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Ready to embrace JD(U) if Nitish breaks ranks with BJP: RJD

August 08, 2022 2:21 pm

RJD national vice-president Shivanand Tiwary said that convening meetings of legislators by both parties on Tuesday were a clear indication that the situation was extraordinary.

Tej Pratap threatens to release videos of abuse suffered in marriage

July 19, 2022 10:45 pm

Tej Pratap Yadav came out with a video statement, nearly seven minutes long, fulminating against a news portal which had carried a report about his divorce case, apparently presenting him in a poor light.

RCP Singh not the first, Nitish has shown others who's the boss

May 31, 2022 8:22 am

George Fernandes, Digvijay Singh, Sharad Yadav, all paid the price for falling out with the JD(U) leader.

JD(U) chief Lalan Singh interview: 'It's not about upper hand or lower hand in alliance... We are talking about Bihar, and BJP in Bihar was part of House resolution on caste census'

May 24, 2022 4:19 pm

As CM Nitish Kumar is all set to hold an all-party meeting on the caste census before his Cabinet considers it for approval, his party chief Lalan Singh speaks on the issue and whether it is a bid to gain an upper hand over the party's senior ally, the BJP.

Marking a 'ceasefire' between JD(U), BJP, Nitish set to rejig Cabinet soon

April 29, 2022 6:06 am

Despite the BJP being the senior alliance partner, it has let Nitish to head their NDA government since the coalition returned to power after winning the Assembly polls in November 2020.

In poll-bound Manipur, suspended Congress MLA to join JD (U)

January 27, 2022 3:43 pm

The Manipur Pradesh Congress Committee had suspended Joykishan Singh from the party on disciplinary grounds.

JD(U) to go alone in UP polls if no alliance with BJP: K C Tyagi

January 11, 2022 10:26 pm

“The BJP is surely our first choice. Our party colleague and Union minister R C P Singh had spoken to Union Home Minister Amit Shah about the alliance in UP. But nothing concrete had transpired so far,” JD(U) national spokesperson K C Tyagi said.

Seats being identified for UP polls: JD(U) spokesperson

November 14, 2021 12:36 am

JD (U) is also planning to contest the Assembly polls scheduled in Manipur.

Explained: Why Bihar's two bypolls could end up having a wider impact in state

October 30, 2021 10:13 am

Bihar bypolls: The results will not have an immediate impact on the numbers in the House; however, they will likely have a bearing on the wider political situation in the state.

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."


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.