Free Press Journal
  • Bihar: Rs 389 Crore Dam in Bhagalpur’s Kahalgaon collapsed a day before its inauguration

    Bhagalpur/Patna: Inauguration of the Ganga pump canal scheme tomorrow was cancelled after wall of the canal collapsed during trial run and inundated areas of a township today. Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar was scheduled to inaugurate the canal scheme, aimed at providing irrigation facilities in the state and neighbouring Jharkhand, tomorrow.

  • Bihar floods: State seeks Rs 7,636 crore assistance from Centre

    Patna: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today said a memorandum has been sent to the Centre seeking an assistance of Rs 7,636 crore on account of floods in 19 districts of the state that claimed 514 lives and left behind a trail of destruction.

  • Prime Minister gifts Rs 500-cr package for Bihar’s flood-hit

    Patna : After conducting a 50 minute aerial survey of the flood-hit regions in Bihar on Saturday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced a Rs 500-crore relief package for the state. Modi assured “all assistance” to Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar. He also announced an ex-gratia of Rs two lakh to the kin of the victims and Rs 50,000 for those injured during the floods. “

  • Nitish Kumar has committed ‘political suicide’, says Lalu Prasad

    Patna : Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) supremo Lalu Prasad on Monday attacked Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar for walking out of the Grand Alliance government and said the JD(U) leader has committed “political suicide” by joining hands with the BJP.

  • A Raja meets Sharad Yadav

    New Delhi : JD(U) leader Sharad Yadav does not approve of Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar’s move to dump the ‘grand alliance’ and form government with the BJP, according to CPI leader D Raja who met him on Sunday.

  • BJP continues to push Nitish Kumar over action against Tejashwi Yadav

    Patna : The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday continued to put pressure on Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar over Tejashwi Yadav, and warned that they will not let the House function if an adequate response did not come from the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) supremo.

  • Nitish Kumar might succumb to pressure to remain in power: Manjhi

    New Delhi: Hindustani Awam Morcha (HAM) chief Jitan Ram Manjhi on Saturday said Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar might demand Tejashwi Yadav’s resignation in order to retain his position in the state. “We have been saying from day one that Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, in order to retain his position, can succumb to pressure. I said that Tejashwi will not give resignation. Nitish Kumar should have suspended him on the very first day only,”

  • Will discuss Tejashwi Yadav again after four days, says JD(U)

    New Delhi: In the wake of the controversies surrounding Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) supremo Lalu Prasad Yadav’s family and most importantly, son and Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Tejashwi Yadav, the Janta Dal (United) (JD(U)) said that the discussions on the latter’s fate would be held after four days.

  • Lalu Yadav urges non-BJP parties to unite for 2019

    Patna : RJD leader Lalu Prasad on Wednesday appealed to all non-BJP and like-minded parties to come together to defeat the BJP in the general election of 2019 but avoided any reference to Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar.

  • Lalu is Bihar’s Robert Vadra: Sushil Modi

    New Delhi : The biggest 12-storeyed under construction mall at Patna being built at the cost of Rs 750 crore by former chief minister Lalu Yadav has been attached by income tax department besides stopping its construction work for want of environmental clearance. A residential property situated in posh New Friends Colony in Delhi and a petrol pump in Patna has been provisionally attached.