Thursday, January 24, 2019

Ban to continue on fish from Andhra Pradesh in Patna

Patna |Wednesday, 2019 9:15:05 PM IST
The Bihar government on Wednesday decided to continue its ban on sale, storage and transportation of fish from Andhra Pradesh in Patna following lab tests that confirmed presence of high content of toxic chemical formalin. A team of officials will visit A... read..

BJP will conduct caste-based census in 2021: Sushil Modi

Patna |Wednesday, 2019 9:15:05 PM IST
Senior BJP leader and Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi on Wednesday said the BJP will conduct a caste-based census in 2021 if the party remains in power.... read..

EVM with VVPAT is fine: Nitish Kumar

Patna |Wednesday, 2019 3:45:04 PM IST
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Wednesday supported VVPAT-fitted EVMs for the coming Lok Sabha polls.... read..

Bihar court orders FIR against Gujarat Chief Minister Rupani and state Congress MLA Thakore

Patna |Tuesday, 2019 8:45:06 PM IST
A Bihar court on Tuesday ordered filing of an FIR against Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani and state's Congress MLA Alpesh Thakore for the violence against migrant workers from Bihar in Gujarat.... read..

Swift police action saves woman from being burned alive

Patna |Monday, 2019 9:45:05 PM IST
A quick action by police saved a woman from being burned alive on Monday in Bihar's Bhojpur district.... read..

Bihar to implement 10% reservation soon: Nitish

Patna |Monday, 2019 2:45:04 PM IST
Bihar will soon implement the 10 per cent reservation in jobs and educational institutions for the economically weak sections in the general category, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar said on Monday.... read..

Nitish Kumar demands caste-based census in 2021

Patna |Monday, 2019 8:45:15 PM IST
With the 2019 general elections round the corner, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday stressed the need for a caste-based census in 2021 and supported the demand for reservation in government jobs and educational institutions according to caste po... read..

12 cops injured in Bihar anti-encroachment drive

Patna |Saturday, 2019 6:15:04 PM IST
At least 12 police officers were injured during an anti-encroachment drive on Saturday in Digha area of Patna in Bihar.... read..

Misa Bharti 'wanted to chopping off Ram Kripal Yadav's hand'

Patna |Saturday, 2019 8:15:04 PM IST
Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) MP Misa Bharti has said that she wanted to chop off Union Minister Ram Kripal Yadav's hand when he joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).... read..

Bihar: Journalist shot at in Muzaffarpur

Muzaffarpur (Bihar) [India] | January 19, 2019 7:11:34 AM IST
A journalist, named Feroze Akhtar, was shot at by unknown assailants in Aurai area of Bihar's Muzaffarpur district on Friday.... read..

Misa Bharti felt like chopping off Ram Kripal Yadav's hands when he joined BJP

Patna (Bihar) [India] | January 19, 2019 7:11:37 AM IST
RJD chief Lalu Prasad's daughter Misa Bharti said that she felt like chopping off Union Minister Ram Kripal Yadav's hands when she heard the news of him joining the BJP.... read..

Former Bihar BJP MP quits party

Patna |Friday, 2019 6:45:05 PM IST
A senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and former member of Parliament from Purnea district of Bihar, Uday Singh, resigned from the party on Friday.... read..

Bihar boy's jaw broken for plucking plums

Patna |Friday, 2019 2:45:04 PM IST
A seven-year-old boy was beaten, his jaw was broken and six of his teeth were knocked out as punishment for plucking some plums from a tree in Bihar's Muzaffarpur district, police said on Friday.... read..

Mob vandalises Bihar police station over minor's killing

Patna |Friday, 2019 5:15:05 PM IST
A mob vandalised a police station and set ablaze three vehicles in Bihar's Kaimur district after a missing teenage girl's body was found in a village of the area.... read..

EC team reviews poll preparation in Bihar

Patna |Friday, 2019 9:45:04 PM IST
Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora on Friday directed Bihar government to transfer all government officials posted at a place for the last three years or more.... read..

Congress-JDS govt in Karnataka stable, BJP trying to create chaos: DK Shivakumar

Aurangabad (Maharashtra) [India] | January 17, 2019 3:41:30 AM IST
Amid the ongoing high octane drama in Karnataka, state minister DK Shivakumar claimed that Congress and JD(S)-led coalition government in the state is stable. He added that it is the BJP which is trying to 'create chaos'.... read..

CBI files 8 FIRs against Shelter homes in Bihar

Patna (Bihar) [India] | January 17, 2019 8:41:40 PM IST
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) registered 8 First Information Reports (FIRs) in connection with alleged abuse of children in shelter homes across Bihar.... read..

Bihar: Suspected of being a thief, man beaten to death in Nalanda

Nalanda (Bihar) [India] | January 17, 2019 4:11:35 PM IST
A man suspected to be a thief was allegedly brutally beaten to death by a group of people here who also roughed up four other persons.... read..

Tejashwi launches 'chaupal on Twitter'

Patna |Thursday, 2019 3:15:05 PM IST
Bihar opposition leader Tejashwi Yadav on Thursday launched "chaupal on Twitter" for easy conversation with people through this digital platform.... read..

After chargesheet, RJD not in mood to give Begusarai seat to Kanhaiya Kumar

Begusarai (Bihar) [India] | January 17, 2019 5:41:33 AM IST
Chargesheet against former JNUSU president Kanhaiya Kumar might cast a shadow on his possible candidature from the Grand Alliance for the general elections.... read..

Bihar: Stray dogs enjoy leisure time on govt hospital beds

Nawada (Bihar) [India] | January 17, 2019 3:41:30 AM IST
While people are often seen begging for a bed in government hospitals due its shortage, such is not the case, seemingly, with one government hospital in Bihar's Nawada district where stray dogs were seen leisurely resting on patient beds raising concerns ... read..

EC team arrives in Bihar to review preparations for LS polls

Patna |Thursday, 2019 2:45:04 PM IST
An Election Commission (EC) team arrived in Bihar's capital Patna on Thursday on a two-day visit to review preparations for the upcoming Lok Sabha polls, an official said.... read..

Vulnerable South Asian communities gear up to fight floods (Environment Feature)

Patna |Wednesday, 2018 12:45:04 PM IST
Vulnerable communities in four South Asian countries across the Hindu Kush Himalaya (HKH) region are hopeful and confident of fighting floods this monsoon, thanks to community-based flood early warning systems (CBFEWS).... read..
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