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.
Amid reports that a number of Governors appointed by the previous UPA government may be removed, senior Bihar BJP leader Sushil Kumar Modi Tuesday urged the NDA government to take a call on the matter on the basis of precedents and the relevant Supreme Court judgement.
Amidst fast-paced political developments in Bihar following Nitish Kumar`s resignation as chief minister, a BJP delegation on Sunday met the state Governor and urged him to seek a parade of all MLAs in the event the JD(U) again staked claim to form government.
Buoyed by projections of a massive victory in Bihar in the Lok Sabha elections, BJP today said Chief Minister Nitish Kumar will get very few seats and can`t stall Narendra Modi from becoming the Prime Minister.
Senior BJP leader and former deputy chief minister Sushil Kumar Modi Friday condemned the brutal gang-rape and the murder of a girl from Bihar in Kolkata and demanded a speedy trial of the case to bring perpetrators to justice.