Articles about KC Tyagi

KC Tyagi is an Indian politician who was born on December 10, 1950, in Uttar Pradesh. He is a former member of the Rajya Sabha representing Bihar and also serves as the National Spokesperson and Chief General Secretary of the Janata Dal (United). Tyagi has also formerly served as the Chairman of the Parliamentary standing committee. He was also the former Chairman of Central Warehousing Corporation and the Chairman of the Committee on Papers Laid on the Table. Tyagi completed his education at Meerut University and in 1974, he started his political career. Following this, he contested the 1984 Lok Sabha elections from the Hapur-Ghaziabad constituency. He was also appointed the chief general secretary of the Yuva Janata Party. Tyagi was elected to the 9th Lok Sabha from Hapur after successfully contesting the general elections. He has also served as the chief secretary-general in Samajwadi Party between 1994-1997. Tyagi was called the Mini Chief Minister of the Western Uttar Pradesh during the government of the Samajwadi Party in the state.

28 Dec 2020

Miffed with BJP, Nitish Kumar says 'didn't want CM post'

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.

10 Nov 2020

Bihar election: RJD single-largest party; NDA maintains slight lead

The results of the 2020 Bihar election are yet to be declared.

10 Nov 2020

Bihar elections: NDA crosses half-way mark, BJP emerges single-largest party

A long-time dream of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was fulfilled on Tuesday after it emerged as the single-largest party in Bihar, where counting of votes began at 8 am.

10 Nov 2020

Bihar elections: JD(U) member concedes defeat, blames coronavirus

In a surprising development, KC Tyagi, the spokesperson of JD(U), conceded defeat just a couple of hours after counting of votes began in Bihar.

06 Oct 2019

Bihar floods: Nitish Kumar's JD(U) slams "ally" Giriraj Singh

The devastation in Bihar, courtesy heavy rainfall, impacted the political corridors with Union Minister Giriraj Singh constantly slamming ally JD(U), led by Chief Minister Nitish Kumar.

05 Aug 2019

#Article370Scrapped: How Indian politicians reacted

On Monday, India bore witness to history as the BJP-led Centre scrapped contentious Article 370, which granted autonomy to Jammu and Kashmir.

07 Jun 2019

West Bengal
JD(U)'s Prashant Kishor may work for BJP's rival Trinamool

There are no permanent friends or foes in politics, as we saw in recently concluded general elections.

16 Oct 2018

Nitish Kumar appoints Prashant Kishor as Vice-President of JD(U)

On Tuesday, poll strategist Prashant Kishor was appointed the Vice President of JD(U) by Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, making him the second most powerful person in the party.

06 Jun 2018

Hours before Shah-Thackeray meeting, Sena pokes fun at BJP chief

Shiv Sena has shown its displeasure with ally BJP several times, but today, it chose a crucial moment.

28 Mar 2018

How many elections did Cambridge Analytica manipulate in India?

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.

25 Mar 2018

Cambridge Analytica issue: EC calls a meeting to check voter-influence

Recently, a scandal erupted after it was alleged that UK-based Cambridge Analytica (CA) harvested data of 50 million Facebook users to subvert 2016 US presidential elections.

17 Nov 2017

JD(U) Election symbol: Nitish wins the "arrow"

In a jolt to rebel leader Sharad Yadav, the EC has granted the election symbol "arrow" to the JD(U) faction led by Bihar CM Nitish Kumar. Further, it stated that the Nitish-faction is the "real" JD(U).