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  • In the last phase of general elections, Lalu Yadav attacks Nitish Kumar through open letter May 13, 2019 05:25 PM IST

    In the last phase of general elections, Lalu Yadav attacks Nitish Kumar through open letter

    Prasad was responding to Kumar's oft repeated remark at election rallies that the days of the lantern are over a metaphor for the improved power situation in Bihar as also the alleged decline in RJDs political fortunes in the state.

  • BJP-led govt needed to get Bihar out of backwardness: Nitish Kumar Apr 22, 2019 07:48 AM IST

    BJP-led govt needed to get Bihar out of backwardness: Nitish Kumar

    Addressing an election rally at Lalji High School ground in Raniganj block in favour of NDA candidate Pradeep Singh, Kumar enumerated the achievements of the BJD-led NDA government.

  • Vote for NDA, help Narendra Modi return to power: Nitish Kumar to people of Bihar Apr 04, 2019 09:15 PM IST

    Vote for NDA, help Narendra Modi return to power: Nitish Kumar to people of Bihar

    Addressing rallies at Bhagalpur, Jamui and Aurangabad Lok Sabha constituencies where candidates of his JD(U) and allies LJP and BJP respectively are in the fray Kumar appealed to the people to vote for the NDA and ensure Prime Minister Narendra Modis return to power.

  • Know Your Leader | Nitish Kumar: Bihar's 'vikas purush' and a serial 'flip-flopper' Apr 04, 2019 03:55 PM IST

    Know Your Leader | Nitish Kumar: Bihar's 'vikas purush' and a serial 'flip-flopper'

    Nitish earned accolades for the work he did in Bihar and by early 2013, it had become clear that Narendra Modi and Nitish were the two strongest possible candidates for the NDA for the 2014 Lok Sabha election

  • People being the thanedar must punish Chowkidar turning a thief: Tejashwi Yadav Apr 03, 2019 08:45 PM IST

    People being the thanedar must punish Chowkidar turning a thief: Tejashwi Yadav

    It was our Paltu chacha who used to say that he would never ally with BJP come what may (even if he has to bite the dust). Now it is your turn to make him (Nitish) bite the dust by pressing the hand symbol (Congress symbol) on EVM on April 18, Tejashwi Yadav said.

  • PM Narendra Modi, CM Nitish Kumar share stage at rally; Tejashwi Yadav rakes up DNA jibe Apr 03, 2019 08:16 AM IST

    PM Narendra Modi, CM Nitish Kumar share stage at rally; Tejashwi Yadav rakes up DNA jibe

    "Hope the DNA episode were discussed. And explanations offered that the words had been uttered unwittingly," RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav told reporters here when asked what he thought of the rally where Modi, Kumar and Union minister Ram Vilas Paswan put up a joint show of strength for the NDA.

  • Opinion | NDA has a slight edge over the grand alliance. Will it be enough? Apr 02, 2019 04:26 PM IST

    Opinion | NDA has a slight edge over the grand alliance. Will it be enough?

     The absence of the Left parties from the anti-BJP grand alliance means that votes in their pockets of influence will be divided, which will inevitably help the BJP.

  • Lalu telephones people despite serving prison sentences: Nitish Kumar Apr 02, 2019 04:15 PM IST

    Lalu telephones people despite serving prison sentences: Nitish Kumar

    Kumar also expressed strong displeasure with BJP spokesperson Syed Shahnawaz Husain blaming his JD(U) for his being denied a ticket from Bhagalpur which he had lost in 2014 but had represented previously.

  • Guess who is Twitter's favourite chief minister in India? Hint: It's not Yogi Adityanath Mar 22, 2019 08:12 PM IST

    Guess who is Twitter's favourite chief minister in India? Hint: It's not Yogi Adityanath

    Ahead of the upcoming general election, here is a look at the popularity of chief ministers on Twitter

  • Bihar's Chanakya Nitish Kumar faces tough task of delivering state to PM Modi Mar 22, 2019 04:59 PM IST

    Bihar's Chanakya Nitish Kumar faces tough task of delivering state to PM Modi

    The backward class leader, who did not helm the party when it all happened, now faces the challenge of delivering Bihar to Modi at a time when he is the JD(U) president.

  • Lok Sabha Polls: JD(U) banking on 'honest' and 'nice' Nitish Kumar Mar 14, 2019 09:10 AM IST

    Lok Sabha Polls: JD(U) banking on 'honest' and 'nice' Nitish Kumar

    The party wants to convey the message to voters that Nitish Kumar is a man who fulfils the promises he makes and does not lie

  • Opinion | Lok Sabha Polls: Common minimum problems of the Opposition Mar 12, 2019 01:06 PM IST

    Opinion | Lok Sabha Polls: Common minimum problems of the Opposition

    The Opposition has not been able to present a credible alternative narrative to counter the Narendra Modi led-NDA.

