Wednesday, April 24, 2024

Topic: Bihar

RJD’s manifesto: Special status to Bihar, airports in 5 cities, ₹1 lakh per year to ‘sisters’

Rashtriya Janata Dal on April 13 released party’s manifesto for the Lok Sabha elections promising five new airports in the Bihar and ₹ 1 lakh every year to “sisters from poor families.”

Bihar: Lok Janshakti Party’s 22 top leaders resign over ticket distribution, decide to support INDIA

Twenty-two leaders of the Lok Janshakti Party resigned from the party on Wednesday expressing anger over not getting tickets for the Lok Sabha elections and said will support the Opposition INDIA bloc.

INDIA bloc in Bihar seals seat-sharing deal, RJD gets 26 seats, Congress 9, Left 5

The INDIA bloc sealed the seat-sharing deal in Bihar for the 2024 Lok Sabha elections. The RJD will field its candidates from 26 seats. The Congress will contest on nine seats while the Left will fight on five seats.

RLJP chief Pashupati Kumar Paras resigns as Union Minister after being denied ticket in Bihar

Rashtriya Lok Janshakti Party chief Pashupati Kumar Paras on 19 March resigned from the Union Cabinet, after his party was not given a single seat in the NDA coalition for Bihar for which seat distribution was done on Monday.

Bihar: BJP to contest 17 seats, JD(U) 16, Chirag 5; old allies Paras, Kushwaha upset over seat sharing

The NDA finalised its seat-sharing in Bihar for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections Monday, allotting 17 seats to the BJP, 16 to the Janata Dal (United), five to the Chirag Paswan-led Lok Janshakti Party (Ram Vilas) and one each to Jitan Ram Manjhi’s Hindustani Awam Morcha (Secular) and Upendra Kushwaha’s Rashtriya Lok Morcha (RLM).

Hindutva chants, vandalising Muslims’ properties, Police violence: What happened in Darbhanga on Basant Panchami?

Violence erupted in various areas of Darbhanga district, Bihar, on February 15 and 16 during Saraswati Visarjan Pooja, also known as Basant Panchmi, a Hindu festival commemorating the goddess Saraswati and symbolizing the onset of spring.