Articles about Janata Dal (United)
16 May 2022India
In a video going viral on social media, MLA Gopal Mandal of Bihar CM Nitish Kumar's Janata Dal (United) was seen giving a flying kiss and throwing money in the air while grooving with a young woman.
02 May 2022Politics
Barely a week after declining the Congress's offer to join the party, political strategist Prashant Kishor on Monday tweeted it was "time to go to the Real Masters."
28 Dec 2020Politics
Less than two months after he was sworn-in as Chief Minister of Bihar for a fourth straight term, Nitish Kumar on Sunday said he was never greedy for the chair and that ally Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is free to make its own CM.
16 Nov 2020Politics
Janata Dal (United) supremo Nitish Kumar has been sworn-in as the Chief Minister of Bihar for the fourth straight term on Monday.
07 Nov 2020Politics
The voting for the third and final phase of Bihar Assembly Election 2020 has ended. The exit polls for the election have predicted a win for the Opposition-led Grand Alliance over the ruling National Democratic Alliance.
03 Nov 2020Politics
Onions were thrown at Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar at a rally in Madhubani on Tuesday.
24 Oct 2020Politics
Rashtriya Janata Dal leader Tejashwi Yadav on Saturday released the party's poll manifesto, days before voting for the Bihar Assembly election is scheduled to commence.
06 Oct 2020Politics
The ruling National Democratic Alliance (NDA) in Bihar on Tuesday announced the seat-sharing formula of its constituent parties for the upcoming Bihar Assembly elections.
04 Oct 2020Politics
Ahead of the Bihar Assembly elections later this month, the Bharatiya Janata Party and Janata Dal (United) have come up with a 50:50 seat-sharing deal, reports said on Sunday.
26 Sep 2020Politics
With the Bihar elections about a month away, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has unveiled his seven-point plan in his hopes to return to power.
21 Dec 2019India
As protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) are raging across India, Lalu Prasad Yadav's RJD called for a bandh in Bihar on Saturday. This shutdown adversely affected rail and road traffic.
29 Aug 2019Politics
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee launched an outreach program, titled Didi Ke Bolo, with much pomp and show.
23 Jun 2019Politics
Senior BJP leader and Deputy Chief Minister of Bihar Sushil Kumar Modi launched a fresh attack on RJD's Tejashwi Yadav over extravagant expenditure.
07 Jun 2019Politics
There are no permanent friends or foes in politics, as we saw in recently concluded general elections.
09 Nov 2018Politics
Two NDA constituents, LJP and RLSP, have made it clear that the number of seats they wanted to contest for the next Lok Sabha election was the same as that of 2014.
15 Oct 2018India
Breaking his silence over a youth hurling a slipper at him recently, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar yesterday termed the incident "absurd" and "meant for publicity," ruing that there was "no value for good work".
16 Sep 2018Politics
Amid a string of denials, political strategist, Prashant Kishor, has finally joined Janata Dal (United) in the presence of Bihar Chief Minister, Nitish Kumar.
04 Aug 2018India
Three women spokespersons of ruling JD(U) in Bihar today wrote an open letter to former Bihar CM Rabri Devi asking her to expel from the party those involved in immoral acts.
15 Jun 2018India
Bihar Governor Satya Pal Mallik asking girls studying in Bihar universities to report directly to the Raj Bhavan any complaints of molestation or sexual harassment on campuses has triggered a political spat between opposition RJD and ruling JD(U).
06 Jun 2018Politics
Stairway to power goes through many U-Turns and who knows it better than Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar. He had once said, "I shall get power, by hook or crook, but once I have got the power I will do good work."
28 Mar 2018Politics
Cambridge Analytica (CA)'s net in India extends far wider than previously thought. Christopher Wylie, whistleblower, said it carried out "all kinds of projects" in different parts of India.
10 Mar 2018Politics
TDP's "special category status" for Andhra ended in CM Chandrababu Naidu calling back his party's ministers, making a public show of protest. However, Naidu stopped short of leading his party out of the NDA.
01 Mar 2018Politics
PM Modi might seriously want to consider BJP's position vis-à-vis its smaller allies. Now, in a serious jolt to NDA, former Bihar CM Jitan Ram Manjhi has decided to ditch them and join the RJD-led Mahagathbandhan.
26 Feb 2018Politics
Political strategists, though they play a key role, are often the unknown faces. They are associated with thankless behind-the-scenes jobs. However, this changed with electoral "chanakya" Prashant Kishor's success.
22 Feb 2018India
RJD chief Lalu Prasad's elder son Tej Pratap Yadav has finally vacated his official residence, six months after he ceased to be a minister.
14 Feb 2018Politics
Bihar CM Nitish Kumar claimed that he knew from the beginning that the Mahagathbandhan (Grand Alliance) with Lalu Yadav's RJD and Congress won't last for more than a year and a half.
12 Dec 2017Politics
Taking cue from its ally BJP, Nitish Kumar's JD(U) will improve its social-media presence to reach a wider audience. Though JD(U) has social media accounts, they are not updated on a daily basis. Further, most of its leaders are not active users.
05 Dec 2017Politics
RS Chairman Venkaiah Naidu disqualified rebel JD(U) leaders Sharad Yadav and Ali Anwar from the house "with immediate effect."
28 Oct 2017Politics
Vice-president and RS Chairman Venkaiah Naidu has reportedly given JD(U) leader Sharad Yadav 10 more days to offer his defense regarding the disqualification application filed by JD(U) floor leader Ram Singh, due to Yadav's defection.
06 Sep 2017India
Rocky Yadav, son of former JD(U) Legislative Council member Manorama Devi, has been sentenced to life for killing teenager Aditya Sachdeva.
31 Aug 2017India
A Bihar court has convicted Rocky Yadav, son of former JD(U) MLC Manorama Devi, and three others in the murder of a student.
29 Aug 2017Politics
JD(U)'s Sharad Yadav has announced he still stands with the "Mahagathbandhan" despite Nitish Kumar's decision to break away. This came after JD(U) joined hands with the NDA .
19 Aug 2017Politics
The Nitish Kumar-led Janata Dal (United) passed a resolution during its National Executive Meeting accepting the BJP's invitation to join the NDA coalition.
14 Aug 2017Politics
The consequences of Bihar CM Nitish Kumar's decision to rejoin BJP-led NDA have started to trouble the Janata Dal (United) party.
12 Aug 2017Politics
It comes as no surprise that after supporting JD(U) to form a new government, now the Bihar CM Nitish Kumar has been invited by BJP president Amit Shah to join the ruling NDA.
10 Aug 2017Politics
Trouble seems to have befallen JD(U) Chief Nitish Kumar. Despite warnings from party members and even senior leaders, the Bihar CM decided to join hands with the BJP.
28 Jul 2017Politics
When the Bihar political crisis was ongoing, many JD(U) leaders expressed opposition to partnering with BJP. Some even threatened to leave the party if Nitish Kumar supported BJP.