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Jitan Ram Manjhi


Bihar polls: Jitan Ram Manjhi sets deadline for Grand Alliance committee

March 19, 2020 1:48 am

The deadline comes in the backdrop of a meeting Manjhi held with Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Tuesday and an earlier meeting the HAM(S) chief held with poll strategist Prashant Kishor.

Manjhi walks out of alliance, cites Tejashwi’s ‘ineffective’ leadership

November 09, 2019 3:29 am

On the other hand, the CPI and CPI (M) agreed to participate in a protest rally of alliance partner Rashtriya Lok Samata Party (RLSP) later this month, signalling the possible entry of the Left into the opposition alliance.

Former Bihar CM Manjhi backs MLA booked under UAPA

August 18, 2019 3:47 am

Mokama Police, who have booked two people in the case, on Saturday arrested Singh’s caretaker Suni Ram. Police have not initiated the process of arresting Singh, who is said to be in Patna.

'When a mother kisses son, is it sex': Former Bihar CM defends Azam Khan

July 28, 2019 9:57 pm

“When a brother and sister meet, they kiss. Does it equal sex? A mother kisses her son and the son kisses his mother. Is that sex? Azam Khan’s statement is misinterpreted. So, he should apologize but not resign,” Manjhi told ANI.

Former Bihar CM Jitan Ram Manjhi addresses Masood Azhar as Saheb; later terms it as slip of tongue

May 03, 2019 10:44 pm

Video of the Manjhi's comment that has gone viral showed him saying that "Had Vajpayee government not taken Masood Azhar 'Saheb' to Kandhar in plane his game was over then only."

Lok Sabha elections 2019: Jitan Ram Manjhi battling for his political future in Gaya

April 11, 2019 8:55 am

Gaya has about 3.5 lakh Manjhi votes, 2.5 lakh Yadav and 1.5 lakh Muslim votes, followed by EBCs and other Scheduled Castes.

Won’t settle for anything less than Kushwaha: Jitan Ram Manjhi

March 17, 2019 4:56 am

He, however, said he would not quit the Grand Alliance even if it comes to his party not contesting elections.

Manjhi meets Lalu over seat sharing in Mahagathbandhan in Bihar

February 23, 2019 9:47 pm

To a query whether there are obstacles in the seat allotment among opposition grouping, the HAM chief said, There is no problem at all. There is only one goal of the mahagathbandhan, defeating the NDA.

Bihar: Jitan Ram Manjhi attacks Congress, BJP invites him back to NDA

February 21, 2019 2:35 am

Bihar BJP president Nityanand Rai told reporters, “We welcome Jitan Ram Manjhi to join NDA. We have always respected Manjhiji. We will see what we can offer him best if he rejoins NDA.”

Want at least one seat more than RLSP: Jitan Ram Manjhi

February 20, 2019 4:49 am

Manji’s statement comes amidst speculations of the former CM rejoining the NDA fold, or even contesting independently.


BJP finalises seat-sharing deal with allies for Bihar polls

September 14, 2015 5:56 pm

Following days of hard bargain, BJP on Monday (September 14) sealed a seat sharing pact for the Bihar assembly polls with its allies under which it will contest 160 of the 243 seats, while sparing 20 for Mahadalit leader Jitan Ram Manjhi's HAM(S), besides 40 for Ram Vilas Paswan's LJP.

Rumble in Bihar: Nitish takes his MLAs after Manjhi's rebellion

February 11, 2015 4:51 pm

Nitish camp is in Delhi to parade its MLAs before the President even as Patna HC stayed his election as leader of JD(U).

Jitan Ram Manjhi's elevation as Bihar CM, a hope for Musahars

May 25, 2014 12:35 pm

Jitan Ram Manjhi’s native region hopesthat his elevation will break free of the Musahars' image.