Shekar Suman Meets Bihar CM, Demands CBI Probe For MIssing Brother-In-Law
TV Actor Shekhar Suman complained about his missing brother-in-law and met with the Bihar CM and demanded a CBI probe. Notably, Suman's brother-in-law Dr Sanjay Kumar is allegedly missing for the past 22 days, and have not received any extortion call. Concerned about the situation, Shekhar Suman met Bihar CM Nitish Kumar and demanded a CBI probe, saying the Patna Police is also clueless about his whereabouts.
Tags: Shekhar Suman, missing, Bihar Government, FIR, CBI inquiry
Courtesy: The Free Press Journal
Upendra Kushwaha Announces Resignation From JDU, To Announce New Party
Politician Upendra Kushwaha announced his resignation from the primary membership of Janata Dal (United,) on February 20. Kushwaha, who is said to have a rift with Bihar CM Nitish Kumar also announced to soon resign from the MLC and said will soon float a new party. "I have requested the Chairman of Bihar Vidhan Parishad to give me the time to hand resignation letter," said Kushwaha.… read-more
Tags: Bihar CM Nitish Kumar, Upendra Kushwaha, JDU, Political Party, Bihar Government
Courtesy: The Hindu
Bihar IAS Officer Uses Filthy Language In Official Meeting, Video Goes Viral
Bihar excise principal secretary KK Pathak was caught on camera hurling abuses in an official meeting as he was livid over people of the city not following traffic rules. The video went viral on social media, gaining criticism from netizens. Bihar excise minister Sunil Kumar said he has heard about the video and will be taking the necessary action against the IAS KK Pathak soon.
Tags: IAS Officer, Bihar Government, Excise Department, Viral video, Sacking demand
Courtesy: Hindustan Times
Nitish Kumar To Form Bihar Govt In Alliance With RJD, To Take CM Oath On August 10
Nitish Kumar led Janata Dal United and Lalu Prasad Yadav's Rashtriya Janata Dal, once again united to form government in Bihar. On August 9, after announcing exit from the NDA-BJP alliance, Nitish Kumar submitted his resignation as NDA CM to Governor Phagu Chauhan and staked claim for an independent BJP-free government in Bihar. Declared JDU leader unanimously,… read-more
Tags: JFU, RJD, Bihar Government, alliance, Nitish Kumar
Courtesy: The Free Press Journal
Bihar To Reopen Schools & Other Public Places As COVID Cases Decline
Bihar CM Nitish Kumar, on February 6, announced to reopen schools in the state, after COVID-19 cases reportedly declined. After the review meeting, CM Kumar said, classes till eight will function with 50% capacity and nine onwards with 100% capacity. In addition, government offices, markets, gyms, salons, malls, public places, parks and other places will be functional with 50% occupancy. Marriages and other events will be allowed with 200… read-more
Tags: Bihar Government, Covid-19, Nitish Kumar, Public Places, restrictions
India's 1st Needleless COVID-19 Vaccine Zycov D Rolls Out In Bihar
People of Bihar would be first to take India's first needleless vaccine against COVID-19. The Plasmid DNA vaccine would be given in three doses to eligible population against Coronavirus. As of now, only three vaccination centres in Patna; Patliputra Sports Complex, Polytechnic College and Gurunanak Bhawan will administer the needle free doses. Notably, the three shots of Zycov D will be given with a gap of 28 days.
Tags: Plasmid DNA, Bihar Government, Covid-19, zycov-D, Neddleless
Courtesy: Zee News
Bihar CM Nitish Kumar Tests Positive For COVID-19, Under Home Isolation
Bihar CM Nitish Kumar tested positive for COVID-19, on January 10. The Chief Minister's Office informed the same and said, Kumar is currently under home isolation as per doctor's advice. The Bihar CM also urged people to follow COVID-19 protocol and take necessary precaution. In addition, the Nitish Kumar Government also imposed night curfew, from 10:00 pm to 6:00 am, to prevent COVID-19 spread.
Tags: Nitish Kumar, CMO Bihar, Bihar Government, Covid-19, omicron
Bihar Govt To Add 570 New Buses For Intra-State, Inter-State Travel
To increase the transport facility, Bihar State Road Transport Corporation (BSRTC) has decided to run 570 new buses from Patna for intra-state and inter-state routes. The buses will run under the Public-Private-Partnership (PPP) model. It'll increase the corporation's fleet of 750 buses to 1,320. Reportedly, the bidding process has been started and the final agreement between the corporation and the private bus operators would be completed by… read-more
Tags: BSRTC, New Buses, Patna, Bihar Government, PPP Mode
Kishanganj Named 'Poorest' District Of Bihar: Niti Aayog Index
Patna's Kishanganj is the poorest district, as per Niti Aayog Multidimensional Poverty Index Report. Released on November 26, the index showed that 64.75 % people of Kishanganj are living under below poverty line (BPL). In addition, out of 38 total districts, 11 districts have 60 % people under BPL. Highlighting the Niti Aayog Index, former Bihar CM Lalu Prasad Yadav, slammed the Nitish Kumar Government over poverty in the State.
Tags: Bihar Government, Niti Aayog, Kishanganj, Poverty Index, Below poverty Line
Courtesy: English Lokmat
Bihar Govt To Give Rs 1 Lakh To Girls Who Clear Prelims Of UPSC, BPSC
To empower women in society, the Bihar government decided to provide Rs 1 lakh through scholarships to the women of the general category who clears the preliminary exams for Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) and Bihar Public Service Commissions (BPSC). Women who cleared the 2021 exams can fill online applications for the benefit till December 3. Notably, the scheme is already open for SC, ST, and OBC women candidates.
Tags: Scholarship, Women, UPSC, BPSC, Bihar Government
Courtesy: News 18