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Bihar: CAG report reveals rampant corruption in housing scheme

Indira Awaas Yojana, a social welfare programme started to provide homes to the poorest of the poor, has fallen prey to rampant corruption in Bihar, the latest Comptroller and Auditor General......

Former Bihar, WB governor A R Kidwai passes away

Former Governor of Bihar and West Bengal A R Kidwai died on Wednesday after brief illness at a city hospital. He was 96. Kidwai is survived by two sons and four daughters. His funeral will be held......

Mahasweta Devi - a voice of the oppressed

The 91-year-old, who died on Thursday, went beyond her role as a writer to help tribals in organising themselves in groups so that they could take up development activities in their own areas. A......

Bill passed in RS prohibiting employment of children below 14

  Rajya Sabha on Tuesday passed a bill which prohibits employment of children below 14 years in all occupations or processes except where the child helps his family, with the provision for......

BJP dares Bihar government to ban VHP meeting

Three Bihar ministers have threatened to take action if VHP leader Pravin Togadia delivers a ‘hate speech’ in Patna. The Bharatiya Janata Party leaders in Bihar have challenged the......

Bihar struggles to pay the price of liquor ban

Incentives for industries have been rolled back and teachers have gone without salary for months as the state grapples with the after-effects of the ban While speaking at a conference in Patna in......

Good economics is good politics? How 6 states spend cash

The state governments now have more money than ever before. How is this influencing their spending?  Image: Bihar expects to receive 58,359 crore as its share in central taxes. Photograph:......

Modi seen pivoting from roads to fields in next Budget

Money will be earmarked for the social sector - especially rural districts that house three-fifths of voters Prime Minister Narendra Modi will recalibrate Budget priorities in 2016 to focus on......

BJP's election loss could bring focus back to reforms

Economists say Modi should rein in 'hotheads' and shift narrative back to jobs and growth, rues Arup Roychoudhury The Bharatiya Janata Party-led alliance’s loss in the Bihar elections might......

TCS to construct 860 toilets for girls in schools by 2015-end

Under the first phase, it will be building toilets in 860 schools spread across five districts of Andhra Pradesh, eight of Telangana and two of Bihar Country's largest software exporter TCS on......
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Twitterati slam the politician for taking U-Turn!

Looks like Karan Johar and the whole of Ae Dil Hai Mushkil can finally heave a sigh of relief since Raj Thackrey has lifted the ban from the most... ...
44,000 Marriage Proposals For Lalu Yadav's Son Tejaswi, Who 'Prefers' Arranged Match

Bihar's 25-year-old Deputy Chief Minister Tejaswi Yadav had shared a phone number where citizens could Whatsapp their complaints about bad roads in... ...
Families of Uri martyrs receive financial aid from diamond industry

The Indian diamond industry has always been the frontrunner for the social causes. One more time, the industry has proved that they are not only... ...
NSFDC holds 4th meeting

Host of schemes listed out Union Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment Thaawar Chand Gehlot is seen in conversation with Karnataka Minister... ...
Jharkhand IAS Officers Wives Association Diwali Fair to begin from October 20

RANCHI: The annual Diwali Mela organised by Jharkhand IAS Officers' Wives Association (JIASOWA) will commence from October 20. As many as 207... ...

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