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  • RK Singh, Who Arrested LK Advani 26 Years Ago, Takes Oath As Minister

    RK Singh, Who Arrested LK Advani 26 Years Ago, Takes Oath As Minister

    26 years ago, when BJP leader LK Advani's rath rolled into Bihar, then Chief Minister Lalu Yadav ordered his arrest. He chose two officers to stop Mr Advani's rath yatra from Somnath in Gujarat to Ayodhya in Uttar Pradesh. One of them, Raj Kumar Singh, took oath today to join Prime Minister Narendra Modi's council of ministers.

  • After Nitish Kumar Split, Tejashwi Yadav's Advice For Rahul Gandhi

    After Nitish Kumar Split, Tejashwi Yadav's Advice For Rahul Gandhi

    Hours after Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar comfortably sailed through the floor test with 131 legislators supporting him in the 243-member Bihar Assembly, Lalu Yadav's son and till recently Mr Kumar's deputy, Tejashwi Yadav launched a scathing attack on his former boss whose sudden resignation on Wednesday drove his party out of power.

  • Nitish Kumar's Ideology Wins The Day, No Doubt

    Nitish Kumar's Ideology Wins The Day, No Doubt

    Of course, it is pure coincidence that Kumar's JD(U) and the BJP together have a majority of one in the Bihar Assembly. Such things as arithmetic can have no bearing on Kumar's decisions, only his conscience does.

  • Nitish Kumar Swaps Allies, Takes Charge After Dramatic Break-Up: 10 Facts

    Nitish Kumar Swaps Allies, Takes Charge After Dramatic Break-Up: 10 Facts

    Nitish Kumar took oath as Bihar Chief Minister for the sixth time on Thursday morning, 14 hours after he resigned from that position, ending his two-year-old alliance with Lalu Yadav and the Congress. He is back with the BJP, whose Sushil Modi was also sworn in; he gets his old post of Deputy Chief Minister back. Other new ministers will take oath ...

  • Presidential Election 2017: Top 5 Interesting Facts

    Presidential Election 2017: Top 5 Interesting Facts

    A former Bihar governor known for an unflinching sense of justice and the first woman in India to hold the post of Lok Sabha speaker, both Dalits. The stage is set for a battle between National Democratic Alliance's presidential nominee Ram Nath Kovind and opposition's candidate Meira Kumar. Although, the endgame of the polls is seemingly predictab...

  • Teams Lalu And Nitish Meet Separately Today, Sonia Gandhi Asked To Mediate

    Teams Lalu And Nitish Meet Separately Today, Sonia Gandhi Asked To Mediate

    Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and Lalu Prasad Yadav have called meetings of the party's lawmakers in Patna on Sunday, separately, to prep their lawmakers for Monday's presidential polls but the two party bosses are also expected to speak their mind on the ongoing rift in the Bihar's ruling coalition over demands that Lalu Yadav's son Tejashwi b...

  • Nitish Kumar's Party Repeats History In Backing Warring Camps in 2 Polls

    Nitish Kumar's Party Repeats History In Backing Warring Camps in 2 Polls

    Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's party Janata Dal (United) on Tuesday sealed its support for Gopalkrishna Gandhi, the opposition's joint candidate for the Vice President, the second time that the party's lawmakers will support the government's candidate for presidential elections and the opposition in the vice presidential polls. But the similar...

  • 'Bihar Ki Beti' Meira Kumar Has Been Nominated Only To Lose: Nitish Kumar On Presidential Polls

    'Bihar Ki Beti' Meira Kumar Has Been Nominated Only To Lose: Nitish Kumar On Presidential Polls

    Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today made it clear that while he deeply respects Meira Kumar, the opposition's candidate for President, he will not reconsider his decision to back Ram Nath Kovind, the BJP's nominee for the country's top post.

