Shivanand Tiwari

Lok Sabha polls 2014: Nitish Kumar’s Delhi Dreams

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar`s political graph has seen a sudden drop in the run up to the Lok Sabha polls. Once the green-eyed boy of Bihar, who emerged as the only hope of millions of Biharis plagued by a decade and a half of misgovernance under Lalu Prasad Yadav, Kumar now stands sans any alliance partner at the cusp of what could be a decider for his political future.

Mar 29, 2014, 02:13 AM IST

Expelled JD(U) leader Shivanand Tiwari to campaign for AAP candidates

Expelled JD(U) MP Shivanand Tiwari pledged support to AAP and said he would campaign for AAP candidates in three Lok Sabha seats including Varanasi where Arvind Kejriwal takes on BJP`s Narendra Modi.

Mar 21, 2014, 21:27 PM IST

JD(U) expels five rebel Bihar MPs including Shivanand Tiwari

Janata Dal (United) on Thursday cracked the whip on five rebel members of Parliament, expelling them from the party for anti-party activities ahead of the upcoming Lok Sabha polls.

Feb 27, 2014, 16:56 PM IST

Nitish Kumar behind RJD split, says JD(U) leader Shivanand Tiwari

Confirming the fears of RJD chief Lalu Prasad, JD(U) leader Shivanand Tiwari on Thursday confirmed that Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar was behind the split in the RJD.

Feb 27, 2014, 11:26 AM IST

JD(U) leader questions Nitish sincerity to confront Narendra Modi

Senior JD(U) leader Shivanand Tiwari, who has been denied re-nomination to Rajya Sabha, on Thursday attacked Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar questioning his sincerity to confront BJP Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi.

Feb 06, 2014, 19:32 PM IST

Shivanand Tiwari slams `arrogant` Nitish Kumar

Peeved at Rajya Sabha ticket denial, senior JD(U) leader Shivanand Tiwari slammed Bihar CM Nitish Kumar for being `arrogant` and said there was no place in party for anyone who disagreed with Kumar.

Feb 02, 2014, 22:07 PM IST

JD(U) leader N K Singh also refuses to contest LS polls

After senior JD(U) leader Shivanand Tiwari, bureaucrat-turned politician N K Singh, who has also been denied renomination to Rajya Sabha, on Thursday also refused to contest the Lok Sabha elections.

Jan 30, 2014, 21:46 PM IST

Denied RS re-election, JD(U) leader Shivanand Tiwari revolts

Senior JD(U) leader Shivanand Tiwari, who was recently denied re-election to the Rajya Sabha, Wednesday accused Chief Minister Nitish Kumar of nurturing `hatred` toward him and spurned the offer to contest the Lok Sabha election.

Jan 29, 2014, 22:48 PM IST

Shadow of 2002 riots won`t leave Narendra Modi: JD(U)

Janata Dal (United) leader Shivanand Tiwari said that shadow of 2002 riots will not leave Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, who is also the prime ministerial candidate of the Bharatiya Janata Party.

Jan 08, 2014, 10:03 AM IST

Arvind Kejriwal speaks from heart: Shivanand Tiwari

Praising Delhi`s new Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal for his impressive victory in the December 4 state Assembly polls, Janata Dal United (JD-U) leader Shivanand Tiwari termed the speeches given by Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi as a mere drama.

Jan 03, 2014, 11:46 AM IST

Nandan Nilekani as PM candidate? `Congress keen to commit suicide`

Reacting on the rumours that Congress may name Nandan Nilekani as its candidate for Prime Minister, Janata Dal (United) MP Shivanand Tiwari said the move could be suicidal for the party.

Dec 11, 2013, 12:34 PM IST

Now JD-U leader Tiwari says Narendra Modi a potent force

In a fresh embarrassment to JD-U, senior party leader Shivanand Tiwari on Friday lauded Narendra Modi saying the BJP prime ministerial candidate has emerged as a `potent force` in national polity.

Nov 15, 2013, 19:48 PM IST

Congress may not ally with JD(U): Shivanand Tiwari

Fuelling speculations that Congress may not be keen for a tie up with JD(U) in Bihar before general elections, Shivanand Tiwari said there must be love for each other to take any relationship forward.

Nov 15, 2013, 19:08 PM IST

Shivanand Tiwari has spoken truth about Narendra Modi: Kirti Azad

Bharatiya Janata Party leader Kirti Azad on Tuesday reportedly came out in support of Rajya Sabha MP and JD(U) general secretary Shivanad Tiwari who had hailed the party`s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi.

Oct 29, 2013, 14:52 PM IST

Shivanand Tiwari praises Narendra Modi, heckled by party workers

Rajya Sabha MP and JD(U) general secretary Shivanand Tiwari, who earlier favoured an alliance with the Congress, hailed Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi.

Oct 29, 2013, 13:16 PM IST

There should be an alliance between Congress-JD(U): Shivanand Tiwari

Rajya Sabha MP and JD(U) general secretary Shivanand Tiwari said on Monday that there should be an alliance between the Congress and his party.

Oct 07, 2013, 20:41 PM IST

Shivanand Tiwari hits out at Narendra Modi

Shivanand Tiwari hit out at Narendra Modi for malnutrition among children in Gujarat as highlighted in a CAG report.

Oct 06, 2013, 20:52 PM IST

JD(U) terms Sushil Modi as `kalyugi` child for LK Advani comments

Estranged NDA partner, JD(U) on Thursday took a dig at former Bihar chief minister Sushil Kumar Modi for his anti-Advani comments saying he is acting like a "Kalyugi" child out to abuse parents.

Sep 12, 2013, 18:38 PM IST

Land Acquisition Bill late, but could not be `superior`: Shivanand Tiwari

After the Land Acquisition Bill was passed in the Lok Sabha Thursday evening, JD U) Shivanand Tiwari on Friday expressed that though there could not have been a more comprehensive bill on the issue.

Aug 30, 2013, 12:35 PM IST

Narendra Modi`s `puppy` comment triggers uproar, parties slam him

A political uproar erupted over Gujarat CM Narendra Modi`s comment on 2002 riots, with parties like Samajwadi Party, CPI(M), CPI and JD(U) saying he compared muslims to `puppy` and should apologise.

Jul 12, 2013, 17:47 PM IST