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Jitan Ram Manjhi

Jitan Ram Manjhi's bizarre defence of Azam Khan stirs hornet's nest

Azam Khan is already facing massive flak for his remarks against officiating Speaker Rama Devi in Parliament. Jitan Ram Manjhi's attempted cover to the SP leader has invited ire against him as well.

Jul 28, 2019, 15:59 PM IST

Jitan Ram Manjhi upset over no Brahmin candidate in Bihar's Mahagathbandhan list

Hindustan Awam Morcha- Secular (HAM-S) founder Jitan Ram Manjhi expressed his displeasure with no Brahmin candidate making the cut in the Bihar Mahagathbandhan (grand alliance) list for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections. 

Mar 30, 2019, 08:23 AM IST

Lok Sabha election 2019: RJD to contest 20 seats, Congress gets 9

Opposition parties announced a seat-sharing deal for Bihar for the Lok Sabha election 2019. RJD will contest on 20 seats while the Congress will contest on nine seats in Bihar.

Mar 22, 2019, 17:44 PM IST

Won't agree to a number less than what Upendra Kushwaha gets in Mahagathbandhan: Jitan Ram Manjhi

Asked whether he would consider returning to the NDA if his demand went unheeded, Manjhi said the question does not arise.

Feb 13, 2019, 06:28 AM IST

Bihar legislative council polls: Nitish Kumar, Sushil Modi named candidates

Earlier on Sunday, the BJP released its list of candidates which includes three names - Sushil Kumar Modi, Mangal Pandey and Sanjay Paswari.

Apr 15, 2018, 19:52 PM IST

Bihar legislative council polls: Congress names Prem Chandra Mishra as candidate

Last week, the Election Commission had declared dates for biennial election to 11 seats of the Bihar Legislative Council falling vacant on May 6. The last date of filing nomination papers is April 16. Polling would be held on April 26.

Apr 15, 2018, 17:49 PM IST

Bihar legislative council polls: Rabri Devi, Jitan Ram Manjhi's son named candidates

Biennial election to 11 seats of the Bihar Legislative Council would be held on April 26.

Apr 13, 2018, 07:00 AM IST

Days after quitting NDA, Jitan Ram Manjhi to attend dinner hosted by Sonia Gandhi

HAM chief Jitan Ram Manjhi has been invited by UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi to attend the dinner hosted by her for the opposition leaders on March 13.

Mar 12, 2018, 12:05 PM IST

Jitan Ram Manjhi quits NDA, set to join Congress-RJD in Mahagathbandhan

Former Bihar chief minister Jitan Ram Manjhi's Hindustani Awam Morcha (HAM) on Wednesday severed its ties with the Bharatiya Janata Party-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) and decided to join the Congress-Rashtyriya Janata Dal Mahagathbandhan in the state. Manjhi will make the formal announcement of his decision to ally with the Congress-RJD group at 10 am on Thursday in Patna.

Feb 28, 2018, 11:50 AM IST

'Rat Eaters' of Bihar: 2.5 million Musahars among India's poorest people

The rat kept crawling over Phekan Manjhi's arm as he battled to pin it to the ground before he eventually managed to kill it with repeated blows to the head.

Dec 07, 2017, 09:57 AM IST

Former Bihar CM Jitan Ram Manjhi disapproves of reservation to Patidars

Hindustani Awam Morcha (HAM) president Jitan Ram Manjhi today opposed the demand for reservation for the Patidars in Gujarat and claimed that the community enjoyed the status of "zamindars" in the western state.

Nov 05, 2017, 14:58 PM IST

Nitish didn't sack Tejashwi Yadav to save his chair: Jitan Ram Manjhi

Hindustani Awam Morcha (Secular) President Jitan Ram Manjhi alleged on Thursday that Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar did not sack his deputy, Tejashwi Yadav, the son of RJD supremo Lalu Prasad, to save his chair.

Jul 13, 2017, 15:19 PM IST

Anant Singh gets bail in Manjhi case, but will stay in jail

Independent MLA Anant Singh from Mokama constituency in Patna district, is currently in Beur jail in Patna.  

Apr 28, 2017, 15:38 PM IST

Bihar ex-CM Jitan Ram Manjhi's grandson held for carrying liquor

The grandson of Jitan Ram Manjhi was arrested in Gaya for possesing liquor bottles with the former Bihar Chief Minister calling it a "conspiracy" to malign him.

Oct 15, 2016, 20:16 PM IST

'Fake' Lalu Yadav failed five times during matriculation: Ram Vilas Paswan

Lalu on Monday opined that Manjhi should replace the ageing Paswan in the Union Cabinet.

Jul 05, 2016, 15:43 PM IST

Nitish, Manjhi attend Lalu's iftar party; sit side by side

Cutting across party lines, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, former chief minister Jitan Ram Manjhi and noted lawyer and RJD MP Ram Jethmalani attended an iftar party thrown by RJD supremo Lalu Prasad here today.

Jul 01, 2016, 23:20 PM IST

Jitan Ram Manjhi takes U-turn on merger of LJP, RLSP and HAM(S)

Former Bihar Chief Minister and Hindustani Awam Morcha (Secular) president Jitan Ram Manjhi on Sunday took a U-turn on the issue of merger saying it was never discussed.

Apr 04, 2016, 00:40 AM IST

Fissures in NDA alliance in Bihar? Manjhi says BJP not giving importance to allies

After losing the state elections to Grand Alliance, fissures in NDA alliance in Bihar are now visible. BJP’s ally HAM leader Jitan Ram Manjhi on Friday said that the grand old party does not give importance to its alliance partners.

Apr 02, 2016, 00:32 AM IST

Jitan Ram Manjhi says will not take quota benefit in elections

Former Bihar chief minister Jitan Ram Manjhi on Monday said neither he nor his family members will avail of reservation benefits in the next general and assembly elections.

Mar 21, 2016, 16:35 PM IST

Nitish's decision on partial liquor ban an April fool's joke: Manjhi

Slamming the decision of the grand secular alliance government on liquor ban, Jitan Ram Manjhi, said, "This is double standard policy of the government."

Mar 05, 2016, 19:37 PM IST