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Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar


Bihar govt to open higher secondary schools in all Panchayat to reduce fertility rate: Nitish

November 12, 2019 10:13 am

"We have decided to open a higher secondary school in every panchayat in order to reduce the fertility rate. We have found in a study that the country's fertility rate is 1.7 while it is 1.6 in Bihar if the girl is intermediate pass," stated a release quoting the CM.

Flash floods have claimed 25 lives in Bihar, 25.71 lakh people affected: Nitish

July 16, 2019 3:39 pm

So far, 199 relief camps have been set up where 1.16 lakh people are taking shelter. A total of 676 community kitchens have been also set up and more of these facilities may be put in place if such a need arises, Kumar said.

Bihar CM Nitish Kumar bats for prohibition of liquor

August 30, 2018 9:54 pm

Participating at a memorial event for the former DMK chief, who died on August 7, he said implementation of prohibition was Bihar's tribute to Gandhi on completion of 100 years of the Champaran Satyagraha.

JD(U) on Congress support to Nitish demand: Big parties promise special status only while out of power

June 22, 2018 4:05 pm

Gohil had said that he was personally in favour of special status and special package for Bihar and that if voted to power, the Congress would extend all possible help to the poor and densely-populated state which suffers droughts and floods every year

Nitish seeks GST exemption for gurdwara langar food ingredients, writes to Jaitley

April 13, 2018 1:35 pm

While the Central government has excused food provided by places of worship such as mosques, temples, gurudwaras and churches from the tax slab under the new regime, ingrediets used in preparation of 'prasad' such as ghee, oil, butter, sugar, etc, are not. 

Nitish Kumar's convoy attacked in Buxar

January 12, 2018 2:21 pm

The chief minister was rescued safely, though some security persons sustained injuries in the incident.

CPI-M counters Nitish Kumar, says nationwide alcohol ban will lead to illegal trade

December 11, 2017 2:56 pm

On Sunday, Bihar CM Nitish Kumar pitched for a nationwide ban on alcohol and asked activists to raise awareness among people about the ill-effects of liquor consumption

Yadav faction says it will take on Bihar CM Nitish Kumar for 'unconstitutional acts'

August 28, 2017 7:34 pm

"I vehemently deny that he (Yadav) has committed any anti-party activities and the same are totally false and baseless. Be that as it may, this is a classic case of 'ulta chor kotwal ko dante' (pot calling the kettle black)," Raza said in a statement.

Govt will take every possible steps to help flood victims:CM

August 15, 2017 3:32 pm

As per the initial report, around 65 lakh people of 889 panchayats across 12 districts in north Bihar have been affected by floods, he said adding while 60 blocks are fully affected, 24 are partially hit.

Nitish Kumar returns as Bihar CM: All that has happened since his swearing-in

August 02, 2017 11:20 am

In the last one week, Bihar has seen high political drama. Since Nitish Kumar was sworn in as the Chief Minister of Bihar again after returning to NDA, a lot has taken place. Here is everything you need to know.