Tejashwi Prasad Yadav, RJD leader and former deputy chief minister, alleged in a press conference that Sushil Modi purchased one flat in Ghaziabad for Rs 14.49 lakh in June 2006 by giving power of attorney to his brother Raj Kumar Modi.
A Special Investigation Team said crores were diverted from the bank accounts of different departments, including Mukhyamantri Shahari Vikas Yojna in Bhagalpur district, with the help of NGO Srijan Sahayog Mahila Vikas Samiti. So far, eight people have been arrested.
Recounting the incident, Sushil Modi on Wednesday alleged that a large number of RJD supporters pelted stones on his carcade damaging windshields of three vehicles. There were slogans that were raised against him and RJD supporters also tried to get inside his vehicle, he alleged.
The CM flagged off mobile therapy vans to launch “Buniyadi Sanjivani Sewa” at a function here in presence of Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi and minister for Social Welfare department Manju Varma.
Nitish Kumar on Wednesday announced his resignation from the chief minister’s post, stating his position had become “untenable” and that he was listening to the “voice of his conscience”.
Sushil Kumar Modi took oath as the Deputy Chief Minister of Bihar on Thursday at the Raj Bhawan in Patna along with CM Nitish Kumar.
Bihar’s newly sworn in Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi had hinted at Nitish Kumar’s return to BJP three weeks ago. In an Idea Exchange discussion at Indian Express’ office, Modi had said that Kumar has always been comfortable in BJP’s presence.
Nitish Kumar walked back into the NDA fold after four years. He took oath as the chief minister of Bihar for the second time in 2 years, splitting open the Grand Alliance and forming a government once again with the BJP.
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BJP leader Sushil Kumar Modi said Bihar Deputy Chief Minister and Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Tejaswi Prasad Yadav should either tender his resignation or get fired from his position. He added that Bihar Chief Minister and Janata Dal (United) chief Nitish Kumar should “stand firm” in seeking Tejaswi’s resignation.
The Rashtriya Janta Dal (RJD) has criticised Sushil Kumar Modi’s tweet on Deputy Chief Minister Tejashwi Yadav, which compares him to a juvenile rapist, calling it unethical and vulgar and has said that he should apologise to the people of Bihar for it.
CBI during the day carried out searches in 12 locations in Patna, Ranchi, Bhubaneswar and Gurugram after registering a corruption case against Lalu Prasad and his family members, including Tejashwi Yadav, the deputy chief minister of Bihar.
The CBI, earlier in the day, carried searches at premises and residences linked to Lalu and Tejaswi Yadav in connection with alleged irregularities in tenders allotted to a private company Sujata Hotels for development, maintenance and operation of BNR hotels at Ranchi and Puri.
The gift of 13 acre and 12 decimal land came from Rama Devi, now BJP MP from Sheohar and wife of former RJD minister Brij Bihari Prasad, as per a deed for gift.
Documents produced by Sushil Modi did not mention the amount Rabri Devi paid to Susheela Devi for the plot.