The 2 December meeting had triggered a buzz in political circles that Kushwaha may merge his RLSP with the ruling JD(U), and that he would be inducted into the Bihar Cabinet as a member of Legislative Council
Ahead of Bihar Assembly polls, Asaduddin Owaisi and Upendra Kushwaha float 'Grand Democratic Secular Front'
The convener of new grouping comprising six parties will be former union minister Devendra Prasad Yadav, while Upendra Kushwaha will be its chief ministerial candidate
Bihar Assembly polls: Another blow to Upendra Kushwaha's RLSP as key aide Madhaw Anand quits over tie-up with BSP
Anand's exit comes two days after RLSP's state president Bhudev Chaudhary, one of the party's founding members, joined the RJD
RLSP, out of Mahagathbandhan, stitches new alliance ahead of Bihar polls with BSP, Janatantrik Party (Socialist)
BSP, meanwhile, agreed to endorse RLSP chief Upendra Kushwaha as the CM candidate, stating that the goal of this alliance was to provide equal rights to Dalits, Adivasis, and minorities
The Hindustani Awam Morcha on 20 August, severed ties with the Grand Alliance after spending two-and-a-half years in the Opposition coalition
Bihar Assembly election 2020: All eyes on Amit Shah as BJP prepares for his first pro-CAA rally in Kharauna
Bihar Assembly election is due in October 2020. Eyeing to the elections, opposition parties RJD, Congress, RLSP, among others have already launched their political campaign to defeat the ruling JDU-BJP alliance.
Bihar Mahagathbandhan holds first meet since LS poll debacle, resolves to educate people about 'real issues' to counter BJP
Leaders of the Opposition 'Mahagathbandhan' in Bihar, the multi-party formation which suffered virtual obliteration in the Lok Sabha election, on Tuesday held a meeting in an apparent bid to pick up the threads in the state where Assembly polls are due next year
RJD MLAs raise slogans against Bihar health minister, protest against growing encephalitis deaths in state
The Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) MLAs launched a protest against the mounting encephalitis deaths in the state outside Bihar Assembly building on Tuesday.
The mahagathbandhan in Bihar suffered a setback after the Lok Sabha polls after two MLAs and one MLC belonging to the Rashtriya Lok Samta Party switched camps to JD(U).
Sitamarhi Lok Sabha Election Result 2019 LIVE Updates: Party, Candidate, Constituency wise Winner, Loser, Leading, Trailing
Located along the Nepal border, it covers large parts of Sitamarhi district. With a population of 34,23,574, Sitamarhi district has a sizeable number of Muslims residing there (7.4 lakh).
EVM manipulation row: Opposition cries foul but bureaucrats defend system, say hacking is not possible
Social media is abuzz with posts about not just the hacking of EVMs but also the alleged changing or replacing of these machines.
Forced to choose between communalists and criminals as their netas, Bihar voters get played by cunning secularists
The choice of Bihar Mahagathbandhan candidates for Darbhanga, Madhubani and Siwan Lok Sabha seats raises questions about the ‘secularism’ practised by non-BJP parties and the responses to it by Muslim voters
Congress, RLSP, RJD, to negotiate Bihar seat-sharing formula in Delhi today; new entrants likely to get one seat each
The Bihar seat-sharing talks will be centred around a tentative formula wherein the RJD will get the lions share of 17 seats, followed by 11 seats for the Congress and four for the RLSP. The HAM, LJD and VIP would get one seat each, according to sources in the grand alliance.
Size of Bihar mahagathbandhan puts RJD at disadvantage in home state as allies demand large share of seats
RJD supremo Lalu Prasad Yadav has rejected Congress' seat-sharing formula for the grand alliance, saying Congress should focus on states where it was capable of taking on BJP alone and not Bihar
Nitish Kumar plotted to kill me: Upendra Kushwaha blames Bihar CM for attack in which RLSP leaders clashed with police
RLSP on Monday observed "Bihar Bandh" in protest against the police lathi-charge on Kushwaha and other political leaders during its "peaceful" Jan Akrosh rally.
Bihar bandh: Govt beefs up security in state; RLSP calls for shutdown after chief Upendra Khushwaha injured in police clash
The Bihar government has put in place stringent measures to ensure that law and order is maintained during the bandh called for by Rashtriya Lok Samata Dal (RLSP) and supported by the 'Opposition Grand Alliance'.
RJD Bihar general secretary Raghuvar Rai shot dead by bike-borne assailants; Lalu Prasad, Upendra Kushwaha express outrage
RJD leader and the party's Bihar general secretary was shot dead at Samastipur, early on Thursday, evoking condemnation from Lalu Prasad Yadav, Tejashwi Yadav and Upendra Kushwaha.
Opposition alliance in Bihar makes little headway on seat-sharing; formal talks not held yet as Lalu Prasad Yadav in jail
The Rashtriya Janata Dal and Congress are yet to have formal talks on seat-sharing issue in Bihar, mainly because RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav is in jail in fodder scam case.
After Upendra Kushwaha ditches NDA to join UPA, RLSP vice-president Bhagwan Singh Kushwaha joins JD(U)
RLSP national vice president Bhagwan Singh Kushwaha Friday left the party and joined the ruling JD(U) along with his supporters here and asserted that the NDA would win 2019 Lok Sabha polls in the state.
Bihar Mahagathbandhan: Jitan Ram Manjhi-led HAM says it will boycott LS polls if not given 'sizeable' number of seats
A constituent of the opposition Mahagathbandhan in Bihar, Jitan Ram Manjhi-led Hindustani Awam Morcha (HAM) on Wednesday threatened to boycott the Lok Sabha polls next year if it did not get a sizeable number of seats