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Will Nitish Kumar's breakup with BJP help rainbow Opposition or puncture anti-Modi club?

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), which was basking in the glory of winning back control over Maharashtra politics, had a deja vu moment Tuesday after it lost the key eastern Indian state of Bihar, courtesy Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's yet another political somersault. Only this time the saffron camp was the casualty.

BJP only knows to divide people: Tejashwi Yadav with Nitish Kumar as they stake claim to form Bihar govt

Patna/IBNS: Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Tejashwi Yadav, who stitched ties with Nitish Kumar's Janata Dal (United) to become the deputy chief minister of the new alliance government, said the Bharatiya Janata Party only knows "to divide people on communal lines."

Take a look at Nitish Kumar's partner-swapping spree in his political marriage of convenience

Janata Dal (United) chief Nitish Kumar Tuesday apparently took the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) off-guard by stripping it off power by dumping the saffron MLAs in the Opposition bench, restitching the severed ties with Lalu Prasad Yadav's Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) and the Congress.

Nitish Kumar to take oath as CM of Grand Alliance tomorrow, Tejashwi Yadav as deputy

Patna/IBNS: Janata Dal (United) chief Nitish Kumar, who ditched the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday, asked that he be named the Chief Minister of Bihar as the head of a new "Grand Alliance" which includes Tejashwi Yadav and other Opposition parties.

Bihar CM Nitish Kumar unsubscribes BJP-led NDA again

Patna/IBNS: In his yet another political somersault, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar Tuesday quit the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA), throwing open the gates for the Grand Alliance 2.0 in the eastern state, media reports said.

Nitish Kumar seeks time to meet Guv. Is Bihar bracing for Grand Alliance 2.0?

Patna/IBNS: In a significant move amid speculation of his break up with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has sought time to meet Governor Phagu Chauhan, media reports said.

Nitish Kumar to meet JDU MLAs today. Is break up with Modi's BJP imminent?

Patna/IBNS: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar is all set to meet his party Janata Dal (United) MLAs Tuesday amid the speculation over his another political somersault, media reports said.

Split between Nitish Kumar's JD(U) and BJP on cards? Decision tomorrow

Patna/IBNS: For the first time since the Bihar government was formed four years ago, the alliance between Nitish Kumar's Janata Dal (United) and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is on the verge of collapse, said reports.

Bihar: JD(U) asks party MLA to 'behave' after video of dancing goes viral

Patna: After an MLA from Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's party JD(U) was caught on camera giving a flying kiss and throwing cash while dancing with a young woman at a wedding reception, the party has asked him to "behave" and "maintain the dignity" of his post.

JD (U) Rajya Sabha MP King Mahendra passes away

Patna/UNI: Rajya Sabha MP of the ruling JD (U) from Bihar, Mahendra Prasad alias King Mahendra, a pharmaceutical tycoon, died at a hospital in New Delhi on Monday morning. He was 81.

Nitish Kumar's former close aide Pavan Varma joins Mamata's TMC

New Delhi/IBNS: Former Janata Dal (United) leader Pavan Varma, who was also a close aide of Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, joined the Trinamool Congress (TMC) here on Tuesday.

Nitish Kumar won't attend Chautala's rally in Haryana

Patna/IBNS: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has expressed his inability to attend an event to be hosted by former Haryana Chief Minister Om Prakash Chautala later this month to mark his father Chaudhary Devi Lal's birth centenary, media reports said.

Bihar CM Nitish Kumar terms meeting with PM Modi on caste-based census 'positive'

New Delhi/UNI: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday termed his meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi on caste-based census ''positive''.

Union Cabinet rejig: Nitish Kumar's JD(U) takes major u-turn; to accept PM's decision on berth allocation

Patna/IBNS: Nitish Kumar's Janata Dal today finally made a retreat from its stance of proportional representation in the Union Cabinet based on Lok Sabha seats won by a party.

Bihar: JD(U) minority cell in charge Tanvir Ahmed dies of Covid

Patna/UNI: Bihar Legislative Council Member (MLC) and JD(U)'s minority cell in charge Tanvir Akhtar died due to coronavirus infection here today.