September 2011 Blog Posts (10)

Bihar Legislative Council employees suspended for writing about govt on Facebook

Patna,(BiharTimes): Two employees of the Bihar Legislative Council––both award-winning writers–– have been suspended for discussing administrative red-tapism and state politics on Facebook. This is the first punishment of its kind to be meted out to any government employee in the country. What is strange is that they were not even issued show cause notice.

The government action is being strongly criticized both online and offline.

Arun Narayan and Musafir… Continue

Added by Ranjan kumar jha on September 24, 2011 at 3:05pm — No Comments

Jail for those who neglect parents in Bihar

Get ready to spend three months in jail and pay a fine of Rs. 5000 if you live in Bihar and are found guilty of neglecting your parents.

The state government has decided to implement a new law to protect the rights of senior citizens. The Welfare of Parents and Senior Citizens Act also looks out for the needs of those who don't have children. In their cases, legal heirs are responsible for maintenance which includes food, clothing, housing and medical expenses.

Nitish… Continue

Added by Ranjan kumar jha on September 21, 2011 at 12:51pm — No Comments

Nitish Kumar orders probe into Nalanda lathicharge

PATNA: Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar ordered a probe on Thursday by AGP (headquarter) Rajyavardhan Sharma into the police lathicharge on locals in Nalanda and immediate suspension of policemen found involved in it.

"Legal action must be taken against those found guilty," he ordered and asked Director General of Police to view TV footages and take legal action against policemen found to be involved in it.

He also asked Sharma to visit the spot and submit a report… Continue

Added by Ranjan kumar jha on September 15, 2011 at 12:23pm — No Comments

Patna emerging luxe centre in eastern India

New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) Guess where luxury brands like Biba, Sabhyata, Mufti and Bossini are headed? Bihar's capital Patna, which has undergone a major image change in the last six years since Nitish Kumar became the state's chief minister.

The latest hub of international and national luxury brands is the P&M mall, owned by Bollywood filmmaker Prakash Jha who belongs to Bihar's West Champaran area.

The World Bank, in its 2009 report, has ranked Patna as… Continue

Added by Ranjan kumar jha on September 13, 2011 at 11:26am — No Comments

State to give boost to farm production

Patna,(BiharTimes): Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar reiterated that his government had prepared agriculture development plan to give a boost to farm productivity.

Launching the pilot project of Bihar Shatabdi Niji Nalkoop Yojana (BSNNY) in Sarairanjan block of Samastipur district he said there was huge demand from among farmers for shallow tubewells and pump sets. The government had decided to provide assistance for 12,000 shallow tubewells during the current financial year. This scheme… Continue

Added by Ranjan kumar jha on September 10, 2011 at 4:34pm — No Comments

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Added by Sneha Gupta on September 9, 2011 at 8:29am — 3 Comments

Metro rail to come to Patna

Patna, Sep 2 (IANS) Patna is set to get Metro rail.
A meeting with a senior official of the Planning Commission will be held here Sep 14 to prepare the feasibility of Metro rail, an official said Friday said.

Chief Minister Nitish Kumar is keen to give Patna a Metro rail -- a la New Delhi. The Bihar capital is home to more than two million people.

Added by Ranjan kumar jha on September 7, 2011 at 10:41am — No Comments

A Reader ‘appointed’ as VC of Nalanda International University

Patna,(BiharTimes): A Reader serving as the Vice Chancellor of an International University! Sounds somewhat grotesque, yet this is the fact.

If the RTI reply of November 22 last year is to be believed Dr Gopa Sabharwal, Reader in the Department of Sociology in the Lady Sri Ram College is the Vice Chancellor of the Nalanda International University, whose idea was conceived by the then President Dr A P J Abdul Kalam.

Though she has nothing to do with the Buddhist… Continue

Added by Ranjan kumar jha on September 6, 2011 at 12:42pm — 1 Comment

Co-founder of Super 30 is now Bihar's top cop

Abhayanand, the co-founder of the pioneering coaching institute, Super 30, that grooms poor children for admission to the prestigious IITs, is the new director-general of police (DGP) in Bihar.

The 1977-batch IPS officer who was holding the post of ADG (training), took charge from Neelmani, who retired on Wednesday.

Abhayanand became the senior-most police officer of the state 25 years after his father Jagdanand retired from the same post in 1986. He is likely to have a… Continue

Added by Ranjan kumar jha on September 2, 2011 at 10:49am — No Comments

Criminals throw out kanwaria from running train

Patna,(BiharTimes): Ramendra Pandey, a kanwaria from Bahraich district of Uttar Pradesh, was killed when three armed criminals threw him out of a compartment of the running 6 Dn Amritsar-Howrah Express near Barhaiya railway station on the Kiul-Mokamah section of Danapur division of the East Central Railway (ECR) in the wee hours of Tuesday.

According to reports the incident occurred when Ramendra resisted the attempt of criminals to snatch his suitcase. This followed the scuffle and…


Added by Ranjan kumar jha on September 1, 2011 at 2:00pm — No Comments


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Industrilisation in bihar? how!

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Markanadya Katju on Giving Bihar to Pakistan

Started by People of Bihar Oct 2, 2016. 0 Replies

Developing our own state instead of migrating to other parts of the country.

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Vijay Goyal: STOP UP Bihar People to come to Delhi

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