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Jitan Ram Manjhi clarified that one Council seat to be sought would not be filled by any of his family members but would go to a party leader. (Photo @JitanramMajhi)

Jitan Ram Manjhi pushes for cabinet, legislative council seat in Bihar

By Anirban Guha Roy | Hindustan Times, Patna
UPDATED ON JAN 06, 2021 08:30 PM IST
Jitan Ram Manjhi’s made the demand came hours after the announcement of polls for two vacant Council seats on January 28 by the Election Commission (EC), which could make distribution of seats among the allies in the NDA a tricky affair.
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BJP’s Vijay Kumar Sinha, the man in the middle.
BJP’s Vijay Kumar Sinha, the man in the middle.

BJP’s Vijay Kumar Sinha elected Bihar Speaker amid opposition ruckus

By Arun Kumar | Hindustan Times, Patna
UPDATED ON NOV 25, 2020 02:05 PM IST
It is the first time in Bihar since 2005 that the BJP has fielded its candidate for the Speaker’s post, on earlier occasions it was bagged by ally JD(U).
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RJD leaders including Tejashwi Yadav opposed the election of Speaker of the Bihar Legislative Assembly.(ANI Photo)
RJD leaders including Tejashwi Yadav opposed the election of Speaker of the Bihar Legislative Assembly.(ANI Photo)

RJD MLAs create ruckus in Bihar assembly, oppose voice vote in Speaker election

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Kanishka Sarkar | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 25, 2020 12:47 PM IST
The RJD-led Grand Alliance (GA) has fielded Awadh Bihari Choudhary as their candidate against the ruling National Democratic Alliance (NDA) nominee Vijay Kumar Sinha for the post of the Speaker in the Bihar assembly.
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Hindustani Awam Morcha Secular (HAMS) National President Jitan Ram Manjhi addressing the media in Patna on Feb 18, 2019.(PTI File Photo)
Hindustani Awam Morcha Secular (HAMS) National President Jitan Ram Manjhi addressing the media in Patna on Feb 18, 2019.(PTI File Photo)

Bihar assembly election result 2020- ‘We were with Nitish Kumar, will remain with him’: Jitan Ram Manjhi’s HAM

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Kanishka Sarkar | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 13, 2020 09:21 AM IST
The statement comes a day after HAM chief Jitan Ram Manjhi was elected the leader of its four-member legislature party.
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In the just concluded Bihar assembly elections, Nitish Kumar’s JD(U) had won 43 seats while the BJP won 74. Other partners in the NDA, Jitan Ram Manjhi’s HAM-S and Mukhesh Sahani’s VIP won four seats each. (HT Photo)
In the just concluded Bihar assembly elections, Nitish Kumar’s JD(U) had won 43 seats while the BJP won 74. Other partners in the NDA, Jitan Ram Manjhi’s HAM-S and Mukhesh Sahani’s VIP won four seats each. (HT Photo)

Asked if he will be chief minister, Nitish Kumar says ‘NDA to decide’

By Vijay Swaroop | Hindustan Times, Patna
UPDATED ON NOV 12, 2020 09:34 PM IST
The JD(U) and BJP leaders were quick to clarify that formal selection of NDA leader has to be done by all the four allies, which is a mere formality.
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Manjhi’s party was given seven seats to contest from the JD(U)’s quota of 122, and the party did well winning four(File Photo)
Manjhi’s party was given seven seats to contest from the JD(U)’s quota of 122, and the party did well winning four(File Photo)

Manjhi elected HAM legislature party leader but won’t accept ministerial berth

By Press Trust of India | Posted by Nilavro Ghosh | Patna
PUBLISHED ON NOV 12, 2020 07:03 PM IST
All the four newly elected MLAs met at Manjhi’s residence where they elected the former chief minister the leader of the legislature group.
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Lok Janshakti Party turned out to be a damp squib though Chirag Paswan is not seeing this as a defeat.(PTI)
Lok Janshakti Party turned out to be a damp squib though Chirag Paswan is not seeing this as a defeat.(PTI)