  • Highlights: BJP's Sushil Modi On Nitish Kumar Backing President Choice

    Highlights: BJP's Sushil Modi On Nitish Kumar Backing President Choice

    Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar yesterday announced that he will back the BJP nominee for President, Ram Nath Kovind. His decision has been a huge setback for the opposition parties who have been in discussion with Congress vice president Sonia Gandhi to field a joint candidate for the Presidential polls that are scheduled to take place on July 1...

  • Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar Congratulates NDA's Presidential Candidate Ram Nath Kovind

    Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar Congratulates NDA's Presidential Candidate Ram Nath Kovind

    Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar today congratulated Bihar Governor Ram Nath Kovind on being nominated as the National Democratic Alliance's (NDA) candidate for the post of president.

  • 'Madam, You Decide': Lalu Yadav Tells Sonia Gandhi On President Pick

    'Madam, You Decide': Lalu Yadav Tells Sonia Gandhi On President Pick

    Congress chief Sonia Gandhi, whose offer to run for President was recently rejected by veteran politician Sharad Pawar, got a dose of feel-good from someone who has never let her down. Bihar's Lalu Yadav has assured her that he will without question back any candidate that she picks to be a united Opposition's candidate for the presidential electio...

  • No Offence, But No, Says BJP On President Pranab's 2nd Term: Sources

    No Offence, But No, Says BJP On President Pranab's 2nd Term: Sources

    Nitish Kumar and co are attempting to force a choice on the government by suggesting that it nominate President Pranab Mukherjee for a second term as a consensus candidate of all parties, top sources in the BJP told NDTV, stating that the opposition must respect the situation as it is today.

  • People Saw Potential In Modi, I Don't Have Ability To Become PM: Nitish Kumar

    People Saw Potential In Modi, I Don't Have Ability To Become PM: Nitish Kumar

    Nitish Kumar, the Chief Minister of Bihar, firmly ruled himself out as a Prime Ministerial candidate in 2019 today, saying he had "neither any aspiration nor the ability". He also appeared to direct a compliment at Prime Minister Narendra Modi, with whom he has a blow-hot-blow-cold relationship.

  • At Karunanidhi's Birthday Bash, Presidential Polls To Be On The Table

    At Karunanidhi's Birthday Bash, Presidential Polls To Be On The Table

    As the Congress takes the lead to mobilise consensus over an opposition candidate for the next presidential election in July, a grand birthday bash next month to celebrate DMK chief M Karunanidhi's 94th birthday in Chennai could give the opposition leaders an opportunity to sit across the table to shape up their strategy for the July election, and ...

  • Union Minister Upendra Kushwaha Granted Bail In Model Code Of Conduct Case

    Union Minister Upendra Kushwaha Granted Bail In Model Code Of Conduct Case

    Union minister Upendra Kushwaha was today granted bail by a Bihar court in connection with a case relating to violation of the Model Code of Conduct during the 2009 Lok Sabha polls.

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  • RK Singh, Who Arrested LK Advani 26 Years Ago, Takes Oath As Minister

    RK Singh, Who Arrested LK Advani 26 Years Ago, Takes Oath As Minister

    26 years ago, when BJP leader LK Advani's rath rolled into Bihar, then Chief Minister Lalu Yadav ordered his arrest. He chose two officers to stop Mr Advani's rath yatra from Somnath in Gujarat to Ayodhya in Uttar Pradesh. One of them, Raj Kumar Singh, took oath today to join Prime Minister Narendra Modi's council of ministers.

  • After Nitish Kumar Split, Tejashwi Yadav's Advice For Rahul Gandhi

    After Nitish Kumar Split, Tejashwi Yadav's Advice For Rahul Gandhi

    Hours after Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar comfortably sailed through the floor test with 131 legislators supporting him in the 243-member Bihar Assembly, Lalu Yadav's son and till recently Mr Kumar's deputy, Tejashwi Yadav launched a scathing attack on his former boss whose sudden resignation on Wednesday drove his party out of power.

