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On day 1 of monsoon session in Bihar, RJD MLAs wear helmets, black masks to Assembly

July 27, 2021 8:11 am

The MLAs claimed that they were "scared, this government could get us beaten up at whim", alluding to the incident of March 23 when many party legislators were roughed up by police personnel.

'Soon they will say Covid was never there': Oppn leaders hit back at govt's 'no death due to lack of oxygen' claim

July 21, 2021 11:01 pm

BJP spokesperson Sambit Patra said, No one said that there were deaths due to the lack of oxygen in their states.

Population control debate exposes fault lines within Bihar's ruling alliance

July 14, 2021 6:14 pm

Kumar, had, however said that he did not wish to comment on other states but Bihar, which has the highest density of population in the country, had been showing a decline in fertility rate, thanks to a dramatic rise in womens education since his rise to power a decade and a half ago.

Explained: What was Bihar's Senari massacre of 1999, which now comes before the Supreme Court?

July 14, 2021 7:22 am

On March 18, 1999, 34 upper caste men were forced out of their homes in Senari village of Jehanabad district allegedly by cadres of the now defunct Maoist Communist Centre (MCC), and slaughtered near the village temple.

Upset at jibes from Tej Pratap, RJD’s Bihar president submits resignation

July 09, 2021 7:51 pm

RJD chief Lalu Prasad is yet to accept Singh’s resignation, and both he and Leader of the Opposition Tejashwi Yadav have been trying to persuade the veteran leader to withdraw the same.

RCP Singh inducted, JDU finally in Cabinet

July 08, 2021 10:44 am

R C P Singh's caste status – OBC Kurmi – may have played a vital role in his induction, party leaders said, as the BJP might be sending out a signal to the Kurmi/Patel communities ahead of next year's Assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh.

Man caught illegally supplying liquor from Gurgaon to Bihar in passenger bus, arrested

July 07, 2021 10:48 am

According to officials from Gurgaon Police, the accused has been identified as Subhash Kumar, who hails from Madhubani in Bihar. He was arrested on the basis of a tip off, while he was passing through the service road near the Jama Masjid in the bus.

IndiGo commences flight operations from Darbhanga

July 06, 2021 10:57 am

The first flight of IndiGo came from Kolkata and landed at the Darbhanga at around 2.30 pm. After spending an hour at the airport, the aircraft then returned to Kolkata.

Bihar BEd common entrance exam postponed, new dates to be announced later 

July 01, 2021 8:06 pm

After the exam, the Bihar B.Ed CET 2021 result will be announced at Admission shall be offered on a merit basis according to the performance entrance test.

Bihar panchayat polls to use both EVMs, ballot papers

July 01, 2021 3:28 am

As against demand for approximately 7.5 lakh EVMs from the Election Commission of India, the state has got 2.33 lakh such machines, it was informed.


Violence erupts outside Bihar Assembly amid Opposition’s protest over Police Bill

March 24, 2021 11:05 am

Amid Uproarious scenes in the Assembly and heated protests outside by the Opposition against what it termed a “draconian” law, Bihar Special Armed Police Bill, 2021 was passed in the State Assembly Tuesday and will now be tabled in the Legislative Council.

Acute crisis: AES deaths in Bihar expose cracks in health machinery

June 25, 2019 11:51 am

While doctors have identified malnutrition and low sugar levels as a common thread among all AES patients, the state of the district’s Primary Health Centres and Community Health Centres make the battle against AES doubly harder.

Seemanchal Express derailment: At least 6 killed, several injured in Bihar train accident

February 03, 2019 6:29 pm

Seemanchal Express derails in Bihar: The 12487 Jogbani-Anand Vihar Terminal Seemanchal Express was running at full speed when the accident occurred, railway officials said.

Rumble in Bihar: Nitish takes his MLAs after Manjhi's rebellion

February 11, 2015 4:51 pm

Nitish camp is in Delhi to parade its MLAs before the President even as Patna HC stayed his election as leader of JD(U).


Amritsar train accident: Magisterial enquiry launched but political blame game takes the stage

June 22, 2020 6:13 pm

The Opposition is accusing Navjot Kaur Sidhu, the wife of deputy Chief Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu, for fleeing the site of the accident without checking on the victims.

Amritsar train accident: Magisterial enquiry launched but political blame game takes the stage

October 22, 2018 7:12 pm

The Opposition is accusing Navjot Kaur Sidhu, the wife of deputy Chief Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu, for fleeing the site of the accident without checking on the victims.

UP, Bihar migrants flee Gujarat after rape of 14-month girl triggers violence

June 22, 2020 6:14 pm

Migrants from Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, and Madhya Pradesh are fleeing Gujarat after an alleged rape of a 14-month girl triggered violence against them.

Nitish supporting JNU students is 'martyrs' disrespect: BJP

February 15, 2016 1:39 pm

New Delhi, Feb 15 (ANI): In a biting reply to Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar over his demand of proofs on JNU, Bharatiya Janata Party leader Shrikant Sharma on Monday said why is Nitish quiet on killing of political leaders in Bihar. Sharma said his support to anti-national people residing in JNU is disrespect to the soldiers who died fighting for the country. He added that speaking on JNU issue is Nitish's way of covering up the intolerant activities of his state.

Nitish demands proof on Rajnath’s JNU remark

February 15, 2016 1:38 pm

Patna, Feb 15 (ANI): Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday demanded proof from Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh for putting the onus of Jawaharlal Nehru University row on LeT chief Hafiz Saeed. Kumar added that instead of making such baseless allegations, the people who raised anti-national slogans in the university must be identified. Kumar further stated that in 2019 General Assembly elections, people will throw them out seeing the way they are running the country.

Maoists torch tractor in Gaya

February 09, 2016 6:03 am

Gaya, Feb 09 (ANI): At least five Maoist rebels barged into a brick kiln in Bihar’s Gaya district and torched a tractor after its owner failed to pay Rs 1 lakh as "levy". The rebels threatened the kiln workers with their lives if "levy" was not paid regularly. The kiln owner said that Rs 25, 000 was paid monthly to the ultras until last two months when they started demanding Rs 1 lakh. Police have begun investigation into the matter. However, the Maoists claim to be fighting for the rights of peasants and landless labourers as they routinely call strikes, attack government property and target politicians and police.

Bihar CM Nitish holds ‘Janta Darbar’

February 08, 2016 10:40 am

Patna, Feb 08 (ANI): Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday interacted with people and heard their grievances at his ‘Janata Darbar’. Bihar Deputy CM Tejashwi Yadav also attended the event and interacted with the people. Speaking at the event, Tejashwi said people of Bihar chose their party to serve them and this platform will help the Government in solving their problems in presence of many senior officials. He added that soon a law would be brought in the state where the officers who don’t solve the case in a time-bound manner will be fined.

Sarfaraz Alam should be thrown in jail: Tej Pratap Yadav

January 22, 2016 8:24 am

Patna, Jan 22 (ANI): Commenting on the molestation case against Janata Dal-United (JDU) MLA Sarfaraz Alam, Bihar's Health Minister Tej Pratap Yadav on Friday said he should be thrown in jail. An FIR was registered against Alam for misbehaving with a woman passenger on the Guwahati-Rajdhani Express on Sunday night.The case was filed at GRP police station in Patna, and Alam has been booked under sections 341, 323, 290, 504 and 354A of the IPC.