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14 Dec 2019

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

Prashant Kishor asked to leave JD(U); will work with AAP

JD(U)'s vice-president Prashant Kishor is angry after his party supported the Citizenship Act and he has been continuously slamming his boss and Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar.

19 Nov 2019

Climate Change

Bill Gates says he's impressed with Nitish Kumar. Here's why

World's richest man, Bill Gates said that he is impressed with Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, a day after meeting him in Patna.

11 Nov 2019


Maulana rapes 15-year-old, pregnant survivor told to sell her baby

In a shocking incident, a panchayat in Bihar held a pregnant 15-year-old girl responsible for her rape.

09 Oct 2019

Narendra Modi

Can't silence us: Fresh letter condemns sedition case against celebrities

Three months ago, 49 celebrities wrote a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi about the rise in mob lynching incidents, but they were slapped with sedition charges. They were accused of ruining India's "image".

06 Oct 2019

Nitish Kumar

Bihar floods: Nitish Kumar's JD(U) slams "ally" Giriraj Singh

The devastation in Bihar, courtesy heavy rainfall, impacted the political corridors with Union Minister Giriraj Singh constantly slamming ally JD(U), led by Chief Minister Nitish Kumar.

04 Oct 2019

Narendra Modi

Celebrities, who wrote to Modi about mob-lynching, charged with SEDITION

An FIR has been registered against celebrities, including filmmakers Mani Ratnam, Aparna Sen, and historian Ramachandra Guha, who wrote a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi over rising incidents of mob lynching.

02 Oct 2019


Why Patna suffered acute crisis? Blame the old drainage system

The visuals from Bihar's capital Patna have been worrisome, to say the least. Millions of residents were stranded on rooftops, without food, water, and electricity, as their houses remained submerged.

02 Oct 2019


Bihar floods: What happened in America, asks 'angry' Nitish Kumar

For the last couple of days, Bihar has been reeling under devastating floods. The situation in capital Patna served as a grim reminder that nothing is fine in the state.

30 Sep 2019

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

People from Bihar avail free treatment in Delhi: Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal is "proud" of what his government achieved in the national capital, as far as healthcare and education are concerned.

30 Sep 2019


Bihar floods death-toll climbs to 29; government seeks IAF support

In what has been termed a delayed withdrawal of the monsoon, the death toll climbed to 29 in flooded Bihar on Sunday.

29 Sep 2019


Bihar rains: 17 dead; hospitals flooded, boats out on roads

At least 17 people have died in Bihar, including 4 in Patna, after three days of incessant downpour threw normal life out of gear in the state. Moreover, homes and hospitals have been flooded.

29 Sep 2019

Yogi Adityanath

Floods ravage Bihar, Uttar Pradesh; death toll climbs to 80

Over 80 have lost their lives as heavy rains continue to batter several parts of Bihar and Uttar Pradesh.

24 Sep 2019

Narendra Modi

Giriraj Singh's political innings might end in 2024

Bharatiya Janata Party's firebrand leader Giriraj Singh has hinted that he might pull the shutters on his political career by 2024.

17 Sep 2019


New book claims Thackeray family hailed from Bihar

The Thackerays may not be fans of migrants from North India, particularly Bihar and Uttar Pradesh, but a new book claims they also hail from the region which they despise.

11 Sep 2019

Amitabh Bachchan

IAS aspirant Sanoj Raj becomes first crorepati of 'KBC11'

Amitabh Bachchan's Kaun Banega Crorepati 11, which started airing from August 19, got its first crorepati.

08 Sep 2019


Meet the youngest-ever IITians who cracked JEE at tender age

The Joint Entrance Examination (JEE), comprising Main and Advanced exams, is the most difficult engineering entrance exam through which students are admitted to top technical institutes, including the prestigious IITs.

08 Aug 2019

Air Force

Failing to become pilot, Bihar man turns Tata-Nano into helicopter

People react to failure in varied ways- while some give up, others fight back.

05 Aug 2019

Saudi Arabia

Saudi-based man gives 'triple talaq' to wife over phone, booked

A Saudi Arabia-based man, originally hailing from Supaul district in north Bihar, has been booked for divorcing his wife by uttering "talaq" thrice.

26 Jul 2019

Social Media

Pakadwa Shaadi: Engineer, who was married at gunpoint, gets relief

Last year, a disturbing video from Bihar surfaced on social media. A man, dressed like a groom, was forced to marry a woman as he kept weeping and begged for help.