  • Nitish Kumar's Ideology Wins The Day, No Doubt

    Nitish Kumar's Ideology Wins The Day, No Doubt

    Of course, it is pure coincidence that Kumar's JD(U) and the BJP together have a majority of one in the Bihar Assembly. Such things as arithmetic can have no bearing on Kumar's decisions, only his conscience does.

  • Nitish Kumar Swaps Allies, Takes Charge After Dramatic Break-Up: 10 Facts

    Nitish Kumar Swaps Allies, Takes Charge After Dramatic Break-Up: 10 Facts

    Nitish Kumar took oath as Bihar Chief Minister for the sixth time on Thursday morning, 14 hours after he resigned from that position, ending his two-year-old alliance with Lalu Yadav and the Congress. He is back with the BJP, whose Sushil Modi was also sworn in; he gets his old post of Deputy Chief Minister back. Other new ministers will take oath ...

  • Presidential Election 2017: Top 5 Interesting Facts

    Presidential Election 2017: Top 5 Interesting Facts

    A former Bihar governor known for an unflinching sense of justice and the first woman in India to hold the post of Lok Sabha speaker, both Dalits. The stage is set for a battle between National Democratic Alliance's presidential nominee Ram Nath Kovind and opposition's candidate Meira Kumar. Although, the endgame of the polls is seemingly predictab...

  • Teams Lalu And Nitish Meet Separately Today, Sonia Gandhi Asked To Mediate

    Teams Lalu And Nitish Meet Separately Today, Sonia Gandhi Asked To Mediate

    Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and Lalu Prasad Yadav have called meetings of the party's lawmakers in Patna on Sunday, separately, to prep their lawmakers for Monday's presidential polls but the two party bosses are also expected to speak their mind on the ongoing rift in the Bihar's ruling coalition over demands that Lalu Yadav's son Tejashwi b...

  • Nitish Kumar's Party Repeats History In Backing Warring Camps in 2 Polls

    Nitish Kumar's Party Repeats History In Backing Warring Camps in 2 Polls

    Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's party Janata Dal (United) on Tuesday sealed its support for Gopalkrishna Gandhi, the opposition's joint candidate for the Vice President, the second time that the party's lawmakers will support the government's candidate for presidential elections and the opposition in the vice presidential polls. But the similar...

  • 'Bihar Ki Beti' Meira Kumar Has Been Nominated Only To Lose: Nitish Kumar On Presidential Polls

    'Bihar Ki Beti' Meira Kumar Has Been Nominated Only To Lose: Nitish Kumar On Presidential Polls

    Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today made it clear that while he deeply respects Meira Kumar, the opposition's candidate for President, he will not reconsider his decision to back Ram Nath Kovind, the BJP's nominee for the country's top post.

  • Highlights: BJP's Sushil Modi On Nitish Kumar Backing President Choice

    Highlights: BJP's Sushil Modi On Nitish Kumar Backing President Choice

    Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar yesterday announced that he will back the BJP nominee for President, Ram Nath Kovind. His decision has been a huge setback for the opposition parties who have been in discussion with Congress vice president Sonia Gandhi to field a joint candidate for the Presidential polls that are scheduled to take place on July 1...

  • Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar Congratulates NDA's Presidential Candidate Ram Nath Kovind

    Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar Congratulates NDA's Presidential Candidate Ram Nath Kovind

    Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar today congratulated Bihar Governor Ram Nath Kovind on being nominated as the National Democratic Alliance's (NDA) candidate for the post of president.

  • 'Madam, You Decide': Lalu Yadav Tells Sonia Gandhi On President Pick

    'Madam, You Decide': Lalu Yadav Tells Sonia Gandhi On President Pick

    Congress chief Sonia Gandhi, whose offer to run for President was recently rejected by veteran politician Sharad Pawar, got a dose of feel-good from someone who has never let her down. Bihar's Lalu Yadav has assured her that he will without question back any candidate that she picks to be a united Opposition's candidate for the presidential electio...

