Chirag Paswan's LJP suffers jolt as senior leader Vinod Kumar Singh joins JD(U)

Singh was considered close to Chirag Paswan in chalking out the political strategies of the party, even after the recent leadership coup that was executed against Chirag Paswan within the party.

published on : 20th September 2021

What’s cooking in Nitish Kumar’s political cauldron?

What is JD(U) boss and Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar up to? Despite being part of the ruling NDA, he is no longer on the same page as others on a growing list of issues.

published on : 13th August 2021

Nitish's twin challenge: Retaining power and top-slot within NDA, traditional vote bank holds key

The JD(U) has been winning more seats than the BJP in assembly elections, but there is a view that this may change in these polls.

published on : 29th October 2020

Lok Sabha elections 2019: How political script changed in UP, Bihar

By 1990s, the anchors of this political shift were two Yadavs — Mulayam Singh and Lalu Prasad — in the two populous and politically significant Hindi-states.

published on : 17th May 2019

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.

published on : 12th September 2018

Bihar Shelter home case: Manju Verma claims husband innocent, Opposition says resignation delayed

Bihar Congress chief Kaukab Quadri said the resignation should have come earlier and “was necessary for a fair probe”.

published on : 9th August 2018

RJD may consider supporting JD(U) if Bihar CM Nitish Kumar decides to retire from politics: Tejaswi  Yadav

The RJD leader said he would be branded as 'most greedy politician' if he gave his consent for 'return' of Mr Kumar in grand alliance.

published on : 5th July 2018

Former Bihar minister Monazir Hassan, senior RJD leader’s daughter join JD(U), praise CM Nitish Kumar

Ashma Parveen, a gynaecologist and the daughter of RJD national vice-president Ilyas Hussain, has been a close friend of RJD chief Yadav’s eldest daughter and Rajya Sabha member Misa Bharti.

published on : 2nd July 2018

Special status to Bihar demand merely a 'crocodile tears' before 2019 poll, says Shatrughan Sinha

The remarks came in the backdrop of a recent statement by Chief Minister Nitish Kumar wherein he had made a fresh pitch for grant of special category status to Bihar.

published on : 2nd June 2018

Invite Congress, JD(S) to form government in Karnataka: Rebel JD(U) leader Arun Srivastava

Srivastava accused the BJP, which has emerged as the single largest party in the state assembly election, of showing double standards by criticising the JD(S)-Congress attempt to form the government.

published on : 16th May 2018

Modi government imposing its will on triple talaq: Sharad Yadav

Former JD(U) president Sharad Yadav today accused the Narendra Modi government of "trying to impose its will" by bringing a bill on triple talaq without consulting Islamic scholars.

published on : 28th December 2017

Hoped for Lalu Prasad Yadav's acquittal in fodder scam: RJD(U) leader Sharad Yadav

Sharad Yadav said that Lalu Prasad will get justice when the fodder scam matter will be forwarded to a higher court.

published on : 24th December 2017

JD(U) legislator’s dirty dancing video goes viral; RJD targets Nitish Kumar with ‘tune of conscience’ barb

The RJD’s use of the word 'conscience' is a reference to Nitish Kumar’s claim in July that he ditched Lalu Prasad Yadav’s party.

published on : 13th October 2017

Yet to get invitation for joining Union Cabinet, says Nitish Kumar

Janata Dal-United President and Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Saturday told the media here that his party is yet to get an invitation to join the Union Council of Ministers.

published on : 2nd September 2017

Cabinet reshuffle: Uncertainty over participation of AIADMK, JD(U)

Internal troubles in the Tamil Nadu party, which has been hit by a rebellion led by T T V Dhinakaran, can prove to be a stumbling block in its joining the government as it works to defuse the crisis.

published on : 2nd September 2017
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