Bihar to set up music varsity after Bismillah Khan
Bihar to set up music varsity after Bismillah Khan

The Bihar government plans to set up its first music university, named after shehnai maestro Bismillah Khan, in Muzaffarpur district, Minister of Art and Culture Binay Bihari said Monday.

Army called in to save submerged Patna

The Bihar government has sought help from the Army to make a bridge to help people as various parts of Patna remained submerged in rain and drain water for the eighth consecutive day on Wednesday.

Bihar stops evacuation after flood threat abates

The Bihar government Tuesday stopped forcible evacuation of people after the flood threat in the state abated, an official said Tuesday.

Floods imminent in Kosi river, Bihar orders immediate evacuation

The Bihar government on Saturday ordered immediate evacuation in four districts due
to imminent floods in the Kosi river.

Bihar Govt to table Walia panel report on Kosi floods

The Bihar government on Tuesday said it will table the Walia Commission report on the causes of embankment breach in Kosi River that had resulted in massive inundation 6 years ago in which over 250 people lost their lives, during the ongoing Monsoon Session of the Assembly.

Centre directs Bihar to lift foodgrain quota by August 31

Centre on Sunday directed Bihar Government to arrange for lifting its food grain quota between March to May from other states, latest by August 31.

Bihar accuses Centre of `discrimination` for slashing housing quota

Bihar govt rued that it was unable to meet the growing demands for shelter by the poor and accused the Centre of discrimination against it.

Bihar comes out with `Road Ambulance` for maintenance of roads

Bihar govt has come out with an innovative idea of deploying "Road Ambulance" across the state for immediate maintainance of damaged roads.

Over 2,500 Bihar teachers twice fail test, to be axed

The Bihar government has decided to sack over 2,500 contractual school teachers after they failed to clear two consecutive competency tests, officials Friday said.

Bihar IG submits report on gang-rape of girl in Bengal

A Bihar government team which had gone to West Bengal in connection with the gangrape and alleged murder of a minor girl hailing from the state is believed to have pointed out that lack of security coverage to the family had led to the crime.

Conjoined twins Saba, Farah in critical condition in Bihar

The conjoined twins, Saba and Farah in Bihar are said to be in critical condition and have been admitted to a leading hospital in Patna.

No panic buying of salt in Bihar, says state govt

The Bihar government on Friday claimed that there was no panic buying of salt in the state after the state government launched crackdown on hoarders, rumour mongers by arresting 15 people and also a publicity campaign about abundant availability of salt.

Bihar begins to set up ATS

The Bihar government has begun the process of seeting up an Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS), Chief Minister Nitish Kumar said Monday.

No impact on functioning of Bihar govt after BJP left: Brishen Patel

Bihar Transport Minister, Brishen Patel on Sunday said there was no impact at all on the functioning of the Nitish Kumar-headed Bihar government post-BJP-JD(U) break up in June last.

Centre, Bihar Govt. insensitive towards security of people: Kirti Azad

Bharatiya Janata Party leader Kirti Azad on Monday lashed out at the Centre and Bihar Government, saying they are insensitive towards security of the people.

BJP hits back at Nitish, says he is `drunk with power`

Bihar BJP hit back at Nitish Kumar for scoffing opposition leaders.

LJP, RJD blame Bihar govt for rail tragedy

Blaming the state government for the Bihar rail tragedy that left 35 dead, both LJP and RJD demanded the resignation of Chief Minister Nitish Kumar.

LJP, RJD blame Bihar govt for rail tragedy

Both LJP and RJD on Monday demanded the resignation of Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and a high-level inquiry into the incident.

Had warned Bihar govt on mid-day meal scheme, says Centre

The Centre said on Thursday that they had warned the Bihar government over problems in the mid-day meal scheme.

Bihar gets Rs 4,130 crore for rural development

Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh on Saturday announced a special package of Rs 4,130 crore for rural development in Bihar.