Nitish Kumar’s exit weakens Indi-alliance

Nitish Kumar’s exit has raised doubts about the sincerity and the commitment of the other leaders and parties in the Indi-alliance and has made the people question the reliability and the longevity of the alliance.

No one should interfere in religious matters, says Nitish Kumar on Ramcharitmanas row

Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Tuesday said that no one should interfere in matters of faith and religion and that all religions should be equally respected

Ramcharitmanas row: Tejashwi defends Minister’s freedom of speech; RJD-JDU split deepens

A day after Tejashwi Yadav defended Chandrashekhar's controversial remarks on Ramcharatimanas as a matter of freedom of speech. JDU on Monday stepped up its demand for an apology

JDU leaders recite Ramcharitmanas to protest against Chandrashekhar’s comments

The controversial remarks made by Bihar education minister Professor Chandrasekhar on Ramcharitmanas has resulted in a major crisis within the ruling Mahagathbandhan

Chorus against toddy ban grows in Bihar after Mahagathbandhan’s bypoll debacle

After the Mahagathbandhan’s defeat in the Kurhani Assembly bypolls, there has been a renewed demand to lift the ban on the sale and consumption of toddy, a natural intoxicant beverage extracted from various species of palm tree – that serves a source of income for lakhs of people in Bihar. Toddy is an alcoholic drink […]

‘Nitish Wants Tejaswi To Take Lead In Bihar But Mahagathbandhan’s Consent Necessary’

Former Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi says there should be a coordination committee meeting to discuss Bihar deputy CM Tejaswi Yadav’s promotion. On Monday Chief Minister of Bihar, Nitish Kumar had hinted at pushing Yadav to the forefront of Bihar politics so that the 32-year-old can have more responsibilities in running the state. This […]

Miffed With KCR’s National Ambition, RaGa Rules Out Alliance With TRS

While Congress leader Rahul Gandhi aims to spread the message of unity and love through his Bharat Jodo Yatra, his latest comments made clear he had no intention of either being united or extending love for TRS and KCR. Rahul Gandhi took a jibe at Telangana CM KCR while ruling out any possibility of alliance […]

Speculation Rife Over Pawan Varma Rejoining JD (U) As He Meets Nitish

Former diplomat and JD (U) national general secretary Pawan Varma met Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday sparking speculation that he may join the JD (U). Varma was expelled from the party in 2020 for questioning Kumar over his “ideological clarity” on his ties with Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Bihar. Recently, Kumar severed […]

Behind The Scene: How Nitish’s Call To Sonia Set The Ball Rolling

PATNA: It was on Wednesday that Nitish Kumar took oath as the Chief Minister of Bihar for the eighth time. But sources told The New Indian that the decision to snap ties with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in one of the most important states in the Hindi heartland started in June this year.   […]

Nitish Walks Out Of NDA, BJP Calls It Betrayal

NEW DELHI: Bihar Chief minister Nitish Kumar snapped ties with the Bharatiya Janata Party and submitted his resignation to the governor on Tuesday. “I’ve resigned. Everyone in the party wanted to move out of the NDA. “The Governor has accepted the resignation,” Kumar said in Patna. The BJP called this a betrayal of the 2020 […]