RS dy. chairman poll: TRS to throw its weight behind NDA

Hyderabad, Aug 9: The Telangana Rashtra Samithi will throw its weight behind the NDA candidate for the Rajya Sabha deputy chairman elections to be held today. The NDA has fielded the JD(U)’s Harivansh against B K Hariprasad of the Congress.

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Karnataka Election: Nitish Kumar’s JD(U) to contest 30 seats on its own

The Karnataka Assembly Election 2018 got more crowded with Nitish Kumar of the JD(S) stating that his party would contest around 25 to 30 seats. The move comes in the wake of the party trying to increase its presence beyond Bihar.

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With Rs 4078 cr assets, JD(U) nominee richest in Rajya Sabha elections 2018

New Delhi: Out of the 63 candidates contesting the Rajya Sabha elections, 16 have declared criminal cases against them.

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In Modi Cabinet reshuffle, no AIADMK, JD(U) and Shiv Sena

modinewThere are no JD(U), Shiv Sena or AIADMK names in the Modi Cabinet reshuffle. The JD(U) had indicated on Saturday that there have been no talks on the reshuffle and it is unlikely to join the Cabinet.

Modi Cabinet reshuffle: New allies, JD(U), AIADMK to make the cut, Jaitley likely Defence Minister

modi2The union Cabinet reshuffle is expected to take place before the end of this month. The Narendra Modi led cabinet is expected to induct two members of the JD(U) and AIADMK, sources say.

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Nitish Kumar likely to be NDA convenor

nitishkumarBihar Chief Minister, Nitish Kumar is likely to become the NDA convenor. The JD(U) is also likely to get two berths in the Cabinet reshuffle that is round the corner.

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Don’t cross your limits, JD(U) tells Sharad Yadav

sharadyadav'With a split in the JD(U) seeming more evident than ever, the party has asked its senior leader, Sharad Yadav not to cross the line. Yadav had said that the party had broken the trust of 11 crore people by aligning with the BJP in Bihar.

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Did the Gujarat Rajya Sabha elections split the JD(U)?

sharad-nitishThe rift in the JD(U) seems evident now. On Tuesday during the Rajya Sabha elections from Gujarat, JD(U) spokesperson said that the lone MLA had voted for the BJP. However the MLA himself did not make it clear and said he had voted for the nation. Sharad Yadav who has been sulking ever since Nitish Kumar dumped the RJD and allied with the BJP decided to congratulate Ahmed Patel. The Congress’ Ahmed Patel won after a late night drama on Tuesday thanks to the Election Commission of India invalidating two votes.

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To keep JD(U) united, BJP likely to offer 2 Union Cabinet berths

bihThe BJP is likely to offer the JD(U) two Cabinet berths in a bid to quell a rebellion. A few leaders have expressed unhappiness with the decision taken by Nitish Kumar to ally with the government and form the government in Bihar.

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Over puris and aloo, the deal between JD(U) and BJP was struck in Bihar

nitishsushilmodiThe BJP leaders are coming and they will have dinner with us, Nitish Kumar said upon his return from the Governor’s residence. Nitish ahd returned to 1-Anne Marg after tendering his resignation and at that time, there was no formal talk of an alliance with the BJP. Back at home, Nitish watched Lalu Prasad Yadav speak on television. It was at that time that Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted a congratulatory message to which Nitish Kumar responded promptly.

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