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Nitish Kumar is the Chief Minister of Bihar.

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Janata Dal (United) names 12 more candidates for Jharkhand polls

The JD(U) headed by Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, which is contesting the Jharkhand assembly elections on its own, has so far announced 25 candidates of the total 81 seats.

Month after Patna went under water, civic bodies begin drive to clear drains

On Day One, 11 pucca houses, built over Badshahi Nala running between the city and suburban Naubat town, were demolished.

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Alarmed by large number of cases under SC/ST Act, Bihar asks DMs to take note

According to the government’s direction, a district magistrate has to preside over four meetings of the committee every month and ensure implementation of sundry recommendations of the committee.

Nitish Kumar visits Sultanpur Lodhi, meets Seechewal

Speaking at Gurdwara Ber Sahib, Nitish said that Guru Nanak had given the message of one God, adding that the first Sikh guru also visited in Bihar during his travels.

Bihar BJP chief writes to CM Nitish Kumar over ‘graft’ in road construction

The letter added, “If there is a high-level inspection... you may find complicity of engineers and contractors.”

Bihar bans commercial vehicles older than 15 years

The decision came during a review meeting and after the state government assessed pollution levels of Patna, Gaya and Muzaffarpur, which are among the 102 Non-Attainment cities of the country for poor air quality index.

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Bihar govt uses traditional paintings and murals to beautify Patna, raise awareness

The inspiration for these came from a series of murals painted in Lodhi Estate in the national capital.

JD(U) says will welcome ‘proportional representation’ in govt at Centre

The BJP had offered one Cabinet berth to the JD(U) after it returned to power in May. However, Nitish declined the offer of a “token participation”.

Nitish Kumar's JD(U) for 'proportionate representation' in Modi Cabinet

Shortly after Nitish Kumar addressed his party's national council following his reelection as party president for a fresh three-year term, the JD(U) reminded the BJP that the Bihar chief minister has given the saffron party a proportionate representation in the state government.

RJD leader arrested for 'objectionable' posts on Nitish Kumar

The RJD leader had reportedly posted a video as well as a written message in which he criticised the "failure" of the Nitish Kumar government's prohibition law and the "easy availability of liquor" despite the ban on alcohol.

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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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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.

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 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

Sharad Yadav On Mayawati's Support

Rebel JD(U) leader Sharad Yadav talks about his new role as convener of the ‘Save Composite Culture’ campaign, says democracy in the JD(U) was a “bit constrained” under Nitish Kumar, admits it is a challenge to bring the Opposition together, and asserts that Congress was more “mature” in power than the BJP.  

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Sharad Yadav On His Experience With Both The BJP And The Congress

Rebel JD(U) leader Sharad Yadav talks about his new role as convener of the ‘Save Composite Culture’ campaign, says democracy in the JD(U) was a “bit constrained” under Nitish Kumar, admits it is a challenge to bring the Opposition together, and asserts that Congress was more “mature” in power than the BJP

Sharad Yadav To Visit Bihar Today

Heading for a showdown with party chief and Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar with his three-day “Jan Samvad”, or mass contact programme in 10 districts of Bihar, JD(U) Rajya Sabha MP Sharad Yadav on Wednesday said that he will interact with the people to “seek a way out”. “In a way,” he said, “the trust of people […]

Ghulam Nabi Azad On Nitish Kumar Joining Hands With The BJP

Ghulam Nabi Azad admits Nitish leaving is a setback but says the JD(U) chief was always “90 pc” with the NDA, asserts that the 2018 state elections will be a gamechanger, claims that BJP made UP polls a contest between Hindus, Muslims, and questions the source of funds for BJP setting up offices across the […]

Nitish Kumar Resigns As The CM Of Bihar

Nitish Kumar has resigned as the Chief Minister of Bihar. Kumar has submitted his resignation to Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi. The decision to quit was taken by Kumar at a meeting of JDU MLAs on Wednesday evening. The MLAs reportedly endorsed his decision to quit. The latest development will only widen the rift between the two parties. Talking […]

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Nitish Abandons Lalu: What Transpired In These 20 Months Of The Failed Alliance

Calling Nitish Kumar an “opportunist”, RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav lashed out at the Bihar Chief Minister for ‘deceiving’ him and joining hands with BJP. “I considered him as my younger brother and told him he could be the CM. People asked me what I would do if I got more number of seats. If I was […]

Nitish Kumar Underlining "Maximum Opposition Unity" Was The Need Of The Hour In The Month Of Feb

Making a clarion call for opposition unity, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar said it was the need of the hour. Participating in a panel discussion during the launch of former finance minister and senior Congress leader P Chidambaram’s book “Fearless in Opposition” as part of the Express Book Series along with Rupa, he said, “It is time […]

PM Modi tweets birthday greetings to Nitish Kumar

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday greeted Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on his birthday, wishing him a long and happy life. “Birthday wishes to Bihar CM @NitishKumar ji. May he be blessed with a long and healthy life,” the Prime Minister tweeted. Earlier, Nitish had said that Prime Minister Modi had failed in the […]

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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