Latest India News | Bihar Floor Test Live Updates: Nitish Kumar-led NDA government wins trust vote, RJD walks out

12 Feb 2024, 04:57 PM IST
Bihar Floor Test LIVE: ‘Public will not send them…’ RJD leader Bhai Virendra on 3 RJD leader switching sides to NDA

Bihar Floor Test LIVE: Commenting on three RJD leaders switching sides to the NDA-led coalition government, MLA Bhai Virendra said, “the public will not send them as MLA again…”

12 Feb 2024, 04:29 PM IST
Bihar Floor Test LIVE: ‘The Oppn had said ‘khela hoga’ but…,’ says JDU MLA Leshi Singh

Bihar Floor Test LIVE: After the floor test, JDU MLA Leshi Singh said,”the Opposition did not have the numbers. The Opposition leaders had given a slogan “khela hoga” but they couldn’t play and failed.” 

12 Feb 2024, 04:10 PM IST
Bihar Floor Test LIVE: Nitish Kumar’s NDA-led  government wins 129 votes

Bihar Floor Test LIVE: After the vote counting, a total of 129 MLAs supported the confidence motion passed against Nitish Kumar’s NDA-led government on Tuesday.

12 Feb 2024, 03:40 PM IST
Bihar Floor Test LIVE: Nitish Kumar-led NDA government wins trust vote | Watch

Bihar Floor Test LIVE: The Nitish Kumar-led NDA government in Bihar won a vote of confidence in the assembly on Monday. The new government secured 129 votes amid a walkout by the opposition members.

The Bihar assembly has a strength of 243 MLAs.

12 Feb 2024, 03:31 PM IST
Bihar Floor Test LIVE: RJD indulged in corrupt practices during its rule in Bihar, says CM Nitish Kumar

Bihar Floor Test LIVE: RJD indulged in corrupt practices during its rule in Bihar, will initiate probe: CM Nitish Kumar in assembly.

12 Feb 2024, 03:30 PM IST
Bihar Floor Test LIVE: We stopped the Hindu-Muslim conflict, says Nitish Kumar

Bihar Floor Test LIVE: Chief Minister Nitish Kumar said that before us, their parents( apparent dig at Tejaswi Yadav)  got to work for 15 years. What did they do? Was there a road? We stopped Hindu-Muslim conflict. People were afraid to go out in the evening.

12 Feb 2024, 03:27 PM IST
Bihar Floor Test LIVE: When RJD was given the education ministry, they started creating trouble, says Nitish Kumar

Bihar Floor Test LIVE: Addressing the House, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar said that when RJD was given the Education Ministry, they started creating trouble.

12 Feb 2024, 03:24 PM IST
Bihar Floor Test LIVE: Bihar CM Nitish Kumar addresses the State Assembly | Watch

Bihar Floor Test LIVE: Bihar CM Nitish Kumar addresses the State Assembly ahead of the Floor Test of his government today. Addressing the House, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar said that you people remember when we started working. We got a chance to work since 2005. We are working continuously.

 

12 Feb 2024, 03:23 PM IST
Bihar Floor Test LIVE: Lalu family is symbol of corruption, says  Bihar Deputy CM Samrat Choudhary

Bihar Floor Test LIVE: Lalu family is symbol of corruption: Bihar Deputy CM Samrat Choudhary in assembly.

12 Feb 2024, 03:11 PM IST
Bihar floor test LIVE: Nitish Kumar does not take any decision under anyone’s pressure, says JDU Minister Vijay Kumar Choudhary

Bihar floor test LIVE:  JDU Minister Vijay Kumar Choudhary said that I was also a Congressman at one time but today I am happy that I was not associated with Congress during the era of Rahul Gandhi. Rahul Gandhi says that the caste census was conducted in Bihar under our pressure, so I want to say that Nitish Kumar has not taken any decision under anyone’s pressure

12 Feb 2024, 03:03 PM IST
Bihar floor test LIVE: 75 MLAs of BJP, 44 of JDU, 4 of HAM, 79 of RJD and 19 of Congress are present in the house

