Sushil Kumar Modi

  • Lalu crosses century mark in helicopter rides for campaigning 11-04-2014 03:59 PM

    No matter what the outcome of the Lok Sabha elections in Bihar, RJD supremo Lalu Prasad has already entered the record books with a century and counting - of helicopter rides for campaigning. As of Thursday, he had undertaken at least 103 flights and could well make it a double...
  • Lalu, Rabri harsh on Sadhu Yadav; BJP trashes propping him 26-03-2014 03:34 PM

    RJD President Lalu Prasad and wife reacted bitterly to Anirudh Prasad alias Sadhu Yadav's announcement to challenge Rabri Devi as an Independent in Saran even as BJP on Wednesday rubbished propping him up for political gains. "We do not bother who is fighting from where," Prasad told reporters when asked...
  • Nitish slams BJP for hobnobbing with MNS in Maharashtra 10-03-2014 08:32 AM

    Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Sunday slammed BJP for hobnobbing with Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) in Maharashtra saying the people of Bihar will reject the party's collusive politics of communalism and regional chauvinism. "Bihar mein hunkar and Maharashtra me abhaar (roar in Bihar and thanks giving in Maharashtra)," Kumar said...
  • Sushil Modi says Speakers have become puppets 25-02-2014 03:40 PM

    New Delhi: Bihar Bharatiya Janata Party leader Sushil Kumar Modi blamed the shortcomings in anti-defection law for the drama in the state on Monday when 13 Rashtriya Janata Dal MLAs reportedly quit the party to form a new group. Modi tweeted over the turn of events and said that too...
  • BJP rakes up small ground for Narendra Modi's March 3 rally in Bihar 22-02-2014 08:13 PM

    The BJP on Saturday again raked up the issue of a small ground being allotted for the rally by its Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi at Muzaffarpur in Bihar on March three and said that it was fraught with risk. "The Nitish Kumar government is trying to repeat the scene...
  • Nitish calls for bandh to protest Centre's denial of special status to Bihar 21-02-2014 03:08 PM

    Attacking the Congress-led UPA government for granting special category status to Seemandhra and ignoring a similar demand of Bihar, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Friday gave a Bihar bandh call on March 1. "This is betrayal with Bihar and other backward states," Kumar told reporters outside state Assembly in Patna....
  • BJP presents wish list to be incorporated in state budget 15-02-2014 08:17 PM

    Blaming Nitish Kumar led government for "breaking" old tradition of preparing budget after consulting cross-section of population, BJP on Saturday presented its wish list to the state government asking it to include provisions like free laptop with internet facilities for plus-two students and a separate budget for agriculture. Blaming Nitish...
  • Lalu will look like a dwarf in front of Modi if he holds parallel rally: BJP 12-02-2014 09:01 AM

    With RJD seeking permission to hold a rally at Muzaffarpur parallel to Narendra Modi's event on March 3, BJP on Tuesday said if it happened, Lalu Prasad would be "exposed as a dwarf" before its prime ministerial candidate. "BJP has applied for the three grounds (two in Muzaffarpur Institute of...
  • Narendra Modi to address rally in Muzaffarpur on March 3 07-02-2014 10:08 AM

    BJP's prime ministerial nominee Narendra Modi will address a rally in Muzaffarpur on March 3, former Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi said. "Second phase of Narendra Modi campaign in Bihar starts from March 3. NaMo will address massive rally on 3rd March at Muzaffarpur," Sushil Modi said on micro...
  • Nitish Kumar slams Modi for his minister's remarks on Bihar migrants 06-02-2014 07:55 AM

    Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Wednesday took an indirect dig at Narendra Modi for remarks of a Gujarat minister linking migration from Bihar and Uttar Pradesh to surge in the number of poor in state over the last decade. "I wonder what type of government will come up at...
  • Sushil Modi questions Nitish on first slamming then supporting Congress 29-01-2014 07:54 PM

    BJP leader Sushil Kumar Modi has charged Bihar Chief Minister with "duplicity" for slamming Congress for being responsible for 1984 anti-Sikh riots and 1989 Bhagalpur riots and yet taking its support for the survival of his government. "It is ridiculous that the Chief Minister has gone hammers and tongs against...
  • Rival animals are safe together, BJP on RJD-Cong alliance 28-01-2014 06:43 PM

    Taking a jibe at reports of alliance between RJD, Congress and LJP, BJP on Tuesday said it's like rival animals taking shelter at a safer place in times of flood and dismissed any challenge from the "discredited" grouping in the Parliamentary elections in Bihar. "Its like lion, goat, dog, cat...
  • CP Thakur, RK Sinha of BJP file nomination for Rajya Sabha polls 27-01-2014 11:17 PM

    BJP leaders C P Thakur and R K Sinha filed their nominations today for the coming Rajya Sabha election from Bihar. The two, accompanied by former deputy chief minister Sushil Kumar Modi, Leader of Opposition in Bihar Assembly Nand Kishore Yadav and a large number of legislators, submitted their nomination...
  • BJP slams Nitish Kumar over failure to put up tableau during Republic Day parade 26-01-2014 08:35 AM

    Former ally BJP on Saturday took a potshot at Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar for the state's failure to put up a tableau during Republic day function in Delhi as well as the absence of names from the state for honours given on the occasion. "Bihar failed to recommend any...
  • Lalu gears up for Lok Sabha polls, joins Twitter 15-01-2014 08:12 PM

