nitish kumar

INDIA meeting on Dec 17, reveals Lalu Prasad Yadav

NEW DELHI: As some of the more prolific leaders of the INDIA bloc elected to skip the December 6 meeting, former Bihar Chief Minister Lalu Prasad Yadav revealed that the meeting has been rescheduled to December 17. While talking to the media, Lalu said, “The meeting will happen on December 17 and we will see […]

US singer slams Bihar CM for ‘vulgar’ remarks on women, urges women to run for office

US singer slams Bihar CM for ‘vulgar’ remarks on women, urges women to run for office

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.

National uproar over ‘cheap minister’ Nitish Kumar’s sexist slurs

NEW DELHI: Following Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar’s sexist and derogatory statement on women’s education being limited to controlling the libido of their husbands, many female leaders trashed his comments calling him “Cheap Minister” and a C-grade cinema inspirant. On the forefront of the scandal, a member of the INDIA-bloc’s Samajwadi Party’s spokesperson, Juhie Singh, […]

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 […]

Nitish rounds up IAS officers over late office arrivals

PATNA: Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar conducted a surprise inspection of government offices in the state secretariat in Patna on Wednesday to check upon the daily workings of the administration. Kumar discovered that many officials had yet not arrived in the office during his visit. He rounded up every official who was inside the secretariat […]

JDU gears up for 2024 polls as Amit Shah plans Bihar visit

PATNA/NEW DELHI: Amidst discussions surrounding a potential name change for the country and the successful conclusion of the G20 Summit, the Janata Dal (United) has sprung into action, convening a special party meeting to deliberate on the upcoming 2024 Lok Sabha elections. In a bid to counter the imminent visit of Union home minister Amit […]