Tag: Pappu Yadav

Pappu Yadav indicates his party may not contest Bihar polls

Pappu Yadav indicates his party may not contest Bihar polls

| September 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

New Delhi: Springing a surprise, expelled RJD MP Pappu Yadav today indicated that his party may not contest the Bihar assembly polls, saying he was ready to take “difficult” decisions to “save” the state from the alliance of Nitish Kumar and Lalu Prasad. He told reporters that the parliamentary board of his Jan Adhikar Party […]

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Samajwadi Party, NCP Form Alliance to Contest Bihar Polls Together

Samajwadi Party, NCP Form Alliance to Contest Bihar Polls Together

| September 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

PATNA:  Samajwadi Party (SP) and Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) today announced entering into alliance for the coming Bihar assembly elections and claimed they were in talks with some other anti-BJP and anti-Congress regional parties. The alliance was announced at a joint press meet by SP Secretary General Kiranmoy Nanda and NCP General Secretary Tariq Anwar […]

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Smaller parties in Bihar have big plans

Smaller parties in Bihar have big plans

| September 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

The announcement by the All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen, led by Hyderabad MP Asaduddin Owaisi, that it will contest the Bihar Assembly elections has put the spotlight on other smaller political forces in the fray hoping to play the spoiler for one or the other big alliance at play. The Samajwadi Party and the Nationalist Congress […]

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Bihari resident in Imphal; AMWJU denounce Pappu Yadav

Bihari resident in Imphal; AMWJU denounce Pappu Yadav

| September 8, 2015 | 0 Comments

IMPHAL, September 7: Searching of Manipuri passengers in trains passing though Bihar State to make them return initiated by expelled RJD parliamentarian Pappu Yadav was denounced today. Kishan Prasad, a Bihari merchant who has been residing in the state since 65 years said during a press meet held today at Manipur Press Club said that […]

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BJP to contest 160 seats in Bihar Assembly polls

BJP to contest 160 seats in Bihar Assembly polls

| June 20, 2015 | 0 Comments

In the battle for Bihar, the BJP is likely to contest 160 out of total 243 seats leaving the rest for alliance partners like Jitan Ram Manjhi, Ram Vilas Paswan and Upendra Kushwaha. The party might also give an edge to expelled RJD MP Pappu Yadav in Kosi and Seemanchal areas to take on the […]

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Sadhu Yadav floats party for clean governance

Sadhu Yadav floats party for clean governance

| June 19, 2015 | 0 Comments

With the election bells ringing in Bihar, there seems no dearth of new parties joining the political race. The latest to jump on the poll bandwagon is former Lok Sabha MP Sadhu Yadav, better known as the estranged brother-in-law of Rashtriya Janata Dal president Lalu Prasad. Sadhu formally announced his party Garib Janata Dal-Secular in […]

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Airhostess alleges Pappu Yadav threatened to beat her with slippers, MP says ‘political conspiracy’

Airhostess alleges Pappu Yadav threatened to beat her with slippers, MP says ‘political conspiracy’

| June 17, 2015 | 0 Comments

Bihar lawmaker Pappu Yadav on Wednesday dismissed allegations that he misbehaved with an air hostess on a Patna-to-Delhi Jet Airways flight and threatened to beat her with his slippers after she asked him not to dump leftovers in the aisle. The Madhepura MP, who was expelled by the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) last month for […]

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No NDA-Pappu Yadav alliance in Bihar: Min

No NDA-Pappu Yadav alliance in Bihar: Min

| June 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

VARANASI: Union agriculture minister Radha Mohan Singh on Monday cleared that muscleman politician Pappu Yadav’s Jan Adhikar Morcha would not be a part of Bharatiya Janata Party-led NDA alliance for the forthcoming Bihar assembly polls. Talking to reporters BJP’s Gulab Bagh office here on Monday, Singh said that Ram Bilas Paswan’s Lok Janshakti Party was […]

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JD(U), RJD is an unholy alliance: Pappu Yadav

JD(U), RJD is an unholy alliance: Pappu Yadav

| June 11, 2015 | 0 Comments

NEW DELHI, June 9 (Agencies): Expelled RJD MP Pappu Yadav today dubbed the Lalu-Nitish combine as his “enemy No. 1” and made overtures to BJP for an alliance in the poll-bound Bihar while announcing the formation of his own outfit. “This (Lalu-Nitish) is an unholy alliance. They think Bihar is their personal property… In Bihar, […]

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Out in the cold, Pappu Yadav to chart a new course

Out in the cold, Pappu Yadav to chart a new course

| June 9, 2015 | 0 Comments

Pappu had spent five years in jail for allegedly murdering CPM legislator Ajit Sarkar in 1998 and was acquitted in 2013. He may be without a party but Pappu Yadav alias Rajesh Ranjan believes he isn’t without “vichardhara (ideology)”. It’s this vichardhara, says the MP from Madhepura in Bihar, that led him to protest when […]

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