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Nitish Kumar is the Chief Minister of Bihar.

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Nitish Kumar slams Pragya’s Godse remark: Won’t be tolerated

Responding to a query whether the saffron party should expel Sadhvi Pragya Thakur from the party, Nitish Kumar said that "it must be considered".

Summers not right time, polls should be limited to two-three phases: Nitish Kumar

Adding that summer is not the conducive atmosphere to hold the polls, Nitish Kumar suggested that the elections should be limited to two-three phases.

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Bihar: In Nitish Kumar’s village, residents say close fight on cards

Nalanda was a Nitish bastion. “But we saw a close fight in 2014 when Kaushlendra won by only 10,000 votes. Kaushlendra has an edge now, but signs of aggressive voting by Grand Alliance supporters could make it tough.”

Bihar: JD(U) backs BJD demand for special status

JD(U) demanded changes in “terms of references of the Finance Commission to reconsider special status demands” by Odisha and Bihar.

Nitish Kumar: No power on earth can abolish reservation 

The Bihar CM said that Modi government has given Rs 50,000 crore for construction of roads and bridges in the state besides it also converted many state highways into national highways.

The one note in JD(U) campaign this election: Nitish Kumar playing second fiddle

The message from the dais is obvious: the NDA campaign in Bihar this time is about Modi, with the Bihar CM a second fiddle.

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Misa Bharti interview: ‘No rebellion in family… everyone working to fill void of Laluji’

On Lalu Yadav, Misa Bharti said, "My father always had a choice of mending political ties with BJP but he is always ready to sacrifice everything for the welfare of minorities and deprived sections of the society."

Lok Sabha elections 2019 Phase II: Actors, union ministers in the fray

Actor-turned-politicians Hema Malini and Prakash Raj are also the key candidates for the second phase of the Lok Sabha elections.

Nitish Kumar focuses to retain Purnia seat where Brahmin vote holds the key

Uday Singh, BJP rebel who crossed over to Congress, holds an edge because of social combination

Sharing stage with BJP, JD(U) treads carefully with minority messaging

The JD(U) faces a dilemma in the region in an election the party is fighting in alliance with the BJP — the people, especially those from the minority community, do not come out openly in favour of either the BJP or Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

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Nitish Kumar resignation: Here is what happened

Nitish Kumar has resigned as the Chief Minister of Bihar. Kumar is on his way to submit his resignation to Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi. The decision to quit was taken by Kumar at a meeting of JDU MLAs on Wednesday evening.

Nitish Kumar takes oath as Bihar Chief Minister

Nitish Kumar on Friday (November 20) took oath as Bihar Chief Minister along with 28 ministers, including RJD chief Lalu Prasad’s two sons Tejaswi and Tej Pratap, as the grand alliance government of RJD-JD(U)-Congress was sworn in at a mega ceremony attended by several top leaders from non-BJP parties.

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Nitish Kumar to be CM candidate for Bihar polls

Nitish Kumar will be the Chief Ministerial candidate of the JD(U)-RJD combine in Bihar.

Sonia, Nitish and Lalu launch joint attack against PM Modi at Swabhiman rally in Patna

“The people of Bihar were misled (by BJP) during the Lok Sabha but they are not going to fall prey to such false promises this time,” said CM Nitish Kumar.

Nitish, Omar, Rahul at Sonia Gandhi's Iftar party

Omar Abdullah, Nitish Kumar arrives at the Iftar party hosted by Sonia Gandhi in Delhi.

Nitish Kumar returns as Bihar Chief Minister

63-year-old Nitish Kumar is back as the Chief Minister for the fourth time after he had quit on May 17, 2014 over JD(U)’s debacle in the general election.

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Rumble in Bihar: Nitish takes his MLAs after Manjhi's rebellion

Nitish camp is in Delhi to parade its MLAs before the President even as Patna HC stayed his election as leader of JD(U).

Nitish Kumar, Lalu Prasad Yadav share stage after two decades

Bitter foes for almost two decades, former Bihar chief ministers Nitish Kumar and Lalu Prasad on Monday hugged each other.

