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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.

Special status to Bihar: Congress flays Nitish Kumar

Last Updated: Thursday, December 26, 2013, 21:32

Criticising Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar for slamming Congress on special category status issue, the party said the matter was under consideration of the Centre and Planning Commission.

Nitish Kumar attacks Centre on issue of special status to Bihar

Last Updated: Monday, December 23, 2013, 19:32

Amid indications that Congress may ally with RJD for Lok Sabha polls, an apparently upset Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday attacked the UPA government over the failure to grant special status to the state, saying its priorities have changed due to the upcoming elections.

`Goa, Kerala, TN most developed; Odisha, Bihar, MP lag behind`

Last Updated: Thursday, September 26, 2013, 13:02

The six-member Raghuram Rajan Panel has said in its reports that Odisha, Bihar and Madhya Pradesh are the least developed states in the country.

JD(U) misleading people on special status: Lalu

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 10, 2011, 21:18

RJD chief Lalu Prasad on Wednesday accused the ruling Janta Dal(U) in Bihar of "misleading" people on the issue of special status to the state.

JD(U) signature campaign till June 10 now

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 11, 2011, 21:28

The JD(U) has extended the deadline of its campaign to collect one crore signatures demanding special status to Bihar till June 10.

BJP to raise special status demand for Bihar in parliament

Last Updated: Saturday, March 12, 2011, 17:43

BJP MPs will mount pressure on the centre to grant special status to Bihar, party`s national spokesman Syed Shahanwaz Hussain said on Saturday.