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Indian politician and Current Chief Minister of Bihar

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Nitish Kumar: Indian politician and Current Chief Minister of Bihar
Nitish Kumar is an Indian politician. He is the present Chief Minister of Bihar, a state in India, since 2017 and has served in that role on five previous occasions. He has also served as a minister in the Union Government of India.

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Govt decision on Article 370 now a law & it should be followed: RCP Singh

JD (U) was against any deliberate changes in Article 370, which gave special status to Jammu and Kashmir. Despite being a part of the BJP- led NDA, JD (U) led by Bihar CM Nitish Kumar, had always..
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Nitish Kumar calls for necessary fire safety measures in all hospital, school buildings in Bihar


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Bihar receives investment proposals of Rs 14,855 Crore, Nitish asks officials to work more

Bihar CM Nitish Kumar on Monday asked the government officials to take some extra efforts to invite more investment proposals in the state under the Industrial Investment Promotion Policy- 2016 (IIPP)...
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Former Union minister Mohammed Ali Ashraf Fatmi joins JD(U)

Four-time MP from Darbhanga Lok Sabha seat and former Union minister Mohammed Ali Ashraf Fatmi, along with his hundreds of supporters, on Sunday joined Nitish Kumar-led JD(U) at the party headquarters..
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Nitish Kumar condoles demise of Jaipal Reddy, former Bihar MLA Naiyar Azam

Bihar CM Nitish Kumar on Sunday condoled the demise of former Union minister S Jaipal Reddy, describing him as a ‘combatant’ and ‘hard-working’ politician and a well-known social worker who..
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Contrasting weather of flood, drought hits Bihar

Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has directed the officials from the concerned department to analyse the losses incurred by the floods.
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Death toll in Bihar floods mounts to 127

The death toll rose to 127 on Friday as the Bihar's flood situation worsened. The number of deaths, that had remained unchanged at 123 on Thursday, saw an increase of four on account of two casualties...
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Bihar CM Nitish Kumar drives in electric car to Assembly, to be regular for his Patna use

He also added that this car runs for 150 hours while charging only for four hours. He drove in a Tata car, which cost Rs 11 lakh
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Nitish Kumar's green ride to Bihar assembly

Kumar was heard saying, "It is a pleasure travelling in this car. It is almost soundless and its design feels very comfortable while sitting inside".
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120 dead in Bihar floods but CM Nitish Kumar gets 'green carpet' welcome

Heavy monsoon showers have ravaged the state, claiming the lives of 120 people so far.
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Sushil Modi denies rift, says Nitish will lead NDA in Bihar polls

BJP leader and Bihar deputy CM Sushil Kumar Modi declared that the NDA would fight the 2020 state elections under the leadership of CM Nitish Kumar. The announcement comes in the wake of a controversy..
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Nitish Kumar's visit to opponent RJD leader's home creates ripples in Bihar's political circles


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Bihar CM Nitish Kumar congratulates ISRO for Chandrayaan-2 successful launch

"ISRO has made history with the successful launch of Chandrayaan-2 from Sriharikota. It is a matter of pride for the entire nation. It is the result of hard work of ISRO scientists, who deserve..
DNA - Published Also reported by •IndiaTimes

Bihar floods: Nitish Kumar to visit Sitamarhi today to take stock of rescue, relief ops


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Bihar govt red-faced as cops seek info on RSS functionaries

Sangh office bearers accuse CM Nitish Kumar of spying on the organisation
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'Sangh activists are transparent not secretive': BJP on Bihar police being asked to snoop on RSS functionaries

State BJP leaders expressed surprise over the police move with BJP MLC Sachchidanand Rai saying the party must be careful of the intentions of Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, who holds the home portfolio..
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Gather info on RSS netas, Nitish Kumar tells Bihar intel


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Opposition attacks Nitish Kumar government over flood situation in Bihar

Opposition RJD on Monday alleged that the JD(U) government has failed to tackle the flood situation in Bihar, even as state minister Bijendra Prasad Yadav asserted that the government was taking..
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Five rivers in Bihar flowing above danger marks, Nitish Kumar reviews preparedness for flood

Bihar CM Nitish Kumar on Friday called an urgent meeting of senior officials to review his government’s preparedness for a possible flood after five rivers of north Bihar began flowing above the..
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Nitish Kumar, Sushil Kumar Modi hail Union Budget; not impressed, say opposition

Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar Friday hailed the Union Budget for the announcement of "har ghar jal" scheme, pointing out that a similar initiative has been taken by his government in the state.
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AES deaths: Extremely unfortunate, expressing grief not enough, says Nitish Kumar

So far 154 children have died.
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Pune wall collapse: Bihar CM Nitish Kumar announces ex-gratia of Rs 2 lakh to kin of deceased

Family members of the deceased will be provided with Rs 2 lakh and injured people will be given Rs 50,000 from Chief Minister Relief Fund.
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Nitish Kumar says JD(U)'s stand on Article 370 is known to everyone, no need of repeating it

“Our party’s stand on this issue (Article 370) is very clear and known to everyone. There is no need of repeating it,” Nitish said. His remarks come a day after Bihar deputy CM and senior BJP..
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AES deaths: RJD divided over demand for Nitish Kumar's resignation

RJD fails to adopt uniform strategy.
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Upendra Kushwaha holds Nitish Kumar responsible for encephalitis deaths, demands resignation

Nearly 140 children have lost their lives due to Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) outbreak in the state since June 1, of which 127 died in Muzaffarpur district alone.
DNA - Published Also reported by •IndiaTimes

JD(U) ministers join Yoga Day celebrations in Patna, Nitish conspicuous by absence

