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Business Standard India
How Bihar's poorest women are changing their lives, with a little helpJeevika with these gains, but they do coincide with the launch of the project i
Business Standard India / Posted 6 hours ago
Jeevika with these gains, but they do coincide with the launch of the project in 2007. “Women’s agenda is critical for Nitish Kumar as they have emerged as a constituency he wants to capture,” said Shaibal Gupta, member-secretary of the Asian... Read more
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asianage
Gujarat polls: JD-U to field 100 candidatesNew Delhi: Nitish Kumar led Janata Dal (United) has now decided to contest upto
asianage / Posted 13 hours ago
New Delhi: Nitish Kumar led Janata Dal (United) has now decided to contest upto 100 seats in the coming Gujarat polls. A major chunk of these seats would go to Patels who have been up in arms against the Bharatiya Janata Party but are not satisfied... Read more
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Gulf News
Lalu’s son threatens to beat up deputy chief ministerbeen sworn enemies, the political rivalry between RJD and BJP-JD-U combine took
Gulf News / Posted yesterday
been sworn enemies, the political rivalry between RJD and BJP-JD-U combine took a serious turn soon after chief minister Nitish Kumar in a sudden move walked out of the ruling Grand Alliance in Bihar and formed his new government with the BJP in... Read more
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asianage
Will beat Bihar Dy CM Sushil Modi, disrupt son's wedding ceremony: Tej Pratap Yadavtargeting him ever since CBI raided their house and registered FIR in connectio
asianage / Posted 2 days ago
targeting him ever since CBI raided their house and registered FIR in connection with the railway hotels tender scam case. Nitish Kumar had resigned as Chief Minister of the Grand Secular Alliance government in July after Lalu Yadav’s younger son... Read more
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Gulf News
Bihar teachers have new regimenlatest duty to keeping a tab on villagers going out for defecation is very insu
Gulf News / Posted 2 days ago
latest duty to keeping a tab on villagers going out for defecation is very insulting,” he said and urged chief minister Nitish Kumar to instantly withdraw the order. He said although he supports the government’s cleanliness campaign but... Read more
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dna
Bihar teachers unhappy with order to take photos of defecationfree (ODF) status has become a priority in Bihar in view of the Swachch Bharat
dna / Posted 3 days ago
free (ODF) status has become a priority in Bihar in view of the Swachch Bharat Abhiyan launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Seven Resolves of Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, both of which aim at providing every household with sanitation facili... Read more
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dna
Special police unit for execution of liquor ban, crackdown on violationsviolations in the state. The decision was taken at a meeting of a cabinet mini
dna / Posted 3 days ago
violations in the state. The decision was taken at a meeting of a cabinet minister of the state, chaired by Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Tuesday evening. Bihar had imposed a total ban on sale and consumption of liquor in the state on April 5,... Read more
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The Indian Express
Bihar teachers protest orders to take photos of defecationMadhyamik Sikshak Sangh (BMSS) general secretary and former MP Shatrughan Prasa
The Indian Express / Posted 3 days ago
Madhyamik Sikshak Sangh (BMSS) general secretary and former MP Shatrughan Prasad Singh wrote to Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today demanding withdrawal of the orders which ask them to visit villages in the morning and evening. In his... Read more
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Business Standard India
16% of job seekers in private sector are from Dalits, OBCsBihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has asked for reservations in the private sec
Business Standard India / Posted 3 days ago
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has asked for reservations in the private sector, kicking off a debate on the aspirations of the Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes, and Other Backward Classes in the employment market. The data collected from... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Lalu is RJD president for 10th time, Tejashwi unanimous CM face for 2020former chief minister Rabri Devi and other leaders going hammer and tongs again
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 3 days ago
former chief minister Rabri Devi and other leaders going hammer and tongs against PM Narandra Modi and chief minister Nitish Kumar. The RJD’s family alleged that the BJP-led government was trying to end reservations and was responsible for... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Bihar teachers raise a stink after govt asks them to stop people from defecating in the openin Aurangabad, who did not wish to be named. Another teacher cited orders link
