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Mithila University must compensate for withdrawing MBA course

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Mithila University must compensate for withdrawing MBA course

New Delhi : The apex consumer commission has held  the LN Mithila  university in Bihar guilty of making an applicant suffer by “unauthorisedly” initiating an MBA course and then cancelling it.(Apr 6) The National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission (NCDRC), however, reduced the amount of Rs 4.5 lakh awarded to the man as compensation for loss […]

IAS officer denied bail in Bihar Staff Selection case

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IAS officer denied bail in Bihar Staff Selection case

Patna:  A special court denied bail to former Bihar Staff Selection Commission Chairman Sudhir Kumar, arrested in a case involving the leakage of question papers of a clerical grade examination held by the Commission. (April 4) While turning down the bail plea of senior IAS officer Kumar, Vigilance Court judge Madhukar Kumar also denied bail […]

Nitish Kumar debunks check dam plan of National Waterways authority

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Nitish Kumar debunks check dam plan of National Waterways authority

Patna: National Waterways would do well to address the major problem of silt deposits along the Ganges, says Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar. He also questioned the wisdom of  building check dams which would further affect the flow of water. Boats need enough water to be able to traverse the length of the river! Bihar […]

Woman MLA bats for Transgenders in Bihar Budget session

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Woman MLA bats for Transgenders in Bihar Budget session

The issues of transgender welfare was raised in the budget session of the Bihar legislature. Thanks to the initiatives of the Bihar government, some 18 transgender students are appearing for Matric and higher secondary level exams this year, and several efforts are being made for the mainstreaming of transgendered people in Bihar, RJD MLA Ejya […]

Bihar can’t fix  own Sugarcane Price yet, says Prez

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Bihar can’t fix own Sugarcane Price yet, says Prez

Patna: The Bihar Assembly, in 2007 passed a bill that would allow it to fix its own Sugarcane Price in place of the Central Government one, the President has said that’s not possible, yet.  President Pranab Mukherjee has directed to return the Bihar Sugarcane (Regulation of supply and purchase Amendment) Bill, 2007 to state Assembly […]

Bihar Staff Selection Commission Exams cancelled

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Bihar Staff Selection Commission Exams cancelled

Patna:  Bihar  Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today announced cancellation of examination conducted by Bihar State Staff Selection Commission (BSSC) for recruitment of clerks in state government jobs in the wake of alleged paper leak (Feb 8). “On the basis of preliminary report of state police chief P K Thakur and recommendation of Chief Secretary Anjani […]

Nitish Govt ignores status of 47,000 Biharis in Assam

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Nitish Govt ignores status of 47,000 Biharis in Assam

Guwahati: The Government of Chief Minister Nitish Kumar  is sitting upon some 47,000 documents that will help ascertain whether the ‘Biharis’ residing in Assam are really from Bihar or actually fake illegal immigrants. Even ‘slow states’ like UP and Bengal have verified over a thousand documents, while Tripura has verified 39,249. Bihar hasn’t verified a single […]

Kid sentenced to Community Service for making ‘Moonshine’

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Kid sentenced to Community Service for making ‘Moonshine’

Sheikhpura (Bihar): Even as Bihar CM conducted his ‘grand illusion’ of having a human chain eleven thousand kilometres long in orchestrated ‘support’ of his draconian anti-prohibition law, juvenile courts are having to deal with a new breed of underage bootleggers and hooch makers!  Community Service as punishment  for kid caught running a hooch still A […]

Bihar’s Human Chain: Nitish – Lalu held hands for 45 minutes !

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Bihar’s Human Chain: Nitish – Lalu held hands for 45 minutes !

Patna: The optics was complete. The world’s ‘longest’ human chain was accomplished in Bihar,  primarily through  the use of government might, such as the education department browbeating colleges and schools into participation, and so on. Of course, Bihar witnesses another ‘spectacle’ in the face of deteriorating governance, but no matter. Bihar today claimed to have […]

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