'Bihar Development' - 113 News Result(s)

  • Nitish Kumar Seeks Inclusion Of Patna In Smart City Mission

    Nitish Kumar Seeks Inclusion Of Patna In Smart City Mission

    Seeking inclusion of Patna in the Smart City list, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar toady met Urban Development Minister M Venkaiah Naidu and discussed various issues related to urban development in the state.

  • Bihar Government Concentrating On Development Agenda, Says Tejaswi Yadav

    Bihar Government Concentrating On Development Agenda, Says Tejaswi Yadav

    Bihar government has been concentrating on the development agenda, despite the negative campaign launched by the BJP, said Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Tejaswi Yadav today.

  • Nitish Kumar's Cabinet Lists Samosa Among 'Luxury' Items, Imposes Tax

    Nitish Kumar's Cabinet Lists Samosa Among 'Luxury' Items, Imposes Tax

    The Nitish Kumar government in Bihar has put the humble samosa on a list of 'luxury items' that will now attract 13.5 per cent tax to fund development work.

  • Nitish Kumar Attacks BJP Citing Latest NITI Aayog Report

    Nitish Kumar Attacks BJP Citing Latest NITI Aayog Report

    Citing the latest NITI Ayog report showing Bihar as the fastest growing state in terms of Gross State Domestic Product (GSDP) clocking a growth rate of 17.06 per cent in 2014-15, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Friday said it has proved BJP leaders "wrong" on their claims about the state's development made during the Assembly poll.

  • Patna Metro Detailed Plan for Cabinet Approval Soon: Minister

    Patna Metro Detailed Plan for Cabinet Approval Soon: Minister

    The Detailed Project Report (DPR) of the long-awaited Patna Metro Rail project would be presented in the state cabinet for approval soon, Bihar Urban Development Minister Maheshwar Hazari said today.

  • Nitish Kumar: The Chief Minister With a National Role

    Nitish Kumar: The Chief Minister With a National Role

    Nitish Kumar, 64, begins yet another term as Bihar's chief minister today. But, this time his role in Indian politics is unlikely to be confined to just engineering the state's development story.

  • Child Development: Kerala Tops, Gujarat Flops, Bihar Hops

    Child Development: Kerala Tops, Gujarat Flops, Bihar Hops

    Children have been out of focus in recent debates on public policy in India. Even when budget cuts threaten to undermine child nutrition programmes, the mainstream media barely takes notice.

  • Nitish Kumar's Task Cut Out After Third Straight Victory in Bihar

    Nitish Kumar's Task Cut Out After Third Straight Victory in Bihar

    Having steered Bihar on the path of development for a decade now, Nitish Kumar has his task cut out as he begins his third innings as Chief Minister of the backward state while leading a coalition of his JD(U), Lalu Prasad's RJD and Congress.

  • Thank You, Nitish

    Thank You, Nitish

    Bihar saw that Modi knows nothing about development and everything about dividing people and society.

  • Bihar Election Results are 'Ominous' for Country: Haryana Minister

    Bihar Election Results are 'Ominous' for Country: Haryana Minister

    Senior Haryana minister Anil Vij today cautioned that the Bihar election outcome was 'ashubh' (ominous) for the country, claiming caste politics triumphed over India's unity, integrity and development in the eastern state.

  • Rapid Growth Under Nitish, BJP's 'Self-Goals' Explain Bihar Verdict: Analysts

    Rapid Growth Under Nitish, BJP's 'Self-Goals' Explain Bihar Verdict: Analysts

    The victory of the Grand Alliance in Bihar is a reaffirmation of the trend that voters reward economic development, say analysts. "Under his watch, the 'Bihar miracle' has seen growth stepping up to an average of 9.5 per cent in FY06-15 from 5.3 per cent in FY95-05," said Indranil Sen Gupta of Bank of America Merrill Lynch.

  • Arun Jaitley's Assessment Of Why BJP Was Crushed In Bihar

    Arun Jaitley's Assessment Of Why BJP Was Crushed In Bihar

    BJP leaders who made comments that "deflected from our main theme of development" contributed to the party's humiliating defeat in Bihar, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said to NDTV today.

  • 'Making PM Modi Face of Bihar Campaign Not a Mistake': Arun Jaitley

    'Making PM Modi Face of Bihar Campaign Not a Mistake': Arun Jaitley

    BJP leaders who made comments that "deviated from our main theme of development" contributed to the party's humiliating defeat in Bihar, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said to NDTV today.

  • How Brand Nitish Defeated Brand Modi

    How Brand Nitish Defeated Brand Modi

    It once again comes back to the question of inclusive development, or sabka saath, sabka vikas. A slogan worth repeating until the cows come home. That is the real lesson of the Bihar elections.

  • Bihar Results Against Communal, Divisive Forces: Tarun Gogoi

    Bihar Results Against Communal, Divisive Forces: Tarun Gogoi

    Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi today said the Bihar poll result was a verdict against "communal, divisive and anti-poor" forces and has exposed the hollowness of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's development poll plank.

  • BJP Confident of Winning Bihar Elections, Says Prakash Javadekar

    BJP Confident of Winning Bihar Elections, Says Prakash Javadekar

    BJP today expressed confidence of victory in the Bihar assembly poll for which vote counting would be taken up on Sunday and claimed people have voted for the development agenda of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

  • Watch: Battleground Bihar - Will Personal Attacks Trump Development?

