India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday August 30, 2015
The LJP today claimed Congress president Sonia Gandhi was 'insulted' by the organisers at the Grand Secular Alliance's 'Swabhiman Rally' at Gandhi Maidan by making her speak before the leaders of JD(U) and RJD.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday August 30, 2015
Congress Party chief Sonia Gandhi on Sunday lashed out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi, alleging that he had insulted the people of Bihar with his comments on DNA. Her latest attack on Mr Modi and his government at the 'Swabhiman Rally' in Patna.
India News | Reported by Alok Pandey, Edited by Divyanshu Dutta Roy (with inputs from PTI) | Sunday August 30, 2015
Rashtriya Janata Dal chief Lalu Prasad today offered the Samajwadi Party five seats to contest in the upcoming Bihar assembly elections due to start next month, in an effort to placate an upset ally and mount a sturdier front against the BJP.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday August 29, 2015
Congress president Sonia Gandhi will address a first joint rally of the JD(U)-RJD-Congress alliance in Bihar tomorrow though party vice president Rahul Gandhi is likely to give it a miss.
NDTV | Friday August 28, 2015
At a time when domestic stock markets have been rattled by developments in China, some economists are busy tracking the political developments in Bihar, where elections are due in the next couple of months.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday August 27, 2015
BJP today indicated that it will finalise seat-sharing deal with is allies for the Bihar Assembly polls by the first week of September.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday August 27, 2015
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and RJD chief Lalu Prasad are actively wooing supporters to make their August 30 campaign rally here a success.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday August 24, 2015
Swaraj Abhiyan leader Yogendra Yadav today slammed Delhi Chief Minister and former AAP colleague Arvind Kejriwal for joining hands with Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and RJD chief Lalu Prasad in Bihar, saying the move amounted to "selling out the soul of the anti-corruption movement".
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday August 23, 2015
The Bihar unit of Samajwadi Party, which had protested over denial of seats in the grand alliance for Bihar Assembly polls, on saturday claimed to have fruitful talks with the alliance partners RJD President Lalu Prasad and Chief Minister Nitish Kumar over seat sharing.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday August 18, 2015
Rashtriya Janata Dal President Lalu Prasad denounced the Rs 1.25 lakh crore special package for Bihar announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi today, calling it a "political jumla" and different from special status which he had earlier promised.
India News | Edited by Abhinav Bhatt | Wednesday August 12, 2015
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is the driving force behind a tea party today that brings together political parties determined to ensure a defeat for the BJP in Bihar, where assembly elections are due in the next two months.
India News | Written by Alok Pandey, Edited by Shyam Balasubramanian | Saturday August 1, 2015
The latest political battle in Bihar as the state heads for Assembly elections is over special economic status for the state.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday July 27, 2015
After Narendra Modi reached out to Bihar's Yadava voters introducing himself as a native of the land of Lord Krishna, RJD chief Lalu Prasad hit out at the Prime Minister, calling him "Kaliya Naag", a mythical serpent.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday July 26, 2015
Hitting out at PM Narendra Modi, JD(U) president Sharad Yadav today described the Prime Minister as "dishonest", and said the secular parties will unite to ensure that BJP is not allowed to "turn the country into mud".
India News | Reported by Manish Kumar, Edited by Shyam Balasubramanian | Wednesday July 22, 2015
The disquiet of his alliance with Lalu Yadav is so pervasive that a tweet by Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar was interpreted quickly as a barely-veiled barb at his partner.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday July 18, 2015
Looking to send out a message that the secular alliance was strong, JD(U) President Sharad Yadav said he will undertake a one-day fast in solidarity with his RJD counterpart Lalu Prasad over the demand for the release of the socio-economic caste census data.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday July 16, 2015
BJP President Amit Shah will launch the party's campaign for the coming Bihar Assembly polls by rolling out 160 'raths' (chariots) today which will fan out in different directions and traverse the length and breadth of the state.
India News | Reported by Manish Kumar | Friday July 10, 2015
In what's been seen as a signal of protest, Lalu Yadav will not attend an iftaar party on Monday hosted in Delhi by long-time ally Sonia Gandhi, the chief of the Congress party.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday July 9, 2015
Amid a political slugfest over the caste-based census data, Union minister Ram Vilas Paswan today attacked Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and RJD chief Lalu Prasad, saying "none of them are messiah of the Mandal" politics.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday July 2, 2015
Janata Dal (U) legislator Anant Singh was today remanded to judicial custody by a district court in a seven-year-old murder case.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday June 29, 2015
Expelled RJD leader Rajesh Ranjan alias Pappu Yadav today hit back at Lalu Prasad for calling him "Mir Jafar and Jai Chand" and said his former mentor acted like "Duryodhan" and "Kansh" for the Yadav caste.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday June 24, 2015
Bihar's ruling Janata Dal (U) legislator Anant Singh was arrested today in a case of kidnapping and extortion at Bihita in rural Patna.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday June 12, 2015
In a major boost for the BJP ahead of the high-stakes Bihar Assembly elections, former chief minister Jitan Ram Manjhi today announced a tie up with the party to defeat what he calls an "unholy" alliance of Nitish Kumar and Lalu Prasad Yadav.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday June 11, 2015
Ravi Shankar Prasad today said he was not in the race for Bihar chief minister and asserted that it is not necessary for BJP to have somebody nominated before the polls.