'Warned Nitish about it': Lalu seeks to disown Bihar liquor prohibition

Prasad's attempt to disown the controversial move of Kumar came at a time when the latter is facing the heat over a large number of deaths caused by consumption of spurious liquor.

published on : 22nd November 2021

JDU in Bihar likely to put major challenge on Caste Census to BJP in coming days

Sources said that the JDU is politically optimistic that other parties in opposition will render their unconditional support on the issue.

published on : 21st November 2021

'One should not give importance to such statements': Nitish chides Kangana, Khurshid

The actor had, in a recent interview, remarked that India got its freedom in 2014 when Prime Minister Narendra Modi came to power and what it got in 1947 was "bheekh" (alms or handout).

published on : 16th November 2021

RJD’s bypoll defeat in Bihar raises doubts on Lalu Prasad's political relevance

The RJD’s defeat in the two Assembly bypolls in Bihar is believed to have weakened Lalu Prasad’s position in the non-BJP opposition at the national level.

published on : 7th November 2021

Bypoll lessons: Big crowds at rallies hardly convert into votes in Bihar

Congress leader Kanhaiya Kumar and others also campaigned for three days. In both constituencies, the Congress candidates forfeited their deposits. 

published on : 4th November 2021

Lalu's elder son Tej Pratap Yadav blames party leaders for defeat in by-polls

Tej Pratap Yadav openly blamed the state president of RJD Jagdanand Singh and two others for the defeat of the party in assembly by-polls.

published on : 3rd November 2021

Bypoll roundup: BJP consolidates in Assam, MP; Congress wrests seats from it in four states; TMC reigns in Bengal

Voting was held on Oct 30 for the bypolls, seen as a barometer of the overall political mood ahead of the next round of assembly elections in five states, including politically critical Uttar Pradesh.

published on : 2nd November 2021

Nitish Kumar's JD(U) wins Bihar by-polls; divided opposition eats humble pie

The results have come as a dampener for the RJD, which is in the opposition despite having the largest number of MLAs and was confident of clinching both seats.

published on : 2nd November 2021

Mamata demolishes BJP in Bengal; Himanta, Nitish and NDA allies salvage reputation elsewhere 

Barring its abject defeat in West Bengal, the BJP and its allies were on song elsewhere in the east and the northeast where bypolls were held on October 30.

published on : 2nd November 2021

Bihar bypolls: JD(U) retains Kusheshwar Asthan and Tarapur assembly seats 

In Tarapur, JD(U) candidate Rajiv Kumar Singh defeated his nearest rival of the RJD, Arun Kumar Sah, by a slender margin of less than 4,000 votes, according to the Election Commission.

published on : 2nd November 2021

JDU retains Kusheshwar Asthan seat in Bihar bypolls

JD(U)'s Aman Bhushan Hazari, the death of whose father had necessitated the by-election, polled 58,882 votes.

published on : 2nd November 2021

He can get me shot, says Nitish in response to Lalu's 'visarjan' remark

The war of words between the two leaders started a couple of days after Prasad reached Patna after a gap of three years and said he will campaign for the by-polls.

published on : 27th October 2021

RJD's Goa unit 'merges' with JD(U)

The JD(U) said in a statement that Goa RJD chief Ahamad Kadar along with other office-bearers of the state unit joined it at a ceremony.

published on : 26th October 2021

Nitish aide sceptical of Kanhaiya Kumar's move of joining Congress

Ashok Choudhary, who was himself a dynamic president of the state Congress a few years ago, nonetheless wished the former JNU student leader well.

published on : 1st October 2021

NDA announces candidates for Bihar assembly by-polls

The candidature of Rajeev Kumar Singh from Tarapur and Awadh Bhushan Hazari from Kusheshwar Asthan, a reserved seat, was announced at a press conference.

published on : 1st October 2021
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