Not 'mai-baap', I’m 'Shakuni Mama' of Biharis, says Markandey Katju; booked for sedition

Not 'mai-baap', I’m 'Shakuni Mama' of Biharis, says Markandey Katju; booked for sedition

Former Supreme Court judge Markandey Katju called himself the 'Shakuni Mama of Biharis' on Wednesday while responding to Chief Minister Nitish Kumar’s angry outburst against his humiliating comments on the people of Bihar.

Sep 28, 2016, 21:41 PM IST
Assembly elections: Biharis are brilliant, hard working, they deserve better, says PM Modi

Assembly elections: Biharis are brilliant, hard working, they deserve better, says PM Modi

PM Modi on Sunday vowed to build a resurgent Bihar if his party comes to power in the state.

Nov 01, 2015, 13:38 PM IST
Mahagathbandhan is insulting Biharis: Modi

Mahagathbandhan is insulting Biharis: Modi

Modi said that the opposition is perturbed because people in large numbers in Bihar have come out to support BJP.

Oct 30, 2015, 12:00 PM IST

10 killed in violent clashes in Bangladesh capital

Violent clashes between Bengalis and Urdu-speaking Biharis or stranded Pakistanis today left 10 people dead in Mirpur area here over the use of firecrackers overnight to celebrate an Islamic festival.

Jun 14, 2014, 11:52 AM IST

Non-Bengali communities condemn Modi`s statement

Condemning Narendra Modi`s statement that Biharis, Odiyas and Marwaris are treated as outsiders by TMC government in West Bengal, various non-Bengali communities came out in support of State govt.

Apr 28, 2014, 23:18 PM IST

Markandey Katju tears apart `sons-of-the-soil` theory

PCI Chairman Markandey Katju has trashed the "sons-of-the-soil" theory, saying people propagating such concept should be ostracised.

Apr 02, 2013, 13:48 PM IST

Court raps Hisar Police for failing to file FIR against Raj Thackeray

A local court on Thursday issued contempt notices to Superintendent of Police and ASP of Hisar for not complying with its order of filing a FIR against MNS chief Raj Thackeray.

Oct 25, 2012, 23:07 PM IST

Thackerays are from Bihar: Digvijay mad, says Uddhav

Shiv Sena working president Uddhav Thackeray said on Wednesday that the Congress leader has misrepresented facts as he doesn’t know Marathi.

Sep 06, 2012, 12:12 PM IST

Book shows Raj Thackeray belongs to Bihar

After claiming that the Thackeray family belongs to Bihar, Congress general secretary Digvijay Singh has come out with ‘evidence’ to prove his claim.

Sep 05, 2012, 21:39 PM IST

BJP slams Uddhav`s remark against Biharis

BJP spokesperson Shahnawaz Hussain said Jan Sangh, the predecessor of the party, fought against the permit system in Jammu and Kashmir.

Sep 04, 2012, 16:37 PM IST

Bihar politicians slam Uddhav Thackeray

Bihar`s political leaders on Tuesday slammed Shiv Sena leader Uddhav Thackeray for his remarks that a permit system should be implemented for Biharis.

Sep 04, 2012, 16:13 PM IST

JD (U) takes on Thackeray brothers over Biharis in Mumbai

Raj Thackeray had last week threatened to brand Biharis as "infiltrators" and force them out of Maharashtra if authorities in Bihar take legal action against Mumbai policemen.

Sep 04, 2012, 13:21 PM IST

`Raj will be responsible if Marathis attacked in north India`

RPI leader Ramdas Athavale on Monday appealed to Chief Minister Nitish Kumar to protect Marathis in his state.

Sep 03, 2012, 21:14 PM IST

Parties seek action against Raj Thackeray for anti-Bihari jibe

MNS chief Raj Thackeray`s anti-Bihari remarks on Saturday created a furore in the state with political parties today asking the Centre to take strong action against him for his comments.

Sep 01, 2012, 15:46 PM IST

Thackeray`s statement on Biharis reflects mental bankruptcy: BJP

The BJP on Saturday dubbed MNS chief Raj Thackeray`s threat to brand people from Bihar as infiltrators a reflection of mental bankruptcy.

Sep 01, 2012, 12:15 PM IST

In poll-bound Gujarat, Modi showers praise on Biharis

In an apparent bid to woo Bihari vote bank in election bound Gujarat, CM Narendra Modi showered praise on people from Bihar.

Jul 29, 2012, 20:44 PM IST

‘People take pride in being called Biharis’

Asserting that Bihar`s soil has tremendous power, math wizard and `Super 30` founder Anand Kumar said people from the state have proved their mettle.

Apr 27, 2012, 20:03 PM IST

Biharis shining, not Bihar: Rahul

Rahul Gandhi has again disputed the claims of development under the NDA government in Bihar.

Oct 31, 2010, 13:43 PM IST

BJP member defends Chouhan for ‘sons of soil’ comments

BJP National Secretary and Rajya Sabha Member, Prabhat Jha, has come out in defence of Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan, saying his statement about jobs for sons of soil was being distorted by Opposition parties.

Nov 07, 2009, 22:23 PM IST

Now, Shivraj says Biharis not welcome in Madhya Pradesh

Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan did a Raj Thackeray when he said jobs in the state would not be allowed to be taken away by Biharis but backtracked after leaders from Bihar condemned the controversial remark.

Nov 07, 2009, 10:23 AM IST

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