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JD (U) rebels Sharad Yadav, Ali Anwar disqualified from Rajya Sabha

JD (U) rebels Sharad Yadav, Ali Anwar disqualified from Rajya Sabha

Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar’s faction of the JD (U) had demanded the disqualification; Sharad Yadav says he will continue fight to save democracy In...
After threatening to beat up Sushil Modi, Lalu’s son Tej Pratap wants to ‘skin’ PM Modi

After threatening to beat up Sushil Modi, Lalu’s son Tej Pratap wants to ‘skin’...

RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav says he has asked Tej Pratap to not make such statements but asserts he isn’t scared of Narendra Modi Days...
Tej Pratap’s threat forces Bihar Dy CM Sushil Modi to change son’s wedding venue

Tej Pratap’s threat forces Bihar Dy CM Sushil Modi to change son’s wedding venue

A video showed Lalu Prasad Yadav’s son Tej Pratap threatening to disrupt Sushil Modi’s son’s wedding Citing security concerns following Tej Pratap Yadav’s threat, Bihar...
Nitish Kumar faction retains Arrow symbol, Delhi HC refuses to interfere in the EC ruling

Nitish Kumar faction retains Arrow symbol, Delhi HC refuses to interfere in the EC...

The Delhi High Court on November 23 refused to interfere in the Election Commission of India (ECI) order allotting JD (U) symbol “Arrow” to...
Nitish-Kumar

EC recognises Nitish Kumar-led group as real JD(U), gives it the ‘Arrow’ symbol

The Election Commission on Nov 17 (Friday) ruled that the group led by Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar is the real Janata Dal (United)...
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Nitish gives reservations a make-over, Bihar to extend quota on outsourced services

Nitish gives reservations a make-over, Bihar to extend quota on outsourced services

Bihar CM tweaks reservation rules; quota system to apply if government hires somebody for its work through outsourcing company and pays salary from its...
Begusarai stampede: 3 women killed, over 10 injured during Kartik Purnima celebrations

Begusarai stampede: 3 women killed, over 10 injured during Kartik Purnima celebrations

Crowd gathers for a ritual holy dip in the river Ganga (Picture for representation purpose only). Photo credit: Agencies Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar has...
New low: JD (U) releases Tejashwi Yadav old picture with a girl and liquor bottle in backdrop

New low: JD (U) releases Tejashwi Yadav old picture with a girl and liquor...

Above: File photo of former Bihar deputy chief minister Tejashwi Yadav. Photo credit: Agencies Battery of spokespersons of Nitish Kumar-led faction of JD (U) claimed...
Nalanda

Man in Bihar’s Nalanda district made to lick his spit off ground, beaten with...

The 54-year-old man, a barber, was meted out the punishment by a panchayat for allegedly trespassing on the house of a fellow villager A 54-year-old...
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Narendra Modi in Bihar: Launches projects, refuses central university status to Patna University

Narendra Modi in Bihar: Launches projects, refuses central university status to Patna University

Prime Minister Narendra Modi shot down Chief Minister Nitish Kumar’s request to give central university status to Patna University saying that the university should...
Sharad Nitish

Sharad Yadav has ditched principled politics, says Nitish Kumar

Bihar chief minister lashed out at JD-U rebel leader for supporting dynastic politics and corruption Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar on Monday said rebel JD-U leader Sharad...
Rs 389 crore dam collapses day before inauguration in Bihar’s Bhagalpur, RJD cries corruption

Rs 389 crore dam collapses day before inauguration in Bihar’s Bhagalpur, RJD cries corruption

The 60-km Bateshwar Sthan pump canal project, originating from Ganga at Kahalgaon, was ‘completed’ 40 years after its construction began in 1977 A day before...
Sharad Yadav

Political fortunes uncertain but Sharad’s JD (U) faction to align with Congress for Guj...

Acting JD (U) chief Chhotubhai Vasava – appointed to the post by Sharad Yadav’s faction – says party will explore tie up with Hardik...
Rahul Gandhi

Rahul’s Bihar litmus test – how to keep party MLAs from jumping ship

By Abhishek Kumar With the collapse of the RJD-JDU-Congress Mahagathbandhan government, Congress MLAs in Bihar feel staying in Opposition not a wise political choice Presenting a...
File photo of security drill at UP Assembly

Hyderabad CFSL confirms powder found in UP Assembly wasn’t an explosive

Major embarrassment for Yogi Adityanath government which had hurriedly sought an NIA probe, ordered slew of restrictions on vehicular entry in Assembly premises In a...
CBI takes over probe into Bihar’s Rs 1000 crore Srijan Scam