Bihar floor test LIVE: There are 75 MLAs of BJP, 44 of JDU, 4 of HAM, 79 of RJD and 19 of Congress present in the House. Three RJD MLAs are sitting in the ruling party camp

12 Feb 2024, 02:52 PM IST
Bihar floor test LIVE: BJP is anti-farmer and anti-Dalit, says MLA Sudarshan Paswan said

Bihar floor test LIVE: MLA Sudarshan Paswan said that you people have spoiled the work done by the Grand Alliance government in 17 years versus 17 months. You act against farmers and Dalits.

12 Feb 2024, 02:41 PM IST
Bihar floor test LIVE: 3 RJD MLAs sit with ruling NDA in assembly, Tejashwi raises point of order

Bihar floor test LIVE:  RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav raised a point of order, taking objection to party MLAs Chetan Anand, Neelam Devi and Prahlad Yadav sitting among members of the ruling NDA, ahead of voting on a no-confidence motion against Speaker Awadh Bihari Chaudhary.

However, no ruling was given on the point of order by Deputy Speaker Maheshwar Hazari, who was in the Chair.

12 Feb 2024, 02:40 PM IST
Bihar floor test LIVE: Nitish Kumar has told that there will be no compromise with corruption, says Vijay Sinha

Bihar floor test LIVE:  We have resolved to make Bihar free of crime and corruption…, says Vijay Sinha, Deputy CM and BJP leader.

“In Bihar, 94 lakh families live under 6,000 income and you (Tejashwi Yadav) celebrate your birthday on a chartered plane,” says deputy CM Vijay Sinha.

12 Feb 2024, 02:21 PM IST
Bihar floor test LIVE: ‘BJP made Bharat Ratna a deal,’ says RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav

Former Bihar Deputy CM and RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav says, “I am happy that Karpoori Thakur got (Bharat Ratna)…They (BJP) have made Bharat Ratna a deal. Deal with us and we will give you Bharat Ratna…” (ANI)

12 Feb 2024, 02:08 PM IST
Bihar floor test LIVE: ‘We are from the Samajwadi family,’ says RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav

Former Bihar Deputy CM and RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav says, “We think of you (CM Nitish Kumar) as a member of our family. We are from the Samajwadi family…Jo aap jhanda le kar ke chale the ki Modi ko desh mein rokne hain, ab aapka Bhateeja jhanda utha kar ke Modi ko Bihar mein rokne ka kaam karega, (The flag you carried, saying Modi must be stopped in the country, now your nephew will carry the flag to stop Modi in Bihar).” (ANI)

12 Feb 2024, 01:52 PM IST
Bihar floor test LIVE: Hum log nachne gaane ke liye thode hai,’ says RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav

Bihar Floor Test: Former Bihar Deputy CM and RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav says, “We will always respect CM Nitish Kumar…When you came out of Raj Bhavan after resigning, you (Nitish Kumar) said ‘Mann nhi lag raha tha, hum log nachne gaane ke liye thode hai…we were there to support you…” (ANI)

12 Feb 2024, 01:48 PM IST
Bihar floor test LIVE: ‘Want to thank CM Nitish Kumar for creating history by taking oath 9 times,’ RJD leader takes jibe at Bihar CM| WATCH

Former Bihar Deputy CM and RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav says, “I stand against this new government. I want to thank CM Nitish Kumar for creating history by taking oath 9 times.” (ANI)

12 Feb 2024, 01:46 PM IST
Bihar floor test LIVE: Nitish Kumar moves motion of confidence for govt in state assembly

Bihar CM Nitish Kumar moves motion of confidence for his govt in assembly.

12 Feb 2024, 01:34 PM IST
Bihar floor test LIVE: Three RJD MLAs seen sitting with ruling NDA: No-confidence motion against Bihar Assembly speaker passed in state assembly

No-confidence motion against Bihar Assembly Speaker and RJD leader Awadh Bihari Choudhary passed in the State Assembly.

