Articles about National Democratic Alliance (NDA)

Mukul Rohatgi set to return as Attorney General for India

13 Sep 2022

Mukul Rohatgi
Mukul Rohatgi set to return as Attorney General for India

Senior advocate Mukul Rohatgi is likely to assume the post of Attorney General for India (A-G)—the country's top legal officer—for the second time on October 1.

Manipur 'coup': JD(U)'s 5 of 6 MLAs switch to BJP

03 Sep 2022

Manipur
Manipur 'coup': JD(U)'s 5 of 6 MLAs switch to BJP

After reports of Nitish Kumar's Janata Dal (United) planning to pull out from the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led ruling coalition in Manipur, five out of six of its MLAs rolled over to the BJP on Friday.

Nitish Kumar's JDU to withdraw support from BJP-led Manipur government

31 Aug 2022

Manipur
Nitish Kumar's JDU to withdraw support from BJP-led Manipur government

Nitish Kumar's Janata Dal (United) will reportedly withdraw its support from the Manipur government where it was in an alliance with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).

Nitish Kumar, Tejashwi Yadav take oath as CM, deputy CM

10 Aug 2022

Bihar
Nitish Kumar, Tejashwi Yadav take oath as CM, deputy CM

A day after high-voltage political drama in Bihar, Nitish Kumar and Tejashwi Yadav took oath as the new chief minister and deputy chief minister of Bihar, respectively, on Wednesday.

Bihar: Possible names in Nitish Kumar-led 'Mahagathbandhan 2.0' cabinet

10 Aug 2022

Bihar
Bihar: Possible names in Nitish Kumar-led 'Mahagathbandhan 2.0' cabinet

As Janata Dal (United) leader Nitish Kumar prepares to take oath as the Bihar chief minister for the eighth time, Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Tejashwi Yadav is all set to become his deputy.

'Ready for Mahagathbandhan 2.0': Nitish Kumar and Tejashwi Yadav

09 Aug 2022

Bihar
'Ready for Mahagathbandhan 2.0': Nitish Kumar and Tejashwi Yadav

An hour after resigning as Bihar's chief minister, Nitish Kumar on Tuesday returned to Patna's Raj Bhavan with Tejashwi Yadav to stake claim to form a new government—led by Mahagathbandhan 2.0.

Bihar: CM Nitish Kumar resigns, JD(U) ends alliance with BJP

09 Aug 2022

Bihar
Bihar: CM Nitish Kumar resigns, JD(U) ends alliance with BJP

Amid a brewing political crisis in Bihar, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Tuesday submitted his resignation to Governor Phagu Chauhan.

Bihar: CM Nitish Kumar rings Gandhi as BJP-JD(U) rift widens

08 Aug 2022

Bihar
Bihar: CM Nitish Kumar rings Gandhi as BJP-JD(U) rift widens

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has called for a meeting of Members of Parliament (MPs) and Members of Legislative Assemblies (MLAs) of Janata Dal (United) on Tuesday.

Nitish a man of vendetta: RCP Singh after quitting JD(U)

07 Aug 2022

Bihar
Nitish a man of vendetta: RCP Singh after quitting JD(U)

A day after quitting the Janata Dal (United), former union minister RCP Singh slammed the Bihar Chief Minister and called him "a man full of vendetta."

Meet 'son of soil' Jagdeep Dhankhar, India's 14th Vice President

07 Aug 2022

Narendra Modi
Meet 'son of soil' Jagdeep Dhankhar, India's 14th Vice President

Former West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar was elected as the 14th vice president of India on Saturday.

Jagdeep Dhankhar is India's 14th vice president

06 Aug 2022

Narendra Modi
Jagdeep Dhankhar is India's 14th vice president

Former West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar has been elected as the 14th vice president of India.

It's Dhankhar vs Alva in vice presidential election today

06 Aug 2022

Venkaiah Naidu
It's Dhankhar vs Alva in vice presidential election today

India will elect its new vice president (VP) on Saturday, more than a week after Droupadi Murmu became the country's first tribal woman president.

