The swearing-in ceremony of Nitish Kumar is scheduled at 2 pm today at the Rajendra Mandapam inside Raj Bhavan. Apart from Kumar, RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav is likely to take oath as the Deputy Chief Minister of Bihar.
It is the second time that Kumar has come out of the alliance with the BJP and forming the government with the support of Lalu Prasad Yadav's JD(U). Bihar Governor Phagu Chauhan on Tuesday invited the JD-U leader to form the government again after he staked his claim for the job.
Nitish Kumar didn't want to become CM in 2020 but you (BJP) forcefully made him CM... RCP Singh came to JDU as an agent of BJP. You (BJP) did not follow coalition dharma. We are not afraid of Income Tax, CBI and ED: JD(U) national president Rajiv Ranjan (Lalan) Singh
Bihar did what the country needs to do. We've shown them a way. Our fight has been against unemployment. Our CM felt the pain of the poor and youth. We'll give bumper jobs within one month to poor and youth, it'll be something so grand that it has never happened before, said Bihar Dy CM Tejashwi Yadav.
Deputy CM Tejashwi Yadav reaches his mother, Rabri Devi's residence; party workers, locals hold huge celebrations outside the house, burn crackers.
Amid the claims of Nitish Kumar vs Narendra Modi in 2024, political analyst Prashant Kishor today dismissed the talks of an 'alternate national Opposition' and said that the political developments in Bihar are specific to the state only.
Soon after taking oath as the chief minister of Bihar, Nitish Kumar attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi and said, "Those who came to power in 2014, will they be victorious in 2024? I would like all (opposition) to be united for 2024. I am not a contender for any such post (on PM post)."
A day after announcing a new grand alliance with the Rashtriya Janata Dal and other opposition parties after breaking away from the BJP, Nitish Kumar on Wednesday took oath as the Bihar Chief Minister for the eighth time.
sworn-in as the Deputy Chief Minister of Bihar in the new Nitish Kumar-led Mahagathbandhan govt
Nitish Kumar takes oath as Bihar CM for 8th time, after he announced a new "grand alliance" with Tejashwi Yadav's RJD & other opposition parties.
De-facto CM is Tejashwi Yadav, Nitish Kumar is just the titular Head. RJD have a strength of 80,you have 45-46. Everyone knows how Lalu Yadav works. Nitish Kumar will be CM just for show & real CM will be Tejashwi Yadav: Sushil Modi, BJP RS MP & former Deputy CM of Bihar
Nitish Kumar to take oath as Bihar CM at Raj Bhawan in Patna, shortly.
This is not the oath-taking ceremony of just two persons, but of Bihar. History has taken a new turn today: RJD MP Manoj Kumar Jha
After moving out of NDA, a day later on Wednesday Nitish Kumar is all set to take oath as Bihar's chief minister again, the eighth time since he was first sworn in as the CM of the state in 2000.
Bihar Governor Phagu Chauhan on Tuesday invited Nitish Kumar to form the government in Bihar again after the JD-U leader staked his claim and submitted the list of 165 MLAs supporting him.
Nitish Kumar has called Congress interim President Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi to express his gratitude for supporting Mahagathbandhan and forming the government in Bihar, informs sources in Congress.
CM Nitish Kumar gave his resignation to state Governor Phagu Chauhan. The Governor accepted his resignation & further requested him to continue as acting CM of the state: Bihar CMO
JD(U)-RJD led 'Mahagathbandhan' (Grand Alliance) in Bihar to take oath at 2 pm, tomorrow: RJD
Nitish Kumar has left and said that BJP was trying to destroy his party...BJP made him a union minister several times. He was also made a CM. Why did he re-think his decision on alliance with RJD in 2015 & came to BJP in 2017, asked BJP MP Ravi Shankar Prasad.
Nitish Kumar is disrespecting the mandate of Bihar's people. It's baseless that BJP was trying to destroy JD(U), Prasad added.
After submitting his resignation as Chief Minister to Governor Phagu Chauhan on Tuesday, Nitish Kumar returned to the Raj Bhavan, this time with RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav, to stake claim to form a new government.
After BJP-JD(U) breakup in Bihar on Tuesday, former chief minister Lalu Prasad's daughter posted celebratory tweets mentioning Bhojpuri song, saying "Lalu Bin Chalu Ee Bihar Na Hoyi (Bihar can't run without Lalu)."
JP Nadda said they'll end regional parties. BJP knows only to intimidate & buy people. All of us wanted the BJP's agenda shouldn't be implemented in Bihar, we all know Laluji stopped 'Rath' of Advaniji, we won't relent at any cost, said RJD 's Tejashwi Yadav while addressing media with Nitish Kumar.
I came here to meet Governor and gave my resignation. There are 7 parties including 164 MLAs along with Independents in Mahagathbandahan: Nitish Kumar at a joint presser with Tejashwi Yadav after meeting Governor
Across the Hindi heartland, BJP does not have any alliance partner, history tells that BJP destroys the parties with whom it forms an alliance. We did see that happening in Punjab & Maharashtra: RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav
People voted for the very same alliance during the state polls that have been formed now. The previous govt (BJP-JDU govt) was not as per the mandate of the people, it's only now that the state govt will be as per the people's mandate: Sharad Yadav
We fought the 2020 polls together under NDA, the mandate was for JD-U and BJP, we won more seats despite that, Nitish Kumar was made the CM. Whatever happened today is a betrayal of Bihar's people & the BJP: Bihar BJP chief Sanjay Jaiswal
Nitish Kumar and RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav reach Raj Bhawan in Patna.
Let us forget what happened in 2017 and begin a new chapter, said JD (U) leader Nitish Kumar to RJD's Tejashwi Yadav: RJD source
Jitan Ram Manjhi's Hindustani Awam Morcha extends unconditional support to Nitish Kumar & Mahagathbandhan.
It's a good start. On this day the slogan of 'Angrezo Bharat Chhodo' was given and today the slogan of 'BJP Bhagaon' is coming from Bihar. I think soon political parties and people in different states will stand against BJP: SP chief Akhilesh Yadav on political situation in Bihar
After tendering his resignation, Nitish Kumar arrives at the residence of Rabri Devi in Patna
All MPs and MLAs are at a consensus that we should leave the NDA: JD(U) leader Nitish Kumar after submitting his resignation to Bihar Governor
On a day of roller coaster political developments in Bihar, Nitish Kumar split with ally BJP for the second time in eight years and resigned as the Chief Minister of the state.
Kumar met Governor Phagu Chauhan during the day to tender his resignation from the post.