Nitish Kumar

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Nitish Kumar said : “I request you all to stay extra vigilant and follow guidelines issued by the government,” External link

HindustanTimes Thursday, January 20, 2022 6:59:00 PM EAT

Nitish Kumar said : “There has been an increase in the registration of luxury properties and standalone homes in Kolkata. Kolkata experienced a significant increase in registration as a result of the extension of stamp duty and circle rate cuts. ” External link

financialexpress Monday, January 10, 2022 3:36:00 PM EAT

Nitish Kumar said : “It was the responsibility of the host state to provide security to the PM. No laxity should occur in maintenance of security to the PM. As per the protocol, the Punjab government should have maintained the PM’s security,” External link

timesofindia Friday, January 7, 2022 5:09:00 AM EAT

Nitish Kumar said : “Since the decision had earlier been taken on the issue till January 5, we will hold a meeting on the same day to assess the situation. The decision about restrictions to check the spread of the virus will be taken at the meeting only,” External link

newindianexpress Tuesday, January 4, 2022 5:57:00 AM EAT

Nitish Kumar said : "Covid cases have suddenly increased in the state. Many doctors have been affected. Situation is alarming. Now, when the people arriving at the janata darbar too have been affected, we will have to look into the matter. We will take feedback from all places/districts to make a decision by tomorrow," External link

timesofindia Tuesday, January 4, 2022 5:08:00 AM EAT

Nitish Kumar said : “At the initial check-up before the start of the programme, one out of the total 186 complainants, who poured in at janata darbar, was diagnosed with Covid infection,” External link

HindustanTimes Monday, January 3, 2022 9:15:00 PM EAT

Nitish Kumar said : "It is a matter of concern, indicative of the incredible rate at which the number of cases are rising" External link

business-standard Monday, January 3, 2022 3:16:00 PM EAT

Nitish Kumar said : "The existing guidelines will remain in force till January 5. But tomorrow when officials will meet to review the situation they will definitely take into consideration the sudden rise and come out with orders accordingly" External link

business-standard Monday, January 3, 2022 3:16:00 PM EAT

Nitish Kumar said : "It is for the states concerned to decide. Though if we go by precedence, Kerala went to polls while reporting high number of daily cases. Bihar too was not in a very good shape when elections were held here" External link

business-standard Monday, January 3, 2022 3:16:00 PM EAT

Nitish Kumar said : "All parties, except the BJP, have agreed to holding an all-party meeting to decide modalities of a state-specific exercise. The date will be announced once we hear from the BJP. This is not an accusation. The BJP leadership is taking its time. I do not think there is any scope of disagreement on the issue," External link

economictimes Monday, January 3, 2022 2:27:00 PM EAT

Nitish Kumar said : "All parties, except the BJP, have agreed to holding an all-party meeting to decide modalities of a state-specific exercise. The date will be announced once we hear from the BJP. This is not an accusation. The BJP leadership is taking its time. I do not think there is any scope of disagreement on the issue," External link

economictimes Monday, January 3, 2022 2:27:00 PM EAT

Nitish Kumar said : “At present, the samples are sent to Delhi for genome sequencing. It consumes time,” External link

timesofindia Saturday, January 1, 2022 5:34:00 AM EAT

Nitish Kumar said : “Besides ensuring adequate availability of oxygen and medicines, keep the medical team and technicians at all hospitals in alert mode,” External link

timesofindia Saturday, January 1, 2022 5:34:00 AM EAT

Nitish Kumar said : “The samples collected from the patients are sent to Delhi for genome sequencing. It consumes time. We will make necessary arrangements for genome sequencing in the state to get a quick report for the omicron variant,” External link

timesofindia Friday, December 31, 2021 8:50:00 PM EAT

Nitish Kumar told : “Besides ensuring adequate availability of oxygen and medicines, keep the medical team and technicians in alert mode at all hospitals,” External link

timesofindia Friday, December 31, 2021 8:50:00 PM EAT

Nitish Kumar said : “Bihar has recorded the first Omicron case. Everyone has to be alert. The state is witnessing a sharp rise in cases, with the maximum being registered in Patna and Gaya. A large number of people from other states reside in these two places, and this could be a reason behind the spike in cases in these areas. The third Covid wave has begun in the state,” External link

HindustanTimes Friday, December 31, 2021 8:28:00 PM EAT

Nitish Kumar said : “If anyone violates the liquor ban, surround him and raise slogans against him,” External link

timesofindia Friday, December 31, 2021 10:11:00 AM EAT

Nitish Kumar said : “I had started the campaign against liquor consumption, dowry and child marriage in 2016. Overall, the campaign was for women’s empowerment. For it, girls’ education was promoted and women were given representation in panchayati raj institutions, urban local bodies and government jobs,” External link

timesofindia Friday, December 31, 2021 10:11:00 AM EAT

Nitish Kumar said : “In 2016, I addressed nine meetings across the state. This time, as many as 12 meetings were lined up, and the Samastipur meeting is the fifth one. The social reforms campaign is a continuing exercise and I want your support to the cause,” External link

timesofindia Friday, December 31, 2021 10:11:00 AM EAT

Nitish Kumar said : “Child marriage causes various problems. Daughters’ lives are ruined. Do not allow child marriage under any circumstances,” External link

timesofindia Friday, December 31, 2021 10:11:00 AM EAT

Nitish Kumar said : “I have resolved to attend only those wedding functions in which ‘no dowry’ will be clearly written in the invitation card. I urge all of you not to attend any such wedding function in which exchange of dowry is made,” External link

timesofindia Thursday, December 30, 2021 4:01:00 AM EAT

Nitish Kumar said : “It is not possible in Bihar. We will not allow anyone to drink liquor in Bihar. Should I tell the people coming to Bihar to drink liquor here? Please do not come to Bihar if you are thinking of drinking liquor,” External link

timesofindia Tuesday, December 28, 2021 8:22:00 AM EAT

Nitish Kumar told : "More than physical strength, mental toughness is needed when you playing against experienced players (Pramod and Manoj). The two important wins here will give me a lot of confidence for Asian Games and World Championships in 2022," External link

irishsun Monday, December 27, 2021 11:00:00 PM EAT

Nitish Kumar said : "It was a difficult game and beating them was a tough task since they are the champions. I have been losing very close matches to Pramod till now but this time I made it. We have been playing against each other for a long time, so we know each other's game and weak points," "Pramod is world no 1, he is the champion so people expected him to win. Even I thought that Pramod would beat me but I played with a positive mindset. I was under pressure but then stuck to taking each point at a time," External link

irishsun Monday, December 27, 2021 11:00:00 PM EAT

Nitish Kumar said : "I told them it is not possible in Bihar. We will not allow any one in Bihar to drink liquor. Should I tell the people coming to Bihar to drink liquor here? …… Please DO NOT come to Bihar. If you think you face a problem in drinking liquor in Bihar, please DO NOT come to the state. There is no need of yourself (in Bihar)," External link

timesofindia Monday, December 27, 2021 8:30:00 PM EAT

Nitish Kumar said ( about Bihar Chief ) : “don’t come to Bihar if you find the ban inconvenient” External link

expressindia Monday, December 27, 2021 7:49:00 PM EAT

Nitish Kumar said ( about Bihar Chief ) : "don't come to Bihar if you find the ban inconvenient" External link

timesofindia Monday, December 27, 2021 6:55:00 PM EAT

Nitish Kumar said : “The situation in Bihar is much better than some other states. There is no need to impose a night curfew in Bihar as of now,” External link

timesofindia Sunday, December 26, 2021 4:35:00 AM EAT

Nitish Kumar asked : “Some people say people coming to Bihar from outside should be given permission to drink liquor. Do people from the other places visit Bihar to drink liquor? Why should we give permission to the outsiders?” External link

timesofindia Saturday, December 25, 2021 5:22:00 AM EAT

Nitish Kumar said : “The tourist footfall will never be affected. In the last two years, the tourists avoided coming to the state due to Covid restrictions. Till 2019, the number of tourists visiting Bihar kept increasing even after the enforcement of prohibition. More than 2 crore tourists arrived in the state in a year,” External link

timesofindia Saturday, December 25, 2021 5:22:00 AM EAT

Nitish Kumar said : “They say we should at least exempt those coming from other states. Do people come to Bihar to drink? Many people are angry with me because I have brought in prohibition,” External link

