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If Nitish Kumar uncomfortable with Lalu, he should join NDA, says Ram Vilas Paswan
Sun, Jun 25, 2017

“There have been clear signs that Nitish has not been comfortable with Lalu. It is not advisable for Nitish to ride two boats at the same time. He should join the NDA,” said Paswan.

Lalu, Nitish in war of words: ‘Bihar ki beti’ vs Opposition’s losing strategy
Sat, Jun 24, 2017

RJD chief Lalu Prasad, who called the JD(U) decision to support Kovind and not the combined Opposition candidate a “historic blunder”, took a swipe at the Chief Minister, wondering how Nitish Kumar could claim to be working for a “Sangh-mukt” (RSS-free) country by backing an “RSS man”.

Presidential election: Nitish Kumar will not be present when Ram Nath Kovind files nomination
Fri, Jun 23, 2017

Presidential election: The NDA has 48% — including 40% for the BJP alone — while 14% comes from AIADMK (5%), BJD (3%), TRS (2%), JD(U) (a little under 2%) besides YRSCP and INLD (2% together). The Congress holds just under 15% and is likely to go up to about 34% with support from its allies.

Bihar Board 10th results 2017: Village dhaba worker’s son tops state chart, wants to become IAS officer
Fri, Jun 23, 2017

Prem Kumar and his younger brother Ronit wrote the Class X board examination together. Ronit scored 407 out of 500 — 81.4 per cent. Now, Prem dreams of becoming an engineer and then taking the civil services examination.

With grace marks, 50.12 per cent students clear Bihar Class X exam
Fri, Jun 23, 2017

The board had faced criticism for not following the process for the Class XII toppers. The Class XII arts topper, Ganesh Kumar, 41, had faked his age. He was arrested and his result was cancelled. The board had delayed the Class X result by a fortnight to ensure verification of all toppers.

Rabri got two plots in return for Rly jobs during Lalu tenure: Sushil Modi
Wed, Jun 21, 2017

Documents produced by Sushil Modi did not mention the amount Rabri Devi paid to Susheela Devi for the plot.

Beyond the news: Why Nitish Kumar is happy
Tue, Jun 20, 2017

One, Kovind, who took over in August 2015, is the first Governor in several years who has chosen not to confront the Chief Minister on any matter whatsoever.

Bihar sailor missing from Malay ship, family suspect foul play
Tue, Jun 20, 2017

The family claimed that neither the shipping company nor the ship’s captain has informed them yet, and that they learnt about the incident from another Indian youth working on the same ship.

Ram Nath Kovind: A model Governor who JD(U) is likely to support
Mon, Jun 19, 2017

Ram Nath Kovind has always found a way to avoid confrontation with the state government, whether it was giving his assent to Nitish Kumar’s controversial liquor law criticised by the BJP for some of its draconian provisions or the appointment of vice chancellors and pro VCs.

Bihar sisters stripped in school for ‘not paying for uniform’
Mon, Jun 19, 2017

When they came to school on Thursday, class teacher Anjana Devi allegedly stripped the girls, aged six-and-a-half years and five, and sent them home in undergarments. 

BPCL cancels Tej Pratap’s petrol pump licence
Sun, Jun 18, 2017

BPCL’s Patna territory manager (retail) Manish Kumar wrote in the termination letter, “...it has been decided to terminate agreement dated 27.02.2017 entered between you and BPCL under reference with effect from 27.02.2017.”

Yogi Adityanath says gifting Taj replica not Indian culture
Sat, Jun 17, 2017

RJD and JD(U) slammed Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath for his remarks on gifting Taj Mahal.

Bihar bans sale of ‘research variety seeds’
Fri, Jun 16, 2017

The order will be applicable from the kharif season during which farmers sow varieties of hybrid seeds. There are two variety of seeds — certified and truthfully labelled.

In Bihar, Yogi Adityanath dares Nitish Kumar to close illegal slaughterhouses in 24 hrs
Fri, Jun 16, 2017

Responding to the Bihar CM’s poser on if the UP government would announce 50 per cent reservation for women, Adityanath said: “Nitish Kumar loves talking about ‘aadhi aawadi (women)”, but why is he silent on triple talaq?

Hospital draws flak for deputing doctors, nurses for Lalu Prasad
Wed, Jun 14, 2017

The RJD chief had complained of severe dehydration and was not able to attend the June 3 DMK event in Chennai.

Ready if BJP holds fresh elections in UP: Nitish Kumar
Tue, Jun 13, 2017

Nitish said the BJP should also ask NDA’s Lok Sabha MPs from UP and Bihar to allow simultaneous mid-term polls for Lok Sabha and Assemblies of the two states.