CBI takes over probe into Bihar’s Rs 1000 crore Srijan Scam

Over the past decade, Srijan Mahila Vikas Sahyog Samiti, a Bhagalpur-based NGO founded by late Manorama Devi, reportedly siphoned off between Rs 700 and...
Modi announces Rs 500 crore relief package for flood-hit Bihar

Modi announces Rs 500 crore relief package for flood-hit Bihar

RJD chief Lalu Yadav questioned PM’s timing for the visit and accused Nitish Kumar of engineering the floods A day before Lalu Yadav’s scheduled ‘anti-BJP’...
Flood situation continues to create havoc in Bihar, death toll reaches 253

Flood situation continues to create havoc in Bihar, death toll reaches 253

“The state government will help people in the flood-hit districts to rebuild their lives. There will be no shortage of funds”, says CM Nitish...
One of 13 key accused in Bihar’s Rs 1000 crore Srijan Scam dies in Bhagalpur hospital

One of 13 key accused in Bihar’s Rs 1000 crore Srijan Scam dies in...

Mahesh Mandal, a Bhagalpur District Welfare Department Accountant (nazir), was arrested on August 13 and sent to jail two days later. He was reportedly suffering...
Nitish Kumar-led JD(U) joins NDA, warns Sharad Yadav of action if he joins RJD rally

Nitish Kumar-led JD(U) joins NDA, warns Sharad Yadav of action if he joins RJD...

Nitish Kumar-led JD(U) formally joined BJP’s NDA with a resolution to this effect adopted by the party's national council today at the chief minister's...
Sharad Yadav

Sharad Yadav’s show of strength with opposition parties on Thursday

In an another move towards an impending split in JD(U), its senior leader Sharad Yadav announced that he would organise a 'Sajha Virasat Bachao...
Janata Dal (United) sacks Sharad Yadav as party leader in Rajya Sabha

Janata Dal (United) sacks Sharad Yadav as party leader in Rajya Sabha

On Thursday, another dissenting leader, Ali Anwar Ansari was punished for attending opposition meet Senior Janata Dal (United) leader Sharad Yadav was sacked as party’s...
Buxar DM found dead in Ghaziabad, suicide suspected

Buxar DM found dead in Ghaziabad, suicide suspected

In a condolence message Bihar CM hails officer, calls him a great administrator A 29-year-old IAS officer allegedly committed suicide at the Ghaziabad Railway Station...
Sharad Yadav talks of two Janata Dals, attacks Nitish Kumar

Sharad Yadav talks of two Janata Dals, attacks Nitish Kumar

In just about a fortnight since JD(U) president Nitish Kumar took his party out of the grand alliance in Bihar to join hands with...
Bihar health minister says ‘Virgin means Unmarried Girl’, kicks up row

Bihar health minister says ‘Virgin means Unmarried Girl’, kicks up row

The minister, Mangal Pandey, had said there was nothing wrong in Patna-based Indira Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences (IGIMS) asking doctors to declare their...
Sharad Yadav

Bihar brouhaha: Sharad Yadav breaks silence, calls Nitish’s power-swap “unfortunate”, betrayal of mandate

Former Janata Dal (United) chief has been sulking ever since Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar broke the Mahagathbandhan last week and chose to ally...
Gaining political ground till few months ago, Congress once again loses the plot in Gujarat

Gaining political ground till few months ago, Congress once again loses the plot in...

With imminent defeat of Congress president Sonia Gandhi’s political secretary Ahmed Patel in the Aug 8 RS polls, grand old party stares at another...
Nitish Kumar won the trust vote

Nitish Wins Vote: Trust doubtful

Winning the trust vote with a comfortable margin, Nitish Kumar started his second term as chief minister in the same State Assembly on Friday....
Nitish Kumar & PM Modi

Conscience calls; Nitish dumps Mahagathbandhan for Gathbandhan with his foes-turned friends

BJP's Sushil Modi back as Bihar deputy CM, JD (U) likely to join NDA at the Centre while RJD and Congress cry foul over...
Nitish Kumar Quits as Bihar CM

Nitish Kumar Quits as Bihar CM, says it had become difficult to function

JD(U) leader Nitish Kumar quit as Bihar Chief Minister on Wednesday evening following a weeks-long tussle with alliance partner Lalu Prasad-led RJD over corruption...
Nitish Kumar, grand alliance, Tejashwi Yadav, Rahul Gandhi, Lalu Yadav, Bihar Government

Nitish asks Rahul to Take clear stand against on Tejashwi

Attends PM’s dinner to farewell President Mukherjee After days of tension in the grand-alliance over the corruption charges against Bihar’s Deputy CM Tejashwi Yadav, a...
Gopalkrishna

