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Former Patna DM Gautam Goswami dies at 41
Wed, Jan 07, 2009

Gautam Goswami,a former poster-boy of the civil services who fell from grace with the Bihar flood relief scam,died of pancreatic cancer...

Real to reel: Bihar cartoonist comes up with Lalu Toonz
Tue, Jan 06, 2009

When a mediaperson chases Lalu Prasad Yadav right up to his bathroom,he shoots back...

In Bihar,being flood-hit not enough,only Dalits and Muslims get blankets
Mon, Jan 05, 2009

The Bihar flood made no distinction between high- and low-castes in choosing victims,and nor does the biting winter cold...

In swirling waters, an anchor
Sun, Jan 04, 2009

For a whole month after the Kosi flooding, Arvind Kumar Singh, a farmer in Bihar’s Pama village, hosted over 2,000 villagers in his house

In flood-hit Saharsa, a pink village is rising
Sat, Jan 03, 2009

Gulam Sada, Pano Sada and Shankar Sada will soon move into their new, pink-coloured, one-room houses....

First to face Kosi onslaught, Birpur flounders 4 months later
Fri, Jan 02, 2009

BY THE time the clock struck three on the afternoon of August 18, 2008, Birpur knew it was truly in a sink or swim situation...

Bridge over troubled waters
Thu, Jan 01, 2009

Three months into the new year, Bihar hopes to put into the past what was one of the worst floods in its history.

Bihar teachers worse off than peons
Sat, Dec 27, 2008

When the Bihar Cabinet recently announced Central pay-scale parity to its 4.5 lakh employees and 3.42 lakh pensioners...

Bihar Police to treat complainants like guests
Fri, Dec 26, 2008

Beginning 2009, the Bihar Police will become more approachable than ever before.

Prabhunath, the one who was let off five times
Thu, Dec 25, 2008

CITING lack of evidence against him, Patna courts have acquitted controversial JD(U) leader Prabhunath Singh in five cases of murder or attempt to murder, lodged against him between 1991 and 1995, raising troubling questions about the “efficacy” of the police and prosecution.

After life term for murder, MLA earns Ph.D on Lord Mahavir
Wed, Dec 17, 2008

If RJD muscleman and ‘Sultan of Siwan’ Mohammed Shahabuddin could get a Ph.D in political science...

Nitish slams Shatrughan Sinha over film city
Tue, Dec 16, 2008

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday lashed out at BJP leader and actor Shatrughan Sinha for criticising the state Government.

‘Absconding’ accused in Dubey case found in jail
Sat, Dec 13, 2008

For the past two months, a key accused in the Satyendra Dubey murder case, registered “absconding”...

Patna’s blackbuck man’s son is among terror victims
Fri, Dec 05, 2008

For two years, while he raised a blackbuck like family after the Forest Department washed its hands of the animal, Mohammed Alamgir didn’t complain.

Nitish not in favour of a federal agency
Tue, Dec 02, 2008

Bihar CM Nitish Kumar is not in favour of a federal agency to counter terrorism, as is being suggested from various quarters after the Mumbai terror attacks. Kumar on Monday told reporters:

We don’t consider Naxals criminals, says Bihar Dy CM
Tue, Nov 25, 2008

In the run-up to the celebration of the Bihar Government’s three years in office, Deputy Chief Minister and BJP leader Sushil Kumar Modi...

Lalu, Paswan, Nitish: Rivals but united for Bihar cause
Thu, Nov 13, 2008

Rivals and biggest names in Bihar politics — Lalu Prasad, Ram Vilas Paswan and Nitish Kumar — shared a common platform yet again.

Work begins to plug Kosi breach, may cost Rs 700 cr
Wed, Nov 12, 2008

The Kosi breach-plugging project got underway on Monday, with 72 engineers from the state supervising the plugging of the 1.7-km breach at Kushaha in Sunsari district of Nepal.

All-Bihar party unity not permanent, says Sushil Modi
Sun, Nov 09, 2008

Though Bihar CM Nitish Kumar has avoided using any harsh words against archrivals Lalu Prasad Yadav and Ram Vilas Paswan in his bid to keep all-party unity afloat over a common Bihar cause, Dy CM Sushil Kumar Modi has admitted that “all-party unity in Bihar is not a permanent thing”.

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