The opposition led by the Congress has been accusing the government of benefiting Anil Ambani's Reliance Defence Ltd. from the Rafale deal. The government and Reliance Defence have dismissed all the allegations as false.
Addressing a congregation organized by the students' wing of Janata Dal (United), of which he is the national president, Nitish Kumar on Thursday urged young men and women to enter politics for "seva" (service) and not "meva" (pelf).
A BJP leader has filed a case against Tej Pratap Yadav, RJD supremo Lalu Prasad Yadav's elder son, alleging that Tej Pratap deliberately hid details of land owned by him in his affidavit during the 2015 Assembly polls.
Six sacked TMC MLAs and one Congress MLA supported Ram Nath Kovind against the opposition's pick of Meira Kumar in the Presidential Election on Monday. The decision to choose Kovind over Meira stemmed from the fact that she was supported by CPI-M.
While the Congress’ poll committee has drawn up a list of probable candidates on all 403 assembly constituencies in the state, a possible alliance with the Samajwadi Party (SP) has members scurrying to prepare a “plan B”.