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Bihar: Rs 3 crore cash seized from Patna drug inspector’s house in vigilance raids

June 26, 2022 1:50 pm

Special Vigilance Unit found the cash stashed in sacks at drug inspector Jitendra Kumar’s Patna house.

IIT Delhi & 5 other colleges win coveted spots for national crossword contest finale

June 28, 2022 2:07 pm

Wordplay whizzes from six college teams will fight it out at NICE 2022's grand finals, organised by Extra-C, the UGC and the AICTE

RJD MLA Anant Singh gets 10-year jail in Arms Act case

June 21, 2022 8:14 pm

Singh's legislative Assembly membership is under threat now. His lawyers said the verdict will be challenged in the Patna High Court.

JD(U) reacts to ally BJP’s ‘give incentive to control population’ demand, says only education and awareness will help

June 14, 2022 11:02 pm

JD(U) MLC and party spokesperson Neeraj Kumar also said it is wrong to blame Muslims for the population growth as the difference between Muslim and Hindu fertility rate had gone down from 1.1 in 1992 to 0.36 in the latest health survey.

Why create an issue when BJP has taken action against leaders: Nitish on Prophet remark row

June 13, 2022 9:49 pm

Expressing displeasure over the attack on his cabinet colleague Nitin Nabin by miscreants in neighbouring Jharkhand amid the protests, Kumar on Monday asserted that "the responsibility of maintaining peace and communal harmony rests with the state government".

Bihar: Nitish launches textile and leather policy, assures subsidy up to Rs 10 crore for setting up unit

June 08, 2022 9:35 pm

Says government will fully support investors - right from making land available to helping them financially.

After caste census, population control faultline erupts between Nitish, BJP

June 08, 2022 8:28 am

Following Bihar BJP minister Neeraj Singh Bablu’s recent remark that there was “an urgent need of population control policy besides just having caste census”, CM Nitish Kumar disapproved of his idea.

ASI in Patna unearths brick walls believed to be of Kushan age

June 04, 2022 1:49 pm

Goutami Bhattacharya, the superintending archaeologist of ASI-Patna circle, said that the officials discovered the remains of the walls as digging work was under way on Thursday at Kumrahar — 6KM to the east of Patna Railway Station — where relics of the Mauryan empire had been found in the past.

Behind Bihar ex-BJP MLA kin's 'reprisal' killings, flaring Pandav Sena gang wars

June 03, 2022 8:01 am

The Pandav Sena turned into a gang of extortionists, that unleashed terror among businessmen, doctors and brick kiln owners in the belt between late 1990s until 2004.

Lalu Prasad Yadav returns to Patna amid clamour for caste census, fresh CBI case

May 26, 2022 2:00 pm

Filing of nominations for the Rajya Sabha polls began on Wednesday and comes to a close on May 31.


Chhath Puja 2021: Celebrations of four-day festival begin across country

November 08, 2021 10:51 pm

Chhath Puja begins this year on November 8 and ends November 11.

Bihar floods: Heavy rains claim 40 lives, Patna worst affected

October 02, 2019 9:07 am

Officials say the state capital has not witnessed such waterlogging since the 1975 floods. The Bihar government has also asked two helicopters from Air Force for lifting and airdropping food packets and medicines.


Clash between BJP, AISF activists in Patna

February 18, 2016 12:00 pm

Patna, Feb 18 (ANI): A massive clash broke out between BJP workers and All India Students Federation (AISF) activists over the JNU row outside Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) office in Patna on Thursday. One of the protestors said a women activist has been beaten by the police during the clash and demanded stringent actions must be taken against this. Police were seen knocking down the activists of AISF and BJP when the clash turned aggressive.

‘Aakrosh March’ against Bihar Govt. in Patna

February 16, 2016 10:39 am

Patna, Feb 16 (ANI): National Democratic Alliance (NDA) leaders on Tuesday protested against the state government in Madhubani area of Patna. NDA leaders have decided to carry out ‘Aakrosh March’ in every district as a protest against the Nitish Government.

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.

PM Modi failed to protect the country: Lalu Yadav

January 08, 2016 10:45 am

Patna, Jan 08 (ANI): Hinting at the Pathankot terror attack, Rashtriya Janata Dal chief Lalu Prasad Yadav on Friday said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi had failed to protect the country. He also said that the centre only talked about law and order while the country remained unsafe in their hands.