Paswan annihilated in his own ‘chirag’, says Jitan Ram Manjhi

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 11, 2020 02:52 PM IST
Chirag Paswan said his party’s vote share increased in 2020 and the organisation of the party got strengthened in every district.
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Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) national president Chirag Paswan addressing a press conference ahead of the second phase of the Bihar Assembly election, at party office in Patna, Bihar on Sunday.(Santosh Kumar/HT Photo)
Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) national president Chirag Paswan addressing a press conference ahead of the second phase of the Bihar Assembly election, at party office in Patna, Bihar on Sunday.(Santosh Kumar/HT Photo)

HAM demands probe into Ram Vilas Paswan’s death, politics says Chirag Paswan

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Kanishka Sarkar | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 02, 2020 01:49 PM IST
Responding to the allegations, Chirag Paswan said everyone was playing politics over a person who is dead now and added that those talking such things about a son should be ashamed of themselves.
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Security personnel carrying Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) arrive on the eve of first phase of Bihar Assembly Elections, in Kaimur district.(PTI)
Security personnel carrying Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) arrive on the eve of first phase of Bihar Assembly Elections, in Kaimur district.(PTI)

Bihar Assembly Elections 2020: All you need to know about Sherghati constituency

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Arpan Rai | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON OCT 27, 2020 01:40 PM IST
In the three-phase Bihar election, which will be held on October 28, November 3 and November 7 for 243 seats, the opposition alliance of the RJD, Congress and the Left will take on the combine of the ruling JD(U), BJP, Jitan Ram Manjhi’s HAMS and Mukesh Sahni’s Vikassheel Insan Party (VIP).
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HAM(S) President Jitan Ram Manjhi files his nomination papers for the Imamganj constituency ahead of the Bihar Assembly elections, in Gaya on October 7, 2020.(PTI)
HAM(S) President Jitan Ram Manjhi files his nomination papers for the Imamganj constituency ahead of the Bihar Assembly elections, in Gaya on October 7, 2020.(PTI)

Bihar Assembly elections 2020: All you need to know about Imamganj seat

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Arpan Rai | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON OCT 27, 2020 01:35 PM IST
This year, former Bihar chief minister Manjhi is witnessing a three-cornered contest in his home seat.
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Women looking Electronic Voting Machine (EVM) and Voter-Verified Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) during a training programme of Sub-Divisional officers (SDO) ahead of Bihar assembly polls.(Santosh Kumar/HT File Photo)
Women looking Electronic Voting Machine (EVM) and Voter-Verified Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) during a training programme of Sub-Divisional officers (SDO) ahead of Bihar assembly polls.(Santosh Kumar/HT File Photo)

Bihar assembly election 2020: Will RJD again defeat Jitan Ram Manjhi’s HAM(S) in Makhdumpur?

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Kanishka Sarkar | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON OCT 27, 2020 07:56 AM IST
Bihar Assembly Election 2020: The RJD’s Subedar Das is currently the MLA of Makhdumpur. He had won by a margin of 26,777 votes in the 2015 assembly elections with Hindustani Awam Morcha (Secular) chief Jitan Ram Manjhi coming up as the runner up.
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Jitan Ram Manjhi, whose caste of marginalised Musahars number around 55,000 of the 295,605-strong electorate, is hoping to unite the Dalit vote and hive off some support from other communities due to his stature.
Jitan Ram Manjhi, whose caste of marginalised Musahars number around 55,000 of the 295,605-strong electorate, is hoping to unite the Dalit vote and hive off some support from other communities due to his stature.

