Nitish Kumar thanks PM Modi for fast response.
CM announces relief for farmers, Rajnath to conduct aerial survey.
Though the state government is yet to assess the extent of damage to crops, Purnia suffered maximum damage.
CBI cited staff crunch in reply to court question.
Jitan Ram Manjhi lashed out at Nitish Kumar saying he has reversed all his pro-poor and pro-farmers decisions.
Says will reach out to people through social media like Modi.
The judiciary must red-flag any populist decision that can infringe on one’s democratic rights, said Pranab.
Mukherjee said that judiciary must "red-flag any populist decision" that can infringe upon one's democratic rights.
Congress is trying to regain lost ground by reaching out to voters ahead of a most likely alliance with the Janata Parivar.
Sources said Madhepura RJD MP Rajesh Ranjan alias Pappu Yadav may try to get the RJD name and symbol.
Shah attacked Nitish Kumar by accusing him of "stabbing on the back the mandate given to BJP, JD(U) combine in 2010 state poll (by ties with BJP)."
BJP posters and banners have come up at all important locations in the city and the police have also tightened the security.
Nand Kishore Yadav, leader of the opposition in the Bihar assembly, is preparing for Tuesday’s launch of the BJP’s poll campaign with a rally of booth level workers.
He said several self-help groups are now engaged in making quality sanity napkins to cater to schoolgirls’ needs.
At present, the state government gives Rs 600 scholarship annually to a Class I to IV OBC students.
Manjhi also ducked questions of a possible alliance with the BJP and said his party would think about it after the elections.
The statement also came at a time when Manjhi’s political front, Hindustani Awam Morcha, appear divided.
Police said the Maoist outfit has been looking to spread its operations in Bihar.
Police on Saturday produced Kundan Rai and his three accomplices Sugandh, Vicky and Kamlesh before Patna City court.
A joint team of Patna police and NIA found that the flat was being used to keep bomb material and not make bombs.
But the rights panel has called the bell a “reflection of colonial mindset” .
On Friday, top Janta Parivar leaders had met at Mulayam’s residence in New Delhi. Bihar CM Nitish had said the Janta Parivar merger was put on fast track.
A total of 14.26 lakh students were appearing for the exams at 1,217 centres in the state.
Siwan SP Vikas Burman, however, said the police had not got any clear evidence and hence, there was no need for police to interrogate the incarcerated former RJD MP’s son.
Patna High Court, recently asked the state government to justify huge expenses, particularly Rs 22 crore consultancy fee given to a Canadian firm.
The former CM, who recently floated the Hindustani Awam Morcha, returned the favour by saying he was not averse to meeting the RJD chief in the near future.
While education topped the priorities of the government which set aside Rs 22,027 crore for it, the Budget’s USP was funding for power generation.
Despite BJP staging a walkout, the Nitish Kumar government won the confidence vote in Bihar Assembly.
Even though Manjhi has been expelled from the JD(U), he may lose his membership if he violates the whip.
Manjhi observed a day-long fast at Gandhi Maidan to oppose the reversal of 34 cabinet decisions taken during his tenure by the new government.
Since he constituted a new committee on Feb 28, Choudhary has often come under attack for having “given preference to freshly inducted leaders”.
Some key decisions, in which due procedures were not followed, may be put up before cabinet again.
The Congress whip in Lok Sabha talks to Manoj C G about the opposition’s attack on modi over Mufti’s statements.
Ram Vilas Paswan talks to Santosh Singh on LJP’s change of stand on land acquisition Bill and Bihar politics ahead of state polls. Excerpts:
Uttar Pradesh is the worst affected with 3,422 deaths in six years, followed by Assam (1,320), Bihar (1,072), West Bengal (736) and Tamil Nadu (120).
JD(U) MEET: Apologises to party workers and arms them with data to take on BJP ahead of Bihar polls