The former Union minister, however, hastened to add that the party is not making a claim to the prime minister's post at present
Bihar political crisis: 'Pained' JD(U) leader Sharad Yadav to tour state to seek way out of 'darkness'
Veteran JD(U) leader Sharad Yadav, who is "pained" by Nitish Kumar's decision to ally with the BJP, will tour Bihar for three days next week to seek a "way out of darkness".
Narendra Modi-Nitish Kumar bonhomie will thrill moneybags, but decimated Opposition bad for democracy
Unless Nitish plans to return to the Opposition, the 2019 Lok Sabha election will be a walkover for the saffron team and Rahul Gandhi is incapable of cutting short Narendra Modi's victory march.
In Bihar, Nitish Kumar lags behind BJP, RJD in electoral appeal; Only 17 of 100 Biharis support JD(U)
Nitish Kumar’s party has only been above the Congress in electoral popularity, while the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has been the state’s most popular party.
Lalu Prasad will now not get political protection or even words of support from the Bihar government.
Senior JD(U) leader Sharad Yadav is upset with Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar for aligning with the BJP to form a new government in Bihar.
Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar was sworn in as the chief minister of Bihar on Thursday, less than 24 hours after he stepped down from the post
Congress says Nitish Kumar joining hands with BJP is 'rank opportunism', 'treachery with people's mandate'
Congress chief spokesperson Randeep Surjewala said that Kumar had pledged never to join hands with the BJP and alleged that his mask of "big talks and self professed honesty" stands exposed.
Lalu Prasad may approach SC over Nitish's swearing-in, says apex court guidelines being violated in Bihar
RJD chief Lalu Prasad said his party was consulting legal experts and may approach the Supreme Court as the verdict in the SR Bommai case has not been followed while inviting Nitish Kumar to form government in Bihar.
Former Deputy Chief Minister Tejashwi Yadav on Thursday said Nitish Kumar was an "opportunist" after the JD(U) chief broke ties with the RJD and allied with the BJP to form a new government in Bihar.
The decision to part ways with the RJD and join hands with the BJP was taken in the interest of Bihar and will ensure development and justice for the state, Nitish Kumar on Thursday said after being sworn in as the chief minister.
Nitish Kumar is on his way to meet Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi in Patna on Wednesday, media reports said. This comes just after Nitish Kumar held a closed-door meeting with Rashtriya Janata Dal chief Lalu Prasad Yadav at his residence in Patna on Wednesday.
In dramatic developments in Bihar, Nitish Kumar on Wednesday resigned as chief minister dumping the RJD and Congress to stitch a new alliance with BJP, which quickly announced support to a new government under him and said it will join it too.
As Nitish Kumar is set to take oath as the Bihar CM, he wrote that he will readily work to transform "the poorest state in India" to a developed state.
Nitish Kumar will take oath as chief minister of Bihar on Sunday, ending weeks of political uncertainty in the state.
The all-party meet was unable to decide whether JD(U) or BJP would sit in the opposition gallery during Bihar confidence vote on 20 February.
Nitish Kumar hailed the Shiv Sena for speaking the "truth" on BJP's role in Bihar's present political situation.
Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi on Monday alleged that Nitish Kumar's camp was trying to "frighten MLAs".
Nitish Kumar accused BJP of "clandestinely" helping Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi to trigger chaos in Bihar.