Rashtriya Janata Dal Rjd
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

Bihar  /  Published 27.09.18

Old Lalu confidant falls in fresh blow to RJD

 RJD MLA Ilyas Hussain, after the verdict on the bitumen scam in Ranchi by a CBI court, joins party chief Lalu Prasad in being barred from contesting elections. Hussain, a prominent Muslim face o...
By Dipak Mishra

Bihar  /  Published 03.11.18

Poll-bound Tejas says RJD for all

Tejashwi Prasad Yadav on Saturday said his party was not restricted to the Muslim-Yadav (M-Y) combine and the RJD treats all sections on equal footing, wooing the extremely backward classes ahead of t...
By Amit Bhelari in Patna

Bihar  /  Published 02.11.18

Tej Pratap files divorce petition

RJD chief Lalu Prasad’s elder son Tej Pratap Yadav, who married late former chief minister Daroga Rai’s granddaughter Aishwarya Rai on May 8 this year, filed for divorce at the family court on Thu...
By Our Special Correspondent in Patna

India  /  Published 03.09.19

Plea to PM Narendra Modi for Gandhi session

Rajya Sabha member Manoj Jha has requested Prime Minister Narendra Modi to convene a special session of Parliament on October 2 to honour the memory and legacy of Mahatma Gandhi whose 150th birth anni...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi


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