Lalu alleged that while his party had made a complete disclosure of the properties owned by them, the ‘palturam’ Nitish was using a high pitch to hide his involvement in several other scams
Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi's car was attacked near Kala Pahar village in Vaishali district on Tuesday.
So far, seven people have been arrested -- including Prem Kumar, PA of Bhagalpur District Magistrate, on Friday -- in connection with the scam in the last three days.
Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) supremo Lalu Prasad Yadav’s elder son Tej Pratap Yadav is likely to face trouble as the newly formed JD(U)-NDA government, led by Nitish Kumar, has initiated an inquiry into the Rs 90 lakh soil scam
"We are happy that the government of Janata Dal-United and the Bharatiya Janata Party passed the floor test in the house today," Sushil Modi said.
The Raj Bhavan in Patna echoed with chants of 'Nitish Kumar Zindabad' as Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi administered the oath to national president of Janata Dal (United).
The NDA alliance had submitted a list of 132 MLAs yesterday to the Governor. These include 71 of JD(U), BJP 53, RLSP 2, LJP 2, HAM 1 and three Independents. In the 243-member Bihar Assembly, the RJD has 81 MLAs, the Congress 27 and the CPI-ML 03.
This is Nitish’s second innings in the last two years. He snapped ties late on Wednesday with Magagathbandhan partners RJD and the Congress over corruption charges against RJD leader and Deputy chief minister Tejashwi Yadav.
JD(U) leader Arun Kumar today said that Nitish Kumar did not consult with senior party leaders and the tie-up with BJP is his personal decision.
From reports that Nitish Kumar might resign as Bihar Chief Minister in Wednesday evening to midnight meeting with the Governor to stake claim to form government, here are 6 developments in 6 hours that changed Bihar's political landscape.
In a surprise move, Nitish Kumar quit this evening claiming he can't work in the ‘current circumstances’ following corruption allegations against Deputy Chief Minister Tejashwi Yadav.
RJD vice president Raghubansh Prasad Singh had yesterday told a news channel that "being the driver of the coalition, it is Kumar's responsibility to keep the Grand Alliance intact by having dialogue with its senior leaders."
Senior BJP leader Sushil Kumar Modi today demanded the sacking of RJD chief Lalu Prasad's two minister sons - Tejashwi Prasad Yadav and Tej Pratap Yadav from the Bihar cabinet in the wake of CBI lodging an FIR against them.