'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.

PM Modi will never bring black money to India: Sharad Yadav

JD-U president Sharad Yadav Friday said the BJP government led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi is betraying the people and the country on the issue of bringing black money stashed abroad as he will never bring it back.

Manjhi denies 'differences' with Nitish

Amid reports of growing distance between Jitan Ram Manjhi and Nitish Kumar, the Bihar Chief Minister on Friday dismissed claims that he had any "difference" with his predecessor and blamed media for "triggering a controversy through wrong portrayal".

Congress-JMM alliance breaks in poll-bound Jharkhand
Congress-JMM alliance breaks in poll-bound Jharkhand

Just ahead of Jharkhand Assembly elections, over a year long alliance between the Congress and Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) has collapsed, Congress general secretary BK Hariprasad confirmed on Friday.

Sushil Modi accuses Nitish Kumar of running crime protection bureau

Former deputy chief minister Sushil Kumar Modi on Tuesday charged former chief minister Nitish Kumar with running corruption and crime protection bureau to ensure survival of a "fragile" JD(U) government in Bihar.

Nitish Kumar resorting to 'drama' to gain importance: BJP

Reacting to former Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar's statement accusing BJP of betraying Bihar by turning back on its promise to accord special category status to the state, BJP spokesperson Sambit Patra on Tuesday said that Kumar has resorted to 'drama' to gain some media importance.

Nitish recalls his association with Jai Prakash Narayan

Senior JD(U) leader and former Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar on Saturday paid rich tributes to legendary socialist leader Jai Prakash Narayan, popularly called JP, on his 112th birth anniversary and recalled his association with the anti-corruption crusader in the 1970s.

JD(U)-RJD alliance won't last till Bihar Assembly polls: Paswan

Union Food Minister Ram Vilas Paswan on Thursday rubbished the possibility of the JD(U)-RJD alliance lasting till Assembly Elections in Bihar next year.

'Congress will not be a mute spectator to incidents like Patna stampede'

Congress, which is supporting Jitan Ram Manjhi government in Bihar, on Monday said it would not be a "mute spectator" on incidents like stampede that took 33 lives and left 29 injured and sought stringent punishment against officials found guilty in the probe report.

Narendra Modi govt has not yet risen above sloganeering: JD(U)

The Narendra Modi-led BJP government which came to power at the Centre by selling dreams to the people has not yet risen above sloganeering, JD(U) President Sharad Yadav alleged on Monday.

Nitish to campaign for Chautala's party in Haryana polls

Former Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar will campaign for Om Prakash Chautala's Indian National Lok Dal in the Haryana assembly elections, a party leader said Friday.

JD(U), INLD to go together in Haryana Assembly polls

Moving a step closer towards the unification of old 'Janata Parivar', Janata Dal (United) and Indian National Lok Dal on Monday decided to go together in Haryana Assembly elections.