Santosh Singh

Articles By Santosh Singh

Bihar: Tejashwi Yadav back in action with late night dharna

The milk market had been inaugurated by Lalu Prasad during his tenure as Chief Minister to help marginal and mid-level milk farmers sell their products.

No need for discussion: JD(U), RJD on Mohan Bhagwat’s quota remark

The RSS chief recently said that those in favour of reservation and those against it should hold talks in a harmonious atmosphere.

Bihar govt to repair, rebuild all registered madrasas in state

This is the first time that any government in the state has taken up task of repairing and rebuilding madarsas.

Three-time Bihar CM Jagannath Mishra dies at 82

A three-time Chief Minister who could not complete a single term and a Congress stalwart whose son served as a minister in an NDA government, Mishra died Monday at a Delhi hospital after prolonged illness at the age of 82.

Worry within RJD as Tejashwi Yadav stays away from action

This comes a day after former Bihar Chief Minister Rabri Devi said on Friday that Tejashwi would attend the meeting on Saturday.

Bihar tells employees to report cases against them

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

Bihar govt order to ensure ration to AES-hit families

The missive issued by additional secretary Bharat Kumar Dubey said, “There is an urgent need to avail ration to AES-affected and susceptible families in different things without fail”.

JD(U) leader asks Nitish Kumar to revisit stand on Article 370

Though the JD(U) is part of the BJP-led NDA, the Nitish Kumar-led party has maintained that it opposes any move to repeal or weaken Article 370.

Ram Vilas Paswan bids farewell to brother: He was like my son, my Lakshman

Ramchandra, a four-time MP, died on July 21 following a massive cardiac arrest ten days ago. The youngest of the three Paswan brothers, he defeated Congress’s Ashok Ram from Samastipur in the last Lok Sabha polls.

Bihar to allot plots in Patna to legislators to build houses

The government has decided to allot, through a society, the plots at “minimum rate”, which should be Rs 15-Rs 20 lakh per katha (1,325 sqft) as compared to circle rate of Rs 65-70 lakh and market rate of Rs 1-1.25 crore.

Inter-state proxy candidate ring busted in Patna; six arrested

The accused were identified as Dhiraj Kumar Singh and Rohit Kumar from Munger, Shiv Kant and Sunil Kumar from Bhagalpur, Ankur Raj from Madhepura and Manohar Kumar, they said.

Explained: What is behind the latest strain in Bihar’s ruling coalition government?

On Saturday, a member of the BJP’s Legislative Council in Bihar, Sachchidanand Rai, questioned the “nature of the relationship” between the BJP and its alliance partner JD(U).

BJP MLC targets Nitish Kumar over RSS letter controversy

The BJP MLC also sought the intervention of his party’s central leadership to clear the air on the controversy around the letter. “It is time for our central leadership to take note of it.”

Tejashwi Yadav faces twin crisis in Bihar: rebel brother, unrest among some

While some MLAs are reportedly opposed to Tejashwi’s leadership, sources said there is little chance of a split, as it will be difficult to prompt two-third of its 81 MLAs to leave the party.

Bihar police stations to have separate officers for investigation and law and order

The Bihar police, which had long been trying to bifurcate its forces on the lines of investigation and law and order, is finally implementing it at the base level of police stations.

Bihar police seek details on Sangh Parivar, angry BJP calls it spying

Seeking the details within a week and asking them to “consider it very urgent”, the Bihar Special Branch SP marked copies of the letter to the Additional DG, IG and DIG of Special Branch.

Is the Governor a puppet? Bihar bars person who set civil services exam question

The question, in the General Studies Paper II of the Bihar Public Service Commission (BPSC) entrance examination (mains) Sunday, has led to an uproar, resulting in the barring of the person who set the examination paper.

Bihar Police to equip vehicles with GPS devices to keep tab on lax officials

The state police headquarters has taken the step as it wants an “executable data on patrolling” and not often bank on statements of its officers. The move is also necessitated after frequent robbery, burglary and theft cases.

Bihar: Polls near, Rabri plays mediator between sons

Although Tej Pratap reiterated his support to “Arjuna” Tejashwi by giving him a copy of Bhagwad Gita at RJD’s national executive meeting last week, some party leaders have been demanding action against him for campaigning against party candidates in the Lok Sabha election.

Behind AES toll: Poor nutrition, underutilised rehabilitation centres in Bihar

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday expressed dismay and sorrow over the deaths of children due to AES — including around 150 children in Bihar alone — calling it a “matter for shame” for governments and society.