Nitish Kumar to Expand Bihar Cabinet Today, Newly Elected MLC Shahnawaz Hussain Likely to Be Inducted

Janata Dal (United) president and Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar in Patna. (PTI) CM Nitish Kumar is likely to add 22 new ministers to his cabinet in the expansion today. Reports say that BJP will get 9 more birth while the JD(U) will get 8 seats in the state cabinet. News18.com Patna Last Updated: February … Read more Nitish Kumar to Expand Bihar Cabinet Today, Newly Elected MLC Shahnawaz Hussain Likely to Be Inducted

Karnataka BJP rules out alliance with JD(S)

We will come to power on our own, says party in-charge of State, triggering an angry outburst from Kumaraswamy BJP national general secretary Arun Singh, who is also in charge of party affairs in Karnataka, has ruled out the possibility of the party forming an alliance with the JD(S). This resulted in JD(S) leader and … Read more Karnataka BJP rules out alliance with JD(S)

Nitish Kumar’s Writ No Longer Runs in Bihar, BJP Calling the Shots, Says Former CM Rabri Devi

Former Bihar chief minister Rabri Devi on Friday claimed that Nitish Kumar’s writ no longer ran in the government he was heading, and it was the BJP, his numerically stronger ally, which was calling the shots. The RJD national vice president, who preceded Kumar in power, was replying to queries from journalists about the recent … Read more Nitish Kumar’s Writ No Longer Runs in Bihar, BJP Calling the Shots, Says Former CM Rabri Devi

JD(U) leader slams ‘love jihad’ laws, says there is an attempt to create an ‘atmosphere of hatred’

‘Our Constitution says any two consenting adults can choose to be life partners irrespective of one’s religion or caste,’ says K.C. Tyagi After its two-day national council meet, the Bihar ruling party Janata Dal (United) slammed ‘love jihad’ laws and said there was an attempt to create an “atmosphere of hatred and mistrust over love … Read more JD(U) leader slams ‘love jihad’ laws, says there is an attempt to create an ‘atmosphere of hatred’

‘He’s Speaking a Lie’: CM Nitish Kumar Erupts in Anger on Tejashwi Yadav in Bihar Assembly

The Bihar assembly on Friday plunged into turmoil following an uncharacteristically angry outburst by Chief Minister Nitish Kumar after having stoically listened to barbs and allegations by opposition leader Tejashwi Yadav. Kumar, who is known for his composure and impeaccable manners all through his four terms in office, was seen standing up and screaming jhooth … Read more ‘He’s Speaking a Lie’: CM Nitish Kumar Erupts in Anger on Tejashwi Yadav in Bihar Assembly

RJD Candidate to Challenge Bihar Assembly Election Result in Patna HC

RJD leader Shakti Singh Yadav will file a case in the Patna High Court on Monday, challenging the Assembly election result in Hilsa constituency in Bihar’s Nalanda district from where he lost the polls. Yadav lost the election by a narrow margin of just 12 votes against JD-U candidate Krishna Murari Sharan. The result was … Read more RJD Candidate to Challenge Bihar Assembly Election Result in Patna HC

BJP’s Prowess, Governance Focus and Alliances: Dissecting the Bihar Assembly Elections

Elections in India unfolds significant and unprecedented lessons for getting a grasp of the incessantly changing dynamics of democratic politics. Given the multilayered and overlapping nature of social bases, the impactful emotive appeals of identity and development and the all-pervasive influence of personalities, every election in India provides crucial political messages. The recently-concluded Assembly elections … Read more BJP’s Prowess, Governance Focus and Alliances: Dissecting the Bihar Assembly Elections

‘Tired and Politically Belittled Leader’: Prashant Kishor’s Congratulatory Dig at Nitish Kumar

Prashant Kishor, founder of consultancy firm Indian Political Action Committee (I-PAC). Prashant Kishor, an election strategist, was responsible for Kumar’s victory in the last assembly elections in 2015. The JD(U) had then contested the elections in alliance with the Congress and the RJD. News18.com Last Updated: November 17, 2020, 11:28 IST FOLLOW US ON: Former … Read more ‘Tired and Politically Belittled Leader’: Prashant Kishor’s Congratulatory Dig at Nitish Kumar

‘BJP-Nominated CM, Tired and Politically Belittled’: Prashant Kishor Takes Swipe at Nitish Kumar

Prashant Kishor, founder of consultancy firm Indian Political Action Committee (I-PAC). Once a close aide of Kumar, Kishor was made the JD(U) vice president by the party chief, but his independent and often adversarial views soured their relations and he was expelled from the party. PTI Last Updated: November 16, 2020, 19:14 IST FOLLOW US … Read more ‘BJP-Nominated CM, Tired and Politically Belittled’: Prashant Kishor Takes Swipe at Nitish Kumar