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Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Tejashwi Yadav with party MLA and his elder brother Tej Pratap Yadav arrives at party office to attend a review meeting on Bihar Assembly elections.(PTI file photo)

‘PM Modi should take first shot of Covid-19 vaccine’: Tej Pratap Yadav

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Arpan Rai | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 08, 2021 12:18 PM IST
“Prime Minister Narendra Modi should take first shot of Covid-19 vaccine, then, we will also take it,” said the Bihar politician, reported news agency ANI.
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RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav is scheduled to being his yatra in mid-January after Makar Sankranti.(HT PHOTO)
RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav is scheduled to being his yatra in mid-January after Makar Sankranti.(HT PHOTO)

Tejashwi Yadav, Chirag Paswan to set off on stock-taking yatras in Bihar

By Anirban Guha Roy | Hindustan Times, Patna
PUBLISHED ON JAN 05, 2021 05:24 PM IST
While Tejashwi Yadav is expected to visit districts both in north and central Bihar in the first leg, Chirag Paswan is scheduled to visit most of the districts in the state including the Seemanchal belt.
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File photo: JDU’s RCP Singh.((mage via Twitter)
File photo: JDU’s RCP Singh.((mage via Twitter)

‘Don’t need anybody’s offer’: JDU chief on rejoining Grand Alliance

By Anirban Guha Roy | Hindustan Times, Patna
UPDATED ON JAN 03, 2021 08:38 PM IST
The JD(U) president’s remarks comes a day after former deputy chief minister and BJP’s Rajya Sabha MP Sushil Kumar Modi alleged that jailed RJD chief Lalu Prasad was calling up his party MLAs from paid ward at RIMS, Ranchi to engineer defections.
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Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has insisted that the JD (U) is united.(Santosh Kumar/HT PHOTO)
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has insisted that the JD (U) is united.(Santosh Kumar/HT PHOTO)

Nitish Kumar trashes RJD’s claims of defections from JD (U), says party is united

By Vijay Swaroop | Hindustan Times, Patna
UPDATED ON DEC 31, 2020 01:09 AM IST
Nitish Kumar said talks of JD (U) MLAs defecting to the RJD is baseless.
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The RJD offered to back Nitish Kumar as Prime Ministerial candidate in 2024 if he makes way for Tejashwi Yadav to take over as Chief minister of Bihar.(PTI FILE PHOTO)
The RJD offered to back Nitish Kumar as Prime Ministerial candidate in 2024 if he makes way for Tejashwi Yadav to take over as Chief minister of Bihar.(PTI FILE PHOTO)

RJD tries to lure Nitish Kumar as PM candidate, JD (U) says it is rubbish

By Vijay Swaroop | Hindustan Times, Patna
UPDATED ON DEC 29, 2020 08:55 PM IST
The JD (U) said the RJD’s offer showed its desperation because they have not been able to get over their defeat in the assembly election.
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RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav.(ANI File)
RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav.(ANI File)

Tejashwi Yadav warn of action against saboteurs; predicts early election in Bihar

By Vijay Swaroop | Hindustan Times, Patna
PUBLISHED ON DEC 22, 2020 11:22 AM IST
The RJD emerged as the single-largest party in the November assembly elections with 75 seats but the alliance it led failed to get the required numbers to form the government
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RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav.(HT archive)
RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav.(HT archive)

Lalu’s health condition deteriorates; kidney functioning at 25% capacity, says doctor

By Sanjoy Dey | Hindustan Times, Ranchi
UPDATED ON DEC 14, 2020 03:51 PM IST
The doctor feels the RJD chief should be at a highly specialised centre as he is suffering from multiple ailments
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RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav.(HT archive)
RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav.(HT archive)

Fodder scam: No relief for Lalu this year as bail hearing deferred for six weeks

By Bedanti Saran | Hindustan Times, Ranchi
UPDATED ON DEC 11, 2020 01:26 PM IST
The RJD chief had sought bail in the Dumka treasury case on the ground that he had completed half (42 months & 28 days) of the seven-year sentence awarded to him in it
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Tejashwi Yadav releaed the letter written to Assembly Speaker on the issue of representation in house committees of Bihar Assembly.(HT Photo/FIle)
Tejashwi Yadav releaed the letter written to Assembly Speaker on the issue of representation in house committees of Bihar Assembly.(HT Photo/FIle)

