Jharkhand ex-CM Marandi's fate to be decided on Sunday

The fate of former Jharkhand chief minister Babulal Marandi will be decided Sunday in the fourth of the five-phase state assembly polls.

Jiten Manjhi calls for raising reservation from 49.5% to 80%

Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi on Thursday called for raising the bar on reservation from present 49.5 percent to 80 percent for OBCs, SC/STs and other sections of the population.

Manjhi abused power to defend son-in-law's appointment: Modi

Senior BJP leader Sushil Kumar Modi on Wednesday accused Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi of abusing his powers to "exert pressure" on a senior official to issue a fresh circular to justify appointment of his son-in-law as his Personal Assistant after he has been sacked following a hue and cry by the Opposition.

BJP alleges Rs. 341.32 cr revenue loss in Bihar

Alleging yet another scam by the JD(U) government, the BJP on Tuesday claimed that a staggering Rs. 341.32 crore revenue loss had been caused in tendering for liquor supply in Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET) bottles in Bihar between April 2014 to March 2019.

SP, SDPO removed for police beating JD(U) student wing leaders

The axe fell on senior police officers of Bhojpur district with Superintendent of police and Sub Divisional Police Officer issued transfer order in the wake of alleged beating up two leaders of the JD(U)'s student wing for trying to climb the dais during former chief minister Nitish Kumar's 'Sampark yatra'.

JD(U) hits out at BJP over blackmoney

Attacking the BJP over blackmoney issue, JD(U) president Sharad Yadav on Sunday said the Narendra Modi government has failed to bring back any blackmoney stashed in foreign banks despite their tall promises to do so.

BJP won Parliamentary polls with help of money power: Nitish

Winding up his 'Sampark Yatra', senior JD(U) leader Nitish Kumar on Saturday charged BJP with winning the Parliamentary Elections with the help of money power.

BJP asks Nitish to explain 'betrayal' instead questioning PM

The BJP on Wednesday trashed senior JD(U) leader Nitish Kumar's allegation that Prime Minister Narendra Modi had "gone back" on his promises, and asked him to talk about the "betrayal" of mandate of 2010 by breaking ties with the saffron party.

Manjhi taking Bihar back to bad days of Lalu Prasad: BJP

Opposition BJP on Wednesday trashed as "bundle of lies" the Jitan Ram Manjhi annual report card showcasing achievements of the government and charged it with "stealing" figures of previous NDA government to portray a "rosy" picture.

Government confident of passing Insurance Bill despite opposition

The Narendra Modi government Monday expressed confidence at getting the Insurance Bill, which seeks to raise the cap on foreign equity in the sector from 26 percent to 49 percent, through parliament even as some opposition parties appeared allied against the measure.

Bihar CM Jitan Ram Manjhi rebels against restrictions by party, say “won't take advice”

Rebelling against suggestions by JD(U) leadership to rein in his speech, Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi on Sunday said he will do what he wants and "will not take anybody's advice".

'Naik more of a political activist than constitutional head'

Senior Communist Party of India leader Atul Kumar Anjaan on Friday criticised Uttar Pradesh Governor Ram Naik saying that he was acting more like a political activist than a constitutional head.

RJD, JD-U merger likely ahead of Bihar Assembly polls

Bihar will witness the biggest political realignment of the decade ahead of the assembly polls in 2015 with likely merger of Lalu Prasad's Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) and the ruling Janata Dal-United to counter the surging BJP.

Protests in JD(U) over Manjhi upper castes remark intensify

Protests within the ruling JD(U) over Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi's controversial remarks that the upper caste people were foreigners intensified on Friday with another legislator seeking removal of Manjhi as CM.

Two court cases against Bihar CM Manjhi for controversial remark

Two court cases have been filed against Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi for his controversial remark that upper castes were foreigners and Dalits and tribals were indigenous people of the country, lawyers said on Friday.

Take action against the guilty in Chhattisgarh sterilization deaths: JD(U)

Janata Dal (United) on Thursday demanded strong action against those responsible for the deaths in sterilization camp in Chhattisgarh and said the state government should take moral responsibility of the incident.

JD(U) condemns Gujarat govt's move to make voting compulsory

Strongly condemning the Gujarat government's move to make voting compulsory, Janata Dal (United) on Thursday termed it as "undemocratic and infringement" in the liberty of the citizen.

Unsure if PM Modi is man of action or 'reaction': JD(U)

Taking potshots at Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Janata Dal (United) leader Ali Anwar on Thursday said he was unsure whether the Prime Minister was 'a man of action' as mentioned by US President Barack Obama or a 'man of reaction'.

'Misunderstanding' between Manjhi and Nitish ends: JD(U)

Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi and his predecessor Nitish Kumar have resolved through talks the "misunderstanding" triggered by some recent utterances of the CM, a senior JD(U) leader said on Saturday.

Jitan Ram Manjhi meets Nitish Kumar to ease out tension

Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi on Friday met JD(U) leader Nitish Kumar and had discussions amid reports of "power tussle" between him and five ministers.