    Watch: Battleground Bihar - Will Personal Attacks Trump Development?

    The fourth phase polling in Bihar assembly elections ended on Sunday with over 57 per cent voter turnout. The high stakes battle of Bihar has the 'grand alliance' of chief minister Nitish Kumar-led Janata Dal United, Lalu Prasad's Rashtriya Janata Dal and the Congress pitted against the BJP and its allies. While Nitish Kumar seeks a straight third ...

  • Why Pakistan Won't Burst Crackers if BJP Loses Bihar

    Why Pakistan Won't Burst Crackers if BJP Loses Bihar

    I don't know what the BJP is seeking votes in Bihar for: for the Ganga of development to flow in the state, to ban cow slaughter which has already been banned here since 1955, to save or disturb affirmative action for the lower castes, or to prevent fireworks in Pakistan.

  • Nitish Kumar Has a 'Primitive' Development Model, Arun Jaitley Says

    Nitish Kumar Has a 'Primitive' Development Model, Arun Jaitley Says

    Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday said that the BJP and its allies heading for a clear majority in the on-going Bihar elections and slammed Chief Minister Nitish Kumar for his "primitive development model".

  • Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar Rejects Gujarat Model of Development

    Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar Rejects Gujarat Model of Development

    Rejecting the Gujarat model of development, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today alleged that Gujarat has the largest population of malnourished women and said they do not need the model which "cannot adequately feed women population" in its own state.

  • BJP Changes Tactic in Bihar, Turns Focus on State Leaders

    BJP Changes Tactic in Bihar, Turns Focus on State Leaders

    In an apparent change of tactic midway through the Bihar assembly polls, BJP has turned the focus more on its state leaders than its central leadership and decided to focus on a positive message of stability and development in its campaign.

  • Verdict for NDA in Bihar Would be a Push for Development: Venkaiah Naidu

    Verdict for NDA in Bihar Would be a Push for Development: Venkaiah Naidu

    Union Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu today said that a favourable verdict for NDA in Bihar Assembly polls would be a push for development as it would boost its numbers in Rajya Sabha and help the passing of crucial reform bills.

  • AIMIM Chief Asaduddin Owaisi Slams Nitish Kumar, Lalu Prasad in Bihar

    AIMIM Chief Asaduddin Owaisi Slams Nitish Kumar, Lalu Prasad in Bihar

    AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi today hit out at the Congress, RJD chief Lalu Prasad and Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar for backwardness of the Seemanchal region in the state and said his party will work hard for development of minorities and weaker sections.

  • BJP Will Get Comfortable Majority in Bihar Polls: Union Minister Najma Heptulla

    BJP Will Get Comfortable Majority in Bihar Polls: Union Minister Najma Heptulla

    The opposition was diverting attention from development to communal politics as it was "scared" of BJP's prospects of victory in Bihar polls, Union minister Najma Heptulla today said and exuded confidence of attaining a comfortable majority in the ongoing polls.

  • Development, Not Beef Row, Should Be Discussed During Polls: Rajnath Singh

    Development, Not Beef Row, Should Be Discussed During Polls: Rajnath Singh

    Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh today said that only development-related issues should be discussed during elections, and accused his political opponents of raising the beef controversy to hide their failures.

  • Bihar Minister Awadhesh Kushwaha Resigns Over Charges of Graft

    Bihar Minister Awadhesh Kushwaha Resigns Over Charges of Graft

    Awadhesh Kushwaha, a minister in the Nitish Kumar government, has resigned after a video emerged that shows a sting operation in which he is shown accepting money allegedly in return for favours. Mr Kushwaha was the Urban Development Minister in the Bihar government.

  • 'Grand Alliance' Trying to Divert Attention by Raising Dadri Incident: Venkaiah Naidu

    'Grand Alliance' Trying to Divert Attention by Raising Dadri Incident: Venkaiah Naidu

    Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) today accused the alliance of Janata Dal United or JD(U), Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) and Congress, of trying to divert the attention from the issue of development by raking up incidents like Dadri in the Bihar assembly election campaign.

  • In Bihar, It's 'Vikas Raj' vs 'Jungle Raj', Says PM: 10 Developments

    In Bihar, It's 'Vikas Raj' vs 'Jungle Raj', Says PM: 10 Developments

    As Bihar readies to vote for its next government, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said that "elections will be fought on the issues of development". The choice, he said, was between 'vikas (development) raj' and 'jungle raj', referring to the anti-BJP coalition led by Nitish Kumar in the state.

  • Nitish Kumar Can't Develop Bihar by Carrying Lalu, Congress: Amit Shah

    Nitish Kumar Can't Develop Bihar by Carrying Lalu, Congress: Amit Shah

    BJP national President Amit Shah today said Chief Minister Nitish Kumar won't be able to bring development to Bihar by carrying two allies, Congress and RJD, on his shoulders.

  • Can't Trust 'Arrogant' Nitish Kumar, Says PM Modi in Bihar Rally

    Can't Trust 'Arrogant' Nitish Kumar, Says PM Modi in Bihar Rally

    Attacking Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said he is "too arrogant" to be trusted with governance and asked people to back development agenda of BJP to change the state's fortunes.

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