Monday, August 8, 2022

'JD-U ship sailing, not sinking': Lalan Singh hits out at R.C.P. Singh

Patna |Monday, 2022 4:15:09 AM IST
In wake of former Union Minister R.C.P. Singh's attack on the JD-U while submitting his resignation from the party on Saturday, JD-U national President Rajiv Ranjan Singh alias Lalan Singh hit out at him, accusing him of serving as a tool to damage the pa... read..

JDU isn't sinking ship, it's sailing one: Rajiv Ranjan over RCP Singh's remark

Patna (Bihar) | August 7, 2022 8:57:48 PM IST
Janata Dal (United) national president Rajiv Ranjan Singh alias Lalan Singh on Sunday held a press conference in Patna in reaction to RCP Singh's resignation and said that some people have tried to damage the party but "JDU is not a sinking ship, it's sai... read..

RJD holds 'Pratirodh' yatra over inflation, unemployment in Patna

Patna (Bihar) | August 7, 2022 3:26:51 PM IST
Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) workers on Sunday held a 'Pratirodh' march in Patna over the issue of inflation and unemployment.The march, from Patna's Saguna more to JP Golambar located at Gandhi Maidan, is being led by the party leader and Leader of Opposit... read..

Bihar: Fire in boat at Rampur Diyara ghat kills 5 labourers

Patna (Bihar) | August 6, 2022 4:28:10 PM IST
Five labourers were killed after a fire broke out in their boat at Rampur Diyara ghat in Patna.... read..

50 students fall ill after midday meal in Bihar's Bhagalpur

Patna |Saturday, 2022 5:15:09 AM IST
Around 50 students of a government middle school in Bihar's Bhagalpur fell ill after they consumed a midday meal on Friday, an official said.... read..

Bahubali leader Rais Khan likely to join RJD

Patna |Saturday, 2022 3:15:09 AM IST
The speculations are rife that Siwan's Bahubali leader Rais Khan may join Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) after Lalu Prasad's elder son Tej Pratap Yadav met him a couple of days ago.... read..

6,421 posts of head masters in Bihar but only 421 manage to pass exam

Patna |Saturday, 2022 2:45:10 AM IST
The standard of education in Bihar seems to be going down day by day, and the result of the exams for post of head masters (Principal) published by Bihar Public Service Commission (BPSC) a sobering indictment of the reality.... read..

Bihar Police taking dangerous approach against judicial officers: Patna HC

Patna |Friday, 2022 5:15:09 AM IST
The Patna High Court on Thursday pulled up the Bihar Police, saying its approach against judicial officers was dangerous and it was not even respecting the rulings of the Supreme Court.... read..

BJP can't compete with me on its own in Bihar: Tejashwi

Patna |Friday, 2022 2:15:09 AM IST
Former Bihar Deputy Chief Minister and Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Tejashwi Yadav on Thursday claimed the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) does not have the capacity to face him or compete with him alone in the election.... read..

Over 73,000 arrested for liquor-related crimes in dry Bihar in 2022

Patna |Friday, 2022 5:15:09 AM IST
Facing criticism over ill-implementation of the liquor ban law in dry Bihar, the state police and Anti-Liquor Task Force (ALTF) on Thursday claimed to arrest more than 73,000 offenders in the last 7 months.... read..

Bihar CM Nitish Kumar announces ex-gratia of Rs 2 lakh for kin of labourer killed in terrorist attack in Pulwama

Patna (Bihar) | August 5, 2022 11:27:34 PM IST
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Friday expressed condolences over the death of labour in a terrorist attack in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama and announced an ex-gratia of Rs 2 lakh for the next of kin of the deceased.... read..

Bihar CM expresses grief over loss of lives due to thunderstorms in 3 districts

Patna (Bihar) | August 5, 2022 1:26:38 AM IST
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Thursday expressed his condolences over the loss of 6 lives due to thunderstorms that struck three districts in the state.... read..