    Patna: Recognising importance of social media used successfully by political leaders like Narendra Modi and others, RJD president Lalu Prasad has opened an account on Twitter. "Only change is constant. With change, we change, finally on twitter," said the first message of the RJD chief on his account,twitter.Com/laluprasadrjd. "Let us...
  • BJP slams Nitish Kumar government over custodial death of elderly 11-01-2014 08:01 PM

    Former NDA ally BJP on Saturday slammed Nitish Kumar government over custodial death of an old man under mysterious circumstances following which, enraged villagers had assaulted Officer In-Charge of Shakurbad police station. Devaki Chaudhary was arrested on Thursday evening on the charge of power theft and taken to police station...
  • Sushil Modi seeks speedy trial in gangrape case 03-01-2014 08:52 PM

    Senior BJP leader and former deputy chief minister Sushil Kumar Modi on Friday condemned the brutal gangrape and the murder of a girl from Bihar in Kolkata and demanded a speedy trial of the case to bring perpetrators to justice. "The gangrape and death of a 16-year-old girl from Bihar...
  • Congress hits back on bureaucrat-turned BJP leader RK Singh 28-12-2013 06:09 PM

    Hitting hard on former union home secretary turned BJP leader RK Singh for levelling "baseless" charges of corruption against UPA government, Congress in Bihar on Saturday said by doing so the officer is trying to prove his "utility" to his new master. Reacting angrily over Singh accusing the UPA government...
  • Nitish Kumar has no time to deal with deteriorating law and order situation: Sushil Modi 27-12-2013 07:48 AM

    Expressing concern with the spate in crime graph in Bihar, the BJP on Thursday slammed Chief Minister Nitish Kumar for devoting more time to political activities than improving law and order situation. "At a time when the law and order situation appears to have gone out of hand due to...
  • Senior Bihar BJP leaders participate in 'Run for Unity' 15-12-2013 05:04 PM

    Top BJP leaders on Sunday took out a 'Run For Unity' marathon in the state capital to mark the 63rd death anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel. A galaxy of BJP leaders like former deputy chief minister Sushil Kumar Modi, Rajya Sabha Deputy Leader of Opposition Ravishankar Prasad, Leader of Opposition...
  • Senior Bihar BJP leaders participate in 'Run for Unity' 15-12-2013 05:04 PM

    Top BJP leaders on Sunday took out a 'Run For Unity' marathon in the state capital to mark the 63rd death anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel. A galaxy of BJP leaders like former deputy chief minister Sushil Kumar Modi, Rajya Sabha Deputy Leader of Opposition Ravishankar Prasad, Leader of Opposition...
  • Independents, Congress distancing from Nitish Kumar, claims Sushil Modi 11-12-2013 09:58 AM

    Senior BJP leader Sushil Kumar Modi on Tuesday raised questions about support of Independents and Congress to Nitish Kumar government and compared the situation in Bihar with that prevailing in Delhi where no party has the numbers. Sushil Modi told reporters in the Legislative Council that the four Independents who...
  • Magadh Mahila college protests: Nitish flays BJP for instigating students 10-12-2013 09:53 AM

    Teachers and students of a reputed women college in Patna on Monday staged protest against blockage of college entrance path due to construction of a convention centre on the line of Delhi's "Vigyan bhawan", but Chief Minister Nitish Kumar charged BJP with engineering protests by feeding wrong information. Women teachers...
  • Nitish Kumar is suffering from ostrich syndrome: Sushil Kumar Modi 09-12-2013 04:00 PM

    Minutes after Nitish Kumar rejected any 'Modi factor' in Assembly elections in four states, BJP leader Sushil Kumar Modi on Monday countered that the Bihar Chief Minister was suffering from the 'ostrich syndrome'. "Shuturmurg ki tarah ankhe band kar lene se andhi nahi rukti" (Just by shutting eyes like an...
  • BJP leaders attend workshop to collect iron for building 'giant statue of unity' 02-12-2013 10:53 AM

    BJP leaders from five states on Sunday took part in a workshop for collection of iron for a giant statue of unity in Gujarat to be constructed in the memory of Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel, who has been widely credited with merger of various princely states into the Union of...
  • BJP wants state govt to clear stand on SIMI 21-11-2013 09:18 PM

    Taking note of confession by a SIMI activist about the plot to kill Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, BJP on Thursday criticised the Nitish Kumar government for delay in replying the Centre's note for a ban on the outfit. "It is intriguing that the state government has failed to reply...
  • Political parties seek Rs 4 lakh crore from 14th Finance Commission 17-11-2013 05:54 PM

    An all party meeting in Patnaon Saturday unanimously demanded allocation of Rs four lakh crore from the 14th Finance Commission to Bihar to meet the additional burden of the new pay commission and speed up development process. This was mooted by former Deputy Chief Minister of Bihar Sushil Kumar Modi...
  • Bihar BJP requests Narendra Modi to contest from state 14-11-2013 08:58 AM

    The Bihar unit of the BJP on Wednesday requested the party's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi to contest from a constituency in the state in the 2014 general elections. Former deputy chief minister and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Sushil Kumar Modi told media persons in Patna that the party...
  • BJP not polarising Bihar voters with 'asthi kalash yatra': Sushil Modi 05-11-2013 05:49 PM

    Bharatiya Janata Party leader and former Bihar deputy chief minister Sushil Kumar Modi has dismissed allegations that his party is using the "asthi kalash yatra" to polarise voters in Bihar on communal lines. Modi accuses Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar of not providing adequate security for Hunkar rally in Patna...