Bihar Assembly

Tejashwi Yadav-led RJD continues to protest in Bihar Assembly

Tejashwi Yadav-led RJD continues to protest in Bihar Assembly

The RJD members were seen shouting slogans like "Nitish Kumar Balu Chor".

Nov 30, 2017, 14:00 PM IST

Veteran RJD leader Mohammad Taslimuddin dies

LJP chief and Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan said he was saddened by the demise of Taslimuddin who was known for his "frank" and "candid remarks".

Sep 17, 2017, 17:24 PM IST
Patna HC to hear petitions challenging new Nitish Kumar govt

Patna HC to hear petitions challenging new Nitish Kumar govt

Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Friday had a smooth sail in the confidence vote in the Bihar Assembly.

Jul 31, 2017, 06:27 AM IST
Tejashwi Yadav flays Nitish Kumar, calls his former boss 'shameless'

Tejashwi Yadav flays Nitish Kumar, calls his former boss 'shameless'

Venting out his anger against Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, his former deputy Tejashwi Yadav on Friday tore into his former boss and asked him that did he not feel ashamed after sitting next to Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) Sushil Kumar Modi.

Jul 28, 2017, 14:05 PM IST

Nitish Kumar wins floor test in Bihar Assembly, gets 131 votes in favour - Here's is how it happened

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Friday comfortably won the floor test in the Bihar Assembly. At least 131 MLAs voted in favour of the confidence motion put forward by the Bihar CM, while 108 MLAs voted against it. The floor tests proceedings began on a stormy note with Tejashwi Yadav of RJD leading the charge against Nitish Kumar and blaming him for dumping the 'Grand Alliance' for political gain.

Jul 28, 2017, 13:17 PM IST
Nitish Kumar's floor test in Bihar Assembly tomorrow: A quick look at party-wise position

Nitish Kumar's floor test in Bihar Assembly tomorrow: A quick look at party-wise position

Nitish Kumar, who once again took oath of office as the Chief Minister of Bihar, will undergo a floor test in the state assembly on Friday

Jul 27, 2017, 14:56 PM IST
Graft accused Tejashwi Yadav may step down to save Bihar's ruling alliance: Report

Graft accused Tejashwi Yadav may step down to save Bihar's ruling alliance: Report

Citing RJD sources, the Hindustan Times reported that Lalu Prasad did not want the “grand alliance to disintegrate” and hence his party may accept its partner Janata Dal (United)’s demand for Tejashwi to quit.

Jul 14, 2017, 17:51 PM IST

Bihar Legislative Assembly approves GST

The Bihar assembly on Monday in a special session unanimously passed the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Bill, 2017.

Apr 24, 2017, 15:04 PM IST

BJP disrupts Bihar assembly over JD-U MLA's arrest

The opposition BJP disrupted proceedings in the Bihar assembly on Monday demanding the arrest of ruling Janata Dal-United`s suspended legislator Mewalal Choudhary.

Mar 20, 2017, 15:43 PM IST

'Kabristan vs shamshan' debate rocks Bihar assembly

Bihar assembly today witnessed chaos with ruling and opposition benches locking horns over BJP MLA Sanjay Saraogi's demand for construction of 'shamshan' (crematorium) for Hindus on lines of 'shamshans' (graveyards) for minorities being spruced up.

Mar 17, 2017, 20:24 PM IST

BJP disrupts Bihar assembly over insult to Narendra Modi

Angry over Bihar Excise and Prohibition Minister Abdul Jalil Mastan`s reported video clip asking people to beat Prime Minister Narendra Modi`s photograph with shoes.

Mar 01, 2017, 14:41 PM IST

NDA protest over paper leak in Bihar House

Bihar Assembly today witnessed vociferous protest by NDA members demanding CBI probe into the paper leak scam in clerical grade examination of Bihar State Service Commission (BSSC).

Feb 27, 2017, 15:48 PM IST

Nitish Kumar's new worry - low attendance post-lunch in legislature

 Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today lamented the absence of legislators in both Houses of the state assembly, particularly during the post-lunch sessions.

Feb 07, 2017, 19:23 PM IST

Sushil Modi asks Nitish Kumar to review ties with RJD, Congress

With the political pot on the boil in Bihar since Chief Minister Nitish Kumar supported the Centre's demonetisation move despite protests by allies, BJP leader Sushil Kumar Modi on Tuesday asked him to review ties with RJD and Congress and said his party would consider any proposal of realignment from JD(U).

Nov 29, 2016, 17:10 PM IST
Take Nitish Kumar and get him married to your sister: Rabri Devi to BJP’s Sushil Modi

Take Nitish Kumar and get him married to your sister: Rabri Devi to BJP’s Sushil Modi

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has supported the Centre's demonetisation move despite protests by allies.

Nov 29, 2016, 16:43 PM IST
Winter session begins in Bihar Assembly

Winter session begins in Bihar Assembly

It is likely to be a stormy one, as the opposition is set to take on the Nitish Kumar-led government.

Nov 25, 2016, 13:33 PM IST

Bihar Assembly passes new prohibition bill

In the face of the BJP opposition, the ruling Grand Alliance of the Janata Dal-United, Rashtriya Janata Dal and the Congress supported the bill.

Aug 01, 2016, 22:29 PM IST

JD(U) MLA threatens Congress legislature outside Bihar Assembly, says ‘I will cut your tongue’

Despite the fact that their parties are allies in Bihar, two JD(U) and Congress MLAs were caught on camera while engaging in an ugly argument with each other at the gate of Legislative Council.

Mar 31, 2016, 06:06 AM IST
'Won't consume alcohol': Bihar MLAs take oath as state prepares to implement ban

'Won't consume alcohol': Bihar MLAs take oath as state prepares to implement ban

Days ahead of the implementation of restrictions on alcohol sale in the state, on Wednesday, MLAs at Bihar Assembly took oath for not consuming alcohol.

Mar 30, 2016, 19:30 PM IST

NDA to boycott Bihar House sitting on Saturday

The opposition BJP and its NDA allies will boycott the sitting of Bihar Assembly on Saturday, a holiday, saying that it has been preponed so that Chief Minister Nitish Kumar can listen to the Union Budget presentation on Monday.

Feb 26, 2016, 14:44 PM IST