Jitan Ram Manjhi faces 3-way fight for Imamganj

By Vijay Swaroop | Hindustan Times, Patna
UPDATED ON OCT 26, 2020 08:27 AM IST
At stake, experts claim, is not only his place in the legislative assembly -- of which he has been a member for four decades -- but also his stature in the National Democratic Alliance where he is the senior-most Dalit face after the death of former Union minister Ram Vilas Paswan.
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Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar in a conversation with Prime Minister Narendra Modi during an election campaign. (ANI Photo)(ANI)
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar in a conversation with Prime Minister Narendra Modi during an election campaign. (ANI Photo)(ANI)

Bihar Assembly Election 2020: Key constituencies and their candidates

By hindustantimes.com | Kaleem Ullah Fasihi | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON OCT 25, 2020 08:30 PM IST
Bihar, the first state to hold assembly elections amid the coronavirus pandemic, will witness the first phase of polling on October 28. Polling in second and third phases will take place on November 3 and November 7 respectively.
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HAM-S chief Jitan Ram Manjhi pays tribute to the mortal remains of Union Minister and Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) leader Ram Vilas Paswan, who passed away on Thursday evening.(PTI Photo)
HAM-S chief Jitan Ram Manjhi pays tribute to the mortal remains of Union Minister and Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) leader Ram Vilas Paswan, who passed away on Thursday evening.(PTI Photo)

Former Bihar CM Jitan Ram Manjhi seeks Bharat Ratna for Ram Vilas Paswan

By Press Trust of India | Posted by Kanishka Sarkar | Patna
PUBLISHED ON OCT 10, 2020 09:32 PM IST
Jitan Ram Manjhi, himself a Dalit leader who suspended his all poll-related engagements in Gaya to pay tribute to Ram Vilas Paswan in Patna, told reporters that he was demanding Bharat Ratna for Paswan so that future generations could be told about him
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BJP president J P Nadda meets Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar for seat-sharing formula of the assembly election earlier in September.(ANI file)
BJP president J P Nadda meets Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar for seat-sharing formula of the assembly election earlier in September.(ANI file)

Bihar assembly election 2020: Many challenges ahead for NDA

By Vijay Swaroop | Hindustan Times, Patna
PUBLISHED ON SEP 25, 2020 05:02 PM IST
The NDA hopes to repeat its 2019 national poll performance in the state when it swept Bihar and won 39 out of the state’s 40 seats
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The RLSP said it will decide its future course at the party’s key meet tomorrow. (Photo @UpendraRLSP)
The RLSP said it will decide its future course at the party’s key meet tomorrow. (Photo @UpendraRLSP)

‘Time running out’: Upendra Kushwaha’s party messages alliance partners

By Arun Kumar | Hindustan Times, Patna
UPDATED ON SEP 23, 2020 05:36 PM IST
Anand Madhav, general secretary of the RLSP, Tuesday said that “politics is an art of possibilities” and the party was free to decide its future course for the sake of Bihar’s development.
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While the opposition is likely to rake up the issue of the BJP not supporting the demand for sub-categorisation of SCs in the Supreme Court; the BJP is trying to downplay its stance on the grounds that a further re-grouping will not solve the problem.(AFP)
While the opposition is likely to rake up the issue of the BJP not supporting the demand for sub-categorisation of SCs in the Supreme Court; the BJP is trying to downplay its stance on the grounds that a further re-grouping will not solve the problem.(AFP)

Bihar Assembly Election 2020: BJP banks on Mahadalits

By Smriti Kak Ramachandran | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 07, 2020 09:49 AM IST
Though the BJP has so far maintained that the disagreements between the NDA allies will be hammered out, there is a perception that HAM-S will compensate for the loss of Dalit votes, should LJP walk out of the NDA
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HAM(S) chief Jitan Ram Manjhi has warned to field candidates against LJP if Ram Vilas Paswan’s party contested against JD(U).(HT Photo)
HAM(S) chief Jitan Ram Manjhi has warned to field candidates against LJP if Ram Vilas Paswan’s party contested against JD(U).(HT Photo)

