So far, 199 relief camps have been set up where 1.16 lakh people are taking shelter. A total of 676 community kitchens have been also set up and more of these facilities may be put in place if such a need arises, Kumar said.
Participating at a memorial event for the former DMK chief, who died on August 7, he said implementation of prohibition was Bihar's tribute to Gandhi on completion of 100 years of the Champaran Satyagraha.
Gohil had said that he was personally in favour of special status and special package for Bihar and that if voted to power, the Congress would extend all possible help to the poor and densely-populated state which suffers droughts and floods every year
While the Central government has excused food provided by places of worship such as mosques, temples, gurudwaras and churches from the tax slab under the new regime, ingrediets used in preparation of 'prasad' such as ghee, oil, butter, sugar, etc, are not.
"I vehemently deny that he (Yadav) has committed any anti-party activities and the same are totally false and baseless. Be that as it may, this is a classic case of 'ulta chor kotwal ko dante' (pot calling the kettle black)," Raza said in a statement.
As per the initial report, around 65 lakh people of 889 panchayats across 12 districts in north Bihar have been affected by floods, he said adding while 60 blocks are fully affected, 24 are partially hit.
In the last one week, Bihar has seen high political drama. Since Nitish Kumar was sworn in as the Chief Minister of Bihar again after returning to NDA, a lot has taken place. Here is everything you need to know.
The Bihar government approved 50% reservation in the state’s judicial services. Calling it a historic decision, Cabinet Secretary Brajesh Mehrotra said that the state cabinet decided to grant 50% reservation in subordinate and superior judicial services for direct appointment after due consultation with the Patna High Court and Bihar Public Service Commission. The reservation will […]