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Kushwaha says Nitish Kumar is Prime Ministerial material

  • Kushwaha’s comments also come in the backdrop of opposition parties deliberating to form a united front against the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).
Kushwaha was speaking with reporters following his return from New Delhi after holding the JD(U)’s national executive meeting.(Santosh Kumar /Hindustan Times)
Kushwaha was speaking with reporters following his return from New Delhi after holding the JD(U)’s national executive meeting.(Santosh Kumar /Hindustan Times)
Updated on Aug 01, 2021 08:06 PM IST
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12 nominated to Bihar Upper House; BJP, JD(U) get equal share of seats

The nomination to 12 seats of the legislative council was stuck due to lack of agreement on its distribution among the NDA constituents.
Patna-March.14,2021-Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar felicitates to RLSP president Upendra Kushwaha after the party merged with JDU during Milan Samaroh at JDU office in Patna. Bihar India on Sunday March 14,2021.(Photo by Santosh Kumar /Hindustan Times)
Patna-March.14,2021-Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar felicitates to RLSP president Upendra Kushwaha after the party merged with JDU during Milan Samaroh at JDU office in Patna. Bihar India on Sunday March 14,2021.(Photo by Santosh Kumar /Hindustan Times)
Updated on Mar 17, 2021 02:52 PM IST
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Bihar political churning: RLSP to decide on merger with JD (U) on March 13

  • Kushwaha did not say anything on merger but recalled his association with JD(U) MP Bashistha Narain Singh and Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar.
Rashtriya Lok Samta Party (RLSP) chief Upendra Kushwaha is cosying up to the JD(U)(PTI)
Rashtriya Lok Samta Party (RLSP) chief Upendra Kushwaha is cosying up to the JD(U)(PTI)
Published on Mar 09, 2021 07:34 AM IST
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2nd round of meeting between Nitish Kumar, RLSP chief leaves everyone guessing

  • The JD(U), which gave a below-par performance in the assembly elections last year, is exploring all options to expand its number and base.
File photo: Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar.(ANI Photo)
File photo: Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar.(ANI Photo)
Updated on Feb 01, 2021 06:34 PM IST
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Case against Kangana Ranaut for ‘showing RLSP leader Kushwaha in bad light’ through re-tweet

The cases have been lodged at Patna and Gaya civil court under different sections of IPC and IT Act
Patna-June.30,2019-Rashtriya Lok Samata Party president Upendra Kushwaha is addressing a press conference at party office in Patna. Bihar India on Sunday June 30,2019.(Photo santosh kumar/Hindustan Times)
Patna-June.30,2019-Rashtriya Lok Samata Party president Upendra Kushwaha is addressing a press conference at party office in Patna. Bihar India on Sunday June 30,2019.(Photo santosh kumar/Hindustan Times)
Updated on Dec 18, 2020 12:03 PM IST
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The Bihar mandate has lessons for all parties

The biggest the challenge before NDA will be to fulfil the promise of employment. There are around 450,000 vacant government posts in Bihar.
Even though RJD’s Tejashwi Yadav emerged as a big player, Nitish Kumar was able to neutralise this by retaining the women vote(SANTOSH KUMAR/HTPHOTO)
Even though RJD’s Tejashwi Yadav emerged as a big player, Nitish Kumar was able to neutralise this by retaining the women vote(SANTOSH KUMAR/HTPHOTO)
Updated on Nov 15, 2020 07:45 PM IST
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AIMIM gains as smaller parties fail to make a mark

Owaisi’ s party pulls off a surprise in Seemanchal, winning five seats to make a mark for itself in the state by upstaging several small parties with deeper roots.
All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) president Asaduddin Owaisi addressing the audience during an election rally during Bihar Assembly Elections, at Cheriya Bariyarpur, in Begusarai, Bihar on October 30.
All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) president Asaduddin Owaisi addressing the audience during an election rally during Bihar Assembly Elections, at Cheriya Bariyarpur, in Begusarai, Bihar on October 30.
Published on Nov 11, 2020 05:40 AM IST
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Bihar assembly election 2020: Will JD (U) clinch a hat-trick in Bibhutipur assembly seat?

