Friday, 21 January, 2022
TopicUpendra Kushwaha

Topic: Upendra Kushwaha

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.

Tejashwi can be RJD’s choice, but alliance is yet to agree on CM face in Bihar, says Congress

Congress' Shaktisinh Gohil says every party has a right to put a leader’s face forward, but we will decide if the alliance benefits from one face, and who that will be.

Once highly influential, these 3 Bihar leaders now find no takers ahead of polls

Jitan Ram Manjhi, Upendra Kushwaha & Mukesh Sahani are still part of RJD-Congress grand alliance, 6 months before polls. But things are looking bleak for them.

Don’t participate in TV debates on Pulwama, communal issues: Kushwaha tells opposition

The former union minister, who broke away from the NDA, alleges TV channels are deviating from real issues and promoting RSS, BJP agenda.

It’s a problem of plenty as Bihar opposition alliance creaks under weight of numbers

The RJD wants to wrap up a poll agreement by the end of January but seat-sharing talks have begun exposing cracks in the alliance.   

Even in HRD ministry there were tell-tale signs that Upendra Kushwaha would quit NDA

Upendra Kushwaha's exit from NDA is likely to impact the BJP in Bihar, where his RLSP was an ally.

This rebel Bihar MP is taking on everybody — Modi, Nitish & Kushwaha

Arun Kumar, the Jehanabad MP from Bihar, calls Upendra Kushwaha opportunistic, says he is disappointed in PM Modi.

Days after Bihar leader Upendra Kushwaha quits NDA, BJP announces OBC meet in Patna

Besides the OBC meet in February, morcha meetings will be held with focus on SC/STs too

Upendra Kushwaha’s exit could undo BJP’s carefully planned Bihar caste coalition

Upendra Kushwaha, who belongs to the Koeri community, was an important cog in BJP’s Bihar caste alliance of non-Yadav OBCs.

BJP’s Bihar ally Upendra Kushwaha quits NDA, says Modi reduced Cabinet to ‘rubber stamp’

Bihar leader Upendra Kushwaha attacks PM Modi in letter, says ministers and officials have become mere 'figureheads', accuses govt of ‘toeing RSS agenda’.

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BBC is Britain’s only imperial legacy with purpose, UK must value it to remain in soft-power war

It’s deeply worrying that the Johnson govt, filled with defenders of the country’s imperial past, seems intent on rendering this last great British asset valueless.

Mahindra expects strong recovery in auto sales as supply chain constraints ease

According to Mahindra, the auto industry is poised for a very strong rebound because it has been buffeted by a number of factors over the last 2-3 years.

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Won’t be silent if rules-based order challenged, envoy Lindner says as German warship visits

In an exclusive interview, the German ambassador to India said port call of the German warship Bayern in Mumbai shows the significance of the Indo-Pacific region.
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Read my lips, I’m hurting, says Pakistan’s National Security Policy. What it means for India

The new policy is mostly chaff, but it reveals the most inward-looking Pakistan in 3 decades. It needs breathing space, and is realising loss of stature and friendship with US.
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