Bihar CM expresses grief over deaths in Patepur road accident

Patna (Bihar) | August 4, 2022 7:57:38 AM IST
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Wednesday expressed his condolences over the death of three people in a road accident at Bahuara Chowk in Vaishali's Patepur.... read..

Minor girl gang raped by three youths in Bihar's Arwal

Patna |Thursday, 2022 4:15:09 AM IST
A minor girl was allegedly gang raped by three youths in Bihar's Arwal district on Wednesday, police said.... read..

Students fall unconscious during mock drill in Bihar's Bettiah

Patna |Thursday, 2022 3:15:10 AM IST
At least 15 girl students fell unconscious during a mock fire drill in St Xavier School Bettiah in West Champaran district on Wednesday, officials said.... read..

Nitish seeking two cabinet berths in Modi govt's next expansion

Patna |Thursday, 2022 3:15:09 AM IST
Amid speculation of a cabinet expansion of the Narendra Modi-led Central government, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar is aiming for two ministerial posts this time.... read..

4 killed after speeding vehicle ploughs into Bihar dhaba

Patna |Thursday, 2022 2:45:09 AM IST
Four persons were killed and more than 12 others injured after a speeding dumper ploughed into a dhaba in Hajipur city in Bihar's Vaishali district on Wednesday afternoon, police said.... read..

USS Frank Cable AS40 arrives in India on week-long visit

Visakhapatnam | August 3, 2022 9:28:13 AM IST
USS Frank Cable AS40 (American naval warship), a submarine support vessel arrived in the port city of Visakhapatnam on Tuesday.... read..

100 workers fall ill after gas leak in Andhra Pradesh

Visakhapatnam |Wednesday, 2022 5:15:09 AM IST
About 100 women workers of an apparels firm fell ill after a gas leakage from an adjacent chemical company in Andhra Pradesh's Anakapalle district on Tuesday, officials said.... read..

SBI Assistant Manager found dead in Bihar's Bhagalpur

Patna |Wednesday, 2022 3:45:09 AM IST
An Assistant Manager of the State Bank of India (SBI) was found hanging in his residence in Bihar's Bhagalpur district on Tuesday, police said.... read..

Bihar ex-MP sticks to his 'breaking the chest' statement for Nitish Kumar after 7 years

Patna |Tuesday, 2022 2:15:10 AM IST
Former Jahanabad MP Arun Kumar who was convicted by a MP-MLA court for his threat in 2015 to break the chest of Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, is still sticking to his statement in 2022. He however clarified that breaking the chest is a phrase in the ... read..

BJP to fight 2024 LS, 2025 Bihar polls with present alliance: Arun Singh

Patna |Monday, 2022 4:15:09 AM IST
The BJP will contest 2024 Lok Sabha election and 2025 Assembly elections with its present alliance partners in Bihar, party General Secretary Arun Singh said on Sunday.... read..

Nadda inaugurates BJP district offices in Patna, calls 'Karyalay' embodiment of party's ideology

Patna (Bihar) | August 1, 2022 1:27:47 AM IST
Bharatiya Janata Party national president JP Nadda on Sunday inaugurated the party district 'Karyalay' (offices) in Patna.... read..

JP Nadda offers prayers at Patna Sahib Gurudwara

Patna (Bihar) | July 31, 2022 12:57:23 PM IST
BJP President JP Nadda on Sunday offered prayers at Patna Sahib Gurudwara during his two-day visit to the state to participate in the Joint National Working Committee.... read..

Five youths arrested for entering wild boar enclosure at Vizag Zoo

Visakhapatnam (Andhra Pradesh) | July 31, 2022 2:28:01 AM IST
Five youths were arrested for entering a wild boar enclosure and uploading a video with wild boar on social media at Indira Gandhi Zoological Park in Visakhapatnam, according to the police on Saturday.... read..

