Bihar Can’t Tap Private Investment Without Special Category Status

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Nitish Kumar’s stress on the special category status for Bihar comes after non-stop taunts from RJD Patna:  Bihar cannot attract the private sector investments unless the state gets special status that he had first demanded 13 years ago, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar said at a meeting of state-level bankers meeting in the presence of his
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BJP’s Sushil Modi Deflates Centre’s GST Way To Bring Down Fuel Prices

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Sushil Modi has been closely with the planning and execution of India’s biggest non-tax reform (File) Patna:  It is a misconception that bringing petroleum products under the Goods and Services Tax, or GST, will lead to lower fuel prices, Bihar’s Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi said on Saturday, contradicting central ministers who have claimed
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4 Years Of Modi Government Live Updates: Congress Observes Vishwasghat Diwas

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Congress workers protest against four years of Modi government in Delhi. New Delhi:  As BJP-led central government completed four years in office today, Prime Minister Narendra Modi this morning tweeted that the “support and affection (of the people of this country) is the biggest source of motivation and strength for the entire government”.Stressing that every
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Congress Struggles With Mass Resignation Ahead of Rahul Gandhi’s Madhya Pradesh Visit

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Rahul Gandhi is visiting Mandsaur on the first anniversary of the death of farmers in police firing Bhopal:  Rahul Gandhi’s visit to Mandsaur on the first anniversary of the death of farmers in police firing was seen as a smart political move. It would have helped the Congress reinforce its narrative around what it says
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Irregularity In IIM Rohtak? Lawmakers Write To Prakash Javadekar

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Dheeraj Sharma of IIM Ahemadabad was appointed as the director of IIM Rohtak last year New Delhi:  Two lawmakers or MPs have written letters to Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javdekar complaining irregularities in the appointment of Director of IIM Rohtak. An RTI activist who got papers related to this appointment last year says norms
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HD Kumaraswamy Floor Test Today, BJP Fields Nominee For Speaker’s Post

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Kumaraswamy is widely expected to sail through the floor test today. New Delhi/Bengaluru:  Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy will face the floor test today, where he is widely expected to sail through, barring any unforeseeable events, ending the 10-day political uncertainty in the state. The Congress and JD(S) combine, who together claim 117 lawmakers, have
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Tuticorin Anti-Sterlite Protest: Power Cut For Vedanta-Owned Sterlite In Tuticorin: 10 Latest Facts

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Protesters have demanded closure of the Sterlite copper smelting plant in Tuticorin. TUTICORIN:  Power supply to the Sterlite copper smelter plant in Tuticorin has been cut after Tamil Nadu’s pollution regulator found that the plant was “carrying out activities to resume production”, violating orders in April to halt production. The action comes at a time
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Fear That Nipah Virus Has Crossed Border From Kerala To Karnataka

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For Nipah virus, there is no vaccine for yet, says the World Health Organisation. (AFP photo) KOCHI:  Two people suspected to be infected with the brain-damaging Nipah virus are under treatment in Karnataka, a health official said. The rare virus has killed at least 11 people in adjacent Kerala, where medical crews are scrambling to
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