Tuesday, January 25, 2022

Bihar: Rail services hampered as students protest against "inaccurate exam results"

Patna (Bihar) | January 25, 2022 4:20:03 AM IST
Students who appeared for Railway Recruitment Board's Non-Technical Popular Categories exam 2021 staged a protest on Monday against "inaccurate exam results".... read..

Patna police crack jewellery shop robbery case, arrest five

Patna |Tuesday, 2022 3:45:08 AM IST
Patna police managed to crack the case of the sensational jewellery heist in the Bihar capital with the arrest of five accused, including the son of a jewellery shop owner, officials said on Monday.... read..

Massive protest in Patna, Arrah against RRB exam move, rail tracks blocked

Patna |Tuesday, 2022 4:45:08 AM IST
Thousands of aspiring candidates of the Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) blocked the Kolkata-New Delhi main railway line at Rajendra Nagar terminal in Patna and Arrah district on Monday evening to protest its move to have two exams.... read..

Internal rift within JD-U widens in run-up to UP polls

Patna |Monday, 2022 5:45:08 PM IST
After failing to stitch an alliance with BJP in Uttar Pradesh, the top leadership of Janata Dal-United (JD-U) has started targeting Union Minister R.C.P. Singh.... read..

Bihar tourism minister's son opens fire to scare kids, injures man with gun

Champaran (Bihar) | January 24, 2022 10:50:10 AM IST
Bihar tourism minister Narayan Prasad's son Bablu on Sunday allegedly opened fire in the air apparently to disperse children playing cricket in a farm owned by the minister, and allegedly hit and injured a man with the butt of his gun in Hardiya Koritola ... read..

Pushcart tea seller serves hope and humanity to the poor

Gaya (Bihar) |Sunday, 2022 9:45:07 PM IST
A pushcart tea seller from Dharmanagari in Bihar's Gaya, is feeding the poor, hungry and deranged people through the money he earns from selling tea, 'sattu' and juice. His family has been indulging in philanthropic work since India's Independence.... read..

Bihar minister's nephew arrested on murder charge

Patna |Sunday, 2022 5:15:07 AM IST
The police in Bihars Purnea district have arrested seven persons, including the nephew of state minister Lesi Singh, on murder charges, an official said on Saturday.... read..

Jewellers in Patna protest against Bakarganj multi-crore jewellery heist

Patna |Saturday, 2022 6:45:08 PM IST
The Bullion Market Association of Patliputra (BMAP) has gone on an indefinite strike on Saturday in protest against a massive loot at a jewellery shop in Bakaranj area of the city.... read..

Bihar man carries away wife's body on shoulder as hospital denies ambulance

Patna |Saturday, 2022 3:45:08 AM IST
The pathetic situation of Bihar's health system surfaces time to time, with the latest such incident reported from Vaishali district where a man carried the dead body of his wife to hospital on his shoulder and took it back to his village for cremation th... read..

'Har Ghar Nal Ka Jal' scheme had reached its goal in the state, says Bihar Minister

Patna (Bihar) | January 22, 2022 9:20:34 AM IST
'Har Ghar Nal Ka Jal' scheme has been operational in Bihar since 2016 and has reached its goal in the state, said the state's Minister of Public Health Engineering Department Ramprit Paswan on Friday.... read..

Postmen deliver medical kits to COVID patients under home isolation in Bihar's Gaya

Gaya (Bihar) | January 22, 2022 12:50:15 PM IST
Amid the surge in COVID-19 cases, postmen of the Gaya Head Post Office in Bihar have been delivering medical kits to Covid patients under home isolation.... read..

VIP chief Mukesh Sahani's affection for Lalu Yadav, Tejashwi not good: MLA Raju Singh

Patna (Bihar) | January 22, 2022 7:20:45 PM IST
Vikassheel Insan Party (VIP) MLA Raju Singh on Saturday said party chief Mukesh Sahani's affection for RJD supremo Lalu Yadav and Tejashwi Yadav is not good.... read..

