Nitish Kumar

Nitish Kumar-led Bihar forms state-wide human chain to protest dowry menace

Nitish Kumar-led Bihar forms state-wide human chain to protest dowry menace

The Bihar government on Sunday held a state-wide protest against the menace of dowry.

Jan 21, 2018, 12:36 PM IST
Civic amenities will be provided to all, SCs, STs to get top priority: Nitish Kumar

Civic amenities will be provided to all, SCs, STs to get top priority: Nitish Kumar

Bihar Chief Minister on Tuesday asserted that his government was committed to providing basic amenities such as toilet, power connection and safe drinking water to every household.

Jan 16, 2018, 17:35 PM IST
Attack on Bihar CM Nitish Kumar's convoy: 19 arrested, investigation on

Attack on Bihar CM Nitish Kumar's convoy: 19 arrested, investigation on

At least 19 people have been arrested in connection with the attack on Bihar CM Nitish Kumar's convoy yesterday. 

Jan 13, 2018, 20:09 PM IST
Man issues death threat to Nitish Kumar, video goes viral on social media

Man issues death threat to Nitish Kumar, video goes viral on social media

The accused, Pramod Kumar alias Poyama has been arrested from Patna's Fatuha after he issued a death threat to Bihar CM Nitish Kumar.

Jan 13, 2018, 06:04 AM IST
Nitish Kumar convoy attack: Bihar government forms investigation team

Nitish Kumar convoy attack: Bihar government forms investigation team

Bihar government on Friday formed a team to investigate the attack on state Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's convoy.

Jan 12, 2018, 23:33 PM IST
Nitish Kumar's convoy attacked, pelted with stones in Bihar; two injured

Nitish Kumar's convoy attacked, pelted with stones in Bihar; two injured

The attackers threw stones but the chief minister was rescued safely. However, two of the security personnel in his convoy were injured.

Jan 12, 2018, 15:02 PM IST
JD(U) for judicial judicial services commission, reservation in judiciary

JD(U) for judicial judicial services commission, reservation in judiciary

JD(U) Deputy leader in Bihar Assembly Shyam Rajak said as many as 6,379 posts of judges are lying vacant in the country.

Jan 06, 2018, 20:24 PM IST
From jail, Lalu Prasad plans strategy to launch agitation on Jan 6

From jail, Lalu Prasad plans strategy to launch agitation on Jan 6

Lalu's followers, who visited him at Birsa Munda Jail in Ranchi, said the former Bihar chief minister has chalked out a plan to take on his opponents. 

Jan 02, 2018, 08:01 AM IST
Over 300 JD(U) leaders, workers resign

Over 300 JD(U) leaders, workers resign

More than 300 leaders and workers of the ruling Janata Dal-United in Bihar on Wednesday resigned from the party.

Dec 28, 2017, 00:57 AM IST
Dramatic political realignments hogged limelight in Bihar in 2017

Dramatic political realignments hogged limelight in Bihar in 2017

Bihar in 2017 witnessed one of the most dramatic political realignments in recent history.

Dec 26, 2017, 17:06 PM IST
Year 2017: Dramatic political realignments hogged limelight in Bihar

Year 2017: Dramatic political realignments hogged limelight in Bihar

Bihar in 2017 witnessed one of the most dramatic political realignments in recent history as Chief Minister Nitish Kumar dumped the Grand Alliance, comprising his JD(U), arch rival Lalu Prasad's RJD and the Congress, to rejoin the BJP-led NDA.

Dec 26, 2017, 11:16 AM IST
Nitish, Sushil to attend Rupani's oath-taking ceremony

Nitish, Sushil to attend Rupani's oath-taking ceremony

Kumar and Modi are likely to leave late tonight for Gandhinagar, where the ceremony will take place tomorrow.

Dec 25, 2017, 22:23 PM IST
Lalu Prasad convicted in fodder scam case, RJD says 'conspiracy by BJP'

Lalu Prasad convicted in fodder scam case, RJD says 'conspiracy by BJP'

Ahead of the verdict, in Patna, Lalu Prasad's wife and former Bihar CM Rabri Devi had organised a special 'puja' at her official residence -- 10, Circular Road. 

Dec 23, 2017, 22:53 PM IST
Woman dies after ambulance gets struck due to RJD bandh, over 1500 supporters detained

Woman dies after ambulance gets struck due to RJD bandh, over 1500 supporters detained

The victim was being taken to a hospital when her ambulance was caught in a traffic jam which was enforced by RJD workers who had blocked the road as a mark of protest against the Nitish Kumar government. 

Dec 22, 2017, 09:45 AM IST
 Assembly election results 2017: Nitish Kumar congratulates PM Modi, takes a dig at Congress

Assembly election results 2017: Nitish Kumar congratulates PM Modi, takes a dig at Congress

In the 2012 elections in Gujarat, the BJP had won 115 seats while the Congress emerged victorious in 61 seats.

Dec 18, 2017, 14:36 PM IST
Gujarat Assembly elections 2017: Criticism of EVMs due to fear of defeat, says Nitish Kumar

Gujarat Assembly elections 2017: Criticism of EVMs due to fear of defeat, says Nitish Kumar

The Patidar community accounts for around 12 percent of Gujarat's population.

Dec 17, 2017, 23:55 PM IST
Liquor ban: Nitish Kumar takes dig at Lalu Yadav for opposing prohibition

Liquor ban: Nitish Kumar takes dig at Lalu Yadav for opposing prohibition

The RJD was a constituent of Grand Alliance government that had promulgated total prohibition in Bihar in April last year.

Dec 16, 2017, 22:11 PM IST
Sharad Yadav Rajya Sabha disqualification case: Delhi HC refuses to interfere

Sharad Yadav Rajya Sabha disqualification case: Delhi HC refuses to interfere

Sharad Yadav and Anwar Ali were disqualified from the RS on Dec 4.

Dec 15, 2017, 17:40 PM IST
Nitish Kumar concerned over illicit liquor business in dry Bihar

Nitish Kumar concerned over illicit liquor business in dry Bihar

Bihar CM on Thursday noted with concern that the illicit liquor business was thriving in the dry state.

Dec 14, 2017, 16:55 PM IST
RJD to stage protest march in Patna on Bihar govt's sand mining policy

RJD to stage protest march in Patna on Bihar govt's sand mining policy

Main opposition Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) on Saturday announced that it would stage a protest march here on Monday against "faulty" sand mining policy of the Bihar government which it said has caused crisis of sand and concrete and rendered lakhs of labourers jobless.

Dec 09, 2017, 20:20 PM IST