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22nd Chief Minister of Bihar

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Nitish Kumar: 22nd Chief Minister of Bihar
Nitish Kumar is an Indian politician, who is serving as the 22nd Chief Minister of Bihar, a state in India, since 2015 and has served in that role on five previous occasions. He has also served as a Union minister in the Union Government of India.

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'Reminds me of jungle raj of 1990s': Prashant Kishor taunts Nitish Kumar on abysmal condition of Bihar roads

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Agnipath scheme: 'Bihar burning, but Nitish Kumar and BJP are fighting', says Prashant Kishor

In the midst of the Agnipath protests, Prashant Kishor slammed BJP and Nitish Kumar for their "fighting" as violence erupts across Bihar.
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Bihar thunderstorm: 17 killed, CM Nitish Kumar announces Rs 4 lakh ex-gratia

He appealed to people to take full vigil in bad weather and follow the suggestions issued by Disaster Management Department to prevent thunderstorms.
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Defence minister Rajnath Singh and BJP chief JP Nadda dial opposition for consensus on Presidential polls

Singh had telephonic conversations with Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge, Bihar CM Nitish Kumar, NCP chief Sharad Pawar, West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee, Samajwadi party chief Akhilesh Yadav, and BJD..
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Nitish Kumar in race to become next President of India? Bihar CM responds to rumours

Bihar CM Nitish Kumar has broken his silence on the upcoming presidential elections in 2022, clarifying if he is in the race for the post or not.
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How can anyone change fundamental history? Nitish Kumar reacts to Amit Shah's remark


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Nitish Kumar differs with ally BJP, says 'population can't be controlled only by framing a law'


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Manjhi complains of 'suffocation' in NDA; regrets having resigned as Bihar CM

Manjhi, whose son Santosh Kumar Suman is a minister in the Nitish Kumar cabinet and has also been anointed as the HAM national president, was addressing the party's national executive.
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Caste-based survey in Bihar soon, announces Nitish Kumar after all-party meet


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I'm loyal to Nitish, will seek PM's advice on resigning as mantri: RCP Singh

Chastened by the snub from his party JD(U), which has denied him another term in the Rajya Sabha, Union minister RCP Singh on Monday said he will seek advice from PM Modi on whether he should continue..
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Nirmala, Piyush on BJP’s Rajya Sabha list; Naqvi, RCP’s fate uncertain

Bihar CM and JD(U) chief Nitish Kumar has denied Union steel minister RCP Singh another term in the Rajya Sabha, while the fate of minority affairs minister Mukhtar Abaas Naqvi also looked uncertain..
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Bihar: Nitish Kumar to chair all-party meeting to discuss caste-based census on June 1


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Meet on caste census likely on May 27: Nitish Kumar


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BJP underplays Nitish's demand for caste census, reposes trust in Bihar CM

While Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar on Monday once again raked up the need for a caste-based census, BJP has sought to underplay the row which it has triggered. The senior coalition partner of the..
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Nitish Kumar snubs ally BJP, to convene all-party meet on caste census

CM Nitish Kumar on Monday said the caste census work would start after the state cabinet’s approval. “Caste census will be done in a proper way. Preparation for deputation of officials for this..
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Not long before wheels start moving on caste census: Bihar CM Nitish Kumar

"Zyada der nahin lagega (it will not take long)….. We will convene an all-party meeting where representatives can give their suggestions. It will be followed by a cabinet approval. Modalities like..
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Fire breaks out at government building in Patna, Bihar CM Nitish Kumar rushes to the scene

The chief minister expressed optimism that the blaze will soon be put out and promised proper safety precautions once the building was ready for use.
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'A person's opinion is not important, what is important is the truth,' CM Nitish Kumar on Prashant Kishor's remark about Bihar's backwardness, Kishor retorts back


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'We are more concerned about safeguarding our people from Covid-19', Bihar CM Nitish Kumar on Amit Shah's CAA remark


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'Someone's opinion not important': Bihar CM Nitish Kumar hits out at Prashant Kishor

Bihar CM and JDU leader Nitish Kumar has hit out at Prashant Kishor for crticising his rule in the state for the last fifteen years.
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'Let's not talk about this nonsense', says Bihar CM Nitish Kumar on loudspeaker row

