Special status demand to be a major poll issue for JD(U) in Bihar

Seeking to revive the special status demand as its trump card for the Assembly polls next year, JD(U) on Thursday decided to hold dharna at all the district headquarters on October 20 to pressurise the Centre to grant the status to Bihar.

Special status can enable Bihar to contribute to national growth

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.

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

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

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

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.

Special status will boost private investment in Bihar: Nitish

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

Nitish meets PM, discusses Pak, special status for Bihar

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Thursday met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to brief him about his recent visit to Pakistan.

Nitish unfazed by criticism to his campaign on special status

Nitish Kumar said he did not care for his adversaries making insulting comments against him and said different people have different yardsticks to measure respect and disrespect.

Paswan accuses Nitish on special category status

LJP president Ramvilas Paswan on Monday
accused Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar of "dramatising" the
move to secure special category status for the state by
obtaining signatures of 1.25 crore people.