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16 January, 2019 3:55 AM Nitish Kumar Reveal On Party No 2 Prashant Kishor Involves Amit Shah

Bihar JDU: It was Amit Shah who dialed Nitish Kumar twice to recommend that he appoint Prashant Kishor as his deputy, Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar said. Election strategist Prashant Kishor's political debut as the number two of Bihar's ruling Janata Dal United was BJP president Amit Shah's idea, Nitish Kumar shared at an event on Tuesday. It was Amit Shah who dialed 430

7 January, 2019 8:04 AM Bihar’s Mahagathbandhan meets today: Seat sharing, strategy for Lok Sabha polls on agenda

BJP-led NDA finalising its seat-sharing formula has put pressure on the Mahagathbandhan to reach an agreement soon Opposition parties in Bihar are set to meet on January 7 to begin formal seat-sharing negotiations for the upcoming Lok Sabha polls. The lunch meeting is expected to be attended by all constituents of the alliance, including Rashtriya Janata 171

6 January, 2019 2:55 PM JD(U) leader likens Misa to 'Shurpanakha', invites brother Tej Pratap's ire

Patna: A leader of the ruling JD(U) in Bihar Sunday stirred controversy by comparing RJD president Lalu Prasad's eldest daughter Misa Bharati to Shurpanakha, the sister of the demon king Ravana who was depicted as a seductress in the epic Ramayana. Bharati's brother Tej Pratap Yadav reacted strongly to the analogy drawn by JD(U) MLC and party spokesman 113

31 December, 2018 7:19 AM Maoist Pamphlets Claim Money Deal With Bihar BJP Leader After Notes Ban

Maoists attacked the home of BJP leader Rajan Kumar Singh, set a house and 10 vehicles on fire. His 55-year-old uncle, Narendra Singh, was shot dead. A Maoist attack in Bihar's Aurangabad which cost a life, was the fallout of a deal with a BJP lawmaker - one to exchange banned currency notes to the tune of RS 5 crore after demonetisation two years ago, the rebels 89

24 December, 2018 6:16 PM Tejashwi Yadav leads candle march in Patna, attacks Nitish Kumar govt over declining law and order in Bihar

Gunjan Khemka, son of Patna's well-known businessman Gopal Khemka, was killed in Hajipur. PATNA: Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Tejashwi Yadav lead a candle march against the declining law and order situation in Bihar. The march was organised to protest the killing of a killing of a young businessman on Thursday. He was joined by hundreds of businessmen 202

24 December, 2018 1:23 PM Shiv Sena attacks BJP over Ram temple issue, seeks discussion in Parliament

Shiv Sena has called for a discussion on Ram temple issue in Parliament.   MUMBAI: BJP's estranged ally Shiv Sena, which has already said that it will contest the upcoming Lok Sabha elections alone, yet again made a blistering attack on the NDA government over various issues including the Ram temple in Ayodhya, the Rafale fighter jet deal with France 140

24 December, 2018 12:50 PM "Why Not?" Says Tej Pratap Yadav On Assuming RJD Leadership

Tej Pratap, drawing an analogy from the Mahabharata, has often remarked that he saw his younger brother as Arjuna and himself as Lord Krishna. In a remark that could trigger fresh speculation about a rift in the family of Lalu Prasad, his elder son, Tej Pratap Yadav, on Monday said he would not shy away from being the leader of the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) 208

24 December, 2018 10:35 AM "Nobody Listens," Says Bihar JDU Lawmaker, Submits Resignation

Shyam Bahadur Singh questioned the much-hyped governance and rule of law claim made by the Nitish Kumar-led government and raised the auction of government land to alleged land mafia Bihar's ruling Janata Dal-United (JD-U) legislator Shyam Bahadur Singh, who represents the Barharia constituency, on Monday resigned from the party's primary membership 174

23 December, 2018 6:57 AM Bihar Seat-Sharing Formula: JDU, BJP To Contest 17 Seats Each, LJP Gets 6

The BJP and Nitish Kumar's Janata Dal United will contest 17 seats each in Bihar for next year's general elections; Ram Vilas Paswan's LJP will contest six seats The BJP and Nitish Kumar's Janata Dal United will contest 17 seats each in Bihar for next year's general elections, BJP chief Amit Shah announced today after a meeting with the Bihar chief minister 84

22 December, 2018 7:30 AM Businessman Shot Dead in Bihar 48 Hours After Industrialist's Murder

A contractor involved in a road construction project was shot dead by bike-borne assailants in Bihar's Darbhanga on Saturday. KP Shahi, who owns a construction company, was targeted on NH 57 near Ranipur in Darbhanga. On December 20, an industrialist who was shot dead in Vaishali district. Gunjan Khemka was targeted on his way to his factory in Hajipur 79