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File photo of Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar.(HT Photo)

Nitish Kumar wishes speedy recovery to Lalu, but won't call. Here's why

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi
PUBLISHED ON JAN 24, 2021 10:04 PM IST
Lalu Prasad Yadav was airlifted to Delhi from Ranchi where he is being treated for multiple ailments.
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Chief Minister Nitish Kumar said Bihar was ranked 23 in the country on the number of crimes reported and added that the law of the land was followed in the state.(ANI )
Chief Minister Nitish Kumar said Bihar was ranked 23 in the country on the number of crimes reported and added that the law of the land was followed in the state.(ANI )

News updates from Hindustan Times: Nitish upset with questions on Indigo manager

By hindustantimes.com, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 15, 2021 04:58 PM IST
Here are today’s top news, analysis and opinion at 5 pm. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.
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Jitan Manjhi with Nitish Kumar after NDA won the Bihar elections last year.(PTI Photo)
Jitan Manjhi with Nitish Kumar after NDA won the Bihar elections last year.(PTI Photo)

'Despite internal problems with alliance partner...': Manjhi salutes Nitish

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi
UPDATED ON JAN 10, 2021 07:08 PM IST
Hindustani Awam Morcha (HAM) president and former Bihar chief minister Jitan Ram Manjhi also called Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Tejashwi Yadav the "future of Bihar".
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Whether it is Chief Minister Nitish Kumar or the Bharatiya Janata Party in power, both do not seem to have any special concern with this ground reality, the Shiv Sena mouthpiece said.(Santosh Kumar/ Hindustan Times)
Whether it is Chief Minister Nitish Kumar or the Bharatiya Janata Party in power, both do not seem to have any special concern with this ground reality, the Shiv Sena mouthpiece said.(Santosh Kumar/ Hindustan Times)

Shiv Sena criticises Bihar govt over rising crime rate, lawlessness

By Asian News International | Posted by Nilavro Ghosh | Mumbai
UPDATED ON JAN 08, 2021 12:32 PM IST
In Bihar, the figures of murders, gangrape, rape, extortion, kidnapping, abducted marriage, molestation and bullying are competing with Uttar Pradesh, if the public starts to feel like this, then there are facts in it, the editorial alleged.
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Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Tejashwi Yadav with party MLA and his elder brother Tej Pratap Yadav arrives at party office to attend a review meeting on Bihar Assembly elections.(PTI file photo)
Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Tejashwi Yadav with party MLA and his elder brother Tej Pratap Yadav arrives at party office to attend a review meeting on Bihar Assembly elections.(PTI file photo)

‘PM Modi should take first shot of Covid-19 vaccine’: Tej Pratap Yadav

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Arpan Rai | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 08, 2021 12:18 PM IST
“Prime Minister Narendra Modi should take first shot of Covid-19 vaccine, then, we will also take it,” said the Bihar politician, reported news agency ANI.
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NDA sources said that discussion between the two parties centered on proposed ministerial expansion which will take place after January 14. (Photo @NitishKumar)
NDA sources said that discussion between the two parties centered on proposed ministerial expansion which will take place after January 14. (Photo @NitishKumar)

JD(U), BJP discuss Bihar cabinet expansion, 1st meeting since Arunachal jolt

By Vijay Swaroop | Hindustan Times, Patna
UPDATED ON JAN 08, 2021 09:33 AM IST
The BJP underlined that the NDA government in Bihar under Nitish Kumar is strong and that cabinet expansion will take place at an appropriate time.
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Kiran Devi’s agricultural company is now procuring crops from farmers without any middlemen involvement.(HT photo)
Kiran Devi’s agricultural company is now procuring crops from farmers without any middlemen involvement.(HT photo)

Bihar rural women entrepreneurs remove middlemen, change lives

By Aditya Nath Jha | Edited by Abhinav Sahay | Hindustan Times, Purnea
UPDATED ON JAN 07, 2021 12:18 PM IST
The Aranayak Agri Producers Company Limited (AAPCL) has 5,753 members including 122 producers’ groups (PGs) made up of women farmers in Bihar’s Purnea district.
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Several important decisions were taken in the cabinet meeting chaired by Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar.(HT Photo)
Several important decisions were taken in the cabinet meeting chaired by Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar.(HT Photo)

