The Supreme Court has put an end to the privileges enjoyed by jailed RJD leader Mohammad Shahabuddin and ordered that the controversial politician be shifted from a jail in Bihar's Siwan district to the national capital's Tihar Central Jail. The top court, that had heard petitioners complain about intimidation of witnesses at Mr Shahabuddin's instance - has ordered that the four-time MP from Siwan stand trial in pending cases through video conferencing from Tihar jail.
Expressing concern over the "forcible participation" of school children in a proposed "human chain" in support of the state government's prohibition policy, the Patna HC directed the Bihar CS and the DGP to appear before it on Friday.
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today said his government has decided to provide free WiFi facility in all colleges and universities by February and asked youths to use the facility for downloading books and knowledge materials and not for watching films.
Terming prohibition as a "revolutionary step", Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today claimed that the move has promoted communal harmony in the state, with members of all religions supporting the liquor ban.
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today launched 'Lok Samvad', a public interface programme aimed at taking direct feedback from citizens on implementation of development works and gaining new ideas for strengthening 'sushasan' (good governance).
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal today drew flak from leaders of various political parties for hugging Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Yadav during the oath-taking ceremony of Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar.