Patna: Still reeling from the cheating controversy along with several other scandals that has given a black eye to the state in terms of its failing education system, Bihar School Examination Board (BSEB) began it’s 10+2 exams on Tuesday amidst tight security arrangement with senior police officials personally making rounds at various test centers to ensure exams were being conducted in a lawful manner.
Rohtas: Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, with his two-month long 'Nishchay Yatra' finally ending with his speech in Patna earlier this month, wasted no time in leaving the state capital as he arrived in Rohtas district on Tuesday to review works going on in the Durgawati Reservoir project and the proposed Indrapuri Reservoir project.
Patna: Former Deputy Chief Minister and senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Sushil Kumar Modi, during his weekly 'Janata Durbar' in Patna on Tuesday, slammed the Nitish administration for destroying education in Bihar in the wake of a series of scandals that have tarnished the image of the state while leaving the Chief Minister in a very embarrassing situation.
Patna: After clearly slamming demonetization during his highly-publicized appearance in New Delhi along with former Finance Minister P Chidambaram and media celebrity Barkha Dutt a few days ago, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday said that his statements were twisted by the reporters as he had not made any U-turn on the issue as reported in both print and digital media.
Patna: Hundreds of students in Patna on Monday protested outside the office of embattled Bihar School Examination Board (BSEB) for its failure to issue admit cards to more than 10,000 students with inter exams slated to begin from tomorrow, February 14.
Patna: Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, in his inaugural speech at the Golden Jubilee celebration of the Prajapita Brahmakumari Ishwariya University at Sri Krishna Memorial Hall in Patna on Sunday, took a philosophical approach to the life saying he was unable to understand what was so great about money that many people only cared about it.
Patna: Nearly eight months after Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and the entire state of Bihar got a black eye following the eruption of one of the largest educational scandal in the state earning the moniker of ToppersGate, a special investigation team (SIT) arrested Awadhesh Rai, the father of now infamous Ruby Rai, a Class XII student who had topped the exam without even appearing in it.
New Delhi: Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, speaking at the launch of former Finance Minister P Chidambaram’s book 'Fearless in Opposition' at a function in Delhi on Friday, stressed the need for a united opposition to take on Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) at both state and national levels.
Patna: With weather choosing to cooperate on Saturday, heavy rush was seen at the Patna Book Fair at the Gandhi Maidan where thousands of book lovers gathered to get a look at the vast selection of books covering hundreds of topics to interest people of all ages.
Patna: Firefighters were pressed into service after a massive fire broke out at a garage owned by Air Transport located in Transport Nagar under Agam Kuan police station on early Saturday morning destroying several vehicles to the tune of over Rs. 35 lakh.