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Bihar Cabinet portfolios: Nitish Kumar keeps home, deputy Tarkishore Prasad gets finance

November 17, 2020 9:59 pm

BJP's Mangal Pandey will return as Health minister and will also head the art and culture department. Former assembly Speaker Vijay Kumar Chaudhary of JD(U) has got the portfolios of rural engineering, rural development, water resources.

First cabinet meet of new Bihar govt approves 5-day legislature session

November 17, 2020 2:37 pm

The Nitish Kumar-led NDA government in Bihar has fourteen other ministers -- seven from the BJP, five from the JD(U) and one each from the HAM and VIP.

Bihar traces 30 of 86 Tabligh returnees

April 02, 2020 2:16 am

Bihar’s Principal Secretary (Health), Sanjay Kumar told The Indian Express: “We have tracked 17 people to Patna and 13 to Buxar and kept them in isolation after conducting tests.”

Bihar govt to congratulate parents on birth of girl child

January 12, 2020 3:08 am

The congratulatory card, signed by a top government official, reads (translated from Hindi), “It gives us immense happiness to know that you are blessed with a baby girl. The district administration congratulates you and wishes for the bright future of the girl.”

Bihar govt, Centre at loggerheads over opening of Kendriya Vidyayas

November 24, 2019 12:08 pm

The Centre had in August last year sanctioned 13 new Kendriya Vidyalayas across the country, two of them in Bihar. However, it had clarified in the proposal stage in 2017 that the Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan rules did not allow seats to be reserved for local residents.

Bihar tells employees to report cases against them

August 17, 2019 3:49 am

The letter said it is mandatory for a government employee to “duly inform the department concerned” about any criminal case lodged.

A village in Bihar's Muzaffarpur declares: No bridge, no vote

May 02, 2019 12:19 pm

Mohammed Taushiq Raza, 36, of Dumri village, said they have decided to boycott the Lok Sabha elections. "We will not vote this year at all. We have been electing our representatives for the betterment of the area but we have got only false promises from politicians."

Govt gives green signal to new domestic terminal at Patna airport

September 26, 2018 8:07 pm

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) has cleared construction of the terminal and other allied structures at Patna airport at an estimated cost of Rs 1,216.90 crore.

Opposition attacks Bihar government over 'inadequate' flood relief measures

August 24, 2017 3:21 pm

In the state Legislative Council too, Congress and RJD members registered strong protests over "inadequate" flood relief arrangements and also over 'Srijan scam' at Bhagalpur forcing Deputy Chairman Harun Rashid to adjourn the House till 2:30 PM.

With little help from RJD, Sharad Yadav set to chart new course

August 10, 2017 1:02 pm

The JD (U), that sensed Sharad's unease since the Grand Alliance split and Chief Minister Nitish Kumar returned to the NDA fold, has been waiting for Sharad's public diatribe against Nitish Kumar to take any action against the veteran.


Sharad Yadav To Visit Bihar Today

June 22, 2020 6:56 pm