Bihar NDA turns battle ground for Dalit leadership as Manjhi, Paswan face off

By Arun Kumar | Edited by Abhinav Sahay | Hindustan Times, Patna
UPDATED ON SEP 05, 2020 01:46 PM IST
The fight between LJP and HAM-S is one of the sub plots of the Bihar assembly elections slated for later this year.
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Jitan Ram Manjhi was earlier part of the NDA but left the alliance to join ‘Mahagathbandhan’ (Grand Alliance) in 2018.(PTI)
Jitan Ram Manjhi was earlier part of the NDA but left the alliance to join ‘Mahagathbandhan’ (Grand Alliance) in 2018.(PTI)

HAM workers will work hard to make NDA victorious in Bihar: Jitan Ram Manjhi

By Asian News International| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi | Patna
PUBLISHED ON SEP 03, 2020 07:45 AM IST
HAM, which contested the 2019 Lok Sabha elections in coalition with Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD)- Congress alliance could not win even a single seat in Bihar and broke its ties with ‘Mahagathbandhan’ last month.
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The Hindustani Awam Morcha (Secular) will not merge with any party, rather it will be a part of the NDA in the Bihar elections that is due in October-November.(PTI Photo)
The Hindustani Awam Morcha (Secular) will not merge with any party, rather it will be a part of the NDA in the Bihar elections that is due in October-November.(PTI Photo)

Ahead of Bihar polls, Jitan Ram Manjhi’s party to join NDA

By Press Trust of India | Posted by Prashasti Singh | Patna
UPDATED ON SEP 03, 2020 11:02 AM IST
The official announcement in this regard will be made by Jitan Ram Manjhi on Thursday, said spokesperson Danish Rizwan.
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Former Chief Minister of Bihar Jitan Ram Manjhi addressing the press conference at his residence in Patna. (File photo by Parwaz Khan / Hindustan Times)
Former Chief Minister of Bihar Jitan Ram Manjhi addressing the press conference at his residence in Patna. (File photo by Parwaz Khan / Hindustan Times)

Jitan Ram Manjhi’s party exits Grand Alliance ahead of Bihar Assembly elections

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Arpan Rai | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON AUG 20, 2020 07:48 PM IST
Jitan Ram Manjhi-led Hindustani Awam Morcha (Secular) will no longer be a constituent of the Grand Alliance, said party’s spokesperson.
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Bhupendra Yadav, the BJP in-charge of Bihar, made it clear to the cadres that they should not bother about who will be contesting how many seats. (Photo @byadavbjp)
Bhupendra Yadav, the BJP in-charge of Bihar, made it clear to the cadres that they should not bother about who will be contesting how many seats. (Photo @byadavbjp)

Alliance intact in Bihar, says BJP; Congress works at ‘honourable’ pact

By Vijay Swaroop and Subhash Pathak | Edited by Ashutosh Tripathi | Hindustan Times, Patna
UPDATED ON JUL 07, 2020 09:54 PM IST
The BJP said that NDA partners will fight unitedly. The Congress, on the other hand, said it will hammer out an “honourable” pact with its coalition partners.
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Prashant Kishor, during a press conference recently, had said he is not going to launch a political outfit, but he said he will work to bring about a change in the state by providing a common platform to those dreams to see Bihar in top ten states in the country.(PTI)
Prashant Kishor, during a press conference recently, had said he is not going to launch a political outfit, but he said he will work to bring about a change in the state by providing a common platform to those dreams to see Bihar in top ten states in the country.(PTI)

Prashant Kishor meets oppn leaders in Bihar amid talks about his next move

By Anil Kumar | Hindustan Times, Patna
UPDATED ON FEB 21, 2020 11:43 AM IST
Prashant Kishor said to be in talks with different political parties ahead of the Bihar assembly polls.
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CPI leader Kanhaiya Kumar’s convoy was attacked once again by motorbike borne men in Gaya on Tuesday.(PTI PHOTO.)
CPI leader Kanhaiya Kumar’s convoy was attacked once again by motorbike borne men in Gaya on Tuesday.(PTI PHOTO.)

