Patna: Opposition leaders in Patna on Thursday lashed out at the Nitish government for issuing an 'advisory' in which cooking or organizing 'havan' during daytime could land the person in jail.
Patna: Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Shahnawaz Hussain, at a press meet in Patna on Thursday, slammed Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on the latest scandal to hit the previous Congress-led UPA government in which an Italian court has raised the name of Congress President Sonia Gandhi for receiving kickback in a chopper deal.
Patna: After a video of Congress legislator Vinay Verma gone viral in which he is seen consuming alcoholic beverage despite total prohibition in Bihar, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Sushil Kumar Modi took Chief Minister Nitish Kumar to task asking him to put the Congress leader in jail and urged Congress to sack the law-breaker immediately.
Patna: Central Minister and Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) chief Ram Vilas Paswan, who has waged a one-man war on Chief Minister Nitish Kumar for his failure to curb crime in the state, on Monday sat on a dharna to protest prohibition on 'toddy' saying it was going to destroy the Pasi community who had been in extracting and selling toddy for personal consumption for generations.
Patna: Faced by criticism for allegedly moving his eyes from Bihar to Delhi in his quest to 'dethrone' Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Sunday sought to clear the air saying he was not a claimant to the PM's post nor was he interested in leading an anti-Sangh front on a national level.