JD(U) leader Shoaib Iqbal joins Congress

Janata Dal (U) leader and five- time MLA Shoaib Iqbal today joined Congress vowing to fight "communal forces" and prevent the "division of Muslim votes" ahead of forthcoming Delhi Assembly elections.

Bihar CM Manjhi courts fresh controversy, questions morality of women
Bihar CM Manjhi courts fresh controversy, questions morality of women

Patna: In what is likely to further embarrass Bihar's ruling Janata Dal (U), its leader and state's Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi has now courted another controversy by questioning the morality of those women whose husbands have been working outside the state for several years.

Ex-JD (U) MLA Ramparves Rai passes away

Former JD(U) MLA Ramparvesh Rai died of multiple organ failure late last night and was cremated Tuesday in his native Saran district, family sources said.

Rajya Sabha polls: JD(U) rebels field candidates against Sharad Yadav, Pawan Verma

In a major embarrassment to Bihar`s ruling Janata Dal (United), a section of its disgruntled leaders on Monday fielded their own candidates for the existing vacancies in Rajya Sabha, challenging the nomination of its national president Sharad Yadav and two others to the Upper House.

As ex-CM, Nitish Kumar declines to accept personal staff

Former Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar Wednesday declined to accept a posse of personal staff allotted to him by the state government, a facility not available to other former Chief Ministers.

Congress extends support to new JD(U) govt in Bihar

Congress in Bihar on Tuesday decided to continue with "unconditional" support to JD(U) government in Bihar and handed over its letter of support to Governor D Y Patil.

Nitish Kumar govt will fall after polls: Paswan

The Nitish Kumar government in Bihar will fall after the general election results are out, LJP leader Ram Vilas Paswan said Thursday.

Next PM will be chosen by Third Front MPs: Sharad

CM Nitish Kumar might have said that he was more qualified than those "roaming around" for the post of prime minister, but JD(U) president Sharad Yadav Tuesday said the Third Front would come to power and MPs would elect a PM after polls.

Sharad Yadav trains guns on Election Commission

Targeting the Election Commission, Janata Dal (U) president Sharad Yadav on Friday said that political parties are finding it difficult to reach out to their voters due to its functioning.

JD(U) suspends two MPs for anti-party activities

Janata Dal (U) Wednesday suspended two rebel MPs from the party for six years following their anti-party activities, a senior official said.

BJP slams JD(U) ministers for not receiving martyrs` bodies

Deploring the absence of JD(U) Ministers at the airport to receive the bodies of four slains jawans, BJP Thursday alleged that the Bihar government was insensitive to the martyrs.

Will Congress take tainted MLAs with it, asks JD(U)

Any alternative government in Jharkhand is difficult without taking the support of one or the other tainted MLAs, Janata Dal (U) said on Tuesday.

No possibility of Third Front: Sharad Yadav

Ruling out the possibility of formation of Third Front, Sharad Yadav said new alliances by "some parties" may, however, emerge post Lok Sabha polls.

Sena does JD(U), says support to Pranab and not to Cong or UPA

Like Janata Dal (U), another NDA ally Shiv Sena said its support is for Pranab Mukherjee and not for Congress or ruling UPA in Presidential poll.

No BJP-JD(U) tie-up in UP pol

Marking the failure of seat
sharing talks with BJP, Janata Dal (U) on Monday said it will go it alone in Uttar Pradesh.