In the Spotlight
Patna: After being given a heave-ho by the Mahagathbandhan in Bihar, Communist Party of India (CPI) on Sunday announced its decision to field its rising star and former president of the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) students’ union Kanhaiya Kumar from the Begusarai seat where he would go against firebrand Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and Union Minister Giriraj Singh and a candidate from the RJD-led Grand Alliance.
Patna: With accusations of being a party of family members alone, Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) chief and Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan, at a press conference in Patna on Saturday, tried to put the controversy to rest saying it were the people of Bihar who wanted his brothers and son to be the party candidates for this year’s Lok Sabha elections.
Patna: Once again, electrical short circuit was blamed for a massive fire that broke out in the Prema Honda Service Center located on Exhibition Road on Saturday evening destroying properties worth several lakh rupees.
Patna: The National Democratic Alliance (NDA) on Saturday announced the names of 40 Lok Sabha candidates in Bihar with Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Janata Dal – U each contesting on 17 seats each while Ram Vilas Paswan’s Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) to field its candidates on six seats.