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Rajya Sabha polls: JD(U) rebels field candidates against Sharad Yadav, Pawan Verma

Last Updated: Monday, June 09, 2014, 12:32

In a major embarrassment to Bihar`s ruling Janata Dal (United), a section of its disgruntled leaders on Monday fielded their own candidates for the existing vacancies in Rajya Sabha, challenging the nomination of its national president Sharad Yadav and two others to the Upper House.

Rebel JD-U legislators meet Sharad Yadav to vent resentment

Last Updated: Sunday, June 08, 2014, 16:18

Nearly half a dozen rebel legislators of Bihar`s ruling JD-U, expressing resentment over functioning of the party, Sunday met party president Sharad Yadav here and informed him about their stand and grievances, said a party leader.

JD(U) rebels oppose `outsider` candidates for Rajya Sabha poll

Last Updated: Saturday, June 07, 2014, 20:44

legislators on Saturday stuck to their stand of not supporting any "outsider" candidate picked by the party for election to the three Rajya Sabha seats in Bihar later this month.

JD(U), RJD, Congress alliance will have no impact: Kushwaha

Last Updated: Saturday, June 07, 2014, 19:50

An alliance among JD(U), RJD and Congress will have "no impact" in the Bihar Assembly polls next year, as people have "rejected" these parties in the recent Lok Sabha elections, Union Minister Upendra Kushwaha said.

Non-Congressism a passe, says JD(U)

Last Updated: Friday, June 06, 2014, 16:15

`Non-Congressism is dead for us now`, JD(U) general secretary K C Tyagi on Friday said indicating the possibility of a tie-up by the two parties which have been virtually decimated by Narendra Modi juggernaut in Bihar.

RJD`s alliance with Congress will continue in Bihar: Lalu Prasad

Last Updated: Thursday, June 05, 2014, 18:58

RJD supremo Lalu Prasad on Thursday said despite a defeat in the Lok Sabha elections his party`s alliance with the Congress would continue.

Naveen names film actor Anubhav Mohanty as BJD`s RS candidate

Last Updated: Thursday, June 05, 2014, 16:02

Odia film actor Anubhav Mohanty was on Thursday named as the ruling BJD`s candidate for the by-election to the lone vacant Rajya Sabha seat, polling for which is scheduled on June 19.

Another JD-U spokesperson quits after Cabinet expansion

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 04, 2014, 16:07

Crisis in Bihar`s ruling JD-U on Wednesday deepened with Sanjay Singh, another legislator unhappy over his ouster from the council of ministers, resigning from the post of party spokesperson.

As ex-CM, Nitish Kumar declines to accept personal staff

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 04, 2014, 14:52

Former Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar Wednesday declined to accept a posse of personal staff allotted to him by the state government, a facility not available to other former Chief Ministers.

Nitish Kumar reviews Bihar poll debacle with candidates; JD(U) minister quits

Last Updated: Monday, June 02, 2014, 23:52

Heads have started rolling after the poor showing by ruling JD(U) in the recent Lok Sabha election in Bihar, with a senior minister Gautam Singh tendering his resignation on Monday.

14 new ministers inducted into Manjhi Cabinet in Bihar

Last Updated: Monday, June 02, 2014, 04:24

A total 14 ministers, including three RJD defectors, were inducted into the 12-day old Jitan Ram Manjhi cabinet in Bihar on Monday.

Naveen Patnaik on week-long visit to Delhi, to meet Narendra Modi

Last Updated: Friday, May 30, 2014, 10:05

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, who is on a week-long visit to the national capital, is expected to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday.