Tag: Parveen Amanullah

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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Revolver Ranis of Bihar star in electoral battles

Revolver Ranis of Bihar star in electoral battles

| April 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

Other than their political acumen, women candidates contesting in the ongoing Lok Sabha elections from Bihar also trust their weapons that they have listed in their affidavits filed with the nomination papers. Be it former chief minister Rabri Devi or rebel Janata Dal (United) legislator Anu Shukla, several women candidates across the political spectrum do […]

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Parveen invites Shotgun for open debate

Parveen invites Shotgun for open debate

| April 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

Patna: Toeing the line of her party founder Arvind Kejriwal, Aam Aadmi Party’s Patna Sahib candidate Parveen Amanullah has invited BJP candidate Shatrughan Sinha for an ‘open debate’ on the issues concerning the people of the constituency. Kejriwal had invited Narendra Modi for a debate on Gujarat development. In a letter written to Shotgun, the […]

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Bhojpuri actor Kunal ready for poll battle against Shatrughan Sinha

Bhojpuri actor Kunal ready for poll battle against Shatrughan Sinha

| March 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

Noted Bhojpuri actor Kunal Singh, who has filed nomination for Patna Sahib seat as Congress candidate, on Tuesday said for all the respect he has for “elder brother” Shatrughan Sinha, he would make all efforts to win the electoral battle against him for the sake of different ideologies. “Even fight between father and son is […]

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Bihar officials facing graft charges may face dismissal

Bihar officials facing graft charges may face dismissal

| February 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

A total of 150 public officials in Bihar involved in corruption cases may be dismissed from service, as part of the government’s campaign against corruption, Ashok Kumar Singh, Bihar’s chief secretary, told a press conference in Patna on Friday. From January 2006, 934 cases related to corruption charges have been registered and 658 public officials […]

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Kejriwal not a factor in Bihar: JD (U)

Kejriwal not a factor in Bihar: JD (U)

| February 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Janata Dal (United) said here on Friday that the Aam Aadmi Party would was not a factor in Bihar, whose electoral dynamics were far removed from those in Delhi. “Arvind Kejriwal is not a factor in Bihar. Bihar is Bihar. You cannot link it to Delhi. Delhi’s broom [AAP’s symbol] will not work in […]

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Parveen joins AAP, to strengthen party in Bihar

Parveen joins AAP, to strengthen party in Bihar

| February 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

Patna: Former Bihar Social Welfare Minister Parveen Amanullah joined Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) in New Delhi on Thursday. TOI had reported her move on the day she resigned from the Nitish Kumar government on Tuesday. Parveen joined AAP at its headquarters. She had already worked with Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal as an RTI activist. “I contacted AAP leadership and expressed […]

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Bihar minister Parveen Amanullah resigns

Bihar minister Parveen Amanullah resigns

| February 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

In a setback to Nitish Kumar government in Bihar, Social Welfare minister Parveen Amanullah resigned on Tuesday from the Cabinet. Ms. Parveen sent her resignation letter to the Chief Minister. Ms. Parveen told reporters that she was finding it difficult to work in the present system and also announced to quit membership of the JD(U). […]

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