Patna: In what was already a party with barely any presence in Bihar, Jitan Ram Manjhi’s Hindustani Awam Morcha (HAM) received a major setback on Wednesday when two of his biggest supporters resigned from the party following intra-party bickering between them.
Patna: It was classic Nitish Kumar when he, at the newly-built police headquarters in Patna on Wednesday, held a class of his ‘students’, or the top brass of the Bihar police, lecturing them to perform their jobs dutifully and win the support of the people by putting the bad guys behind bar while, at the same time, being sensitive to the needs of the law-abiding citizens.
Patna: Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi, talking to reporters after a ‘Milan Samaroh’ in Patna on Tuesday, said an ‘Emergency-like’ situation prevailed in West Bengal where Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee was abusing her power to stop political opponents from exercising their constitutional rights while treating the entire state as her personal property.
Patna: Chhagan Bhujbal, the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader from Maharashtra, met with Rashtriya Lok Samata Party (RLSP) chief Upendra Kushwaha at his residence in Patna on Tuesday and expressed his sympathy for his injuries that he received during a police lathi-charge on his rally in the state capital last Saturday.
Patna: Upendra Kushwaha, the Rashtriya Lok Samata Party (RLSP) chief who was recently at the receiving end of a lathi charge, a near daily occurrence in Patna, failed to muster enough support for his Bihar bandh call as not a single store, shop, or office downed its shutter despite his supporters taking out a protest rally and blocking busy intersections in the state capital on Monday.
Patna: Police, para-medical workers, voluntary groups, and members of both state and national disaster response teams were sifting through the wreckage for any survivors of the Delhi-bound 12487 Jogbani-Anand Vihar Seemanchal Express that jumped the track on early Sunday morning leaving at least seven dead and scores injured.
Patna: Speaking at Patna’s Gandhi Maidan before a large crowd while being surrounded by a dozen or so anti-NDA leaders, Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Sunday tore into the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) declaring Prime Minister Narendra Modi had failed to deliver on his electoral promises and had encouraged cronyism in the government at a level never seen before in the history of independent India.
Patna: Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Tejaswi Yadav, speaking at the Rahul Gandhi’s Jan Akanksha rally at Patna’s Gandhi Maidan on Sunday showered praise on the Congress president saying Gandhi checked all the boxes required from a Prime Ministerial candidate and would be a great leader who would work for each and every sector of the society and not just for millionaires and billionaires.