Wednesday, May 27, 2015



Bihar tie-up talks: Congress votes for Nitish, not Lalu
Wed, May 27, 2015

Though there is a good possibility of the RJD, the JD(U) and the Congress entering into an alliance, we are clear on choosing the development face, Nitish: Congress

In Lalu’s village, they won’t mind if Nitish is pitched as CM face
Tue, May 26, 2015

Phulwaria has over 400 households with a mixed population of Yadavs, Guptas, Bhumihars and Muslims. The village, about 200 km from Patna, has a hospital, railway station, a middle school and a registry office.

Will try to rope in Manjhi in Janata Parivar: RJD chief Lalu
Fri, May 22, 2015

Manjhi had recently spoken to Lalu to explore alliance options with RJD and Congress “minus Nitish”.

Bihar: ‘Paddy link’ to 3 farmer suicides
Thu, May 21, 2015

Around 62 farmers had also met the DM recently over the non-payment of their dues, but returned “empty handed”.

Narendra Modi changed his image, now a man of development, says Paswan
Tue, May 19, 2015

On Bihar polls, Paswan said he would talk of seat-sharing at an opportune time and his party would accept the CM candidate chosen by BJP.

Cheat and teach: Verify degrees of 40,000 teachers, court tells Bihar govt
Tue, May 19, 2015

The state government has appointed nearly 3.5 lakh contract teachers at primary, middle and high schools levels since 2006.

Amid confusion over merger, Nitish asks Mulayam to call meet
Tue, May 19, 2015

Nitish Kumar told reporters he would suggest Mulayam Singh Yadav to convene a meeting of the merger committee soon to "clear the air and end the public debate over the matter."

Woman Maoist killed in Gaya
Mon, May 18, 2015

It was claimed that at least seven Maoists were injured in the encounter, however, no one was arrested.

No money, no land, yet 30% Manjhi villagers listed APL
Mon, May 18, 2015

Residents of Bihar village complain that benefits of Mahadalit schemes didn’t reach them

JD(U), RJD tussle over seat-sharing; Lalu demands 145, Nitish taunts saying all 243 available
Sat, May 16, 2015

A tussle over seat-sharing between JD(U) and RJD in Bihar assembly poll started today with a senior RJD leader staking claim to 145 seats out of total 243 for his party.

Bihar lynching: Victim’s family says girl’s father, uncles responsible
Sat, May 16, 2015

Man and his ‘lover’ niece, allegedly trying to elope, were beaten and burnt.

Bihar mob lynches man, ‘lover’ niece, sets them on fire
Fri, May 15, 2015

The duo had eloped three days ago and there was speculation that Jayram had married his niece.

Nepal quake: At least 60 killed in fresh earthquake, over 1500 injured
Wed, May 13, 2015

The 7.3 earthquake at 12.35 pm Tuesday was centred near Kodari on Nepal’s border with Tibet.

Likely to go to polls as ‘alliance partners’: Lalu Prasad Yadav
Tue, May 12, 2015

Lalu virtually ruled out any possibility of an immediate Janata Parivar merger.

Bihar: 38 districts told to give details of 30,000 teachers
Tue, May 12, 2015

The state has intensified the degree verification process to “screen out” teachers with forged degrees.

Janata Parivar: Merger before Bihar polls like signing death warrant for SP, says Ram Gopal Yadav
Mon, May 11, 2015

Yadav is said to be vociferous within his party against the merger of the six offshoots of the erstwhile Janata Dal.

Auction station to pay dues to official: Court
Fri, May 08, 2015

Court has ordered the confiscation and auction of Sheikhpura railway station to pay the overtime dues of a retired station master.

RJD expels Pappu Yadav, May take Manjhi route to support BJP
Fri, May 08, 2015

Purve said: "Pappu Yadav was expelled after the party served a show-cause notice to him for his anti-party activities."

Patna HC dismisses plea for CBI probe into Bihar’s ‘paddy scam’
Thu, May 07, 2015

The PIL alleged the paddy scam incurred a loss of nearly Rs 4,000 crore to state exchequer in the past five years.

Janata Parivar ‘deal’ for Bihar: RJD, JD(U) to contest 100 seats each
Tue, May 05, 2015

RJD and JD(U) appear to have finally reached a deal over seat-sharing and chief ministerial candidate for the Assembly elections in Bihar.

Bihar institute says Delhi’s Law Minister Jitender Singh Tomar was a student, varsity says yet to be handed proof
Sat, May 02, 2015

A petition filed in the Delhi High Court has challenged the veracity of Tomar’s law degree.

From Nankhel, the story of my story
Thu, Apr 30, 2015

Nowhere was the report critical of the Modi government's relief efforts

Nepal Earthquake: With transit visa from India, foreigners relieved at exit
Thu, Apr 30, 2015

Bihar has intensified relief and rescue operations by setting up camps in four districts and sending buses for evacuating people.

Amid exodus, a landslide claims 6 lives in Nepal
Thu, Apr 30, 2015

Six persons killed and 10 injured when a landslide buried a bus between Mungling and Narayanghat.

Dalit village wonders, if Modi govt’s help will ever reach us
Wed, Apr 29, 2015

Residents of a Dalit village say no aid from governmet yet.

Nepal Earthquake: Painful to see my brother gasping for air
Thu, Apr 30, 2015

NDRF, China rescue teams work to recover body of Army Major and free another man stuck under the rubble.

On the streets, thinking of home
Tue, Apr 28, 2015

Santosh Singh meets Russian tourists, working Indians and locals stranded outdoors in Kathmandu.

Traumatised Bengal goldsmiths in Kathmandu want to return home
Mon, Apr 27, 2015

Nepal capital is home to some 20,000 Bengali goldsmiths, mostly from Midnapore

Nepal Earthquake: 12-year-old lies dead by the broken road
Mon, Apr 27, 2015

The Tudhikhel ground in Kathmandu has become another shelter, after Ramdev and the organisers of a yoga camp vacated the spot, leaving the tents behind.

Bihar worst affected in India, at least 25 dead
Sun, Apr 26, 2015

As TV news channels reported a series of aftershocks, most residents stayed put at ground floors of buildings.

Rajnath Singh assures help for storm-hit Bihar
Sat, Apr 25, 2015

Nitish Kumar thanks PM Modi for fast response.

Bihar storm toll rises to 48, farmers count losses
Fri, Apr 24, 2015

CM announces relief for farmers, Rajnath to conduct aerial survey.

Bihar: 42 dead in late night storm, over 100 injured
Thu, Apr 23, 2015

Though the state government is yet to assess the extent of damage to crops, Purnia suffered maximum damage.

Bihar paddy scam: High Court slams CBI over ‘counter-affidavit’
Wed, Apr 22, 2015

CBI cited staff crunch in reply to court question.

I was Nitish Kumar’s mask, but I unmasked him: Former Bihar CM Jitan Ram Manjhi
Tue, Apr 21, 2015

Jitan Ram Manjhi lashed out at Nitish Kumar saying he has reversed all his pro-poor and pro-farmers decisions.

Bihar ex-CM reaches out to youth with ‘tea with Manjhi’
Sun, Apr 19, 2015

Says will reach out to people through social media like Modi.