"I am okay with all these strict measures but the Board should also ensure better quality education in government schools, provide us good teachers like in private schools, who ensure that our syllabus is completed on time," said Aarti Kumari,
a Class X student in Bihar.
Former health minister Tej Pratap Yadav has vacated the 3 Deshratna Marg bungalow allotted to him by the government, accusing Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and his deputy Sushil Kumar Modi of “unleashing ghosts” in the house to trouble him.
Nearly 17.7 lakh students are writing their Class X BSEB examinations at 1,426 centres across Bihar. Under the new rule, students cannot enter examination centres wearing shoes and socks; they can wear slippers.
While the BJP is seen to have offered Jehanabad seat to keep Chief Minister Nitish Kumar interested in campaigning, multiple JD(U) leaders said on conditions of anonymity that this is a “tactical victory” for the party, and that the move has shown RLSP and HAM(S) their places in NDA
In a letter to External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, the complainant alleged that she was harassed for providing “evidence of misconduct by UNFPA staff, including religious intolerance, conspiracies on sexual harassment” at workplace.
The Patna High Court, in a recent order, reprimanded Bihar police officers for not showing “application of mind” and “taking insensitive nature of action” while dealing with cases lodged under Bihar Prohibition and Excise Act.
Calling it a personal decision to meet a convicted person, Tewary said, “Let me make it clear: it was solely my decision to meet Anand Mohan. I hold that he is innocent — we have worked together in Samata Party.”
The probe has also hinted at involvement of a terror group other than IM and SIMI, which were allegedly involved in the 2013 Bodhgaya blasts, the sources added. The case is likely to be probed by Bihar ATS.
Sources in the Bihar Police and intelligence agencies said the idea behind the low-intensity blast was to create panic, rather than cause damage, at a time when about 10,000 people, many from other countries, have gathered at Bodh Gaya.
The human resource department’s January 11 order says: “A human chain is being formed on January 21, 2018, to spread the message of putting an end to child marriage and dowry... This is a big occasion to encourage education among girls and spread the message of putting an end to social evils."
Jha, who was 79 when he died, was first in the Congress and a Jagannath Mishra faithful. Mishra, the Chief Minister of Bihar, and Lalu, then in the Janata Dal, were arch rivals. But Jha left the Congress when the party did not give him a ticket in 1985 and joined the Janata Dal
On December 15, a Munger district court convicted Mala Devi (45) for manufacturing and selling country liquor, making her the first woman to face conviction under the Bihar Prohibition and Excise Act, 2016.