Patna: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and former legislator Surendra Prasad Sinha on Thursday quit the party and joined the Janata Dal – U. He was inducted in the party by none other than the JD-U President and Chief Minister Nitish Kumar.
Patna: Deputy Chief Minister and Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Tejaswi Yadav, at a press conference in Patna on Wednesday, gave the 'PM Material' certificate to Chief Minister Nitish Kumar while denying rumors that he was gunning for the CM's post in Bihar once Nitish was elected the Prime Minister of India.
Patna: It was only a matter of time before someone came out in protest against prohibition in Bihar and surprisingly, the first protest came from the 'toddy' lovers who gathered at the Gandhi Maidan in Patna on Monday and openly drank toddy in defiance of the new law that turned Bihar into a dry state.
Patna: Despite tepid response from the Congress that made it clear on Monday that it had no intention in hanging on to the coattail of Nitish Kumar-led Janata Dal – U in other states, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, during a press conference in Patna on Monday, reiterated his desire for the obliteration of the Sangh Parivar by forming a national alliance bigger than the grand alliance in Bihar.
Patna: A day after Chief Minister Nitish Kumar called for a 'Sangh-free' India, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders in Bihar and at the Center fired back at the Janata Dal – U leader saying Kumar needed to stay within his limit and stop believing that somehow he controlled entire India or all Indians.
Patna: The unofficial 'Prohibition Justification Yatra' of Chief Minister Nitish Kumar continued on Sunday when the newly-elected President of the Janata Dal – U took a new approach to rationalize his decision to impose total prohibition in Bihar saying it would in fact improve Bihar's economy in the long run.