#Nitish Kumar

.Patna, Bihar, India
Bihar CM Nitish Kumar (left) greets BJP leader Shahnawaz Hussain (centre) and state minister and founding President of Vikassheel Insaan Party Mukesh Sahni. (Photo Credit: PTI)

  • Sushant Singh Rajput's cousin, Neeraj Kumar Singh Babloo, took oath as a state minister on Tuesday
  • He is a BJP MLA from Chhatapur
  • BJP leader Shahnawaz Hussain was also inducted into Nitish Kumar's cabinet

.Bihar, India
"Who are you supporting? I am asking you directly," Nitish Kumar asked the reporters.(Photo Credit: Twitter/NitishKumar)

  • Bihar CM Nitish Kumar angrily responded to reporters' questions in a press briefing
  • His video was tweeted by RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav's political advisor Sanjay Yadav
  • Tejashwi Yadav also reacted to Kumar's outburst

.Patna, Bihar, India
BJP, despite fielded candidates in lesser number of seats, managed to secure more seats in total in 2020 assembly elections. (Photo: PTI)

  • Modi served as Kumar's deputy for more than a decade
  • DD(U) spokesperson K C Tyagi stated on Sunday in a meeting that Kumar wanted BJP to have its own Chief Minister
  • JD(U) got only 43 seats in the Bihar elections

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Nitish Kumar’s close confidante Ramchandra Prasad Singh has been appointed as the national president of the Janata Dal (United). (Photo Credit: Twitter/ ANI))

Sources said that Nitish Kumar had proposed Singh's name for the top post

Kumar was re-elected as the president of the regional party in 2019 for three years

Before taking a dive into politics, Singh was Uttar Pradesh cadre IAS officer.

.Patna, Bihar, India
Nitish Kumar-led Bihar cabinet on Tuesday approved the free of cost inoculation of the entire population of the state for COVID-19. (PTI File Photo)

  • The decision to give free COVID-19 vaccine was taken by Nitish Kumar in his first cabinet meeting
  • The BJP, a partner in the ruling NDA in Bihar, had also promised free vaccine in its election manifesto
  • The Bihar cabinet gave its go-ahead for the implementation of "Saat Nishchay Part-2"

.Patna, Bihar, India
Sushil Modi was handed over his certificate in presence of a host of dignitaries. (Photo credit: Twitter/@ANI)

  • Sushil Modi is a former Bihar deputy chief minister
  • The vacancy in the Rajya Sabha by-poll was Panecessitated by Ram Vilaswan's death.
  •  Sushil Modi has become the only well-known leader from Bihar to have achieved the feat

.Patna, Bihar, India
Bihar CM Nitish Kumar, who was once reckoned among Lalu Prasad's closest friends, is now one of his bitterest critics. (Photo credit: Twitter/NitishKumar)

  • Nitish Kumar said he made the fertility comment in jest
  • He had said people keep reproducing children in hope of an heir
  • The comment riled RJD's Tejashwi Yadav, who said it was targeted at his family

.Patna, Bihar, India
A 14-member council of ministers was sworn in here by Governor Phagu Chauhan on Monday and the BJP bagged seven berths. (Photo Credit: PTI)

  • CM Nitish Kumar retained the key department of Home Affairs
  • Deputy CM Tar Kishore Prasad was given finance, commercial tax department
  • Renu Devi was given the duty of handling panchayati raj

.Patna, Bihar, India
JD(U) chief Nitish Kumar defied all political analysis to last another term as Bihar CM. (Photo Credit: PTI)

  • JD (U) chief Nitish Kumar clinches another term as BIhar CM
  • This is his fourth straight term in the post
  • He will be helming the government with two deputy CMs

.Patna, Bihar, India
Janta Dal-United National President Nitish Kumar after taking oath as the Chief Minister of Bihar at Rajbhawan in Patna, (PTI Photo)

  • 14 ministers took oath from Governor Phagu Chauhan
  • HAM(S) and VIP got one berth each
  • Two Deputy CMs were also sworn in