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Nitish's past detractors made deputies in new realignment

India, Jan. 29 -- Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar will now have two of his loudest detractors -Samrat Choudhary and Vijay Kumar Sinha- as his deputies, an equation which political observers said mig... Read More


The ambitions of Rashtriya Janata Dal's chief Lalu Prasad Yadav - and his family members

India, Jan. 27 -- On July 25, 1997, a wet-eyed homemaker from a humble village background went to the Raj Bhawan wearing slippers. Within hours, she was sworn in as Bihar's chief minister, even as her... Read More


CM may skip Rahul's Purnea rally

PATNA, Jan. 26 -- Amid the political flux in Bihar owing to unease between RJD and JD(U) in the Grand Alliance government and speculations of realignment of JD(U) and BJP, there are indications that C... Read More


Speculation about JD(U)'s return to NDA continues

India, Jan. 26 -- The speculation about the return of Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar's Janata Dal (United) or JD(U) to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) contin... Read More


There is confusion in Bihar, says RJD. Not in Nitish Kumar's mind, JD(U) responds

India, Jan. 26 -- Speculation about the return of Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar's Janata Dal (United) or JD(U) to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) continued ... Read More


Caste survey forced Centre's hand: Tejashwi

PATNA, Jan. 25 -- Deputy chief minister Tejashwi Prasad Yadav on Wednesday expressed happiness over the decision to confer Bharat Ratna on former Bihar chief minister Karpoori Thakur but said the Cent... Read More


Caste survey forced Centre's hand: Tejashwi

PATNA, Jan. 25 -- Deputy chief minister Tejashwi Prasad Yadav on Wednesday expressed happiness over the decision to confer Bharat Ratna on former Bihar chief minister Karpoori Thakur but said the Cent... Read More


JD-U rues Cong's 'lack of drive' in leading INDIA bloc

PATNA, Jan. 24 -- Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar's JD-U on Tuesday expressed concern about the "missing vigour" on the part of INDIA bloc in fighting against the BJP-led NDA. JD-U spokesperson K C... Read More


Urban bypolls on Jan 22

PATNA, Jan. 21 -- Bypolls for 17 vacant posts in urban local bodies (ULBs) in 12 districts of Bihar will be held on January 22, according to officials in the State Election Commission (SEC). The vaca... Read More


Bihar parties bet big on Karpoori Jayanti to woo EBCs

PATNA, Jan. 19 -- The birth anniversary of former Bihar chief minister Karpoori Thakur on January 24 is set to be a mega political event in the state capital with both the ruling grand alliance consti... Read More