janata Dal United meet, which was called at Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's residence in Patna.
- Jun 16, 2013 02:24 PM IST
The crucial meeting of JD(U) began at Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's residence here to discuss on the decision to sever ties with BJP.
- Jul 23, 2012 03:16 PM IST
Government is likely to face stiff opposition on FDI in retail in the Monsoon session of Parliament beginning on August 8.
- Jul 20, 2012 02:00 PM IST
NDA's nominee Jaswant Singh today filed his nomination papers for the Vice Presidential poll in the presence of opposition leaders including L K Advani, Sushma Swaraj and Sharad Yadav.
- Jul 11, 2012 02:54 PM IST
Politicians cutting across party lines on Wednesday welcomed the Cobrapost-IBN Network expose on the use of black money in Bollywood saying one needed to look at the issue seriously.
- Jun 27, 2012 02:00 PM IST
UPA Presidential nominee Pranab Mukherjee today met JD-U chief Sharad Yadav at his residence to thank him for the support the party has extended to his nomination.
- May 31, 2012 01:26 PM IST
Slamming the government for causing "hardships" to people by increasing the price of petrol, NDA Convenor and JD(U) president Sharad Yadav today asked the Manmohan Singh government to resign and seek a fresh mandate.
- May 30, 2012 08:56 PM IST
India may come to a standstill on Thursday with the BJP-led NDA and the Left giving a call for a nation-wide bandh to demand a rollback of the steepest-ever petrol price hike.
- Mar 27, 2012 11:02 AM IST
The NDA is set to demand the suspension of the Question Hour after Team Anna 'mocked' many politicians including JD(U) chief Sharad Yadav.
- Dec 27, 2011 05:16 PM IST
JD(U) chief Sharad Yadav took a dig at the government in the Lok Sabha on Tuesday, saying that the Lokpal Bill brought by the government cannot curb corruption.
- Nov 17, 2011 05:31 PM IST
Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar convened an all-party meeting ahead of the winter session of Parliament in the national capital on Thursday.
- Sep 26, 2011 06:44 PM IST
JD(U) president and NDA convener Sharad Yadav on Monday slammed Prime Minister Manmohan Singh for "strongly defending" his ministers, including P Chidambaram and demanded that Singh should explain before the nation as to why he was defending "such tainted cabinet colleagues".