Bihar govt to pay for treatment of congenital heart defect in newborns

By HT Correspondent | Edited by Abhinav Sahay | Hindustan Times, Patna
UPDATED ON JAN 06, 2021 10:21 AM IST
Around two-three newborns per 1000 suffer from the ASD in the state, where private hospitals charge around Rs 1-1.50 lakh for its treatment.
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Earlier, the chief minister asked health officials to keep up the high rate of testing in the state.(Santosh Kumar/HT file photo)
Earlier, the chief minister asked health officials to keep up the high rate of testing in the state.(Santosh Kumar/HT file photo)

Bihar prepared for Covid-19 vaccination drive, says CM Nitish Kumar

By hindustantimes.com| Edited by: Harshit Sabarwal | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 05, 2021 05:27 PM IST
“We’re prepared for Covid-19 vaccination in Bihar. It will be given to the healthcare workers, frontline workers and people above 50 years on priority. We will be following the central guideline & will conduct the vaccination effectively,” Kumar said while speaking to reporters.
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Kumar’s flagship Har Ghar Nal Ka Jal project aim to cover 58,000 wards of rural areas by the end of this fiscal .(HT Photo)
Kumar’s flagship Har Ghar Nal Ka Jal project aim to cover 58,000 wards of rural areas by the end of this fiscal .(HT Photo)

Bihar govt using IT device to monitor Nitish Kumar’s tap water supply project

By Subhash Pathak | Edited by Abhinav Sahay | Hindustan Times, Patna
UPDATED ON JAN 03, 2021 02:09 PM IST
The government has already removed more than 50 mukhiyas from their posts and some of them have been barred from contesting elections in future after they were found guilty of not executing the project properly
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Opposition claims the BJP is trying to outsmart the JD-U in Bihar and fissures within the alliance is growing.(PTI Photo)
Opposition claims the BJP is trying to outsmart the JD-U in Bihar and fissures within the alliance is growing.(PTI Photo)

New Year challenge for NDA to resolve key issues in Bihar

By Arun Kumar | Edited by Abhinav Sahay | Hindustan Times, Patna
UPDATED ON JAN 02, 2021 07:47 AM IST
The BJP, on the other hand, seems to be in no hurry despite a truncated Nitish cabinet and the CM himself throwing the ball in the ally’s court when asked about expansion
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File photo of Mukesh Sahni. (Photo@sonofmallah)
File photo of Mukesh Sahni. (Photo@sonofmallah)

Mukesh Sahani is the richest minister in Nitish Kumar government

By Subhash Pathak | Hindustan Times, Patna
UPDATED ON JAN 01, 2021 06:47 PM IST
Mukesh Sahani, who holds animal husbandry and fishery portfolio, has net property of Rs 12.34 crore. However, he does not own any private vehicle for travel.
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Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has insisted that the JD (U) is united.(Santosh Kumar/HT PHOTO)
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has insisted that the JD (U) is united.(Santosh Kumar/HT PHOTO)

Nitish Kumar trashes RJD’s claims of defections from JD (U), says party is united

By Vijay Swaroop | Hindustan Times, Patna
UPDATED ON DEC 31, 2020 01:09 AM IST
Nitish Kumar said talks of JD (U) MLAs defecting to the RJD is baseless.
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The RJD offered to back Nitish Kumar as Prime Ministerial candidate in 2024 if he makes way for Tejashwi Yadav to take over as Chief minister of Bihar.(PTI FILE PHOTO)
The RJD offered to back Nitish Kumar as Prime Ministerial candidate in 2024 if he makes way for Tejashwi Yadav to take over as Chief minister of Bihar.(PTI FILE PHOTO)

RJD tries to lure Nitish Kumar as PM candidate, JD (U) says it is rubbish

By Vijay Swaroop | Hindustan Times, Patna
UPDATED ON DEC 29, 2020 08:55 PM IST
The JD (U) said the RJD’s offer showed its desperation because they have not been able to get over their defeat in the assembly election.
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Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar arrives at JDU office in Patna on Monday.(Santosh Kumar/HT PHOTO)
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar arrives at JDU office in Patna on Monday.(Santosh Kumar/HT PHOTO)

