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Rich encourage female foeticide, Bihar CM Manjhi says

Rich encourage female foeticide, Bihar CM Manjhi says

| July 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

Patna: CM Jitan Ram Manjhi on Sunday claimed the rich families were encouraging female foeticide. Poor are God-fearing and believe children are gifts of God, said Manjhi while speaking at a political conclave on ‘No children born to die’.The CM said those influenced by the western civilization were responsible for female foeticide. Illiterate people were […]

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Bihar to keep up eco growth despite centre’s neglect: Nitish Humar

Bihar to keep up eco growth despite centre’s neglect: Nitish Humar

| July 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Patna: Accusing NDA government of neglecting Bihar in both general budget and Rail budget, senior JD(U) leader Nitish Kumar on Tuesday said the state’s resolve to develop has not been dampened by the Centre’s ‘indifference’. “Our resolve to develop and bring Bihar on par with the country is not dampened by the undue neglect shown to […]

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Gujarat minister blames Bihar, UP immigrants for poverty in the state

Gujarat minister blames Bihar, UP immigrants for poverty in the state

| February 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

Ahmedabad: Gujarat Finance Minister Nitin Patel on Tuesday sparked off a fresh controversy over poverty figures in the state. Bringing embarrassment to BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi, Nitin Patel said that the poverty figures in the state has gone up because of the influx of immigrant labourers from Bihar, Odisha and Uttar Pradesh. “People from […]

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MGNREGS wage rate to go up from April

MGNREGS wage rate to go up from April

| February 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

Minister for Rural Development Jairam Ramesh on Sunday said that the wage rate of UPA’s flagship MGNREGA will be increased from April this year due to inflation. The notification will be placed before Parliament in the coming session scheduled to begin this week. Addressing the 9th MGNREGA Divas, the Minister said MGNREGA wage rate has […]

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