In a letter to the Bihar chief minister, he accused Kumar of not fulfilling earlier promises made to SCs and STs, including giving them three dismil of land. The LJP president said that "if the Nitish Kumar government was sincere", it should give jobs to a family member of all those from the communities who were killed during its 15-year rule. … [Read more...] about Why are NDA allies JD(U)-LJP engaged in tussle ahead of Bihar polls?
"Since polls are nearing, Nitish Kumar has announced government jobs to the kin of SC/ST person killed in Bihar. Why shouldn't jobs be given to kin of people of OBC, or general category, who are killed? This is like encouraging the murder of SC/ST people," Yadav said during the briefing. … [Read more...] about Bihar polls | Granting jobs to kin of SC/ST persons killed is like encouraging murder: Tejashwi Yadav’s jibe at Nitish Kumar
The BJP-led National Democratic Alliance's tally stands at 116 in the 245-member House, which has an effective strength of 244, and its senior leaders have expressed confidence that non-NDA parties like Biju Janta Dal, YSR Congress, Telangana Rashtra Samithi, which has nine, six and seven members respectively, will back Harivansh. … [Read more...] about Battle for Rajya Sabha deputy chairman post heats up ahead of Bihar polls
"Mamata Banerjee knows very well that she is losing ground and that’s why she is coming up with new ways to harass and implicate BJP workers and supporters. Our party workers are being either implicated in false cases or murdered. But none of her tactics would work as people of Bengal have come to see her true face," Rahul Sinha, BJP's national secretary, said. … [Read more...] about Mamata Banerjee kicks off 2021 poll preparation by prioritising busting of fake news: Report
The Congress party's song targets BJP's landmark policies and highlights the Congress’s pro-poor and common man agenda. The song also talks about unemployment, rural distress, and impact of demonetisation, alongside farmers’ suicide to outline how the ruling party has neglected the poor. … [Read more...] about Here’s what campaign songs of Congress and BJP talk about