Opposition picks Gopalkrishna Gandhi for vice-president

The opposition parties on Tuesday selected former West Bengal governor and Mahatma Gandhi’s grandson Gopalkrishna Gandhi as the opposition candidate for the vice-presidential election. The...
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Bihar CM Nitish Kumar backs BJP pick

Bihar CM Nitish Kumar backs BJP pick Ram Nath Kovind for President

In what could be called a major setback to the possibility of fielding a united Opposition candidate in the presidential elections, Bihar Chief Minister...
After lunch with Modi, Nitish says nothing political on menu

After lunch with Modi, Nitish says nothing political on menu

The Janata Dal United leader was conspicuous by his absence at the lunch hosted by Congress president Sonia Gandhi yesterday Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar,...
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I could not have chosen a more appropriate country than India. —Mauritian PM Pravind Jugnauth, on his first overseas visit       KPS Gill had good intentions but...
Congress, Nitish agree to support Pranab Mukherjee for second presidential term

Congress, Nitish agree to support Pranab Mukherjee for second presidential term

The Bihar CM suggested the BJP should hold talks with the opposition to reach consensus for electing Mukherjee. The Congress on Tuesday indicated that it...
Who said what, and wherefore

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Execution of the death sentence cannot be done while this court is hearing the appeal. Else it will be a violation of the Vienna...
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Satendar Jain told me that he had arranged a seven-acre land deal in Chattarpur for the Bansal family. He also fudged bills up to...
Laloo in trouble over Shahabuddin audio clip

Laloo in trouble over Shahabuddin audio clip

The clip has Shahabuddin telling Laloo that he is not satisfied with a police officer. This could spell a new headache for Chief Minister...
State Governments scuttling SC ‘anti-cheers’ orders

State Governments scuttling SC ‘anti-cheers’ orders

APN Correspondent The hotel and liquor industries, shocked by recent Supreme Court verdict for shutting down all cheer vendors within 500 yards of National and...

'Nitish Kumar' - 44 News Results

JD (U) rebels Sharad Yadav, Ali Anwar disqualified from Rajya Sabha

JD (U) rebels Sharad Yadav, Ali Anwar disqualified from Rajya Sabha

Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar’s faction of the JD (U) had demanded the disqualification; Sharad Yadav says he will continue fight to save democracy In...
After threatening to beat up Sushil Modi, Lalu’s son Tej Pratap wants to ‘skin’ PM Modi

After threatening to beat up Sushil Modi, Lalu’s son Tej Pratap wants to ‘skin’...

RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav says he has asked Tej Pratap to not make such statements but asserts he isn’t scared of Narendra Modi Days...
Tej Pratap’s threat forces Bihar Dy CM Sushil Modi to change son’s wedding venue

Tej Pratap’s threat forces Bihar Dy CM Sushil Modi to change son’s wedding venue

A video showed Lalu Prasad Yadav’s son Tej Pratap threatening to disrupt Sushil Modi’s son’s wedding Citing security concerns following Tej Pratap Yadav’s threat, Bihar...
Nitish Kumar faction retains Arrow symbol, Delhi HC refuses to interfere in the EC ruling

Nitish Kumar faction retains Arrow symbol, Delhi HC refuses to interfere in the EC...

The Delhi High Court on November 23 refused to interfere in the Election Commission of India (ECI) order allotting JD (U) symbol “Arrow” to...
Nitish-Kumar

EC recognises Nitish Kumar-led group as real JD(U), gives it the ‘Arrow’ symbol

The Election Commission on Nov 17 (Friday) ruled that the group led by Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar is the real Janata Dal (United)...
BEAR WITH US: Two bears prepare for hibernation at the Four Paws Bear Sanctuary in Pristina, Reuters/UNI

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Nitish gives reservations a make-over, Bihar to extend quota on outsourced services

Nitish gives reservations a make-over, Bihar to extend quota on outsourced services

Bihar CM tweaks reservation rules; quota system to apply if government hires somebody for its work through outsourcing company and pays salary from its...
Begusarai stampede: 3 women killed, over 10 injured during Kartik Purnima celebrations

Begusarai stampede: 3 women killed, over 10 injured during Kartik Purnima celebrations

Crowd gathers for a ritual holy dip in the river Ganga (Picture for representation purpose only). Photo credit: Agencies Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar has...
New low: JD (U) releases Tejashwi Yadav old picture with a girl and liquor bottle in backdrop

New low: JD (U) releases Tejashwi Yadav old picture with a girl and liquor...

