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Jan Dhan accounts only helping people to turn black into white money: Digvijay Singh
Mon, Dec 05, 2016

Congress demands white paper on demonetisation

BJP eyes OBC votes, appoints Nityanand Rai as Bihar party chief
Thu, Dec 01, 2016

Rai, who started with the ABVP, the RSS’s students’ wing, and later held different positions in Bharatiya Janta Yuva Morcha, the Sangh’s youth outfit, is seen as an organisation man.

Mamata targets Nitish: Will not spare those who betray
Thu, Dec 01, 2016

Speaking at a dharna in Patna, Banerjee did not name Nitish Kumar with whom she appears to be engaged in a tussle for the leadership of the non-Congress Opposition bloc.

Mamata Banerjee targets Nitish Kumar: Won’t spare those who betray
Thu, Dec 01, 2016

Mamata Banerjee said it pained her that some political parties were not backing her demand that the Centre should roll back its demonetisation decision.

Politics on two tracks, but Nitish Kumar remains singleminded
Wed, Nov 30, 2016

One line leads to Delhi, the other ends at Patna.

Opponents trying to politically assassinate me, says Nitish Kumar; gets Lalu and his sons to skip protest
Tue, Nov 29, 2016

Bihar CM Nitish Kumar said, 'My opponents are trying to politically assassinate me by spreading canards that we are getting closer to the BJP.'

Bihar Assembly: To push road construction, MLA comes to house in vest
Tue, Nov 29, 2016

Vinay Bihari said people might laugh at his “dress sense”, but he has been left with little choice.

JD-U to skip all-India protest; Mamata Banerjee reaches out to Lalu Prasad Yadav
Sun, Nov 27, 2016

Unlike Nitish, the RJD chief has been critical of the demonetisation and has repeatedly struck out at Modi on social media.

Atmosphere of uncertainty over Nalanda, says Nitish Kumar
Sun, Nov 27, 2016

Sources at the chief minister’s house insisted he had no idea about Sen’s removal from the board and that Yeo had been kept out of the loop.

Land purchase by Bihar BJP: No link with notes ban, says BJP as JDU, RJD seek explanation
Sat, Nov 26, 2016

The BJP said it had purchased the plots for opening district party offices and it was a coincidence that 13 of these plots were registered in the last four months.

Bihar board gears up for digital evaluation
Fri, Nov 25, 2016

This is the first concrete step the state board has initiated to avoid bungling during evaluation process, particularly writing of answers in answer sheets after examinations are held.

Ready to walk out of Grand Alliance for united opposition against demonetisation: Bihar Congress president
Thu, Nov 24, 2016

The Bihar Congress organised a protest march across district and block headquarters against demonetisation.

Nitish Kumar’s remark sets of speculation about changes in liquor law
Wed, Nov 23, 2016

While JD(U)'s alliance partner RJD did not give any suggestion for amendment despite its initial objections to the Act, another ally Congress suggested heavy penalty for offenders.

In JD(U)’s support for demonetisation, attempt to boost ‘clean Nitish’ image
Tue, Nov 22, 2016

JD(U)’s support has been driven by the overwhelming public response to Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar’s move to back the Centre on the matter during his stopovers during the Nischay Yatra.

Indore Patna Express derails: Woman dead, family searches for her two young daughters
Mon, Nov 21, 2016

Overall, 235 passengers boarded the Indore-Patna Express for Patna. By Sunday evening, the Railways had confirmed four casualties from Bihar.

No surgery dates before payment in Patna’s private hospitals, say patients
Mon, Nov 21, 2016

This, they say, has led to surgeries and, in some cases, key treatment decisions — such as when to shift a patient to critical care — are being put on hold.

Keep Rs 5 cr cash ready to pay our staff: LS, RS Secretariats to bank
Sun, Nov 20, 2016

The SBI branch manager has sought the Reserve Bank of India’s guidance.

