RJD leader Tejaswhi Yadav on February 27 announced that his party will contest the upcoming assembly elections in Assam, and also hinted at joining the Congress-AIUDF alliance. "Our party used to be a national party and we want to expand now. Assam is the gateway of NorthEast. We have decided to contest Assembly polls in Assam. We've discussed with Congress about alliance and will also be speaking to Ajmal sahab (AIUDF)," he said.
Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Tejashwi Prasad Yadav on Saturday said his party will contest the upcoming Assam Assembly polls with the "like-minded" parties, a step seen as an effort to eat into votes of the BJP among the Hindi-speaking people. Yadav, during his maiden visit to Guwahati, said he has already met Congress Assam chief Ripun Bora and will hold talks with the AIUDF to formalise the alliance. "RJD has decided to expand its presence. So, we will participate in Assam Assembly polls... We're talking to like- minded parties," he said. Watch the full video for more details.
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RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav is planning to expand the reach of his party as he is thinking of contesting the upcoming assembly elections in Assam, adding that talks are on to join fight the state polls in alliance. While talking on the same, Yadav said, "Our party used to be a national party, now we want to expand it, talks on." RJD-led alliance narrowly lost in the last year's Bihar assembly elections to the BJP-JD(U) combine.
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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A case has been filed against 14 persons including Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar in Muzaffarpur Court. Lawyer at Muzaffarpur Civil Court, Jaychandra Prasad Sahni said, "Case filed against 14 persons including Bihar CM Nitish Kumar and Muzaffarpur District Magistrate in a Muzaffarpur Court in connection with listing the names of people from another panchayat as voters in Chaki Sohagpu. The court hearing is on March 4, 2021."
AIMIM Chief Asaduddin Owaisi has lashed out at the Trinamool Congress government in West Bengal for allegedly refusing his party permission for a public meeting. Owaisi said that while Trinamool MPs give speeches about freedom of speech and expression in Delhi, they don’t follow those ideals in West Bengal. ‘Amit Shah to hold a public rally. You allow BJP to hold public rallies. Congress and Left hold rallies. But not AIMIM. Why?’ Owaisi questioned. He also urged the election commission to transfer all officials in the area once the code of conduct comes into place as free and fair elections cannot be held till those officers are still in power in those regions. Watch the full video for all the details.
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"If I want to conduct a public meeting there, then why am I not being permitted?" asked AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi during a press conference on February 25. Owaisi said that Narendra Modi, Amit Shah, JP Nadda can hold a rally, Congress, CPM, TMC can hold a rally then why can't AIMIM. "TMC MPs speak about freedom of expression, constitution, dissent in Parliament. But they have two faces, they say one thing in Delhi and do just the opposite in Bengal," he said. The AIMIM chief further said that Model Code of Conduct has not come into effect now. "If they're refusing to give us permission even before that, how will election be free and fair?" he asked.
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar reacted on Tejashwi Yadav's allegation on his 'Bete Ki Chah Main Betiya Paida Karte Reh Gae' remark. He said, "I was speaking about the fertility rate and said that in..
RJD leader and former deputy chief minister of Patna Tejashwi Yadav on November 27 attacked on Chief Minister Nitish Kumar over '8 to 10 children' jibe. Referring a video clip, Yadav said that CM Kumar..