Cutting across party lines, Rajya Sabha members Friday condemned the many incidents of acid attacks and demanded stringent punishment for their perpetrators, saying they inflict inexpressible pain on the body and minds of victims.
The Janata Dal (United) on Sunday stepped up its criticism of Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi, saying the latter was visiting New Delhi to plot the next script of political deadlock in the state with BJP leaders.
Janata Dal (United) leader Nitish Kumar's desire to make a comeback as Bihar chief minister has hit a major roadblock. First, the defeat in the Lok Sabha elections cost him the Bihar CM’s post and later Jitan Ram Manjhi, the man he nominated to succeed him as the CM, turned against him.
Speaking to Zee Media, KC Tyagi says Manjhi has disrespected the manadate given to the party by the voters and the JD(U) has every right to take action against those who are engaged in anti-party activities.
Speaking on the Bihar crisis, KC Tyagi said, "The fact is BJP President Amit Shah is working overtime to engineer a split in our party".He also alleged that BJP wants to de-stabilise the Bihar government.
Janata Dal (United) leader KC Tyagi on Monday said that 130 Members of Legislative Assembly (MLAs) will meet Governor KN Tripathi and ask him to let Nitish Kumar to take oath as the Chief Minister of Bihar.
The Janata Dal (United) on Sunday alleged that the script of the ongoing political turmoil in Bihar has been written in Delhi, adding that Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief Amit Shah do not want Nitish Kumar to take over as the Chief Minister.
Amid reports that Jitan Ram Manjhi has revolted against the JD(U) leadership after reportedly being asked to step down as Bihar chief minister, he Saturday afternoon arrived at the residence of Nitish Kumar here.
Blaming Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi for the political imbroglio in the party, JD(U) National General Secretary KC Tyagi Friday said former CM Nitish Kumar "will rescue the boat that is being sunk by Manjhi".
New Delhi: With the early trends showing the BJP candidates leading by good margins in Jharkhand as the counting of votes began on Tuesday, Janata Dal United said that it was due to the mistakes committed by the ruling alliance led by JMM and Congress in the tribal state.
Janata Dal-United (JD-U) leader, KC Tyagi stated on Sunday that meeting of the top leaders of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) with the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh chief, has clearly punched holes in RSS` claims of staying away from political deliberations given in its affidavit in 1949.
The Janata Dal-United has formally announced on Sunday that it will lend its support to the Aam Aadmi Party convenor Arvind Kejriwal, who is contesting Lok Sabha polls against Bharatiya Janata Party`s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi in Varanasi constituency.
Commenting on the ongoing criticism against the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal`s government, Janata Dal United (JD-U) leader K.C Tyagi on Monday said that the party was born with a new ideology.
Janata Dal-United (JD-U) leader KC Tyagi on Saturday said the next government would be formed by regional outfits and parties of social change, as they would play a pivotal role in defeating the Congress Party and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the coming elections.