Kc Tyagi

  • Nitish Kumar makes a strong pitch for Congress to get Leader of Opposition post June 14, 2014

    Making a strong pitch for the Congress to get the Leader of the Opposition (LOP) post despite falling short of the requisite numbers, JD(U) leader Nitish Kumar on Saturday said this was needed as a strong opposition was necessary for the smooth functioning of democracy. "As a ruling party they (BJP)...
  • Sharad Yadav to campaign for Kejriwal in Varanasi May 5, 2014

    Janata Dal-United president Sharad Yadav on Monday said he will campaign for AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal who is challenging BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi in Varanasi. "I am leaving for Varanasi this afternoon," Yadav told the media. He said his party had decided to support Kejriwal. "There are no differences...
  • JDU, Left hope to create a 14-party secular front February 1, 2014

    New Delhi: As the country gets ready to elect the 16th Lok Sabha, some regional leaders along with the Left Front are trying to present a non-Congress, non-Bharatiya Janata Party alternative. The proposed front is likely to include at least 14 parties with the constituents of the erstwhile Janata...
  • MPs should travel like common man, says JDU January 29, 2014

    Speaking over the DGCA order to private airlines to treat MPs as VIPs, JDU leader KC Tyagi said, "What is the need for further privileges when there is a demand for austerity in the country? MPs are already privileged they don't need any more things." ...
  • AAP says it's a revolution after President's anarchy' remark January 27, 2014

    New Delhi: It was interpreted as a dig on the Aam Aadmi Party when President Pranab Mukherjee in his Republic Day eve speech cautioned the country, saying populist anarchy cannot be a substitute for governance. The President's remarks even support from across the political spectrum with BJP claiming that the...
  • Political parties rally behind President over his 'anarchy' remark January 26, 2014

    New Delhi: Many political parties including the Bharatiya Janata Party and Congress have found resonance with President Pranab Mukherjee's remark on populist anarchy. Echoing the President's views, the BJP said that populist anarchy cannot be a substitute for governance and also said that there was a need for a stable...
  • Mayawati supports Lokpal Bill, says it should be passed in this session itself December 13, 2013

    BSP chief Mayawati on Friday said her party supports the Lokpal Bill and demanded that the government should ensure its passage in the ongoing session of Parliament. "Our party is not against the Lokpal Bill. If there is any need for changes in it, it should be done in public interest....
  • Mulayam's son studied in English-medium school: Tharoor November 18, 2013

    New Delhi: Minister of State for Human Resources Shashi Tharoor on Monday said Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav should not seek a ban on English in Parliament as his son Akhilesh has studied in an English-medium school. Tharoor said, "In the 21st century, most Indians want their children to have...
  • No rush to pass Food Security Bill, says Sharad Pawar August 5, 2013

    Agriculture Minister and Congress ally NCP chief Sharad Pawar said there is no rush to pass the Food Security Bill and is ready for a discussion on the bill. Earlier, he told CNN-IBN that he is open to changes in the bill. ...
  • BJP remains an ally, no question of going with Congress: JD(U) April 13, 2013

    New Delhi: The Janata Dal (United) on Saturday made it clear that there was no question of the party allying with the Congress even if the situation arose. "The Congress is not an ally. The BJP is our ally," JD(U) General Secretary KC Tyagi said at a press conference. Tyagi evaded...
  • JD(U) leader Tyagi files nomination for RS from Bihar February 2, 2013

    Patna: KC Tyagi, senior JD(U) leader and close confidante of party president Sharad Yadav, on February 2 filed nomination for the lone Rajya Sabha seat vacant from Bihar following resignation of rebel leader Upendra Kushwaha. Tyagi filed his nomination at the state legislative council in the presence of Sharad Yadav and...