Saturday, September 25, 2021

Celebrations continue at UPSC first rank holder's residence in Bihar's Katihar

Katihar (Bihar) | September 25, 2021 10:46:15 AM IST
Celebrations are going on at Union Public Service Commission's (UPSC) topper Shubham Kumar's residence in Bihar's Katihar after he achieved the first rank in Civil Services Examination-2020, declared on Friday.... read..

Now daily wager in Bihar gets Rs 9.99 Cr in his bank account

Patna |Friday, 2021 10:45:06 AM IST
After a series of cases where poor villagers have received crores of rupees in their bank accounts, a daily wager learnt that he was having Rs 9.99 crore in the Union Bank of India, Supaul branch. Interestingly, the labourer named Vipin Chauhan claims tha... read..

Nitish said to have asked Dy CM to clarify corruption charges

Patna |Friday, 2021 1:45:05 AM IST
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar had reportedly asked Deputy Chief Minister Tarkishore Prasad to clarify corruption charges levelled against him.... read..

Tejashwi Yadav to participate in 'Bharat Bandh' called by Samyukta Kisan Morcha on September 27

Patna (Bihar) | September 24, 2021 9:46:12 PM IST
Leader of Opposition in Bihar Assembly and RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav extended his support to Samyukta Kisan Morcha's (SKM) call for Bharat Bandh on September 27.... read..

2 in Bihar secure bail on willing to feed 5 Dalit kids for 6 months

Patna |Friday, 2021 4:15:06 PM IST
A district court in Bihar's Madhubani agreed to a bail plea of two extortionists and attempt to murder undertrials on the condition that they will together feed five Dalit children half a liter of milk each everyday for six months.... read..

Conducting caste census is in national interest: RJD's Tejashwi Yadav

Patna (Bihar) | September 24, 2021 11:46:02 PM IST
Leader of the Opposition in the Bihar Assembly Tejashwi Yadav on Friday said that conducting a caste-based census is in the national interest.... read..

Firing at polling booth during panchayat polls in Bihar's Aurangabad

Patna |Friday, 2021 1:45:06 PM IST
An incident of firing was reported from Bihar's Aurangabad district during the first phase of Panchayat elections on Friday.... read..

Patna gym trainer attack: Doctor and his wife arrested

Patna |Thursday, 2021 8:45:05 PM IST
Patna police arrested a doctor, Rajiv Kumar Singh, and his wife Khusboo Singh in connection with a case of attempt to murder of gym trainer Vikram Singh.... read..

JD-U names Rozina Nazish as NDA candidate for Bihar Legislative Council seat

Patna (Bihar) | September 23, 2021 12:46:06 AM IST
The JD-U on Wednesday said it has fielded Rozina Nazish, the widow of former MLC Tanweer Akhtar, as the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) candidate for the by-election to the vacant seat in the Bihar Legislative Council.... read..

Manjhi hits back at BJP after his controversial statement on Lord Ram

Patna |Thursday, 2021 8:15:06 PM IST
Jitan Ram Manjhi, the former chief minister of Bihar, who is facing criticism for his controversial statement on Lord Ram, retaliated on Thursday by saying that they should also speak about Dalit entry into temples.... read..

'Wash women's clothes': Bihar court's bail condition for rape accused

Patna |Thursday, 2021 1:45:05 AM IST
A court in Bihar's Madhubani district has levied a unique condition for granting bail to a man accused of attempted rape - to wash and iron the clothes of 2,000 women.... read..

Bihar Police recruit first transgender constable

Patna |Thursday, 2021 6:45:06 AM IST
In a first, the Bihar Police have recruited a transgender person as constable.... read..

Bihar govt to seal houses if used for liquor storage

Patna |Thursday, 2021 5:15:06 PM IST
In a bid to implement liquor ban in Bihar, the Nitish Kumar government has approved a proposal to seal warehouses or any other premises used for storage, production, sale or import and export of liquor in Bihar.... read..

