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Kanhaiya more nationalist than those leveling sedition charge on him: Nitish Kumar
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Kanhaiya more nationalist than those leveling sedition charge on him: Nitish Kumar

Nitish Kumar on Friday expressed his support to JNU Students' Union President Kanhaiya Kumar's assertions of freedom from poverty and intolerance, saying the "talented" youth leader was more nationalist than those levelling sedition charge against him.

Rail Budget 2016 is like a train coach without passengers: Bihar CM Nitish Kumar
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Rail Budget 2016 is like a train coach without passengers: Bihar CM Nitish Kumar

Bihar CM Nitish Kumar on Thursday said that people were disappointed by the Railway Budget - 2016-17 as it lacked vision.

Fulfil people's 'massive mandate' instead of grabbing bungalows, Lalu Prasad tells ministers
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Fulfil people's 'massive mandate' instead of grabbing bungalows, Lalu Prasad tells ministers

Amid reports of some RJD and JD(U) MLAs grabbing official bungalows of their choice in Patna, Lalu Prasad on Tuesday denounced such behaviour and reminded them of the "great responsibility on their shoulders to honour the huge mandate."

'Good I left Arvind's company': Anna Hazare slams Kejriwal for hugging Lalu Prasad
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'Good I left Arvind's company': Anna Hazare slams Kejriwal for hugging Lalu Prasad

Social activist Anna Hazare on Tuesday expressed his disappointment on the warm embrace his former protege Arvind Kejriwal and Lalu Prasad shared on stage on the sidelines of Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's oath-taking ceremony in Patna on Friday.

Five-time CM Nitish Kumar has a new challenge: Managing the Yadav brothers in Bihar
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Five-time CM Nitish Kumar has a new challenge: Managing the Yadav brothers in Bihar

There is, thus, only an undertone of hypocrisy and irony in voices of BJP supporters mocking Lalu Prasad Yadav for wangling ministerial jobs for his sons in Bihar's cabinet.

Bihar CM Nitish Kumar playing package politics: BJP
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Bihar CM Nitish Kumar playing package politics: BJP

Union minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Friday charged Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar with playing "package politics"

Nitish Kumar optimistic amid uncertainty over Janata Parivar merger
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Nitish Kumar optimistic amid uncertainty over Janata Parivar merger

With the continuing logjam over Janata Parivar unification, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday sounded optimistic about coming together of the

Ahead of Bihar polls, Lalu wants Nitish to hurry up Janata Parivar merger
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Ahead of Bihar polls, Lalu wants Nitish to hurry up Janata Parivar merger

Amid continuing uncertainty over merger of the 'Janata Parivar', RJD chief Lalu Prasad on Monday sought to break the ice with Bihar Chief Minister Nitish

Nitish Kumar backs Shiv Sena, criticises Modi for $ one bn credit line to Mongolia
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Nitish Kumar backs Shiv Sena, criticises Modi for $ one bn credit line to Mongolia

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Tuesday agreed with Sena's criticism of Prime Minister Narendra Modi for announcing a credit line of USD one billion to Mongolia, stating that even allies were not heard within the NDA.

NDA slams Nitish for sacrificing Mahadalit; Congress says Manjhi quit as BJP panicked
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NDA slams Nitish for sacrificing Mahadalit; Congress says Manjhi quit as BJP panicked

The NDA on accused JD(U) leader Nitish Kumar of "sacrificing" a Mahadalit while the Congress saw BJP's "panic" behind Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi's resignation hours before a trust vote in Assembly and said it will pay the price for its "conspiracy" in Bihar elections.

Bihar logjam: Manjhi should be allowed to remain CM, Pappu Yadav tells Lalu Prasad
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Bihar logjam: Manjhi should be allowed to remain CM, Pappu Yadav tells Lalu Prasad

Pappu Yadav came out in support of Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi and asked his party chief Lalu Prasad to reconsider the decision to remove him.

Bihar standoff escalates: JD(U)'s Nitish Kumar threatens to take battle to President Pranab
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Bihar standoff escalates: JD(U)'s Nitish Kumar threatens to take battle to President Pranab

Nitish Kumar escalated the stand-off in Bihar by threatening to take the battle to the President if his claim to form the government is not accepted.

Bihar: CM Manjhi meets Governor, asserts he can prove majority on house floor
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Bihar: CM Manjhi meets Governor, asserts he can prove majority on house floor

Bihar CM Jitan Ram Manjhi met Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi and said Nitish Kumar's election as the new JD(U) Legislature Party leader was "unconstitutional."

Nitish Kumar to meet Bihar Governor on Monday to stake claim to form govt
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Nitish Kumar to meet Bihar Governor on Monday to stake claim to form govt

The newly elected JD(U)LP leader Nitish Kumar was on Sunday given time at 1:30 pm on Monday to meet Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi to stake claim to form the government, highly placed sources in Raj Bhawan said.

BJP trying to engineer split within party, says JD(U) spokesperson
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BJP trying to engineer split within party, says JD(U) spokesperson

Grappling with a crisis within, JD(U) today accused BJP of plotting a split in the party

Bihar stalemate: Manjhi rebellious, calls for cabinet meeting to counter Sharad, Nitish
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Bihar stalemate: Manjhi rebellious, calls for cabinet meeting to counter Sharad, Nitish

With growing uncertainty over Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi's future in Bihar, media reports said that the CM might call a Cabinet meeting on Saturday at 2 pm after which he is scheduled to leave for Delhi.

Sharad Yadav to ask Bihar Governor not to entertain CM Manjhi's recommendations
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Sharad Yadav to ask Bihar Governor not to entertain CM Manjhi's recommendations

JD(U) President Sharad Yadav on Friday prepared a letter for Governor requesting him not to entertain plea of Manjhi who is in "minority" now.

In wake of his defiance, JD(U) seems to be all set to replace Jitan Manjhi as Bihar CM
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In wake of his defiance, JD(U) seems to be all set to replace Jitan Manjhi as Bihar CM

Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi appears to be on the way out in the wake of his defiance as the JD(U) is all set to replace him with his mentor Nitish Kumar at a meeting of the legislature party on Friday.

Remove Manjhi: Why Nitish Kumar is so desperate to get his old job back
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Remove Manjhi: Why Nitish Kumar is so desperate to get his old job back

Barely eight months out of office, Nitish Kumar seems to have gone desperate to get back his old job somehow and as quick as possible as a chain of recent developments indicate.

Janata Parivar merger: Nitish Kumar needs to stick to political foe Lalu Prasad to survive
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Janata Parivar merger: Nitish Kumar needs to stick to political foe Lalu Prasad to survive

It's Nitish Kumar the Narendra Modi-led BJP would have loved to take on with its full might in the assembly polls in Bihar later this year. After all, both Modi and the BJP have old scores to settle with the JD(U) supremo.