The book, written by seasoned political journalist Sankarshan Thakur, casts light on the life journeys of the two most formidable Bihar leaders.
Though there is no clarity so far on whether Nitish KUmar is looking at a partial or complete liquor ban, the CM has lived up to his promise.
Kumar said he instructed SPs to monitor the performance of police stations and ensure “scientific investigation” is carried out to solve cases.
JD(U) and RJD take 12 ministries each in 28-member cabinet, 4 for Congress
Lalu Prasad had two tasks to accomplish with this comeback – establish his two sons in Bihar politics, get acceptability for them from RJD seniors and make himself relevant in national politics even though it is Nitish Kumar who has emerged strongly as potential nucleus of anti- Modi politics.
A galaxy of leaders was present at the swearing in ceremony of the new Bihar government.
With BSP’s leader Mayawati also avoiding the swearing-in of Nitish, UP’s top politicians seem reluctant to step forward for an alliance.
Achuthanandan said the poll outcome in Bihar was a historic victory of democratic secular forces above fascism.
Sequence of events was triggered by an accident when 19-year-old Mohammed Rizwan lost control of the pick-up van and rammed into the house of a 60-year-old businessman, killing him and his 8-month-old granddaughter.
The state police have made elaborate arrangements at the venue, which is likely to receive over 50 VVIPs, including nine chief ministers, besides nearly 1.5 lakh people.
In this regard, the worst off among the OBCs as well as the Dalits, who are still not with the Mahagathbandhan, need to be brought back into the fold.
Tomorrow’s function would signal the beginning of changing political equations after Modi losing some of his clout post the Bihar election.
JD (U) state president Bashistha Narayan Singh said it was part of protocol to invite the Prime Minister.
On being asked about the invitation, Bihar BJP Vice President Sanjay Mayukh said that PM Modi due to his “prior fixed programmes” might not be able to attend the ceremony.
Karunanidhi said the grand alliance Nitish had formed in partnership with RJD and Congress “has proved to be a very formidable” force