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Updated on Jul 10, 2023 09:48 PM IST
Taking exception to RJD MLC Sunil Singh’s recent media outburst against him, the CM accused him of hobnobbing with Union home minister Amit Shah to switch over his loyalty.
The five-day monsoon session of the Bihar assembly began on a stormy note on Monday, forcing the Speaker to adjourn the House minutes later.
The incident was reported from Jeevachhpur village where 2 groups clashed with each other following an altercation allegedly over crossing a field by a tractor
Updated on Jul 10, 2023 03:55 PM IST
CBI filed a charge sheet against Lalu Prasad Yadav and his son Tejashwi Yadav in connection with the land-for-jobs scam, which dates back to 2004-09 when Lalu Prasad was railway minister
RJD chief Lalu Prasad and Tejashwi returned to Patna on Sunday evening amid war of words between RJD and JD(U) over the education department imbroglio that has continued for over a week
Lok Janshakti Party (Ram Vilas) president Chirag Paswan said a decision on joining an alliance for the 2024 parliamentary polls will be taken after more meetings with party officials. Paswan had quit the NDA before the 2020 assembly polls in Bihar and fielded candidates against the ruling Janata Dal (United). The national working committee of the LJP (Ram Vilas) has authorised Paswan to decide on forming an alliance for the next polls.
The high court was hearing a bunch of petitions and the order for the same was uploaded on its official site by Friday evenin
The monsoon session of the Bihar assembly and state legislative council will be held from July 10 to 14 spanning five sittings
Northern districts of Bihar are expected to experience extremely heavy rain in the next 48 hours, with widespread rain across the state in the next few days. The state may see a rise in water levels, loss of life and property, and waterlogging. The MeT office has issued warnings for heavy rain and thunderstorms in certain districts. Bihar has received 28% less rainfall than normal so far this monsoon season.
Updated on Jul 08, 2023 09:53 PM IST
Heated exchange that shows no sign of a let-up despite the intervention of chief minister Nitish Kumar and RJD national president Lalu Prasad.
As per the missive sent by Robert L. Chongthu, the principal secretary to the chancellor, the Raj Bhavan has directed that no policy decisions, appointments, or transfers should be made in these universities
Bihar legislative assembly Speaker Awadh Bihari Choudhary directed officials to ensure government replies to all questions during the upcoming monsoon session. Choudhary also chaired an all-party meeting, expressing confidence in positive discussions and debate on public issues.
Bihar will get 58% electricity (383 MW) share generated from the unit, while the remaining would be shared among the other beneficiary states, including Jharkhand, Odisha and Sikkim.
The 50-year-old teacher was recently posted as the principal in-charge of a middle school but he was yet to take charge
Updated on Jul 07, 2023 03:05 PM IST
The education department had earlier ordered action against teachers participating in agitation for violation of code of conduct as laid down in the 2020 rules
At a press conference, Krishna Paswan, joint commissioner, prohibition excise and registration department, said that the proposals for payment of compensation to selected families in East Champaran and Nalanda have been sent to the CM secretariat
SSB handed over both to Bhimnagar police of Supaul which registered a first information report (FIR) against the two women
Updated on Jul 07, 2023 01:33 PM IST
The Bangalore meeting is a follow-up of the Opposition unity meeting in Patna held on June 23, which was attended by top leaders of 15 parties, including the Congress
Senior ministers Bijendra Prasad Yadav and Vijay Kumar Choudhary, who held the education portfolio prior to Chandrashekhar, and ruling JD-U president Rajiv Ranjan alias Lalan Singh were also present at the meeting with the CM.
The opposition leader’s meeting, including the Congress, the Left, and several regional parties will be held in Bengaluru on July 13 and 14. The leaders previously met on 23 June Patna which was attended by 15 parties to discuss the need for a combined opposition bloc to fight the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)
Subodh Kumar Choudhary, director (administration) of the education department, also reprimanded the minister’s aide Krishna Nand Yadav, for what was described as a “mindless letter”
Despite publication of three merit lists, prominent varsities in Patna have failed to fill sanctioned seats in the four-year undergraduate (UG) courses for the academic session 2023-27.
Updated on Jul 05, 2023 09:44 PM IST
Though the minister hasn’t named any official, his anger is believed to be directed at Pathak, a senior IAS officer known for his outspokenness.
In a note circulated to education department officials, the minister’s office lamented that information was being “selectively leaked” to make the official look good and malign the department’s image
Earlier, the Union government had provided Y plus security cover to former union minister Upendra Kushwaha and former Bihar minister Mukesh Sahni.
The new policy, apart from other incentives, seeks to offer a capital subsidy of 15% or the maximum of ₹5 crore to the investors.
Bihar minister and senior Janata Dal-United leader Ashok Chowdhary said the Rajya Sabha deputy chairman Harivansh Narayan Singh met the CM in his capacity as a party MP
The condition of six children is said to be critical and a medical team is camping in the village to facilitate their treatment at the community health centre in Alouli
Updated on Jul 04, 2023 03:30 PM IST