Senior BJP leader Sushil Kumar Modi on Wednesday accused Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi of abusing his powers to "exert pressure" on a senior official to issue a fresh circular to justify appointment of his son-in-law as his Personal Assistant after he has been sacked following a hue and cry by the Opposition.
Alleging yet another scam by the JD(U) government, the BJP on Tuesday claimed that a staggering Rs. 341.32 crore revenue loss had been caused in tendering for liquor supply in Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET) bottles in Bihar between April 2014 to March 2019.
The axe fell on senior police officers of Bhojpur district with Superintendent of police and Sub Divisional Police Officer issued transfer order in the wake of alleged beating up two leaders of the JD(U)'s student wing for trying to climb the dais during former chief minister Nitish Kumar's 'Sampark yatra'.
Attacking the BJP over blackmoney issue, JD(U) president Sharad Yadav on Sunday said the Narendra Modi government has failed to bring back any blackmoney stashed in foreign banks despite their tall promises to do so.
The BJP on Wednesday trashed senior JD(U) leader Nitish Kumar's allegation that Prime Minister Narendra Modi had "gone back" on his promises, and asked him to talk about the "betrayal" of mandate of 2010 by breaking ties with the saffron party.
Opposition BJP on Wednesday trashed as "bundle of lies" the Jitan Ram Manjhi annual report card showcasing achievements of the government and charged it with "stealing" figures of previous NDA government to portray a "rosy" picture.
The Narendra Modi government Monday expressed confidence at getting the Insurance Bill, which seeks to raise the cap on foreign equity in the sector from 26 percent to 49 percent, through parliament even as some opposition parties appeared allied against the measure.
Bihar will witness the biggest political realignment of the decade ahead of the assembly polls in 2015 with likely merger of Lalu Prasad's Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) and the ruling Janata Dal-United to counter the surging BJP.
Protests within the ruling JD(U) over Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi's controversial remarks that the upper caste people were foreigners intensified on Friday with another legislator seeking removal of Manjhi as CM.
Two court cases have been filed against Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi for his controversial remark that upper castes were foreigners and Dalits and tribals were indigenous people of the country, lawyers said on Friday.
Janata Dal (United) on Thursday demanded strong action against those responsible for the deaths in sterilization camp in Chhattisgarh and said the state government should take moral responsibility of the incident.
Taking potshots at Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Janata Dal (United) leader Ali Anwar on Thursday said he was unsure whether the Prime Minister was 'a man of action' as mentioned by US President Barack Obama or a 'man of reaction'.
Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi and his predecessor Nitish Kumar have resolved through talks the "misunderstanding" triggered by some recent utterances of the CM, a senior JD(U) leader said on Saturday.