Tag: Nitish Kumar

One Nation One Poll: Whose agenda is it anyway?

Lalit Shastri   As the BJP ruled States, including Madhya Pradesh, Chattisgarh and Rajasthan, where general election to the Assemblies is due later this year, have supported the idea of simultaeous polls, and BJP president Amit Shah has also written to the Law Commission on Monday (13 August 2018) to push the case for simultaneous

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Nitish takes oath as Bihar Chief Minister

Newsroom24x7 Staff Patna: Within 24 hours of resigning and quitting the “grand alliance”, Nitish Kumar has once again become the chief minister of Bihar. Nitish was sworn in as chief minister today morning (27 July 2017). He will heading a government with BJP as alliance partner. Also sworn in as Deputy Chief Minister this morning,

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Nitish Kumar quits as Bihar Chief Minister

Newsroom24x7 Staff Patna/New Delhi: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today resigned after the RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav ruled out the resignation of his son, the deputy chief Minister Tejashwi Prasad Yadav over the land-for-hotel case that has engulfed the entire Lalu family. //pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/js/adsbygoogle.js (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Nitish resigned after the ruling JD(U)

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Nitish: Prisoner of Prohibition

Shitanshu Shekhar Shukla Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar’s refusal to learn from the decision of Patna High Court striking down the notification on prohibition for being ultra vires the Constitution defies political reasoning. By replacing a law with a more draconian notification, he braved out the legal setback to show his commitment to prohibition. Nitish

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BJP concedes defeat in Bihar

Newsroom24x7 Desk Nitish-:Lalu alliance registers sweeping victory Big comeback for Lalu Patna: Shortly after 10 am this morning the picture was clear that the grand alliance led by Nitish Kumar and Lalu Yadav, with Congress as a fringe partner, had established a clear lead and by 10.45 am the JDU had either won or was leading in

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Country awaits Bihar election results

Newsroom24x7 Desk Patna/New Delhi:The counting for the historic and crucial Bihar Assembly election will begin shortly and within the next few hours the scenario would be clear and people will get the answers for so many questions floating across the country. Political observers and a large section of people are asking: Will victory for the

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Controversy, thy name is NDA Government!

P. Sunderarajan Yoga is supposed to help attain inner peace. But, the celebration of the first International Day of Yoga has led to the breaking out of yet another storm for the BJP Government at the Centre led by Narendra Modi. What started as a celebration of the international recognition that has been accorded for

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Nitish Kumar is Bihar chief minister for the fourth time

Newsroom24x7 Desk Patna: Janata Dal (United) leader Nitish Kumar took oath as chief minister of Bihar for the fourth time today. He was administered the oath of office and secrecy at the Raj Bhawan in Patna by Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi. Twenty-two ministers took oath along with Nitish. Most of them– 20 to be precise

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Bihar politics dips to the extreme

Newsroom24x7 Desk Patna: Bihar politics plunged to its nadir today with Bihar Chief Minister Jeetan Ram Manjhi, a day before trial of strength in the Bihar Assembly, tried to attract JD(U) MLAs to his side by throwing the offer of a ministerial berth in his Cabinet as a bait. If this is not horse-trading what

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Nitish meets Bihar Governor, claims majority

Newsroom24x7 Desk Patna, Feb 9: The political imbroglio in Bihar has reached the flash point as state chief minister Jeetan Ram Manjhi is refusing to step down even after being expelled by the ruling Janata Dal (U) on the one side and on the other his predecessor Nitish Kumar, who has been elected leader of

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