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Covid-19 Third Wave Started In Bihar: CM Nitish Kumar Says

Dec 31, 2021 PTI

The third Covid-19 wave has begun in Bihar, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar said. He added that they are are fully prepared to tackle this wave and that the health department has upgraded hospital infrastructure.

Bihar Chief Minister Gets Flustered Over Speech Getting Disrupted

Dec 29, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

According to the police, some local level elected representatives had come to submit a memorandum to the chief minister and picked up a quarrel when they were stopped at a distance from the dais.


Nitish Govt Writes To NITI Aayog, Seeks Spl Status For Bihar

The minister also complained of "lack of initiative" on part of the Centre for setting up public sector units in Bihar which could give a fillip to "industrial growth and technical education" in the state.

RJD Asks BJP To Withdraw Support From Nitish Govt Over Liquor Ban Failure

Nov 25, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

While the BJP MLAs are blaming the Nitish Kumar government for the failure in liquor ban implementation in Bihar, the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) National General Secretary Alok Mehta has asked the BJP to withdraw support from the state government if its leaders are unhappy with it.


Over 500 Industrial Units Set Up In Bihar Under Nitish Kumar, More In The Pipeline

Speaking at a press conference here after inaugurating Bihar Pavilion at the India International Trade Fair in Pragati Maidan, the minister said the State Investment Promotion Board (SIPB) has received investment proposals worth Rs 36,694 crore.

19 November, 2021

In The Aftermath Of PM's Announcement Of The Repealing Of Farm Laws, Lalu Accuses Modi Govt For Creating An Environment Of Mistrust, While Nitish Refuses To Comment

Outlook Web Desk

"The PM in his announcement elaborated that the Acts were for the benefit of the farmers but the Centre could not convince a section of them": Nitish Kumar


03 November, 2021

Bypoll Results A Big Shot In Nitish Kumar’s Arm; Lalu And Congress Cut A Sorry Figure In Bihar

Giridhar Jha

In Kusheshwar Ashtan, JD-U candidate Aman Kumar Hazari defeated his nearest RJD rival Ganesh Bharti by a margin of 12,685 votes while Arun Kumar of RJD lost to Rajeev Kumar Singh of the ruling party by 1,722 votes in Tarapur.


27 October, 2021

'He Can Get Me Shot', Says Nitish Kumar In Response To Lalu's Viisarjan' Remark

Outlook Web Desk

By-poll rivalry in Bihar heated up after RJD president Lalu Prasad commented that he will ensure the 'visarjan' (immersion) of Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar in October 30 by-elections.


21 October, 2021

Akhilesh’s Strategy: Wean Back Most Backward Castes From BJP, But Will That Be Easy?

Vikas Pathak

Observers feel that the smaller OBC castes, which were earlier with SP in significant numbers and shifted to the BSP to a reasonable extent in 2007, gradually shifted to the BJP over the last seven years.


09 September, 2021

Not Aware About Nitish Kumar Attending Haryana Rally: JD(U)

Outlook Web Desk

The proposed rally at Jind, for which invitations have also been sent to regional heavyweights including Mamata Banerjee and Sharad Pawar is touted as the precursor to the formation of a ‘Third Front’.


09 September, 2021

Will Chirag-Tejashwi Succeed Where Ram Vilas Paswan-Lalu Yadav Failed In Bihar?

Giridhar Jha

Lok Janskahti Party’s embattled leader Chirag and RJD scion Tejashwi have declined to attach political significance to their previous meeting but it is being seen as a step closer to a possible alliance.


03 September, 2021

JD-U MLA Seen Walking In Underwear On Train Has Eyed Berth In Nitish Kumar Ministry For Long

Giridhar Jha

The Gopalpur MLA Narendra Kumar Neeraj has since offered an explanation by saying he was wearing only the undergarments because he had an upset stomach during the journey. “I had to rush to the toilet,” he said later.


30 August, 2021

Caste-Based Census: Why ‘Bharat Jodo’ Spirit, ‘Casteless India’ Vision Should Inspire Our Actions

Suman K Jha

The Bihar developments, with echoes in other states, have given rise to an interesting debate on social justice, affirmative action, merit, and age-old caste-based inequalities.


24 August, 2021

'We Are Firmly With The NDA, No Question Of Joining Opposition': JD(U)

Preetha Nair

'We are with the NDA and its unanimous candidate is Mr. Modi. We are very comfortable in the NDA alliance and there is no question of joining forces with the opposition parties', said KC Tyagi


24 August, 2021

'We Are Firmly With The NDA, No Question Of Joining Opposition': JD(U)

Preetha Nair

'We are with the NDA and its unanimous candidate is Mr. Modi. We are very comfortable in the NDA alliance and there is no question of joining forces with the opposition parties' said KC Tyagi


23 August, 2021

Modi-Nitish Kumar Meeting: Will The BJP Give Nod To Caste Census in Bihar?

Giridhar Jha

Bihar CM Nitish Kumar led a delegation of ten parties to impress upon the Prime Minister the need for a caste census to ameliorate the condition of the underdeveloped and marginalised sections of society.


23 August, 2021

Nitish Urges PM Modi For Caste Census In Bihar, Tejashwi Wants Count Across India

Outlook Web Bureau

A caste-based census will help in formulating various development plans effectively, Nitish Kumar said.


22 August, 2021

Bihar CM Nitish Kumar To Lead Delegation Meeting PM Modi On Monday

Outlook Web Desk

The meeting is scheduled in the first half of Monday. Those who will be joining him include the leader of the opposition Tejashwi Yadav.


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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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