Friday, July 1, 2022

Inclusion of 4 AIMIM MLAs a big win for RJD, says Tejashwi

Patna |Friday, 2022 4:45:10 AM IST
A day after four of the five AIMIM MLAs in Bihar joined the RJD, party leader Tejashwi Yadav and state President Jagadanand Singh warmly welcomed them into the party here on Thursday evening.... read..

Bihar: Over 2 dozen students fall ill after consuming mid-day meal

Patna |Friday, 2022 4:45:09 AM IST
Over two dozen students on Thursday fell ill after consuming mid-day meals in Bihar's Bhagalpur district, officials said.... read..

Bihar BJP leaders asked to avoid speaking out against Nitish Kumar

Patna |Friday, 2022 3:15:10 AM IST
With relations between Bihar ruling allies not at their best, Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan has reportedly directed leaders of his BJP to avoid any statement against the JD-U and Chief Minister Nitish Kumar.... read..

Bihar oppn organises parallel session, elects Tejashwi as CM

Patna |Friday, 2022 3:15:09 AM IST
A day after RJD included 4 MLAs of AIMIM in the party, the entire opposition leaders organised a parallel session in the premises of the Vidhan Sabha on the last day of the monsoon session.... read..

Bihar govt announces Nitish-Modi Nagar for landless people

Patna |Friday, 2022 5:15:09 AM IST
On the last day of the Monsoon Session of Bihar Assembly on Thursday, Land Reforms and Revenue Minister Ram Surat Rai announced to establish a locality for landless people in the state in the names of CM Nitish Kumar and PM Narendra Modi.... read..

Examination held under lights of mobiles in Bihar

Patna |Thursday, 2022 3:15:09 AM IST
The Bihar education department faced an embarrassing situation on Wednesday when it had to conduct the BA Part 1 exam in the light of mobile phones.... read..

People of Seemanchal will not forgive 4 rebel MLAs: Bihar AIMIM leader

Patna |Thursday, 2022 2:45:10 AM IST
After four rebel AIMIM legislators joined Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) in Bihar, Akhtarul Imam, the state president of the party said that they have cheated the people of Seemanchal and the Muslim community.... read..

Union minister Dharmendra Pradhan meets Nitish Kumar in Patna

Patna |Wednesday, 2022 3:45:09 AM IST
Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan called on Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar here on Tuesday evening.... read..

60 Maoists surrender after top leader's arrest in Andhra

Visakhapatnam |Wednesday, 2022 2:45:09 AM IST
In a major blow to the Maoist movement in Andhra Pradesh, the state police arrested a top Maoist leader, which resulted in the surrender of 60 cadres.... read..

Flood threat emerges in north Bihar, Seemanchal areas

Patna |Wednesday, 2022 2:45:09 AM IST
Several districts in north Bihar and the Seemanchal area were facing floods as a number of rivers in the region rose above the danger mark on Tuesday.... read..

Top Maoist leader arrested in Andhra, 60 members of banned outfit surrender

Visakhapatnam (Andhra Pradesh) | June 29, 2022 3:26:03 AM IST
Andhra Pradesh Police arrested a top Maoist leader on Tuesday in Alluri Sitharama Raju district, leading to the surrender of 60 members of the banned outfit CPI (Maoist).... read..

13.87 lakh litres illicit liquor seized in Bihar 2022's first 5 months

Patna |Wednesday, 2022 4:45:09 AM IST
Prohibition is force in Bihar for over 6 years now but trade, transportation, and consumption of liquor is still taking place in several districts of the state, as per the latest data.... read..

Maharashtra cabinet approves name change for Aurangabad

Aurangabad (Maharashtra) | June 29, 2022 7:56:12 PM IST
Amid the ongoing tussle between the Shiv Sena and the rebel MLAs, the Maharashtra cabinet on Wednesday approved a name change for two districts including Aurangabad and Osmanabad.... read..

Patna HC gives Tej Pratap, Aishwarya another chance in divorce case

Patna |Wednesday, 2022 2:45:09 AM IST
The Patna High Court on Tuesday directed Lalu Prasad's elder son Tej Pratap Yadav and Aishwarya Rai to appear before court on July 19 in divorce case.... read..

