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  • Bharat Bandh: 2-year-old dies on way to hospital in Bihar’s Jehanabad, BJP attacks Congress

    Patna: A critically ill two-year-old girl died on Monday on her way to a hospital as Bharat Bandh supporters blocked roads in Bihar’s Jehanabad town. The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party and Janata Dal-United leaders attacked the opposition Congress and its ally Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) for the girl’s death due to their shutdown called against fuel price hike. Pramod Manjhi, the victim’s father, said his daughter was

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    Patna: JD(U) MLA Bima Bharti’s son found dead on railway track, family suspects murder

    Patna: The son of former Bihar minister and MLA of the ruling JD(U) Bima Bharti was found dead today morning under mysterious circumstances mear a railway track here and two of his friends have been taken into custody in this connection, police said. Bharti is the sitting MLA from Rupauli constituency in Purnea district.

  • Will await BJP proposal on seat-sharing: Nitish Kumar

    Patna: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday he is awaiting the BJP’s proposal on seat-sharing for next year’s Lok Sabha polls and expects the process to be finalised soon. “I will talk with BJP leaders on seat sharing.A proposal on this matter will come from the BJP in three to four weeks,” he told media here.

  • Delhi deadlock over, Kejri quits Raj Niwas

    New Delhi : An unprecedented political deadlock in Delhi ended on Tuesday as Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal ended his nine-day-long sit-in at the Raj Niwas after IAS officials he alleged were on strike resumed attending his government’s meetings.

  • Sushil Modi clears air on rift in BJP- JD(U) alliance

    New Delhi: Amid reports of a rift between Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Janata Dal (United) over seat sharing, Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Modi on Monday clarified that there is no such dispute between the National Democratic Alliance partners.

  • CM Nitish Kumar is the face of NDA in Bihar: JD(U)

    Patna (Bihar): The Janata Dal (United) spokesperson Ajay Alok on Sunday said that Chief Minister Nitish Kumar is the face of National Democratic Alliance (NDA) in Bihar. He also clarified that there is no confusion in the party regarding seat sharing.

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    Bypolls 2018: JDU blames fuel price hike for defeat in Bihar

    Patna: After the Rashtriya Janata Dal wrested the Jokihat Assembly seat from the ruling JD-U in Bihar, a senior Janata Dal-United leader blamed rising prices of petrol and diesel for the drubbing. A day after Shahnawaz Alam won the seat by over 41,000 votes, JD-U General Secretary K.C. Tyagi on Friday said: “Rising price of petrol and diesel mainly angered people that led to our defeat in Jokihat and NDA elsewhere” in

  • Politicos welcome Rajnath Singh’s statement on Hurriyat talks

    Srinagar: Politicos on Monday welcomed the assertion of Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh that the Centre is ready to talk to every stakeholder, including the Hurriyat Conference in the Valley, if it comes to the table.

  • JD-U calls new Cong President a new avatar of dynasty politics

    Patna: The Janata Dal-United (JD-U), an ally of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Bihar, on Saturday described the new Congress President Rahul Gandhi as “Vanshvad Ka Naya Avatar” (new incarnation of dynasty politics) and said there is hardly anything new about it.

  • Centre has failed to control cow vigilantes: Sharad Yadav

    New Delhi: Janata Dal United (JD-U) leader Sharad Yadav on Tuesday said lynching of a dairy farmer by cow vigilantes in Rajasthan was “unfortunate” and criticised the Centre for failing to control the menace. “Government is unable to control cow vigilantes as again one Ummar (Khan) has been killed in Alwar while transporting cows and calves,” Sharad Yadav said in his tweet.   He said it is “unfortunate that such incidents are increasing” and

  • All decisions by Nitish invalid, says JD-U Sharad faction

    New Delhi: The Janata Dal-United faction led by veteran leader Sharad Yadav has declared invalid all decisions taken by Nitish Kumar as JD-U president, terming his election to the post as technically invalid.

  • Lalu Prasad Yadav living inglorious days because of family: JD(U)

    New Delhi/Patna: With the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) summoning Lalu Prasad Yadav and his son and former Deputy Chief Minister Tejashwi Yadav, the Janata Dal (United) (JD(U)) on Friday said that the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief’s family has brought inglorious days for him.

  • Bihar Road Rage Case: JD-U MLC’s son Rocky Yadav convicted

    Gaya: Suspended Janata Dal (United) (JD(U)) leader Manorama Devi’s son Rocky Yadav, and three others have been pronounced guilty by a sessions court here in connection with the Gaya road rage case.