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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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Bihar becomes first NDA state to adopt anti-NRC resolution

Bihar CM Nitish Kumar clarified in the assembly that the Centre had sought feedback from all states on NPR, but he took the opportunity to also communicate his government’s stand on the NRC. “The..
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Bihar assembly adopts resolution to not implement NRC; Nitish Kumar seeks caste-based census

The Bihar assembly on Tuesday passed a resolution to not implement the National Register of Citizens (NRC) in the state. The assembly also passed a resolution to implement the National Population..
IndiaTimes - Published

Have asked Centre to drop contentious clauses from NPR forms: Nitish Kumar

Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar on Tuesday reiterated his opposition to "additional clauses" inserted in the National Population Register (NPR) forms and said that the state government has written to..
IndiaTimes - Published

Either provide jobs to unemployed youth or join 'Berozgaari Hatao Yatra' with us: Tejashwi Yadav to Nitish Kumar

Yadav also accused the Bihar Chief Minister of "murdering the spirit of the constitution" by "killing reservation."
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Prashant Kishor questions Nitish Kumar's development model in Bihar; JD(U) hits back

Election strategist-turned-politician Prashant Kishor on Tuesday questioned the Nitish Kumar government's development model, even as he sneered at the chief minister for making ideological compromises..
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Prashant Kishor launches outreach campaign 'Baat Bihar Ki', targets CM Nitish Kumar

Prashant Kishor on Tuesday launched the 'Baat Bihar Ki' campaign aimed at making Bihar one of the top 10 states in the country.
DNA - Published Also reported by •IndiaTimes

Nitish Kumar calls for nationwide ban on alcohol, says prohibition has not made his state poorer


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Nitish Kumar evades queries on Delhi poll outcome; rivals say Bihar will be next destination

"Janata maalik hai", uttered Kumar with hands folded above his head and the ghost of a smile playing on his lips as he sauntered past a posse of journalists tossing queries on the sidelines of a..
IndiaTimes - Published

'Janta malik hai': Nitish Kumar on Delhi poll results

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Tuesday side-stepped queries on the outcome of assembly polls in Delhi, where the coalition comprising his JD(U), BJP and LJP has been drubbed by the incumbent Aam..
IndiaTimes - Published

Public is supreme, says Nitish Kumar on Delhi poll trends

The JD(U) contested the Delhi assembly polls in alliance with the BJP and had fielded two candidates. Its candidates are way behind the rival Aam Aadmi Party at both the seats, as per initial trends.
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Nitish Kumar emerges again as a survivor

From leaving a job at the Bihar State Electricity Board for his socialist ideals to booting out Prashant Kishor and Pawan Verma, on January 29, for a pragmatic approach to his politics, Bihar Chief..
IndiaTimes - Published

The gladiator of Indian politics does it again

Election strategist' Prashant Kishor and retired diplomat Pavan Varma, who were expelled from JDU, seemed to have failed to understand the fundamentals of their party chief Nitish Kumar.
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Prashant Kishor, Pavan Varma expelled from JD(U) for 'anti-party activities', say 'thank you' to Nitish Kumar

The two had recently upped their attacks against the party's alliance BJP over the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and even questioned JD(U) over its stance on the law.
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Thank you and God bless you for retaining CM post: Prashant Kishor to Nitish after suspension from JD(U)

Soon after his expulsion from JD(U), Prashant Kishor on Wednesday took a dig at party president Nitish Kumar, offering him his best wishes to "retain" the chief ministership of Bihar. In a tweet..
IndiaTimes - Published

NPR faces fresh hurdle, Odisha and Bihar against seeking parents’ information

After rejecting any NPR in Bihar, CM Nitish Kumar asked the Centre to remove the new questions related to the date and place of birth of parents in the NPR updation form as “they would create..
IndiaTimes - Published

Liar, says Prashant Kishor as Nitish Kumar reminds him of JD(U) entry on Amit Shah advice


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Nitish Kumar says Prashant Kishor was let into JD(U) under Amit Shah's recommendation, Kishor calls out 'lie'

Kishor has been repeatedly questioning the JD)U) leaders over their position on the CAA and NRC
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'What a fall for you to lie': Prashant Kishor hits back at Nitish Kumar


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Nitish Kumar asks Centre to follow old format of NPR


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Amit Shah asked me to induct Prashant Kishor into JD(U), says Nitish Kumar


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Sushil Modi gave certificate to Nitish after he became deputy chief minister, says Prashant Kishor

On Saturday, Kishor targeted the Bihar deputy chief minister tweeting, "There is no substitute to Sushil Modi in giving character certificate to people. Earlier, he used to speak on camera about Nitish..
IndiaTimes - Published

Pavan Varma's letter has no meaning, says Nitish Kumar


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Top News of the Day | Jan 23, 2020: Two Chinese city on lock down, India rejects Trump offer of mediation and more

In top news of the day on Thursday, January 23, 2020, we have some bad news coming in from China where novel coronavirus continues to wreak havoc. In other news in India, the MEA responded to Trump..
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Will decide next course of action depending on Nitish Kumar's reply: Pavan Varma

Varma's comments came after Kumar, who is the chief minister of Bihar, snubbed him saying he is free to go wherever he wants and slammed him for raising his concerns over the party's stand on a host of..
IndiaTimes - Published

Nitish Kumar writes to PM about Bihar ascetic on fast over Ganga rejuvenation

Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar on Thursday wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, drawing his attention towards a female ascetic hailing from the state who has been on a fast for more than a month..
IndiaTimes - Published