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 3 days ago
in Aurangabad, who did not wish to be named. Another teacher cited orders linked to social reforms of chief minister Nitish Kumar such as campaign against alcohol, child marriage and dowry that they are supposed to carry out. “These include... Read more
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Sharad Yadav faction of JD( moves Delhi HC against EC verdict on party symbolElection Commission order rejecting its petition staking claim to party symbol
dna / Posted 3 days ago
Election Commission order rejecting its petition staking claim to party symbol 'Arrow' and recognising Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar-led faction as the real JD (U). Gujarat legislator Chottubhai Vasava, who is the acting president of Yadav's... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Sharad Yadav faction of JD( moves high court against EC verdict on party symbolCommission (EC) order rejecting its petition staking claim to party symbol ‘Arr
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 4 days ago
Commission (EC) order rejecting its petition staking claim to party symbol ‘Arrow’ and recognising Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar-led faction as the real JD (U). Gujarat legislator Chottubhai Vasava, who is the acting president of Yadav’s... Read more
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dna
CM Nitish Kumar to embark on Sameeksha yatra from Champaran next monthBihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar is all set to embark on his next 'yatra' in D
dna / Posted 4 days ago
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar is all set to embark on his next 'yatra' in December to review the progress of developmental works going on in the state. The “Sameeksha yatra” (Journey to review), will kick-start from Champaran, which is... Read more
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dna
Nitish Kumar's JD( gearing up to expand base outside BiharBuoyed by the allotment of 'arrow' symbol, the Nitish Kumar-led Janata Dal-Unit
dna / Posted 5 days ago
Buoyed by the allotment of 'arrow' symbol, the Nitish Kumar-led Janata Dal-United (JD-U) is now working on strengthening its organisation base outside Bihar. As a result, the party is set to hold a convention of party workers in Delhi on December... Read more
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Gulf News
Senior official commits suicide over work pressureBihar chief minister Nitish Kumar orders investigation Patna: A senior officia
Gulf News / Posted 5 days ago
Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar orders investigation Patna: A senior official committed suicide by hanging from a ceiling fan in his home in Bihar early on Sunday, the second such incident in three months, setting alarm bells ringing over the... Read more
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Business Standard India
Gujarat election: Sharad Yadav-led group to fight on auto-rickshaw symbolA day after the Election Commission recognised the group led by Bihar Chief Min
Business Standard India / Posted 6 days ago
A day after the Election Commission recognised the group led by Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar as the Janata Dal (United) and rejected the claim of the Sharad Yadav faction over the party's name and election symbol, the veteran socialist leader... Read more
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The Hindu
Will continue fight for ‘arrow’ symbol: Sharad YadavAfter losing the battle to claim the “arrow” symbol from the Nitish Kumar facti
The Hindu / Posted 6 days ago
After losing the battle to claim the “arrow” symbol from the Nitish Kumar faction of the Janata Dal (U), senior Rajya Sabha MP Sharad Yadav said that his faction will fight the Gujarat polls under the symbol “autorickshaw” currently assigned to... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Lalu extends support to Padmavati protests, says no attempt should be made to distort historywere “correct” as the legendary queen’s life was glorious and dignified. The R
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 6 days ago
were “correct” as the legendary queen’s life was glorious and dignified. The RJD is in the opposition after chief minister Nitish Kumar earlier this year broke off his JD-U’s pre-poll alliance with the RJD and Congress. Lalu’s political rival BJP... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Sharad Yadav questions EC decision on JD-U symbol, vows to fight onRajya Sabha MP Sharad Yadav on Saturday questioned the Election Commission’s de
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 6 days ago
Rajya Sabha MP Sharad Yadav on Saturday questioned the Election Commission’s decision to grant the “Arrow” symbol to the Nitish Kumar-led faction of Janata Dal-United and vowed to fight it both legally and democratically. “The decision has not... Read more
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Business Standard India
