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You are free to leave JD(U): Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar snubs Pavan Varma over CAA

You are free to leave JD(U): Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar snubs Pavan Varma over CAA

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Thursday slammed his party colleague Pavan Varma for raising question over his decision to join hands with the BJP for Delhi Assembly election and the party's

Jan 23, 2020, 12:55 PM IST
Muzaffarpur shelter home case: Delhi court convicts 19, acquits 1; sentencing on January 28

Muzaffarpur shelter home case: Delhi court convicts 19, acquits 1; sentencing on January 28

The shelter home was run by former Bihar People's Party (BPP) MLA Brajesh Thakur. 

Jan 20, 2020, 15:21 PM IST
On day of human chain event, Congress puts up posters against Nitish Kumar

On day of human chain event, Congress puts up posters against Nitish Kumar

The posters, put up by Congress leaders, accuse the JDU-BJP coalition government in the state of failing to deliver on many promises. 

Jan 19, 2020, 14:21 PM IST
Bihar: Tej Pratap Yadav slams Nitish Kumar for human chain event in Patna

Bihar: Tej Pratap Yadav slams Nitish Kumar for human chain event in Patna

The human chain will cover all districts in the state with the claimed participation of crores of people.

Jan 19, 2020, 11:35 AM IST
Bihar to form 16,351-km-long human chain to spread awareness about environment conservation

Bihar to form 16,351-km-long human chain to spread awareness about environment conservation

It may be recalled that first human chain, which was 11,292-km long, was attempted in 2017 with 2 crore people and the second human chain in 2018 was 14,000-km long.

Jan 19, 2020, 08:04 AM IST
RJD's Tejashwi Yadav demands scrapping of NPR notification in Bihar

RJD's Tejashwi Yadav demands scrapping of NPR notification in Bihar

In a tweet in Hindi, Tejashwi Yadav said that Nitish Kumar`s assurance for not applying National Register for Citizens (NRC) in Bihar was false. 

Jan 17, 2020, 14:07 PM IST
RJD to contest on 4 seats in Delhi in alliance with Congress

RJD to contest on 4 seats in Delhi in alliance with Congress

The Congress senior leadership had held discussions with the party chief Sonia Gandhi to finalise the list of candidates during the Election Committee meeting on Thursday.

Jan 17, 2020, 14:05 PM IST
Two coaches of Antyodaya Express derail near Madhubani in Bihar, no casualties reported

Two coaches of Antyodaya Express derail near Madhubani in Bihar, no casualties reported

The two derailed coaches were later put on track with the help of a crane which was called for Samastipur district. 

Jan 17, 2020, 09:16 AM IST
CM Nitish Kumar will lead NDA in Bihar Assembly poll: Union Home Minister Amit Shah

CM Nitish Kumar will lead NDA in Bihar Assembly poll: Union Home Minister Amit Shah

Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Thursday (January 16) said that BJP and JD(U)will contest the upcoming assembly elections in Bihar together and incumbent Chief Minister Nitish Kumar will become the

Jan 16, 2020, 20:45 PM IST
Opposition behind anti-Citizenship Amendment Act riots: Amit Shah in Bihar

Opposition behind anti-Citizenship Amendment Act riots: Amit Shah in Bihar

The BJP president said that the CAA has received the best response in Bihar.

Jan 16, 2020, 17:23 PM IST
No question of NRC implementation in Bihar, open for debate on Citizenship Amendment Act, says Nitish Kumar

No question of NRC implementation in Bihar, open for debate on Citizenship Amendment Act, says Nitish Kumar

Notably, Nitish is the first Chief Minister from the NDA camp to have publicly shunned chances of the implementation of NRC in his state. 

Jan 13, 2020, 13:56 PM IST
JD(U) leader Prashant Kishor thanks Rahul Gandhi, Priyanka for rejecting CAA, NRC

JD(U) leader Prashant Kishor thanks Rahul Gandhi, Priyanka for rejecting CAA, NRC

JD (U) leader Prashant Kishor posted a tweet reassuring the people of Bihar that Chief Minister Nitish Kumar-led government in the state will not implement the CAA and NRC in the state.

Jan 12, 2020, 14:02 PM IST
No girl killed in Muzaffarpur shelter home, skeletons found not of minor inmates: CBI to SC

No girl killed in Muzaffarpur shelter home, skeletons found not of minor inmates: CBI to SC

Appearing for the CBI, Attorney General KK Venugopal told the court that "No girl was killed in Muzaffarpur shelter home and skeletons found were not of inmate minors."

Jan 08, 2020, 14:10 PM IST
People to watch out for: Nitish Kumar in focus ahead of Bihar polls

People to watch out for: Nitish Kumar in focus ahead of Bihar polls

Nitish Kumar stormed to power in Bihar in alliance with the Grand Alliance comprising his JD-U, the Lalu Prasad-led Rashtriya Janata Dal and the Congress in the 2015 Assembly elections.

Jan 05, 2020, 23:58 PM IST
NPR exercise to begin in Bihar from May 15, says Deputy CM Sushil Modi

NPR exercise to begin in Bihar from May 15, says Deputy CM Sushil Modi

Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi on Saturday (January 4) said that the first phase of National Population Register in Bihar will start on May 15 and end on May 28.

Jan 05, 2020, 09:04 AM IST
Hajipur Jail officials suspended after undertrial prisoner shot dead by inmates

Hajipur Jail officials suspended after undertrial prisoner shot dead by inmates

The action was taken after a 30-year-old undertrial prisoner Manish Kumar, accused in a 2017 gold robbery case, was killed in Bihar's Hajipur jail on Friday afternoon and four other prisoners were

Jan 04, 2020, 10:08 AM IST
All is well, says Nitish Kumar on BJP-JDU alliance in Bihar

All is well, says Nitish Kumar on BJP-JDU alliance in Bihar

The remarks by JD(U) Chief comes after his party's senior leader blazed gun over the alliance by asserting that his party was the senior partner in the alliance and must get more seats.

Dec 31, 2019, 14:36 PM IST
JD(U)'s Prashant Kishor takes jibe at Sushil Modi, cites 2015 assembly results

JD(U)'s Prashant Kishor takes jibe at Sushil Modi, cites 2015 assembly results

Taking to Twitter, Kishor outlined that in Bihar, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar`s leadership and the role of JD(U) as the biggest party was decided by the people of Bihar and not by the leader of

Dec 31, 2019, 14:25 PM IST
Bihar Deputy CM Sushil Kumar Modi slams Prashant Kishor, says his seat-sharing remarks will benefit opposition

Bihar Deputy CM Sushil Kumar Modi slams Prashant Kishor, says his seat-sharing remarks will benefit opposition

Bihar Deputy CM Sushil Modi stressed that the BJP and JD(U) have no problem over the seat-sharing arrangement and people who are running slogans-coining company are trying to help the opposition by

Dec 31, 2019, 07:58 AM IST
Prashant Kishor demands larger share of seats for JD(U) in 2020 Bihar election; questions Sonia Gandhi's silence on NRC

Prashant Kishor demands larger share of seats for JD(U) in 2020 Bihar election; questions Sonia Gandhi's silence on NRC

According to Kishor, the basis of seat-sharing between JD(U) and BJP for next year Bihar election would be that of 2004 and 2009 elections.

Dec 30, 2019, 13:58 PM IST