Elections News | Edited by Devesh Kumar | Monday March 24, 2014
Sabir Ali, one of the most prominent Muslim faces of Nitish Kumar's Janata Dal (United), was today expelled from the party for praising Narendra Modi, the BJP's prime ministerial candidate.
India News | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Thursday February 27, 2014
Nitish Kumar's Janata Dal-United today expelled its parliamentarian Shivanand Tiwari, who had openly criticized the Bihar Chief Minister in the past few weeks.
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 | Press Trust of India | Thursday February 6, 2014
Senior JD(U) leader Shivanand Tiwari, who has been denied re-nomination to Rajya Sabha, today attacked Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar questioning his sincerity to confront BJP Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi.
Elections News | Edited by Devesh Kumar | Thursday January 30, 2014
Retired bureaucrat NK Singh, who was denied a renomination to the Rajya Sabha by Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar, today spurned the Janata Dal (United)'s offer to field him from the Banka parliamentary constituency in the general elections due by May.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday November 23, 2013
CBI today informed the Jharkhand High Court that it did not find any evidence against Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and JD-U leader Shivanand Tiwari in the Rs 950 crore fodder scam.
Press Trust of India | Monday November 18, 2013
JD-U leader Shivanand Tiwari had said giving the Bharat Ratna to Tendulkar, who has earned millions from playing the sport of cricket, was nothing more than a joke.
India News | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi (With IANS inputs) | Monday November 18, 2013
A Janata Dal (United) parliamentarian Shivanand Tiwari today questioned the decision to award Sachin Tendulkar India's highest civilian honour, the Bharat Ratna.
Indo-Asian News Service | Monday November 18, 2013
According to Shivanand Tiwari - a member of parliament, Dhyan Chand deserved the honour more than Sachin Tendulkar.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday November 14, 2013
Narendra Modi will be delighted at being handed fresh material today for his next election speech. Not by the Congress, but by the Samajwadi Party's Naresh Aggarwal, who said today, "a tea seller cannot become the country's Prime Minister."
India News | Edited by Mala Das | Saturday November 2, 2013
Lata Mangeshkar said she wished to see Narendra Modi as the Prime Minister.
India News | Reported by Manish Kumar; Edited by Abhinav Bhatt | Tuesday October 29, 2013
After Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar delivered a speech studded with criticism of his political rival, Narendra Modi, he received thundering applause. Not unexpected, given that he was addressing his own party at a conference to plan its strategy for the national election.
India News | Reported by Manish Kumar, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Monday October 7, 2013
A top leader of Nitish Kumar's party today rooted for an alliance with the Congress for next year's polls and the Bihar Chief Minister did not rule it out, in a major indication that the bonhomie between the two parties over the past few months could crystalize in a partnership.
India News | Manish Kumar | Sunday July 21, 2013
Trouble seems to be brewing within the Bihar unit of the Bharatiya Janata Party or BJP. A party MLA was today suspended after he raised his voice against the state unit chief, Sushil Modi.
India News | Reported by Manish Kumar; Edited by Shamik Ghosh | Sunday June 16, 2013
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's party Janata Dal United or the JDU is likely to end its 17-year-old alliance with the BJP today. The announcement of the split is likely to be made after a JDU meeting at 12:30 pm where a resolution is expected to be passed, say sources, adding party chief Sharad Yadav will step down as convenor of the National D...
India News | Reported by Manish Kumar; Edited by Abhinav Bhatt | Sunday June 16, 2013
Hours after Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar declared "it's time to make a decision," his party and the BJP exchanged hefty parting shots today, reporting the end of their 17-year-old alliance.
India News | Edited by Shamik Ghosh | Saturday June 15, 2013
With an end to the 17-year-old alliance looking imminent, BJP leaders in Bihar have refused to meet Chief Minister Nitish Kumar. Mr Kumar had called up Sushil Modi, who is also the Deputy Chief Minister of Bihar, and other senior BJP leaders from the state, for a meeting.
India News | Edited by Mala Das | Friday June 14, 2013
Nitish Kumar appears to have called it. The Chief Minister of Bihar suggested today that his alliance with the BJP is over. "Dua dete hai jeene ki, dawa karte hai marne ki (You wish me a long life, but offer medicines that will poison me)," he said, looking relaxed.
India News | Edited by Shamik Ghosh | Wednesday June 12, 2013
Senior BJP leader LK Advani today reportedly called up Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and Janata Dal (United) chief Sharad Yadav amid speculation that the two parties might split over the elevation of Narendra Modi in the BJP.
India News | Edited by Prasad Sanyal | Saturday April 6, 2013
Narendra Modi's remark that he is ready to "repay his debt to Mother India", being read as the clearest indication yet of the Gujarat Chief Minister's interest in running for Prime Minister, has set the cat among the pigeons. The Congress has reacted sharply, ally JD(U) too.
India News | Edited by Ashish Mukherjee | Sunday February 3, 2013
Its allies remain as much a divided house as the BJP on whether Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi should be their prime ministerial candidate for the 2014 elections.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday January 7, 2013
The BJP has taken strong and public offense to remarks made by a leader belonging to Nitish Kumar's party, the Janata Dal (United).
Mumbai News | mid-day.com | Monday September 3, 2012
After Raj Thackeray's speech against north Indians on Friday, the Home department is contemplating serving him a notice; sources claim that the state will refrain from banning Thackeray's speeches altogether for fear of him deriving political mileage
India News | Edited by Prasad Sanyal (with PTI inputs) | Monday June 25, 2012
The war of words with key National Democratic Alliance (NDA) partner, the Janata Dal (United), has led BJP president Nitin Gadkari to ask all party functionaries and alliance partners to "exercise restraint" while airing views on coalition-related issues.