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Ashok Choudhary

Rajasthan unhappy with Raje, look for replacement: BJP wing writes to Amit Shah

Rajasthan is heading for state Assembly polls later this year.

Feb 07, 2018, 07:43 AM IST

Welcome party's decision, but I expected a graceful exit: Sacked Bihar Congress chief Ashok Choudhary

Ashok Choudhary, who was on Tuesday removed as the Bihar unit chief of the Congress, said on Wednesday that he was not given a graceful exit despite years of selfless service to the party.

Sep 27, 2017, 12:21 PM IST

Sonia Gandhi removes Bihar Congress chief Ashok Choudhary from post

Congress has 27 MLAs in the 243-member Bihar Assembly.

Sep 26, 2017, 20:37 PM IST

Bihar Congress MLAs planning to switch over to Nitish Kumar led JD(U)

Congress president Sonia Gandhi met the two Bihar leaders and asked them to prevent the split. The Congress has 27 MLAs and six MLCs in Bihar. 

Sep 02, 2017, 07:02 AM IST

Bihar political crisis averted? Nitish Kumar gives more time to Tejashwi Yadav to come clean, claim sources

Amid uncertainty between Janata Dal (United) and Rashtriya Janata Dal, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar chaired a Cabinet meet that was attended by scam-tainted Deputy Chief Minister Tejashwi Yadav. 

Jul 19, 2017, 10:02 AM IST

BJP demands resignation of Nitish Kumar on re-run of Bihar topper scam

Bihar BJP on Saturday demanded resignation of Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on moral grounds on the re-run of topper scam for the second year in plus two examination in the state.

Jun 03, 2017, 20:07 PM IST

Standard of education in Bihar schools not good: Minister

"Students of Std V of government schools cannot solve the mathematics problem of Std III", Choudhary said.

Apr 02, 2017, 20:51 PM IST

Bihar ministers, MLAs favour doing away with beacon lights

Appreciating Punjab's initiative to do away with beacon lights on vehicles of ministers, MLAs and bureaucrats, ministers and legislators in Bihar cutting across party lines today favoured the same in the state.

Mar 21, 2017, 18:34 PM IST

With Smriti Irani, Ashok Choudhary locked in Twitter battle over 'Dear', Tejashwi Yadav gives a casteist twist – Here's what he said

As Union HRD Minister Smriti Irani and Bihar Education Minister Ashok Choudhary were on Tuesday locked in a bitter war of words on Twitter after the Congress leader addressed her as "dear", Deputy Chief Minister Tejashwi Yadav tried to turn the fiasco into a casteist battle between the two leaders.

Jun 14, 2016, 19:38 PM IST

After Twitter war, Bihar minister apologises to Smriti Irani; wonders what was so offensive in word 'Dear'

As war of words between Union Human Resource Development Minister Smriti Irani and Bihar Education Minister Ashok Choudhary on Twitter created a furore, the latter on Tuesday apologised to the Union Minister.

Jun 14, 2016, 16:52 PM IST

Smriti Irani unhappy over being addressed as 'Dear` by Bihar minister Ashok Choudhary on Twitter

Bihar Education Minister Ashok Choudhary had asked Union Human Resource Development Minister Smriti Irani regarding the new education policy.

Jun 14, 2016, 13:36 PM IST

JD(U)-RJD pact paves way for secular front seat-sharing for Bihar council poll

Hours after announcement of tie-up between JD(U) and RJD and declaration of Nitish Kumar as chief ministerial candidate, the secular alliance on Monday reached an agreement on sharing of 24 seats of Bihar Legislative Council that would go to polls early July.

Jun 09, 2015, 01:42 AM IST

Manjhi's partisan allegation baseless: Bihar speaker

Bihar Assembly Speaker Uday Narain Choudhary Saturday refuted the allegation regarding his partisan role made by outgoing chief minister Jitan Ram Manjhi.

Feb 21, 2015, 14:19 PM IST

RJD, Congress, CPI yet to decide on joining Nitish Kumar govt

With Nitish Kumar all set to take oath as Chief Minister of Bihar Sunday evening, allies RJD, Congress and CPI are yet to take a decision on joining the government.

Feb 21, 2015, 14:16 PM IST

Congress to wait and watch on Janata Parivar merger issue

 Congress on Friday said it will adopt a wait and watch approach on the Janata Parivar merger issue and will take a decision in May on a tie up in the Bihar Assembly elections.

Jan 30, 2015, 19:58 PM IST

Ashok Choudhary is new Bihar PCC chief, appointment has Rahul`s stamp

Congress president Sonia Gandhi has appointed Ashok Choudhary as president of the Bihar unit of the party, AICC general secretary Janardan Dwivedi said.

Mar 31, 2013, 16:52 PM IST