Upendra Kushwaha

Former Union Minister Upendra Kushwaha among 12 nominated to Bihar legislative council

From the BJP, the MLCs nominated include Janak Ram, a former Gopalganj MP who was recently made the states minister for mines and geology.

published on : 17th 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

Dozens of RLSP leaders join RJD amid speculation of party's merger with JD-U

Prominent among others who joined the are principal general secretary Nirmal Kumar, Birendra Kushwaha, and Madhu Manjari.

published on : 12th 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

Will Upendra Kushwaha return to NDA? Former union minister refuses to reveal cards

The RLSP chief dodged queries about his numerous meetings, in the recent past, with Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, his former mentor, whom he had revolted against a decade ago.

published on : 4th March 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

RJD will never be able to return to power, says RLSP chief Upendra Kushwaha

He also said that though his party couldn't win a single seat in the assembly election, there is no doubt that the RLSP has expanded its political base in the state.

published on : 3rd January 2021

Case lodged in Patna court against Kangana Ranaut for tweet on Upendra Kushwaha

The complainant has taken exception to a tweet shared by the actor, which carried a photograph taken during the recent assembly elections in Bihar with the caption "new star in tukde tukde gang".

published on : 18th December 2020

Upendra Kushwaha-Nitish meeting triggers reunion buzz, RLSP chief downplays speculations

Kushwaha said he had a cordial meeting with Kumar earlier in the week but denied hammering out a deal for the homecoming. He, however, did not rule out the possibility of a reunion in future.

published on : 6th December 2020

Political merger on the cards? Existential threat pushes RLSP back towards JDU

RLSP spokesperson Bhola Sharma did not rule out the possibility of the party joining the NDA yet again.

published on : 6th December 2020

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