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Bhagalpur: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, during the third leg of his 'Parivartan Rally' in Bihar on Tuesday, accused Chief Minister Nitish Kumar of attempting to fool the people of Bihar by announcing his own version of special package to the tune of Rs. 2.7 lakh crore to be implemented over five years.
Patna: Former political opponents, in their zeal to undermine the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, gathered at Patna's Gandhi Maidan on Sunday under the banner of 'Swabhiman Rally' where they took turns to criticize Modi and his government at the Center with Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar once again likening him to Hitler who was responsible for killing more than six million Jews in the pre-Second World War Germany.
Patna: Congress President Sonia Gandhi, appearing with Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Yadav and Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar at Gandhi Maidan in Patna on Sunday, continued to take shots at Prime Minister Narendra Modi accusing him of failing on all fronts and concerned only with 'show-baazi' (grandstanding).
Patna: Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Yadav, who is supporting Bihar Chief Minister and Janata Dal – U leader Nitish Kumar in his attempt to short-circuit the possible return of the NDA in Bihar, at the Swabhiman Rally at Patna's Gandhi Maidan on Sunday, dismissed the allegations of the return of Jungle Raj in Bihar saying there never was a Jungle Raj in the state though there certainly was a 'Mangal Raj' in Bihar during the 15 years of the RJD rule.
अगर जुटी हुई 'भीड़' चुनावी नतीजों के आक्लन का पैमाना है तो कल दिनांक ३०.०८.२०१५ को पटना में महागठबंधन (राजद–काँग्रेस–जदयू) के द्वारा आयोजित स्वाभिमान रैली की भीड़ आसन्न विधानसभा चुनावों के संदर्भ में एनडीए, विशेषकर भाजपा, के लिए कुछ अच्छे संकेत देती हुई नहीं दिखती है l
Born in 1968, Arvind Kejriwal must have been six year old when the Bihar student movement led by Jay Prakash Narayan in 1974 catapulted into an all India anti-corruption movement leading to the imposition of national Emergency on June the 25th, 1975. So, he must have learnt about the epoch-making events like the first 1967 Samyukta Vidhayak Dal (non-Congress coalition) governments in states or the great split of the Congress Party in 1969 or the 1974-77 movement either from the history books or the teachers or from members in his family.
Campaigning by major political parties for Bihar assembly election is gaining momentum and so is the verbal war and accusation, counter-accusation mainly on certain non-core issues including granting special status or special economic package to this third most populous state of Indian union. The core issues like food, clothing, shelter, education, health, roads, electricity, law and order, corruption etc. are made to occupy back seat, more by design by major political parties for known reasons.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s three visits to Bihar are now associated with three buzzwords: the DNA remark; the Bimaru comment; and the developmental package for Bihar. The Lalu-Nitish team tried their best to counter all the three messages coming out of the three well mobilized meetings.
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आजसे पाँच दिनों पहले, रविवार ९ अगस्त २०१५ को, गया की रैली में बिहार के पिछले २५वर्षों के शासनकाल कोजंगलराज, कुशासन और बिहार की बदहाली का कारण बता करप्रधानमंत्री नरेंद्र मोदी ने तो भाजपा की प्रदेश इकाई को सांसत में ही डाल दिया है l