Sunday, 23 January, 2022
TopicNitish Kumar

Topic: Nitish Kumar

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,

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.

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.

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.

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.

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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After caste census & ‘majboori ka CM’, Nitish call for Pegasus probe is latest rift with BJP

Bihar CM Nitish Kumar's demand for a Pegasus probe comes a day after his meeting with INLD chief Om Prakash Chautala, which triggered a lot of interest in political circles.

On Camera

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File photo of students protesting against the reservation in Bandra | Representational image | ANI Photo

Indian drawing room talk on ‘merit’ stands demolished by Supreme Court NEET ruling

Supreme Court's explanation on the constitutional validity of OBC quota in NEET rejects commonly held views of dominant castes who are blind to India's social realities.
A visual representation of the digital Cryptocurrency, Bitcoin alongside US dollars | Photo: Dan Kitwood | Getty Images via Bloomberg

Joe Biden administration set to put itself at centre of US cryptocurrency policy

An executive order is being drafted which will soon set in place a govt strategy empowering US federal agencies to assess risks and opportunities posed by the digital assets.

Defence

German Navy chief Vice Admiral Kay-Achim Schonbach | Twitter: @chiefdeunavy

China ‘not that nice country’, giving money to dictators & killers: German Navy chief in India

Vice Admiral Kay-Achim Schonbach later issued a clarification, saying comments were his 'personal view' and not German defence ministry's, and expressing them was a 'mistake'.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.
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