Govt officer, village head found drunk in Bihar

Patna |Saturday, 2022 8:15:07 PM IST
Government officials and public representatives of Bihar who have taken oath not to consume liquor in their entire life, are found in drunken state these days.... read..

Battle for UP: JD(U) and BJP at loggerheads ahead of UP Assembly polls

Patna |Saturday, 2022 9:15:07 PM IST
The rift between the Janata Dal(United) and BJP -- two major alliance partners of Bihar-- is apparently widening with each passing day ahead of the Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections.... read..

Bihar: Chirag Paswan writes to Governor, demands President's rule to prevent hooch tragedy

Patna (Bihar) | January 22, 2022 12:20:56 PM IST
Lok Janshakti Party (Ram Vilas) chief Chirag Paswan on Friday said that his party has written to Bihar Governor Phagu Chauhan recommending President's rule in the state to prevent further deaths due to consumption of spurious liquor.... read..

Man throws acid on wife in Bihar, victim critical

Patna |Friday, 2022 3:45:07 AM IST
A man in Bihar's Buxar district threw acid on his wife on Thursday before absconding, an official said. The victim is currently admitted to the Sadar Hospital where her condition is stated to be critical.... read..

Students protest, allege corruption by principal; probe ordered

Patna |Friday, 2022 9:15:08 PM IST
Students of a government school in Bihar's East Champaran on Friday protested before the District Magistrate alleging that the principal was charging money for passing them in practical examination, post which a probe has been ordered.... read..

Bihar spurious liquor case: Death toll mounts to 8, SHO suspended

Patna |Friday, 2022 7:15:08 PM IST
With the death of two more people in Amnaur block, the toll in the spurious liquor tragedy in Bihar's Saran district mounted to eight. District SP Santosh Kumar on Friday suspended the SHO of Maker police station in this connection.... read..

Five dead after alleged consumption of spurious liquor in Bihar's Saran

Saran (Bihar) | January 21, 2022 4:50:09 PM IST
Five people lost their lives and many were taken ill after allegedly consuming spurious liquor in Bihar's Saran district on Thursday.... read..

Mukesh Sahani could meet same fate as Chirag Paswan post UP polls

Patna |Friday, 2022 6:15:08 AM IST
After LJP's Chirag Paswan who was ousted from the NDA after contesting independently in the 2020 Bihar Assembly elections, Vikassheel Insan party chief Mukesh Sahani could face the same consequences after he opened a front against the the BJP in Uttar Pra... read..

BJP leader dares Vikassheel Insaan Party to snap ties with NDA

Patna |Thursday, 2022 6:45:07 AM IST
BJP leader Neeraj Kumar Bablu, a cabinet minister in the Nitish Kumar-led Bihar government has dared the Vikassheel Insaan Party (VIP) chief to part ways with the NDA.... read..

Boat capsizes in Bihar's West Champaran, 10 missing

Patna |Thursday, 2022 5:15:07 AM IST
At least three persons were drowned and 10 others were missing after an overloaded boat, on which a tractor was also taken, capsized on the Gandak river in Bihar's West Champaran district on Wednesday, police said.... read..

'Supari' killer Chiku Pandey arrested in Bihar's Bodh Gaya

Patna |Thursday, 2022 5:15:07 AM IST
Notorious 'supari' (contract) killer Chiku Pandey alias Chiku Baba were arrested from a guest house in Bihar's Bodh Gaya on Wednesday, police said.... read..

VIP chief Mukesh Sahani bashes BJP, asks if Bihar gets any benefit from 'double engine' government

Patna (Bihar) | January 20, 2022 10:50:39 PM IST
Attacking the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), its alliance partner Vikassheel Insan Party (VIP) chief Mukesh Sahani on Thursday asked if Bihar gets any benefit of "double engine" government.... read..

Vikassheel Insaan Party backs Nitish Kumar's leadership amid widening rift between JDU, BJP

Patna (Bihar) | January 20, 2022 9:20:19 AM IST
Reacting to the widening rift between Bihar's ruling alliance partners JDU and BJP following the deaths in the Nalanda hooch tragedy, Vikassheel Insaan Party (VIP) chief Mukesh Sahani backed Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and said that if BJP has a problem, ... read..

