Adhikar Rally

  • Give special status or people will decide in polls: Nitish 28-04-2013 02:59 AM

    Patna: Making a strong pitch for special category status for Bihar, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Saturday said it would be better if the privilege was given sooner or else people would themselves take a decision in this regard in the 2014 general elections. "Amendment in criteria for according special...
  • Nitish Kumar makes a pitch for national stage ahead of 2014 elections 17-03-2013 08:25 PM

    Nitish made an attempt to pitch his growth model against Narendra Modi's Gujarat model. ...
  • Will do maximum for the upliftment of the people in Bihar: Rajiv Shukla 17-03-2013 06:40 PM

    The Minister of State for Planning and Parliamentary Affairs said the government has always provided adequate help to the state in need. ...
  • Congress does nothing for backward states, says BJP 17-03-2013 05:12 PM

    "When BJP-led NDA will come to power, we will take care of everyone," BJP spokesperson Shahnawaz Hussain further said. ...
  • Centre discriminating against Bihar: Nitish Kumar 05-11-2012 04:26 AM

    Patna: Speaking at a massive rally here, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Sunday said the Centre was discriminating against his state by denying the special status for which he had made repeated pleas and promised to fight till it was granted. Flanked by JD(U) national president Sharad Yadav, Kumar...
  • Opposition describes Nitish rally as 'flop show' 05-11-2012 01:31 AM

    Patna: Opposition RJD and Congress on Sunday described the 'Adhikar Rally' as "flop show" of ruling JD(U) and alleged that the state machinery was used on a large scale. "Considering the thin size of the crowd at the 'Adhikar Rally' it can be termed as a flop show of the...
  • Bihar: 2 die, 20 injured on way to rally in road accidents 04-11-2012 05:13 PM

    Patna: Two persons have died and 20 others were injured in road accidents in Bihar while coming for the JD(U)'s "Adhikar rally" here on Sunday, police said. One person died in Samastipur when the minibus in which he was coming to Patna for the rally overturned near Rajdhani chowk under...
  • Adhikar: Next protest in Delhi in March 2013, says Nitish 04-11-2012 04:01 PM

    Patna: The Nitish Kumar government on Sunday made a massive show of strength with its much-anticipated Adhikar rally at the Gandhi Maidan in Patna. The CM slammed the Centre for not honouring Bihar's repeated requests for the grant of special status. The Sunday's rally was touted by opponents as a...
  • Adhikar rally live: 'Bihar repeatedly denied special status' 04-11-2012 11:55 AM

    Patna: 2.30 pm: Opposition leader and former Bihar CM Lalu Prasad slams the rally as a political gimmick, says it is not the Centre that grants special status but the CMs of all states. 2.09 pm: Nitish Kumar says the Janata Dal United will organise a Adhikar rally in Delhi's...
  • Bihar: Modi visit to clash with Nitish's Adhikar rally 04-11-2012 09:36 AM

    Patna: Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi and senior BJP leaders will arrive in Patna on Sunday even as Chief Minister Nitish Kumar plans a mega Adhikar rally to demand special status for the state. Modi is expected to pay condolence to veteran BJP leader Kailashpati Mishra, who died on Saturday...
  • Rs 50 cr spent on Bihar CM Nitish's Adhikar rallly today 04-11-2012 06:34 AM

    Patna: It's the mother of all rallies in Bihar. The Adhikar rally by Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Sunday will seek special status for the state. And the government has left no stone unturned in ensuring its success, spending a humongous Rs 50 crore on it. Although Janata Dal (United)...
  • Action to be taken, says Nitish on ex-MLA's extortion call 29-10-2012 06:50 PM

    Patna: The opposition on Monday slammed the ruling JD(U) after a jailed former MLA allegedly called up an engineering college director demanding Rs two crore, while Chief Minister Nitish Kumar said action would be taken. After meeting the director, RJD president Lalu Prasad said "this is the true face of...
  • Adhikar rally: FIR against ex-JDU MLA on extortion charges 29-10-2012 10:39 AM

    Patna: An FIR was filed on Sunday against former Janata Dal United MLA Munna Shukla on extortion charges. Shukla allegedly demanded Rs 2 crore from a builder for the JDU's Adhikar rally. Opposition Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad has slammed the ruling party JDU, saying it is using...