Bihar has witnessed 39 mob violence cases in Patna, Sasaram, Jehanabad and other districts. Police have named 345 people and arrested 278 people in connection with these cases.
Addressing a state council meeting of the Janata Dal (United), Kumar lashed out at his detractors and reassured that all is well in the JD (U) and BJP alliance.
He also flagged off a specially-designed truck which will move around the country to spread awareness about road safety.
Around 40 volunteers will carry out the exercise for two hours from 6 am to 8 am at each identified spot.
To a question raised by Balka Suman, the finance minister said that the State government has taken up recruitment in a big way in the State.
Also, the order was sent to the cabinet secretary, finance advisors to all ministries and departments, principal secretary to Prime Minister and to vice-chairman NITI Aayog for implementation.
Union Minister Nitin Gadkari urged the few leaders of Mali community who demanded tickets and more representation for themselves to look beyond the demand for reservation.
The discussion at NITI Aayog was focused on the subject of 'Business as a Force for Good: Role of business in achieving zero poverty, zero unemployment and zero net carbon emissions.'
This pilot project also serves as a practical training for these moderators before the process formally begins in the State.
Telangana CM KCR hinted that a special session of the Legislature would be convened soon to adopt the new Revenue Bill.
The Union Minister for Road Transport and MSMEs was speaking at a function to mark 65th foundation day of the Vidarbha Industries Association in Nagpur.
In Gadkari's home-state, Maharashtra, the ruling BJP-Shiv Sena also abruptly decided to stay the implementation of the new MVA.
NKH also features an in-house design centre, with an area dedicated to stone works, metal works, fabric department, soft furnishings and glass works.
NITI Aayog Vice-Chairman Rajiv Kumar called on CM YS Jagan Mohan Reddy at the Secretariat on Friday and promised all possible help for State development.
Speaking at the function, Gadkari emphasised the use of CNG for public transport, and said Nagpur would get several electric buses soon.