Purnia airport: 'North-south' feud holds up construction

PATNA, Sept. 29 -- Union home minister Amit Shah's remark at his rally at Purnia in Bihar on September 23 that the airport there was almost complete and the ensuing blame game between former allies BJ... Read More

Bihar plans unified body to promote regional languages

PATNA, Sept. 26 -- The Bihar government plans to subsume its language academies into one umbrella body with different verticals to cater to the needs of all, besides adding new languages with rich leg... Read More

GA to counter Shah's Seemanchal rallies with own show

PATNA, Sept. 19 -- While the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is preparing big for the September 23-24 rallies of union home minister Amit Shah in Bihar's Seemanchal region, which has a high concentration... Read More

No supply shortage, fertilizer black marketing in Bihar tormenting farmers: Union minister

PATNA, Sept. 16 -- Union minister of state for chemicals and fertilizers Bhagwanth Khuba on Friday accused the Bihar government of creating artificial fertilizer crisis in the state and allowing black... Read More

BJP mocks Nitish's promise on spl status

PATNA, Sept. 16 -- Bihar BJP president Dr Sanjay Jaiswal on Friday said chief minister Nitish Kumar "remembers special status when he finds ground slipping from under his feet". On Thursday, Kumar ha... Read More

Sushil Modi hits back at Bihar FM for flagging SSA 'fund crunch'

PATNA, Sept. 10 -- BJP leader and former Bihar deputy chief minister Sushil Kumar Modi, who held the finance portfolio in the Nitish Kumar government for over a decade, on Saturday hit back at state's... Read More

Bihar FM alleges Centre's fund cut for SSA, BJP says state's ploy to hide mess

PATNA, Sept. 9 -- Bihar's finance minister Vijay Kumar Choudhary on Friday said the Centre was "deliberately trying to create a financial crisis in the state". Citing the example of Centre's flagship... Read More

Back from Delhi, Nitish inaugurates India's largest rubber dam on Falgu

PATNA, Sept. 8 -- Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar on Thursday inaugurated India's longest rubber dam on Falgu river in Gaya, where lakhs of pilgrims from across the country and abroad arrive every y... Read More

Nitish to arrive in New Delhi today with focus on uniting Opposition

PATNA, Sept. 4 -- Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar on Sunday said he would meet senior leaders from various parties during his trip to New Delhi starting Monday to work out a plan to put up a united ... Read More

Oppn will unite for '24 elections, says Nitish

PATNA, Sept. 3 -- Dismissing the talk of him being a candidate for the prime minister's post in the 2024 Lok Sabha elections, Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar on Saturday called for a larger Oppositi... Read More