RBI slaps Rs 2.50 cr fine on BoB for violating directions on Bihar NGO
"The Reserve Bank of India in exercise of powers conferred under the Banking Regulation Act, 1949, has imposed a penalty aggregating to Rs 2.50 crore on the bank for non-compliance with the directions issued by the RBI in various accounts of Srijan Mahila Vikas Sahyog Samiti Ltd at Bhagalpur Branch," Bank of Baroda said in a regulatory filing.
Bihar CM Nitish Kumar offers prayers at Phulwari Sharif Dargah in Patna
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar offered prayers at Phulwari Sharif Dargah on the occasion of Milad-Un-Nabi today (Nov 10) in Patna. He als...
Bihar Govt: Officials accepted ‘inadequate’ securities from millers
The Bihar government had, last week, informed the SC that as per the agreement between state and rice millers, the latter were to furnish bank guarantees or pledge unencumbered immovable properties in lieu of paddy procurement.
Development work visible in Jharkhand, people have full faith in BJP: Prakash Javadekar
Javadekar, who was in Ranchi to inaugurate the BJP's media centre, said the saffron party has been successful in establishing a stable and development-oriented government in the state during the last five years. "The BJP would get the full faith of the people during the upcoming assembly elections purely on the grounds of development," said the Minister.
Jharkhand: AJSU Party announces third list of candidates
With this the NDA allies, the BJP and the AJSU party, will be clashing in 19 constituencies. AJSU has nominated Shalini Gupta to take on BJP's Neera Yadav from Koderma. The BJP and AJSU Party, which have been part of all the governments of the coalition in Jharkhand since it was carved out of Bihar in 2000, have not achieved seat-sharing agreement so far
BJP allies deserting the 'sinking ship' in Jharkhand: Hemant Soren
Soren is leading the opposition alliance comprising the JMM, the Congress and the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD). According to the alliance's seat-sharing arrangement, the JMM will contest 43 seats, Congress 31 and RJD in seven constituencies.
Greater private sector innovation, digital tools key to quality healthcare services in India at low cost: Bill Gates
Bill Gates, who is currently on a three-day visit to India, said: "Our biggest work has been broadly in the health area helping to get new vaccines introduced, helping to look at innovations in some of the disease-specific areas, like tuberculosis or visceral leishmaniasis (VL) or lymphatic filariasis (LF)."
Uttar Pradesh and Bihar top murder chart
Delhi (1168) reported maximum numbers of rapes among the metropolitan cities in 2017. Disputes’ (7,898 cases) followed by ‘personal vendetta (4,660 cases) and ‘Gain’ (2,103 cases) were the main motives for murders, says NCRB report.
Bihar on alert after terror threat in festive season
Security forces in Bihar have been put on alert following an input by IB about a possible terror attack. Patna, Nalanda, Jahanabad, Gaya, Rohtas, Kaimur, Buxar, Aara, Aurangabad, Nawada and Muzaffarpur districts are under special vigilance.
Bihar bypolls: NDA performs badly, RJD shines, AIMIM announces its arrival
The by-election to the seat was necessitated after the death of LJP MP Ram Chandra Paswan, following which the party fielded his son Prince Raj. JD(U) has high stakes in the by-polls billed as the semi-finals ahead of Assembly elections next year.
Nitish Kumar chairs high-level meeting on pollution; plying of old vehicles banned
Talking to reporters here after a high-level meeting on pollution control chaired by the Chief Minister, the states Chief Secretary Deepak Kumar said the restriction on plying of vehicles which are more than 15 years old has also been extended to commercial vehicles "only for the Patna metropolitan area".
Micro lenders' second quarter profit allay slowdown concerns
Bigger microfinance firms have shown steady growth and profit numbers during the second quarter.
Turnout highest in Arunachal; lowest in Uttar Pradesh
Uttar Pradesh, where voting took place for 11 seats, recorded the lowest turnout of 45.04%. Bihar recorded 49.5% voting for five assembly seats. Meanwhile, Arunachal Pradesh recorded the highest turnout in Khonsa (West) at 90.74%.
CM Nitish Kumar offers ‘Arghya’ to rising sun during Chhath Puja in Patna
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar offered ‘Arghya’ to rising sun on the final day of Chhath Puja in Patna on November 03. He participated in...
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