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BIHAR NEWS

Nitish Diminish

January 25, 2021 9:50 am

Bihar order against criticism of government online is against governance. The Chief Minister must scrap it.

Nitish Kumar wishes speedy recovery to Lalu Prasad Yadav

January 24, 2021 4:47 pm

The JD(U) de facto leader also rued the fact that he now had to remain content with news about the ailing RJD supremo gathered from newspapers since his telephonic enquiries about the latters health in the recent past had triggered a controversy.

'Defamatory, offensive' social media posts against Bihar govt now a cybercrime

January 22, 2021 11:48 am

In a letter written to all secretaries of the state government, chief of the Economic Offences Wing, IG Nayyar Hasnain Khan requested all officials to inform the Economic Offences Wing about such acts so that the perpetrators can be brought to justice.

SP flags illicit liquor trade at ‘all police stations in Bihar’, shunted

January 22, 2021 4:01 am

Sinha said if there was a probe into the “legal and illegal property” of excise constables, sub-inspectors and inspectors, "the government system would be shaken".

'Tejashwi Yadav bol rahe hain': RJD leader's phone call to top Bihar official is going viral

January 21, 2021 1:06 pm

Tejashwi Yadav had dialed District Magistrate Chandrashekhar Singh to seek permission for teachers to protest in Patna.

Bihar’s lost city: A newly unearthed Buddhist monastery holds vital clues

January 21, 2021 4:59 pm

The excavation at Lal Pahari is yet another clue found in recent years as part of a larger effort by researchers and government officials to resurrect a long-forgotten, prosperous city called Krimila, which has been identified in and around the present-day town of Lakhisarai in Bihar.

Bihar police nod to appoint transgenders

January 18, 2021 7:22 am

For every 500 appointments, a transgender would be appointed

Nitish Kumar loses temper after reporters question him on Indigo staffer murder case

January 15, 2021 6:44 pm

When asked about the lawlessness in the state, CM Kumar snapped back at reporters asking them to highlight what used to happen when the "husband-wife due ruled for 15 years", an apparent dig at RJD's Lalu Prasad Yadav and his wife Rabri Devi.

In Bihar’s Madhubani, three held for raping disabled girl, trying to blind her: police

January 14, 2021 1:31 am

Both her eyes were damaged but it is yet to be ascertained whether she has completely lost her eyesight, doctors attending to the girl, who is in a critical condition, said.

Schools, colleges reopen in Bihar after over 9 months

January 04, 2021 3:10 pm

Attendance, however, remained thin as many parents were apprehensive of sending their wards to the educational institutions till they were vaccinated

BIHAR PHOTOS

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).

BIHAR VIDEOS

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.