Tag: Mangal Pandey

Manjhi to be a bonus in BJP’s plan for Mahadalit votes

Manjhi to be a bonus in BJP’s plan for Mahadalit votes

| June 30, 2015 | 0 Comments

PATNA: The state BJP would not bank just on former CM Jitan Ram Manjhi to garner the support of Mahadalits to which he belongs to in the run-up to the assembly elections. Instead, BJP has built its own well-indoctrinated organizational structure and network to woo them. Manjhi, who leads Hindustani Awam Morcha-Secular (HAM-S), was replaced […]

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BJP to contest 18 council seats

BJP to contest 18 council seats

| June 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

PATNA: State BJP on Monday said it would contest 18 of the 24 local authority (body) seats of Bihar legislative council, leaving six seats to its alliance partners Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) and Rashtriya Lok Samata Party (RLSP). State BJP chief Mangal Pandey said four seats Bhojpur, Vaishali, Supaul and Nalanda have been given to […]

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Bihar Assembly polls: Independent MLA Pawan Jaiswal joins BJP

Bihar Assembly polls: Independent MLA Pawan Jaiswal joins BJP

| June 12, 2015 | 0 Comments

PATNA: Independent MLA Pawan Jaiswal today joined BJP, ahead of Bihar Assembly polls, at a party function here. At a function held at the BJP its office here, the party’s state unit chief Mangal Pandey and Leader of Opposition in the Assembly Nandkishore Yadav welcomed Jaiswal in the saffron party. Speaking on the occasion, the […]

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Name-calling leads to ugly scenes in Bihar Assembly

Name-calling leads to ugly scenes in Bihar Assembly

| July 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Bihar Legislative Council on Thursday witnessed unprecedented scenes with the ruling Janata Dal-United (JD-U) and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) members clashing with each other. The fracas between the members of former allies took place during question hour when JD-U MLC Sanjay Singh took exception to BJP’s Sushil Modi referring to water resources minister […]

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Lalu praises Nitish, criticises BJP for spreading rumours

Lalu praises Nitish, criticises BJP for spreading rumours

| July 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

RJD supremo Lalu Prasad Yadav on Thursday heaped praise on former Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar. Lalu’s comments came over the brawl between BJP and JD (U) leaders which took place in the assembly on Thursday. Lalu said Nitish Kumar is a very gentle person and criticised BJP leader Mangal Pandey for being indecent in […]

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Poor law and order finds echo in Bihar council

Poor law and order finds echo in Bihar council

| July 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

Patna: The deteriorating law and order situation in the state prominently figured in the council during zero hour on Friday. As soon as the house assembled for the day’s scheduled business, BJP member Lal Babu Prasad moved an adjournment notice demanding special debate on the law and order situation in the state.Prasad said there has […]

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Cricket Association of Bihar Secretary Aditya Verma joins BJP

Cricket Association of Bihar Secretary Aditya Verma joins BJP

| July 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

The unrecognised Cricket Association of Bihar Secretary Aditya Verma, whose legal action led to N Srinivasan stepping aside as BCCI president in the IPL spot-fixing scandal, on Thursday joined the BJP’s Bihar unit. He was inducted into the party by Bihar BJP chief Mangal Pandey. Verma hit the headlines by taking the BCCI to court […]

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Bihar BJP keeps off Sabir Ali episode

Bihar BJP keeps off Sabir Ali episode

| March 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Patna: Bihar BJP on Saturday washed its hands of former JD(U) Rajya Sabha member Sabir Ali’s induction in the party in Delhi on Friday. After fielding him from Sheohar, the JD(U) had expelled Sabir from the party after his praise of BJP’s PM pick Narendra Modi. As the TV grab showed, Sabir joined the BJP […]

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Bihar BJP leader quits party posts and electoral politics

Bihar BJP leader quits party posts and electoral politics

| March 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

Patna: BJP senior leader Chandra Mohan Rai Thursday quit party posts and announced retirement from electoral politics to protest denial of ticket from Valmiki Nagar parliamentary seat as well total sway of the state unit by a ‘coterie of leaders’. “I stand by my decision to quit as member of the BJP national executive, state […]

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BJP suspends two lawmakers for supporting Nitish

BJP suspends two lawmakers for supporting Nitish

| February 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

Patna: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday suspended two of its lawmakers for causing embarrassment to the party leadership by openly canvassing for Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar. Awanish Kumar Singh and Rana Gangeshwar Singh were suspended for indulging in gross indiscipline and working against the party, despite repeated reminders not to do so. […]

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