Patna: After causing a flutter in the state politics by his statement that he did not consider Janata Dal – U President and Chief Minister Nitish Kumar as his leader, Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Mohammed Shahabuddin, in a media interview on Saturday, said the Nitish government was in no danger and would be able to complete its term without any problem.
Patna: Causing the first dent in the new avatar of Chief Minister Nitish Kumar – a man with the solo agenda of wiping off every trace of alcohol from the state – K. K. Pathak, the Excise and Prohibition Principal Secretary who literally formulated the new prohibition policy of Bihar, asked for an extended leave after expressing disappointment at the abuse of the law in the hands of government officials.
Patna: Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) chief and Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan, at a press conference in Patna on Saturday, expressed his frustration over the return of Jungle Raj in Bihar that, he said, was confirmed by the release of Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader and former MP from Siwan Mohammed Shahabuddin after spending 11 years in prison on murder charges.
Patna: Just few months after he held an inside-the-prison meeting with Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Abdul Ghafoor, the Minority Welfare Minister in the Nitish administration, notorious criminal and Siwan terror Mohammed Shahabuddin walked out of the Bhagalpur prison as a free man on Saturday after being granted bail in the 2015 killing of Rajesh Raushan who was a witness in the killing of two brothers in Siwan back in 2004.
Patna: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Sushil Kumar Modi, at a press conference in Patna on Saturday, blasted the Nitish government saying the release of notorious criminal and former Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) MP Mohammed Shahabuddin was the result of the combined effort of RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav and Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar.
Patna: Mohammed Shahabuddin, the criminal politician who walked out of Bhagalpur Jail on Saturday after getting bail in the Rajesh Raushan murder case, is already causing a political storm in Bihar after he renewed his allegiance to his former boss and Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Yadav while undermining the leadership of Chief Minister Nitish Kumar.
Patna: Though the state administration continues to use the 2017 buzzword 'Smart City' to project itself as a progressive government with an eye on the future, ground realities prove otherwise as many of the neighborhoods in the state capital remain for last several days under water thanks to the crumbling drainage system that have not been repaired or replaced since the British days more than 70 years ago.