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RJD Asks BJP To Withdraw Support From Nitish Govt Over Liquor Ban Failure

Nov 25, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

While the BJP MLAs are blaming the Nitish Kumar government for the failure in liquor ban implementation in Bihar, the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) National General Secretary Alok Mehta has asked the BJP to withdraw support from the state government if its leaders are unhappy with it.

Over 500 Industrial Units Set Up In Bihar Under Nitish Kumar, More In The Pipeline

Nov 22, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Speaking at a press conference here after inaugurating Bihar Pavilion at the India International Trade Fair in Pragati Maidan, the minister said the State Investment Promotion Board (SIPB) has received investment proposals worth Rs 36,694 crore.


In The Aftermath Of PM's Announcement Of The Repealing Of Farm Laws, Lalu Accuses Modi Govt For Creating An Environment Of Mistrust, While Nitish Refuses To Comment

"The PM in his announcement elaborated that the Acts were for the benefit of the farmers but the Centre could not convince a section of them": Nitish Kumar

Bypoll Results A Big Shot In Nitish Kumar’s Arm; Lalu And Congress Cut A Sorry Figure In Bihar

Nov 03, 2021 Giridhar Jha

In Kusheshwar Ashtan, JD-U candidate Aman Kumar Hazari defeated his nearest RJD rival Ganesh Bharti by a margin of 12,685 votes while Arun Kumar of RJD lost to Rajeev Kumar Singh of the ruling party by 1,722 votes in Tarapur.


'He Can Get Me Shot', Says Nitish Kumar In Response To Lalu's Viisarjan' Remark

By-poll rivalry in Bihar heated up after RJD president Lalu Prasad commented that he will ensure the 'visarjan' (immersion) of Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar in October 30 by-elections.

21 October, 2021

Akhilesh’s Strategy: Wean Back Most Backward Castes From BJP, But Will That Be Easy?

Vikas Pathak

Observers feel that the smaller OBC castes, which were earlier with SP in significant numbers and shifted to the BSP to a reasonable extent in 2007, gradually shifted to the BJP over the last seven years.


09 September, 2021

Not Aware About Nitish Kumar Attending Haryana Rally: JD(U)

Outlook Web Desk

The proposed rally at Jind, for which invitations have also been sent to regional heavyweights including Mamata Banerjee and Sharad Pawar is touted as the precursor to the formation of a ‘Third Front’.


09 September, 2021

Will Chirag-Tejashwi Succeed Where Ram Vilas Paswan-Lalu Yadav Failed In Bihar?

Giridhar Jha

Lok Janskahti Party’s embattled leader Chirag and RJD scion Tejashwi have declined to attach political significance to their previous meeting but it is being seen as a step closer to a possible alliance.


03 September, 2021

JD-U MLA Seen Walking In Underwear On Train Has Eyed Berth In Nitish Kumar Ministry For Long

Giridhar Jha

The Gopalpur MLA Narendra Kumar Neeraj has since offered an explanation by saying he was wearing only the undergarments because he had an upset stomach during the journey. “I had to rush to the toilet,” he said later.


30 August, 2021

Caste-Based Census: Why ‘Bharat Jodo’ Spirit, ‘Casteless India’ Vision Should Inspire Our Actions

Suman K Jha

The Bihar developments, with echoes in other states, have given rise to an interesting debate on social justice, affirmative action, merit, and age-old caste-based inequalities.


24 August, 2021

'We Are Firmly With The NDA, No Question Of Joining Opposition': JD(U)

Preetha Nair

'We are with the NDA and its unanimous candidate is Mr. Modi. We are very comfortable in the NDA alliance and there is no question of joining forces with the opposition parties', said KC Tyagi


24 August, 2021

'We Are Firmly With The NDA, No Question Of Joining Opposition': JD(U)

Preetha Nair

'We are with the NDA and its unanimous candidate is Mr. Modi. We are very comfortable in the NDA alliance and there is no question of joining forces with the opposition parties' said KC Tyagi


23 August, 2021

Modi-Nitish Kumar Meeting: Will The BJP Give Nod To Caste Census in Bihar?

Giridhar Jha

Bihar CM Nitish Kumar led a delegation of ten parties to impress upon the Prime Minister the need for a caste census to ameliorate the condition of the underdeveloped and marginalised sections of society.


23 August, 2021

Nitish Urges PM Modi For Caste Census In Bihar, Tejashwi Wants Count Across India

Outlook Web Bureau

A caste-based census will help in formulating various development plans effectively, Nitish Kumar said.


22 August, 2021

Bihar CM Nitish Kumar To Lead Delegation Meeting PM Modi On Monday

Outlook Web Desk

The meeting is scheduled in the first half of Monday. Those who will be joining him include the leader of the opposition Tejashwi Yadav.


20 August, 2021

Is Nitish Planning Another U-Turn, Or Is He Jittery About Bihar?

Bhavna Vij-Aurora

After breaking ranks with the BJP on issues such as caste-based census and demand for a probe into the Pegasus snooping, Nitish Kumar is set to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi with a delegation from Bihar.


12 August, 2021

‘Rajnath Singh Promised Caste Census In 2018, Why Backtrack Now?' NDA Allies Up The Ante

Preetha Nair

The central government’s negative response to a caste-based census has angered its important constituents


09 August, 2021

Demand For Caste Census Is Not A Political Issue, But Social: Bihar CM Nitish Kumar

Outlook Web Bureau

'I have learnt that my letter had reached the Prime Minister’s Office on August 4. I am looking forward to a response', said Nitish Kumar.


Photo Gallery

Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) spokesperson Rakesh Tikait at Ghazipur border after a bill to cancel the three contentious farm laws was passed during the Winter Session of the Parliament, in New Delhi.

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Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar during the Winter Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/Kamal Singh

India's captain Ajinkya Rahane speaks to on field umpires as after they stopped play at the end of the fifth day their first test cricket match with New Zealand in Kanpur.

AP Photo/Altaf Qadri

New Zealand's Ajaz Patel is beaten by a delivery bowled by India's Ravindra Jadeja during the day five of their first test cricket match in Kanpur.

AP Photo/Altaf Qadri

India's players celebrate the wicket of New Zealand's Tim Southee during the day five of their first test cricket match with New Zealand in Kanpur.

AP Photo/Altaf Qadri
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