Articles about Bihar

24 dead in Bihar after allegedly consuming spurious liquor

05 Nov 2021

24 dead in Bihar after allegedly consuming spurious liquor

At least 24 people have died and several others fell ill after allegedly consuming spurious liquor in two districts of Bihar over the last two days, news agency PTI reported.

3 Lok Sabha, 29 Assembly by-polls today

30 Oct 2021

3 Lok Sabha, 29 Assembly by-polls today

By-polls to three Lok Sabha and 29 Assembly seats across 14 states and union territories began at 7 am on Saturday.

2 Bihar boys find Rs. 900cr credited in their accounts

16 Sep 2021

2 Bihar boys find Rs. 900cr credited in their accounts

Two school boys in Katihar district of Bihar were in for a strange surprise when they received more than a whopping Rs. 900 crore in their bank accounts.

Political parties slam Adityanath for 'Abba Jaan' remark

13 Sep 2021

Political parties slam Adityanath for 'Abba Jaan' remark

Political parties have slammed Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath for his remark on "people who are called Abba Jaan" in an apparent attack against the Muslim community and the Samajwadi Party (SP).

Patna Metro receives over 7.5K entries for its logo contest

10 Sep 2021

Patna Metro receives over 7.5K entries for its logo contest

Patna Metro Rail Corporation (PMRC) has received more than 7,500 entries for its logo contest from people across the country, spanning small towns and big cities, a senior official said on Friday.

Bihar's political temperature rises as Chirag Paswan meets Tejashwi Yadav

08 Sep 2021

Bihar's political temperature rises as Chirag Paswan meets Tejashwi Yadav

Bihar's political temperature rose by a few notches on Wednesday as Lok Janshakti Party MP Chirag Paswan met RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav in Patna to invite the latter to an event marking his father Ram Vilas Paswan's first death anniversary a few days later.

Lalu's sidelined son Tej Pratap Yadav floats parallel organization

07 Sep 2021

Lalu's sidelined son Tej Pratap Yadav floats parallel organization

Sidelined in the Rashtriya Janata Dal, founded by his father Lalu Prasad Yadav, elder son Tej Pratap Yadav has floated a new students body with the ostensible aim of strengthening the parent organization.

Bihar MLA on train in undergarments scandalizes co-passengers

03 Sep 2021

Bihar MLA on train in undergarments scandalizes co-passengers

The opposition in Bihar on Friday found fresh ammunition against Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's JD(U) after a video of a party MLA traveling by a New Delhi-bound train in undergarments went viral.

Missing Bihar journalist killed; eyes gouged out, body mutilated

11 Aug 2021

Missing Bihar journalist killed; eyes gouged out, body mutilated

The decomposed body of a young journalist was found in Bihar's East Champaran district on Tuesday, three days after his disappearance.

Bihar man arrested in extortion case in Delhi

11 Aug 2021

Bihar man arrested in extortion case in Delhi

In a joint operation, the Delhi Police in coordination with the Bihar Police has arrested a 23-year-old man in Delhi in connection with an extortion case, officials said on Tuesday.

Four held in Bihar for human sacrifice

09 Aug 2021

Four held in Bihar for human sacrifice

Police in Bihar's Munger on Monday claimed to have cracked the case of a girl's gruesome murder with the arrest of four persons, a sorcerer who had ordered human sacrifice, a villager who fell into the black magic trap, and two others who helped perform the heinous act.

BJP ally Nitish Kumar demands probe into Pegasus scandal

02 Aug 2021

BJP ally Nitish Kumar demands probe into Pegasus scandal

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday backed the Opposition's demand for a probe into the alleged Pegasus snooping scandal.

Tamil Nadu best in handling COVID-19 second wave: Public survey

30 Jun 2021

Tamil Nadu best in handling COVID-19 second wave: Public survey

As the government continued to roll back COVID-19 lockdown restrictions in February-March this year, ignoring calls by experts, India was hit by a devastating second wave of the viral outbreak.

