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Bihar CM Nitish Kumar to expand his cabinet today

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar is likely to expand his cabinet on Sunday. The new ministers are expected to take oath at 11:30 am.

Jun 02, 2019, 07:58 AM IST

Why can't ex-CMs live in private houses? Patna HC asks Nitish Kumar, others to reply

The next hearing in the matter is scheduled to take place on February 11.

Jan 08, 2019, 21:31 PM IST

RLSP chief Upendra Kushwaha hits back at Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's 'neech' comment

Two days after Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's 'neech' comment, Union minister and Rashtriya Lok Samta Party (RLSP) chief Upendra Kushwaha hit back saying that they are saying they are from the same family. 

Nov 05, 2018, 12:37 PM IST

What's ailing Nitish Kumar? Tejashwi Yadav demands medical bulletin on CM's health

Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader and former deputy Bihar chief minister Tejashwi Yadav has demanded that the state government must release a medical bulletin on the health condition of Chief Minister Nitish Kumar.

Sep 08, 2018, 14:26 PM IST

SC dismisses PIL seeking Bihar CM Nitish Kumar's disqualification

The PIL filed by Delhi-based lawyer Manohar Lal Sharma had sought NItish Kumar's disqualification for allegedly concealing a criminal case against him in his election affidavit.

Mar 19, 2018, 13:10 PM IST

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 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

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

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

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

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?

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

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

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

"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 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