As the six Janata Parivar parties merged on Wednesday to become a single party, the BJP said it was a temporary alliance of "political warlords" which would have no impact on Bihar Assembly polls due later this year.
The six parties of the erstwhile Janata Parivar could announce their decision to merge into one on Sunday following a meeting in which the name of the new political entity and its symbol will be decided.
Union Minister of State for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Rajiv Pratap Rudy exuded confidence on Tuesday that the BJP would win the Bihar assembly elections scheduled to be held this year end on its own.
An all-party meeting convened by Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, which was boycotted by the BJP, on Monday decided to "write" to Prime Minister Narendra Modi about the "estimated Rs 50,000 crore loss" to the state due to the 14th Finance Commission recommendations.
A day after Chief Minister Nitish Kumar proposed to set up a three-member committee to promote entrepreneurship in Bihar, BJP on Sunday questioned his sincerity after joining forces with RJD supremo Lalu Prasad, saying his name is enough to make investors "fear-stricken".
Four more Janata Dal-United (JD-U) rebel legislators whose membership was terminated last month for their anti-party activities, Wednesday moved the Patna High Court challenging the decision of Speaker Uday Narayan Choudhary.
Ignoring warnings and advice of his party JD-U over his controversial remarks in recent days, Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi Sunday said that he will not bow before anyone and he would continue to speak as usual.