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 sta...
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 e...
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."
Diaspora | Press Trust of India | Tuesday April 28, 2015
The government today agreed to convene an all-party meeting to discuss its proposal to give NRIs the right to exercise their franchise by e-postal ballots or through proxy voting.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday April 19, 2015
Janata Dal (U) President Sharad Yadav, today, noted that NDA government's "controversial land acquisition bill" will be rejected by the opposition in Upper House of the Parliament.
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 | Press Trust of India | Saturday April 11, 2015
Padma awards are given only to the "dishonest" and those from the upper echelons of society,Janata Dal(United) president Sharad Yadav said and asked socialist-minded people to spurn the honour, in remarks that could stoke a controversy.
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.
Opinion | Brinda Karat | Wednesday March 18, 2015
Sharad Yadav should have known better. As the President of a party that rules a State and carries considerable influence, he carries a responsibility to choose his words with care.
India News | Edited by Mala Das | Wednesday March 18, 2015
Janata Dal (United) leader Sharad Yadav today said in Parliament that he has the utmost respect for Education Minister Smriti Irani, to whom he had said two days ago, "I know what you are."
India News | NDTV.com | Tuesday March 17, 2015
Sonia Gandhi, Janata Dal (United ) chief Sharad Yadav speak from outside Rashtrapati Bhawan during protest march against government's land bill.
India News | Reported by Sunetra Choudhury; Edited by Mala Das | Tuesday March 17, 2015
Politician Sharad Yadav made a bad situation considerably worse today when he said "I know what you are" to Education Minister Smriti Irani when she urged him to refrain from making offensive remarks about women's complexion in Parliament.
India News | Reported by Ketki Angre, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Friday March 13, 2015
Bihar politician Sharad Yadav was today pummeled in Parliament and on social media for his comments on "dark-skinned south Indian women" during a debate.
India News | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Friday March 13, 2015
Bihar politician Sharad Yadav's rant in Parliament on skin colour and "dark-skinned" south Indian women during a debate has left many members less than amused.
India News | Thursday March 12, 2015
He said the Election Commission should ensure that the EVMs have a paper trail and a receipt is issued to each voter.
India News | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi (With inputs from PTI) | Friday February 20, 2015
On the eve of the crucial floor test in the Bihar Assembly for Jitan Ram Manjhi, Janata Dal (United) chief Sharad Yadav mocked the Chief Minister and said his dreams of proving his government's majority will never be fulfilled.
India News | Reported by Alok Pandey, Edited by Shyam Balasubramanian | Thursday February 19, 2015
Hours before he seeks a vote of confidence in the state Assembly, Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi scripted yet another controversy by saying, in a public speech, "You want to become a minister, come to me."
India News | Reported by Manish Kumar, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Tuesday February 17, 2015
The Janata Dal (United) suspended all seven ministers supporting Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi today, three days before the government's floor test in the assembly.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday February 10, 2015
Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi was declared as an unattached member in the state Assembly on Monday, following his expulsion from the Janata Dal (United).
Cheat Sheet | Reported by Sidharth Pandey, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Monday February 9, 2015
As the political crisis in Bihar deepened, Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi who met Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday, denied discussing politics but managed to keep everyone guessing. The chief minister, who has been fighting to retain his post,...
Cheat Sheet | Reported by Manish Kumar; edited by Mala Das | Sunday February 8, 2015
Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi is at a meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi amid a deep political crisis in the state, where his predecessor and senior Janata Dal (United) leader Nitish Kumar is attempting to return to the top post. Mr Ma...
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".