Patna: More than 20,000 auto-rickshaws and over 4,000 e-rickshaws stayed off the road in the state capital on Tuesday in protest against the Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Act of 2019 introduced by the Narendra Modi government that puts a number of new fines on the auto drivers.
Patna: With the issue of Triple Talaq and Article 370 pertaining to Kashmir already been taken care of, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is now zeroing in on settling the Ayodhya Ram Temple issue once and for all as was evident in a speech by Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad during a function in his honor organized by the BJP legal cell.
Patna: The state capital of Bihar, often known by its nickname of the 'city of statues', will be adding yet another monolith in its landscape after Chief Minister Nitish Kumar announced his decision to install a statue of the recently passed away Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Arun Jaitley saying the former Union Minister played a key role in shaping Bihar during the 2005 state polls when he was the BJP in-charge of the state.
Patna: Continuing to chip away personal freedom and rights of individuals one official diktat at a time while carefully avoiding going for a mandate or consensus on any social issue, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar fired off his new proclamation that does away with casual dress in government offices saying clothes like jeans and t-shirts were against the culture and dignity of the office.
Patna: Knowing that talking about caste-based reservation and approving it wholeheartedly is a certain winner in terms of securing votes, Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi, at a function at Bapu Sabhagar in Patna on Tuesday, said that as long as there was Modi government at the Center, no one could take away the reservation from anyone.
Patna: After living comfortably for years while her husband terrorized people in Bihar and committed allegedly some serious crimes including murders, Neelam Singh, the wife of now imprisoned legislator from Mokama Anant Singh, put up an emotional show in Patna on Tuesday accusing the Nitish administration of trying to assassinate her husband while also destroying her entire family.
Patna: After remaining out of limelight for the past three months raising questions about his involvement in the party his father founded, Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) unofficial acting president Tejaswi Yadav surfaced in Patna on Monday when he came out in favor of the sidewalk fruit vendors who were the latest target of the administration in its drive against illegal encroachment in the state capital.