"The PM in his announcement elaborated that the Acts were for the benefit of the farmers but the Centre could not convince a section of them": Nitish Kumar
In Kusheshwar Ashtan, JD-U candidate Aman Kumar Hazari defeated his nearest RJD rival Ganesh Bharti by a margin of 12,685 votes while Arun Kumar of RJD lost to Rajeev Kumar Singh of the ruling party by 1,722 votes in Tarapur.
By-poll rivalry in Bihar heated up after RJD president Lalu Prasad commented that he will ensure the 'visarjan' (immersion) of Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar in October 30 by-elections.
The challenge that the Congress faces at present is it has to fight not just internal dissidence and the BJP but deal with anti-BJP regional parties, who are no longer seeing it as a viable ally.
Lalu and Paswan had forged an alliance against the NDA led by Chief Minister Nitish Kumar ahead of the 2010 assembly elections but their alliance could not get more than 25 seats in the 243-member assembly at the time.
Lok Janskahti Party’s embattled leader Chirag and RJD scion Tejashwi have declined to attach political significance to their previous meeting but it is being seen as a step closer to a possible alliance.
Veteran BJP leader Sushil Kumar Modi has likened the decade-and-a-half period between 1990 and 2005, when Lalu and his wife Rabri Devi took turns to govern the state, to the current situation in Afghanistan.
Tamil Nadu Municipal Administration Minister K. N. Nehru also observed that Tamils were also equally to be blamed since they rarely showed any inclination or initiative in applying for jobs in the Central Government or its undertakings.
Prof. Manoj Kumar Jha, Rajya Sabha MP from Lalu Prasad Yadav’s Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD), speaks on the follies of disrupting Parliamentary proceedings and why trust deficit among Opposition parties remains the biggest challenge to their coming together against the BJP.
Chirag Paswan might have been ditched both by the BJP and the five MPs of his party at the moment, but the doors of immense possibilities in the future remain ajar for him in politics.
Shyam Rajak said that LJP leader Chirag Paswan has met RJD chief Lalu Prasad
It is widely believed that Sushil Modi’s ‘expose’ of corruption charges against Lalu Prasad’s sons led Nitish Kumar to walk out of the Mahagathbandhan and restore his ties with the BJP in 2017.
‘Rising fuel prices and inflation have broken the backbone of the common man,’ RJD supremo Lalu Prasad said as he addressed party workers on Monday
In an interview, Sohum Shah explains why did he not try to copy the mannerisms of Lalu Prasad Yadav while portraying a character purportedly based on the former chief minister of Bihar.
Even though Ram Vilas Paswan and Lalu Prasad Yadav fought with each other for a brief while for the railway portfolio in the UPA government, they otherwise shared a great rapport over the years.
Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) president Lalu Prasad Yadav turned 74 on June 11.
Subhash Kapoor’s web series is a classic example of Bollywood’s ingenuity in blatantly stealing episodes from real life and proffer them with an unabashed disclaimer that it is purely a work of fiction.
Rashtriya Janata Dal chief Lalu Prasad Yadav on Sunday held a much-awaited "virtual interaction" with workers of his party back home in Bihar.
A tractor at work at the construction site of the Central Vista project, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/Ravi Choudhary
Congress General Secretary and AICC in-charge of Uttar Pradesh (UP) Priyanka Gandhi speaks during 'Pratigya rally', ahead of UP Assembly elections 2022, in Moradabad.PTI Photo
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M. K. Stalin visits the flood affected areas, in Thoothukudi.PTI Photo
Doctors release a health advisory during an awareness campaign against air pollution to mark National Pollution Control Day, in Kolkata.PTI Photo
Rashtriya Janata Dal MLA Bhai Virendra and BJP MLA Sanjay Saravgi go for compromise in the presence of Speaker Vijay Kumar Sinha, RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav and Deputy CM Tarkishor Prasad following a verbal spat between...PTI Photo
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