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Nitish Kumar

Nitish Kumar is the Chief Minister of Bihar.


At meeting with PM on floods, Nitish Kumar flags non-cooperation from Nepal

August 10, 2020 7:07 pm

At a meeting convened by the prime minister on flood situation in states hit by the calamity, Kumar said that the authorities in Bihar had "not been receiving full cooperation from Nepal in the past few years" and sought the Centre's intervention on the matter.

Chirag Paswan: 'Whoever forms govt in Bihar, common minimum plan must'

August 10, 2020 11:26 am

Nobody is shying away from elections. Let me say this very clearly that Lok Janshakti Party is 100 per cent prepared on all 243 seats.

Bihar govt recommends CBI probe into Sushant Singh Rajput death

August 05, 2020 1:24 am

On July 25, Rajput’s father had filed an FIR in Patna against actor Rhea Chakraborty and five others, accusing them of abetment to suicide, cheating, criminal breach of trust, criminal intimidation and wrongful confinement.

Nitish Kumar to Patna’s pvt hospitals: Be ready to treat Covid patients

July 20, 2020 2:23 am

So far, 30 hospitals have applied with district authorities to start the treatment of Covid-19 hospitals, even as the state government is creating 100-bed Covid centre at Patna Medical College and Hospital (PMCH).

Month after Nitish opened Bihar bridge, river washes away part of approach road

July 18, 2020 6:34 am

On Thursday, a 60-metre-long section of the approach road close to the river on the Gopalganj side of the bridge was washed away. The bridge itself remains intact.

Bihar: Floodwater washes away part of road approaching bridge

July 18, 2020 1:36 pm

Tejashwi Yadav tweeted, "The Sattarghat bridge of Gopalganj, built at a cost of Rs 263.47 crore in 8 years, was inaugurated by Nitish Ji on Jun 16. Today, 29 days later, the bridge collapsed. Dare anyone call it corruption by Nitish Ji."

Upendra Kushwaha: ‘Nitish always said migration from Bihar has stopped... Covid, lockdown exposed real situation’

July 14, 2020 11:13 am

Nitish government has been a failure on all fronts. His exit is certain, said Upendra Kushwaha.

Explained: Is EC empowered to delay Bihar elections due to Covid-19?

July 12, 2020 2:13 pm

When and how and under what circumstances can Assembly or Parliamentary elections be deferred? We explain

'Don't endanger people's lives': Prashant Kishor to Nitish Kumar on Bihar elections

July 11, 2020 11:36 am

Polls in Bihar are due in October-November but the Election Commission has so far not made any official announcement about its schedule.

Order for makeshift hospital at Bihar CM residence withdrawn

July 08, 2020 1:24 am

The order had mentioned that the makeshift facility would have six doctors and three nurses who would work in shifts. The order had come after Chief Minister Nitish Kumar’s niece and a security staff tested positive for Covid-19.


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

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.