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Ruling JD(U) retained both Tarapur and Kusheshwar Asthan assembly seats in last week's bypolls. NDA leaders say Lalu Yadav’s campaign actually helped them.
In his first stint in 2005, Nitish Kumar had forged image of an anti-corruption crusader. The first 2 years of his rule show 122 cases filed against officials accepting bribes.
The incident took place Thursday aboard the Patna-Delhi Tejas Rajdhani Express. The MLA was seen roaming around the AC first class compartment clad only in his underwear and vests.
In exclusive interview with ThePrint, Lalan Singh, national president of JD(U), a BJP ally, says if a caste-based census is held now, numbers of all communities will increase, not just backward classes.
While a Tej Pratap Yadav poster left out brother Tejashwi, the JD(U) poster war has highlighted fault-lines between party president Lalan Singh & Union minister RCP Singh.
While the JD(U) and the RJD have long demanded a caste census, the BJP has tried to tap the Hindu vote-bank rather than go for caste-based politics.
2,000 state employees were transferred in Bihar between 23 June and 30 June. This has thrown up an alleged corruption scandal, with ruling BJP MLAs making allegations.
Ex-DGP Gupteshwar Pandey, made headlines last year for lodging an FIR in Patna in the Sushant Singh Rajput case. He later quit service to join the JD(U). He now delivers sermons.
Kumar's aide, Rajiv Ranjan Singh, dismissed speculations about his tour being linked with the cabinet reshuffle and said the CM was going to Delhi to get medical treatment.
What would happen to parties like SP, RJD and DMK if dynasties didn't exist? Insecure Indian politicians don't groom a second rung of leaders unless a family member is waiting in the wings.