  • Nitish Kumar should have sought fresh mandate before realigning with BJP: Prashant Kishor Mar 08, 2019 07:40 PM IST

    Nitish Kumar should have sought fresh mandate before realigning with BJP: Prashant Kishor

    The poll strategist-turned-politician made the observations during an interview with a news portal, which uploaded the over-an-hour video on Thursday.

  • There should be no politics on Pulwama, Balakot : Nitish Kumar Mar 06, 2019 09:57 PM IST

    There should be no politics on Pulwama, Balakot : Nitish Kumar

    Such things should not be spoken. There should be no politics on this issue which concerns national unity and integrity. The popular sentiment must be respected, the chief minister told reporters here.

  • Lalu Yadav slams Nitish Kumar govt over shelter home conditions Feb 25, 2019 10:25 PM IST

    Lalu Yadav slams Nitish Kumar govt over shelter home conditions

    The former Bihar chief minister also tweeted a newspaper report about poor maintenance and services provided at a shelter home in Mokama town, about 100 kms from here, which was in news following the escape of seven girls on Saturday, six of whom were traced within 24 hours.

  • Tejashwi Yadav attacks Nitish Kumar in Muzaffarpur sex scandal case Feb 19, 2019 07:42 PM IST

    Tejashwi Yadav attacks Nitish Kumar in Muzaffarpur sex scandal case

    Addressing a press conference here, Yadav said an application moved in a special POCSO (The Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act) court in Muzaffarpur by an accused in the case carries "serious allegation" against the chief minister.

  • Nitish Kumar condemns Pulwama attack, hopes for 'befitting reply' Feb 15, 2019 02:23 PM IST

    Nitish Kumar condemns Pulwama attack, hopes for 'befitting reply'

    The martyrdom of the CRPF men 'will not go in vain', he told reporters outside the premises of the Assembly here, where proceedings were adjourned till 2 pm after the members observed a two-minute silence in memory of the deceased jawans at 11 am.

  • Nitish Kumar stresses on need for caste-based census, raising 50% cap on quotas Feb 13, 2019 07:16 PM IST

    Nitish Kumar stresses on need for caste-based census, raising 50% cap on quotas

    The only caste-based census in the country had been conducted way back in 1931, he said replying to a discussion on the motion of thanks for the governor's address to the joint session of the state legislature.

  • Bihar registered fastest economic growth in 2017-18: Governor Lalji Tandon Feb 11, 2019 06:32 PM IST

    Bihar registered fastest economic growth in 2017-18: Governor Lalji Tandon

    The states own tax revenue collections is expected to be around Rs 31,000 crore in 2018-19 against Rs 23,136 crore in 2017-18.

  • Lalu Yadav flays Nitish Kumar over SC order in Muzaffarpur sex scandal Feb 08, 2019 09:22 AM IST

    Lalu Yadav flays Nitish Kumar over SC order in Muzaffarpur sex scandal

    The apex court Thursday came down heavily on the Bihar government for its management of 16 shelter homes in the state, other than that at Muzaffarpur, and warned that unsatisfactory response of its queries will force it to summon the chief secretary.

  • Anything can happen until polls are announced: Nitish Kumar Feb 04, 2019 03:47 PM IST

    Anything can happen until polls are announced: Nitish Kumar

    Kumar pointed out that unlike in the past, "when Congress governments at the Centre used to clamp Presidents rule at will," now there were clear guidelines laid down by the Supreme Court.

  • EVMs are perfectly fine, it strengthened people's right to vote: Nitish Kumar Jan 23, 2019 05:17 PM IST

    EVMs are perfectly fine, it strengthened people's right to vote: Nitish Kumar

    Amid raging debate over EVMs, which opposition leaders have been critical of, Kumar said he was not in agreement with the things said.

  • Lok Sabha Polls 2019: In a first, Nitish and Modi to hold joint rally; Congress plans mega show Jan 21, 2019 01:04 PM IST

    Lok Sabha Polls 2019: In a first, Nitish and Modi to hold joint rally; Congress plans mega show

    With 40 Lok Sabha seats, results in Bihar would play an important role for both the NDA and the Mahagathbandhan

  • Tejashwi Yadav lashes out at Nitish Kumar for blaming Rahul Gandhi for exit from Grand Alliance Jan 17, 2019 08:45 AM IST

    Tejashwi Yadav lashes out at Nitish Kumar for blaming Rahul Gandhi for exit from Grand Alliance

    At an event organised by a private news channel here on Tuesday night, the chief minister had accused Gandhi of not taking a stand when his state government was rocked by corruption allegations against Yadav, who was then the deputy chief minister.

  • Amit Shah asked me twice to induct Prashant Kishor into JD(U): Nitish Kumar Jan 16, 2019 10:05 AM IST

    Amit Shah asked me twice to induct Prashant Kishor into JD(U): Nitish Kumar

    Kishor was inducted into the JD(U) in September last year and elevated to the post of national vice-president weeks later triggering speculation that he was being thought of by Kumar as his political heir.

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