The decision to ban sale and consumption of India Made Foreign Liquor (IMFL) in municipal and town council areas with immediate effect was taken at a Cabinet meeting.
Budget lays special emphasis on Chief Minister Nitish Kumar’s election promises of fulfilling seven resolutions.
An overall net benefit of approximately 9000 crore rupees would accrue to the State by opting to participate in UDAY.
The initiative is a first of its kind project in the country as integrates evidence-based practices from the fields of social-emotional rearing, restorative justice, positive psychology and emotional intelligence.
The Bihar Government is already providing 35 percent reservation for women in recruitment as police constables and sub-inspectors and 50 percent reservation as primary school teachers and in the Panchayati Raj system.
The Commission issued notices to the Chief Secretary and Director General of Prisons of Bihar Government based on the report titled Prisons of Bihar: Status Report 2015.
This declaration means that no one can contest the Bihar panchayat elections scheduled in 2016 without having a toilet at their home.
The decision was made during the review meeting of the environment and forests department under the chairmanship of Chief Minister Nitish Kumar.
The Detailed Project Report (DPR) of the Patna Metro Rail project will be presented to the state cabinet for approval soon.
The pro-tem Speaker and Congress MLA Sadanand Singh announced the election of Chaudhary as the new Speaker.
Kovind administered oath to Singh as pro-tem speaker at a function held at the Raj Bhawan, Patna.
Governor Ramnath Kovind administered the oath of office and secrecy to Nitish Kumar and other council of ministers belonging to RJD, JD(U) and Congress parties.
Grand Alliance of RJD, JD(U) and INC with thumping two-third majority emerged as the winner of the election.
The election to be held in 5 phases will start from 12 October 2015 and counting will start from 8 November 2015.
The cabinet also decided to grant a marriage assistance of 51 thousand rupees to the granddaughter of freedom fighter.
The app aims to help people learn about computers and Internet through self learning modules.
He succeeds West Bengal Governor Keshri Nath Tripathi, who was holding additional charge of Bihar.
The Bill is aimed at empowering the people to seek redressal of their grievances by government servants in a time-bound manner.
It is touted as world's largest campaign for participatory agenda through massive engagement of citizens.
The credit is being provided from IDA, the World Bank’s concessionary lending arm, and the credit is on IDA terms with a maturity of 25 years, including a 5 year grace period.
This was the first 195 MW unit to be commissioned by BHEL at the 2x195 MW Muzaffarpur Thermal Power Station (TPS) Plant of KBUNL. The second 195 MW unit is expected to be commissioned in the on-going 2015-16 financial year.
The four member committee headed by Chief Secretary Anjani Kumar Singh has been asked to submit its report to the government in one month time.
The storm with a wind speed of more than 150 kmph hit several districts of the state namely Purnia, Madhepura, Madhubani, Katihar, Sitamarhi, Darbhanga, Samastipur, Bhagalpur and Supaul.
State Government of Bihar led presented the state budget for the financial year 2015-16 of 120685.32 crore rupees. The budget, has no new tax proposals.
Kirti Azad is the actor of the film that is based on his cricket journey and highlights the difficulties of Bihar cricket. It is story of talented but underprivileged young boys who can do wonders if given chance.
He succeeds Jitan Ram Manjhi who resigned from his office on 20 February 2015. With this, Nitish took oath as the state’s chief minister for the fourth term.
Government also hiked the MLA development fund from the existing 2 crore rupees in a year to 3 crore rupees from financial year 2016.
The approval was granted on the proposal of state SC/ST welfare department which demanded categorisation of Dusadh (Dhari and Dhadi) caste in the Mahadalit category.
Scheduled Castes (SC), Scheduled Tribes (ST) and girl students of Bihar will be granted free education till Post Graduation in the state. The decision was made in meeting of the state cabinet of Bihar Government.
Bihar Government increased the duration of maternity leave to 180 days and also made provisions for 730 days of child care leave. These leaves will be allowed for two children during entire service period.