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Demonetisation a good step, now PM Narendra Modi should hit at benami transactions: Nitish Kumar
Demonetisation a good step, now PM Narendra Modi should hit at benami transactions: Nitish Kumar

Pinning hopes on Prime Minister Narendra Modi's demonetisation move, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Saturday termed it as a drastic step.

Lalu Prasad Yadav's son marrying Baba Ramdev's niece? This is what Tej Pratap Yadav has to say
Lalu Prasad Yadav's son marrying Baba Ramdev's niece? This is what Tej Pratap Yadav has to say

Lalu Prasad had tweeted his pictures with Yoga guru Ramdev yesterday.

Baba Ramdev praises Lalu Yadav as "social and political heritage of country's politics"
Baba Ramdev praises Lalu Yadav as "social and political heritage of country's politics"

Yoga guru Baba Ramdev on Friday heaped praise on Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Yadav.

Supreme Court defers hearing on plea seeking transfer of Mohammad Shahabuddin to Tihar Jail
Supreme Court defers hearing on plea seeking transfer of Mohammad Shahabuddin to Tihar Jail

The Supreme Court on Thursday deferred its hearing till December 6 on the plea seeking shifting RJD strongman Mohammad Shahabuddin from Siwan jail in Bihar to Tihar Central Jail in the national capital.

Manoj Tiwari appointed Delhi BJP president, Nityanand Rai given charge of Bihar
Manoj Tiwari appointed Delhi BJP president, Nityanand Rai given charge of Bihar

Both the new appointees are Members of Parliament. 

'Over 82% domestic violence victims in Bihar not satisfied with redress services'

Over 82 per cent victims of domestic violence in Bihar remain dissatisfied with redress services provided by relevant institutions such as helplines, police stations, NGOs in the state, a study has found.

Not averse to shifting Shahabuddin from Siwan to Tihar jail: Bihar govt to SC

The Bihar government on Tuesday told the Supreme Court that it is not "averse" to shifting of Shahabuddin from Siwan jail to Tihar prison.

Very little business in Bihar legislature

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar was not present in either of the House. 

Very little business in Bihar Legislature as Opposition protests
Very little business in Bihar Legislature as Opposition protests

Lalu Prasad's RJD members demanded the Prime Minister to fulfill his "poll promise of providing Rs 15 lakh each in the bank accounts of people by bringing black money from outside."

Sushil Modi asks Nitish Kumar to review ties with RJD, Congress

With the political pot on the boil in Bihar since Chief Minister Nitish Kumar supported the Centre's demonetisation move despite protests by allies, BJP leader Sushil Kumar Modi on Tuesday asked him to review ties with RJD and Congress and said his party would consider any proposal of realignment from JD(U).

Take Nitish Kumar and get him married to your sister: Rabri Devi to BJP’s Sushil Modi
Take Nitish Kumar and get him married to your sister: Rabri Devi to BJP’s Sushil Modi

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has supported the Centre's demonetisation move despite protests by allies.

Supreme Court to hear plea regarding transfer of Mohammad ​Shahabuddin to Tihar Jail today
Supreme Court to hear plea regarding transfer of Mohammad ​Shahabuddin to Tihar Jail today

The Supreme Court on Tuesday will hear the plea regarding shifting RJD strongman Mohammad Shahabuddin from Siwan jail in Bihar to Tihar Central Jail in the national capital.

Nitish Kumar apprehensive of Lalu, will welcome him into NDA: Paswan

LJP chief Ram Vilas Paswan today said he will welcome Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar into the NDA and claimed that the JD(U) chief was apprehensive that his ally Lalu Prasad of the RJD would weaken his party.

Supreme Court to hear plea to transfer Mohammad ​Shahabuddin to Delhi jail
Supreme Court to hear plea to transfer Mohammad ​Shahabuddin to Delhi jail

The Supreme Court will on Tuesday hear a plea for transferring Mohammad Shahabuddin from Siwan district jail to Tihar Central Jail and his trial in Delhi, the apex court said on Monday.

Nitish Kumar asks police to profile ex-liquor traders
Nitish Kumar asks police to profile ex-liquor traders

The police is already on the job to probe the illegal liquor trade network from a far away place like Haryana, said Nitish.

