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Nitish Kumar welcomes appointment of Satyapal Malik as new Bihar governor
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Nitish Kumar welcomes appointment of Satyapal Malik as new Bihar governor

Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar on Saturday welcomed the appointment of Satyapal Malik as the new governor of Bihar.

Bihar: 'Vikas purush' Nitish Kumar all set to wage war against social evils like dowry, child marriage
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Bihar: 'Vikas purush' Nitish Kumar all set to wage war against social evils like dowry, child marriage

Come 2 October, Mahatma Gandhi's birth anniversary, and you will see Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar in a new avatar.

Nitish Kumar says issue of implementing GST on petrol, diesel requires wider discussion
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Nitish Kumar says issue of implementing GST on petrol, diesel requires wider discussion

The issue of implementing the GST on petrol and diesel requires a wider discussion in the GST Council, said Nitish Kumar.

SC to hear plea cancelling Nitish Kumar's Assembly membership for concealing murder charge
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SC to hear plea cancelling Nitish Kumar's Assembly membership for concealing murder charge

The Supreme Court on Tuesday agreed to hear a plea seeking cancellation of Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's membership of the state Legislative Council for allegedly concealing a pending criminal case against him.

In Bihar, Nitish Kumar lags behind BJP, RJD in electoral appeal; Only 17 of 100 Biharis support JD(U)
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In Bihar, Nitish Kumar lags behind BJP, RJD in electoral appeal; Only 17 of 100 Biharis support JD(U)

Nitish Kumar’s party has only been above the Congress in electoral popularity, while the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has been the state’s most popular party.

Bihar political crisis highlights: Nitish Kumar's decision to join NDA may split JD(U) as Sharad Yadav calls for meeting
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Bihar political crisis highlights: Nitish Kumar's decision to join NDA may split JD(U) as Sharad Yadav calls for meeting

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar unexpectedly resigned on Wednesday, but hours later joined hands with the BJP to reclaim the government in a stunning political manoeuvre that relegated his alliance partner RJD to the opposition.

Nitish Kumar sworn-in as CM: How events unfolded over the course of manic Thursday in Bihar
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Nitish Kumar sworn-in as CM: How events unfolded over the course of manic Thursday in Bihar

Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar was sworn in as the chief minister of Bihar on Thursday, less than 24 hours after he stepped down from the post

Nitish and Modi join hands, ditch Grand Alliance: After 20 years, Centre-state unity may help Bihar get special status
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Nitish and Modi join hands, ditch Grand Alliance: After 20 years, Centre-state unity may help Bihar get special status

It all happened on Wednesday within a span of four hours, when Nitish Kumar broke ranks with RJD-Congress Grand Alliance and sided with old ally Bharatiya Janata Party.

Nitish Kumar abandons Bihar's Mahagathbandhan to stitch alliance with BJP
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Nitish Kumar abandons Bihar's Mahagathbandhan to stitch alliance with BJP

Nitish Kumar on Wednesday resigned as chief minister dumping the RJD and Congress to stitch a new alliance with BJP

Nitish Kumar resigns as Bihar CM: BJP not in favour of mid-term polls in state, says Sushil Modi
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Nitish Kumar resigns as Bihar CM: BJP not in favour of mid-term polls in state, says Sushil Modi

The BJP does not favour mid-term polls in Bihar and wants all legislators to complete their term, senior party leader Sushil Modi said on Wednesday just after Nitish Kumar resigned as chief minister.

Nitish Kumar says not in race for prime minister's post, refutes rift in Mahagathbandhan
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Nitish Kumar says not in race for prime minister's post, refutes rift in Mahagathbandhan

Nitish Kumar also refuted reports of cracks in Bihar's ruling Grand Alliance of JD(U), the RJD and the Congress led by him.

Rabri Devi: For my sons, I want 'well-cultured' girls who don't go to the mall
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Rabri Devi: For my sons, I want 'well-cultured' girls who don't go to the mall

Rabri Devi said that she prefers a 'well-cultured girl' like her who can look after the house as well as manage work outside.

Nitish Kumar hints at second term for President Pranab Mukherjee, wants NDA to initiate talks
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Nitish Kumar hints at second term for President Pranab Mukherjee, wants NDA to initiate talks

Joining in the discussions underway over the next President of India, Bihar Chief Minister, Nitish Kumar indicated his support in favour of Pranab Mukherjee if he secures a second term as the President.

JD(U) to review its stand on demonetisation after 24 January
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JD(U) to review its stand on demonetisation after 24 January

JD(U) on Sunday said it would review its stand on demonetisation after 24 January, fuelling speculation about the party's stand on the issue.

Nitish Kumar asks cops to act against those in liquor trade
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Nitish Kumar asks cops to act against those in liquor trade

The chief minister issued two-point instructions to police headquarters in a bid to further intensify the crackdown against liquor in the state.

Nitish Kumar govt has homework to do after court verdicts on Shahabuddin, Bihar liquor ban
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Nitish Kumar govt has homework to do after court verdicts on Shahabuddin, Bihar liquor ban

Prohibition was Nitish Kumar's pet scheme, something on which he had put his personal prestige at stake and had hoped to fly high on the political scene

Shahabuddin case is an acid test for Nitish Kumar's prime ministerial ambitions
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Shahabuddin case is an acid test for Nitish Kumar's prime ministerial ambitions

If Nitish Kumar had been able to make Shahabuddin face the full might of law in 2005, what is restricting him 11 years later that he is dithering from even filing an appeal against his bail?

Ambition lies behind Bihar CM Nitish Kumar's draconian liquor prohibition law
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Ambition lies behind Bihar CM Nitish Kumar's draconian liquor prohibition law

Quite apart from challenges with implementation there are worries related to return of licence raj. Kumar will face a shortfall in revenue, hitting many of his social sector schemes while bootlegging will increase, liquor mafias will distribute spurious liquor and a complicit police will pocket some extra cash.

Nitish Kumar on gau rakshaks, RSS and BJP: If you love gai, nilgai so much keep them at shakhas, says Bihar CM
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Nitish Kumar on gau rakshaks, RSS and BJP: If you love gai, nilgai so much keep them at shakhas, says Bihar CM

Bihar CM Nitish Kumar launched a scathing attack on BJP and RSS saying if they love "the gai (cow) and the nilgai so much they should keep them at their shakhas".

PM Modi's penchant for playing fast-and-loose with facts is catching up with him
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PM Modi's penchant for playing fast-and-loose with facts is catching up with him

Modi is well aware of the power of demagoguery and has used it to his advantage. But the law of diminishing returns sets in on overconsumption.