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  • COVID-19 2nd wave: Lockdown in Bihar till May 15 May 04, 2021 02:41 PM IST

    COVID-19 2nd wave: Lockdown in Bihar till May 15

    Detailed guidelines regarding the lockdown will be decided by the Crisis Management Group, CM Nitish Kumar said.

  • RJD calls Bihar bandh Friday to protest police action in Bihar assembly Mar 25, 2021 10:20 PM IST

    RJD calls Bihar bandh Friday to protest police action in Bihar assembly

    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.

  • Comments against judges a disturbing new trend: Ravi Shankar Prasad Feb 27, 2021 05:11 PM IST

    Comments against judges a disturbing new trend: Ravi Shankar Prasad

    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".

  • Bihar saw 8-fold growth in budget size during both RJD and NDA regimes: Tejashwi Yadav Feb 25, 2021 07:07 PM IST

    Bihar saw 8-fold growth in budget size during both RJD and NDA regimes: Tejashwi Yadav

    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.

  • Bihar govt presents Rs 2.18 lakh crore budget for FY22 in Assembly, no new tax imposed Feb 22, 2021 08:35 PM IST

    Bihar govt presents Rs 2.18 lakh crore budget for FY22 in Assembly, no new tax imposed

    Speaking on the budget, Kumar said it was "balanced" and prepared by protecting the interests of all sections of people in the society.

  • Uttarakhand Flood: Nitish Kumar calls Trivendra Singh Rawat to enquire about flood situation, offers support Feb 07, 2021 04:05 PM IST

    Uttarakhand Flood: Nitish Kumar calls Trivendra Singh Rawat to enquire about flood situation, offers support

    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.

  • Bihar top cop for treating offensive social media posts as cyber crime Jan 22, 2021 05:08 PM IST

    Bihar top cop for treating offensive social media posts as cyber crime

    Leader of the opposition Tejashwi Yadav, who shared a screenshot of the letter on his Twitter handle, expressed outrage.

  • Bihar cabinet expansion likely soon: Nitish Kumar Jan 18, 2021 09:49 PM IST

    Bihar cabinet expansion likely soon: Nitish Kumar

    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.

  • Nitish Kumar was reluctant to continue as CM, BJP had to convince him: Sushil Modi Dec 28, 2020 05:23 PM IST

    Nitish Kumar was reluctant to continue as CM, BJP had to convince him: Sushil Modi

    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.

  • Nitish Kumar's close confidant RCP Singh becomes new JD(U) president Dec 27, 2020 05:12 PM IST

    Nitish Kumar's close confidant RCP Singh becomes new JD(U) president

    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.

  • No proposal from the BJP for cabinet expansion: Bihar CM Nitish Kumar Dec 15, 2020 03:15 PM IST

    No proposal from the BJP for cabinet expansion: Bihar CM Nitish Kumar

    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.

  • Upendra Kushwaha-Nitish Kumar meeting triggers reunion buzz, RLSP chief downplays speculations Dec 06, 2020 03:53 PM IST

    Upendra Kushwaha-Nitish Kumar meeting triggers reunion buzz, RLSP chief downplays speculations

    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.

  • Let Nitish Kumar bring 'Love Jihad' law, then we will think: Sanjay Raut Nov 23, 2020 02:15 PM IST

    Let Nitish Kumar bring 'Love Jihad' law, then we will think: Sanjay Raut

    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.

  • In its transition as senior partner, BJP faces challenges in Bihar Nov 18, 2020 11:07 AM IST

    In its transition as senior partner, BJP faces challenges in Bihar

    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

  • Nitish Kumar returns as Bihar CM for seventh time in 20 years Nov 16, 2020 05:05 PM IST

    Nitish Kumar returns as Bihar CM for seventh time in 20 years

    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.

  • Nitish Kumar Swearing-in Highlights | Nitish Kumar takes oath as Bihar CM, BJP's Tarkishore Prasad, Renu Devi take oath as Deputy CMs Nov 16, 2020 12:35 PM IST

    Nitish Kumar Swearing-in Highlights | Nitish Kumar takes oath as Bihar CM, BJP's Tarkishore Prasad, Renu Devi take oath as Deputy CMs

    Nitish Kumar Swearing-in Highlights: Governor Phagu Chauhan administered the oath of office and secrecy to JD(U) supremo Nitish Kumar.

  • BJP's Tarkishore Prasad becomes Bihar's Deputy CM: Reports Nov 15, 2020 05:32 PM IST

    BJP's Tarkishore Prasad becomes Bihar's Deputy CM: Reports

    Sushil Modi is set to get a post in the Union cabinet

  • Bihar Results | LJP’s destructive impact and the emergence of Chirag Paswan Nov 13, 2020 12:56 PM IST

    Bihar Results | LJP’s destructive impact and the emergence of Chirag Paswan

    Chirag Paswan managed to send a clear message and prove a point to the JD(U), to the RJD and even to the BJP

  • Tejashwi Yadav claims NDA won Bihar by deceit, calls in Congress for "deep" introspection Nov 12, 2020 10:30 PM IST

    Tejashwi Yadav claims NDA won Bihar by deceit, calls in Congress for "deep" introspection

    "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.

  • Bihar Election Results: After NDA win, all eyes on Nitish Kumar's cabinet composition Nov 12, 2020 01:18 PM IST

    Bihar Election Results: After NDA win, all eyes on Nitish Kumar's cabinet composition

    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.

  • Bihar Election 2020: RJD-led Mahagathbandhan reaches out to AIMIM, former allies Nov 12, 2020 09:59 AM IST

    Bihar Election 2020: RJD-led Mahagathbandhan reaches out to AIMIM, former allies

    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.

  • Elections prove that there’s yet no political rival to Prime Minister Narendra Modi Nov 12, 2020 09:10 AM IST

    Elections prove that there’s yet no political rival to Prime Minister Narendra Modi

    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

  • BJP, for its own good, must not disturb Chief Minister Nitish Kumar Nov 12, 2020 08:56 AM IST

    BJP, for its own good, must not disturb Chief Minister Nitish Kumar

    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

  • Bihar Results | How and why the NDA won the Assembly election Nov 11, 2020 12:50 PM IST

    Bihar Results | How and why the NDA won the Assembly election

    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

  • Bihar Election Result 2020: BJP powers NDA, Left’s resurgence and other key takeaways Nov 11, 2020 09:54 AM IST

    Bihar Election Result 2020: BJP powers NDA, Left’s resurgence and other key takeaways

    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.

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