23 Jul 2019

Rashtriya Janata Dal

After Krishna avatar, Lalu Yadav's son dons Lord Shiva look

Former Bihar Health Minister and Rashtriya Janata Dal leader Tej Pratap Yadav, (in)famous for his dress-ups and theatrics, donned the attire of Lord Shiva on Tuesday.

23 Jul 2019

Hrithik Roshan

Hrithik Roshan's 'Super 30' enters Rs. 100cr club, actor elated

Hrithik Roshan is riding high on the success of his latest film, Super 30.

20 Jul 2019

Madhya Pradesh

Mob lynches elderly to death on suspicion of stealing peacocks

A fresh incident of mob lynching has been reported from Madhya Pradesh wherein an unruly group thrashed an elderly man to death suspecting that he stole peacocks.

20 Jul 2019

West Bengal

Six states get new Governors; Anandiben Patel appointed UP Governor

In a major reshuffle, the Center has announced the appointment of new Governors in six states, including Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, West Bengal, Bihar, Nagaland, and Tripura, on Saturday.

19 Jul 2019

Nitish Kumar

'Super 30' declared tax-free in Rajasthan, Hrithik thanks CM Gehlot

After Hrithik Roshan's recent release Super 30 was declared tax-free in Bihar, Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot also announced that no entertainment tax would be levied on the movie in the state.

19 Jul 2019


Inspiring stories of 5 GATE toppers who beat all odds

The Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) is one of the most competitive exams. It is conducted for admission to postgraduate courses in engineering/technology; GATE scores are also used for PSU recruitment.

16 Jul 2019


Assam floods: 15 dead, lakhs affected; state on red alert

As many as 30 out of Assam's 33 districts have been affected by floods, prompting the state government to sound a red alert on Monday.

11 Jul 2019


'Super 30' review: Too much drama, abrupt plot, lukewarm performance

When you are obsessed with something, you are bound to swing towards extremes.

11 Jul 2019


This IIM graduate helped 35,000 farmers by selling their vegetables

When he graduated from the Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Ahmedabad, in 2007, instead of going for a well-paying job abroad, 26-year-old Kaushlendra Kumar went back home to Bihar to help ameliorate the plight of farmers.

02 Jul 2019

Sony TV

Himesh Reshammiya rubbishes news of his car accident, issues statement

Noted music composer Himesh Reshammiya grabbed headlines this morning after news of him meeting with a car accident surfaced online.

Not litchi, asbestos behind AES deaths in Bihar, says study

As a suspected Acute Encephalitis Syndrome outbreak resulted in 150 children's deaths in Bihar, the central and state government are trying to determine the exact cause of the deaths.

24 Jun 2019


SC issues notice to Nitish Kumar's government over encephalitis deaths

While India focuses on becoming a superpower, its children are dying because governments didn't care to raise awareness about a deadly disease.

23 Jun 2019

Rashtriya Janata Dal

Tejashwi Yadav installed 44 ACs in house, claims Sushil Modi

Senior BJP leader and Deputy Chief Minister of Bihar Sushil Kumar Modi launched a fresh attack on RJD's Tejashwi Yadav over extravagant expenditure.

22 Jun 2019


Bihar: Skeletons found outside hospital where children died of encephalitis

Off late, Bihar is in the news for all the wrong reasons. In the last few days, acute encephalitis took the lives of 139 kids in the state.

20 Jun 2019

Uttar Pradesh

Bihar: Encephalitis kills 128 children. Is anyone paying attention?

Bihar is reeling under a major health crisis, and with every passing day, things are only getting worse.

18 Jun 2019

Harsh Vardhan

"How many wickets?": Bihar Health Minister at meeting on encephalitis

The fierce outbreak of Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) in Bihar has left many worried, but apparently, state Health Minister Mangal Pandey couldn't be less bothered.

17 Jun 2019


Schools shut in Bihar as death-toll crosses 100 amid heatwave

As Bihar continues to reel under rising mercury, all government and government-aided schools in the state have been ordered to remain shut till June 22.

16 Jun 2019

Nitish Kumar

Bihar #EncephalitisDeaths: Child dies during Health Minister Harsh Vardhan's visit

A five-year-old girl died of suspected encephalitis fever during Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan's visit to Bihar's Sri Krishna Medical College Hospital.

13 Jun 2019


Inspiring stories of 5 differently-abled people who cracked UPSC CSE

The Civil Services Examination (CSE) conducted by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) is one of the most challenging competitive exams.

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