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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)

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

Hindustan Times, Patna | By HT Correspondent
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.
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

Patna | By Asian News International| Posted by Mallika Soni
UPDATED ON DEC 13, 2020 02:38 PM IST
The chief minister visited the archaeological site in Banka district on Saturday.
Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar is allowed to have a total of 35 ministers in his cabinet.(ANI Photo)
Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar is allowed to have a total of 35 ministers in his cabinet.(ANI Photo)

Delay in cabinet expansion of Nitish Kumar govt raises eyebrows

Hindustan Times, Patna | By Anirban Guha Roy | Edited by Abhinav Sahay
UPDATED ON DEC 12, 2020 09:34 AM IST
NDA insiders said the cabinet expansion was originally supposed to take place soon after the conclusion of the first session of the 17th assembly, held in the last week of November.
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar at a law and order review meeting in Patna on Wednesday.(Santosh Kumar/HT PHOTO)
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar at a law and order review meeting in Patna on Wednesday.(Santosh Kumar/HT PHOTO)

Nitish Kumar reviews law and order for second time in 10 days as crime spikes

Hindustan Times, Patna | By Avinash Kumar
UPDATED ON DEC 09, 2020 10:58 PM IST
While the Opposition RJD claimed that Nitish Kumar has lost grip on the administration, his coalition partner, the BJP flagged the disconcerting crime statistics in the state as a matter of concern.
RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav speaks next to the statue of Mahatma Gandhi while on dharna with Congress and RJD workers at Gandhi Maidan in protest against new farm laws, in Patna, Bihar. A case was filed against Yadav and 18 other leaders from the constituents of the Grand Alliance-led opposition in Bihar for protesting without permission amid the coronavirus pandemic.(Photo by Santosh Kumar/ Hindustan Times)
RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav speaks next to the statue of Mahatma Gandhi while on dharna with Congress and RJD workers at Gandhi Maidan in protest against new farm laws, in Patna, Bihar. A case was filed against Yadav and 18 other leaders from the constituents of the Grand Alliance-led opposition in Bihar for protesting without permission amid the coronavirus pandemic.(Photo by Santosh Kumar/ Hindustan Times)

‘If you have real power...’: Tejashwi Yadav dares Nitish Kumar govt to arrest him

HIndustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com| Edited by Mallika Soni
UPDATED ON DEC 06, 2020 02:13 PM IST
Yadav’s comments came after a case was filed against him and 18 other leaders from the constituents of the Grand Alliance-led opposition in Bihar for protesting without permission amid the coronavirus pandemic.
File photo: Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar.(Santosh Kumar/ Hindustan Times)
File photo: Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar.(Santosh Kumar/ Hindustan Times)

Reality check: 41% tap water supply projects in Bihar partially or fully non-functional

Hindustan Times, Patna | By Subhash Pathak | Edited by Sparshita Saxena
UPDATED ON DEC 04, 2020 11:00 PM IST
As per the reports submitted by the district magistrates of 28 out of 38 districts, 186 of the 2,954 projects inspected were noticed incomplete.
Former deputy CM Sushil Kumar Modi flashes victory sign with Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar, deputy CM Tarkishor Prasad and others after filing nomination for Rajya Sabha as the NDA candidate.(ANI Photo)
Former deputy CM Sushil Kumar Modi flashes victory sign with Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar, deputy CM Tarkishor Prasad and others after filing nomination for Rajya Sabha as the NDA candidate.(ANI Photo)

Sushil Modi files papers for RS by-poll, Nitish says it’s rare distinction

Hindustan Times, Patna | By HT Correspondent | Edited by Abhinav Sahay
UPDATED ON DEC 02, 2020 08:42 PM IST
Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar was present during his former deputy Sushil Modi’s filing of nomination for the RS seat.
Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar.(HT file)
Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar.(HT file)

Nitish says farmer’s agitation due to misconception, favours talks

Hindustan Times, Patna | By Vijay Swaroop
UPDATED ON NOV 30, 2020 05:10 PM IST
Farmers have been protesting at various places in Delhi and Haryana and have rejected the Central government’s offer to hold talks on December 3
The couple was attacked when they were returning to the Patna railway station.(Representational photo/Getty Images)
The couple was attacked when they were returning to the Patna railway station.(Representational photo/Getty Images)

