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Bihar CM Nitish Kumar wins trust votes, Tejashwi sulks

Nitish took the oath as Bihar chief minister for the sixth time after joining hands with the BJP. He parted ways with RJD and pulled out from Grand Alliance over alleged corruption charges on former deputy chief minister Tejashwi Yadav in connection with land-for-hotels case.


By   |  Updated On : July 28, 2017 01:24 PM
Bihar CM Nitish Kumar to face trust vote at 11 am today

Bihar CM Nitish Kumar to face trust vote at 11 am today

New Delhi :  

Amid chaos, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar won trust vote motion in the Assembly on Friday. The leaders are confident to have the support of 132 MLAs. 

Here are the live updates-

#1:18 PM

Asked several questions in assembly today, but BJP and Nitish Kumar had no answers to them: Tejashwi Yadav after Nitish Kumar wins floor test

#1:04 PM

Bihar CM Nitish Kumar wins trust vote, gets 131 votes 

#12:45 PM

Would like to thank Congress and RJD, if Tejashwi had resigned I would not have been here: Sushil Modi, Bihar Deputy CM 

#12:36 PM

We had given 40 seats to Congress party to contest in assembly polls: Nitish Kumar 

# 12:33 PM

These people live with attitude: Nitish Kumar 

#12:32 PM

The Grand Alliance was not made to bear the cross of corruption: Nitish Kumar 

#12:21 PM

Tejashwi must practice listening to others in the House: Nand Kishore Yadav 

#12: 16 PM

Nitish cannot compromise with corruption: Nand Kishore Yadav 

#12:05 PM

Tejashwi Yadav on Nitish Kumar: 'Why didn’t he sack me if had the guts'

#11:58 AM

Nitish switches loyalty from "Hey Ram" to "Jai Shree Ram", says Tejashwi 

#11:48 AM

Nitish is anti-Dalit and anti-minority: Tejashwi Yadav 

#11:42 AM

Nitish has joined hands with killers of Mahatma Gandhi: Tejashwi Yadav

#11:38 AM

RJD has power of 80 MLAs: Tejashwi Yadav 

#11:32 AM

Nitish has betrayed Lalu Prasad Yadav: Shivanand Tiwari 

#11:27 AM

Tejashwi accuses Nitish of 'treason'

#11:20 AM

Nitish has betrayed the people of Bihar: Tejashwi Yadav 

#11:18 AM

Tejashwi Yadav addressed Nitish as 'boss' in Assembly 

# 11:16 AM

It was all drama to put a clean image of a particular person: Tejashwi Yadav

#11:15 AM

The entire nation believes that it was pre-planned: Tejashwi Yadav 

#11: 09 AM

Bihar CM Nitish Kumar presents trust vote motion amid chaos

#11:04 AM

Congress Bihar in-charge CP Joshi chaired a meeting of Congress MLAs in Patna

#10:48 AM

Tejashwi Yadav outside Bihar assembly ahead of CM Nitish Kumar floor test

#10:39AM

RJD MLAs protest outside Bihar assembly ahead of CM Nitish Kumar floor test

# 10:29 AM 

Deputy CM Sushil Modi reaches Bihar assembly ahead of the floor test

#10:20 AM

Bihar CM Nitish Kumar reaches Assembly 

#10:09 AM

There has been no statement from Sharadji's side, it is a rumour: Ajay Alok, JDU

# 10:06 AM

No leader unhappy; Ali Anwar issued statement but he has also said that this is not a revolt and that he will speak in party forum: Ajay Alok

# 9:25 AM

Politics is about serving people, it's not a medium to collect money or property-Neeraj Kumar (JD(U)

On Thursday, Nitish took the oath as Bihar chief minister for the sixth time after joining hands with the BJP. He parted ways with RJD and pulled out from Grand Alliance over alleged corruption charges on former deputy chief minister Tejashwi Yadav in connection with land-for-hotels case.

After taking oath on Thursday, Nitish said the “collective” decision to part ways with the RJD and join hands with BJP was taken in the interest of the state and its people.

“Whatever decision we have taken will be in the interest of Bihar and its people. It will ensure development and justice. It will also ensure progress.

“This is a collective decision. I assure that our commitment is to the people of Bihar,” Kumar told reporters after taking oath, amid reports that senior leaders like Sharad Yadav and party MP Ali Anwar were among those unhappy with his decision to align with the BJP.

On Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi’s criticism of him, Kumar said he will give reply to all his queries and those of others at the “right time”.

Gandhi had alleged that Kumar had returned to “communal forces” for “selfish” political motives.

Also Read: CM Nitish Kumar says he will not compromise on corruption, Bihar will develop with Centre's cooperation

First Published: Friday, July 28, 2017 07:48 AM
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