125 members voted in favour of the resolution; 112 against. (ANI)

12 Feb 2024, 01:26 PM IST
Bihar floor test LIVE: Three RJD MLAs seen sitting with ruling NDA legislators

Three RJD MLAs are seen sitting with ruling NDA legislators in the Bihar assembly during a debate on a no-confidence motion against the Speaker. (PTI)

12 Feb 2024, 01:25 PM IST
Bihar floor test LIVE: ‘MLAs should sit on their seats till end of voting, otherwise..,’ says RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav| WATCH

12 Feb 2024, 01:12 PM IST
Bihar floor test LIVE: Rule of law top priority of Bihar govt: Guv tells assembly

Bihar Governor Rajendra Arlekar on Monday asserted that rule of law was the “top priority” of the Nitish Kumar government in the state.

The governor made the averment in his customary address to members of both Houses of the state legislature, on the inaugural day of the budget session.

“Rule of law prevails in the state…..that is the top priority of the government. To improve law and order strength of (police) force has been increased”, said Arlekar. (PTI)

12 Feb 2024, 12:56 PM IST
Bihar floor test LIVE: BJP MLA Nandkishore Yadav moves no-confidence motion against Bihar Assembly Speaker

BJP MLA Nandkishore Yadav moves no-confidence motion against Bihar Assembly Speaker Awadh Bihari Chaudhary. (PTI)

12 Feb 2024, 12:55 PM IST
Motion to remove the Bihar Assembly Speaker move in state assembly| WATCH

A motion to remove the Bihar Assembly Speaker and RJD leader Awadh Bihari Choudhary moved in the State Assembly. (ANI)

12 Feb 2024, 12:44 PM IST
Bihar floor test LIVE: Rule of law top priority of Bihar govt: Guv tells assembly

Bihar Governor Rajendra Arlekar on Monday asserted that rule of law was the “top priority” of the Nitish Kumar government in the state.

The governor made the averment in his customary address to members of both Houses of the state legislature, on the inaugural day of the budget session.

12 Feb 2024, 12:34 PM IST
Bihar floor test LIVE: ‘BJP-JDU will continue to work for the people,’ says BJP MP Ravi Shankar Prasad| WATCH

“We will surely get the majority. The BJP-JD(U) government will continue to work for the people,” said BJP MP Ravi Shankar Prasad. (ANI)

12 Feb 2024, 12:32 PM IST
Bihar floor test LIVE: ‘Two MLAs Chetan Anand & Neelam Devi were given threats..,’ says RJD Spokesperson Shakti Singh Yadav

RJD Spokesperson Shakti Singh Yadav says, “Two MLAs Chetan Anand & Neelam Devi have been made to sit on the side of JDU’s whip. They were given threats and whatnot…What kind of trading is this.” (ANI)

12 Feb 2024, 12:02 PM IST
Bihar floor test LIVE: ‘New government will be formed today under leadership of Tejashwi Yadav,’ says RJD leader Dr Srinivas Singh

“In any circumstances, a new government will be formed today under the leadership of Tejashwi Yadav. It will be a government that will change the history of Bihar.” (ANI)

12 Feb 2024, 11:48 AM IST
Bihar floor test LIVE: ‘Alliance between Congress and RJD won’t collapse,’ says Congress MLA Santosh Mishra| WATCH

 

“The alliance between Congress and RJD won’t collapse. Congress is the first party to set an example of having intact legislators,” he said.

12 Feb 2024, 11:38 AM IST
Bihar floor test LIVE: Bihar Governor Rajendra Arlekar addresses the State Assembly| WATCH

Bihar Governor Rajendra Arlekar addresses the State Assembly

Floor Test of CM Nitish Kumar’s government to prove their majority will be held today. (ANI)

12 Feb 2024, 11:31 AM IST
Bihar floor test LIVE: BJP confident Nitish govt will win trust vote in Bihar

The BJP, which is back in power in Bihar after a recent realignment with Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, on Monday exuded confidence that the new government will easily sail through the trust vote.

