Thursday, February 2, 2023

Nitish Kumar

Prez poll: Centre reaches out for consensus as Oppn decide to field joint candidate

The government is making an effort for a consensus candidate for the upcoming presidential election, even as 17 opposition parties announced a decision to put up a joint candidate against the NDA nominee.Senior BJP leader and Union defence minister...

Am not in presidential race: Nitish

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday categorically said he is not in the race in the July presidential election setting to rest speculations on it.“I am not in the race to become the country’s next president, nor am...

Giriraj favors anti-conversion law

Union minister Giriraj Singh on Friday asserted that there was a need for an anti-conversion law that was applicable to the entire country.The firebrand BJP leader, who is also considered a detractor of Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, expressed...

Caste-based count will be foolproof: Nitish Kumar

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday asserted that the caste-based count to be conducted by the state government will be foolproof and beneficial for all sections of the society.He was speaking to reporters after his public interaction programme...

BJP not against caste-based census, says Sushil Modi

A day after Chief Minister Nitish Kumar decided to call an all-party meeting to discuss the issue of caste-based census, BJP Rajya Sabha MP Sushil Kumar Modi on Tuesday claimed that his party is not against the proposal.His statement...

Not long before wheels start moving on caste census: Nitish

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday asserted that “it will not take long” before work began on a state-level caste-based census, which he has agreed to after inability expressed by the Centre to conduct the same on a...

Congress must focus on over 200 seats: Tejashwi

Amid speculation over political re-alignment in Bihar after Chief Minister Nitish Kumar attended an RJD-hosted Iftar, leader of opposition Tejashwi Yadav on Monday cautioned against imagining any “political twist” to it and asserted that his party would keep fighting...

Kushwaha slams K’taka’s minister for tricolour remark

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar’s key political aide Upendra Kushwaha, who has been rankling the ally BJP over alleged denigration of Emperor Asoka, on Friday found fresh ammunition in a controversial statement by a Karnataka minister.The JD(U) parliamentary board...

Bihar BJP chief launches fresh attack on Nitish Kumar

The Nitish Kumar government in Bihar came under fresh attack on Monday from state BJP president Sanjay Jaiswal whose party seems annoyed with junior ally JD(U)’s shrill demands for special assistance from the Centre. Jaiswal, who is also the...

Targeted killing of Bihari migrants in J&K matter of serious concern: Nitish

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday condemned the targeted killing of Bihari migrant workers in Jammu and Kashmir, saying the incidents have created an “environment of fear”. Kumar said he has spoken to Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor Manoj...