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Prashant Kishor takes a jibe at Sushil Modi, creates ripples in NDA again

Hitting out at Sushil Kumar Modi after he accused some people of being ungrateful to Nitish Kumar, Prashant Kishor tweeted an old video of the Bharatiya Janata Party leader on Saturday.

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Haven’t got answer: Pavan Varma on CM’s barb

Party insiders said Kumar’s statements are indications for Varma to leave the party. Varma represented the party in the Rajya Sabha from 2014 till 2016. Currently he is the party’s national general secretary and national spokesperson.

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‘That is not a letter’: Nitish Kumar’s caustic message to partyman Pavan Varma

A day after advising party colleague Pavan Varma that he was "free to leave and join any party", Bihar Chief

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‘Free to Go’: Nitish Snubs Varma For Questioning JD(U)-BJP Tie-Up

Responding to a letter addressed to him, Nitish Kumar said issues should be discussed within party or at meetings.

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Pavan Varma Replies to Snub: I Respect Nitish But JDU is Confused

Video: Pavan Varma, in an interview to The Quint, expresses concern over an ‘ideologically adrift’ JDU party.

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Nitish surprised over letter of Pawan, says he can go anywhere if wishes

Patna, Jan 23 (UNI) Bihar Chief Minister and JD(U) president Nitish Kumar today said he was surprised over letter of national general secretary of the party Pawan Verma, seeking ideological clarifications of JD(U) on CAA, NRC and NPR, and asked Mr Verma to go anywhere if he wished so as stand of the party on these issues was crystal clear and fumed, " this is not the proper way for any one to behave in the party." Mr Kumar, reacting over a letter written to him by Mr Verma seeking ideological clarifications of the party on certain issues including CAA, NRC and NPR, told media persons here that JD(U) had been working for protecting the interest of common man since long and its stand on some issues was very clear and there was no space of any confusion for any one over it. JD(U) was a party committed to the cause of people and it should not be viewed by statement of any leader, he suggested.

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‘Free to exit JDU’: Nitish Kumar rebuffs Pavan Varma who questioned BJP alliance

Nitish Kumar said he was surprised by Pavan K Varma’s public statements and made it clear that the former diplomat was free to exit the party if he wanted.

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Nitish Kumar requests PM to intervene for ending the fast of Sadhvi Padmavati

Patna, Jan 23 (UNI) Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today requested the Prime Minister Narendra Modi to immediately intervene and end the fast of Sadhvi Padmavati of Nalanda District being observed for past one year for maintaining the flow of river Ganges.

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News updates from Hindustan Times: Congress, AAP battle for same vote base in Delhi polls and all the latest news at this hour

Here are today’s top news, analysis and opinion at 1PM. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.

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‘Free to join any party’: Nitish tells party men questioning JDU's CAA stance

The problem within JDU has persisted for the past few months after the party supported the passage of CAA.“If anyone has any issues then the person can discuss it within party or at party meetings,” Nitish Kumar said

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After Amit Shah’s firm message on CAA, a challenge from Prashant Kishor

Kishor has led the opposition to the amended citizenship law and NRC within his own party, Janata Dal (United).

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Delhi polls: BJP joins hands with JD(U), LJP

New Delhi, Jan 21 (UNI) Bharatiya Janata Party on Tuesday formally announced its alliance with Janata Dal (United) (JDU) and Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) for the Delhi Assembly Polls.

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BJP’s political and ideological dominance is causing unease in the NDA

If the BJP wants to keep its broad coalition intact, it will have to be more conciliatory in its political approach (as it has been in Bihar, by accepting Mr Kumar as the CM candidate) and more flexible ideologically.

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Verma seeks ideological clarity from Nitish Kumar on alliance with BJP for Delhi elections

Patna , Jan 21 (UNI) Irked over Janta Dal ( U) entering into an alliance with Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP) for the Delhi assembly elections , JD(U) National General Secretary Pawan Verma today sought ideological clarity from Bihar Chief Minister and JD(U) president Nitish Kumar, saying that he has been expressing apprehensions over the divisive agenda of saffron party in personal conversations with him. Mr Verma, who is also National Spokesperson of JD(U), wrote a letter to Mr Kumar and shared it on his twitter handle, asking Mr Kumar to explain how JD(U) formed the alliance with BJP for Delhi elections despite his adverse views regarding BJP and having different views over CAA-NPR-NRC schemes.

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News updates from Hindustan Times: 8 Indian tourists die in Nepal resort and all the latest news

Here are today’s top news, analysis and opinion curated for you at this hour. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.

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In open letter, JDU leader outs Nitish Kumar’s ‘confessions’ about BJP

Pavan K Varma, in a two-page letter to boss Nitish Kumar that was also put out on Twitter, quoted from their private conversations where the chief minister had been severely critical about the BJP

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In letter over alliance with BJP, JD(U) leader reminds Nitish of ‘RSS-mukt Bharat’ pledge

JD(U) leader Pavan Verma has been quite critical of the BJP in the past as well.

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Senior JDU leader Pawan Varma seeks “ideological clarity” on alliance with BJP in Delhi

New Delhi, Jan 21 (UNI) Days ahead of Delhi assembly elections, Senior Janata Dal United (JDU) leader Pavan K Varma on Tuesday wrote a letter to party president and Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and sought his “ideological clarity” on the electoral tie-up with the BJP, beyond Bihar.

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Delhi court convicts 19 for Bihar home sexual abuse

Thakur, whose non-governmental organisation owned the shelter home, and four others, including DK Verma, a former chairperson of the state’s Child Welfare Committee (CWC), were found guilty,

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55-Yr-Old Dies During Bihar CM’s ‘Human Chain’ Awareness Event

Policies on environment, against dowry and child marriage and ban on sale and consumption of alcohol were promoted.

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Govt to reach out to Oppn ahead of budget session

An all-party meet may be called on 30 Jan even as Oppn gears up to raise issues like CAA.The budget session, scheduled to begin from 31 January, is expected to be a stormy one

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5 crore people form human chain across Bihar to champion environment cause

Nitish Kumar said that while the government would work in mission mode, societal participation was more important to spread the message of spreading green cover and water conservation.

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Lalu throws volley of questions for encroachment of water bodies

Patna, Jan 18 (UNI) Throwing volley of questions indirectly upon Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, the incarcerated supremo of Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) Lalu Prasad today said that everyone knows under whose regime the water bodies were encroached upon in the state.

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With Nitish Kumar announcement, Amit Shah has killed 2 birds with one stone

The clear-cut pronouncement lays at rest any doubts that the BJP’s own leaders may have harboured and also is a clear sign to the JD(U).

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