NCP to fight Gujarat Assembly polls in alliance with Congressto "protect" Amit Shah. On Bihar, he said the EC recognised the group led by J
Business Standard India / Posted 6 days ago
to "protect" Amit Shah. On Bihar, he said the EC recognised the group led by JD (U) president and state Chief Minister Nitish Kumar but it would not help him (Kumar) much in the elections as he has betrayed the mandate of the people by aligning... Read more
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Central Chronicle
EC rules Nitish’s is real JD(U)rebel leader Sharad Yadav, the Election Commission of India on Friday declared
Central Chronicle / Posted 7 days ago
rebel leader Sharad Yadav, the Election Commission of India on Friday declared that the faction led by Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar as the ‘real’ JD(U) and allotted it the reserved symbol – Arrow. The group led by “Nitish Kumar has... Read more
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JD-U’s ‘arrow’ symbol allotted to Nitish Kumar factionNew Delhi: The JD(U) faction led by Nitish Kumar on Friday managed to keep the
asianage / Posted 7 days ago
New Delhi: The JD(U) faction led by Nitish Kumar on Friday managed to keep the “arrow” symbol of the party with the Election Commission ruling that the group led by the Bihar chief minister has demonstrated overwhelming majority support in the... Read more
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Gulf News
Another four die from spurious liquor in ‘dry’ BiharAt least four people died after allegedly consuming spurious liquor in Bihar in
Gulf News / Posted 7 days ago
At least four people died after allegedly consuming spurious liquor in Bihar in yet another embarrassment to the ruling Nitish Kumar government which imposed total prohibition in April last year.This is the third hooch tragedy in Bihar after the... Read more
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asianage
Flutter in political circle: Rahul, Tejashwi meet over luncheonled by former Congress state president Ashok Chaudhary had started opposing par
asianage / Posted 7 days ago
led by former Congress state president Ashok Chaudhary had started opposing party’s alliance with RJD after Chief Minister Nitish Kumar dumped the grand secular alliance and formed a government with the BJP in July this year. A sizeable number of... Read more
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asianage
EC authorises Nitish Kumar faction to use JD( election symbolNew Delhi: The Janata Dal (United) group led by Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kum
asianage / Posted 7 days ago
New Delhi: The Janata Dal (United) group led by Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar is now the official owner of party symbol 'arrow'. The Election Commission (EC) on Friday passed orders in this regard. Chhotubhai Amarsang Vasava, lone JD(U) MLA... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Nitish Kumar-led JD( entitled to use party symbol ‘Arrow’: Election CommissionIn a setback to Sharad Yadav, the Election Commission on Friday ruled that the
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 7 days ago
In a setback to Sharad Yadav, the Election Commission on Friday ruled that the group led by Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar is the real Janata Dal (United) and is entitled to use the ‘Arrow’ poll symbol of the party. The JD(U) is a recognised... Read more
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dna
Janata Dal United's symbol war ends, Election Commission awards arrow to Nitish Kumarthe real Janata Dal United, the Election Commission on Friday has recognised th
dna / Posted 7 days ago
the real Janata Dal United, the Election Commission on Friday has recognised the faction led by Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar’s claim over the arrow symbol. The order follows a month-long tussle between the groups led by Kumar and former... Read more
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The Hindu
Nitish Kumar-led group recognised as real JDIn a setback to Sharad Yadav, the Election Commission on November 17 ruled that
The Hindu / Posted 8 days ago
In a setback to Sharad Yadav, the Election Commission on November 17 ruled that the group led by Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar is the real Janata Dal (United) and is entitled to use the ‘Arrow’ poll symbol of the party. The JD(U) is a recognised... Read more
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asianage
JD-U to contest 12 seats in Gujarat, no tie-up with BJPNew Delhi: Despite going with the NDA in Bihar, Nitish Kumar-led Janata Dal (Un
asianage / Posted 8 days ago
New Delhi: Despite going with the NDA in Bihar, Nitish Kumar-led Janata Dal (United) has not entered into any seat-sharing agreement with the BJP in Gujarat, and will field candidates in at least 12 constituencies in the tribal belt of the state,... Read more
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Gulf News
Court hands out death penalty to man for killing 2-old after rape2011, 795 in 2010, 929 in 2009, 1,041 in 2008, 1,122 in 2007, 1,083 in 2006 and
