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Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar

AES claims lives of 146 children in Bihar; litchi fruit under scanner over spread of infection

The death toll of children due to Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) in Bihar reached 146 on Wednesday, nearly a fortnight after its deadly outbreak in the state. Watch this video to know more.

Jun 19, 2019, 10:30 AM IST

Watch Debate: Death toll from AES jumps to 127 in Bihar

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar visited Muzaffarpur on Tuesday to take stock of the condition of children who are suffering from Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES). Kumar held a high-level meeting on Monday evening to review the situation which has arisen due to the outbreak of the disease, which has claimed the lives of 127 children in the state. Watch this video to know more.

Jun 18, 2019, 13:34 PM IST

Bihar CM Nitish Kumar faces protest outside Muzaffarpur Hospital

In the wake of rising deaths due to Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES), Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Tuesday arrived at Sri Krishna Medical College and Hospital (SKMCH) in Muzaffarpur to take stock of the situation. At least 89 children had succumbed to the disease in this hospital. Watch this video to know more.

Jun 18, 2019, 13:06 PM IST

Chief Minister Nitish Kumar to visit Muzaffarpur today

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar is set to visit Muzaffarpur on Tuesday to take stock of the condition of children who are suffering from Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES). Watch this video to know more.

Jun 18, 2019, 08:54 AM IST

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

EC recognises Nitish Kumar-led group as JD(U)

The JD(U) is a recognised state party in Bihar.

Nov 17, 2017, 16:11 PM IST

Flood fury: Bihar seeks Rs 7,636 cr assistance from Centre

Kumar said Prime Minister Narendra Modi after aerial survey of flood-hit districts had announced immediate assistance of Rs 500 crore.

Sep 11, 2017, 19:58 PM IST

JD-U former party President Sharad Yadav says he is with Grand Alliance

"Sharad Yadav`s visit to Bihar is his personal initiative. The JD-U has nothing to do with it," JD-U state President Vashisht Narain Singh said.

Aug 10, 2017, 16:20 PM IST

After Nitish Kumar charade, 'motley secular parties' can't fight Narendra Modi: CPI-M

The CPI-M said it had concluded "that with the regional parties as the main constituents, there can be no credible all-India alliance". 

 

Aug 03, 2017, 15:23 PM IST

Never heard remarks like what Lalu Yadav made for Nitish: JD(U)

Taking a jibe at Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Lalu said that Nitish used to speak ill of BJP and today he is singing their glory.

 

Aug 02, 2017, 11:07 AM IST

Congress welcomes Lalu Prasad Yadav's invitation to Sharad Yadav in fight against BJP

"I talked to Sharad Yadav over phone. I appeal to him that come and go to every corner of the country, and take command of this fight," RJD supremo Lalu Prasad Yadav said. He further said that they are going to launch "Desh bachao, BJP bhagao" movement.

Jul 31, 2017, 13:39 PM IST

Nitish ditched me, but finally I will be the winner, says Lalu

He blamed Nitish for the collapse of the Grand Alliance and said the graft allegation against him and his son Tejaswi are baseless.

Jul 29, 2017, 20:20 PM IST

Nitish dares BJP to hold polls in Bihar, UP simultaneously

"If you (BJP) have the courage then hold simultaneous polls in UP and Bihar. I don't have any problem. I am ready for it tomorrow if you want it so," Kumar said.

Jun 12, 2017, 19:13 PM IST

BJP leader Sushil Modi writes to Bihar CM, seeks cancellation of Lalu plot

Prasad got two plots of land allotted in his name in violation of the MLA Cooperative Society's bye-laws, Modi said adding that the bye-laws allowed allotment of only one plot to a member of the Society.

Jun 04, 2017, 23:28 PM IST

Sushil Modi writes to Bihar CM, seeks cancellation of Lalu plot

Prasad got two plots of land allotted in his name in violation of the MLA Cooperative Society's bye-laws, Modi said.

Jun 04, 2017, 22:57 PM IST

TN's next government will be under Stalin, says Nitish

Banning of liquor has reaped great benefits in Bihar including a dip in cases of domestic violence and crime rate, he said.

Jun 03, 2017, 22:28 PM IST

Nitish should confiscate Lalu's benami properties, open schools there: BJP

"I challenge Nitish Kumar to confiscate the benami properties of Lalu and his family and open schools for poor children," senior BJP leader Sushil Kumar Modi said here.

May 22, 2017, 17:36 PM IST

Nitish promises to take Bihar's education sector to dizzying heights

"Bihar has been a hub of higher education in distant times. Scholars like Chanakya and Aryabhatt have been born here," he said.

May 16, 2017, 19:11 PM IST

Amid parleys over joint President nominee, Nitish Kumar backs Pranab for 2nd term

The main opposition Congress, however, remained non-committal on backing Mukherjee, saying "It is for the ruling party to decide".

May 15, 2017, 23:03 PM IST

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