The sources also said that the Ministry spoke to some airlines to ask if he did fly with them, which they have denied.
"For all our optimism, the bitter truth is India's COVID-19 response needs to get better than just banking on a botched-up lockdown, less than 10 COVID-19 test per million and non-existent COVID treatment and care facilities for people needing such services. India deserves better," the former JD(U) leader said.
The tweet that talks about the administration's "shaky preparedness" comes a day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s lockdown announcement
The FIR against Kishor was filed in Patna under Section 420 and 406 for criminal breach of trust and cheating
Earlier on February 26, the Prime Minister had taken to Twitter to urge Delhiites to shun violence and restore normalcy in the National Capital.
Speaking to the media, Prashant Kishor said that he will create a political force in Bihar for the betterment of the state no matter how much time it takes
The development comes amid hearsay that the architect of several successful political campaigns might join CM Mamata Banerjee's Trinamool Congress ahead of the 2021 assembly polls
AAP had gotten Kishor’s I-PAC on board to help strategies for the polls ahead of this election
In a tweet minutes after the JD(U) suspended Kishor, Kishor said, "Thank you Nitish Kumar. My best wishes to you to retain the chair of Chief Minister of Bihar. God bless you."
This comes days after both Kishor and Varma exchanged barbs with other senior JD(U) leaders, including Bihar CM and party chief Nitish Kumar, particularly over the CAA and the proposed pan-India NRC
Ajay Alok’s response came in retaliation to Prashant Kishor’s tweet about Bihar Chief Minister and JDU leader Nitish Kumar’s “lies about why Kishor was inducted into the party”.
Prashant Kishor lashed out at Nitish Kumar for saying that he was inducted into the party at the instance of Union Home Minister and then BJP chief Amit Shah
Kishor, who had crafted BJP’s general election campaign in 2014, urged Delhi's voters to vote on February 8 to promote brotherhood and harmony and uphold the ideals of the Constitution
Kishor’s comment comes a day after Shah at a rally in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh said that CAA will not be withdrawn, no matter who protests
The BJP, an ally of the JD(U) headed by Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, got rankled by the commendation of the opposition party by the former election strategist.
In 2020, the BJP will have to focus on cobbling up alliances in states, projecting popular regional faces and tackling internal problems well ahead of time.
"All is well" was Kumar's terse reply as he walked past a posse of journalists here who waited eagerly for him to speak out on the turmoil that has engulfed the alliance between the two parties over the past few days.
Prashant Kishor has in the recent past rankled the BJP with his continuous outbursts against the Citizenship Amendment Act and the National Register of Citizens
Kishor tweeted against NRC -- drawing a parallel with the Narendra Modi government's move to demonetise high-value currency notes in 2016
Political strategist Prashant Kishor's IPAC is steering Trinamool's campaign with an eye on the 2021 Assembly polls
This is the first major campaign launched by Trinamool after getting political strategist Prashant Kishor on board
Born in 1977, Kishor is a public health expert by qualification. He worked for the United Nations for eight years
Banerjee's meeting with Kishor took place at a time when the TMC supremo is facing a tough challenge from the BJP on her home turf.
A resident of Buxar district in the state, Kishor shot to fame in 2014 when he managed the poll campaign for Narendra Modi, then the prime ministerial candidate of the BJP, which went on to put up its best-ever electoral performance.
Kishor was inducted into the JD(U) in September last year and elevated to the post of national vice-president weeks later triggering speculation that he was being thought of by Kumar as his political heir.