Patna: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday slammed Chief Minister Nitish Kumar for bending his own law by arresting the Excise official in Nalanda district who arrested a Janata Dal – U leader following the recovery of 168 bottles of liquor from his home during a raid last Wednesday.
Patna: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP and former film star Shatrughan Sinha, at a function at a high school in Bakhtiarpur on Sunday, praised the Nitish administration for doing an 'outstanding' job in providing relief to the flood victims adding the Center was also doing a fine job helping the state fight the effects of the flood.
Patna: It was just a matter of time when the Nitish government would break its own prohibition laws after months of tough talking about sparing no one who either brought, sold, bought, possessed or consumed alcohol in Bihar, authorities in Nalanda on Thursday arrested Nalanda Excise Inspector on charges of 'conspiring' against a Janata Dal – U leader from whose house he recovered 168 bottles of alcohol during a raid on August 30.
Patna: Janata Dal – U leader and Water Resources Minister Rajiv Ranjan Singh, aka Lallan Singh, tried to push back against Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Sushil Kumar Modi who had earlier demanded the resignations of both him and Chief Minister Nitish Kumar for failing to provide adequate and timely relief to flood victims in Bihar.
Patna: Protest against prohibition in Bihar took a new turn on Friday when thousands of former Army jawans took out a march from Danapur Cantonment to the Governor's mansion to demand exclusion from alcohol ban saying drinking was their right and Nitish government had no right to infringe on their rights.
Patna: Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Yadav who recently advocated scrapping Bihar Public Service Commission (BPSC) due to delay caused by it in government appointments, on Thursday met with Chief Minister Nitish Kumar to discuss his plan and to strategize on the appointments of personnel in various boards and corporations in Bihar.
Patna: After cracking down on students wearing jeans and skin-tight leggings along with other provocative attire, the Principal of Magadh Mahila College on Thursday ordered the removal of all vendors within the college campus saying the decision was taken in the interest of the safety of the students.
Patna: Once again acting like Bihar was the personal property of the ruling party in the state, a legislator belonging to the Janata Dal – U on Wednesday said that he would not allow any Union Minister to 'enter Bihar' unless the Narendra Modi-led Central government provided flood relief package as demanded by Chief Minister Nitish Kumar.
New Delhi: Professional poll strategist Prashant Kishore who first helped the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) win the General Elections in 2014 and later Nitish Kumar to return for the third time as the Chief Minister of Bihar, on Monday threatened to file a lawsuit against senior BJP leader Sushil Kumar Modi for casting aspersion on his moral and ethical behavior.