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Saturday, December 14, 2019



Revenue down, states should look at hiking GST cess: Sushil Modi

December 06, 2019 11:24 am

If an upward revision in GST levies is resorted to by the Council to shore up revenues, it would be the first time that a hike will kick in since the indirect tax regime was introduced in July 2017.

Bihar has untapped export potential of $900 million: Exim Bank study

November 19, 2019 1:38 pm

The study examined Bihar's economic profile and outlined strategies for creating an enabling environment for exports at the state-level.

Bihar: Maoists kill man after branding him as 'police informer'

November 08, 2019 8:45 pm

Leaflets were found near the body in which CPI (Maoist) accused Paswan of being a police informer and held him responsible for the deaths of three Maoists in a police encounter, Singh said.

Bihar: 2 children killed in stampede during Chhath

November 03, 2019 7:09 am

Local police said the incident took place near the famous sun temple in Deb, where thousands of devotees had gathered to observe Chhath.

13 Bihar government bodies yet to file their annual reports

November 03, 2019 7:03 am

The filing of annual reports is mandatory as per provisions of Bihar State Information Commission. Ironically, the state information commission too has not filed its annual reports after 2015-16.

Bihar bypolls: NDA setback as JD(U) loses 3 Assembly seats

October 25, 2019 3:21 am

The LJP retained Samastipur reserved Lok Sabha seat. Party chief Ram Vilas Paswan's nephew Prince Raj made a successful debut in the by-election necessitated by the death of his father Ram Chandra Paswan.

Bihar bypoll results 2019: LJP win in Samastipur LS seat, AIMIM in Kishanganj

October 24, 2019 9:37 pm

Bihar bypoll results 2019: The bypolls were held in Belhar, Simri Bakhtiarpur, Nathnagar, Kishanganj and Daraunda Assembly constituencies on account of the sitting MLAs getting elected to the Lok Sabha.

Bye-Election Results 2019 Highlights: BJP bags seven seats in UP, draws a blank in Kerala

October 24, 2019 8:11 pm

By-Election Results 2019 Today Highlights: With the BJP was nowhere to be seen in Kerala, the Congress, the Indian Union Muslim League, and the CPI(M) shared the bypoll results.

NDA on firm footing for Bihar bypolls, AIMIM set to give fight in Kishanganj

October 18, 2019 9:44 am

The battle for Kishanganj Assembly seat meanwhile, is warming up, with the Asaduddin Owaisi-led AIMIM making it a triangular contest against BJP and Congress.

Ink thrown at Union Minister Ashwini Choubey outside Patna Medical College

October 15, 2019 12:27 pm

As Choubey was boarding his vehicle to leave the premises, two youth reportedly threw ink at him and escaped. It was not immediately known who was behind the attack and if any arrests have been made. More details are awaited.


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

October 24, 2018 10:50 am

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

October 09, 2018 8:20 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.