Assembly | Press Trust of India | Friday September 18, 2015
Dismissing the formation of a Samajwadi Party led third front in Bihar, the ruling Janata Dal (United) or the JD(U), has said that there is 'only one front' in the state, which is the grand alliance formed by their party in alliance with Lalu Prasad's Rashtriya Janata Dal and the Congress.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday September 5, 2015
Former union minister Sharad Pawar today said he will seek a meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi to impress upon him the seriousness of drinking water scarcity and drought situation in Maharashtra.
India News | Reported by Manish Kumar, Edited by Abhishek Chakraborty | Friday September 4, 2015
The persuasion skills of Sharad Yadav and Lalu Yadav, among the country's most-experienced politicians, are on test. Both leaders from Bihar are trying to convince Mulayam Singh Yadav to rethink his exit from the Janata Parivaar
Assembly | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday September 3, 2015
Janata Dal-United (JDU) president Sharad Yadav today said that he will speak to the Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Mulayam Singh Yadav, to reconsider their decision of walking out of the alliance in Bihar where assembly elections are due in a few months.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday September 1, 2015
NDA allies today put up an united front amid vocal demands being made by some parties on their share of seats in Bihar polls but the crucial issue of seat-sharing was not discussed at their maiden joint meeting chaired by BJP president Amit Shah.
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 | 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 | Wednesday August 26, 2015
Taking a view divergent to that of his party colleague and Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, JD(U) national president Sharad Yadav today disapproved of the agitation by the Patel and Patidar community in Gujarat.
India News | Edited by Abhinav Bhatt | Thursday August 13, 2015
A "chai pe charcha" held at the Delhi home of Nationalist Congress Party or NCP chief Sharad Pawar brought together opposition parties that want the defeat of the BJP in Bihar, where assembly elections will be held soon.
India News | Written by Ketki Angre | Wednesday August 12, 2015
Yesterday, the chief minister had a busy day in Delhi, meeting leaders from various opposition parties. From courtesy calls to walk-in meetings, she met Janata Dal United chief, Sharad Yadav, Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) president, and ended the day meeting the Delhi chief minister Mamata Bannerjee over dinner.
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 | Press Trust of India | Friday August 7, 2015
JD(U) chief Sharad Yadav today accused the BJP dispensation of "playing with the career" of students by appointing its sypathisers and ideological supporters to the top posts of institutions of art, research and education even though they are "mediocre".
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday August 6, 2015
A Samajwadi Party legislator has launched 'Gaye Bachao Andolan' (Save the Cow campaign) as part of which members of the community will vow not to slaughter cows or consume its meat, an initiative welcomed by Hindu organisations.
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 | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Friday July 24, 2015
As BJP MPs today sat on a protest outside Parliament - against protests inside it - rivals took potshots at the ruling party.
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 | Reported by Sharad Sharma, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Tuesday July 7, 2015
The Aam Aadmi Party appears to be standing on the brink of another rift just three months after the expulsion of founder members Prashant Bhushan and Yogendra Yadav following a bitter and public acrimony.
India News | Reported by Sandeep Phukan, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Sunday June 7, 2015
Ahead of today's Janata Parivar meeting in Delhi to arrive at an understanding over the alliance and its leadership for the Bihar polls, Janata Dal United chief Nitish Kumar met Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday June 4, 2015
Amid speculation over the fate of the alliance between the Janata Dal (United) or JD(U)and Rashtriya Janata Dal or RJD ahead of the Bihar polls, JD-U President Sharad Yadav today insisted that both the parties will fight the Assembly polls in the state together in alliance with the Congress to challenge a resurgent BJP.
India News | Reported by Alok Pandey and Edited by Abhishek Chakraborty | Wednesday June 3, 2015
In this season of tough postures, here is one from Nitish Kumar's Janata Dal United, which has been repeatedly told by Lalu Yadav's Rashtriya Janata Dal that Mr Kumar is not acceptable as chief ministerial candidate if they will contest this year's elections in Bihar as allies.
India News | Reported by Alok Pandey and Edited by Abhishek Chakraborty | Monday June 1, 2015
A trusted aide of Lalu Yadav has served fresh evidence that the proposed alliance between his Rashtriya Janata Dal and Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's Janata Dal United is just not gelling as assembly elections draw closer in Bihar.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday May 9, 2015
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has said that the process of merger of splinter parties into Janata Dal was "treading its own path."