nitish kumar

There Was Great Consensus About NEP: Niti Aayog

NEW DELHI: At the 7th General Council meeting of the NITI Aayog, if there was great consensus about one issue, it was the National Education Policy (NEP), said NITI Aayog in the press conference after the meeting. “If there is one thing about which there was great consensus, it was on the implementation of the […]

JD (U) Issues Notice To RCP Singh For Amassing Property

PATNA: Infighting within the Janata Dal (United) in Bihar has once again come to the fore as the party issued a show cause notice to its senior leader and former Union minister RCP Singh for allegedly amassing huge amounts of property between 2013 and 2022, and not declaring those in his poll affidavits. Singh has […]

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 […]

CBI Raids On Lalu, Message To Nitish?

NEW DELHI: Is the Bharatiya Janata Party worried about the growing bonhomie between its NDA ally and Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and Rashtriya Janata Dal’s Tejashwi, the son of Bihar strongman Lalu Prasad Yadav? There is a growing proximity between Yadav scion and Kumar over the caste-based census. And it was enough to ruffle […]

Bollywood Fleeced Him, Nitish Preserved Him: Mountain Man’s Son Speaks Of Fight, Grit & Honour

NEW DELHI: On a long, winding stretch – overlooked by the towering hills on the right — in Bihar’s Gehlaur, it is hard to miss Dashrath Manjhi’s bust. Manjhi, who once earned the sobriquet of mountain man of India, remains Gehlaur’s mentor, inspiration, guide and friend even 14 years after his death.  After all, the […]

RJD-JDU Slugfest Over Killing Of Bihari Labourers In Kashmir

PATNA/NEW DELHI: A day after two more migrant workers from Bihar were killed in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kulgam, Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar raised his concern over the incident and said that the attacks on the migrants were “intentional”. Kumar also spoke to the Lt Governor Manoj Sinha to share his apprehensions. On Sunday, terrorists […]

Crossfire Ep. 2 | Bihar Faced Violence, Won’t Change Dry Status; Nitish To Serve Full 5 Yrs: Bihar Dy CM

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Tarkishore Prasad replaced Sushil Kumar Modi as the deputy CM of Bihar following the developments that changed Bihar politics scenario in 2020. Since then, Prasad has been actively supporting the JDU alliance CM, Nitish Kumar in the state. Speaking to The New Indian’s Executive Editor Rohan Dua in a special […]