Patna: Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, who, for the last several days, is on a roll launching new schemes worth crores of rupees, on Thursday announced 68 new plans for his home constituency of Nalanda district with a price tag of Rs. 224.2 crore along with inaugurating completed projects to the tune of Rs. 27.93 crore.
Patna: People in Patna on Tuesday celebrated the attack on a terrorist camp in Balakot in Pakistan when the Indian Air Force (AIF) jawans on early Tuesday morning, crossed the Line of Control (LoC) and dropped 1000 kilogram of bomb in what is being dubbed as ‘non-military, pre-emptive air strike’ killing more than 300 terrorists with allegiance to Jaish-e-Mohammed.
Patna: With Jitan Ram Manjhi jockeying for more seats in the Mahagathbandhan causing some heartburns among other alliance members, things got a bit stickier for the Lalu-led Grand Alliance in Bihar after Mayawati’s Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) declared that it would contest on all 40 seats in the state giving tough competition to other members of the Mahagathbandhan.
Patna: A day after Hindustani Awam Morcha (HAM) leader Jitan Ram Manjhi blamed the Congress Party of causing chaos within the Grand Alliance in Bihar over seat-sharing issue, Congress leaders in Patna fired back at him saying his allegations were baseless as Congress had never asked for a certain number of seats within the Mahagathbandhan.
Patna: Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, speaking at a function to welcome Narendra Singh, a businessman from Paliganj, in the Janata Dal – U on Thursday, came out heavily against those who had been demanding the repeal of Article 370 that grants autonomy to violence-ridden state of Jammu & Kashmir in the backdrop of Pulwama terror attack that left 40 CRPF jawans, including two from Bihar, dead.
Patna: Bihar School Examination Board (BSEB) matric exam began across the state on Thursday amid tight security with the administration determined to keep the cheaters at bay by confiscating their personal belongings, including shoes, cell phones, and other items before allowing them entry into the exam halls.
Patna: In a major setback to the Lalu family along with other past Chief Ministers of Bihar, the Patna High Court on Tuesday declared Bihar government’s cabinet previous decision to occupy government-provided bungalow with all expenses paid for the rest of their lives illegal stating the state government had no authority to pass such law.
Patna: Jan Adhikar Party (JAP) chief Pappu Yadav on Tuesday met with the family members of martyr Sanjay Kumar Sinha, the CRPF jawan from Bihar who died in the recent Pakistan-sponsored act of terrorism in Jammu & Kashmir, in Masaurhi and pledged to take care of the family as long as he was able to do so.