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Accusing the Congress government in Karnataka of indulging in corruption, Chief Minister of Bihar and national president of the Janata Dal (United) Nitish Kumar said here on Wednesday it was possible for the JD(U) in Karnataka to replicate the “Bihar model” of development and win the hearts of people.
Telegraph picture. Patna: Biscuit maker Britannia and Prince Plastic have shown interest in investing over Rs 1,000 crore in Bihar. Representatives of these two companies shared this during an investors' meet organised in Mumbai on Thursday in which representatives from over two dozen companies took ...

Jawans of the Bihar Military Police deployed at Rabri Devi's residence were reportedly ordered to leave the premises late on Tuesday night. One ASI, four head constables and 12 BMP commandos, who were deployed for Lalu Prasad's security, were withdrawn on the orders of S K Singhal, ADG, ...
BJP leaders across Bihar, including Union ministers and members of both Houses of the Parliament, today observed a day long fast in various parts of the state in protest against the recent washout of the Budget session. Prominent among those who took part in the nationwide "Upvaas" were Union ...
The week-long 'Satyagraha se Swachhagrah' campaign in Bihar, in the run-up to the Champaran Satyagraha centenary celebrations on April 10, accelerated toilet campaign in the state, the Union Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation said today. Over some people rejecting as impossible Prime ...
Days after Prime Minister Narendra Modi's claim of Bihar constructing 8.5 lakh toilets in a week created widespread disbelief, the Union Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation on Thursday shared its own calculation showing how it was "easily doable". "It has been reported by some media outlets that ...

Investment proposals worth Rs 1,000 crore were received at an investors' meet attended today by Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi, an official release said. The proposals received at the meet, held in Mumbai and organized by Bihar Investment Promotion Board, included a biscuit ...
Bengaluru: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, whose JD(U) is contesting 25-30 seats in the upcoming Karnataka Assembly elections, on Wednesday made strong grounds for his Bihar-based party that is trying to regain its foothold in this southern state that once saw a significant presence of JD(U).
PATNA: Former Bihar chief minister Rabri Devi on Wednesday alleged a conspiracy against her family, after security was withdrawn from her residence. "The security ... On Tuesday, the Bihar Government withdrew 32 Bihar Military Police jawans deputed at the Rabri Devi's Patna residence. At night, the ...
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today flagged off a train between Katihar and Old Delhi, dedicated to the nation a loco factory in Madhepura and laid the foundation of a track-doubling project in Bihar. The prime minister was here to attend an event to mark 100 years of Mahatma Gandhi's Champaran ...
With Bihar having the third largest goat population in the country, Project Mesha (the Sanskrit name for a ram) is being implemented since mid-2016 by the Aga Khan Rural Support Programme (AKRSP) with funding from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. In fact, this is the first livestock development ...
A day after former chief minister and HAM(S) chief Jitan Ram Manjhi walked out of the NDA and joined the Grand Alliance, former Bihar Congress chief Ashok Kumar Choudhary joined the JD(U) in the presence of Chief Minister Nitish Kumar Thursday. Choudhary was reportedly scheduled to join the JD(U) ...
The fiscal deficit of the budget is Rs. 11,203.95 crore, which is 2.17% of the GSDP,” Mr. Modi said, adding that “Bihar is one of those States which has taken its fiscal responsibility seriously and implemented the FRBM Act in letter and spirit”. Establishments and committed expenditure for 2018-19 was ...
Sanjay Mandal was said to be depressed after his loan application was rejected by officials of the PNB branch at Basbitti Road in Supaul. Patna | Indo-Asian News Service | Updated: March 01, 2018 23:08 IST. 2 Shares. EMAIL. PRINT. COMMENTS. Refused Loan By PNB, Man In Bihar Allegedly Commits Suicide.
ON A day K S Dwivedi took over as Bihar Director General of Police, the state government sought to address questions raised by the Opposition and activists. Dwivedi, a 1984-batch IPS officer, was SP in Bhagalpur during the 1989 riots that left over 1,000 dead. A commission of inquiry set up by the state ...
He points to his field, which had once won him the badge of a successful farmer from the Bihar government. He had grown a record 492 quintals of rice in one acre, in 1977. But for this man, who resettled at Biranchi tola number 3 colony -- one among 46 other East Pakistani Hindu refugee colonies in west ...
New Delhi: The appointment of the new director-general of police (DGP) of Bihar appears to be as much a political move as it is a routine administrative step. Ever since the Nitish Kumar government placed the riot-tainted, 1984-batch IPS officer Krishna Swaroop Dwivedi as the police chief, the opposition ...