HindustanTimes Friday, December 24, 2021 10:57:00 PM EAT

Nitish Kumar said : "Bapu had said he would have ensured that the country was left with not a single liquor shop were he to become a 'tanashah' (despot) for just an hour," External link

business-standard Friday, December 24, 2021 5:42:00 PM EAT

Nitish Kumar said : “If we carry out reforms in the society along with development works, the society, the state and the country will progress at a faster face,” External link

timesofindia Thursday, December 23, 2021 5:29:00 AM EAT

Nitish Kumar told : “It is impossible in the state. If one or two people say such things, I want to explain to everyone that liquor ban in the state was enforced only after all MLAs/MLCs unanimously took oath in the assembly and legislative council in support of prohibition. A resolution in favour of total prohibition was unanimously passed from both houses of the state legislature,” External link

timesofindia Tuesday, December 21, 2021 4:59:00 AM EAT

Nitish Kumar said : "The smart prepaid meters have many advantages. The consumers, through prepaid connection, would know the quota of units, and hence they would not misuse it. It will create awareness among people to use electricity as per their requirements," External link

ibtimes-in Thursday, December 16, 2021 10:00:00 AM EAT

Nitish Kumar said : “The remaining sum is being given to power consumers as a huge relief. Anything beyond it will not be sustainable. This, I have said even at the election meetings,” External link

timesofindia Thursday, December 16, 2021 9:41:00 AM EAT

Nitish Kumar said : “Those who have lost their eyes will no longer be able to see. We are discussing about some help for them,” External link

timesofindia Wednesday, December 15, 2021 5:41:00 AM EAT

Nitish Kumar told : “The deputy CM (Renu Devi) has no knowledge about what the demand is and what it means for the state. We can explain the things involved only if she comes to us to know about it,” External link

timesofindia Tuesday, December 14, 2021 12:01:00 PM EAT

Nitish Kumar asked : “What is Niti Aayog? Niti stands for National Institute for Transforming India. Can you transform India without transforming Bihar?” External link

timesofindia Tuesday, December 14, 2021 12:01:00 PM EAT

Nitish Kumar said : “As to the Omicron cases, nothing can be said with certainty, since testing is being done outside Bihar and it takes long time to get the report. The danger of Omicron variant is from travellers who come from outside,” “There are the central guidelines and testing is being done at the airport. No Omicron case has been reported till now, but we are alert, since the number of Covid cases has been rising for the last few days,” External link

timesofindia Tuesday, December 14, 2021 12:01:00 PM EAT

Nitish Kumar said : "The government is not making it public completely. Some paras were published but the castes' data was held back," External link

timesofindia Monday, December 13, 2021 4:53:00 PM EAT

Nitish Kumar told : “I have come here to know about your difficulties. I will take necessary steps to solve your irrigation-related problems and even other issues,” External link

timesofindia Thursday, December 9, 2021 9:32:00 AM EAT

Nitish Kumar told : “I came here to know about your difficulties. I will take necessary steps to solve your irrigation-related issues and even other problems,” External link

timesofindia Wednesday, December 8, 2021 7:56:00 PM EAT

Nitish Kumar said : “Your contributions will be gratitude towards our valiant soldiers,” External link

timesofindia Tuesday, December 7, 2021 9:29:00 PM EAT

Nitish Kumar told : “We held talks with political parties. I have asked the deputy CM to talk to the leaders of his party (BJP). I have spoken to the leaders of other political parties. We will convene an all-party meeting after he (deputy CM) talks to his party leaders and inform us. I do not think there is any possibility of disagreement among the political parties over the issue,” External link

timesofindia Tuesday, December 7, 2021 11:45:00 AM EAT

Nitish Kumar said : “Every political party should have a consensus over how to conduct the caste census. I am making all necessary preparations on how the headcount will be done, what will be the method and how it will be executed. When all political parties reach a consensus, we will finalize the method and process at the meeting and the state government will announced it,” External link

timesofindia Tuesday, December 7, 2021 11:45:00 AM EAT

Nitish Kumar said ( about Mangal Pandey ) : “The state government has already issued guidelines in the wake of the Omicron variant. State’s health minister Mangal Pandey, too, has given complete information about the government’s preparedness regarding the new Covid variant. Recently, we held a review meeting over the Omicron issue. All people in the state government are alert,” External link

timesofindia Tuesday, December 7, 2021 11:45:00 AM EAT

Nitish Kumar said : “People in administration are engaged in tracing such people. All people should remain alert over these issues,” External link

timesofindia Tuesday, December 7, 2021 11:45:00 AM EAT

Nitish Kumar said : “I will again hold a meeting after two days to review the availability of fertilizers in the state,” External link

timesofindia Tuesday, December 7, 2021 11:45:00 AM EAT

Nitish Kumar said : “The linking of the Mandiri road with the JP Ganga Path will be proved more convenient for the people coming from different routes. It will also ensure more development of this area,” External link

timesofindia Monday, December 6, 2021 12:54:00 PM EAT

Nitish Kumar said : “Only one part of the funds under the Smart City Mission come from the Centre. Major part is provided by the state government. The cities will not become smart by allocation of meagre funds. We have already held a meeting over this issue. We will provide all necessary funds to make these cities smart in a real sense,” External link

timesofindia Sunday, December 5, 2021 5:03:00 AM EAT

Nitish Kumar said : “Kharab, bahut hi kharab hua hai (what has happened is not only bad, but very bad). How can it be tolerated?” External link

timesofindia Wednesday, December 1, 2021 4:54:00 AM EAT

Nitish Kumar told : “I asked him (the deputy chief minister),” External link

HindustanTimes Tuesday, November 30, 2021 3:23:00 PM EAT

Nitish Kumar said : "I will ask the chief secretary and the DGP to look into this matter of serious concern," External link

timesofindia Tuesday, November 30, 2021 3:22:00 PM EAT

Nitish Kumar told : “If covid-19 tests of people arriving from other countries are found ‘positive’, they must be ‘inquired’ about the Omicron variant,” External link

timesofindia Sunday, November 28, 2021 11:54:00 PM EAT

Nitish Kumar said : “But it was formally inaugurated today. The second unit will be inaugurated next year and the third in 2023,” External link

timesofindia Sunday, November 28, 2021 6:47:00 AM EAT

Nitish Kumar said : “But it was formally inaugurated today. The second unit will be inaugurated next year, while the third unit will start power generation a year after the next year,” External link

timesofindia Saturday, November 27, 2021 8:03:00 PM EAT

Nitish Kumar recalled : “Kumaramangalam once came to me for five railway-related works in his parliamentary constituency. I sanctioned all of his five works. After a few days, when we met again, Kumaramangalam told me that he wanted to set up a Greenfield thermal plant in my constituency. He asked me to identify the location. Then, I asked him to send a power ministry team 20 KM east of Patna, and also suggest the team identify any suitable location in between the 20 KM to 100 KM east from Patna. After visiting different places, the team finally decided to set up the proposed power plant at Barh,” External link

timesofindia Saturday, November 27, 2021 8:03:00 PM EAT

Nitish Kumar said : “We believe since the very beginning of our political journey that there is no requirement of family-based parties in a democracy. Today, some people want to place themselves, members of their families and their children in politics. There should be no place for dynasty in politics, but today several parties are walking on the path of dynasty politics,” External link

timesofindia Saturday, November 27, 2021 10:14:00 AM EAT

Nitish Kumar said : “It is his habit and he keeps saying things like that. People of the state are the ultimate, ‘maalik’,” External link

timesofindia Saturday, November 27, 2021 5:27:00 AM EAT

Nitish Kumar said : “If people die because of consumption of poisonous liquor, should we allow them to drink (licensed) liquor? What do you expect from me? I will rather say that the deaths due to poisonous liquor should be propagated so that people get a strong message that liquor is a very bad thing,” External link

timesofindia Saturday, November 27, 2021 5:27:00 AM EAT

Nitish Kumar asked : “I am surprised that some leaders of those political parties are today raising questions over the prohibition law. Media should ask such people, is it right to drink liquor?” External link

timesofindia Saturday, November 27, 2021 5:27:00 AM EAT

Nitish Kumar said : “If people die because of consumption of poisonous liquor, should we allow them to drink (licensed) liquor? What do you expect from me? I will rather say that the deaths due to the poisonous liquor should be propagated so that people get a strong message that drinking liquor is not a good thing. Liquor is a very bad thing,” External link

timesofindia Friday, November 26, 2021 7:19:00 PM EAT

Nitish Kumar said : "We believe since our beginning (in politics) that there is no requirement of family-based parties in a democracy. Today, some people want to place themselves, members of their family and their children in politics ... There should be no place for dynasty in politics, but today several parties are walking on the path of dynasty politics ," External link

timesofindia Friday, November 26, 2021 6:37:00 PM EAT

Nitish Kumar said ( about Chief Minister ) : "The Liquor Prohibition Law was imposed in Bihar in 2016 on women's demand. We had initially imposed a partial ban only in rural areas but as women of urban areas also demanded the same, we imposed a complete He pointed out that the decision was taken after an all-party meeting. Hence, those who are pointing fingers at the decision should also remind themselves of that meeting. On the occasion, 3.5 lakh government and private sector employees took an oath not to consume liquor for the rest of their lives. The Chief Minister justified the police action in public places, especially Patna police entering the rooms of brides in marriage halls. " External link

business-standard Friday, November 26, 2021 5:47:00 PM EAT

Nitish Kumar said : "Police have received complaints that liquor is served at some wedding functions. When the police get any such input, they take action. Those who are not involved should not worry," External link

