Observing that the Centre has offered a slew of bonanza to Bihar in the Union Budget for 2015-16, Union Minister Ramvilas Paswan on Sunday sought Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's apology for his diatribes against Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Former Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi on Saturday stoked a controversy by alleging that Bihar Niwas in New Delhi was washed with 'Ganga jal (water)' after his visit so that his successor Nitish Kumar could stay there.
Senior BJP leader Sushil Kumar Modi on Friday hailed the recommendations of 14th Finance Commission as "a big gift for states like Bihar" and tore into Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's claims that the state would financially suffer due to it.
Describing recommendations of the 14th Finance Commission as "regressive" for resource-hit states like Bihar, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Friday send a protest letter and sought special arrangements for the state against the expected loss.
Upset over RJD's support to Nitish Kumar's bid to become Bihar Chief Minister, party MP Rajesh Ranjan, alias Pappu Yadav, on Thursday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi, setting off speculation about his future course of action.
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Wednesday expressed dissatisfaction over the 14th Finance Commission's recommendations accepted by the Narendra Modi government with reference to states, particularly Bihar.
The BJP on Wednesday took exception to restoration of Amir Subhani to the post of Principal Secretary (Home), alleging that he had failed to deal with law and order situation during Nitish Kumar's earlier five-year stint as CM which was marred by serial blasts in Bodh Gaya and Patna among a host of other major incidents.
RJD MP Rajesh Ranjan on Wednesday lashed out at Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, accusing the JD(U) leader and his aides of working to "finish off" RJD and said he would quit the party if Lalu Prasad wishes so.
While all ministers of Nitish Kumar Cabinet took charge of their portfolios, a senior minister Ramai Ram, miffed at not getting the post of Deputy Chief Minister, reluctantly joined work in Transport Ministry on Tuesday and announced that he would take some "decision" after confidence vote.
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Tuesday said RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat's comment on Mother Teresa reflects the perverted mind of someone having "prejudiced mindset" and sought action on people making such assertions.