RJD lays condition for naming MLAs for Bihar house panels, logjam persists

By Anirban Guha Roy | Edited by Abhinav Sahay | Hindustan Times, Patna
UPDATED ON DEC 11, 2020 09:41 AM IST
RJD’s hardening of stance comes after Bihar Assembly Speaker Vijay Kumar Sinha sent a reminder to Tejashwi Yadav asking him to recommend names of party MLAs for various house committees.
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With the farmers’ protests intensifying in Delhi, Delhi traffic police advised commuters moving in and out of the capital to use alternative routes to avoid traffic snarls.(Sanchit Khanna/HT Photo)
With the farmers’ protests intensifying in Delhi, Delhi traffic police advised commuters moving in and out of the capital to use alternative routes to avoid traffic snarls.(Sanchit Khanna/HT Photo)

Opposition parties back call for Bharat bandh

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 07, 2020 02:42 AM IST
The proposed nationwide strike also has the support of the Left parties, Trinamool Congress (TMC), Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD). Farmers have been protesting against the three laws since November 26, demanding their repeal.
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RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav speaks next to the statue of Mahatma Gandhi while on dharna with Congress and RJD workers at Gandhi Maidan in protest against new farm laws, in Patna, Bihar. A case was filed against Yadav and 18 other leaders from the constituents of the Grand Alliance-led opposition in Bihar for protesting without permission amid the coronavirus pandemic.(Photo by Santosh Kumar/ Hindustan Times)
RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav speaks next to the statue of Mahatma Gandhi while on dharna with Congress and RJD workers at Gandhi Maidan in protest against new farm laws, in Patna, Bihar. A case was filed against Yadav and 18 other leaders from the constituents of the Grand Alliance-led opposition in Bihar for protesting without permission amid the coronavirus pandemic.(Photo by Santosh Kumar/ Hindustan Times)

‘If you have real power...’: Tejashwi Yadav dares Nitish Kumar govt to arrest him

By hindustantimes.com| Edited by Mallika Soni | HIndustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 06, 2020 02:13 PM IST
Yadav’s comments came after a case was filed against him and 18 other leaders from the constituents of the Grand Alliance-led opposition in Bihar for protesting without permission amid the coronavirus pandemic.
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Tejashwi Yadav and those from allies Congress and CPI held demonstration in front of gate number four of the Gandhi Maidan during the day in protest against the new farm laws.(ANI)
Tejashwi Yadav and those from allies Congress and CPI held demonstration in front of gate number four of the Gandhi Maidan during the day in protest against the new farm laws.(ANI)

FIR lodged against Tejashwi, others for demonstrating against farm laws in prohibited area

By Press Trust of India | Posted by Deepali Sharma | Patna
PUBLISHED ON DEC 05, 2020 10:10 PM IST
The FIR has been registered for allegedly violating the government orders and putting peoples lives at risk by holding demonstration near the historic Gandhi Maidan in the heart of the city.
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RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav claimed the new farms laws were brought in without consulting the stakeholders and would badly hit them in the long run.(Santosh Kumar/HT PHOTO)
RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav claimed the new farms laws were brought in without consulting the stakeholders and would badly hit them in the long run.(Santosh Kumar/HT PHOTO)

RJD to stage dharna to support agitating farmers, urges Bihar cultivators to join in

By Subhash Pathak | Hindustan Times, Patna
PUBLISHED ON DEC 05, 2020 12:31 AM IST
Tejashwi Yadav accused the Centre of trying to discontinue the system of minimum support price (MSP) for the agricultural produce and allow the corporates to take over farming.
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Tejashwi Yadav had alleged that irregularities in the counting process was the chief reason of the opposition alliance’s defeat in Bihar polls.(HT Photo)
Tejashwi Yadav had alleged that irregularities in the counting process was the chief reason of the opposition alliance’s defeat in Bihar polls.(HT Photo)

RJD begins probe into poll defeat, focus on Kosi & Seemanchal rout

By Anirban Guha Roy | Edited by Abhinav Sahay | Hindustan Times, Patna
UPDATED ON DEC 02, 2020 08:43 PM IST
Party insiders said one of the foremost factors behind RJD’s loss in Kosi and north Bihar districts was the party’s failure to garner votes of the extremely backward classes.
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Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) legislator Vijay Kumar Sinha.(HT photo)
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) legislator Vijay Kumar Sinha.(HT photo)

