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Don't be full of yourself: IPS officer and author Amit Lodha

Bihar's super cop Amit Lodha on why one shouldn't get blinded by success.

Bihar court convicts 8 persons in 2015 bomb blast case, acquits 3 including ex-MLA

In 2015, a woman, identified as Nagina Devi, had come to the court premises as a suicide bomber with a design to set notorious criminal Lambu Sharma free from custody. As the prison van reached the court premises, the woman triggered a blast. Taking the advantage, Sharma, along with two others, fled.


Bihar MLA booked under UAPA day after police recovered AK-47 from his house

The police had raided the ancestral house of Singh, a multiple-term MLA from Mokama at Ladma village in Barh sub-division following a tip-off and seized an AK-47 rifle, a magazine, live cartridges and two hand grenades.

Weather news: With unabated rains, misery continues in Kerala, Karnataka, Bihar, Maharashtra

Union Minister of State for Home Nityanand Rai reviewed a high-level meeting Friday to assess the flood situation in different parts of the country and check the preparedness of central ministries and agencies to face the challenges posed by the disastrous conditions.

Bihar Assembly recruitment scam: Charges to be filed against former speaker, 42 others

Assembly secretary Bateshwar Nath issued the clearance to the VIB, which, sources said, is likely to file charges next week.

Explained: How lightning strikes, and why it kills

Occurrences of lightning are not tracked in India, and there is simply not enough data for scientists to work with. Often, safety measures and precautions against lightning strikes do not receive as much publicity as other natural disasters such as earthquakes.


Suspected meteorite chunk lands in Bihar's Madhubani district

The villagers extracted the object with some effort and informed government officials who took it into their possession and it was, subsequently, placed in the custody of the district treasury.

Explained: What is behind the latest strain in Bihar's ruling coalition government?

On Saturday, a member of the BJP’s Legislative Council in Bihar, Sachchidanand Rai, questioned the “nature of the relationship” between the BJP and its alliance partner JD(U).

Bihar police stations to have separate officers for investigation and law and order

The Bihar police, which had long been trying to bifurcate its forces on the lines of investigation and law and order, is finally implementing it at the base level of police stations.

Floods wreak havoc in Assam, Bihar; over 1 crore affected, 114 dead

The swollen rivers in the two states have washed down villages, towns and livelihoods in the two states.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 Kumar Resigns As The CM Of Bihar

Nitish Kumar has resigned as the Chief Minister of Bihar. Kumar has submitted his resignation to Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi. The decision to quit was taken by Kumar at a meeting of JDU MLAs on Wednesday evening. The MLAs reportedly endorsed his decision to quit. The latest development will only widen the rift between the two parties. Talking […]

Bihar Government Approves 50% Reservation In Judicial Services

The Bihar government approved 50% reservation in the state’s judicial services. Calling it a historic decision, Cabinet Secretary Brajesh Mehrotra said that the state cabinet decided to grant 50% reservation in subordinate and superior judicial services for direct appointment after due consultation with the Patna High Court and Bihar Public Service Commission. The reservation will […]

Nitish supporting JNU students is 'martyrs' disrespect: BJP

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

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

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’

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

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.