10 CCTV cameras stolen from JP Setu in Patna

Patna |Thursday, 2022 6:15:08 PM IST
Unidentified thieves stole ten CCTV cameras installed on the 4,556 km-long JP Setu in Patna, an official said on Thursday.... read..

Former JD-U MLA to organise 'drunkards convention' in Bihar's Siwan

Patna |Wednesday, 2022 4:45:08 AM IST
Janata Dal-United (JD-U) lawmakers and workers are backing Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's liquor ban decision, but a former party MLA on Tuesday announced "Piyakkar Sammelan" (Drunkards convention) in the state's Siwan soon.... read..

1 dead as boat capsizes in Bihar's West Champaran boat

West Champaran (Bihar) | January 19, 2022 10:50:17 PM IST
One person died after a boat capsized in the Bhagwanpur Diyara area of Bihar's West Champaran district, informed police on Wednesday.... read..

Woman's body recovered after boat capsized in Bihar's West Champaran district

West Champaran (Bihar) | January 19, 2022 7:20:13 PM IST
A body of a woman was recovered after a boat capsized in the Bhagwanpur Diyara area of Bihar's West Champaran district, informed police on Wednesday.... read..

Ex-JD(U) MLA says popularity of Nitish Kumar dipped due to liquor ban

Patna |Wednesday, 2022 7:15:08 PM IST
Shyam Bahadur Singh, a former three-time Janata Dal (United) MLA, has claimed that the popularity of Nitish Kumar, the Bihar Chief Minister and his party Chief, has declined due to liquor ban in the state.... read..

3 found dead in mysterious circumstances in Bihar

Patna |Wednesday, 2022 6:15:08 AM IST
Three persons have been found in mysterious circumstances in Bihar's Saran district on Tuesday.... read..

RJD threatens no-confidence motion against Nitish government

Patna |Wednesday, 2022 6:15:08 AM IST
The RJD on Tuesday threatened to bring a no-confidence motion against the Nitish Kumar government in the upcoming Budget session of the Bihar Assembly if the liquor prohibition law is not amended.... read..

Sushil Modi cites spurious liquor deaths in BJP-ruled states

Patna |Tuesday, 2022 4:45:08 AM IST
While Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar is facing huge criticism over Nalanda liquor tragedy, former Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi, now a Rajya Sabha member, on Monday made an indirect "attack" on some of his own BJP-ruled states over deaths due... read..

Circle officer booked on rape charge in Patna

Patna |Tuesday, 2022 5:15:07 AM IST
A circle officer in Patna has been booked on charges of raping a woman for the last four years, an official said here on Monday.... read..

Won't take Manjhi seriously, says JD-U leader

Patna |Tuesday, 2022 6:15:08 AM IST
A day after Hindustani Awam Morcha (HAM) chief Jitan Ram Manjhi raised the issue of liquor ban review, Janata Dal-United (JD-U) legislator Sanjiv Kumar on Monday said that he and his party would not take Jitan Ram Manjhi seriously in Bihar.... read..

Bihar BJP chief asks JD-U to maintain 'maryada' of alliance

Patna (Bihar) | January 18, 2022 11:20:03 AM IST
In an apparent rift between Bihar's NDA allies, state BJP chief Sanjay Jaiswal on Monday warned the leaders of Janata Dal (United) to maintain the "maryada" (dignity) of the alliance.... read..

Nitish Kumar govt likely to relax liquor prohibition law

Patna |Tuesday, 2022 6:15:08 PM IST
Facing criticism over poor implementation of the liquor ban, the Nitish Kumar government in Bihar is likely to give some relaxation to the violators.... read..

UP Polls: JD(U) first list of candidates to be out tomorrow, says KC Tyagi

Patna (Bihar) | January 18, 2022 11:21:17 PM IST
Janata Dal (United) leader KC Tyagi on Tuesday said that the party's first list of candidates contesting elections in Uttar Pradesh Assembly polls will be out tomorrow.... read..

