Apparently leaving no opportunity to find fault with the JD(U), former Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi on Sunday attacked the state government over the sharp fall in revenue collection after the ruling party broke away with the BJP in 2013.
The Bihar Assembly session will start today at 11:00 am with Governor's address to the joint session. Manjhi will table the proposal to hold trust vote at 12 noon and voting is expected to be held on the same at 2:30 pm.
Jitan Ram Manjhi, who was on Saturday sacked as the Bihar chief minister, has written a letter to Governor KN Tripathi and requested him not to accept recommendations made by the Janata Dal (United) legislature party meeting headed by Sharad Yadav.
Senior BJP leader Sushil Kumar Modi on Thursday flayed JD(U)leader Nitish Kumar for his criticism of the 'Vision Document' of the saffron party for Delhi poll and said he should worry about Bihar instead of the national capital.
Opposition BJP on Thursday said it would play audio tapes of former Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's barbs on RJD President Lalu Prasad during campaign for Bihar polls as tit-for-tat to Kumar's use of tapes of Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 'black money' in his campaigns.
Claiming that Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi would be removed from office in the event of merger of the JD(U) and RJD, Senior BJP leader Sushil Kumar Modi on Tuesday asked him to resign on his own and recommend fresh elections in the state to pre-empt the move.
A day after Union Minister Ram Kripal Yadav took a dig at Lalu Prasad saying he was not even eligible to contest mukhiya's post, the RJD chief on Tuesday asked Yadav whether he was a "court" to decide his eligibility to contest elections.
Slamming the JD(U) for pushing Bihar into "political instability" by severing alliance with the BJP last year, the former deputy chief minister Sushil Kumar Modi today said that the ruling party's unilateral decision has cost the state dearly as it has slumped several notches on indices of development in a matter of 18 months.
The controversy over alleged purification of a temple in Bihar's Madhubani district after Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi's visit, raged on today with former feputy chief minister Sushil Kumar Modi slamming Manjhi for keeping mum on the issue for two months.
Observing that Bihar has missed yet another opportunity to fast track development due to the state government's confrontationist attitude towards the Centre, former deputy chief minister Sushil Kumar Modi on Sunday squarely blamed his erstwhile boss Nitish Kumar for breaking alliance with the NDA.
Expressing concern over spate in incidents of dacoity in running trains in recent months in Bihar, BJP on Thursday alleged that the 'Jungle Raj-2' was rapidly gripping the state, referring to the alliance between RJD and JD(U).
Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi today attacked senior BJP leader and former deputy chief minister Sushil Kumar Modi over his remarks on the medical scam in the state and said he was indulging in it to derive political mileage by implicating senoir leaders of his own party in it.
Senior BJP leader Sushil Modi on Thursday alleged that a scam of several crores of rupees had taken place in the health department last year when the portfolio was with the then Chief Minister Nitish Kumar.
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.