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LJD to be part of anti-BJP 'grand alliance' for Lok Sabha polls: Sharad Yadav

Aug 06 2018

Loktantrik Janta Dal (LJD) leader Sharad Yadav today said his party would support the 'Mahagathbandhan' (grand alliance) of opposition parties against the BJP in the coming parliamentary election.

Congress' yielding on PM face improves chances for grand coalition

Jul 28 2018

The non-BJP parties have kept their options open about the prime ministerial candidate till after the elections because the numbers will be a decisive factor in making the choice.

Kushwaha to join Grand Alliance soon: Manjhi

Jun 11 2018

Former Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi on Monday claimed that BJP ally and RLSP chief and Union Minister Upendra Kushwaha will join the Grand Alliance soon.

Tejashwi Yadav called for a Grand Alliance to defeat BJP

Mar 14 2018

RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav called for a Grand Alliance at the national level to defeat the BJP and said there was a need for opposition leaders to shed their ego.

Sharad Yadav faction to approach EC over JD-U symbol

Aug 19 2017

The Janata Dal-United faction led by Sharad Yadav is to approach the Election Commission to stake claim over the party symbol 'arrow', a party leader said.

Sharad Yadav attacks Nitish, says 'JD-U is my party too'

Aug 12 2017

Sharad Yadav hit out at current JDU president and Bihar CM Nitish Kumar, saying the party is not Kumar's alone but belonged to him too.

Nitish's alliance with BJP an "unholy alliance": Scindia

Aug 11 2017

Scindia strongly condemned Nitish's decision to sever ties with 'Mahagathbandhan' as betrayal of people's mandate.

Had no option but to walk out of grand alliance: Nitish

Jul 31 2017

Kumar said he had no option but to walk out of the grand alliance as continuing in it would have meant compromising with corruption.

Nitish Kumar quits, says he can't run Bihar coalition

Jul 26 2017

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar said he had quit in the interest of the state after failing to resolve a crisis plaguing the ruling Grand Alliance.

Grand alliance trying to polarise voters: BJP

Oct 30 2015

BJP moved the Election Commission against the grand alliance alleging that its leaders were trying to polarise voters of Bihar.

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Have noticed a difference in your responses dated August 9 & 10

Clarify whether mgmt extension from audit committee as per Aug 10 response

Or did Audit Committee not recommend results to board as per Aug 9 response?

In Aug 10 response, details of "Certain Matters Not Closed" not provided

Provide exact reasons for which audit committee has not approved results

Again ask you to give us date when board meet to consider results will be held

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