Lalu, Nitish join hands after two decades to counter Modi?

In a significant political development, the opposition Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) today announced unconditional support to the Janata Dal (United) government headed by Jitan Ram Manjhi in Bihar. The move is being seen as the coming together of two arch-rivals, RJD chief Lalu Prasad and former chief minister Nitish Kumar, after 20 years amid the surging Narendra Modi wave gripping in Bihar.

May 22, 2014, 20:08 PM IST