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JD(U): Centre non-committal on caste census

July 24, 2021 9:29 am

JD(U) national spokesperson K C Tyagi said: “We are incensed by the central government’s response towards caste census. The government remains non-committal on the issue."

Every NDA ally deserves power share, says JD(U)

June 13, 2021 7:33 am

The JD (U), which has 16 Lok Sabha MPs, has not been part of the NDA government at the Centre.

Bihar: BJP frowns, ‘tainted’ JDU leader out 3 days after swearing-in

November 20, 2020 4:20 am

Mewalal Choudhary is facing charges regarding alleged discrepancy in the appointment of assistants and scientists during his tenure as Bihar Agriculture University, Sabaur, Vice-Chancellor between 2010 and 2015. Booked by the police, he had gone absconding till he got bail.

‘Apprehensions’ on BJP: JD(U) leader Pavan Varma makes private Nitish Kumar chat public

January 22, 2020 8:32 am

In a two-page letter to Nitish Kumar on Tuesday, Pavan Varma, who shared screenshots of the letter on social media, accused the BJP of having “embarked on a massive, socially divisive agenda”.

After RJD’s ‘defeatist’ barb, JD(U) comes up with new slogan

September 10, 2019 4:32 am

The previous poster read, “Kyun karein vichar, thikke to hai Nitish Kumar”, meaning, “why consider others when Nitish Kumar is doing fine”. Soon after it was put up, the RJD called it “defeatist”.

Patna University Students' Union elections results: JD(U) student wing candidate is president, ABVP wins five positions

December 06, 2018 10:49 am

Patna University Students' Union elections results: JD(U) students’ wing makes impressive debut by winning two positions including that of president, ABVP wins five

JD(U) wants a 'respectable' number of seats in Bihar in 2019, eyes other states too

June 29, 2018 8:06 am

JD(U) expects some seats in Jharkhand, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh to push Chief Minister Nitish Kumar’s “Bihar Plus” plan.

Senior JD(U) leader Uday Narayan Chaudhary quits party

May 02, 2018 3:38 pm

The veteran leader alleged that his decision to quit the party followed "a spurt in atrocities against Dalits and crimes against women".

Gujarat elections: JD(U) will contest Gujarat polls seriously, Nitish Kumar won't campaign: K C Tyagi

November 26, 2017 7:30 am

"Hardik had shown camaraderie with our leader and met Nitishji in Patna, but he is now an ally of the Congress, which alone is responsible for denying rights of Patels. We will play up our strength rather than maligning others," K C Tyagi said.

Sharad Yadav set to lose front-row seat, position on House panel

September 12, 2017 2:54 am

As of now, the JD(U) ranks sixth on the basis of its strength in the Upper House. Of 13 front-row seats with the non-NDA parties, five are held by the Congress and one each by the CPI-M, JD(U), BSP, Samajwadi Party, Trinamool Congress, Biju Janata Dal, NCP, and AIADMK.


Must combat discrimination against women: Sharad Yadav on Shani temple

January 26, 2016 2:49 pm

New Delhi, Jan 26 (ANI): Janata Dal United leader Sharad Yadav on Tuesday came in support of the women activists protesting against the entry ban in Shani Shingnapur temple, saying that women who belong to weaker sections have been facing discrimination for thousands of years. Yadav added that the Central Government should take initiative to remove such discrimination against women. He further stated that people who are preventing these women from entering the temple should be put behind the bars.

Train molestation case: JD-U MLA Sarfaraz Alam arrested by Railway Police

January 24, 2016 5:19 pm

Patna, Jan 24 (ANI): Janata Dal (United) (JD-U) MLA Sarfaraz Alam, accused of abusing a couple on a train, was today arrested by the Railway Police. According to the complaint, the incident occurred on January 17 when Alam allegedly misbehaved with the couple on board the train. An FIR was registered against him with GRP Patna the next day. The MLA was allegedly travelling without ticket and was drunk. A footage of the purported incident was also aired by the media. Meanwhile, Sarfaraz Alam after reaching Railway Police Station, maintained his stand and said that allegations against him are baseless.

Primary evidence shows Sarfaraz Alam is at fault: JD (U) leader

January 23, 2016 3:22 pm

Patna, Jan 23 (ANI): Janata Dal (United) leader Vashishtha Narayan Singh on Saturday said on the basis of primary evidence, they believe the Janata Dal-United (JD-U) MLA Sarfaraz Alam is wrong, so the party suspended him. He added that a thorough investigation is on in connection to the Alam’s suspension. He added that if he will be found guilty, probe would be initiated against him. He also added that the party earlier also took action against those who behaved in a wrong way.

Gulam Rasool should comment responsibly: JD(U)

January 12, 2016 12:02 pm

New Delhi, Jan 12 (ANI): Janta Dal United (JDU) leader Sharad Yadav on Tuesday disapproved of the claim of media being corrupt by his another party leader Gulam Rasool Balyawi, saying the way he reacted is immoral and unacceptable. Yadav also stated that his party will talk to Gulam Rasool on this matter and thought he should have commented responsibly.

Aamir's ouster from 'Incredible India' is 'cultural intolerance': JD (U)

January 08, 2016 6:26 am

New Delhi, Jan 08 (ANI): With Amitabh Bachchan set to replace Aamir Khan as the brand ambassador of Incredible India campaign run by the Tourism Ministry, Janata Dal (United) leader KC Tyagi on Friday slammed the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led government for removing Khan and dubbed the move as 'culturally intolerant'. Tyagi said that Amitabh Bachhan is a great actor and he doesn’t have any objection on this name (for Incredible India campaign). He added that Aamir Khan was doing his job properly but the current government could not accept his comments.