Nitish Kumar, Lalu Yadav alliance could pose challenge for BJP: Shatrughan Sinha

BJP MP Shatrughan Sinha on Friday cautioned his party leadership against an alliance between Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and RJD chief Lalu Prasad, which if finalised, could pose a challenge for the party in the next Bihar assembly polls.

Nothing to worry about so far: Nitish on Janata merger

With RJD President Lalu Prasad insisting on roping in Jitan Ram Manjhi in the proposed Janata Parivar alliance, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday sought to allay fears of any derailment in the merger process, saying there was nothing to worry about.

JD(U) says 'all is well' with RJD

Janata Dal (United) (JD-U) chief Sharad Yadav on Monday rubbished speculations of a rift between his party and the Lalu Prasad Yadav-led Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD), saying both parties would fight the upcoming Bihar Assembly elections together.

Bihar Assembly polls: BJP to take Lalu-Nitish fight to people

With Assembly polls due later this year and the merger of 'Janata Parivar' parties virtually in doldrums, BJP has decided to take to the public the verbal duel of Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and RJD President Lalu Prasad when they were in opposing camps.

JD(U), RJD tie-up an "unholy" alliance: Venkaiah Naidu

Amid talk of JD(U) and RJD coming together ahead of the Bihar assembly elections, senior BJP leader Venkaiah Naidu on Sunday described the proposed tie-up as an "unholy and unworkable" alliance.

Pappu Yadav pitches for Third Front in Bihar

Expelled RJD MP Pappu Yadav on Friday rejected speculation of a tie-up with BJP and pitched for a Third Front against NDA as well as Lalu Prasad-led RJD in poll-bound Bihar.

Question mark on RJD-JD(U) merger as Nitish Kumar skips meet
Question mark on RJD-JD(U) merger as Nitish Kumar skips meet

Putting a question mark on the 'Janata Parivar' merger, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Friday skipped a crucial meeting called to iron out the differences with RJD chief Lalu Prasad, who mooted the idea of roping in Jitan Ram Manjhi, a known Kumar detractor, in the anti-BJP alliance.

Mulayam to sort out seat sharing issue with Lalu, Nitish: Tyagi

Janata Dal (United) leader KC Tyagi on Friday said Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Mulayam Singh Yadav`s meeting with Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) president Lalu Prasad Yadav has been convened to sort out the seat sharing issue ahead of the Bihar Assembly elections.

Modi government a failure, says Lalu Prasad

Rashtriya Janata Dal supremo Lalu Prasad on Thursday said the Narendra Modi government`s one year in office has been a complete failure.

JD-U, RJD to fight Bihar legislative council polls together

Bihar`s ruling JD-U and its ally RJD will contest 24 seats of the state legislative council together, overcoming some "technical problems" in the merger of the Janata Parivar parties.

Former RJD leader Pappu Yadav forms Jan Kranti Adhikar Morcha, says will stay away from Lalu, Nitish
Former RJD leader Pappu Yadav forms Jan Kranti Adhikar Morcha, says will stay away from Lalu, Nitish

Former Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Rajesh Ranjan alias Pappu Yadav on Sunday announced the formation of Jan Karanti Adhikar Morcha (JKAM).

Bihar assembly poll: Tussle over seat-sharing arises between JD(U), RJD

A tussle over seat-sharing between JD(U) and RJD in Bihar assembly poll started on Friday with a senior RJD leader staking claim to 145 seats out of total 243 for his party, a demand which was rejected with disdain by JD(U) chief Nitish Kumar.

Merger or alliance, our aim is to defeat BJP in Bihar: Lalu Prasad Yadav
Merger or alliance, our aim is to defeat BJP in Bihar: Lalu Prasad Yadav

RJD President Lalu Prasad on Thursday said efforts were on to sort out difficulties in the process of Janata Party merger and the constituents' aim was to defeat BJP in Bihar through an electoral alliance if the merger did not happen.

'Expelled' Pappu Yadav attacks Lalu over show cause notice, says will take legal action if required
'Expelled' Pappu Yadav attacks Lalu over show cause notice, says will take legal action if required

A day after ousted Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Rajesh Ranjan alias Pappu Yadav was issued a show cause notice for his alleged anti-party activities, the Madhepura MP said on Friday that he has written to the Election Commission and have sought an explanation into the matter. He also rubbished the show cause notice sent to him by the party leadership and threatened to resort to legal action if required.

Pappu Yadav attacks Janata Parivar, questions expulsion from party
Pappu Yadav attacks Janata Parivar, questions expulsion from party

Ousted Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Rajesh Ranjan alias Pappu Yadav on Friday questioned the friendship between Lalu Prasad Yadav and Mulayam Singh Yadav, further attacking the Janata Parivar after his expulsion from the party.

Madhepura MP Pappu Yadav expelled from RJD, may join hands with BJP
Madhepura MP Pappu Yadav expelled from RJD, may join hands with BJP

The Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) on Thursday expelled Madhepura MP Rajesh Ranjan alias Pappu Yadav for six years for anti-party activities.

Acrimony between RJD, JD(U) casts questions over merger

Days after announcement of merger of Janata Parivar, friction was visible among two of its important constituents JD(U) and RJD in the Assembly on Monday with latter pillorying Nitish Kumar government on various issues.

Lalu Prasad Yadav implores poor to stall BJP's juggernaut in Bihar
Lalu Prasad Yadav implores poor to stall BJP's juggernaut in Bihar

Virtually kick-starting the Janata Parivar's campaign for the Bihar assembly polls later this year, RJD supremo Lalu Prasad on Sunday asked people to vote for the party comprising him and Chief Minister Nitish Kumar as it was the "real home" of poor.

BJP terms new Janata party an alliance of 'political warlords'

As the six Janata Parivar parties merged on Wednesday to become a single party, the BJP said it was a temporary alliance of "political warlords" which would have no impact on Bihar Assembly polls due later this year.

Janata Parivar merger to help in forming 'strong opposition': Nitish Kumar

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Wednesday said the Janata Parivar merger will help in the possibilities of a strong opposition.