BJP placates Nitish Kumar, Sushil Modi says he will remain CM

By Vijay Swaroop | Hindustan Times, Patna
PUBLISHED ON DEC 28, 2020 08:48 PM IST
On Sunday, Nitish Kumar had said that he did not have any intention of becoming the Chief Minister but was pressured into accepting the post after the Bihar assembly election.
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Nitish Kumar had recently quit from the post of party chief and handed over JD(U) to party leader Ramchandra Prasad Singh.(PTI)
Nitish Kumar had recently quit from the post of party chief and handed over JD(U) to party leader Ramchandra Prasad Singh.(PTI)

Nitish Kumar accepted to become CM on request of JD(U), BJP, VIP leaders: Sushil Modi

By Asian News International | Posted by Srivatsan K C | Patna
PUBLISHED ON DEC 28, 2020 03:29 PM IST
Sushil Modi’s statement comes a day after incumbent Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar said he had no desire to become the CM and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) could make its own Chief Minister.
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Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar greets newly elected Janata Dal (United) national president RCP Singh during a national executive meeting of the party in Patna on Sunday.(ANI)
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar greets newly elected Janata Dal (United) national president RCP Singh during a national executive meeting of the party in Patna on Sunday.(ANI)

Nitish Kumar steps down as JD(U) president, hands over charge to RCP Singh

By Vijay Swaroop | Hindustan Times, Patna
UPDATED ON DEC 27, 2020 07:17 PM IST
RCP Singh, a second-term Rajya Sabha MP, is a close associate of Nitish Kumar and has been actively involved in the JD (U)’s organizational work ever since he became an MP in 2010
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JD(U) leader KC Tyagi expressed anguish over six party MLAs switching side to the BJP in Arunachal Pradesh. (ANI)
JD(U) leader KC Tyagi expressed anguish over six party MLAs switching side to the BJP in Arunachal Pradesh. (ANI)

Not a good sign for alliance politics: KC Tyagi on JD(U) MLAs joining BJP in Arunachal Pradesh

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 27, 2020 06:30 PM IST
Though Nitish Kumar downplayed the exit and said that they have gone their own way, KC Tyagi expressed his anguish and said this is not a good sign for alliance politics.
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Rajya Sabha MP RCP Singh(Image via Twitter)
Rajya Sabha MP RCP Singh(Image via Twitter)

RCP Singh becomes new JD(U) president, takes over from Nitish Kumar

By Press Trust of India| Posted by Mallika Soni | Patna
UPDATED ON DEC 27, 2020 05:08 PM IST
Singh, a bureaucrat-turned-politician, was so far the general secretary of JD(U)
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Congress leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury.(ANI)
Congress leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury.(ANI)

Keep in touch with opposition in Bihar, Congress’ Adhir advises Nitish after Arunachal developments

By Press Trust of India | Posted by Shivani Kumar | Kolkata
UPDATED ON DEC 27, 2020 05:00 AM IST
In Arunachal Pradesh, Kumar’s party had won seven seats in the assembly polls held last year and become the main opposition group while the BJP, his coalition partner in Bihar, had achieved power. Six of those seven JD(U) MLAs joined the saffron party on Friday.
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JD(U) national president and Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar, however, downplayed the development. (Photo by Parwaz Khan / Hindustan Times)
JD(U) national president and Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar, however, downplayed the development. (Photo by Parwaz Khan / Hindustan Times)

Arunachal Pradesh: 6 JD(U) MLAs join BJP before local poll results

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Itanagar
PUBLISHED ON DEC 26, 2020 03:05 AM IST
The lone MLA from the People’s Party of Arunachal (PPA), Kardo Nyigyor from Likabali constituency, has also joined the saffron party.
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The Darbhanga airport.(HT File)
The Darbhanga airport.(HT File)

Nitish Kumar writes to Hardeep Puri over flight cancellations at Darbhanga airport

By Bishnu K Jha | Hindustan Times, Darbhanga
PUBLISHED ON DEC 24, 2020 09:34 AM IST
The airport became operational under the Centre’s regional connectivity scheme on November 8
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Image for representation.(Santosh Kumar/Hindustan Times)
Image for representation.(Santosh Kumar/Hindustan Times)

