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Nitish Kumar

Nitish Kumar resigned from his post of Chief Minister of Bihar on July 26, 2017. Kumar cited irreconcilable differences with ally RJD on the issue of corruption charges against his deputy Tejashwi Yadav. This is the second time that Nitish Kumar has resigned from his post as the Chief Minister of the state. His first resignation came in 2014 after his party JD(U) suffered a drubbing in the general elections. In the run up to the Bihar assembly elections, Nitish Kumar had forged an alliance with Congress and Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD), in a bid to outweigh BJP in the state elections. The alliance had registered a massive win and Kumar became the Chief Minister for the third consecutive time. Meanwhile, during his tenure, Nitish Kumar fulfilled his poll promise of banning liquor. The decision has earned him criticism from Opposition leaders, economists, experts and political commentators alike.
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Japan and Bihar make a perfect pair: Nitish Kumar

Japan and Bihar make a perfect pair: Nitish Kumar

Nitish Kumar that Bihar and Japan shared an ethos which emanated from values of peace, harmony and a deep-rooted affection for tradition and culture.

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Felt from beginning Grand Alliance will not last, says Nitish; Tejashwi calls him ‘paltu chacha’

Nitish Kumar also defended RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat over his remarks comparing Swayamsevaks with the Army, saying there was nothing wrong if a civil organisation spoke about defending the nation’s borders.

Japan and Bihar make a perfect pair: Nitish Kumar

Nitish Kumar rubbishes RJD’s charge of framing Lalu Prasad in fodder scam cases

Ever since the Grand Alliance, comprising the RJD, JD(U) and Congress, got dismantled, the RJD has gone on the offensive against Bihar CM Nitish Kumar. The attacks got sharpened after Prasad was sentenced to jail in the two fodder scam cases.

Japan and Bihar make a perfect pair: Nitish Kumar

Bihar got more than expected in Union budget: Nitish Kumar

“It would not be correct to say that Bihar has been ignored in the Union Budget. The state’s share in tax revenue has been put at Rs 76,000 crore. Our own expectation was much less than that. The decision (for the political realignment) was taken in the interests of Bihar,” said Kumar

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Was ready to take blows during stone-pelting on convoy: Nitish Kumar

“It was obvious that the attackers wanted to target me. I would have been happy to take the blows on myself if they had waited for a few more seconds. But they made haste and ended up injuring officials and policemen,” Nitish Kumar said about the January 12 incident.

Japan and Bihar make a perfect pair: Nitish Kumar

Nitish Kumar applauds Union Budget 2018 on agriculture and health counts

“In the health sector, the announcement of a Rs five lakh healthcare cover for 10 crore poor families is a huge initiative. The move would, in effect, benefit about 50 crore people. I congratulate Jaitley on this count as well,” Kumar said.

Invite MPs, MLAs to govt events in their area: Bihar chief secy to officials

The move comes following complaints by several NDA legislators that they were not invited to such functions by the local administration.

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PM Modi lauds Bihar’s 13,000-km human chain

“Let’s together fight against such evils and eliminate them from our society and establish a new India. I appreciate people from Bihar, the Chief Minister (Nitish Kumar) and the state government for taking such an initiative.”

Tejashwi Yadav to undertake 'Nyay Yatra' from February 9

Fodder scam: Political vendetta, says Tejashwi, Nitish Kumar targets Lalu Yadav in separate event

Tejashwi Prasad Yadav called it political vendetta and said they would move a higher court to challenge the verdict.

Tejashwi Yadav to undertake 'Nyay Yatra' from February 9

Lalu convicted in third fodder scam case: Tejashwi alleges conspiracy by Nitish, RSS, BJP

Responding to Tejashwi Yadav’s statement alleging conspiracy, Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Modi said Lalu Yadav’s conviction in the third fodder scam case was “expected”.

If a party did not take part, it shows their mindset: Nitish Kumar on Bihar’s human chain

“Human chain anyway is a symbolic function. There is need for sustained campaign against social evils,” said the CM.

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Sushil Modi blames RJD and liquor mafia for attack on CM Nitish Kumar’s convoy

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar’s cavalcade was attacked last Friday when he was touring a village in Buxar district as part of his state-wide ‘Vikas Samiksha Yatra’

No coercive action for not taking part in human chain: Patna HC to Bihar

The human resource department’s January 11 order says: “A human chain is being formed on January 21, 2018, to spread the message of putting an end to child marriage and dowry… This is a big occasion to encourage education among girls and spread the message of putting an end to social evils.”

Japan and Bihar make a perfect pair: Nitish Kumar

Civic amenities will be provided to all; SCs, STs to get top priority: Nitish Kumar

Besides, the government would also ensure that every locality in the state had ‘pucca’ (metallic) roads and a drainage system, Bihar CM Nitish Kumar said.

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Bihar legislature’s budget session from February 26

Cabinet Secretariat Department Special Secretary Upendra Nath Pandey said the state budget for the financial year 2018-19 is likely to be presented on February 27.