Bihar hit-and-run case: Suspended BJP leader Manoj Baitha surrenders ... The opposition RJD has alleged that Baitha was in an inebriated state while driving the vehicle, in flagrant violation of the ban on sale and consumption of alcohol in Bihar, and that the ruling dispensation was trying to "shield" him.
Four of them — Ashok Choudhary, Dilip Kumar Choudhary, Ram Chandra Bharti and Tanvir Akhtar — called on the Bihar Legislative Council's deputy chairman Md Haroon Rashid and gave him in writing that they want to be recognised as a separate group in the upper house of the state legislature. Rashid ...
Bihar is national topper in FY17 growth, with 10.3 pc. PTI|. Feb 26, 2018, 08.58 PM IST ... Bihar's growth rate is higher than that of the national average of 7.0 per cent, the 12th Economic Survey of Bihar said. The state has consistently ... "There was substantial impact of prohibition on the crime rates in Bihar. The highest ...
Patna, Feb 25 (PTI) Infighting within the Bihar Congress came to the fore today with its working president and former chief engaging in a spat ahead of three by-elections in the state next month. In a statement, BPCC acting president Kaukab Qadri criticised his predecessor Ashok Choudhary for blaming ...
The choice of food is extremely multifaceted, varied and incomprehensible in most parts of the country. Food, its production, preparation and consumption, are among the oldest human activities. In Bihar, it reaches just the right level of indefinable, much like the obsession with which Biharis treat the ...
Millions of students entered the examination centres in Bihar wearing chappals as shoes and socks were banned this year to check rampant cheating. The Bihar School Examination Board (BSEB), that conducts the Class 10 examinations, in a notification, had made it clear that students wearing shoes and ...
Calling liquor ban as the only way for a happy society, JD-U chief and Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar said that if prohibition could be implemented in Bihar successfully, why it could not be implemented here in the neighbouring State. Kumar, while speaking in a 'state-level workers conference' organised ...
NEW DELHI: The Bihar Police Subordinate Services Commission (BPSSC) today released the admit cards for the Bihar Police Sub Inspector Exam 2018 on the official website of Bihar Police Sub Inspector - https://apply-bpssc.com/V1/searchApplication. Candidates who have applied for the examination ...
NEW DELHI: Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Monday launched a scathing attack at Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar over a road accident that killed nine school students in the state's Muzaffarpur. ... Who is your conscience protecting today – the accused BJP leader or the truth about liquor in Bihar?)
The budget session of Bihar Assembly, which gets under way from Monday, is likely to be a stormy one in view of the by-elections to be held in some constituencies. The ruling NDA and the Opposition RJD-Congress alliance have gone into poll-mode in the run-up to the Rajya Sabha biennial polls which is ...
PATNA: A day after the Election Commission announced schedule for biennial election to the Rajya Sabha to fill 59 seats of members including six from Bihar; leading political parties in the state on Saturday began consultations with their core team members to select their candidates for Upper House of the ...
Patna: Authorities in the eastern Indian state of Bihar have ordered an investigation after a road was “stolen” by thieves. The incident of “road theft” has been reported from Darbhanga, a northern Bihar district some 140 kilometres from Patna. Local municipal corporation authorities registered a case with the ...
NEW DELHI: At least nine schoolchildren were killed and 20 others injured in Bihar on Saturday after a vehicle crashed into them outside their school in ... us that the driver didn't stop even after running over these middle-school children," Anil Kumar Singh, deputy inspector general of Bihar police told AFP.
HC orders Bihar govt to release Australian wine consignment imported by Nepal ... Earlier on January 16, the bench had ordered for verification of the credentials of the Nepalese firm before ordering the release of the container for which a Bihar police team had went to Kathmandu for verifying the firm.
Patna: Bihar BJP leaders expectedly termed Thursday's Union budget as one that took care of every section of the society, and also claimed that states such as Bihar would benefit in a big way. "This budget was dedicated to the villages, poor people, farmers, senior citizens, salaried people and small ...
All of the plants were previously owned by the Bihar State Hydroelectric Power Corp. Ltd., which did not specify why it was surrendering the projects to Jharkhand. The company also announced it was closing its 2-MW Kattanya, 7-MW Nirmali and 8-MW Bathnaha projects due to a lack of economic ...
PATNA: Contrary to high expectations from the "double engine" NDA governments at the Centre and in state, no big-ticket announcement was made for Bihar in the general Budget for fiscal 2018-19 presented by Union finance minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday. The state had to console itself with only a few ...
