Tag: Nitish Kumar

  • First Nitish Wicket Down Before New Bihar Govt Opens Account

    First Nitish Wicket Down Before New Bihar Govt Opens Account

    The incident once again exposed the double standards of both Chief Minister and BJP leaders of the state. Soroor Ahmed | PATNA After the Pyrrhic victory in the recent Assembly elections in Bihar, the Nitish Kumar government got off to a disastrous start with Human Resources Development Minister Mewalal Chaudhary being asked by the Chief…

  • Naqvi’s Attack on Congress Linking it With Jamaat-e-Islami Seen as BJP’s Panic Reaction Over Bihar

    Naqvi’s Attack on Congress Linking it With Jamaat-e-Islami Seen as BJP’s Panic Reaction Over Bihar

    Tejashwi has upset the calculations of the saffron party by raising real issues of employment and development for which the BJP has no answer Shaheen Nazar | NEW DELHI Bihar appears to be slipping out of the hands of BJP and its main ally, Nitish Kumar’s Janata Dal (United). At least, Union Minister Mukhtar Abbas…

  • New alliance of Muslims, OBCs and Dalits formed to take on Nitish Kumar

    New alliance of Muslims, OBCs and Dalits formed to take on Nitish Kumar

    Patna:   In a bid to outdo  the ruling JDU-led  NDA and RJD-led Maha Gathbandhan former MP, Pappu Yadav-led Jan Adhikar Party (JAP) on Monday launched  a new  poll alliance with three other political outfits including Chandrasekhar Azad’s Azad Samaj Party, Social Democratic Party of India (SDPI)  and  the Bahujan Mukti Party (BMP)  to contest the…

  • Nitish Kumar: Destined to be perpetual No.2?

    Nitish Kumar: Destined to be perpetual No.2?

    By Amulya Ganguli, The aphorism “know thyself” was explained by Greek philosopher Socrates as a phrase which referred to an “unexamined life”. The renewed rumours about Nitish Kumars future plans provoke queries as to whether the Bihar Chief Minister has closely examined his life in politics. So far, his political journeys have seen him move…

  • Climate change affecting agriculture in Bihar: CM

    Climate change affecting agriculture in Bihar: CM

    Patna : Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Sunday said climate change has been affecting the state over the years and its impact is visible, with monsoon getting delayed every year and the volume of rain also showing a downward trend. Although the state had hardly contributed to the phenomenon of global warming, it had…

  • Nitish announces scholarships for madrassa students

    Nitish announces scholarships for madrassa students

    Patna : Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Tuesday announced scholarships for students of government-affiliated madrassas. He also pledged to appoint Urdu teachers in all high schools. “Students of government-affiliated madrassas will be provided scholarships,” Nitish Kumar said at a function here to mark Urdu Day. He said the government would strengthen madrassa infrastructure in…

  • Nitish Kumar a ‘farzi socialist’: Lalu Prasad

    Nitish Kumar a ‘farzi socialist’: Lalu Prasad

    Patna : RJD chief Lalu Prasad has termed Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar a “fake socialist” who has joined hands with communal forces and is afraid of them. His comment comes ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit here on Saturday to attend the centenary celebrations of Patna University. “He is a fake socialist. Real…

  • Nitish caught between a rock and a hard place

    Nitish caught between a rock and a hard place

    By Amulya Ganguli, Nitish Kumar must have realised by now that his ‘ghar wapsi’ hasn’t helped him. The BJP is treating him more like an unwanted guest than the repentant prodigal son. The Bihar Chief Minister’s sense of being redundant in the BJP’s scheme of things is likely to intensify in view of the reports…

  • Embarrassment for Nitish as Bihar canal collapses

    Embarrassment for Nitish as Bihar canal collapses

    Patna : A portion of a canal that was to be inaugurated on Wednesday by Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar collapsed a day earlier, embarrassing the government. The incident occurred in Bhagalpur district on Tuesday evening, forcing the Chief Minister to cancel his scheduled visit to the area on Wednesday. A portion of the Rs…