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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 Chief Minister of Bihar since 22 February 2015, having previously held the office from 2005 to 2014 and for a short period in 2000. The leader of the Janata Dal (United), previously he has also served as a Union Minister as the member of Samata Party.

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PM Modi launches ‘Rozgar Mela’ employment drive for 10 lakh people | Covid-19 | Oneindia News*News [Video]

PM Modi launches ‘Rozgar Mela’ employment drive for 10 lakh people | Covid-19 | Oneindia News*News

PM Modi addresses Covid's ‘side-effects’ on employment at massive job fair launch; Political strategist Prashant Kishor today challenged Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar; Supreme Court directs..

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Nitish Kumar makes a veiled attack on Arvind Kejriwal over free power


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Bihar CM Nitish to launch scheme to put Ganga floodwater to use

Bihar CM Nitish Kumar will Sunday inaugurate the Ganga Water Supply Scheme (GWSS), touted as a novel plan that aims to channel the floodwaters from the state's river-ravaged north to parched swathes in..
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Mainpuri bypoll: Nitish Kumar's JD(U) to support SP's Dimple Yadav


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Remove 50 per cent cap on quotas: Nitish Kumar


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Gujarat assembly elections: Nitish Kumar to campaign on PM Modi's home turf

Bihar chief minister and JD(U)’s de facto leader Nitish Kumar will campaign against former ally BJP on Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s home turf in Gujarat. Bihar ruling JD(U) on Monday said it is..
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In run-up to Gujarat election, BJP wins key bypolls in Bihar, Haryana, UP, Odisha

BJP’s winning streak in bypolls continued on Sunday with a 4-out-of-6 scorecard that came with bonuses like giving estranged ally Nitish Kumar’s re-engineered Grand Alliance in Bihar a reality..
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Mokama, Gopalganj by-elections: BJP gets 'Chirag Paswan booster' ahead of prestige battle against Mahagathbandhan

Paswan continued with his diatribe against Nitish Kumar, whose JD(U) has been alleging that "Chirag model" was used by the BJP to weaken it.
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You can't have it both ways: Prashant Kishor takes another jibe at Bihar CM Nitish Kumar

In yet another potshot at Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar, poll strategist Prashant Kishor dared the JD(U) leader to ask Rajya Sabha deputy chairman Harivansh Narayan Singh -- a senior leader in..
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Prashant Kishor resorting to publicity stunt, says Nitish Kumar


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'Age affecting Nitish Kumar, making him delusional and isolated': Prashant Kishor's jibe at Bihar CM

Political strategist Prashant Kishor took a jibe at Bihar CM Nitish Kumar's age, saying that it is making him "delusional and politically isolated."
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Age catching up with Nitish Kumar, claims Prashant Kishor

Kishor made the stinging remarks in response to the statement by 71-year-old Kumar the day before that the former was working for the BJP and had once advised him to merge the JD(U) with the Congress.
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Bihar CM Nitish Kumar says Prashant Kishor had asked him to merge JD(U) with Congress

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Saturday claimed that poll strategist-turned-politician Prashant Kishor had asked him to merge his JD(U) with the Congress. Speaking to reporters in Sitab Diara,..
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Nitish Kumar blames Yogi govt for non-completion of flood protection works in JP's village


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'Giving me gyaan but came begging after 2014 Lok Sabha polls loss': Prashant Kishor's fresh jibe on Nitish Kumar

Political strategist Prashant Kishor issued a fresh attack on Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, claiming that he came "begging to him".
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Refused Nitish Kumar's offer to 'work for him again', claims Prashant Kishor; JD(U) says he is working on behest of BJP

Prashant Kishor was referring to his recent meeting with Nitish Kumar in Patna. The meeting came after a lot of mudslinging between the two.
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Mokama, Gopalganj bypolls: Grand alliance faces first electoral test, BJP eyes to turn tables with JP Narayan's legacy

This will be the first electoral battle between BJP and its former ally Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's JD(U) after the latter quit the NDA in August.
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Everyone has right to come to Bihar: Nitish Kumar on Amit Shah's visit to state on Lok Nayak birth anniversary


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Bihar agriculture minister Sudhakar Singh, who flagged issue of corruption in Nitish Kumar govt, submits resignation

This comes a day after Singh said he will not allow "continuation of BJP agenda" in his department with the formation of Grand Alliance government.
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Bihar CM Nitish upset over row triggered by IAS officer during event for schoolgirls, hints at possible action

Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar on Thursday hinted that action may be taken against senior IAS officer Harjot Kaur Bumrah whose indiscretion during a recent interaction with schoolgirls has caused a..
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'Time to go to ashram': BJP jibe at Nitish Kumar's 'slip of tongue' for Tejashwi; allies say 'let them envy our bond'

Taking a dig at the chief minister, BJP said that it's time for Nitish to "go to ashram". The ruling allies used slip of tongue to flaunt their bond.
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All backward states should get special category status: Nitish Kumar


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Opposition leaders call for new anti-BJP front with Congress for 2024 Lok Sabha polls

Bihar CM Nitish Kumar, NCP supremo Sharad Pawar led call for a new alliance that includes the Congress for the 2024 Lok Sabha polls.
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Lalu, Nitish meet Sonia; say focus on uniting opposition parties to defeat BJP

Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar and RJD supremo Lalu Prasad Yadav met Congress president Sonia Gandhi here on Sunday and pitched for bringing all opposition parties together to defeat the BJP in..
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Bihar chief minister Nitish, RJD supremo Lalu meet Congress president Sonia

Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar and RJD supremo Lalu Prasad Yadav on Sunday met Congress president Sonia Gandhi here in a bid to unite Opposition parties to take on the BJP in the 2024 general..
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'All parties need to come together to defeat BJP in 2024', says Nitish Kumar at grand INLD rally in Haryana

The rally marks the 109th birth anniversary of former deputy prime minister Devi Lal
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Need of hour is one front of all opposition parties including Congress, Left: Nitish Kumar at INLD rally

Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar on Sunday called for the opposition unity and said that all parties must join hands to defeat the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the 2024 Lok Sabha elections. He said..
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Aiming to unite Opposition, Nitish Kumar and Lalu Prasad to meet Sonia Gandhi in Delhi today

Nitish Kumar and Lalu Prasad Yadav will be meeting Sonia Gandhi after more than five years.
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Bihar CM Nitish Kumar backstabbed BJP to pursue his PM ambitions: Amit Shah in Purnia


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'His speech was comedy show': Tejashwi Yadav hits back at Amit Shah for calling Nitish Kumar 'backstabber'

Bihar Deputy CM Tejashwi Yadav slammed Home Minister Amit Shah for his remarks on Nitish Kumar, calling him a "backstabber".
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Tejashwi Yadav dubs Amit Shah's speech 'comedy show'

Hours after Union home minister Amit Shah accused Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar of "backstabbing" the BJP to join the RJD and cautioned people about the return of 'jungle raj', deputy CM Tejashwi..
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Nitish Kumar betrayed BJP to become PM: Amit Shah at Bihar rally

Shah also said that by joining Lalu Yadav's party in an alliance, he betrayed the BJP.
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Bihar CM Nitish Kumar, ally Lalu Prasad to meet Congress leader Sonia Gandhi in Delhi on Sept 25


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'Nitish Kumar must hand over CM post to Tejashwi Yadav, open political ashram': RJD vs JDU in Bihar

Tiwari made the remark at a party meeting.
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Don't want anything for myself, just keen on uniting opposition parties: Bihar CM Nitish Kumar

Dismissing all speculations over his candidature in Lok Sabha polls from Phulpur constituency of Uttar Pradesh, Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar has said that "he is only interested in uniting..
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'No personal ambition to become PM': Nitish Kumar denies plans to contest 2024 Lok Sabha polls from UP's Phulpur

Nitish Kumar said that promoting the new generation is his motive, while indicating his deputy Tejashwi Yadav, who was standing just behind him.
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'Nitish Kumar defeat is guaranteed, won't be able to..': Sushil Modi challenges Bihar CM to contest 2024 LS poll from UP

Sushil Modi's comments came a day after Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav offered Kumar a seat in the Lok Sabha from UP's Phulpur
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'Businessman working for BJP': Nitish Kumar's party hits back at Prashant Kishor on his claim of JD(U)'s 'offer'

Nitish Kumar has launched a campaign 'Jan Suraaj' as part of which he will be embarking on a 3,500 km-long state-wide 'padayatra' next month.
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Nitish Kumar can contest 2024 Lok Sabha election from UP's Phulpur, SP chief Akhilesh Yadav's offer

Phulpur in Allahabad is just about 100 kms from Varanasi, the Lok Sabha seat of Prime Minister Narendra Modi
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Special status for all backward states if non-BJP alliance comes to power: Nitish Kumar makes big 2024 poll promise

Kumar has been demanding special status for Bihar, citing loss of revenue and mineral wealth upon creation of Jharkhand, for nearly two decades.
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Special status for 'all backward states' if united opposition comes to power at Centre: Bihar CM Nitish

"All the backward states" would be granted a special-category status if the united opposition comes to power at the Centre, Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar said on Thursday. His party JD(U), which..
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Why JD(U)’s post on Rahul Gandhi's grandfather Feroze Gandhi is unique

The Bihar-centric political party Janata Dal (United), or JD(U), did what neither the Congress nor the members of the Nehru-Gandhi family have perhaps ever done. Out of the blue, Bihar chief minister..
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Major blow for Bihar CM Nitish Kumar: 15 JD-U district panchayat members switch sides, join BJP

15 JD(U) panchayat members in the Daman and Diu unit of the party have switched over to BJP in a major blow to Bihar CM Nitish Kumar.
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Congress still the largest opposition party, Nitish and Lalu will meet Sonia Gandhi: Tejashwi Yadav

Yadav also said that Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav would meet Sonia Gandhi after she returns from abroad.
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Link between CM chair and Nitish Kumar exemplary: Prashant Kishor takes another jibe at Bihar CM

Poll strategist Prashant Kishor took another swipe at Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar on Saturday saying that the state has seen many alliances come and go but only one link has remained unbroken:..
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RJD's ex-MLC's son allegedly grabs Patna DSP's collar, tears his uniform

Incidentally, the incident took place hours after Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar claimed that he is not running "Jungle Raj but Janata Ka Raj".
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Mamata Banerjee names Nitish Kumar, Hemant Soren, Akhilesh Yadav as 2024 poll allies

“Nitishji, Akhilesh and Hemant...We are together. Politics is a battlefield. We have fought for 34 years,” Mamata declared at a Trinamool preparatory meeting for the 2023 rural polls. Much of the..
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Mamata Banerjee joins growing chorus for Opposition unity, announces to contest 2024 with Nitish Kumar and Hemant Soren

Addressing a party programme in Kolkata, the TMC chief claimed that the BJP would face a rout because of its arrogance and people's anger.
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Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar calls Prashant Kishor 'publicity expert'


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Opposition parties must unite first, leader can be decided later: Bihar CM Nitish Kumar


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Nitish Kumar meets more opposition netas, says not eying PM post


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