HindustanTimes Friday, November 26, 2021 3:52:00 AM EAT

Nitish Kumar said : "All law enforcement agencies have been instructed to ensure proper implementation of liquor ban across the state. Strict action will be taken against violators, including government officials," External link

newindianexpress Monday, November 22, 2021 7:27:00 PM EAT

Nitish Kumar said : “They also have responsibility to make the prohibition policy a success as they were party to the making of the Act and had taken pledge to support it,” External link

timesofindia Friday, November 19, 2021 5:39:00 AM EAT

Nitish Kumar said : “Instead, those who have used those words have tarnished their own image,” External link

timesofindia Friday, November 19, 2021 5:39:00 AM EAT

Nitish Kumar said : “Whosoever has been given the responsibility to enforce the liquor ban must work with full alertness and complete dedication to neither allow liquor smuggling nor its consumption,” External link

timesofindia Wednesday, November 17, 2021 5:00:00 AM EAT

Nitish Kumar said : “How can anyone publish this? We should not even take notice of it. Should we even pay attention to it? One should not give importance to such statements. In fact, it should be made fun of,” External link

expressindia Tuesday, November 16, 2021 7:31:00 PM EAT

Nitish Kumar said : "How can anyone publish this? We should not even take notice of it. Should we even pay attention to it? One should not give importance to such statements. In fact, it should be made fun of," External link

newindianexpress Tuesday, November 16, 2021 7:30:00 PM EAT

Nitish Kumar said : “We take action immediately if any incident of crime occurs. At some places, incidents like the Maoist violence have been reported. It is being investigated. It is a different matter but the incidents of general crime and road accidents have come down, especially after the enforcement of liquor ban. Earlier people used to drive vehicles after drinking,” External link

timesofindia Tuesday, November 16, 2021 8:59:00 AM EAT

Nitish Kumar recalled : “There is no flaw in the prohibition act. People strongly protested the government’s bid to allow the sale of Indian foreign-made liquor (IMFL) through certain corporations after banning the country liquor and did not let the shops of foreign liquors be open, forcing the government to announce the complete ban in the next four days,” External link

HindustanTimes Monday, November 15, 2021 3:05:00 PM EAT

Nitish Kumar said ( about Mahatma Gandhi ) : “Mahatma Gandhi came to Champaran in Bihar and launched the freedom movement, which spread across the country with great intensity and saw the country attaining its Independence in 30 years,” External link

HindustanTimes Monday, November 15, 2021 3:05:00 PM EAT

Nitish Kumar said : “Law and order have improved after 2016 since the prohibition law came into force. Road accidents and casualty came down outstandingly,” External link

HindustanTimes Monday, November 15, 2021 3:05:00 PM EAT

Nitish Kumar said : “People engaged in preparation of Chhath ghats have laboured hard. The dangerous ghats have been barricaded. Whatever works had to be done as a precautionary measure at the ghats have been done,” External link

timesofindia Tuesday, November 9, 2021 12:23:00 PM EAT

Nitish Kumar said : “I have asked the chief secretary and the DGP to keep a tab on every aspect related to the violation of liquor prohibition. They have been asked to assess the loopholes and find out how the violators are slipping away from the administration” External link

asianage Tuesday, November 9, 2021 8:01:00 AM EAT

Nitish Kumar said : “We (all political parties) unitedly decided to enforce total prohibition in the state. But these days, it deeply pains me when some people issue different sorts of statements. Why do you issue only statements? Why do you not get the wrong people caught? If something wrong is happening somewhere, give information about it to the proper authorities,” External link

timesofindia Tuesday, November 9, 2021 5:13:00 AM EAT

Nitish Kumar said : “When the Bill related to the total prohibition was passed, people of all political parties unitedly supported it in the assembly and also in the legislative council. If you feel that someone is committing wrong, please inform the authorities/government. Some people just issue statements in the newspapers that they have written to the CM. What have you written to the CM? All people have to cooperate in this matter because legislators of all parties were together in the House and had taken pledge in favour of the prohibition. The political parties which were in power those days and those who were not in power, all had supported the probation laws. All proposals related to prohibition were passed unanimously,” External link

timesofindia Tuesday, November 9, 2021 5:13:00 AM EAT

Nitish Kumar said : “All people would have to work unitedly on the issue of enforcement of prohibition. It is not my private concern, it is a public issue. It is in the interest of all,” External link

timesofindia Tuesday, November 9, 2021 5:13:00 AM EAT

Nitish Kumar said : "We (all political parties) unitedly decided in favour of total prohibition in the state. But these days, it deeply pains me when some people issue different sorts of statements. Why do you issue only statements? Why do you not get the wrong people caught? If something wrong is happening somewhere, give information about it to the proper authorities," External link

timesofindia Monday, November 8, 2021 8:28:00 PM EAT

Nitish Kumar said : “People engaged in construction and preparation of the Chhath ghats have laboured hard. The dangerous ghats have been barricaded. Whatever works had to be done as a precautionary measures around the ghats, all such works have been completed. I am immensely satisfied overseeing the works,” External link

timesofindia Monday, November 8, 2021 6:52:00 PM EAT

Nitish Kumar told : “Set-up sufficient number of control rooms on the bank of Ganga and ensure continuous vigil on the ghats from watch-towers during the Chhath Puja. Also barricade the ghats through bamboo keeping in mind the water level in the river,” External link

timesofindia Monday, November 8, 2021 6:52:00 PM EAT

Nitish Kumar said : “Activities of all districts with respect to action taken to check liquor flow will be reviewed. The DGP (director general of police) and the chief secretary have been asked to keep watch on all issues and take action against all those found guilty,” External link

HindustanTimes Monday, November 8, 2021 5:35:00 PM EAT

Nitish Kumar said : “Initially, it was believed the ban will result in a loss of about 5,000 crore to the state exchequer. The next year, the loss came down to 1,200-1,300 crore. The same was compensated. However, the ban worked effectively to check violence within the family,” External link

HindustanTimes Monday, November 8, 2021 5:35:00 PM EAT

Nitish Kumar added : “Transportation between Delhi and Bihar by road will become easier. We already have a good road between Buxar and Patna and the widening of four-lanes is underway,” External link

india Monday, November 8, 2021 11:02:00 AM EAT

Nitish Kumar said : “We will take action. Some people are doing bad work by making spurious liquor. Raids are on and I am going to review the entire scenario...,” External link

