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16 November, 2017 2:02 PM Congress, RJD stake claim to Araria seat

Even though the date for the bypoll for the Araria Lok Sabha seat has not been announced, both the alliance partners, the Congress and the Rashtriya Janata Dal in Bihar, are staking a claim to it. The seat fell vacant after the death of RJD MP Mohd. Taslimuddin in September this year. “The Congress is a national party and it has to fight the BJP…I think 31

8 November, 2017 5:16 PM LK Advani's 90th birthday celebrations

New Delhi: BJP veteran LK Advani, who turned 90 on Wednesday, was greeted on his birthday by leaders across political spectrum with Prime Minister Narendra Modi saying that his efforts had richly contributed to building of the party. Those who greeted the nonagenarian leader included former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, former President Pranab Mukherjee 31

6 November, 2017 11:16 AM 'Happy that my samadhi will come up in Nalanda': Nitish Kumar taunts Lalu

"I am happy that my samadhi will come up in Rajgir,'' Nitish Kumar told the media after his weekly Lok Samvad programme. Patna: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday taunted RJD chief Lalu Prasad, saying his prediction regarding the former`s "samadhi" (grave) that it will come up in the Nalanda district, has made him happy. "I am happy that my samadhi 115 1

4 November, 2017 12:44 PM Lalu Prasad raises a stink, hits Nitish Kumar with toilet joke

Rashtriya Janata Dal chief Lalu Prasad Yadav on Saturday let his witty side out when he took on his estranged ally Nitish Kumar over the Rs 13.50 crore toilet scam in Bihar.  PATNA: Rashtriya Janata Dal chief Lalu Prasad Yadav on Saturday let his witty side out when he took on his estranged ally and Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar over the alleged 43

26 October, 2017 3:07 PM Lalu, Rabri, Modi and the politics of Chhath puja in Bihar

As Chhath puja is being celebrated with gaiety and reverence, the festival has got politicised in Bihar. Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi of the BJP took a dig at former chief minister and RJD supremo Lalu Prasad's wife Rabri Devi who does Chhath puja almost every year. Rabri has been celebrating Chhath puja for the past over 30 years when her eldest 32

23 October, 2017 5:20 AM Who is Rakesh Asthana

The appointment of Rakesh Asthana, the Gujarat cadre IPS officer as a special director in the CBI has raised eyebrows in some quarters. The officer who has investigated high-profile cases such as AgustaWestland is now the second in command in the CBI which is headed by Director Alok Verma. Asthana is a 1984 batch police service officer. He had headed 33

22 October, 2017 7:22 PM Rakesh Asthana, Officer Who Arrested Lalu for Fodder Scam, Appointed Special Director of CBI

New Delhi: Additional Director of Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Rakesh Asthana was on Sunday appointed the Special Director of the agency. The 1984 Gujarat-cadre IPS officer's nomination was approved by the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet. Asthana was named the interim CBI director on December 2, 2016, the day then director Anil Sinha demitted 21

22 October, 2017 7:22 PM CBI official handling sensitive cases promoted

Not all members of the selection panel backed decision The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC), headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has approved the appointment of a Gujarat-cadre IPS officer, R.K. Asthana, as Special Director in the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI). Seven other IPS officers of the 1984 batch were approved for the rank of Special 55

16 October, 2017 7:02 AM PM Modi's Snub To Nitish Kumar, Witnessed By 5,000 People

Nitish Kumar had clearly been misguided in his request to the PM by an unhealthy reliance on the past. Nitish Kumar offered Prime Minister Narendra Modi the opportunity to turn the once-prestigious Patna University into a campus entitled to funding from the centre. The Prime Minister passed. An audience of nearly 5,000 witnessed the exchange. And unsubtly 38

15 October, 2017 12:08 AM No Show Better Than Poor Show: Shatrughan Sinha's Jibe After PM Visit

Shatrughan Sinha said his feedback from the university students, its alumni and the public to the "categorical rejection" was a sense of disappointment. Patna: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's very public request, and Prime Minister Narendra Modi's evasive response minutes later at the Patna University function gave their political rivals an opportunity 86