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Nitish Kumar expands Bihar Cabinet as 8 JD(U) leaders become ministers

Shyam Rajak had left RJD to join JD(U) few years ago and was also a member of Nitish umar’s ministry in the past

Jun 02, 2019, 12:34 PM IST

Bihar cabinet sanctions Rs 384 crore for old age pension scheme

The Bihar cabinet on Friday sanctioned Rs 384 crore for payment of pension under the Chief Minister Old Age Pension Scheme for the financial year 2019-20, an official said here.

May 31, 2019, 22:58 PM IST

Bihar's new Cabinet takes charge as 27 ministers sworn in

A total of 35 MLAs and ministers, including Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, were expected to take the oath of office. 

Jul 29, 2017, 18:01 PM IST

CM Nitish Kumar to expand Bihar cabinet today

After winning floor test decisively yesterday, CM Nitish Kumar will expand his cabinet today at 5 pm. 14 MLAs from BJP might get place in cabinet. Watch to know more.

Jul 29, 2017, 15:18 PM IST

Nitish Kumar to expand Bihar cabinet at 5 PM today; here's the list of probable ministers

As per the rules, the council of ministers can have a maximum of 35 members. However, more ministers would be added to the team when the cabinet will be expanded later.

Jul 29, 2017, 13:17 PM IST

Amid stand-off between JD(U) and RJD, Tejashwi Yadav attends Cabinet meeting chaired by Nitish Kumar

Tejashwi Prasad Yadav on Tuesday attended a Cabinet meeting chaired by Nitish Kumar.

Jul 18, 2017, 22:03 PM IST

Benami properties: BJP's Sushil Modi demands sacking of Lalu Yadav' minister sons Bihar cabinet

Senior BJP leader Sushil Kumar Modi on Friday demanded the sacking of RJD chief Lalu Prasad's two minister sons - Tejashwi Prasad Yadav and Tej Pratap Yadav from the Bihar cabinet in the wake of CBI lodging an FIR against them.

Jul 07, 2017, 20:27 PM IST

DA hiked by 4% to 136% for Bihar employees, pensioners

The DA would be given to the employees with effect from January 1 this year.

Apr 27, 2017, 15:55 PM IST

Bihar Cabinet approves 50% quota in lower courts, women to have 35% reservation in all categories

In a major development, the Bihar Cabinet on Tuesday announced 50 per cent reservation for members of Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes, other backward classes and minorities in the judicial services in the state.

Dec 27, 2016, 21:03 PM IST

Bihar cabinet approves creation of two new universities at Patna and Purnea

A state cabinet meeting presided over by CM Nitish Kumar, paved way for establishment of two new universities namely Patliputra University and Purnea University.

Jul 30, 2016, 18:01 PM IST

Bihar Cabinet okays 35 per cent job reservation for women

The Bihar cabinet on Tuesday formally approved 35 percent reservation for women in all government jobs in the state, officials said.

Jan 19, 2016, 21:11 PM IST

Tejashwi Yadav takes charge as Deputy CM of Bihar

Lalu Prasad Yadav's 26-year-old Tejashwi Yadav took charge as Deputy Chief Minister of Bihar on Monday.

Nov 23, 2015, 16:28 PM IST

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Nov 20, 2015, 11:16 AM IST

Bihar Cabinet recommends dissolution of Assembly

Newly-elected legislators of Bihar's ruling Janata Dal-United (JD-U) will elect Nitish Kumar as the leader of the legislature party on Saturday.

Nov 14, 2015, 12:49 PM IST

Bihar to name college, science city after Kalam

The Bihar cabinet on Thursday approved a proposal to name Kishanganj Agriculture College and the proposed science city in Patna after late former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, officials said.

Jul 30, 2015, 20:45 PM IST

Ramai Ram quits as East Champaran minister-in-charge

Senior Bihar Cabinet member Ramai Ram Thursday resigned as the minister in-charge for East Champaran district saying he was feeling "insulted" over the appointment by Chief Minister Nitish Kumar of another minister to the post without consulting him.

Apr 30, 2015, 15:14 PM IST

Bihar cabinet stays Manjhi's 36 decisions

The Bihar cabinet on Wednesday stayed 36 decisions taken by the government of former chief minister Jitan Ram Manjhi last month, officials said here.

Mar 04, 2015, 23:20 PM IST

Jitan Ram Manjhi to look after 18 departments

With the strength of the Bihar Cabinet now reduced to just nine, Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi on Tuesday said that he himself will look after 18 important departments.

Feb 10, 2015, 19:18 PM IST

Distance growing between CM, some Cabinet ministers: JD(U)

Bihar JD(U) president Basistha Narayan Singh on Tuesday accepted that "distance" was growing between the Chief Minister and some of his cabinet colleagues, which he said, should be bridged by Jitan Ram Manjhi.

Feb 03, 2015, 17:25 PM IST

Jitan Manjhi likely to induct 12 ministers in Bihar Cabinet on Monday

Bihar`s new Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi is likely to induct at least 10 to 12 ministers in the state Cabinet, JD(U) sources said.

Jun 01, 2014, 23:27 PM IST