The opposition leaders alleged that the BJP-JD(U) alliance has pushed through the draconian Bihar Special Armed Police Bill, 2021 that empowers Bihar Police to conduct raids and arrests without warrants.
Gupteshwar Pandey had courted controversies over his remark to question the 'aukaat (status)' of Sushant’s girlfriend, actress Rhea Chakravorty, who was at the centre of a prolonged media trial in the case at the time.
With a sizable population of minority voters, BJP hopes to make inroads in Bengal by making Hussain a minister in the adjoining state.
The state cabinet at present has 14 members, including the chief minister.
Tejashwi Yadav took part in the demonstration in front of the Buddha Smriti Park, a stone's throw from the Patna Junction, where he was joined by alliance partners.
Tejashvi Yadav declares that the stir would be as much against the Narendra Modi government as the Nitish Kumar government
Three exit polls predict a clear majority for Mahagathbandhan and Tejashwi Yadav as chief minister
Praful Patel said the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) was ready to go with the 'Mahagathbandhan' (mega alliance) of the RJD-Congress in the eastern state, but it was not ceded a single seat by the opposition combine.
CPI(ML) has announced its decision to contest the first phase of the Bihar Assembly polls by itself after the Left party and the opposition led Grand Alliance couldn’t agree on a seat-sharing formula.
The former chief minister, who is lodged in a Ranchi jail in connection with fodder scam cases, also said the central government has given 'zero' to the dispensation in Bihar, referring to a recent NITI Aayog report.
Congress leader Tariq Anwar outlined JDU's missing representation from the Union Cabinet to assert that everything doesn't seem right between the two parties.
A legislator from the Gaighat assembly seat in Muzaffarpur, Maheshwar Yadav also targeted jailed RJD chief Lalu Prasad for turning the party into his own private fiefdom.
In an exclusive interview to Outlook, RLSP chief Upendra Kushwaha says his party will stay with the Grand Alliance and will support Congress president Rahul Gandhi for the PM post.
Bihar Deputy CM Sushil Modi alleged that RJD president Lalu Prasad Yadav met Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and offered to pull down the 'Mahagathbandhan' government in Bihar
Rashtiya Janata Dal (RJD) on Monday released its election manifesto for the coming Lok Sabha polls, where it has promised reservation for the Dalits, OBCs, EBCs and tribals in the private sectors.
The 'mahagathbandhan' in Bihar on Friday announced the seats to be contested by each of the alliance partners -- the RJD, Congress, RLSP, HAM and VIP -- in phases three to seven of the general elections.
For Lok Sabha elections, the opposition Mahagathbandhan in Bihar on Friday announced the seat-sharing formula for the state's 40 Lok Sabha seats.
Sharad Yadav, whose Loktantrik Janata Dal (LJD) is one of the constituents of the grand-alliance, was more specific on the date of announcement of candidates.
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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