Patna: Senior Janata Dal-U leader and political strategist Prashant Kishor on Saturday fired yet another salvo at the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) when he, much to the annoyance of the BJP leadership, thanked Congress leaders Priyanka Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi for rejecting the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and National Registration of Citizens (NRC) saying that was the right thing to do.
Patna: Reacting sharply to the drumbeat of a new leadership in the Grand Alliance in Bihar with Hindustani Awam Morcha (HAM) chief and former Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi being the most loud voice of all, Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) state president Jagadanand on Saturday shrugged off the demand saying the RJD was a major party in Bihar and only a leader of a major party was eligible for the highest position in the alliance.
Patna: With the Sangh Parivar now training its gun on Bollywood stars coming out in support of students of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) who were terrorized for hours by men wearing mask and carrying homemade weapons, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader from Bihar Shahnawaz Hussain chimed in with his own two cents stating, Deepika Padukone, the star of many hit movies, should have thought through before standing in solidarity with leftist organizations.
Patna: Police in Patna used force to keep the situation under control as a number of students from various colleges in the state capital representing over half a dozen student unions blocked roads in Kankarbagh and squatted on the railroad tracks to protest against the assault on Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) students last Sunday by over three dozen youths wielding lathis, hockey sticks and other improvised weapons.
Patna: Amid nationwide protests over the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), National Registration of Citizens (NRC), and National Population Register (NPR) Bihar Deputy CM Sushil Modi on Sunday said that the CAA and NRC were here to stay and the process of implementing the NPR will be carried out in Bihar between May 15 to 28.
Muzaffarpur: Just days after fellow BJP'ian Giriraj Singh suggested actions against Indians living abroad while getting accustomed to eating beef, Union Minister Ashwini Kumar Choubey on Sunday said knowledge of English should not be requirement to pass an exam in India as English was not the mother tongue of the Indians.
Patna: Janata Dal-U leader and party spokesperson Rajiv Ranjan Prasad on Sunday claimed Bihar was all set to become a state known for its excellent health services where not only people will have to go out of state to obtain quality health care but people from other states would also be coming to Bihar for top of the line healthcare and facilities.
Patna: Patna welcomed the new year with late-night parties and bottles of non-alcoholic champagne at major hotels and night clubs while also witnessing a massive administrative reshuffle by the Nitish administration that included the departure of Garima Malik who, nearly a year to the date, was put in place as Patna's Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) pledging to clean Patna from the clutches of criminals.