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‘Will aptly decide modalities of 10% quota in Bihar govt jobs’

The Parliament on Wednesday passed the Constitution Amendment Bill giving 10 per cent quota in education and employment to economically weaker sections among the general category.

Six workers killed in Muzaffarpur snacks factory fire, another feared dead

The unit was engaged in the production of eatbles like biscuits, chips and macroni since September 2017 and employed over 30 workers, mostly temporary workers from Sitamarhi, Sheohar and Motihari.

From Patna to London, PMCH alumni bats for saving old buildings of historical medical college

Born in 1925 as the Prince of Wales Medical College, set up to commemorate the visit of the then Prince of Wales, Edward VIII, its iconic, old heritage building are now proposed to be dismantled in multiple phases as part of a redevlopment plan.

Bihar school segregates students on caste lines, probe ordered

The government-run GA Plus 2 School in Lalganj has been segregating students into different sections and rooms based on their religions and caste, Bihar Education Minister Krishnandan Prasad Verma said, ordering an enquiry into the matter.

Suspended RJD MLA Rajballabh Yadav convicted in minor rape case

There had been 22 witnesses from prosecution and 15 from defence. The case was filed against Yadav on February 9, 2016. Yadav, who had been suspended from the party, was lodged in jail.

JD(U) fails to attract minorities at its meets despite top Muslim faces

The party had prepared about 600 kg mutton biryani for its Patna meet Thursday, but was in for a shock when only about 500 people turned up for the function.

RLSP chief sets November 30 deadline for BJP to offer ‘respectable’ number of seats

The BJP has reportedly offered two seats to its ally, while, top RLSP sources said, the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) has offered it five seats.

Elaborate arrangements to ensure smooth Chhath Puja in Bihar

Taking a cue from the stampede during the Chhath festival of 2012, which was said to be triggered by a rumour, the DM urged people to use the 'Chhath Puja Patna' app to get correct information.

Bihar cabinet approves two per cent hike in DA, takes total to 9%

This would be applicable to those employees, pensioners and family pensioners who are getting revised pay scales, the Principal Secretary said adding that the revision of DA would have an additional burden of Rs 419 crore on the state exchequer annually.

‘Rakshas Raj’ in Bihar, says Tejashwi Yadav at Congress function

The Grand Alliance leaders — from the Congress, the RJD and the HAM(S) — vowed to uproot the NDA governments at the Centre and in the state.

Nitish Kumar pays tribute to Bihar’s first CM Sri Krishna Singh on birth anniversary

The official function was organised near the statue of Sri Krishna Singh in the main secretariat premises in Patna.

Bihar: Maoists shoot dead SSB personnel in Jamui

Sikandar Yadav (30), who came to his native village to celebrate his daughter's birthday, was dragged out of his house by the rebels before killing him on Monday.