JD(U), Cong at odds over Nitish party support to AAP in Delhi

Brushing aside Congress protest, JD(U) on Tuesday said it would extend support to the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) in Delhi poll.

Nitish Kumar slams Centre over "discriminating" against Bihar

Lashing out at the Centre for allegedly report allegedly discriminating against Bihar by slashing funds under various Central schemes, senior JD(U) leader Nitish Kumar on Tuesday said he will hit the streets from January 15 next to galvanise party workers as part of the preparations for next year's Assembly elections in the state.

SJD-JD(U) merger convention on Dec 28

A convention on merger of Socialist Janata (Democratic), headed by former Union Minister MP Veerendra Kumar and a constituent of ruling Congress-led UDF in Kerala, and Janata Dal (United) will be held here on December 28, SJD leader MV Shreyams Kumar said on Friday.

Disqualification of four JD(U) MLAs justified

A JD(U) minister on Monday defended disqualification of four rebels ruling party MLAs as members of Bihar Assembly on a charge of working against the party during the recently held by-polls to two Rajya Sabha seats.

Bihar Assembly by-polls: Lalu, Nitish to share dais during campaign today

Former chief ministers of the state, RJD chief Lalu Prasad and JD(U) leader Nitish Kumar, friends-turned-foes who have become friends again nearly after a gap of 20 years, will share the stage at a political event today and will begin their joint campaign for the upcoming Assembly by-polls in Bihar.

NCP pledges support to JD(U), RJD and Congress alliance in bypoll

NCP on Saturday pledged unconditional support to JD(U)-RJD-Congress alliance for the August 21 bypoll to 10 Assembly seats in Bihar to keep BJP away from power.

Alliance to decide on CM candidate: Jitan Manjhi

Claiming that his comments about Nitish Kumar being the next Chief Minister if JD(U)-RJD-Congress alliance came to power in the Assembly elections next year were "wrongly interpreted", Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi on Saturday said that the alliance leaders will decide the Chief Ministerial candidate.

Lalu Prasad Yadav hints at contesting Bihar Assembly poll with JD(U)

With both the RJD and JD(U) decimated by BJP in the Lok Sabha elections, RJD chief Lalu Prasad on Saturday indicated at fighting the coming Assembly elections in Bihar with the JD(U).

Preparations made for Monsoon session of Bihar Assembly

The Monsoon session of Bihar Legislative Assembly starting from June 27 is expected to be full of action with BJP fresh from its victory in the Lok Sabha elections trying to corner the JD(U) government which also has to deal with its own dissident legislators.

Jitan Ram Manjhi: A soft-spoken Mahadalit who was a shepherd

Humble and honest, 68-year-old Mahadalit leader Jitan Ram Manjhi, who was Tuesday sworn as the new chief minister of Bihar, began his life working as a shepherd for a farmer.

Bihar political crisis: Nitish Kumar to reconsider resignation today?

The decision on new JD(U) leader was postponed till Monday at the party`s Legislature meeting on Sunday as the MLAs unanimously chose Nitish Kumar as their leader while refusing to accept his resignation.

JD(U) can`t react on BJP`s internal matters: Kirti Azad

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Kirti Azad on Saturday expressed surprise over the Janata Dal (United) planning to end its alliance with the saffron outfit.

UPA won`t return to power: Sharad Yadav

The Congress-led UPA government was "mired in corruption" and had "failed on all fronts", and there was no way it could return to power at the Centre after next general elections, NDA Convener Sharad Yadav said.

BJP claims to be decisive factor in 25 seats

Fielding 50 candidates for the 60-member Assembly elections in Tripura, the BJP on Saturday claimed that it would emerge as a decisive factor in at least 25 seats.