Nitish’s resignation is party’s decision, new leader
to be elected soon: Sharad Yadav
Patna, May 18 (ANI): JD(U) Chief Sharad Yadav today gave his verdict over the election of a new leader in Bihar, post Chief Minister Nitish Kumar’s resignation on Saturday. Yadav said that a new leader
would be elected and announced soon. He also said this decision was
collective decision of the party and was not limited to Bihar or JD(U) alone.
UP different from Bihar, no question of Akhilesh's resignation: Azam Khan
Rampur, May 18 (ANI): Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan today defended UP Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav over the party's poor performance in the
General Elections. Khan said there was no question of Akhilesh resigning from his post like Bihar's Nitish Kumar as the two governments
were very different from each other.
Fourteen killed, 20 injured as bus overturns in Jharkhand
Godda, May 18 (ANI): At least 14 persons were killed while 20 others injured in a fatal road accident as
a bus overturned in Godda district of Jharkhand. According to police, the bus was returning from a marriage party when the driver, who was drunk, lost control and the vehicle overturned. The injured
had been admitted to a hospital in the district, seven of whom were reported to be critical. Twelve were found dead on the spot and later, two succumbed to their injuries in the hospital. Police said investigations were underway. The driver
was still absconding.