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Nitish Kumar

Nitish Kumar is the Chief Minister of Bihar.


Will fight Bihar polls under Nitish, BJP-JD(U) tie unbreakable: Amit Shah

January 17, 2020 1:59 am

Addressing a gathering at Vaishaligarh, Shah also said that those opposing the new citizenship law were “anti-Dalit” and “looking only at their vote banks”.

No question of NRC in Bihar, open to debate CAA in Assembly: Nitish Kumar

January 13, 2020 7:05 pm

"It would be needless (koi zarurat hai nahin) and have no justification (koi auchitya nahin). And I think the Prime Minister too has spoken clearly on this," Nitish Kumar said regarding a nationwide NRC.

Bihar tired of Nitish, needs BJP CM, says party leader Sanjay Paswan

January 09, 2020 2:33 am

Paswan’s statement comes ahead of BJP chief Amit Shah’s visit to Bihar on January 16.

Bihar: JD(U)’s Pavan Varma asks Nitish Kumar to reject ‘divisive CAA-NPR-NRC’

January 06, 2020 1:45 am

In an open letter to Nitish, Varma expressed surprise at the “unilateral” announcement by Modi that the process for the collection of NPR data will be carried out during May 15 to May 28 despite Nitish taking a clear position against the NRC.

'You always stood for secular India': JD(U) leader urges Nitish Kumar to oppose NPR in Bihar

January 05, 2020 2:20 pm

"The NPR-CAA-NRC combine is a direct attempt to divide Hindus and Muslims and to create social instability," JD(U) leader Pavan K Varma told Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Sunday.

Bihar: JD(U), RJD indulge in poster war; Lalu and Rabri hit back at Nitish's 'ghost' remarks

January 04, 2020 1:45 pm

The JD(U) put up a poster drawing a comparison between governance under Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's 15 years and Lalu Prasad-Rabri Devi's 15 years as chief ministers.

To cement ties before Bihar polls, BJP may get JD(U) to join govt

January 02, 2020 12:36 pm

BJP president and Home Minister Amit Shah has already announced that Bihar Chief Minister and JD(U) chief Nitish Kumar would be the NDA’s CM candidate in the state polls.

Copyright violation suit: Delhi HC rejects plea to summon Nitish Kumar

January 01, 2020 1:12 am

In his lawsuit, Singh, a former JNU student alleged that the book published by Patna-based Asian Development Research Institute (ADRI), through its Member Secretary Shaibal Gupta, and endorsed by Kumar, is a plagiarised version of his research work.

Bihar: After Kishor targets Sushil Modi, Nitish downplays remark, says everything okay

January 01, 2020 12:59 am

Sushil Modi had on Monday played down Kishor’s statement about JD(U) being the senior alliance partner by calling Kishor “a strategist” who “coins political slogans”.

'All is well' in Bihar alliance, says Nitish Kumar after Prashant Kishor-Sushil Modi spat

December 31, 2019 9:59 pm

JD(U) vice president and a well-known poll strategist Prashant Kishor had recently said that his party should contest on more number of seats in Bihar than the BJP since it is the senior alliance partner in the state.


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).

Nitish Kumar, Lalu Prasad Yadav share stage after two decades

August 11, 2014 3:24 pm

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

May 25, 2014 12:35 pm

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

Election campaigns in full swing

March 28, 2014 6:03 pm

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


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

September 10, 2018 1:40 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 On Mayawati's Support

September 19, 2017 9:28 am

Sharad Yadav To Visit Bihar Today

August 10, 2017 11:51 am

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.