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Friday, June 05, 2020



Help pours in but teen cyclist is happy to return to school

May 29, 2020 7:25 am

The story of the 15-year-old’s decision to buy a second-hand cycle and pedal from Gurgaon to Bihar’s Darbhanga, has touched many — from politicians to bureaucrats, business tycoons to NRIs.

TV lessons for govt school students in Bihar, parents cite no interaction

May 27, 2020 12:10 pm

According to the parents of several students, a major drawback of this model is that it is non-interactive and the content is basic

17 Shramik special trains cost the admin `70 lakh, nine more trains arranged, starting from today

May 22, 2020 4:13 pm

Migrant leaders demand more trains to cater to the number of migrants.

Coronavirus numbers explained: Bihar is becoming trouble state

May 23, 2020 12:36 pm

India Coronavirus Numbers explained: Most of the new cases being detected in Bihar were amongst those who were returning to their hometowns from their workplaces in other parts of the country.

Bihar revises migrant quarantine strategy based on infection risk

May 22, 2020 6:30 am

Trends of the last three weeks have suggested the highest risk among migrants coming from Delhi, followed by Ahmedabad, Surat and Pune. Of 1,872 cases reported till Thursday noon, about 1,000 were from high-risk towns.

As Bihar govt steps up efforts to tackle crisis, BJP eyes political dividend

May 22, 2020 3:33 am

Over the last few weeks, the Bihar BJP has stepped up its activities, comprising mainly social work like distributing rations, providing food from community kitchens and reaching medical assistance.

Over a month, Covid hits more districts, most in Bihar and UP

May 22, 2020 7:23 am

Uttar Pradesh and Bihar do not exhibit such concentration in few cities. Indeed, they haven’t contained even 30 per cent of their cases in the top three districts. Half the cases in the two states are spread across their top nine districts.

Punjab has sent over 2.8 lakh migrants home, says govt

May 20, 2020 12:27 pm

The 200th train, which was flagged off from Amritsar by DC Shivdular Singh Dhillon, took migrants to their homes in Maharashtra.

Bihar says 20 lakh to return, Centre plans Shramik train surge

May 20, 2020 7:03 am

“From now on, 100 specials trains will run daily to bring back migrants to Bihar. After an agreement between Bihar and the Central government, altogether 800 trains will operate to bring back over 20 lakh migrants,” Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi tweeted.

Migrants back in Bihar show high positivity: 1 in 4 tested from Delhi

May 19, 2020 1:32 pm

Of the 835 samples taken from migrant workers who returned from Delhi, as many as 218 were Covid positive. This works out to a positivity rate of over 26%, while the rate in the national capital is about 7%.


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.