Patna: Rashtriya Lok Samata Party (RLSP) chief and Union Minister Upendra Kushwaha, talking to the media following a meeting of his party district presidents in Patna on Saturday, blamed Chief Minister Nitish Kumar for the current political standoff in Bihar saying the Janata Dal – U leader was only concerned with saving his chair and nothing else.
Patna: In yet another sign of a major political turmoil in Bihar with murmurs of an impending split in the so-called Grand Alliance getting louder by the day, organizers of the World Youth Skill Development Day at Gyan Bhawan in Patna on Saturday removed the nameplate of Deputy Chief Minister Tejaswi Yadav after he failed to show up at the event where he was listed as a 'distinguished guest' to represent the youths of Bihar.
Patna: Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) President Lalu Prasad Yadav, at a press conference in Patna on Friday, ruled out in no uncertain terms the resignation of his son and Deputy Chief Minister Tejaswi Yadav saying there was no question of him resigning based on 'simply an FIR'.
Patna: Reacting to Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) assertion that Deputy Chief Minister Tejaswi Yadav, in the wake of corruption charges against him, will not resign because the RJD won more seats (80) than the Janata Dal – U (71) in the 2015 Assembly elections, Nitish surrogates on Friday shot back at the RJD saying too much arrogance was not good and could result in the downfall of its leaders.
Patna: Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Friday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Union Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajpathi Raju to develop a network of all six regional airports of Bihar.
Patna: Fans and family members of former Mayor of Patna Krishna Nandan Sahay on Friday observed his 18th death anniversary by paying floral tribute to the man who was elected to the post a record seven times – more than any other mayor in the history of Patna.
Patna: Powerful musclemen of Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) heir-apparent and Deputy Chief Minister Tejaswi Yadav on Wednesday roughed up a number of media reporters and photographers who wanted to have a word with him about him being charged in a corruption case filed by the CBI.
Patna: Minutes after his bodyguards roughed up a few journalists and media photographers, Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader and Deputy Chief Minister Tejaswi Yadav talked to a group of reporters during which he flat out refused to step down from his post in the wake of corruption cases lodged against him, his parents Lalu Prasad Yadav and Rabri Devi by the CBI.
Patna: After four days of suspense over whether he would comment on the future of his deputy Tejaswi Yadav who is now embroiled in a CBI criminal probe over shady land and property deals, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Tuesday played it safe saying he would never compromise on the issue of crime and corruption and those who stand accused of such crimes will have to prove their innocence.
Patna: newly-elected Mayor of Patna Sita Sahu on Tuesday, with more than half of the state capital reeling under severe water-logging due to dilapidated, non-functioning underground sewage system, suggested forming a permanent committee on water-logging to deal with the hellish situation that the city is currently faced with.
Patna: In a tragic accident, two boys aged 12 and 13 died when they drowned while swimming in a pond inside Dragon Park near Pataliputra Roundabout in Patna on Tuesday.
Patna: With embattled Lalu-led Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) refusing to give up power despite a host of corruption cases against its leaders and Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar struggling to formulate a strategy to maintain the Mahagathbandhan in the state while also keeping his 'Sushasan Babu' image intact, it is the city of Patna that continues to remain the biggest victim of power-hungry politicians and inept Babus who have been working on a plan to rid the state capital of water-logging for at least 40 years now.
Patna: With Chief Minister Nitish Kumar trying hard to avoid answering any question from the press and Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leaders, in collusion with the Congress Party in Bihar announcing its decision in no uncertain terms that the question of the removal or resignation of Deputy Chief Minister Tejaswi Yadav did not arise, the state Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday tried to further muddy the water when it said that the party was ready to support Nitish if he was willing to ditch his alliance with the RJD.