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Sep 26, 2013
JD(U) hails Rajan report, says Bihar now likely to get 'special status'Array
Aug 29, 2013
BJP slams Nitish for begging UPA government for 'special status'Observing that the special status will not be a panacea of all ills gripping Bihar, the BJP today slammed Chief Minister Nitish Kumar for begging to the UPA government to grant special status for mutual political benefits in the next general elections.
Aug 23, 2013
Nothing new in Centre promising special status for Bihar: Nitish Kumar"There is nothing new in it," Kumar told reporters in his reaction to Planning Minister Rajeev Shukla's written reply in Rajya Sabha that proposal from Bihar for special category status is under consideration of the Centre.
Aug 19, 2013
SP seeking special status for UP is just drama: Mayawati"They are raising the issue because elections are near and law and order situation is deteriorating in the state. Their demand is a drama to cover up their weaknesses," Mayawati said.
Apr 15, 2013
Goa assembly passes resolution for granting special status to stateThe Goa Legislative Assembly on Monday unanimously passed a resolution demanding special status to the state to protect its shrinking availability of land resources and preserve its cultural identity.
Apr 04, 2013
Special status: Govt indulging in political bargaining, says PatnaikQuestioning the Centre's intentions of revisiting the criteria for according special category status to states, Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik today wondered whether it was a kind of political bargaining by the UPA govt.
Mar 26, 2013
Bihar could get special status, Nitish in UPA fold soon?The government is set to change the criteria for classifying states as backward and it would benefit Bihar, where the Chief Minister has been battling to get special status for the state.
Mar 19, 2013
Why Bihar may never make it: Too little corruption?Bihar has exhausted its growth potential, and hasn't invested in creating human capital. From here on, its growth story impinges on perpetual fund infusion from the Centre.
Mar 17, 2013
More to Nitish Kumar's Sunday rally than just 'special status'Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar will address a huge gathering at New Delhi's Ramlila Maidan on Sunday to press for special status for Bihar. But with parliamentary elections approaching, there is much more that he seeks to achieve.
May 07, 2012
Nitish to write to PM to protest rejection of special statusHe urged the Centre to review its decision rejecting Bihar's demand for special status and set up a committee of experts and officials to look into the matter.