Bihar CM Nitish Kumar

Bogus Claims, Never Desired For VP: Nitish Kumar

PATNA: A day after taking oath as Bihar’s Chief Minister for the eighth time, Nitish Kumar on Thursday said that he never desired to be the Vice President of India. He termed the comments as “bogus” and said, “it is a joke”. Sushil Modi, a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and former deputy Chief Minister, […]

EDITORIAL: BJP Allowed Nitish Kumar To Leave NDA

History often repeats itself and this adage fits the current state of affairs in Bihar. Nitish Kumar, perhaps the longest serving Chief Minister of Bihar has once again parted ways with Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) only to form an alliance with Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) of Lalu Prasad Yadav. Nitish Kumar snapped all ties with […]

We Made You What You Are, BJP Tells Nitish Kumar

NEW DELHI: Hitting back at Nitish Kumar, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday said, “Rather than trying to split the Janata Dal (United) and weaken you, the BJP has made you in politics what you are.” Former Union minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said that at every available opportunity, the BJP had helped Kumar in […]

Changing Sides? Nitish To Meet Sonia On Friday

NEW DELHI: Are the winds of change blowing in Bihar? Amid infighting in the Janata Dal-United (JD-U), sources told The New Indian that Bihar Chief minister Nitish Kumar spoke to Congress interim chief Sonia Gandhi on Sunday evening. A source in the Congress also said that the Bihar CM has sought time from Sonia Gandhi […]

Nitish Skips PM’s NITI Aayog Meet

NEW DELHI: In a clear indication that all is not well between National Democratic Alliance (NDA) partners Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Janata Dal (United), Bihar Chief minister Nitish Kumar skipped the Governing Council meeting of NITI Aayog chaired by Prime minister Narendra Modi in Delhi on Sunday. Kumar, instead, participated in a government programme […]

BJP Mega Meet In Patna, Message To Nitish?

PATNA: The underlying tone of the first-of-its-kind National Executive meeting of seven morchas of the Bharatiya Janata Party in the capital city of Bihar, Patna, is hard to miss.  The meeting seems to have a clear message to the party’s alliance partner in the state, Janata Dal (United) strongman and Bihar Chief minister Nitish Kumar […]

Discrimination? Para-Swimmer Aalam Takes On CM Nitish Over Rs 50K

Shams Aalam is the first swimmer ever from Bihar to qualify for the World Para Swimming Championship. In 2018, he won four gold medals at the Indian Open Para Swimming Championship and a bronze medal at the 2016 Can-Am Para Swimming Championships held in Gatineau, Quebec. He also represented India at the 2018 Asian Para Games […]