Bharatiya Janata Party leader Sushil Kumar Modi on Thursday intensified his attack on JD(U) leader Nitish Kumar for his alleged involvement in a multi-crore medicine purchase scam and wrote to state Chief Secretary Anjani Kumar Singh seeking answers on certain questions in this regard.
Amid raging controversy over the party's chief ministerial candidate in Bihar, the state BJP has been rocked by another strife with former deputy chief minister Sushil Kumar Modi and MP Giriraj Singh taking opposite views over the 'Love Jihad' issue.
With his assertions blaming Sushil Kumar Modi for BJP's poor show in the recent bypolls in Bihar causing a flutter, actor-politician Shatrughan Sinha Wednesday dismissed speculations that there were differences between him and the senior party leader.
Blaming senior BJP leader Sushil Kumar Modi for the party's poor show in the recent bypolls in Bihar, actor-politician Shatrughan Sinha on Tuesday said he would not shun responsibility of leading the party in next year's Assembly election, if leaders "collectively" picked him for the role.
Senior BJP leader Sushil Kumar Modi on Saturday joined the 'letter war' with former Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on the Rs 25 crore medical scam by sending a scathing reply for seeking information from him about the detail of the irregularities.
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.
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.
The controversy surrounding senior BJP leader Sushil Kumar Modi's chief ministerial candidature for next year's Assembly elections refused to die down as another party leader on Wednesday indirectly questioned his credentials for the top post.
A day after Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi held a high level review meeting on law and order situation, BJP citing rising crime graph on Saturday said since the time the party walked out of the government, Bihar's image has taken a nosedive.
Amid intense speculations as who would lead BJP in the crucial Bihar polls next year, senior party leader and Union Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh on Saturday said elections would be fought under the leadership of Sushil Kumar Modi.
Observing that the Manjhi government does not have the mandate to seek special status for Bihar, former deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi on Friday ruled out the centre considering such proposal till the formation of a new government in the state.
A day after JD(U) leader Nitish Kumar condemned BJP MP Vijay Goel for his alleged `anti-Bihari` remarks, BJP leader Sushil Kumar Modi on Sunday charged the former Chief Minister with twisting the comments with an eye on Assembly bypoll in Bihar.
Leader of the Opposition in Bihar Legislative Council, Sushil Kumar Modi on Saturday alleged that Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi was misleading the Assembly and confusing the public over non-availability of post-matriculation scholarship for students belonging to Other Backward Castes (OBC) and Extremely Backward Castes (EBC).
Following a scuffle between members of the Janata Dal (United) and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the Bihar Assembly on Thursday, both parties began a blame game, accusing each other of resorting to violence.
Old NDA companions JD(U) and BJP clashed in Bihar Legislative Council Thursday with members of the two rival parties shoving and pushing each other in the presence of the parties` leaders Nitish Kumar and Sushil Kumar Modi.