NDA’s Sinha defeats RJD’s Choudhary in tight race for Bihar speaker

By Arun Kumar | Hindustan Times, Patna
UPDATED ON NOV 26, 2020 06:26 AM IST
Vijay Kumar Sinha, the candidate of the ruling National Democratic Alliance (NDA), polled 126 votes and RJDs Awadh Bihari Chaudhary, who was fielded by the opposition Mahagathbandhan, or Grand Alliance, won 114 votes in the House of 243 members.
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The Jharkhand government on Wednesday ordered a probe into the phone call by RJD chief Lalu Prasad purportedly trying persuade a BJP MLA in Bihar from voting during Speaker election(Arvind Yadav / Hindustan Times)
The Jharkhand government on Wednesday ordered a probe into the phone call by RJD chief Lalu Prasad purportedly trying persuade a BJP MLA in Bihar from voting during Speaker election(Arvind Yadav / Hindustan Times)

Jharkhand orders probe into Lalu Prasad Yadav’s phone call

By Bedanti Saran | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 26, 2020 06:07 AM IST
Jharkhand inspector general (IG), prison, Birendra Bhushan on Wednesday set up an inquiry into the matter.
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Bihar legislative council in Patna.(HT file)
Bihar legislative council in Patna.(HT file)

With 4 MLCs elected to assembly, Bihar Upper House has 17 vacancies to fill

By Arun Kumar | Hindustan Times, Patna
UPDATED ON NOV 25, 2020 02:55 PM IST
These 12 seats are the ones nominated through the Governor’s quota on the state government’s recommendation. Ten members -- all from the JD(U) -- completed their term in May 2019 and the seats have remained vacant since
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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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The fresh allegation by Sushil Kumar Modi against the incarcerated RJD chief of trying to destabilize the state government is likely to intensify the feud between the ruling and opposition parties in the state.(TWITTER/@SushilModi.)
The fresh allegation by Sushil Kumar Modi against the incarcerated RJD chief of trying to destabilize the state government is likely to intensify the feud between the ruling and opposition parties in the state.(TWITTER/@SushilModi.)

Jailed Lalu Prasad trying to lure NDA MLAs by promising ministerial berths: Sushil Modi

By Anirban Guha Roy | Edited by Sohini Sarkar | Hindustan Times, Patna
UPDATED ON NOV 24, 2020 10:49 PM IST
The senior BJP leader also indicated the phone number from which the jailed RJD chief purportedly made calls, on his Twitter handle.
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Chief minister Nitish Kumar, who is a member of legislative council, was present during the ceremony.(Santosh Kumar/HT Photo)
Chief minister Nitish Kumar, who is a member of legislative council, was present during the ceremony.(Santosh Kumar/HT Photo)

17th Bihar Assembly’s inaugural session begins with members taking oath

By Press Trust of India| Posted by: Harshit Sabarwal | Patna
PUBLISHED ON NOV 24, 2020 05:58 AM IST
Eight ministers were among those who were administered the oath at a ceremony conducted at the central hall of the legislature building with strict adherence to Covid-19 norms, Assembly Secretary Raj Kumar Singh told PTI.
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RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav targeted the ruling NDA government in Bihar on Monday.(Parwaz Khan /HT File Photo)
RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav targeted the ruling NDA government in Bihar on Monday.(Parwaz Khan /HT File Photo)

‘Bihar has become unemployment capital of India’: RJD’s Tejashwi Yadav

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Kanishka Sarkar | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON NOV 23, 2020 04:56 PM IST
Tejashwi Yadav’s remark comes in the backdrop of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), which contested the polls in alliance with the Janata Dal (United) or JD(U), promising to generate 1.9 million jobs.
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Tejashwi Yadav on Sunday said that his party will continue to raise the issues of corruption and make them public.(HT Photo)
Tejashwi Yadav on Sunday said that his party will continue to raise the issues of corruption and make them public.(HT Photo)

Will continue to raise issues of corruption, make them public: Tejashwi Yadav

By Asian News International| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi | Patna
PUBLISHED ON NOV 23, 2020 05:07 AM IST
Bihar Building Construction Minister Ashok Chaudhary was on Thursday given additional charge of the education department, following the resignation of Mewalal Choudhary over corruption allegations.
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The support base of RJD and JD(U) have dictated the varying governance priorities of the two parties in power(AP Dube/Hindustan Times)
The support base of RJD and JD(U) have dictated the varying governance priorities of the two parties in power(AP Dube/Hindustan Times)

