Santosh Singh


Row over toll tax at Danapur cantt area
Fri, Apr 28, 2017

The Patna administration stopped the collection of toll on Wednesday, two days after the cantonment administration started collecting the tax.

MCD polls: RJD, JD (U) call for Opposition unity
Thu, Apr 27, 2017

“If we (opposition) do not unite against the BJP, we will get similar results in coming polls,” said RJD chief Lalu Prasad.

Sukma attack: Two leave behind 7-month babies, one was father of 3
Wed, Apr 26, 2017

Krishna Kumar of Chenari, Rohtas, had joined the CRPF’s 74th battalion in 2010.

BJP levels fresh graft charges at Lalu Prasad’s sons
Wed, Apr 19, 2017

Speaking at a press conference here, Sushil Modi alleged that Lalu’s family got several “proxy” companies to transfer shares and ownership to them.

India needs to fight communalism: President Mukherjee
Tue, Apr 18, 2017

NDA Leaders Skip Champaran Satyagraha Centenary Event

Bihar: Cops start school in tribal village, liquor manufacture and sale dry up
Tue, Apr 18, 2017

Tribal elders initially did not believe the police, but eventually saw merit in the idea.

JD(U) sees alliance hope in Maya’s talk of anti-BJP front
Mon, Apr 17, 2017

"Our first motto is to get consensus on a broad alliance against the BJP,” said K C Tyagi

Guidelines to regulate social media in Bhagalpur
Sun, Apr 16, 2017

‘Aimed at curbing communal tension’

BJP alleges Tej Pratap did not declare land, firm details in 2015 poll affidavit
Sat, Apr 15, 2017

Sushil Modi told the media that the Chief Minister should “immediately sack Tej Pratap because the CM often takes a high moral ground in matters of propriety".

Bihar: Question papers not printed, 94 PG students fail to sit for Hindi exam
Fri, Apr 14, 2017

A new day for conducting the examination is yet to be announced.

Bihar forms SIT to probe paddy scam
Thu, Apr 13, 2017

The SIT was formed on Patna High Court’s order. Addl DGP (CID) Vinay Kumar will head the seven-member SIT, it was informed.

Bihar: With Champaran centenary celebrations, Nitish get another chance to play Gandhi card
Tue, Apr 11, 2017

Nitish Kumar did not forget to link prohibition to Gandhism. He explained how it rankled him to see people suffer from the ill-effects of drinking.

Mahatma Gandhi is very relevant in times of intolerance and conflict: Nitish Kumar
Tue, Apr 11, 2017

Kumar said Gandhi must not be limited to printing his image on currency notes.

Wife, sons shareholders in mall land firm, no wrongdoing, says Lalu Prasad Yadav
Mon, Apr 10, 2017

He said his sons duly filed income tax returns and followed all legal processes

Bihar class 10, 12 board evaluation boycotted by 55,000 teachers for pay parity
Sat, Apr 08, 2017

Education minister says that the teachers must cooperate, their demands can be taken up later.

Conflict of interest charge: Bihar govt asks zoo to explain soil purchase
Fri, Apr 07, 2017

Although no government probe has been ordered, the chief secretary’s order has caused concern in RJD circles. A section in the JD(U) is in favour of a probe.

Contesting 113 seats, JD(U) hopes MCD polls will boost national ambition
Thu, Apr 06, 2017

The party will contest 113 Purvanchal-centric seats in the civic polls. JD(U)’s national spokesperson K C Tyagi told The Indian Express that no party had approached them for an alliance.

Conflict of interest charge: Tej Pratap threatens Sushil Modi with defamation suit
Thu, Apr 06, 2017

The zoo director added that that all norms were followed in giving the contract to M S Enterprise, owned by one Virendra Yadav of Rupaspur in Patna.

Patna zoo, under Lalu son, buys soil from mall site under Lalu son
Wed, Apr 05, 2017

Tej Pratap, Tejashwi, Rabri Devi, sisters are shareholders in firm that owns site

Need Bihar-like alliance to take on BJP: Nitish Kumar
Wed, Apr 05, 2017

Three days ago, RJD chief Lalu Prasad had backed such an alliance, saying the Opposition had to come together if wants to exist.

