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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 […]

Nitish says Media misreads his good intentions

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Nitish says Media misreads his good intentions

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has alleged that ‘some media houses’ were out to murder him politically. According to NDTV, Kumar told his legislators in Patna, “some media houses are out to murder me politically.” But is it a case of attempted hara-kiri? A section of the media had reported that the Bihar chief minister’s […]

Is ‘Janus-faced’ Nitish losing support?

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Is ‘Janus-faced’ Nitish losing support?

Sir, While not being political, I must say there is a point made by the BJP. Nitish Kumar is indeed getting more double-faced by the day. The BJP’s Jharkhand unit has termed Bihar government’s decision of tax holiday to liquor factories in that state as “contradictory’ while demanding a ban on booze in other states. […]

Bihar CM will not ‘allow’ criticism of Prohibition

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Bihar CM will not ‘allow’ criticism of Prohibition

Bihar Chief minister Nitish Kumar on Wednesday( November 2)  said he is seeking ‘suggestions’ from the general public on how to make prohibition ‘more acceptable’. He also threatened that he would  ‘not allow anybody to indulge in unnecessary criticism of prohibition without any basis’. He categorically ruled out any dilution of prohibition, but hinted  that […]

Cops seize 3,000+ litres of booze in Bihar

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Cops seize 3,000+ litres of booze in Bihar

Following new and more stringent laws against consumption of liquor in Bihar, large volumes of Indian Made Foreign Liquor (IMFL) was seized from two districts of Bihar on October 15. Seven persons were arrested, in stepped-up drive to enforce the prohibition in the state.  Police seized 3,286 litres of IMFL, smuggled from Haryana, in Nalanda […]

Nitish declares ‘New’ Prohibition Law

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Nitish declares ‘New’ Prohibition Law

As expected, Chief  Nitish Kumar went ahead with announcing Bihar’s ‘New Prohibition Law’ in honour of Mahatma Gandhi. The Chief minister claimed that his total prohibition laws have laid a new social transformation in the state, and has been specially beneficial to the women, and the families in rural areas. He claimed that his partial […]

Shame, shame! New Smart Phone but No Toilet?

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Shame, shame! New Smart Phone but No Toilet?

Patna, Bihar: The Central government has been on a public toilet building spree for some years now. But despite Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar’s efforts and prime Minister Modi’s appeals, people are still ‘going out’ in the open. So, now, the government is  trying to shame people into using toilets. Between 2006 and 2012, authorities […]

Bihar CM’s namesake almost sends flying slipper his way

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Bihar CM’s namesake almost sends flying slipper his way

The Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar almost received another flying slipper as an unwelcome gift when on Monday, a man from Arwal district supposedly attempted to shy  his footwear at him.  The fellow was arrested by the police. The incident occurred when the man, who is Mr Nitish Kumar’s namesake, came to meet the CM […]

Nitish is Bihar CM for fifth time

Nitish is Bihar CM for fifth time

Patna, Nov 20: Janata Dal (United) leader Nitish Kumar on Friday took the oath of office as minister, followed in quick succession by a clutch of leaders from partner Rashtriya Janata Dal of Lalu Prasad Yadav and the Congress, the three main members of the Grand Alliance that defeated the Bharatiya Janata Party comprehensively in the Assembly […]

No toilet? Can’t contest Bihar election!

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No toilet? Can’t contest Bihar election!

Patna: You don’t have a toilet in your village home? You can’t contest Panchayat elections! Nobody will be able to contest elections under the three-tier panchayati raj system in Bihar if they do not have a toilet at home. Bihar, has 1.63 crore families without access to toilets, according to the public health engineering department […]

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