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Nitish Kumar meets PM Narendra Modi, Amit Shah; asks Sharad Yadav to choose his path

Nitish Kumar meets PM Narendra Modi, Amit Shah; asks Sharad Yadav to choose his path

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Thursday met Bharatiya Janata Party president Amit Shah at latter's residence. 

Bihar: 60-yr-old labourer denied mortuary van, carries wife's corpse on motorcycle

Bihar: 60-yr-old labourer denied mortuary van, carries wife's corpse on motorcycle

A man in Purnia district of north-eastern Bihar carried the dead body of his wife on a motorcycle, to reach his village home for her last rites as the hospital authorities did not provide a mortuary van or an ambulance.

Bihar govt not to renew license of liquor units in 2017-18

Bihar government on Tuesday decided not to renew the licence of Beer, Bottling plants and ENA (Extra Neutral Alcohol) manufacturing units, in the next financial year.

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.

CBI registers case in murder of Siwan journalist Rajdeo Ranjan

CBI registers case in murder of Siwan journalist Rajdeo Ranjan

Bihar government had issued a notification requesting the CBI to take over the investigation of the murder case of Siwan journalist.

Hope Nitish govt will take decision in challenging Shahabuddin's bail plea in SC: Cong

Congress on Wednesday hoped the Nitish Kumar-led Bihar government will take a considered decision in challenging controversial RJD strongman Mohammad Shahabuddin's bail plea in Supreme Court and will follow previous guidelines and established practices to decide on it.

Nitish govt 'totally failed' in giving flood relief: BJP

BJP on Thursday accused the Nitish Kumar government in Bihar of "total failure" in providing relief to flood victims, alleging that they were not getting food and medicine leading to a rise in death toll.

Liquor ban fallout! Bihar police officers refuse promotions, reject SHO postings

The district administration of Nalanda on Tuesday said it has initiated the process to impose a fine of Rs 5,000 on every household of Kailashpuri village as collective penalty for violating the prohibition law in Bihar.
 

Nitish Kumar asks women groups to help Bihar govt ensure quality education

Nitish Kumar asks women groups to help Bihar govt ensure quality education

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Tuesday asked women self-help groups to report to the government if teachers in schools are punctual and students attending classes.

Bihar govt, Board form committees to probe irregularities in results

Bihar government and Bihar School Examination Board (BSEB) on Sunday constituted two separate committees to probe the alleged irregularities in evaluation of marks in this year's 10+2 examination.

No coercive steps against liquor manufacturers in Bihar: Patna HC

In a relief to liquor manufacturers in Bihar, Patna High Court on Wednesday directed the state government not to take any coercive action against them for keeping a stock of liquor.

Bihar liquor ban comes into effect from today

Bihar liquor ban comes into effect from today

The ban on country-made and spiced liquor in Bihar will come into effect from Friday onwards.

Nitish Kumar's govt gifts microwaves costing Rs 30 lakhs to 243 Bihar MLAs

Nitish Kumar's govt gifts microwaves costing Rs 30 lakhs to 243 Bihar MLAs

In what may have put extra burden on state exchequer, Nitish Kumar-led Bihar government has gifted microwaves costing Rs 30 lakhs to 243 legislatures, stating it's a gesture to thank them for doing their job.

Free and fair matric exam is govt's priority: Bihar Education Minister

Free and fair matric exam is govt's priority: Bihar Education Minister

In view of photographs showing mass scale copying in last year's matriculation examination, the Bihar government on Wednesday resolved to conduct the test in a "free and fair" manner this year.

NDA leaders take out 'Aakrosh March', slam Nitish govt

Top leaders of NDA constituents on Tuesday took out an 'Aakrosh March' here to protest against the "deteriorating law and order situation" in Bihar before prevented by police who used water cannons to disperse them.

Nitish govt to impose 13.5% tax on luxury items; sweets, samosa to get costlier

The Nitish Kumar government on Tuesday decided to impose 13.5 per cent tax on luxury items.