With DSS, Tej Pratap is not just targeting RSS but also asserting his position in RJD
Tue, Apr 04, 2017

Tej Pratap has been slowly trying to drive home the point to his political rivals and his own people that he should not be dismissed.

Bihar BJP drops its vice-chief after MLA slaps him for touching his MLC wife
Fri, Mar 31, 2017

Confirming the incident, BJP state president Nityanand Rai said party seniors were looking into the matter.

Lost and found in Begusarai: 7 yrs later, son ‘walks back’ into mother’s life
Fri, Mar 31, 2017

The 47-year-old believes that the teenager is the boy she lost seven years ago, after he had gone to a local fair with a friend.

President Mukherjee asks Bihar, Jharkhand to invest more in human resources
Sat, Mar 25, 2017

President Pranab Mukherjee said that the burden of history can be shed by social mobilisation.

Bihar Diwas Function: No invite to Deputy CM, Tej Pratap upsets RJD
Fri, Mar 24, 2017

Another RJD leader added that even during Prakash Parv — the 350th birth anniversary of Guru Gobind Singh, no chair was provided for the Deputy CM during the PM’s function.

BSSC paper leak: Cops claim Delhi trader is root of leak
Tue, Mar 21, 2017

The examinations — to recruit more than 13,000 clerks and assistants — were cancelled after questions, and answers, were found circulating on WhatsApp in second phase of the examination on February 5.

3-Day International Buddhist Conference: All religions should realise that truth is same says Dalai Lama
Sun, Mar 19, 2017

“All religious traditions should sit in harmony to know the truth which is always unchanged,’’ Dalai Lama said on the opening day of a three-day international Buddhist conference in Bihar’s Rajgir

Bihar House: BJP takes up kabristan-shamshan issue
Sat, Mar 18, 2017

The BJP claimed that the Bihar government has allocated Rs 700 crore towards developing kabristans, and sought Rs 2,500-crore allocation to develop crematoriums, taking into account the population of Hindus

RJD loses two Bihar Legislative Council seats to NDA
Fri, Mar 17, 2017

The BJP’s Awadhesh Narayan, who is Legislative Council Chairperson, retained Gaya Graduates seat while the party’s ally Rashtriya Lok Samta Party won Gaya Teachers seat.

Bihar: Rabri Devi slams party leader’s remarks against Nitish Kumar
Thu, Mar 16, 2017

RJD Vice-president Raghuvansh Prasad Singh blamed Nitish Kumar for “helping BJP (win) indirectly by not contesting’’ the UP polls.

Too much opposition to note ban was not needed: Nitish Kumar
Mon, Mar 13, 2017

"The poor had a sense of contentment that demonetisation would hurt the rich, but many parties overlooked this fact,” said Nitish.

UP election results: RJD accuses Nitish Kumar of helping BJP by not contesting
Sun, Mar 12, 2017

Former Bihar CM Jitan Ram Manjhi said, "Nitish Kumar should come back to the NDA fold to escape regular embarrassment at the hands of the RJD.”

Won’t be surprised if BJP, Nitish join hands again, says Ram Kripal
Sat, Mar 11, 2017

Asked if the BJP has received such vibes from the Nitish camp, Ram Kripal said even though they had not got any feelers, the JD(U)’s “worsening relationship with the RJD can get Nitish closer to BJP sooner than later”.

We carried IEDs, Nepal experts planted them, says man arrested in Bihar 
Tue, Mar 07, 2017

The NIA probe, however, so far has not been able to corroborate any of Paswan's claims, as made in the confessional statement.

BSSC leak: Another IAS officer under scanner
Sat, Mar 04, 2017

Police officials, however, have refused to reveal the name of the officer under the scanner.

As Nitish govt plans Champaran Satyagrah celebrations, family of Mahatma’s saviour Battak Mian hope promises will be fulfilled
Thu, Mar 02, 2017

The Bihar govt had promised to give the family 32 acres of land because of Mian's contributions to 1917 freedom struggle and also because he had lost a huge portion of his landed property during Satyagrah.