Adani completes acquisition of Gangavaram Port

Visakhapatnam |Thursday, 2021 5:15:06 AM IST
Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone Ltd (APSEZ) on Wednesday announced that it has concluded the acquisition of Andhra Pradesh government's stake of 10.4 per cent in Gangavaram Port Limited (GPL) for a consideration of Rs 645 crore.... read..

Tejashwi Yadav accused Bihar govt of looting treasury, exploiting poor

Patna (Bihar) | September 22, 2021 10:46:20 PM IST
Leader of Opposition in Bihar Assembly and RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav said that Bihar government is looting its treasury and exploiting the poor.... read..

Pawan Kalyan's party to step up agitation against Vizag Steel Plant privatisation

Visakhapatnam |Wednesday, 2021 6:45:05 AM IST
The Jana Sena Party (JSP) has warned that it would soon get into action mode in the agitation against the disinvestment of the Visakhapatnam Steel Plant.... read..

14 sentenced to life in journalist Vikas Ranjan murder case in Bihar

Patna |Wednesday, 2021 11:15:06 PM IST
The district court of Samastipur in Bihar has pronounced life sentence on 14 persons in the murder of a journalist Vikas Ranjan.... read..

Bihar extends suspensions of two IPS officers till next year

Patna |Wednesday, 2021 4:45:05 AM IST
The Bihar government on Tuesday extended the suspension of two IPS officers, allegedly involved in corruption and having links with the sand mafia, till next year.... read..

3 Covid deaths reported from Bihar's Gopalganj in 3 days

Patna |Wednesday, 2021 4:15:06 PM IST
Bihar is returning to the clutches of Covid-19 as its Gopalganj district reported three deaths last 3 days, an official said.... read..

Bihar Dy CM's son received tender worth Rs 1.77 lakh in 2019, work was completed before assembly polls, says Sanjay Jaiswal dismissing speculations

Patna (Bihar) | September 22, 2021 10:46:25 PM IST
Dismissing speculations that Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Tarkishore Prasad's family received a tender worth Rs 53 crores, Bihar BJP President Sanjay Jaiswal said that a tender of Rs 1.77 lakh was given to Prasad's son in February 2019 and the work for whi... read..

BJP reacts sharply to Jitan Ram Manjhi's remark on Lord Ram

Patna |Wednesday, 2021 11:15:05 PM IST
After the controversial statement of former Bihar chief minister Jitan Ram Manjhi on Lord Ram, he came on the radar of BJP leaders ahead of the Uttar Pradesh assembly election.... read..

Doesn't matter if any Tom, Dick or Harry files case against me: Tejashwi Yadav

Patna (Bihar) | September 21, 2021 11:16:19 AM IST
Reacting to Patna court's order for the registration of an FIR against him for allegedly accepting money in exchange for an election ticket, Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Tejashwi Yadav on Monday said that it did not matter to him if any insignificant... read..

Bihar's Gopalganj district in grip of viral fever

Patna |Tuesday, 2021 1:15:05 AM IST
Gopalganj district in North Bihar is severely affected with viral fever with more than 25 new born babies coming to the district Sadar hospital every day.... read..

Five killed in Bihar accident

Patna |Tuesday, 2021 5:15:05 PM IST
Five persons died on Tuesday after the vehicle they were travelling in overturned in Bihar's Araria district.... read..

Bihar: 30 arrive from Delhi test Covid+

Patna |Tuesday, 2021 5:45:05 PM IST
Cases of Covid-19 can rise again in Bihar, officials fear after 30 fresh cases were detected in north Bihar's Madhubani district.... read..

EOW raids 9 places of Bihar police men's association president

Patna |Tuesday, 2021 7:45:06 PM IST
The Economic Offence Wing (EOW) of Bihar conducted raids early on Tuesday morning at 9 places of Narendra Kumar Dhiraj, a retired police officer and the state police men's association president.... read..

