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JDU MLA Amarendra Pandey's aide shot dead in Bihar's Gopalganj

Gopalganj (Bihar) | November 29, 2020 9:42:40 AM IST
An aide of Janata Dal-United legislator Amarendra Pandey died on Saturday in Gopalganj after unidentified miscreants opened fire at him and two others.... read..
 

Priority to maintain law and order: Bihar Deputy CM on Tejashwi's 'Maha jungle raj' remark

Patna (Bihar) | November 29, 2020 6:12:39 PM IST
Responding to Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Tejashwi Yadav's 'maha jungle raj' remark, Bihar deputy Chief Minister Tarkishore Prasad on Sunday said the maintenance of law and order in the state is his government's priority.... read..
 

JD-U MLA's supporter shot dead in Bihar, two others injured

Gopalganj (Bihar) |Saturday, 2020 7:45:06 PM IST
Three supporters of Janata Dal-United MLA Amrendra Kumar Pandey were shot by unidentified assailants on Saturday in Gopalganj district, killing one of them and injuring the other two. One of the injured was said to be in critical condition.... read..
 

RJD may field its candidate for Bihar Rajya Sabha bypolls

Patna |Saturday, 2020 9:15:06 PM IST
After having suffered a defeat in the election for Speaker of Bihar Legislative Assembly, the primary opposition party Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) is refusing to bow down to the ruling NDA government in the state and is preparing to give it a tough politic... read..
 

CBI searches in W Bengal, Jharkhand, Bihar, UP in coal mafia scam

Kolkata (West Bengal) | November 28, 2020 2:12:39 PM IST
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Saturday conducted searches at several places in West Bengal, Uttar Pradesh, Jharkhand and Bihar in connection with cases related to coal mafia, officials said.... read..
 

After FIR against Lalu, Bihar BJP MLA seeks police cover

Patna |Friday, 2020 10:45:06 PM IST
A day after lodging an FIR against RJD chief Lalu Prasad for allegedly asking him to abstain from voting in the Bihar Speaker's election, BJP MLA Lalan Paswan on Friday sought police protection.... read..
 

BJP all set to revamp party leadership in Bihar

Patna |Friday, 2020 1:45:06 AM IST
After emerging as the single largest party in the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) in the recent Bihar Assembly elections, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is all set to overhaul the leadership with a new team of leaders in the state.... read..
 

CBI searches multiple locations in Bihar, TN, Kerala; recovers Rs 1 cr (Ld)

New Delhi |Thursday, 2020 6:45:05 AM IST
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Wednesday carried out searches in Bihar, Tamil Nadu and Kerala in connection with two separate cases of disproportionate asset and graft registered against a Railways Chief Engineer, Assistant Director of India... read..
 

Police attack on Bihar judge: SC asks petitioner to add sub-inspector as party

New Delhi | November 26, 2020 2:42:45 PM IST
The Supreme Court on Thursday asked the petitioner cum lawyer, Vishal Tiwari to amend his petition and make the Sub Inspector, as a party, in his plea seeking appropriate directions against the accused in connection with the case in which, the District Ju... read..
 

RJD joins trade unions strike in Bihar, workers block road with buffaloes

Patna |Thursday, 2020 11:15:05 PM IST
The Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) joined the one-day 'Bharat Bandh' called by the Central Trade Unions on Thursday as the party workers blocked the road in Vaishali district. They even brought their buffaloes and lit 'diyas' on the road, causing a traffic ja... read..
 

CBI searches multiple locations in Bihar, TN, Kerala; recovers Rs 1 cr cash

New Delhi |Thursday, 2020 2:45:06 AM IST
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Wednesday carried out searches in Bihar, Tamil Nadu and Kerala in connection with two separate cases of disproportionate asset and graft registered against a Railways Chief Engineer, Assistant Director of India... read..
 

Mahagathbandhan cries foul over voice vote in Bihar speaker election

Patna |Thursday, 2020 1:45:06 AM IST
The Mahagathbandhan led by the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) has raised strong objections over the election process for Speaker in the Bihar assembly that took place here on Wednesday.... read..
 