For the fourth time, Bihar policemen take oath against alcohol consumption

By Avinash Kumar | Hindustan Times, Patna
UPDATED ON DEC 21, 2020 09:07 PM IST
Bihar police personnel had taken similar oaths in 2016, 2018 and 2019 to follow the prohibition.
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The total length of this glass bridge is 85 feet long and six feet wide and at a height of second is 250-feet.(Twitter/@ANI)
The total length of this glass bridge is 85 feet long and six feet wide and at a height of second is 250-feet.(Twitter/@ANI)

200-foot-high glass floor bridge in Nalanda to be completed by March, see pictures

By Asian News International | Posted by: Sanya Budhiraja | Nalanda, Bihar
PUBLISHED ON DEC 20, 2020 11:45 PM IST
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar said, “Nature Safari is being built in such a way that people of all ages will be able to enjoy the mountains and trees. All security arrangements will be there. The project will be completed by March 2021.”
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Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar has promised free Covid 19 vaccination for residents of Bihar.(HT Photo/File)
Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar has promised free Covid 19 vaccination for residents of Bihar.(HT Photo/File)

Nitish Kumar spells out Bihar’s priority list for Covid-19 vaccination

By Vijay Swaroop | Edited by Abhinav Sahay | Hindustan Times, Patna
UPDATED ON DEC 19, 2020 11:58 AM IST
The chief minister asked the officials to formulate plans for Covid vaccination and manpower utilisation in such a way that other medical operations are carried out uninterrupted.
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Former MLA’s son was one among the three major murders that took place in Bihar in the past few hours.(Shutterstock Image)
Former MLA’s son was one among the three major murders that took place in Bihar in the past few hours.(Shutterstock Image)

Former MLA’s son murdered as Nitish battles onslaught over law and order

By Avinash Kumar | Edited by Abhinav Sahay | Hindustan Times, Patna
UPDATED ON DEC 17, 2020 02:36 PM IST
A senior police station said the reason behind the incident could be old enmity, according to preliminary probe. A murder case has been registered against unknown men.
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Nitish Kumar has begun to visit JD(U) office and interact with party functionaries and workers.(Burhaan Kinu/HT PHOTO)
Nitish Kumar has begun to visit JD(U) office and interact with party functionaries and workers.(Burhaan Kinu/HT PHOTO)

JD (U) to analyse poll setback, future outside Bihar at national meet, WB elections top agenda

By Vijay Swaroop | Edited by Abhinav Sahay | Hindustan Times, Patna
UPDATED ON DEC 17, 2020 02:31 PM IST
JD(U)’s principal national general secretary said the two-day meeting will deliberate on the party’s performance in Bihar as to what went wrong besides chalk out plans to revitalise the party and its workers.
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Chief minister Nitish Kumar directed the health department to work out the modalities of inoculating every resident of the state against coronavirus. (Photo @Jduonline)
Chief minister Nitish Kumar directed the health department to work out the modalities of inoculating every resident of the state against coronavirus. (Photo @Jduonline)

Nitish Kumar government approves free coronavirus vaccine for all in Bihar

By Anirban Guha Roy | Hindustan Times, Patna
UPDATED ON DEC 16, 2020 08:10 AM IST
The state cabinet also decided to generate 20 lakh jobs in government and non-government sector in the next five years.
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There has been a buzz in political circles that the cabinet expansion had got delayed because of internal factors within the coalition with the BJP becoming the senior partner on the back of more MLAs.(PTI)
There has been a buzz in political circles that the cabinet expansion had got delayed because of internal factors within the coalition with the BJP becoming the senior partner on the back of more MLAs.(PTI)

‘No proposal from BJP on ministers’: Nitish Kumar on cabinet expansion

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Patna
UPDATED ON DEC 15, 2020 05:26 PM IST
Nitish Kumar’s JD(U), having 43 MLAs, is now a junior ally in the NDA coalition.
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Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar visits archaeological site on the banks of River Chandan in Banka district.(PTI)
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar visits archaeological site on the banks of River Chandan in Banka district.(PTI)

‘May emerge as place of interest for world’: Bihar CM on archaeological site

By Asian News International| Posted by Mallika Soni | Patna
UPDATED ON DEC 13, 2020 02:38 PM IST
The chief minister visited the archaeological site in Banka district on Saturday.
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