Bihar and Jharkhand are one family, says Nitish Kumar

Patna |Tuesday, 2021 2:15:05 AM IST
Following the statement of Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren on Bhojpuri and Magahi languages, his Bihar counterpart Nitish Kumar said that Bihar and Jharkhand are one family. If anyone tried to discriminate between these two states on the basis of la... read..

2 die after their oxygen levels went down in Bihar hospital

Patna |Monday, 2021 6:15:05 PM IST
Two persons have died in Bihar's Gopalganj district after their oxygen levels fell rapidly. The bodies have been handed over to the families without conducting the Covid tests.... read..

Minor gang-raped in Bihar's Samastipur, four held

Patna |Monday, 2021 3:15:05 AM IST
A minor girl in Bihar's Samastipur district was abducted and gang-raped by around half a dozen people, who also filmed the crime and shared it on social media, police said on Sunday.... read..

Politically-created linguistic barriers should stop, says Bihar CM Nitish Kumar

Patna (Bihar) | September 20, 2021 7:15:55 PM IST
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday said Bihar and Jharkhand are brothers and linguistic barriers should not be created between them.... read..

Bihar retired teacher demands merger of his village with UP

Patna |Monday, 2021 9:45:05 PM IST
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar was shocked for a moment when a retired teacher of Gopalganj district asked him to merge his village with Uttar Pradesh.... read..

Headmaster held for molesting class 4 girl in Bihar's Katihar

Patna |Sunday, 2021 10:15:05 PM IST
Katihar Police have arrested a principal (Head Master) of primary school for allegedly molesting a 12-year-old minor girl of class 4, an official said.... read..

Additional district and session judge in Patna suspended

Patna |Sunday, 2021 2:15:06 AM IST
The Patna High Court has taken disciplinary action against the additional district and session judge and suspended him from immediate effect.... read..

JD(U) leader, wife booked in attempt to murder of gym trainer

Patna |Sunday, 2021 6:45:05 PM IST
After a day long interrogation of Janata Dal (United) leader Dr Rajiv Kumar Singh and his wife Khushboo Singh, both were allowed to go home despite their facing attempt to murder charge.... read..

Priest arrested on charges of religious conversions in Bihar

Patna |Sunday, 2021 2:45:05 AM IST
A priest from Bihar's Supaul district was arrested for his alleged involvement in religious conversions on Saturday.... read..

Firing outside JDU leader's clinic in Bihar's Hajipur, FIR registered

Hajipur (Bihar) | September 19, 2021 5:16:11 PM IST
Several rounds of firing took place at Janata Dal-United (JDU) General Secretary Dr Asma Parveen's Misha Clinic in Hajipur on Friday.... read..

JD (U) leader Rajiv Singh, wife booked in attempt to murder case, party suspends him

Patna (Bihar) | September 19, 2021 5:16:09 PM IST
Janata Dal (United) has expelled leader and physiotherapist Dr Rajiv Singh from the position of Vice President of Medical Cell of the party over allegations of murdering a gym trainer, as per the state president of the medical cell.... read..

Mafia flouts NGT ban in Bihar, continues mining sand

Patna |Saturday, 2021 8:15:06 PM IST
Despite the National Green Tribunal (NGT) banning sand mining till September 30, the illegal operations of the sand mafia in several districts of Bihar are continuing under the nose of the police and the district administration.... read..

Bihar migrant workers return to cities as 2nd Covid wave subsides

Patna |Saturday, 2021 11:45:06 PM IST
As the second wave of the coronavirus pandemic subsides, migrant workers across different states have started returning to work leaving their native villages. The government has assured about providing employment to the workers who have returned to the ci... read..

Crossing threshold, Bihar eateries deliver free food to corona patients

Patna |Wednesday, 2021 2:45:05 PM IST
When the second wave of the coronavirus started wreaking havoc, restaurants in Bihar came forward with a gesture of humanity and sensitivity. Many restaurants here started delivering free food to corona-infected patients, irrespective of their religion, c... read..
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