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Monday, Feb 24, 2020
Anil Kumar

Anil Kumar


Anil has reported extensively on Naxals, Buddhism, crime and education, besides covering elections. Worked initially on Desk before moving to reporting. Has worked in Patna, Dhanbad and Gaya.

articles by Anil Kumar (296 results)
Feb 03, 2020 21:13
The JD (U) which so far had an alliance with the BJP only in Bihar, has tied up with the saffron party for the Delhi assembly elections and is contesting two seats. read more
Jan 28, 2020 23:47
Kumar, who has been running a coalition government in the state with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), said the few new questions, which were recently added to the 2011 NPR exercise, will now be deleted to allay the concerns of people. read more
Dec 11, 2019 20:57
HAM chief and former CM Jitan Ram Manjhi had cast doubt over Tejashwi’s leadership qualities after the alliance was routed in the 2019 Lok Sabha polls and had floated his own name for the chief ministerial position should the alliance win next year. read more
Nov 26, 2019 09:10
Though a formal announcement is slated for November 27, Singh was the only one to file his nominations papers for the post on the last day on Monday in the presence of Leader of Opposition Tejashwi Prasad Yadav. read more
Nov 19, 2019 07:03
In the year 2017-18, the merchandise exports from the state was valued at US $ 1.35 billion, of which the major contribution came from petroleum products at 66%. read more
Nov 05, 2019 19:23
Chirag Paswan, the two-term MP from the Jamui Lok Sabha constituency, was unanimously elected president at the national executive meeting of the party. read more
Oct 28, 2019 22:31
Nitish Kumar’s second term as party president coincides with the electoral reverses in three out of the four assembly bye-elections in Bihar a time when the JD (U) is set to go alone to expand footprint beyond the state. read more
Oct 25, 2019 12:29
The decision to hike the DA component of Bihar government employees would entail an additional burden of Rs 1,048 crore on the state exchequer. read more
Oct 07, 2019 07:07
Taking to Twitter, Union minister and BJP leader Giriraj Singh, who has targeted Bihar’s Nitish Kumar-led government for people’s misery. ‘sought forgiveness’ from those who have not been able to celebrate Durga Puja due to floods. read more
Oct 05, 2019 10:18
Nitish Kumar’s representative and JD (U) MLC Sanjay Kumar Singh submitted nomination papers to the party’s national election officer Anil Hegde in four sets for the last leg of the ongoing organisational polls. read more
Sep 27, 2019 18:48
The October 21 bypolls are being billed as the semifinal to the 2020 assembly elections, likely to be a fierce electoral battle for survival for the grand opposition alliance, mainly comprising of the RJD and the Congress, in Bihar. read more
Aug 06, 2019 14:22
Speculation over growing unease in the alliance has been stoked by BJP’s determined bid to push back-to-back legislations on two issues, Triple Talaq and now Article 370, which the Nitish Kumar-led party had described as “contentious”. read more
Jul 29, 2019 14:25
The former Union minister, who severed his 30 years of association with Rashtriya Janata Dal, following denial of Lok Sabha ticket from Darbhanga, was critical of his former party, which, he said, had become burdened by “moneybags”. read more
Jul 23, 2019 15:24
The Sunday meeting between Kumar and Siddiqui, the former RJD state president, has set tongues wagging that several “disillusioned” legislators, allegedly in touch with the ruling party through backroom channels, may switch sides at an opportune mom... read more
Jul 12, 2019 09:51
Nitish Kumar’s statement came when he intervened during a reply by a minister to a question on police action in the state. read more