Governor Lalji Tandon led International Yoga Day celebrations in the Bihar capital on Friday with leaders of the BJP and the JD(U) taking part in the event, but Chief Minister Nitish Kumar remained..
DNA - Published Also reported by •IndiaTimes

Union minister Ram Vilas Paswan files nomination papers for Rajya Sabha bypoll

Union minister and Lok Janshakti Party chief Ram Vilas Paswan Friday filed his nomination papers for the Rajya Sabha bypoll in Bihar in presence of chief minister Nitish Kumar.
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Amid no shows, PM Modi meets party chiefs on simultaneous polls

PM Modi had invited the heads of all political parties which have at least one member either in the Lok Sabha or the Rajya Sabha. Sharad Pawar, Sitaram Yechury, D Raja, Nitish Kumar, Sukhbir Singh..
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Protests greet Nitish Kumar at Bihar hospital; encephalitis toll at 107

As "brain fever" killed four more children, pushing the toll to 107 on Tuesday, Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar faced angry protests from parents and attendants of children undergoing treatment at a..
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Protests greet Nitish during Muzaffarpur hospital visit; AES toll climbs to 111

CM Nitish Kumar, Deputy CM Sushil Modi and local MLA Suresh Sharma met the patients before holding an impromptu review meeting with the hospital authorities and other state Health Department officials.
DNA - Published Also reported by •IndiaTimes

Encephalitis death of children in Bihar: Petition in SC

The plea also sought direction to the Centre for providing all necessary medical equipment and other supports for effective treatment of children suffering from the epidemic disease. The petition was..
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Bihar: Encephalitis death toll mounts to 108, locals protest against Nitish outside Muzaffarpur hospital

As many as 89 children have died in Sri Krishna Medical College and Hospital (SKMCH), while 19 others lost their lives in Kejriwal Hospital.
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Bihar CM Nitish Kumar visits AES hit Muzaffarpur, toll rises to 107

Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar on Tuesday visited Muzaffarpur district, where 107 children have died due to Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) so far. The chief minister will hold a review meeting..
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Encephalitis: BJP leader accuses Nitish-led Bihar govt for not taking adequate preventive measures


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Nitish Kumar calls internal meeting with health department seniors

Nitish Kumar recently announced an ex-gratia of Rs 4 lakh each to the families of the children, who died due to AES in Muzaffarpur. He had also given directions to the Health Department, district..
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Encephalitis kills 93 in Muzaffarpur; Harsh Vardhan promises all help, Nitish announces Rs 4 lakh ex-gratia

According to a government statement, 69 children died at the SKMCH, while 14 died at the Kejriwal Hospital in Muzaffarpur due to suspected cases of AES.
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Bihar: Heatwave claims 29 lives in three districts

Aurangabad civil surgeon Dr Surendra Prasad said at least 25 people died due to heatwave in the district. Nawada DM Kaushal Kumar confirmed death of three people due to heat stroke. One person has died..
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Nitish Kumar asks Centre to include non-land owner farmers as beneficiaries under PM-KISAN


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NITI Aayog meeting: Nitish Kumar reiterates demand of special category status to Bihar


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NITI Aayog meeting: Nitish Kumar urges Centre to close all centrally sponsored schemes


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JD(U) neta quits 'to save Nitish the blushes'

In a letter addressed to party chief Nitish Kumar, Alok said he did not want to be a source of "embarrassment" to the CM.Alok, who also resigned from the post of JD(U) state general secretary, told .
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Ajay Alok quits as JD (U) spokesperson, says don't want to embarrass Nitish Kumar

Days after he took a dig at Home Minister Amit Shah, Janata Dal (U) Bihar unit spokesperson Ajay Alok on Thursday announced to step down from his post citing "incompetency for the job".
DNA - Published

Nitish Kumar conducts high level meet over liquor ban in Bihar

Bihar CM Nitish Kumar on Thursday conducted a high-level meeting in Patna to tighten prohibition in the state. Investigations, arrests and seizures related to illicit liquor were discussed during the..
IndiaTimes - Published

JD(U) names its leader, deputy leader & chief whip in Lok Sabha

The party has also appointed its MPs Vaidyanath Mahto and Dileshwar Kamait as the deputy leader and the chief whip respectively in the Lok Sabha, a communication received here from the office of Chief..
IndiaTimes - Published

No compromise on Art 370, Ayodhya, Uniform Civil Code: Nitish

"It has been our view that Article 370 should not be removed. Similarly, Uniform Civil Code should not be imposed on anyone and the issue of Ram temple at Ayodhya should be either resolved through..
IndiaTimes - Published

JD(U) to be part of NDA in Bihar, will fly solo in other states

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar-led party will go solo in the upcoming Assembly elections in Haryana, Jammu and Kashmir, Jharkhand and Delhi, leaders who were part of JD(U)'s National Executive meet..
DNA - Published

He himself will explain, says Nitish Kumar on Prashant Kishor's Mamata Banerjee ties

Caught In Row: 'Election strategist' will attend the national executive meeting of Janata Dal(U) on Sunday
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JD(U) has nothing to do with Prashant Kishor's activities in West Bengal: Bihar CM Nitish Kumar

Prashant Kishor, JDU Vice President, has courted controversy by offering his services as a poll strategist for West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee. Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Saturday..
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Prashant Kishor will himself speak on reports of working with Mamata, says Nitish Kumar

Bihar chief minister and JD(U) president Nitish Kumar on Saturday tried to play down reports of party's vice-president and key political strategist Prashant Kishor working for the Trinamool Congress in..
IndiaTimes - Published

JD(U) dismisses rumours of party's difference with BJP as "baseless"

Following the swearing-in ceremony of the Modi government, Bihar Chief Minister and JD(U) president Nitish Kumar had declined to be part of the BJP-led NDA government at the Centre in protest against..
DNA - Published

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