India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday August 29, 2015
The Lok Janshakti Party (LJP), an ally of the National Democratic Alliance (NDA), has asked the BJP not to give tickets to those rebel legislators who had deserted their party in the past to join Nitish Kumar's Janata Dal United (JDU), in the upcoming assembly elections in Bihar.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday August 7, 2015
An Election Commission (EC) team led by Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Nasim Zaidi arrived in the state capital today on a two-day visit to assess preparations for the forthcoming Bihar Assembly elections.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday July 12, 2015
Former Bihar Chief Minister and Hindustani Awam Morcha (HAM) chief Jitan Ram Manjhi today demanded a 'respectable' number of seats in the upcoming Assembly polls from the BJP-led coalition.
India News | Reported by Manish Kumar | Tuesday June 23, 2015
The BJP has decided to take the protests of its allies in Bihar seriously. In a reversal of policy, the party today announced that its partners will be consulted about whether the campaign for the forthcoming state election should be centred around Prime Minister Narendra Modi instead of announcing a presumptive Chief Minister.
Elections News | Press Trust of India | Friday February 7, 2014
A day after one of its leaders joined the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) quitting the government as well as the party, the JD(U) today dismissed the Delhi-based party as a factor in Bihar in the forthcoming Lok Sabha polls.
India News | Sunetra Choudhury | Tuesday December 24, 2013
Giving relief to former Defence Minister George Fernandes, the Central Bureau of Investigation today filed its closure report in the Rs 1150-crore Barak missile case.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday April 14, 2013
Janata Dal (United) president Sharad Yadav on Sunday said the party had been weakened since it merged with the Samata Party and there were many challenges facing it.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday April 9, 2013
Politicians are increasingly using social networking sites as a tool to further their political agenda and the latest to join the bandwagon is Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar.
India News | Rohit Bhan | Wednesday February 13, 2013
Salem Mohammad Baghaad's resume reveals a history of political promiscuity. The 45-year-old has, at different points in his career as a member of the local corporation in his hometown of Salaya, represented the Congress, the Samata Party and others.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday August 31, 2012
Former Samata Party president Jaya Jaitly was today allowed by the Supreme court to meet her party colleague and former Defence Minister George Fernandes once every fortnight for 15 minutes. Mr Fernandes is bed-ridden and suffers from Alzheimer's disease.
India News | Neha Khanna | Monday March 5, 2012
A Delhi court has framed charges against former Samata Party president Jaya Jaitley and two others in an alleged corruption case of 2001 relating to a defence deal. This means that Ms Jaitley's trial will now begin.