This study conducted by Accountability Initiative found several inefficiencies and widespread irregularities in implementation of the flagship Mid-Day Meal scheme in Bihar and Uttar Pradesh.

An innovation needs support to survive. The same innovation can make a revolution, provided it gets the recognition and support from the government. The Bihar government has shown how an innovation when transformed into a revolution can influence food production.

Work has started on the Asian Development Bank (ADB)-funded project of Rs 650 crore in seven towns of power-starved Bihar for upgrading electricity transmission lines to cut down losses.

For a change, farmers in Bihar may well look up to the Sun now than cloud.

Chief Minister Nitish Kumar’s dream of India’s second green revolution taking off from Bihar seems to be coming closer to reality
thanks to his namesake, Nitish Kumar, a young farmer of Darveshpura village in Nalanda district who has set what is claimed
to be a world record in potato production through organic farming.

Alarmingly deficient monsoon rains, canals with little water and defunct tube wells have brought back the fear of a drought in large parts of Bihar for the second consecutive year. Sensing the farmers

Patna: Sixteen persons, including three children, were killed and more than 25 injured when a high velocity storm struck eastern Bihar on Friday morning.

This is the second instance of a thunderstorm hitting the State after a Nor'wester hit West Bengal, Bihar and Assam last month, claiming more than 130 lives and rendering lakhs of people homeless.

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