Bihar Govt

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. 

Aug 11, 2017, 16:49 PM IST
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.

Jun 03, 2017, 20:55 PM IST

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.

Jan 17, 2017, 20:12 PM IST

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.

Nov 29, 2016, 19:07 PM IST
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.

Sep 15, 2016, 18:00 PM IST

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.

Sep 14, 2016, 22:34 PM IST

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.

Sep 01, 2016, 19:20 PM IST

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.
 

Aug 09, 2016, 21:50 PM IST
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.

Jun 15, 2016, 00:03 AM IST

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.

Jun 06, 2016, 00:50 AM IST

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.

Apr 13, 2016, 20:25 PM IST
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.

Apr 01, 2016, 04:46 AM IST
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.

Mar 18, 2016, 14:31 PM IST
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.

Mar 10, 2016, 00:42 AM IST

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.

Feb 16, 2016, 21:55 PM IST

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.

Jan 12, 2016, 22:47 PM IST

Govt notifies tax rebate for 21 backward districts in Bihar

Ahead of the assembly polls, the Centre has notified 21 districts of Bihar, including capital Patna, as "backward" areas for conferring income tax rebate of 15 per cent on setting up of new manufacturing plants and buildings.

Aug 18, 2015, 18:06 PM IST

Nitish govt to provide clothes to landless, poor

The Nitish Kumar government on Tuesday approved a programme to provide clothes like dhoti, sari, blankets and sheets to landless and helpless sections of the society.

Aug 11, 2015, 22:02 PM IST

NHRC issues notice to Bihar govt over midday meal poisoning

National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has issued notice to Bihar government over reports that at least 72 children fell ill after having their midday meal in two government schools in the state.

Jun 29, 2015, 18:47 PM IST

Nitish Kumar govt hikes DA for employees, pensioners

The Nitish Kumar government in Bihar on Tuesday announced a pre-election sop for government employees and pensioners by hiking Dearness Allowance by six to 11 per cent.

May 20, 2015, 00:02 AM IST