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Nitish Kumar

BSP Will Support Centre If It Takes Concrete Steps For Holding OBC Census: Mayawati

Aug 06, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

Her remarks come close on the heels of Nitish Kumar seeking an appointment with Prime Minister Narendra Modi to discuss the tricky issue of caste-based census which the Centre has proposed to hold only for SCs and STs.

Nitish Kumar Supports Opposition’s Demand To Investigate Pegasus Snooping

Aug 02, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

This is the first time an NDA ally has supported the Opposition’s demand for probe into the Pegasus spyware scandal.

Chirag Paswan In No Hurry For An Alliance With Lalu Yadav’s RJD

Chirag Paswan might have been ditched both by the BJP and the five MPs of his party at the moment, but the doors of immense possibilities in the future remain ajar for him in politics.

Nitish Kumar Has An Aggressive BJP To Contend With In His New Term

Jul 15, 2021 Giridhar Jha

Thanks to their numerical strength in the state assembly, BJP leaders no longer seem to accept anything and everything from Nitish Kumar without demur.

Black Fungus To Missing Gold Locket, Nitish Kumar Gets An Earful At Janata Durbar 2.O

On July 12, altogether 146 people, including 28 women showed up at the Janata Durbar where the chief minister lent a patient ear to their problems and reassured them all to solve them.

13 July, 2021

Enforcing Population Control Through Law Has Its Pitfalls, Better To Educate Women: Nitish Kumar

Outlook Web Bureau

‘Things come under control once we take steps to educate the girl child,’ Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar said in an apparent disapproval of the UP government’s draft population bill

10 July, 2021

Sushil Modi Did Not Become A Minister At Centre, But Why Is Lalu & Co Happy?

Giridhar Jha

It is widely believed that Sushil Modi’s ‘expose’ of corruption charges against Lalu Prasad’s sons led Nitish Kumar to walk out of the Mahagathbandhan and restore his ties with the BJP in 2017.

08 July, 2021

Pashupati Paras Has The Last Laugh Amid Nitish Kumar-Chirag Paswan's Running Feud

Giridhar Jha

It is nothing short of a windfall for Paras, who may never have thought of joining the Modi govt until a month ago.

06 July, 2021

Cabinet Expansion: Will Accept Whatever PM Modi Decides, Says Nitish Kumar

Outlook Web Bureau

The party wants two Cabinet and MoS rank berths each in the upcoming expansion.

02 July, 2021

It’s Bossy Babus vs Helpless Netas In Nitish Kumar’s Bihar

Giridhar Jha

Several ministers are known to have complained to Nitish directly over ‘flagrant neglect’ by the top bureaucrats.

21 June, 2021

Amid Cabinet Reshuffle Buzz, Nitish Kumar Likely To Meet PM Modi, Nadda Today

Outlook Web Bureau

The talks will be taking place amidst rising speculations about the expansion of Union cabinet and Janata Dal (United) or JD(U)’s long-awaited representation in it.

10 June, 2021

The Covid Dead Deserve To Be Re-counted In All States Like Bihar

Giridhar Jha

The Bihar government has admitted that the number of Covid deaths in the state is many times higher than what its official statistics have shown so far

04 June, 2021

Nitish Kumar Plans 33% Reservation For Girls In Medical, Engineering In Bihar

Outlook Web Bureau

Nitish Kumar made a suggestion to the effect upon perusal of presentations by the departments of health and science and technology about setting up of medical and engineering universities in the state.

17 April, 2021

Passengers Rush Out Of Railway Station To Skip Covid Test In Bihar's Buxar District

Outlook Web Bureau

The video of dozens of passengers rushing out of the railway station in Buxar has gone viral on social media.

25 March, 2021

Bihar Police Bill Row: 'Govt Enforcing Police Raj', Opposition Parties On Eviction Of MLAs

Outlook Web Bureau

The opposition leaders alleged that the BJP-JD(U) alliance has pushed through the draconian Bihar Special Armed Police Bill, 2021 that empowers Bihar Police to conduct raids and arrests without warrants.

24 March, 2021

Bihar CM Nitish Kumar Is Building Bridges With Friends And Foes To Recover Lost Ground

Giridhar Jha

Nitish Kumar, a Kurmi by caste, apparently wants to revive the non-Yadav OBC front in Bihar by building bridges with former Union minister Upendra Kushwaha, a Koeri leader.

24 March, 2021

Nitish Kumar Suspects The Hand Of Bihar Police Mole Behind Protests Over New Law

Giridhar Jha

The Bihar Assembly on Tuesday passed the Bihar Special Armed Police Bill 2021 amid protests by the Opposition leaders, who have termed the new law as ‘draconian’

24 March, 2021

Those Stripping Democracy In Bihar Have No Right To Call Themselves Govt: Rahul Gandhi

Outlook Web Bureau

The Bihar Assembly witnessed unprecedented turmoil on Tuesday and the police were called in to physically evict legislators who had laid siege to the Speakers chamber.

Photo Gallery

Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) spokesperson Rakesh Tikait at Ghazipur border after a bill to cancel the three contentious farm laws was passed during the Winter Session of the Parliament, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/Kamal Kishore

Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar during the Winter Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/Kamal Singh

India's captain Ajinkya Rahane speaks to on field umpires as after they stopped play at the end of the fifth day their first test cricket match with New Zealand in Kanpur.

AP Photo/Altaf Qadri

New Zealand's Ajaz Patel is beaten by a delivery bowled by India's Ravindra Jadeja during the day five of their first test cricket match in Kanpur.

AP Photo/Altaf Qadri

India's players celebrate the wicket of New Zealand's Tim Southee during the day five of their first test cricket match with New Zealand in Kanpur.

AP Photo/Altaf Qadri

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T20 World Cup 2021 Analysis: David Warner And Mitchell Marsh - Tale Of Two Comebacks

Australia winning the T20 World Cup for the first time has been timely as they host the next edition at their own backyard in 2022.

Nov 15, 2021 Arijit Ghosh

Education In India During Covid-19: Challenges Faced And Solutions For A Post-Pandemic Era

As per the Observer Research Foundation, close to 250 million children in India were adversely affected due to school closures due to the early lockdowns imposed by the government in response to Covid-19.

Nov 11, 2021 Shekhar Mehta

T20 World Cup Review: Jaded By An Excess Of Cricket, India Were On An Inevitable Path To Doom

India's cricket administrators showed more drive to boost BCCI's coffers rather than take care of players' welfare during pandemic times.

Nov 08, 2021 Arijit Ghosh