Wednesday, June 19, 2024

Topic: JDU

We won’t allow anti-Muslim campaigns while in power with BJP: Janata Dal (United) leader K.C. Tyagi

The Janata Dal (United) will not allow the incoming National Democratic Alliance government at the Centre to propagate campaigns against Muslims and other minority communities, said the party’s national spokesperson KC Tyagi on Friday.

JD(U) offers ‘unconditional support’ to BJP but demands Agnipath fixes, caste census, UCC discussions with stakeholders

While offering “unconditional support” to the Bharatiya Janata Party-led NDA, JDU senior leader K.C. Tyagi said that his party wanted the shortcomings in the 'Agnipath' scheme to be discussed in detail and removed, the Uniform Civil Code to be discussed with stakeholders before implementation, and a nationwide caste census to be conducted.

RJD seeks repolling in Bihar’s Munger, SC dismisses petition

The Supreme Court on Friday dismissed a petition filed by a Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) candidate seeking a direction to the Election Commission of India to conduct re-polling in more than 40 booths in Bihar's Munger seat.

JDU youth leader shot dead in Patna

Leader of the Janata Dal (United), Saurabh Kumar, was shot and killed on Wednesday, at night in Patna by unknown gunmen who came on bikes.

Bihar: BJP to contest 17 seats, JD(U) 16, Chirag 5; old allies Paras, Kushwaha upset over seat sharing

The NDA finalised its seat-sharing in Bihar for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections Monday, allotting 17 seats to the BJP, 16 to the Janata Dal (United), five to the Chirag Paswan-led Lok Janshakti Party (Ram Vilas) and one each to Jitan Ram Manjhi’s Hindustani Awam Morcha (Secular) and Upendra Kushwaha’s Rashtriya Lok Morcha (RLM).

Nitish Kumar resigns as Bihar CM, to form govt with BJP’s support soon

Speaking to reporters outside the Raj Bhavan, Nitish said that a new alliance will be formed. He added that things were “not working out” in the Opposition’s INDIA alliance and he decided to resign because things were not good.