Tag: Sushil Modi

NDA’s problem in Bihar: 11 CM candidates to chose from, not even one safe bet

NDA’s problem in Bihar: 11 CM candidates to chose from, not even one safe bet

| June 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

Bhopal: Why has the BJP shied away from accepting the Janata Parivar’s challenge to announce a chief ministerial candidate for the upcoming Bihar elections? By opting to move ahead on Narendra Modi’s coat-tails the party has avoided the problem of plenty. With at least 11 NDA leaders harbouring chief ministerial ambitions choosing one would be […]

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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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Varsity ban protest plan

Varsity ban protest plan

| July 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

Students and teachers of Patna University are ready with protest plan against the ban on campus agitation. The university administration on Saturday issued a notification banning all types of dharna, agitation, procession or strike on campus and if any student, teacher or non-teaching staff is found involved in any type of demonstration, disciplinary action would […]

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Gazette notification to sell the Railways: Lalu

Gazette notification to sell the Railways: Lalu

| July 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

Patna: RJD chief and UPA-I railway minister Lalu Prasad on Tuesday said Sadananda Gowda’s rail budget was “a gazette notification to privatize the Indian Railways”. “The NDA government has literally planned to sell off the railways to private parties as it has announced several projects under PPP mode and allowed FDI in several schemes of the […]

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BJP disapproves of Giriraj Singh’s statement: Sushil Modi

BJP disapproves of Giriraj Singh’s statement: Sushil Modi

| April 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader of Bihar Sushil Modi on Sunday said the BJP did not approve of Giriraj Singh’s statement that people opposing Narendra Modi would have to go to Pakistan after the Lok Sabha elections. Singh, a leader of the Bihar unit of the BJP, had triggered a fresh controversy on Friday […]

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After Sabir Ali, another controversy for BJP in Bihar

After Sabir Ali, another controversy for BJP in Bihar

| March 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Patna: Hours after exiting from a crisis over induction of controversial Bihar leader Sabir Ali into its fold, the BJP has entered into another problem. The party is facing the heat for giving a Lok Sabha ticket to Satish Chandra Dubey from Valmikinagar in the north eastern part of the state near the border of […]

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State govts may levy 4-5% VAT on sugar,textiles from Apr’12

State govts may levy 4-5% VAT on sugar,textiles from Apr’12

| October 15, 2011 | 0 Comments

State governments are set to levy 4-5% value added tax (VAT) on sugar and textiles from April 1, 2012. This move will increase cost pressures on sugar and textile but Sushil Modi, Deputy CM, Bihar and chairman of Empowered Panel of State FMs said the move would not be inflationary. Modi said that additional excise […]

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