Patna: Just months ahead of the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday gifted Bihar with over Rs. 33,000 crore of schemes that promises to change the face of the state in the next decade.
Patna: With the push of a remote button, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, standing miles away from Patna, Barauni to be exact, inaugurated the Patna Metro Project at Gate No. 1 of Patna Zoo where he was represented by Union Housing and Urban Development Minister for state (Independent charge) Hardeep Singh Puri.
Patna: Among many of the projects Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated in Bihar on Sunday, it was also the opening of two pump stations in the state capital dispensing Compressed Natural Gas (CNG), a first in the city, and also the supply of Piped Natural Gas (PNG) to thousands of households in the state capital.
Patna: With the entire nation still shocked and grieving by the latest act of terrorism on the Indian soil by a Pakistan-sponsored terrorist outfit, the demand for revenge continued to grow louder as angry men and women of all ages in Patna on Saturday formed miles long human chain in honor of the fallen soldiers while also demanding stern retaliatory actions against Pakistan, the key sponsor of terrorism in the Indian subcontinent region.
Patna: Expressing his grief over the death of 49 CRPF jawans in Pulwama in Jammu & Kashmir who perished in the hands of a Pakistan-sponsored suicide bomber last Thursday, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Saturday condemned the latest act of terrorism on the Indian soil saying the nation must give a befitting reply to those promoting such heinous acts so the sacrifices of the martyrs don’t go in vain.
Patna: Reacting angrily and understandably so, thousands of people representing various organizations took to the streets of Patna on Friday to demand revenge against Pakistan following the terrorist attack in Pulwama in Jammu & Kashmir last Thursday that left at least 49 CRPF jawans left and scores injured.
Patna: With allegations of attempting to provide protection to those involved in the Muzaffarpur shelter home abuse case, a special court in Delhi on Friday ordered a CBI probe against Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and two senior government officials to find out if the charges against the CM were, in fact, true.
Patna: On the fourth day of the Bihar Assembly’s Budget Session, opposition leaders once again created ruckus both inside and outside the Assembly and chanted slogans against the NDA government alleging it was protecting key accused in the Muzaffarpur shelter home scandal involving rape and other abuse of very young girls.
Patna: Leader of the opposition in Bihar Assembly and Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Tejaswi Yadav accused the Nitish government of trying to protect those involved in the Muzaffarpur shelter home rape and abuse case saying despite Supreme Court’s reprimand, Nitish Kumar was giving shelter to people close to him despite their involvement in the case.
Patna: Former Janata Dal – U leader Jitan Ram Manjhi, whose ascension to the Chief Minister’s post between 2014 and 2015 is widely perceived as an ‘act of charity’ on part of his predecessor Nitish Kumar, is once again fighting for his political life as the larger players in the Grand Alliance in Bihar is barely paying any attention to him despite his daily media events.