BJP, JD-U squabble in Bihar on claims of rift in ruling party

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".

JD-U chief indicates alliance with RJD, Congress to continue even after Bihar Assembly by-polls

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.

Budget a tale of broken promises: Opposition

The Opposition on Thursday voiced disappointment over the Union Budget saying it was in total contrast with the promises made by the BJP before coming to power.

Lalu Prasad Yadav, Nitish Kumar are Santa-Banta of Bihar: Giriraj Singh

Bihar BJP leader took a dig at RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav and Janata Dal (United) leader Nitish Kumar by calling them `Santa-Banta` of Bihar.

Row over Governors` removal: Congress attacks govt; JD-U wants debate

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.

RJD defers decision on Rajya Sabha bypoll till Tuesday

RJD, which holds the key to outcome of bypolls on two Rajya Sabha seats, on Tuesday deferred its decision till tomorrow afternoon to firm up its stand on Thursday`s voting.

JD-U eyes RJD`s support in Rajya Sabha by-election in Bihar

The ruling JD-U in Bihar is now hoping to get support from the opposition Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) of Lalu Prasad to get its two candidates elected in the Rajya Sabha by-election.

Rebel JD-U legislators meet Sharad Yadav to vent resentment

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.

BJP seeks Nitish`s resignation after rout in general elections

A buoyant BJP today demanded Chief Minister Nitish Kumar`s resignation on moral grounds following the JD(U)`s rout in the polls.

Nitish can`t stall Narendra Modi from becoming PM: Sushil Modi

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.

Ram temple issue BJP`s hidden agenda: Sharad Yadav

Attacking Narendra Modi for using Lord Ram`s picture on the stage backdrop at a rally, JD(U) chief Sharad Yadav Tuesday charged that Ram Temple issue was BJP`s hidden agenda.

JD-U will do whatever needed to stop former ally BJP in Bihar

JD(U) leader Nitish Kumar on Friday vowed to do "whatever is required" to stop the BJP in Bihar, so as to prevent it from forming a government at the Centre.

LS polls: Preventive action against 3.21 lakh people in Bihar

Election Commission has initiated action against 3.21 lakh people under preventive sections of the Criminal Procedure Code to ensure smooth polling in Bihar, official sources said on Wednesday.

JD-U president Sharad Yadav files nomination papers

Janata Dal-United (JD-U) president Sharad Yadav Friday filed his nomination papers from Madhepura in Bihar.

Nitish may campaign in Gujarat

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar may campaign in Gujarat for the Lok Sabha elections, a JD-U leader said Tuesday, in what may increase the possibility of a face-off with his bete noire Narendra Modi.

No leader involved in Gujarati man`s abduction: Nitish

No political leader was involved in the abduction of a Gujarat-based businessman nor was ransom paid to free him, Bihar CM Nitish Kumar said Tuesday.

Special status for Bihar: JD-U plans parliament stir

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.

BJP betrayed JD-U by naming Modi as PM candidate: Nitish Kumar

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.

Bihar`s minister refuses to reconsider resignation

A day after Parveen Amanullah, the first Muslim woman minister in Bihar, resigned as social welfare minister and from the ruling Janata Dal (United), she said she will not reconsider her decision.

Bihar cops to probe state politician`s hand in kidnapping

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.