Union minister Ram Vilas Paswan discusses Bihar politics, Parliament standoff and caste census. Excerpts from interviews to Santosh Singh in Patna and Liz Mathew in New Delhi.
The HC has given four weeks to the government to give complete details on expenses incurred on the campaign.
Kumar said that the most satisfying achievement for him was to lift the literacy level among girls attributing this to the innovative idea of distributing bicycles and uniforms to students.
Going by his long history of betrayal to colleagues and allies, one would never know when he would junk Lalu Prasad, said Sushil Kumar Modi in a statement.
Modi inaugurated several projects at a function attended by Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and several Union Ministers.
Kaimur district registered four casualties, all of them women, while three others sustained injuries after lighting struck them in different villages under Bhabhua, Sonhan and Bhagwanpur police station areas.
Bihar’s JD(U) Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and RJD chief Lalu Prasad, who have stitched up an alliance for the state Assembly polls, have been insisting on the data being released immediately.
The move comes at a time when RJD, JD (U) and Congress have asked the Centre to reveal the caste census report.
BJP called it ‘old pressure tactics’ used to bargain at the time of election.
An enthused BJP termed the win in 11 seats as an indicator to its performance in upcoming elections in Bihar.
The boy was released with a message that all students should leave the residential school or face dire consequences.
More such teachers are expected to resign in the coming days after a Patna High Court order asking those possessing fake educational degrees to quit their jobs on their own to avoid facing legal action.
The victim, identified as Babita, fell into the borewell in Mitramandal colony while she was playing with other children, they said.
The bodies of Ravi Kumar and Sagar Kumar, students of residential Devendra Public School, were fished out from a water-filled ditch near Nirpur village located close to the school.
The national memorial will undertake study and research on democracy, enhancing the role of Panchayats in nation building and Gandhian thoughts.