The Bihar government on Saturday declared all the 38 districts in the state as disaster-hit in the aftermath of the heavy damage to standing crops caused by thunderstorms, unseasonal rain and hailstorms in the past two months, officials said.
The BJP on Thursday lodged a complaint against Chief Minister Nitish Kumar for "violating" the Model Code of Conduct for the biennial elections to the legislative council and alleged misuse of government funds and resources.
Pappu Yadav, the Bihar lawmaker who allegedly misbehaved with an airhostess on board a flight yesterday is ready to apologise if his co-passengers think he behaved badly. Mr Yadav had allegedly threatened to hit an airhostess with his slippers when she refused to clean some spilled food, forcing the pilot to call for security on a Jet Airways flight from Patna to Delhi
Despite public opinion railing against VIP culture, some ministers are finding it hard to recalibrate what appear to be default settings. In Patna today, union minister Ram Kripal Yadav tried, with his entourage, to enter the airport through the exit gate.
President Pranab Mukherjee, today, said that elected representatives would have strong desire to go for populism which might affect individual rights and the duty of the judiciary is to show red flag to any infringement of fundamental rights of a citizen.