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Why Opposition must not only oppose

March 22, 2021 8:49 am

If the Opposition builds organisation around its own agenda, it will be on stronger ground irrespective of electoral outcomes unlike now, when electoral losses are corrosive to the issues themselves.

Tejashwi Yadav demands recounting of votes, says mandate in favour of Grand Alliance

November 12, 2020 8:17 pm

Crying foul play in the counting process, Yadav said the mandate of people was in favour of the Grand Alliance but Election Commission’s result was in NDA's favour.

Bihar elections: After loyalty ‘warning’ from Lalu Prasad, RJD not ready to give Congress more than 60 seats

October 03, 2020 8:12 am

Bihar elections: The CPI(ML), which had been offered 15 seats by the RJD, has said no to the offer and declared a list of 30 candidates.

Akhilesh Yadav working under Mayawati's 'pressure': Nishad Party

April 02, 2019 5:11 pm

Barely three days after joining the alliance, the Nishad Party on March 29 sprang a surprise by parting ways with the fledgling anti-BJP alliance and meeting Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath.

Explained: Anatomy of Opposition's rainbow coalition in Bihar

March 22, 2019 11:03 pm

For the first time, the RJD has entered into an alliance with the CPI (ML), which has a not-insignificant chunk of votes - which are also mostly transferable - in several Lok Sabha constituencies, including Siwan, Jahanabad, Aurangabad, Ara, Karakat and Pataliputra.

Alliance is for anarchy, corruption, political instability: Adityanath on SP-BSP tie-up

January 12, 2019 5:32 pm

Along with Adityanath, prime minister Narendra Modi addressing the BJP's two-day national convention in Ramlila Maidan of New Delhi also criticised the alliance between the two regional parties

Grand Alliance constituents hold meet on seat-sharing

January 08, 2019 3:40 am

Bihar CM Nitish Kumar took on the Grand Alliance. “There was a time when RJD used to be strong. The fact that they are including several partners means they have become weak...”

Bihar: As Jitan Ram Manjhi walks out of NDA, all eyes on RLSP

March 02, 2018 1:57 am

Sources said that BJP president Amit Shah made a final effort to stop Manjhi from leaving the NDA by offering a ministerial berth in the Bihar government for his son, but Jitan Ram Manjhi had by then taken his decision.

Sushil Modi back as Deputy CM, floor test in Bihar Assembly today; angry RJD seeks legal opinion 

July 28, 2017 9:40 am

Tejashwi Yadav questioned the “haste” with which Kumar was invited to form the next government. RJD national spokesperson Manoj Kumar Jha said party was seeking legal opinion to challenge the Governor’s decision to invite the Kumar-led alliance to form the government.

Nitish Kumar back in NDA: BJP upbeat amid some doubts

July 28, 2017 9:41 am

While one party leader said that Nitish “cannot be a natural ally of the BJP”, another said a section of leaders in Bihar cannot forget how Nitish Kumar had “humiliated BJP and Prime Minister Narendra Modi”, referring to his parting with BJP in the wake of Modi becoming the party’s Prime Minister candidate in 2013.


Sharad Yadav To Visit Bihar Today

June 22, 2020 6:56 pm