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Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Santosh Singh


Banka experiment goes national: online lessons, smart classes to reach 5,000 schools
Wed, Jul 18, 2018

Banka Unnayan, which has been teaching Class IX and Class X students through smart classes and Eckovation app, had started the innovative experiment from five schools and has now implemented in all 143 schools.

Transgender guards is Bihar’s answer to sex abuse at shelters
Wed, Jul 18, 2018

Earlier this month, two persons, including the security guard of a short stay home in Chhapra, were arrested after a 23-year-old mentally challenged woman was found to be pregnant.

RLSP wants more seats than JDU, Upendra Kushwaha as Bihar NDA leader
Wed, Jul 18, 2018

It also said the RLSP chief and Union Minister Upendra Kushwaha should replace Nitish Kumar as the NDA’s leader in Bihar.

Nitish Kumar: Seat-sharing to be finalised in a month
Tue, Jul 17, 2018

Nitish said since BJP chief Amit Shah had already said so much in the public domain, there was no need for him to make any special statement on the matter.

From five schools to 143, TV time for Banka’s children means notebooks & smart classes
Mon, Jul 16, 2018

The Katoria school holds these smart classes as part of ‘Banka Unnayan’, a programme introduced last August in five schools for Class 10 students and which has now been expanded to all 143 senior secondary government schools in the district.

Nitish Kumar is natural elder brother in Bihar NDA alliance, says C P Thakur
Sat, Jul 14, 2018

Leaders from both parties, it is learnt, have been asked not to issue any statement that can sour ties between the two allies.

Chinese national arrested for consuming liquor gets bail, praises authorities for less spicy food
Sat, Jul 14, 2018

Tiandong's bail plea was rejected twice earlier by a lower court on the plea that as the offence falls under section 38 (1,2) of the Bihar Excise and Prohibition Act provides for a maximum jail term of 10 years with fine.

Amit Shah meets Nitish Kumar, says BJP knows how to take care of allies
Fri, Jul 13, 2018

Amit Shah said the NDA won 31 Lok Sabha seats Bihar in 2014 and with Nitish in the alliance now, it could win all 40 seats in 2019. Shah advised the Opposition to “stop salivating” as there were no fissures in the NDA.

Facing backlash on prohibition, Bihar set to water down its harsh provisions
Thu, Jul 12, 2018

The decision was taken at a cabinet meeting on Tuesday, and the amendments are set to be tabled during the monsoon session. Over 1.4 lakh people have been booked under the liquor law ever since it was implemented in April 2016.

As Nitish Kumar meets Amit Shah today, JD(U) hints at ‘parity’ for Lok Sabha poll seats
Thu, Jul 12, 2018

A top JD(U) leader told The Indian Express that the party is also not looking at playing the “elder brother” to the BJP in the next General Election, and could settle with the “formula of equity, parity and mutual respect” between the alliance partners.

No differences between BJP, JD(U) over seat-sharing: Nitish Kumar
Tue, Jul 10, 2018

The NDA government in the state has been working well and talks of discontent is “all hot air”, Kumar said while responding to a query over reports of simmering discontent within the Bihar NDA.

Giriraj Singh weeps over communal case accused, says Hindus being suppressed
Mon, Jul 09, 2018

The BJP MP, who broke down while meeting the son of an arrested VHP leader, said he felt “helpless” for not being able to do anything in the matter despite being the local MP and his party being a part of NDA ruling coalition in the state.

Day after Tejashwi Yadav taunt, Congress says RJD tried and tested ally
Sat, Jul 07, 2018

“There has been no question about the RJD being a tried and tested ally of Congress. It is Nitish Kumar who betrayed the 2015 mandate by deserting the Grand Alliance to join NDA again”.

RJD foundation day: Tejashwi puts up solidarity show with brother, slams media, Nitish
Fri, Jul 06, 2018

Reiterating his stand on the “JD (U)’s no entry” into Grand Alliance, Tejashwi said that even if Nitish Kumar offered him the “position of chief minister, he would not take it”.

Tej Pratap accuses BJP of hacking FB account, says no rift in family
Wed, Jul 04, 2018

Deputy CM and BJP leader Sushil Kumar Modi said Tej Pratap was venting his frustration at being overshadowed by Tejashwi. JD(U) spokesman Sanjay Singh dared him to file an FIR.

‘No point’ meeting Nitish Kumar, Hardik Patel visits Tejashwi Yadav
Sun, Jul 01, 2018

Patidar leader Hardik Patel on Saturday met RJD leader and Leader of Opposition in Bihar Assembly Tejashwi Prasad Yadav to firm up what appears to be an anti-BJP front ahead of the Lok Sabha polls.

Everything is fine, NDA as united as ever: Ram Vilas Paswan
Sat, Jun 30, 2018

According to a BJP leader, LJP chief Paswan is trying to silence speculation that he is part of any pressure group within the NDA.

JD(U) wants a ‘respectable’ number of seats in Bihar in 2019, eyes other states too
Fri, Jun 29, 2018

JD(U) expects some seats in Jharkhand, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh to push Chief Minister Nitish Kumar’s “Bihar Plus” plan.

Boy jailed for refusing to give jackfruit for free: Two SHOs among 12 cops suspended after probe
Tue, Jun 26, 2018

After the SSP’s supervision report, the Juvenile Justice Board would hear the boy’s bail plea and the police can initiate process of withdrawing case against him as the IG’s probe has found him innocent, said sources.

JDU skips Yoga Day, BJP says don’t see through political prism
Fri, Jun 22, 2018

JD(U) state president and Rajya Sabha MP Bashistha Narayan Singh said, “Yoga must not be linked with any occasion and must not be advertised. One should do it at home. It has been a part of Indian culture and tradition”.