In the Spotlight
Patna: Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) President Lalu Prasad Yadav, realizing his party alone had not much of a future in the Indian politics particularly in view of the many probes against him and his family members, appeared to be auditioning for a role in the Congress Party when he released a book on former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi in the presence of two Congress leaders in Patna on Sunday.
Patna: For nearly 4,000 people coming from all walks of life and from a number of states, it was a day of reckoning for many as the first ever half-marathon race took off with former Olympian sprinter Milkha Singh and Patna Traffic SP P K Das flagged off the race in Patna on Sunday morning.
Samastipur: Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, during the last leg of the first phase of his so-called 'Sameeksha Yatra', or the 'Review Tour', of the state, spoke before a large gathering in Samastipur on Saturday where once again he spoke about the success of prohibition in Bihar.
Patna: The war of words between the Janata Dal – U and Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) goes unabated as the JD-U spokesperson Sanjay Singh, reacting to RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav's recent stab at Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, said that perhaps it was time for the former Railway Minister to take retirement from politics and do some introspection of his life.