Sushil counters Nitish's 'conspiracy' charge in Azizpur arson

Days after senior JD(U) leader Nitish Kumar claimed 'conspiracy' behind the arson incident in Azizpur, BJP leader Sushil Kumar Modi today challenged him to expose those involved in the incident.

BJP's Mission 185 in Bihar a day dream: Congress

The Congress on Tuesday termed the BJP's mission in Bihar to win 185 seats in the Assembly polls later this year as "Mungeri Lal Ke Haseen Sapne" (day dreaming).

Manjhi 'a nominated CM, not an elected one': JD(U) spokesman

A day after he denied talk of any differences with senior JD(U) leader Nitish Kumar, Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi on Sunday appeared to take a dig at his detractors, which prompted the party's spokesperson to advise him to "desist from saying such things" as "he was a nominated chief minister and not an elected one".

Nitish Kumar aligned with Congress to fulfill his ambition to be PM: Shah
Nitish Kumar aligned with Congress to fulfill his ambition to be PM: Shah

BJP chief Amit Shah on Friday hit out at former Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar accusing him joining hands with Congress to pursue his personal ambitions to become the Prime Minister and said he was going against the principles of socialist leader Karpoori Thakur.

Dinner diplomacy by pro-Nitish camp fuels speculation

The 'dinner diplomacy' by pro-Nitish Kumar ministers at the residence of a senior minister Wednesday night fuelled speculation of attempts to replace Jitan Ram Manjhi by another Dalit in the Chief Minister's post.

We can topple JD(U) government today, but won't: Sushil Modi

Stoking fire in the JD(U) house, BJP on Tuesday claimed that with the support of 50 JD(U) MLAs, it could "topple the government today", but would not do so as it did not believe in such politics.

BJP blames Bihar govt for Muzaffarpur riots, demands judicial probe

Blaming the state government for communal riots at Ajizpur village in Muzaffarpur district of Bihar, BJP on Wednesday demanded a judicial enquiry into the incident and Rs 10 lakh compensation to the families of the victims.

JD(U) disapproves of Manjhi attending feast at Sadhu Yadav's house
JD(U) disapproves of Manjhi attending feast at Sadhu Yadav's house

Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi's visit to the house of Sadhu Yadav, controversial brother-in-law of RJD president Lalu Prasad, during Makar Sankranti festivities has raked up a controversy with the ruling JD(U) saying that Manjhi should shun such activities which gives a bad name to the party and the government.

Bihar CM Manjhi justifies 'secret' meeting with SC/ST officials

A day after his "secret" meeting with state officials belonging to SC and ST categories stoked controversy, Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi on Monday said even his predecessor Nitish Kumar used to hold such meetings.

NDA ordinances for enabling 'blatant exploitation' of resources: Sharad Yadav

Hitting out at the Narendra Modi government for taking the ordinance route on key measures, JD(U) leader Sharad Yadav on Sunday said that by clearing such actions on coal and minerals, the Centre has allowed "blatant" exploitation of resources which had been so far preserved by the country.

Bihar CM Jitan Ram Manjhi asks land officials to be sensitive towards poor

Stressing on the need for land reforms in the state, Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi on Saturday asked land revenue officials to work "ethically, sensitively and according to their conscience" for the welfare of poor.

Manjhi says next Bihar CM should be a dalit

Patna: Amid heightened speculation about his removal from the post of chief minister, Jitan Ram Manjhi said he has knowledge that he will not return to the chair again but made a strong case that a dalit should be next CM of the state.

Nitish dismisses speculation about Manjhi's removal

Senior JD(U) leader Nitish Kumar on Thursday dismissed speculation that his going to Delhi was meant to discuss the fate of Bihar CM with party chief Sharad Yadav, RJD and SP leaders.

Patna HC restores Assembly membership of 4 JD(U) MLAs

The Patna High Court on Tuesday restored Assembly membership of 4 Janata Dal (United) MLAs, who were were disqualified last month from the Bihar Legislative Assembly for anti-party activities.

Governance will not be compromised even after merger: Nitish Kumar

Senior JD(U) leader Nitish Kumar on Saturday said there would be no compromise over the issue of governance after merger of splinter Janata parivar parties even as his party initiated first step towards the process by endorsing assimilation of old Janata Parivar parties.

BJP has mastered politics of 31% votes: Nitish Kumar
BJP has mastered politics of 31% votes: Nitish Kumar

Lambasting BJP for "mastering politics of 31 per cent votes where the rest do not matter", senior JD(U) leader and former Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Saturday said every citizen should be an equal stakeholder and that he "aspired to make this happen".

Four rebel JD(U) MLAs disqualified from Bihar Assembly

Four JD(U) MLAs were disqualified today from the Bihar Legislative Assembly for anti-party activities, the Assembly secretary in-charge Hareram Mukhiya said.

Nitish supports 'Bharat Ratna' demand for Atal Bihari Vajpayee

His acrimony for BJP notwithstanding, JD(U) leader Nitish Kumar on Tuesday supported the demand for Bharat Ratna for the saffron party's tallest leader Atal Bihari Vajpayee.

Opposition reiterates demands for PM Modi's statement on conversion

The opposition on Monday reiterated its demands for Prime Minister Narendra Modi to make a statement on the conversion issue, forcing the Rajya Sabha to hold repeated adjournments, as the House failed to conduct legislative business for the sixth day.

Both houses of Bihar Legislature disrupted over law and order

Both houses of Bihar Legislature on Monday witnessed an uproar, with the opposition BJP attacking the government over law and order situation which they alleged had nosedived after JD(U) joined hands with the RJD.