Jayaprakash Narayan

  • Kalraj Mishra makes ministerial debut at centre May 26, 2014

    A Sangh pracharak and an associate of Jayaprakash Narayan, Kalraj Mishra, a veteran of Uttar Pradesh politics, is making his ministerial debut at the Centre. 71-year-old Mishra began his political career as a pracharak of RSS in Gorakhpur in eastern UP in 1963. As his association with the then Jan Sangh grew,...
  • Lok Satta Party decides to fight LS polls alone April 5, 2014

    As talks between TDP and BJP over forging an alliance were still caught in a deadlock, the Lok Satta Party (LSP) that initially showed inclination to join hands with them, has now decided to go it alone in the April 30 elections in Telangana. "We will have no tie-up with any...
  • Hunkar Rally: BJP unleashes Narendra Modi to challenge Nitish Kumar October 27, 2013

    Aiming to kill two birds with one stone, Bharatiya Janata Party's prime ministerial candidate and Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi will address the Hunkar Rally at Patna's historic Gandhi Maidan on Sunday. Modi's first target will be his bete noire Nitish Kumar, the Chief Minister of Bihar, while the second...
  • Anna recreates JP's aura in Patna, launches Janatantra Morcha January 30, 2013

    Patna: Anti-graft activist Anna Hazare, who launched his Janatantra Morcha in Patna on Wednesday, sought to recreate the aura of legendary socialist leader Jayaprakash Narayan and conducted himself in a manner to remind one and all about the leader who had launched the first movement against corruption in the country...
  • Advani yatra: JP's village lies forgotten October 11, 2011

    Sitab Diara: The winds of change sweeping through Bihar have curiously left out a forgotten yet important part of the state, the tiny village of Sitab Diara, the birthplace of legendary socialist leader Jayaprakash Narayan, which has been chosen by Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) veteran LK Advani as the starting...
  • Lokpal must not be overburdened, says Aruna Roy September 20, 2011

    Hyderabad: Social activist Aruna Roy and Lok Satta Party President Jayaprakash Narayan on Monday said no single institution should be made responsible for making public servants accountable. Taking part in a conference on 'Impact of Corruption on Development', they said vesting all encompassing power and responsibility in one institution like...
  • I welcome Anna's statement: Jayaprakash Narayan September 13, 2011

    "I welcome Anna's thought to mobilise politics against corruption," said the Lok Satta chief. ...
  • Special: What's holding India back? Its leaders October 29, 2009

    The rising lack of vision has kept India’s leaders from realising the country’s ambition to become a world power, a nationwide survey of young Indians revealed. Rapid economic growth in the last two decades may have seen India catapult to the global arena but the country is yet to wield...
  • Don't behave like school kids, Chiru tells AP legislators June 5, 2009

    Hyderabad: In his maiden speech in the Andhra Pradesh Assembly on Thursday, actor-turned-politician K Chiranjeevi advised lawmakers not to behave like school children and reminded them that people were watching their actions in the house. The Telugu superstar urged the members of the Assembly not to waste time and public money...
  • Chiranjeevi among 132 new faces in Andhra assembly May 18, 2009

    Hyderabad: The Andhra Pradesh state assembly will have 132 new faces but some of them are not unfamiliar to the people in the state. The new house will have superstar Chiranjeevi, actress Jayasudha Kapoor and bureaucrat-turned-politician Jayaprakash Narayan among its new members. The Praja Rajyam Party (PRP) received a severe drubbing in...