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Tag Archives: Nitish Kumar

JD-U meets EC, stakes claim over party symbol

  New Delhi: A Janata Dal-United (JD-U) delegation led by party MP R.C.P. Singh on Friday approached the Election Commission (EC) and staked claim over the party symbol, saying former party President Sharad Yadav has no basis to claim the party as his own. Last month Sharad Yadav had also submitted a memorandum to the commission,…

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JD-U not neglected in Modi ministry rejig: Nitish Kumar

  Patna: Janata Dal-United (JD-U) President and Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday refuted claims that his party was neglected in the rejid of the union council of ministers headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Kumar blamed the media for running speculative news that the JD-U would join the union council of ministers that proved…

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RJD disrupts assembly over multi-crore-rupee Srijan scam

  Patna: The Bihar Assembly was adjourned on Tuesday amid uproar by opposition RJD legislators demanding resignation of Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi over the Rs 1,000 crore Srijan scam. Soon after the house assembled, the Rashtriya Janata Dal legislators, with placards in their hands, shouted slogans against the scam…

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Tejashwi, Rabri demand Nitish’s resignation over Srijan scam

  Patna: The opposition RJD on Monday disrupted proceedings in the Bihar assembly, demanding the resignation of Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi for their involvement in Rs 1,000 crore Srijan scam. Soon after the beginning of the monsoon session of the assembly, angry Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) members led by…

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Sharad Yadav faction to approach EC over JD-U symbol

  Patna: The Janata Dal-United (JD-U) faction led by Sharad Yadav is to approach the Election Commission to stake claim over the party symbol ‘arrow’, a party leader said. “We will soon knock on the door of the Election Commission to stake claim over the party symbol ‘arrow’ and inform (people) that the real party is…

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Nitish Kumar-led JD-U faction joins NDA

  Patna: The JD-U faction led by Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Saturday joined the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) at the party’s national executive meeting here. “A resolution that the JD-U will join the BJP-led NDA was unanimously approved in the meeting,” a senior party leader said. According to the leader, Janata Dal-United General Secretary…

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Bihar CM recommends CBI probe into Srijan scam

  Patna: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has recommended a CBI probe into the Rs 1,000 crore Srijan scam in which government funds were transferred to private accounts between 2005 and 2013 when now Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi was the Finance Minister, an official said. An official in the Chief Minister’s Office here said…

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Surprised no Kayastha minister in Bihar: BJP MP

  Patna: Even as Prime Minister Narendra Modi pushes for an end to caste-based politics, an upper caste BJP MP on Monday expressed shock over the party decision to “ignore” his Kayastha community by not inducting any legislator from it in the Nitish Kumar cabinet. “It is a matter of sadness and surprise that not a…

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Patna HC dismisses pleas challenging Nitish government

  Patna: The Patna High Court on Monday dismissed two petitions challenging the formation of a new government by Nitish Kumar’s JD-U along with the BJP, a government lawyer said. After hearing the petitions, the court dismissed them on the ground that the new government was formed as per constitutional process. The court observed that it…

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Nitish Kumar likely to expand cabinet on Saturday

  Patna: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar is likely to expand his cabinet on Saturday, an official said. “Nitish Kumar would induct 16 to 18 ministers in his cabinet,” the official in the chief minister’s office said here. A day after Nitish Kumar won the trust vote in the Bihar assembly, preparations are underway at the…

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