Friday, 30 September, 2022
TopicJD(U)

Topic: JD(U)

Look beyond Chirag Paswan’s failure. Dynastic politics is what keeps regional parties afloat

What would happen to parties like SP, RJD and DMK if dynasties didn't exist? Insecure Indian politicians don't groom a second rung of leaders unless a family member is waiting in the wings.

Rumblings surface within Bihar NDA as Nitish’s JD(U) upset with BJP’s ‘communal’ politics

The war of words over madrasa blast, & BJP's recent remarks on attack on Dalits and alleged forced conversion are signs that all is not well within the ruling alliance.

Nitish Kumar has changed. It’s as if Bihar has a whole new CM

Those who staunchly believe in democracy in their youth often turn into supporters of totalitarianism as they age. Bihar is seeing it.

In RLSP merger, a Nitish message to BJP as he rebuilds ‘Luv-Kush’ alliance with Kushwaha

RLSP chief Upendra Kushwaha, former Union minister in Modi govt, becomes JD(U) parliamentary board chief. He says his future will be decided by Nitish Kumar.

Kanhaiya Kumar meets Nitish aide Ashok Choudhary, triggers speculations in NDA

Some leaders in the ruling alliance say Choudhary’s meeting with Kanhaiya could have been yet another attempt by JD(U) to raise its stock after its performance in the assembly polls.

Sushant Rajput’s cousin to Shahnawaz, what BJP faces in Bihar cabinet say about its politics

Seventeen Bihar ministers were sworn in Tuesday, taking the total strength to 31, of whom 13 are from the JD(U) and 16 from the BJP.

Bihar cabinet expansion tomorrow, Shahnawaz Hussain likely to get ministerial berth

Bihar cabinet expansion has been on hold for over two months now, with CM Nitish Kumar demanding equal representation for his JD(U) and union ministry berths. 

Nitish Kumar’s JD(U) successor an ex-IAS officer who cleared UPSC before graduating

Ram Chandra Prasad Singh, a former IAS officer who took a plunge into active politics about a decade ago, is now JD(U) president. His proximity with BJP leaders will help.

Violation of ‘alliance dharma’, says JD(U) as 6 of 7 MLAs join BJP in Arunachal Pradesh

The MLAs' defection to the BJP has shrunk the JD(U) seat count in the 60-member Arunachal assembly to just one.

How BJP got JD(U)’s Mewa Lal to resign as Nitish’s minister within an hour of taking charge

BJP had highlighted corruption charges against Choudhary in 2016, and claims it was caught unawares when now-ally JD(U) decided to make him a minister.

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Representational image| File photo of students writing a test | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

More Dalit students going to Oxfords, Harvards. West now gets the caste divide

There are five primary factors driving an increasing number of students from marginalised communities entering the Western institutions.
File photo of the Amazon logo pictured inside the company's office in Bengaluru | Reuters/Abhishek N. Chinnappa

Amazon India ties up with influencers for ‘live-stream shopping’ to drive festive season sales

Live-stream shopping events are hugely popular in China, with the feature being used by Alibaba Group Holding's Taobao & Bytedance's Douyin and driving millions of dollars in sales.

Defence

File photo of former Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria after flying a MiG-21 of 51 Squadron at the Srinagar airbase | ANI

Famed IAF pilot Abhinandan Varthaman’s MiG-21 Squadron bows out from Srinagar today

Known as the ‘Sword Arms’, number-plating of the squadron was done Friday. It has made way for MiG-29s to be the new 'guardian of the Valley'.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

AAP’s filling a big vacuum in Indian politics. Question is how long it can sustain without ideology

If you find admiration for AAP qualified, if not muted among many of the Modi-BJP’s critics, it is because they question it for its lack of ideological clarity. Especially on secularism.
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