Patna: National Institution for Transforming India (NITI) Commission Vice Chairman Arvind Panagariya, speaking at the first interanational conference on the 'Development and Growth: Experience and Theories' in Patna on Wednesday, praised Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and his policies to put Bihar on the path of development.
Patna: Bihar Governor Ram Nath Kovind, while inaugurating a workshop on the 'Management of Educational Institutes' sponsored by the Nalanda Open University (NOU) at A. N. Sinha Institute in Patna on Wednesday, express his disappointment with the low Gross Enrollment Ratio (GER) of Bihar saying it lagged way behind other states causing an educational divide among the students.
Patna: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders in Bihar Assembly on Tuesday demanded sacking of Minority Welfare Minister Abdul Ghafoor for holding a meeting with convicted criminal and former Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) MP Mohammed Shahabuddin who continues to run his crime empire from within the cell of the Siwan Jail.
Patna: Union Telecommunication and Information and Technology Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad, dispelling the opposition's propaganda of India slumping economically under the premiership of Narendra Modi, said that anyone who looked at the numbers impartially would disagree with the opposition's claim that the nation had weakened both economically and socially under the two-year old NDA administration.
Patna: Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) President and Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan on Monday accused Chief Minister Nitish Kumar of all talks and no action when he alleged that the Grand Alliance had failed to implement the food security bill resulting in the recent death of a dalit woman in Sheikhpura.
Patna: Central Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh, on the second and last day of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) working committee meeting in Patna on Monday took a dig at Chief Minister Nitish Kumar for ignoring agriculture in his much-hyped 'Seven-point Agenda' for the development of Bihar.
Patna: Prayers of the fans of the Indian cricket team in Patna on Sunday were answered when the Indian team, in a thrilling ending, beat Australia by six wickets scoring 161 for 4 against 160 for 6 by the Aussies in the World T20 quarterfinals played at Punjab Cricket Association IS Bindra Stadium in Mohali.
Patna: Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, speaking at the five-day international conference on 'Development and Growth: Experience and Theories' to mark the 25th anniversary of the Asian Development Research Institute (ADRI) in Patna on Sunday, stuck to his usual rhetoric to bash Prime Minister Narendra Modi and to praise his own administration while reiterating his demand for special status for Bihar.
Patna: The two-day meeting of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) working committee began at the residence of senior party leader and former Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi in Patna on Sunday.
Patna: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders in Patna on Friday took out a march against the ruling Janata Dal – U, Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD), and Congress Party for insulting Shaheed Bhagat Singh after they compared Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) student leader Kanhaiya Kumar and his cohorts to the martyr and freedom fighter icon.
Patna: Holi in Patna passed away peacefully on Thursday as people of all ages, particularly the younger crowd, observed the festival with much fervor a day after it was celebrated in other parts of the nation.
Patna: Christians in Patna on Friday participated in church mass and prayers to mark the crucifixion of Jesus Christ, also known as the Good Friday.
Patna: Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Tuesday kicked off the three-day Bihar Diwas to mark the formation of Bihar state by asking people to help him make prohibition successful in the state.