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  • Strong possibility of opposition parties fighting 2024 polls together: Nitish Kumar Sep 26, 2022 06:35 PM IST

    Strong possibility of opposition parties fighting 2024 polls together: Nitish Kumar

    Speaking to reporters, the Janata Dal (United) leader also made light of the BJP’s repeated swipe at the Opposition over its unity talks, saying the ruling party has many problems of its own. ”All they can do is speak day and night,” he said.

  • JD(U) lost in 2020 because it sought votes in name of Nitish Kumar: BJP Sep 25, 2022 09:12 PM IST

    JD(U) lost in 2020 because it sought votes in name of Nitish Kumar: BJP

    State BJP president Sanjay Jaiswal made a statement to this effect at a press conference here that he had called to declare that Union Home Minister Amit Shah's two-day tour of the Seemanchal region in Bihar was a "historic success".

  • Nitish, Pawar lead call by opposition leaders for forming united anti-BJP front with Congress for 2024 polls Sep 25, 2022 08:18 PM IST

    Nitish, Pawar lead call by opposition leaders for forming united anti-BJP front with Congress for 2024 polls

    "If all non-BJP parties unite, which must include our friends from Congress, then we can get rid of those working to destroy the country," Kumar said at a mega rally

  • Bihar CM Nitish Kumar and RJD supremo Lalu Prasad Yadav meet Sonia Gandhi Sep 25, 2022 07:23 PM IST

    Bihar CM Nitish Kumar and RJD supremo Lalu Prasad Yadav meet Sonia Gandhi

    The meeting at Gandhi's 10 Janpath residence is being considered very crucial in forging an Opposition unity as efforts are on to reconcile differences between the Congress and some regional parties that have been at loggerheads traditionally.

  • After Nitish Kumar denies plans to contest Lok Sabha polls from UP, JD(U) state unit hopes he will reconsider Sep 25, 2022 08:08 AM IST

    After Nitish Kumar denies plans to contest Lok Sabha polls from UP, JD(U) state unit hopes he will reconsider

    The Bihar chief minister also asserted that his efforts should reap benefits for the younger generation, "for people like (his deputy) Tejashwi Yadav".

  • Amit Shah on first Bihar trip since BJP's abrupt loss of power Sep 23, 2022 10:47 AM IST

    Amit Shah on first Bihar trip since BJP's abrupt loss of power

    Amit Shah, a former party president who is regarded as the BJP's principal strategist, will spend two days in the Seemanchal region.

  • Lalu Prasad Yadav, Nitish Kumar to meet Sonia Gandhi soon for opposition unity ahead of 2024 Lok Sabha polls Sep 22, 2022 09:53 AM IST

    Lalu Prasad Yadav, Nitish Kumar to meet Sonia Gandhi soon for opposition unity ahead of 2024 Lok Sabha polls

    Lalu Prasad claimed that the BJP wants to disturb communal harmony in society to hide the real issues that people are facing. I along with Nitish Kumar ji will meet Sonia (Gandhi) ji in Delhi.

  • Special status for all backward states if non-BJP alliance comes to power at Centre: Nitish Kumar Sep 15, 2022 02:12 PM IST

    Special status for all backward states if non-BJP alliance comes to power at Centre: Nitish Kumar

    The JD(U) leader made the remark in reply to a query from journalists on the sidelines of a function here.

  • Janata Dal Merger | Nitish Kumar tries to fill the opposition vacuum Sep 12, 2022 09:10 AM IST

    Janata Dal Merger | Nitish Kumar tries to fill the opposition vacuum

    Amidst talks of opposition unity, Nitish Kumar has revived talks of merger of ex-Janata Dal constituents. These regional parties as a bloc could improve their national relevance

  • The who's who of Indian politics warming up for kaun banega prime minister 2024 Sep 11, 2022 09:19 AM IST

    The who's who of Indian politics warming up for kaun banega prime minister 2024

    Calls for a united opposition have been getting louder, but how likely is it that a bunch of politicians whose personal ambitions conflict with one another will be able to form a cohesive front?

  • Bihar CM Nitish Kumar meets Arvind Kejriwal in Delhi Sep 06, 2022 02:16 PM IST

    Bihar CM Nitish Kumar meets Arvind Kejriwal in Delhi

    Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia and JD(U) leader Sanjay Jha were also present in the meeting.

  • Neither claimant nor desirous for PM's post, time for united Opposition: Nitish Kumar Sep 06, 2022 01:19 PM IST

    Neither claimant nor desirous for PM's post, time for united Opposition: Nitish Kumar

    It is time for the Left parties, Congress and all regional parties come together to form a united opposition, Kumar told reporters after meeting CPI-M general secretary Sitaram Yechury at the party office.

