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Bihar RJD


Key Bihar players do a balancing act on social coalitions in MLC poll fray

June 09, 2022 10:16 am

The terms of seven Members of Legislative Council (MLCs) – five from the JD(U) and one each from the BJP and the Vikassheel Insaan Party (VIP) – are going to expire next month.

As RS polls near: Suspense in JD(U) over RCP Singh renomination

May 23, 2022 5:53 am

Singh, who was the national party chief before becoming the Steel Minister, is a divisive figure within the party. The JD(U) has left it up to Chief Minister Nitish Kumar to take a call on his renomination.

Bihar: As VIP chief says joining NDA was ‘mistake’, all his three MLAs seek to merge with BJP

March 24, 2022 2:29 am

The BJP would become the single-largest party with 77 MLAs after the merger. At present, the largest party in the Bihar Assembly is the RJD, which has 75 seats.

Sharad merges LJD with RJD, says Tejashwi is the future

March 21, 2022 2:34 am

A quarter of a century after he parted ways with Lalu Prasad, veteran socialist leader Sharad Yadav on Sunday merged Loktrantik Janata Dal (LJD), a party he had floated in 2018, with the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) headed by the former Bihar Chief Minister who is behind bars in connection with a corruption case.

RJD leader meets Chirag, urges him to be part of anti-BJP alliance

July 12, 2021 9:31 pm

RJD leaders have been speaking in support of Chirag Paswan and urging him to join hands with the opposition alliance in Bihar.

Upset at jibes from Tej Pratap, RJD’s Bihar president submits resignation

July 09, 2021 7:51 pm

RJD chief Lalu Prasad is yet to accept Singh’s resignation, and both he and Leader of the Opposition Tejashwi Yadav have been trying to persuade the veteran leader to withdraw the same.

Bihar police Bill: Top officials defend government on new law; Opposition targets police over use of force

March 26, 2021 3:51 am

The Bill seeks to convert the existing Bihar Military Police (BMO) into a special armed force on the lines of the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF).

Baghel: 'In Bengal, those who fill Brigade Ground sit in Writers’ Building… PM rally was a flop. At Cong-Left rally, ground was full’

March 08, 2021 6:38 pm

Baghel said, "The people are feeling dejected and thinking they made a mistake. They had promised to build expressways along the Brahmaputra river. They had promised that Bangladesh border would be sealed. They had promised that the daily wages of tea garden workers would be increased but did not do it."

RJD says in talks with TMC to contest polls

February 01, 2021 1:23 am

TMC chairperson Mamata Banerjee shares a cordial relation with RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav. However, the RJD was in alliance with the CPI(M) and other Left parties in last year’s Bihar Assembly polls.

Nitish under pressure in NDA, should return to Grand Alliance: Congress

January 17, 2021 9:23 pm

A statement to the effect was made by Congress Legislature Party leader Ajeet Sharma, though it was promptly dismissed as being "not official" by the RJD, which helms the five-party opposition coalition.