Currently, there is a 5 per cent GST on domestically-manufactured vaccines while it is 12 per cent for COVID drugs and oxygen concentrators.
Centre and states collectively collect over Rs 5 lakh crore tax on petroleum products, Modi told the Rajya Sabha while participating in a discussion on the Finance Bill 2021.
Modi had been elected to the state assembly, the state legislative council, the Lok Sabha and now, the Rajya Sabha.
Sources said that even CM Nitish Kumar is still peeved at the act of BJP meted out to a competent person like Sushil, whose association with the government was much needed now.
Tarkishore Prasad and Renu Devi, who were elected as the leader and the deputy leader of BJP legislature party on Sunday, are said to be in the contention for the posts.
Tagging Modi's tweet, Union Minister Giriraj Singh said that no one becomes big or small with a post.
Speculations were rife over the post with Rajnath Singh, who was in the state to oversee the party's post-election activities, and CM Nitish Kumar keeping off from the issue when asked.
The LJP, which has come out of NDA in Bihar, has decided to put up candidates on seats contested by the Janata Dal (United).
Reacting to the allegations, the RJD accused Modi of indulging in "below the belt politics".
With the amount of public money embezzled by an NGO in Bihar rising to `500 crore and the investigation on, RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav on Friday called upon Prime Minister Narendra Modi to order a pr
The state government spent a whooping Rs 200 crore for Prakashotsav earlier this month, but did not spend a reasonable sum for this Maker Sankranti kite-flying festival, said the senior BJP leader.