The Union budget 2018-19, at least for Bihar, is a big disappointment. The budget seems targeted at winning elections and not at long-term measures for improving the standard of life. In Bihar, a state brimming with working class middle class, there seems to be extreme disappointment as no tax relief has ...
Bihar: Three workers die due to gas leakage at dairy plant in Patna. The owner of the Natural Dairy factory in the Patliputra area is absconding, the ... The Bihar Police have sent the three bodies for an autopsy, and have registered a case. The owner of the factory is absconding, the report added. Some local ...
NEW DELHI: A passenger train ran over five people, while they were crossing the track in the early hours on Friday in Bihar's Siwan. Four of them died on the spot, while one is critically injured, informed the Indian Railway Public Relation Officer. Four dead, 1 critically injured after being run over by a train in ...
He is the fourth bureaucrat from the coveted civil service to face the axe in the past few months in Bihar for graft charges. Anand, a 2007 batch IAS officer who served as the district magistrate of Banka and Saran, is accused of possessing property worth Rs24.4 million disproportionate to his known source of ...
The Election Commission is yet to declare the schedule for Rajya Sabha polls for the six seats from Bihar but political parties have geared up to explore right calculations to grab the maximum number of seats. Out of six seats, one seat of rebel JD(U) leader Ali Anwar, is already vacant while five other ...
Four women were feared drowned after a boat, carrying nine members of a family, capsized in the Ganga in rural Patna on Wednesday, police said. Five others - two men and three women - could be rescued. The boat was carrying members of the family based in Gaya district, who had come here to take a ...
The Ravidas community is among the most severely marginalised in the state of Bihar -- for long they have settled outside the bounds of the main village, the upper castes think of them as 'unclean' and their position is generally that of the 'lowest of the low'. Things for 10 of the community's women changed ...
New Delhi, Jan 20 (UNI) Rebel Janata Dal (United) leader Sharad Yadav will hold a Mahapanchayat in Nandan gram in Buxar in Bihar which was the scene of stone pelting on Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's cavalcade on January 12, followed by police action against the accused including women.
Patna/Ara, Jan 20 Railway Minister Piyush Goyal today said land has been acquired for two locomotive engine factories in Madhepura and Saran districts of Bihar. An electric locomotive engine factory would be set up at Madhepura and a diesel locomotive engine unit would be established at Marhaura in ...
Bihar police does not maintain separate data for groom-kidnap weddings. As per state crime statistics, 1,702 incidents of kidnapping for marriage were reported in 2010. The number climbed to 3,070 in 2016 and 3,110 till October 2017. However, these figures reveal little about the frequency of shotgun ...
Two crude bombs were recovered near the Mahaboddhi temple in Bihar's Bodh Gaya, where Tibetian spiritual leader Dalai Lama is camping, prompting authorities to heighten security, police said on Saturday. The bombs were found on Friday night, police said. Police have denied media reports that ...
The mines, located in Odisha, Jharkhand and Bihar, will help boost local production and reduce the country's dependence on imported fuel. On Friday, Coal India shares rose 0.48%, or Rs1.35, to 284.45 on a day the benchmark Sensex scaled a new high of 35,511.58 points, an increase of 251.29 points ...
A 24-year-old man wanted in connection with a murder was arrested by the Special Cell on Wednesday from Sitamarhi in Bihar, the police said on Friday. Bounty. Ajay Kumar Mahto is wanted in connection with a 2013 murder case registered at Nihal Vihar police station. There was a bounty of ₹50,000 on ...
Bihar: Opposition criticises government after six people are killed in a day ... Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar | PTI ... He criticised the government for failing to stop murders and kidnappings in the state, and claimed that criminals were ruling the roost in Bihar even as the government maintained a stoic ...
Their considerable prowess on the drums has made them a favourite across rural Bihar — whenever a festive occasion is to be celebrated, the band is called for. The women proudly tell us that they are picked up and dropped off in an SUV whenever they're invited to perform at an event; until now, no party ...
The class 12 result by Bihar School Examination Board (BSEB) was declared in 2017 and the error in results has exposed the rot yet again that has set in Bihar's education system. Boy receives marks for Urdu, a language he doesn't even know: Ayush, a science stream student of Munshi Singh College, ...


 

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