Patna: Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Sunday announced Rs. 25,000 from the Chief Minister's Relief Fund for children rescued from child labor for their education and rehabilitative expenses.
Patna: After remaining on run since the 'ToppersGate' scandal broke out in the state earlier this month, the Owner/Principal of the tainted Bishun Rai College in Vaishali district Bachcha Rai was arrested near the college on Saturday though conflicting reports said Rai surrendered before the police instead of being caught by a special police team earlier constituted to apprehend him.
Patna: Less than a month after he was honored by the Intermediate Education Council (IEC) for his service as the chairman of the Bihar School Examination Board (BSEB), Lalkeshwar Singh was on the run from the law after police filed an FIR against him for the bungling in the Class XII result now being referred to as the 'Toppersgate'.
Patna: The relentless attack against Chief Minister Nitish Kumar by former Deputy Chief Minister and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Sushil Kumar Modi kept coming on Tuesday when he blamed Kumar and Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Yadav for the latest scandal to hit Bihar education involving Bihar School Examination Board (BSEB) and the so-called 'toppers' in Arts and Science.
Patna: Doubling down on their earlier allegations of Nitish Kumar abusing his power to keep two posh bungalows in his name at the taxpayer's cost, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders in Patna on Monday ratcheted up the rhetoric by a few degree more accusing the Chief Minister of keeping 23 government buildings for use by his party organization.