Patna: The two nominees for the Bihar Legislative Council seats, Janata Dal – U's Sanjay Jha and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)'s Radha Mohan Sharma, on Friday took the oath of the office after they were declared elected in the absence of any other claimant.
New Delhi: The NDA second term government led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday announced the portfolios of the Union Ministers and Ministers of State with Amit Shah as the new Home Minister, S Jaishankar as the new External Affairs Minister and Nirmala Sitharaman as the new Finance Minister, a post earlier held by Arun Jaitley who has opted to stay out of the new Cabinet on account of his prevailing health condition.
Patna: Still reeling with the shock of loss in the Lok Sabha elections in which his party failed to win even a single seat, former Bihar Chief Minister and Hindustani Awam Morcha (HAM) chief Jitan Ram Manjhi, refused to accept Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Tejaswi Yadav as the leader of the Mahagathbandhan saying he may be the leader of the RJD, no decision has been taken whether he should also be the leader of the Grand Alliance.
Patna: In what was supposed to be an exercise in self-analysis to find the cause of the party's biggest drubbing in its history of nearly a quarter-century, Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD), instead of doing the promised introspection, wasted no time in declaring the 2019 Lok Sabha election was flat-out rigged and part of a larger conspiracy by the National Democratic Alliance (NDA).
Patna: With 2019 Lok Sabha elections now in the pages of history books and NDA leaders now breathing again after a grueling month-long campaign, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar is back on his agenda of 'raths' and 'yatras' as he flagged of decked-up trucks to promote the campaign designed to help improve 'kharif' production in the state.
Patna: With the Grand Alliance in Bihar on the verge of disintegrating in the aftermath of colossal drubbing in the Lok Sabha polls, rebel Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Mahesh Yadav was the first one to question the party leadership saying Tejaswi Yadav was unfit to be the leader of the opposition in the state Assembly and should resign from his post immediately.
Patna: Opposition leaders in Bihar, with the shock of the most brutal beating of their political life now showing sign of tapering off, are now beginning to speak out their mind mostly in the form of criticism that casts doubt on the entire electoral process allegedly managed by the 'Modi Machinery'.