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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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."
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.
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.