BJP chief JP Nadda on October 31 cleared that Chief Minister Nitish Kumar will still be the leader of NDA in Bihar even if BJP gets more seats than partner Janata Dal (United) (JDU) in Bihar Assembly elections.
During a massive roadshow in Bihar's Hajipur, Nadda said "One can clearly see, BJP-JDU-HAM-VIP will form govt with clear 2/3rd majority so there is no question of fewer seats.
People remember Lalu Yadav's misgovernance and Nitish Kumar's good governance.
People want development.
Even if we get more seats, Nitish Kumar ji will still be our leader." The first phase of the Bihar Assembly polls concluded on October 28, while the remaining two phases of voting are scheduled to be held on November 3 and 7.
RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav called on the Bengal Chief Minister at her office in Kolkata and the two reportedly discussed seat-sharing; Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar declared that the entire state of Bihar will be vaccinated against Coronavirus at no cost; Prashant Kishor has signed on as "principal advisor" to Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh ahead of Punjab Assembly election. All this and more news at 9 PM.
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Union minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said that his Cabinet colleagues had decided to pay for Covid-19 vaccine. The announcement came on the day that India expanded the inoculation drive to include those aged above 60 years, and those aged 45+ with comorbidities. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, External Affairs Minister Subrahmanyam Jaishankar were among those vaccinated on Day 1 of Phase 2. Watch the full video for more.
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As the second phase of vaccination drive began across the nation on March 01, Chief Minister of Bihar, Nitish Kumar took his first dose of COVID-19 vaccine in Patna today. CM Nitish took the vaccination on the occasion of his 70th birthday.
While speaking to media in Kolkata on March 02, West Bengal Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Dilip Ghosh spoke ahead of the West Bengal Assembly polls. Ghosh said, "Core Committee discussed candidates for Phase 1 and 2 polls. It will be declared soon. We also reviewed the upcoming election rallies of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Home Minister Amit Shah, JP Nadda, Yogi Adityanath in the state."
National President of Bharatiya Janata Party JP Nadda said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi by taking the COVID-19 vaccine on March 1st has given a clear message that we must take the vaccination drive ahead. On March 1, Prime Minister Narendra Modi took the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine at AIIMS, Delhi. On March 1, the country has began the next phase of Covid-19 vaccination for those above 60 years of age, and those over 45 years of age with specific comorbidities.
After seeking blessings from Kashi Vishwanath and Kaal Bhairav, BJP president JP Nadda ate snacks and also drank tea at a stall in Varanasi. JP Nadda thanked his party workers and people of Kashi for providing him with the opportunity to complete all the rituals of worshipping at Kashi Vishwanath, Kaal Bhairav temple. Later in the day, Nadda will interact with booth 'karyakartas' in Varanasi. JP Nadda is on a 2-day visit to Varanasi.
Karnataka Water Resources Minister Ramesh Jarkiholi submitted his resignation to Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa following allegations of harassment against him. Karnataka Water Resources minister Ramesh Jarkiholi has been embroiled in a controversy after a CD allegedly showing him in a compromising position with a woman emerged on Tuesday. The CD was released to the media by social activist Dinesh Kalahalli, who alleged that the woman in the video clips was enticed by the minister with a government job offer at Karnataka Power Transmission Corporation Limited. Earlier in the day, Jarkiholi had appeared adamant over not quitting, saying that it is a conspiracy as it is a fake video.
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Bidhannagar Mayor-in-Council Debasish Jana and three Trinamool Congress (TMC) councillors from Asansol joined Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday in Kolkata ahead of the forthcoming Assembly polls in West Bengal. The four TMC leaders were inducted into BJP in presence of the party's state president Dilip Ghosh. The developments come a day after TMC leader and former Asansol Mayor Jitendra Tiwari on Tuesday joined the BJP at a public meeting in Hooghly. Watch the full video for more details.
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Three TMC Councillors from Asansol and Bidhannagar Mayor-in-council Debasish Jana joined BJP on March 03. They joined party in presence of West Bengal BJP chief Dilip Ghosh. West Bengal Assembly elections will be held in eight phases starting from March 27 with the final round of voting taking place on April 29. Counting of votes will take place on May 02.
