Nitish Kumar
Opinion  /  Published 29.05.22

Modi wilts under Congress pressure

Man of steel?    It is rare for the Narendra Modi Government to crumble under pressure. Two astonishing rollbacks — the bill to dilute the Land Acquisition Act and farm laws &mdash...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 27.05.22

Bihar approves textile sops

The Nitish Kumar government on Thursday approved the Bihar Industrial Investment Promotion Policy (Textile and Leather) 2022 with wide-ranging sops to attract investment and entrepreneurs in the secto...
By Dev Raj in Patna

Opinion  /  Published 27.05.22

Just social: Nitish keeps caste pot boiling

Keeping Big Brother on tenterhooks is fun. The Bihar chief minister and Janata Dal (United) leader, Nitish Kumar, seems to be doing that. He is an accomplished player, even if a couple of his moves do...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 25.05.22

Nitish’s caste census push has BJP in a bind

The BJP leadership feels Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar is using the caste census push as a “bargaining tool” but doesn’t want to oppose the move, wary of its ally’s intenti...
By J.P. Yadav in New Delhi

India  /  Published 23.05.22

Bihar: all-party meet on caste

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday hinted that the much-awaited all-party meeting on a state-specific census of castes could be held later this week. On the sidelines of a function here, he ...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Patna


Opinion  /  Published 22.05.22

JDU loyalist Anil Hegde set for Rajya Sabha berth

Hard work pays    The Janata Dal (United), led by the chief minister of Bihar, Nitish Kumar, is sending its national electoral officer, Anil Hegde, to the Rajya Sabha on the seat that fe...
By The Editorial Board

Opinion  /  Published 22.05.22

Learning from the past

October 2, 2022 is still a long time away. Anything may happen in the four months and more between now and that date in India — politically, epidemiologically, seismically and, of course, to ind...
By Gopalkrishna Gandhi

India  /  Published 21.05.22

33 die in Bihar thunderstorm

At least 33 people across 16 districts lost their lives in a thunderstorm that lashed Bihar on Thursday evening. Bhagalpur and Muzaffarpur districts bore the maximum brunt with seven and six deaths, r...
By Dev Raj in Patna

Opinion  /  Published 15.05.22

Speculation over Nitish Kumar's next move

Sarangi had drawn a lot of publicity after she was stopped at the outskirts of Puri and later allowed to enter the town after a heated debate with the authorities. This has apparently not gone down ...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 15.05.22

11-year-old shows mirror to Nitish

If chief minister Nitish Kumar needed a reality check on his pet prohibition law and the state of education in Bihar, it has come from 11-year-old Sonu Kumar. Sonu, a Class VI student, told the seaso...
By Dev Raj in Patna


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