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  • Bihar CM Nitish Kumar tested for COVID-19 after state's legislative council's chairman reported positive Jul 04, 2020 09:00 PM IST

    Bihar CM Nitish Kumar tested for COVID-19 after state's legislative council's chairman reported positive

    Bihar Chief Minister has sent his swab sample for COVID-19 test after Awadhesh Narayan Singh was found to be infected with the virus.

  • Bihar CM Nitish Kumar sends swab sample for COVID-19 test Jul 04, 2020 08:45 PM IST

    Bihar CM Nitish Kumar sends swab sample for COVID-19 test

    Besides the chief minister, samples of 15 staffers of the Chief Minister's Office have been collected for COVID-19 test, the sources said, adding results are expected Sunday.

  • Confident NDA will get two-third majority in Bihar polls under Nitish Kumar: Amit Shah Jun 08, 2020 07:24 AM IST

    Confident NDA will get two-third majority in Bihar polls under Nitish Kumar: Amit Shah

    Shah's statement at a first of its kind ‘virtual rally', in which he addressed the people of the state from the national capital using internet and broadcast mediums, will scotch whatever speculation there might have been over Kumar's stewardship as a section of the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance leaders had been questioning his leadership.

  • Coronavirus pandemic | Bihar reports rise in COVID-19 cases as migrants return from other states May 19, 2020 01:22 PM IST

    Coronavirus pandemic | Bihar reports rise in COVID-19 cases as migrants return from other states

    The state has observed a rise in the number of coronavirus cases after the 'Shramik Special' trains began arriving

  • Nitish Kumar for promoting clusters of agro products especially Makhana May 18, 2020 10:18 PM IST

    Nitish Kumar for promoting clusters of agro products especially Makhana

    The chief minister directed officials to pay attention to post harvest management besides ensuring availability of market for the agro products, an official release said.

  • I fear for Nitish Kumar's govt losing trust of migrant workers: Chirag Paswan May 13, 2020 10:25 PM IST

    I fear for Nitish Kumar's govt losing trust of migrant workers: Chirag Paswan

    Paswan accused the Bihar government of dragging its feet on the issue of migrants while states like the BJP-ruled Uttar Pradesh have started bringing its people back by bus-loads.

  • Bihar CM Nitish Kumar welcomes revised central guidelines on movement of stranded people Apr 29, 2020 09:50 PM IST

    Bihar CM Nitish Kumar welcomes revised central guidelines on movement of stranded people

    In a statement issued here, Kumar said revised guidelines will provide relief to students, tourists, pilgrims and migrant workers hailing from Bihar, who are stuck in far-off places across the country.

  • Bihar govt will take steps to help migrant workers stranded due to lockdown: Nitish Kumar Mar 26, 2020 05:40 PM IST

    Bihar govt will take steps to help migrant workers stranded due to lockdown: Nitish Kumar

    According to media reports, many such workers are losing their jobs in the wake of the virus scare and taking up an arduous journey back home on foot from places as far off as Rajasthan.

  • Nitish Kumar announces package over coronavirus lockdown Mar 23, 2020 08:08 PM IST

    Nitish Kumar announces package over coronavirus lockdown

    The amount will be directly transferred in their bank accounts, the chief minister said in an official statement.

  • Coronavirus pandemic | Bihar govt to bear treatment expenses of COVID-19 patients: CM Nitish Kumar Mar 16, 2020 03:25 PM IST

    Coronavirus pandemic | Bihar govt to bear treatment expenses of COVID-19 patients: CM Nitish Kumar

    He also said that in the event of any death caused by the disease in the state, the next of kin of each deceased will get Rs 4 lakh as compensation.

  • RJD to hold training camp for its workers in Rajgir; NDA taunts Mar 04, 2020 11:11 AM IST

    RJD to hold training camp for its workers in Rajgir; NDA taunts

    Deputy CM Sushil Kumar Modi, one the senior-most BJP leaders in the state, offered his take on his Twitter handle without mentioning by name the opposition party, its founder Lalu Prasad or his younger son Tejashwi Yadav.

  • Politics | Nitish Kumar gives a sneak peek into his election strategy Mar 03, 2020 11:10 AM IST

    Politics | Nitish Kumar gives a sneak peek into his election strategy

    The JD(U) leader’s strategy appears to be to retain the Hindu votes by riding piggyback on the BJP and, at the same time, winning over the minorities by passing the resolution against the NRC.

