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Nitish Kumar

Nitish Kumar is the Chief Minister of Bihar.


Sushil Modi: It's NDA that gave 17% reservation to SC/STs in panchayat elections

September 22, 2020 12:43 pm

Sushil Modi said, "Our government has recently announced that it would offer job to the next of kin of an SC/ ST person in case of his/ her killing. But this provision would apply only if the murder case is lodged under SC/ ST Act provisions."

Bihar elections: JDU looks to contest 115 seats, wants BJP to fight 128, accommodate LJP

September 18, 2020 11:56 am

The JD(U) and BJP have been treading cautiously on seat-sharing amid aggressive posturing by the LJP.

'Grassroots leader with deep understanding of poverty': PM Modi pays tribute to Raghuvansh Prasad Singh

September 13, 2020 4:42 pm

PM Modi described Singh as a grassroots leader with a deep understanding of poverty and the problems of the poor. He also obliquely referred to "churning" that the departed leader faced in his last days, hinting at his disenchantment with his party the RJD and its leader Lalu Prasad.

PM Modi pats Nitish Kumar for good governance, takes dig at Lalu Prasad

September 13, 2020 9:42 pm

Without naming the opposition RJD or its leader Lalu Prasad, and the party's ally Congress, Modi blamed the state's backwardness on a mindset which made them sneer at economic progress.

Bihar elections 2020: Nadda meets Nitish, kicks off discussions on seat-sharing

September 13, 2020 1:16 am

Nadda, along with Bihar BJP in-charge Bhupendra Yadav, Deputy CM Sushil Kumar Modi and state BJP president Dr Sanjay Jaiswal, met Nitish to initiate a formal discussion on seat sharing.

Bihar polls: JP Nadda, Nitish Kumar hold talks on seat-sharing, feud with Chirag Paswan

September 12, 2020 5:25 pm

Nadda was accompanied by party leader and state deputy chief minister Sushil Kumar Modi, national general secretary and state in-charge Bhupendra Yadav and state president Sanjay Jaiswal.

Bihar elections 2020: After quitting RJD, Raghuvansh writes to Nitish with some suggestions

September 11, 2020 5:48 pm

Singh addressed his letter to Kumar from the hospital bed at AIIMS, New Delhi on Thursday, the day he resigned from the RJD, and posted it on his facebook account. 

Bihar: Nitish Kumar holds first virtual rally, says 10 lakh people getting jobs daily

September 08, 2020 1:36 am

Addressing the party's first virtual rally ahead of the Assembly elections, there are enough ICU beds and ventilators to treat Covid-19 patients.

Alliance or alone in Bihar: LJP to decide today

September 07, 2020 10:55 am

On the eve of the meeting, LJP president Chirag Paswan on Sunday wrote to Nitish, Chief Minister and JD(U) chief, asking him to ensure that family members of all SC/STs killed in the last 15 years are given employment.

Bihar poll run-up: Amid RJD flood focus, JD(U) hopes Rs 960-cr relief will address anger

September 05, 2020 9:05 am

According to the government, 130 blocks in 16 districts have been hit by flood this year.


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.