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Bihar CM Nitish Kumar greets devotees on Eid, joins devotees in prayer

Bihar CM Nitish Kumar greets devotees on Eid, joins devotees in prayer

| June 26, 2017 | 0 Comments

Patna: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday joined devotees in offering prayer at Gandhi maidan on the occasion of Eid festival and prayed for peace and prosperity of the state. Kumar mingled with the devotees and embraced many of them to extend greetings. Later talking to reporters, he said that Eid symbolises love and […]

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JD (U)-RJD spat casts a long shadow on Bihar’s ruling grand alliance

JD (U)-RJD spat casts a long shadow on Bihar’s ruling grand alliance

| June 26, 2017 | 0 Comments

The divergent stand on ‘support’ to opposing presidential candidates by two major partners of the Grand Alliance —RJD and JD (U)—has not only threatened the future of the government but also put a question mark on the prospects of a united challenge to the NDA at the 2019 Lok Sabha polls. The confrontation between the two […]

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CM opens Rs 35 crore drinking water project in Munger

CM opens Rs 35 crore drinking water project in Munger

| May 31, 2017 | 0 Comments

MUNGER: Chief minister Nitish Kumar on Tuesday inaugurated the Rs35.69 crore drinking water project at Khaira in Haveli Kharagpur subdivision, 48km from the district headquarters. The project will benefit around 39,000 people of Khaira and its adjoining six villages suffering from natural calamities for decades due to fluoride contamination of water. Earlier in the day, […]

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Nitish Kumar’s move on seeking financial package is start of 2019 action

Nitish Kumar’s move on seeking financial package is start of 2019 action

| May 31, 2017 | 0 Comments

NEW DELHI: Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar’s move to revive his demand for special category status and special assistance to the state is being seen as part of his positioning in the run-up to the 2019 general election. Kumar wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi this week to press for his demand, which comes amid […]

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Nitish Kumar to attend Karunanidhi’s birthday

Nitish Kumar to attend Karunanidhi’s birthday

| May 31, 2017 | 0 Comments

New Delhi: Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar has decided to attend DMK patriarch Karunanidhi’s birthday celebrations on June 3. The event is being touted as another move to showcase Opposition unity. While the meeting is expected to be a grand affair, M Karunanidhi himself may not be able to attend the celebrations owing to ill […]

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Nitish’s drive against dowry, child marriage from Oct 2

Nitish’s drive against dowry, child marriage from Oct 2

| May 30, 2017 | 0 Comments

PATNA: Chief Minister Nitish Kumar said on Monday his government would launch an aggressive campaign against child marriage and dowry in the state from October 2. Nitish announced this at the 11th foundation day function of Mahavir Vatsalya Cancer hospital, run with donations from devotees at the Mahavir Temple near Patna junction. The CM said […]

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Vigorous campaign to be launched against child marriage, dowry: Nitish Kumar

Vigorous campaign to be launched against child marriage, dowry: Nitish Kumar

| May 30, 2017 | 0 Comments

PATNA: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today announced that his government would launch a vigorous campaign against child marriage and dowry in the state. “Like total liquor ban, the state government would launch a vigorous campaign against child marriage and dowry from coming Gandhi Jyanti,” Kumar said at a function here. Kumar, who took a […]

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Nitish govt has failed to utilise central funds: BJP

Nitish govt has failed to utilise central funds: BJP

| May 25, 2017 | 0 Comments

Patna(PTI) Bihar BJP President Nityanand Rai today criticised the Nitish Kumar government for its failure to spend funds, especially the central funds. “Development is hampered in Bihar due to the negligence of the state government which has been unable to spend funds properly especially the Central funds,” Rai told reporters here. “On the one hand […]

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Presidential election: Nitish chooses to skip Sonia’s Opposition meeting to discuss consensus candidate

Presidential election: Nitish chooses to skip Sonia’s Opposition meeting to discuss consensus candidate

| May 25, 2017 | 0 Comments

Ahead of the presidential election in July, Congress president Sonia Gandhi has invited leaders from Opposition for a luncheon at her residence tomorrow. Janata Dal (United) leader and Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, however, will not attend the meeting. Senior JD(U) leader Sharad Yadav would attend the luncheon. JD(U)’s alliance partner in Bihar Rashtriya Janata […]

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Nitish expresses gratitude to Tara Gandhi

Nitish expresses gratitude to Tara Gandhi

| May 25, 2017 | 0 Comments

Patna, (PTI) Bihar Chief Minister has expressed gratitude to Mahatma Gandhi’s grand daughter Tara Gandhi Bhattacharjee for lauding the programmes organised on the centenary of the ‘Champaran Satyagraha.’ “I welcome the feelings you have expressed through a letter on organising centenary celebration of Champaran Satyagraha,” Nitish Kumar said in a letter to her. In the […]

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