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Tejashwi Yadav installed 44 ACs in house, claims Sushil Modi

23 Jun 2019

Tejashwi Yadav installed 44 ACs in house, claims Sushil Modi

Senior BJP leader and Deputy Chief Minister of Bihar Sushil Kumar Modi launched a fresh attack on RJD's Tejashwi Yadav over extravagant expenditure.

Nitish Kumar calls slipper throwing incident a 'publicity stunt'

15 Oct 2018

Nitish Kumar calls slipper throwing incident a 'publicity stunt'

Breaking his silence over a youth hurling a slipper at him recently, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar yesterday termed the incident "absurd" and "meant for publicity," ruing that there was "no value for good work".

Bihar gangster arrested for Nepal business tycoon kidnapping

28 Aug 2018

Bihar gangster arrested for Nepal business tycoon kidnapping

A Bihar-based gangster, who was wanted in a high-profile kidnapping case, was arrested in RK Puram, South Delhi on Saturday.

Morning prayer now mandatory for students, staff in Bihar schools

12 Aug 2018

Morning prayer now mandatory for students, staff in Bihar schools

The Bihar government has made it mandatory for students and staff of schools run by it to hold morning prayers in which state songs will be crooned using loudspeakers to instill discipline and punctuality among them.

Bihar govt recommends CBI inquiry into shelter-home sexual assault case

26 Jul 2018

Bihar govt recommends CBI inquiry into shelter-home sexual assault case

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today recommended a CBI inquiry into the alleged sexual exploitation of girls at a state-funded shelter home in Muzaffarpur district.

Bihar wants 12.59% tax revenue under 11th FC recommendations

21 Jun 2018

Bihar wants 12.59% tax revenue under 11th FC recommendations

The Bihar government will urge the 15th Finance Commission to raise the allocation of tax revenue shared by the states on the pattern of the 11th Finance Commission recommendations, Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi has said.

There's one primary school at every 1km in Bihar: Minister

10 Mar 2018

There's one primary school at every 1km in Bihar: Minister

The Bihar Government has been successful in setting up a primary school at every 1km while a middle and secondary school at every 3km and 5km respectively, the In-charge Minister (Education) Shravan Kumar told the Bihar Assembly yesterday.

Bihar government to fire employees promoting dowry, child marriage

27 Oct 2017

Bihar government to fire employees promoting dowry, child marriage

In another attempt to rid Bihar of social and civic malpractices, the Nitish-Kumar led government will now sack its employees if found demanding or promoting dowry and child marriage.

How Bihar's Jeevika Didis are building toilets in rural areas

22 Aug 2017

How Bihar's Jeevika Didis are building toilets in rural areas

Open defecation has long been India's primary health and sanitation issue; most Indian states are struggling to become open defecation-free (ODF).

56 schools and colleges lose affiliation to BSEB

25 Nov 2016

56 schools and colleges lose affiliation to BSEB

56 intermediate colleges and schools lost affiliation to the Bihar School Examination Board (BSEB) due to lack of infrastructure, teaching and non-teaching faculty and alleged involvement in illegal practices.

SC cancels bail of rape-accused RJD MLA

24 Nov 2016

SC cancels bail of rape-accused RJD MLA

The Supreme Court has cancelled the bail of rape-accused RJD MLA Rajballabh Yadav.

SC asks Ballabh Yadav to surrender

08 Nov 2016

SC asks Ballabh Yadav to surrender

The Supreme Court has asked rape accused RJD MLA Ballabh Yadav to surrender by November 9 at the Bihar lower court; his bail hearing would be rescheduled for 23 November.

Rape victim questions Bihar government on release of RJD MLA

06 Oct 2016

Rape victim questions Bihar government on release of RJD MLA

Raj Ballabh Yadav, an Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) MLA from Nawada, Bihar was released on bail by the Patna HC on September 30.