HindustanTimes Saturday, November 6, 2021 3:46:00 AM EAT

Nitish Kumar said : "State government has enforced a complete ban on liquor with all strictness. Whosoever is trying to weaken the existing prohibition law, identify them and take tough action against such persons," External link

timesofindia Friday, November 5, 2021 7:31:00 PM EAT

Nitish Kumar told : "Top officers will ensure that no person involved in the wrongdoings are saved. Wherever the incidents of hooch deaths occurred in the recent days, strict actions must be taken against the guilty persons," External link

timesofindia Friday, November 5, 2021 7:31:00 PM EAT

Nitish Kumar said : "All government and semi-government officers and employees would once again have to take pledge in favour of the total prohibition," External link

timesofindia Friday, November 5, 2021 7:31:00 PM EAT

Nitish Kumar said : “In democracy, people are the masters and they have pronounced their verdict,” External link

timesofindia Wednesday, November 3, 2021 5:09:00 AM EAT

Nitish Kumar said : “If you drink a wrong thing, such incidents (hooch death) are bound to happen,” External link

timesofindia Monday, November 1, 2021 6:57:00 PM EAT

Nitish Kumar said : “The matter is related not only to Bihar, but it is a country-wide phenomenon. The prices of diesel and petrol are increasing or decreasing across the country. It is not a Bihar specific issue,” External link

timesofindia Monday, November 1, 2021 6:57:00 PM EAT

Nitish Kumar said : “In 2005, when we took over, we had brainstorming sessions with the heads of several hospitals. No one was ready to take it over. Then Medanta came forward,” External link

timesofindia Sunday, October 31, 2021 5:28:00 AM EAT

Nitish Kumar said : "Don't talk to me about such drivel. It was a party meeting, with a lot on the agenda. The cadre choose to speak as they please on such occasions," External link

news-yahoo-in Thursday, October 28, 2021 6:29:00 AM EAT

Nitish Kumar told : “This year, the level of Ganga water is high due to heavy rainfall in its upper catchment areas. In such a scenario, there is a need for proper security at all Chhath ghats,” External link

timesofindia Thursday, October 28, 2021 4:55:00 AM EAT

Nitish Kumar told : “This year, the level of water in Ganga is high due to heavy rainfall in its upper catchment areas. In such a scenario, there is a need for proper security at all Chhath Ghats,” External link

timesofindia Wednesday, October 27, 2021 8:10:00 PM EAT

Nitish Kumar said : “Wo chahen to goli marwa de sakte hain. Isase jyada aur kuchh nahi kar sakte hain,” External link

timesofindia Wednesday, October 27, 2021 5:02:00 AM EAT

Nitish Kumar said : “But majority of the promises have been fulfilled and remaining works were underway,” External link

timesofindia Wednesday, October 27, 2021 5:02:00 AM EAT

Nitish Kumar said : “If he wants, he can get me shot. But he cannot do anything else,” External link

HindustanTimes Tuesday, October 26, 2021 6:17:00 PM EAT

Nitish Kumar contou : “Fui de um canto a outro, mas cada crematório tinha uma desculpa… um disse que estava sem madeira” External link

istoe Friday, April 23, 2021 12:29:00 AM EAT

Nitish Kumar declarou : “A morte de 83 pessoas em diferentes distritos do estado devido aos relâmpagos é trágica. Foi ordenada uma compensação de 400 mil rupias (R$ 28,3 mil) a cada uma das famílias dos mortos” External link

odocumento Friday, June 26, 2020 11:33:00 PM EAT

Nitish Kumar declarou : “A morte de 83 pessoas em diferentes distritos do estado devido aos relâmpagos é trágica. Foi ordenada uma compensação de 400 mil rupias (R$ 28,3 mil) a cada uma das famílias dos mortos” External link

odocumento Friday, June 26, 2020 9:59:00 PM EAT



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Binod Sharma added ( about Nitish Kumar ) : "Tejashwi said he supports Nitish on caste census and special status to Bihar issues. He never said the RJD will accept Nitish as the CM of his alliance," External link

timesofindia Thursday, January 20, 2022 11:57:00 AM EAT

Tej Pratap told ( about Nitish Kumar ) : “He (Nitish Kumar) should take a chair and sit at the border from where liquor enters Bihar. With a stick in hand, he can do the investigation and directly send people to jail,” External link

timesofindia Wednesday, December 29, 2021 4:59:00 AM EAT

Laloo Prasad Yadav alleged ( about Nitish Kumar ) : “I had earlier told Nitish Kumar that liquor prohibition will not be successful as it is freely available in neighbouring States and Nepal but he assured me that he will implement it strictly. Now, the State administration has failed in controlling supply of illegal liquor while Nitish Kumar is sending police into the rooms of women to search for liquor” External link

Hindu Tuesday, November 23, 2021 5:09:00 PM EAT

Shahnawaz Hussain added ( about Nitish Kumar ) : “The progress made by the state under the leadership of CM Nitish Kumar has been showcased at Bihar Pavilion,” External link

timesofindia Tuesday, November 23, 2021 12:27:00 PM EAT

Laloo Prasad Yadav said ( about Nitish Kumar ) : “Whether it should be ended or not, he (read CM Nitish Kumar) knows. Smuggling of liquor is going on, people are dying, the state is also losing revenue and now the police are also entering the rooms of the women in the name of prohibition. It has failed and we repeat that it should be ended” External link

timesofindia Tuesday, November 23, 2021 7:32:00 AM EAT

Laloo Prasad Yadav said ( about Nitish Kumar ) : “Nitish broached the idea of preparing ‘neera’ (non-fermented toddy) and ‘neera gud’ (jaggery). Today, even the two propositions have failed,” External link

timesofindia Tuesday, November 23, 2021 7:32:00 AM EAT

Laloo Prasad Yadav said ( about Nitish Kumar ) : "I had told Nitish that you will end up losing revenue while smugglers will have a field day," External link

newindianexpress Monday, November 22, 2021 9:04:00 PM EAT

Laloo Prasad Yadav said ( about Nitish Kumar ) : "In 2016, Nitish Kumar came to my house and said that he was going to ban liquor in the state. I told him that implementation of banning liquor in the state is not easy. Smuggling of liquor would increase in Bihar as adjoining Nepal, Jharkhand, West Bengal and Uttar Pradesh are non-dry states. Nitish Kumar had ignored my suggestions and implemented the law," External link

business-standard Monday, November 22, 2021 5:42:00 PM EAT

Laloo Prasad Yadav said ( about Nitish Kumar ) : "I already told Nitish Kumar that liquor operations cannot stop in Bihar. Hundreds of deaths due to poisonous liquor are examples of it. Hence, it is better for him to roll back the law and avoid the loss of state revenue," External link

business-standard Monday, November 22, 2021 5:42:00 PM EAT

Laloo Prasad Yadav said ( about Nitish Kumar ) : "The state administration has completely failed to stop the operations of the liquor mafias. Nitish Kumar, on the other hand, is sending police into the rooms of women to search for liquor," External link

business-standard Monday, November 22, 2021 5:42:00 PM EAT

Daniel Bastard said ( about Nitish Kumar ) : “Avinash Jha’s horrific death is all the more shocking because he clearly paid for his work and journalistic integrity with his life,” “We call on Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar to order an independent investigation that sheds all possible light on this appalling murder and identifies the instigators. Impunity for crimes of violence against journalists in India must end” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Monday, November 15, 2021 9:31:00 PM EAT

Mr Modi said ( about Nitish Kumar ) : “Since people have died by consuming spurious liquor, it does not mean that there will be an end to the prohibition law in Bihar as the BJP was in favour of prohibition in the State. The Nitish Kumar Government should take adequate steps to enforce prohibition more strictly in the State,” External link

thehindu Tuesday, November 9, 2021 5:33:00 PM EAT

Singh Kushwaha said ( about Nitish Kumar ) : “Our leader Nitish Kumar executed different kinds of development works across the state with the motto of ‘Development with Justice.’ The people have once again reposed their faith in the development model of Vikas Purush Nitish Kumar,” External link

timesofindia Wednesday, November 3, 2021 5:09:00 AM EAT

Laloo Prasad Yadav said ( about Nitish Kumar ) : "I will ensure the 'visarjan' of Nitish Kumar and the NDA in the state," External link

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Nitish Kumar said : “I request you all to stay extra vigilant and follow guidelines issued by the government,” External link

HindustanTimes Thursday, January 20, 2022 6:59:00 PM EAT

Nitish Kumar said : “There has been an increase in the registration of luxury properties and standalone homes in Kolkata. Kolkata experienced a significant increase in registration as a result of the extension of stamp duty and circle rate cuts. ” External link

financialexpress Monday, January 10, 2022 3:36:00 PM EAT

Nitish Kumar said : “It was the responsibility of the host state to provide security to the PM. No laxity should occur in maintenance of security to the PM. As per the protocol, the Punjab government should have maintained the PM’s security,” External link

timesofindia Friday, January 7, 2022 5:09:00 AM EAT

Nitish Kumar said : “Since the decision had earlier been taken on the issue till January 5, we will hold a meeting on the same day to assess the situation. The decision about restrictions to check the spread of the virus will be taken at the meeting only,” External link

newindianexpress Tuesday, January 4, 2022 5:57:00 AM EAT

Nitish Kumar said : "Covid cases have suddenly increased in the state. Many doctors have been affected. Situation is alarming. Now, when the people arriving at the janata darbar too have been affected, we will have to look into the matter. We will take feedback from all places/districts to make a decision by tomorrow," External link

timesofindia Tuesday, January 4, 2022 5:08:00 AM EAT

Nitish Kumar said : “At the initial check-up before the start of the programme, one out of the total 186 complainants, who poured in at janata darbar, was diagnosed with Covid infection,” External link

