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Patna Durbar

The writer is a senior journalist at India Today.

POLITICS

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Why Bihar CM Nitish Kumar ousted key health official

Nitish Kumar removed Principal Health Secretary, Udai Singh Kumawat after the IAS officer failed to increase the testing rate as instructed by the CM.

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How Bihar CM ensures food for everybody amidst the Covid crisis

Immediately after the Covid crisis surfaced in India, Nitish Kumar made focused efforts to ensure that no one, especially the poor and the most vulnerable, suffered distress.

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How Bihar CM Nitish Kumar takes the lead in the fight against Covid

Nitish Kumar has demonstrated resolve and decision making that reflected in slowing down the spread and the impact of the Covid-19 in Bihar.

POLITICS

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How Nitish Kumar has been the fulcrum of Bihar politics since 2005

Having won the 2010 and 2015 assembly polls on the strength of his government’s impressive performance and delivery, Nitish believes that 2020 polls would be no different.

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How Nitish government's efficiency controlled Covid crisis in BIhar

Nitish Kumar has put his best foot forward by establishing his government’s preparedness, ability and credential to take Bihar out of Covid crisis.

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Nitish Kumar bats for migrant workers

Bihar has launched measures to create livelihoods for migrant workers who’ve returned.

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Bihar CM grants Rs 100 crore for victims of Covid-19

Top government officials admit that with Nitish Kumar at the helm, the state government’s response system has always performed several notches above the standardised levels during all previous disasters.

POLITICS

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Statistics don't lie: Why Bihar CM Nitish Kumar is miles ahead of other contenders

On the surface, it might seem that the vote share of BJP has increased over a period of time. A closer look at the statistics however, reveals a completely different picture.

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Back in Bihar after decades, the Congress has no cakewalk to welcome it

As the grand alliance is expected to aggressively entice backward communities, the Congress needs to wean away forward caste voters from the BJP.

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Why coming together of Nitish Kumar and Ram Vilas Paswan is significant

It reminds us of a similar deal in 2005, which could not materialise at the end.