Bihar politics

After RLSP -JD(U) merger, Nitish Kumar rewards Upendra Kushwaha with top party post

Soon after he was inducted into the JD(U), Kumar announced Kushwaha's appointment as the national parliamentary board president "with immediate effect".

published on : 14th March 2021

Friendship restored: Upendra Kushwaha announces official merger of RLSP with JDU in Bihar

When asked what his role will be like after the merger, Kushwaha said that he has left it on CM Nitish Kumar to decide and further hinted that he would work for boosting the education sector.

published on : 14th March 2021

Protesting JDU merger, 35 senior RLSP leaders join RJD, attack Upendra Kushwaha

Leader of Opposition in the Assembly Tejashwi Yadav, along with party state chief Jagdanand Singh gave them the primary memberships of the party.

published on : 13th March 2021

Upendra Kushwaha's RLSP likely to merge with JDU on March 14

Under the leadership of Upendra Kushwaha, the party had failed to secure even a single seat in the 243 member Bihar Assembly.

published on : 12th March 2021

In open letter to JDU, LJP admits having helped BJP in Bihar election

Raju Tiwari -- Bihar parliamentary board president of LJP -- alleged that JD(U) was defeated due to Nitish Kumar's insistence on fighting in more seats.

published on : 4th February 2021

RLSP-JD(U) merger on the cards? A day after AIMIM MLAs meet Nitish Kumar, Upendra Kushwaha follows suit

Former state president of JD(U) Vashishtha Narayan Singh also attended the meeting between Nitish Kumar and Kushwaha.

published on : 2nd February 2021

AIMIM MLAs meeting with Bihar CM Nitish Kumar sparks speculations

The meeting comes in the wake of the return of BJP's senior Muslim face Shahnawaz Hussain through the state legislative council election.

published on : 29th January 2021

Jolt for Bihar Opposition as leaders join BJP

This was part of the first ‘Milan programme’ organised by the BJP since the Assembly polls held late last year. “It is just the beginning.

published on : 28th January 2021

'JP to BJP': A book that speaks about Bihar's changing politics

A book titled JP to BJP- Bihar after Lalu and Nitish by Patna based senior journalist Santosh Singh has brought in a bunch of 'less known' political facts to the readers.

published on : 23rd January 2021

Shahnawaz Hussain enters Bihar politics as BJP's bet in minority-dominated Seemanchal

Hussain may be asked to make the party's base stronger in minority-dominated Seemanchal areas where the AIMIM has won the five seats in 2020 Assembly elections.

published on : 18th January 2021

Now, JD(U) predicts split in RJD after January 14

JDU national spokesperson and a close aide of Nitish Kumar, KC Tyagi, also aired the same view.

published on : 12th January 2021

We are firmly with NDA: Senior JDU leader Lalan Singh dismisses rumours of 'alliance exit'

Singh's statement assumes significance in the backdrop of opposition leaders speaking of political instability in the state in view of alleged lack of compatibility between BJP and JDU.

published on : 10th January 2021

Young face Umesh Kushwaha is new Bihar JD(U) president

Kushwaha is considered closest to the national president of JDU RCP Singh and is supposed to have a strong hold on the Kushwaha community.

published on : 10th January 2021

We will boycott Assembly session if it is truncated: Bihar opposition leader Tejashwi Yadav

Why is the government running away from questions, Tejashwi said, adding that how will the peoples' representatives ask questions if the session does not work to its full length.

published on : 10th January 2021

RJD leader claims 17 MLAs of JDU in touch with party; Bihar CM Nitish Kumar terms it 'totally baseless'

Nitish Kumar said, "These kind of claims are totally baseless. People are making all kinds of claims. There is no substance to what he is saying."

published on : 30th December 2020
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