With picks, Nitish-Tejashwi revive Lalu’s tried-&-tested M-Y formula

with picks, nitish-tejashwi revive lalu’s tried-&-tested m-y formula

With picks, Nitish-Tejashwi revive Lalu’s tried-&-tested M-Y formula

PATNA: Nitish retained home, general administration and cabinet secretariat portfolios while JD(U) got 11 of 31 cabinet slots in the ministry expansion, maintaining status quo in representation as the party had 12 berths (counting the CM) in the last NDA government. Congress got two and one each went to HAM-S and an Independent legislator. Three berths were left vacant for potential defections from the opposition or to accommodate the Left parties, should they decide to join the government, sources said.

Deputy CM Tejashwi Prasad Yadav got the health, road construction, rural works and urban development portfolios, all of which hog a bulk of budgetary allocations.

Tej Pratap Yadav, the elder brother of Bihar Deputy CM Tejashwi, got the environment, forest and climate change portfolio in the state’s cabinet expansion on Tuesday. Tej Pratap had handled the health portfolio during his curtailed ministerial stint in the first Mahagathbandhan government in 2015. That berth was kept by Tejashwi this time around.

In terms of caste and community arithmetic, there are eight Yadavs in the new cabinet and five Muslims, reviving Lalu Prasad’s tried-and-tested “MY” equation. The cabinet has three women, six ministers each from the upper and Scheduled Castes, and two each from the Kurmi and Kushwaha communities.

Samir Mahaseth is the only representative from the Vaishya (business) community. Three —Sheela Kumari, Anita Devi and Madan Sahni — hail from the extremely backward castes category.

After Tuesday’s allocation of ministerial berths, all eyes now would be on the Speaker as the Mahagathbandhan 2.0 government faces a floor test in the assembly on August 24.

Alleging “social imbalance” in the cabinet, former deputy chief minister Sushil Kumar Modi of BJP said only two communities — Muslims and Yadavs — had garnered “more than 33%” of the berths, leaving castes like Kanu, Teli, Kalwar and Kayasth with no representation. Sushil Modi also questioned the alleged “marginalisation” of extremely backward castes given their population size. “Renu Devi had been made deputy CM by BJP, but no minister from the group was considered for the job of deputy CM this time,” he told TOI.

RJD brought 10 first-timers to the cabinet in Samir Kumar Mahaseth (industries), Ramanand Yadav (mines and geology), Kumar Sarvajeet (tourism), Jitendra Kumar Rai (art, culture and youth affairs), Sudhakar Singh (agriculture), Kartik Kumar (law), Shamim Ahmad (sugarcane industries), Md Shahnawaz (disaster management), Surendra Ram (labour resources) and Md Israel Mansoori (IT).

Both Congress ministers — Afaquae Alam (animal and fisheries resources) and Murari Prasad Gautam (Panchayati Raj) — are also cabinet debutants. HAM-S’s Santosh Kumar Suman and Independent Sumit Kumar Singh complete the line-up.In the 33-strong cabinet, five – CM Nitish, Ashok Choudhary, Sanjay Jha, Santosh Suman and Kartik Kumar – are members of the state legislative council.

News Related

OTHER NEWS

Buddhist archaeological remains from 2nd-11th centuries found in India

Buddhist archaeological remains from 2nd-11th centuries found in India The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) today reported new findings of 26 ancient Buddhist temples, caves and other relics in Madhya ... Read more »

Apple executive sacked over vulgar TikTok comment

Apple executive sacked over vulgar TikTok comment After making a vulgar remark in a trending TikTok video, Apple`s Vice President of procurement Tony Blevins has reportedly been asked to leave ... Read more »

Tech honeymoon over? Google says employees should not seek perks, Microsoft managers worry about lazy worker

Tech honeymoon over? Google says employees should not seek perks, Microsoft managers worry about lazy worker Winter is coming for tech workers, even in the perpetually sunny Silicon Valley. It ... Read more »

BOB recruitment 2022: 346 SRM, Group Sales Head and other posts on offer

Bank of Baroda has invited online applications for recruitment to various posts of Senior Relationship Manager, e- Wealth Relationship Manager, Group Sales Head (Virtual RM Sales Head), and Operations Head-Wealth. ... Read more »

Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra leaks suggest phone might come with Galaxy S22 Ultra-like design

Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra might look like Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra. (Photo Credits: OnLeaksXSmartPrix) Samsung will soon launch Galaxy S23 series with three phones in the family — Galaxy S23, ... Read more »

'No VIP culture in Modi era': PM's convoy gives way to ambulance in Gujarat, BJP leader shares video - WATCH

