BJP on Sunday claimed that JD(U) in Bihar was headed for a split between two power centres led by the incumbent Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi and his predecessor Nitish Kumar even as the ruling party trashed the remarks saying they "lacked substance".
Janata Dal-United (JD-U) president Sharad Yadav, on Sunday indicated that his party will maintain its alliance, with the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) and the Congress, not just for the Assembly by-polls to be held next month, but will continue in future as well.
Congress Wednesday kept up attack on the government over removal of Governors appointed during UPA rule, saying its priority should be to combat inflation and not "shadow boxing" while JD(U) demanded a debate in Parliament over the very need of having Governors.
Nearly half a dozen rebel legislators of Bihar`s ruling JD-U, expressing resentment over functioning of the party, Sunday met party president Sharad Yadav here and informed him about their stand and grievances, said a party leader.
Buoyed by projections of a massive victory in Bihar in the Lok Sabha elections, BJP today said Chief Minister Nitish Kumar will get very few seats and can`t stall Narendra Modi from becoming the Prime Minister.
Over two dozen MPs from Bihar`s ruling Janata Dal-United (JD-U) will stage a dharna in parliament Tuesday demanding grant of special status to the state, JD-U state president Vashisht Narain Singh Monday said.
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar Sunday said the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) betrayed his party JD-U even after then BJP president Nitin Gadkari had promised that Narendra Modi will not be the prime ministerial candidate.
A team of Bihar Police`s Criminal Investigation Department (CID) headed to Daman to probe allegations of a nexus between criminals and a ruling Janata Dal-United (JD-U) leader in the abduction for ransom of a Gujarat-based businessman.