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Nitish Kumar is the Chief Minister of Bihar.

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Legal opinion being sought for upper caste quotas in Bihar: Nitish Kumar

Kumar said legal opinion was being sought as to whether the new quotas, which have been introduced through a recent constitutional amendment and are in addition to the existing reservations.

On Prashant Kishor as his successor, Nitish Kumar says it is up to the party to decide

The statement, made by Nitish Kumar, has come at a time when a section of JD(U) leaders was unhappy with Prashant Kishor “acting like a senior leader” and BJP leaders felt that he is “exceeding his brief”.

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Explained: Why Nitish underlined Amit Shah's hand in Kishor's appointment

Prashant Kishor had already worked with us. I have affection for him. BJP national president Amit Shah had called me twice (asking that Kishor be given a position)... (But) It is up to the people of the state to decide my successor," said Nitish Kumar.

Amit Shah asked me twice to induct Prashant Kishor into JD(U): Nitish Kumar

Kishor was inducted into the JD(U) in September last year and elevated to the post of national vice-president weeks later triggering speculation that he was being thought of by Kumar as his political heir.

Rahul Gandhi did not take stand against corruption when it mattered in Bihar: Nitish Kumar

Nitish Kumar said he had felt let down by Gandhi, then the party's vice-president, when he "did not come up with even a statement that could have made me have second thoughts (about leaving the alliance)".

'Will aptly decide modalities of 10% quota in Bihar govt jobs'

The Parliament on Wednesday passed the Constitution Amendment Bill giving 10 per cent quota in education and employment to economically weaker sections among the general category.

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Nitish Kumar a shameless turnout, says Lalu Prasad Yadav

"A person who is occupying his chair by virtue of the votes secured by Mahagathbandhan...is making a forecast on the future of the alliance," the RJD chief said on Twitter.

10% quota bill gets support from allies JDU, LJP; Rajbhar sees ‘illusion’

Criticism came from Arun Rajbhar, general secretary and spokesperson for Suheldev Bhartiya Samaj Party (SBSP), another ally in the state, but one that is sulking of late.

Most Bihar ministers crorepatis, CM Nitish Kumar’s son richer than him

The details emerged after 28 Bihar ministers, including Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, declared their assets as part of the annual practice started in 2011.

Nitish takes Gandhi’s ‘seven sins’ to walls of govt offices

Opposition RJD said although spreading the Mahatma’s message is welcome, there is “no justification for spending crores on writing those messages”, and that the work can be done by students and volunteers.

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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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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 to be CM candidate for Bihar polls

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

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

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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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