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New Delhi: Still fuming with frustration struggling to come to terms that his 'Chhotey Bhai' would go against his will and choice, Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) President Lalu Prasad Yadav on Thursday, said that he would meet with Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and try to persuade him to withdraw his support to now the ex-Governor of Bihar Ram Nath Kovind and instead come out in support of Meira Kumar, the choice of the non-NDA parties minus Nitish Kumar's Janata Dal – U.
Patna: Things got heated between the coalition partners Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) and Janata Dal – U leaders in Bihar on Thursday when senior RJD leader Raghuvansh Prasad Singh slammed Chief Minister Nitish Kumar for going along with the NDA's choice of candidate for the next President of India saying Kumar had 'just full of it' and was 'not as big as he believed he was'.
Patna: West Bengal Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi on Thursday was sworn in as the interim Governor of Bihar at a simple ceremony at the Raj Bhawan by Patna High Court Chief Justice Rajendra Menon.
Patna: Declaring he stood vindicated after the Income Tax department issued attachment of properties of Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) MP Misa Bharti and other members of the Lalu Prasad Yadav, Bharatiya Janata Party leader Sushil Kumar Modi, at a press conference in Patna on Wednesday, asked Chief Minister Nitish Kumar if he would now sack Deputy Chief Minister Tejaswi Yadav and Health Minister Tej Pratap Yadav, the two sons of Lalu Prasad Yadav and Rabri Devi, from the state Cabinet.