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Union Government, ADB sign $ 84 million loan for expansion of water supply in Bihar

Feb 25, 2018
The Union Government has signed a $84 million loan agreement with the Asian Development Bank (ADB) to improve and expand the water supply in Bhagalpur and Gaya towns of Bihar.

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.

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