Had it not been the leadership of Atal-ji, I would not have learned basics that I practice in governance even today; he effortlessly demonstrated that you could oppose other politicians while being immaculately polite to them; he took questions from journalists on the toughest topics and in the most adverse of situations; his innate and unfailing faith in our parliame...
For good governance, first-hand information and understanding of grassroot realities and public grievances is necessary for public functionaries.
My public record is transparent. When I commit to the people, I do my best to deliver. Last year, I announced in an official program that if we come to power next time, we will implement liquor prohibition.
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's take on the Narendra Modi government's one year in power.
When the Planning Commission was disbanded, the collective voice of the States was inaudible. This was the forum that used to enable engagement between the Centre and the States related to resources, knowledge and coordination. So far, no institution or process has filled this space.
On the day that he has taken oath as Chief Minister, read his op-ed for ndtv.com.