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Patna: With murmurs of rift within the Grand Alliance in Bihar gaining momentum in the aftermath of Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Tejaswi Yadav choosing to avoid sharing dais with Congress chief Rahul Gandhi during his recent campaign stops in north Bihar, the members of the alliance on Monday held a joint press conference in Patna in an attempt to dispel the rumors of crack in the Mahagathbandhan.
Patna: Former Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Shatrughan Sinha is not catching any break from his own party members who have been up in arms against his candidacy from Patna Saheb seat on a Congress ticket going against his former party leader Ravi Shankar Prasad.
Patna: In a statement that is certain to come back to haunt him, Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) senior leader Abdul Bari Siddiqui on Sunday said that while he had no problem saying 'Bharat Mata ki Jai', he was opposed to reciting India's national song Vande Mataram.
Patna: Congress leader Shatrughan Sinha faced the ire of his own party workers on Sunday when he arrived at Sadaqat Ashram, the state headquarters in Patna, to hold a meeting with senior office-bearers of the party to discuss campaign strategy with them.