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Patna HC upholds Midday meal cooks' plea for higher pay

PATNA, Sept. 30 -- Cooks engaged by the government schools for Midday meals are entitled for payment of wages in accordance with the Minimum Wages Act, the Patna High Court ruled on Friday. The singl... Read More


After 3-year gap,Bihar moves to auction ghats for sand mining amid zooming prices

PATNA, Sept. 28 -- After a three-year break, the Bihar government has initiated the process for regular settlement of ghats (banks) of all rivers for sand mining, officials said, a move that could eas... Read More


Internship for medical students hiked, road projects worth rRs.r1,340 cr sanctioned

PATNA, Sept. 13 -- The Bihar cabinet has approved the health department's proposal to enhance internship amount to junior doctors and other medical staff of government medical colleges, dental college... Read More


Urban local bodies' election in Bihar to be held on Oct 10, 20

PATNA, Sept. 9 -- Elections for urban local bodies (ULBs) in Bihar will be held in two phases, on October 10 and October 20, and results will be announced on October 12 and October 22, respectively, a... Read More


JD(U)'s Devesh Thakur set to become Council chairman

PATNA, Aug. 23 -- Devesh Chandra Thakur, a four-time member of the Legislative Council (MLC) who is currently with the Janata Dal (United), is set be elected as the chairman of Bihar Legislative Counc... Read More


BJP questions presence of Lalu's son-in-law at official meetings

PATNA, Aug. 19 -- The opposition BJP in Bihar has attacked the Nitish Kumar government over the presence of brother-in-law of environment and forests minister Tej Pratap Yadav at a review meeting of B... Read More


Lalu lands in Patna, Nitish pays a quick visit

PATNA, Aug. 17 -- Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar called on ailing RJD chief Lalu Prasad shortly after the latter arrived in Patna from New Delhi on Wednesday and wished him speedy recovery, people ... Read More


Congress to have three ministers in Nitish's new govt

PATNA, Aug. 14 -- There will be three ministers from the Congress in Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar's new cabinet, All India Congress Committee (AICC) in-charge Bhakta Charan Das, who arrived in th... Read More


Bihar MLAs of ruling alliance move no-confidence notice against Speaker

PATNA, Aug. 11 -- At least 50 legislators of Bihar's Grand Alliance shot off a notice for removal of assembly speaker Vijay Kumar Sinha soon after Nitish Kumar stepped down as the chief minister of th... Read More


Bihar Speaker moves 'to disqualify' 30-odd members, GA MLAs shoot off a no-trust notice

PATNA, Aug. 10 -- More than 50 legislators of the Grand Alliance (GA) in Bihar shot off a no-confidence notice on Assembly Speaker and BJP leader Vijay Kumar Sinha soon after Nitish Kumar met the Gove... Read More