Nalanda University chancellor George Yeo resigns, says he wasn't notified about leadership change
Nalanda University chancellor George Yeo resigns, says he wasn't notified about leadership change

Nalanda University is located in the Buddhist pilgrim town of Rajgir in Nalanda district.

Here's why Bihar BJP President Mangal Pandey advised Shatrughan Sinha to join Congress
Here's why Bihar BJP President Mangal Pandey advised Shatrughan Sinha to join Congress

Bihar BJP President Mangal Pandey on Thursday advised actor-turned MP Shatrughan Sinha to join the Congress.

Rape accused RJD MLA Rajballav Yadav to remain in jail

The Supreme Court on Thursday cancelled the bail of Rashtriya Janata Dal MLA Rajballav Yadav accused of raping a minor girl.

Supreme Court cancels suspended RJD MLA Raj Ballabh Yadav's bail in minor's rape case
Supreme Court cancels suspended RJD MLA Raj Ballabh Yadav's bail in minor's rape case

Suspended RJD MLA Raj Ballabh Yadav had allegedly raped a minor girl at his residence in Biharsharif on February 6 this year.

BJP leader Sushil Modi flays Nitish Kumar government on 2nd AIIMS land
BJP leader Sushil Modi flays Nitish Kumar government on 2nd AIIMS land

Senior BJP leader Sushil Kumar Modi today made a scathing attack at the Nitish Kumar government for failing to make available 200-acre of land for setting up a second AIIMS in Bihar despite repeated pleas made by the Centre in the past two years.

Bihar contests bail to rape accused MLA, SC reserves ruling

The Supreme Court on Wednesday reserved its order on the Bihar government's plea seeking cancellation of bail granted to RJD legislator Rajballav Prasad Yadav, who is to stand trial for raping a minor in February this year.

Fodder scam: SC pulls up ex-Bihar CM Jagannath Mishra for delaying CBI's plea

The Supreme Court today pulled up former Bihar Chief Minister Jagannath Mishra for allegedly dragging and delaying the appeal filed by CBI challenging the quashing of four pending fodder scam cases against him.

Bihar court frames charges against road rage killer Rocky Yadav

A Bihar court on Tuesday framed charges against Rocky Yadav, son of Janata Dal-United MLC Manorama Devi and three others accused of killing a class 12 student Aditya Sachdeva in Gaya in May this year.

Liquor ban: Bihar CM Nitish Kumar holds all-party meet on prohibition
Liquor ban: Bihar CM Nitish Kumar holds all-party meet on prohibition

A week after Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar interacted with prominent persons to know their views on total prohibition, on Tuesday he held an all-party meet here on the recently enforced stringent Bihar Excise & Prohibition Act, 2016, officials said.

BJP trashes Nitish Kumar's annual report card

Opposition BJP on Monday took potshots at the Nitish Kumar government's annual report card, stating that with no major achievements to show the declaration was first postponed under the "excuse" of train mishap and then put it out "silently" on the next day.

PM Modi is riding a tiger but there's great sentiment in favour of his move, says Nitish Kumar on demonetisation
PM Modi is riding a tiger but there's great sentiment in favour of his move, says Nitish Kumar on demonetisation

A combined Opposition on Monday disrupted the proceedings of Lok Sabha for the fourth consecutive day demanding discussion on demonetisation under a rule that entails voting.

Derailment: Nitish condoles deaths; announces Rs 2 lakh each
Derailment: Nitish condoles deaths; announces Rs 2 lakh each

Nitish Kumar described the derailment of the train in Kanpur rural area as sad and expressed deep grief over the tragedy.

Nitish Kumar expresses sorrow over train mishap in Kanpur

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Sunday expressed deep sorrow over the derailment of 14 coaches of Indore-Patna Express near Pukhrayan in Uttar Pradesh's Kanpur Dehat district in which 90 passengers have been killed.

Opposition releases report card on Bihar government's ''failures''

A day ahead of the Bihar government`s release of a report card on its performance in Bihar in 11 years, the opposition NDA led by the BJP released its own report card on the former`s "failures" in the last one year.

Gaya: Special prayer offered for Sushma Swaraj's speedy recovery
Gaya: Special prayer offered for Sushma Swaraj's speedy recovery

Sushma Swaraj was admitted to AIIMS on November 7.