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Nitish Kumar: Indian politician
Nitish Kumar is an Indian politician, who is serving as 22nd Chief Minister of Bihar, a state in India, since 2015 and has served in that role on five previous occasions. He has also served as a minister in the Union Government of India.

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Watch: RJD MLAs create ruckus in Bihar Assembly ahead of Speaker's election [Video]

Watch: RJD MLAs create ruckus in Bihar Assembly ahead of Speaker's election

Ahead of the voting for the post of Speaker post, RJD MLAs created ruckus in Bihar Vidhan Sabha on November 25. RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav showed rulebook to pro-tem Speaker Jitan Ram Manjhi. During the..

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Bihar Speaker’s election: RJD MLAs create ruckus over Nitish Kumar’s presence [Video]

Bihar Speaker’s election: RJD MLAs create ruckus over Nitish Kumar’s presence

Massive ruckus was witnessed in the Bihar Assembly during the election for the post of Speaker. RJD MLAs led by Tejashwi Yadav objected to the presence of Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and minister Ashok..

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Watch: JDU MLCs reach Bihar Assembly in 'pollution-free' vintage car [Video]

Watch: JDU MLCs reach Bihar Assembly in 'pollution-free' vintage car

Two JDU MLCs arrived at the Bihar Legislative Assembly in a vintage car. The MLCs were Sanjay Kumar Jha and Devesh Chandra Thakur. They reached Bihar Assembly on Monday to attend its first session...

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8 newly-elected MLCs take oath in Patna [Video]

8 newly-elected MLCs take oath in Patna

Eight newly-elected members of State Legislative Council took oath in Bihar's Patna on November 22. The oath ceremony took place in presence of state Chief Minister Nitish Kumar.

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Watch: Chhath Puja concludes, devotees offer prayers to the rising sun [Video]

Watch: Chhath Puja concludes, devotees offer prayers to the rising sun

Devotees gathered to offer morning prayers to the rising sun on last day of Chhath Puja. Most people stuck to the traditional practice of offering prayers at river banks. Devotees flouted the..

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Watch: Bihar, Bengal CM celebrate Chhath Puja; devotees at ghats [Video]

Watch: Bihar, Bengal CM celebrate Chhath Puja; devotees at ghats

Thousands of devotees assembled at Assi Ghat on Friday in Varanasi to celebrate Chhath Puja. People were seen wearing traditional attires and offered prayers at the ghats. This year, the festival is..

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CM Nitish Kumar celebrates Chhath Puja at his residence [Video]

CM Nitish Kumar celebrates Chhath Puja at his residence

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar took part in Chhath Puja celebrations at his residence in Patna. Devotees across country flocked to ghats to offer prayers on 3rd day of Chhath Puja.

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JD(U) leaders take oath as Bihar Cabinet Ministers [Video]

JD(U) leaders take oath as Bihar Cabinet Ministers

JD(U) leaders Vijay Kumar Choudhary, Bijendra Prasad Yadav, Ashok Choudhary, and Mewa Lal Choudhary take oath as Cabinet Ministers of Bihar. Vijay Kumar Choudhary served as speaker of Bihar Legislative..

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NDA will work together and serve people: CM Nitish after taking oath [Video]

NDA will work together and serve people: CM Nitish after taking oath

After taking oath as Bihar Chief Minister for the seventh time, Nitish Kumar on November 16 said that NDA will work together and serve the people. "Based on the public's decision, NDA has once again..

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NDA govt will complete tenure and will take Bihar forward: Devendra Fadnavis [Video]

NDA govt will complete tenure and will take Bihar forward: Devendra Fadnavis

Bihar BJP election in-charge Devendra Fadnavis on November 16 said that Bihar's newly elected government will complete its tenure years and will take state forward. "We are very happy. NDA got an..

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Bihar: Nitish Kumar's 7th CM oath; RJD boycotts event alleging poll fraud [Video]

Bihar: Nitish Kumar's 7th CM oath; RJD boycotts event alleging poll fraud

Janata Dal (United) chief Nitish Kumar took oath as the Chief Minister of Bihar for the seventh time on November 16. This will be Kumar's fourth consecutive term at the helm of the state government...

