Bihar governor Phagu Chauhan accepted the resignation and asked Kumar to continue as the caretaker chief minister till the new NDA government is sworn in
'Is governor a mere puppet?': Question in Bihar civil services exam paper sparks row; RJD MLA demands action
The question paper of the BPSC Mains examination, which was held on Sunday, has come under attack from ministers in the state. Bihar water resources minister Sanjay Jha said it was unfortunate that such a question was asked and denied any role of the government in it.
"Never thought he would become the president but he has risen by dint of his hard work and honesty," said a delighted Savita Kovind soon after her husband Ram Nath Kovind was elected as the country's next president on Thursday.
NDA's presidential nominee Ram Nath Kovind on Sunday met BJP MPs and MLAs from Chhattisgarh in Raipur and sought their support for his candidature
Union culture minister Mahesh Sharma's residence in Akbar Road will be the new temporary address of BJP's presidential nominee Ram Nath Kovind.
An astute politician and a constitutional expert, Keshari Nath Tripathi is a lawyer by profession.
Presidential Election 2017: BJP spokesperson files police complaint against Rana Ayyub for criticising Ram Nath Kovind
BJP spokesperson Nupur Sharma files police complaint against journalist Rana Ayyub for criticising NDA's presidential candidate
The NDA's presidential nominee and Bihar governor Ram Nath Kovind on Tuesday met home minister Rajnath Singh in New Delhi. The home minister conveyed best wishes to Kovind on his nomination.
Hours after the NDA picked up Bihar governor Ram Nath Kovind as its candidate for the post of president, Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati said on Monday that her party cannot take a negative stand against a Dalit nominee.
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday showered praise on Governor Ram Nath Kovind, whom the ruling National Democratic Alliance (NDA) earlier in the day named as its candidate for the 17 July presidential election, saying he is "personally glad" over his candidature.
Nitish Kumar was elected as Leader of the JD(U) Legislature Party at a meeting called by Sharad Yadav to replace Jitan Ram Manjhi as Bihar CM.
As Nitish Kumar is set to take oath as the Bihar CM, he wrote that he will readily work to transform "the poorest state in India" to a developed state.
Nitish Kumar will take oath as chief minister of Bihar on Sunday, ending weeks of political uncertainty in the state.
Nitish Kumar will take oath as chief minister of Bihar on 22 February, ending weeks of political uncertainty in the state.
Awaiting invitation from the Governor to form the new government, JD(U) leader Nitish Kumar on Friday promised good governance once he takes over as chief minister and apologised for his decision to quit last year after his party's rout in the Lok Sabha elections.
Blaming BJP for the "chaos" in Bihar by propping up Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi against him, senior JD(U) leader Nitish Kumar today trashed the saffron party for justifying the 14-day time given to Manjhi to seek a vote of confidence.
Blaming BJP for the "chaos" in Bihar by propping up Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi against him, senior JD(U) leader Nitish Kumar on Tuesday trashed the saffron party for justifying the 14-day time given to Manjhi to seek a vote of confidence.
JD(U) leader Nitish Kumar targeted Modi for "encouraging" horse-trading in Bihar and alleged that the Centre "pressured" the Governor into giving the incumbent Chief Minister a long time to prove his majority so that MLAs could be "lured".
The Patna High Court on Wednesday stayed the appointment of Nitish Kumar as the JD(U) Legislature Party head.
Nitish Kumar's remote control of CM Jitan Ram Manjhi has stopped working. Manjhi is making his own political moves and will not be a pushover.