HindustanTimes Monday, January 3, 2022 9:15:00 PM EAT

Nitish Kumar said : "It is a matter of concern, indicative of the incredible rate at which the number of cases are rising" External link

business-standard Monday, January 3, 2022 3:16:00 PM EAT

Nitish Kumar said : "The existing guidelines will remain in force till January 5. But tomorrow when officials will meet to review the situation they will definitely take into consideration the sudden rise and come out with orders accordingly" External link

business-standard Monday, January 3, 2022 3:16:00 PM EAT

Nitish Kumar said : "It is for the states concerned to decide. Though if we go by precedence, Kerala went to polls while reporting high number of daily cases. Bihar too was not in a very good shape when elections were held here" External link

business-standard Monday, January 3, 2022 3:16:00 PM EAT

Nitish Kumar said : "All parties, except the BJP, have agreed to holding an all-party meeting to decide modalities of a state-specific exercise. The date will be announced once we hear from the BJP. This is not an accusation. The BJP leadership is taking its time. I do not think there is any scope of disagreement on the issue," External link

economictimes Monday, January 3, 2022 2:27:00 PM EAT

Nitish Kumar said : "All parties, except the BJP, have agreed to holding an all-party meeting to decide modalities of a state-specific exercise. The date will be announced once we hear from the BJP. This is not an accusation. The BJP leadership is taking its time. I do not think there is any scope of disagreement on the issue," External link

economictimes Monday, January 3, 2022 2:27:00 PM EAT

Nitish Kumar said : “At present, the samples are sent to Delhi for genome sequencing. It consumes time,” External link

timesofindia Saturday, January 1, 2022 5:34:00 AM EAT

Nitish Kumar said : “Besides ensuring adequate availability of oxygen and medicines, keep the medical team and technicians at all hospitals in alert mode,” External link

timesofindia Saturday, January 1, 2022 5:34:00 AM EAT

Nitish Kumar said : “The samples collected from the patients are sent to Delhi for genome sequencing. It consumes time. We will make necessary arrangements for genome sequencing in the state to get a quick report for the omicron variant,” External link

timesofindia Friday, December 31, 2021 8:50:00 PM EAT

Nitish Kumar told : “Besides ensuring adequate availability of oxygen and medicines, keep the medical team and technicians in alert mode at all hospitals,” External link

timesofindia Friday, December 31, 2021 8:50:00 PM EAT

Nitish Kumar said : “Bihar has recorded the first Omicron case. Everyone has to be alert. The state is witnessing a sharp rise in cases, with the maximum being registered in Patna and Gaya. A large number of people from other states reside in these two places, and this could be a reason behind the spike in cases in these areas. The third Covid wave has begun in the state,” External link

HindustanTimes Friday, December 31, 2021 8:28:00 PM EAT

Nitish Kumar said : “If anyone violates the liquor ban, surround him and raise slogans against him,” External link

timesofindia Friday, December 31, 2021 10:11:00 AM EAT

Nitish Kumar said : “I had started the campaign against liquor consumption, dowry and child marriage in 2016. Overall, the campaign was for women’s empowerment. For it, girls’ education was promoted and women were given representation in panchayati raj institutions, urban local bodies and government jobs,” External link

timesofindia Friday, December 31, 2021 10:11:00 AM EAT

Nitish Kumar said : “In 2016, I addressed nine meetings across the state. This time, as many as 12 meetings were lined up, and the Samastipur meeting is the fifth one. The social reforms campaign is a continuing exercise and I want your support to the cause,” External link

timesofindia Friday, December 31, 2021 10:11:00 AM EAT

Nitish Kumar said : “Child marriage causes various problems. Daughters’ lives are ruined. Do not allow child marriage under any circumstances,” External link

timesofindia Friday, December 31, 2021 10:11:00 AM EAT

Nitish Kumar said : “I have resolved to attend only those wedding functions in which ‘no dowry’ will be clearly written in the invitation card. I urge all of you not to attend any such wedding function in which exchange of dowry is made,” External link

timesofindia Thursday, December 30, 2021 4:01:00 AM EAT

Nitish Kumar said : “It is not possible in Bihar. We will not allow anyone to drink liquor in Bihar. Should I tell the people coming to Bihar to drink liquor here? Please do not come to Bihar if you are thinking of drinking liquor,” External link

timesofindia Tuesday, December 28, 2021 8:22:00 AM EAT

Nitish Kumar told : "More than physical strength, mental toughness is needed when you playing against experienced players (Pramod and Manoj). The two important wins here will give me a lot of confidence for Asian Games and World Championships in 2022," External link

irishsun Monday, December 27, 2021 11:00:00 PM EAT

Nitish Kumar said : "It was a difficult game and beating them was a tough task since they are the champions. I have been losing very close matches to Pramod till now but this time I made it. We have been playing against each other for a long time, so we know each other's game and weak points," "Pramod is world no 1, he is the champion so people expected him to win. Even I thought that Pramod would beat me but I played with a positive mindset. I was under pressure but then stuck to taking each point at a time," External link

irishsun Monday, December 27, 2021 11:00:00 PM EAT

Nitish Kumar said : "I told them it is not possible in Bihar. We will not allow any one in Bihar to drink liquor. Should I tell the people coming to Bihar to drink liquor here? …… Please DO NOT come to Bihar. If you think you face a problem in drinking liquor in Bihar, please DO NOT come to the state. There is no need of yourself (in Bihar)," External link

timesofindia Monday, December 27, 2021 8:30:00 PM EAT

Nitish Kumar said ( about Bihar Chief ) : “don’t come to Bihar if you find the ban inconvenient” External link

expressindia Monday, December 27, 2021 7:49:00 PM EAT

Nitish Kumar said ( about Bihar Chief ) : "don't come to Bihar if you find the ban inconvenient" External link

timesofindia Monday, December 27, 2021 6:55:00 PM EAT

Nitish Kumar said : “The situation in Bihar is much better than some other states. There is no need to impose a night curfew in Bihar as of now,” External link

timesofindia Sunday, December 26, 2021 4:35:00 AM EAT

Nitish Kumar asked : “Some people say people coming to Bihar from outside should be given permission to drink liquor. Do people from the other places visit Bihar to drink liquor? Why should we give permission to the outsiders?” External link

timesofindia Saturday, December 25, 2021 5:22:00 AM EAT

Nitish Kumar said : “The tourist footfall will never be affected. In the last two years, the tourists avoided coming to the state due to Covid restrictions. Till 2019, the number of tourists visiting Bihar kept increasing even after the enforcement of prohibition. More than 2 crore tourists arrived in the state in a year,” External link

timesofindia Saturday, December 25, 2021 5:22:00 AM EAT

Nitish Kumar said : “They say we should at least exempt those coming from other states. Do people come to Bihar to drink? Many people are angry with me because I have brought in prohibition,” External link

