Nitish Kumar

22nd Chief Minister of Bihar

Nitish Kumar is an Indian politician, who is serving as 22nd Chief Minister of Bihar since 22 February 2015, having previous held the office from 2005 to 2014 and for a short period in 2000. He is the leader of the Janata Dal (United). Previously, Kumar also served as a Union Minister as the Samata Party member.He was member of the Samata Party until 2005 and Janata Dal from 1989 to 1994. Kumar first entered politics as a member of the Janata Dal, becoming an MLA in 1985. A socialist, Kumar founded the Samata Party in 1994 along with George Fernandes. In 1996 he was elected to the Lok Sabha, and served as a Union Minister in the government of Atal Bihari Vajpayee, with his party joining the National Democratic Alliance. In 2003 his party merged into the Janata Dal (United), and Kumar became its leader. In 2005, the NDA won a majority in the Bihar Legislative Assembly, and Kumar became chief minister heading a coalition with the Bharatiya Janata Party.

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Former JD(U) spokesperson and ex-MLC, Ranbir Nandan, has been expelled from the party for issuing statements against the party's ideology and engaging in..
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BJP leader Sushil Kumar Modi called the JD(U) supremo Nitish Kumar a 'political liability who had lost his steam'.
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The BJP and JD(U) in Bihar engaged in a contest to position themselves as champions of women's empowerment after the Women's Reservation Bill was passed. While..
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The Bill will be taken up in Rajya Sabha on September 21, government sources said.
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