India News | Press Trust of India | Friday April 17, 2015
Raising questions on the unification of Janata Parivar, Shiv Sena today said that the leaders in the new front have been constantly at loggerheads with each other and it is impossible to say that they would not "stab one another" for political gains.
Opinion | Nalin S Kohli | Friday April 17, 2015
The Janata Parivar merger has finally been announced. Six primarily family (parivar) driven regional outfits have come together in a seemingly forced marriage of convenience, hoping to create an alternate pole to the BJP.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday April 16, 2015
Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan today termed as "fraud" the merger of six 'Janata Parivar' offshoots and wondered if it was for real as the new party was without a name, flag and symbol.
India News | Edited by Abhinav Bhatt | Wednesday April 15, 2015
Six parties that were once part of what was called the Janata Parivar have announced that they will merge to form a national party headed by Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav.
India News | NDTV.com | Wednesday April 15, 2015
Sharad Yadav, Mulayam Singh Yadav, Lalu Prasad, Nitish Kumar, Abhay Chautala, and HD Deve Gowda held a press conference this evening to announce the formation of the new Janata Parivaar.
India News | Written by Alok Pandey | Wednesday April 15, 2015
Six parties that were once part of what was called the Janata Parivar are meeting at the Delhi residence of Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav. A merger is expected to be announced after the meeting today.
India News | Written by Alok Pandey | Tuesday April 14, 2015
BJP party president Amit Shah and Home Minister Rajnath Singh will kickstart the BJP's campaign for the Bihar assembly elections, scheduled for later this year, by addressing a rally of party workers in Patna later today.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday April 13, 2015
Former Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi, who was forced to quit after falling out with the JD(U) leadership, today said he was likely to float a political party and ruled out any pre-poll alliance for the state Assembly elections, due this year.
India News | Reported by Manish Kumar (with inputs from agencies), Edited by Sugam Singhal | Thursday April 9, 2015
For those uncomfortable with parties built around dynasties, some amount of steadying of nerves may be required. Lalu Prasad Yadav, Bihar leader and expert quip-maker, has declared, "Who else but my son will be my successor?"
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday April 7, 2015
Describing RJD chief Lalu Prasad's announcement in favour of the merger of Janata Parivar splinter parties as "a solid and effective" step towards the process, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday said a formal announcement will be made "much ...
India News | Reported by Alok Pandey | Sunday April 5, 2015
Lalu Prasad Yadav's Rashtriya Janta Dal today gave its formal nod for the merger of the six parties of the erstwhile Janta Parivar, a move that has been in the offing for a few months now but is yet to take concrete shape. The announcement came after...
India News | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Thursday April 2, 2015
While criticizing union minister Giriraj Singh for his racist comments on Congress president Sonia Gandhi, Bihar politician Lalu Prasad Yadav delivered a sexist response.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday March 28, 2015
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar said on Saturday that there was no "cloud of uncertainty" over the merger of old Janata Parivar splinter groups and that it was on track.
India News | Written by Alok Pandey | Monday March 23, 2015
With images of parents and children scaling the walls of a school building to abet cheating during Bihar's Class 10 exams going viral online, former chief minister Lalu Prasad Yadav has offered an unconventional cure.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday March 23, 2015
Notwithstanding its grand headquarters at the prime ITO area in the national capital, Lalu Prasad Yadav-led Rashtriya Janata Dal continues to occupy an office in VP House at a meagre rent of Rs 333 per month.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday March 11, 2015
Backed by Lalu Prasad Yadav's Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD), Congress, Communist Party of India and one Independent MLAs, the Nitish Kumar government today comfortably won confidence vote in the Bihar Assembly amid walk out by the Opposition BJP.
India News | Agencies | Friday February 27, 2015
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Congress President Sonia Gandhi were among a host of political leaders attending the wedding reception of Lalu Prasad Yadav's daughter with Mulayam Singh Yadav's grandnephew in New Delhi on Thursday night.
India News | Sunday February 22, 2015
When Prime Minister Narendra Modi took to the stage at the lavish pre-wedding ceremony of parliamentarian Tej Pratap Yadav in Uttar Pradesh's Saifai, the attendees erupted in cheers. Mr Yadav is the grand-nephew of Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Sin...
India News | Reported by Niha Masih; Edited by Mala Das (with inputs from Agencies) | Saturday February 21, 2015
Saifai, the native village of Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav, today delivered one of the biggest photo-ops as Prime Minister Narendra Modi attended the pre-wedding ceremony of his grandnephew and parliamentarian Tej Pratap Yadav who is mar...
India News | Written by Niha Masih | Wednesday February 18, 2015
Prime Minister Narendra Modi may travel to Saifai for the 'tilak' ceremony of Tej Pratap Yadav, the grand-nephew of Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav, on February 21, sources told NDTV.
India News | Edited by Anindita Sanyal (with inputs from PTI) | Sunday February 8, 2015
Union minister Ramvilas Paswan has described the JD(U) meeting, which elected Nitish Kumar as the Legislature Party leader, as "unconstitutional" and sought President's Rule or early election in Bihar in view of "instability".
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday January 17, 2015
Mocking at the alleged confusion over the proposed merger of six Janata Parivar parties, a top Bihar BJP leader today said state Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi has already rocked the boats of senior JD(U) leader Nitish Kumar and RJD president Lalu P...
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday January 14, 2015
With his role considered important in the unified Janata Parivar ahead of the crucial Bihar Assembly elections, leaders from partner parties made a beeline at the feast hosted by RJD president Lalu Prasad on the occasion of Makar Sankranti.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday January 10, 2015
The merger of Janata Parivar offshoots was on track, JD(U) leader Nitish Kumar has asserted after a meeting with Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav, where RJD President Lalu Prasad was also present to discuss issues like flag and symbol of the...