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Nitish Kumar

Nitish Kumar is the Chief Minister of Bihar.


Bihar chief secretary succumbs to Covid-19; CM Nitish Kumar condoles death

May 01, 2021 12:25 am

Covid-19 claimed another death as Sukant (71), senior Bihar journalist and son of renowned Hindi littérateur Nagarjun, succumbed to the virus on Friday.

Bihar frontline staff crunch as 700 health workers, cops infected

April 21, 2021 7:44 am

Bihar has nearly 50,000 active Covid cases and recorded about 150 deaths over the last 15 days. The state has been testing over 1 lakh samples daily.

Day after Patna High Court pulls up Bihar govt, 2 new Covid hospitals announced

April 17, 2021 1:38 am

The state government has also started oxygen generation plants at Patna Medical College and Hospital (PMCH) and Nalandra Medical College and Hospital (NMCH) to meet the ever-increasing demand for oxygen.

Nitish has his revenge, drafts in lone LJP MLA Raj Kumar Singh

April 09, 2021 7:45 am

The LJP now has no member in either state Legislative Council or the Assembly.

Amid Oppn pressure over Madhubani killings, Nitish says onus on police, DGP monitoring probe

April 07, 2021 8:37 am

According to police, the killings were connected to a long-standing dispute between two groups over a pond situated between Mohammedpur and Gebipur villages under Benipatti police station. Five people, three of whom were brothers, were killed in the attack, police said.

RJD leader gunned down, Tejashwi targets Nitish

April 05, 2021 3:34 am

RJD leader Nirmal Bubna was killed by motorcycle-bound assailants at Bihar’s Katihar on Saturday night.

Eight killed as truck ploughs into roadside eatery in Bihar

March 28, 2021 11:44 pm

The accident took place in Telhada police station area in the evening when the driver of the truck coming from neighbouring Jehanabad district lost control over the vehicle, Deputy Superintendent of Police Krishna Murari Sharan said.

Explained: The Bihar police Bill and its provisions; why it led to violence in state Assembly

March 26, 2021 10:33 pm

The Bihar Assembly witnessed bedlam on Tuesday, as it passed the Bihar Special Armed Police Bill, 2021 amid protests by the Opposition inside and outside the House. As some MLAs were marshalled out of the House, they were beaten up by security forces.

Bihar police Bill: Top officials defend government on new law; Opposition targets police over use of force

March 26, 2021 3:51 am

The Bill seeks to convert the existing Bihar Military Police (BMO) into a special armed force on the lines of the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF).

No bridges in Patna

March 25, 2021 9:07 am

Scenes in assembly, confrontation over police bill, frame unwillingness of Nitish government to negotiate with Opposition.


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.