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Pappu Yadav, the firebrand MP from Madhepura and founder of the Jan Adhikar Party (JAP), finds himself in the middle of a dilemma as the 2019 Lok Sabha elections near.
Now, as the national vice-president of Bihar’s ruling Janata Dal(U), he speaks as a committed worker of the party and an ardent follower of party president and Chief Minister Nitish Kumar.
The JD(U) sticks to its original stand that the matter should be settled by the court or through mutual consent.
The RLSP is a BJP ally in Bihar and it had won three seats in the 2014 parliamentary polls.
RLSP had contested on three of Bihar's 40 Lok Sabha seats as part of NDA in the 2014 polls and won all the three, is reportedly seeking at least six seats this time.
Union minister Ram Vilas Paswan's daughter set to contest against him in Bihar's Hajipur Lok Sabha seat
Accusing Paswan of discriminating against his daughters, Asha Devi said she aims at defeating her father in the polls 'in the interests of the country's Dalits'.
Claiming that he respects Lalu, Pappu said none of the RJD chief’s family members wants him to come out of jail.
Bihar CM Nitish Kumar gives earful to police brass on soaring crime, asks them to act tough on trouble-makers
Expressing concern over recent attacks on police teams by antisocial elements during raids, the CM asked the police force to act tough on such people and conduct raids after thorough preparations.
Six killed in Bihar in four lynching incidents over five days; Opposition slams Nitish Kumar-led government
Meanwhile, the ruling JD(U) accused the main Opposition party RJD of having a hand in these incidents with the aim of maligning the chief minister's image.
RJD shocked over ailing party chief Lalu Prasad Yadav having to return to jail, may appeal in Supreme Court
Lalu, who underwent a fistula surgery and spent 21 days at the Mumbai hospital since June 17, has been suffering from a number of health complications.
JD(U) rakes up old charges of sexual harassment against Tejashwi Yadav, his brother and PA, dubs Delhi protest as 'stunt'
JD(U) leaders, referring to incidents in 2008, accused Rabri Devi of failure to ensure complete education of her sons and teaching them good moral conduct.
Bihar CM Nitish Kumar breaks silence on shelter home sex scandal; Tejashwi Yadav set to protest at Jantar Mantar
The CM said he has already asked the chief secretary to discuss with the departments concerned and develop an institutional mechanism to prevent the recurrence such incidents in the state.
Bihar JD(U) MLA Bima Bharti's son found dead near railway tracks; family claims murder by political rivals
Chief Minister Nitish Kumar paid a visit to the residence of Bima Bharti, who represents Rupauli constituency in the eastern Purnea district, after learning of the incident and consoled her.
Bihar CM Nitish Kumar bats for special status for state; opposition RJD, Congress dub it as a ‘pre-poll gimmick’
When asked what BJP thinks of Bihar's special status demand, Nitish Kumar told reporters to ask the question to deputy chief minister and senior BJP leader Sushil Kumar Modi.
Lalu’s son Tej Pratap says in FB post he may quit politics due to family reasons, then says his account was hacked
Tej Pratap, a first-time MLA who got married in May, had written the longish post in Hindi on Monday evening, a day after his visit to his Assembly constituency of Mahua.