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Nitish supports protest against CSAT

Last Updated: Saturday, August 02, 2014, 16:30

Lending his support to students demanding scrapping of Civil Services Aptitude Test (CSAT), senior JD(U) leader Nitish Kumar on Saturday said the exam for selection of civil servants was to judge merit and not translation capacity.

Bihar to connect 1.5 crore women through 10 lakh SHG

Last Updated: Friday, August 01, 2014, 15:41

To bring women working in the unorganised sector under one umbrella, Bihar government is aiming at establishing 10 lakh Self Helf Groups (SHG) and connect 1.5 crore women through them, former Chief Minister Nitish Kumar said Friday.

Saradha scam: BJD MP`s home searched by CBI

Last Updated: Thursday, July 31, 2014, 19:51

CBI on Thursday carried out search operations at 30 locations including house of a sitting Biju Janata Dal MP and two other politicians from Odisha in connection with its probe into multi-crore chit fund scam related to Saradha and other companies.

JD(U)-RJD-Congress alliance in Bihar need of the hour: Ali Anwar

Last Updated: Thursday, July 31, 2014, 14:28

Janata Dal (United) leader Ali Anwar on Thursday said that an alliance between his party , the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) and the Congress in Bihar was the need of the hour politically, as all three parties have similar socialist ideologies.

Government denies snooping on Nitin Gadkari, says media reports untrue

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014, 10:46

The BJP government on Wednesday denied media reports about snooping on former BJP chief and Union Home Minister Nitin Gadkari and said no bugging devices were found from the latter`s residence as the Opposition pressed for a discussion on the issue.

JD(U), RJD, Congress join hands to fight BJP in Bihar

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014, 10:08

After throwing enough indications of their coming together in past, the three major political parties in Bihar - Janata Dal (United), Rashtriya Janata Dal and Congress – on Wednesday sealed an alliance to contest the upcoming Assembly by-elections in the state.

Left parties form grand alliance in Bihar

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 16:51

Describing JD(U), RJD and Congress tie-up as "opportunistic", the three major Left parties in Bihar formed a grand alliance to contest Assembly by-polls on 10 seats in the state.

RJD minister`s murder verdict: BJP MP to move SC

Last Updated: Saturday, July 26, 2014, 14:46

Two days after the Patna High Court acquitted eight people who had been convicted by a trial court for the murder of former RJD minister Brij Bihari Prasad, his wife and BJP MP Rama Devi said on Saturday this would be challenged in the Supreme Court.

Sushil Modi describes Sharad Yadav as his `political guru`

Last Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014, 15:56

Senior BJP leader Sushil Kumar Modi on Friday described JD-U president Sharad Yadav as his "political guru".

Dissent in JD-U, RJD over alliance

Last Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014, 15:31

Ahead of talks between top JD-U and RJD leaders here on Friday on their proposed alliance, some leaders in both the parties have publicly opposed the tie-up.

Blame game for uproar in Bihar Assembly begins between JD-U and BJP

Last Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014, 13:20

Following a scuffle between members of the Janata Dal (United) and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the Bihar Assembly on Thursday, both parties began a blame game, accusing each other of resorting to violence.

Bihar govt to construct 1.21 crore toilets by 2019

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 20:48

Pledging to construct 1.21 crore toilets over next five years covering all households in Bihar, the state government Wednesday vowed to end the practice of defecation in open places by 2019 as a token of tribute to Mahatma Gandhi on his 150th birth anniversary.