State BJP president Samrat Choudhary, who has landed the job of a deputy CM, reached the assembly premises ahead of the trust vote flashing a victory sign.

He was accompanied by party colleague Vijay Kumar Sinha, who is also a deputy CM.

“Democracy shall win”, said Sinha, as he sauntered towards the central hall where the day’s proceedings will begin with the governor’s address to members of the bicameral legislature. (PTI)

12 Feb 2024, 11:09 AM IST
Bihar floor test LIVE: Bihar Assembly Speaker and RJD leader Awadh Bihari Choudhary addresses the State Assembly

Bihar Assembly Speaker and RJD leader Awadh Bihari Choudhary addresses the State Assembly. The floor Test of CM Nitish Kumar’s government to prove their majority will be held today. (ANI)

12 Feb 2024, 11:08 AM IST
Bihar floor test LIVE: Legislators reach Bihar Vidhan Sabha ahead of trust vote of Nitish government

Legislators have reached the Bihar Assembly ahead of the critical floor test of the Nitish Kumar government. JDU legislators were seen sporting the victory sign as they entered the house. The JDU is confident of scoring the numbers to ensure the government’s survival.

JDU leader Neeraj Kumar said, “Majority will be in favour of NDA. No-confidence motion will be brought against the Speaker and he will have to leave the chair and the Deputy Speaker will preside over it…” (ANI)

12 Feb 2024, 11:02 AM IST
Bihar floor test LIVE: ‘We will vote against communal forces,’ says AIMIM MLA Akhtarul Iman| WATCH

On Floor Test today, AIMIM MLA Akhtarul Iman said, “AIMIM’s stand is clear that we will vote against communal forces.” (ANI)

12 Feb 2024, 10:47 AM IST
Bihar floor test LIVE: Former Bihar Deputy CM and RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav arrives at the Bihar Assembly in Patna| WATCH

Former Bihar Deputy CM and RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav arrives at the Bihar Assembly in Patna.

12 Feb 2024, 10:36 AM IST
Bihar floor test LIVE: Hindustani Awam Morcha leader Jitan Ram Manjhi arrives at the Bihar Assembly| WATCH

Former Bihar CM and Hindustani Awam Morcha (HAM) leader Jitan Ram Manjhi arrives at the Bihar Assembly in Patna, ahead of the floor test of his government today.

12 Feb 2024, 10:34 AM IST
Bihar floor test LIVE: ‘Khela ho gya..,’ Bihar Deputy CMs Samrat Choudhary arrive at the State Assembly in Patna

Bihar Deputy CMs Samrat Choudhary & Vijay Kumar Sinha arrive at the State Assembly in Patna.

Deputy CM Samrat Choudhary says, “Khela ho gaya…” (ANI)

12 Feb 2024, 10:33 AM IST
Bihar floor test LIVE: Former Bihar Deputy CM Tejashwi Yadav leaves his residence for the Bihar Vidhan Sabha| WATCH

Former Bihar Deputy CM Tejashwi Yadav leaves his residence for the Bihar Vidhan Sabha.

The floor test of the NDA government led by CM Nitish Kumar will be held in the Assembly today.

12 Feb 2024, 10:29 AM IST
Bihar floor test LIVE: Nitish Kumar arrives at Bihar Assembly in Patna| WATCH

Bihar CM and JDU national president Nitish Kumar arrives at the Bihar Assembly in Patna, ahead of the floor test of his government today.

12 Feb 2024, 10:28 AM IST
Bihar floor test LIVE: ‘Speaker should step down on his own, otherwise..,’ says JDU leader Vijay Kumar Chaudhary

Bihar Minister and JDU leader Vijay Kumar Chaudhary says, “Today only two things will happen. The Speaker should step down on his own, otherwise, he will be removed and secondly, the government will win the majority test… All our MLAs are in touch with us.”