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Mangal Pandey, Amarendra Pratap take oath as Bihar Cabinet Ministers [Video]

Mangal Pandey, Amarendra Pratap take oath as Bihar Cabinet Ministers

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders Mangal Pandey and Amarendra Pratap Singh take oath as Bihar Cabinet Ministers. Pandey was the Health Minister in the earlier cabinet. Earlier, Nitish Kumar took..

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'BJP raped and robbed mandate, Nitish result of that': RJD's Jagdanand Singh [Video]

'BJP raped and robbed mandate, Nitish result of that': RJD's Jagdanand Singh

Rashtriya Janata Dal decided to boycott chief minister swearing-in ceremony, speaking on this Bihar RJD president Jagdanand Singh in a scathing remark said, "Bharatiya Janata Party raped and robbed..

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HM Shah to attend swearing-in ceremony of CM-designate Nitish Kumar [Video]

HM Shah to attend swearing-in ceremony of CM-designate Nitish Kumar

Home Minister and BJP leader Amit Shah arrived at party office in Patna on Nov 16. He will the swearing-in ceremony of CM-designate Nitish Kumar. Nitish Kumar will take oath as the Chief Minister of..

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'Big responsibility': Renu Devi on being asked if she will take oath as Bihar's Deputy CM [Video]

'Big responsibility': Renu Devi on being asked if she will take oath as Bihar's Deputy CM

There are indications that Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders Renu Devi and Tarkishore Prasad will take oath as Deputy Chief Ministers of Bihar on November 16. "It is a big responsibility. If people..

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Sushil Modi claims Lalu Prasad trying to poach NDA MLAs in Bihar in bid to topple Nitish Kumar government

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RJD offers CM Nitish Kumar to join Mahagathbandhan, says NDA government not stable

Gami further said that the NDA has won the Bihar assembly election by fraud but it will not help them to form a stable government.
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JD(U) sights corruption charges against Tejashwi Yadav, says should not become leader of Opposition

After Mewa Lal Chaudhary resigned over corruption allegation, Tejashwi took on Nitish Kumar for making a "corrupt person" education minister.
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Work in all earnest as you still have opportunity: Nitish Kumar to JD(U) workers

A day after taking oath as the Bihar chief minister for the seventh time, Nitish Kumar met his Janata Dal (United) workers on Tuesday and asked them not to be disheartened by their diminished..
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Nitish allocates portfolios, keeps home, gives Tarkishore finance

A day after taking oath for a new term along with his ministerial colleagues, Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar on Tuesday allocated portfolios among them, keeping with himself home, general..
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Nitish Kumar's new cabinet - Check full list of ministers, portfolios

Nitish Kumar has kept the home department to himself, while the new deputy chief minister Tarkishore has been given the departments previously held bu Sushil Modi.
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Bihar cabinet's first meeting today, Nitish Kumar likely to distribute portfolios

A total of 10 new faces have been included in Nitish Kumar's cabinet, who will attend the meeting for the first time.
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Nitish admits he will miss Sushil Kumar Modi in new cabinet

After taking oath as the chief minister of Bihar here on Monday, Nitish Kumar said he is missing his trusted colleague Sushil Kumar Modi in the new cabinet.
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Who is Renu Devi? Know more about Bihar's first woman Deputy Chief Minister

Renu Devi belongs to the Nonia community which is classified as an Extremely Backward Class (EBC) and is considered to be a strong vote bank of Nitish Kumar's Janata Dal United.
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Fadnavis hails Nitish Kumar after he takes oath as Bihar CM

Maharashtra BJP leader Devendra Fadnavis on Monday congratulated JD(U) president Nitish Kumar after the latter took oath as Bihar's chief minister for the seventh time in two decades.
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Nitish Kumar: Masterful craftsman of realpolitick who believes politics is the art of possible


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Nitish Kumar takes oath as Bihar Chief Minister for 4th straight term

