Nitish Kumar sworn in as Bihar CM for seventh time in 20 yrs; Tejashwi boycotts ceremony, Chirag takes dig
Kumar is on course to becoming the longest-serving chief minister of the state, surpassing the record of Shrikrishna Singh who held the top post since before Independence till his death in 1961.
With the BJP having garnered 74 seats in the election as against the JD(U)'s 43, the former party is now unquestionably the big brother
Prem Kumar, eight-term MLA from Gaya, and Kameshwar Choupal, a Dalit MLC who had laid the foundation stone for the temple at Ayodhya in the 1990s, are also in the fray
Nitish Kumar, on course to become the longest serving chief minister of Bihar, is expected to take oath of office at the Raj Bhavan on Monday around 4.30 pm
Bihar Election Result 2020: From Nitish Kumar to Nityanand Rai; who will be next Bihar Chief Minister
While Nitish Kumar is the most likely candidate for chief ministers, the BJP's increased dominance in the state means that the saffron party could now stake claim for the top job
Congress lashes out at Bihar govt over Munger firing incident, compares Nitish Kumar with General Dyer,
Congress spokesperson Abhishek Singhvi said that unlike General Dyer who was a foreigner and represented a colonial power, the Munger firing shows cruelty "against our own people by our own people"
Appealing to voters with a "vow" to bring about change in Bihar, Tejashwi said that the party will work to equip the state to compete with the national employment average.
BJP proclaims Nitish Kumar as Bihar CM face, but anti-incumbency and LJP could disrupt JD(U)'s plans
Here are some of the possible scenarios that the Bihar chief minister may find himself dealing with in the future
JP Nadda, top BJP leaders meet Nitish Kumar to discuss seat-sharing formula for Bihar Assembly polls
The meeting comes amid uncertainty over Kumar's alliance with the Lok Janshakti Party and if the party will fight the Bihar polls with the JD(U)-BJP combine
Ahead of the GST Council meeting, the Bihar deputy CM said states have to be compensated to the tune of Rs 3.65 lakh crore in the current fiscal
Bihar Assembly polls 2020: Nitish Kumar launches JD(U)'s digital platform, to hold virtual rally on 6 Sept
Due to the rising COVID-19 cases in Bihar, the JD(U) is bracing to use technology in the Assembly election which is likely to be held in October-November
Amit Shah at Bihar Jan Samvaad rally: NDA will win two-thirds majority in Bihar polls under Nitish Kumar's leadership, says home minister
Shah attacked the opposition RJD saying the growth rate of the state was just 3.9 pe cent when the party was in power, but it rose to 11.3 per cent under the NDA.
BJP slams Prashant Kishor over spat with JD(U), says people in Bihar won’t vote for ‘goons or ruffians’
With many axes to grind against Prashant Kishor, the BJP on Wednesday launched a fresh attack against the poll strategist-turned-politician whom it likened to the ‘musclemen’ in the 1990s, who having previously captured booths for their political masters, had themselves started becoming politicians in large numbers.
BJP slams Tej Pratap Yadav over misogynistic 'Nitish Kumari' jibe, advises him against emulating RJD supremo Lalu Prasad
The BJP on Thursday accused Lalu Prasad Yadav's son Tej Pratap of misogyny for his remarks berating Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar and deputy chief minister Sushil Kumar Modi and asking them to replace Kumar in their names with 'Kumari', often used with the names of girls
Nitish Kumar leads massive human chains across Bihar to raise awareness on his govt's efforts; waste of money, says Opposition
Nitish Kumar, whose third consecutive tenure as the chief minister of Bihar would end in less than a year, organised the event to raise awareness about efforts such as the 'Jal- Jeevan-Hariyali' drive, campaigns against dowry and child marriage and ban on sale and consumption of alcohol
At Bihar rally, Yogi Adityanath says anti-CAA protests are conspiracy hatched ‘from afar’, slams Opposition for 'adding fuel to fire'
The countrywide anti-CAA protests are a "conspiracy" hatched from afar by those resentful of a united and grand India and these are being aided by a "crooked" opposition, Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath alleged on Tuesday.
Reject 'divisive CAA-NPR-NRC' in Bihar to avoid social turbulence, JD(U)'s Pavan Varma appeals to Nitish Kumar in open letter
JD(U) general secretary Pavan Varma on Sunday asked party president and Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar to categorically reject the divisive CAA-NPR-NRC scheme, saying this has nefarious agenda to divide India and create a great deal of unnecessary social turbulence
Updation of NPR in Bihar to be held between 15 and 28 May; Sushil Kumar Modi dares West Bengal, Kerala CMs to not implement exercise
Bihar senior BJP leader Sushil Kumar Modi also said administrative and punitive action would be taken against officials if they refuse to carry out the NPR
Nitish Kumar says ‘all is well’ as turmoil brews in Bihar NDA alliance after Prashant Kishor slams Sushil Kumar Modi on Twitter
Bihar chief minister and JD(U) president Nitish Kumar on Tuesday asserted that 'all is well' in the NDA alliance in Bihar even as his party’s vice president Prashant Kishor opened a front against BJP leader and his deputy in the government, Sushil Kumar Modi.
BJP in dismay, JD(U) disapproves as Prashant Kishor suggests more seats for Nitish Kumar's party in Bihar Assembly polls
Prashant Kishor's assertion that the JD(U) should contest on more seats than the BJP in the Bihar Assembly polls due next year has been met with dismay in the BJP and disapproval in the JD(U)