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Nitish Kumar Live: Even Sharad Yadav was Not Kept in the Loop, Says MP Ali Anwar

News18.com | July 27, 2017, 8:20 PM IST
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It’s likely to be smooth sailing for Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar when he seeks trust vote in the Assembly on Friday with the backing of the BJP. His former ally and RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav has said he is considering moving the Supreme Court against Governor Keshri Nath Tripathi’s decision to invite the JD(U) instead of RJD.

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Jul 27, 2017 8:20 pm (IST)
Jul 27, 2017 8:10 pm (IST)

With the Bihar political situation resembling a Bollywood potboiler, here is Network18's creative giving a humorous twist to the serious saga:

Jul 27, 2017 7:20 pm (IST)

With the Bihar political situation resembling a Bollywood potboiler, here is Network18's creative giving a humorous twist to the serious saga:

Jul 27, 2017 6:19 pm (IST)

JD-U MP Ali Anwar to CNN-News18: Even Sharad Yadav was not kept in the loop and consulted before taking this decision...We never expected this from Nitish Kumar...

Jul 27, 2017 5:19 pm (IST)

Earlier this month, the CBI had registered a criminal FIR and conducted multiple searches against the former Bihar chief minister and others. Prasad's wife and former Bihar chief minister Rabri Devi, son Tejashwi Yadav, and others will be probed by the agency under charges filed in the Enforcement Case Information Report(ECIR), the ED equivalent of a police FIR. The case dates back to the time when Lalu was the railway minister in the UPA government.

Jul 27, 2017 5:17 pm (IST)

ED registers Money Laundering Case Against Lalu Prasad

In fresh trouble for RJD chief Lalu Prasad, the ED has registered a money laundering case against him and his family members in a railway hotels allotment corruption case dating back to the UPA tenure, an official said. The case has been registered under sections of the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA). The central probe agency has taken cognisance of a CBI FIR in this regard to initiate the move.

Jul 27, 2017 5:15 pm (IST)

Bihar Assembly to conduct trust vote tomorrow at 11 am

Jul 27, 2017 4:34 pm (IST)

Sources to CNN-News18: Bihar could receive a financial aid package from the Centre soon. Nitish Kumar spoke to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today. 

Jul 27, 2017 4:19 pm (IST)

Congress sources said senior JD (U) leader Sharad Yadav wasn't aware that Nitish was meeting BJP MLAs in Patna. The Bihar Chief Minister also spoke to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday.

Jul 27, 2017 4:07 pm (IST)

Sources said Nitish Kumar told Rahul Gandhi, during their meeting in Delhi, that the Congress was supporting Lalu because they were worried any action against the RJD leader would mean they have to act against Himachal Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh, who is facing corruption charges. 

Jul 27, 2017 4:04 pm (IST)

Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar congratulates JD(U) leader Nitish Kumar for taking over as the chief minister of Bihar once again with the BJP’s support. 

Jul 27, 2017 3:50 pm (IST)

In more trouble for Lalu Prasad Yadav, the Enforcement Directorate has registered a money laundering case against him and his family members in the land-for-hotels-deal case, the Press Trust of India has reported quoting an official.

Jul 27, 2017 3:45 pm (IST)

Union Minister Arun Jaitley to meet senior JD(U) leader Sharad Yadav today.

Jul 27, 2017 3:18 pm (IST)

Former JD(U) president Sharad Yadav, who is apparently unhappy with Nitish Kumar’s return to the NDA fold, has got in touch with the Congress, according to sources. Sources said Yadav met Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi at Jawahar Bhawan and has called a meeting of party MPs at his residence at 5pm on Thursday.  This move comes even as there is a buzz that Yadav will be given a berth in the union cabinet by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Yadav has so far refused to answer questions on the political upheaval in the state, but sources said the Rajya Sabha MP is not happy with Kumar’s decision to break the grand alliance with the Congress and the RJD.

Jul 27, 2017 3:10 pm (IST)

CLICK TO READ | Nitish Kumar's Departure Has Left the Opposition Faceless

The Opposition is shocked and angry but that may not be enough to take on the Modi juggernaut. Sources say that Rahul Gandhi kept on thinking till the end that Nitish would not quit and the Mahagathbandhan was safe.

