Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar
29 Jan 2020
Prashant Kishor and Pavan Verma expelled from Nitish Kumar's JD(U)
In a development that will hardly surprise political observers, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Wednesday expelled poll-strategist Prashant Kishor and Pavan Verma from Janata Dal (United), over their controversial statements in the last couple of days.
20 Jan 2020
Muzaffarpur shelter home case: Owner Brajesh Thakur, 18 others, convicted
Brajesh Thakur, who ran a shelter home in Bihar's Muzaffarpur where minor girls were raped and assaulted, was held guilty by a Delhi court today.
14 Dec 2019
Prashant Kishor asked to leave JD(U); will work with AAP
JD(U)'s vice-president Prashant Kishor is angry after his party supported the Citizenship Act and he has been continuously slamming his boss and Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar.
19 Nov 2019
Bill Gates says he's impressed with Nitish Kumar. Here's why
World's richest man, Bill Gates said that he is impressed with Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, a day after meeting him in Patna.
30 Sep 2019
Bihar floods death-toll climbs to 29; government seeks IAF support
In what has been termed a delayed withdrawal of the monsoon, the death toll climbed to 29 in flooded Bihar on Sunday.
29 Sep 2019
Bihar rains: 17 dead; hospitals flooded, boats out on roads
At least 17 people have died in Bihar, including 4 in Patna, after three days of incessant downpour threw normal life out of gear in the state. Moreover, homes and hospitals have been flooded.
05 Jul 2019
Union Budget 2019: Know what became costlier and what cheaper
Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman spoke for more than two hours in her maiden budget speech and promised a better future to countrymen.
23 Jun 2019
Tejashwi Yadav installed 44 ACs in house, claims Sushil Modi
Senior BJP leader and Deputy Chief Minister of Bihar Sushil Kumar Modi launched a fresh attack on RJD's Tejashwi Yadav over extravagant expenditure.
12 Jun 2019
Bihar: 53 children die in suspected Encephalitis outbreak
Bihar has been reeling under an Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) outbreak, which has reportedly claimed the lives of 53 children in the past 10 days.
07 Jun 2019
JD(U)'s Prashant Kishor may work for BJP's rival Trinamool
There are no permanent friends or foes in politics, as we saw in recently concluded general elections.
04 Jun 2019
Amit Shah rebukes minister Giriraj Singh for 'Iftar party' dig
BJP President and Home Minister Amit Shah on Tuesday reprimanded Union Minister Giriraj Singh for taking a dig at Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and his own party member Sushil Modi over an Iftar party.
02 Jun 2019
Bihar CM Nitish Kumar expands Cabinet, ignores ally BJP
On Sunday, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar expanded his Cabinet by inducting eight new members.
22 May 2019
Before counting, Shah hosts dinner, PM Modi thanks NDA allies
As the nation braces itself for Lok Sabha elections' counting on Thursday, May 23, BJP moved to display its strength.
19 May 2019
No summer elections: Nitish Kumar has a suggestion for EC
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar was among the early voters who cast their ballot on Sunday, the last phase of 2019 Lok Sabha polls.
26 Apr 2019
PM Modi files nomination from Varanasi in allies' presence
On Friday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi filed his nomination papers from Varanasi Lok Sabha seat in the presence of top BJP leaders and allies.
24 Feb 2019
Bihar: Six of seven girls found hours after fleeing shelter-home
Seven minor girls escaped from a care unit at Mokama town, Patna in the early hours yesterday following which six of them were found in Darbhanga district, police said.
08 Feb 2019
Muzaffarpur sex scandal: Lalu flays Nitish Kumar over SC order
RJD national president Lalu Prasad has flayed his arch-rival and Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar over Supreme Court's order to transfer Muzaffarpur sex scandal to a POCSO court in Delhi.
23 Dec 2018
#RoadTo2019: Bihar seat-sharing done, BJP-JD(U) to contest on 17 seats
In an apparent show of strength, BJP President Amit Shah, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, and Lok Janshakti Party chief Ram Vilas Paswan announced the seat sharing agreement for Lok Sabha elections 2019 on Sunday.
26 Oct 2018
Shah: BJP, JD(U) to contest 2019 elections on equal seats
It has been confirmed that the BJP and Nitish Kumar-led Janata Dal (United) will contest the 2019 Lok Sabha elections on an equal number of seats.
16 Oct 2018
Nitish Kumar appoints Prashant Kishor as Vice-President of JD(U)
On Tuesday, poll strategist Prashant Kishor was appointed the Vice President of JD(U) by Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, making him the second most powerful person in the party.
15 Oct 2018
Nitish Kumar calls slipper throwing incident a 'publicity stunt'
Breaking his silence over a youth hurling a slipper at him recently, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar yesterday termed the incident "absurd" and "meant for publicity," ruing that there was "no value for good work".
