Defying party line, senior BJP leader C P Thakur Monday defended former Chief Minister Nitish Kumar in the medicine scam saying that it was unfair to cast aspersions on the integrity and honesty of the JD(U) leader.
Expressing surprise over the former chief minister Nitish Kumar asking him to prove Kumar's role in scams related to purchase of drugs and medical equipments, the former deputy chief minister Sushil Kumar Modi today said that he will respond to Kumar's letter tomorrow.
Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi on Tuesday said that a decision on cabinet expansion would be taken only after top leaders of the grand alliance collectively took a call on joining the government.
BJP on Sunday alleged that former Chief Minister Nitish Kumar was taking revenge on Bihar by pushing it on the path of destruction to settle score for getting massive drubbing in the last general elections.
Senior BJP leader and former Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi today said the Union government's cooperation was the pre-requisite for any state's development and asked the Bihar government to "let go of its resistance" towards the Centre.
Taking up the cause of Indian nationals allegedly being kept in Saudi Arabia against their wishes, JD(U) MP Ali Anwar Ansari on Thursday demanded that the External Affairs Ministry take quick action to ensure their return.
Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi today held a high level review meeting on law and order situation and stressed on posting of police officers from SC and ST, Minorities and women for better delivery of justice.
Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi, who was absent yesterday at the launch function of Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojna, today said Narendra Modi government is trying to draw publicity by renaming an old scheme.
After being checkmated by the RJD-JD(U)-Congress alliance in the Bihar bypoll, BJP ally Shiv Sena on Tuesday said that the `Mahayuti` needs pull up its socks and refrain from gloating over the "Modi wave" to fight the upcoming Maharashtra Assembly elections.
JD(U) Friday suspended Islampur MLA Rajiv Ranjan from the party for six years accusing him of "anti-party activities", days after he attacked his party`s government in Bihar over "unabated corruption" after having earlier opposed a tie-up with Lalu Prasad`s RJD.