Gulf News / Posted 8 days ago
2011, 795 in 2010, 929 in 2009, 1,041 in 2008, 1,122 in 2007, 1,083 in 2006 and 973 in 2005 — the year when chief minister Nitish Kumar came to power doing away with 15 years of Rashtriya Janata Dal regime.Criminal incidents refuse to die down... Read more
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Gulf News
Groom arrives in bullock cart in Bihar to cut expensesof development will always remain unfulfilled until these two social evils are
Gulf News / Posted 9 days ago
of development will always remain unfulfilled until these two social evils are eradicated from the society,” chief minister Nitish Kumar had said at the time.An official report said around 25,000 women were either killed or committed suicide due to... Read more
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Gulf News
Indian court orders case against ex-CM Farooq Abdullahand any attempts to separate it from the rest of the country will be resisted b
Gulf News / Posted 10 days ago
and any attempts to separate it from the rest of the country will be resisted by all necessary means.”Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar sharply objected to Abdullah’s observations over Pakistan-administered Kashmir.“While everybody is free to air... Read more
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dna
Lalu Prasad elected party president unopposed for 10th time; Nitish Kumar calls RJD 'family political asset'at the RJD supremo for being re-elected to the post without any other candidate
dna / Posted 11 days ago
at the RJD supremo for being re-elected to the post without any other candidate throwing in a challenge. Prasad's arch rival and Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday termed the RJD as a "private political party" and a "family political asse... Read more
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asianage
Strict action will be taken against the guilty: Nitish Kumar on toilet scamPatna: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday made it clear that the guilt
asianage / Posted 11 days ago
Patna: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday made it clear that the guilty will not be spared in the recently unearthed multi-crore scam in construction of toilets in the state. "The guilty will not be spared. Strict action will be taken... Read more
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dna
'PoK is integral part of India', says Nitish Kumar on Farooq Abdullah's commentBihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday asserted that entire Kashmir, inclu
dna / Posted 11 days ago
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday asserted that entire Kashmir, including the areas occupied by Pakistan, was an integral part of India. "We have always held that Kashmir is an integral part of India. This has been our unequivocal stand on... Read more
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The Hindu
BJP faces no “danger” in Gujarat Assembly election, says NitishBihar chief minister Nitish Kumar on Monday declared that BJP would have no pro
The Hindu / Posted 12 days ago
Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar on Monday declared that BJP would have no problem in winning the Gujarat assembly elections. Mr Kumar also said that Pakistan Occupied Kashmir (PoK) is a part of India. “Gujarat me BJP ko koi khatra nahi hai (BJP... Read more
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dna
Four lakh contractual teachers threaten to go on indefinite strikean additional burden of Rs 2,900 crore on the state exchequer. The contractual
dna / Posted 12 days ago
an additional burden of Rs 2,900 crore on the state exchequer. The contractual teachers were appointed by Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, after he came to power in 2005, to fill up existing vacancies and streamline the education sector in Bihar.... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Railway orders enquiry in rivalry leading to train delaysAlwar as NWR allegedly refused to enter the train in its zone due to a similar
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 12 days ago
Alwar as NWR allegedly refused to enter the train in its zone due to a similar reason. In 2002, former railway minister Nitish Kumar had increased the number of zones from nine to 16 to strengthen railway operations and administrative... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Grand alliance split: Nitish drops annual performance report card, this yearcard on its developmental initiatives and progress made during the year. This w
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 13 days ago
card on its developmental initiatives and progress made during the year. This will happen for the first time since CM Nitish Kumar headed his first JD (U)-led government in 2005. Kumar, however, saw nothing unusual in the move. “This... Read more
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Business Standard India
Fall and fall of Nitish Kumar: Is Bihar CM losing the plot?much so that he was seen as a possible prime ministerial candidate of the "secu