Above: File photo of former Bihar deputy chief minister Tejashwi Yadav. Photo credit: Agencies Battery of spokespersons of Nitish Kumar-led faction of JD (U) claimed...
Nalanda

Man in Bihar’s Nalanda district made to lick his spit off ground, beaten with...

The 54-year-old man, a barber, was meted out the punishment by a panchayat for allegedly trespassing on the house of a fellow villager A 54-year-old...
SUN AND SAND: People enjoy the beach on a warm fall day during a long weekend at the Malagueta beach in Malaga, Spain, Reuters/UNI

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Narendra Modi in Bihar: Launches projects, refuses central university status to Patna University

Narendra Modi in Bihar: Launches projects, refuses central university status to Patna University

Prime Minister Narendra Modi shot down Chief Minister Nitish Kumar’s request to give central university status to Patna University saying that the university should...
Sharad Nitish

Sharad Yadav has ditched principled politics, says Nitish Kumar

Bihar chief minister lashed out at JD-U rebel leader for supporting dynastic politics and corruption Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar on Monday said rebel JD-U leader Sharad...
Rs 389 crore dam collapses day before inauguration in Bihar’s Bhagalpur, RJD cries corruption

Rs 389 crore dam collapses day before inauguration in Bihar’s Bhagalpur, RJD cries corruption

The 60-km Bateshwar Sthan pump canal project, originating from Ganga at Kahalgaon, was ‘completed’ 40 years after its construction began in 1977 A day before...
Sharad Yadav

Political fortunes uncertain but Sharad’s JD (U) faction to align with Congress for Guj...

Acting JD (U) chief Chhotubhai Vasava – appointed to the post by Sharad Yadav’s faction – says party will explore tie up with Hardik...
Rahul Gandhi

Rahul’s Bihar litmus test – how to keep party MLAs from jumping ship

By Abhishek Kumar With the collapse of the RJD-JDU-Congress Mahagathbandhan government, Congress MLAs in Bihar feel staying in Opposition not a wise political choice Presenting a...
File photo of security drill at UP Assembly

Hyderabad CFSL confirms powder found in UP Assembly wasn’t an explosive

Major embarrassment for Yogi Adityanath government which had hurriedly sought an NIA probe, ordered slew of restrictions on vehicular entry in Assembly premises In a...
CBI takes over probe into Bihar’s Rs 1000 crore Srijan Scam

CBI takes over probe into Bihar’s Rs 1000 crore Srijan Scam

Over the past decade, Srijan Mahila Vikas Sahyog Samiti, a Bhagalpur-based NGO founded by late Manorama Devi, reportedly siphoned off between Rs 700 and...
Modi announces Rs 500 crore relief package for flood-hit Bihar

Modi announces Rs 500 crore relief package for flood-hit Bihar

RJD chief Lalu Yadav questioned PM’s timing for the visit and accused Nitish Kumar of engineering the floods A day before Lalu Yadav’s scheduled ‘anti-BJP’...
Flood situation continues to create havoc in Bihar, death toll reaches 253

Flood situation continues to create havoc in Bihar, death toll reaches 253

“The state government will help people in the flood-hit districts to rebuild their lives. There will be no shortage of funds”, says CM Nitish...
One of 13 key accused in Bihar’s Rs 1000 crore Srijan Scam dies in Bhagalpur hospital

One of 13 key accused in Bihar’s Rs 1000 crore Srijan Scam dies in...

Mahesh Mandal, a Bhagalpur District Welfare Department Accountant (nazir), was arrested on August 13 and sent to jail two days later. He was reportedly suffering...
Nitish Kumar-led JD(U) joins NDA, warns Sharad Yadav of action if he joins RJD rally

Nitish Kumar-led JD(U) joins NDA, warns Sharad Yadav of action if he joins RJD...

Nitish Kumar-led JD(U) formally joined BJP’s NDA with a resolution to this effect adopted by the party's national council today at the chief minister's...
Sharad Yadav

Sharad Yadav’s show of strength with opposition parties on Thursday

In an another move towards an impending split in JD(U), its senior leader Sharad Yadav announced that he would organise a 'Sajha Virasat Bachao...
Janata Dal (United) sacks Sharad Yadav as party leader in Rajya Sabha

Janata Dal (United) sacks Sharad Yadav as party leader in Rajya Sabha

On Thursday, another dissenting leader, Ali Anwar Ansari was punished for attending opposition meet Senior Janata Dal (United) leader Sharad Yadav was sacked as party’s...
Buxar DM found dead in Ghaziabad, suicide suspected