Hours after Nitish Kumar reviews law and order, robbers kill woman in Patna

Hindustan Times, Patna | By Mukesh Kumar Mishra
PUBLISHED ON NOV 29, 2020 07:46 PM IST
Hours before the woman was killed, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar had instructed the police to intensify night patrol.
Bihar chief minister and JD(U) leader Nitish Kumar speaks to the media in Patna.(Santosh Kumar/HT Photo)
Bihar chief minister and JD(U) leader Nitish Kumar speaks to the media in Patna.(Santosh Kumar/HT Photo)

Bihar polls: JD(U) assessment says LJP hit its chances in 36-40 seats

Hindustan Times, Patna | By Vijay Swaroop
PUBLISHED ON NOV 29, 2020 11:27 AM IST
According to the JD(U)’s preliminary assessment, factionism, weak organisation in some places, lack of coordination with the BJP, and a perceived failure to counter the RJD’s promise of a million jobs also played their part in its poor show
Chief minister Nitish Kumar arrives to attend a joint session of the Bihar Assembly in Patna on Thursday. (Santosh Kumar/HT Photo)
Chief minister Nitish Kumar arrives to attend a joint session of the Bihar Assembly in Patna on Thursday. (Santosh Kumar/HT Photo)

‘Son of brother-like friend’: Nitish Kumar to Tejashwi Yadav’s sharp attack

Hindustan Times, Patna | By Arun Kumar
UPDATED ON NOV 27, 2020 05:35 PM IST
Reeling off charges, Tejashwi Yadav referred to the 1991 murder case - in which the CM has been given a clean chit - controversy over a book in the name of CM, the Srijan scam, among others.
BJP’s Vijay Kumar Sinha, the man in the middle.
BJP’s Vijay Kumar Sinha, the man in the middle.

BJP’s Vijay Kumar Sinha elected Bihar Speaker amid opposition ruckus

Hindustan Times, Patna | By Arun Kumar
UPDATED ON NOV 25, 2020 02:05 PM IST
It is the first time in Bihar since 2005 that the BJP has fielded its candidate for the Speaker’s post, on earlier occasions it was bagged by ally JD(U).
Vijay Sinha was Speaker of the Bihar Legislative Assembly on Wednesday.(Santosh Kumar/HT Photo)
Vijay Sinha was Speaker of the Bihar Legislative Assembly on Wednesday.(Santosh Kumar/HT Photo)

BJP’s Vijay Sinha elected Speaker of Bihar assembly

Patna | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Kanishka Sarkar
PUBLISHED ON NOV 25, 2020 01:49 PM IST
The opposition also demanded voting by secret ballot which was turned down by pro tem Speaker Jitan Ram Manjhi who went ahead with headcount after dissatisfaction was raised by the opposition over voice vote.
Chief minister Nitish Kumar, who is a member of legislative council, was present during the ceremony.(Santosh Kumar/HT Photo)
Chief minister Nitish Kumar, who is a member of legislative council, was present during the ceremony.(Santosh Kumar/HT Photo)

17th Bihar Assembly’s inaugural session begins with members taking oath

Patna | By Press Trust of India| Posted by: Harshit Sabarwal
PUBLISHED ON NOV 24, 2020 05:58 AM IST
Eight ministers were among those who were administered the oath at a ceremony conducted at the central hall of the legislature building with strict adherence to Covid-19 norms, Assembly Secretary Raj Kumar Singh told PTI.
RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav targeted the ruling NDA government in Bihar on Monday.(Parwaz Khan /HT File Photo)
RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav targeted the ruling NDA government in Bihar on Monday.(Parwaz Khan /HT File Photo)

‘Bihar has become unemployment capital of India’: RJD’s Tejashwi Yadav

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Kanishka Sarkar
PUBLISHED ON NOV 23, 2020 04:56 PM IST
Tejashwi Yadav’s remark comes in the backdrop of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), which contested the polls in alliance with the Janata Dal (United) or JD(U), promising to generate 1.9 million jobs.
Sanjay Raut.(HT File)
Sanjay Raut.(HT File)

Let Bihar enact law on ‘love jihad’, then Maharashtra will think about it: Shiv Sena

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Swapnil Rawal
PUBLISHED ON NOV 23, 2020 03:09 PM IST
Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut said that BJP leaders in Maharashtra are attempting to “distract” the Uddhav Thackeray-led government from the course of development by using such tactics
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar at the oath ceremony of newly elected Members of Legislative Council in Patna, on Sunday.(Santosh Kumar/HT PHOTO)
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar at the oath ceremony of newly elected Members of Legislative Council in Patna, on Sunday.(Santosh Kumar/HT PHOTO)

