Bihar politics

Prashant Kishor identifies concentration of power in some families as bane of Bihar politics

Former election strategist Prashant Kishor on Sunday asserted that a state of 'inertia' has scourged politics in Bihar.

published on : 29th May 2022

Bihar political activity set to increase as Lalu Prasad Yadav arrives in Patna

RJD national president Lalu Prasad is expected to arrive in Patna on Tuesday to announce the Rajya Sabha candidates in the evening.

published on : 24th May 2022

BJP may try to split JD(U), Congress and bring in own CM in Bihar, says Left leader

"It will do a UP (Uttar Pradesh) in Bihar," CPIML (Liberation) General Secretary Dipankar Bhattacharya predicted, referring to the way Bahujan Samaj Party and Congress were split in the late 1990s.

published on : 11th May 2022

Bihar CM Nitish Kumar denies any link to Prashant Kishor's cryptic tweet

JDU spokesperson Arvind Nishad said that it was unknown what Kishor would do in Bihar now as he left doing something for the state after initiating some steps.

published on : 3rd May 2022

'Time to go to the Real Masters': Prashant Kishor's cryptic tweet sets political speculation abuzz

Kishor reached Patna on Sunday with a message to the political world to start a new 'swarajya' (people governance).

published on : 2nd May 2022

WATCH| Bihar BJP MLA sits on SHO's chair in police station demanding case diary

In the video, the politician is seen sitting on the SHO's chair and demanding a station diary from the officer and is also seen shouting at the officers to call the station manager.

published on : 2nd April 2022

Former Bihar CM Rabri Devi dismisses rumours that Lalu Prasad Yadav will step down as RJD chief

Prasad, who spends most of his time in the national capital, under strict medical supervision for a number of ailments relating to his heart and kidneys, is expected to fly down for a function.

published on : 4th February 2022

Congress' exit from alliance with RJD move to revive party in Bihar

The Congress Party is staking claim on the Kusheshwar Asthan Assembly seat in Darbhanga, elections for which will be held on October 30.

published on : 23rd October 2021

LJP dispute: Chirag Paswan, Pashupati Paras factions allotted separate names, poll symbols by EC

The EC had said both the groups were free to choose the names of their liking, including, if they so desire, linkage with their parent party Lok Janshakti Party.

published on : 5th October 2021

Will Kanhaiya Kumar's induction into Congress lead to 'cold war' with Tejashwi in Bihar? 

Whatever be the reason, Kanhaiya's induction into the Congress has caused ripples within the RJD and the political corridors of Bihar. 

published on : 1st October 2021

Major breakup brewing in JD-U, Bihar likely to face midterm polls: Chirag Paswan

Paswan predicted a major break-up in the JD-U and the subsequent fall of the Nitish Kumar-led government adding that a mid-term assembly elections will take place in Bihar.

published on : 10th July 2021

Bihar CM Nitish Kumar gives earful to police brass on soaring crime, asks them to act tough on trouble-makers

Expressing concern over recent attacks on police teams by antisocial elements during raids, the CM asked the police force to act tough on such people and conduct raids after thorough preparations.

published on : 12th September 2018

Six killed in Bihar in four lynching incidents over five days; Opposition slams Nitish Kumar-led government

Meanwhile, the ruling JD(U) accused the main Opposition party RJD of having a hand in these incidents with the aim of maligning the chief minister's image.

published on : 12th September 2018

Bihar, Uttar Pradesh frontrunners in Indian Politics: Union Minister Ashwini Choubey hits out at Niti Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant

Kant had earlier said that states like Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, Chattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan are keeping India backward, especially on social indicators.

published on : 24th April 2018

After Lalu's sentencing in fourth fodder scam case, Tejashwi Yadav alleges threat to his father's life

Tejashwi Yadav alleged that there is a threat to his father's life adding that a conspiracy is being hatched by the Bharatiya Janata Party.

published on : 24th March 2018

Lalu Prasad Yadav sentenced to 14 years in jail, fined Rs 60 lakhs in fourth fodder scam case; son Tejashwi slams NDA

The special CBI courts in Ranchi have earlier handed Yadav jail terms for 13 years and a half after finding him guilty in three other cases of the scam.

published on : 24th March 2018

Fodder scam case: CBI special court finds Lalu Prasad Yadav guilty; RJD chief brought to Birsa Munda Central Jail

The special court in Ranchi has found the RJD chief Lalu guilty in one of six cases; former Bihar CM Jagannath Mishra acquitted.

published on : 23rd December 2017