Nitish Kumar's new deputies - BJP's Tarkishore Prasad and Renu Devi were also sworn in on Monday.
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Bihar: RJD to boycott swearing-in ceremony of Nitish Kumar

Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Tejashwi Yadav will not attend the oath-taking ceremony of Bihar Chief Minister-designate Nitish Kumar scheduled to be held in Patna today.
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Nitish's close aide Vijay Chaudhary to take oath today; here are other potential ministers in Bihar cabinet

Vijay Chaudhary is a close aide of Nitish Kumar and has been in the government earlier as well. He became the Speaker of the Legislative Assembly in 2015.
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Nitish unanimously elected as leader of NDA in Bihar; to return as CM

The NDA in Bihar on Sunday unanimously elected Nitish Kumar as its leader in the state legislature, paving the way for his return as Chief Minister for the fourth consecutive term.
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Nitish Kumar elected NDA leader; set to return as Bihar CM for fourth consecutive term

The National Democratic Alliance (NDA) on Sunday elected Nitish Kumar as their leader at a meeting in Patna. Kumar is set to return as the Chief Minister of Bihar for the fourth straight term.
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Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar resigns, know why

Nitish Kumar said people have given the mandate to NDA and it will form the government."I have made no claim, the decision will be taken by NDA, he said when asked who will the chief minister.
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Bihar analysis: How PM Modi's goodwill ensured next tenure of not-so-popular Nitish as state CM

How did Brand Modi save Nitish Kumar from being expelled from the Chief Minister's office?
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Central welfare schemes, EBC backing for Nitish saw NDA through in tight race

The utility of direct benefit and bank transfers, lack of a credible alternative despite Tejashwi Yadav’s energetic campaign and promise of jobs and the EBCs backing chief minister Nitish Kumar saw..
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Modi endorses Nitish ‘leadership’, but BJP may seek more berths from JD(U)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s unambiguous support for a fresh term for Bihar CM Nitish Kumar may have cleared the way for the latter to start his sixth term, but details regarding the new..
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Bihar Election Result Analysis: Chirag Paswan hails PM Modi, says Nitish Kumar won because of him

Chirag, who left NDA just before the polls, said that the voters in the state have expressed their faith in PM Modi.
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If Nitish becomes Bihar CM, credit goes to Shiv Sena: Saamana

Praising RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav for giving a "spirited fight" in the Bihar assembly polls, the Shiv Sena on Wednesday needled the BJP saying that if Nitish Kumar retains the post of chief minister..
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BJP tops with 66% strike rate, will get more power play

A Narendra Modi-fired NDA was on course to claw out a slender win in Bihar, beating back a spirited challenge from Tejashwi Yadav in a contest which marked the coming-of-age-party of the young RJD..
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Bihar Election Results 2020 live updates: Chirag Paswan's game pulls Nitish Kumar to third place

Bihar Election Results 2020 live updates: Nitish Kumar's could have been the single-largest party if every candidate had not had to contend with an opponent from Chirag Paswan's LJP.
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Will 'silent voters' swing odds in favour and help Nitish to retain his throne?

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar is banking on the silent voters who can swing the odds in his favour in the Bihar Assembly election results 2020.
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With BJP emerging as single-largest party, will Nitish Kumar still become Chief Minister of Bihar?

Early trends have shown that BJP has got more seats than JDU, but will Nitish Kumar still be the Bihar?
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Bihar elections: RJD accuses Nitish Kumar of vote manipulation

Ahead of the counting day on November 10, Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) on Monday released a video on Twitter, claiming that incumbent chief minister Nitish Kumar is trying to manipulate the votes.
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Republic TV Jan ki Baat Exit poll result: Tejashwi Yadav trumps Nitish Kumar

This time AAJ TAK exit poll, ABP News exit poll, Republic India exit poll, India TV exit poll, News 24 Exit poll, News Nation Exit poll, and News18 Exit Poll are being released.
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Third phase of Bihar polls to confirm Nitish Kumar will never become CM again: Chirag Paswan


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'Last election' appeal means Nitish Kumar is seeking 'mercy' for his non-performance: Chidambaram