Wife accuses Bihar IAS officer of torture; man denies allegations

21 Jun 2021

Wife accuses Bihar IAS officer of torture; man denies allegations

A Bihar cadre IAS officer has been accused of physical and mental torture by his wife who has lodged a police complaint in the Muzaffarpur district of Bihar in connection with the abuse, an official said on Sunday.

Day after coup, Chirag Paswan removed as LJP chief

15 Jun 2021

Day after coup, Chirag Paswan removed as LJP chief

Chirag Paswan was on Tuesday removed as the chief of the Lok Janshakti Party, a party founded by his father Ram Vilas Paswan.

5 LJP MPs rally against Chirag Paswan, support uncle Pashupati

14 Jun 2021

5 LJP MPs rally against Chirag Paswan, support uncle Pashupati

Five of the six MPs from the Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) have joined hands against their leader Chirag Paswan - leaving him isolated and marking a big development in Bihar's politics.

Coronavirus: India reports 94K new cases, over 6,100 deaths

10 Jun 2021

Coronavirus: India reports 94K new cases, over 6,100 deaths

India on Thursday reported a little over 94,000 new COVID-19 cases as the daily test positivity rate stood at 4.69%.

Bihar revises COVID-19 toll, confirms more than 9,000 deaths

10 Jun 2021

Bihar revises COVID-19 toll, confirms more than 9,000 deaths

Bihar on Wednesday added 3,951 backlog fatalities to its coronavirus death toll, taking the total number of deaths in the state to 9,429 since the pandemic began early last year.

Waterlogged premises, garbage, pigs: Sorry state of Bihar's second-largest hospital

22 May 2021

Waterlogged premises, garbage, pigs: Sorry state of Bihar's second-largest hospital

Darbhanga Medical College & Hospital (DMCH), the second-largest hospital and one of the oldest medical colleges in Bihar, is operating under terribly unhygienic conditions amid the second COVID-19 wave.

420 doctors died of COVID-19 during the second wave: IMA

22 May 2021

420 doctors died of COVID-19 during the second wave: IMA

Four hundred and twenty doctors have died due to the coronavirus infection during India's devastating second wave of the pandemic, the Indian Medical Association (IMA) has said.

Complaint against Patna hospital where COVID-19 patient was 'sexually assaulted'

20 May 2021

Complaint against Patna hospital where COVID-19 patient was 'sexually assaulted'

A police complaint has been filed in connection with the alleged sexual assault of a 45-year-old woman COVID-19 patient at the Paras-HMRI hospital in Patna, Bihar.

After black fungus, 4 'white fungus' cases emerge in Patna

20 May 2021

After black fungus, 4 'white fungus' cases emerge in Patna

In the past few days, four cases of a "white fungus" have been detected in Bihar's Patna, leading to fresh worries.

COVID-19: 270 doctors died in second wave, shows IMA data

18 May 2021

COVID-19: 270 doctors died in second wave, shows IMA data

The Indian Medical Association (IMA) on Tuesday said the country has so far lost 270 doctors in the raging second wave of COVID-19, which is wreaking havoc across India.

40+ decomposed bodies of suspected COVID-19 victims found in Ganga

10 May 2021

40+ decomposed bodies of suspected COVID-19 victims found in Ganga

Several dozens of decomposing dead bodies were seen floating in the Ganga river in Bihar's Buxar district this morning, highlighting the unending trauma of India's catastrophic COVID-19 crisis.

Rattled by COVID-19, Bihar put under an 11-day lockdown

05 May 2021

Rattled by COVID-19, Bihar put under an 11-day lockdown

An 11-day complete lockdown was imposed on Wednesday in Bihar where the authorities had a tough time ensuring compliance from people.

Bihar goes into lockdown until May 15: CM Nitish Kumar

04 May 2021

Bihar goes into lockdown until May 15: CM Nitish Kumar

Bihar will observe a full lockdown until May 15, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar announced today amid spiralling coronavirus cases across the northern state.

Bihar: As hospital prepares for minister's visit, coronavirus patient dies

14 Apr 2021

Bihar: As hospital prepares for minister's visit, coronavirus patient dies

While coronavirus cases and deaths are setting new records in India daily, a deplorable incident has been reported from Bihar.