Bihar assembly election 2020: Bibhutipur will go for voting on November 3 in the second phase of Bihar assembly election. Counting of votes for the Bihar polls will take place on November 10 and the result will also be declared on the same day.
In Bihar, the ruling NDA will face a challenge from the RJD-Congress alliance (JDU+BJP) and the Mahagathbandhan (RJD+Congress+Left).(PTI)
In Bihar, the ruling NDA will face a challenge from the RJD-Congress alliance (JDU+BJP) and the Mahagathbandhan (RJD+Congress+Left).(PTI)
Published on Nov 01, 2020 01:16 PM IST
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RLSP candidate attacked in Bihar, escapes

Ramesh Kushwaha, who is contesting from Dhamdaha seat, said two people opened fire in his office on Saturday night
The police are probing the incident, which took place a week after the Janata Dal (Rashtrawadi)’s candidate from the Sheohar assembly seat was shot dead during a campaign trail.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
The police are probing the incident, which took place a week after the Janata Dal (Rashtrawadi)’s candidate from the Sheohar assembly seat was shot dead during a campaign trail.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Published on Nov 01, 2020 10:23 AM IST
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Bihar’s 3rd front may dent RJD alliance’s base

The Grand Secular Democratic Front, as it calls itself, has pockets of support among the Other Backward Classes (OBCs), especially Kushwahas, Muslim minorities and scheduled castes – the vote base votes of RLSP chief Upendra Kushwaha, AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi and BSP chief Mayawati.
All India Majlis-e-Ittehad-ul-Muslimeen president Asaduddin Owaisi during a joint election campaign with the RLSP, ahead of the Bihar assembly polls in Bhabua on Saturday.
All India Majlis-e-Ittehad-ul-Muslimeen president Asaduddin Owaisi during a joint election campaign with the RLSP, ahead of the Bihar assembly polls in Bhabua on Saturday.
Updated on Oct 26, 2020 03:57 AM IST
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Gave 15 years each to Lalu Prasad, Nitish Kumar, time for change: Mayawati

Mayawati alleged that the Dalits, mahadalits, tribals and weaker sections in Bihar had also not got the proper benefit of reservation. The seats of their quota were still vacant in the state, she added.
Mayawati said that Nitish Kumar failed miserably in helping the migrants come home and also failed in providing them livelihood after return.(PTI)
Mayawati said that Nitish Kumar failed miserably in helping the migrants come home and also failed in providing them livelihood after return.(PTI)
Updated on Oct 23, 2020 04:51 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Bhabua | ByPrasun K Mishra

RLSP chief Upendra Kushwaha ties up with BSP for Bihar assembly election

Over the past few days, Upendra Kushwaha is learnt to have initiated talks with the BJP to re-enter the NDA, with no success.
Rashtriya Lok Samata Party (RLSP) president Upendra Kushwaha (R) with Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) Bihar incharge Ramjee Singh Gautam during a joint press conference ahead of Bihar Assembly elections.(Santosh Kumar/Ht Photo)
Rashtriya Lok Samata Party (RLSP) president Upendra Kushwaha (R) with Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) Bihar incharge Ramjee Singh Gautam during a joint press conference ahead of Bihar Assembly elections.(Santosh Kumar/Ht Photo)
Published on Sep 30, 2020 02:27 AM IST
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Bihar assembly election 2020: BJP does not warm up to RLSP’s Upendra Kushwaha

BJP leaders dismissed the speculation that in the event the LJP quits the NDA, the RLSP could replace it
RLSP’s Upendra Kushwaha had quit as Union minister in 2018, accusing Prime Minister Narendra Modi of betraying Bihar.(HT file)
RLSP’s Upendra Kushwaha had quit as Union minister in 2018, accusing Prime Minister Narendra Modi of betraying Bihar.(HT file)
Published on Sep 28, 2020 02:32 PM IST
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Bihar assembly election 2020: Congress divided over continuing RLSP tie-up

While the Congress has maintained that the alliance was yet to discuss the issue, its leaders claim that the party will not have any objection to Tejashwi Yadav as the chief ministerial face
Out of the 40 Lok Sabha seats in Bihar, only the Congress from the opposition grouping could manage to win one seat.(Arabinda Mahapatra/HT File Photo)
Out of the 40 Lok Sabha seats in Bihar, only the Congress from the opposition grouping could manage to win one seat.(Arabinda Mahapatra/HT File Photo)
Updated on Sep 28, 2020 08:22 AM IST
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‘Time running out’: Upendra Kushwaha’s party messages alliance partners

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.
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)
Updated on Sep 23, 2020 05:36 PM IST
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Prashant Kishor meets oppn leaders in Bihar amid talks about his next move