Bihar reports 763 new COVID-19 cases

Patna (Bihar) | November 26, 2020 1:12:43 AM IST
Bihar reported 763 new cases of COVID-19 in the last 24 hours taking the tally of total positive cases to 2,32,460, said State Health Department on Wednesday.... read..
 

Trade union strike hits Bihar, workers block roads with buffaloes (Ld)

Patna |Thursday, 2020 11:15:05 PM IST
The nationwide strike by trade unions impacted Bihar as well on Thursday as supporters of the RJD, Congress and Left parties marched on the streets of Patna.... read..
 

BJP MLA Vijay Sinha elected as Bihar Assembly Speaker

Patna (Bihar) | November 25, 2020 2:12:49 PM IST
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA Vijay Sinha was on Wednesday elected as the Speaker of Bihar Assembly with a voice vote.... read..
 

BJP's Vijay Kumar Sinha elected Bihar Assembly Speaker

Patna |Wednesday, 2020 8:45:06 PM IST
BJP's Vijay Kumar Sinha was elected as the new Speaker of the Bihar Assembly by a voice vote here on Wednesday.... read..
 

Filming Chatth devotees sparks communal tension in Bihar village

Patna |Tuesday, 2020 2:45:06 AM IST
Communal tension prevailed in Hathia Diyara village in Bihar's Katihar district after some unidentified men filmed women Chatth devotees while they were changing clothes.... read..
 

Mahagathbandhan fields RJD MLA for Speaker's post in Bihar

Patna |Tuesday, 2020 8:45:06 PM IST
The opposition Grand Alliance (Mahagathbandhan) in Bihar on Tuesday fielded five-time Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) MLA Awadh Bihari Choudhury as its candidate for the post of Assembly Speaker. The election for the Speaker's post is due on Wednesday.... read..
 

NDA, Mahagathbandhan candidates file nomination for Speaker post of Bihar Assmebly

Patna (Bihar) | November 24, 2020 1:12:47 PM IST
The National Democratic Alliance (NDA) and Mahagathbandhan on Tuesday declared the names of the candidates for the Speaker post of the Bihar Assembly.... read..
 

NDA candidate confident of bagging Bihar Speaker's post

Patna |Tuesday, 2020 9:15:06 PM IST
National Democratic Alliance candidate for the Bihar Assembly Speaker's post, Vijay Sinha of the BJP, said that normally the post of Speaker goes to the ruling party as it has the majority in the House.... read..
 

Tejashwi Yadav questions Ashok Chaudhary's appointment as Bihar Education Minister

Patna (Bihar) | November 24, 2020 2:12:41 PM IST
Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Tejashwi Yadav on Tuesday attacked Nitish Kumar government over JD(U) leader Ashok Chaudhary's appointment as education minister alleging that the new appointee is facing CBI enquiry in corruption cases.... read..
 

Opposition should accept the mandate: Bihar Dy CM Tarkishore (IANS Interview)

Patna |Monday, 2020 7:45:06 PM IST
Bihar Deputy Chief Minister and senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Tarkishore Prasad said the opposition should accept the mandate and support the government in the state with a positive state of mind as its role is important in a democracy.... read..
 

Jeweller's teenage son kidnapped in Bihar's Begusarai, Rs 1 cr ransom demanded

Patna |Monday, 2020 1:15:06 AM IST
The 16-year-old son of noted jeweller was abducted in Bihar's Begusarai town on Sunday, and a Rs 1 crore ransom demanded for his safe release, police said.... read..
 

Tejashwi Yadav asked NDA govt to fulfil its promise of providing 19 lakh jobs in Bihar

Patna (Bihar) | November 23, 2020 5:42:39 PM IST
After taking oath as MLA in the newly-constituted Bihar Legislative Assembly on Monday, Rashtriya Janata Dal leader Tejashwi Yadav reminded the National Democratic Alliance government to provide 19 lakh jobs to the people of the state in the first month o... read..
 

Three killed, one hurt in shooting incident in Bihar's Chapra

Chapra (Bihar) | November 23, 2020 5:42:55 PM IST
Three persons were killed and one was critically wounded in a shooting incident in Motiraj Pur village in Bihar's Chapra district on Sunday, police said.... read..
 