Pawan Varma is free to leave JD(U) if he wants to: Bihar CM Nitish Kumar

Speaking to journalists over Varma's public remarks, Kumar said that such issues can be discussed within the party or at party meetings but making it public is 'surprising'.
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Pavan Varma seeks 'ideological clarity' from Nitish Kumar on poll alliance with BJP beyond Bihar

JD(U) leader Pavan K Varma on Tuesday sought “ideological clarity” from Nitish Kumar on taking the alliance with BJP beyond Bihar to contest the Delhi election. In a letter, Varma said he was..
IndiaTimes - Published

1.08 crore families registered under Ayushman Bharat PM-JAY in Bihar, Nitish reviews scheme


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Amid CAA-NRC row, JD(U) leader questions Nitish Kumar on poll tie-up with BJP in Delhi

"It was your personal view, as conveyed to me, that the BJP is destroying institutions, and that there is a need for democratic and socialist forces within the country to regroup, a task for which you..
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Pavan Varma questions Nitish Kumar over BJP-JD(U) alliance in Delhi amid outrage over CAA

In what appears to be a widening rift in the party, senior Janata Dal (United) leader Pavan K Varma on Tuesday wrote a letter to party chief and Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar questioning him on its..
IndiaTimes - Published

BJP-JDU ties unbreakable, will contest Bihar polls under Nitish Kumar: Amit Shah

The NDA will contest elections under the leadership of Chief Minister Nitish Kumar in Bihar, Amit Shah said at a pro-CAA rally in Vaishali.
DNA - Published

Nitish Kumar to lead NDA in upcoming Bihar polls: Amit Shah

He also sought to dispel "rumours" of discord within the NDA in the state, asserting that assembly polls in Bihar will be contested under the leadership of chief minister Nitish Kumar. Addressing a..
IndiaTimes - Published

RJD MLA attends JD(U)'s feast, lauds Nitish Kumar, creates ripples in political circles of poll-bound Bihar


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No question of NRC in Bihar, says Chief Minister Nitish Kumar

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday reiterated his stance that the National Register of Citizens (NRC) is needless and it will not be implemented in his state.
DNA - Published Also reported by •IndiaTimes

Nationwide NRC needless, has no justification: Nitish Kumar

Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar on Monday ruled out the implementation of National Register of Citizens (NRC) in the state. Nitish Kumar while addressing the state assembly said, "There is no..
IndiaTimes - Published

Nitish Kumar says 'all is well' even as Prashant Kishor launches frontal attack on Sushil Modi


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'All is well' between JD(U) and BJP, says Nitish Kumar


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Patna: JD(U)'s Prashant Kishor takes jibe at Sushil Modi, cites 2015 assembly results

Taking to Twitter, Kishor outlined that in Bihar, chief minister Nitish Kumar's leadership and the role of JD(U) as the biggest party was decided by the people of Bihar and not by the leader of another..
IndiaTimes - Published

No rift in Bihar NDA over NRC: Ravi Shankar Prasad

Ravi Shankar Prasad said senior party functionaries were in constant touch with Bihar CM Nitish Kumar, who recently said NRC would not be implemented in the state. The NDA alliance is very strong in..
IndiaTimes - Published

BJP ally Nitish rules out NRC in Bihar

Bihar CM Nitish Kumar on Friday said the National Register of Citizens (NRC) process would not be implemented in the state even as another BJP partner, the Lok Janshakti Party, expressed its misgivings..
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Nitish asserts NRC will not be implemented in Bihar

Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar on Friday asserted that National Register for Citizens will not be implemented in the state, putting at rest speculations raised by his JD(U)s support to the..
IndiaTimes - Published

Nitish Kumar opposes Centre's move to close down Officers' Training Academy at Gaya

The OTA at Gaya, the country’s third pre-commission training academy for the Army after the OTA, Chennai and the IMA Dehradun, was commissioned in 2011. In a letter sent to defence minister Rajnath..
IndiaTimes - Published

Bihar CM Nitish Kumar urges PM Modi to ban porn websites in India

Earlier this month, Kumar had said that he will write to the Centre to seek a ban on pornographic content on the internet.
DNA - Published

A day after being attacked by RCP Singh, Prashant Kishor calls on Nitish in Patna


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In meeting with Nitish Kumar, Prashant Kishor offers to quit JD(U): Report

Kishore has been attacking the JD(U) ever since the NDA ally decided to support the Citizenship Amendment Bill in the Parliament.
DNA - Published

Prashant Kishor meets Nitish Kumar in Patna, says JD(U) chief not in favour of NRC

To a question on NRC, Kishor further said, “Nitish ji has said earlier also that he is not in favour of the NRC. But what is the stance of JD(U) on the NRC now, Nitish Ji himself will tell you.” On..
IndiaTimes - Published

Nitish Kumar blames porn sites for rapes, would write to the Centre seeking ban

Blaming porn sites for the rising incidence of sexual crimes against women, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Friday urged the Centre to ban all such internet platforms which proffered voyeuristic..
IndiaTimes - Published

Nitish Kumar refers to his praise by Bill Gates to hit back at critics


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Nitish Kumar not to campaign for BJP rebel Saryu Roy in Jharkhand assembly polls


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Jharkhand Assembly Elections: Bihar CM Nitish Kumar may campaign against BJP's Raghubar Das in Jamshedpur East

Das has held Jamshedpur East seat since 1995 but in this election, he is being challenged by his former minister and BJP rebel Saryu Rai.
DNA - Published

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