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Apr 15, 2015
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Apr 15, 2015
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday April 19, 2015
About 1.11 crore eligible people have been left out under food law in Bihar, Union Food Minister Ram Vilas Paswan said today, ticking off the Nitish Kumar Government for not effectively implementing the legislation.
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 | Friday April 17, 2015
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today took strong exception to waving of Pakistani flags by the supporters of separatist leader Masarat Alam in PDP-BJP ruled Jammu and Kashmir and charged the BJP with "compromising its ideology for greed of power".
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 | Reported by Alok Pandey; Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Tuesday April 14, 2015
BJP chief Amit Shah launched his party's campaign for the Bihar elections at a rally in Patna's massive Gandhi maidan today offering political rivals a bit of math.
India News | Written by Alok Pandey, Edited by Shyam Balasubramanian | Tuesday April 14, 2015
BJP chief Amit Shah and Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh will kick off the party's campaign for the Bihar Assembly elections at a mega rally in Patna today. It has been timed to coincide with the 125th birth anniversary of Dalit icon BR Ambedkar.
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 | Wednesday April 8, 2015
Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, who met Prime Minister Narendra Modi and demanded special status for Bihar besides central assistance, today accused the BJP of indulging in politics over special package to the state with the coming Assembly election in ...
India News | Alok Pandey and Kanhaiyaji | Tuesday April 7, 2015
Images of parents scaling the walls of an exam centre to help students cheat drew international attention to the poor state of education in Bihar. A random check at a centre where exam papers are being checked, reveals that even some evaluators would...
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 | Press Trust of India | Wednesday April 1, 2015
The merger of Janata Parivar will be announced in time to prepare for Bihar polls and the six constituents have decided on the symbol and the flag of the proposed new party, its leaders said in Patna today.
India News | Written by Alok Pandey, Edited by Shailaja Neelakantan (With Agencies)Shailaja Neelakantan ( | Wednesday April 1, 2015
Student activists of the BJP today stopped trains, blocked the highways, burned tyres and forced shops to shut in Bihar as they protested against police action during a demonstration last week.
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 | Press Trust of India | Friday March 27, 2015
Describing the task of cleaning Ganga as "challenging", Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday pitched for an "uncompromising mission-mode approach" to stop further pollution of the river which would require the participation of people as well.
India News | Reported by Manish Kumar, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Thursday March 26, 2015
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar met Prime Minister Narendra Modi today for the first time since he stepped into office again last month.
India News | Reported by Alok Pandey, Edited by Shailaja Neelakantan | Thursday March 26, 2015
Thousands of students protesting in Bihar today against the Nitish Kumar government's educational policies clashed with the police, who fired in the air to control the crowd.
India News | Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Thursday March 26, 2015
For the first time since he took over as the chief minister of Bihar, Nitish Kumar will meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi today. The agenda: The state's apprehensions about a cut in central funds if the recommendations of the 14th Finance Commission ...