Nitish Kumar must clear his stand on Agnipath, demands Bihar oppn

Patna |Tuesday, 2022 4:15:08 AM IST
Opposition members protested in the Bihar Assembly on Monday over the Agnipath scheme of defence recruitment and demanded Chief Minister Nitish Kumar spell out his stand.... read..

Release Agnipath agitators, Rabri urges Nitish govt

Patna |Tuesday, 2022 3:15:09 AM IST
RJD leader and former Bihar Chief Minister Rabri Devi on Monday urged the Nitish Kumar government to at least release the students who were arrested during the Agnipath protests and withdraw FIRs against them.... read..

Mob lynches bike thief to death in Bihar's Patna

Patna (Bihar) | June 28, 2022 2:25:18 AM IST
In a gut-wrenching incident, a youth was allegedly beaten to death when he was caught stealing a bike in Bihar's capital, Patna on Monday.... read..

Kanhaiya Kumar leaves Patna Satyagrah venue after ABVP protest

Patna |Tuesday, 2022 1:45:10 AM IST
Kanhaiya Kumar and other Congress leaders faced an awkward situation in Patna Sahib on Monday when a section of the people shouted slogans and called him a traitor.... read..

Govt playing with future of youths with Agnipath scheme: Kanhaiya

Patna |Monday, 2022 4:45:08 AM IST
Congress leader Kanhaiya Kumar on Sunday slammed PM Narendra Modi over the Agnipath scheme of defence recruitment, saying that his government was playing with the future of youths.... read..

Shahabuddin's wife Hena Shahab likely to quit RJD, says 'belongs to no party'

Siwan (Bihar) | June 27, 2022 11:26:28 AM IST
After being denied a Rajya Sabha seat by RJD, former MP Mohammed Shahabuddin's wife Hena Shahab on Sunday gave rise to speculation that she might quit the party saying she 'belongs to no party presently.'... read..

Bihar Drugs Inspector residence raided, pile of cash seized

Patna (Bihar) | June 26, 2022 1:26:10 AM IST
A team of surveillance department raided the residence of Drug Inspector Jitendra Kumar in the disproportionate assets case on Saturday in Patna, capital of Bihar.... read..

Bihar: Two-day Aam Mahotsav 2022 underway in Patna

Patna (Bihar) | June 26, 2022 8:55:01 AM IST
A two-day 'Aam Mahotsav 2022' which kickstarted on Saturday is underway in Patna in Bihar.... read..

SpiceJet aircraft aborts take off at Patna airport

Patna |Sunday, 2022 4:15:08 AM IST
A Guwahati-bound SpiceJet aircraft had to abort its take off on Saturday from Patna's Jay Prakash Narayan international airport due to some technical glitches.... read..

Bihar CM Nitish Kumar inaugurates first phase of JP Ganga Path

Patna (Bihar) | June 25, 2022 1:55:02 PM IST
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar inaugurated the first phase of the 20.5-km-long JP Ganga Path on Friday.... read..

Ravi Shankar Prasad slams Congress, Left parties after SC decision on Gujarat riots

Patna (Bihar) | June 25, 2022 2:25:08 AM IST
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Ravi Shankar Prasad on Friday slammed the Congress and Left parties after the Supreme Court upheld the clean chit given by the court-appointed special investigation team (SIT) to the then chief minister Narendra Modi and ot... read..

MVA crisis: RJD's Tejashwi Yadav accuses Centre of destabilising non-BJP state governments

Patna (Bihar) | June 24, 2022 5:25:19 PM IST
As the political tussle between Maharashtra Minister Eknath Shinde, Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray and the tripartite Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) government intensifies, Rashtriya Janata Dal leader Tejashwi Prasad Yadav on Friday accused the Centre of destab... read..

Thief in woman's nightgown enters house; takes away cash, jewellery

Patna |Friday, 2022 2:45:09 AM IST
A thief wearing a woman's nightgown struck in a house of a fuel station owner and stole Rs 5 lakh cash, jewelleries worth Rs 15 lakh, a licensed revolver, 30 live cartridges, in the wee hours of Thursday.... read..