HindustanTimes Friday, December 24, 2021 10:57:00 PM EAT

Nitish Kumar said : "Bapu had said he would have ensured that the country was left with not a single liquor shop were he to become a 'tanashah' (despot) for just an hour," External link

business-standard Friday, December 24, 2021 5:42:00 PM EAT

Nitish Kumar said : “If we carry out reforms in the society along with development works, the society, the state and the country will progress at a faster face,” External link

timesofindia Thursday, December 23, 2021 5:29:00 AM EAT

Nitish Kumar told : “It is impossible in the state. If one or two people say such things, I want to explain to everyone that liquor ban in the state was enforced only after all MLAs/MLCs unanimously took oath in the assembly and legislative council in support of prohibition. A resolution in favour of total prohibition was unanimously passed from both houses of the state legislature,” External link

timesofindia Tuesday, December 21, 2021 4:59:00 AM EAT

Nitish Kumar said : "The smart prepaid meters have many advantages. The consumers, through prepaid connection, would know the quota of units, and hence they would not misuse it. It will create awareness among people to use electricity as per their requirements," External link

ibtimes-in Thursday, December 16, 2021 10:00:00 AM EAT

Nitish Kumar said : “The remaining sum is being given to power consumers as a huge relief. Anything beyond it will not be sustainable. This, I have said even at the election meetings,” External link

timesofindia Thursday, December 16, 2021 9:41:00 AM EAT

Nitish Kumar said : “Those who have lost their eyes will no longer be able to see. We are discussing about some help for them,” External link

timesofindia Wednesday, December 15, 2021 5:41:00 AM EAT

Nitish Kumar told : “The deputy CM (Renu Devi) has no knowledge about what the demand is and what it means for the state. We can explain the things involved only if she comes to us to know about it,” External link

timesofindia Tuesday, December 14, 2021 12:01:00 PM EAT

Nitish Kumar asked : “What is Niti Aayog? Niti stands for National Institute for Transforming India. Can you transform India without transforming Bihar?” External link

timesofindia Tuesday, December 14, 2021 12:01:00 PM EAT

Nitish Kumar said : “As to the Omicron cases, nothing can be said with certainty, since testing is being done outside Bihar and it takes long time to get the report. The danger of Omicron variant is from travellers who come from outside,” “There are the central guidelines and testing is being done at the airport. No Omicron case has been reported till now, but we are alert, since the number of Covid cases has been rising for the last few days,” External link

timesofindia Tuesday, December 14, 2021 12:01:00 PM EAT

Nitish Kumar said : "The government is not making it public completely. Some paras were published but the castes' data was held back," External link

timesofindia Monday, December 13, 2021 4:53:00 PM EAT

Nitish Kumar told : “I have come here to know about your difficulties. I will take necessary steps to solve your irrigation-related problems and even other issues,” External link

timesofindia Thursday, December 9, 2021 9:32:00 AM EAT

Nitish Kumar told : “I came here to know about your difficulties. I will take necessary steps to solve your irrigation-related issues and even other problems,” External link

timesofindia Wednesday, December 8, 2021 7:56:00 PM EAT

Nitish Kumar said : “Your contributions will be gratitude towards our valiant soldiers,” External link

timesofindia Tuesday, December 7, 2021 9:29:00 PM EAT

Nitish Kumar told : “We held talks with political parties. I have asked the deputy CM to talk to the leaders of his party (BJP). I have spoken to the leaders of other political parties. We will convene an all-party meeting after he (deputy CM) talks to his party leaders and inform us. I do not think there is any possibility of disagreement among the political parties over the issue,” External link

timesofindia Tuesday, December 7, 2021 11:45:00 AM EAT

Nitish Kumar said : “Every political party should have a consensus over how to conduct the caste census. I am making all necessary preparations on how the headcount will be done, what will be the method and how it will be executed. When all political parties reach a consensus, we will finalize the method and process at the meeting and the state government will announced it,” External link

timesofindia Tuesday, December 7, 2021 11:45:00 AM EAT

Nitish Kumar said ( about Mangal Pandey ) : “The state government has already issued guidelines in the wake of the Omicron variant. State’s health minister Mangal Pandey, too, has given complete information about the government’s preparedness regarding the new Covid variant. Recently, we held a review meeting over the Omicron issue. All people in the state government are alert,” External link

timesofindia Tuesday, December 7, 2021 11:45:00 AM EAT

Nitish Kumar said : “People in administration are engaged in tracing such people. All people should remain alert over these issues,” External link

timesofindia Tuesday, December 7, 2021 11:45:00 AM EAT

Nitish Kumar said : “I will again hold a meeting after two days to review the availability of fertilizers in the state,” External link

timesofindia Tuesday, December 7, 2021 11:45:00 AM EAT

Nitish Kumar said : “The linking of the Mandiri road with the JP Ganga Path will be proved more convenient for the people coming from different routes. It will also ensure more development of this area,” External link

timesofindia Monday, December 6, 2021 12:54:00 PM EAT

Nitish Kumar said : “Only one part of the funds under the Smart City Mission come from the Centre. Major part is provided by the state government. The cities will not become smart by allocation of meagre funds. We have already held a meeting over this issue. We will provide all necessary funds to make these cities smart in a real sense,” External link

timesofindia Sunday, December 5, 2021 5:03:00 AM EAT

Nitish Kumar said : “Kharab, bahut hi kharab hua hai (what has happened is not only bad, but very bad). How can it be tolerated?” External link

timesofindia Wednesday, December 1, 2021 4:54:00 AM EAT

Nitish Kumar told : “I asked him (the deputy chief minister),” External link

HindustanTimes Tuesday, November 30, 2021 3:23:00 PM EAT

Nitish Kumar said : "I will ask the chief secretary and the DGP to look into this matter of serious concern," External link

timesofindia Tuesday, November 30, 2021 3:22:00 PM EAT

Nitish Kumar told : “If covid-19 tests of people arriving from other countries are found ‘positive’, they must be ‘inquired’ about the Omicron variant,” External link

timesofindia Sunday, November 28, 2021 11:54:00 PM EAT

Nitish Kumar said : “But it was formally inaugurated today. The second unit will be inaugurated next year and the third in 2023,” External link

timesofindia Sunday, November 28, 2021 6:47:00 AM EAT

Nitish Kumar said : “But it was formally inaugurated today. The second unit will be inaugurated next year, while the third unit will start power generation a year after the next year,” External link

timesofindia Saturday, November 27, 2021 8:03:00 PM EAT

Nitish Kumar recalled : “Kumaramangalam once came to me for five railway-related works in his parliamentary constituency. I sanctioned all of his five works. After a few days, when we met again, Kumaramangalam told me that he wanted to set up a Greenfield thermal plant in my constituency. He asked me to identify the location. Then, I asked him to send a power ministry team 20 KM east of Patna, and also suggest the team identify any suitable location in between the 20 KM to 100 KM east from Patna. After visiting different places, the team finally decided to set up the proposed power plant at Barh,” External link

timesofindia Saturday, November 27, 2021 8:03:00 PM EAT

Nitish Kumar said : “We believe since the very beginning of our political journey that there is no requirement of family-based parties in a democracy. Today, some people want to place themselves, members of their families and their children in politics. There should be no place for dynasty in politics, but today several parties are walking on the path of dynasty politics,” External link

timesofindia Saturday, November 27, 2021 10:14:00 AM EAT

Nitish Kumar said : “It is his habit and he keeps saying things like that. People of the state are the ultimate, ‘maalik’,” External link

timesofindia Saturday, November 27, 2021 5:27:00 AM EAT

Nitish Kumar said : “If people die because of consumption of poisonous liquor, should we allow them to drink (licensed) liquor? What do you expect from me? I will rather say that the deaths due to poisonous liquor should be propagated so that people get a strong message that liquor is a very bad thing,” External link

timesofindia Saturday, November 27, 2021 5:27:00 AM EAT

Nitish Kumar asked : “I am surprised that some leaders of those political parties are today raising questions over the prohibition law. Media should ask such people, is it right to drink liquor?” External link

timesofindia Saturday, November 27, 2021 5:27:00 AM EAT

Nitish Kumar said : “If people die because of consumption of poisonous liquor, should we allow them to drink (licensed) liquor? What do you expect from me? I will rather say that the deaths due to the poisonous liquor should be propagated so that people get a strong message that drinking liquor is not a good thing. Liquor is a very bad thing,” External link

timesofindia Friday, November 26, 2021 7:19:00 PM EAT

Nitish Kumar said : "We believe since our beginning (in politics) that there is no requirement of family-based parties in a democracy. Today, some people want to place themselves, members of their family and their children in politics ... There should be no place for dynasty in politics, but today several parties are walking on the path of dynasty politics ," External link

timesofindia Friday, November 26, 2021 6:37:00 PM EAT

Nitish Kumar said ( about Chief Minister ) : "The Liquor Prohibition Law was imposed in Bihar in 2016 on women's demand. We had initially imposed a partial ban only in rural areas but as women of urban areas also demanded the same, we imposed a complete He pointed out that the decision was taken after an all-party meeting. Hence, those who are pointing fingers at the decision should also remind themselves of that meeting. On the occasion, 3.5 lakh government and private sector employees took an oath not to consume liquor for the rest of their lives. The Chief Minister justified the police action in public places, especially Patna police entering the rooms of brides in marriage halls. " External link

business-standard Friday, November 26, 2021 5:47:00 PM EAT

Nitish Kumar said : "Police have received complaints that liquor is served at some wedding functions. When the police get any such input, they take action. Those who are not involved should not worry," External link