Bihar Assembly session commences, newly-elected MLAs sworn-in

Patna |Monday, 2020 7:15:06 PM IST
The newly-elected MLAs of the Bihar Assembly took oath on Monday as the first day of the five-day Bihar Assembly session began amid strict Covid-19 protocols.... read..
 

Illicit liquor den busted in Bihar's Muzaffarpur, 8 arrested

Muzaffarpur (Bihar) | November 23, 2020 7:12:40 AM IST
Acting on a tip-off, police raided a house, which doubled up as an illicit liquor den, and arrested eight people in this connection in Muzaffarpur on Sunday, Bihar police said.... read..
 

First session of newly-constituted Bihar Legislative Assembly to begin from today

Patna (Bihar) | November 23, 2020 10:12:53 AM IST
The first session of the newly-constituted Bihar Legislative Assembly will begin from Monday.... read..
 

Two shot dead in Bihar's Saran, one attacker lynched

Patna |Monday, 2020 10:45:06 PM IST
Two persons were killed and another injured after three bike-borne assailants suddenly opened fire at a group of people in Bihar's Saran district on Monday morning, police said. One of the attackers was nabbed by villagers and badly beaten, leading to his... read..
 

AIMIM MLA objects to 'Hindustan' in oath, creates controversy in Bihar Assembly

Patna |Monday, 2020 9:45:07 PM IST
The first day of the newly elected Bihar Legislative Assembly witnessed a controversy when AIMIM MLA Akhtarul Imam raised objection over the word 'Hindustan' while he was being administered the oath of office by pro-tem Speaker Jitan Ram Manjhi on Monday.... read..
 

Acid attack in Bihar's Saran leaves 20 injured

Patna |Monday, 2020 4:15:05 AM IST
An acid attack in Bihar's Saran district on Sunday following a heated argument over a land dispute left 20 persons injured, including three who are their battling for life in hospital.... read..
 

Bengaluru's Bowring medical college named after Atal Bihari Vajpayee

Bengaluru (Karnataka) | November 22, 2020 1:42:34 PM IST
The Bowring and Lady Curzon Medical College and Research Institute in Bengaluru has been named after former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee.... read..
 

Naxal with Rs 10 lakh bounty killed in gunfight in Bihar's Gaya

Gaya (Bihar) | November 22, 2020 12:42:44 PM IST
A Naxal with Rs 10 lakh bounty on his head was gunned down by 205 Commando Battalion for Resolute Action (CoBRA) in an exchange of fire that ensued in Madhuri village in Gaya district on Sunday.... read..
 

Condolence meeting held in Bihar for former Goa Guv Mridula Sinha

Muzaffarpur (Bihar) | November 22, 2020 3:12:57 PM IST
A condolence meeting was held here on Sunday for BJP leader and former Goa Governor Dr Mridula Sinha who died at the age of 77 in the national capital on November 18.... read..
 

Naxal gunned down in Bihar's Mahuri village

Gaya (Bihar) | November 22, 2020 7:42:38 PM IST
One Naxal was gunned down by 205 CoBRA commandos in an exchange of fire that ensued at Mahuri village in Gaya district on Saturday night.... read..
 

Naxal killed in gunfight in Bihar's Gaya district

Gaya (Bihar) | November 22, 2020 9:12:48 AM IST
A Naxal was gunned down by 205 Commando Battalion for Resolute Action (CoBRA) commandos in an exchange of fire that ensued in Madhuri village in Gaya district on Sunday.... read..
 

Chhath Puja ends in Bihar with prayers to rising sun

Patna |Saturday, 2020 9:15:05 PM IST
Chhath Puja celebrations in Bihar concluded in the wee hours of Saturday with millions of devotees offering prayers to the rising sun.... read..
 

Superstitions galore: Now, 'Corona Devi' emerges in Bihar

Patna |Saturday, 2020 9:15:05 PM IST
Amid the global pandemic in Bihar, 'Corona Devi' has emerged as a goddess for village women who believe it would rid them of the corona infection.... read..
 
 
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