Leader of Opposition in the legislative assembly Tejashwi Prasad Yadav today asked Chief Minister Nitish Kumar to stop "befooling" people on the issue of special category status for Bihar when the Central government has already rejected the demand.
The Patna High Court has come to the rescue of a former Bihar district judge's daughter, who was allegedly detained by her parents for deciding to marry against their wishes, saying no one had the right to curtail her freedom.
Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi today said that the state government has approved a proposal of the Centre and NABARD to merge Bihar Grameen Bank with Madhya Bihar Grameen Bank.
Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Tej Pratap Yadav has alleged that his Facebook account was "hacked" by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) to create a rift in his family and weaken his party.
State-run power giant NTPC today said Nabinagar Power Generating Company (Pvt) Ltd and Kanti Bijlee Utpadan Nigam Ltd have become it wholly-owned subsidiaries after it acquired equity stake of Bihar State Power Generation Company Ltd in the two firms.
Senior BJP leader and former union minister Syed Shahnawaz Hussain today dismissed any "rift" within NDA in Bihar and said the talks on seat sharing among partners would be held at an "appropriate time".
Among the 108 most backward districts across the country, Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara has shown the least improvement while Gujarat's Dahod has shown the most, the NITI Aayog said.
Petrol and diesel when brought under GST will involve a peak tax rate of 28 per cent plus states getting to levy some tax, keeping the retail rates at almost the same level as they are currently, Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi said.
Narendra Modi on Friday visited former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) to enquire about his health.
Modi visited his ailing predecessor Atal Bihari Vajpayee, who is undergoing treatment at AIIMS.