12 Oct 2018
Youth must join politics for public-service, not gains: Nitish Kumar
In a veiled attack on opposition RJD, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar said youth, these days, enter politics by virtue of their family background to "serve their own interests".
01 Sep 2018
Nitish Kumar condoles death of Jain monk Tarun Sagar Maharaj
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar expressed his profound grief on the death of Jain monk Tarun Maharaj in Delhi on Saturday.
14 Aug 2018
'One nation, one poll' good idea, but not implementable: Nitish
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today said that "one nation, one poll" was a good idea but not implementable in the forthcoming general elections.
08 Aug 2018
Muzaffarpur: Minister resigns amid reports of husband's ties with Brajesh
Manju Verma, Bihar's Social Welfare Department (SWD) Minister has resigned after allegations of her husband Chandeshwar Verma's involvement in the horrendous Muzaffarpur shelter home rape case.
06 Aug 2018
Muzaffarpur shelter-home: Brajesh Thakur spend days at jail-hospital, not barrack
Brajesh Thakur, the prime accused in the Muzaffarpur shelter home horror, is lodged at a hospital ward inside the Muzaffarpur district jail, and not the barracks, ET reports.
04 Aug 2018
Bihar Social-Welfare-Minister should be sacked for Muzaffarpur shelter-home-scandal: NCP's Anwar
Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) National General Secretary and MP, Tariq Anwar, demanded that Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar sack his Social Welfare Minister, Manju Verma, for the failure to prevent sexual exploitation at the state-funded shelter home at Muzaffarpur.
04 Aug 2018
Three women JD(U)-spokespersons' open-letter to Rabri ahead of Tejashwi's sit-in
Three women spokespersons of ruling JD(U) in Bihar today wrote an open letter to former Bihar CM Rabri Devi asking her to expel from the party those involved in immoral acts.
29 Jul 2018
Bailey Road caves in after heavy rain in Bihar
A part of the busy Jawaharlal Nehru Road, commonly known as Bailey Road, in Patna caved in due to heavy rains, officials said today.
26 Jul 2018
Bihar govt recommends CBI inquiry into shelter-home sexual assault case
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today recommended a CBI inquiry into the alleged sexual exploitation of girls at a state-funded shelter home in Muzaffarpur district.
23 Jul 2018
Bihar: 16 girls raped in shelter-home, police dig for buried-body
The Bihar police started excavation in a shelter home of Muzaffarpur after it was alleged that a minor was killed and buried there.
07 Jun 2018
Salary stopped, stay at official-residence allowed for 'rebel' Sharad Yadav
Rebel JD(U) MP Sharad Yadav will not be given a salary and other allowances, the Supreme Court ruled today, till the plea seeking his disqualification as Rajya Sabha member doesn't resolve.
06 Jun 2018
Nitish Kumar: No permanent allies of this political opportunist
Stairway to power goes through many U-Turns and who knows it better than Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar. He had once said, "I shall get power, by hook or crook, but once I have got the power I will do good work."
31 May 2018
Explained: 'Special Category Status' demand of Bihar and Andhra
In March, Andhra Pradesh CM Chandrababu Naidu quit NDA after a standoff with the Center over the demand of giving Special Category Status (SCS) to his state.
29 May 2018
Need to create awareness about Nipah virus: Bihar CM Nitish
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar directed the health authorities to create awareness about Nipah virus at "panchayat levels" while laying the foundation stone of 301 health-related schemes worth Rs. 784cr in the state yesterday.
30 Apr 2018
Bihar: Five persons, including two minors, killed in lightning strike
Five persons, including two minor girls, were killed when a thunderstorm struck north Bihar's Madhubani district yesterday, police said.
29 Mar 2018
PM Modi to address 20,000 Swachhagrahis in Bihar's Motihari
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to visit Bihar's Motihari on April 10 to take part in the concluding ceremony of Champaran Satyagraha centenary celebrations, a district official said.
04 Nov 2017
Kartik-Purnima tragedy: 3 dead, 10 injured in Bihar's Begusarai stampede
At least three women have been killed in a stampede at Simaria Ghat in Bihar's Begusarai as hundreds gathered to participate in Kartik Purnima celebrations today.
27 May 2017
Nitish Kumar attends PM's lunch after declining Sonia Gandhi
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has accepted the invite to lunch with Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
17 May 2017
Lalu's benami properties - RJD, BJP workers clash in Patna
Rashtriya Janata Dal and Bharatiya Janata Party workers clashed outside the BJP office in Patna, in light of the recent raids by the I-T department on alleged benami properties tied to RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav.