Patna: Taking strong exceptions to retired justice Markandey Katju's latest post on social media in which he disparages Bihar by calling the state worse than Pakistan, Janata Dal – U leader and spokesperson Neeraj Kumar on Tuesday lodged an FIR against the controversial legal eagle saying Katju had insulted the entire population of Bihar and he must be taken to task for his extremely insensitive statement.
Patna: Having his photo taken with one of his admitted fans and alleged killer of Hindustan journalist Rajdev Ranjan in Siwan is turning out to be a real headache for Tej Pratap Yadav, Bihar Health Minister and the eldest son of Lalu Prasad Yadav, as the Supreme Court on Friday issued an order to the Bihar government to serve notice to the minister and former Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) MP from Siwan Mohammed Shahabuddin to establish their nexus with criminals.
Patna: After initial denial by some Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leaders, the party on Thursday announced that senior Supreme Court lawyer and RJD MP Ram Jethmalani would indeed represent criminal-turned-politician and former Siwan MP Mohammed Shahabuddin in his bid to defend his bail in a number of criminal cases.
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.