R K Singh: The man who arrested L K Advani

RK SinghR K SIngh, the IAS officer from Bihar was sworn in to the Narendra Modi ministry on Sunday.

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Don’t cross your limits, JD(U) tells Sharad Yadav

sharadyadav'With a split in the JD(U) seeming more evident than ever, the party has asked its senior leader, Sharad Yadav not to cross the line. Yadav had said that the party had broken the trust of 11 crore people by aligning with the BJP in Bihar.

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Are you a virgin? You need to fill this in Bihar hospital form

formAre you a virgin not not is part of a form that one would have to fill up before joining Patna’s premier autonomous health facility, the Indira Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences (IGIMS).

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You do not have to tell IGIMS, Bihar if you are virgin or not

form1The Indira Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences has removed the word ‘virgin,’ from its marital form. The decision was taken after a furore was created over the issue.

The form had created a controversy as it had asked applicant to write whether they were a virgin or not.

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Fatwa against Bihar minister who chanted ‘Jai Shri Ram’

khurshidA fatwa has been issued against newly appointed Bihar minister, Khurshid after he chanted, “Jai Shri Ram.” A Muslim cleric who issued the fatwa said that the minister’s marriage would be terminated for his mistake.

Over puris and aloo, the deal between JD(U) and BJP was struck in Bihar

nitishsushilmodiThe BJP leaders are coming and they will have dinner with us, Nitish Kumar said upon his return from the Governor’s residence. Nitish ahd returned to 1-Anne Marg after tendering his resignation and at that time, there was no formal talk of an alliance with the BJP. Back at home, Nitish watched Lalu Prasad Yadav speak on television. It was at that time that Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted a congratulatory message to which Nitish Kumar responded promptly.

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In Bihar, Congress stares at a big split

bihcongIs the Congress heading for a grand split in Bihar. The rumours mills are doing the rounds that many in the Congress are likely to cross vote in favour of the JD(U)-BJP combine which faces a floor test in the Bihar legislative assembly. Many within the Congress are unhappy that the high command was unable to save the alliance. Adding to the problem was Rahul Gandhi not being available to Congress Bihar unit chief Ashok Chaudhary.

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Who will form the next govt in Bihar? Here are the numbers and alliance possibilities

nitishkumarThe Grand Alliance has broken in Bihar. Nitish Kumar resigned as the Chief Minister of Bihar. The BJP is likely to give outside support to the JD(U). For a government to be formed in Bihar, the magic number is 122.

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Nitish Kumar to be sworn in as Bihar CM at 10 am: Sushil Modi to be deputy

nitishsushilmodiNitish Kumar will be sworn in as the Chief Minister of Bihar at 10 am today. Kumar who resigned as the Chief Minister of Bihar will be sworn in with Sushil Modi as his deputy.

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Who is Nitish Kumar, the man who always comes back stronger

nitish-kumarNitish Kumar has resigned several times in the past. He has however always made a come back following a resignation. In 1999 he resigned as railway minister following the Gaisal train accident. In 2005 he resigned as the Bihar CM when he failed to muster support for a majority. In 2014, he resigned as the Bihar CM after the JD(U) lost badly in the Lok Sabha elections. On Wednesday, he resigned as the Bihar CM.

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