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Is Nitish the junior partner in Bihar’s NDA alliance?

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Is Nitish the junior partner in Bihar’s NDA alliance?

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Bihar has, instead of cementing the bond between Bharatiya Janata Party and Janata Dal (United), has caused uneasiness––if not tension––in the relationship between the two ruling coalition partners in the state, says veteran journalist Soroor Ahmed in a recent article. There was hardly any poster, hoarding and advertisement of chief minister […]

Patna HC throws RJD petition out, Nitish Government to stay!

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Patna HC throws RJD petition out, Nitish Government to stay!

Patna: The Patna High Court on Monday (July 31), declined to intervene in the matter of the validity of Bihar  Chief minister Nitish Kumar’s new coalition government, and  dismissed two petitions challenging the formation of the JD(U)-BJP combine. It said no intervention of the court was required after floor test in the state Assembly. The […]

Nitish brings Bihar  into NDA fold

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Nitish brings Bihar into NDA fold

PATNA: Less than a day after resigning as Chief Minister, Nitish Kumar is set to take the oath at 10am on Thursday as the head of a new Bihar government that will include BJP and its allies. After meeting governor Keshari Nath Tripathi late on Wednesday, Kumar, accompanied by senior BJP leader Sushil Kumar Modi […]

Bihar CM:  videocon on impending disaster

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Bihar CM: videocon on impending disaster

Patna: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today held a meeting with officials here (June 30) and told them to be ready with relief and rehabilitation plans. The chief minister held the review meeting on the probability of flood and drought in different parts of the state, interacting with senior officials at division and district level […]

Bihar CM and Chancellor fiddle while  University falls apart ?

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Bihar CM and Chancellor fiddle while University falls apart ?

Bihar Chief Minister’s Dream Project “Aryabhatta Knowledge University” sliding down “Go to cabin number -2! Then the person in the cabin number 2 says go to the examination cell; then the so called Babus in the examination cell office started playing ‘pass-the-buck’ from table to table and the desperate student is running after his application […]

IAS officer denied bail in Bihar Staff Selection case

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IAS officer denied bail in Bihar Staff Selection case

Patna:  A special court denied bail to former Bihar Staff Selection Commission Chairman Sudhir Kumar, arrested in a case involving the leakage of question papers of a clerical grade examination held by the Commission. (April 4) While turning down the bail plea of senior IAS officer Kumar, Vigilance Court judge Madhukar Kumar also denied bail […]

Nitish Kumar debunks check dam plan of National Waterways authority

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Nitish Kumar debunks check dam plan of National Waterways authority

Patna: National Waterways would do well to address the major problem of silt deposits along the Ganges, says Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar. He also questioned the wisdom of  building check dams which would further affect the flow of water. Boats need enough water to be able to traverse the length of the river! Bihar […]

Bihar’s Human Chain: Nitish – Lalu held hands for 45 minutes !

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Bihar’s Human Chain: Nitish – Lalu held hands for 45 minutes !

Patna: The optics was complete. The world’s ‘longest’ human chain was accomplished in Bihar,  primarily through  the use of government might, such as the education department browbeating colleges and schools into participation, and so on. Of course, Bihar witnesses another ‘spectacle’ in the face of deteriorating governance, but no matter. Bihar today claimed to have […]

Nitish nixes Uniform Civil Code

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Nitish nixes Uniform Civil Code

Patna:  Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has ducked the question of Uniform Civil Code. He has refused to tender his government’s opinion in response to a questionnaire sent by the Law Commission on the Uniform Civil Code (UCC). He said the questions asked as “leading” and framed in a manner to “force the respondent to […]

Prohibition solves Bihar’s problems: Nitish

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Prohibition solves Bihar’s problems: Nitish

Kisanganj (Bihar): Accidents, murders, kidnapping, all down because of the liquor ban, says the Bihar Chief Minister, he even claims that it has promoted ‘religious harmony’ Defending his total prohibition move prohibition as a “revolutionary step”, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today (8 December) claimed that the move has promoted communal harmony in the state, with […]

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