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Bihar to follow its reservation policy while engaging outsourced employees

Nov 2, 2017
The state government of Bihar has decided to follow its reservation policy while engaging professionals and other employees through outsourcing agencies.

Bihar to provide reservation to persons with disabilities in government jobs

Oct 11, 2017
The state cabinet of Bihar has approved reservations for persons with disabilities in government jobs and educational institutions. The provision has been brought in accordance with the Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016.

Bihar government releases Rs 1935 Cr to undertake relief operations in flood-hit areas

Aug 30, 2017
The state government of Bihar has released Rs 1935 Cr to undertake relief operations in flood affected areas of the state.

Bihar government decides compulsory retirement for non-performing teachers & officials above 50

Aug 4, 2017
During the review meeting, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar held non-performing teachers responsible for the worsening education system in the state.

Nitish Kumar takes oath as Bihar Chief Minister, Sushil Modi is his deputy

Jul 27, 2017
Nitish Kumar took oath as Bihar Chief Minister with Bharatiya Janata Party as a partner of his Janata Dal-United.

Nitish Kumar resigns as Bihar Chief Minister

Jul 27, 2017
After submitting his resignation to Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi, Nitish Kumar told reporters outside Raj Bhawan that it has become difficult to run the Grand Alliance government in Bihar in the prevailing circumstances.

Union government to revive 40-year-old North Koel Irrigation project

Apr 8, 2017
The Union government has decided to restore a 40-year-old project to do away with water woes in Bihar and Jharkhand.

Bihar to pay power bill subsidy to consumers

Apr 1, 2017
Bihar CM announced that the state would be providing subsidy on power bill to consumers.

Dalai Lama Inaugurated the International Buddhist Conference in Bihar

Mar 17, 2017
The international conference to discuss Buddhism in the 21st century was inaugurated in Bihar on 17 March 2017.

Foundation stone of the Banana Research Centre laid in Vaishali, Bihar

Mar 14, 2017
The Banana Research Centre is established to fulfil the aspirations of the banana growers of Vaishali.

Bihar government presented Rs 1.60 lakh crore budget

Feb 28, 2017
The fiscal deficit of Bihar was estimated at Rs 18112 crore, which is 2.87 per cent of the gross state domestic product (GSDP) estimated at Rs 632180.00 crore.

Bihar’s new service rules bar government employees from consuming liquor

Feb 17, 2017
The Bihar state cabinet made new amendments to the employee service rules on 15 February, barring government employees and judicial officers from consuming liquor anywhere in the state.

Bihar government launched Nasha Mukt campaign to make state addiction-free

Jan 21, 2017
Besides Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, all teachers and students of schools and colleges were the participants of this human chain.

World’s first gender literature fest to be held in Patna

Jan 12, 2017
The Gender Resource Centre of Bihar’s Women Development Corporation will be organising the first of its kind festival.

50 per cent reservation in Judicial services in Bihar

Dec 29, 2016
The Bihar government has announced 50 per cent reservation in judicial services for EBCs, OBCs, STs and SCs.

Bihar government notified Bihar Prohibition and Excise Act, 2016

Oct 3, 2016
The notification came two days after the Patna High Court quashed its order on banning alcohol consumption. The High Court quashed it by terming its provisions as ultra vires of the Constitution.

Patna High Court quashes Bihar Prohibition of Liquor Act

Sep 30, 2016
The court in its verdict said that the notification is ultra vires to the Constitution, hence it is not enforceable.

Justice Iqbal Ahmed Ansari sworn-in as Chief Justice of Patna High Court

Jul 31, 2016
Justice Ansari had worked twice as Acting Chief Justice of Patna High Court since December 2014 before being sworn in as its 39th Chief Justice. Justice Ansari retires on 29 October 2016.

ADB approved $500 million loan to build India’s longest river bridge across Ganga near Patna

Jun 25, 2016
The 9.8 kilometer long bridge will provide vital transport links between the northern and southern parts of Bihar and with neighboring Nepal.

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar inaugurated Child Labour Tracking System

Jun 15, 2016
Besides, CM Nitish Kumar also announced that he had in principle accepted the Charter of Demands submitted by the rescued child labour.

NBCC to launch Ganga cleaning project in Bihar

Jun 1, 2016
In December 2015, the Ministry of Water Resources, River Development & Ganga Rejuvenation hired NBCC to carry out the feasibility study and conditional assessment of the river for entry-level activities in Bihar.

Bihar imposed complete ban on alcohol sales

Apr 6, 2016
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.

Bihar State Budget 2016-17 presented

Feb 27, 2016
Budget lays special emphasis on Chief Minister Nitish Kumar’s election promises of fulfilling seven resolutions.

Bihar became Sixth State to join discom revival scheme UDAY

Feb 23, 2016
An overall net benefit of approximately 9000 crore rupees would accrue to the State by opting to participate in UDAY.

Girls First initiative improved emotional & physical well-being of Bihar school children

Jan 21, 2016
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.

Bihar Cabinet approved 35 percent reservation for women in government jobs

Jan 20, 2016
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.

NHRC issued notice to Bihar government over poor condition of prisons

Jan 7, 2016
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.

Toilets made mandatory to contest Panchayat polls in Bihar

Jan 5, 2016
This declaration means that no one can contest the Bihar panchayat elections scheduled in 2016 without having a toilet at their home.

Bihar Government banned 15-year-old diesel vehicles from plying on Patna roads

Dec 24, 2015
The decision was made during the review meeting of the environment and forests department under the chairmanship of Chief Minister Nitish Kumar.

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar approved Patna Metro Rail project

Dec 23, 2015
The Detailed Project Report (DPR) of the Patna Metro Rail project will be presented to the state cabinet for approval soon.

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