Patna: An alleged dry run to see if a ban on burqa in a college will work or not backfired in a big way after students of the JD Women's College held protest both outside the college and on social media calling the decision 'discriminatory' against Muslim students forcing the officials to recall the ban before it could even go into effect.
Patna: Refusing to be intimidated by Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Sushil Kumar Modi on the issue of Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and National Registration of Citizens (NRC), Janata Dal-U leader and political strategist Prashant Kishor fired back at the Deputy Chief Minister saying he did not need a character certificate from him when Modi's own political history was checkered with contradictions showing a lack of conviction.
Patna: Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, at a press conference in Patna on Friday, continued to rail against his own party leader and national vice president Pavan Varma who earlier spoke against him on the issue of Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and National Registration of Citizens (NRC) that has ruffled the feathers of the Chief Minister and other Janata Dal-U leaders.
Patna: Despite the growing suspicion of Nitish Kumar and his trusted aide Prashant Kishor engaging in the proverbial good cop-bad cop routine with the former going the whole hog over the BJP-championed Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and National Registration of Citizens (NRC) and the latter holding a diametrically opposing view, Kumar fired back at his own party leaders who have begun questioning his stand on the controversial issue that has split the nation in half.
Patna: Not backing down under pressure from both his boss Nitish Kumar and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaderAmit Shah, Janata Dal-U leader Prashant Kishor on Wednesday dared the Home Minister to implement Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and National Registration of Citizens (NRC) nationwide if he thought it will have no repercussion in its aftermath.
Patna: The three-day strike called by Bihar Chemist and Druggist Association (BCDA) came to an end on the very first day of the strike on Wednesday after the Association president held a meeting with Sanjay Kumar, the secretary of the Bihar Health Department, who assured them of giving a fair hearing to their longstanding demands.
Patna: Senior Janata Dal-U leader and political strategist Prashant Kishor on Saturday fired yet another salvo at the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) when he, much to the annoyance of the BJP leadership, thanked Congress leaders Priyanka Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi for rejecting the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and National Registration of Citizens (NRC) saying that was the right thing to do.
Patna: Reacting sharply to the drumbeat of a new leadership in the Grand Alliance in Bihar with Hindustani Awam Morcha (HAM) chief and former Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi being the most loud voice of all, Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) state president Jagadanand on Saturday shrugged off the demand saying the RJD was a major party in Bihar and only a leader of a major party was eligible for the highest position in the alliance.