HindustanTimes Friday, November 26, 2021 3:52:00 AM EAT

Nitish Kumar said : "All law enforcement agencies have been instructed to ensure proper implementation of liquor ban across the state. Strict action will be taken against violators, including government officials," External link

newindianexpress Monday, November 22, 2021 7:27:00 PM EAT

Nitish Kumar said : “They also have responsibility to make the prohibition policy a success as they were party to the making of the Act and had taken pledge to support it,” External link

timesofindia Friday, November 19, 2021 5:39:00 AM EAT

Nitish Kumar said : “Instead, those who have used those words have tarnished their own image,” External link

timesofindia Friday, November 19, 2021 5:39:00 AM EAT

Nitish Kumar said : “Whosoever has been given the responsibility to enforce the liquor ban must work with full alertness and complete dedication to neither allow liquor smuggling nor its consumption,” External link

timesofindia Wednesday, November 17, 2021 5:00:00 AM EAT

Nitish Kumar said : “How can anyone publish this? We should not even take notice of it. Should we even pay attention to it? One should not give importance to such statements. In fact, it should be made fun of,” External link

expressindia Tuesday, November 16, 2021 7:31:00 PM EAT

Nitish Kumar said : "How can anyone publish this? We should not even take notice of it. Should we even pay attention to it? One should not give importance to such statements. In fact, it should be made fun of," External link

newindianexpress Tuesday, November 16, 2021 7:30:00 PM EAT

Nitish Kumar said : “We take action immediately if any incident of crime occurs. At some places, incidents like the Maoist violence have been reported. It is being investigated. It is a different matter but the incidents of general crime and road accidents have come down, especially after the enforcement of liquor ban. Earlier people used to drive vehicles after drinking,” External link

timesofindia Tuesday, November 16, 2021 8:59:00 AM EAT

Nitish Kumar recalled : “There is no flaw in the prohibition act. People strongly protested the government’s bid to allow the sale of Indian foreign-made liquor (IMFL) through certain corporations after banning the country liquor and did not let the shops of foreign liquors be open, forcing the government to announce the complete ban in the next four days,” External link

HindustanTimes Monday, November 15, 2021 3:05:00 PM EAT

Nitish Kumar said ( about Mahatma Gandhi ) : “Mahatma Gandhi came to Champaran in Bihar and launched the freedom movement, which spread across the country with great intensity and saw the country attaining its Independence in 30 years,” External link

HindustanTimes Monday, November 15, 2021 3:05:00 PM EAT

Nitish Kumar said : “Law and order have improved after 2016 since the prohibition law came into force. Road accidents and casualty came down outstandingly,” External link

HindustanTimes Monday, November 15, 2021 3:05:00 PM EAT

Nitish Kumar said : “People engaged in preparation of Chhath ghats have laboured hard. The dangerous ghats have been barricaded. Whatever works had to be done as a precautionary measure at the ghats have been done,” External link

timesofindia Tuesday, November 9, 2021 12:23:00 PM EAT

Nitish Kumar said : “I have asked the chief secretary and the DGP to keep a tab on every aspect related to the violation of liquor prohibition. They have been asked to assess the loopholes and find out how the violators are slipping away from the administration” External link

asianage Tuesday, November 9, 2021 8:01:00 AM EAT

Nitish Kumar said : “We (all political parties) unitedly decided to enforce total prohibition in the state. But these days, it deeply pains me when some people issue different sorts of statements. Why do you issue only statements? Why do you not get the wrong people caught? If something wrong is happening somewhere, give information about it to the proper authorities,” External link

timesofindia Tuesday, November 9, 2021 5:13:00 AM EAT

Nitish Kumar said : “When the Bill related to the total prohibition was passed, people of all political parties unitedly supported it in the assembly and also in the legislative council. If you feel that someone is committing wrong, please inform the authorities/government. Some people just issue statements in the newspapers that they have written to the CM. What have you written to the CM? All people have to cooperate in this matter because legislators of all parties were together in the House and had taken pledge in favour of the prohibition. The political parties which were in power those days and those who were not in power, all had supported the probation laws. All proposals related to prohibition were passed unanimously,” External link

timesofindia Tuesday, November 9, 2021 5:13:00 AM EAT

Nitish Kumar said : “All people would have to work unitedly on the issue of enforcement of prohibition. It is not my private concern, it is a public issue. It is in the interest of all,” External link

timesofindia Tuesday, November 9, 2021 5:13:00 AM EAT

Nitish Kumar said : "We (all political parties) unitedly decided in favour of total prohibition in the state. But these days, it deeply pains me when some people issue different sorts of statements. Why do you issue only statements? Why do you not get the wrong people caught? If something wrong is happening somewhere, give information about it to the proper authorities," External link

timesofindia Monday, November 8, 2021 8:28:00 PM EAT

Nitish Kumar said : “People engaged in construction and preparation of the Chhath ghats have laboured hard. The dangerous ghats have been barricaded. Whatever works had to be done as a precautionary measures around the ghats, all such works have been completed. I am immensely satisfied overseeing the works,” External link

timesofindia Monday, November 8, 2021 6:52:00 PM EAT

Nitish Kumar told : “Set-up sufficient number of control rooms on the bank of Ganga and ensure continuous vigil on the ghats from watch-towers during the Chhath Puja. Also barricade the ghats through bamboo keeping in mind the water level in the river,” External link

timesofindia Monday, November 8, 2021 6:52:00 PM EAT

Nitish Kumar said : “Activities of all districts with respect to action taken to check liquor flow will be reviewed. The DGP (director general of police) and the chief secretary have been asked to keep watch on all issues and take action against all those found guilty,” External link

HindustanTimes Monday, November 8, 2021 5:35:00 PM EAT

Nitish Kumar said : “Initially, it was believed the ban will result in a loss of about 5,000 crore to the state exchequer. The next year, the loss came down to 1,200-1,300 crore. The same was compensated. However, the ban worked effectively to check violence within the family,” External link

HindustanTimes Monday, November 8, 2021 5:35:00 PM EAT

Nitish Kumar added : “Transportation between Delhi and Bihar by road will become easier. We already have a good road between Buxar and Patna and the widening of four-lanes is underway,” External link

india Monday, November 8, 2021 11:02:00 AM EAT

Nitish Kumar said : “We will take action. Some people are doing bad work by making spurious liquor. Raids are on and I am going to review the entire scenario...,” External link

HindustanTimes Saturday, November 6, 2021 3:46:00 AM EAT

Nitish Kumar said : "State government has enforced a complete ban on liquor with all strictness. Whosoever is trying to weaken the existing prohibition law, identify them and take tough action against such persons," External link

timesofindia Friday, November 5, 2021 7:31:00 PM EAT

Nitish Kumar told : "Top officers will ensure that no person involved in the wrongdoings are saved. Wherever the incidents of hooch deaths occurred in the recent days, strict actions must be taken against the guilty persons," External link

timesofindia Friday, November 5, 2021 7:31:00 PM EAT

Nitish Kumar said : "All government and semi-government officers and employees would once again have to take pledge in favour of the total prohibition," External link

timesofindia Friday, November 5, 2021 7:31:00 PM EAT

Nitish Kumar said : “In democracy, people are the masters and they have pronounced their verdict,” External link

timesofindia Wednesday, November 3, 2021 5:09:00 AM EAT

Nitish Kumar said : “If you drink a wrong thing, such incidents (hooch death) are bound to happen,” External link

timesofindia Monday, November 1, 2021 6:57:00 PM EAT

Nitish Kumar said : “The matter is related not only to Bihar, but it is a country-wide phenomenon. The prices of diesel and petrol are increasing or decreasing across the country. It is not a Bihar specific issue,” External link

timesofindia Monday, November 1, 2021 6:57:00 PM EAT

Nitish Kumar said : “In 2005, when we took over, we had brainstorming sessions with the heads of several hospitals. No one was ready to take it over. Then Medanta came forward,” External link

timesofindia Sunday, October 31, 2021 5:28:00 AM EAT

Nitish Kumar said : "Don't talk to me about such drivel. It was a party meeting, with a lot on the agenda. The cadre choose to speak as they please on such occasions," External link

news-yahoo-in Thursday, October 28, 2021 6:29:00 AM EAT

Nitish Kumar told : “This year, the level of Ganga water is high due to heavy rainfall in its upper catchment areas. In such a scenario, there is a need for proper security at all Chhath ghats,” External link

timesofindia Thursday, October 28, 2021 4:55:00 AM EAT

Nitish Kumar told : “This year, the level of water in Ganga is high due to heavy rainfall in its upper catchment areas. In such a scenario, there is a need for proper security at all Chhath Ghats,” External link

timesofindia Wednesday, October 27, 2021 8:10:00 PM EAT

Nitish Kumar said : “Wo chahen to goli marwa de sakte hain. Isase jyada aur kuchh nahi kar sakte hain,” External link

timesofindia Wednesday, October 27, 2021 5:02:00 AM EAT

Nitish Kumar said : “But majority of the promises have been fulfilled and remaining works were underway,” External link

timesofindia Wednesday, October 27, 2021 5:02:00 AM EAT

Nitish Kumar said : “If he wants, he can get me shot. But he cannot do anything else,” External link

