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: 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: Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, annoyed by the latest controversy related to the dubious practice of the government departments showering legislators with lavish gifts to 'show their appreciation', called for a ban on the tradition saying the custom should be stopped as it sent wrong signal to the people of Bihar.
Patna: Christmas came nine months earlier for Bihar legislators who are being showered with gifts by the state government that, besides not paying the teachers their salary for months, continually blames the central government for conspiring against Bihar when it comes to funding various development projects.