Patna: Former Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi on Tuesday slammed the Nitish government for ignoring farmers in Bihar saying agriculture did not find even passing mention in the Chief Minister's priority list of seven agendas despite the fact that 80% of Bihar's population depended on agriculture.
Patna: Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) Students' Union President Kanhaiya Kumar, who has been camping in Bihar for the last few days, accused Chief Minister Nitish Kumar for gutting education in the state saying he failed to improve the image of the academia by allowing large scale corruption to prevail in the system.
Patna: Former Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi on Thursday sat on a dharna demanding the release of Ruby Rai, the fake topper in the botched inter exams, saying it was wrong to put an underage girl in jail while many of those responsible for the Bihar School Examination Board (BSEB) mess were still roaming free without any consequences.
Patna: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Sushil Kumar Modi, while talking to reporters in Patna on Tuesday, tore into Chief Minister Nitish Kumar saying the Janata Dal – U leader was keeping mum over rising cases of rape in Bihar and was hoping things will blow over in a few days so he did not have to respond.
Patna: Central Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister and senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Dharmendra Pradhan in Patna on Monday launched Prime Minister's 'Ujjwala Yojana' that aims to give free LPG connections to 50 lakh households in Bihar considered to be living under Below Poverty Line (BPL).
Patna: Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Saturday hosted the annual Iftar party at his official residence at 1 Anne Marg that included nearly the entire who's who of the Grand Alliance including Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Yadav, his wife and two sons, and other senior RJD, Congress, and JD-U leaders.