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  • Election strategist Prashant Kishor joins JDU ahead of Lok Sabha polls

    Patna: Poll strategist Prashant Kishor joined Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar’s Janata Dal (United) here on Sunday, party sources said. Kishor was inducted into the party by Kumar, who is also the national president of the JD(U), at the organisation’s state executive meeting which is underway at the chief minister’s official residence, the sources said.

  • Galvanising anti-BJP forces

    Even a motley alliance of RJD and Congress is sufficient to wreck electoral prospects of JD (U) chief and chief executive of Bihar, Nitish Kumar, who barely a year ago was perceived and projected as the political face of anti-BJP forces. But social acceptability of the grand alliance and more and more political parties expressing their willingness to join the alliance has provided an explicit indication that the 2019 election and more

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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.

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    New Delhi: Nitish Kumar to take final call after seeing what BJP President Amit Shah has to offer

    New Delhi: Nitish Kumar knows the danger of committing himself on the front foot even before a ball has been bowled at him. So, after the JDU national executive committee meeting in New Delhi on Sunday, his spokesperson refused to say anything definite on seat-sharing with the BJP but put out a subtle message that Nitish would take a final call after seeing what Amit Shah has to offer. “We aren’t helping or

  • Nitish Kumar wishes Lalu Prasad Yadav on his 70th birthday

    Patna (Bihar): Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar wished Rashtriya Janta Dal supremo Lalu Prasad Yadav on his 70th birthday on Monday. After the 2015 assembly elections in Bihar, the JD(U) led by Nitish and RJD led by Lalu were running a coalition government.

  • 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

  • Sharad Yadav disqualification from Rajya Sabha valid, JD(U) to Delhi High Court

    New Delhi: Nitish Kumar-led JD(U) today told the Delhi High Court that former party president Sharad Yadav’s disqualification as a Rajya Sabha member was valid as he has formed another political party. The claim was opposed by Yadav’s lawyers before Justice Rajiv Shakdher, who directed Ram Chandra Prasad Singh, leader of JD(U) in the Rajya Sabha, to file an affidavit showing that the former party president has formed a new political group

  • Bihar: Drugs firm owner among 6 file nominations

    Patna : Dr Mahendra Prasad alias King Mahendra, owner of a premier multi-national drug manufacturing company and Ashfaque Karim, promoter of private medical colleges in Bihar are among the six candidates who filed their nomination papers at state assembly secretariat on Monday.