Bihar chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Sunday met governor DY Patil and told him that his party was no longer partnering with the BJP, according to TV reports. Reportedly, Kumar also sought a fresh vote of confidence in the House.
Upping the ante against JD(U), BJP today questioned the need for convening a Cabinet meeting by Bihar CM Nitish Kumar when he has firmed up decision to part ways with NDA, and said BJP ministers would boycott the "meaningless" meeting.
Two days after killing three persons in a major attack on the Dhanbad-Patna Intercity Express in Jamui district, Maoists blew up a school building in the south-eastern Bihar district on Friday night.
As the BJP-JD(U) ties appear to have reached a breaking point over the elevation of Gujarat chief minister Narendra Modi, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi today kept open the issue of his party’s alliance with Bihar CM Nitish Kumar.
The BJP on Saturday finalised an alternative venue for Rajnath Singh's meeting on June 23, after the .
RJD chief Lalu Prasad today accused Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar of poaching legislators from other parties amid indications of ties snapping between the JD-U and the BJP, the ruling coalition partners.
In a further souring of ties, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday told chief minister Nitish Kumar to quit and seek a fresh mandate if Bihar's ruling coalition splits.
As fissures within the NDA widened on Saturday, the BJP slammed JD(U) leader and Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar as "opportunistic" and accused himof using his "pseudo secular" image as a virtue to split the NDA.
After denial of permission by the Bihar government to hold the function of BJP chief Rajnath Singh at a school ground in Patna, the party today finalised an alternative venue at the city's Sanjay Gandhi Stadium for the June 23 programme.
With the split in the ruling coalition in Bihar looking imminent, state NDA convenor Nand Kishore Yadav and deputy chief minister Sushil Kumar Modi today refused to meet chief minister Nitish Kumar.
What made Maoists go back to the attack mode in Bihar after eight years? It was definitely not an attempt to loot weapons — they took away only three guns from the fallen railway security personnel. Mammen Matthew
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A woman has charged an armyofficer with misbehaviour with her in a train, after which the officer was arrested, Government Railway Police (GRP) sources said today.
As the JD (U)-BJP stand off over Gujarat chief minister Narendra Modi’s ‘prime ministerial bid’ headed for denouement, two of Bihar’s top leaders were invoking god.