Patna: Frustrated with constantly being made scapegoat in any scandal under the Nitish administration, and there had been no dearth of it, the Bihar branch of IAS Officers’ Association on Sunday said that it had lost trust in the Chief Minister's authority and would not take verbal orders from him until the arrested IAS officer Sudhir Kumar was released from jail immediately.
Patna: Rashtriya Lok Samata Party (RLSP) President and Union Minister Upendra Kushwaha, at a press conference in Patna on Sunday, branded Chief Minister Nitish Kumar as a 'curse' on Bihar who, in his twelve years of rule in the state, failed to check corruption and destroyed education in the wake of a series of scandals in the education department.
Patna: Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Saturday inaugurated an international seminar on the Ganges called 'Incessant Ganga' sponsored by Bihar Water Resources Department at Hotel Maurya in the presence of many eminent citizens including Magsaysay Award recipient and 'Jal Purush' Rajendra Singh, Sant Balbeer Singh Seechewal, among others.
Patna: Eleven days later since it started giving plenty of reasons to worry about the failing education in Bihar, the Class XII exams conducted by the Bihar School Examination Board (BSEB) came to an end on Saturday with the final tally of suspended students standing at 1,750.
Patna: Sudhir Kumar, senior IAS officer and the Chairperson of the Bihar Staff Selection Commission (BSSC), was arrested from his home in Hazaribagh in Jharkhand on Friday for his alleged involvement in the paper leak and job scam that led to the cancellation of the entire recruitment exam earlier this month.
Patna: In a preemptive move to crush any competition that might surface in future, Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader and former Chief Minister of Bihar Mrs. Rabri Devi staked the claim on the Chief Minister's chair for her younger son and Deputy Chief Minister Tejaswi Yadav saying it was the wish of the people of Bihar to see a young blood like Akhilesh Yadav in Uttar Pradesh.
Patna: Hundreds of thousands of devotees in Patna on Friday observed Mahashivratri by holding fast and offering prayers at several Shiv temples across the state capital.
Patna: And people wonder what is wrong with Bihar's politics! Professional drama queen and a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) legislator from Lauriya constituency Vinay Bihari, who has a long history of indulging in outrageous stunts to grab the media attention, on the opening day of the state House session, came to the state Assembly from his home crawling on his knees and elbows.
Patna: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Sushil Kumar Modi, at his weekly 'janata durbar' in Patna on Tuesday lampooned Chief Minister Nitish Kumar for demanding to put out the Farakka Barrage to pasture saying it was a baseless issue that sounds good on surface with zero basis in reality.
Patna: Police in Patna on Monday night arrested an Uttar Pradesh native living in Patna and charged him of circulating fake Indian currency notes in the market.