Nitish Kumar justifies annulling Manjhi cabinet's decisions

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Thursday justified his government annulling 34 populist decisions taken by his predecessor Jitan Ram Manjhi days before demitting office saying these were basically "non-decisions" as no laid down procedure was followed.

Nitish Kumar, PM Modi main rivals in Bihar's ''pichkari'' market

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and Prime Minister Narendra Modi are rivals not only in politics, but also in the `pichkari` market here as water sprinklers -- used to spray water on Holi -- with pictures of the two leaders are doing brisk business.

Nitish Kumar annuls 34 'out of turn' decisions by Manjhi Cabinet

The Nitish Kumar government on Wednesday annulled 34 populist 'out of turn' decisions taken during last three cabinet meetings by former chief minister Jitan Ram Manjhi days before resigning.

VIPs should ensure no inconvenience is caused because of them: JD (U)

Janata Dal (United) chief Sharad Yadav on Tuesday said leaders holding Constitutional posts should ascertain that no inconvenience is caused to the public because of their movement.

PDP-BJP coalition 'unprincipled, opportunistic': Nitish Kumar

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday termed as "unprincipled and opportunistic" the alliance between BJP and PDP to form a government in Jammu and Kashmir and said the saffron party's move has killed its ideological parent Shyama Prasad Mukherjee for the second time.

Ousted from JD (U), Manjhi forms new party 'Hindustan Awaam Morcha'

Ousted Janata Dal (United) leader and former Bihar chief minister Jitan Ram Manjhi on Saturday floated a new party, the 'Hindustan Awaam Morcha'.

Jitan Ram Manjhi launches front to ''expose'' Nitish Kumar
Jitan Ram Manjhi launches front to ''expose'' Nitish Kumar

Nearly a week after he was forced to quit as Bihar`s chief minister, Jitan Ram Manjhi Saturday launched a new political front to "expose the real face" of Chief Minister Nitish Kumar.

Pappu Yadav lashes out at Nitish, says ready to quit RJD

RJD MP Rajesh Ranjan on Wednesday lashed out at Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, accusing the JD(U) leader and his aides of working to "finish off" RJD and said he would quit the party if Lalu Prasad wishes so.

JD(U) preparing for big movement against Land Acquisition Ordinance

Reiterating his opposition to the Land Acquisition Ordinance, Janata Dal (United) chief Sharad Yadav on Wednesday said that he was preparing for a big movement against the ordinance.

Corporate espionage scandal set to come up during Budget Session

The corporate espionage issue will reverberate in Parliament as the Budget session opens tomorrow with some parties, including JD-U, raising serious concerns over the scandal at an all-party meet called by Parliamentary Affairs Minister M Venkaiah Naidu.

Will work with PM Modi for Bihar's development, says Nitish Kumar
Will work with PM Modi for Bihar's development, says Nitish Kumar

Ending days of political drama, Janata Dal-United (JD-U) leader Nitish Kumar on Sunday took oath as Bihar Chief Minister for the fourth time saying that he had once again assumed office with full earnestness and would work for the development of the state with sincerity.

Nitish Kumar - the 'Chanakya' of Bihar politics has his task cut out

Back in the saddle for the fourth time in the politically important state of Bihar, Nitish Kumar is known as Chanakya in state politics for his carefully crafted behind-the-scene moves and his emphasis on growth and development.

BJP takes a dig at Bihar CM Nitish Kumar, says 'jungle raj-2 continues'
BJP takes a dig at Bihar CM Nitish Kumar, says 'jungle raj-2 continues'

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday termed senior Janata Dal (United) leader Nitish Kumar's swearing-in as Bihar CM as 'jungle raj part II'

Nitish Kumar takes oath as Bihar CM: As it happened
Nitish Kumar takes oath as Bihar CM: As it happened

Nitish Kumar takes oath as Bihar Chief Minister for the fourth time; Jitan Ram Manjhi, Mamata Banerjee, Tarun Gogoi present.

Nitish Kumar should work on my agenda for welfare of poor: Manjhi

Asserting that he did not "backstab" Nitish Kumar, expelled JD(U) leader Jitan Ram Manjhi on Saturday said he was prematurely pulled down from the chief minister's post by Kumar when he started bringing "mere slogans" of uplift of the poor to reality.

 Nitish Kumar to take oath as Bihar CM on Sunday
Nitish Kumar to take oath as Bihar CM on Sunday

Janata Dal (United) leader Nitish Kumar will take oath as the new chief minister of Bihar on February 22 after the drmatic exit of Jitan Ram Manjhi, less than an hour before a confidence vote in the state assembly yesterday.

NDA hits out at Nitish, Congress says BJP panicked as Manjhi quit

NDA on Friday accused JD(U) leader Nitish Kumar of "sacrificing" a Mahadalit while Congress saw BJP's "panic" behind Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi's resignation hours before a trust vote in Assembly and said it will pay the price for its "conspiracy" in Bihar elections.

Nitish Kumar responsible for Bihar situation: Giriraj Singh

Union Minister of State for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises, Giriraj Singh on Friday held former Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar responsible for the prevailing political situation in his state.

Modi govt vitiating country's atmosphere: Mayawati

Amidst the political imbroglio in Bihar, BSP supremo Mayawati hit out at BJP for playing games "behind the curtains, to grab power" in the state.

Jitan Ram Manjhi quits as CM, blames Nitish Kumar for Bihar political chaos
Jitan Ram Manjhi quits as CM, blames Nitish Kumar for Bihar political chaos

Embattled Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi dramatically resigned on Friday just ahead of a floor test, the move coming despite the BJP extending support to him.