JD-U slams Bihar BJP chief for remark over irregular academic sessions

Patna |Friday, 2022 2:15:09 AM IST
Janata Dal-United (JD-U) on Thursday lashed out at Bihar BJP chief Sanjay Jaiswal for his remark on delay in academic sessions at state varsities.... read..

Bihar BJP president replies to 20 questions by Tejashwi Yadav on Agnipath scheme

Patna |Thursday, 2022 2:45:09 AM IST
While RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav asked 20 questions related to the Agnipath scheme from the Narendra Modi government, BJP state president Sanjay Jaiswal gave the answer to every question. He said that the answers are so long that Tejashwi Yadav could neith... read..

One held with 12 kgs of cannabis in Andhra's Visakhapatnam

Visakhapatnam (Andhra Pradesh) | June 23, 2022 1:26:41 AM IST
One person was arrested with 12 kilograms of cannabis under MVP police station limits in the Visakhapatnam district of Andhra Pradesh on Wednesday, police said.... read..

Chirag Paswan blames Nitish govt over attacks on BJP leaders in Bihar

Patna |Thursday, 2022 3:45:09 AM IST
Lok Janshakti Party (Ram Vilas) chief Chirag Paswan on Wednesday slammed the Nitish Kumar-led government for the attacks on BJP leaders in Bihar during the recent agitations against the Centre's Agnipath scheme for short-term recruitment into the armed fo... read..

Did not provoke students against Agnipath: Patna coaching centre owner

Patna |Wednesday, 2022 4:45:09 AM IST
A day after the raid on the premises of coaching centre operator Guru M. Rahman, he released a video on Tuesday seeking to clarify that he was never involved in provoking the youths for violence.... read..

Bear caught in Andhra dies on way to zoo (Lead)

Visakhapatnam |Wednesday, 2022 3:15:09 AM IST
A bear, which was caught by forest officials in Andhra Pradesh's Srikakulam district on Tuesday, died while being shifted to the Visakhapatnam Zoo.... read..

How 'Agniveers' will secure borders if they are insecure about their future: Tejashwi Yadav

Patna (Bihar) | June 22, 2022 1:55:23 PM IST
Amid ongoing protests over the Centre's new military recruitment scheme Agnipath, RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav on Wednesday questioned the Centre over the scheme and asked if 'Agniveers' will feel insecure about their future, how will they be able to defend ... read..

Agnipath protests: Patna police raid hideouts of coaching institute operator

Patna |Tuesday, 2022 1:45:09 AM IST
Patna police have conducted raids at several hideouts of absconding coaching operator Guru Rahman, who is accused of provoking youths to violent agitations against the Agnipath scheme of defence recruitment, an official said on Monday.... read..

Anti-Agnipath protest: Police raid coaching centre of Bihar's Danapur violence accused

Patna (Bihar) | June 20, 2022 11:26:55 PM IST
Patna Police conducted raids in Patna at various locations connected to Bihar's Danapur violence accused Guru Rahman, officials informed on Monday.... read..

Security forces deployed in Bihar amid Bharat Bandh

Patna (Bihar) | June 20, 2022 10:56:01 AM IST
In view of the Bharat Bandh called by some organisations as a protest against the Agnipath recruitment scheme, security personnel was seen deployed across Patna as a precautionary measure on Monday.... read..

17 killed due to lightning, thunderstorm in Bihar, CM announces Rs 4 lakh ex-gratia

Patna (Bihar) | June 20, 2022 6:54:32 AM IST
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Sunday expressed grief over the death of 17 persons in lightning and thunderstorm and announced an ex-gratia of Rs 4 lakh for the family members of each of the victims.... read..

Jaiswal blames Nitish Kumar government for Bihar violence

Patna |Sunday, 2022 2:45:09 AM IST
With Bihar passing through four days of massive violence over the Centre's 'Agnipath' defence recruitment scheme, BJP state unit chief Sanjay Jaiswal on Saturday blamed Chief Minister Nitish Kumar for "targeting" his party through the youth.... read..