In Bihar, how caste shapes politics and governance

By Poulomi Chakrabarti
UPDATED ON NOV 19, 2020 06:38 AM IST
What do the results say about social balance of power? Though most parties attempted to reach out beyond their core social base, there were some predictable patterns
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Mewalal Choudhary at Monday’s swearing-in ceremony at the Raj Bhawan in Patna.(HT PHOTO)
Mewalal Choudhary at Monday’s swearing-in ceremony at the Raj Bhawan in Patna.(HT PHOTO)

Nitish Kumar draws RJD fire for appointing scam-tainted Mewalal Choudhary education minister

By Avinash Kumar | Hindustan Times, Patna
PUBLISHED ON NOV 17, 2020 09:21 PM IST
Mewalal Choudhary who joined the JD (U) in October 2015 was sacked briefly from the party in 2017 for alleged involvement in a corruption case when he headed the Bihar Agriculture University.
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RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav is suffering at several ailments and was admitted to RIMS in December 2018 before he was shifted to the Kelly’s bungalow four months ago.(HT Photo)
RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav is suffering at several ailments and was admitted to RIMS in December 2018 before he was shifted to the Kelly’s bungalow four months ago.(HT Photo)

Lalu Prasad stays in bungalow, allottee in guest house; BJP questions ‘irony’

By Gautam Mazumdar | Edited by Abhinav Sahay | Hindustan Times, Ranchi
UPDATED ON NOV 18, 2020 01:40 PM IST
BJP state president Deepak Prakash questioned Lalu Prasad’s continued stay at the bungalow of RIMS director.
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Senior JD (U) leader Shivanand Tiwari said other BJP leaders could not rise in Bihar due to Sushil Kumar Modi .(HT Photo)
Senior JD (U) leader Shivanand Tiwari said other BJP leaders could not rise in Bihar due to Sushil Kumar Modi .(HT Photo)

After Rahul Gandhi, RJD leader mocks Sushil Modi, lists ‘reasons’ for his ouster

By Vijay Swaroop | Edited by Abhinav Sahay | Hindustan Times, Patna
UPDATED ON NOV 17, 2020 06:20 PM IST
Tiwary listed what he considered to be reasons for BJP’s decision to drop Sushil Modi from Bihar cabinet.
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RJD leader Shivanand Tiwari said Sushil Kumar Modi was “cut off” from the NDA because he was not letting other leaders rise(ANI Twitter)
RJD leader Shivanand Tiwari said Sushil Kumar Modi was “cut off” from the NDA because he was not letting other leaders rise(ANI Twitter)

RJD leader who criticised Rahul Gandhi has a theory why Sushil Modi isn’t Dy CM

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Prashasti Singh | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 17, 2020 02:09 PM IST
Bharatiya Janata Party leader Sushil Modi was dropped from Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar’s cabinet and replaced as deputy chief minister by his party, after having served at the post since 2005.
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In its first press conference after the results, the MGB leadership accused the Election Commission of India (ECI) of having cancelled postal ballots which were in its favour in various assembly constituencies (ACs).(ANI Photo)
In its first press conference after the results, the MGB leadership accused the Election Commission of India (ECI) of having cancelled postal ballots which were in its favour in various assembly constituencies (ACs).(ANI Photo)

Why blaming Congress in Bihar is a red herring

By Roshan Kishore and Vijdan Mohammad Kawoosa | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 17, 2020 05:28 AM IST
The Congress managed to win 19 out of the 70 Assembly Constituencies (ACs) it contested in these elections. In 2015, it won 27 out of the 41 it had contested. Compared to 2015, 2020 looks like an underperformance.
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Bihar Governor Phagu Chauhan administers the oath of office to Janta Dal-United National President Nitish Kumar as Bihar Chief Minister at Rajbhawan in Patna.(PTI)
Bihar Governor Phagu Chauhan administers the oath of office to Janta Dal-United National President Nitish Kumar as Bihar Chief Minister at Rajbhawan in Patna.(PTI)

Nitish Kumar forms government in Bihar, inducts new Cabinet. Full list of ministers here

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Arpan Rai | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 16, 2020 05:45 PM IST
Here is the full list of ministers inducted in chief minister Nitish Kumar’s cabinet.
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The RJD slammed Nitish Kumar for claiming he did not want to become the chief minister but BJP insisted him.(PTI)
The RJD slammed Nitish Kumar for claiming he did not want to become the chief minister but BJP insisted him.(PTI)

‘BJP leaders grabbed my feet, started crying,’ RJD takes swipe at Nitish Kumar

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 16, 2020 02:12 PM IST
Nitish Kumar earlier said he did not want to become the chief minister, but he was insisted by BJP leaders.
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