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Budget is disappointing, no mention of provisions for Bihar: Nitish Kumar

Budget is disappointing, no mention of provisions for Bihar: Nitish Kumar

| July 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

Patna: Senior JD(U) leader Nitish Kumar on Thursday described as “disappointing” the maiden general budget of Narendra Modi government as there was nothing for backward states like Bihar to cheer “acche din” (good days). “There is no mention of either special status for Bihar or special package, the promise which was made during Parliamentary election,” Kumar […]

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Ashoka

Ashoka

| November 3, 2011 | 0 Comments

Ashok Maurya or Ashoka (ca. 304–232 BC), popularly known as Ashoka the Great, was an Indian emperor of the Maurya Dynasty who ruled almost all of the Indian subcontinent from ca. 269 BC to 232 BC. One of India’s greatest emperors, Ashoka reigned over most of present-day India after a number of military conquests. His empire stretched from present-day Pakistan and Afghanistan in the west, to the present-day Bangladesh and the Indian […]

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