Janata Dal (United) Releases First List Of Candidates For Jharkhand Polls

In the first phase, 13 of the total 81 Assembly seats in Jharkhand will go to polls. Ranchi:  The Janata Dal (United) on Monday released its first list of 11 candidates for the Assembly polls, set to be held in five phases beginning November 30. JD(U) state general secretary Shravan Kumar, after announcing the names, … Read moreJanata Dal (United) Releases First List Of Candidates For Jharkhand Polls

Delhi Police Arrests Woman Claiming To Be JDU MP Mahendra’s Wife

Mahendra Prasad’s wife has been sent to police custody for two days. New Delhi:  Police on Thursday told the Delhi High Court they have arrested a woman, who claims to be the legally wedded wife of JD(U) Rajya Sabha MP Mahendra Prasad, in connection with the recovery of jewellery of the actual wife of the … Read moreDelhi Police Arrests Woman Claiming To Be JDU MP Mahendra’s Wife

After BJP’s Dussehra Boycott, Tejashwi Yadav’s Googly To Bihar Coalition

Tejashwi Yadav has questioned the stability of the BJP-Janata Dal United coalition in Bihar. Patna:  A day after BJP leaders stayed away from the Dussehra function at Patna’s Gandhi Maidan amid rumblings of political discontent, Rashtriya Janata Dal leader Tejashwi Yadav today zeroed in on a month-old tweet by Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi … Read moreAfter BJP’s Dussehra Boycott, Tejashwi Yadav’s Googly To Bihar Coalition

Nitish Kumar’s Party Hits Back At Union Minister Giriraj Singh After Patna Floods Jibe

The JDU claimed that Giriraj Singh was doing a lot of damage to the coalition government in Bihar. Patna:  A day after Union Minister Giriraj Singh attacked Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar over his “inept” handling of the Patna floods, the Janata Dal United on Saturday hit back by claiming that he is not qualified … Read moreNitish Kumar’s Party Hits Back At Union Minister Giriraj Singh After Patna Floods Jibe

Nitish Kumar Authorises Jharkhand Janata Dal United To Take Decisions On Assembly Poll

Nitish Kumar said there should be no compromise on corruption, crime and communalism. (File photo) Ranchi/Patna:  Janata Dal (United) president Nitish Kumar on Saturday authorised the party’s Jharkhand unit to take all the decisions related to the Assembly election due to be held by the end of this year. Mr Kumar, also the Bihar chief … Read moreNitish Kumar Authorises Jharkhand Janata Dal United To Take Decisions On Assembly Poll

BJP, Nitish Kumar’s Party Spar Over Assam-Style Citizens’ List In Bihar

BJP ministers in Nitish Kumar’s cabinet are openly demanding an NRC list in Bihar. Patna:  Serious differences between Bihar’s ruling alliance partners, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar’s Janata Dal United and the BJP, over an Assam-style National Register for Citizens (NRC), have gone public. While BJP ministers in Nitish Kumar’s cabinet are openly demanding an NRC … Read moreBJP, Nitish Kumar’s Party Spar Over Assam-Style Citizens’ List In Bihar

‘Poster War’ Over Nitish Kumar Being “Just Fine”, And Bihar “Sick”

The JDU has come up with a series of catchy one-liners to capture public imagination and eyeballs. Patna:  A “poster war” erupted in Bihar on Tuesday as the opposition Rashtriya Janata Dal countered a recent slogan by the ruling Janata Dal-United that claimed Nitish Kumar was doing “just fine” as the chief minister, and there … Read more‘Poster War’ Over Nitish Kumar Being “Just Fine”, And Bihar “Sick”

JDU Leader Slams Prashant Kishor Over Assam Citizens’ List Remark

Prashant Kishor had severely criticised the NRC on Sunday. Patna:  Janata Dal United (JDU) leader Prashant Kishor on Monday came under a blistering attack from a dissident party leader for calling the final National Register of Citizens list in Assam a botched up exercise. Mr Kishor, a poll strategist-turned-politician who has been professionally linked to … Read moreJDU Leader Slams Prashant Kishor Over Assam Citizens’ List Remark

Nitish Kumar Government On Backfoot Over Law-And-Order Situation In Bihar

Nitish Kumar has come under attack from the opposition over the two incidents. Patna:  Two incidents in as many weeks in Bihar have given the opposition an opportunity to target Chief Minister Nitish Kumar over the state’s “deteriorating” law-and-order situation. The gruesome murder of a contractor allegedly at the hands of a government official and … Read moreNitish Kumar Government On Backfoot Over Law-And-Order Situation In Bihar

JD(U) MLA Sharfuddin Criticised For “Insulting” National Flag

The incident allegedly happened during the Independence Day celebrations in Sheohar, Bihar. Sheohar:  A photo allegedly of Janata Dal-United (JD-U) MLA from Bihar’s Sheohar, Sharfuddin went viral on the internet recently showing the legislator failing to saluting the tricolour during an Independence Day flag hoisting ceremony. The photo is from the Independence Day celebrations in … Read moreJD(U) MLA Sharfuddin Criticised For “Insulting” National Flag

Article 370 “Behind Us”: Nitish Kumar’s Party Signals Shift In Stance

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A perception is gaining ground that JDU is toeing the anti-BJP line just to garner the Muslim votes Patna:  The special status of Kashmir is now over and Article 370 is “behind us”, a key leader of Nitish Kumar’s Janata Dal United said today in Rajya Sabha, the upper house of parliament. RCP Singh, a … Read moreArticle 370 “Behind Us”: Nitish Kumar’s Party Signals Shift In Stance

Day After Triple Talaq Bill Clears Rajya Sabha, President Ram Nath Kovind Gives Assent

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Ram Nath Kovind gave his assent to the contentious legislation today. New Delhi:  President Ram Nath Kovind today gave his assent to a legislation aimed at banning the “Triple Talaq”, a controversial Islamic practice that allows men to divorce their wives instantly, a day after it was pushed through the Rajya Sabha amid a series … Read moreDay After Triple Talaq Bill Clears Rajya Sabha, President Ram Nath Kovind Gives Assent

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