India News | Written by Ketki Angre | Monday March 23, 2015
Under-achievers in school who are enrolled in Class 8 or below are not failed. They get grades, not marks, and are promoted to the next class even if they perform abysmally. That policy, introduced five years ago by the Congress-led government, could...
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday February 19, 2015
With a day left for the crucial confidence vote on February 20, Bihar cabinet today decided to hike MLA development fund from the present Rs 2 crore in a year to Rs 3 crore from the next financial year.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday February 8, 2015
In fast paced development, Bihar Assembly Speaker Uday Narayan Chaudhary today recognised Nitish Kumar as the new leader of JD(U) Legislature Party and Jitan Ram Manjhi as a former head.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday July 17, 2014
The tourism ministry on Thursday launched a comprehensive plan with the World Bank for the development of Buddhist heritage circuits in Uttar Pradesh and Bihar that is estimated to create 10,000 jobs and indirect employments.
Opinion | Mani Shankar Aiyar | Saturday July 12, 2014
Mani Shankar Aiyar on the 100-crore schemes and who's been left out.
Wednesday July 2, 2014
The heavy civil infrastructure segment secured orders worth Rs 1,547 crore, which includes an order from Goa State Infrastructure Development Corporation for the design and construction of a cable stayed bridge across river Mandovi at Panaji, the com...
Patna News | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday June 17, 2014
Bihar Urban Development Minister Samrat Choudhary has given the green signal to the much awaited Patna metro train project.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday June 3, 2014
Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi expressed grief over the death of Union Rural Development Minister Gopinath Munde following an accident in New Delhi today.
Elections News | Edited by Zoya Anna Thomas | Saturday March 22, 2014
Former JD(U) MP NK Singh joined the BJP today. 73-year-old NK Singh, who has quit the Janata Dal (United) yesterday, told NDTV that since JDU leader and Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar ended his alliance with the BJP, last year the focus has shifte...
Cheat Sheet | Manish Kumar | Wednesday March 12, 2014
Two days after Narendra Modi attacked him on his turf, Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar made an equally scathing counter-attack, accusing the BJP's prime ministerial candidate of openly seeking votes on the basis of caste in Bihar. He rubbished Mr ...
Monday March 10, 2014
Infrastructure development company SPML has bagged two orders worth Rs 721 crore from Bhavnagar Irrigation Project Division, Gujarat and South Bihar Power Distribution Company, Patna.
Elections News | Edited by Nadim Asrar | Tuesday March 4, 2014
In Nitish Kumar's Bihar, Narendra Modi today welcomed latest ally, Ram Vilas Paswan and his son Chirag, to the BJP-led NDA - he called it the National Development Alliance - and also used their shared stage to take several swipes at the Bihar Chief M...
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Monday March 3, 2014
Narendra Modi today returned to arch rival Nitish Kumar's turf Bihar for a rally that showed off his latest ally, Ram Vilas Paswan, a past critic who returned to the BJP-led alliance last week, 12 years after walking out over the 2002 communal violen...
Monday October 7, 2013
Lauding Chief Minister Nitish Kumar for changing perception about Bihar, industry body Assocham today backed the demand for grant of special status for industrial development of the state.
South | Press Trust of India | Wednesday October 2, 2013
Rejecting the Raghuram Rajan Committee report for "skewed" allocation formula, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa has said it was a "thinly disguised attempt to provide an intellectual justification to deliver resources to a potential political...
India News | Edited by Surabhi Malik | Tuesday October 1, 2013
Congressmen find it remarkable that none of Narendra Modi's tweets yesterday reflected the day's biggest political development - Lalu Prasad being sent to jail in a fodder scam case.
India News | NDTV.com | Thursday September 19, 2013
I am glad to be back here again. It feels great to share my thoughts with people living in different parts of the world. I am happy to share that an important decision has been taken to further boost the girls' education in Bihar and I find it most a...
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday July 6, 2013
In another instance of Congress reaching out to Mr Nitish Kumar, the Union Rural Development Ministry has approved Rs 4,130 crore for the construction of 5,700 km of rural roads, highest allotment for the state in the past 12 years.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday June 10, 2013
With Pakistan cricketer-politician Imran Khan showering praise on Nitish Kumar and willing to emulate "Nitish model" in his party ruled Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, the Bihar Chief Minister today expressed gratitude towards him and said the state was winning ...
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday May 26, 2013
A World Bank team today called on Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and discussed overall development in Bihar and progress of those schemes being sponsored by the international lender.
India News | Reported by Manish Kumar; Edited by Abhinav Bhatt | Monday May 13, 2013
They don't name each other, but barely a day passes without either Narendra Modi or Nitish Kumar taking a swipe at the other. These are designed to undermine the other while highlighting their own achievements and no attack goes unanswered.
Patna News | Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday May 5, 2013
Patna's dream of a Metro train may come true by 2016 if the state urban development minister is to be believed. The project is set to cover a distance of 40-km stretch at a cost of Rs. 8,000 crore, said Prem Kumar.
India News | Edited by Shamik Ghosh | Tuesday April 23, 2013
The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) has tabled its report on the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act or MGNREGA. The government's auditor has pointed out shortcomings in implementation and said work was abandoned mid-way in m...
India News | Written by Sutapa Deb | Tuesday April 16, 2013
At every public platform, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and his administration have flaunted economic data to show how effective policies and governance have created a resurgent Bihar.