Monday, 28 November, 2022
TopicBihar government

Topic: Bihar government

‘No run-outs this time’: Bihar CM Nitish Kumar wins floor test with deputy Tejashwi Yadav

Kumar manoeuvred his way out of the Bharatiya Janata Party-led NDA coalition two weeks ago and revived his old alliance with Lalu Prasad Yadav’s RJD.

How little green men can save Bollywood from boycotts & Bihar creates 31 new jobs

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

‘Officials don’t listen to me’, says Bihar minister as bureaucrats’ power irks Nitish’s allies

Ex-CM Jitan Ram Manhji supported minister Mukesh Sahani’s complaint in front of CM Nitish Kumar at NDA meeting Friday, in latest instalment of tussle over officials’ dominance in Bihar.

From special status to namaaz ban, ally BJP is playing opposition to Nitish’s Bihar govt

The Nitish Kumar-BJP alliance in Bihar has seen fraught moments before, but now BJP leaders are publicly denouncing the actions of a government of which they are part.

Whatever PM Modi decides will be ‘acceptable’ to all, says Bihar BJP leader on caste census

Janak Ram, who was part of the Nitish Kumar-headed delegation that met Modi over caste-based census, said that PM fully understands country’s all-round development.

‘They create social hatred and division’ — JD(U) defies ally BJP on anti-conversion laws

JD(U) resolution passed ‘unanimously’ at a national executive meeting of the party, held two days after six of its MLAs joined BJP in Arunachal Pradesh.

How BJP got JD(U)’s Mewa Lal to resign as Nitish’s minister within an hour of taking charge

BJP had highlighted corruption charges against Choudhary in 2016, and claims it was caught unawares when now-ally JD(U) decided to make him a minister.

States politicising tax shortfall, govt has given best package, says GST veteran Sushil Modi

Bihar Deputy CM Sushil Kumar Modi defends central govt’s suggestion that states borrow to make up for GST shortfall, saying both sides should appreciate constraints faced by the other. 

Mumbai Police ‘non-cooperative’ in Sushant Singh Rajput case, siding with Rhea — Bihar to SC

Bihar govt also tells SC that Mumbai Police did not provide Patna Police with any documents, such as inquest report, post-mortem report, CCTV footage etc, despite several requests.

Bihar in lockdown from 16-31 July, but doctors say half-hearted measures won’t help

Some doctors say rising Covid cases in Bihar is alarming, while others hint at community transmission of the disease.

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GDP data this week will indicate FY23 outlook. But analysis shows growth still below pre-Covid yrs

Analysis of industrial & consumer data not included in usual ‘high-frequency indicators’ shows although demand seems to have recovered from pandemic, it remains weak.


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Modi govt moves with Arunachal Frontier Highway, among India’s ‘toughest’ projects yet, China in mind

The 2,000 km-long highway will be of strategic importance to military. Same equipment used on other side of LAC being deployed to carry out work on tough terrain, say officials.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.