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Saturday, December 14, 2019

Santosh Singh


From Bihar to Tihar: 10 hanging ropes, made with soft cotton
Fri, Dec 13, 2019

This comes against the backdrop of the Union Home Ministry sending the Delhi government's recommendation to reject the mercy plea of one of the four convicts in the December 16, 2012 gangrape case to President Ram Nath Kovind.

Citizenship Amendment Bill in Rajya Sabha today: Govt sure of numbers despite Sena U-turn, dissent in JD(U)
Wed, Dec 11, 2019

Citizenship Amendment Bill in Rajya Sabha today: The Bill, which was cleared by the Lok Sabha with a 311-80 margin at 12.02 am Tuesday, seeks to provide Indian citizenship to non-Muslims who entered the country from Pakistan, Bangladesh and Afghanistan until December 31, 2014.

Bihar: RJD endorses Tejashwi Prasad Yadav as CM nominee
Wed, Dec 11, 2019

The two-day national convention of the RJD —- which concluded on Tuesday —- also hailed the election of senior leader Jagdanand Singh as state party president and re-election of Lalu Prasad as RJD national president.

Anaj Mandi blaze: Grief strikes home in Bihar, ‘Many youths skilled tailors, head to Delhi after Class X’
Tue, Dec 10, 2019

A villager could earn between Rs 12,000 and Rs 20,000 per month working in the factories. Of the 29 victims from Bihar, 11 are from Samastipur. The rest are from Muzaffarpur, Madhubani, Darbhanga, Sitamarhi, Saharsa, Araria and Supaul.

Bihar: 34,549 water bodies, 19,739 roads encroached, govt survey shows
Mon, Dec 09, 2019

The survey was ordered after the maximum cases registered under the Public Grievances Redressal Act, 2015, were found to be encroachment-related.

SK Singh interview: ‘Rewards created awareness, technology curbed corruption’
Mon, Dec 09, 2019

In 2018-19, we had sold fertilisers worth Rs 380 crore. We also ensure that we have enough stock and there is no law and order problem, says SK Singh Chairman,BISCOMAUN.

Lalu Prasad Yadav files nomination for RJD chief’s post from jail
Wed, Dec 04, 2019

Lalu filed his nomination from jail, with sons Tejashwi and Tej Pratap Yadav, along with Bihar RJD chief Jagdanand Singh and senior leaders Raghuvansh Prasad Singh and Ramchandra Purve present.

Nitish set to begin ‘Jal Jivan and Hariyali’ yatra today
Tue, Dec 03, 2019

Each day of the yatra will see a public meeting on environment preservation and planting of trees under the ‘Jal, Jivan and Hariyali’ mission — recently launched by the Department of Environment, Forest and Climate Change.

Bihar: Upendra Kushwaha continues protest fast as govt withdraws permission
Fri, Nov 29, 2019

On Wednesday, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar refused the RLSP’s demand, saying the state “would not give land and that the Centre should purchase it.”

Heralding shift, RJD set for its first upper caste Bihar chief
Wed, Nov 27, 2019

Jagdanand Singh, a former state Irrigation minister and a highly respected leader in RJD, is set to be elected unopposed on Wednesday. If elected, he will replace Ramchandra Purve.

Bihar govt, Centre at loggerheads over opening of Kendriya Vidyayas
Sun, Nov 24, 2019

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.

Pulled up over pending liquor cases, Bihar seeks HC nod to set up special courts, new judge posts
Sat, Nov 23, 2019

The government was responding to the court’s question as to how it can hear such a large number of liquor cases. More than 40,000 bail pleas are pending in the HC alone.

After Kerala & Assam, Bihar to start special ‘child budget’
Sun, Nov 17, 2019

Under the head “child participation” there will be schemes at elementary and secondary school levels on sports, debates and seminars and other extracurricular activities.

Month after Patna went under water, civic bodies begin drive to clear drains
Thu, Nov 14, 2019

On Day One, 11 pucca houses, built over Badshahi Nala running between the city and suburban Naubat town, were demolished.

Alarmed by large number of cases under SC/ST Act, Bihar asks DMs to take note
Wed, Nov 13, 2019

According to the government’s direction, a district magistrate has to preside over four meetings of the committee every month and ensure implementation of sundry recommendations of the committee.

Happy lived to see Ayodhya verdict: Dalit who laid the first brick
Sun, Nov 10, 2019

In 1989, as a 35-year-old Sah Sangathan Mantri of the VHP, Choupal, along with a thousand other people from various parts of Bihar had boarded “trains, cars and trucks” to reach Ayodhya.

Bihar: Grand Alliance yet to decide on leader, says Kushwaha
Sat, Nov 09, 2019

Kushwaha said the Grand Alliance is in “reboot” mode. “It is true that the Grand Alliance did not show solidarity in the last Asssembly bypolls..but we have learnt from the mistakes and are trying to reboot the alliance.”

Manjhi walks out of alliance, cites Tejashwi’s ‘ineffective’ leadership
Sat, Nov 09, 2019

On the other hand, the CPI and CPI (M) agreed to participate in a protest rally of alliance partner Rashtriya Lok Samata Party (RLSP) later this month, signalling the possible entry of the Left into the opposition alliance.

Bihar BJP chief writes to CM Nitish Kumar over ‘graft’ in road construction
Fri, Nov 08, 2019

The letter added, “If there is a high-level inspection... you may find complicity of engineers and contractors.”

No Abhinandan will have to go to Pakistan to fight: JP Nadda
Wed, Nov 06, 2019

Reiterating the party’s tie-up with the JD(U), Nadda said the NDA would return to power in Bihar with a majority in the Assembly elections.