Patna: After allegedly being roughed up and verbally abused by Tej Pratap Yadav, the elder son of Lalu Prasad Yadav and Bihar Health Minister, Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Sanoj Yadav is said to be all set to quit the party and join Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) after he emerged at the press conference being held by former Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi on Tuesday.
Patna: Jan Adhikar Party (JAP) leader Pappu Yadav, at a press conference in Patna on Sunday, blamed both the Nitish government and private schools for the collapse of education in Bihar saying never in the history of the state, so many scandals came out of the education department.
Patna: The International Society of Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON) in Patna on Sunday, coinciding with the world-famous Jagannath Rath Yatra of Puri, took out a lavish yatra of Lord Krishna to spread the message of love and peace.
Patna: NDA leaders, hiding behind the feel-good atmosphere generated by the Iftar season when politicians, forgetting their rivalry, albeit temporarily, embrace their opponents and share sweets with each other, on Saturday, invited Janata Dal – U leader Nitish Kumar to come back to the NDA fold saying he had more in common with the NDA parties than the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) or Congress.
Patna: A day after he accused Chief Minister Nitish Kumar of stabbing the Grand Alliance in the back by supporting NDA-sponsored candidate for India's next President Ram Nath Kovind instead of the Congress-backed candidate Meira Singh, Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Bhai Virendra on Saturday said that Kumar was a 'cheat' who had a long history of cheating those who had backed him up at one time or another.
Patna: Ignoring repeated pleas to change his decision over his choice for India's next President, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Friday refused to withdraw his support for former Bihar Governor Ram Nath Kovind saying former Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar, a 'daughter of Bihar', was set up by the Congress to not only lose the Presidential election but also the Parliamentary elections in 2019.
Patna: After months of criticizing the Center for not including Patna and other cities of Bihar in the first two lists of the so-called Smart Cities to be developed in India, people of the state finally had some reason to cheer about when a third list announced by the Modi government on Friday put Patna and Muzaffarpur in the fifth and seventh place of a list of 30 cities.
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.
Patna: Setting up stage for more political drama in Bihar leading to speculations about the future of the Grand Alliance in the state, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, the leader of the Janata Dal – U, ahead of his June 22 meeting of the party workers, announced his decision to support the NDA on its choice of Ram Nath Kovind as the next President of India.
Patna: People in Patna on Wednesday participated in yoga camps across the state capital to mark the 3rd International Yoga Day, an initiative of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and recognized by the United Nations General Assembly in 2014.