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Sunday, Jul 21, 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 (282 results)
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
May 23, 2019 14:33
Counting trends suggest Kumar’s party has secured all 17 Lok Sabha seats it fielded its candidates on, reiterating the JD(U)’s track record of successful poll alliances. read more
May 21, 2019 23:06
Shortly before he flew down to New Delhi for the dinner hosted by BJP chief Amit Shah, Nitish Kumar spoke about the special package that had once been his party’s key talking point before it was pushed in the deep freezer. read more
May 21, 2019 19:04
By raking up the special category status, Nitish Kumar has signalled that the JD (U) was keeping its gun powder dry for leveraging the issue during assembly elections next year. read more
May 18, 2019 02:55
The event took off on Thursday with the Vietnamese Buddhist monks chanting “Buddham Sharanam Gakshami, Dhammam Sharan Gakshami’’ under the legendry Bodhi Tree read more
May 16, 2019 01:04
Rajeev Mishra, senior superintendent of Gaya police confirmed the incident and said that an FIR has been lodged with the Sherghati police station and a special investigation team has been constituted to ensure immediate arrest of the accused. read more
May 13, 2019 00:59
On Sunday, both of them directed all their ire against Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar, particularly in his home district Nalanda, alleging that he was engaged in targeting Lalu and his family for justifying his political flip-flop. read more