Upendra Kushwaha

Key Nitish aide calls BJP 'Bhrasht Jan Party' retorting to PM's graft jibe

Kushwaha, who had served in the Union council of ministers in Modi's first tenure, offered his take in a couple of tweets, sharing a video of the prime minister's abrasive speech in Kerala.

published on : 2nd September 2022

'Don't blame CBI itself for misuse by Centre': Kushwaha differs with 'Mahagathbandhan'

The stance adopted by the top JD(U) leader, a former Union minister himself, seems at variance with sentiments expressed by many others in the ruling 'Mahagathbandhan'.

published on : 29th August 2022

'People are watching': Rabri Devi warns BJP on CBI searches at RJD leaders' premises

The CBI raids, in connection with a railway land for jobs scam, commenced barely a few hours before the new government was to prove its majority on the floor of the state assembly.

published on : 24th August 2022

'Misleading news': Kushwaha debunks speculations of disgruntlement over missing Bihar Cabinet berth

Kushwaha was a minister of state in the first government headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi from the quota of Rashtriya Lok Samata Party, then a BJP ally.

published on : 20th August 2022

'RCP Singh should heed message and resign from Union Cabinet': Kushwaha

JD(U) Parliamentary Board Chairman Upendra Kushwaha was responding to queries by reporters about Singh, whose Rajya Sabha term expires in July.

published on : 15th June 2022

Kushwaha mocks BJP's attempt to woo OBCs by holding Asoka Jayanti

Kushwaha, the parliamentary board chief of the JD(U), was alluding to the speech made by former deputy CM Sushil Kumar Modi on Friday, at a function organised by the BJP to celebrate Asoka Jayanti.

published on : 10th April 2022

Union Minister Upendra Kushwaha says collegium system a blotch on Indian Democracy

Upendra slammed the collegium system for appointment of judges, saying that the gates for aspiring judges from certain communities in this country are shut.

published on : 21st May 2018

Union Minister Upendra Kushwaha writes to Modi for review plea against SC order on SC/ST Act

Union Minister and Rashtriya Lok Samata Party chief Upendra Kushwaha today joined other BJP allies in asking the government to file a review plea in the Supreme Court against its order on SC/ST Act.

published on : 27th March 2018