Compounding alliance troubles for the Bharatiya Janata Party, a leader of the Lok Janshakti Party said that Chirag Paswan is the outfit's Chief Ministerial face for Bihar. The comment was made weeks before the state goes to polls. LJP is a constituent of the National Democratic Alliance which is currently in power in the state. The other members are BJP and the Janata Dal (United), and they have already declared that incumbent CM Nitish Kumar will continue to lead the alliance in the state. The NDA is yet to conclude seat-sharing talks, as well. Bihar will vote in 3 phases to choose MLAs to the 243-seat Assembly. Voting will be held on October 28, November 3 and 7 in the shadow of the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic. Results of the elections will be announced by the Election Commission on November 10, 2020.
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Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora along with other officials arrived at Patna Airport on September 29. He is on a visit to the state to overview the preparation for the upcoming Bihar Assembly elections. Bihar Polls will be conducted in 3 phases starting from October 28.
Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh on September 29 accused BJP of defaming Maharashtra and Mumbai Police for their political vendetta ahead of Bihar elections. He further accused the party for misusing Bihar ex-DGP Gupteshwar Pandey for political gains. Deshmukh said, "AIIMS stated that there's no trace of poison in Sushant Rajput's body as per viscera report. A national political party tried to defame Maharashtra and Mumbai Police for political gains ahead of Bihar polls. Bihar ex-DGP Gupteshwar Pandey was also used for political gains."
Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated three petroleum projects in Bihar via video conferencing on September 13. Speaking on today's inauguration of Durgapur-Banka section of Paradip-Muzaffarpur pipeline, Union Minister of Petroleum, Dharmendra Pradhan on Sunday stated that in last 6 years, 400 petrol pumps became operational in Bihar while 1,200 LPG distributors opened. "This generated employment for 20,000 youths here," he added.
A black marketing racket of blood was busted in Bihar's Muzaffarpur on August 23. Racket was busted by local police in Meethanpura area of Muzaffarpur. Six accused have been taken into police custody. Police also recovered blood packets from their possession. Police came into action after information from locals.
The cops of Sakra Police Station have been attacked by locals in Bihar's Muzaffarpur district on August 06. Locals had blocked National Highway-28 and attacked the police personnel with lathis and stones. 3 police personnel were injured in the incident and have been admitted in hospital for medical treatment. 12 accused have been arrested in this regard. While speaking to media, SSP of Muzaffarpur, Jayant Kant said, "When police reached the spot where few locals had blocked highway under Sakra police station limits, they were attacked by the locals with lathis and stones were pelted at police." "3 police personnel were injured. 12 accused have been arrested," he added.
Anti-China protests are now intensifying in Kathmandu against illegal construction by the Chinese in Nepalese territory. Members of the Nepal Students union held protests in front of the Chinese embassy against Chinese construction in the northern Nepal district of Humla. Protesters were carrying banners asking China to return to their territory and raised slogans against China’s expansionist designs. The Nepalese foreign ministry had rejected reports in local media about illegal construction by the Chinese in the Humla district. The opposition has lashed out at the government for making comments even before a team of government officials visited the area and filed a field report on the developments. The release from the Ministry further claimed that the same sort of issue was raised in 2016 which turned down the earlier claims. Local media and since last week been carrying reports of land encroachment by China, which had illegally constructing 9 buildings in the Lapcha Bagar area of Humla District. This comes as China has been trying to change the status-quo in Ladakh as well. Watch the full video for all the details.
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A group of people demonstrated in front of Chinese Embassy in Nepal's capital city Kathmandu on September 23 against recent land encroachment by China. Demonstrators held placards and banners reading 'Back off China' message after Nepali land was encroached to construct 9 infrastructures in Lapcha Bagar area of Nepal's Humla District. Chief District Officer Chiranjibi Giri have toured the area earlier on Wednesday where he was sent back by Chinese forces claiming it to be their land and building were constructed on their land. Soon after discovering about illegal construction of infrastructures in Nepali land by Chinese side, it has been reported that pillar number 11 in the area is now not traceable. The Chinese side has built buildings at a distance of around two kilometers from border in Lapcha Limi area of Humla District. China in the recent years has been carrying out construction works near the border with Nepal for several years. While the Government of Nepal has remained mum over the issue, the Chinese Mission in Nepal has issued a release claiming the building are built in their side instead asking Nepali authorities to verify the border points. "The buildings mentioned in the media have been verified to be on the Chinese side of the China-Nepal border. The Nepali side may make verification again," Chinese Embassy spokesperson said today. Area now encroached by China is also said to offer view of Kailash Mansarovar which lies in the Tiber Autonomous Region.
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