Nitish Kumar

Lockdown in Bihar till May 15, CM Nitish Kumar takes step to curb COVID-19 spread

The decision to impose a lockdown in Bihar comes a day after Patna High Court asked the state government to control the COVID-19 situation.

May 04, 2021, 12:17 PM IST

Night curfew imposed in Bihar, schools, cinema halls, religious places to remain shut till this date

After Uttarakhand and Tamil Nadu, the Bihar government on Sunday (April 18) decided to impose night curfew from 9 pm

Apr 18, 2021, 19:21 PM IST

Complete lockdown in Bihar amid COVID-19 surge? CM Nitish Kumar to take call after all-party meet today

A day before the all-party meeting on COVID-19 called by the Governor Chauhan, Bihar CM Nitish Kumar held a high-level meeting to discuss the steps taken so far to check the spread of the disease and availability of oxygen for critically ill patients. He, however, refused to divulge details of the deliberations, saying everything will be discussed at all-party meeting. 

Apr 17, 2021, 11:31 AM IST

Passengers at Bihar railway station rush out to avoid COVID-19 testing

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar recently announced that all passengers at all railway stations will be subjected to COVID-19 testing. 

Apr 17, 2021, 10:45 AM IST

Nitish Kumar government's gift to guest teachers in Bihar, read here

The decision was reportedly taken in a cabinet meeting chaired by Chief Minister Nitish Kumar. 

Apr 07, 2021, 10:44 AM IST

JD(U) veteran Maheshwar Hazari elected deputy speaker of Bihar assembly

Veteran JD(U) leader Maheshwar Hazari was elected as the Deputy Speaker of the Bihar legislative assembly on Wednesday (March 24). 

Mar 24, 2021, 14:53 PM IST

Bihar: CM Nitish Kumar is the biggest liar says, Tejeshwi Yadav

Earlier in Vidhan Sabha, Nitish Kumar claimed that the Opposition leaders overreacted without understanding every point of this act.

Mar 24, 2021, 11:24 AM IST

High drama in Bihar Assembly after Opposition MLAs create ruckus over police bill, lathi-charged

The Bihar Legislative Assembly witnessed a high drama on Tuesday after the opposition lawmakers created a ruckus during a debate over a bill introduced by the Nitish Kumar government aimed at giving more teeth to the police force.

Mar 24, 2021, 08:56 AM IST

Bihar Diwas celebrated in India and abroad, PM Modi extends greetings

Bihar has played a major role in India's freedom struggle. The country’s first civil disobedience movement, launched by Mahatma Gandhi against the injustice meted out to tenant farmers was started in Bihar’s Champaran. The ‘Kisan Sabha' movement, an important peasant movement, was also initiated in Bihar.

Mar 22, 2021, 19:32 PM IST

Bihar CM Nitish Kumar to inaugurate first-ever Museum Biennale on March 22

The ceremony will be attended by Nitish Kumar, Chief Minister of Bihar, Anjani Kumar Singh, the Nodal Officer of the Bihar Museum and Advisor to the Chief Minister and Deepak Anand, Director, Bihar Museum. 

Mar 19, 2021, 11:42 AM IST

Chief Minister Nitish Kumar receives first COVID-19 vaccine shot on his birthday

Prime Minister Narendra Modi wished Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on his birthday over social media. The Prime Minister also praised him for undertaking numerous measures for the development of the state. The Chief Minister took the COVID-19 vaccination shot in Patna.

Mar 01, 2021, 14:19 PM IST

JDU workers mark CM Nitish Kumar’s birthday as Vikas Diwas, PM Narendra Modi sends wishes

To celebrate the CM's birthday, party workers distributed laddus (sweets), notebooks, pencils and milk among the poor. The workers also offered prayers at Mahavir Temple near Station Golambar in Patna. They will also cut a 70-pound cake at the party's headquarters.

Mar 01, 2021, 13:11 PM IST

Nitish Kumar expands Bihar cabinet, inducts BJP leader Shahnawaz Hussain

Former Union Minister Syed Shahnawaz Hussain, who got elected to the Bihar Legislative Council last month, was the first to be administered the oath of office by Governor Phagu Chauhan at a ceremony held at the Raj Bhavan for the much-awaited cabinet expansion.

Feb 09, 2021, 14:52 PM IST

Nitish cabinet will be expanded in Bihar, Shahnawaz Hussain may be included

The much-awaited Bihar cabinet expansion will take place on Tuesday, with senior BJP leader Shahnawaz Hussain likely to land as a minister.

Feb 09, 2021, 13:54 PM IST

Nitish Kumar to expand Bihar cabinet today, BJP leader Shahnawaz Hussain likely to get ministerial berth

The recently elected members of the state legislative council (MLC) and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Shahnawaz Hussain and Vikassheel Insaan Party`s Mukesh Sahni are expected to get ministerial berths in today’s cabinet expansion.

Feb 09, 2021, 08:11 AM IST

Bihar cabinet expansion on Tuesday; here's what to expect

The induction ceremony will take place at 12.30 pm at Rajendra Mandapam. However, the prospective ministers have not yet received a call from Raj Bhavan but they received calls from the Janata Dal (United). The state cabinet at present has 14 members, including the chief minister. As per norms, it can have up to 36 members.

Feb 08, 2021, 23:38 PM IST

Taal Thok Ke: Nitish Kumar scares of criticism?

In this segment of Taal Thok Ke, we bring you a panel discussion on concurrent issues. The topic for discussion in this episode of 'Taal Thok Ke' - Nitish Kumar scares of criticism?

Jan 22, 2021, 18:34 PM IST

Shahnawaz Hussain likely to be included in Bihar CM Nitish Kumar's next cabinet expansion, check names of other BJP leaders

The Nitish Kumar-led government in Bihar will anme its members for the state cabinet expansion soon and has submitted a list of its nominees. The BJP too has finalised its names and its leaders will hand over the names to CM Nitish Kumar. The BJP has reportedly given the names of 10 MLAs and MLCs most noteworthy is Shahnawaz Hussain's inclusion.

Jan 21, 2021, 08:55 AM IST

Bihar: BJP Leader Shahnawaz Hussain filled MLC form, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar appreciates

Monday is the last day for filing nominations for the by-elections for the two seats of Bihar Legislative Council. Nomination papers were filled on Monday by Syed Shahnawaz Hussain and Mukesh Sahni from BJP.

Jan 18, 2021, 14:04 PM IST

CM Nitish Kumar rages on the question of Rupesh Sharma murder case

CM Nitish Kumar becomes infuriated over the question of the murder of Indigo's manager Rupesh Sharma which was taken place on 13th January 2021 in Patna. He said - Do not try to lower the morale of the police.

Jan 15, 2021, 13:46 PM IST