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NRC-NPR resolution passed, JD(U) eyes big meet today at Patna to get into election mode

March 01, 2020 3:21 am

The party has again taken up the state’s demand for special category status with the BJP-led Union government, and Nitish is learnt to have discussed the issue with Home Minister Amit Shah during the SEZ meeting in Bhubaneshwar, Odisha, on Friday.

JD(U) leader dies in communal clash in Bihar, four held: Police

February 04, 2020 6:50 am

According to the police, the clash broke out between a procession headed for Saraswati idol immersion and some local Muslim youngsters.

Evening news briefing: 2 dead as CAA protests turn violent in Bengal, JD(U) expels Prashant Kishor, and more

January 29, 2020 5:46 pm

From two deaths in West Bengal as CAA protests turn violent to JD(U) expelling Prashant Kishor and Pavan Varma for anti-party activities, here are the top news developments this evening.

PM's 'no-talks-on-NRC' remark a tactical retreat: JD(U)'s Prashant Kishor

December 26, 2019 1:06 pm

"The claim of “Abhi toh NRC ki koi charcha hi nahi hui hain” is nothing but a tactical retreat in the face of nationwide protest against #CAA_NRC. It is a pause and not the full stop," Kishor wrote on Twitter.

As Citizenship Act criticism grows, first BJP ally dissents: JD-U says it doesn’t support NRC

December 15, 2019 8:15 am

NRC with CAB is dangerous, discriminatory, says Prashant Kishor after meeting with Nitish Kumar. The JD(U) is the first BJP ally to come out openly against the NRC.

On Citizenship Amendment Bill, senior JD(U) leaders voice concern, urge Nitish to reconsider

December 10, 2019 2:09 pm

JD(U) national vice-president Kishor was the first to react on the party's stand, saying the bill "discriminates right of citizenship on the basis of religion".

Bihar bypoll results 2019: LJP win in Samastipur LS seat, AIMIM in Kishanganj

October 24, 2019 9:37 pm

Bihar bypoll results 2019: The bypolls were held in Belhar, Simri Bakhtiarpur, Nathnagar, Kishanganj and Daraunda Assembly constituencies on account of the sitting MLAs getting elected to the Lok Sabha.

Bihar: Posturings in NDA in full swing, allies say all is well

October 10, 2019 8:58 am

The annual Ravan Dahan function was regularly attended by Nitish and Sushil Kumar Modi in the past. This time, neither the Deputy CM, who was invited for the function, nor any of the four BJP MLAs from Patna attended the function.

Bihar floods: JD(U) lashes out at Giriraj Singh for criticising Nitish Kumar

October 06, 2019 11:14 am

"He (Giriraj Singh) is not even comparable to a speck of dust on Nitish Kumar's feet. One does not become a leader just by chanting the name of Mahadev (Lord Shiva) every now and then," JD(U) spokesman Sanjay Singh fumed.

EC bars JDU from using its election symbol for Jharkhand, Maharashtra polls

August 26, 2019 12:34 pm

The EC's notification came after JMM moved an application on June 24, requesting not to grant a concession for allotment of 'arrow' symbol to JDU in Jharkhand as it may confuse the voters.


Rajya Sabha nominations 2016: Faces to look out for

May 30, 2016 6:19 pm

Parties like BJP, Congress, JD(U), RJD among other have revealed some of the names as their nomination for Rajya Sabha in 2016. Here are a few:


UNBOXING with Prashant Kishor | How to plan, execute and win an election

June 22, 2020 6:11 pm

Poll strategist and National Vice President of JD(U) Prashant Kishor talks about what it takes to plan, execute and win an election in this month's Unboxing.

Sharad Yadav To Visit Bihar Today

June 22, 2020 6:56 pm

Opposition parties back privilege motion against Union HRD Minister Irani

March 01, 2016 7:18 am

New Delhi/Patna, March 01 (ANI): Opposition leaders on Tuesday backed the step to move a privilege motion against Union Human Resource and Development (HRD) Minister Smriti Irani in the Lok Sabha (LS). Congress leaders K C Venugopal and Ranjeet Ranjan today gave the privilege motion against Irani, citing her arrogance and blatant lies as the reason for doing so.The privilege motion against Irani is being moved with regard to the discussion related to the suicide of PhD scholar Rohith Vemula in August last year.

Opposition slams Modi's statements on welfare of farmers

February 28, 2016 4:12 pm

New Delhi/Bhopal, Feb 28 (ANI): Reacting to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ‘Kisaan rally’ speech, Congress leader Pramod Tiwari on Sunday said the Prime Minister is contradicting his statements. Tiwari said that Modi needed to decide what exactly he is and what he wants. The Congress leader stoically pointed out that the PM had said to farmers that they will be taken care of but his own party was enemy of the farmers as last year when they were taking all the farmers land from them without their consent. He further said that the Prime Minister had promised that 50% bonus would be given to farmers, but they have not yet received it. Janata Dal (United) leader Sharad Yadav also echoed similar sentiments, saying that the Prime Minister was repeating the same statements he made in the year 2014. He added that there was a whole lot of difference between doing and saying.

Politicians react over crisis in Arunachal Pradesh

January 25, 2016 11:50 am

Delhi, Jan 25 (ANI): Janata Dal (United) JD(U) leader KC Tyagi on Monday held Bharatiya Janata Party responsible for political crisis in Arunachal Pradesh. He said the move is against the spirit of co-operative federalism. Attacking the BJP, Congress leader PL Punia said recommendation of the President rule in Arunachal pradesh is the "murder of democracy". BJP leader Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi countered the statements and said the Centre has taken this step as the state is in a "constitutional trouble".

Sarfaraz Alam should be thrown in jail: Tej Pratap Yadav

January 22, 2016 8:24 am

Patna, Jan 22 (ANI): Commenting on the molestation case against Janata Dal-United (JDU) MLA Sarfaraz Alam, Bihar's Health Minister Tej Pratap Yadav on Friday said he should be thrown in jail. An FIR was registered against Alam for misbehaving with a woman passenger on the Guwahati-Rajdhani Express on Sunday night.The case was filed at GRP police station in Patna, and Alam has been booked under sections 341, 323, 290, 504 and 354A of the IPC.

Kejriwal politicizing soldiers' sacrifices: BJP

January 15, 2016 7:09 am

New Delhi, Jan 15 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Nalin Kohli questioned the integrity of Aam Admi Party (AAP) supremo and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on his statement promising rupees one crore to the Pathankot attack martyr’s family provided they came to power in Punjab. He accused the AAP of reducing the supreme sacrifice of the Army men to ‘votes and politics’. Janata Dal (United) leader KC Tyagi on the other hand extended support towards Kejriwal and said that he did nothing wrong by raising such a statement. He said it was common during the elections for politicians to voice such sentiments.

People naming me should present facts: Gulam Rasool

January 12, 2016 7:35 am

New Delhi, Jan 12 (ANI): Janata Dal (United) leader Gulam Rasool Balyawi on Tuesday said that he was being falsely accused and his name was being dragged into the Malda incident and such an act was condemnable. He stressed that since elections were coming up in Bengal, the issue is being brought to the forefront. He added that the people accusing him should come up with facts.