Tag: Bhojpur

EC zeroes in on ‘black money’ seats, identifies 62 constituencies in Bihar

EC zeroes in on ‘black money’ seats, identifies 62 constituencies in Bihar

| September 11, 2015 | 0 Comments

Patna: More than 25 per cent of Bihar’s 243 constituencies are vulnerable to the use of black money by candidates and their supporters for wooing voters. Additional chief electoral officer R Lakshmanan on Thursday said EC has identified 62 such constituencies which are spread over 25 districts. “We are keeping a close watch on movement […]

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Bihar court blast accused names JD(U) MLA as facilitator

Bihar court blast accused names JD(U) MLA as facilitator

| July 3, 2015 | 0 Comments

Patna : The main accused in Ara court bomb blast case Lambu Sharma has confessed that a JD(U) MLA in Bihar facilitated his escape from judicial custody. The state police asserted it would investigate the matter and take action. “In a confessional statement to the Delhi Police, Sharma has revealed that MLA Sunil Pandey facilitated his […]

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NHRC notifies Bihar Govt. over reports of mid-day meal poisoning

NHRC notifies Bihar Govt. over reports of mid-day meal poisoning

| June 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

New Delhi: The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has taken suo motu cognizance of a media report that at least 72 children fell ill after having their mid-day meal in two government schools in Bihar. The NHRC has observed that the contents of the media report, if true, raise a serious issue of violation of […]

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BJP to contest 18 council seats

BJP to contest 18 council seats

| June 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

PATNA: State BJP on Monday said it would contest 18 of the 24 local authority (body) seats of Bihar legislative council, leaving six seats to its alliance partners Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) and Rashtriya Lok Samata Party (RLSP). State BJP chief Mangal Pandey said four seats Bhojpur, Vaishali, Supaul and Nalanda have been given to […]

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Bihar polls: Lalu Prasad dares BJP to declare CM candidate

Bihar polls: Lalu Prasad dares BJP to declare CM candidate

| June 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

PATNA: RJD chief Lalu Prasad today dared the BJP to declare its chief ministerial candidate for the upcoming Bihar assembly elections scheduled in September- October this year, or accept that it was ‘nirvansh’ (childless). “I am demanding from the BJP to either show the face of its Chief Ministerial candidate or accept that there is […]

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RJD retains ticket of three sitting MLCs, announces candidates for 7 legislative council seats

RJD retains ticket of three sitting MLCs, announces candidates for 7 legislative council seats

| June 14, 2015 | 0 Comments

PATNA: RJD on Sunday reposed faith in its all three sitting MLCs while deciding tickets for 10 legislative council seats it has been allotted as part of seat-sharing with JD(U), Congress and NCP. The RJD also declared names of candidates for other seven seats and claimed that its10 candidates, by winning the ongoing council elections, […]

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Bihar CM says he is misled by his own babus

Bihar CM says he is misled by his own babus

| July 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

Patna: Chief minister Jitan Ram Manjhi dropped a bombshell in the legislative assembly on Wednesday, saying district magistrates (DMs) were misleading him about the drought conditions in the state. He also expressed distress over the attitude of some top bureaucrats who did not want him to speak to the DMs even as he wished to […]

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Appropriation Bill for Rs 1172cr presented in assembly

Appropriation Bill for Rs 1172cr presented in assembly

| July 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

Patna: Finance minister Bijendra Prasad Yadav presented the Bihar appropriation Bill (2) to facilitate withdrawal of Rs 1172 crore from the treasury. He also presented the first supplementary budget of Rs 13,495 crore. Out of this, Rs 1000 crore would be used for construction of roads and Rs 783 crores on CM constituency development schemes. […]

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RJD MLA on dharna in Bihar, BJP lends support

RJD MLA on dharna in Bihar, BJP lends support

| July 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

Patna: A RJD legislator is on a indefinite sit in here for the second day on Tuesday demanding release of water in the canal system for irrigation and declaration of the state as drought-hit and BJP has lent support to him on the issue. RJD MLA Dinesh Kumar Singh is sitting on dharna in front of […]

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Bihar’s bitter lesson in teacher recruitment

Bihar’s bitter lesson in teacher recruitment

| July 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

In January 2006, weeks after taking over as the chief minister of Bihar, Nitish Kumar called a meeting of senior officials of the human resources development department (now education department) at his residence. The agenda was to ascertain the state of primary and secondary education in the state. By the time the meeting was over, the senior Janata Dal (United) […]

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