- 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.
- Mar 21, 2015 22:56 IST
Incidents of cheating in the Class 10 exam continued in Bihar on Saturday with police even having to fire in the air and carry out a baton charge to disperse a large number of people helping students to copy, an official said.
- Mar 22, 2015 17:20 IST
The pictures of rampant cheating in matriculation examinations in Bihar that went viral over the internet forced the police into action. Officials collected as much as Rs 15 lakh in fines from offenders in just one day- the highest in the state.
- Mar 21, 2015 18:02 IST
From the battle hardened routine of the army to 13 days of penance in absolute Buddhist monkhood, it has turned out to be quite a journey of self discovery for a group of men from Thailand.
- Mar 17, 2015 10:25 IST
Power would be costlier in Bihar from April 1 as the state's power regulator on Monday announced a 2.5% increase in the tariff. The consumers in urban areas would have to pay more than their rural counterparts.
- Mar 17, 2015 10:31 IST
An undertrial prisioner was shot and seriously injured by some unidentified men inside the civil court in Muzaffarpur district of Bihar. The injured prisoner was admitted in a government hospital for treatment. The injured prisoner was admitted in a government hospital for treatment.
- Mar 16, 2015 12:39 IST
Officials of the first batch of Bihar ATS, which came into being after the 2013 Patna bomb blasts, will be trained in explosives and post-blast investigation at the Gujarat Forensic Science University, based at Gandhinagar.
- Mar 13, 2015 10:46 IST
JD(U) has informed ex-CM Jitan Ram Manjhi that it has the right to initiate action against him for violating the party whip by not attending the House during confidence vote. In his reply to Manjhi, the chief whip said, "The relation of an unattached member without party affiliation cannot be severed with the parent party and whip is applicable on an unattached member."
- Mar 13, 2015 10:35 IST
A day after winning confidence vote comfortably with the help of allies RJD, Congress and CPI, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today said discussion on expansion of cabinet would take place after completion of the ongoing Budget session.
- Mar 13, 2015 10:41 IST
Presenting budget with a revenue surplus of Rs. 11,980.95 crore, Finance Minister Bijendra Prasad Yadav said: "We too have been affected from economic slowdown at global and national level over the past couple of years as a result of which our receipts from diverse sources have come down in the current fiscal."
- Mar 12, 2015 11:10 IST
The figures were revealed by the Bihar Economic Survey 2014-15 laid by state Finance Minister Bijendra Yadav in the Bihar Legislative Assembly today soon after Chief Minister Nitish Kumar won the trust vote on the floor of the House.
- Mar 12, 2015 11:17 IST
Jitan Ram Manjhi, who had resigned as Bihar Chief minister just hours before a crucial trust vote last month, today absented himself from the inaugural sitting of the joint session of Bihar Legislature after which Chief Minister Nitish Kumar will take the trust vote.
- Mar 12, 2015 11:20 IST
The district magistrate of Aurangabad is among the 126 people who have so far tested positive for swine flu in Bihar, officials said on Wednesday. Navin Chandra Jha, an IAS officer, tested positive after returning from a visit to Pune, Mumbai and Varanasi.
- Mar 11, 2015 10:47 IST
The ruling JD-U and its ally RJD on Tuesday issued whips to their legislators to vote on Wednesday in support of Chief Minister Nitish Kumar to help him prove his majority in the Bihar legislative assembly. "Any legislator found voting against the whip will loss membership of the state assembly," Sharavan told the media.