At NDA meet, Paswan trains guns on Nitish, Lalu
Sun, Jul 05, 2015

Paswan also defended Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the “suit-boot” jibe.

Bihar polls: CM Nitish begins ‘Har Ghar Dastak’ campaign to reach out to 1 crore families
Fri, Jul 03, 2015

Starting the programme after offering prayer at Badi Patandevi temple, Nitish Kumar knocked the first door of one Krishna Sahu near Paschim Darwaza.

Nitish kumar’s poll bonanza for backward classes; 50% quota in Bihar govt contracts
Thu, Jul 02, 2015

Reacting to the Bihar Cabinet’s decisions, Manjhi said that Nitish Kumar was forced to emulate him because of his political compulsions.

Bihar lynching: Autopsy reports say students drowned, kin want CBI probe
Wed, Jul 01, 2015

The aggrieved parents trashed the “drowning report”, insisting that the 14-year-old victim from Pachwara knew how to swim.

Bihar lynching: A day later, villagers show no remorse
Tue, Jun 30, 2015

Villagers also trashed the drowning theory as they claimed that the boy from Pachwara knew how to swim, and that his clothes were found at some distance from the crime scene.

BJP counter to Nitish ads is mostly about Nitish
Mon, Jun 29, 2015

Nitish has already taken on Narendra Modi head-on, saying, “Bahut hua jumlon ka vaar, phir ek baar Nitish Kumar (Enough of slogans, let there be a Nitish government once again)”.

Bihar: School director lynched after death of two students
Mon, Jun 29, 2015

Mob was angry over death of 2 kids

JD(U) MLA’s arrest: Worried about Yadav vote, Lalu Yadav made Nitish Kumar act
Fri, Jun 26, 2015

Lalu’s intervention came as the RJD chief became conscious of rebel Madhepura MP, Rajesh Ranjan alias Pappu Yadav,

NDA using terrorist groups in NE to destabilise Cong govts: V Narayanasamy
Thu, Jun 25, 2015

The Congress is in power in five of the eight Northeastern states — Assam, Meghalaya, Arunachal Pradesh, Mizoram and Manipur.

Bihar: JD-U MLA Anant Singh arrested in kidnapping case
Thu, Jun 25, 2015

During the search at his Patna residence, police found six empty magazines and blood-soaked clothes.

Lalu Yadav shares stage with Nitish Yadav, calls self indispensable
Wed, Jun 24, 2015

Lalu Prasad declared himself the 'Ganesha of Bihar politics', saying nothing moves in the state’s politics without him.

Defamation: Sushil Modi’s wife files case against minister
Tue, Jun 23, 2015

Last week, Minister Singh had made the allegations against Modi’s wife after his daughter was forced to resign from the post of librarian at Patna’s Indira Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences.

In Bihar NDA, would-be CMs, demands BJP can’t meet
Tue, Jun 23, 2015

Kushwaha wants 67 and CM's chair, Manjhi looks at 50, Paswan expects 40-45 but BJP has its own ambitions — and C P Thakur's aspirations.

Rahmani 30 sends 81 to IIT in 7 yrs, calls it ‘revolution’
Mon, Jun 22, 2015

Thirty one students from different Rahmani centres have cracked IIT-JEE this year. The centre in Patna alone had 15 successful students out of 21 candidates.

Bihar Assembly polls: Nitish steps up campaign, targets PM Narendra Modi
Sun, Jun 21, 2015

Hoardings featuring photographs of Nitish, which seem to have taken over all vantage points in Patna, declare ‘bahut hua jumlon ka vaar, phir ek baar Nitish Kumar’.

Anand Kumar’s Super 30: 25 from the institute crack IIT this year
Fri, Jun 19, 2015

Most of the students of mathematician Anand Kumar’s Super 30 come from humble socio-economic and rural backgrounds.

In Bihar, fake degree charge against Sushil Modi’s wife
Fri, Jun 19, 2015

Modi said the Nitish Kumar government had been making baseless allegations against his wife Jessy George out of political ill-will.

International Yoga Day: In Bihar, it’s mostly a private or Central affair
Fri, Jun 19, 2015

The biggest yoga camp for the state will be organised at Patna’s Moinul Haq Stadium by Patanjali Yogpeeth with Nehru Yuva Kendra.