‘no vip culture in modi era’: pm’s convoy gives way to ambulance in gujarat, bjp leader shares video – watch New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s kind gesture to give ... Read more »

PM Modi to launch 5G services in India on Oct 1

PM Modi to launch 5G services in India on Oct 1 Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch the much-awaited 5G services in India on October 1, 2022, an official release ... Read more »

The Dance of ‘Love Jihad’: Tilak to stop Muslim men from Garba venues, ID cards compulsory

This Navrati, it’s the dance of politics that is grabbing headlines. “Love jihad”, a right-wing theory that Muslim men try to seduce Hindu girls and convert them to Islam through ... Read more »

Nord Stream pipeline leak in Baltic Sea damages marine life, climate

Nord Stream Methane escaping from the damaged Nord Stream pipelines that run between Russia and Europe is likely to result in the biggest known gas leak to take place over ... Read more »

Nippon Steel, ArcelorMittal to invest ¥1 trillion to boost India steel production

Nippon Steel, ArcelorMittal to invest ¥1 trillion to boost India steel production Nippon Steel Corp. and ArcelorMittal announced Wednesday that they will invest an additional ¥1.07 trillion to expand steel ... Read more »

Hit by great resignation, Indian firms reportedly offering 100% hikes to make employees stay

Firms previously used to offer 20% to 30% hikes on salary to retain employees. Adapting to the daily commute after suddenly being pushed towards work-from-home for months or years, and ... Read more »

New Mercedes-Benz EQS 580 launched in India at Rs 1.55 crore

New Mercedes-Benz EQS 580 launched in India at Rs 1.55 crore Mercedes-Benz India has launched the EQS 580 4Matic with a sticker price of Rs 1.55 crore (ex-showroom). It is ... Read more »

Supreme Court rejects plea seeking to correct emblem installed at Central Vista

Supreme Court rejects plea seeking to correct emblem installed at Central Vista The Supreme Court on Friday rejected the plea seeking to correct the State Emblem recently installed at the ... Read more »

Turkish president Erdoğan mocks the UK's pound and says the currency has 'blown up', even as the Turkish lira faces its own economic crisis

Turkish president Erdoğan mocks the UK’s pound and says the currency has ‘blown up’, even as the Turkish lira faces its own economic crisis Turkish President Tayyip Erdoğan mocked the ... Read more »

Bank holidays October 2022: Bank branches to be closed for up to 21 days in October; check City-wise list

Bank holidays October 2022: Bank branches to be closed for up to 21 days in October; check City-wise list New Delhi: In the month of October, bank branches will remain ... Read more »

Food safety dept officials dispose substandard items found at multiplex theatre in Salem

Food safety department officials disposing substandard items recovered from a theatre in Salem. Food safety department officials conducted an investigation into the sale of substandard items at the popular ARRS ... Read more »

LML to launch three electric two-wheeler models in 2023, unveils their concept versions

LML Moonshot SG Corporate Mobility-owned LML will launch three electric models — Orion cycle, Star scooter and Moonshot hyperbike — in 2023. While the Orion will enter the market in ... Read more »

To beat Bangalore traffic, air taxi company to launch 12-minute helicopter ride in October

bangalore air taxi 12 minute helicopter flight blade india hal to bengaluru airport HAL to Kempegowda International Airport in 12 minutes An urban air mobility company called BLADE India has ... Read more »

Ranking Jose Mourinho’s 7 signings at Tottenham from worst to best

Jose Mourinho barely lasted 18 months as manager of Tottenham but still managed to make seven permanent signings of varying success during that time. Mourinho was appointed in November 2019 ... Read more »

Picked up hands and legs: Staff member after suicide bombing kills 100 students in Kabul

Picked up hands and legs: Staff member after suicide bombing kills 100 students in Kabul A suicide bombing at an education centre in Afghanistan’s Kabul killed at least 100 school ... Read more »

Germany to open student visa appointment slots from Nov; makes APS certificates must for applicants

Germany to open student visa appointment slots from Nov; makes APS certificates must for applicants NEW DELHI: The German Embassy will open new appointment slots for student visa applications through ... Read more »

New highway to cut Vijayawada-Bengaluru travel time by 5 hours: Here are the details

The Centre has announced the construction of a highway connecting Vijayawada to Bengaluru, aimed at reducing the travel time between the two cities by five hours. The 342-km highway is ... Read more »

Karnataka CM, Paytm Boss and others hail ONDC's launch in Bengaluru

The Open Network for Digital Commerce (ONDC) went live for the public in Bengaluru on Friday. This milestone in India’s ecommerce growth story was hailed by Chief Minister of Karnataka, ... Read more »

