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Will oppose triple talaq Bill unless changes made: JD(U)

JD (U) national spokesperson K C Tyagi told The Indian Express, “We will oppose the triple talaq Bill in the form in which it was tabled in the last session. If there are suitable amendments in the Bill, we will see if we should support it in Parliament.”

View should not be imposed on Muslims without wide consultations: JD(U) on triple talaq bill

Though the statement did not address the triple talaq bill directly, JD(U) sources said the proposed legislation is at the centre of their stand on Uniform Civil Code as the BJP has often projected its strong push for criminalising instant divorce among Muslims as a step toward uniform civil laws among people of different faiths.

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RJD says will welcome Nitish if he wants to return; JD(U) says all is well in alliance

The RJD’s move came a day after Nitish expanded his cabinet, inducting eight ministers — all from the JD(U). The BJP later clarified that it would take its share of ministry later.

Nitish Kumar, Sushil Modi attend Iftar amid talk of rift within alliance

There were reports that the JD(U), which is in alliance with the BJP, was not happy with the saffron party allotting it only one seat in the Union Cabinet.

Nitish Kumar inducts 8 JD(U) leaders in Bihar cabinet, dismisses reports of rift with BJP

According to reports, tension seems to be brewing between the alliance partners ever since Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP chief Amit Shah offered a single berth to the JD(U) in the newly-formed NDA government.

Bihar Cabinet expansion today, five JD(U) leaders to be sworn in

Though two positions from the BJP quota are also vacant, the party has reportedly not decided to fill the positions. JD(U) sources said that five of its leaders — Narendra Narayan Yadav, Neeraj Kumar, Shyam Rajak, Bima Bharati and a Kushwaha leader — are likely to be ministers.

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NDA seat-sharing in Bihar: BJP, JD(U) to contest 17 seats each, LJP gets six

2019 Lok Sabha elections: In a significant development, Union minister Ravi Shankar Prasad will contest from Patna Sahib, which is currently held by dissident leader Shatrughan Sinha.

JD(U) approaches Lok Sabha polls banking on 'honest' and 'nice' Nitish Kumar

'Sacha hai, acha hai, chalo Nitish ke saath' is the message of the posters released at the JD(U) state headquarters here on Wednesday.

Rishi Mishra quits JD(U), joins Congress in Bihar

"I have no problems with Nitish ji but it was extremely difficult for me to face the people of my constituency as I had fought the assembly polls against the BJP and now my party was in alliance with it," Mishra told reporters.

JD(U) leader likens Misa to 'Shurpanakha', invites brother Tej Pratap's ire

Bharati's brother Tej Pratap Yadav reacted strongly to the analogy drawn by JD(U) MLC and party spokesman Neeraj Kumar and threatened to file a case against him.

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Rajya Sabha nominations 2016: Faces to look out for

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:

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

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

Heading for a showdown with party chief and Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar with his three-day “Jan Samvad”, or mass contact programme in 10 districts of Bihar, JD(U) Rajya Sabha MP Sharad Yadav on Wednesday said that he will interact with the people to “seek a way out”. “In a way,” he said, “the trust of people […]

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Nitish Abandons Lalu: What Transpired In These 20 Months Of The Failed Alliance

Calling Nitish Kumar an “opportunist”, RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav lashed out at the Bihar Chief Minister for ‘deceiving’ him and joining hands with BJP. “I considered him as my younger brother and told him he could be the CM. People asked me what I would do if I got more number of seats. If I was […]

JD(U) MLA Threatens Rivals, Says Will ‘Slash Tongues’

JD(U)’s Gopalpur MLA Narendra Kumar Neeraj alias Gopal Mandal has warned his political rivals against insulting him, saying he will “slash their tongues”. “If any one threatens my party workers, it will not take me a minute to slash their tongues. Mera ek pair jail me rahta hai, aur ek bahar… Main jail me jaane […]

Opposition parties back privilege motion against Union HRD Minister Irani

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

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.

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Politicians react over crisis in Arunachal Pradesh

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

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

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

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.

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