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Jul 12, 2019
Bihar CM Nitish Kumar refuses to hike amount paid under welfare schemes, cites low per capita incomeBihar chief minister Nitish Kumar on Friday told the Assembly that his government felt hamstrung when it came to hiking the amount paid to beneficiaries of welfare schemes, a reason why he has been pressing for the special category status
Jul 16, 2018
Nitish Kumar asserts Bihar deserves special category status, but says Centre provided 'extra assistance' to stateNitish Kumar said his government will also plead its case before the 15th Finance Commission when it visits Bihar.
Jun 17, 2018
At NITI Aayog meet, Nitish Kumar warns against farm loan waiver, reiterates special status demand for BiharNitish Kumar also said that there had been no significant improvement in farmers' income.
Dec 12, 2013
Bihar bags Rs 12,000-crore special package from UPA govtBihar has been given a special package of Rs 12,000 crore to be implemented during the 12th Plan (2012-17) to bring about improvement in priority sectors power, road and irrigation, Parliament was informed today.
Oct 26, 2013
Narendra Modi's Hunkar rally: Not about Bihar but NitishThe BJP has not told people yet what Bihar would gain by way of this high publicity rally.
Aug 14, 2013
Can UPA bait Nitish to join its anti-Modi stir with new aid formula?The Congress has taken a more hard nosed approach to the ally business using their governmental powers to win over the JD(U).
Jul 03, 2013
Help Bihar get special status: Nitish urges SibalDespite accounting for 8 percent of the country's population Bihar at present is contribution to the GDP was only 2.9 percent.
Mar 18, 2013
Nitish Kumar's 'special status' roar reflects poverty of ideasNitish Kumar's approach is based not on promotion of the legitimate demand for States' rights and fiscal autonomy, but is premised on perpetuating the 'benevolent' Centre model of top-down financial flow as the reward for offering political patronage.
Mar 17, 2013
Don't play politics on Bihar's special status issue: Congress to NitishRejecting Nitish Kumar's charge that Bihar was being discriminated against and ignored by UPA government, Congress today said nobody should play politics on the issue of special status to the state.
Mar 17, 2013
Bihar's development inclusive, special status our right: NitishBihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today said his state would present the "real model" for progress which takes everyone along, while indicating that his support would be crucial for formation of next government at the Centre.