'Y' category security provided to BJP leaders in Bihar

Patna |Sunday, 2022 2:45:10 AM IST
After BJP leaders were targeted by agitators in Bihar protesting against the Centre's 'Agnipath' scheme for short-term recruitment into the armed forces, the Union Home Ministry on Saturday decided to provide 'Y' category security to 12 saffron party lead... read..

Delhi bound SpiceJet plane catches fire mid air; all safe

Patna (Bihar) | June 19, 2022 1:57:05 PM IST
A Delhi-bound Spice Jet aircraft made an emergency landing at Patna airport after there were reports of a technical glitch which prompted fire inside the plane. All the passengers were safely rescued.... read..

Bihar BJP chief blames Nitish govt for violence, JD-U hits back (Lead)

Patna |Sunday, 2022 4:45:09 AM IST
With Bihar passing through four days of massive violence over the Centre's 'Agnipath' defence recruitment scheme, BJP state unit chief Sanjay Jaiswal on Saturday blamed Chief Minister Nitish Kumar for "targeting" his party through the youth.... read..

Agnipath Protests: Bihar police lodge 138 FIRs, arrest 716 offenders

Patna |Sunday, 2022 4:15:09 AM IST
After the large-scale violence witnessed in Bihar for the last four days in connection with the statewide protests against the Centre's 'Agnipath' scheme for short-term recruitment into the armed forces, ADGP (law and order) Sanjay Singh said on Saturday ... read..

Anti-Agnipath protests damaged railway property worth Rs 200 cr: Danapur railway official

Patna (Bihar) | June 18, 2022 11:25:17 PM IST
Amid the protests against the Centre's Agnipath Scheme across the country, the vandalism incidents have led to the destruction of property worth Rs 200 crore, damage to around 50 train coaches and five engines that were completely burnt and are out of ser... read..

Anti-Agnipath protest: Role of coaching centres found behind violent protests in Bihar, says official

Patna (Bihar) | June 18, 2022 5:56:07 PM IST
Amid the ongoing protests against the Agnipath Scheme across the country, including Bihar, an official in Patna on Saturday said that the role of coaching centres was found during questioning of those arrested for violence and arson in the city.... read..

Anti-Agnipath protests: Bihar Police probing role of coaching centres in inciting violence

Patna (Bihar) | June 18, 2022 1:25:33 PM IST
Bihar Police on Saturday said it is probing the role of coaching centres in inciting violent protests against the Centre's Agnipath recruitment scheme in the state.... read..

Agitators dodge Gaya police, set passenger train on fire

Patna |Saturday, 2022 4:45:10 AM IST
While police was busy securing premises of Gaya Junction, the agitators up in arms against the new armed forces recruitment scheme 'Agnipath' set a a coach of Kiul-Gaya passenger train afire at the suburban Paimar railway station on Friday.... read..

ECR cancels 164 trains amid massive violence against 'Agnipath' scheme

Patna |Saturday, 2022 2:45:10 AM IST
Following the massive violence in Bihar against the 'Agnipath' scheme of defence recruitment, the East Central Railway (ECR) cancelled 164 trains on Friday.... read..

Bihar snaps internet, mobile services in 12 districts

Patna |Saturday, 2022 2:45:08 AM IST
In view of massive violence by those protesting against new 'Agnipath' recruitment scheme for defence forces, the Bihar government on Friday has cut internet and mobile services in 12 affected districts for 48 hours.... read..

Protests continue in Bihar over Centre's Agnipath scheme

Begusarai/Lakhisarai (Bihar) | June 17, 2022 10:25:10 AM IST
Protests against 'Agnipath', a recruitment scheme introduced by the Central government for Indian youth to serve in the Armed Forces, in Bihar continued for the second consecutive day as protestors on Friday disrupted the movement of trains in various dis... read..

Agnipath protests: Angry mob attacks BJP MLA's house in Bihar's Chapra

Patna |Friday, 2022 2:15:08 AM IST
After a narrow escape for BJP MLA Aruna Devi in Nawada, an angry mob protesting against the Centre's Agnipath scheme for recruitment in the armed forces for four years attacked the house-cum-path lab of another BJP MLA C.N. Gupta in Chapra on Thursday.... read..
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