Bihar elections: JD(U) counters BJP with ‘Parcha Par Charcha’
Wed, Jun 17, 2015

The pamphlets would also highlight how PM Narendra Modi had “failed to fulfill his promise” of bringing black money back.

Nitish Kumar takes on Sushma Swaraj, Lalu Yadav says let her be
Tue, Jun 16, 2015

Nitish said “it is the BJP’s culture to defend its people. The person just needs to be from the BJP.”

BJP: Nitish Kumar’s attack on Amit Shah sign of desperation
Mon, Jun 15, 2015

Nitish on Saturday attacked the Centre for “not including Munger’s reputed yoga centre” in the International Yoga Day programme.

Angry students throw eggs, tomatoes, ink at Jitender Singh Tomar in Bihar
Sat, Jun 13, 2015

Dozens of students from AISA, the ABVP and Chhatra Samagam protested against him, saying he had brought a bad name to the university.

Lalu Prasad celebrates birthday with Nitish Kumar by his side
Fri, Jun 12, 2015

Lalu, who declared himself to be “young enough” to take on BJP, dared the saffron party to announce its CM candidate opposite Nitish.

Jharkhand encounter: 6 of 7 identified had no police case
Thu, Jun 11, 2015

None of the four children killed has been identified so far, families of victims plan to file case or go to court.

Four children among 12 ‘Maoists’ killed by CRPF, Jharkhand police
Wed, Jun 10, 2015

Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghuvar Das praised the security personnel. “They have done a great job and deserve praise. This should serve as a strong message to Maoists,” he said.

12 Maoists gunned down in police encounter in Jharkhand
Tue, Jun 09, 2015

The encounter took place in Bakoria village, about 140 km from Ranchi in the wee hours.

Bihar: Out in the cold, Pappu Yadav to chart a new course
Tue, Jun 09, 2015

Pappu had spent five years in jail for allegedly murdering CPM legislator Ajit Sarkar in 1998 and was acquitted in 2013.

RJD-JD(U) alliance: Foes turned friends turned foes for Bihar elections
Mon, Jun 08, 2015

As Nitish, Lalu dig in their heels, anti-BJP front in Bihar will depend on Congress breaking the ice

Amit Shah asks Jitan Ram Manjhi for ‘clarity’ on alliance
Sat, Jun 06, 2015

The former Bihar CM reportedly wants his party candidates to contest from 50 seats in the elections, but may have to settle for fewer seats.

Rajgir tense day after protesters target Eidgah over refusal to use mela ground
Sat, Jun 06, 2015

Hindu groups vandalised majaar and damaged cemetries after being refused to organise theatre shows during mela.

Bihar ex-CM Manjhi claims Nitish Kumar posted policemen to stop him from picking fruits in his own garden
Thu, Jun 04, 2015

Manjhi continues to occupy official Bihar CM residence, claims Nitish has posted policemen there to keep eye on mangoes, litchis, jackfruit.

Bihar: An unlikely corn revolution
Thu, Jun 04, 2015

Indian Express trace Bihar’s recent emergence as a maize powerhouse with farmers harvesting yields comparable to Midwest US levels.

Of six Bihar cops in ACB, only two have anti-graft training
Wed, Jun 03, 2015

Soon after assuming office in mid-February, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal had requested his Bihar counterpart Nitish Kumar to assist Delhi police in fighting graft.

Janata Parivar merger: Haven’t talked to Nitish Kumar, not sure if my MPs have, says Upendra Kushwaha
Wed, Jun 03, 2015

Upendra Kushwaha, whose RSLP is an NDA ally, in conversation with Santosh Singh.

Janata Parivar merger: In contest with Lalu, Nitish Kumar scores with Congress backing
Wed, Jun 03, 2015

As alternatives to alliance, Nitish looks at Pappu, Lalu at Manjhi, both calculations include Congress.

It’s time to decide on Janata Parivar merger: Lalu Prasad Yadav tells Nitish Kumar
Tue, Jun 02, 2015

Merger put off till Bihar polls, will contest as allies, says key JD(U) leader