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‘Jehangir bell’: Rights panel slams Bihar cop
Wed, Apr 01, 2015

But the rights panel has called the bell a “reflection of colonial mindset” .

JD(U) hopes for Janata Parivar merger by April-end
Tue, Mar 31, 2015

On Friday, top Janta Parivar leaders had met at Mulayam’s residence in New Delhi. Bihar CM Nitish had said the Janta Parivar merger was put on fast track.

515 students caught during Bihar board exams, minister says can’t stop it
Fri, Mar 20, 2015

A total of 14.26 lakh students were appearing for the exams at 1,217 centres in the state.

3rd political murder in Siwan in 9 months, BJP MP writes to Rajnath
Wed, Mar 18, 2015

Siwan SP Vikas Burman, however, said the police had not got any clear evidence and hence, there was no need for police to interrogate the incarcerated former RJD MP’s son.

High Court tells Bihar govt to justify spending on museum, hearing today
Mon, Mar 16, 2015

Patna High Court, recently asked the state government to justify huge expenses, particularly Rs 22 crore consultancy fee given to a Canadian firm.

Manjhi a nice person, won’t attack him: Lalu
Sun, Mar 15, 2015

The former CM, who recently floated the Hindustani Awam Morcha, returned the favour by saying he was not averse to meeting the RJD chief in the near future.

Nitish focus on power, education in Budget
Fri, Mar 13, 2015

While education topped the priorities of the government which set aside Rs 22,027 crore for it, the Budget’s USP was funding for power generation.

Nitish wins trust vote, nine JD(U) rebels support him too
Thu, Mar 12, 2015

Despite BJP staging a walkout, the Nitish Kumar government won the confidence vote in Bihar Assembly.

Nitish Kumar trust vote today, JD(U) says whip also applies to ex-CM Jitan Manjhi
Wed, Mar 11, 2015

Even though Manjhi has been expelled from the JD(U), he may lose his membership if he violates the whip.

At fast, Manjhi slams Nitish for reversing pro-Dalit decisions
Tue, Mar 10, 2015

Manjhi observed a day-long fast at Gandhi Maidan to oppose the reversal of 34 cabinet decisions taken during his tenure by the new government.

Grumbles against Bihar PCC chief grow louder
Fri, Mar 06, 2015

Since he constituted a new committee on Feb 28, Choudhary has often come under attack for having “given preference to freshly inducted leaders”.

Nitish Kumar reverses 34 Manjhi cabinet decisions but spares Paswans’ inclusion in Mahadalits
Fri, Mar 06, 2015

Some key decisions, in which due procedures were not followed, may be put up before cabinet again.

From the gallery: Five Questions to K C Venugopal
Tue, Mar 03, 2015

The Congress whip in Lok Sabha talks to Manoj C G about the opposition’s attack on modi over Mufti’s statements.

‘The crux is that industry has to be promoted’
Tue, Mar 03, 2015

Ram Vilas Paswan talks to Santosh Singh on LJP’s change of stand on land acquisition Bill and Bihar politics ahead of state polls. Excerpts:

6,867 AES deaths in six years, govt puts in place plan in 60 districts
Mon, Mar 02, 2015

Uttar Pradesh is the worst affected with 3,422 deaths in six years, followed by Assam (1,320), Bihar (1,072), West Bengal (736) and Tamil Nadu (120).

Nitish Kumar takes on Narendra Modi govt for its ‘U-turns’
Mon, Mar 02, 2015

JD(U) MEET: Apologises to party workers and arms them with data to take on BJP ahead of Bihar polls

My Dream Made In India: Kaushal Kumar Paswan
Sun, Mar 01, 2015

Kaushal is one of around 100 Class X-pass youths here looking for jobs.

Jitan Manjhi’s own front: Hindustani Awam Morcha
Sun, Mar 01, 2015

‘Nitish Kumar took all decisions of my govt till February 7, I worked only for 12 days’.

Nitish Kumar asks Modi for ‘special arrangement’
Sat, Feb 28, 2015

He also reiterated the state’s strong case for special category status 'so that its share in central taxes should increase'.

10 Manjhi decisions which Nitish will find difficult to reverse
Tue, Feb 24, 2015

Santosh Singh counts 10 decisions that Bihar’s comeback CM will find difficult to reverse.

Nitish Kumar sworn in as Bihar CM, it’s old cabinet minus Manjhi men
Mon, Feb 23, 2015

Nitish sworn in : ‘Governance top priority... will work without malice’

Will seek Centre’s help for Bihar progress: Nitish Kumar
Mon, Feb 23, 2015

The ceremony served as a big anti-BJP platform with prominent leaders of parties opposed to BJP assembling to show solidarity.

Nitish aims to get governance on track
Sun, Feb 22, 2015

Swearing-in today; likely to get RJD, Congress on board.

‘Surprise’ resignation sways mood in assembly
Sat, Feb 21, 2015

BJP leaders were much in demand to explain Manjhi’s decision as nobody from the Manjhi camp had reached Assembly by then.

After Manjhi anti-climax, Nitish begins second act: ‘With folded hands, sorry’
Sat, Feb 21, 2015

JD(U) leader Nitish Kumar was on Friday invited by governor Keshari Nath Tripathi to form the government in Bihar

Manjhi resigns as CM ahead of trust vote, Nitish eyes comeback
Fri, Feb 20, 2015

Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi resigned after he met the Governor this morning.

Bihar power tussle: JD(U) MLA says Pappu tried to buy his vote, he denies it
Fri, Feb 20, 2015

The MLA played a phone call recording where the caller (allegedly Pappu Yadav) is heard offering a bargain for the MLA’s vote.

Modi visit helped, Nepal wants more
Fri, Feb 20, 2015

Indian Consul General Anju Ranjan said Birgunj was chosen for the summit because it was business capital of Nepal.

Nitish Kumar’s JD(U) recognised as principal opposition party in Bihar
Fri, Feb 20, 2015

The Speaker and the council chairman both cited the JD(U)’s more numbers of members as the reason.

Nitish Kumar takes to ‘dinner diplomacy’, parades his MLAs before the Governor
Wed, Feb 18, 2015

Nitish claims the support of 130 MLAs as Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi faces a floor test on February 20.

Patna HC directs Jitan Ram Manjhi government not to take decisions having financial implications
Tue, Feb 17, 2015

Manjhi cabinet had approved journalists pension scheme and included Paswan among Mahadalits.

Explained: A curiosity called Bihar politics
Mon, Feb 16, 2015

Santosh Singh explains the curious case of Bihar politics.

All Dalits now Mahadalits, question is who’s their leader
Mon, Feb 16, 2015

Manjhi decision sets him on confrontation course with Paswan.

Bihar: Jitan Manjhi’s cabinet decisions throw opponents in a tizzy
Sun, Feb 15, 2015

Manjhi also announced a gift for media persons by okaying a proposal of pension scheme for scribes.

‘I’m poor, I can’t afford horse-trading’: Jitan Ram Manjhi
Mon, Feb 16, 2015

He further said Nitish loyalists had embarked on a door-to-door of MLAs to bring them to their side.

‘We are warding off offers from Nitish camp’
Sat, Feb 14, 2015

Speaker Uday Narayan Choudhary is yet to take a call on who the chief whip is — Shravan Kumar, whom JD(U) has appointed or Rajiv Ranjan, an appointee of the CM..