Kanhaiya Kumar’s convoy attacked once again in Bihar’s Gaya

By Avinash Kumar | Hindustan Times, Patna
UPDATED ON FEB 11, 2020 10:31 PM IST
According to the police, the incident took place near the Maoist infested Banke Bazar police station area when Kanhaiya was on his way to Imamganj.
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Bihar Deputy CM Sushil Kumar Modi (extreme right, in grey shirt) and his family members being rescued by a SDRF team from his flooded residence at Rajendra Nagar, in Patna.(PTI Photo)
Bihar Deputy CM Sushil Kumar Modi (extreme right, in grey shirt) and his family members being rescued by a SDRF team from his flooded residence at Rajendra Nagar, in Patna.(PTI Photo)

Late deluge brings Bihar to knees, floods east UP

By HT Correspondents | Hindustan Times, Patna/New Delhi
UPDATED ON OCT 01, 2019 06:06 AM IST
Hospitals were waterlogged, hundreds, including Deputy CM were rescued.
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Former Bihar CM Jitan Ram Manjhi(PTI Photo)
Former Bihar CM Jitan Ram Manjhi(PTI Photo)

RJD has to decide on its continuation in Grand Alliance: Jitan Ram Manjhi

By Avijit Biswas | Hindustan Times, Bhagalpur, Bhagalpur
UPDATED ON SEP 26, 2019 12:20 PM IST
Jitan Ram Manjhi has said that Hindustani Awam Morcha-Secular (HAM-S) would definitely field its candidate in Nathnagar assembly seat in the upcoming by-election.
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RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav with other leaders of Grand Alliance at a meeting on Monday, August 26, 2019.(Santosh Kumar / HT Photo)
RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav with other leaders of Grand Alliance at a meeting on Monday, August 26, 2019.(Santosh Kumar / HT Photo)

In first meeting after LS polls, Grand Alliance fails to answer questions on leadership

By Vijay Swaroop | Hindustan Times, Patna
UPDATED ON AUG 28, 2019 03:17 PM IST
The meeting of the Grand Alliance leaders was convened at Rabri Devi’s residence amid reports of dissent between the alliance partners.
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A section of the leaders, however, foresaw major challenge before the party high command to avert imminent desertions by the members of the legislative assembly (MLAs) ahead of the party. (Reuters Photo)
A section of the leaders, however, foresaw major challenge before the party high command to avert imminent desertions by the members of the legislative assembly (MLAs) ahead of the party. (Reuters Photo)

Bihar Congress shifts focus on building party in state, winning back support

By Subhash Pathak | Hindustan Times, Patna
UPDATED ON AUG 12, 2019 06:42 PM IST
The Congress is also wary of further cracks in the grand alliance, which recently suffered a blow when former CM Jitan Ram Manjhi’s Hindustani Awam Morcha (Secular) walked out of the coalition.
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Former Bihar CM Jitan Ram Manjhi backed Azam Khan whose sexist remarks against BJP MLA Rama Devi have sparked criticism.(PTI Photo)
Former Bihar CM Jitan Ram Manjhi backed Azam Khan whose sexist remarks against BJP MLA Rama Devi have sparked criticism.(PTI Photo)

‘When a mother kisses son, is it sex?’: Jitan Ram Manjhi backs Azam Khan

By Asian News International | Nawada, Bihar
UPDATED ON JUL 28, 2019 05:33 PM IST
Hindustani Awam Morcha leader and former Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi said Azam Khan’s statement was being misinterpreted, and he should apologise but not resign.
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Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar was joined by RJD MLA Abdul Bari Siddiqui during his visit to flood-affected Darbhanga recently.(HT Photo)
Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar was joined by RJD MLA Abdul Bari Siddiqui during his visit to flood-affected Darbhanga recently.(HT Photo)

All well in RJD, says Rabri Devi after CM Nitish meets Siddiqui

By Anil Kumar | Hindustan Times, Patna, Patna
UPDATED ON JUL 23, 2019 03:24 PM IST
The Sunday meeting between Kumar and Siddiqui, the former RJD state president, has set tongues wagging that several “disillusioned” legislators, allegedly in touch with the ruling party through backroom channels, may switch sides at an opportune moment.
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