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Bihar CM Nitish Kumar addresses an election meeting at Raghunathpur, in Siwan district, 20 Oct, 2020 | PTI

Who did better, Nitish or Lalu? Bihar debates as CM completes 15 yrs, ‘mixed bag’ say experts

Roads, electricity, law and order, and a crusade against corruption — Nitish Kumar had a sterling reputation in his early years in power. But many say he has faltered recently.
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Outrage as police search bridal rooms at Patna wedding venues for liquor, Nitish defends action

Days after Bihar CM decided to penalise officers for not implementing Prohibition, Patna police teams raided over 50 marriage halls. No confirmation of any seizures or arrests.
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar speak to media at Jai Prakash Narayan airport in August 2021 | ANI

Prohibition 2.0? Bihar SHOs & chowkidars face 10-yr suspension for liquor trade on their turf

Bihar CM Nitish Kumar held a marathon review meeting with top officials and ministers Tuesday following Oppn flak for deaths of over 40 people who consumed spurious liquor,
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Nitish govt needs to learn from hooch tragedies. Prohibition, punishing officials are no solution

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Why Nitish, who mocked spurious liquor deaths, is now set to review Bihar’s Prohibition laws

A spate of deaths due to consumption of spurious liquor has put the chief minister in a spot, forcing him to promise a crackdown on the problem.
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This is how Bihar CM Nitish Kumar is looking to regain his anti-corruption crusader tag

In his first stint in 2005, Nitish Kumar had forged image of an anti-corruption crusader. The first 2 years of his rule show 122 cases filed against officials accepting bribes.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi | PTI Photo

Modi gives parties ‘patient hearing’ at caste census meeting, but demand poses dilemma for BJP

A delegation of 10 parties, led by Bihar CM Nitish Kumar of JD(U), met PM Narendra Modi Monday to demand a caste census. Tejashwi Yadav of RJD was part of delegation too.
From Left to right - Bihar CM Nitish Kumar and PM Narendra Modi at a rally in Patna | Photo: Praveen Jain | ThePrint

PM Modi didn’t deny caste census and heard everyone, says Nitish Kumar after meet

CM Nitish Kumar, Tejashwi Yadav and representatives from other parties including BJP met Prime Minister Modi Monday and made a strong push in support of nationwide caste-based census.
From Left to right - Bihar CM Nitish Kumar and PM Narendra Modi at a rally in Patna | Photo: Praveen Jain | ThePrint

Why Nitish Kumar’s meet with PM Modi on caste-based census has Bihar BJP divided

An all-party delegation from Bihar, led by CM Nitish Kumar, will meet PM Modi to discuss caste census. The BJP, which till now has rejected the demand for a census, is in a dilemma.

How a ‘brother’ broke rank over Pegasus, and Rahul Gandhi’s cycle protest

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Bezos, Branson & Musk — Are billionaires popularising space travel or just on an ego trip?

Jeff Bezos will travel to the edge of space in his New Shepard aircraft — more than a week after billionaire Richard Branson defeated him in a fast developing space race.