Tag: RJD

Nitish has agreed to take up with Centre issue of caste census: Tejashwi

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has agreed, in principle, to take up the issue of a caste-based census with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, leader of...

Congress should be fulcrum of any national coalition against NDA: Tejashwi Yadav

The Congress is a national party with a pan-India presence and it is quite natural that it should be the fulcrum of any national coalition...

Out of jail, Lalu Prasad holds first ‘virtual’ interaction with party workers

Rashtriya Janata Dal founding president Lalu Prasad, who is out on bail after spending more than three years behind bars, on Sunday held a much-awaited...

RJD MLC’s impudence in Bihar Legislative Council causes Nitish to lose cool

An RJD MLC’s attempt to ask an out-of-turn question inside the Bihar Legislative Council on Monday caused Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, also a member of...

Congress-led Grand Alliance expanded in Assam with inclusion of BPF, RJD

The six-party opposition Grand Alliance headed by Congress in Assam was expanded on Saturday with the inclusion of Bodoland People’s Front (BPF), currently a part...

RJD to contest assembly polls in Assam, Kerala, West Bengal; JD(U) to go solo in two states | India News

PATNA: Bihar’s both leading regional parties- Lalu Prasad-led RJD and CM Nitish Kumar’s JD(U) on Friday gird up their loins to contest the forthcoming assembly...

RJD demands high-level probe into ‘irregularities’ in Covid testing in Bihar

NEW DELHI: Lalu Prasad’s Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) demanded a high-level inquiry on Friday into the alleged irregularities in the Covid-19 testing in Bihar, after...

Opposition parties walk out of Rajya Sabha demanding discussion on farmers’ agitation

NEW DELHI: Opposition parties including the Congress, Left, TMC and DMK on Tuesday walked out from Rajya Sabha after their demand for suspension of business...

Nitish Kumar chuckles at Harish Rawat’s demand to award Sonia Gandhi the ‘Bharat Ratna’

PATNA: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Wednesday chuckled over the demand for conferring Bharat Ratna, the highest civilian honour in the country, on Congress...

8 opposition parties liken use of tear gas, water cannons on agitating farmers to ‘waging war’ | India News

NEW DELHI: Alleging that the Central farm laws “threatened” India’s food security, several opposition parties on Saturday likened attempts by the police to stop the...

Win by even one vote is ultimately a victory: Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar

Patna: In a bid to blunt the RJD‘s assertion that the NDA managed to win the Bihar assembly election by getting only 12,270 votes more...

On the floor of assembly, Tejashwi tries to get even with Nitish | India News

PATNA: Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar‘s personal attack on his arch rival Lalu Prasad during the recently held assembly elections evoked a visceral response from...

Samajwadi Party adopts multi-pronged strategy ahead of the 2022 Uttar Pradesh assembly election

The Samajwadi Party (SP) is working on a multi-pronged strategy ahead of the 2022 Uttar Pradesh assembly election, seeking to be seen as the sole...

Nitish Kumar to take oath as Bihar Chief Minister today

Patna: Janata Dal (United) president Nitish Kumar will take oath as the Chief Minister of Bihar for the fourth straight term on Monday afternoon after...

You got it wrong, Nitish tells scribes when asked about ‘last poll’ remark

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Thursday sought to clarify his recent “aakhiri chunaav” (last poll) remark which had triggered intense speculations, and claimed that...

View: Why Bihar matters – The end of regionalism

A lot will be said and written about the impact of the just-concluded Bihar elections in the next few days. As elections, this one was...

Nearly two thirds of winning candidates in Bihar polls have criminal cases against them: ADR

New Delhi: Nearly two-thirds of the winning candidates in the Bihar assembly elections have criminal cases lodged against them and 81 per cent are crorepatis,...

Red flag flies high in Bihar polls, CPI(ML) wins 5 seats, leads in 7

New Delhi: With a win in five seats and leads in 11 others, the CPI(ML) is all set for an impressive performance in the Bihar...

Bihar elections: Bihar election 2020: What opinion polls can learn from last election

By Atanu Biswas It was a debacle for pollsters, when most opinion polls failed to predict a landslide victory in the 2015 Bihar assembly elections...

Storm in favour of Grand Alliance now in Bihar similar to that for Modi in 2014: Rajeev Shukla

Patna: Senior Congress leader Rajeev Shukla on Monday claimed that there is a storm in favour of the RJD-headed Grand Alliance in Bihar now, which...

Nitish refrains from saying anything against Chirag Paswan or Lok Janshakti Party

BIHAR: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Saturday addressed a poll rally in LJP founder Ram Vilas Paswan’s native Alauli assembly seat but refrained from...

Bihar elections: Tejashwi’s promise of 10 lakh jobs draws crowds, NDA looks to counter

New Delhi: The promise of 10 lakh jobs by RJD’s CM candidate Tejashwi Yadav is emerging as a major point in the opposition’s campaign with...

Ahead of the polls, BJP trains its guns on RJD candidates’ criminal history, tie up with CPI

NEW DELHI: As Prime Minister Narendra Modi begins his campaign in Bihar this week, the BJP is likely to latch onto issues such as the...

Chirag Paswan | Bihar polls 2020: LJP will win more seats than JD(U) in Bihar polls: Chirag Paswan

PATNA: Continuing with his tirade against Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, Lok Janshakti Party president Chirag Paswan on Monday claimed that his party will win more...

Was anything done for women apart from putting wife on CM chair: Nitish Kumar continues to attack Lalu Yadav

NABINAGAR/DINARA (BIHAR): Taking a swipe at his bete noire Lalu Prasad, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Saturday said during 15 years of RJD rule in...