Will stay with Nitish Kumar till last breath, says Jitan Ram Manjhi
Manjhi met Amit Shah to demand Bharat Ratna for mountain man Dashrath Manjhi."There is no chance of going into the NDA. I have taken an oath to stay with Nitish Kumar till the last breath. Nitish Kumar has all the ability of a Prime Minister and he is making honest efforts to unite the opposition parties of the country. "How could we go with the BJP which has only one ideology - to destroy smaller parties of the country? We have a small party in Bihar and it is not possible to go with them," Manjhi said.
'Nitish's formula of opposition unity is one seat, one candidate'
"The Nitish formula for 2024 for opposition unity is One Seat One Candidate (OSOC). It has come into effect in the country. The discussions with all opposition parties are completed now and its result will be visible soon," senior JD-U leader K.C. Tyagi said on Thursday. "Some issues coming into the media about what happened to Mamata Benerjee, Arvind Kejriwal and K Chandrashekhar Rao, and these will be addressed soon.
Nitish to discuss opposition unity with Kharge over luncheon
He is likely to meet Sonia Gandhi too, and sources say that Rahul Gandhi will be present in the meeting as well. The meeting comes after Congress President Mallikarjun Kharge took the first step to unite the opposition parties ahead of 2024 Lok Sabha election. Kharge on has made calls to leaders of various like-minded opposition parties including M. K. Stalin, Nitish Kumar and Uddhav Thackeray.
Nitish govt 'mocking' job aspirants: Sushil Modi on new guidelines for teachers' recruitment
The senior BJP leader claimed that Nitish Kumar is "mocking the job aspirants through the fresh guidelines". As per the new guidelines, the candidates who have passed CTET and BTET should have to appear in another examination conducted by Bihar Public Service Commission (BPSC) and they would get jobs only after passing it.
Owaisi takes dig at Nitish, Tejashwi over riots
He said that they (Nitish, Tejashwi) are busy in fancy dress competition while police are taking action against Muslim youths in riots case. Referring to communal violence in Sasaram and Biharsharif, Owaisi claimed that Nitish Kumar government is taking one sided action against youths of Muslim community and arresting them.
Nitish Kumar says he regularly interacts with Mallikarjun Kharge
"I have regular interactions with him over the phone. We had an interaction three days ago," he said soon after an Iftar party hosted at his official residence ended in Patna on Friday. When asked about the point of discussion, especially on Opposition unity, Nitish Kumar said that he will share the details later.
Nitish Kumar hosts Iftar party in Patna
In the last few days, the opposition parties has targeted Nitish Kumar over Iftar parties, especially after the Ram Navami violence in Sasaram and Bihar Sharif. BJP and LJPR targeted Nitish Kumar after he went for the Iftar party of JD-U MLC Khalid Anwar in Phulwari Sharif in Patna recently.
Nitish Kumar, Tejashwi Yadav inspect Patna Metro work
Nitish Kumar instructed the officials to speed up the project, and especially asked them to focus on completing the underground projects as quickly as possible. Earlier, he had held a review meeting with the officers of Urban Development Department as well as with Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC).
Mallikarjun Kharge makes a phone call to Bihar CM Nitish for opposition unity
Sources said that the two leaders interacted on the opposition unity and future strategy to challenge the BJP in Bihar. A source further said that the two leaders received positive feedback from each other. Bihar CM Nitish Kumar, on several occasions, has said that he is waiting for the Congress to take the initiative of getting the opposition together.
Nitish praises BJP MLC Shahnawaz Hussain in Bihar's Muzaffarpur
While addressing a gathering during the inauguration on Thursday, Kumar said that he is happy that Hussain came for this event. Such a statement by the Bihar Chief Minister has come at a time when political barbs were underway between the JD-U and BJP in Bihar. It is great courage shown by him It is great courage shown by him.