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Special status can enable Bihar to contribute to national growth

Last Updated: Sunday, June 22, 2014, 17:09

Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi on Sunday said he has urged the Narendra Modi government to accord special status to Bihar to enable the state to contribute to national growth.

Congress cheated JD-U over special status to Bihar and chose RJD: BJP

Last Updated: Monday, March 03, 2014, 13:37

As Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar frowned at the Centre, BJP on Monday took a dig at him, saying he was led up the "garden path" by Congress on the issue of special status and hinted that this had led to its split with BJP.

Special status for Bihar: Nitish Kumar calls bandh on March 2

Last Updated: Thursday, February 27, 2014, 13:05

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Thursday reiterated his call for a statewide bandh on March 2, terming as "betrayal" the UPA government`s decision to grant special category status to Seemandhra while "ignoring" a similar demand made by his government.

Special status for Bihar: JD-U plans parliament stir

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 18, 2014, 00:27

Over two dozen MPs from Bihar`s ruling Janata Dal-United (JD-U) will stage a dharna in parliament Tuesday demanding grant of special status to the state, JD-U state president Vashisht Narain Singh Monday said.

Narendra Modi’s Patna rally: BJP to seek special package for Bihar

Last Updated: Thursday, October 17, 2013, 18:29

Charging Nitish Kumar with failing to secure special status for Bihar, BJP said it will raise demand during October 27 rally to be addressed by its prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi.

JD(U) should openly announce alliance with Congress: Sushil Modi

Last Updated: Friday, September 27, 2013, 19:48

BJP`s Sushil Kumar Modi on Friday ridiculed Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar for celebrating Raghuram Rajan panel report despite the fact that it crushed Bihar`s aspiration for special status.

Nitish urges Sibal to advocate Bihar special status demand

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 03, 2013, 20:33

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today made a strong demand for special category status to the state and urged Union Law and IT minister Kapil Sibal to forcefully advocate his plea.

Cong inclined toward Bihar getting special l status: Raj Babbar

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 29, 2013, 22:09

Congress asserted it was positively inclined toward Bihar getting special category status.

Special status will boost private investment in Bihar: Nitish

Last Updated: Friday, May 17, 2013, 00:46

Nitish Kumar defended his repeated demand for special status to the state saying it will boost private investment in a big way.

UPA govt unlikely to deliver special status to Bih

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 14, 2013, 20:41

Sushil Kumar Modi on Tuesday said the Central government was unlikely to deliver special status to Bihar before the general elections.

Union Cabinet clears Rs 12,000 crore package for Bihar

Last Updated: Thursday, April 18, 2013, 10:03

The Union Cabinet is likely to decide on Thursday Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar`s demand for granting special status to his state.

People excited over special status to Bihar: Nitish

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 27, 2013, 17:28

Holi this year has brought added joy to people of Bihar amid heightening anticipation that state could be granted special status, Nitish Kumar said.