  • Nitish Kumar to meet Arvind Kejriwal, Left leaders on his second day in Delhi Sep 06, 2022 11:44 AM IST

    Nitish Kumar to meet Arvind Kejriwal, Left leaders on his second day in Delhi

    Nitish Kumar first meeting scheduled for the day is with CPIM General Secretary Sitaram Yechury, which will be followed by the chef minister visiting the CPI headquarters to hold talks with general secretary D Raja.

  • Nitish Kumar to visit Delhi from September 5, likely to meet Opposition leaders Sep 03, 2022 04:46 PM IST

    Nitish Kumar to visit Delhi from September 5, likely to meet Opposition leaders

    Janata Dal (United) sources said Kumar is expected to meet Delhi Chief Minister and AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal and the Left leaders among others.

  • 'Just keep watching': Bihar CM Nitish Kumar on CBI raids at RJD leaders' premises Aug 25, 2022 01:55 PM IST

    'Just keep watching': Bihar CM Nitish Kumar on CBI raids at RJD leaders' premises

    "Ye sab dekhte na rahiye aap log, kya hota hai (just keep watching as things unfold)", was the CM's reply when journalists asked him about the raids that took place on Wednesday, hours before his government faced a trust vote.

  • Bihar CM Nitish Kumar flayed by BJP inside Bihar assembly Aug 24, 2022 03:29 PM IST

    Bihar CM Nitish Kumar flayed by BJP inside Bihar assembly

    On Wednesday, Tarkishore Prasad, a senior member of the BJP, accused Nitish Kumar, the chief minister of Bihar, of losing his "political credibility."

  • 'People are watching': Rabri Devi on CBI searches Aug 24, 2022 01:16 PM IST

    'People are watching': Rabri Devi on CBI searches

    Patna, Aug 24 The ruling 'Mahagathbandhan' in Bihar on Wednesday cried foul over raids conducted at a number of premises owned by leaders of the RJD..

  • Nitish Kumar suited, but not a claimant for PM's post: JD(U) Aug 23, 2022 07:17 AM IST

    Nitish Kumar suited, but not a claimant for PM's post: JD(U)

    Rajiv Ranjan Singh alias Lalan said that Kumar would be working towards forging opposition unity and if the BJP is defeated in the 2024 Lok Sabha polls, the prime minister's post shall go to whoever stood the chance.

  • Congress urges Nitish Kumar, Tejashwi Yadav to take necessary steps over law minister row Aug 20, 2022 12:38 PM IST

    Congress urges Nitish Kumar, Tejashwi Yadav to take necessary steps over law minister row

    The BJP has demanded his removal from the cabinet, alleging that an arrest warrant is pending against him in a 2014 kidnapping case, in which former Mokama MLA Anant Singh is also an accused.

  • Prashant Kishor launches online poll on the new government headed by Nitish Kumar Aug 19, 2022 04:17 PM IST

    Prashant Kishor launches online poll on the new government headed by Nitish Kumar

    Kishor launched an online poll on his official Twitter handle, asking users to vote yes or no, to his query, in Hindi.

  • Will withdraw campaign in Bihar if new government provides 5-10 lakh jobs in 2 years: Prashant Kishor Aug 17, 2022 09:14 PM IST

    Will withdraw campaign in Bihar if new government provides 5-10 lakh jobs in 2 years: Prashant Kishor

    Addressing his supporters in Samastipur on Wednesday, Kishor, once a confidant of Kumar, also claimed that the RJD-JD(U)-Congress government does not enjoy the support of people.

  • Congress got a raw deal in Bihar, should have had at least 4 ministerial berths: Ghulam Nabi Azad Aug 17, 2022 08:30 PM IST

    Congress got a raw deal in Bihar, should have had at least 4 ministerial berths: Ghulam Nabi Azad

    "Every constituent in the coalition had walked away with a good share of ministerial berths except for the Congress," he said.

  • Amit Shah refutes Nitish Kumar's claim on RCP Singh's induction in Union Cabinet Aug 17, 2022 06:58 PM IST

    Amit Shah refutes Nitish Kumar's claim on RCP Singh's induction in Union Cabinet

    According to party sources on Wednesday, BJP leader and Home Minister Amit Shah has contradicted Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's assertion that R C P Singh's appointment to the Union Cabinet last year did not have his permission.

  • 72% of Bihar ministers face criminal cases: ADR Aug 17, 2022 02:58 PM IST

    72% of Bihar ministers face criminal cases: ADR

    According to the poll rights organisation ADR, more than 70% of the recently sworn-in ministers in Bihar have filed criminal charges against themselves.

  • Portfolios allocated in Bihar cabinet; Nitish Kumar keeps home, Tejashwi Yadav gets health, roads Aug 16, 2022 02:26 PM IST

    Portfolios allocated in Bihar cabinet; Nitish Kumar keeps home, Tejashwi Yadav gets health, roads

    Nitish Kumar has also kept with himself general administration, cabinet secretariat, election and any other departments not assigned to others, said an official communication.

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