Central Bank of India recruitment 2022: Apply for 110 vacancies

Central Bank of India has invited online applications for recruitment to the post of Officers in specialist category- 2022-23 – Residual Vacancy in various streams. The application process is underway ... Read more »

This All-New Electric Passenger Aircraft Successfully Takes Its First Flight

This All-New Electric Passenger Aircraft Successfully Takes Its First Flight Air travel is known to be one of the largest sources of pollution. And while electric cars do exist, electric ... Read more »

Gujarat: Rickshaw driver who had dinner with Kejriwal shows up to PM Modi's rally with young supporters

Gujarat: Rickshaw driver who had dinner with Kejriwal shows up to PM Modi’s rally with young supporters An auto-rickshaw driver, who recently dined with Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal during ... Read more »

PM Narendra Modi to inaugurate 5G services tomorrow

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch 5G services in select cities on Saturday (October 1) and also inaugurate the sixth edition of India Mobile Congress 2022 in New Delhi, the ... Read more »

As PM Modi rolls out 5G on Saturday, here’s how fast it really will be beyond the hype

Govt aims 5G coverage to reach pan-India in 2 years From waiting for videos to buffer, Indians went to creating their own content via smartphones after 4G was rolled out, and ... Read more »

Ayan Mukerji asked if ‘lack of planning’ led to Brahmastra delays, VFX budget tripling: ‘We didn’t know what we could run into’

Ayan Mukerji asked if ‘lack of planning’ led to Brahmastra delays, VFX budget tripling: ‘We didn’t know what we could run into’ Director Ayan Mukerji opened up about the many ... Read more »

Allu Arjun goes, 'What an honour,' as he and family poses with the Jawans at Wagah Border - See pic

allu arjun goes, ‘what an honour,’ as he and family poses with the jawans at wagah border – see pic On September 29, Allu Arjun celebrated the birthday of his ... Read more »

Baba, we have beautiful news! Tripling Season 3 is coming soon on Zee5

Tripling Season 3 promises to be a fun ride. Chandan, Chanchal and Chitvan are set to be back with another fun and adventurous trip in Tripling Season 3. Starring Sumeet ... Read more »

Gujarat auto driver whom Kejriwal met is a Modi supporter, was paid to meet Delhi CM: BJP leader

gujarat auto driver whom kejriwal met is a modi supporter, was paid to meet delhi cm: bjp leader New Delhi: The autor driver, who gained sudden prominence after Aam Aadmi ... Read more »

Bigg Boss 16: Munawar Faruqui to Nimrit Kaur, here's the complete list of contestants entering the house this year!

Bigg Boss 16: Munawar Faruqui to Nimrit Kaur, here’s the complete list of contestants entering the house this year! New Delhi: Bigg Boss is back with a bang! The show is ... Read more »

Coming Soon: Barcodes, QR Codes on 300 Top Selling Medicines to Pull the Plug on Fake Drugs in Market

Coming Soon: Barcodes, QR Codes on 300 Top Selling Medicines to Pull the Plug on Fake Drugs in Market The Centre may soon ask drugmakers to print or affix bar ... Read more »

Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra design leaked online, looks identical to its predecessor

Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra design leaked online, looks identical to its predecessor Samsung Galaxy S23 and Samsung Galaxy S23+ leaked renders got the ball rolling on information about the next ... Read more »

SC collegium recommends transfer of chief justices of two HCs, appointment of three new CJs

SC collegium recommends transfer of chief justices of two HCs, appointment of three new CJs The Supreme Court collegium has recommended the transfer of the chief justices of two high ... Read more »

‘A tit for tat’ move? Canada’s travel advisory for India explained

Canada has asked its citizens to avoid travelling to “areas within 10 km of the border with Pakistan” in Gujarat, Rajasthan and Punjab. The travel advisory comes a week after ... Read more »

Afghanistan: Suicide blast kills 19 at education centre in Kabul

Afghanistan: Suicide blast kills 19 at education centre in Kabul A suicide bomb attack at a learning centre in the Afghan capital on Friday killed 19 people as students prepared ... Read more »

Model found hanging inside hotel room in Mumbai, suicide note recovered

Model found hanging inside hotel room in Mumbai, suicide note recovered The body of a 30-year-old model was found hanging from a ceiling fan inside a hotel room at Versova ... Read more »

57% upside for Paytm? JPMorgan sees stock at Rs 1,000. Here's why

57% upside for Paytm? JPMorgan sees stock at Rs 1,000. Here’s why Foreign brokerage JPMorgan, which has an ‘overweight’ stance on One 97 Communications (Paytm), maintained its price target of Rs ... Read more »
Breaking thailand news, thai news, thailand news Verified News Story Network