Congress leader P Chidambaram on Thursday claimed Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar has conceded defeat by declaring the ongoing state assembly polls as the last election he is contesting.
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'All's well that ends well': Nitish Kumar says Bihar Assembly election is his last election

The JD(U) chief said, "Remember, today is the last day of campaigning and the day after tomorrow is the election...This is my last election...all's well that ends well."
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Bihar elections 2020: Nitish Kumar rubbishes talk of evicting citizens out of country

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar Wednesday dismissed apprehensions among a section of the society that some people might be deported out of the country in the event of implementation of new..
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NDA in Bihar has met people's needs, it will meet their aspirations: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday dismissed suggestions of anti- incumbency against the Nitish Kumar government in Bihar, asserting that the NDA had spent the last decade meeting the people's..
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Nitish Kumar will never become CM again after Nov 10: Chirag Paswan

Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) President Chirag Paswan on Tuesday said that Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar will never become the CM again, after November 10. "You can get me to give you in writing that..
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Bihar Assembly Election 2020: Tejashwi, Tej Pratap in fray for phase 2 polling on Tuesday

The 31-year-old Tejashwi Yadav is hoping to cash in on the anti-incumbency factor against the Nitish Kumar government.
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Nitish Kumar's credibility is completely destroyed : Tejashwi Yadav


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Tejashwi can't even spell 'Cabinet' while Nitish Kumar is qualified engineer: Ashwini Choubey


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Sena, Congress attack BJP for 'silence' over Munger firing

The Shiv Sena on Friday hit out at the BJP for its "silence" on the firing on people during Durga idol immersion in Munger in Bihar, where the latter is in power along with the Nitish Kumar-led JD(U).
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Nitish Kumar will ditch BJP to join RJD after poll results: Chirag Paswan


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Bihar Assembly Elections 2020: First phase of voting to be held today

The Opposition led by RJD is leaving no stone unturned to unseat Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, who is eyeing his fourth term.
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'PM Modi also has six siblings', Tejashwi retorts back at Nitish Kumar's 8-9 children jibe

In a sharp response to CM Nitish Kumar’s jibe at his parents Lalu Prasad and Rabri Devi for having “eight to nine children and no faith in their daughters”, RJD leader and Mahagathbandhan’s CM..
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Never expected Nitish Kumar to stoop so low: Chirag Paswan on his viral video

In poll-bound Bihar, footage from a video showing Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) president Chirag Paswan prepping for a speech in front of a photograph of his late father Ram Vilas Paswan has gone viral on..
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Bihar Election 2020: Jail right place for Nitish Kumar, says Chirag Paswan

While responding to a question by the media, the LJP Chief spoke of corruption in the 'Saat Nishchay' (seven resolves) scheme of Chief Minister Nitish Kumar.
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Nitish faces protest at public meeting; slams RJD

A slipper was flung towards chief minister Nitish Kumar by some protestors while he was going towards his helicopter after completing speech at an election meeting in Sakra in Muzaffarpur district, but..
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Bihar elections: Campaigning for first phase of polls to end today, Nitish Kumar, Smriti Irani to hold rallies

Top leaders of both the alliances are making a last-ditch effort to woo the voters as only one day is left for campaigning for the first phase of elections.
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BJP posters leave out Nitish Kumar, spark row on polls eve

Curiously, the dropping of Nitish’s photo has also happened three days ahead of PM Modi’s second leg of electioneering on October 28 — he will address physical rallies at Patna, Darbhanga and..
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Bihar Assembly Election 2020: People of Bihar 'hate' Nitish Kumar, says RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav

Yadav reminded that the Bihar elections this time is not about caste, creed and religion but about the youth and unemployment in the state.
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Nitish refrains from speaking anything against Chirag or LJP

Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar on Saturday addressed a poll rally in LJP founder Ram Vilas Paswan's native Alauli assembly seat but refrained from speaking anything either against the party or its..
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Lalu coming out on bail on November 9, Nitish's farewell next day: Tejashwi

Tejashwi Yadav Friday asserted his father and party supremo Lalu Prasad will come out of jail on November 9 after securing bail in a fodder scam case, and Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar will have..
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