In 2007, Bihar CM Nitish Kumar gave a rousing speech with a focus on fighting corruption. But in the years since, that fight appears to have lost its sheen.
LJP chief & Lok Sabha MP Chirag Paswan has urged Election Commission to think and then take a decision that will be beneficial for the people at large.
In meeting with MPs of various states, BJP chief J.P. Nadda said the battle against Covid is long & any relaxed approach could backfire.
BJP leader Uma Bharti questioned the Madhya Pradesh govt over how Dubey reached Ujjain, among others. A BJP leader says this doesn’t reflect well.
Any bid to tamper with the quota system, even perceived, is likely to cost the BJP heavily in the Bihar elections, as it did in 2015, when RSS called for a ‘review of reservation’.
Kurmis make up just 2% of Bihar’s population, but members of the caste wield a lot of influence on Nitish Kumar’s administration and in his JD(U).
The Dalit and tribal-dominated seat has been with former CM Ajit Jogi & his family for 5 consecutive terms. A bypoll, necessitated after his death in May, is due.
PM Modi will virtually inaugurate a 750 MW solar power project in Rewa on 10 July, which, BJP leaders say, will set the tone of development vs loot narrative of Kamal Nath.
The RSS-backed student organisation now has a membership of 3 million, and a presence in 4,500 cities and towns from colleges to the district level.
Alluding to the Kanpur ambush in which eight policemen were killed, Lallu said people have come to know how the goons are being taken care of by those in power.