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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.
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 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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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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