Janata Dal (United)

EC recognises Nitish Kumar-led group as JD(U)

The JD(U) is a recognised state party in Bihar.

Nov 17, 2017, 16:11 PM IST
PM Narendra Modi shares stage with Nitish Kumar, assures autonomy and Rs 10,000 crore for 20 leading universities

PM Narendra Modi shares stage with Nitish Kumar, assures autonomy and Rs 10,000 crore for 20 leading universities

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday shared the stage with Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar for the first time after the JD(U) returned to the NDA fold.

Oct 15, 2017, 00:22 AM IST

JD-U leader accused of killing daughter-in-law for dowry

JD-U leader Arun Kushwaha has been named an accused along with his wife and son for killing his daughter-in-law Reena Devi for dowry.

Oct 04, 2017, 14:54 PM IST
Nitish Kumar likely to share stage with RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat

Nitish Kumar likely to share stage with RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat

Bihar Chief Minister and Janata Dal (United) chief Nitish Kumar is likely to share stage with RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat at an event on Wednesday.

Oct 04, 2017, 06:33 AM IST

Sharad Yadav, Ali Anwar's response sought on plea for scrapping their RS membership

The Rajya Sabha secretariat has asked the JD(U)'s rebel MPs, Sharad Yadav and Ali Anwar, to respond within a week to their party's petition that they be disqualified from the House for their "anti-party" activities.

Sep 12, 2017, 17:50 PM IST

Ready for mid-term assembly polls in 2019: Janata Dal (United)

Bihar`s next assembly polls are due in 2020.

Sep 12, 2017, 17:29 PM IST
7 years after rejecting Modi's offer, Nitish Kumar accepts Rs 5 cr aid from Gujarat govt for Bihar flood victims

7 years after rejecting Modi's offer, Nitish Kumar accepts Rs 5 cr aid from Gujarat govt for Bihar flood victims

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, who recently joined hands with the BJP, on Thursday accepted cheque of Rs five crore for the flood victims from Gujarat government.

Sep 07, 2017, 19:54 PM IST
JD(U) downplays Lalu Yadav's flak, says rejig was a non-NDA affair

JD(U) downplays Lalu Yadav's flak, says rejig was a non-NDA affair

"This was a reshuffle, amid the BJP and it is the Prime Minister`s prerogative to handle his Cabinet. It was the BJP`s internal reshuffle and not the NDA`s, so we would not like to comment on it," said Tyagi.

Sep 03, 2017, 15:56 PM IST
Bihar Congress MLAs planning to switch over to Nitish Kumar led JD(U)

Bihar Congress MLAs planning to switch over to Nitish Kumar led JD(U)

Congress president Sonia Gandhi met the two Bihar leaders and asked them to prevent the split. The Congress has 27 MLAs and six MLCs in Bihar. 

Sep 02, 2017, 07:02 AM IST
PM Narendra Modi to reshuffle Cabinet on September 3 – Third rejig since May 2014

PM Narendra Modi to reshuffle Cabinet on September 3 – Third rejig since May 2014

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will undertake a reshuffle of his council of ministers at 10 am on Sunday.

Sep 01, 2017, 16:47 PM IST
Lalu Yadav organised BJP rally only to 'launch his sons': JD(U)

Lalu Yadav organised BJP rally only to 'launch his sons': JD(U)

Lalu's mega rally ' BJP bhagao, Desh bachao' in Patna's Gandhi Maidan saw participation from Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Benerjee and former Uttar Pradesh chief minister and Samajwadi Party leader Akhilesh Yadav.

Aug 28, 2017, 15:01 PM IST
Sharad Yadav no match for Nitish Kumar: BJP spokesman GVL Narasimha Rao

Sharad Yadav no match for Nitish Kumar: BJP spokesman GVL Narasimha Rao

Rao further stated that Yadav is only remembered for making atrocious comments against women, asserting there is no political grasp that he has that he challenge Nitish Kumar.

Aug 20, 2017, 10:56 AM IST
Sharad Yadav embarrassing himself by revolting against NDA merger: JD (U)

Sharad Yadav embarrassing himself by revolting against NDA merger: JD (U)

The Janata Dal (United) (JD-U) on Sunday reiterated their warning to rebel senior party leader Sharad Yadavm saying that he will face action if he attends Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) supremo Lalu Prasad Yadav's rally.

Aug 20, 2017, 10:23 AM IST
Why was Sharad Yadav silent when we split from NDA in 2013, asks Bihar CM Nitish Kumar

Why was Sharad Yadav silent when we split from NDA in 2013, asks Bihar CM Nitish Kumar

Without taking names, Nitish said that few people talk about mandate whilst aware that the mandate was given to fight against corruption, for the development and welfare of the state and not for the welfare of a particular family.

Aug 19, 2017, 19:41 PM IST
Nitish-led JD(U) passes resolution to join NDA; Sharad Yadav to approach EC to stake claim over party symbol

Nitish-led JD(U) passes resolution to join NDA; Sharad Yadav to approach EC to stake claim over party symbol

The Janata Dal (United) faction led by Nitish Kumar on Saturday decided to join the National Democratic Alliance (NDA).

Aug 19, 2017, 16:44 PM IST
If Sharad Yadav attends Lalu Prasad Yadav's rally, he'll lose our trust: JD(U) leader K.C. Tyagi

If Sharad Yadav attends Lalu Prasad Yadav's rally, he'll lose our trust: JD(U) leader K.C. Tyagi

He added that although Sharad Yadav does not agree with party's decisions, there is no rift in the party.

Aug 19, 2017, 13:23 PM IST
Nitish Kumar-led JD(U) passes resolution to join NDA

Nitish Kumar-led JD(U) passes resolution to join NDA

Nitish Kumar-headed Janata Dal (United) on Saturday passed a resolution to join BJP-led NDA.

Aug 19, 2017, 13:09 PM IST
Sharad Yadav to hold meeting parallel to Nitish Kumar's today, JD(U) split indicated

Sharad Yadav to hold meeting parallel to Nitish Kumar's today, JD(U) split indicated

The JD (U) had removed Sharad Yadav -- who opposed the party's decision to ally with the BJP in Bihar -- as their leader in the Rajya Sabha and replaced him with RCP Singh.

Aug 19, 2017, 09:04 AM IST
I founded JD (U), will not leave party: Sharad Yadav

I founded JD (U), will not leave party: Sharad Yadav

Sharad Yadav who has openly opposed the newly stitched alliance in Bihar said he was one of those who founded the party, and that he will not succumb to pressure and just quit.

Aug 14, 2017, 19:26 PM IST
Nitish Kumar's JD(U) removes Sharad Yadav as party leader in Rajya Sabha

Nitish Kumar's JD(U) removes Sharad Yadav as party leader in Rajya Sabha

Bharatiya Janata Party president Amit Shah has formally invited Nitish Kumar headed Janata Dal (United) to join the National Democratic Alliance.

Aug 12, 2017, 13:55 PM IST