Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi has narrated the turnaround story of Bihar at the London School of Economics as how the backward state achieved 10 percent annual growth rate in the last seven years.
Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi has claimed that his party JD-U's stand of dumping the BJP last year, in protest against the latter appointing Narendra Modi as its prime ministerial candidate, has made no difference to the growth story in Bihar.
Bharatiya Janata Party leader Sushil Kumar Modi on Thursday intensified his attack on JD(U) leader Nitish Kumar for his alleged involvement in a multi-crore medicine purchase scam and wrote to state Chief Secretary Anjani Kumar Singh seeking answers on certain questions in this regard.
Targeting BJP over the issue of communalism, JD(U) on Wednesday asked minorities, OBCs, SCs and STs to come together even as it warned of attempts for the imposition of a "Pakistan model" in the country.
Senior BJP leader CP Thakur on Monday stood by his remark giving "clean chit" to former chief minister Nitish Kumar in the alleged medicine purchase scam, but demanded an impartial, detailed and a neutral probe by a reputed agency like the CBI to bring the culprits to book.
Defying party line, senior BJP leader C P Thakur Monday defended former Chief Minister Nitish Kumar in the medicine scam saying that it was unfair to cast aspersions on the integrity and honesty of the JD(U) leader.
Defying party line, senior BJP leader CP Thakur on Sunday defended former chief minister Nitish Kumar in the medicine scam saying that it was unfair to cast aspersions on the integrity and honesty of the JD(U) leader.
Expressing surprise over the former chief minister Nitish Kumar asking him to prove Kumar's role in scams related to purchase of drugs and medical equipments, the former deputy chief minister Sushil Kumar Modi today said that he will respond to Kumar's letter tomorrow.
Senior BJP leader Sushil Modi on Thursday alleged that a scam of several crores of rupees had taken place in the health department last year when the portfolio was with the then Chief Minister Nitish Kumar.
The war of words between two erstwhile allies in the state escalated today with a senior minister on Tuesday slamming former Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi for holding JD(U) leader Nitish Kumar responsible for all wrongs afflicting Bihar.
Senior BJP leader Sushil Kumar Modi on Tuesday alleged irregularities to the tune of Rs 2.6 crore in purchase of medical equipment in Bihar and said the needle of suspicion points towards former chief minister Nitish Kumar.
BJP on Sunday alleged that former Chief Minister Nitish Kumar was taking revenge on Bihar by pushing it on the path of destruction to settle score for getting massive drubbing in the last general elections.
With a buoyant RJD, JD(U) and Congress planning to take their "secular alliance experiment" outside Bihar after the bypoll victory, LJP leader Ram Vilas Paswan Friday said their happiness would be "short-lived" as they won by "fluke".
Working to fulfill his predecessor Nitish Kumar's promise, Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi today said no village in Gaya and Jehanabad districts would be devoid of electricity by end of next month. "Our target is that no village in Gaya and Jehanabad districts are left without electricity," Manjhi said addressing a function after unveiling statue of former Union minister Upendra Nath Varma.
Holding the divisions within the old Janta Dal as a key reason for BJP's rise in Lok Sabha polls, JD(U) on Wednesday said the 4-6 defeat of BJP at the hands of RJD-JD(U)-Congress alliance in Bihar is a "message for the country".
With explanations like the missing Modi factor or local conditions unable to fully explain BJP`s by-election losses in light of its recent overwhelming win nationally, the phenomenon of inflation, especially of food prices hurting people everywhere, has emerged as a possible answer to this poll puzzle.
Buoyed after the Bihar by-poll results, Janata Dal (United) leader Ali Anwar on Tuesday said that they would like to include the Left parties in the current RJD- JD (U)-Congress alliance to strengthen it further.