Patna: Just few months after he held an inside-the-prison meeting with Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Abdul Ghafoor, the Minority Welfare Minister in the Nitish administration, notorious criminal and Siwan terror Mohammed Shahabuddin walked out of the Bhagalpur prison as a free man on Saturday after being granted bail in the 2015 killing of Rajesh Raushan who was a witness in the killing of two brothers in Siwan back in 2004.
Patna: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Sushil Kumar Modi, at a press conference in Patna on Saturday, blasted the Nitish government saying the release of notorious criminal and former Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) MP Mohammed Shahabuddin was the result of the combined effort of RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav and Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar.
Patna: Mohammed Shahabuddin, the criminal politician who walked out of Bhagalpur Jail on Saturday after getting bail in the Rajesh Raushan murder case, is already causing a political storm in Bihar after he renewed his allegiance to his former boss and Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Yadav while undermining the leadership of Chief Minister Nitish Kumar.
Patna: Though the state administration continues to use the 2017 buzzword 'Smart City' to project itself as a progressive government with an eye on the future, ground realities prove otherwise as many of the neighborhoods in the state capital remain for last several days under water thanks to the crumbling drainage system that have not been repaired or replaced since the British days more than 70 years ago.
Patna: Five months after Chief Minister Nitish Kumar imposed total prohibition in Bihar formulating some of the toughest laws against law-breakers, Bihar Governor Ram Nath Kovind on Wednesday put his stamp of approval to the Bihar Prohibition and Excise Bill-2016 that has been described by many as 'draconian' and 'Talibani' that was patterned after the Islamic Sharia Law.
Patna: Just days after being dubbed as the future Prime Minister of India by one of his party leaders and a minister in the Nitish government, Deputy Chief Minister Tejaswi Yadav on Wednesday played down the adulation bestowed upon him saying he was too inexperienced to become the PM of India but Chief Minister Nitish Kumar was certainly capable of becoming the Prime Minister.