Bihar News

NDA eyeing division in Muslim-Yadav vote bank in Bihar

Locked in a keen contest with the grand alliance of JDU, RJD and Congress in Bihar, NDA is eyeing at the division in Muslim-Yadav combination besides banking on the development plank of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his "appeal" among the youth.

Ahead of Bihar Assembly polls, Nitish cabinet approves push for power sector improvement

In an effort to boost the state's power sector, Bihar cabinet on Sunday approved 16 schemes aimed at ensuring electricity supply in rural areas, renovation and expansion of thermal power stations and better control of power grids.

Nitish joining hands with Kejriwal won't have any effect on Bihar polls, says Paswan
Nitish joining hands with Kejriwal won't have any effect on Bihar polls, says Paswan

Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) chief Ram Vilas Paswan on Saturday said Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar joining hands with his Delhi counterpart Arvind Kejriwal will not have any effect on the upcoming assembly elections in the state.

Nitish Kumar will not return to power: Ravi Shankar Prasad

 BJP leader and union minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said here on Saturday that the alliance of JD-U, RJD and Congress would not be voted to power in the upcoming Bihar assembly polls.

Bihar polls: Lalu to declare seats for Samajawadi party tomorrow

The Bihar unit of Samajwadi Party, which had protested over denial of seats in the grand alliance for Bihar Assembly polls, on Saturday claimed to have fruitful talks with the alliance partners RJD president Lalu Prasad and Chief Minister Nitish Kumar over seat sharing.

Maoists threaten to kill Gaya SSP

Maoists have threatened to eliminate four police officers including Gaya district senior superintendent of police Manu Maharaj to avenge the killing of a woman Maoist commander in a shootout, police said on Friday.

Pappu Yadav slams Lalu, says 'people in Bihar living at god's mercy'

 Taking a jibe at Lalu Prasad Yadav for mocking BJP chief Amit Shah, Jan Kranti Adhikar Morcha (JKAM) chief Pappu Yadav on Friday said that the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief had demeaned Bihar`s politics and added that the people were now living at god`s mercy.

Lalu Prasad has an advice for Amit Shah who got stuck in a lift
Lalu Prasad has an advice for Amit Shah who got stuck in a lift

RJD leader Lalu Prasad Yadav appears to be at his witty best these days.

Amit Shah Patna lift episode: BJP smells conspiracy
Amit Shah Patna lift episode: BJP smells conspiracy

The Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) fears that there may be a conspiracy behind the malfunctioning of a lift in Bihar state guest house in which party president Amit Shah got stuck for around 30 minutes.

BJP must contest only 102 seats, says Bihar ally

 

Patna: The BJP must contest only 102 of the 243 seats in the Bihar assembly and leave the rest to its three allies, the Rashtriya Lok Samata Party (RLSP) said on Friday.

Amit Shah was in this lift for 30 minutes - find out why
Amit Shah was in this lift for 30 minutes - find out why

One of India's most powerful men, BJP president Amit Shah, was literally helpless for about 30 minutes on Thursday night.

Another JD-U legislator deserts party in Bihar

Another JD-U legislator in Bihar left his party on Thursday and joined the RLSP, an ally of the BJP.

PM Modi only comes to Bihar when election is around, says Nitish

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Thursday alleged that the Centre did not return the courtesy extended by him to Prime Minister Narendra Modi when he visited the state.

Narendra Modi 'auction PM', not 'action PM': Congress' Jairam Ramesh

Terming Prime Minister Narendra Modi as an "auction PM" and not "action PM" over the way he announced the Rs 1.25 lakh crore special package for Bihar, the Congress on Thursday said people will not tolerate such mockery of their self-respect.

Nitish doing 'politics of package' in Bihar: BJP

BJP on Thursday attacked Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar for doing "politics of package" for the past two years and also slammed him for not conveying his appreciation in light of the special package announced for the state by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Swaraj Abhiyan attacks Kejriwal for supporting Nitish Kumar

 Lashing out at Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal for supporting his Bihar counterpart Nitish Kumar, Swaraj Abhiyan on Thursday said offering support to the JD(U)-RJD alliance is a "gross betrayal" of the sentiments of the anti-graft Jan Lokpal movement.

Wrong vote will derail Bihar: Amit Shah

BJP president Amit Shah on Thursday warned that Bihar's development will be affected if people "failed to take the right decision" in the coming Assembly elections.

Bihar package is to launch and finish non-started works: Centre

Rejecting criticism that the massive Rs 1.25 lakh crore Bihar package is a rehash of existing schemes, the Centre Thursday said it involves major additional outlays beyond the normal flow of central funds in which every scheme is a new work.

Govt slams Nitish, Kejriwal for attacking Modi

Hitting back at Arvind Kejriwal and Nitish Kumar for their combined attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Centre Thursday questioned Delhi Chief Minister's commitment to fighting corruption and dismissed as a "political ploy" Bihar Chief Minister's insistence on special category status.

Islamic State wants housing, jobs in Bihar!
Islamic State wants housing, jobs in Bihar!

A top Bihar official on Thursday received a threat letter in the name of militant group ISIS which among other demands sought immediate clearance of waiting list of housing scheme and job in Accounts section, leading it to being dealt as the handiwork of some local persons, even as the official's security was enhanced.

Pained Nitish Kumar didn't thank PM Narendra Modi for Bihar package: Ravi Shankar Prasad

Communications and Information Technology Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Thursday said he was "deeply pained and distressed" that Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar did not thank the centre for the special package announced for the state.

BJP questions Bihar CM's 'ungratefulness' to Rs.1.25 lakh crore package

Taking a dig at Chief Minister Nitish Kumar over his remarks about the Rs.1.25 lakh crore Bihar package announced by the prime minister, the BJP on Wednesday said "thank you and welcome" seem to have gone missing from his dictionary.

Narendra Modi's 'bhaiyon, behno' speech in Lalu style!
Narendra Modi's 'bhaiyon, behno' speech in Lalu style!

Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) Lalu Prasad Yadav, popular for his hilarious comments, on Wednesday mimicked Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Lalu Prasad Yadav mimics PM Narendra Modi - Watch Video

RJD chief Lalu Parasad Yadav mimicked Prime Minister Narendra Modi during a rally on Wednesday.

PM's special package has silenced Lalu, Nitish, Cong: Paswan

Union Minister and LJP president Ramvilas Paswan on Wednesday hailed the special package announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi for Bihar, saying that it has 'silenced' their rivals.

Four rebel JD(U) MLAs join BJP; vow to defeat Nitish Kumar

The BJP in Bihar on Wednesday received a shot in the arm, in view of the upcoming Assembly elections, as four rebel JD(U) MLAs, who along with other legislators had led the charge against Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, joined the party along with their supporters here.

 'Desperate' BJP is fielding Narendra Modi in Bihar, will backfire: Nitish Kumar
'Desperate' BJP is fielding Narendra Modi in Bihar, will backfire: Nitish Kumar

With the battle for upcoming Bihar Assembly Elections heating up, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar said on Wednesday that the decision by the BJP to filed Prime Minister Narendra Modi as their chief campaigner showed their desperation.

Three shooters in BJP leader's murder case arrested in Bihar

Three persons were arrested for their alleged involved in the murder of BJP leader Avinash Kumar early this month, police said Wednesday.

Nitish govt names college after Shatrughan Sinha's father

 In signs of growing proximity between Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and actor-politician Shatrughan Sinha, the state government has named a college after the father of the BJP MP.

Four JD-U legislators join BJP in Bihar

 Four Janata Dal-United (JD-U) legislators on Wednesday joined the Bharatiya Janata Party here.