Channi doesn’t know importance of people of Bihar for Punjab: Nitish Kumar

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Friday criticised his Punjab counterpart Charanjit Singh Channi for the controversial “UP, Bihar ke Bhaiya” remarks. Nitish said that Channi does not know the importance of Bihar and its people in Punjab. “Congress has given a chance (to be a CM) to someone who does not know anything. He does not know the […]

Hijab not an issue in Bihar, people respect each other’s religious sentiments: Nitish Kumar

Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has played down the Hijab controversy which has been raging in the country and said that in Bihar this is not an issue as people respect each other’s religious sentiments. Talking with the media, Kumar said, “In Bihar schools, children wear the same type of dress… We respect each other’s religious sentiments.” The Chief […]

Vikassheel Insaan Party backs Nitish Kumar’s leadership amid widening rift between JDU, BJP

Reacting to the widening rift between Bihar’s ruling alliance partners JDU and BJP following the deaths in the Nalanda hooch tragedy, Vikassheel Insaan Party (VIP) chief Mukesh Sahani backed Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and said that if BJP has a problem, they can walk out of the alliance. “CM Nitish Kumar is running Bihar government successfully and I’m with […]

Tejashwi Yadav slams Nitish Kumar govt over NITI Aayog ranking of Bihar

Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Tejashwi Yadav on Saturday slammed Chief Minister Nitish Kumar over Bihar’s low ranking in NITI Aayog’s poverty index baseline report and said that the “double-engine” government is responsible for this. While extending greetings for New Year, Yadav spoke to the media and said, “Whom do you hold responsible for Bihar being […]

Nitish Kumar to meet PM Modi over caste-based census

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar is scheduled to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday to discuss the caste-based census. “I had sought an appointment with the PM to meet him along with a delegation from Bihar to conduct the caste-based census. Many thanks to the respected Prime Minister for giving time to meet on August 23,” Nitish Kumar said in an official statement. […]

Day after swipe at Nitish Kumar, BJP minister backtracks says ‘working under his leadership’

A day after Bihar Minister and BJP leader Samrat Chaudhary said that the party had accepted Nitish Kumar as Chief Minister despite the JD(U) getting lesser seats, on Monday he stated that BJP is working under Kumar’s leadership and there is no issue in that. “We’re working under the leadership of Nitish Kumar. We recognise him as the CM of Bihar. It’s very clear. BJP is […]

Nitish Kumar dodges answering question on fuel price hike

Refraining from commenting over the fuel price hike, Bihar Chief Minister and Janata Dal (United) president Nitish Kumar on Tuesday said that it is true that prices are rising and it is clearly visible. Responding to a question on rising prices of diesel and petrol in the country, Nitish Kumar told reporters, “Everyone would like it if […]