BJP meeting regarding vice-presidential polls on August 5: Pralhad Joshi

02 Aug 2022

Venkaiah Naidu
BJP meeting regarding vice-presidential polls on August 5: Pralhad Joshi

Union Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi said on Tuesday the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will hold a meeting on Friday to discuss the impending vice-presidential elections.

Mamata's 'disgruntled' TMC decides to abstain from vice presidential polls

22 Jul 2022

Mamata Banerjee
Mamata's 'disgruntled' TMC decides to abstain from vice presidential polls

In an unexpected move, the Trinamool Congress (TMC) said on Thursday that it will not vote in the vice-presidential election since it was "not consulted" about Margaret Alva's candidacy.

Ex-Rajasthan Governor Margaret Alva is Opposition's pick for vice president

17 Jul 2022

Rajasthan
Ex-Rajasthan Governor Margaret Alva is Opposition's pick for vice president

The Opposition on Sunday put all speculations to rest and named Margaret Alva, senior Congress leader and former Rajasthan Governor, as the candidate for the post of vice president.

#NewsBytesExplainer: The significance and powers of vice president of India

17 Jul 2022

Venkaiah Naidu
#NewsBytesExplainer: The significance and powers of vice president of India

The Bharatiya Janata Party-led (BJP) National Democratic Alliance (NDA) has nominated West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar as its candidate for the August 6 vice presidential election.

Election to elect next Vice President on August 6: ECI

29 Jun 2022

Venkaiah Naidu
Election to elect next Vice President on August 6: ECI

The Election Commission of India (ECI) declared on Wednesday that the election to select India's next vice president would take place on August 6.

#NewsBytesExplainer: What numbers say about Sinha vs Murmu presidential contest

22 Jun 2022

Narendra Modi
#NewsBytesExplainer: What numbers say about Sinha vs Murmu presidential contest

The battle for India's highest constitutional office, that of the president, will take place between the Opposition's joint candidate Yashwant Sinha and the BJP-led NDA's nominee Draupadi Murmu.

BJP reacts after Puducherry Congress terms Draupadi Murmu 'dummy president'

22 Jun 2022

Yashwant Sinha
BJP reacts after Puducherry Congress terms Draupadi Murmu 'dummy president'

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday accused the Indian National Congress's (INC) Puducherry unit of insulting the country's tribal community and women.

Who is Draupadi Murmu, NDA's pick for President

22 Jun 2022

Odisha
Who is Draupadi Murmu, NDA's pick for President

Bharatiya Janata Party-led National Democratic Alliance has named Draupadi Murmu, a tribal woman leader, as its pick for the Presidential race.

Presidential polls: BJP-led NDA nominates ex-Jharkhand Governor Draupadi Murmu

21 Jun 2022

Ram Nath Kovind
Presidential polls: BJP-led NDA nominates ex-Jharkhand Governor Draupadi Murmu

The Bharatiya Janata Party-led (BJP) National Democratic Alliance has picked former Jharkhand Governor Draupadi Murmu as its nominee for the upcoming presidential elections.

Suspense over next President: Left parties suggest Gopalkrishna Gandhi's name

15 Jun 2022

Jammu And Kashmir
Suspense over next President: Left parties suggest Gopalkrishna Gandhi's name

With the Presidential polls due on July 18, the Opposition is seeking to put up a united fight against the probable National Democratic Alliance (NDA) candidate.

India's Presidential Election will take place on July 18

09 Jun 2022

Ram Nath Kovind
India's Presidential Election will take place on July 18

The Election Commission of India (ECI) announced on Thursday that the election to elect the next President of India will take place on July 18.

BJP ally Nitish Kumar demands probe into Pegasus scandal

02 Aug 2021

Bihar
BJP ally Nitish Kumar demands probe into Pegasus scandal

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday backed the Opposition's demand for a probe into the alleged Pegasus snooping scandal.

Goa: After GFP leaves NDA, CM says 'they were removed'

14 Apr 2021

Goa
Goa: After GFP leaves NDA, CM says 'they were removed'

A day after the Goa Forward Party (GFP) exited the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA), state Chief Minister Pramod Sawant said the party had already been removed.

NDA committed to preserving Assam's culture: PM Modi

23 Jan 2021

West Bengal
NDA committed to preserving Assam's culture: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday addressed a massive rally in Sivasagar in Assam, wherein he gave over one lakh land allotment certificates.

