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Nitish Kumar

Nitish Kumar is the Chief Minister of Bihar.


Rajya Sabha nominations: JD(U) picks Rajya Sabha deputy chairman, former CM’s son

March 12, 2020 2:02 am

Of the five Rajya Sabha vacancies from the state, JD(U) and RJD are eligible for two each, and BJP one.

Minority welfare: Bihar govt-run coaching centres help minority students clear exams, get jobs

March 09, 2020 6:50 am

Since 2010, 867 candidates, including 96 girls, have joined the police; 46, including 12 girls, cleared BPSC.

Bihar contract teachers’ strike: Govt hints at pay hike, unions stick to pay parity demand

March 05, 2020 8:55 am

Teachers’ associations have stuck to their demand and have warned that they will not assist in the NPR updation exercise.

Will ensure each farm gets irrigated: Nitish Kumar poll promise

March 02, 2020 1:58 am

Without explicitly mentioning his recent meetings between RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav, Nitish said not much should be read into meetings and that they are needed to create consensus on some subjects.

Nitish Kumar: JD(U) will contest Bihar elections with NDA, win more than 200 seats

March 01, 2020 3:49 pm

Addressing a meeting of party workers at Patna’s Gandhi Maidan on his 69th birthday, Nitish Kumar said, "Law and order has improved and the ratio of crimes to population is among the lowest in the country in Bihar."

NRC-NPR resolution passed, JD(U) eyes big meet today at Patna to get into election mode

March 01, 2020 3:21 am

The party has again taken up the state’s demand for special category status with the BJP-led Union government, and Nitish is learnt to have discussed the issue with Home Minister Amit Shah during the SEZ meeting in Bhubaneshwar, Odisha, on Friday.

Kanhaiya Kumar says Bihar govt should withdraw NPR notification

February 28, 2020 7:32 am

Kanhaiya Kuman had started a tour across Bihar under the banner of Joint Forum Against NPR-CAA-NRC on January 30 and held public meetings in all districts.

Nitish resolution against NRC, Tejashwi in loop, ally BJP not

February 27, 2020 12:13 pm

Bihar is scheduled to go to the polls later this year, and multiple BJP leaders admitted that the party is in no position to contest without Nitish’s JD(U) as an alliance partner.

Bihar first NDA state to say no to NRC, new NPR format

February 26, 2020 5:44 am

Deputy Chief Minister and BJP leader Sushil Kumar Modi, who on January 4 announced that the NPR exercise in the state would be conducted between May 15 and May 28, was present in the House Tuesday when the resolution was adopted unanimously.

State Budget 2020-21: In poll-bound Bihar, highest share allocated to education

February 26, 2020 1:10 am

With no splurge on major schemes in 2020-21, he has projected a fiscal deficit of Rs 20,374 crore, which is 2.97 per cent of GSDP worth Rs 6,85,797 crore, adding that revenue surplus will continue next fiscal too.


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.