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Accusing the Congress government in Karnataka of indulging in corruption, Chief Minister of Bihar and national president of the Janata Dal (United) Nitish Kumar said here on Wednesday it was possible for the JD(U) in Karnataka to replicate the “Bihar model” of development and win the hearts of people.
Telegraph picture. Patna: Biscuit maker Britannia and Prince Plastic have shown interest in investing over Rs 1,000 crore in Bihar. Representatives of these two companies shared this during an investors' meet organised in Mumbai on Thursday in which representatives from over two dozen companies took ...

Jawans of the Bihar Military Police deployed at Rabri Devi's residence were reportedly ordered to leave the premises late on Tuesday night. One ASI, four head constables and 12 BMP commandos, who were deployed for Lalu Prasad's security, were withdrawn on the orders of S K Singhal, ADG, ...
BJP leaders across Bihar, including Union ministers and members of both Houses of the Parliament, today observed a day long fast in various parts of the state in protest against the recent washout of the Budget session. Prominent among those who took part in the nationwide "Upvaas" were Union ...
The week-long 'Satyagraha se Swachhagrah' campaign in Bihar, in the run-up to the Champaran Satyagraha centenary celebrations on April 10, accelerated toilet campaign in the state, the Union Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation said today. Over some people rejecting as impossible Prime ...
Days after Prime Minister Narendra Modi's claim of Bihar constructing 8.5 lakh toilets in a week created widespread disbelief, the Union Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation on Thursday shared its own calculation showing how it was "easily doable". "It has been reported by some media outlets that ...

Investment proposals worth Rs 1,000 crore were received at an investors' meet attended today by Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi, an official release said. The proposals received at the meet, held in Mumbai and organized by Bihar Investment Promotion Board, included a biscuit ...
Bengaluru: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, whose JD(U) is contesting 25-30 seats in the upcoming Karnataka Assembly elections, on Wednesday made strong grounds for his Bihar-based party that is trying to regain its foothold in this southern state that once saw a significant presence of JD(U).
PATNA: Former Bihar chief minister Rabri Devi on Wednesday alleged a conspiracy against her family, after security was withdrawn from her residence. "The security ... On Tuesday, the Bihar Government withdrew 32 Bihar Military Police jawans deputed at the Rabri Devi's Patna residence. At night, the ...
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today flagged off a train between Katihar and Old Delhi, dedicated to the nation a loco factory in Madhepura and laid the foundation of a track-doubling project in Bihar. The prime minister was here to attend an event to mark 100 years of Mahatma Gandhi's Champaran ...

With Bihar having the third largest goat population in the country, Project Mesha (the Sanskrit name for a ram) is being implemented since mid-2016 by the Aga Khan Rural Support Programme (AKRSP) with funding from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. In fact, this is the first livestock development ...
A day after former chief minister and HAM(S) chief Jitan Ram Manjhi walked out of the NDA and joined the Grand Alliance, former Bihar Congress chief Ashok Kumar Choudhary joined the JD(U) in the presence of Chief Minister Nitish Kumar Thursday. Choudhary was reportedly scheduled to join the JD(U) ...
The fiscal deficit of the budget is Rs. 11,203.95 crore, which is 2.17% of the GSDP,” Mr. Modi said, adding that “Bihar is one of those States which has taken its fiscal responsibility seriously and implemented the FRBM Act in letter and spirit”. Establishments and committed expenditure for 2018-19 was ...
Sanjay Mandal was said to be depressed after his loan application was rejected by officials of the PNB branch at Basbitti Road in Supaul. Patna | Indo-Asian News Service | Updated: March 01, 2018 23:08 IST. 2 Shares. EMAIL. PRINT. COMMENTS. Refused Loan By PNB, Man In Bihar Allegedly Commits Suicide.
ON A day K S Dwivedi took over as Bihar Director General of Police, the state government sought to address questions raised by the Opposition and activists. Dwivedi, a 1984-batch IPS officer, was SP in Bhagalpur during the 1989 riots that left over 1,000 dead. A commission of inquiry set up by the state ...
He points to his field, which had once won him the badge of a successful farmer from the Bihar government. He had grown a record 492 quintals of rice in one acre, in 1977. But for this man, who resettled at Biranchi tola number 3 colony -- one among 46 other East Pakistani Hindu refugee colonies in west ...
New Delhi: The appointment of the new director-general of police (DGP) of Bihar appears to be as much a political move as it is a routine administrative step. Ever since the Nitish Kumar government placed the riot-tainted, 1984-batch IPS officer Krishna Swaroop Dwivedi as the police chief, the opposition ...
Bihar hit-and-run case: Suspended BJP leader Manoj Baitha surrenders ... The opposition RJD has alleged that Baitha was in an inebriated state while driving the vehicle, in flagrant violation of the ban on sale and consumption of alcohol in Bihar, and that the ruling dispensation was trying to "shield" him.
Four of them — Ashok Choudhary, Dilip Kumar Choudhary, Ram Chandra Bharti and Tanvir Akhtar — called on the Bihar Legislative Council's deputy chairman Md Haroon Rashid and gave him in writing that they want to be recognised as a separate group in the upper house of the state legislature. Rashid ...
Bihar is national topper in FY17 growth, with 10.3 pc. PTI|. Feb 26, 2018, 08.58 PM IST ... Bihar's growth rate is higher than that of the national average of 7.0 per cent, the 12th Economic Survey of Bihar said. The state has consistently ... "There was substantial impact of prohibition on the crime rates in Bihar. The highest ...


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