Why are farmers protesting? A timeline of everything that happened

25 Dec 2020

Haryana
Why are farmers protesting? A timeline of everything that happened

For nearly a month now, farmers and the Union government have been at loggerheads over three farm laws that were passed in the Parliament in September.

Will return sports award if farm laws stay: Vijender Singh

06 Dec 2020

Haryana
Will return sports award if farm laws stay: Vijender Singh

Boxer Vijender Singh (35) on Sunday said that he will return his 'Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna' award if the government does not withdraw the three contentious farm laws.

BJP tried to topple Rajasthan government, says CM alleging conspiracy

05 Dec 2020

Rajasthan
BJP tried to topple Rajasthan government, says CM alleging conspiracy

Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Saturday accused the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) of conspiring to topple the state government.

Coal scam: CBI conducts raids across 3 states including Bengal

28 Nov 2020

West Bengal
Coal scam: CBI conducts raids across 3 states including Bengal

The Central Bureau of Investigation on Saturday launched a massive search operation, reportedly raiding around 40 sites across three states in connection with a coal mafia case.

Nitish Kumar to take oath as Bihar CM tomorrow

15 Nov 2020

Bihar
Nitish Kumar to take oath as Bihar CM tomorrow

Nitish Kumar will become the Chief Minister of Bihar for a fourth straight term, the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) announced today after a meeting of its legislators.

Nitish Kumar named Bihar CM at key NDA meeting

15 Nov 2020

Bihar
Nitish Kumar named Bihar CM at key NDA meeting

Janata Dal (United) leader Nitish Kumar is set to return for a fourth term as the Chief Minister of Bihar.

Bihar: Decision about CM left to NDA, says Nitish Kumar

13 Nov 2020

Bihar
Bihar: Decision about CM left to NDA, says Nitish Kumar

JD(U) chief Nitish Kumar, who suffered a major blow in the recently-conducted Bihar Assembly elections, declared he hasn't claimed the CM post and the decision will be taken by National Democratic Alliance (NDA).

NDA keeps Bihar, RJD becomes single-largest party, Congress crashes again

11 Nov 2020

Bihar
NDA keeps Bihar, RJD becomes single-largest party, Congress crashes again

The National Democratic Alliance (NDA) will form a government in Bihar and Nitish Kumar will get another term at the Chief Minister's office. The results of the closely-fought elections, declared in the early hours of Wednesday, showed BJP handed over Bihar to Kumar, while his own party JD(U) fared poorly.

Bihar exit polls predict victory for Tejashwi Yadav-led Grand Alliance

07 Nov 2020

Bihar
Bihar exit polls predict victory for Tejashwi Yadav-led Grand Alliance

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.

Bihar: Nitish Kumar says 2020 polls are his 'last election'

05 Nov 2020

Bihar
Bihar: Nitish Kumar says 2020 polls are his 'last election'

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Thursday declared that the 2020 state Assembly elections will be his last.

BJP's vaccine promise in Bihar doesn't violate election code: EC

31 Oct 2020

Nirmala Sitharaman
BJP's vaccine promise in Bihar doesn't violate election code: EC

The Bharatiya Janata Party's promise of free COVID-19 vaccines in Bihar ahead of the state polls does not violate the election code, the Election Commission has held.

Bihar elections: JD(U)-BJP reach 50:50 seat-sharing deal; NDA snubs Paswan

06 Oct 2020

Bihar
Bihar elections: JD(U)-BJP reach 50:50 seat-sharing deal; NDA snubs Paswan

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.

BJP-JD(U) reach 50:50 seat-sharing deal in Bihar, say reports

04 Oct 2020

Bihar
BJP-JD(U) reach 50:50 seat-sharing deal in Bihar, say reports

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.

Tejashwi Yadav announced as Opposition's CM candidate for Bihar polls

03 Oct 2020

Bihar
Tejashwi Yadav announced as Opposition's CM candidate for Bihar polls

Ahead of the Bihar Assembly elections later this month, the Opposition alliance has announced Rashtriya Janata Dal leader Tejashwi Yadav as its Chief Ministerial candidate.

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