Bihar elections: Rashtriya Janata Dal, Congress close to pact, talk seats for other allies
The grand alliance (Mahagatbandhan) in the state - headed by the RJD - comprises Congress, Rashtriya Lok Samata Party (RLSP) and VIP (Vikassheel Insaan Party).
Nearly five lakh youths register for jobs in 9 days, claims Rashtriya Janata Dal
“We have already got 4,83,789 applications with resumes with...
Rashtriya Janata Dal supremo Lalu Prasad's absence may hit party's poll drive
Convicted in four fodder scam cases so far, Prasad has secured ...
Former RJD member Raghuvansh Singh writes to Bihar CM Nitish Kumar with suggestions
After resigning from the RJD, former Union minister Raghuvansh Prasad Singh has written a letter to Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar with a slew of suggestions including an amendment in MGNREGA and some issues concerning his native Vaishali district, sending an olive
Senior RJD leaders sulking in the absence of party president Lalu Prasad Yadav
Senior leaders such as Jai Prakash Narayan Yadav, Shivanand Tiwari, Abdul Bari Siddiqui, Bhola Rai and Ramchandra Purve are feeling ignored in the new system. Their complaint is that they never get consulted by the young leadership of the party. This is a key reason for the resignation of a number of MLAs from the party, they said.
Nitish Kumar highlights NDA govt development works; compares it with RJD's 15 years rule
Addressing his first virtual rally in the run-up to assembly polls, Bihar chief minister and Janata Dal (U) national President Nitish Kumar on Monday presented a report card on the nearly 15 years of his rule in the state.
RJD stalwart Raghuvansh Prasad Singh quits party ahead of Bihar polls
In a setback to Bihar's main opposition RJD ahead of the state assembly polls, its national vice president and former Union Minister Raghuva...
Modi promises 23 bridges over rivers in Bihar, Nitish says Patna to be reachable from anywhere in Bihar in 5 hours
Prime Minister Modi said on Monday that large rivers in Bihar have been a major challenge to connectivity and deputy CM Sushil Modi said little was done till 2005, including during 15 years of the Lalu Prasad regime, to make bridges over the rivers.
Opposition parties move no-confidence motion against Rajya Sabha deputy chairman Harivansh
We have no confidence in the Hon’ble deputy chairman and hereby move this motion for his removal. Till a decision on this Motion, the deputy chairperson, as per established convention and practice, cannot preside over the house,” read the resolution.
RJD chief Lalu Prasad's son Tej Pratap Yadav may change his seat from Mahua to Hasanpur
Rashtriya Janata Dal chief Lalu Prasad’s elder son Tej Pratap Yadav may change his seat from Mahua to Hasanpur amid speculation that his estranged wife Aishwarya Rai could contest against him in the upcoming assembly election.
Raghuvansh Prasad Singh's death has left deep political void in Bihar, nation: PM Modi
He also obliquely referred to "churning" that the departed leader faced in his last days, hinting at his disenchantment with his party the RJD and its leader Lalu Prasad.
RJD uses govt data to stress how crime has risen sharply in Bihar
The police figures show that against 1.89 lakh crimes reported in the state in 2016, 2.69 lakh crimes were reported last year and 1.23 lakh have already been reported till June this year.
RJD VP, ex-Union minister Raghuvansh Prasad Singh quits party ahead of Bihar polls
"Since the death of Jannayak Karpoori Thakur, I stood behind you for 32 years, but not now," he wrote in his brief one-line resignation letter to Prasad, who is serving sentences in four fodder scam cases in Ranchi.
CPI, CPI(M), RJD join hands for Bihar assembly polls
Another left party, CPI (ML), which also has a presence in Bihar, has separately initiated talks with the RJD for entering into an electoral pact. The other members of the opposition alliance are the Congress, Rashtriya Loktantrik Samata Party (RLSP) and Vikassheel Insan Party (VIP).
Shyam Rajak joins RJD after being expelled from the JDU
A day after being expelled from the ruling JDU, Bihar’s former industry minister Shyam Rajak joined the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) at the residence of former CM Rabri Devi in Patna on Monday afternoon.