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Want at least one seat more than RLSP: Jitan Ram Manjhi

Manji’s statement comes amidst speculations of the former CM rejoining the NDA fold, or even contesting independently.

Energy, education, roads top priorities in Bihar Budget

The total debt liability for the state is Rs 1,89,430 crore, 33 per cent of GSDP. The fiscal deficit is estimated at Rs 16,101 crore.


Bihar Seemanchal Express Train Accident: Indian Railways announces helpline numbers

Bihar Seemanchal Express Train Accident, IRCTC Indian Railway Helpline Number: Railway Minister Piyush Goyal is in touch with Railway Board members and has expressed profound grief over the loss of innocent lives in this tragic accident and wished a speedy recovery for the injured.

Teen's death in Bihar: 4 held, 84 booked days after mob attacks cops, sets fire to police station

A video soon emerged, showing the policemen being assaulted. It purportedly shows DSP Singh, who had unsuccessfully tried to mediate, falling down and at least two people punching and assaulting him.

Bihar: 6 cops injured in mob attack after death of teen

The girl was struck by a train near Bhabhua Road station on January 16, and had succumbed to her injuries the next day.

Gaya teen murder: Postmortem report rules out rape, police say case still 'open-ended'

The post-mortem report, prepared by Dr P Shekhar of ANMCH in Gaya, stated that the cause of death could not be determined as there were only minor antemortem (before death) injuries with "hard and blunt forces not sufficient to cause death".


Lok Sabha polls: Tej Pratap openly endorses sister Misa Bharati for Pataliputra seat

Saran and Pataliputra seats are taken as "family seats" in RJD circles. Misa Bharati, now a Rajya Sabha MP, had unsuccessfully contested from this seat against RJD rebel and BJP candidate Ram Kripal Yadav in 2014.

Bihar DGP pulls its own force, says forget night, police hardly do patrolling during daytime

Expressing dismay at non-compliance of his March instructions on patrolling and having checkposts, the police chief said proper efforts are not being made to curb and control crime at police station level.

Bihar seat share for 2019 polls: Grand Alliance gets feelers from political heavyweights

BJP rebel MP Shatrughan Sinha is likely to cross over to the RJD and contest from Patna Saheb, while Union minister Ravi Shankar Prasad’s name has been doing the rounds as the BJP nominee from the prestigious seat.

Lack of qualified teachers, proper infrastructure despite increased allocation: Study

The analysis also brought to the fore that the states did not fully utilise their budgets to change the composition of expenditure.

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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 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.