The Bihar CM remarks came close on the heels of demands by BJP leaders in the state that Bihar follow the "Yogi model" of adjoining Uttar Pradesh.
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Home Minister Amit Shah arrives in Bihar to join special event honouring freedom fighter Veer Kunwar Singh

Amit Shah's special aircraft landed at Jayprakash Narayan International Airport, where CM Nitish Kumar, and several cabinet ministers welcomed him.
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It has nothing to do with politics : Nitish on his presence at RJD's Iftar

A day after Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar attended an Iftar party at RJD leader Rabri Devi's residence and sat next to Leader of Opposition Tejashwi Yadav and his elder brother Tej Pratap Yadav,..
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Nitish Kumar on RJD Iftar party: What connection does it have with politics?

Nitish Kumar attended an iftar party hosted by Rabri Devi at her home on Friday.
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Bihar CM Nitish Kumar at Rabri Devi’s Iftar party a signal to BJP?


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Key Nitish Kumar aide seeks better coordination in Bihar NDA; asks BJP central leadership to intervene


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Nitish Kumar: 'Have personal relations with Prashant Kishor but do not interfere with his political decisions'


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'Janata Malik hai', says Nitish Kumar about NDA bypoll debacle


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BREAKING: Bomb hurled near Bihar CM Nitish Kumar's 'Jansabha' site in Nalanda

One person has been detained by the police in connection with the incident.
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JD(U) stands by Nitish Kumar as BJP eyes CM’s post

Reiterating JD(U)’s demand for a caste-based census, Rajiv Ranjan Singh said the Centre should take necessary steps to hold the caste-wise enumeration of people during the forthcoming census...
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Will not mind Nitish Kumar becoming vice president, says Rabri Devi


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Bihar CM Nitish Kumar speaks in favour of liquor ban, says 'those who drink are mahapaapi, not Indians'

"Somebody went to drink alcohol and died after drinking poisonous liquor, alcohol is bad. Liquor ban should be implemented," Bihar CM said.
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Ruckus in Bihar assembly over attack on CM Nitish Kumar; opposition hits out at govt over law and order situation


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After BJP nudge, Nitish Kumar removes VIP chief from Cabinet

"The CM sent the recommendation to the governor after the BJP, in a written letter, urged Nitish Kumar to remove Sahani from the post of minister of animal and fish resources department," a senior..
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Bihar CM Nitish Kumar assaulted near Patna; CCTV footage surfaces online

CM Nitish Kumar was assaulted by an unidentified person near Bihar's capital Patna in an incident that has sent shock waves across the state.
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Political strategist Prashant Kishor calls on Bihar CM Nitish Kumar


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Rajnath Singh, Nitish Kumar and Mayawati lash out at Congress for call to keep out ‘bhaiye’


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Punjab Elections 2022: Nitish Kumar hits out at CM Charanjit Channi's 'bhaiyas' remark, calls it 'appalling'

Bihar CM Nitish Kumar expressed his discontentment with Punjab CM Charanjit Channi's 'bhaiyas of Bihar, UP' remark amid election season.
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Bihar CM Nitish Kumar withdraws all COVID-19 restrictions from February 14 - Check Details

A total of 8,15,160 COVID-19 patients have recovered and Bihar's current rate of recovery stands at 98.35 per cent.
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Hooch deaths in Bihar: CM Nitish Kumar wants drones, dogs in war against illegal liquor

Sale and consumption of alcohol was banned in 2016, months after Kumar made an electoral promise to state's women who stated the rise of liquor shops.
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Nitish Kumar's JD(U) upbeat as many disgruntled Manipur BJP leaders join party


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Nitish Kumar praises Union government for 'balanced budget' despite adverse situation due to Covid


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Omicron fears: Bihar CM Nitish Kumar makes BIG statement about COVID-19 third wave

CM Nitish's statement is significant because the Central government is yet to acknowledge that COVID-19 third wave has hit the country.
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JD(U) to hold mega rally in East Imphal on Dec 18 ahead of Manipur polls

​​Nitish Kumar’s party, during its earlier years as the Samata Party, had won two and one assembly seat in 1995 and 2000 polls, respectively, in Manipur.
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Caste census meet after BJP's response: Nitish Kumar


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