Nitish Kumar stated that alcohol-free India was something envisioned by Mahatma Gandhi because he believed that liquor destroys lives
A BJP parliamentarian had allegedly urged the administration of Bihar’s West Champaran district to block Kanhaiya Kumar’s anti-CAA protest march
Ajay Alok’s response came in retaliation to Prashant Kishor’s tweet about Bihar Chief Minister and JDU leader Nitish Kumar’s “lies about why Kishor was inducted into the party”.
Their absence could be attributed to PM Modi’s Sankalp rally in Patna the same day. CM Kumar had gone to welcome the PM at the airport
Kushwaha's Rashtriya Lok Samta Party (RSLP), which was earlier a member of the NDA, had won 2 seats in the 2015 Assembly elections in Bihar
The Muzaffarpur shelter home incident had surfaced in a social audit conducted by Mumbai-based Tata Institute of Social Sciences.
The ambitious 'Mukhyamantri Kanya Utthan Yojana' will be run by three departments – education, health and social welfare.
JD(U) has two Lok Sabha members Kaushalendra Kumar and Santosh Kushwaha along with nine Rajya Sabha members including rebels Sharad Yadav and Ali Anwar
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today announced in the state Assembly that the state government would provide subsidy on power bill to consumers instead of power companies from 2017-18 fiscal.
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today stuck to his viewpoint that the outcome of the Centre's demonetisation exercise was disappointing and denied making any "U-turn" on the issue.
"Not more than 4-5 percent of people are getting tap water and even after implementation of all the approved schemes of PHED (Public Health Engineering Department), a maximum of 22 percent of the population of the state would get water from taps," Kumar said.
"Why does not the Chief Minister make Kishore his political advisor or minister so that the latter should have freedom to take up political role with the JD(U) or Congress by removing him from the post of an advisor (policy and programme implementation) with the rank of cabinet minister?" Modi said.
Presiding over a home department review meeting, Kumar stressed on measures to contain noise pollution by blaring hooters of vehicles belonging to VIPs and proposed banning them other than those carrying the governor, chief justice, fire engines and ambulances.
Attacking the alliance between Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and Lalu Prasad-led RJD, the Finance Minister said those who had gone to jail and those who had sent them to jail have joined hands to defeat BJP, a reference to Prasad's conviction in fodder scam which was pursued vigorously in courts by Kumar.
JD(U) leaders said Nitish Kumar was "calm and cool" and spent the day in office on Tuesday, not worried about the trust vote in the 243-seat legislature. "Nitish Kumar was busy as usual in office work. He was not at all tense," an official in the chief minister's office said.
In a 12-city poll conducted by CNN-IBN in the age group of 18 years and above, the verdict is emphatic and overwhelmingly against the current regime. The poll reveals that UPA government has lost credibility.
The opposition RJD today claimed as 'misleading' the report card presented by Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and released its own 'chargesheet' against the state government.
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today questioned the Centre's decision of sending two drafts of Lokpal Bill for consideration and demanded that the government be clear before seeking states' views on the proposed legislation.
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday alleged that the UPA government had withheld the hike in price of petrol, effected recently, because of elections in five states.
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday termed as "highly unfortunate" the controversy that had erupted involving Parliament's Public Accounts Committee (PAC) led by senior BJP leader M M Joshi on the draft report in the 2G spectrum issue.