Salesman’s son among Super 30 success stories
Mon, Jun 12, 2017

Nineteen of the 20 students of the Abhayanand Super 30 cleared the exam. Twelve of them ranked higher than 10,000 and stand a good chance of making it to the IITs. Shashi Kumar Modi emerged the topper of the batch, bagging the 258th rank

RJD chief turns 70: Nitish Kumar and Lalu Prasad show bonding over bridges
Mon, Jun 12, 2017

The approach road that Nitish and Lalu opened was to the Patna-Sonepur bridge, which was built by the Centre and opened by Narendra Modi.

Take care of stray cattle, Nitish Kumar tells gau rakshaks
Tue, Jun 06, 2017

The Bihar chief minister said the Patna district administration will soon launch an initiative to provide shelter to stray cows

School principal held in Bihar topper case
Mon, Jun 05, 2017

The police decided to question the school principal after arresting a Patna middleman on Saturday evening on the charge of helping Ganesh get enrolled for the exam from the Samastipur school. The middleman reportedly dropped hints about the principal’s involvement.

BJP opposes Tejashwi plan to open bridge as b’day gift to Lalu
Sun, Jun 04, 2017

Lalu’s son and Deputy CM Tejashwi Prasad Yadav, had last week said that inaugurating the bridge on June 11 would be a gift to his father and the people of Bihar.

Faces on the Fringes of News: ‘There have been 2 burglaries. Now 8 jawans guard the stock’
Sun, Jun 04, 2017

Ara depot in Bihar, one of the 32 gowdowns where companies are storing their stock, has liquor worth over Rs 10 crore

Bihar Class 12 topper Ganesh Kumar turns out to be 41-yr-old, arrested
Sat, Jun 03, 2017

Ganesh Kumar secured 82.6 per cent in the Class XII exams. Around 64.75 per cent students failed the examinations this year — the worst BSEB result in two decades.

Notice to Tej Pratap over false land papers
Thu, Jun 01, 2017

The BPCL issued the notice to Tej Pratap and proprietor Lara Automobiles on May 29 after receiving a complaint from one Chandrashekhar and others on April 25.

Bihar Class XII results: Students and education system have failed each other
Wed, May 31, 2017

Bihar education minister Ashok Kumar Choudhary said this year's result would pave the way for quality education.

Tejashwi Yadav takes to Twitter to hit back at Sushil Modi
Wed, May 31, 2017

Tejashwi dared Modi to choose any seat in municipal or ward polls and said "any person nominated by Lalu Prasad would trounce him".

Bihar Board 12th results: Year after toppers scam, worst result in two decades
Wed, May 31, 2017

Bihar Education Minister Ashok Kumar Choudhary: System transparent, those who passed are gold.

Motihari workers’ widows to sit on dharna in Delhi
Tue, May 30, 2017

"We want the country to know about the plight of sugar mill workers in Bihar."

Bihar: Woman, kin held over groom kidnap charge
Mon, May 29, 2017

When the police team tried to take away Abhinay on Thursday night from Julie’s home, the bride’s family allegedly attacked them.

Nitish Kumar attends PM Modi’s lunch, says it’s about Bihar
Sun, May 28, 2017

Afterward, Bihar CM Nitish Kumar rejected as “far from the truth” speculation over his apparent bonhomie with the BJP

Three years of Modi govt: Nitish Kumar and the art of practical politics in Bihar – and at the Centre
Fri, May 26, 2017

Nitish has been very conscious of his national image and he has made his stand on corruption and benami property very clear

Bihar: Metal bangle to track malnutrition among women
Thu, May 25, 2017

The method, however, is indicative and must not be taken as replacement of existing methods — Body Mass Index and sundry pathological tests to know health status.

MLA murder case: RJD’s Prabhunath Singh, two others get life term
Wed, May 24, 2017

The conviction is seen a setback to the RJD as Singh is an important leader in Chhapra and Siwan.

Why Nitish Kumar walked away from the race for prime minister
Wed, May 24, 2017

He’d like Oppn leaders to discuss him rather than pitchforking himself on to national scene

Over 500 teachers absent for 3 years, Patna DM cracks the whip
Tue, May 23, 2017

The district education officer has also been asked to explain their act of negligence, Patna District Magistrate Sanjay Kumar Agrawal said.

Seven lynched by mob in Jharkhand over kidnap rumours
Sat, May 20, 2017

Jharkhand Police said two other persons were killed similarly on May 12 and May 13 in the neighbouring Jadugora and Asanboni areas.