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.
Patna: Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) President Lalu Prasad Yadav, and Patna High Court Acting Chief Justice Iqbal Ahmed Ansari were among many who were present at the release of senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and former film star Shatrughan Sinha's autobiography 'Anything But Khamosh' at a function at Hotel Maurya in Patna on Friday.