Tuesday, 24 May, 2022
TopicNitish Kumar

Topic: Nitish Kumar

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.

Why Nitish replaced RCP Singh as JD(U) president after his induction as Union minister

At a national executive meeting of the JD(U) Saturday, Nitish Kumar appointed MP Rajiv Ranjan Singh, aka Lalan Singh, as party national president.

Rajiv ‘Lalan’ Singh replaces RCP Singh as national president of JD (U)

Singh was elected new JD(U) president at the National Executive meeting chaired by Bihar chief minister and party leader Nitish Kumar in Delhi Saturday.

Nitish Kumar has agreed to take up issue of caste census with PM Modi, Tejashwi Yadav claims

The Centre's recent statement that a caste-based census would include only STs and SCs has triggered fresh demand for inclusion of OBCs, who dominate the political scenario in Bihar.

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Golden Temple

What Akal Takht must know about harmonium and music before banishing it from Golden Temple

In an era where India’s past and ‘purity’ are constantly being dug up and debated, the humble harmonium has become the latest victim.

World’s $300 trillion in debt. Here’s what it means for services like health, education

To meet debt payments, at least 100 countries will have to reduce spending on essential services, the IMF estimates.

Defence

Boeing's F/A-18 Super Hornet pulls off its first successful launch from a ski-jump at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, US | Photo credit: Boeing

2 American Super Hornets in India as Boeing looks to showcase fighters for Navy deal

Navy looking at about 26 multi-role deck-based fighters for its aircraft carrier. Visit by Super Hornets comes close on heels of similar trip by competitor Rafale M of Dassault Aviation.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.
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