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Special Status For All Backward States If Non-BJP Alliance Comes To Power At Centre: Nitish

"If we get an opportunity to form the next government, all the backward states will be granted the special category status. There is no reason why it cannot be done," said Kumar, who snapped ties with the BJP and joined the...

15 September 2022

Bihar CM Nitish Kumar

Bluster Of Bundling Out BJP In Next LS Polls Ridiculous: Party Leader

In a Facebook post, without mentioning Kumar or JD(U) by name, Jaiswal said "the bluster of bundling out BJP for 50 seats out of nearly 540 in Parliament is ridiculous (hasyaspad)".


Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar.(File photo)

Had Sought 4 Central Cabinet Berths In 2019, BJP Did Not Agree: Nitish

“He (RCP) was the national president and I did not approve of the development. A reason why I made him step down from the top party post six months later,” Kumar told reporters.


Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar

Nitish Kumar Meets CPI-ML Leader Dipankar Bhattacharya In Delhi

Kumar is in the national capital on a four-day visit. He has been meeting Opposition leaders with an aim to forge unity among them for a joint fight against the BJP in the 2024 Lok Sabha polls. 

07 September 2022

Land-For-Jobs Scam: CBI Searches At Premises Of RJD Leaders Ahead Of Nitish Kumar's Floor Test

Land-For-Jobs Scam: CBI Searches At Premises Of RJD Leaders Ahead Of Nitish Kumar's Floor Test

The search operation comes on a day when Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, who parted ways with the BJP to ally with the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD), is set to face a trust vote in the state assembly.


Bihar To Launch Scheme For Overall Growth Of Handloom Sector: Nitish

Addressing weavers at a function organised on the occasion of the National Handloom Day here, the CM said the state government under a scheme is using handloom sheets in government hospitals and medical colleges to help...

07 August 2022

Bihar CM Nitish Kumar

Neither Claimant Nor Desirous For PM's Post, Time For United Opposition: Nitish Kumar

It is time for the Left parties, Congress and all regional parties come together to form a united opposition, Kumar told reporters after meeting CPI-M general secretary Sitaram Yechury at the party office. 

06 September 2022

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Nitish Condoles Death Of Four Bihar Construction Workers In Gurgaon

He said that instructions have been issued to the state’s Resident Commissioner in New Delhi to make arrangements for carrying the bodies to the native places of the deceased for last rites.

03 August 2022

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13 July 2022
Nitish Kumar Refuses To Play Second Fiddle To Big Brother BJP

Nitish Kumar Refuses To Play Second Fiddle To Big Brother BJP

Despite electoral setbacks, Nitish Kumar is not ready to toe ally BJP’s line on all issues. His recent stand on caste census and enacting population control...


31 December 2021
Covid-19 Third Wave Started In Bihar: CM Nitish Kumar Says

Covid-19 Third Wave Started In Bihar: CM Nitish Kumar Says

The third Covid-19 wave has begun in Bihar, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar said. He added that they are are fully prepared to tackle this wave and that the health...


29 December 2021
Bihar Chief Minister Gets Flustered Over Speech Getting Disrupted

Bihar Chief Minister Gets Flustered Over Speech Getting Disrupted

According to the police, some local level elected representatives had come to submit a memorandum to the chief minister and picked up a quarrel when they were...


12 December 2021
Nitish Govt Writes To NITI Aayog, Seeks Spl Status For Bihar

Nitish Govt Writes To NITI Aayog, Seeks Spl Status For Bihar

The minister also complained of "lack of initiative" on part of the Centre for setting up public sector units in Bihar which could give a fillip to "industrial...


25 November 2021
RJD Asks BJP To Withdraw Support From Nitish Govt Over Liquor Ban Failure

RJD Asks BJP To Withdraw Support From Nitish Govt Over Liquor Ban Failure

While the BJP MLAs are blaming the Nitish Kumar government for the failure in liquor ban implementation in Bihar, the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) National...


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22 November 2021
Over 500 Industrial Units Set Up In Bihar Under Nitish Kumar, More In The Pipeline

Over 500 Industrial Units Set Up In Bihar Under Nitish Kumar, More In The Pipeline

Speaking at a press conference here after inaugurating Bihar Pavilion at the India International Trade Fair in Pragati Maidan, the minister said the State...


