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Patna: Stage has been set for Nitish Kumar to return to the NDA fold after a gap of nearly four years when he walked out of it only to join hands with his arch-enemy Lalu Prasad Yadav in a rather desperate attempt to strengthen his secular credentials in the wake of the meteoric rise of Narendra Modi, now the Prime Minister of India.
Patna: Things between Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) and Janata Dal – U, the 'bade bhai' and the 'chhotey bhai' of Bihar - went from bad to worse in a matter of hours as leaders from both parties, forgetting past 20 months of scratching each other's back, began hurling insults at each other just minutes after Nitish Kumar, in a politically-charged environment, tendered his resignation from the Chief Minister's post on Wednesday evening.
Patna: In a move that no one saw coming, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, after battling his conscience for the past three weeks in the aftermath of CBI raid on Lalu Prasad Yadav and his family members' properties, resigned from his post saying he could not go against his conscience that has always been against corruption in the system.
Patna: At a meeting of the party legislators in Patna on Wednesday, Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Lalu Prasad Yadav said his son and Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Tejaswi Yadav had no intention of resigning from the Grand Alliance government since Chief Minister Nitish Kumar never did ask for his resignation in the first place.