Bihar Chief Minister

  • Former Bihar chief minister Satish Prasad Singh quits BJP 28-03-2014 03:10 PM

    Satish Prasad Singh, who served a mere five days as the Bihar chief minister, said on Friday that he had resign from the BJP, a party to which he switched last year after a long stint in the Congress, to protest against denial of proper representation to the Kushwaha community...
  • Nitish Kumar inaugurates power projects worth Rs 12,000 crore 22-02-2014 09:39 PM

    Inaugurating various power projects valued at Rs 12,000 crore, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Saturday vowed not to seek vote in 2015 Assembly elections if he failed to improve power condition in the state. Work was going on at warfooting to improve power distribution and transmission system, Kumar said...
  • Nitish Kumar reviews atrocities against SC/STs in the state 07-02-2014 05:52 PM

    Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Friday directed for time-bound compilation of injury report to check incidents of atrocities against the SC/ST people in Bihar as well to ensure expeditious probe in such matters. Presiding over a state-level vigilance and monitoring committee under the Scheduled Castes and Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities)...
  • HC asks petitioner to be specific against Nitish 19-01-2014 08:25 AM

    Jharkhand High Court on Saturday asked a petitioner, who has sought to make Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and JD(U) leader Shivanand Tiwari accused in the Rs 950 crore fodder scam, to spell out specific points on which he wanted a probe against them. Hearing the PIL and a counter...
  • Bihar keeps tobacco out of tax net 16-10-2013 08:20 PM

    Patna: The Bihar government Tuesday decided to keep raw chewing tobacco out of the tax net to help farmers who grow tobacco in the state. The decision to keep tobacco free from tax was taken at a state cabinet meeting presided over by Chief Minister Nitish Kumar. Recently, a delegation...
  • Nitish Kumar makes fun of 'tweeting' politicians 03-09-2013 12:04 AM

    In an apparent dig at BJP leaders like Narendra Modi for using Twitter to score points, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday said they were turning the sweet chirping of birds (dictionary meaning of twitter) into the jarring sounds of politics. "The dictionary meaning of twitter is the chirping...
  • Fodder scam: SC rejects Lalu’s plea for transfer of CBI judge 13-08-2013 06:59 PM

    New Delhi: In a big blow to RJD chief Lalu Prasad, the Supreme Court on Tuesday rejected his plea for the transfer of the Special CBI judge hearing the 1996 fodder scam case against him in Jharkhand and asked the trial court to pronounce the verdict expeditiously. It also questioned...
  • Bring corporates under RTI Act: Nitish Kumar 15-10-2011 08:15 PM

    New Delhi: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar feels that the corporates and the private sector should be brought under the ambit of the Right to Information Act as public invests through shares in them and suffers when their fortunes sink. Addressing the annual convention of Central Information Commission in New...
  • Nitish lashes out at Congress over 2G scam 20-12-2010 05:47 PM

    Patna: In his first attack on Congress after NDA's landslide victory in Bihar, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday lashed out at Congress for its 'recalcitrance' on a JPC probe into the 2G spectrum allocations and accused the party of creating political polarisation on terrorism. "Terrorism of any kind is...
  • Maoist issue: Nitish holds high-level meeting 02-09-2010 10:20 PM

    Patna: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Thursday held a high-level meeting with top officials at his official residence after reports that Maoists had killed one of four abducted policemen. The Bihar Police Chief has said there is no truth in the Maoist claim of having killed a policeman. Meeting...