Thursday, 6 October, 2022
TopicNitish Kumar

Topic: Nitish Kumar

Nitish Kumar rejects return of ‘jungle raj’ in Bihar; promises development ‘greater than ever before’

The JD(U)’s de facto leader reacted with obvious displeasure when asked about outbursts of MLA Bima Bharti, who was livid over the re-induction of colleague Leshi Singh in the cabinet.

Did Bihar law minister skip court warrant in abduction case on oath day? Nitish claims ignorance

RJD minister Kartik Singh says court ordered no coercive action against him till 1 September. BJP claims CM Nitish Kumar allowed induction of 'tainted' ministers.

Karnataka’s worsening politics of hate exposes fecklessness of CM Bommai’s rule

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Nitish Kumar to expand ‘Mahagathbandhan’ cabinet today, most members from new partner RJD

The new government will be expanded nearly a week after Bihar CM Nitish Kumar broke the BJP-led alliance and formed an alliance with RJD and Congress.

Why Nitish Kumar is Congress’ best bet for 2024 elections, despite a predictable outcome

First Bihari and a Kurmi PM candidate could put BJP’s potential allies in Bihar and Apna Dal’s Anupriya Patel in Uttar Pradesh on a sticky wicket.

Decline in popularity main reason why Nitish Kumar snapped ties with BJP, says Sushil Modi

He is unstable and unpredictable, and his agenda is to break the RJD, says Bihar CM’s once close friend in an interview.

How opposition can summon lost MLAs with ‘black magic’ & Bihar is just what the doctor ordered

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In Bihar, both BJP and Nitish Kumar camp happy. But ‘Sushashan Babu’ has invited trouble

The so-called ‘secular’ parties have found a new leader in Nitish Kumar after they lost Shiv Sena’s Uddhav Thackeray. But his folly is clear.

‘Nitish PM material’: JD(U)’s Upendra Kushwaha says BJP lying about his ‘V-P ambition’

Kushwaha says Bihar 'hasn't yet had chance to elect a PM'. But he denies that there's a deal with RJD for Nitish Kumar to move to Parliament in 2024 so Tejashwi Yadav can be CM.

Nitish in Delhi, Tejashwi as Bihar CM — RJD’s 2024 plan after fresh JD(U) tie-up

RJD leaders believe that, in his second stint as CM Nitish’s deputy, Tejashwi will be more assertive, unlike the previous tenure when his father, Lalu Prasad, was taking all the decisions.

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Ukraine crisis gave auto sector a crude shock. See how India is responding

The PLI scheme as well as other sops for manufacturing, show that despite some public missteps, government is trying to coax manufacturing into India.

Indian refiners scout for oil deals ahead of EU ban on Russian crude imports

European Union ban on Russian crude imports from 5 Dec will drive European refiners to buy more Middle East oil, putting them in competition with Asian buyers.

Defence

File photo of a BrahMos firing by a Su-30 MKI | Credit: IAF

IAF to increase Sukhois armed with BrahMos supersonic cruise missile with over 500km-range

The IAF currently has 40 SU-30 MKI with BrahMos, the only supersonic cruise missile in the world.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.
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