Wasteful expenditure of public money would not be tolerated and stern action would be taken against officials who do so in the name of repair and beautification, electric and other maintenance of MLAs quarters, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar said today.
With less than 48 hours to go for the Railway Budget, CNN-IBN gets you voices of people from the two states which have had the maximum number of Railway Ministers - Bihar and West Bengal. Have things changed for the rail passengers?
There's an apocryphal story about Bihar, a sprawling state on the Gangetic plains of eastern India that for decades held the dubious honour of being the most violent, poverty-stricken and corrupt in the land.
Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihoko Noda has accepted Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's invitation to visit the state on his next India tour.
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today said he had no objection to the Food Security Bill proposed by the Centre, but said the government should keep in mind the state's concerns.
On Tuesday, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar flagged off Lal Krishna Advani’s Jan Chetna Yatra, one of whose aims to is pressure the government to act against corruption and bring back the black money stashed abroad.
Senior BJP leader L K Advani today began his 38-day Jan Chetna Yatra from here to take on the UPA government on the corruption issue and press for return of black money stashed away abroad.
Anna Hazare’s movement exposed the Congress’ moral and political bankruptcy. It also revealed how unimaginative and ineffective opposition parties, especially the BJP, are. However, the party seems to be doing everything right in the states it is ruling.
In a bid to provide relief to farmers, the Nitish Kumar-led government in Bihar today decided to slash the VAT on diesel by 0.36% from 18.36% to 18%, reducing the price of diesel by 14 paise per litre.
On this concluding episode on Bihar - we focus on some of the most basic but innovative and forward thinking reforms the Nitish Kumar administration has implemented.
Nitish Kumar seems to be paying heed to Chanakya’s principles on good governance. On a new episode of CNBC-TV18’s Ministers of Change, we explore Bihar, one of the least developed states and observe the dramatic changes Nitish Kumar is bringing about for economic prosperity in his state.
Bihar was once considered the most corrupt state in the country. When Nitish Kumar took over as chief minister and made noises about cleaning up the system, not many took him seriously.
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today demanded 50% share of power produced by NTPC utilities in the state to meet the requirements of the consumers.
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today said he would demand additional grant of Rs 4,000 crore every annum in the 12th plan during the consultation meeting of Planning Commission with chief ministers of five eastern states to be held here this month end.
In a CNN-IBN special Melinda and Bill Gates of the Gates Foundation spoke exclusively to Rajdeep Sardesai about the special bond that they share with India.
Bureaucrats in India’s most corrupt state are facing the heat from their own chief minister.
India’s poorest state has been posting impressive GDP growth. But the figures may need sharper scrutiny