Sharad Yadav was at the centre of a controversy last week over his comments on south Indian women.
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Saturday said there was no “cloud of uncertainty” over merger of old Janata Parivar splinter groups and that it was on track. “The merger vehicle of Janata Parivar is on track and the vehicle is on the run,” Kumar told reporters after a conclave on skill development in Patna. […]
Rajya Sabha Chairman Mohammad Hamid Ansari has admitted a motion for impeaching Justice S K Gangele.
Responding to issue raised by Leader of House Arun Jaitley, Sharad Yadav expressed regret and said he comes from a culture that is matrilineal.
Yadav was at the centre of a controversy last week over his comments on south Indian women.
BJD’s young MP Anubhav Mohanty’s question in Rajya Sabha earned him compliments from HRD Minister Smriti Irani.
As Yadav explained his position on issue, he was interrupted by both treasury and opposition members including HRD Minister Smriti Irani.
Once again, he uses regressive language while claiming to speak for a progressive politics.
When DMK MP Kanimozhi objected to his remark, he justified the statement saying there was no harm in some non-serious discussion.
The case in Patna was registered on the order of CJM Bharat Singh who had forwarded it to the police.
Yadav, did not speak anything about what kind of disciplinary action his party would take against Manjhi.
Jitan Ram Manjhi also rubbished as ‘baseless’ news about his resignation.
The meeting was called to deliberate the party’s February 15 rally of booth-level workers in the state capital.
LJP state general secretary Vishnu Paswan had on December 3 last year filed a case against Yadav.
The dinner meeting was seen as an event of strong posturing against CM Manjhi by pro-Nitish ministers.