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NCP: Rahul Gandhi was disaster, Sharad Pawar better pick

NCP: Rahul Gandhi was disaster, Sharad Pawar better pick

| June 14, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP), in its general secretaries’ report for 2012-2015, has attacked the Congress, claiming that the projection of Rahul Gandhi was responsible for the UPA’s disastrous defeat in last year’s Lok Sabha polls. The party is also of the view that if the Congress had “broad-mindedly” projected Sharad Pawar, the results would […]

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Nitish Kumar condemns BJP govt’s act on Governor postings

Nitish Kumar condemns BJP govt’s act on Governor postings

| July 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

Patna: With the process on to ease out Governors appointed during the UPA regime, senior JD(U) leader Nitish Kumar Monday condemned the BJP’s act regarding gubernatorial posts. “We are watching everything, how Governors appointed during the earlier regime are removed and others forced to quit… Its not a good practice,” Kumar told reporters outside Legislative Council […]

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NCP hails possible tie-up between RJD and JD(U) in Bihar to stop BJP

NCP hails possible tie-up between RJD and JD(U) in Bihar to stop BJP

| July 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

Observing that all secular parties will have to unite to contain communal forces, NCP on Sunday said the likelihood of RJD and JD(U) coming together to stop BJP from coming to power in Bihar was a step in right direction. RJD and JD(U) are likely to join forces in Bihar to take on the resurgent […]

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Lalu to retain bungalow till Oct, Buta faces eviction notice

Lalu to retain bungalow till Oct, Buta faces eviction notice

| July 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

Reviewing the decision of the UPA government, the Centre has allowed RJD chief Lalu Prasad to retain his Tughlaq Road bungalow here till October while asking former Bihar Governor Buta Singh to vacate the Teen Murti Marg residence in Lutyen’s zone immediately. However, the family of late UPA minister Sis Ram Ola has been allowed to retain the Teen Murti Lane bungalow till February […]

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Will JD(U) nominee win in Amethi of Bihar?

Will JD(U) nominee win in Amethi of Bihar?

| April 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

Biharsharif: After the scrutiny of nomination papers, sitting JD(U) MP Kaushlendra Kumar, who is seeking a second term, Congress’s Ashish Ranjan Sinha, LJP’s Satyanand Sharma and AAP’s Pranav Prakash are among the 27 candidates left in the fray in Nalanda parliamentary constituency. The constituency is going to polls on April 17. Congress nominee Ashish Ranjan […]

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Bihar denied special package by Congress: Nitish

Bihar denied special package by Congress: Nitish

| April 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

Even as he launched a broadside against the UPA government’s treatment of his State, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Wednesday questioned the validity of Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi’s prime ministerial ambition when he did not enjoy the confidence among a large section of people. As Mr. Kumar addressed an election meeting at Nardiganj, […]

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Nitish calls Bihar bandh to protest denial of special status

Nitish calls Bihar bandh to protest denial of special status

| February 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

Attacking the Congress-led UPA government for granting special category status to Seemandhra and ignoring a similar demand of Bihar, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Friday gave a Bihar bandh call on March 1. “This is betrayal with Bihar and other backward states,” Mr. Kumar told reporters outside state Assembly in Patna. An agitated Chief Minister […]

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JD (U) demands special status for Bihar, protests outside Parliament

JD (U) demands special status for Bihar, protests outside Parliament

| February 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

New Delhi: Demanding special status for Bihar, JD(U) President Sharad Yadav staged protest outside the Parliament on Tuesday when Congress is all set to push the Telangana bill before the house. Yadav refuted the interim budget presented by Finance Minister P Chidambaram and said that it did not contain anything on the backward states and […]

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NDA and UPA will collapse: Nitish

NDA and UPA will collapse: Nitish

| February 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

Saharsa / Patna: Chief minister Nitish Kumar on Thursday said for a strong and real political alternative in the country, first move has been made for a federal front. This development, he said, has made NDA and UPA squirm. Addressing JD(U)’s 10th Sankalp rally at Patel Maidan, Saharsa, Nitish said NDA and UPA will collapse like pack of cards. “Poor […]

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Special status: Nitish Kumar accuses UPA govt of cheating Bihar

Special status: Nitish Kumar accuses UPA govt of cheating Bihar

| February 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

LakhiSarai: Stepping up his attack on UPA government ahead of Lok Sabha elections, chief minister Nitish Kumar on Sundya accused the Centre of cheating Bihar and its people by putting the demand of special status in cold storage. “We have been cheated by the Centre as it put the process for grant of special status to Bihar or […]

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