BJP national president JP Nadda to hold roadshow in Bihar

Patna (Bihar) | July 30, 2022 1:56:44 PM IST
BJP President Jagat Prakash Nadda is holding a roadshow in Patna on Saturday.... read..

Bihar: CM names 4 newborn tiger cubs in Patna zoo

Patna (Bihar) | July 30, 2022 11:27:50 AM IST
Bihar Forest and Environment Minister Neeraj Kumar Bablu on Friday named four newborn tiger cubs under the Chief Minister's direction and said he was hopeful of tiger numbers to grow.... read..

Bihar government to give subsidy on diesel to woo farmers

Patna |Friday, 2022 4:45:09 AM IST
While "Muft Ki Rewdi" (freebies) has become a political issue in the country, Bihar's Nitish Kumar government on Thursday decided to give subsidy on diesel for agriculture purpose for the next three months.... read..

Bihar: FIR filed against Bajrang Dal activist for 'communal tension'

Patna |Friday, 2022 1:45:10 AM IST
Vaishali police of Bihar registered an FIR against Aryan Singh, district president of Bajrang Dal, on Thursday for allegedly trying to provoke 'communal tension' in the society.... read..

Dramatic twist to tale of woman who went missing at Vizag beach

Visakhapatnam |Thursday, 2022 1:45:10 AM IST
In a dramatic twist, a married woman who was feared drowned at Visakhapatnam beach two days ago was reportedly found in Andhra Pradesh's Nellore on Wednesday, officials said.... read..

Tejasvi Surya to hold 'Jan-Sampark Abhiyan' for three days in Bihar

Patna (Bihar) | July 28, 2022 4:57:49 PM IST
Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha (BJYM) president Tejasvi Surya on Thursday said he would be leading a 'Jan Sampark Abhiyan' for the next three days in Bihar.... read..

Lalu Prasad family facing uneasy situation after Bhola Yadav's arrest

Patna |Thursday, 2022 4:15:10 AM IST
The Lalu Prasad Yadav family is facing an uneasy situation after CBI arrested the RJD chief's close aide Bhola Yadav in Delhi on Wednesday.... read..

BJP's Bihar unit demands apology from Tamil Nadu Assembly Speaker

Patna |Wednesday, 2022 2:15:10 AM IST
The BJP's Bihar unit on Tuesday demanded Tamil Nadu Assembly Speaker M. Appavu immediately tender an apology to the nation and Bihar's people for his "shocking statement" on its education system.... read..

Bihar minister seeks clarification from DEOs over Friday weekly off in schools

Patna |Wednesday, 2022 3:15:09 AM IST
The Bihar education department has demanded clarifications from the district education officers (DEO) of Seemanchal region following the Friday weekly holiday in government schools.... read..

CBI arrests Bhola Yadav, former OSD to Lalu Prasad Yadav

Patna (Bihar) | July 27, 2022 1:26:42 PM IST
Central Bureau Investigation (CBI) on Wednesday arrested Bhola Yadav, who used to be the Officer on Special Duty (OSD) to Lalu Prasad Yadav when he was railway minister, in an alleged land-for-job case.... read..

"Any disease is a disease, people should stay alert of Monkeypox, not panic," said Bihar Health Minister Mangal Pandey

Patna (Bihar) | July 27, 2022 7:26:13 AM IST
Bihar Health Minister Mangal Pandey on Tuesday held a meeting with all the senior officers of the state. In the high-level meeting, officials discussed the process and the importance of testing and sampling patients who fear having similar symptoms and ho... read..

Woman taking selfies at beach goes missing; Coast Guard launches search op

Visakhapatnam | July 26, 2022 1:27:46 PM IST
The Indian Coast Guard on Tuesday launched a rescue operation in the waters of the Bay of Bengal for a woman who reportedly went missing while taking selfies at the Rama Krishna beach here.... read..

