Opposition sees Nitish Kumar move as sign of taking fight to BJP

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Opposition parties hailed the JD(U)-BJP breakup as an indictment of the saffron party's "politics of intimidation" and said it could throw up an alternative at the national level. Congress readily backed the new alliance, even as Nitish Kumar dialled party chief Sonia Gandhi and MP Rahul Gandhi to thank them for their support.

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Nitish Kumar

22nd Chief Minister of Bihar
Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar on Thursday hinted that action may be taken against senior IAS officer Harjot Kaur Bumrah whose indiscretion during a recent..
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Taking a dig at the chief minister, BJP said that it's time for Nitish to "go to ashram". The ruling allies used slip of tongue to flaunt their bond.
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Bihar CM Nitish Kumar, NCP supremo Sharad Pawar led call for a new alliance that includes the Congress for the 2024 Lok Sabha polls.
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Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar and RJD supremo Lalu Prasad Yadav met Congress president Sonia Gandhi here on Sunday and pitched for bringing all opposition..
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Indian National Congress

Indian political party
Congress MP Shashi Tharoor issued an apology for the goof-up regarding the map of India mentioned in the manifesto revealed by him earlier.
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Even though senior Congress leaders have repeatedly said that they would like to see Rahul Gandhi heading the party, a TOI poll has revealed that the majority of..
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Is the Congress president's election, with almost a predetermined outcome, a sham, or an exercise in futility? May be not. It's still a rare sight in India for a..
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Congress leader Shashi Tharoor, who filed his nomination for the party president post on Friday, issued a manifesto explaining how he intends to rejuvenate the..
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Bharatiya Janata Party

Indian political party
Nadda's tirade at the Congress party comes at a time when many prominent officials are leaving to join the saffron camp.
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Polling for the post of Congress president will take place on October 17 while the results will be announced on October 19.
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Sonia Gandhi

Indian politician
Amid reports that the Gandhis are backing Mallikarjun Kharge in the presidential polls, Congress has cleared the air over the nominations.
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A tent has been set up in the lawns of the AICC headquarters in Delhi and party leaders can file their nomination papers between 11 am and 3 pm. Senior party..
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As the race was thrown open, Congress was finalising a replacement candidate for Gehlot, with Mallikarjun Kharge, a senior Dalit leader, as the lead contender.
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Gehlot also said the decision on whether he would remain Chief Minister would be taken by Sonia Gandhi.
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Pilot met hours after his bete noire Ashok Gehlot met Sonia Gandhi in the afternoon, after which the Rajasthan chief minister announced that he will opt out of..
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Rahul Gandhi

Indian politician
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Friday claimed that the 'Bharat Jodo Yatra' was the only option left with the party to reach out to the masses as all other fora..
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After winding through parts of Kerala and Tamil Nadu over the past 22 days, Rahul Gandhi's 'Bharat Jodo Yatra' entered Karnataka on Friday. The 21-day Karnataka..
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Assam chief minister Himanta Biswa Sarma accused Rahul Gandhi of being non-serious as a politician, behaving like "a feudal lord" and being arrogant. "The first..
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