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Thursday, Oct 17, 2019
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 (288 results)
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
Jul 09, 2019 09:01
JD(U) has stated that there was no question of going back with the Lalu Prasad-led RJD, setting at rest speculation of a rapprochement between the erstwhile allies. read more
Jul 07, 2019 23:17
Those inducted into the JD (U) fold by national president and Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar were Prem Kataruka, former state secretary-cum-spokesperson of BJP, Manoj Yadav of JVM (P) and Arun Mandal and Prabhat Kumar Prabhakar of JMM. read more
Jun 21, 2019 19:01
JD (U) secretary general and national spokesperson also alleged that the Triple Talaq Bill was never discussed inside the NDA to take alliance partners on board. read more
Jun 18, 2019 12:43
The Bihar government has already announced an ex gratia payment of Rs 4 lakh for the kin of victim of suspected Acute Encephalitis Syndrome. read more
Jun 15, 2019 09:04
Initiating direct benefit transfer (DBT) for a respective monthly entitlement of Rs 400 for people in the age group of 60-79 years and Rs 500 for those 80 years and above, chief minister said that the idea was to bring all elderly under a social security... read more
May 31, 2019 23:43
Kumar, who is the national president of his party, also ruled out JD (U)’s future participation in the BJP-led union government in the future. read more
May 24, 2019 01:24
The GA suffered a more pronounced loss in comparison to the 2014 parliamentary polls when the RJD-Congress- Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) coalition had won seven seats. read more
May 24, 2019 01:09
In 2017, when it decided to part with the Grand Alliance (GA) Nitish Kumar’s Janata Dal (United) seemed to have correctly gauged what lay in wait for them during the 2019 general elections. read more