Bihar CM Nitish Kumar tests positive for COVID-19

Patna (Bihar) | July 26, 2022 11:26:47 AM IST
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Tuesday tested positive for COVID-19.... read..

NIA takes custody of Siwan jail prisoner in J&K case

Patna |Tuesday, 2022 5:15:09 AM IST
The NIA's Jammu and Kashmir unit on Monday took custodial remand of a person lodged in Siwan jail in a case relating to supplying arms and ammunition to a Jammu and Kashmir-based militant organisation.... read..

JD-U, BJP have 'mismatched marriage' in Bihar, says RJD's Jagadanand

Patna |Tuesday, 2022 3:15:09 AM IST
After Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar skipped the swearing-in ceremony of President Droupadi Murmu on Monday, RJD state President Jagadanand Singh supported his action, while reiterating that the JD-U-BJP alliance is a "mismatched marriage".... read..

Bihar Police refutes crypto funding angle in 'terror-module' case linked to PFI

Patna (Bihar) | July 25, 2022 3:56:25 PM IST
Bihar Police will hand over on Monday, the extremist organization Popular Front of India (PFI)-linked Phulwari Sharif "terror module" case to the National Investigation Agency (NIA). Patna Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP), MS Dhillon said there was n... read..

11 kanwarias arrested in Bihar's Jamui for being drunk

Patna |Sunday, 2022 1:45:17 AM IST
Eleven kanwarias were arrested in a drunken state in Bihar's Jamui district on Saturday, officials said.... read..

Bihar court sentences three to life term for gang raping minor girl

Patna |Saturday, 2022 3:45:09 AM IST
A court in Bihar's Saran on Friday sentenced three persons to life imprisonment for gang-raping a minor girl in 2019.... read..

Phulwari Sharif case to be investigated by NIA

Patna |Saturday, 2022 4:15:09 AM IST
The Union Home Ministry on Friday decided to hand over the investigation into the busting of a suspected terror module here in the Phulwari Sharif area to the National Investigation Agency (NIA).... read..

Youth killed for Rs 600 in Bihar's Begusarai

Patna |Saturday, 2022 3:45:09 AM IST
A youth in Bihar's Begusarai district was beaten to death on Friday for just Rs 600, an official said.... read..

All coaching institutes in Bihar's Rohtas to be shut during school time

Patna |Friday, 2022 5:15:09 AM IST
All coaching centres in Bihar's Rohtas will be closed during the time schools are operating, the district administration announced on Thursday.... read..

Patna SSP suggests transferring Phulwari Sharif case to Bihar ATS

Patna |Friday, 2022 2:15:09 AM IST
Patna Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Manavjeet Singh Dhillon on Thursday suggested transferring the case related to the busting of a suspected terror module here in the Phulwari Sharif area to the Bihar Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS).... read..

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

Patna (Bihar) | July 21, 2022 3:56:54 AM IST
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Wednesday expressed condolences over the death of five people due to lightning and announced an ex-gratia of Rs 4 lakh to each of the deceased' family members.... read..

Centre changed angle of my question on Agniveer recruitment: Kushwaha

Patna |Thursday, 2022 2:45:11 AM IST
Janata Dal-United parliamentary board president Upendra Kushwaha on Wednesday claimed that the clarification needed in the recruitment of Agneepath and Agniveer scheme has not come yet.... read..

Tej Pratap Yadav claims his wife, in-laws torturing him

Patna |Wednesday, 2022 5:15:09 AM IST
RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav's eldest son Tej Pratap Yadav on Tuesday alleged that his wife and in-laws are torturing him, and demanding crores of rupees as compensation for divorce.... read..

Agnipath scheme dangerous for the country, says Manjhi

Patna |Wednesday, 2022 5:15:09 AM IST
Hindustani Awam Morcha chief and former Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi on Tuesday termed the Agnipath and Agniveer scheme of defence recruitment "dangerous" for the country.... read..
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