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Ram Chandra Prasad Singh, a former IAS officer who took a plunge into active politics about a decade ago, is now JD(U) president. His proximity with BJP leaders will help.
In order to establish a causal relationship between natural disasters and child marriage, the researchers studied the 2008 Kosi floods in Bihar.
Bihar CM Nitish Kumar says the cabinet will be expanded once he gets a proposal from BJP. RJD says Nitish has 'weakened' and surrendered before BJP.
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Opposition says Nitish is scared of ally BJP, but JD(U) says it’s not necessary to hold weekly cabinet meetings & cabinet expansion will happen after due consultations.
During farmers’ protests, many have pitied or sniggered at Bihar for the state of its agriculture. But the facts are quite different, and have been since 2005.
In episode 634 of #CutTheClutter, Shekhar Gupta compares Bihar's growth after agricultural reforms in 2006 to Punjab's growth rate that has been declining.
Modi’s aides say Lalu told ex-deputy CM that since he has been dumped by BJP, he should ‘come over’ to the RJD fold. Lalu’s party says allegations are concocted.
After Sushil Kumar Modi and Prem Kumar, Nand Kishor Yadav also fails to make it to the party’s state leadership. Caste arithmetic has played a role in the equation.
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