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Jitan Ram Manjhi wins trust vote in Bihar

Last Updated: Friday, May 23, 2014, 17:44

Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi Friday won the trust vote in the assembly.

Jitan Ram Manjhi: A soft-spoken Mahadalit who was a shepherd

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 20, 2014, 21:24

Humble and honest, 68-year-old Mahadalit leader Jitan Ram Manjhi, who was Tuesday sworn as the new chief minister of Bihar, began his life working as a shepherd for a farmer.

Jitan Ram Manjhi sworn-in as the first `Mahadalit` Chief Minister of Bihar

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 20, 2014, 17:35

Jitan Ram Manjhi, a close aide of Nitish Kumar and a `Mahadalit` leader was on Tuesday sworn-in as the 23rd chief minister of Bihar.

House attacked because I am Mahadalit: Bihar speaker

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 26, 2014, 20:31

Bihar assembly Speaker Uday Narain Choudhary said his house was pelted with stones by Rashtriya Janata Dal workers because he hails from the Mahadalit caste.

All Mahadalit families must be provided land : Nitish Kumar

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 10, 2013, 22:12

Nitish Kumar directed the revenue department to provide land by this fiscal to all Mahadalit families in the state for housing.

Nitish launches Mahadalit radio scheme

Last Updated: Saturday, February 25, 2012, 21:16

Bihar CM Nitish Kumar launched a state-wide Mahadalit radio scheme for scheduled castes and scheduled tribes by welfare department under Bihar Mahadalit Vikas mission.

Centre has acknowledged ‘Mahadalit’: Nitish

Last Updated: Thursday, April 21, 2011, 22:29

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today claimed that the Centre had acknowledged the use of term Mahadalits for the extremely backward, whose condition his government was committed to develop.

Nitish`s EBC-Mahadalit formula face a litmus test in Magadh

Last Updated: Thursday, November 04, 2010, 11:49

Youths are neither visible in the Dalit hamlets of Amethi, Aropur, Aurail, Mohda, Shahzadpur or Jethian nor is there any sign of activity in the villages though hardly a week is left for the polls.

Paswan for disbanding Mahadalit commission in Bihar

Last Updated: Friday, April 09, 2010, 19:18

LJP president Ramvilas Paswan on Friday called for immediate disbanding of Mahadalit Commission constituted by Nitish Kumar Government in Bihar.

"Mahadalit panel to see backward community interest"

Last Updated: Sunday, April 04, 2010, 22:13

The newly-created Mahadalit Commission in Bihar would look into the interests of the backward people and oppressed sections of the society, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar said on Sunday.

Mahadalit families to get homestead land

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 08, 2009, 23:10

Over two lakh Mahadalit families in Bihar would soon get homestead land and state government`s help in constructing their dwellings.