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Nitish Kumar's 'democratic thinking has changed', he now speaks the language of BJP, says Bihar Congress
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Nitish Kumar's 'democratic thinking has changed', he now speaks the language of BJP, says Bihar Congress

The Bihar unit of Congress on Wednesday hit out at Nitish Kumar over his criticism of the party's electoral strategy in Gujarat, and accused the CM of speaking the "language of the BJP"

Amid talks of strain in JD(U)-BJP ties, Nitish Kumar remains non-committal, says 'people are free to draw conclusions'
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Amid talks of strain in JD(U)-BJP ties, Nitish Kumar remains non-committal, says 'people are free to draw conclusions'

Bihar CM Nitish Kumar sidestepped questions about strain in his relations with Narendra Modi after the latter rejected his plea for central university status for Patna University

Narendra Modi attends centenary celebrations of Patna University, commends Nitish Kumar on development initiatives
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Narendra Modi attends centenary celebrations of Patna University, commends Nitish Kumar on development initiatives

Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited Bihar on Saturday to attend the centenary celebrations of Patna University and launched several development projects worth over Rs 3,700 crore

Nitish Kumar chose path of power over party philosophy, says Sharad Yadav
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Nitish Kumar chose path of power over party philosophy, says Sharad Yadav

Rebel JD(U) leader Sharad Yadav on Sunday hit out at Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar for choosing the path of power than following the party's philosophy.

Here's why we won't let Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose rest in peace: It's politics, stupid!
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Here's why we won't let Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose rest in peace: It's politics, stupid!

A fresh tranche of the Netaji files is out and there are no smoking guns yet. Several conspiracy theories, tell-tale ‘revelations’ and three enquiry commissions later we stand exactly where we were decades ago on the Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose disappearance mystery. Those who have been secretly hoping that the files would directly indict Jawaharlal Nehru have been left disappointed so far.

Netaji files: BJP only trying to spin conflict of ideologies, says Nitish Kumar
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Netaji files: BJP only trying to spin conflict of ideologies, says Nitish Kumar

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today accused BJP of trying to create conflict between different ideologies by riding on the declassification of files related to Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose. Prime Minister Narendra Modi today released digital copies of 100 declassified files related to Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose at the National Archives of India (NAI). Even the Congress calls the Modi government move a "mischievous political campaign".

Nitish Kumar keeps Bihar poll promise, okays 35 per cent reservation for women in govt jobs
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Nitish Kumar keeps Bihar poll promise, okays 35 per cent reservation for women in govt jobs

Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar, under intense attack from Opposition BJP, on Tuesday fulfilled a key election promise with his Cabinet giving the signal to 35 per cent reservation for women in state government jobs.

Hot potato: Bihar govt clarifies that VAT only on 'packaged samosas and kachoris'
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Hot potato: Bihar govt clarifies that VAT only on 'packaged samosas and kachoris'

The Bihar government clarified that 13.5 per cent VAT will be applied on “packaged dry samosas and kachoris” that are selling over Rs 600 per kg and not those sold at wayside eateries. Earlier this week, Bihar, has said it will impose a "luxury tax" on samosas -- one of the country's most popular snacks -- sparking widespread outrage.

Nitish Kumar says Modi did no wrong visiting Sharif in Pakistan
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Nitish Kumar says Modi did no wrong visiting Sharif in Pakistan

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar took the high ground on Friday backing Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Lahore visit saying it would help solve disputes between India and Pakistan. Nitish Kumar stormed back as Bihar chief minister after a resounding victory over BJP in the recently held state elections.

Indian politics 2015: Despite Bihar debacle, PM Modi is still going strong
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Indian politics 2015: Despite Bihar debacle, PM Modi is still going strong

The AAP's dramatic rise and the comeback of Lalu Prasad and Nitish Kumar in Bihar marked the first full year of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who analysts say is still going strong though his earlier sheen has worn off.

Now, Mamata Banerjee wants Nitish Kumar's strategist Prashant Kishor
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Now, Mamata Banerjee wants Nitish Kumar's strategist Prashant Kishor

After yet again proving his brilliance as an election strategist by shaping Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's successful campaign strategy, Prashant Kishor has received feelers from Mamata Banerjee's Trinamool Congress for plying his trade in next year's West Bengal assembly polls.

Why Naveen Patnaik is no Nitish: Odisha CM is unlikely to join opposition bandwagon
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Why Naveen Patnaik is no Nitish: Odisha CM is unlikely to join opposition bandwagon

At the surface level, Nitish Kumar has done in Bihar what Naveen Patnaik did in Odisha in 2009. But there are crucial differences between the two scenarios.

Bihar polls: BJP video of Nitish Kumar meeting tantrik goes viral, RJD calls it 'political porn'
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Bihar polls: BJP video of Nitish Kumar meeting tantrik goes viral, RJD calls it 'political porn'

A video clip showing Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar visiting a tantrik to seek his blessings was released by the BJP on Saturday.

Bihar hate talk: BJP leader says Nitish is ‘bridegroom no bride wants to marry'
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Bihar hate talk: BJP leader says Nitish is ‘bridegroom no bride wants to marry'

In a sarcastic rejoinder to grand secular alliance's claim of having a 'dulha' (bridegroom) in Nitish Kumar, the BJP today said the JD-U leader was going for a second marriage and no bride would like to garland him.

BJP committed to quotas; Lalu and Nitish polarising votes, says Amit Shah
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BJP committed to quotas; Lalu and Nitish polarising votes, says Amit Shah

Accusing Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and RJD chief Lalu Prasad of trying to turn the state assembly polls into a "battle between backwards and upper castes", BJP president Amit Shah on Monday said his party was "committed" to the existing quotas and had no plans to tinker with it.

Bihar elections phase II: Timing of debate on Modi's rallies designed to snap up 'floating voters'
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Bihar elections phase II: Timing of debate on Modi's rallies designed to snap up 'floating voters'

It¹s an unusual poll debate ­ whether or not Prime Minister Narendra Modi was scheduled to hold rallies in Bihar on Oct 16, the day second phase of polling is held.

Take cash from my opponent, that's totally cool, but don't drink free liquor before voting, Manjhi tells Imamganj voters
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Take cash from my opponent, that's totally cool, but don't drink free liquor before voting, Manjhi tells Imamganj voters

Former Bihar chief minister Jitan Ram Manjhi signed off his campaigning for Imamganj Wednesday advising the crowds to stay off free liquor that may be doing the rounds because it could be “drugged” and may put them to sleep.

24 hours to go, 66.8 million voters, 243 seats: Bihar battle is Modi’s acid test
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24 hours to go, 66.8 million voters, 243 seats: Bihar battle is Modi’s acid test

Some 66.8 million people will be eligible to vote from Monday in staggered assembly polls in Bihar in the biggest popularity test for Narendra Modi since the BJP was routed in Delhi in February.

PM Narendra Modi steps up attack on Lalu: 'How did Shaitan find your address?'
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PM Narendra Modi steps up attack on Lalu: 'How did Shaitan find your address?'

“How did Shaitan find his (Lalu’s) address? Why did Shaitan choose him among all people in the entire state, nation and the world? Should people of Bihar allow the person in whom Shaitan resides to rule the state?” Modi questioned, with a touch of sarcasm.

Bihar Polls: 80% in state feel cash-for-vote is completely fine, finds survey
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Bihar Polls: 80% in state feel cash-for-vote is completely fine, finds survey

It might not come as a big surprise for many but according to a survey done by the office of Bihar's chief electoral officer (CEO) 80% people feel taking money or gifts to vote for someone is not wrong.