Patna: With 2019 now back in the rearview mirror and state elections only a few months away, politicians began retooling their electoral strategy as Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi toned down his rhetoric against Janata Dal-U leader Prashant Kishor saying he hoped any bitterness caused by the recent exchange of harsh interaction between the two would fade away and all will be forgotten in the greater interest of Bihar.
Patna: Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, who is huge on observing anniversaries, melas, utsavs, yatras, flag-offs, and installing statues of the leaders of his choice, on Tuesday announced his decision to observe the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader's birth anniversary each year on December 28 in Bihar.
Patna: Congress leaders in Patna on Monday celebrated the victory of the party in Jharkhand Assembly elections where the Congress-Jharkhand Mukti Morcha-RJD coalition handed over a convincing defeat to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) by limiting the saffron party to 25 seats while walking away with a joint total of 47 out of a total of 81 seats.
Patna: Thousands of Modi supporters in Patna on Monday took out a march between the JP Roundabout near Gandhi Maidan to the Dak Bungalow Crossing in support of the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) chanting the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) talking point that the Act was not about taking away someone's citizenship but was all about granting citizenship to those fleeing religious conversion in countries like Bangladesh, Afghanistan, and Pakistan.
Patna: In what is being described as imposition of 'Undeclared Emergency' nationwide by the Modi administration in the wake of the violence over Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and the National Register for Citizenship (NRC), the Patna district administration followed suit on Tuesday by imposing prohibitory orders in many parts of the state capital to prevent people from gathering at public places with intent to organize protests.
Patna: It was yet another riot-filled day in Patna on Tuesday as protestors marched through Patna roads to express their anger over Modi-Shah sponsored Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and the National Register for Citizenship (NRC) while in another part of the state capital, hundreds of people were protesting against the tragic death of a teenager who was raped and then set on fire a few days ago in Muzaffarpur.
Patna: In what has become a public feud between the family of Aishwarya Rai, the estranged wife of Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Tej Pratap Yadav and the Lalu family, things took an ugly and more serious turn on Sunday when Rai, after allegedly being beaten by none other than former Bihar Chief Minister Rabri Devi, was kicked out of the Lalu household on 10 Circular Road forcing police to intervene in the matter.
Patna: Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Saturday took a jibe at Congress leader Rahul Gandhi saying the latter had no knowledge of the Indian history and, before making any comment on any subject, he should open a history book to stop himself from making a fool.
Patna: Prashant Kishore, the man who helped Narendra Modi win the Prime Minister's office back in 2014 and later charted the course to victory of a shaky Nitish Kumar in Bihar in 2015 earning him the position of the second most powerful man in the Janata Dal-U, on Saturday offered to resign from the party after he came out openly against the Citizenship law, a law wholeheartedly supported by the Bihar Chief Minister.