Sunday, 26 June, 2022
TopicJD (U)

Topic: JD (U)

Rajiv ‘Lalan’ Singh replaces RCP Singh as national president of JD (U)

Singh was elected new JD(U) president at the National Executive meeting chaired by Bihar chief minister and party leader Nitish Kumar in Delhi Saturday.

‘Anti-dynasts’ Nitish Kumar’s JD(U) inducts 3 RJD MLAs, all from powerful political families

6 RJD MLAs have joined JD(U) of late & three of them are Yadavs. JD(U) leaders say inducting them is a political move to make inroads into RJD’s Yadav votes.

Death toll of children in Muzaffarpur acute encephalitis case touches 83

Bihar CM Nitish Kumar has ordered payment of Rs 4 lakh as ex-gratia to the next of kin in each family of the deceased.

BJP offered symbolic representation in cabinet which was not needed: CM Nitish Kumar

Janata Dal (United) has a different style of working from the BJP and having a minister in the Centre does not matter to the party, said Nitish Kumar.

Bihar CM is biding for a time when brand Nitish will be stronger than brand Modi

After Nitish Kumar refuses lone berth in Modi cabinet, focus shifts to next year’s Bihar elections where the CM wants to play ‘big brother’.

Bihar’s dons are propping up their wives, sons and brothers to keep their political clout

From RJD to JD(U) and LJP to Congress, virtually every party in Bihar is giving tickets to dons’ family members for the Lok Sabha elections.

How ally JD(U) cut BJP to size in Bihar by blocking its Dalit outreach

Of the Bihar's six seats reserved for Scheduled Castes or Dalits, the LJP will contest three and the JD(U) two, leaving just one for the BJP.

Loan waiver for students could be part of Congress’ 2019 manifesto

The proposal is driven by concerns among students and the youth about higher education becoming too expensive, especially for the middle class.

Priyanka Gandhi unlikely to make big impact in Lok Sabha polls, says Prashant Kishor

Janata Dal (United) national vice president Kishor though rated Priyanka as a big name and a popular face, and would therefore pose a challenge to NDA in future.

Vasundhara Raje demands Election Commission act on Sharad Yadav for calling her fat

Rajasthan CM Vasundhara Raje demanded the Election Commission set an example of such actions.

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Not Russia, a point-less Wimbledon 2022 affects young tennis players most

Young underdogs have often defeated tennis titans. But Wimbledon 2022 removing ranking points sets them back instead of making a geopolitical impact.
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‘All about helping Rajni’ — tech gurus at iSPIRT quietly power India’s digital revolution

With the fictitious Rajni from rural India as its guiding light, iSPIRT has been using internet & software to change structure of country’s economy, with aim to improve quality of life.


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Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.