Nitish Kumar

Controversy over caste census divides politicians and people

Controversy over caste census divides politicians and people

August 2, 2021

Exactly 90 years after it was dropped, there has been a growing controversy surrounding demand by some political leaders, notably Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar and former CM Jitan Ram Manjhi, to revive the practice of caste-based enumeration in the country again. Along with t...

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We failed, went by government’s false assurances: Patna High Court

We failed, went by government’s false assurances: Patna High Court

May 13, 2021

Only a day after bloated, decomposing bodies washed up on banks of the Ganga in Bihar’s Buxar, another 100 bodies, all suspected to be Covid-19 positive, were spotted floating in a river in Chausa village, located on Bihar’s border with Uttar Pradesh, on Tuesday, May 11. On t...

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Govt jobs or protests? Nitish Kumar asks Bihar to choose

Govt jobs or protests? Nitish Kumar asks Bihar to choose

February 7, 2021

Within days of news that Uttarakhand Police were going to keep track of ‘anti-national’ social media posts while conducting police verification for passport applications, reports emerged from Bihar indicating that the state government had apparently decided to go even furth...

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Bihar assembly elections 2020: Exit polls predict victory for Tejashwi Yadav led grand alliance

Bihar assembly elections 2020: Exit polls predict victory for Tejashwi Yadav led grand alliance

November 9, 2020

With a day to go for counting of votes in Bihar elections, most exit polls are handing out a majority to Tejashwi Yadav with Nitish Kumar far behind. As per the polls, with two of the six available giving the grand alliance led by him a sweeping victory in the assembly elections,...

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Uttar Pradesh revving up for Assembly Elections

Uttar Pradesh revving up for Assembly Elections

January 18, 2017

Uttar Pradesh, an epicentre of tumultuous events that have shaped the history and politics of India, is reeling under the cold wave. Things promise to heat up with the forthcoming political battle next month, when the state goes to poll for 402 state assembly seats.

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