  • No Offence, But No, Says BJP On President Pranab's 2nd Term: Sources

    No Offence, But No, Says BJP On President Pranab's 2nd Term: Sources

    Nitish Kumar and co are attempting to force a choice on the government by suggesting that it nominate President Pranab Mukherjee for a second term as a consensus candidate of all parties, top sources in the BJP told NDTV, stating that the opposition must respect the situation as it is today.

  • People Saw Potential In Modi, I Don't Have Ability To Become PM: Nitish Kumar

    People Saw Potential In Modi, I Don't Have Ability To Become PM: Nitish Kumar

    Nitish Kumar, the Chief Minister of Bihar, firmly ruled himself out as a Prime Ministerial candidate in 2019 today, saying he had "neither any aspiration nor the ability". He also appeared to direct a compliment at Prime Minister Narendra Modi, with whom he has a blow-hot-blow-cold relationship.

  • At Karunanidhi's Birthday Bash, Presidential Polls To Be On The Table

    At Karunanidhi's Birthday Bash, Presidential Polls To Be On The Table

    As the Congress takes the lead to mobilise consensus over an opposition candidate for the next presidential election in July, a grand birthday bash next month to celebrate DMK chief M Karunanidhi's 94th birthday in Chennai could give the opposition leaders an opportunity to sit across the table to shape up their strategy for the July election, and ...

  • Union Minister Upendra Kushwaha Granted Bail In Model Code Of Conduct Case

    Union Minister Upendra Kushwaha Granted Bail In Model Code Of Conduct Case

    Union minister Upendra Kushwaha was today granted bail by a Bihar court in connection with a case relating to violation of the Model Code of Conduct during the 2009 Lok Sabha polls.

  • MCD Elections 2017: JDU Alleges Voters Being Intimidated, Writes To Election Commission

    MCD Elections 2017: JDU Alleges Voters Being Intimidated, Writes To Election Commission

    Days ahead of the civic polls, the JD(U) today lodged a complaint with the State Election Commission (SEC) alleging that voters hailing from Bihar and Uttar Pradesh were being intimidated by members of rival parties.

  • UP Election Results 2017: On Exit Polls, Rahul Gandhi Says 'Remember Bihar? We Are Winning'

    UP Election Results 2017: On Exit Polls, Rahul Gandhi Says 'Remember Bihar? We Are Winning'

    Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi has dismissed exit polls aired on Thursday, all of which have predicted that the BJP will be the number one party in Uttar Pradesh, with the Samajwadi Party - Congress alliance trailing in second place. Votes will be counted tomorrow in UP and four other states.

  • Not Campaigning In Uttar Pradesh, Punjab: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar

    Not Campaigning In Uttar Pradesh, Punjab: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar

    Bihar Chief Minister and Janata Dal (United) president Nitish Kumar today said he would not go for campaigning either in Uttar Pradesh or Punjab for the Assembly elections.

  • Nitish Kumar's Allies To Measure How Firmly He Takes On PM Narendra Modi In UP

    Nitish Kumar's Allies To Measure How Firmly He Takes On PM Narendra Modi In UP

    Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar will decide today whether his party, the Janata Dal United or JDU, should take part directly in the Uttar Pradesh election. A six-hour meeting yesterday between the Chief Minister and senior JDU leaders examined the pros and cons of entering the contest in the key state whose result will help forecast whether Prim...

  • Ajit Singh Not Into Grand Alliance. Well, Nor Are We, Says Team Akhilesh

    Ajit Singh Not Into Grand Alliance. Well, Nor Are We, Says Team Akhilesh

    Having recently belled one cat - belligerent father Mulayam Singh - Akhilesh Yadav is now busy dealing with another - regional heavyweight Ajit Singh, who heads the Rashtriya Lok Dal or RLD, and is an integral part of Akhilesh Yadav's strategy for a Grand Alliance, prototype Bihar, in the coming Uttar Pradesh election.

