Vijay is chief of bureau, Patna. He has spent 21 years in journalism and covers political beats and public affairs.
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The meeting, in all likelihood, would take place at Gyan Bhawan.
The Grand Alliance (GA) leaders familiar with the development said that more than 18 like-minded parties will attend the meeting.
The JD(U) leader, whose party is boycotting the inauguration of the new Parliament building on Sunday, dubbed the function as an attempt to “change history by those who had made no contributions to the freedom struggle”.
Nitish Kumar said the new Parliament building is an attempt to write a new history by those who had no contribution in the freedom struggle
KC Tyagi, a former Rajya Sabha MP, was the principal general secretary-cum-principal spokesperson of the JD(U) before he was omitted from the list of office-bearers announced on March 23
Kushwaha had parted ways with Nitish Kumar’s Janata Dal (United) and formed his new party, RLJD, in February
State Congress president and Rajya Sabha member Akhilesh Prasad Singh hailed Rahul Gandhi’s Bharat Jodo Yatra for the Karnataka victory.
The results have given hope to the GA spearheaded by chief minister Nitish Kumar, to counter the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)
Umadevi K, wife of slain bureaucrat, moved the SC against Bihar’s amended prison manual, which let gangster-turned-politician Anand Mohan Singh walk out of jail
Nitish Kumar was travelling to Odisha on May 9 to meet Naveen Patnaik and to Mumbai on May 11 to meet Shiv Sena (UBT) leader Uddhav Thackeray and NCP chief Sharad Pawar
A senior BJD MP has maintained that the meeting between Naveen Patnaik and Nitish Kumar is a courtesy call and that it should not be politicised
Earlier, six former bureaucrats joined election strategist Prashant Kishore’s Jan Suraj Abhiyan in Bihar on May 2
Nitish Kumar, who is spearheading the opposition unity move ahead of the 2024 Lok Sabha polls, had already met several political leaders of different parties during the last one month.
While his release is being praised by several communities, many others, including the IAS bodies, have opposed the decision, including the opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)
Kushwaha also mocked Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar’s efforts to achieve “opposition unity”, saying only those parties were with the JD(U) supremo with whom he had an alliance in the state.
The meeting came two months after Kushwaha resigned from Bihar’s ruling Janata Dal (United) or JD(U) and floated RLJD
As of now, 31 people from East Champaran have reportedly died in the hooch tragedy. The unofficial toll, meanwhile, is said to be 37
Nitish Kumar’s announcement on Monday is a reversal of his stand for years that the government will not compensate people who lost their lives because they were breaking the law.
At least 200 people were arrested in the recent Ram Navami clashes in the northern Indian state where communal violence isn't a common occurrence
The BJP cited Ghulam Nabi Azad’s recent interview with a TV channel where he alleged that Rahul Gandhi had met undesirable businessmen during his foreign trips
Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar also defended the district authorities over the communal clashes reported during Ram Navami processions from two districts, Nalanda and Rohtas, on Friday.
BJP blamed the Nitish Kumar government for the cancellation of the function at Sasaram, scheduled for Sunday to celebrate the birth anniversary of Emperor Ashoka.
Amit Shah is scheduled to land in Patna on Saturday on a two-day tour of Bihar and later was scheduled for Sasaram on the same day to mark the birth anniversary of Samrat Ashok.
Bihar BJP president Samrat Chaudhary said Amit Shah was earlier scheduled to reach Bihar on Sunday but there was a slight change in his itinerary
Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar said he is waiting for a decision from the Congress on forging an Opposition unity ahead of the 2024 Parliament elections
Samrat Chaudhary replaces Sanjay Jaiswal, whose three-year tenure ended in September last year but was asked to continue.
Samrat Chaudhary said the BJP in state is committed to form the first BJP government in state and win all the 40 Lok Sabha seats from Bihar
The new national team of JD-U has 32 members, of which 22 are general secretaries, seven secretaries, a vice president and a treasurer.
JD-U president Rajiv Ranjan Singh alias Lalan Singh appointed 22 general secretaries, seven secretaries, a vice president and a treasurer.
Bihar’s deputy chief minister Tejashwi Prasad Yadav on Monday lashed out at the BJP and the union government for raids by federal probe agencies at his and his family’s residences and dared them to publish the seizure list