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  • BJP questions Nitish govt’s move to impose night curfews in Bihar

    BJP questions Nitish govt’s move to impose night curfews in Bihar

    “The Bihar government has taken many decisions which were necessary in the current situation. Although I am not an expert yet I fail to understand how the enforcement of night curfews will check spread of coronavirus in the state,” state BJP president and MP Sanjay Jaiswal said in his Facebook post today.

    April 20, 2021
  • Amid reluctance by frontline workers, Bihar ministers get jabs

    Amid reluctance by frontline workers, Bihar ministers get jabs

    Chief minister Kumar himself rushed to the IGIMS hospital in Patna to get the first dose of vaccine on his 70th birthday. Apart from him, three of his Cabinet colleagues, Tarkishore Prasad, Renu Devi, both deputy chief ministers in his government and education minister Vijay Kumar Chaudhary also were administered the first dose of the vaccine.

    March 2, 2021
  • Kanhaiya’s meeting with Nitish aide triggers speculation

    Kanhaiya’s meeting with Nitish aide triggers speculation

    The meeting assumes much political significance in the light of the Kanhaiya’s growing differences with the CPI leadership following a censure motion passed against him during the three-day national council meeting of the party held in Hyderabad last month.

    February 16, 2021
  • Cabinet expansion triggers revolts in Bihar BJP

    Cabinet expansion triggers revolts in Bihar BJP

    The Cabinet expansion took place well 84 days after Kumar took oath as the chief minster on 16 November after the NDA won elections with wafer-thin majority.

    February 10, 2021
  • Bihar political turf: Nitish, BJP caught in peculiar game to ‘checkmate’ each other

    Bihar political turf: Nitish, BJP caught in peculiar game to ‘checkmate’ each other

    Especially, the JD-U headed by chief minister Nitish Kumar looks quite desperate to increase its tally by hook or by crook after it finished distant third in the recently-concluded assembly elections in the state.

    February 3, 2021
  • Bihar: RJD fishes in troubled NDA waters

    Bihar: RJD fishes in troubled NDA waters

    RJD leader claims multiple JD-U legislators ready to switch sides

    December 31, 2020
  • Nitish’s gambit

    Nitish’s gambit

    In a sudden move, he quit as JD(U) president in favour of Ram Chandra Prasad Singh ~ or RCP as he is widely known ~ thereby marking out clear blue water between the coalition government he heads in Bihar and the JD(U) and BJP as distinct parties.

    December 30, 2020
  • Nitish upset with BJP over Arunachal defections

    Nitish upset with BJP over Arunachal defections

    “I don’t want to continue as the CM. The NDA is free to choose anyone as my replacement. Won’t mind even if the man is from the BJP,” the chief minister was learnt to have told the party leaders during the party’s executive meet on Sunday. The remark has triggered a storm in the state politics.

    December 29, 2020
  • NDA’s Vijay Kumar elected as Speaker of Bihar Assembly

    NDA’s Vijay Kumar elected as Speaker of Bihar Assembly

    Voting was marked by chaos, uproar by Opp over presence of CM Nitish Kumar, Cabinet colleagues

    November 26, 2020
  • Nitish Kumar, 2 BJP deputy chief ministers and 12 others to take oath today

    Nitish Kumar, 2 BJP deputy chief ministers and 12 others to take oath today

    Out of the fourteen ministers, two are deputy chief ministries, Tarkishore Prasad and Renu Devi from the Bharatiya Janata Party(BJP) who will be among those taking oath on Monday at the event which will be attended by Home Minister Amit Shah.

    November 16, 2020
  • NDA elects Nitish Kumar as leader of legislature party, likely to take oath as Bihar CM tomorrow

    NDA elects Nitish Kumar as leader of legislature party, likely to take oath as Bihar CM tomorrow

    The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has always maintained that Nitish Kumar would retain the post, but the dismal performance of the Janata Dal United (JDU) had put a question on it.

    November 15, 2020
  • Nitish Kumar elected as leader of NDA legislature party in Bihar, set to serve 4th term as CM

    Nitish Kumar elected as leader of NDA legislature party in Bihar, set to serve 4th term as CM

    Nitish Kumar-led JDU has won 43 seats in the recently concluded Bihar elections while the BJP managed to win 74 seats in the state.

    November 15, 2020
  • Bihar’s close shave

    Bihar’s close shave

    Tejaswi Yadav needs to have some understanding of his state‘s economy and finances. Let alone government jobs to 10 lakh people, Bihar is not yet able to provide the basic minimum public services to its 12 crore people. It remains overwhelmingly dependent on Central grants

    November 15, 2020
  • NDA again

    NDA again

    Then there is the fact that JD(U) has come in third in terms of numbers, well behind its principal opponent the RJD and its erstwhile junior partner, the BJP. The fact that a non-NDA, non-Mahagathbandhan grouping of the AIMIM, BSP plus sundries cut into what the Opposition alliance believed were votes which otherwise would have come into its kitty, especially in the Muslim-dominated Seemanchal region, also played a role in keeping the NDA’s nose ahead.

    November 12, 2020
  • ‘Who talks like this?’ Nitish Kumar on Yogi Adityanath’s CAA remark

    ‘Who talks like this?’ Nitish Kumar on Yogi Adityanath’s CAA remark

    Nitish Kumar in an election rally has told off Uttar Pradesh CM Adityanath’s remark of ‘throwing out infiltrators’ and said all this is ‘faltu baat.’

    November 5, 2020
  • ‘They have no idea of my work, dedication’: Nitish Kumar on Tejashwi Yadav, Chirag Paswan

    ‘They have no idea of my work, dedication’: Nitish Kumar on Tejashwi Yadav, Chirag Paswan

    'What did those who inherited everything know about the tenacity of the workmen,' he said.

    November 2, 2020
  • Tejashwi Yadav asks Nitish Kumar to speak on job, unemployment issues

    Tejashwi Yadav asks Nitish Kumar to speak on job, unemployment issues

    The sharp attack by the opposition leader, was when Nitish Kumar on Thursday in a rally said that his government has provided over 6 lakh jobs during its 15-year regime as compared to 95,000 people getting jobs during the RJD regime from 1990 to 2005.

    October 30, 2020