Kishore

  • Illegal, fake drug racket rocks Assembly; BJP for CBI enquiry 6 days ago

    An illegal drug racket busted recently in the state capital rocked the Assembly on Friday with opposition BJP demanding CBI probe into it alleging involvement of health department officials. Raising the issue during Question Hour, BJP MLA Vikram Kunwar asked how license was reissued to Hanuman Drug Agency in April when...
  • Illegal, fake drug racket rocks Assembly; BJP demands CBI enquiry 6 days ago

    An illegal drug racket busted recently in the state capital rocked the Assembly on Friday with opposition BJP demanding CBI probe into it alleging involvement of health department officials. Raising the issue during Question Hour, BJP MLA Vikram Kunwar asked how license was reissued to Hanuman Drug Agency in April when...
  • Bihar Government to table Walia panel report on Kosi floods July 22, 2014

    The Bihar government on Tuesday said it will table the Walia Commission report on the causes of embankment breach in Kosi River that had resulted in massive inundation 6 years ago in which over 250 people lost their lives, during the ongoing Monsoon Session of the Assembly. The announcement was made...
  • Government transfers 12 senior IAS officers including Ballia DM July 16, 2014

    The Uttar Pradesh government transferred 12 senior IAS officers, including the District Magistrate of Ballia. Special Secretary, Urban Development Department, Yashwant Rao will be the new District Magistrate (DM) of Ballia in place of Muthukumaraswami B, a spokesman said. Hariraj Kishore, under transfer member of Judicial Revenue Board, Allahabad, will be...
  • VHP leader Giriraj's body donated to Army Medical College July 14, 2014

    New Delhi: The body of veteran VHP Leader Giriraj Kishore was donated to Army College of Medical Sciences on Monday in the capital for education and research purposes. As per the last wish of Giriraj, who was popularly known as Acharya, senior VHP leaders along with his family members delivered the...
  • VHP leader Giriraj Kishore dies at age of 94 July 13, 2014

    New Delhi: Senior Vishwa Hindu Parishad leader Giriraj Kishore, who was actively associated with the Ram temple agitation, died on Sunday evening following prolonged illness. He was 94. "He was ailing for some time now. He died peacefully at the VHP headquarters in RK Puram at 9:15 PM," VHP Delhi unit...
  • Ranbir and I are certainly doing it: Anurag Basu on directing Kishore Kumar biopic July 13, 2014

    Mumbai: Anurag Basu, whose last film, the highly acclaimed and successful "Barfi!" came two years ago, won't have any release this year. His "Jagga Jasoos" is being shot at a slackened pace, while his other projects are on hold till this one project finishes. Said Basu: "'Jagga Jasoos' was planned as...
  • BJP demands judicial inquiry into police firing at Rohtas July 9, 2014

    The opposition BJP on Wednesday demanded a judicial inquiry into police firing at Rohtas in which two persons were killed and nine others injured on Tuesday. Leader of Opposition in Legislative Council Sushil Kumar Modi told reporters that police firing on people reflected poor law and order situation in the state...
  • BJP demands judicial probe into police firing in Rohtas July 9, 2014

    The opposition BJP demanded a judicial inquiry into police firing at Rohtas in which two persons were killed and nine others were left injured on Tuesday. Leader of Opposition in Legislative Council Sushil Kumar Modi told reporters that police firing on people reflected poor law and order situation in the state...
  • Congress leader Radhakrishna Kishore resignes from party July 5, 2014

    Former Jharkhand minister and Congress leader Radhakrishna Kishore on Saturday resigned from the party, alleging there was no democracy left in the Jharkhand Pradesh Congress Committee. "I have faxed my resignation letter to JPCC president Sukhdeo Bhagat. There is no democracy in the Congress," Kishore told a press conference here. He is...
  • Speaker calls for an all party meet over indiscipline in Bihar House July 4, 2014

    Taking note of the angry exchanges between ruling JD(U) and BJP legislators during discussion on Food Security Act in the Assembly on Thursday, an all party meeting has been called on Friday to avoid such a situation in the future for smooth functioning of the House. As the House sat for...
  • BJP legislators create ruckus in Bihar assembly over poor law and order situation July 2, 2014

    Opposition BJP legislators Wednesday created a ruckus in the Bihar assembly over poor law and order situation, disrupting the proceedings of the house. It is third consecutive day when BJP members attacked the government over its failure and cited irregularities in the implementation of the Food Security Act, acute power crisis...
  • Giriraj Kishore to be vice-chairman of Madhya Pradesh MRDC June 26, 2014

    Senior BJP leader Giriraj Kishore will be the vice-chairman of Madhya Pradesh Mineral Resources Development Corporation. State Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan handed over the government order to Kishore in this regard during a programme here last evening. Describing Giriraj Kishore as a guide of new generation, Chouhan said he has given...
  • State Congress denies reports of factionalism in the party June 22, 2014

