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NDA crisis in Bihar: RLSP chief Upendra Kushwaha meets Sharad YadavFree Today

December 14, 2020 7:32 am

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 boat tragedy: Amateur video shows moment before boat capsizes; toll rises to 24

January 15, 2017 9:17 am

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Sunday announced an ex-gratia of Rs 2 lakh to the next of kin of those deceased and Rs 50,000 for those seriously injured.

Journalist shot dead in Bihar's Samastipur

January 03, 2017 8:08 pm

The journalist, identified as Brij Kishor, was shot dead in Samastipur.

Nitish Kumar 2016: Prohibition and support for demonetisation fuel his national ambitions

December 28, 2016 5:22 pm

The biggest issue he espoused in order to expand his constituency to the national level, was to pass a prohibition law in April this year – it was one of his main poll campaign promises in an effort to woo women voters.

Road mishaps in Bihar reduced by 19 per cent due to liquor ban: Nitish Kumar

December 22, 2016 5:33 pm

The Chief Minister also claimed prohibition has allowed people to spend on items like milk, sweets, clothes and furniture which is evident in hike in sale of these items.

Bihar: Wanted shooter Mohammad Kaif surrenders, sent to 14 days judicial custody

September 21, 2016 5:00 pm

Kaif had earlier said that he has been “framed” and there is a “political conspiracy” to “malign” his character.

Bihar: Two Maoists held in anti-Naxal operation, arms recovered

June 12, 2016 10:32 am

Security personnel also recovered an INSAS rifle with two magazines, 120 rounds of bullet and a hand grenade.

Bihar: 'Mukhiya' Poonam Devi shot dead by bike-borne assailants

June 10, 2016 4:41 pm

Newly elected 'Mukhiya' Poonam Devi, a resident of Hasanpur, was on her way to Harnaut market when bike-borne assailants, said to be at least three in number, fired at her.

Killing of Nilgai, wild boars: Not a long-term solution to human-animal conflict

June 10, 2016 12:17 pm

In contrast, when animals are hunted, some will be shot several times causing tremendous pain, but many others escape with one gunshot or flesh wound, and die later slowly.

BJP slams Nitish govt over missing fodder scam files

June 09, 2016 12:11 am

The opposition party alleged that it showed how state machinery was being used to bury the cases related to the scandal in which RJD chief Lalu Prasad had been convicted.


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

June 18, 2020 2:32 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.

Amritsar train accident: Magisterial enquiry launched but political blame game takes the stage

October 22, 2018 7:15 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

June 18, 2020 2:34 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.

No law and order problem in Bihar: Nitish Kumar

January 17, 2016 11:52 am

Patna, Jan 17 (ANI): Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Sunday said the state was not facing any law and order problem, adding that everything was under complete control of police. Nitish added that stern measures have been taken to curb organised crimes in the state. Lashing out at the opposition, Nitish said that people who faced a fiasco in the state elections were using different methods to destabilise the situation in Bihar.