Pk Shahi

  • JNU and BHU keen to open centres in Bihar, says PK Shahi 19-02-2014 06:49 PM

    Delhi-based Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) and Banaras Hindu University (BHU) are keen to open their centres in Bihar, state Education Minister PK Shahi on Wednesday said. "JNU's official has informed us that they will open a centre in Bihar after permission from the union human resource ministry," Shahi said. Shahi...
  • AMU in Kishanganj: Bihar minister PK Shahi irked over not being invited for ceremony 28-01-2014 09:16 AM

    Bihar government on Monday registered a protest with the Centre over not being invited to the foundation-laying ceremony of the Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) centre by Congress president Sonia Gandhi on January 30 at Kisanganj. Bihar Education minister PK Shahi wrote a letter to Union Human Resources Development minister MM...
  • Bihar government to sack 2,500 teachers after they failed to clear competency tests 17-01-2014 03:00 PM

    The Bihar government has decided to sack over 2,500 contractual school teachers after they failed to clear two consecutive competency tests, officials on Friday said. "The education department has completed its formalities to sack those teachers who failed twice in competency test," an official of the department said. Bihar Education...
  • Flayed for midday meal deaths, Bihar now 5th among best performing states 14-01-2014 05:09 PM

    Despite facing nationwide criticism over death of 23 children after having the midday meal last year, Bihar now secured the fifth position among best performing states. Claiming Bihar made strides in providing midday meal, state Education minister PK Shahi said as per assessment by Central agencies, "We are in the...
  • Nitish silent, Sharad says one has to pay for one's wrongdoing 30-09-2013 04:13 PM

    Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday refused to comment on a CBI court order convicting his bete noire Lalu Prasad in the fodder scam but his party JD(U) president Sharad Yadav said the RJD chief was "paying" for "looting the government treasury" for his personal greed and it is...
  • Teachers get salary in bank account, can also avail loan facility 10-09-2013 03:37 PM

    With an aim to do away with delay in payment of salary and harassment of teachers in the hands of panchayat and district boards, the Bihar government, in yet another innovative step, has made the facility for payment to their bank account with additional facility of loan. All the four...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 17-07-2013 11:55 PM

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  • Bihar by-poll: RJD routs JDU, wins Maharajganj Lok Sabha seat 05-06-2013 03:35 PM

    Maharajganj: Lalu Prasad-led RJD showed on Wednesday that the party was very much a force to reckon with in Bihar when its candidate Prabhunath Singh dealt a massive blow to Chief Minister Nitish Kumar by trouncing JD(U) candidate and state Education Minister PK Shahi in the Maharajganj Lok Sabha bypoll...
  • Bihar by-poll: RJD wins Maharajganj by-poll 05-06-2013 10:50 AM

    Maharganj: RJD's Prabhunath Singh has swept the Maharajganj by-poll with a massive 1.36 lakh vote margin. The win is a big blow for the Nitish Kumar government as it heralds the return of Lalu Prasad as a key player. The main candidates were JD(U) leader and Bihar Education Minister PK...
  • Maharajganj bypoll a litmus test for Nitish, Lalu 01-06-2013 04:57 PM

    Maharajganj: It's been billed as the semi-final in Bihar. On June 2, Maharajganj Lok Sabha constituency will have a bypoll and for Bihar's major political parties it is crucial test. For the Janata Dal (United)-Bharatiya Janata Party coalition, it is a litmus test while for the Lalu Prasad's Rashtriya Janata...