Free Press Journal
  • 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.

  • ‘Reactive’ agenda won’t work, Congress must set alternate narrative: Nitish Kumar

    Patna: Janata Dal (United) Chief and Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday asked the Congress to set an alternative narrative and agenda for the Opposition. Addressing a press conference here, Kumar said, “I have said earlier also that the Congress is a big party and should set alternate narrative and agenda. Opposition needs an alternate narrative and just reactive narrative won’t work”.

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    Shatrughan Sinha bats for Advani as Prez, says he is physically fit for post

    New Delhi : Disgruntled BJP leader Shatrughan Sinha on Thursday yet again backed party veteran L.K. Advani as the most deserving candidate for the post of President of India, saying he was physically fit and has the ability to “understand the complexity of the Constitution”.