    The state Congress on Sunday denied any reports of factionalism and said that everyone in it was committed to work together for the party. Speculations on factionalism in the party's state unit were rife after MLA and former Chief Minister Vijay Bahuguna's loyalist Subodh Uniyal had met party president Sonia Gandhi...
  • HC reserves order on Renu Kushwaha's writ challenging dismissal of her JD(U) membership June 17, 2014

    Patna High Court on Tuesday reserved its order for Wednesday on a petition by legislator Renu Kushwaha challenging the notice of dismissal of her membership from JD(U) even as the speaker granted one more day to her and another party MLA to reply to the show cause issued to them. Justice...
  • Kishore Upadhyay named new Congress chief in Uttarakhand June 11, 2014

    Congress tonight appointed former Uttarakhand minister Kishore Upadhyay as the new PCC chief of the state replacing incumbent Yashpal Arya. This is the second organisational decision of the Congress in the last two days. The party had dissolved all state on Tuesday, district and block committees in Uttar Pradesh. Upadhyay served as...
  • New Bihar CM Jeetan Ram Manjhi congratulated by party MLAs, opposition May 23, 2014

    Patna: Meeting for the first time after Lok Sabha poll results, which forced change of guard in Bihar too, bonhomie prevailed in the state Legislative Assembly on Friday. The Assembly has been convened by new Chief Minister Jeetan Ram Manjhi to seek trust vote. Before the House started its business at 11...
  • Lalu crosses century mark in helicopter rides for campaigning April 11, 2014

    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...
  • BJP's list of 8 Legislative Council candidates includes a former RJD leader February 28, 2014

    Former RJD leader Nawal Kishore Yadav was among eight candidates nominated by the BJP to contest the legislative council seats, the polling for which will be held on March 20 next, a party leader said on Friday. Yadav, a sitting MLC, will contest from his traditional Patna (teacher) seat, while Vyakatesh...
  • Suspended RJD MLC Nawal Kishore Yadav joins BJP February 27, 2014

    RJD MLC Nawal Kishore Yadav, who was suspended last year by party supremo Lalu Prasad for praising Narendra Modi, on Thursday joined the BJP along with large number of his supporters. Yadav, a three-term RJD MLC, was given primary membership of the party by its state unit President Mangal Pandey at...
  • Nitish Kumar appeals legislators to maintain 'decorum' in Assembly February 21, 2014

    With acrimony between former NDA ally JD(U) and BJP intensifying in Legislative Assembly, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar  intervened and urged members to maintain "decorum" and pleaded to remove "unsavoury" words used by them from the proceeding. Kumar's intervention came when the House was locked in slogan shouting and trading of charges...
  • Five booked for kidnapping Gujarat-based businessman February 20, 2014

    Police in Patna on Thursday filed a chargesheet against five people in the abduction of a Gujarat-based businessman in Bihar last year in October. All five accused named in the chargesheet, filed in the court of chief judicial magistrate in Saran district, are currently lodged in jail. "We have filed 570-pages chargesheet...
  • No political leader involved in Gujarati man's abduction: Nitish Kumar February 18, 2014

    No political leader was involved in the abduction of a Gujarat-based businessman nor was ransom paid to free him, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar said in Patna on Tuesday. In his reply to a discussion in the assembly on law and order, Nitish Kumar said the investigation by the Criminal Investigation Department...
  • War of words between CM, opposition leader in Bihar Assembly February 17, 2014

    The Bihar Assembly on Monday witnessed a war of words between Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and Opposition leader Nand Kishore Yadav over the minister in-charge's replying to certain queries instead of the CM, who held those portfolios. During a starred question of BJP's Sachindra Prasad Singh, regarding fencing of 'kabrastans' (muslim...
  • Lalu Yadav's comments on tea seller is a good wish for Narendra Modi: BJP February 15, 2014

    With RJD President Lalu Prasad expressing doubt over Narendra Modi selling tea and claiming himself a "real" tea vendor, senior BJP leader Nand Kishore Yadav on Saturday said one thing is clear that even the RJD chief accepts that a tea seller could become Prime Minister. "Its another thing that he...
  • Postal inspector arrested for taking bribe of Rs 2,000 February 15, 2014

    A postal inspector was nabbed by CBI for allegedly accepting a bribe of Rs 2,000 from the head post office here. Superintendent of the Post Office, RK Tiwari confirmed the arrest of Postal Inspector, Roop Kishore by the CBI team yesterday evening. Posted at Bulandshahr, Kishore was entrusted with examining complaints regarding...
  • SC imposed Rs 5 lakh fine on ex-SP MLA February 7, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday slapped a fine of Rs 5 lakh on an ex-SP MLA for "resorting to untenable and mala fide grounds" while seeking review of its verdict refusing a stay on his conviction in a criminal case. Taking strong exception to Kishore Samrite's argument that his...
  • At Rs 850 crore, Bihar-based businessman to be Rajya Sabha's richest member January 30, 2014

    Patna: At Rs 850 crore, he is likely to be the richest Rajya Sabha member. Bihar-based businessman Ravindra Kishore Sinha is the head of the security firm SIS which posts an annual turnover of Rs 3,000 crore. In his assets declaration form, he declared his total worth as Rs 850 crore. He...