Don't go to media if you want to stay in govt: JD-U to allies

Patna |Tuesday, 2022 10:15:08 PM IST
Facing criticism, the JD-U has threatened its alliance partners in Bihar to avoid giving statements to the media over liquor ban or pull out of the government.... read..

Sikh devotees from Punjab injured in stone-pelting by mob seeking 'donation' in Bihar's Bhojpur

Arrah (Bihar) | January 17, 2022 8:50:29 AM IST
A group of Sikh devotees, on way to their home in Punjab's Mohali, suffered injuries when their vehicle was pelted with stones by a mob in Bihar's Bhojpur district on Sunday, informed Sub-divisional Police Officer (SDPO) Rahul Singh.... read..

Rift between BJP and JD(U) in Bihar widens

Patna |Monday, 2022 6:45:08 PM IST
Relationship between the BJP and its ruling alliance partner JD(U) in Bihar appears to be souring by the day with the leaders trading barbs on the social media platforms and threatening to part ways.... read..

3 killed as truck hits bike in Patna

Patna |Monday, 2022 6:15:07 PM IST
Three persons, including a woman, died after a speeding truck hit a bike in Patna on Monday morning.... read..

Bihar man who was booked for taking 11 doses COVID-19 vaccine gets relief from arrest

Madhepura (Bihar) | January 17, 2022 5:21:07 PM IST
The 84-year-old man from Bihar, who was booked for taking 11 doses of COVID-19 vaccine, has been given relief from arrest under section 41 of CrPC.... read..

Senior officers, police involved in liquor trade, alleges BJP Bihar chief

Patna |Sunday, 2022 10:15:08 PM IST
BJP's Bihar unit president Sanjay Jaiswal on Sunday slammed the Nitish Kumar government over the Nalanda liquor tragedy which claimed 11 lives, and accused the senior administrative and police officers of being involved in the liquor trade in the state.... read..

Nalanda hooch tragedy: Death toll rises to 11

Nalanda (Bihar) | January 16, 2022 8:20:06 PM IST
With the death of three more persons on Sunday, the death toll in the Nalanda hooch tragedy has reached 11. Earlier, eight people had died on Saturday after consuming spurious liquor. Following this, security personnel have been deployed in the Chhoti Pah... read..

Bihar: Students of Mahavir Mandir writing success stories

Patna |Sunday, 2022 7:45:07 PM IST
Generally, devotees reach religious places to worship God, but a temple in Bihar is frequented for studies.... read..

BJP questions Nitish Kumar over prohibition law

Patna (Bihar) | January 16, 2022 12:50:16 PM IST
Fresh tension erupt between BJP and Janata Dal (United) as State President (SC Morcha) of BJP Bihar Ajit Choudhary on Sunday slammed Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar over the prohibition law in the state and called him an autocratic leader.... read..

Bihar: Cause of deaths yet to be confirmed, says Nalanda SDM after 5 killed due to alleged hooch consumption

Nalanda (Bihar) | January 16, 2022 6:49:58 AM IST
Hours after it was reported that five people died allegedly due to the consumption of spurious liquor in Bihar's Nalanda, the district's Sub-Divisional Magistrate (SDM), Kumar Anurag, on Saturday said that the cause of the deaths is yet to be confirmed.... read..

HAM concerned over tussle between JD(U) and BJP in Bihar

Patna |Sunday, 2022 1:15:07 AM IST
The Hindustani Awam Morcha (HAM), a part of the NDA government in Bihar, has expressed concern over the bitter tussle going on between the Janata Dal (United) and the Bharatiya Janata Party in the state.... read..

Seven die after consuming spurious liquor in Bihar

Patna |Saturday, 2022 11:15:08 PM IST
At least seven persons in Bihar's Nalanda district have died after allegedly consuming spurious liquor following which the authorities have initiated an action, officials said on Saturday.... read..

Manjhi criticises Yogi for eating food at house of Dalit family

Patna |Saturday, 2022 2:45:07 AM IST
The Bharatiya Janata Party may be part of the government in Bihar but its alliance partners are not letting go of any issue to criticise its leaders and policies.... read..
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