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Nitish Kumar is the Chief Minister of Bihar.

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JD(U) walks own way on Article 370

These developments come on the heels of failed talks between the BJP and JD(U) over the latter’s representation in the Modi government.

Bihar to allot plots in Patna to legislators to build houses

The government has decided to allot, through a society, the plots at “minimum rate”, which should be Rs 15-Rs 20 lakh per katha (1,325 sqft) as compared to circle rate of Rs 65-70 lakh and market rate of Rs 1-1.25 crore.

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JD(U) on triple talaq: ‘Will not speak in favour of Bill, won’t support it... agree to disagree’

Speaking for his party, JD(U) leader Bashistha Narain Singh said: “Humbly and politely, I will neither speak in favour of the Bill, nor will I support it”.

Explained: What is behind the latest strain in Bihar's ruling coalition government?

On Saturday, a member of the BJP’s Legislative Council in Bihar, Sachchidanand Rai, questioned the “nature of the relationship” between the BJP and its alliance partner JD(U).

Sushil Modi dismisses reports of strain, says Bihar polls will be fought under Nitish Kumar's leadership

The JD(U)-BJP coalition government has come under some strain ever since a letter from the Special Branch of the state’s Intelligence Wing was leaked last week.

Bihar police stations to have separate officers for investigation and law and order

The Bihar police, which had long been trying to bifurcate its forces on the lines of investigation and law and order, is finally implementing it at the base level of police stations.

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Bihar flood toll rises to 67; over 48 lakh affected

The highest number of casualties were reported from Sitamarhi with 17 deaths, followed by Araria (12), Madhubani (11), Sheohar (9), Purnea (7) Darbhanga (5), Kishanganj (4) and Supaul (2).

Bihar police seek details on Sangh Parivar, angry BJP calls it spying

Seeking the details within a week and asking them to “consider it very urgent”, the Bihar Special Branch SP marked copies of the letter to the Additional DG, IG and DIG of Special Branch.

Flash flood, govt prepared: Nitish Kumar in Bihar Assembly

Twelve districts are affected by the floods with Sitamarhi, Madhubani and Araria being the worst-hit.

Heavy rain in Nepal leads to flood in several Bihar districts

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi and state Water Resources Minister Sanjay Jha conducted aerial survey of the flood-hit districts on Sunday.

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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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