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Bihar: Upendra Kushwaha’s RLSP lands on verge of split as its Bihar legislators choose to stay with NDA

Both the Rashtriya Lok Samata Party (RLSP) MLAs-- Sudhanshu Shekhar and Lalan Paswan-- and its lone MLC-Sanjiv Singh Shyam- made a statement to this effect at a joint press conference here.

published on : 15th December 2018

President Ram Nath Kovind​ accepts RLSP chief Upendra Kushwaha​'s resignation

Kushwaha, who is the second BJP ally to quit the Modi government after the Telugu Desam Party (TDP), said in a long letter that the Union Cabinet "has been reduced to a mere rubber stamp".

published on : 11th December 2018

Former NDA ally Upendra Kushwaha accuses PM Modi of betraying backward classes

Kushwaha, whose break-up with the BJP was expected, sharply attacked Modi on a host of issues in his resignation letter, which was also released to the media.

published on : 10th December 2018

Upendra Kushwaha slams BJP, vows to uproot Bihar’s JD(U)-led government as RLSP readies to exit NDA

Kushwaha had said that the number of seats the party was offered was not respectable and asked the BJP to do a rethink by November 30.

published on : 6th December 2018

Upendra Kushwaha’s RLSP finally turns against BJP, set to leave NDA today

A formal announcement of RLSP’s exit from NDA is all set to be made at the party’s open-house conference at Motihari in Bihar’s East Champaran district on Thursday.

published on : 5th December 2018

RLSP chief Upendra Kushwaha targets Bihar CM Nitish Kumar on state’s education system, will sit on fast

Kushwaha said RLSP would stay in NDA if the state government accepts the party’s demands for reforms in education.

published on : 3rd December 2018

2019 Lok Sabha polls: Upendra Kushwaha mocked by JD(U) over 25-point charter of demands

Upendra Kushwaha made a statement to this effect on Saturday night while talking to a local news channel amid speculations that he might announce his exit from the NDA.

published on : 2nd December 2018

Bihar: Upendra Kushwaha’s RLSP looks set to quit NDA; final decision likely in December 6 conference

Kushwaha on Saturday mounted a veiled attack on BJP for ignoring his demand for more than three seats to contest in next year’s Lok Sabha polls.

published on : 1st December 2018

Upendra Kushwaha says he will further speak on NDA seat-sharing only after November 30

The recent announcement of BJP and the JD(U) fighting equal number of a total of 40 Lok Sabha seats in Bihar has reportedly left it to settle for a lower number of seats in the coalition.

published on : 22nd November 2018

Upendra Kushwaha slams Nitish Kumar’s ‘good governance’ claims after an RLSP leader is shot dead

Three other RLSP leaders – Manish Sahni or Vaishali, Manoj Mahato of Khagaul and Sanjay Sah of Siwan – were killed earlier this year.

published on : 15th November 2018

Upendra Kushwaha says JD(U) is scared, poaching RLSP MLAs would harm NDA's prospects

Kushwaha, who is deeply disappointed with both BJP and JD(U) for not getting more than two seats for his party in the Lok Sabha polls, has made matters worse by accusing Nitish Kumar.

published on : 12th November 2018

Upendra Kushwaha meets Sharad Yadav, fuels speculation over his next move

Kushwaha, also a Union minister, met Yadav at the latter's residence and both the leaders were believed to discussed the current political situation, especially in Bihar,  RLSP sources said.

published on : 12th November 2018

Upendra Kushwaha attacks Nitish Kumar, seeks meeting with Amit Shah following reports of 'poaching' of MLAs

Kushwaha, however, has pointed out that any demand for sacrifice by the RLSP was irrational as his party was the only NDA constituent which was denied a ministerial berth in Bihar.

published on : 12th November 2018

Upendra Kushwaha’s supporters lathi-charged; JD(U), RLSP relations slump further

Police wielded the lathi on hundreds of people from the Kushwaha community who were marching towards the Raj Bhawan in Patna chanting slogans against Nitish Kumar.

published on : 10th November 2018

Trouble for BJP, Nitish as RLSP seeks more seats

Union Minister Upendra Kushwaha said there is little doubt the RLSP has gained strength but how much could be a matter of debate.

published on : 9th November 2018
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