Nitish Kumar may expand cabinet after first session of assembly

Hindustan Times, Patna | By Anirban Guha Roy
UPDATED ON NOV 23, 2020 08:15 AM IST
There are total 14 ministers in the cabinet now including the Chief Minister following the resignation of Mewalal Choudhary of the JD(U).
Tejashwi Yadav on Sunday said that his party will continue to raise the issues of corruption and make them public.(HT Photo)
Tejashwi Yadav on Sunday said that his party will continue to raise the issues of corruption and make them public.(HT Photo)

Will continue to raise issues of corruption, make them public: Tejashwi Yadav

Patna | By Asian News International| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi
PUBLISHED ON NOV 23, 2020 05:07 AM IST
Bihar Building Construction Minister Ashok Chaudhary was on Thursday given additional charge of the education department, following the resignation of Mewalal Choudhary over corruption allegations.
In the five-day session from November 23 to 27, the joint sitting of the two Houses of the state legislature will be held at the central hall of the newly constructed building.(PTI Photo)
In the five-day session from November 23 to 27, the joint sitting of the two Houses of the state legislature will be held at the central hall of the newly constructed building.(PTI Photo)

New Bihar Assembly session begins Monday, trust vote call may be dynamic

Hindustan Times, Patna | By Anirban Guha Roy | Edited by Abhinav Sahay
UPDATED ON NOV 22, 2020 10:41 PM IST
There is a good chance that BJP’s senior legislator and former minister Nand Kishore Yadav would be the new Speaker, sources said.
In the new Assembly, RJD is the largest party with 75 members, while the Grand Alliance has 110 seats.(HT Photo)
In the new Assembly, RJD is the largest party with 75 members, while the Grand Alliance has 110 seats.(HT Photo)

Five-day Bihar assembly session to begin from November 23

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com| Edited by Susmita Pakrasi
PUBLISHED ON NOV 22, 2020 04:22 PM IST
On the first two days, all the 243 newly elected members of the Bihar Assembly will be administered oath by the pro-tem Speaker.
The JD(U) leaders asserted that the resignation of Chaudhary, barely two days after he was allocated the portfolio, was in line with the chief minister’s “zero tolerance for crime, corruption and communalism”.(HT Photo)
The JD(U) leaders asserted that the resignation of Chaudhary, barely two days after he was allocated the portfolio, was in line with the chief minister’s “zero tolerance for crime, corruption and communalism”.(HT Photo)

Tejashwi Yadav faces corruption charges, must not become leader of opposition: JD(U)

Patna | By Press Trust of India| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi
UPDATED ON NOV 22, 2020 01:13 PM IST
The JD(U)’s demand came two days after party leader Mewa Lal Chaudhary resigned as the state’s education minister over a corruption taint.
It is sad to see a politician like Kumar, once so renowned for effective and honest governance that he was talked about as a potential prime minister, ending his career accepting humiliating subservience as a price for staying on in office(Santosh Kumar/ Hindustan Times)
It is sad to see a politician like Kumar, once so renowned for effective and honest governance that he was talked about as a potential prime minister, ending his career accepting humiliating subservience as a price for staying on in office(Santosh Kumar/ Hindustan Times)

The three messages from Bihar’s verdict, writes Mark Tully

By Mark Tully
UPDATED ON NOV 21, 2020 09:19 PM IST
The results have resulted in three humiliations, all indications that opposition to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government’s hardline Hindutva policy is crumbling.
Lucknow’s Gomti riverfront, the Ganga banks in Varanasi and Patna and other places in Mumbai, Delhi and Bhubaneswar were abuzz with devotees despite the Covid-19 restrictions, according to news agency ANI.(Dheeraj Dhawan / Hindustan Times)
Lucknow’s Gomti riverfront, the Ganga banks in Varanasi and Patna and other places in Mumbai, Delhi and Bhubaneswar were abuzz with devotees despite the Covid-19 restrictions, according to news agency ANI.(Dheeraj Dhawan / Hindustan Times)

Chhath Puja concludes, devotees offer ‘arghya’ keeping Covid-19 protocols at bay

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Prashasti Singh
UPDATED ON NOV 21, 2020 08:47 AM IST
The four-day celebration period of Chhath Puja, dedicated to the Sun God, see rituals known as Prathihar, Dala Chhath, Chhathi, and Surya Shashthi.
On the advice of the chief minister, Governor Phagu Chauhan accepted Choudhary’s resignation.(Santosh Kumar/HT Photo)
On the advice of the chief minister, Governor Phagu Chauhan accepted Choudhary’s resignation.(Santosh Kumar/HT Photo)

