Ending days of political drama, Janata Dal-United (JD-U) leader Nitish Kumar on Sunday took oath as Bihar Chief Minister for the fourth time saying that he had once again assumed office with full earnestness and would work for the development of the state with sincerity.
Hinting at a departure from the
party`s previous line of targeting the ruling BJP over
corruption, senior JDS leader HD Devegowda said the
party should focus on building up the organisation for the
next Assembly polls.
HD Deve Gowda asked the civil society members of the joint drafting committee of Lokpal Bill not to quit from it in the wake of an alleged campaign against them by "vested interests" who want to "divert the focus" from the Bill.
Alleging that the BMIC `land scam` in Karnataka
matched that of the 2G Spectrum in magnitude, former Prime
Minister H D Devegowda on Saturday urged Prime Minister Manmohan
Singh to order a CBI investigation into it.
Former PM and Janata Dal (S) president HD Deve Gowda on Saturday night lashed out at the UPA government for "totally neglecting" the farmers of the country and warned that it would not be able to withstand a revolt by the people.
Two key loyalists of CM BS Yeddyurappa on Wednesday launched a broadside against JD(S) leader HD Kumaraswamy, amid indications that BJP is set to unleash an offensive against former Prime Minister HD Devegowda`s family.
Former Prime Minister H D
Devegowda on Saturday said he would take along 1,500 farmers
affected by Nandi Infrastructure Corridor Enterprise (NICE)
Bangalore-Mysore expressway project to stage a two-day dharna
in New Delhi.
Taking a swipe at JDS for vowing to
oust the BJP government in Karnataka, Chief Minister B S
Yeddyurappa said former Prime Minister H D Devegowda`s party
was "daydreaming" about the fall of his government.