Patna: It took a massive outrage on social media to shame the Nitish administration into raising the compensatory amount to the three slain Indian army soldiers from the initial offer of Rs. 5 lakh each to Rs. 11 lakh.
Patna: Chief Minister Nitish Kumar was the object of ridicule on the social media on Monday after he announced Rs. 5 lakh each to the three army jawans from Bihar who were among the 18 soldiers killed in the latest act of aggression by terrorists with the support of Pakistan in Uri near Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir.
Patna: Even before the bodies of 17 Indian army jawans could turn cold in the latest attack by Kashmiri separatists with allegiance to Pakistani terror groups, Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leaders and father-son duo Lalu Prasad Yadav and Tejaswi Yadav wasted no time in politicizing the tragedy accusing Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the loss of 17 lives because of his 'poor foreign policy'.
Patna: Despite Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's repeated denial of harboring ambition of becoming the Prime Minister of India one day, the whisper campaign led by Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Yadav gained traction on Sunday when his son Tejaswi Yadav, agreed with his father and projected Kumar as the 2019 candidate for the nation's top post.
Patna: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP and well-known Bollywood star Paresh Rawal on Friday weighed in on the ongoing Shahabuddin saga in Bihar saying when the Chief Minister of a state could treat a terrorist like Ishrat Jehan as the 'daughter of Bihar' then it is no surprise that a criminal like Shahabuddin would also be roaming free in the state.
Patna: Four days after Patna was drenched in 133 mm of rain literally plunging more than 75% of the city under knee to waist-deep water, many areas on Friday continued to remain under ankle to knee-deep water due to the failure of the administration to put enough pumps to siphon off stagnated, stinking water to relieve people from the misery.
Patna: The ongoing saga of criminal-turned-politician Mohammed Shahabuddin further thickened on Wednesday when a picture of Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Yadav's elder son and Bihar Health Minister Tej Pratap Yadav appeared on social media in which he is shown standing next to the alleged killer of Siwan journalist Rajdev Ranjan.
Patna: NDA leaders in Patna on Wednesday sat on a day-long dharna in Gardanibagh demanding the imposition of Crime Control Act (CCA) on bailed former Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) MP from Siwan Mohammed Shahabuddin saying his release from the prison could result in a surge in murder and abduction cases in Bihar.
Patna: Still reeling under the historical water-logging in Patna that exposed hollowness of the claims of Nitish administration and Patna Municipal Corporation (PMC), Sudha Dairy Plant – literally the milk lifeline for Patna'ites and people living around the state capital – remained shuttered for the third day in a row causing some serious withdrawal symptoms among children, tea-drinkers and sweet lovers.