HindustanTimes Tuesday, October 26, 2021 6:17:00 PM EAT

Nitish Kumar contou : “Fui de um canto a outro, mas cada crematório tinha uma desculpa… um disse que estava sem madeira” External link

istoe Friday, April 23, 2021 12:29:00 AM EAT

Nitish Kumar declarou : “A morte de 83 pessoas em diferentes distritos do estado devido aos relâmpagos é trágica. Foi ordenada uma compensação de 400 mil rupias (R$ 28,3 mil) a cada uma das famílias dos mortos” External link

odocumento Friday, June 26, 2020 11:33:00 PM EAT

Nitish Kumar declarou : “A morte de 83 pessoas em diferentes distritos do estado devido aos relâmpagos é trágica. Foi ordenada uma compensação de 400 mil rupias (R$ 28,3 mil) a cada uma das famílias dos mortos” External link

odocumento Friday, June 26, 2020 9:59:00 PM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
minister62.84%EN12/12/201712/12/2017
chief2.11%EN12/07/201707/12/2017
chef du bihar0.18%FR10/25/201725/10/2017
leader6.91%EN10/17/201717/10/2017
deputy0.23%EN10/14/201714/10/2017
inspector general0.03%EN09/30/201730/09/2017
president1.46%EN09/14/201714/09/2017
accused0.29%EN08/26/201726/08/2017
leader of cm0.03%EN08/17/201717/08/2017
rival0.76%EN08/11/201711/08/2017
boss0.06%EN08/11/201711/08/2017
minister of bihar0.12%EN07/31/201731/07/2017
ally0.18%EN07/04/201704/07/2017
candidate0.41%EN02/21/201721/02/2017
captain0.18%EN02/12/201712/02/2017
general secretary0.06%EN02/11/201711/02/2017
gobernador de bihar0.06%ES01/15/201715/01/2017
union railway minister0.12%EN12/27/201627/12/2016
railway minister0.12%EN12/27/201627/12/2016
leader of rjd0.03%EN09/13/201613/09/2016
government spokesman0.03%EN07/23/201623/07/2016
janata dal united president0.03%EN07/02/201602/07/2016
senior police officer0.18%EN06/25/201625/06/2016
successor0.09%EN03/16/201516/03/2015
former railway minister0.09%EN02/27/201527/02/2015
predecessor0.82%EN02/21/201521/02/2015
legislature party leader0.18%EN02/20/201520/02/2015
minister0.18%SA09/09/201409/09/2014
leader0.26%SA08/26/201426/08/2014
syndication service chief minister0.09%EN03/06/201406/03/2014
Names Lang Count
Nitish KumarEN62.53%
Nitish KumarFR12.23%
Nitish KumarPT12.12%
Nitish KumarES12.06%
Nitesh KumarEN0.84%
Nitish KumarSA0.09%
Nitish. KumarEN0.09%
NITISH KUMAREN0.04%


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Binod Sharma added ( about Nitish Kumar ) : "Tejashwi said he supports Nitish on caste census and special status to Bihar issues. He never said the RJD will accept Nitish as the CM of his alliance," External link

timesofindia Thursday, January 20, 2022 11:57:00 AM EAT

Tej Pratap told ( about Nitish Kumar ) : “He (Nitish Kumar) should take a chair and sit at the border from where liquor enters Bihar. With a stick in hand, he can do the investigation and directly send people to jail,” External link

timesofindia Wednesday, December 29, 2021 4:59:00 AM EAT

Laloo Prasad Yadav alleged ( about Nitish Kumar ) : “I had earlier told Nitish Kumar that liquor prohibition will not be successful as it is freely available in neighbouring States and Nepal but he assured me that he will implement it strictly. Now, the State administration has failed in controlling supply of illegal liquor while Nitish Kumar is sending police into the rooms of women to search for liquor” External link

Hindu Tuesday, November 23, 2021 5:09:00 PM EAT

Shahnawaz Hussain added ( about Nitish Kumar ) : “The progress made by the state under the leadership of CM Nitish Kumar has been showcased at Bihar Pavilion,” External link

timesofindia Tuesday, November 23, 2021 12:27:00 PM EAT

Laloo Prasad Yadav said ( about Nitish Kumar ) : “Whether it should be ended or not, he (read CM Nitish Kumar) knows. Smuggling of liquor is going on, people are dying, the state is also losing revenue and now the police are also entering the rooms of the women in the name of prohibition. It has failed and we repeat that it should be ended” External link

timesofindia Tuesday, November 23, 2021 7:32:00 AM EAT

Laloo Prasad Yadav said ( about Nitish Kumar ) : “Nitish broached the idea of preparing ‘neera’ (non-fermented toddy) and ‘neera gud’ (jaggery). Today, even the two propositions have failed,” External link

timesofindia Tuesday, November 23, 2021 7:32:00 AM EAT

Laloo Prasad Yadav said ( about Nitish Kumar ) : "I had told Nitish that you will end up losing revenue while smugglers will have a field day," External link

newindianexpress Monday, November 22, 2021 9:04:00 PM EAT

Laloo Prasad Yadav said ( about Nitish Kumar ) : "In 2016, Nitish Kumar came to my house and said that he was going to ban liquor in the state. I told him that implementation of banning liquor in the state is not easy. Smuggling of liquor would increase in Bihar as adjoining Nepal, Jharkhand, West Bengal and Uttar Pradesh are non-dry states. Nitish Kumar had ignored my suggestions and implemented the law," External link

business-standard Monday, November 22, 2021 5:42:00 PM EAT

Laloo Prasad Yadav said ( about Nitish Kumar ) : "I already told Nitish Kumar that liquor operations cannot stop in Bihar. Hundreds of deaths due to poisonous liquor are examples of it. Hence, it is better for him to roll back the law and avoid the loss of state revenue," External link

business-standard Monday, November 22, 2021 5:42:00 PM EAT

Laloo Prasad Yadav said ( about Nitish Kumar ) : "The state administration has completely failed to stop the operations of the liquor mafias. Nitish Kumar, on the other hand, is sending police into the rooms of women to search for liquor," External link

business-standard Monday, November 22, 2021 5:42:00 PM EAT

Daniel Bastard said ( about Nitish Kumar ) : “Avinash Jha’s horrific death is all the more shocking because he clearly paid for his work and journalistic integrity with his life,” “We call on Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar to order an independent investigation that sheds all possible light on this appalling murder and identifies the instigators. Impunity for crimes of violence against journalists in India must end” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Monday, November 15, 2021 9:31:00 PM EAT

Mr Modi said ( about Nitish Kumar ) : “Since people have died by consuming spurious liquor, it does not mean that there will be an end to the prohibition law in Bihar as the BJP was in favour of prohibition in the State. The Nitish Kumar Government should take adequate steps to enforce prohibition more strictly in the State,” External link

thehindu Tuesday, November 9, 2021 5:33:00 PM EAT

Singh Kushwaha said ( about Nitish Kumar ) : “Our leader Nitish Kumar executed different kinds of development works across the state with the motto of ‘Development with Justice.’ The people have once again reposed their faith in the development model of Vikas Purush Nitish Kumar,” External link

timesofindia Wednesday, November 3, 2021 5:09:00 AM EAT

Laloo Prasad Yadav said ( about Nitish Kumar ) : "I will ensure the 'visarjan' of Nitish Kumar and the NDA in the state," External link

outlookindia Wednesday, October 27, 2021 4:17:00 PM EAT