Bihar minister Mewalal Choudhary resigns hours after taking charge

Hindustan Times, Patna | By Avinash Kumar
PUBLISHED ON NOV 20, 2020 07:38 AM IST
Choudhary, a Janata Dal (United) MLA from Tarapur in Munger district, was accused of irregularities in the appointment of assistant professors and junior scientists at Bihar Agriculture University (BAU), Sabour, in Bhagalpur when he was its vice-chancellor from 2010 to 2015.
The support base of RJD and JD(U) have dictated the varying governance priorities of the two parties in power(AP Dube/Hindustan Times)
The support base of RJD and JD(U) have dictated the varying governance priorities of the two parties in power(AP Dube/Hindustan Times)

In Bihar, how caste shapes politics and governance

By Poulomi Chakrabarti
UPDATED ON NOV 19, 2020 06:38 AM IST
What do the results say about social balance of power? Though most parties attempted to reach out beyond their core social base, there were some predictable patterns
Bihar education minister Mewalal Choudhary singing National Anthem in an old video shared by the RJD on Wednesday. (Photo: videograb)
Bihar education minister Mewalal Choudhary singing National Anthem in an old video shared by the RJD on Wednesday. (Photo: videograb)

Mewalal Choudhary doesn’t even know National Anthem, accuses RJD; posts video

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh
UPDATED ON NOV 18, 2020 07:07 PM IST
‘Do you have any shame left, Nitish Kumar ji,’ RJD asks posting video where Mewala Choudhary apparently fumbles while singing the National Anthem.
Critics say Nitish Kumar has lost the moral authority due to his party’s weakened position and can’t stop induction of tainted ministers.(PTI PHoto)
Critics say Nitish Kumar has lost the moral authority due to his party’s weakened position and can’t stop induction of tainted ministers.(PTI PHoto)

Not just ML Choudhary, 7 more in Nitish cabinet have criminal cases, says ADR report

Hindustan Times, Patna | By Arun Kumar
UPDATED ON NOV 18, 2020 03:19 PM IST
Animal husbandry and fisheries minister Mukesh Sahni has declared five criminal cases and three cases of serious nature under the Indian Penal Code.
Shiv Sena mouthpiece Saamana claims that the two deputy chief ministers from the BJP will increase Nitish Kumar’s troubles in Bihar.(HT Photo)
Shiv Sena mouthpiece Saamana claims that the two deputy chief ministers from the BJP will increase Nitish Kumar’s troubles in Bihar.(HT Photo)

Nitish Kumar CM for namesake, says Shiv Sena, predicts his future

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Swapnil Rawal | Edited by Abhinav Sahay
UPDATED ON NOV 18, 2020 01:56 PM IST
Slamming the BJP leaders, the Saamana editorial said that it is laughable to hear BJP leaders say that the Bihar government will last its full term.
Bihar CM Nitish Kumar gestures at his supporters upon his arrival at the party office in Patna, Bihar, India, on Tuesday, Nov 17, 2020. (Photo by Santosh Kumar/ Hindustan Times)
Bihar CM Nitish Kumar gestures at his supporters upon his arrival at the party office in Patna, Bihar, India, on Tuesday, Nov 17, 2020. (Photo by Santosh Kumar/ Hindustan Times)

Bihari NRIs congratulate Nitish Kumar, offer help in development of state

Washington | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Karan Manral
UPDATED ON NOV 18, 2020 08:26 AM IST
A group of Indian-Americans, who trace their roots to Bihar, urged Kumar to identify education, health and industrialisation as focus areas of his government for the next five years.
Kumar took oath for his fourth consecutive term as chief minister on Monday. Devi and Prasad, both BJP leaders, replaced Modi, who was deputy CM for 11 years.(Parwaz Khan/HT Photo)
Kumar took oath for his fourth consecutive term as chief minister on Monday. Devi and Prasad, both BJP leaders, replaced Modi, who was deputy CM for 11 years.(Parwaz Khan/HT Photo)

Bihar: Nitish Kumar keeps Home, new deputy Prasad gets Sushil’s portfolios

Hindustan Times, Patna | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON NOV 18, 2020 06:47 AM IST
Chief minister Nitish Kumar retained the home, general administration, vigilance and a clutch of other portfolios. Deputy CM Renu Devi was given the portfolios of panchayati raj, other backward classes and extremely backward classes, and industries.
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