BIMARU states: Little progress in 2 years, learning crisis for millions of children

Not many BIMARU schools have unlocked, usable toilets, ASER data show.

Jan 23, 2017, 08:28 AM IST

India's great school education challenge: Crisis in BIMARU states

India`s literacy rate has increased 8.66 percentage points to 74.04 per cent between 2001 and 2011, according to Census data, but wide variations exists across states.

Jan 03, 2017, 20:21 PM IST

On eve of 10 yrs as CM, Shivraj Singh Chouhan talks of achievements, vision

Addressing a press conference here, Chouhan spoke at length about his Government's achievements and also goals that still needs to be accomplished as he shared his vision to make Madhya Pradesh, once considered a laggard (BIMARU) in economic growth, a developed State.

Nov 28, 2015, 20:22 PM IST

Bihar polls: CM Nitish Kumar addresses Swabhiman rally

CM Nitish Kumar addressed Swabhiman rally in Patna.

Aug 30, 2015, 19:24 PM IST

People have no faith left in Modi government: Sonia Gandhi at Swabhiman rally

Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Sunday joined Nitish Kumar and Lalu Yadav to strike an attack on PM Modi and his government in Swabhiman rally

Aug 30, 2015, 19:11 PM IST

Modi Govt has "done nothing other than 'show-baazi': Sonia

Top Opposition leaders including Sonia Gandhi today lashed out at the Narendra Modi government for "doing nothing other than 'show-baazi'" by slashing allocations to all major social security schemes like MGNREGA.

Aug 30, 2015, 16:36 PM IST
Special package is Bihar's right, not a favour: Nitish Kumar responds to PM Modi

Special package is Bihar's right, not a favour: Nitish Kumar responds to PM Modi

Shortly after Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday afternoon announced a special package worth Rs 1.25 lakh crores for Bihar, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar stressed that the financial assistance was the state's right.

Aug 18, 2015, 13:50 PM IST

IIM study finds flaws in health care facility of BIMARU states

Even after two decades, acronym 'BIMARU' used to define underdevelopment and poor social indices in Bihar, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh seems to ring true as a recently published study by IIM Ahmedabad has picked holes in the health care facilities provided by the states.

Aug 10, 2015, 13:31 PM IST

BJP slams Nitish Kumar for remarks against Amit Shah

The BJP on Sunday hit back at Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar for commenting on its national president Amit Shah's imprisonment in some criminal cases and claimed that Shah had been falsely implicated by the erstwhile Congress-led UPA government.

Aug 10, 2015, 02:04 AM IST

India facing many challenges, becoming nuclear power not enough: Shatrughan Sinha

Pointing at the BJP-ruled Rajasthan as being one of the BIMARU states which account for most of the people suffering from blindness, skin diseases and leprosy in India, party MP Shatrughan Sinha said becoming a nuclear power or eradicating polio was not enough as there are several challenges facing the country.

Aug 08, 2015, 23:37 PM IST

Previous govts didn't help Madhya Pradesh to shed 'BIMARU' tag: Modi

Praising the BJP government in Madhya Pradesh, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said the state progressed even though the previous regimes had ensured that the state doesn't shed its 'BIMARU' tag.

Oct 09, 2014, 12:57 PM IST

Montek Singh Ahluwalia praises Bihar`s growth story

Planning Commission Deputy Chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia gave credit to Nitish Kumar for Bihar`s high growth rate, saying state had not depended on central resource but built its own capabilities.

Jul 21, 2013, 18:49 PM IST

Nitish Kumar thanks PM for praising Bihar growth

Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Thursday thanked Prime Minister Manmohan Singh for praising Bihar as the fastest growing state with a growth rate of 10.9 per cent ahead of Gujarat.

Mar 07, 2013, 17:59 PM IST