  • Bihar Assembly passes resolution to not implement NRC in the state Feb 25, 2020 03:39 PM IST

    Bihar Assembly passes resolution to not implement NRC in the state

    Earlier in the day, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar had reiterated his opposition to "additional clauses" inserted in the NPR forms

  • Have asked Centre to drop contentious clauses from NPR forms: Nitish Kumar Feb 25, 2020 01:25 PM IST

    Have asked Centre to drop contentious clauses from NPR forms: Nitish Kumar

    Replying to a debate on an adjournment motion moved by Leader of Opposition Tejashwi Yadav and others, Kumar told the assembly that there should be "no confusion" regarding how the NPR exercise would be carried out in the state and that nobody would be asked to furnish information like places of birth of parents.

  • NRC will not be implemented in Bihar: Nitish Kumar Feb 24, 2020 08:36 AM IST

    NRC will not be implemented in Bihar: Nitish Kumar

    The Janata Dal (United) president had in December already made its stand clear that the NRC would not be implemented in the state, though the party supported the Centre's Citizenship (Amendment) Act.

  • Govt to provide all possible help to cooperatives: Nitish Kumar Feb 24, 2020 08:35 AM IST

    Govt to provide all possible help to cooperatives: Nitish Kumar

    "I have come here to listen to your problems... We will try to provide all possible help. Various cooperatives have been honoured and the PACS has been provided with many facilities," Kumar said at an event here.

  • Delhi opted for 'real nationalism'; Nitish will be shown door for riding 'communal bus': Tejashwi Feb 16, 2020 01:49 PM IST

    Delhi opted for 'real nationalism'; Nitish will be shown door for riding 'communal bus': Tejashwi

    He said the 'mahagathbandhan' (grand alliance) was ready to take on the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) against its "divisive agenda and 15 years of misrule" in the assembly polls.

  • How the Delhi election result may impact Bihar Assembly polls later this year Feb 12, 2020 03:39 PM IST

    How the Delhi election result may impact Bihar Assembly polls later this year

    With the Delhi election result, BJP may have lost its hard-bargaining power when it comes to seat-sharing negotiations in Bihar

  • Delhi Election Result | Bihar CM Nitish Kumar says 'Janta malik hai' on poll verdict Feb 11, 2020 02:43 PM IST

    Delhi Election Result | Bihar CM Nitish Kumar says 'Janta malik hai' on poll verdict

    "Janta malik hai," said Kumar with hands folded above his head and the ghost of a smile playing on his lips as he sauntered past a posse of journalists tossing queries on the sidelines of a function where he unveiled a statue of RSS ideologue Deen Dayal Upadhyay.

  • Some people in Delhi more interested in publicity than work: Nitish Kumar Feb 02, 2020 08:04 PM IST

    Some people in Delhi more interested in publicity than work: Nitish Kumar

    Bihar being a poor state has done a phenomenal job in areas of education, electricity and health, and strengthening road and transport infrastructure, Kumar said.

  • Thank you and God bless you for retaining CM post: Kishor to Nitish after suspension from JD(U) Jan 29, 2020 05:10 PM IST

    Thank you and God bless you for retaining CM post: Kishor to Nitish after suspension from JD(U)

    In a tweet minutes after the JD(U) suspended Kishor, Kishor said, "Thank you Nitish Kumar. My best wishes to you to retain the chair of Chief Minister of Bihar. God bless you."

  • ‘What a fall for you to lie’: Prashant Kishor comes out with first direct attack on Nitish Kumar Jan 29, 2020 08:10 AM IST

    ‘What a fall for you to lie’: Prashant Kishor comes out with first direct attack on Nitish Kumar

    Prashant Kishor lashed out at Nitish Kumar for saying that he was inducted into the party at the instance of Union Home Minister and then BJP chief Amit Shah

  • Nitish Kumar writes to PM Modi about Bihar ascetic on fast over Ganga rejuvenation Jan 23, 2020 03:58 PM IST

    Nitish Kumar writes to PM Modi about Bihar ascetic on fast over Ganga rejuvenation

    In his letter, Kumar expressed fears of "deterioration of health" of Sadhvi Padmavati - who hails from his native district of Nalanda, and has been living in Haridwar without food since December 15 last year.

  • Will decide next course of action depending on Nitish Kumar's reply: Pavan Varma Jan 23, 2020 02:45 PM IST

    Will decide next course of action depending on Nitish Kumar's reply: Pavan Varma

    Varma's comments came after Kumar, who is the chief minister of Bihar, snubbed him saying he is free to go wherever he wants and slammed him for raising his concerns over the party's stand on a host of citizenship measures of the Modi government.

  • Delhi Election | 'Free to go': Nitish Kumar hits back at Pavan Varma for questioning JD(U)-BJP tie-up Jan 23, 2020 11:54 AM IST

    Delhi Election | 'Free to go': Nitish Kumar hits back at Pavan Varma for questioning JD(U)-BJP tie-up

    On January 21, Varma had written a letter to Nitish Kumar seeking ideological clarity and questioning the tie-up with BJP

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