Business Standard India / Posted 14 days ago
much so that he was seen as a possible prime ministerial candidate of the "secular" front. But, then, the rise and rise of Nitish Kumar came to an abrupt halt. He remains Bihar's Chief Minister, but the halo round his head has frayed. The reason... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
‘Zonal rivalries’ derail Indian Railways bid to improve punctuality of trainsis more serious. “Officers pressurise controllers to halt trains even if the tr
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 14 days ago
is more serious. “Officers pressurise controllers to halt trains even if the track is clear.” The former railway minister Nitish Kumar had, in 2002, increased the number of zones from nine to sixteen to strengthen the railway operations and... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
Hyderabad U-16 team probablesK. V. Karthikeya (Starlet CC), G. V. Abhi Ram (Pallavi Model), Prateek Sehgal (
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 14 days ago
K. V. Karthikeya (Starlet CC), G. V. Abhi Ram (Pallavi Model), Prateek Sehgal (Picket CC), Maanik Bhardwaj (Picket CC), Nitish Kumar (National CC), Kamal Savarya (Pasha Beedi), Manoj (Cheerful Chums), Syed Firasuddin, Tushar Tripathi, V. K.... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Yashwant Sinha calls for PM Modi to replace Jaitley ‘for making a mess of GST’including dealing with the 50% cap on reservations imposed by Supreme Court. H
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 14 days ago
including dealing with the 50% cap on reservations imposed by Supreme Court. He also criticised the Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar. “Only lip service is going to do no good. If you mean it, have a resolution passed by state Assembly and send... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Lalu bats for Tejashwi as RJD’s CM face in next polls, retracts later to stem dissidencepolitics in 2014, Tejashwi has been seen as heir apparent of Prasad and his app
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 14 days ago
politics in 2014, Tejashwi has been seen as heir apparent of Prasad and his appointment as deputy chief minister in the Nitish Kumar-led grand alliance (GA) government after 2015 assembly polls had validated the perception that the RJD chief was... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Can’t forgive Nitish for his ‘lack of humanity’ towards elders: Jaya JaitlyBihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar was prime ministerial material but was disapp
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 15 days ago
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar was prime ministerial material but was disappointing in “terms of his democratic behaviour” as a team person, his one-time colleague in the Samata Party Jaya Jaitly has said. The activist-turned-author also lashed... Read more
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Business Standard India
Nitish Kumar not a team player, can't forgive him, says Jaya JaitlyBihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar was prime ministerial material but was disapp
Business Standard India / Posted 15 days ago
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar was prime ministerial material but was disappointing in "terms of his democratic behaviour" as a team person, his one-time colleague in the Samata Party Jaya Jaitly has said. The activist-turned-author also lashed... Read more
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Nitish was fit to be PM, but 'lacked' democratic behaviour: author Jaya JaitlyNew Delhi: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar was prime ministerial material but
asianage / Posted 15 days ago
New Delhi: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar was prime ministerial material but was disappointing in “terms of his democratic behaviour” as a team person, his one-time colleague in the Samata Party, Jaya Jaitly has said. The activist-turned-author... Read more
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Central Chronicle
Sharad Yadav wants lawyers to plead his RS disqualification caseof his disqualification from the upper house. Mr Yadav, who is contesting his
Central Chronicle / Posted 16 days ago
of his disqualification from the upper house. Mr Yadav, who is contesting his Rajya Sabha disqualification sought by the Nitish Kumar-led Janata Dal (United), appeared before the Chairman and made the request in writing. Mr Yadav had requested... Read more
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Central Chronicle
Noteban anniversary: BJP, Opposition slug it out8 has just turned to be a day that brought despair to 125 crore people of the c
Central Chronicle / Posted 16 days ago
8 has just turned to be a day that brought despair to 125 crore people of the country” However, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar congratulated the Modi government describing last year’s ban on high value currency notes as an “effective... Read more
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