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Grand Alliance constituents hold meet on seat-sharing

Bihar CM Nitish Kumar took on the Grand Alliance. “There was a time when RJD used to be strong. The fact that they are including several partners means they have become weak...”

Bihar: RLSP-LJD merger put on hold

Kushwaha and Sharad Yadav have been bargaining hard for their respective share of seats.


RJD hints at ‘20-20’ formula as Grand Alliance partners eye more seats

The Grand Alliance saw the recent additions of Upendra Kushwaha’s RLSP and EBC leader Mukesh Sahni’s Vikasshil Insaan Party. Former CM Jitan Ram Manjhi’s Hindustani Awam Morcha (S) has already been part of it.

EBC leader Mukesh Sahni joins Grand Alliance; Tejashwi, Kushwaha take dig at NDA

The RJD-led Grand Alliance in Bihar now has the Congress, RLSP, and former CM Jitan Ram Manjhi’s Hindustani Awam Morcha (S), apart from Sahni’s party.

People with 56-inch chest bowed down to Nitish: Tejashwi, Kushwaha attack BJP on seat sharing

Tejashwi Yadav said despite BJP winning 22 of the 30 Lok Sabha seats it contested in 2014, the party agreed to give an equal number of seats to Nitish Kumar's JD(U), who had returned with a tally of only two seats.

Kushwaha crosses over to UPA, BJP leaders rush to calm Paswan

As Kushwaha joined the Congress-RJD-led “mahagathbandhan” at the AICC headquarters in the presence of Congress’s Ahmed Patel, RJD’s Tejashwi Yadav, Sharad Yadav and Jitan Ram Manjhi, top leaders of the BJP held talks with Union minister Paswan and his son Chirag Paswan.


LJP chief Ram Vilas Paswan, son meet Amit Shah over 2019 seat sharing pact

With ties under strain, LJP sources said, they want a better deal than the BJP has offered it, more so after former BJP ally Upendra Kushwaha's exit from the alliance.

RLSP's Upendra Kushwaha joins UPA, becomes part of grand alliance in Bihar

The RLSP had pulled out of the NDA on December 10 after disagreements over seat sharing for the 2019 Lok Sabha elections.

Bihar: Upendra Kushwaha likely to join UPA today

The Congress is expected to hold a joint press conference in New Delhi on Thursday, which will be attended by RJD’s Tejashwi Prasad Yadav, HAM’s Jitan Ram Manjhi and possibly Kushwaha, sources said.

RLSP legislators: We are original party, with NDA

Lalan Paswan said: “We are with NDA. Since all legislators are not with Kushwaha and one MP Arun Kumar had also rebelled long ago, we are the original RLSP. We will also go to EC with the claim of being original RLSP.”