Kanhaiya May Not Have Made a Difference In 2020, But Will He Play a Pivotal Role in 2025 Assembly Polls?

In a recent book titled ‘JP to BJP: Bihaar after Lalu and Nitish’ writer and journalist, Santosh Singh, traces the political history of Bihar – from its socialist roots to its recent saffronisation. Singh introduces the book by saying, “The book takes up a whole range of questions, confusions and conundrums of the politics of … Read more Kanhaiya May Not Have Made a Difference In 2020, But Will He Play a Pivotal Role in 2025 Assembly Polls?

Nitish Kumar’s Writ No Longer Runs in Bihar, BJP Calling the Shots, Says Former CM Rabri Devi

Former Bihar chief minister Rabri Devi on Friday claimed that Nitish Kumar’s writ no longer ran in the government he was heading, and it was the BJP, his numerically stronger ally, which was calling the shots. The RJD national vice president, who preceded Kumar in power, was replying to queries from journalists about the recent … Read more Nitish Kumar’s Writ No Longer Runs in Bihar, BJP Calling the Shots, Says Former CM Rabri Devi

I had no desire to become the chief minister: Bihar CM Nitish Kumar | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar on Sunday said that he had no desire to become the chief minister and if the Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) wants, it can appoint its own chief minister. “I had no desire to become the chief minister. I had said that the public had given its mandate and … Read more I had no desire to become the chief minister: Bihar CM Nitish Kumar | India News – Times of India

RJD Attacks JD(U) After 6 MLAs in Arunachal Join BJP, Says Saffron Ally ‘Destroying’ CM Nitish’s Party

File photo of Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar. (PTI) CM Nitish Kumar had said that he will comment on the matter after meeting the MLAs who have joined the ruling BJP in Arunachal Pradesh. IANS Patna Last Updated: December 27, 2020, 08:20 IST FOLLOW US ON: Amid the ongoing two-day national executive meeting of the … Read more RJD Attacks JD(U) After 6 MLAs in Arunachal Join BJP, Says Saffron Ally ‘Destroying’ CM Nitish’s Party

‘Arrest Me if You Have Power’: Tejashwi Attacks Nitish Govt After FIR on Oppn Leaders for Staging Dharna

Rashtriya Janata Dal leader and leader of opposition in Bihar Tejashwi Yadav hit out at the Nitish Kumar government, daring it to arrest him for protesting in support of farmers agitating to repeal the centre’s three contentious farm laws. At least 18 leaders of the RJD, Congress and the Left Parties, including Tejashwi were booked … Read more ‘Arrest Me if You Have Power’: Tejashwi Attacks Nitish Govt After FIR on Oppn Leaders for Staging Dharna

Bihar RS Bypoll: Former Dy CM Sushil Modi Set for Walkover as Oppn Chooses Not to Enter Fray

Bihar’s former deputy chief minister Sushil Kumar Modi Thursday looked set to get a walkover in the by-election for a Rajya Sabha seat with the Grand Alliance deciding against fielding its candidate and the nomination of an Independent likely to be rejected. After having vowed not to give a walkover to Modi, the RJD-led Grand … Read more Bihar RS Bypoll: Former Dy CM Sushil Modi Set for Walkover as Oppn Chooses Not to Enter Fray

Centre Should Tell Farmers MSPs, Procurement Won’t Be Affected: Bihar CM and NDA Ally Nitish Kumar

File photo of Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar. (PTI) Kumar also sought to clear misconceptions over the farm legislation that allows sale of produce outside APMC mandis (markets), and pointed towards Bihar’s own experiment with the abolition of these. PTI Patna Last Updated: November 30, 2020, 17:11 IST FOLLOW US ON: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish … Read more Centre Should Tell Farmers MSPs, Procurement Won’t Be Affected: Bihar CM and NDA Ally Nitish Kumar

Nitish Kumar Deplores Lalu Prasad’s ‘Attempts’ at Poaching NDA MLAs, Warns It Would Only ‘Harm’ RJD

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Friday expressed disgust over his arch rival Lalu Prasad’s alleged attempts at poaching MLAs of the NDA and warned that the latter’s antics would only “harm” the opposition Rashtriya Janata Dal. Kumar also hinted that he was privy to information about the jailed RJD chief’s machinations, and asserted that … Read more Nitish Kumar Deplores Lalu Prasad’s ‘Attempts’ at Poaching NDA MLAs, Warns It Would Only ‘Harm’ RJD

Win by Even One Vote is Ultimately a Victory, Says Bihar CM Nitish Kumar

In a bid to blunt the RJD’s assertion that the NDA managed to win the Bihar assembly election by getting only 12,270 votes more than the Grand Alliance led by the party, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Friday said that victory by even one vote is ultimately a triumph. If anyone thinks that irregularities have … Read more Win by Even One Vote is Ultimately a Victory, Says Bihar CM Nitish Kumar