Lalu said Nitish could not attend the function because he was at another event.
Congress is trying to regain lost ground by reaching out to voters ahead of a most likely alliance with the Janata Parivar.
He applauded Modi for promising an unprecedented over Rs 1 lakh crore special package for Bihar.
A joint team of Patna police and NIA found that the flat was being used to keep bomb material and not make bombs.
At least 1,000 people were arrested in the state as some other person impersonated them during the written examination.
Visuals of parents climbing three to four storeyed building to provide chits to their wards were from this district.
Vaishali offers a snapshot of a larger malaise: a systemic rot in education and misguided reform.
Ram Sundar Das was chief minister of Bihar as the head of the Janata Party government in 1979.
Some key decisions, in which due procedures were not followed, may be put up before cabinet again.
He also reiterated the state’s strong case for special category status ‘so that its share in central taxes should increase’.
Jitan Ram Manjhi who resigned from the post on Friday attended the swearing-in ceremony along with Sushil Kumar Modi.
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The seeds of this turmoil in the politically significant state was sown in the last Lok Sabha elections.
The Bihar poll will be more crucial for the BJP than Delhi’s was. It involves the egos of both PM Modi and Nitish.