A final year MBBS student who was reportedly vaccinated in 1st week of February, died on March 1. Speaking on it, "Death of a doctor is saddening. The government is putting in all efforts (to contain spread). Some more doctors have reportedly tested COVID positive after his death."
Three goons robbed a jewellery shop, stealing jewellery worth approximately Rs 20 lakh, from a shop on gunpoint in Bihar's Patna on March 02. The incident occurred in Kankarbagh area of Patna at Jyoti Alankar Jewellers Shop. Police is examining the CCTV footage to nab the 3 accused. The miscreants carried revolvers while looting the jewellery shop.
Four states and 1 union territory - West Bengal, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Assam and Puducherry - are ready for polls over the month of April. The counting for all the states will be conducted on 2nd May. This is the first major set of elections to be held amid the Covid pandemic since Bihar Assembly election in Oct-Nov 2020.
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BJP leader and Member of Bihar Legislative Assembly Neeraj Bablu raised a demand for a new population control law in the country. Bablu said that he would approach Prime Minister Narendra Modi in this regard. His comments came a day after his colleague in the party and Assembly, Hari Bhushan Thakur, said that there's only one community whose fertility rate isn't declining. He was commenting on Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's claim that the state's fertility rate has been coming down. Watch the full video for more.
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Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on February 20 announced an increase in wages of tea labours by Rs. 80. The total wage of each tea garden workers in Assam will now be Rs 318. CM Sarbananda Sonowal said, "It is significant and historic initiative taken by BJP-led NDA government in Assam. This is happening for the first time because during our brief period of 4.5 years, we were able to increase the wages up to Rs. 80. Congress was unable to do it because of lack of their commitment to tea labours."
While addressing the press conference in Patna on January 10, Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Tejashwi Yadav spoke on Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's statement over National Democratic Alliance (NDA) alliance for Bihar polls. Yadav said, "It is tit for tat. If you look at Nitish Kumar ji's history, be it George Fernandes, Digvijaya Singh or our party- whom did he not betray?. He came to power through back door, he has thirst for power." "The destruction of Bihar by him is for everyone to see. Nitish Kumar is a bargainer, a blackmailer. He is not a leader. He is not for people, he is for himself," Yadav added.
JDU workers are celebrating Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's 70th birthday as 'Vikas Diwas' across state. Workers first made offerings at the Mahavir temple, and later distributed the prasad among the needy. Along with the prasad, JDU workers also distributed copy, pencil, milk and biscuits.
In the latest episode of On The Record with Hindustan Times’ Sunetra Choudhury, Janata Dal (United) president and Rajya Sabha member Ram Chandra Prasad Singh said Lok Janshakti Party’s role in Bihar was contemptuous. Singh said, “During Lok Sabha, we made their candidates win. What did they do in the assembly elections? They put up candidates against us and even the BJP. We are a regional party and they had a responsibility. I don't know what to think of them, we just don't bother about them.” Watch the full video for more.
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Rashtriya Janata Dal leader Tej Pratap Yadav said that people like Bihar RJD president Jagada Nand Singh are the reason behind Lalu Prasad Yadav's ill health. Yadav asserted that Singh has not written 'Azadi Patra' for release of RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav from jail. He said, "I've come here but Jagada Nand Singh (Bihar RJD president) is sitting in his chamber. He has not written 'Azadi Patra' (for release of RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav from jail). People like him are the reason behind my father's ill health."
On Dumka treasury case, RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav's lawyer, Prabhat Kumar said, "The final hearing will be heard on next Friday. CBI has been directed to file reply by that time. The case has come to half of the sentence. We are hoping that he (Lalu Prasad Yadav) will get bail on Friday (February 05)."
During a roadshow in Bihar's Hajipur on October 31, BJP national president JP Nadda questioned RJD's poll promise of providing 10 lakh jobs and said how will they give 10 lakh jobs, they made over 20..
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Jagat Prakash Nadda on October 31 held a massive roadshow in Bihar's Hajipur. COVID-19 norms were flouted during the political rally. The first phase of the Bihar..