Nitish Kumar

Liquor law: Alarm bells ringing at prison directorate due to overcrowded Bihar jails

Rough data from the 59 jails across the state revealed that the number of prisoners has gone up to over 72,000 against a sanctioned capacity to accommodate 46,669 prisoners.

published on : 6th December 2021

BJP MLA alleges Bihar CM Nitish Kumar used 'objectionable' language to reprimand her

Nikki Hembrom said she was rebuked when she raised the issue of tribals getting adversely affected by the prohibition law.

published on : 3rd December 2021

Inviting elected representatives at Bihar govt events compulsory: Nitish Kumar

Kumar told the assembly that district officials and state government departments have already been issued instructions in this regard.

published on : 2nd December 2021

NITI Aayog's unflattering 'poverty index' report vexes Nitish government in Bihar

The chief minister himself refrained from making any comment saying he was not aware of the report and its contents.

published on : 26th November 2021

Led by CM Nitish, Bihar takes pledge against liquor consumption

He also pointed out that rise in the number of tourists over the past few years is a significant pointer to the fact that the prohibition was not a detriment for those visiting Bihar.

published on : 26th November 2021

'Warned Nitish about it': Lalu seeks to disown Bihar liquor prohibition

Prasad's attempt to disown the controversial move of Kumar came at a time when the latter is facing the heat over a large number of deaths caused by consumption of spurious liquor.

published on : 22nd November 2021

People of Bihar to take oath on November 26 that they won't consume liquor: Nitish

Speaking to reporters, Kumar said the prohibition is being strictly enforced in the state and directions have been issued not to spare anyone, including government employees.

published on : 22nd November 2021

JDU in Bihar likely to put major challenge on Caste Census to BJP in coming days

Sources said that the JDU is politically optimistic that other parties in opposition will render their unconditional support on the issue.

published on : 21st November 2021

'One should not give importance to such statements': Nitish chides Kangana, Khurshid

The actor had, in a recent interview, remarked that India got its freedom in 2014 when Prime Minister Narendra Modi came to power and what it got in 1947 was "bheekh" (alms or handout).

published on : 16th November 2021

RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav attacks Nitish Kumar government over murders in Bihar

RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav on Sunday launched a blistering attack on the Nitish Kumar government in Bihar.

published on : 14th November 2021

Bihar slashes VAT rates on fuel after Centre's announcement

Following the Centre's move to reduce petrol and diesel prices, Bihar state government has decided to slash the prices further by Rs 3.20 per litre for petrol and Rs 3.90 per litre for diesel.

published on : 4th November 2021

Bypoll lessons: Big crowds at rallies hardly convert into votes in Bihar

Congress leader Kanhaiya Kumar and others also campaigned for three days. In both constituencies, the Congress candidates forfeited their deposits. 

published on : 4th November 2021

Nitish Kumar's JD(U) wins Bihar by-polls; divided opposition eats humble pie

The results have come as a dampener for the RJD, which is in the opposition despite having the largest number of MLAs and was confident of clinching both seats.

published on : 2nd November 2021

Mamata demolishes BJP in Bengal; Himanta, Nitish and NDA allies salvage reputation elsewhere 

Barring its abject defeat in West Bengal, the BJP and its allies were on song elsewhere in the east and the northeast where bypolls were held on October 30.

published on : 2nd November 2021

He can get me shot, says Nitish in response to Lalu's 'visarjan' remark

The war of words between the two leaders started a couple of days after Prasad reached Patna after a gap of three years and said he will campaign for the by-polls.

published on : 27th October 2021
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