Jitan Ram Manjhi's elevation as Bihar CM, a hope for Musahars

Jitan Ram Manjhi’s native region hopesthat his elevation will break free of the Musahars' image.

Election campaigns in full swing

Candidates are seen campaigning in full swing ahead of Lok Sabha elections in their respective constituencies.

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Bharat bandh: Protest turns violent in some states, politicians blame each other

Led by the Congress party, a united Opposition called for a Bharat Bandh on Monday over rising fuel prices and falling value of the rupee. The protest turned violent in some states, causing damage to public property. While Congress President Rahul Ga

Sharad Yadav On Mayawati's Support

Rebel JD(U) leader Sharad Yadav talks about his new role as convener of the ‘Save Composite Culture’ campaign, says democracy in the JD(U) was a “bit constrained” under Nitish Kumar, admits it is a challenge to bring the Opposition together, and asserts that Congress was more “mature” in power than the BJP.  

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Sharad Yadav On His Experience With Both The BJP And The Congress

Rebel JD(U) leader Sharad Yadav talks about his new role as convener of the ‘Save Composite Culture’ campaign, says democracy in the JD(U) was a “bit constrained” under Nitish Kumar, admits it is a challenge to bring the Opposition together, and asserts that Congress was more “mature” in power than the BJP

Sharad Yadav To Visit Bihar Today

Heading for a showdown with party chief and Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar with his three-day “Jan Samvad”, or mass contact programme in 10 districts of Bihar, JD(U) Rajya Sabha MP Sharad Yadav on Wednesday said that he will interact with the people to “seek a way out”. “In a way,” he said, “the trust of people […]

Ghulam Nabi Azad On Nitish Kumar Joining Hands With The BJP

Ghulam Nabi Azad admits Nitish leaving is a setback but says the JD(U) chief was always “90 pc” with the NDA, asserts that the 2018 state elections will be a gamechanger, claims that BJP made UP polls a contest between Hindus, Muslims, and questions the source of funds for BJP setting up offices across the […]

Nitish Kumar Resigns As The CM Of Bihar

Nitish Kumar has resigned as the Chief Minister of Bihar. Kumar has submitted his resignation to Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi. The decision to quit was taken by Kumar at a meeting of JDU MLAs on Wednesday evening. The MLAs reportedly endorsed his decision to quit. The latest development will only widen the rift between the two parties. Talking […]

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Nitish Abandons Lalu: What Transpired In These 20 Months Of The Failed Alliance

Calling Nitish Kumar an “opportunist”, RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav lashed out at the Bihar Chief Minister for ‘deceiving’ him and joining hands with BJP. “I considered him as my younger brother and told him he could be the CM. People asked me what I would do if I got more number of seats. If I was […]

Nitish Kumar Underlining "Maximum Opposition Unity" Was The Need Of The Hour In The Month Of Feb

Making a clarion call for opposition unity, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar said it was the need of the hour. Participating in a panel discussion during the launch of former finance minister and senior Congress leader P Chidambaram’s book “Fearless in Opposition” as part of the Express Book Series along with Rupa, he said, “It is time […]

PM Modi tweets birthday greetings to Nitish Kumar

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday greeted Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on his birthday, wishing him a long and happy life. “Birthday wishes to Bihar CM @NitishKumar ji. May he be blessed with a long and healthy life,” the Prime Minister tweeted. Earlier, Nitish had said that Prime Minister Modi had failed in the […]

Nitish supporting JNU students is 'martyrs' disrespect: BJP

New Delhi, Feb 15 (ANI): In a biting reply to Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar over his demand of proofs on JNU, Bharatiya Janata Party leader Shrikant Sharma on Monday said why is Nitish quiet on killing of political leaders in Bihar. Sharma said his support to anti-national people residing in JNU is disrespect to the soldiers who died fighting for the country. He added that speaking on JNU issue is Nitish's way of covering up the intolerant activities of his state.

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