Tag: MLA

Suspense over Owaisi party entering Bihar poll arena

Suspense over Owaisi party entering Bihar poll arena

| September 10, 2015 | 0 Comments

Patna/Gaya: As the All India Majlis Ittihadul Musalemeen leader and fire brand Lok Sabha member from Hyderabad Asaduddin Owaisi is keeping his cards close to the chest, suspense continues about Owaisi’s Bihar agenda. Though the Majlis founder and Owaisi’s father late Salauddin Owaisi restricted the Muslim centric party to the Old Hyderabad area, Asaduddin, of […]

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Will this election end the rule of ‘bahubalis’ in Mokama?

Will this election end the rule of ‘bahubalis’ in Mokama?

| September 8, 2015 | 0 Comments

WILL Mokama assembly constituency wriggle out of the grip of ‘bahubalis’, or strongmen, this election? That’s the question facing the people of this constituency in Patna district in the wake of sitting MLA Anant Singh quitting the ruling JD (U) following his arrest in a case related to abduction of a contractor at Bihta some […]

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Bihar court blast accused names JD(U) MLA as facilitator

Bihar court blast accused names JD(U) MLA as facilitator

| July 3, 2015 | 0 Comments

Patna : The main accused in Ara court bomb blast case Lambu Sharma has confessed that a JD(U) MLA in Bihar facilitated his escape from judicial custody. The state police asserted it would investigate the matter and take action. “In a confessional statement to the Delhi Police, Sharma has revealed that MLA Sunil Pandey facilitated his […]

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CM to knock on people’s door

CM to knock on people’s door

| June 20, 2015 | 0 Comments

Patna: Think before ignoring the door knock, it might very well be the chief minister standing on the other side with folded hands. Yes, Nitish Kumar would take the JDU Assembly election campaign to every door, as part of a programme named “Har Ghar Dastak” (knock every house) under which the party has aimed to […]

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Prem, no longer a dark horse in the race for BJP CM candidate

Prem, no longer a dark horse in the race for BJP CM candidate

| June 9, 2015 | 0 Comments

GAYA/PATNA: Former minister and Gaya town MLA Prem Kumar is no longer the proverbial dark horse in the run for BJP aspirants for the top job in the state. By all indications, Prem figures in the short list of BJP potential CMs. Earlier regarded as a prodigy of the somewhat flamboyant Sushil Kumar Modi, Prem […]

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Options open for alliance with RJD: Nitish

Options open for alliance with RJD: Nitish

| July 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Patna: Call it the aftereffect of Narendra Modi’s ‘tsunami’ sweeping the Lok Sabha elections that Lalu Prasad and Nitish Kumar, who had been baying for each other’s blood before the poll results, are now eager to join hands to defeat their common enemy, the BJP. After the Rajya Sabha bypolls, both have hinted it time […]

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JD(U) MLA shoots off letter against tie-up with RJD

JD(U) MLA shoots off letter against tie-up with RJD

| July 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

Patna: Amid indications of a tie-up between JD(U) and RJD for Bihar Assembly elections next year, a JD(U) legislator has shot off a letter to the party opposing it.“I have written a letter to state JD(U) President Basistha Narayan Singh expressing strong reservation against the tie-up with RJD against whose ‘jungle raj’ (lawlessness) we came […]

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Ex-JD (U) MLA Ramparves Rai passes away

Ex-JD (U) MLA Ramparves Rai passes away

| July 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

Patna: Former JD(U) MLA Ramparvesh Rai died of multiple organ failure late last night and was cremated Tuesday in his native Saran district, family sources said. Rai, 50, died at a private hospital in Gurgaon late last night following multiple organ failure. Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi and his predecessor Nitish Kumar have condoled his death. He represented […]

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Court remands Katihar MLA to 14 days’ JC

Court remands Katihar MLA to 14 days’ JC

| April 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

Raiganj (WB): A North Dinajpur court today sent Bihar MLA Mehebub Alam to 14 days’ judicial custody in connection with a clash between Congress and CPI(ML) at Itahar in the district. Alam, elected from Balarampur assembly in neighbouring Katihar district of Bihar from CPI(ML), was arrested from his residence last night. He was produced before […]

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Former CM, ex-MLA join RJD

Former CM, ex-MLA join RJD

| March 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

Patna: Former chief minister Satish Prasad Singh, former Jehanabad MLA Munnilal Yadav and dozens of office-bearers of state unit of Akhil Bharatiya Kushwaha Mahasabha (ABKM) led by its state president Baban Singh Kushwaha joined the RJD in the presence of party chief Lalu Prasad here on Sunday. Singh, who quit BJP on Friday protesting inadequate […]

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