04 Dec 2012
Bihar government rejected the opposition demand for a CBI probe into the alleged Rs 6,000 crore scam in the implementation of MNREGA in the state on Monday and questioned the 'political motive' behind the survey carried out by a Delhi-based NGO.
18 Jan 2013
In order to boost income of the rural people, Bihar government has proposed to extend work under the Mahatma Gandhi Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MNREGA) on private lands too, a minister said on Thursday.
13 May 2016
New Delhi: The Supreme Court today asked the Centre to release all the outstanding and necessary funds for MNREGA scheme to the States and directed it to pay compensation for delayed wages to the farmers in drought-affected areas.
14 Jan 2016
New Delhi: CBI has registered a case against a postmaster for allegedly swindling funds worth over Rs 1.5 crore meant for wage distribution of poor labourers under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme.
05 Feb 2016
Raipur: Attacking the ruling BJP over "poor" implementation of MNREGA in Chhattisgarh, Congress today accused the Raman Singh government of failing to generate employment and make proper payments under the scheme.
21 Jul 2011
In what can be seen as the lackadaisical attitude of the Bihar government that despite huge investments for rural development projects, various schemes are running in a deplorable state. The development projects being implemented in villages are in poor conditions despite heavy investment made by the state government, reveals the state advisory report.
07 Jun 2012
The forest department will take up green cover expansion programme in Bihar apart from regulatory works to attain the target of 15 percent forest cover in Bihar, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar said on Wednesday.
14 Sep 2016
Patna: Reacting to repeated attacks on Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar by RJD leaders, the Congress on Tuesday dared the Lalu Prasad-led party to quit the grand alliance.
01 Aug 2016
Patna: A Bihar court on Monday granted bail to Ruby Rai, an accused in the toppers' scam, a government lawyer said. A special juvenile court here granted her bail after hearing a petition.
26 Aug 2016
Patna: With reports of eight fresh deaths on Friday, the total deaths in Bihar flood increased to 135, with Bhojpur district accounting for 12 deaths in the second round of floods due to the swollen Ganga. The flood, caused by a spate in the Ganga, Sone, Punpun, Burhi Gandak, Ghaghra, Kosi and other rivers, has affected 31.33 lakh people in 1,934 villages in 12 districts, a Disaster Management Department statement said.