Prashant Kishor said to be in talks with different political parties ahead of the Bihar assembly polls.
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)
Updated on Feb 21, 2020 11:43 AM IST
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‘Maharashtra’s side effect could be visible in Bihar soon’: Raghuvansh Prasad Singh

Singh’s statement of RJD-JD(U) realignment, an experiment that both parties did in 2015, did not find traction within his own party with leader of the opposition Tejaswi Prasad Yadav, summarily, rejecting Singh’s assertion.
Senior RJD leader Raghuvansh Prasad Singh asserted that both RJD-JD(U) were in talks for a new alliance.(FILE PHOTO.)
Senior RJD leader Raghuvansh Prasad Singh asserted that both RJD-JD(U) were in talks for a new alliance.(FILE PHOTO.)
Updated on Nov 30, 2019 07:48 PM IST
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‘How can we vote against our own govt?’: JD(U) on RS walkout during triple talaq bill

The JD (U), which has six Rajya Sabha members and is the Bharatiya Janata Party’s alliance partner, both at the Centre and Bihar, facilitated the bill’s smooth passage by walking out of the House before it was taken up for voting.
Muslim women offer sweets to each other as they celebrate the passage of triple talaq bill at Delhi BJP Office in New Delhi .(ANI)
Muslim women offer sweets to each other as they celebrate the passage of triple talaq bill at Delhi BJP Office in New Delhi .(ANI)
Published on Aug 01, 2019 02:57 PM IST
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All 3 lawmakers of Upendra Kushwaha’s party join Nitish Kumar’s JD(U)

Letters to this effect have been forwarded by two RLSP MLAs—Lalan Paswan and Sudhanshu Shekhar—and MLC Sanjiv Singh Shyam on Friday.
Upendra Kushwaha was with the JD(U) till 2013, he quit the party following differences with Nitish Kumar.(PTI File Photo)
Upendra Kushwaha was with the JD(U) till 2013, he quit the party following differences with Nitish Kumar.(PTI File Photo)
Updated on May 27, 2019 08:25 AM IST
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Lok Sabha election results 2019: BJP, JD(U) reap rich dividends as grand coalition gets decimated

The BJP had fought on equal number of seats and won them all, while the third alliance partner, LJP, contested and won six seats.
The NDA’s victory on seats with 40 per cent, or even more, minority voters also drove indicate that the minority communities are not averse to the BJP and its allies in Bihar.(PTI)
The NDA’s victory on seats with 40 per cent, or even more, minority voters also drove indicate that the minority communities are not averse to the BJP and its allies in Bihar.(PTI)
Updated on May 24, 2019 07:41 AM IST
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Former MLA hears aloud Kushwaha’s call to arms, flees home as cops knock

“A case for violation of model code of conduct and another under relevant sections of the Indian Penal Code has been registered against Yadav. He would be arrested and his arms licence cancelled,” Kaimur district magistrate Nawal Kishor Chaudhary said.
Former MLA Ram Chandra Yadav(HT file photo)
Former MLA Ram Chandra Yadav(HT file photo)
Published on May 23, 2019 05:15 AM IST
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‘Carry firearms to counting stations’: Upendra Kushwaha’s bizarre appeal on EVM row

The former Union minister also asked Grand Alliance supporters to carry arms, if needed, into counting centres on May 23.
Rashtriya Lok Samta Party (RLSP) chief Upendra Kushwaha cautioned the Centre and the Bihar government against ‘stealing votes’.(PTI)
Rashtriya Lok Samta Party (RLSP) chief Upendra Kushwaha cautioned the Centre and the Bihar government against ‘stealing votes’.(PTI)
Updated on May 22, 2019 08:47 AM IST
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Lok Sabha elections 2019: Vote transfer big challenge before Bihar Oppn alliance

RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav, Hindustani Awam Morcha (Secular) founder Jitan Ram Manjhi, Congress leader Ahmed Patel, AICC Bihar in charge Shaktisinh Gohil, Rashtriya Lok Samta Party (RLSP) leader Upendra Kushwaha, JD(U) leader Sharad Yadav and other Mahagathbandhan leaders after joining the grand alliance during a press conference, at All India Congress Committee office (AICC), in New Delhi, on Thursday, December 20, 2018.(HT Photo)
RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav, Hindustani Awam Morcha (Secular) founder Jitan Ram Manjhi, Congress leader Ahmed Patel, AICC Bihar in charge Shaktisinh Gohil, Rashtriya Lok Samta Party (RLSP) leader Upendra Kushwaha, JD(U) leader Sharad Yadav and other Mahagathbandhan leaders after joining the grand alliance during a press conference, at All India Congress Committee office (AICC), in New Delhi, on Thursday, December 20, 2018.(HT Photo)
Updated on May 19, 2019 01:14 PM IST
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Lok Sabha elections 2019: Amid caste cacophony in Jehanabad, talks of development become gradually muted

