Naxalism cannot be solved with the help of gun. We have to find the underlying reasons behind it. The only solution lies in all-round development of society,” Manjhi said.
Anjani Kumar Singh will take charge after the present chief secretary Ashok Kumar Sinha retires on June 30.
Gogoi expressed his condolences to the members of bereaved families and prayed for speedy recovery of the injured.
He ruled out “sabotage” by Maoists as the cause behind the derailment of New Delhi-Dibrugarh Rajdhani Express.
JD(U) rebels say they are fighting for “cleaning” the party of “vested interests”.
Manjhi plans to discipline JD(U) legislators who toe the party line.
“There is need for all the parties to come on one platform to fight against BJP,” said Manjhi.
After the expansion, the number of ministers in the Cabinet will be 31, however, there will still be a vacancy of five more ministers.
Eye on 2015 polls, ex-CM to meet MLAs, MPs, senior functionaries.
After the charter of demands is prepared I will seek time from Narendra Modi and hand it over to him, said Manjhi
The decision came after the BJP had attacked the JD(U) for failing to rise above the politics of acrimony.
The senior BJP leader said that Manjhi must attend Narendra Modi’s swearing-in to send out a message that he need not obtain permission of his predecessor.
RJD keen to join govt but Nitish puts it on hold.
There are no easy gains in the rapprochement between Lalu Prasad and Nitish Kumar.
Manjhi, a mahadalit, was sworn in as the 32nd Chief Minister of Bihar.