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With Nitish Kumar's elevation as JD(U) chief, 'Janata Parivar' set for expansion

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, who was on Sunday unanimously elected president of the Janata Dal-United (JD-U) at the party's national executive meet here, is now expected to strengthen the 'Janata Parivar'.

Apr 11, 2016, 09:56 AM IST

Efforts to bring together Janata Parivar set to resume again

The parties are aiming for the merger of Janata Parivar parties before the 2017 Uttar Pradesh Assembly Elections.

Apr 09, 2016, 10:12 AM IST

Nitish Kumar sounds national bugle, says can replicate Bihar grand alliance model

Rising high on the recent victory in the Bihar Assembly polls, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has expressed confidence about replicating similar results in the five states headed for assembly polls in 2016.

Dec 21, 2015, 09:54 AM IST

JD(S) asks non-BJP, non-Cong parties to come together

 Janata Dal (S) on Friday asked all socialist and secular non-BJP and non-Congress forces to unite and along with Left and like-minded regional parties put up a platform to free the country from "intolerant and communal forces and their misrule."

Dec 04, 2015, 20:55 PM IST

Mulayam Singh Yadav takes on Congress, says it has no future

Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav took on the Congress party on Sunday and said that it had no future.

Sep 06, 2015, 17:40 PM IST

Jairam Ramesh suggests tacit understanding between BJP, SP

Unnao (UP), Sep 5 (PTI) Senior Congress leader and former Union Minister Jairam Ramesh has suggested a tacit understanding between BJP and Samajwadi Party for the chasm in the Janata Parivar.

Sep 05, 2015, 12:49 PM IST

Bihar polls: Mulayam mollified? JD (U) chief says grand alliance will remain intact

Trying hard to placate Mulayam Singh Yadav into rejoining the anti-BJP bloc in Bihar, JD (U) chief Sharad Yadav on Thursday said that the 'grand alliance' will remain intact as it was before.

Sep 04, 2015, 05:34 AM IST

Grand Alliance a sinking ship: BJP

The BJP on Thursday said that Opposition 'Mahagath bandhan' or 'grand alliance' was a "sinking ship" from which Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Mulayam Singh Yadav was the first one to jump off to save himself and his party.

Sep 03, 2015, 21:11 PM IST

Sharad Yadav tries pacifying 'upset' Mulayam Singh, says 'Janata Parivar remains intact'

JD(U) chief Sharad Yadav on Thursday met Mulayam Singh Yadav who is supposedly upset over sharing of seats between SP and other parties contesting for Bihar Assembly elections.

Sep 03, 2015, 19:55 PM IST

Will talk to Mulayam, says Sharad Yadav

 Janata Dal-United president Sharad Yadav said on Thursday that he won't allow the Samajwadi Party to walk out of the Janata Parivar and that everything will be sorted out soon.

Sep 03, 2015, 16:43 PM IST

'Insulted' Samajwadi Party walks out of 'Janata Parivar', to contest Bihar polls alone

In a major blow to the 'Janata Parivar' - the grand alliance floated by six parties to counter BJP in Bihar - Mulayam Singh Yadav's Samajwadi Party on Thursday walked out of it and announced that it will contest the crucial assembly elections in the state alone.

Sep 03, 2015, 12:51 PM IST

EC to brief media about Bihar Assembly elections today

The Election Commission of India (ECI) will address the media on the upcoming Assembly elections in Bihar at 5 pm here on Saturday.

Aug 08, 2015, 11:05 AM IST

Farmers' suicide: Janata Parivar to launch attack on the govt

 Scaling up the controversy over a reply on farmers' suicide by the Government, the constituents of erstwhile Janata Parivar have decided to press for the resignation of Union Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh and give a privilege notice against him in Parliament tomorrow.

Jul 26, 2015, 13:04 PM IST

BJP trying to bribe Bihar voters: JD(U)

Janata Dal(U) on Thursday alleged BJP was trying to "bribe" voters ahead of Bihar assembly polls by distributing sarees and 'gamchas' and his party along with Congress and constituents of Janata Parivar will take up the matter with the Election Commission.

Jul 23, 2015, 20:14 PM IST

Nitish Kumar is 'sandalwood' but who is the 'snake'?

In a bid to clear the air over his comment that made headlines earlier Wednesday, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has said that his 'snake' jibe was not aimed at his foe-turned-friend Lalu Prasad but at friend-turned-foe Bharatiya Janata Party.

Jul 22, 2015, 10:46 AM IST

Multi-phase Assembly elections likely in Bihar, probably between Oct-Nov

 The high-stakes battle for Bihar, essentially between BJP and the 'Janata Parivar' is likely to be fought in a multi-phased election to the Assembly, probably between late October and early November sandwiched between festivals.

Jul 19, 2015, 13:21 PM IST

No ties with Janata Parivar, Left stands united in Bihar

 Ruling out the possibility of alliance with Janata Parivar, Left parties on Sunday announced they will contest the crucial Bihar Assembly election as a "united" bloc.

Jul 05, 2015, 21:58 PM IST

BJP to contest polls in Bihar without nominating CM candidate

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday said that it would contest elections in Bihar without electing a chief ministerial candidate and would elect one after the polls are over.

Jun 22, 2015, 09:46 AM IST

Nitish Kumar as CM candidate has made our job easier: Manjhi

Former Bihar chief minister Jitan Ram Manjhi on Sunday said that the Janata Parivar has made the work of the Hindustani Awam Morcha (HAM) and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) easier by electing Nitish Kumar as their chief ministerial candidate for the upcoming state assembly polls.

Jun 14, 2015, 20:40 PM IST

Lalu Yadav made 'big mistake' by naming Nitish Kumar as CM candidate: Jitan Ram Manjhi

Former Bihar chief minister Jitan Ram Manjhi on Friday claimed that Rashtriya Janata Dal chairperson Lalu Prasad Yadav has committed a `big mistake` by agreeing to declare Janata Dal (United) leader Nitish Kumar as the Janata Parivar`s chief ministerial candidate in the upcoming assembly elections in the state.

Jun 12, 2015, 22:20 PM IST