Jul 27, 2017 2:54 pm (IST)

I think the script was ready and the move was planned. Nitish has betrayed alliance. People voted for him because we were against BJP and he was our leader. Rahul Gandhi tried that Nitish should remain in gathbandhan, says Bihar Congress President Ashok Choudhary.

Jul 27, 2017 2:30 pm (IST)

CLICK TO READ | Nitish's DNA is Anti-Congress and Anti-Corruption, Says Sushil Modi

Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Modi says the BJP is in touch with MLAs from the RJD and the Congress, but won't need support when Chief Minister Nitish Kumar seeks a trust vote on Friday.

Jul 27, 2017 2:24 pm (IST)

The new Nitish Kumar-led NDA government in Bihar will seek trust vote in the state assembly on Friday. Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi has asked the CM to take trust vote within two days of swearing-in. The Nitish Kumar government has the support of 132 MLAs which included 71 members of JD(U) besides 53 of BJP, RLSP 2, LJP 2, HAM 1 and Independent 3.Friday's session is likely to be a stormy one considering the belligerent mood displayed by the RJD which said it was not given a chance to form government despite being the single-largest party.

Jul 27, 2017 2:04 pm (IST)

CLICK TO READ | Bihar Sees Govt In Sync with Centre After 20 Years, Hopes of Special Status Rise

With Nitish Kumar taking oath along with Deputy CM Sushil Modi, hopes of getting a special status or fund for Bihar from Centre have gained ground.

Jul 27, 2017 2:01 pm (IST)

Deputy chief minister of Bihar Sushil Modi said the party was in touch with a few MLAs from RJD and Congress, but was sure that BJP didn’t need their support. “We have the numbers. We have the support of 131 MLAs. We’ve asked for a floor test tomorrow. We are absolutely ready to prove our majority.” 

Jul 27, 2017 1:54 pm (IST)

Bihar CM Nitish Kumar says no compromise on corruption.

Jul 27, 2017 1:20 pm (IST)

Considering to appeal in Supreme Court against Governor's decision, says Lalu Prasad Yadav. 

Jul 27, 2017 1:10 pm (IST)

 Reacting to Rahul Gandhi’s allegation of Nitish Kumar’s betrayal, JD (U) leader KC Tyagi said, “Rahul has disappointed JD (U). Congress’ approach towards corruption is anyway not great and that’s why they had expected Nitish Kumar to overlook Tejashwi’s blatant corruption. But JD (U) and Nitish Kumar have always come down heavily on all those involved in corrupution.” 

Jul 27, 2017 12:58 pm (IST)

Here's the take on the political drama in Bihar.

Jul 27, 2017 12:46 pm (IST)

CLICK TO READ | Two Biharis and a Bahari: A Tale With No Love, Only Opportunism

In this triangle of three leaders, the relationship between Lalu and Modi has not changed with time and they remain as hostile to each other as always.

Jul 27, 2017 12:08 pm (IST)

Lalu Prasad Yadav is in Ranchi for hearing in the fodder scam case. "I am a man of principles. How will Nitish show his face to the people of Bihar? Kumar used to say that he will never compromise with communal forces and used to swear that he will not return to BJP. This is a huge betrayal for the people of Bihar and for us. He has turned out to be a big opportunist." Amit Shah is the Super Editor, he decides how news should be and he tells owners of media, who tells editors, not reporters fault, adds Lalu.

Jul 27, 2017 11:59 am (IST)

Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi slams Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar.

Jul 27, 2017 11:56 am (IST)

New Bihar government along with the central government will take Bihar to new heights, says BJP chief Amit Shah. 

Jul 27, 2017 11:53 am (IST)

Congress sources said Bihar Chief Minister had not informed Rahul Gandhi of his decision to leave the Mahagathbandhan during their meeting in Delhi.  Sources say that Rahul Gandhi kept on thinking till the end that Nitish would not quit and the Mahagathbandhan was safe. In fact, when he was asked recently about the situation in Bihar, Rahul told an ally, “It’s all ok now. Nitish will never join the BJP. He will stay with us.”

Jul 27, 2017 11:48 am (IST)
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