New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and MP from Patna Saheb Shatrughan Sinha on Tuesday joined a new political forum started by former Union Minister and another disgruntled BJP leader Yashwant Sinha saying since he had no voice in his own party, he would be able to speak through this platform to launch a new movement against the Modi government at the Center.
Patna: Amid enhanced security, movie theaters in Patna on Monday began screening of Sanjay Leela Bhansali's controversial film 'Padmaavat', formerly known as 'Padmavati', as huge lines were seen outside Mona theater east of Gandhi Maidan and Cinepolis multiplex located within the P&M Mall in Pataliputra Colony.
Patna: Senior Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader and party's national Vice President Raghuvansh Prasad Singh, at a press conference in Patna on Monday, claimed a number of senior NDA leaders were considering quitting the parties and joining hands with the RJD ahead of the next year's Parliamentary elections.
Patna: With no takers in Congress or the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD), Sharad Yadav, the disgruntled Janata Dal – U leader, as anticipated, is all set to launch his own party at a function in New Delhi on February 20, Arun Srivastava, the national General Secretary of the Sharad faction of the JD-U, said at a press conference in Patna on Monday.
Patna: Former Deputy Chief Minister Tejaswi Yadav who has assumed the party leadership while his father Lalu Prasad Yadav fights boredom at a Jharkhand jail following his conviction in an offshoot of the fodder scam, urged his district and block level office bearers to launch a door-to-door membership campaign to strengthen the party ahead of the next year's Parliamentary elections.
Patna: In a 'me-too' event of his own, Rashtriya Lok Samata Party (RLSP) President and Union Minister Upendra Kushwaha said that he was more than happy to take party in the January 21 human chain in Bihar called by Chief Minister Nitish Kumar to spread awareness about the ills of dowry and child marriage and now he expected the participation of all NDA leaders in his own party's human chain that is scheduled for January 30 to promote improvement in education in Bihar.
Patna: Governor Satya Pal Malik, speaking at the 69th Republic Day celebration at Patna's Gandhi Maidan on Friday, stuck to political clichés and bullet points provided to him by the Home Department that included a heavy dose of how things were communally peaceful in Bihar and how Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's policies were changing the social landscape of the state.