Patna: Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Saturday flagged off the so-called 'Jal-Jeevan-Hariyali Rath' that is intended to spread awareness about various government projects undertaken by the Micro Water Resources Department and Bihar Underground Water Development Mission to highlight the importance of smart use of water and its preservation.
Patna: Communist Party of India-ML general secretary Dipankar Bhattacharya, at a press conference in Patna on Wednesday, slammed the Narendra Modi government on Article 370 and Triple Talaq Bill saying the administration's approach to these issues were very disconcerting and could spell trouble for the nation.
Patna: Like many of his predecessors, the newly-appointed Governor of Bihar Fagu Chauhan, during a meeting of the Bihar Vice Chancellors, educationists, and senior bureaucrats at the Raj Bhawan in Patna on Wednesday, declared his resolve to improve education in the state saying bringing qualitative change in the system was his number one priority.
Patna: What was supposed to be a routine affair with most politicians fairly experienced in taking part in the event involving burning of effigies, a Rashtriya Lok Samata Party (RLSP) leader was hurt in the incident when his own face caught fire while trying to torch an effigy of Chief Minister Nitish Kumar in Patna on Tuesday.
Patna: Patna is gearing up to celebrate Bakr-Eid on August 12 in a big way as could be seen in areas with large Muslim concentration like Station Road, Sabzi Bagh, Bakerganj, Ashok Rajpath, Patna City, and Phulwari Sharif that lit up with colorful lights as shopkeepers remained busy stocking up on their inventory to meet the ever-growing demand of the community.
Patna: Seemingly softening their stand on the repeal of Article 370 and Article 35A in Jammu & Kashmir, Janata Dal – U national general secretary R C P Singh, at a press conference in Patna on Wednesday, said that it was time 'accept the reality' and look forward to the future of the northern state.
Patna: People in Patna erupted in celebration after the Narendra Modi government at the Center on Monday scrapped 65-year old Article 370 and Article 35A in Jammu & Kashmir that gave special status to the state while also splitting the state into two union territories - Jammu & Kashmir and Laddakh – with the former having its own legislature effective immediately.
Patna: While the majority of Bihar, along with the nation, was celebrating the cancellation of Article 370 and Article 35A in Jammu & Kashmir, non-NDA parties, and Janata Dal – U which is part of the BJP-led NDA in Bihar, slammed the Modi government for its unilateral policy and 'murdering democracy' in India.