In grave error, Patna hospital wrongly declares man dead

12 Apr 2021

In grave error, Patna hospital wrongly declares man dead

A state-run hospital in Bihar's capital has courted controversy by declaring an alive patient dead and even handing out a death certificate to the family, prompting an inquiry into the incident.

Bihar: State government imposes restrictions due to COVID-19 resurgence

10 Apr 2021

Bihar: State government imposes restrictions due to COVID-19 resurgence

Considering a spike in COVID-19 cases, the Bihar government on Friday decided that shops and commercial establishments will function till 7 pm, while schools, colleges, and coaching centers will remain shut for another week till April 18.

Bihar police arrests six in Madhubani "massacre" case

08 Apr 2021

Bihar police arrests six in Madhubani "massacre" case

Bihar police has arrested six people from near the Indo-Nepal border in Madhubani in connection with killing of five persons last month, an incident dubbed as a "caste-war" by the media, and a "massacre" by opposition.

Uproar inside Bihar Assembly over new legislation; Opposition MLAs thrashed

24 Mar 2021

Uproar inside Bihar Assembly over new legislation; Opposition MLAs thrashed

A Bill introduced by the Nitish Kumar-led government in Bihar led to unprecedented chaos inside the Assembly on Tuesday, where cops were deployed to physically evict unruly Opposition MLAs. The marshals inside the Vidhan Sabha found themselves outnumbered.

Bihar: Dead medical officer transferred, government says action taken

09 Mar 2021

Bihar: Dead medical officer transferred, government says action taken

A medical officer in Bihar was transferred to another district in the Health Department even though he had died a month ago, the opposition told the state legislature on Tuesday.

Bihar to offer free COVID-19 vaccines, even at private hospitals

01 Mar 2021

Bihar to offer free COVID-19 vaccines, even at private hospitals

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday said that COVID-19 vaccines across the state will be free of cost.

Irregularities in COVID-19 testing emerge in Bihar, CM promises action

13 Feb 2021

Irregularities in COVID-19 testing emerge in Bihar, CM promises action

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Friday promised action on the glaring irregularities in the coronavirus testing in the state. The issue resonated in Rajya Sabha yesterday with parliamentarian Manoj Jha demanding a high-level probe.

RJD demands high-level probe into irregularities in Bihar's COVID-19 testing

12 Feb 2021

RJD demands high-level probe into irregularities in Bihar's COVID-19 testing

Lalu Prasad's Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) demanded a high-level inquiry on Friday into the irregularities in COVID-19 testing in Bihar, after reports suggested glaring gaps between what is on paper and on the ground.

Bihar's 'cycle girl' interacts with PM Modi

26 Jan 2021

Bihar's 'cycle girl' interacts with PM Modi

Cycle girl Jyoti Kumari, who had pedaled all the way from Gurugram to Bihar with her father seated on the carrier during the lockdown, found herself in the limelight again on Monday when she interacted with Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Fewer spectators, no chief guest: India celebrates unprecedented R-Day

26 Jan 2021

Fewer spectators, no chief guest: India celebrates unprecedented R-Day

India is celebrating its 72nd Republic Day today and the entire program has been adversely affected by the coronavirus pandemic.

Anti-government social media posts will be considered 'cybercrime': Bihar Government

22 Jan 2021

Anti-government social media posts will be considered 'cybercrime': Bihar Government

Posting objectionable, anti-government content on social media platforms will now be considered cybercrime in Bihar, the state government announced on Friday.

Rajasthan: 13-year-old sold twice for marriage; five arrested

19 Jan 2021

Rajasthan: 13-year-old sold twice for marriage; five arrested

A 13-year-old girl from Bihar was allegedly "sold" twice for marriage within 17 days, following which police has arrested five people on charges of human trafficking, including her mother.

Bihar: 22 school students who tested COVID-positive now test negative

08 Jan 2021

Bihar: 22 school students who tested COVID-positive now test negative

All 22 students at a Bihar school who had tested positive for COVID-19 earlier on Friday have now tested negative, an official told the news agency ANI.