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RJD workers volunteer for security of their party leaders residence after Rabri Devi and her son, Tejashwi who is also the leader of the opposition, on Wednesday surrendered the entire family’s security guards.(HT Photo)

Restore security at Rabri Devi’s residence: Bihar CM Nitish Kumar

Press Trust of India, Patna | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON APR 12, 2018 08:33 PM IST
Rabri had shot off a letter to Kumar on Wednesday, stating that she wished to “return” the security at her 10, Circular Road residence after recall of some of the guards around Tuesday midnight.
Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar and governor Satyapal Malik welcome Prime Minister Narendra Modi at Patna airport on Tuesday.(HT Photo)
Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar and governor Satyapal Malik welcome Prime Minister Narendra Modi at Patna airport on Tuesday.(HT Photo)

PM Modi slams Opposition, praises Nitish for cleanliness drive

Hindustan Times, Motihari (Bihar) | By Subhash Pathak
UPDATED ON APR 11, 2018 07:38 AM IST
The Prime Minister praised Nitish Kumar for working to turn Bihar open defacation free and for building a large number of toilets in a short time.
Last month, chief minister Nitish Kumar said he had not given up the demand for special status to Bihar “for even one second” since he first raised it in 2005.(PTI)
Last month, chief minister Nitish Kumar said he had not given up the demand for special status to Bihar “for even one second” since he first raised it in 2005.(PTI)

JD-U wants Modi to grant Bihar special status

Indo Asian News Service, Patna | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 09, 2018 04:58 PM IST
Modi is slated to visit Motihari to participate in the concluding ceremony of Champaran Satyagraha centenary celebrations on Tuesday.
More than 1.29 lakh people have been arrested for violating the liquor prohibition imposed by the Janata Dal-United government led by chief minister Nitish Kumar in Bihar nearly two years ago.(HT File Photo)
More than 1.29 lakh people have been arrested for violating the liquor prohibition imposed by the Janata Dal-United government led by chief minister Nitish Kumar in Bihar nearly two years ago.(HT File Photo)

Two years of alcohol prohibition in Bihar: Women credit CM for welcome change

Hindustan Times, Patna | By Reena Sopam
PUBLISHED ON APR 05, 2018 12:48 PM IST
After the stores shut overnight, a lot of women say they have enough to eat and her children have started going to school.
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar arrives for the Budget session in Patna.(PTI File Photo)
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar arrives for the Budget session in Patna.(PTI File Photo)

Nitish Kumar finds new liquor ban partner in BJP; RJD aims for backward votes

Hindustan Times, Patna | By Vijay Swaroop
UPDATED ON APR 05, 2018 12:50 PM IST
In January 2017 with criticism mounting, Nitish Kumar proposed a human chain – touted to be the world’s largest – in support of the move. He found backing from an unexpected quarter: His erstwhile rival, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).
Administration destroys seized liquor in Patna. Police conducted a raid every two minutes and seven people were arrested every hour, according to Bihar government data.(Santosh/HT File Photo)
Administration destroys seized liquor in Patna. Police conducted a raid every two minutes and seven people were arrested every hour, according to Bihar government data.(Santosh/HT File Photo)

Raids every 2 minutes, alcohol in gas cylinders: How two years of Bihar’s prohibition panned out

Hindustan Times, Patna | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 05, 2018 09:06 AM IST
A tough law, raids every two minutes help enforce the liquor ban in Bihar but bootlegging and charges of police high-handedness persist.
Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar is expected to lay a wreath on the coffins of the victims at Patna airport’s hangar on Monday evening.(PTI File Photo)
Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar is expected to lay a wreath on the coffins of the victims at Patna airport’s hangar on Monday evening.(PTI File Photo)

Nitish Kumar to receive remains of Indians killed by IS in Mosul

Hindustan Times, Patna | By Ruchir Kumar, Patna
UPDATED ON APR 02, 2018 12:57 PM IST
The special aircraft of the Indian Air Force, C-130, carrying the coffins, is expected to reach Patna around 8pm, Patna airport director Rajender Singh Lahauria said.
File photo of Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar.(HT Photo)
File photo of Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar.(HT Photo)

Communal tension in Bihar puts Nitish Kumar in a fix

Patna, Hindustan Times | By Arun Kumar
UPDATED ON MAR 31, 2018 12:00 AM IST
The JD(U)’s defeat in the bypolls and a series of post-Ram Navami clashes across Bihar have dented Kumar’s “pro-development” image in recent times.
The Congress criticised the Nitish Kumar government for the incident.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
The Congress criticised the Nitish Kumar government for the incident.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

Ram Navami clash: Accused flees from custody in Bihar

Press Trust of India, Aurangabad (Bihar) | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON MAR 30, 2018 11:50 PM IST
He was one of the 150 people arrested allegedly for rioting.
File photo of Union minister of state Giriraj Singh.(PTI photo)
File photo of Union minister of state Giriraj Singh.(PTI photo)

RJD win will make Araria hub of terrorism, says Giriraj Singh

Press Trust of India, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 15, 2018 08:07 PM IST
Following the comment, RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav said the BJP should withdraw support from Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar if it did not believe in his leadership.
Rashtriya Janta Dal legislators celebrate after the success of their party candidates in Lok Sabha and Assembly by-elections outside Bihar Assembly in Patna on Wednesday.(PTI)
Rashtriya Janta Dal legislators celebrate after the success of their party candidates in Lok Sabha and Assembly by-elections outside Bihar Assembly in Patna on Wednesday.(PTI)

It’s 2:1 for RJD, BJP in Bihar bypolls

Hindustan Times, Patna | By Alok Mohit
UPDATED ON MAR 14, 2018 09:32 PM IST
Reacting to the results, Tejashwi, who is also the leader of opposition in state assembly, thanked voters for “reposing faith in Lalu’s ideology”.
Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar was initially reluctant to field his JD(U) candidate in the upcoming bypolls for Araria Lok Sabha and Bhabua and Jehanabad assembly seats.(Arvind Yadav/HT File Photo)
Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar was initially reluctant to field his JD(U) candidate in the upcoming bypolls for Araria Lok Sabha and Bhabua and Jehanabad assembly seats.(Arvind Yadav/HT File Photo)

Bihar bypolls: CM Nitish Kumar faces first electoral test after Grand Alliance break-up

Hindustan Times, Patna | By Vijay Swaroop
UPDATED ON MAR 10, 2018 10:21 AM IST
Bypolls will be held in Araria Lok Sabha and Bhabua and Jehanabad assembly seats on Sunday.

Getting the maths wrong in Bihar

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 02, 2019 02:05 PM IST
Bihar could hold some real surprises if present trends are anything to go by. In a reversal of fortunes, Lalu Prasad seems to be gaining ground while Nitish Kumar is battling to hold his own.
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