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Bihar gives nod to 27 per cent salary hike for legislators

The cumulative salary, with sundry allowances and house rent of a legislator, has now gone up from Rs 1,57,500 to Rs 2,00,000 per month.

Bihar board to give students more options in long-form questions

The move comes after the state board introduced 50 per cent objective questions from 2018 onwards.

Amid tussle with JD(U), Upendra Kushwaha meets Sharad Yadav

After meeting Yadav, Kushwaha told reporters, “Nitish Kumar has been out to cause damage to us. We are not going to suffer though...We are still with NDA and want BJP to intervene.”

NDA crisis in Bihar: RLSP chief Upendra Kushwaha meets Sharad Yadav

With the BJP showing little sign of intervening in the RLSP-JD(U) divide, the RLSP is expected to walk out of the NDA in December first week.

Bihar: Inter-state gang of poachers busted, 260 turtles seized

According to SP, Purnea, Vishal Sharma, all the four poachers hail from Jagdishpur in Uttar Pradesh and were arrested at a toll plaza in Dagarua police station area here.

Bihar: 82-year-old killed in communal clash 3 weeks ago, no FIR, no leads

Sitamarhi police have filed overall six FIRs for Dussehra violence and also arrested 38 people but none specifically for Ansari murder.

Bihar: 175 police constables dismissed over violence after female colleague's death

Policewoman Savita Pathak (22) died at a private hospital here Friday morning, a day after she had to be taken off duty due to a serious stomach pain.

Ranchi: Student dies after boiling milk falls on her, cops probe

"No responsible person was present when the girls were lined up to take their food. The warden claims she was on leave, but there is no official sanction of the same,” said an official.

Bihar: Australian tourist's body found hanging in Bodh Gaya, police claim he left suicide note

The police have also claimed that a suicide note was discovered with the body. They said the note mentions a phone number along with the request to inform Heath's sister about the death.

No one has the power to scrap reservation: Nitish Kumar

"I wish to make it clear that nobody has the power to do away with reservation. People like us are ready to make all sacrifices for this cause. Those who speak of such things have never had any role in bringing in reservations," Kumar said.

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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.

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