JD(U)

JDU MLA Gopal Mandal moves in undergarments on train; invites public ire

This is not the first time that Gopal Mandal has been in news for controversy Patna: JDU MLA of Bihar Gopal Mandal has once again made it to the headlines, this time for his attire on a train. In a major embarrassment to the JDU government, Gopal Mandal was spotted travelling to New Delhi in...

PM Modi likely to reshuffle Cabinet tomorrow—All you need to know

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to reshuffle the Union Cabinet tomorrow for the first time since the BJP returned to power in 2019. PM Modi held a meeting with Union home minister Amit Shah and BJP general secretary (organisation) BL Santosh in this regard on Monday, with media reports claiming that the meeting was...

Chirag Paswan to legally fight his ouster from party positions by rebel MPs

LJP leader Chirag Paswan is likely to adopt the legal path to fight back his ouster from party positions following a coup led by uncle Pashupati Kumar Paras and four other MPs. Chirag, the son of veteran Bihar leader Ram Vilas Paswan, said he was ready for a legal battle against the rebels. “We may...

Is trouble brewing for Nitish Kumar govt in Bihar?

In what could be a fresh trouble for Nitish Kumar, Shyam Rajak, a former national general secretary of the JD(U) who joined the RJD ahead of the recently-concluded Bihar Assembly polls, has claimed that 17 MLAs from Kumar’s party are willing to shift to RJD. The development comes at a time when the JD(U) leadership...

Nitish Kumar appoints RCP Singh as JD(U) chief

After the poor performance of the JD(U) in Bihar Assembly elections and the recent humiliation after six party MLAs in Arunachal Pradesh defected to the BJP, Nitish Kumar on Sunday handed over the party’s leadership to Ramchandra Prasad Singh. Singh, a close confidante of Nitish Kumar, was chosen as JD(U) chief in the party’s national...

Loss of face for JD(U) as 6 MLAs defect to BJP

In a major loss of face for the JD(U), six of the seven MLAs of the party in Arunachal Pradesh have defected to the BJP. Following the development, the JD(U) has been left with just one MLA in the 60-seat Assembly. The fresh humiliation for the party comes after its poor performance in the Bihar...

RJD to boycott Nitish Kumar’s oath-taking ceremony

Tejashwi Yadav-led RJD will be boycotting the oath-taking ceremony of Nitish Kumar which is scheduled at around 4.30 pm on Monday. RJD has said that it has decided to boycott the oath-taking ceremony as the mandate is against the NDA. RJD, on Monday, took to Twitter to announce its decision. It said: “The RJD boycotts...

Nitish Kumar to take oath as Bihar CM for the fourth time in a row

JD(U) leader Nitish Kumar, on Monday, is all set to take oath as the chief minister of Bihar for the fourth time in a row. Nitish Kumar was unanimously elected as the leader of the NDA Legislature Party on Sunday. The meeting was also attended by defence minister Rajnath Singh who announced that Nitish Kumar...

“Wanted to make BJP stronger”, says Chirag Paswan after poll debacle

LJP chief Chirag Paswan, on Wednesday, said that his party might have won only one seat, but it was successful in achieving its goal of making BJP stronger. Notably, Chirag Paswan launched a rebellion against NDA’s chief ministerial candidate Nitish Kumar and contested from the seats where JD(U) was contesting. He made all sorts of...

BJP, JD(U) wins Bihar Assembly election

The National Democratic Alliance (NDA) led by the BJP and comprising of JD(U) won the close contest and emerged victorious in the Bihar Assembly elections on Wednesday. The counting of votes continued well past midnight for many Assembly constituencies, but eventually, the result came in favour of the NDA. Notably, NDA won 125 seats out...

PM Modi urges Bihar to vote for Nitish government, writes open letter

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday wrote an open letter to the people of Bihar urging them to vote for the JD(U)-BJP alliance. In the four-page letter, PM Modi urged people to vote for the Nitish Kumar government for the development of Bihar. The request comes ahead of the third phase of the Bihar polls...

Nitish Kumar faces onion pelting in Bihar election rally

In a shocking development that indicates the growing anti-incumbency in Bihar, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar had to face onion pelting while campaigning for the Bihar election at a rally in Madhubani. The incident took place in Harlakhi village when Nitish Kumar was addressing the public and making promises about jobs for youngsters in Bihar. The...