Patna: With caste-based politics once again rearing its ugly head in Bihar elections as witnessed by caste leaders seeking more and more seats for their fellow caste members for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections, Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi on Friday gave a grand welcome to Dr. Bhagwan Lal Sahni, the newly-appointed chairperson of the National Backward Caste Commission (NBCC).
Patna: Upset that a rash driver on Bailey Road in Patna was able to penetrate his security gauntlet on Tuesday night causing some commotion for a few minutes, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, at a function at Adhiveshan Bhawan on Wednesday, admonished Bihar Director General of Police (DGP) Gupteshwar Pandey of concentrating on his job instead of trying to hog the headlines in the media.
Patna: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, speaking at a large rally in Patna on Sunday, tore into the opposition for demanding proof of casualties during the air strike on Pakistani terror camps saying those who were questioning the validity of the report were only helping Pakistan and its terrorist regime.
Patna: Sharing the dais with Prime Minister Narendra Modi after a gap of nine years, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, speaking at the Sankalp Rally in Patna on Sunday, predicted the NDA would win at all 40 seats in Bihar in the upcoming Lok Sabha elections wiping off the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD)-led Grand Alliance in the state.
Lucknow: Disgruntled Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Shatrughan Sinha, who was not at the NDA Sankalp Rally in Patna on Sunday to hear the speech of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, talking to reporters in Lucknow, said that no matter what, he was contesting the Lok Sabha election from his Patna Saheb constituency.
Patna: Senior NDA leaders in Bihar including Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) state president Nityanand Rai, Janata Dal – U state president Vashisht Narayan Singh, and Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) leader Pashupati Kumar Paras, in a display of absolute unity on Friday, held a joint press conference ahead of the Sankalp Rally in Patna on March 3 when Prime Minister Narendra Modi is slated to deliver a speech kicking off the election season.
Patna: Preparation for the much-hyped rally of Prime Minister Narendra Modi at Patna’s Gandhi Maidan was going full steam on Thursday as the NDA leaders in Bihar prepare for the ‘Sankalp Rally’ that will essentially sound the bugle for the commencement of the canvassing phase of the upcoming Lok Sabha elections.