19 November 2021
In The Aftermath Of PM's Announcement Of The Repealing Of Farm Laws, Lalu Accuses Modi Govt For Creating An Environment Of Mistrust, While Nitish Refuses To Comment

In The Aftermath Of PM's Announcement Of The Repealing Of Farm Laws, Lalu Accuses Modi Govt For Creating An Environment Of Mistrust, While Nitish Refuses To Comment

"The PM in his announcement elaborated that the Acts were for the benefit of the farmers but the Centre could not convince a section of them": Nitish Kumar


03 November 2021
Bypoll Results A Big Shot In Nitish Kumar’s Arm; Lalu And Congress Cut A Sorry Figure In Bihar

Bypoll Results A Big Shot In Nitish Kumar’s Arm; Lalu And Congress Cut A Sorry Figure In Bihar

In Kusheshwar Ashtan, JD-U candidate Aman Kumar Hazari defeated his nearest RJD rival Ganesh Bharti by a margin of 12,685 votes while Arun Kumar of RJD lost to...


27 October 2021
'He Can Get Me Shot', Says Nitish Kumar In Response To Lalu's Viisarjan' Remark

'He Can Get Me Shot', Says Nitish Kumar In Response To Lalu's Viisarjan' Remark

By-poll rivalry in Bihar heated up after RJD president Lalu Prasad commented that he will ensure the 'visarjan' (immersion) of Bihar Chief Minister Nitish...


21 October 2021
Akhilesh’s Strategy: Wean Back Most Backward Castes From BJP, But Will That Be Easy?

Akhilesh’s Strategy: Wean Back Most Backward Castes From BJP, But Will That Be Easy?

Observers feel that the smaller OBC castes, which were earlier with SP in significant numbers and shifted to the BSP to a reasonable extent in 2007, gradually...


09 September 2021
Not Aware About Nitish Kumar Attending Haryana Rally: JD(U)

Not Aware About Nitish Kumar Attending Haryana Rally: JD(U)

The proposed rally at Jind, for which invitations have also been sent to regional heavyweights including Mamata Banerjee and Sharad Pawar is touted as the...


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09 September 2021
Will Chirag-Tejashwi Succeed Where Ram Vilas Paswan-Lalu Yadav Failed In Bihar?

Will Chirag-Tejashwi Succeed Where Ram Vilas Paswan-Lalu Yadav Failed In Bihar?

Lok Janskahti Party’s embattled leader Chirag and RJD scion Tejashwi have declined to attach political significance to their previous meeting but it is being...


03 September 2021
JD-U MLA Seen Walking In Underwear On Train Has Eyed Berth In Nitish Kumar Ministry For Long

JD-U MLA Seen Walking In Underwear On Train Has Eyed Berth In Nitish Kumar Ministry For Long

The Gopalpur MLA Narendra Kumar Neeraj has since offered an explanation by saying he was wearing only the undergarments because he had an upset stomach during...


30 August 2021
Caste-Based Census: Why ‘Bharat Jodo’ Spirit, ‘Casteless India’ Vision Should Inspire Our Actions

Caste-Based Census: Why ‘Bharat Jodo’ Spirit, ‘Casteless India’ Vision Should Inspire Our Actions

The Bihar developments, with echoes in other states, have given rise to an interesting debate on social justice, affirmative action, merit, and age-old...


24 August 2021
'We Are Firmly With The NDA, No Question Of Joining Opposition': JD(U)

'We Are Firmly With The NDA, No Question Of Joining Opposition': JD(U)

'We are with the NDA and its unanimous candidate is Mr. Modi. We are very comfortable in the NDA alliance and there is no question of joining forces with the...


24 August 2021
'We Are Firmly With The NDA, No Question Of Joining Opposition': JD(U)

'We Are Firmly With The NDA, No Question Of Joining Opposition': JD(U)

'We are with the NDA and its unanimous candidate is Mr. Modi. We are very comfortable in the NDA alliance and there is no question of joining forces with the...


23 August 2021
Modi-Nitish Kumar Meeting: Will The BJP Give Nod To Caste Census in Bihar?

Modi-Nitish Kumar Meeting: Will The BJP Give Nod To Caste Census in Bihar?

Bihar CM Nitish Kumar led a delegation of ten parties to impress upon the Prime Minister the need for a caste census to ameliorate the condition of the...


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