Nitish Kumar
India  /  Published 03.11.21

JDU bags 2 seats, wards off threat

Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar’s Janata Dal United retained Kusheshwar Asthan and Tarapur seats in the bypolls on Tuesday, warding off any immediate increase in the threat to the National Dem...
By Dev Raj in Patna

Opinion  /  Published 31.10.21

Lalu: all guns blazing

Footnote The Odisha CM, Naveen Patnaik, recently dropped the minister of state for home, Dibya Shankar Mishra, who is caught in the Kalahandi murder case controversy, from his Mayurbhanj tour. While ...
By Delhi Diaries

India  /  Published 26.10.21

Nitish laughs off Lalu's poll dare

Responding to a question on the rift between the RJD and Congress, Lalu Yadav told reporters, “What is Congress's alliance? Why should we give the seat to Congress? So that they would lose? ...
By Our Bureau and Agencies in Patna

Opinion  /  Published 24.10.21

Vipassana for govt officials?

Footnote There is no doubt that Basavaraj Bommai is the CM of Karnataka. But the manner in which the BJP has been relying on BS Yediyurappa to draw crowds at the campaigns for assembly bypolls raises...
By Delhi Diaries

India  /  Published 22.10.21

Kovind lauds Bihar liquor law

President Ram Nath Kovind on Thursday gave a thumbs-up to Bihar’s prohibition law, hailing the Nitish Kumar government for having accorded legal status to one of the Directive Principles of Stat...
By PTI in Patna


India  /  Published 20.10.21

Bihar: Covid test mandatory for visitors

The Bihar government has made Covid-19 test mandatory for those coming from other states during Diwali and Chhath festivals, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar said on Monday. Talking to reporters on the si...
By PTI in Patna

India  /  Published 19.10.21

Tejashwi slams Nitish over Kashmir killings

“This is one nation. Kashmir is also a part of it. Everybody has a right to work anywhere in the country. We have been trying to ensure that people of the state stay here and work, but nobody ca...
By Dev Raj in Patna

Business  /  Published 12.10.21

Nitish breaks ranks; calls govt’s bluff

Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar on Monday became the first NDA ally to raise the spectre of a blackout during the festival season a day after the Union power minister R.K. Singh claimed there was no...
By Dev Raj in Patna

Opinion  /  Published 10.10.21

Round 1 to Tejashwi

Footnote: The ‘annual defacement’ show of the Hindutva rabble-rouser, Vishnu Gupta, got all the wrong optics this time with a video of him fleeing the police going viral. Gupta touts him...
By Delhi Diaries

India  /  Published 05.10.21

Nitish takes on Niti Aayog

Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar on Monday slammed the Niti Aayog for its surveys which presented the state in a poor light claiming that they did not factor in various aspects before arriving at con...
By Dev Raj in Patna


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