LJP and JD (U) are two of the three major partners in the Bihar NDA -- the third being the BJP. The saffron party has, so far, kept away from the squabble -- and it has its own reasons for doing so. According to an Indian Express report, it has been indicated to the BJP that the party can have an equal number of MLC seats, but it will have to contest them on a BJP ticket without conceding any to the LJP. … [Read more...] about Why are NDA allies JD(U)-LJP engaged in tussle ahead of Bihar polls?
"It should not be seen as RJD vs JD-U as there are larger issues at stake relating to the health and wellbeing of the parliamentary democracy. It is not between two individuals. It is for a larger cause and it should be seen in that context," Jha said, according to the HT report. … [Read more...] about Battle for Rajya Sabha deputy chairman post heats up ahead of Bihar polls