12 Feb 2024, 10:13 AM IST
Bihar floor test LIVE: ‘When ‘Palti Kumar’ is ruling who knows where he will take a turn,’ says Jairam Ramesh| WATCH

Speaking on Bihar floor test, Congress leader Jairam Ramesh says, “…When ‘Palti Kumar’ is ruling who knows where he will take a turn. A floor test is important. In Jharkhand, the floor test was done on February 5 & in Bihar time was given till February 12. This is all a conspiracy…INDIA bloc is united.” (ANI)

12 Feb 2024, 10:01 AM IST
Bihar floor test LIVE: ‘Security arrangements have been made in view of the assembly session today,’ says SSP Patna| WATCH

Rajeev Mishra, SSP Patna says, “Security arrangements have been made in view of the assembly session today. Today is the first day of the session. Whatever happens inside the House, we have nothing to do with it…” (ANI)

12 Feb 2024, 09:41 AM IST
Bihar floor test LIVE: Bihar Police detain JDU MLA Sanjeev Singh in Nawada| WATCH

12 Feb 2024, 09:38 AM IST
Bihar floor test LIVE: Security officials deployed at Bihar Vidhan Sabha| WATCH

Security officials deployed at Bihar Vidhan Sabha, ahead of the floor test of the NDA government led by CM Nitish Kumar. (ANI)

12 Feb 2024, 09:33 AM IST
Bihar floor test LIVE: ‘Satya pareshan ho sakta hai lekin parajit nahi,’ says RJD leader Mrityunjay Tiwari

On the Bihar floor test, RJD leader Mrityunjay Tiwari says, “Satya pareshan ho sakta hai lekin parajit nahi (Truth may be troubled, but it cannot be defeated.)…In a few hours, everything will be known…Democracy will triumph. All the MLAs have resolved to save Bihar & its future and for that, the current government needs to be removed from power…”

12 Feb 2024, 09:19 AM IST
Bihar floor test LIVE: RJD supporters gather outside former Deputy CM Tejashwi Yadav’s residence | WATCH

RJD supporters gather outside former Deputy CM Tejashwi Yadav’s residence in Patna.

RJD MLAs are staying here at the residence of Deputy CM Tejashwi Yadav’

The floor test of the NDA government led by CM Nitish Kumar will be held in the Assembly today.

12 Feb 2024, 09:13 AM IST
Bihar floor test LIVE: JD(U) MLAs shifted to hotel ahead of trust vote in assembly | 10 points to know

Bihar floor test: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and his newly formed alliance with the NDA is set to seek a trust vote in the state assembly today i.e. on 12 February. Amid the huddles and the anxious wait ahead of the trust vote, the ruling Janata Dal (United), which faces its first big test on the floor of the Assembly after its return to the BJP-led NDA, shifted its MLAs to a hotel near the legislature. Read here.

12 Feb 2024, 09:04 AM IST
Bihar Floor Test LIVE: ‘Will not be a surprise if Nitish Kumar..,’ says Danish Ali ahead of Bihar floor test

As the ruling and the Opposition camps in Bihar counted anxious minutes and watched over their flock ahead of the all-important floor test in the Assembly on Monday, expelled BSP leader and Lok Sabha MP Danish Ali on Sunday claimed Chief Minister Nitish Kumar may switch sides again if it was politically convenient.

Nitish took the oath of office for a record ninth time after his stunning ‘Ghar Wapsi’ to the BJP-led NDA. (ANI)

12 Feb 2024, 08:48 AM IST
Bihar Floor Test LIVE: JDU exudes confidence in winning trust vote ahead of floor test today

Nitish Kumar-led Janata Dal United (JDU) exuded confidence that the party’s president will win the trust vote during the crucial floor test scheduled on Monday, two weeks after he ditched its alliance with the RJD and formed a government with the BJP.

The trust vote will follow after Nitish took the oath as the chief minister of Bihar for the record ninth time.

JD(U) national secretary Rajiv Ranjan Prasad said, “Under the leadership of CM Nitish Kumar, we will get the majority and the government will complete its tenure.” (ANI)