Patna: Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Sushil Kumar Modi, talking to reporters after his weekly Janata Durbar in Patna on Tuesday, mocked Chief Minister Nitish Kumar for his decision to field his party candidates in the Uttar Pradesh Assembly polls saying the Janata Dal – U leader's goal was to split the votes in an attempt to deny the BJP from winning more seats in the state.
Patna: Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, taking some time off from his ongoing 'Prohibition Yatra', held a meeting with the senior officials to review the preparedness for the 350th anniversary of Sikh Guru Gobind Singh and the centennial celebration of Mahatma Gandhi's Champaran Satyagraha to be celebrated next year.
Patna: In yet another example of political highhandedness in Bihar, Tej Pratap Yadav, the Health Minister and the elder son of Lalu Prasad Yadav and Rabri Devi, threatened to sue news reporters for slander after one cameraman tried to take a picture of the minister looking at a digital camera of another photographer.
Patna: Former Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi on Tuesday slammed the Nitish government for ignoring farmers in Bihar saying agriculture did not find even passing mention in the Chief Minister's priority list of seven agendas despite the fact that 80% of Bihar's population depended on agriculture.
Patna: Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) Students' Union President Kanhaiya Kumar, who has been camping in Bihar for the last few days, accused Chief Minister Nitish Kumar for gutting education in the state saying he failed to improve the image of the academia by allowing large scale corruption to prevail in the system.
Patna: Former Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi on Thursday sat on a dharna demanding the release of Ruby Rai, the fake topper in the botched inter exams, saying it was wrong to put an underage girl in jail while many of those responsible for the Bihar School Examination Board (BSEB) mess were still roaming free without any consequences.