  • Lalu Pings Akhilesh Yadav Who Politely But Firmly Says 'No Thanks'

    Lalu Pings Akhilesh Yadav Who Politely But Firmly Says 'No Thanks'

    Lalu Yadav's exercise in How to Win Friends and Influence People found no traction with Akhilesh Yadav, who took just minutes to reject the Bihar politician's proposal on making peace with his father, Mulayam Singh.

  • 2 Parties Sought By Mulayam Singh Have Allied. But Without Him

    2 Parties Sought By Mulayam Singh Have Allied. But Without Him

    Uttar Pradesh will be jointly contested by the parties of Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and Ajit Singh, who is influential in the western part of the state.

  • Like Bihar, We'll Chase Away BJP From UP Too, Says Lalu Yadav At Samajwadi Party Function

    Like Bihar, We'll Chase Away BJP From UP Too, Says Lalu Yadav At Samajwadi Party Function

    Rashtriya Janata Dal chief Lalu Prasad Yadav today said that they have come to Uttar Pradesh to strengthen the Samajwadi Party and "chase away" the BJP from the state, just like they did in Bihar.

  • Mulayam Singh Dials Nitish Kumar, Is Told He's Otherwise Engaged

    Mulayam Singh Dials Nitish Kumar, Is Told He's Otherwise Engaged

    Mulayam Singh Yadav pinged Nitish Kumar an invite to his big bash in Lucknow tomorrow only to be told the Bihar Chief Minister is otherwise engaged.

  • Nitish Kumar May Skip Mulayam Singh Yadav's Party's Anniversary Bash: Sources

    Nitish Kumar May Skip Mulayam Singh Yadav's Party's Anniversary Bash: Sources

    Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar is likely to give a miss to the Samajwadi Party's big anniversary bash on Saturday to which he has been invited by party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav, sources close to the Chief Minister have said.

  • How To Win Elections: Nitish Kumar Offers Akhilesh Yadav A Key Tip

    How To Win Elections: Nitish Kumar Offers Akhilesh Yadav A Key Tip

    Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, said to be fond of Akhilesh Yadav, has offered his young counterpart in neighbouring Uttar Pradesh support and some friendly advice. Try prohibition, he says.

  • Nitish Kumar Formally Appointed JD-U Chief

    Nitish Kumar Formally Appointed JD-U Chief

    Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar was today formally appointed JD-U president, pushing him for a bigger role in national politics, though the party desisted from declaring him its prime ministerial candidate for the 2019 Lok Sabha polls.

  • Mid-Term Poll In Bihar Any Time Possible: BJP's Mangal Pandey

    Mid-Term Poll In Bihar Any Time Possible: BJP's Mangal Pandey

    The "internal conflicts" in the Grand Secular Alliance can lead to a mid-term election in Bihar, the BJP said today as it claimed a "tiff" between JDU and RJD, the two main constituents in the ruling coalition, over a host of issues, including cancellation of bail of Mohammad Shahabuddin and suspended RJD MLA Raj Ballabh Yadav.

  • Samajwadi Party Will Win The 2017 UP Polls, Claims Lalu Prasad

    Samajwadi Party Will Win The 2017 UP Polls, Claims Lalu Prasad

    Former Bihar Chief Minister and RJD chief Lalu Prasad today claimed that the ruling Samajwadi Party will win next year's assembly polls in Uttar Pradesh. Mr Yadav made his prediction during an interaction with mediapersons today.

  • Dayashankar Singh, Expelled BJP Leader Who Abused Mayawati, Arrested In Bihar

    Dayashankar Singh, Expelled BJP Leader Who Abused Mayawati, Arrested In Bihar

    Dayashankar Singh, expelled by the BJP for his invective against Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati, has been arrested in Buxar, Bihar.

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