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Ram Vilas Paswan says leaving NDA 'unthinkable', asserts Narendra Modi will remain PM after 2019 Lok Sabha polls
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Ram Vilas Paswan says leaving NDA 'unthinkable', asserts Narendra Modi will remain PM after 2019 Lok Sabha polls

Ram Vilas Paswan on Tuesday dismissed as "unthinkable" suggestions that his alliance with the BJP is under strain and asserted that Narendra Modi will remain the prime minister after the next Lok Sabha polls.

Karnataka Assembly Election: BJP is taking a huge risk by relying on Yogi Adityanath's brand of Hindutva
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Karnataka Assembly Election: BJP is taking a huge risk by relying on Yogi Adityanath's brand of Hindutva

The BJP seems to overestimate the role Hindutva could play in Karnataka. Hindutva was only one part of the BJP’s growth story in the state.

JD(U) heading for split? Sharad Yadav faction to stake claim to party name with support of 14 state units
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JD(U) heading for split? Sharad Yadav faction to stake claim to party name with support of 14 state units

Senior JD(U) leader Sharad Yadav is set to present his faction as the "real" party claiming that many of its state units are with him.

Janata Parivar: India's unstable Third Front and its evolution through mergers and splits
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Janata Parivar: India's unstable Third Front and its evolution through mergers and splits

In view of Nitish Kumar's alliance with the BJP and the JD(U)'s imminent split, the Janata Parivar looks set to disintegrate. A look at its history through the years.

Presidential Election 2017: Nitish Kumar trying to get rid of Lalu Prasad Yadav is a repeat of his 2013 strategy with BJP
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Presidential Election 2017: Nitish Kumar trying to get rid of Lalu Prasad Yadav is a repeat of his 2013 strategy with BJP

On 16 June, 2013, Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar broke his party's 17-year-old alliance with the Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP), protesting against the elevation of Prime Minister Narendra Modi

UP polls: Haven't received invitation from Samajwadi Party so far, says JD(U) chief Nitish Kumar
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UP polls: Haven't received invitation from Samajwadi Party so far, says JD(U) chief Nitish Kumar

While the word is out of Mulayam Singh floating a grand alliance against BJP, Bihar Chief Minister and JD(U) chief Nitish Kumar on Friday said he had not received any invitation to take part in the November 5 programme of the Samajwadi Party (SP) in Uttar Pradesh

Feud within Samajwadi Party is an internal matter, says Nitish Kumar
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Feud within Samajwadi Party is an internal matter, says Nitish Kumar

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday described the feud within Samajwadi Party in Uttar Pradesh as an "internal matter" of that party, but said had efforts of merger of the Janata Parivar succeeded, situation would have been "much better".

Bihar's CM Nitish Kumar elected as the new JD(U) chief; replaces Sharad Yadav
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Bihar's CM Nitish Kumar elected as the new JD(U) chief; replaces Sharad Yadav

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar was on Sunday elected as JD(U) President, a move that would put him in complete command of the party as its seeks to expand beyond the state and prepares for the 2019 Lok Sabha polls.

JD(U), RLD, JVM(P), SJP set to form merger in Bihar, Jharkhand and Uttar Pradesh
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JD(U), RLD, JVM(P), SJP set to form merger in Bihar, Jharkhand and Uttar Pradesh

After a failed attempt at unification of the larger Janata Parivar, JD(U), Rashtriya Lok Dal, Jharkhand Vikas Morcha (Prajtantrik) and Samajwadi Janata Party look set to merge in Bihar, Jharkhand and Uttar Pradesh.

Nitish's arrow hits the bullseye in Bihar, thanks to Lalu's lantern
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Nitish's arrow hits the bullseye in Bihar, thanks to Lalu's lantern

The arrow hit the bullseye in Bihar on Sunday with the support of lantern while the lotus wilted in a politically crucial state.

PM Narendra Modi steps up attack on Lalu: 'How did Shaitan find your address?'
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PM Narendra Modi steps up attack on Lalu: 'How did Shaitan find your address?'

“How did Shaitan find his (Lalu’s) address? Why did Shaitan choose him among all people in the entire state, nation and the world? Should people of Bihar allow the person in whom Shaitan resides to rule the state?” Modi questioned, with a touch of sarcasm.

SP shuts door on Grand Alliance, to go solo in Bihar Assembly elections
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SP shuts door on Grand Alliance, to go solo in Bihar Assembly elections

Suspense over Samajwadi Party remaining in the nascent anti-BJP Grand Alliance for the coming Bihar Assembly polls ended on Monday with the party deciding to fight the elections on its own and blamed Chief Minister Nitish Kumar for a "tilt" towards Congress.

Sharad, Lalu meet Mulayam to save Bihar alliance, SP keeps mum
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Sharad, Lalu meet Mulayam to save Bihar alliance, SP keeps mum

Taken aback by the surprise exit of Samajwadi Party from Bihar's anti-BJP coalition, JD(U) president Sharad Yadav and RJD chief Lalu Prasad on Friday met Mulayam Singh Yadav to salvage the alliance but failed to get any assurance from the SP supremo.

Sharad Yadav rushes to meet Mulayam after SP quits Janata alliance
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Sharad Yadav rushes to meet Mulayam after SP quits Janata alliance

Hours after SP announced quitting the anti-BJP alliance in Bihar, JD-U, the ruling party in the state got into damage control with party chief Sharad Yadav rushing to the residence of Mulayam Singh Yadav to resolve the differences.

SP has track record of playing tricks at the last hour that help BJP: Raj Babbar
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SP has track record of playing tricks at the last hour that help BJP: Raj Babbar

With Samajwadi Party pulling out of the 'grand alliance' in poll-bound Bihar, Congress leader Raj Babbar on Thursday said the Mulayam Singh-led party has the "track record of playing tricks" at the eleventh hour that ultimately helps the BJP.

Differences with SP over seat sharing in Bihar polls will be sorted out: JD(U)
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Differences with SP over seat sharing in Bihar polls will be sorted out: JD(U)

JD(U) on Thursday said it will sort out differences with Mulayam Singh Yadav over seat sharing in Bihar after Samajwadi Party today pulled out of the 'grand alliance' in the poll-bound state saying it felt "humiliated", days after NCP quit the anti-BJP coalition.

Samajwadi Party walks out of RJD-JD(U)-Congress alliance, to contest Bihar elections on its own
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Samajwadi Party walks out of RJD-JD(U)-Congress alliance, to contest Bihar elections on its own

The Samajwadi Party on Thursday walked out of the Janata Parivar and decided to contest the Bihar elections on its own, a party leader said in Lucknow.

Nitish's couplet salvo aimed at BJP, almost hits partner Lalu Prasad
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Nitish's couplet salvo aimed at BJP, almost hits partner Lalu Prasad

Realising the potential damage the misunderstanding could cause, the chief minister however quickly clarified that its target was the Bharatiya Janata Party and not Prasad.

Multi-phase assembly polls likely in Bihar between October and November
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Multi-phase assembly polls likely in Bihar between October and November

The high-stakes battle for Bihar, essentially between BJP and the 'Janata Parivar' is likely to be fought in a multi-phased election to the Assembly.

NDA’s problem in Bihar: 11 CM candidates to chose from, not even one safe bet
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NDA’s problem in Bihar: 11 CM candidates to chose from, not even one safe bet

The NDA has to get the 'Lalit Modi Gate' out of its way before it prepares for the battle.