Bihar Chief Minister

Nitish Kumar's selfie with 2012 hooch tragedy accused leaves JD(U) red-faced

Nitish Kumar's selfie with 2012 hooch tragedy accused leaves JD(U) red-faced

Acting swiftly, the party terminated the membership of the accused member Rakesh Singh

Nov 01, 2017, 12:02 PM IST
Supreme Court to hear plea to cancel Nitish's Legislative Council membership

Supreme Court to hear plea to cancel Nitish's Legislative Council membership

The Supreme Court today agreed to hear a plea seeking cancellation of Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's membership of the state Legislative Council for allegedly concealing a pending criminal case against him.

Aug 01, 2017, 14:00 PM IST
Patna Zoo Soil scam: More trouble for RJD as Nitish-led NDA orders probe against Lalu Prasad's son Tej Pratap

Patna Zoo Soil scam: More trouble for RJD as Nitish-led NDA orders probe against Lalu Prasad's son Tej Pratap

A day after taking oath, Nitish Kumar-led JD(U) and BJP government ordered a fresh probe in the alleged Patna zoo soil purchase scam involving Lalu's elder son Tej Pratap Yadav.

Aug 01, 2017, 07:50 AM IST
Patna High Court dismisses RJD's petition against JD(U)-BJP government in Bihar

Patna High Court dismisses RJD's petition against JD(U)-BJP government in Bihar

The Patna High Court on Monday dismissed a petition by the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) against the formation of new Bihar government by Janata Dal (United) – Bharatiya Janata Party.

Jul 31, 2017, 11:52 AM IST

Nitish Kumar wins floor test in Bihar Assembly, gets 131 votes in favour - Here's is how it happened

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Friday comfortably won the floor test in the Bihar Assembly. At least 131 MLAs voted in favour of the confidence motion put forward by the Bihar CM, while 108 MLAs voted against it. The floor tests proceedings began on a stormy note with Tejashwi Yadav of RJD leading the charge against Nitish Kumar and blaming him for dumping the 'Grand Alliance' for political gain.

Jul 28, 2017, 13:17 PM IST
Bihar political upheaval pre-planned, alleges Nationalist Congress Party

Bihar political upheaval pre-planned, alleges Nationalist Congress Party

The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP)  further said that the people within the (JD(U)) are not satisfied

Jul 28, 2017, 07:35 AM IST
As loyalties swap hands, what will be RJD's next gameplan?

As loyalties swap hands, what will be RJD's next gameplan?

Yesterday's developments have left RJD on a back-foot, despite being the single-largest party in the state with 80 seats.

Jul 27, 2017, 08:42 AM IST
Nitish Kumar to swear-in as Bihar CM at 10 am today; Tejawsi Yadav cries foul

Nitish Kumar to swear-in as Bihar CM at 10 am today; Tejawsi Yadav cries foul

In less than 24 hours of resigning from the post of Bihar Chief Minister, Nitish Kumar is all set to swear-in once again at 10 am today morning. 

Jul 27, 2017, 06:52 AM IST
Bihar alliance intact, Congress alone 'responsible for current mess' in Opposition, says Nitish Kumar

Bihar alliance intact, Congress alone 'responsible for current mess' in Opposition, says Nitish Kumar

Replying to a volley of questions from reporters, the JD(U) leader asserted that there is no rift in Bihar's ruling alliance and urged them not to interpret differently.  

Jul 03, 2017, 13:38 PM IST
Not in the race for PM's post in 2019: Nitish

Not in the race for PM's post in 2019: Nitish

"I am unnecessarily being targeted. We are a small party. I am not a fool... If I become the national president of my party, it does not mean that I harbour national aspiration (of becoming the PM)," Kumar told reporters.

May 15, 2017, 17:00 PM IST
Bihar CM Nitish Kumar's wife remembered on her birth anniversary​

Bihar CM Nitish Kumar's wife remembered on her birth anniversary​

 Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Saturday observed the birth anniversary of his late wife and social worker Manju Sinha.

Feb 25, 2017, 13:56 PM IST

Rabri Devi backtracks on son Tejaswi Yadav as Bihar Chief Minister

Former Bihar Chief Minister Rabri Devi on Friday did a U-turn and said there was no vacancy for the "CM post" for her son Tejaswi Yadav, as her successor Nitish Kumar will continue in the coveted post.

Feb 24, 2017, 14:44 PM IST

Haven't received invitation from Samajwadi Party so far: Nitish Kumar

Replying to a question on the political development in Uttar Pradesh in the wake of the feud within the ruling SP, Kumar dwelt on the unsuccessful efforts for the unification of the old Janata Parivar.

Oct 29, 2016, 00:28 AM IST

Nitish Kumar favours scrapping of Governor post

 Nitish Kumar today reaffirmed his support for scrapping the Governor's post.

Aug 05, 2016, 01:01 AM IST

Bihar CM directs police to conduct probes in time-bound manner

Recent murder of Aditya Sachdeva, a journalist at Siwan had brought the law and order situation in Bihar into focus.

Jun 03, 2016, 03:16 AM IST
Nitish Kumar had used RSS ladder to climb into politics: Uma Bharti

Nitish Kumar had used RSS ladder to climb into politics: Uma Bharti

The BJP leader termed Nitish Kumar's comments as "uncalled for as he had became a Union minister due to support of RSS".

Apr 18, 2016, 22:50 PM IST
Nitish leaves Bihar 'high and dry': Not only country-made, foreign liquors also banned

Nitish leaves Bihar 'high and dry': Not only country-made, foreign liquors also banned

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Tuesday announced the ban of Indian manufactured foreign bands (IMFB) and all types of liquors in the state. The CM said the announcement is being made following the experience of last four days.

Apr 05, 2016, 13:15 PM IST
Leaders who left RJD are not welcome back: Lalu Prasad

Leaders who left RJD are not welcome back: Lalu Prasad

RJD chief Lalu Prasad on Saturday said former party leaders who left but were trying to rejoin the party after it returned to power in Bihar were not welcome.

Jan 03, 2016, 08:54 AM IST
Nitish Kumar sworn in as Bihar CM, Lalu's son his deputy

Nitish Kumar sworn in as Bihar CM, Lalu's son his deputy

Nitish Kumar, 64, who headed the Grand Alliance that worsted the Bharatiya Janata Party, kept with him the home, information and public relations as well as general administration ministries.

Nov 21, 2015, 00:18 AM IST
Bihar's new leadership: CM an engineer, his deputy 9th pass

Bihar's new leadership: CM an engineer, his deputy 9th pass

Nitish Kumar, who took the oath of office as chief minister on Friday, is an engineer by profession. ​

Nov 20, 2015, 22:15 PM IST