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Nitish Kumar

Nitish Kumar is the Chief Minister of Bihar.


Nitish Kumar slams dowry practice, says 'what if a man marries another man?'

May 25, 2022 2:06 pm

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar said that the state government was making all possible efforts to eradicate these social evils and educate the girls to bring them to the national forefront.

JD(U) chief Lalan Singh interview: 'It's not about upper hand or lower hand in alliance... We are talking about Bihar, and BJP in Bihar was part of House resolution on caste census'

May 24, 2022 4:19 pm

As CM Nitish Kumar is all set to hold an all-party meeting on the caste census before his Cabinet considers it for approval, his party chief Lalan Singh speaks on the issue and whether it is a bid to gain an upper hand over the party's senior ally, the BJP.

All-party meet before caste census: Bihar CM Nitish Kumar

May 24, 2022 1:54 am

The BJP's recent indifference has followed the Narendra Modi government's refusal to conduct a caste census nationally.

Nitish faces Hobson’s choice as new graft case against Lalu, kin puts JD(U) in a fix

May 21, 2022 7:13 pm

JD(U) supremo and Bihar CM Nitish Kumar, who had recently met Tejashwi Yadav to strategise on how to pile pressure on the BJP on the caste census issue, may well have to rethink his strategy vis-a-vis his ally BJP now.

Inside track: Prashant Kishor’s culture shock

May 08, 2022 9:17 pm

Coomi Kapoor writes: Despite warnings that the Congress is a quagmire, Kishor was willing to take a leap of faith because Priyanka Gandhi Vadra backed to the hilt his plan for revamping the party. But he discovered that the popular perception that the Gandhi family works as a single unit was incorrect.

BJP hits president, V-P poll campaign trail; among first stops, Nitish

May 08, 2022 3:59 am

Smooth run ahead, but BJP irons out creases; amid tension with JD(U), sends Union minister to Patna

Patna ke Prashant Kishor: Why it's a tough match for his second innings in 4 years

May 05, 2022 7:51 am

In January 2020, Kishor was expelled from the JD(U). Nitish Kumar went on to say he had inducted the election strategist in the party at the insistence of senior BJP leader and Union minister Amit Shah.

RJD leader Tejashwi: 'God existed before loudspeakers, real issues being ignored'

May 02, 2022 2:31 am

Tejashwi added that God existed everywhere and, in every atom, and was not dependent on any loudspeaker. The RJD leader said that those who had nothing to do with the real essence of any religion had been making an issue out of loudspeakers.

Pinarayi writes to Nitish on basketball player’s suicide, her coach is named in case

May 01, 2022 4:53 am

Lithara, 23, from Kunumal village in Vadakara, Kozhikode, was employed by the Railways under the sports quota and was posted at the Divisional Railway Manager’s office in Danapur, Bihar.

Bihar: Nitish Kumar opens India's first greenfield grain-based ethanol plant

April 30, 2022 8:13 pm

The Rs 105-crore plant by Eastern India Biofuels Pvt Ltd is the first one developed since the Centre gave a go-ahead to Bihar's ethanol production and promotion policy-2021.


Violence erupts outside Bihar Assembly amid Opposition’s protest over Police Bill

March 24, 2021 11:05 am

Amid Uproarious scenes in the Assembly and heated protests outside by the Opposition against what it termed a “draconian” law, Bihar Special Armed Police Bill, 2021 was passed in the State Assembly Tuesday and will now be tabled in the Legislative Council.

'Sabka saath, sabka vikas, sabka vishwaas': PM Modi thanks BJP workers after Bihar win

November 11, 2020 10:04 pm

Addressing party workers at a felicitation function after the BJP's victory in Bihar elections and various bypolls, PM Modi asserted that the only mantra for his party's victory was "Sabka saath, sabka vikas and sabka vishwas".

With NDA leading in Bihar, BJP supporters start celebrations

November 10, 2020 7:42 pm

With the trends suggesting that the NDA alliance is on course to form the government in Bihar, BJP workers have started celebrating at party head office in Delhi on Tuesday.

Nitish Kumar resignation: Here is what happened

July 26, 2017 7:36 pm

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

November 20, 2015 5:41 pm

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.

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

October 16, 2015 5:16 pm

“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

July 13, 2015 10:17 pm

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

Nitish Kumar to be CM candidate for Bihar polls

October 16, 2015 5:19 pm

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

Nitish Kumar returns as Bihar Chief Minister

February 22, 2015 8:07 pm

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.

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

February 11, 2015 4:51 pm

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


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

June 22, 2020 6:16 pm

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 To Visit Bihar Today

June 22, 2020 6:56 pm

Nitish supporting JNU students is 'martyrs' disrespect: BJP

February 15, 2016 1:39 pm

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.