Pk Shahi

  • BSEB class 12 results register sharp decline of passouts May 27, 2014

    The Bihar School Examination Board (BSEB) Intermediate (Class 12) results for 2014 were declared on Tuesday with the percentage of successful candidates dipping by around 26 per cent for science subjects and 12 per cent for commerce in comparison to last year. Only 3.05 lakh students or 66 per cent of...
  • JNU and BHU keen to open centres in Bihar, says PK Shahi February 19, 2014

    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 said he...
  • AMU in Kishanganj: Bihar minister PK Shahi irked over not being invited for ceremony January 28, 2014

    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 Pallam...
  • Bihar government to sack 2,500 teachers after they failed to clear competency tests January 17, 2014

    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 Minister PK...
  • Flayed for midday meal deaths, Bihar now 5th among best performing states January 14, 2014

    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 fifth...
  • Nitish silent, Sharad says one has to pay for one's wrongdoing September 30, 2013

    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 September 10, 2013

    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 lakh...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai July 17, 2013

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • Bihar by-poll: RJD routs JDU, wins Maharajganj Lok Sabha seat June 5, 2013

    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 June 5, 2013

    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 June 2, 2013

    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...
  • Bihar ministers richer than Nitish Kumar January 2, 2013

    Patna: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar is poorer than his cabinet colleagues as far as cash assets are concerned. According to details of movable and immovable assets declared by the chief minister and his cabinet ministers for 2012, Nitish Kumar has Rs 14,475 in cash. This was less than the...