- Apr 30, 2015 14:49 IST
Just over two months after his resigned as Bihar chief minister amid acrimony with the leadership of the ruling JD (U), Jitan Ram Manjhi announced here Wednesday he was ready to launch a new political party.
- Apr 24, 2015 22:57 IST
The Narendra Modi government on Friday got a rare praise from its bitterest rival, Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar, for the Centre’s prompt help to the storm-ravaged state.
- Apr 23, 2015 00:38 IST
With an eye on the forthcoming assembly polls in Bihar, chief minister Nitish Kumar on Wednesday announced a Rs 10,000 incentive for upper caste students who passed their matriculation examination with a first division, and regularisation of contractual employees.
- Apr 17, 2015 10:50 IST
The victim, in her early 20s, was alone at her home late Wednesday night when her former fiance Mohd. Azharuddin forcibly entered and asked her to agree to the marriage. When she refused, he raped her and later chopped off a part of her nose to prevent her getting married to anyone else
- Apr 17, 2015 10:46 IST
Voicing strong disapproval of the prevalence of regional tariff forcing states to purchase power at differential rates, the JD(U) government on Thursday urged the Centre to remove discrepancy by putting in place an uniform tariff policy.
- Apr 15, 2015 09:53 IST
Taking the battle to Nitish Kumar's home turf, BJP President Amit Shah today ridiculed the Janata Parivar alliance with Lalu Prasad saying "zero plus zero remains a zero" and claimed that nobody can stop the saffron party from coming to power in Bihar.
- Apr 15, 2015 09:45 IST
Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday announced a monthly pension of Rs.5,000 for farmers aged 60 or above for their social and financial security. Rajnath Singh said the Narendra Modi government was probably the first government that actually cared for farmers and was keen to help farmers.
- Apr 15, 2015 09:57 IST
Communications and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said on Tuesday that the central government will set up 44 Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) centres in Bihar.
- Apr 09, 2015 09:37 IST
The Patna metro rail project may see the light of the day soon as RITES, the Railways' PSU, is likely to submit its final draft DPR in this regard by next month, a minister said on Wednesday.
- Apr 09, 2015 09:43 IST
RJD chief Lalu Prasad declared on Wednesday that only a son can succeed his father in Indian culture, after party colleague Pappu Yadav claimed he was Lalu's real successor.
- Apr 09, 2015 09:48 IST
The CAG has slammed the Bihar State Pollution Control Board (BSPCB) for neither conducting any survey to identify the polluting industries in the state, nor maintaining any such inventory for planning purposes.
- Apr 06, 2015 11:21 IST
Lande had launched the operation after the district magistrate's letter on April 3, confirming that there was no legal stone-crusher unit in Rohtas district and all the crushers were illegal. Subdivisional magistrate, Sasaram, Nalin Kumar had been deputed as magistrate for the operation.
- Apr 05, 2015 23:01 IST
Speculation as to who will succeed him at the helm of RJD affairs appeared to be set to rest on Sunday when party chief Lalu Prasad declared that “a son is the natural heir to his father.”
- Mar 28, 2015 11:40 IST
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has sought special developmental assistance of over Rs 1 lakh crore from Prime Minister Narendra Modi, pointing to an estimated 'loss' of Rs. 50,000 crore to the state due to the recommendations of 14th Finance Commission.
- Mar 28, 2015 11:31 IST
Expressing helplessness to undertake repair of NH roads in Bihar, the state government was aware of miseries of road users, but can not do maintenance works as the Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG) will raise objections to use of state funds under this head.