Chief Minister Nitish Kumar

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Embarrassed after MLA brings daughter home, Nitish Kumar suspends officer

22 Apr 2020

Embarrassed after MLA brings daughter home, Nitish Kumar suspends officer

An officer in Bihar was suspended after he issued a pass to a BJP MLA to bring his daughter home from Kota, an incident which left Chief Minister Nitish Kumar embarrassed and invited criticism from the opposition.

Coronavirus: Migrant workers to face 14-day quarantine in UP, Bihar

29 Mar 2020

Coronavirus: Migrant workers to face 14-day quarantine in UP, Bihar

Lakhs of migrant workers who are being ferried to their homes in spite of a nationwide lockdown will face a mandatory quarantine in their native states of Uttar Pradesh and Bihar, a report stated.

#CAAProtests: Bandh called by RJD brings Bihar to halt

21 Dec 2019

#CAAProtests: Bandh called by RJD brings Bihar to halt

As protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) are raging across India, Lalu Prasad Yadav's RJD called for a bandh in Bihar on Saturday. This shutdown adversely affected rail and road traffic.

Bihar floods: Nitish Kumar's JD(U) slams "ally" Giriraj Singh

06 Oct 2019

Bihar floods: Nitish Kumar's JD(U) slams "ally" Giriraj Singh

The devastation in Bihar, courtesy heavy rainfall, impacted the political corridors with Union Minister Giriraj Singh constantly slamming ally JD(U), led by Chief Minister Nitish Kumar.

Bihar floods: What happened in America, asks 'angry' Nitish Kumar

02 Oct 2019

Bihar floods: What happened in America, asks 'angry' Nitish Kumar

For the last couple of days, Bihar has been reeling under devastating floods. The situation in capital Patna served as a grim reminder that nothing is fine in the state.

Floods ravage Bihar, Uttar Pradesh; death toll climbs to 80

29 Sep 2019

Floods ravage Bihar, Uttar Pradesh; death toll climbs to 80

Over 80 have lost their lives as heavy rains continue to batter several parts of Bihar and Uttar Pradesh.

SC issues notice to Nitish Kumar's government over encephalitis deaths

24 Jun 2019

SC issues notice to Nitish Kumar's government over encephalitis deaths

While India focuses on becoming a superpower, its children are dying because governments didn't care to raise awareness about a deadly disease.

Bihar: Encephalitis kills 128 children. Is anyone paying attention?

20 Jun 2019

Bihar: Encephalitis kills 128 children. Is anyone paying attention?

Bihar is reeling under a major health crisis, and with every passing day, things are only getting worse.

After dismal performance, Lalu's party may break ties with Congress

27 May 2019

After dismal performance, Lalu's party may break ties with Congress

In Bihar, the RJD-Congress mahagathbandhan was supposed to stall BJP's rise, but it failed miserably.

Fire in my heart too: Modi on outrage after Pulwama

18 Feb 2019

Fire in my heart too: Modi on outrage after Pulwama

Amid growing anger and demand for revenge in the nation after the horrendous Pulwama attack, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said he shared the same fire as countrymen.

No one's more opportunistic than 'chacha': Tejashwi on Bihar CM

24 Dec 2018

No one's more opportunistic than 'chacha': Tejashwi on Bihar CM

RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav, who is the face of anti-NDA front in Bihar, took a dig at Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, whom he calls chacha, saying no one is as opportunistic as him.

'Krishna' Tej Pratap's back to slay BJP with 'sudarshan chakra'

17 Dec 2018

'Krishna' Tej Pratap's back to slay BJP with 'sudarshan chakra'

RJD leader Tej Pratap Yadav made a surprise appearance at the party's office in Patna, Bihar, on Sunday and said he was all pumped up to slay Bharatiya Janata Party with sudarshan chakra.

Bihar: Tej Pratap's fall from bicycle in rally goes viral

26 Jul 2018

Bihar: Tej Pratap's fall from bicycle in rally goes viral

When Tej Pratap Yadav started a cycle rally today, he must have expected to make a dent (even a small one) in Bihar's politics.

Bihar: Unmarried girls who cleared intermediate-exam to get Rs. 10,000

02 Jul 2018

Bihar: Unmarried girls who cleared intermediate-exam to get Rs. 10,000

Unmarried girls, who cleared the intermediate examination from Bihar Board, will get Rs. 10,000 soon as a part of Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's ambitious scheme 'Mukhyamantri Kanya Utthan Yojana' (MKUY).

There's one primary school at every 1km in Bihar: Minister

10 Mar 2018

There's one primary school at every 1km in Bihar: Minister

The Bihar Government has been successful in setting up a primary school at every 1km while a middle and secondary school at every 3km and 5km respectively, the In-charge Minister (Education) Shravan Kumar told the Bihar Assembly yesterday.

Bodh Gaya: Two bombs found amid tight-security for Dalai Lama

20 Jan 2018

Bodh Gaya: Two bombs found amid tight-security for Dalai Lama

A small explosion-like sound triggered a bomb chase at Bodh Gaya pilgrimage centre. The security is beefed up as Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama has been holding discourse there.