Wednesday, November 30, 2022

Bihar

High stake bypolls in 7 seats across six states today

Seven assembly constituencies in six states will vote in by-elections Thursday. The seats are spread across Bihar (Mokama, Gopalganj), Maharashtra (Andheri East), Haryana (Adampur), Telangana (Munugode), Uttar Pradesh (Gola Gokrannath) and Odisha (Dhamnagar).The bypolls, coming just before assembly elections...

Chirag enraged over reference to his father’s second marriage

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar’s reference to Ram Vilas Paswan’s “second marriage in Delhi” evoked an angry outbust from the late leader’s son and political heir Chirag Paswan on Tuesday.Kumar had muttered “biyahwa to dusra Dilli mein jaakar kiye...

Tejashwi takes indirect dig at PM Modi’s ‘Rozgar Mela’

Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Tejashwi Yadav on Friday took an indirect dig at the ‘Rozgar Mela’, scheduled for launch a day later when Prime Minister Narendra Modi will give away appointment letters to 75,000 job aspirants.Yadav claimed that a...

Kishor claims Nitish in touch with BJP

Says don’t be surprised if he joins hands with it again Political strategist Prashant Kishor claimed on Wednesday that Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar is in touch with the BJP and that he may go for a tie-up with the...

Not in a hurry to become CM of Bihar: Tejashwi

Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Tejashwi Prasad Yadav has asserted that he was not in a hurry to occupy the highest seat of power in the state and advised leaders of his Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) to refrain from speaking...

JD(U), SAD, Sena left BJP-led NDA to save Constitution, democracy: Tejashwi

RJD leader and Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Tejashwi Yadav on Sunday said the JD(U), SAD and the Shiv Sena left the BJP-led NDA to save the Constitution and democracy.Addressing an INLD rally to mark former deputy prime minister Devi...

Don’t want anything, just keen on uniting oppn: Nitish

Dismissing all speculations over his candidature in Lok Sabha polls from Phulpur constituency of Uttar Pradesh, Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar said “he is only interested in uniting opposition parties ahead of 2024 Lok Sabha polls”. He also asserted...

Unprivileged students from Bihar visit IIT-G

Around 30 unprivileged students from Bihar, mostly belonging from farmer/daily wage worker’s families, have been selected for a four-day visit to IIT Guwahati campus.According to a statement, the selection was conducted by National Level Common Entrance Examination (NLCEE) where...

Nitish mocks Modi, but again rules himself out of PM’s race

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Friday berated the “polarisation to save the corrupt” jibe of Prime Minister Narendra Modi whom he also sought to tick off referring to his own stint at the Centre under Atal Bihari Vajpayee.Kumar,...

In Bihar, KCR lashes out at PM Modi

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar Wednesday lashed out at the Narendra Modi government in the Centre and criticised its “excessive prachaar-prasaar” (publicity) besides its alleged lack of sensitivity towards the needs of the states.Addressing a function here alongside K...