May 04, 2021 02:41 PM IST
Detailed guidelines regarding the lockdown will be decided by the Crisis Management Group, CM Nitish Kumar said.
- Mar 25, 2021 10:20 PM IST
The RJD leader claimed that the bandh has support of Congress and other opposition parties that included left parties- CPI-ML, CPI(M) and CPI.
- Feb 27, 2021 05:11 PM IST
The Union minister, who also holds the portfolios of Electronics and Telecommunications, also referred to the recently issued guidelines for using social media which was"long overdue".
- Feb 25, 2021 07:07 PM IST
Hitting out at the NDA government of Nitish Kumar, Yadav said it per the 2021-2022 budget that it will provide 20 lakh employment opportunities but it has not explained how it will be done.
- Feb 22, 2021 08:35 PM IST
Speaking on the budget, Kumar said it was "balanced" and prepared by protecting the interests of all sections of people in the society.
- Feb 07, 2021 04:05 PM IST
A glacier broke off at Joshimath in Uttarakhand's Chamoli district, leading to a massive flood in the Dhauli Ganga river and causing large-scale devastation in the upper reaches of the ecologically fragile Himalayas.
- Jan 22, 2021 05:08 PM IST
Leader of the opposition Tejashwi Yadav, who shared a screenshot of the letter on his Twitter handle, expressed outrage.
- Jan 18, 2021 09:49 PM IST
On Sunday evening, state BJP president Sanjay Jaiswal, accompanied by Deputy CMs Tarkishore Prasad and Renu Devi both from his party had called on Kumar at his official residence where the differences over the issue appear to have been ironed out.
- Dec 28, 2020 05:23 PM IST
Sushil Modi, who had served as Nitish Kumar's deputy for more than a decade and is known to have an excellent equation with his former boss, made the remark in reply to queries about the JD(U)'s assertion to the effect on the previous day.
- Dec 27, 2020 05:12 PM IST
Nitish Kumar had proposed the name of RCP Singh for the top post, which was then approved by other members during the party's national executive meeting, a senior leader told PTI.
- Dec 15, 2020 03:15 PM IST
Nitish Kumar made the statement in response to queries about the intense speculations about a tussle between his JD(U) and the BJP coming in the way of expansion of the cabinet which has 14 members, including himself, less than half of the sanctioned strength.
- Dec 06, 2020 03:53 PM IST
Political circles had indicated that Kushwaha may merge his Rashtriya Lok Samata Party (RLSP) with the ruling Janata Dal (United), and he would subsequently be inducted into the state cabinet as a member of the legislative council.
- Nov 23, 2020 02:15 PM IST
BJP leader Devendra Fadnavis last week said incidents of 'Love Jihad were taking place in the country and therefore, laws to curb the practice were justified. Some BJP-ruled states have announced plans to prevent the so-called 'Love Jihad, which refers to an alleged conspiracy to convert Hindu women by marrying them.
- Nov 18, 2020 11:07 AM IST
Now despite having more seats than the JD(U), infighting in the BJP, a weak party organisation, a lack of popular state leaders and dependence on Narendra Modi, has meant that the national party will continue to play second fiddle to the regional party
- Nov 16, 2020 05:05 PM IST
The 69-year-old, who has had a continuous run since November, 2005, except for the period in 2014-15 when Jitan Ram Manjhi kept the chair warm for him, is on course to becoming the longest serving Chief Minister of the state, surpassing the record of Shrikrishna Singh who held the top post since before Independence till his death in 1961.
- Nov 16, 2020 12:35 PM IST
Nitish Kumar Swearing-in Highlights: Governor Phagu Chauhan administered the oath of office and secrecy to JD(U) supremo Nitish Kumar.
- Nov 15, 2020 05:32 PM IST
Sushil Modi is set to get a post in the Union cabinet
- Nov 13, 2020 12:56 PM IST
Chirag Paswan managed to send a clear message and prove a point to the JD(U), to the RJD and even to the BJP
- Nov 12, 2020 10:30 PM IST
"It was undoubtedly a mandate for change. The NDA won by dhan, bal and chhal (money, muscle power and deceit," Tejashwi Yadav told a press conference after he was elected the leader of the five-party Grand Alliance, which gave a stiff competition to the NDA before the latter scraped through.
- Nov 12, 2020 01:18 PM IST
It will be for the first time since 2005 that Nitish Kumar’s JD-U will be the junior partner in the alliance. The JD-U contested 115 seats and won 43 while the BJP fought at 110 seats and won 71 of them.
- Nov 12, 2020 09:59 AM IST
The Grand Alliance can reach the winning number if it manages to get the AIMIM, Vikassheel Insaan Party and Hindustani Awam Morcha (Secular) on its side.
- Nov 12, 2020 09:10 AM IST
The Opposition needs to reinvent itself, but from where does it start? Into the seventh year of his term, Prime Minister Narendra Modi does not appear to have a rival as far as the eye can see
- Nov 12, 2020 08:56 AM IST
Narendra Modi and the BJP may have to ensure that the support for Nitish Kumar and his JD(U) is steady and continuous like in the previous term. Any change of strategy may be tempting, but fraught with uncertainty, given the numbers in the new Bihar Assembly
- Nov 11, 2020 12:50 PM IST
Bihar is the second state after Maharashtra where the BJP has emerged as the big brother after being a junior for years. This will give it confidence that with right strategy and patience, it can expand its footprint in states where it has relied heavily on allies, such as Punjab and Jammu & Kashmir
- Nov 11, 2020 09:54 AM IST
Bihar Election Result 2020: BJP powering the National Democratic Alliance, Chirag Paswan’s Lok Janshakti Party denting the Janata Dal (United)'s chances, resurgence of the Left parties and other key takeaways from the poll outcome.