Buxar DM found dead in Ghaziabad, suicide suspected

In a condolence message Bihar CM hails officer, calls him a great administrator A 29-year-old IAS officer allegedly committed suicide at the Ghaziabad Railway Station...
Sharad Yadav talks of two Janata Dals, attacks Nitish Kumar

Sharad Yadav talks of two Janata Dals, attacks Nitish Kumar

In just about a fortnight since JD(U) president Nitish Kumar took his party out of the grand alliance in Bihar to join hands with...
Bihar health minister says ‘Virgin means Unmarried Girl’, kicks up row

Bihar health minister says ‘Virgin means Unmarried Girl’, kicks up row

The minister, Mangal Pandey, had said there was nothing wrong in Patna-based Indira Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences (IGIMS) asking doctors to declare their...
Sharad Yadav

Bihar brouhaha: Sharad Yadav breaks silence, calls Nitish’s power-swap “unfortunate”, betrayal of mandate

Former Janata Dal (United) chief has been sulking ever since Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar broke the Mahagathbandhan last week and chose to ally...
Gaining political ground till few months ago, Congress once again loses the plot in Gujarat

Gaining political ground till few months ago, Congress once again loses the plot in...

With imminent defeat of Congress president Sonia Gandhi’s political secretary Ahmed Patel in the Aug 8 RS polls, grand old party stares at another...
Nitish Kumar won the trust vote

Nitish Wins Vote: Trust doubtful

Winning the trust vote with a comfortable margin, Nitish Kumar started his second term as chief minister in the same State Assembly on Friday....
Nitish Kumar & PM Modi

Conscience calls; Nitish dumps Mahagathbandhan for Gathbandhan with his foes-turned friends

BJP's Sushil Modi back as Bihar deputy CM, JD (U) likely to join NDA at the Centre while RJD and Congress cry foul over...
Nitish Kumar Quits as Bihar CM

Nitish Kumar Quits as Bihar CM, says it had become difficult to function

JD(U) leader Nitish Kumar quit as Bihar Chief Minister on Wednesday evening following a weeks-long tussle with alliance partner Lalu Prasad-led RJD over corruption...
Nitish Kumar, grand alliance, Tejashwi Yadav, Rahul Gandhi, Lalu Yadav, Bihar Government

Nitish asks Rahul to Take clear stand against on Tejashwi

Attends PM’s dinner to farewell President Mukherjee After days of tension in the grand-alliance over the corruption charges against Bihar’s Deputy CM Tejashwi Yadav, a...
Gopalkrishna

Opposition picks Gopalkrishna Gandhi for vice-president

The opposition parties on Tuesday selected former West Bengal governor and Mahatma Gandhi’s grandson Gopalkrishna Gandhi as the opposition candidate for the vice-presidential election. The...
DEVOTION: Jain devotees performing jalabhisek of Lord Mahavir Swarnim Sanyam Mahotsav in Patna, UNI

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Bihar CM Nitish Kumar backs BJP pick

Bihar CM Nitish Kumar backs BJP pick Ram Nath Kovind for President

In what could be called a major setback to the possibility of fielding a united Opposition candidate in the presidential elections, Bihar Chief Minister...
After lunch with Modi, Nitish says nothing political on menu

After lunch with Modi, Nitish says nothing political on menu

The Janata Dal United leader was conspicuous by his absence at the lunch hosted by Congress president Sonia Gandhi yesterday Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar,...
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I could not have chosen a more appropriate country than India. —Mauritian PM Pravind Jugnauth, on his first overseas visit       KPS Gill had good intentions but...
Congress, Nitish agree to support Pranab Mukherjee for second presidential term

Congress, Nitish agree to support Pranab Mukherjee for second presidential term

The Bihar CM suggested the BJP should hold talks with the opposition to reach consensus for electing Mukherjee. The Congress on Tuesday indicated that it...
Who said what, and wherefore

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Execution of the death sentence cannot be done while this court is hearing the appeal. Else it will be a violation of the Vienna...
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Satendar Jain told me that he had arranged a seven-acre land deal in Chattarpur for the Bansal family. He also fudged bills up to...
Laloo in trouble over Shahabuddin audio clip

Laloo in trouble over Shahabuddin audio clip

The clip has Shahabuddin telling Laloo that he is not satisfied with a police officer. This could spell a new headache for Chief Minister...
State Governments scuttling SC ‘anti-cheers’ orders

State Governments scuttling SC ‘anti-cheers’ orders

APN Correspondent The hotel and liquor industries, shocked by recent Supreme Court verdict for shutting down all cheer vendors within 500 yards of National and...

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