Bihar: In Jamui’s Maoist-hit panchayat, some cash trickles in
Sat, Nov 19, 2016

But two bank branches and an ATM nowhere near adequate for the block; paddy buyers can pay only 10-20% to farmers

With no money to buy seeds, farmers in Bihar’s low-lying areas say time is fast running out
Thu, Nov 17, 2016

Farmers said, "How can we reap when we have no seeds to sow?"

Bodhgaya to host international art exhibition Gaya Biennale in December
Mon, Nov 14, 2016

International artistes will display their artwork on theme of "urgency of peace in contemporary times".

No party can defeat BJP alone in UP: JD(U)
Sat, Nov 12, 2016

The JD (U) said it was Samajwadi Party which had renewed the bid to forge a broader alliance against BJP, but the same party had now withdrawn.

In Patna, traffic department brings odd-even scheme for parking
Thu, Nov 10, 2016

Patna’s Nala Road recently became the state’s first road to introduce the new system for four- and two-wheelers together.

Nitish Kumar yatra to seek feedback on liquor law
Wed, Nov 09, 2016

One of the objectives of the yatra will be to seek people’s feedback on the prohibition law, which has drawn flak for its strict provisions.

Family arrest clause, confiscation of property: Bihar tells CM what’s wrong with prohibition law
Tue, Nov 08, 2016

The email account is accepting suggestions for 10 days starting Wednesday last week.

For UP grand alliance, Congress has to take initiative: Nitish Kumar
Thu, Nov 03, 2016

He said he was unable to make it to the SP’s Lucknow function because of various reasons — the occasion coinciding with the four-day Chhath festival being one of them.

For UP grand alliance, Congress has to take initiative: Nitish Kumar
Thu, Nov 03, 2016

He said no final decision has been taken yet on if any leader from his party would take part in the SP function.

Prashant Kishor meets Mulayam Singh Yadav, Nitish Kumar plays safe
Thu, Nov 03, 2016

Congress poll strategist at SP chief’s home alongwith Amar Singh, JD(U) doesn’t want to please one side and offend the other

Don’t lose heart if something happens: Slain BSF man’s last words to daughter
Tue, Nov 01, 2016

Bihar CM Nitish Kumar announced an ex-gratia of Rs 11 lakh for Singh’s family.

Uttar Pradesh polls: Chorus of welcome to SP’s alliance effort
Sat, Oct 29, 2016

RLD says need of the hour; JD(U) says good that Mulayam initiating move after pulling out earlier; RJD ‘very happy’

Bihar: 15-yr-old girl dies after boy on bike pulls her dupatta, runs over her
Fri, Oct 28, 2016

Police said that the boy who allegedly pulled at the girl’s dupatta was riding pillion along with another minor on a motorcycle driven by a 20-year-old man.

Bihar: 15-yr-old girl dies after boy on bike pulls her dupatta, runs over her
Thu, Oct 27, 2016

Police said that the boy who allegedly pulled at the girl’s dupatta was riding pillion along with another minor on a motorcycle driven by a 20-year-old man.

Two kidnapped traders rescued in Bihar
Thu, Oct 27, 2016

Police teams that raided several places in Munger and Lakhisarai over the last three days finally recovered Suresh and Kapil from a house at Kajra, a Maoist-infested area.

CM Nitish Kumar to start new public feedback programme in Bihar
Sat, Oct 22, 2016

Janata Darbar was stopped with the implementation of Public Grievances Redressal Act in June this year.

Muzaffarpur murder: Sushil Modi identifies religion, caste; says not sorry
Fri, Oct 21, 2016

He also alleged that mostly Hindus were arrested after the recent communal tension in Bhojpur and Madhepura.

Beaten up for being a Dalit, good student: Bihar boy in video
Thu, Oct 20, 2016

Twenty teachers have been transferred while at least eight students, who allegedly assisted the bullies and shot the video, have approached the authorities for transfer certificates.

More schools may face action: Bihar Board cancels affiliation of 68 schools
Wed, Oct 19, 2016

With nine institutions’ affiliation cancelled earlier, in all affiliations of 77 schools and inter-colleges stand cancelled now.