Upendra Kushwaha

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Upendra Kushwaha Says MLCs, MLAs Likely To Quit JD(U)

Upendra Kushwaha claims that many MLAs and MPs of the Janata Dal (United) are ready to quit the Nitish Kumar-led party. On February 21, Kushwaha addressed the media and said, a split in Nitish Kumar-led JD(U) is evident and many MLAs and MLCs will leave the ruling party. The remarks of Kushwaha came a day after he submitted his resignation from the membership of JD(U)

Tue, 21 Feb 2023 - 05:32 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Upendra Kushwaha, JDU, politics, Nitish Kumar, MLAs

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Upendra Kushwaha

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Upendra Kushwaha Announces Resignation From JDU, To Announce New Party

Politician Upendra Kushwaha announced his resignation from the primary membership of Janata Dal (United,) on February 20. Kushwaha, who is said to have a rift with Bihar CM Nitish Kumar also announced to soon resign from the MLC and said will soon float a new party. "I have requested the Chairman of Bihar Vidhan Parishad to give me the time to hand resignation letter," said Kushwaha.read-more

Mon, 20 Feb 2023 - 05:33 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Bihar CM Nitish Kumar, Upendra Kushwaha, JDU, Political Party, Bihar Government

Courtesy: The Hindu

Nitish Kumar With MLAs

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Nitish Kumar Expands Bihar Cabinet, 30 Ministers Take Oath

The Nitish Kumar-led Janata Dal (United) and its alliance Rashtriya Janata Dal, expanded its cabinet and inducted 30 ministers.  On August 16, the newly elected ministers, including 15 legislators of the RJD took the oath of office as berth ministers. JD(U) MLAs Leshi Singh, Vijay Kumar Chaudhary, Bijendra Yadav, Madan Sahni, Sheela Kumari Mandal, and others took oath in the first batch at Rajendra Mandal, at Raj Bhavan, Patna.

Tue, 16 Aug 2022 - 01:30 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Bihar(228), cabinet expansion, JDU, RJD, MLAs Take Oath

Nitish Kumar-PM Narendra Modi

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JDU Officially Exit NDA, BJP Alliance In Bihar

Nitish Kumar's Janata Dal (United) (JDU) officially walks out of alliance with the BJP in Bihar, on August 9. The developments came after a meeting of MLAs and MPs, at Bihar CM Nitish Kumar's residence, Patna. Furthermore, Kumar will meet Bihar Governor Phagu Chauhan at 4:00 pm and resign as the State CM. Moreover, with the official exit of JDU from NDA, the party may join hands with the opposition.

Tue, 09 Aug 2022 - 01:59 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: JDU, Nitish Kumar, Bihar CM, BJP, nda alliance

Courtesy: Republic World

BJP in Bihar

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BJP To Contest Bihar MLC Elections In Alliance With JDU

In the upcoming Bihar MLC elections, the BJP will contest in alliance with the NDA party, the Janata Dal United (JDU).  While the BJP will contest for 13 seats, the JDU will be filing nomination for 11 seats. Although the JDU wanted a 50-50 seatings, the BJP said, they would nominate all 13 sitting MLCs. However a final decision will be taken by  BJP high-command, said Bihar President Sanjay Jaiswal. 

Sat, 22 Jan 2022 - 07:04 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Bihar MLC elections, JDU, BJP, Bihar, sanjay jaiswal

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Nitish Kumar-Narendra Modi

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Bihar Elections: CM, Portfolios Likely To Be Decided After Top Leaders Meet

The BJP's central command is brainstorming for the formation of new Bihar Cabinet and allocation of portfolios. Reportedly, the BJP leaders will meet in Delhi in this regard, following which discussions will be held with Nitish Kumar. While Deputy CM Sushil Modi said there was no confusion on portfolio sharing, state BJP, which emerged as the largest NDA constituent in Bihar, clarified that CM would be as per earlier arrangements.

Thu, 12 Nov 2020 - 09:50 AM / by Bhavyata Kagrana

Tags: Bihar, New Government, NDA, BJP, JDU, Nitish Kumar, Narendra Modi

Courtesy: The Economic Times

JDU flag

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Bihar: Minister Faces Charges Of Conspiracy, Murder

Bihar's minister Ramsewak Singh has been booked for conspiracy and murder charges under IPC sections 120B and 302. He is accused of murdering Bajrang Dal member Jai Bahadur Singh who was shot dead in Mirganj. The deceased's grandson, in his complaint, alleged that Ramsewak killed Jai Bahadur as the latter opposed the minister's campaign to vote for Janata Dal (United). However, the minister said, "My name has been wrongly dragged."

Sat, 07 Nov 2020 - 12:27 PM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: JDU, Indian Penal Code, Crime, Bajrang Dal

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

Nitish Kumar

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Bihar CM Nitish Kumar Announced Current Election As His Last

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar announced on November 5 that Bihar Assembly Elections 2020 will be his last to contest. The surprise announcement came when the three-time CM was campaigning at Purnia's Dhamdhaha for phase 3 of the elections. During the rally, the CM added in Hindi, "All's well that ends well." Phase 3 voting starts on November 7 and results will be announced on November 10.

Thu, 05 Nov 2020 - 05:23 PM / by Bhavyata Kagrana

Tags: Bihar Assembly Elections, Nitish Kumar, Rally, JDU

Courtesy: India Today

Man carrying her mother to polling booth in Bihar

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Patna: Free Uber Rides To Polling Booths For Elderly, Differently-abled Voters

In a novel initiative, the Election Commission will provide free 'Uber rides' to polling booths to voters who are differently-abled or above 80 years, in Patna. Rides up to Rs 120 will be free and exceeding fare will be borne by the voter. Eligible voters will need to get a code by calling on toll-free number 18003451950. Constituencies of Digha, Bankipur, Kumhrar and Patna Sahib will go to the polls on November 3.

Mon, 02 Nov 2020 - 02:36 AM / by Nitesh Kumar Singh

Tags: Bihar Elections, Election Commission, Patna, JDU, RJD, Tejashwi Yadav, Nitish Kumar

Courtesy: New Indian Express


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Jharkhand: JDU Extends Its Support To BJP In By-polls, Joins NDA

Janata Dal-United on October 24 formally extended its support to BJP candidates for the upcoming Jharkhand by-polls and rejoined the NDA alliance in the state. For BJP, Lois Marandi and Yogeshwar Mahto Batul will contest the elections from Dumka and Bermo constituencies, respectively. "The results will be different this time," said state BJP president Deepak Prasad about the alliance. Praveen Singh, National General Secretary JDU, hinted the… read-more

Sun, 25 Oct 2020 - 11:24 AM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: JDU, NDA, Jharkhand, By-Polls 2020

Courtesy: The Times of India