Tag: National Democratic Alliance

Bihar Assembly Elections 2015: Top 7 BJP chief minister aspirants for the top job

Bihar Assembly Elections 2015: Top 7 BJP chief minister aspirants for the top job

| September 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

New Delhi/Patna: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) has sealed the seat sharing deal but didn’t announce who will be their chief ministerial candidate in the high-voltage Bihar Assembly Elections 2015. There are many aspirants for the chief ministerial post in the NDA and BJP. The BJP has long list of leaders who want […]

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NDA a divided and sulking house in Bihar, says Congress

NDA a divided and sulking house in Bihar, says Congress

| September 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Congress Party on Wednesday described the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) as a divided and sulking house in Bihar. “The NDA is totally divided in Bihar. Earlier, it boasted that that they have reached a settlement with their allies over seat sharing, but now, no one seems to be happy,” Congress leader P L Punia told […]

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LJP ‘shocked’, but won’t rock NDA boat

LJP ‘shocked’, but won’t rock NDA boat

| September 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) on Tuesday revealed discontent in the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) about the seat-sharing formula devised by the senior partner BJP for the upcoming Bihar elections. After late night parleys with the BJP President Amit Shah, LJP MP Chirag Paswan said, “There is no anger but some discontent… There was a […]

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Lalu and Raghuvansh differ on taking Owaisi in grand secular alliance

Lalu and Raghuvansh differ on taking Owaisi in grand secular alliance

| September 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

Patna: RJD chief Lalu Prasad and its national vice-president Raghuvansh Prasad Singh are at loggerheads on the issue of inviting Asaduddin Owaisi’s All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) to join the grand secular alliance for Bihar assembly polls to counter the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA). Trouble in Lalu’s party began on Tuesday after Singh told […]

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NDA allies reach agreement on seat-sharing for Bihar polls, announcement today

NDA allies reach agreement on seat-sharing for Bihar polls, announcement today

| September 12, 2015 | 0 Comments

New Delhi/Patna: The National Democratic Alliance (NDA) is reported to have reached an understanding on Saturday over distribution of seats for the Bihar Assembly Elections. As per reports, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will contest 162 of the total 243 Assembly seats. Ram Vilas Paswan’s Lok Janshakti Party (LJP), on the other hand, will contest […]

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Bihar polls: Manjhi accuses Ram Vilas Paswan of promoting family in party

Bihar polls: Manjhi accuses Ram Vilas Paswan of promoting family in party

| September 8, 2015 | 0 Comments

New Delhi: Former Bihar CM Jitan Ram Manjhi has accused Union Minister and LJP chief Ram Vilas Paswan of indulging in dynastic politics. Speaking at a press conference in Jehanabad, Manjhi said “Mr Paswan is promoting his son Chirag within the LJP ranks at the cost of everyone else.” Manjhi reiterated that he is the […]

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As Jitan Ram Manjhi Rediscovers His Voice, Headache for NDA in Bihar

As Jitan Ram Manjhi Rediscovers His Voice, Headache for NDA in Bihar

| September 8, 2015 | 0 Comments

Jehanabad: From the time Jitan Ram Manjhi was Chief Minister of Bihar in 2014, he gave a series of statements that were at times deeply embarrassing for his party, the Janata Dal (United) back then. Since his ouster from the chair in February, all he has said has been in praise for Prime Minister Narendra Modi […]

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BJP-led NDA wins 14 out of 24 seats in Bihar Legislative Council elections, deals a huge blow to JDU-RJD alliance

BJP-led NDA wins 14 out of 24 seats in Bihar Legislative Council elections, deals a huge blow to JDU-RJD alliance

| July 10, 2015 | 0 Comments

Patna: The attempts of Rashtriya Janata Dal, Janata Dal United and Congress coming together in Bihar to defeat the Bharatiya Janata Party-led National Democratic Alliance suffered a severe setback in the Bihar Legislative Council elections. Putting up a good show, the NDA won 14 seats in the Legislative Council elections while the Nitish Kumar led […]

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Manjhi to contest Bihar polls: HAM

Manjhi to contest Bihar polls: HAM

| June 17, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Hindustani Awam Morcha (HAM) has said that former Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi will contest the coming assembly elections later this year. State party president Shakuni Chaudhary on Tuesday confirmed the report to thestatesman.com, saying, “Manjhi has been authorsied by the party workers to decide on the seat sharing with the Bharatiya Janata […]

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Is BJP heading for a Kiran Bedi moment in Bihar?

Is BJP heading for a Kiran Bedi moment in Bihar?

| June 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

Local BJP leaders are unhappy that party president Amit Shah is striking an alliance with Jitan Manjhi. How will the presence of former Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi in the Bharatiya Janata Party-led National Democratic Alliance affect its performance in the forthcoming Bihar election? This is a question that’s troubling the BJP leaders in the […]

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