Sexist remarks have no place in politics

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar’s sexist remarks on women and population control have sparked outrage and condemnation from various quarters. His apology is not enough to undo the damage and disrespect caused by his vulgar and misogynistic language. He should be held accountable for his words and actions, and set an example of dignity and decorum in public life. Sexist remarks have no place in our political discourse or in any sphere of public life.

Controversial remark by Bihar CM Nitish Kumar in Legislative Assembly sparks debate

NEW DELHI: In a surprising turn of events in the Bihar Legislative Assembly, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar made a statement on Tuesday that has sparked a heated debate within the state and the country. During a discussion on caste-based census in the assembly, Nitish Kumar claimed that when a man gets married, he engages in […]

Expunge Nitish’s shameful, sexist comments: NCW chief to Bihar assembly speaker

KOLKATA: The National Commission for Women has submitted a letter to the Bihar assembly speaker, Awadh Bihari Choudhary, demanding the expungement of Chief Minister Nitish Kumar’s sexist comments on women, on Wednesday.  “The Commission strongly condemns and protests the use of such derogatory, vulgar statement made by persons holding responsible position which shows extreme disrespect […]

National Commission for Women strongly condemns Nitish Kumar’s sexist remarks on women 

NEW DELHI: The recent sexist statements made by Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar in the Vidhan Sabha have stirred a nationwide controversy and drawn sharp criticism from the National Commission for Women (NCW). Nitish Kumar’s comments, where he linked women’s education and fertility to the country’s population, have been described as regressive and insensitive to […]

Nitish Kumar proposes increasing reservation in Bihar to 65 per cent

NEW DELHI: In a recent assembly debate, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar expressed his intention to enhance the reservation quota in the state to 65 per cent. This proposal encompasses a broader spectrum of categories, including Scheduled Castes (SCs), Scheduled Tribes (STs), Other Backward Classes (OBCs), and Extremely Backward Classes, specifically for government jobs and […]

CM Nitish Kumar approves 35 agendas in Bihar Cabinet meeting, unveils key initiatives

On Friday, the Bihar Cabinet convened under the leadership of Chief Minister Nitish Kumar gave the green light to a total of 38 agenda items spanning various government departments.

Phate Bahadur Singh’s question on goddess Durga’s role raises eyebrows

NEW DELHI: Bihar’s RJD MLA Phate Bahadur Singh has hurt Hindu sentiments by making controversial statements regarding Goddess Durga. The RJD legislator from Dehri in Bihar’s Rohtas district has gone on to say that the revered Goddess in Hindu traditions is ‘a mythical concept and a fabricated story.’ The RJD legislator did not stop there and […]

Bihar lesbian couple ties the knot despite Supreme Court’s same-sex marriage denial

NEW DELHI: A case of same-sex marriage has emerged following the Supreme Court’s refusal to enact legislation permitting marriage between homosexual partners. In Bihar, two young women, Nisha Kumari (aged 18) and Komal Kumari (aged 20), recently tied the knot in a temple in Jamui, expressing their deep love for each other. This event has attracted […]

General Bipin Rawat’s Daughters Pay Homage with Pind Daan in Gaya, Offer Tearful Tributes

Vice President Jagdeep Dhankhar and the Governor of Bihar, Rajendra Vishwanath Arlekar, also paid their respects and performed the last rites for their ancestors in Gaya.

Bihar Madrasa teacher booked for raping, impregnating minor

NEW DELHI: A horrifying incident has been reported from Bihar’s Saharsa, involving a Madarsa teacher who allegedly sexually assaulted a minor girl within a mosque over an extended period. The situation remained undisclosed until it was discovered that the victim was pregnant. Following the victim’s complaint on October 9, the accused has been taken into […]