Accusing the NDA government in the Centre of "discriminating" with Bihar, the state government on Saturday alleged there has been about 20 per cent cut in release of fund under MGNREGA to it in the current year.
Noted jurist and vice-chancellor of NALSAR University of Law, Hyderabad, Faizan Mustafa on Thursday voiced "grave concern" at the rising incidents of "minority bashing" after the NDA government assumed office earlier this year.
HRD Minister Smriti Irani on Wedesday rejected allegations that she was promoting vegeterian food in IITs, contending that it such meals were stopped during UPA rule, much before she assumed charge following complaints about high price.
Former Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Tuesday hit out at the Narendra Modi government over its good governance plank and questioned why a single Muslim was not among its 282 Lok Sabha MPs from BJP.
Firing yet another salvo against the Narendra Modi government, NDA partner MDMK Tuesday condemned it for declining to make public classified files on Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose's mysterious disappearance and said his party would hold a protest pressing for unravelling the truth.
The BJP-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government has refused to make public the files pertaining to Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose's mysterious disappearance and death saying the disclosure will "prejudicially affect relations with foreign countries."
With Union minister Ramvilas Paswan saying that special status to Bihar would be accorded only after NDA comes to power in the state, Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi Monday charged the Centre with being "insincere" and only indulging in "politics" over the matter.
The BJP-led government has refused to make public nearly 39 classified files on the mysterious disappearance of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose and related matters, in sharp contrast to the demands of disclosure raised by its senior leaders when in Opposition.
Members in Lok Sabha Monday took the government to task for trying to "dismantle" the national rural employment guarantee scheme and not doing enough to address the problems of farmers in drought and flood hit parts of the country.
Government is collecting evidence against those who have stashed black money abroad and the offenders will soon be punished, Communications and Information Technology Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said on Sunday.