Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Kirti Azad on Thursday said Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar cannot do anything without the support of ruling party at the Centre and Prime Minister Narendra Modi, adding that the Janata Dal (United) leader should rethink on his party's alliance with the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD).
Ruling JD(U) and Opposition BJP on Wednesday traded charges over poor upkeep of Mahatama Gandhi Setu over river Ganga considered as gateway to North Bihar from state capital which is witnessing heavy traffic flow.
Opposition BJP on Monday decided to boycott the all party meeting called by Chief Minister Nitish Kumar this evening on "loss" accruing to Bihar due to recommendations of 14th Finance Commission, accusing the CM of "playing politics" in view of coming Assembly poll.
As a united Opposition continued protests against the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) over the land bill, union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday asked them not to obstruct or delay reforms process.
The opposition is determined to defeat the government`s controversial Land Acquisition Bill, Congress president Sonia Gandhi declared on Tuesday after leading leaders of 14 political parties in a protest march to the Rashtrapati Bhavan.
Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi has denied that Opposition MPs have been barred from taking out a protest march against Land Acquisition Bill from Parliament till Rashtrapati Bhavan.
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Saturday observed a 24-hour protest fast against Centre's Land Acquisition Bill, which he said despite changes was "anti-farmer" and "pro-corporate" and demanded its immediate withdrawal.
Janata Dal (United) chief Sharad Yadav on Friday refused to apologise for his comments about south Indian women, which have sparked widespread outrage amongst other politicians and women's rights activists.
Janata Dal (United) chief Sharad Yadav's comments about south Indian women in Parliament yesterday have drawn all round condemnation from the opposition Congress and the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party, who termed it as 'appalling', 'racist' and 'misogynistic' on Friday.