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The crowd chose to torch my vehicle: Bihar minister
Wed, Oct 01, 2014

The police resorted to lathicharge after the rowdy public threw a plastic chair at Rohtas SP Chandan Kushwaha.

Bihar CM Ram Manjhi orders probe into purification of temple after visit
Tue, Sep 30, 2014

Villagers accuse Manjhi of playing Dalit politics with an eye on elections.

Bihar minister denies CM Jeetan Ram Manjhi’s charge of temple being washed after his visit
Mon, Sep 29, 2014

It was minister Ram Lashan Ram Raman who had told the CM about the temple having been 'washed after the CM visit'.

Temple was washed after my visit, says Bihar CM Jeetan Manjhi
Mon, Sep 29, 2014

However, no case has been lodged against the temple priests in the absence of a formal complaint.

‘Janata Parivar’ reunion at INLD event today
Thu, Sep 25, 2014

SAD chief and Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal would also be attending the function.

Centre gives Rs 2,700 crore for Nalanda University
Sat, Sep 20, 2014

External Affairs minister Sushma Swaraj formally inaugurated the university’s first academic session Friday.

Man declared dead 14 yrs ago held
Fri, Sep 19, 2014

Main accused Vinay Singh was sentenced to 10 years’ RI. The Patna High Court had upheld the sessions court’s verdict in 1996.

Madhepura MP Papu Yadav’s supporters stage dharna over doctors’ consultation fees; IMA refuses to buckle
Thu, Sep 18, 2014

The IMA has made its stand clear saying that "Pappu Yadav has no business of enforcing regulations on doctors to take out political mileage".

Probe to find how Naxals get bulletproof jackets
Thu, Sep 18, 2014

A joint team of STF and Gaya police had arrested two persons and seized a bulletproof jacket that had to be delivered to a local Maoist leader.

Bihar: Health Minister says Rs 2 cr bungling is no scam, CM snubs him
Tue, Sep 16, 2014

We have detected bungling of Rs 2 Cr in medicine purchase and this cannot be called a scam, said Ramdhani Singh.

So who will lead NDA and Grand Alliance in Bihar?
Sun, Sep 14, 2014

One theory doing the round says that Nitish can lead the alliance but RJD will contest on more number of seats than JD (U).

Bihar: Minors beaten up, paraded bare-chested, tied to trees for talking to girls
Sun, Sep 14, 2014

The boys were allegedly tied to trees and were made to spend entire night in that position.

Nitish, S K Modi, locked in ‘letter war’
Sun, Sep 14, 2014

Sushil Kumar Modi also asked why the present health minister Ramdhani Singh, who was talking about ordering an inquiry, had “spared” Nitish.

Drug purchase row: Nitish, S K Modi, locked in ‘letter war’
Sun, Sep 14, 2014

The ‘letter war’ started after a report last week found prima facie irregularities in the purchase.

Conversion: BJP sends team to Sitamarhi village
Fri, Sep 12, 2014

Yasoda Devi recently complained to police that her husband, who was “forcibly converted to Islam” in August.

Banished for affair, Bihar villager’s body found hanging
Fri, Sep 12, 2014

Panchayat had imposed Rs 51,000 fine on Raghunath Rai and ordered him to leave the village till the girl had been married.

Bihar: Youth found hanging from tree a day after panchayat ostracised him
Thu, Sep 11, 2014

The victim's family alleged that family members and relatives of the girl were behind his killing.

Over 1000 people from Bihar stuck in J&K floods, state sends rescue team
Thu, Sep 11, 2014

The state govt's disaster management dept has received hundreds of distress calls from relatives of stranded people.

Manjhi to bureaucrats: Listen to public representatives or face action
Thu, Sep 11, 2014

Asked if Nitish Kumar could become the Bihar CM again, Manjhi told the media: “Anyone can become CM. It could be me, Nitish Kumar or anyone among you.”

Bihar gives nod to recognise third gender, to extend reservation benefits
Wed, Sep 10, 2014

Eunuchs, even those coming from upper castes, will be treated as OBC and will get reservation benefits.

Bihar Dalit woman accuses husband of forcing her to convert
Tue, Sep 09, 2014

A Dalit woman in Bihar's Sitamarhi district said that her husband was forcing her to convert to Islam.

JD(U) offers allies berths in Manjhi cabinet; RJD willing, Congress divided
Mon, Sep 08, 2014

BIHAR: 6 vacancies to be filled, Lalu aide is a front-runner.

Nalanda University begins session, nine out of 15 students attend
Tue, Sep 02, 2014

A permanent campus for the university would be constructed on Rajgir foothills from February next year.

Nalanda University starts today with 15 students, 11 faculty members
Mon, Sep 01, 2014

The students include a Bhutan university dean on study leave and a postgraduate in Buddhist Studies from Japan.

7.77 lakh fake ration cards uncovered in Bihar, govt orders probe
Fri, Aug 29, 2014

The distribution of fake cards could have meant that Bihar govt could have incurred Rs 3.23 cr monthly loss.

JD(U) backs Lalu aide Bhola Yadav for MLC seat
Fri, Aug 29, 2014

The JD(U) has decided to field controversial Siwan leader Ajay Singh.

To cement ties with RJD, JD(U) supports close Lalu aide for MLC post
Thu, Aug 28, 2014

Bhola Yadav, Lalu’s personal assistant for over two decades now, filed his nomination for the MLC seat.

IT dept to auction 18 Patna flats of fodder scam accused
Thu, Aug 28, 2014

The auction of 18 flats at Vasi Kunj apartment near Saguna Mod are priced between Rs 37 lakh to Rs 47 lakh opening price.

For NDA, 4 huge defeats, 1 narrow win
Tue, Aug 26, 2014

In Lalu Prasad-Rabri Devi’s Saran, Prabhunath Singh’s son Randhir wins Chhapra prestige battle.

In alliance that clicks, RJD gains most
Tue, Aug 26, 2014

The RJD won three of the four seats it contested, while the JD(U) and the Congress won as many seats as they lost.

Lalu-Nitish grand alliance seems to be working, BJP has task cut out for now
Mon, Aug 25, 2014

Lalu and Nitish are now hard-pressed to find out common electoral agenda.

Bypoll results LIVE: Bellary Rural falls to Congress; grand alliance wins six seats in Bihar
Mon, Aug 25, 2014

Counting is currently underway in four states -- Bihar, Punjab, Karnataka and Madhya Pradesh -- for seats that went to bypoll.

‘IM planned more strikes after arrest of key Patna blasts accused’
Sun, Aug 24, 2014

The NIA chargesheet names one SIMI and nine IM suspects.

Manjhi too straight for Nitish comfort
Sat, Aug 23, 2014

Manjhi knows even Lalu Prasad may not afford to dislike him because OBC-dalit combination is required for much-hyped Mandal consolidation.

Gandhi Maidan blasts case: NIA chargesheet says IM planning to carry out more blasts
Sat, Aug 23, 2014

After police arrested the main accused in Gandhi Maidan blasts, Indian Mujahideen had been planning to carry out blasts.

Marry outside caste to raise your numbers, Bihar CM tells Dalits
Sat, Aug 23, 2014

Statement is being seen in context of “ultra Dalit politics” that culminated in Nitish Kumar offering CM chair to Manjhi, a Mahadalit.

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