Modi promises 23 bridges over rivers in Bihar, Nitish says Patna to be reachable from anywhere in Bihar in 5 hours
Prime Minister Modi said on Monday that large rivers in Bihar have been a major challenge to connectivity and deputy CM Sushil Modi said little was done till 2005, including during 15 years of the Lalu Prasad regime, to make bridges over the rivers.
BJP takes development route to gain ground in North Bihar
The BJP-led central government has announced an All India Institute of Medical Science in Darbhanga and promised operationalisation of the Darbhanga airport by next month. Prime Minister Narendra Modi is now set to inaugurate the Kosi Rail Bridge at Supaul and lay the foundation stone for a road bridge over the river at Phulaut.
PM Modi inaugurates rail projects for Bihar; slams UPA government
The prime minister dedicated the 'Kosi Rail Mahasetu' to the nation and inaugurated via video conference various projects related to electrification and new rail lines.
Nitish assures PM timely completion of all central govt schemes in Bihar
Prime Minister inaugurated two sewage treatment plants (STP)- one each at Beur and Karmalichak in Patna- which would treat the water before releasing them in river Ganga to help prevent the river getting polluted.
PM Modi reaching out to different sections of voters in Bihar
On Tuesday, which happened to be Engineer’s Day, PM focused on the engineers of Bihar –– a class which has appreciated Modi for his interest in technology. Lauding their efforts within and outside the state, he launched several projects under the Namami Gange and AMRUT scheme in the state.
Nadda and Santosh set the tempo high for BJP and NDA in Bihar
During his 24-hour trip, Nadda sought to address certain cause of concerns that had developed in the alliance among the BJP, chief minister Nitish Kumar’s Janata Dal (U) and the Lok Janshakti Party.
Hemant Soren meets Lalu Prasad, says will fight Bihar elections together
Coming out of the Rajendra Institute of Medical Sciences (RIMS), Soren told reporters, "we will fight Bihar elections together." He said the former Bihar chief minister's health is better now.
PM Narendra Modi to dedicate to nation 3 petroleum projects in Bihar
The 193-km long Durgapur-Banka pipeline section, built by state-owned Indian Oil Corp (IOC), is a part of the Paradip-Haldia-Durgapur Pipeline Augmentation Project, for which the foundation stone was laid by the Prime Minister on February 17, 2019.
The much-needed Corona code of conduct for upcoming Bihar assembly elections
While election operations in the field have always required oversight by nodal officers in a range of critical areas such as security, electronic voting machines (EVMs) and expenditure, a nodal health officer will be the new actor to help beat the Covid threat to the electoral process.
RJD uses govt data to stress how crime has risen sharply in Bihar
The police figures show that against 1.89 lakh crimes reported in the state in 2016, 2.69 lakh crimes were reported last year and 1.23 lakh have already been reported till June this year.
Nitish’s Womaniya vs Tejashwi’s Yuva, the battle cry of Bihar
The biggest youth problem is unemployment and Tejashwi is trying to capture the narrative by promising jobs. Last Saturday he launched a web portal called ‘Berojgari Hatao’ and released a toll free number in Patna. Any unemployed person can either upload their profile on the portal or register themselves by calling on the toll free number.
Bihar elections: Nitish Kumar tries to turn Lalu Yadav’s MY base against RJD in Bihar
In the last three months, a number of RJD leaders including former and current legislators have joined JD (U). Among these leaders seven are from MY community. Most of these leaders are strong leaders of their respective regions.
Lockdown in Bihar extended till September 6
Under Unlock 3.0, government offices barring defence, central and police force, public utilities, disaster management, power generation and transmission units, post offices, National Informatics Centre, have been working with 50% employees, news agencies said.
There is corruption, and law and order problems in Bihar, says Yashwant Sinha
The urge to get back into active politics arose from the situation I witnessed following the lockdown announced on March 24. The heartrending scenes of migrant labourers walking back, most of them are from Bihar and Jharkhand, left with no jobs, no food and now no work at home, said Yashwant Sinha.
Centre red flags school dropout rate, vacant seats in Bihar girls schools
The PAB noted that the retention rate is low at secondary level at 40.18 %, the dropout rate at secondary level is more than 25% in as many as nine aspirational district and exceeds 35% in Muzaffurpur, Katihar and Khagaria districts.