Ramdhani Sharma of Kurtha village, along with other villagers are sitting on a podium built under a peepal tree, playing cards. The buzz of elections is missing this time.
Jehanabad, could be the only constituency in Bihar, where the caste issue has overshadowed the development issues in apparent ways.(Representative Image/PTI/File Photo)
Jehanabad, could be the only constituency in Bihar, where the caste issue has overshadowed the development issues in apparent ways.(Representative Image/PTI/File Photo)
Updated on May 17, 2019 01:57 PM IST
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Lok Sabha elections 2019: Bihar grand alliance is ‘fake’, says PM Modi

The Congress, Rashtriya Janata Dal led by Lalu Prasad Yadav, the Rashtriya Lok Samta Party, led by former BJP ally Upendra Kushwaha and the Hindustani Awami Morcha of Jitin Ram Manjhi, among others, comprise the opposition, termed as the Grand Alliance.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday called the Grand Alliance in Bihar an “fake alliance.”(AFP File Photo)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday called the Grand Alliance in Bihar an “fake alliance.”(AFP File Photo)
Updated on May 01, 2019 07:48 AM IST
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Lok Sabha elections 2019: In Bihar, goons thrash TV journalist, bogus voting charges fly

The state, which has 40 seats, will see voting for its remaining 21 seats over the next three phases, in the seven-phased polls.
Begusarai, with a polling percentage of 62.73% recorded a high voter turnout.(PTI)
Begusarai, with a polling percentage of 62.73% recorded a high voter turnout.(PTI)
Updated on Apr 30, 2019 07:25 AM IST
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Lok Sabha elections 2019: Heavyweights fight it out in prestige battle; spotlight on Ujiarpur, Begusarai

A prestige battle is being fought in Ujiarpur between the BJP’s Nityanand Rai and RLSP chief Kushwaha, whose party was a member of the NDA till late last year.
Student leader Kanhaiya Kumar, the former president of the students’ union of the Jawaharlal Nehru University in Delhi, is making his electoral debut as the CPI candidate for Begusarai.
Student leader Kanhaiya Kumar, the former president of the students’ union of the Jawaharlal Nehru University in Delhi, is making his electoral debut as the CPI candidate for Begusarai.
Updated on Apr 29, 2019 07:46 AM IST
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Upendra Kushwaha courts controversy, calls BJP double faced

RLSP leader Upendra Kushwaha has courted controversy, saying BJP is like the person who plays Sita in ram leela but smokes cigarette backstage.
RLSP leader Upendra Kushwaha(PTI file photo)
RLSP leader Upendra Kushwaha(PTI file photo)
Published on Apr 25, 2019 05:26 PM IST
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Lok Sabha elections 2019: RLSP MP Ram Kumar Sharma floats his own faction

The Sitamarhi MP, who has been the party’s “chief whip” in the Lok Sabha and chairman of the parliamentary board, made the announcement, saying, “I will write to the Election Commission to recognize RLSP (Ram Kumar Sharma) as a separate group.”
The Rashtriya Lok Samata Party, a constituent of the opposition’s Grand Alliance Bihar, suffered a setback on Monday as sitting MP Ram Kumar Sharma floated his own faction.(PTI Photo)
The Rashtriya Lok Samata Party, a constituent of the opposition’s Grand Alliance Bihar, suffered a setback on Monday as sitting MP Ram Kumar Sharma floated his own faction.(PTI Photo)
Published on Apr 09, 2019 12:55 AM IST
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Patna | ByPress Trust of India

Lok Sabha elections 2019: NDA looks for repeat of 2014 performance against Oppn alliance

The BJP and its allies, the Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) of Ram Vilas Paswan and Upendra Kushwaha’s Rashtriya Lok Samata Party (RLSP), won 31 out of 40 Lok Sabha seats in 2014.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Bihar CM Nitish Kumar, LJP chief Ram Vilas Paswan and others, during an election rally in Gaya, Bihar, on April 2.(HT File)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Bihar CM Nitish Kumar, LJP chief Ram Vilas Paswan and others, during an election rally in Gaya, Bihar, on April 2.(HT File)
Updated on Apr 06, 2019 10:58 AM IST
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