Rashtriya Janata Dal Rjd
India  /  Published 18.05.20

Dharna at Rajghat

Former Union minister Yashwant Sinha was joined by the leaders of the Aam Aadmi Party and Rashtriya Janata Dal as he went on dharna outside Rajghat on Monday. The erstwhile BJP leader called finance m...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi

Bihar  /  Published 08.11.18

Lalu son Tej silent and missing after divorce

The family members of RJD chief Lalu Prasad may be tense with Tej Pratap Yadav still incommunicado, but the party rank and file is rather relieved.Even senior RJD leaders, in private conversations, du...
By Amit Bhelari in Patna

India  /  Published 04.02.19

Rahul has squandered his goodwill by allying with Lalu: Nitish

Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar on Monday said Congress president Rahul Gandhi has squandered his goodwill by allying with RJD chief Lalu Prasad.'Rahul had famously torn and thrown away a copy of th...
By PTI in Patna

North East  /  Published 25.01.19

Anti-bill lobby garners support

A conglomerate of 70 organisations in Assam, spearheading the movement against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019, have garnered support from the Janata Dal United (JDU) and the Rashtriya Janata D...
By Abdul Gani in Guwahati

India  /  Published 23.01.19

Nitish gambit aims at Opposition

The Nitish Kumar government’s move to implement 10 per cent reservation for economically weaker sections is aimed at striking at the Opposition’s fault lines, sources in the Bihar chief minister...
By Sanjeev Kumar Verma & PTI in Patna


Jharkhand  /  Published 24.12.19

Hemant Soren gets JVM support

JVM chief Babulal Marandi on Tuesday extended unconditional support to the JMM-led alliance that stormed to power in the Assembly election results declared on Monday. The JVM won three seats in the st...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

Jharkhand  /  Published 23.12.19

Coal belt gives BJP something to cheer

The BJP retained its four out of six score of the 2014 in the coal belt in the results declared on Monday. Although it lost one seat —Jharia — where Congress candidate Purnima Singh defeated Ragin...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

West Bengal  /  Published 19.01.19

How Mamata played the unifier

Through the day, she acted as the galvanising force for Opposition figures of all hues. Job done, she addressed her social commitments in the evening. Mamata Banerjee’s ability to seamlessly mould h...
By Devadeep Purohit and Sandip Chowdhury in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 07.10.18

Nitish has lost touch with the ground reality

Politicians often take on different personas when it comes to negotiating the number of seats with their allies, and end up ignoring the ground reality. Bihar’s chief minister, Nitish Kumar, is doin...
By Dipak Mishra

Bihar  /  Published 03.10.18

Parties in Bihar unite in special status plea to Finance Commission

Political parties in Bihar forgot their differences on Wednesday before the visiting 15th Finance Commission chaired by N.K. Singh and unanimously demanded special category status and special assistan...
By Our Special Correspondent in Patna


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