02 Aug 2020
India reported roughly 55,000 new coronavirus infections on Saturday. The nationwide tally reached 17.5 lakh while the death toll crossed 37,000.
28 Jul 2020
The Patna Meteorological Centre has predicted heavy rainfall till August 1 in Bihar, confirming that the state won't get relief from the floods anytime soon.
25 Jul 2020
Just days after the notorious Twitter hack, wherein the micro-blogging accounts of some of the world's leaders were compromised, the YouTube channel of Indian social media celebrity CarryMinati has been hacked.
20 Jul 2020
Perpetually considered as one of the most under-developed states in the country, Bihar is now burdened by the rise in coronavirus cases with at least eight districts set to become India's next hotspots.
16 Jul 2020
29 days ago, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar inaugurated a bridge in Gopalganj. On Wednesday, a part of the structure, built after spending Rs. 264 crore, collapsed due to heavy rains, laying bare the terrible state of affairs in the country.
16 Jul 2020
Assam has been suffering due to floods for days now. Houses are destroyed, lives have been lost and the state's battle against coronavirus is also derailed.
14 Jul 2020
In a shocking development, the headquarters of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in poll-bound Bihar's Patna emerged as the latest COVID-19 hotspot after as many as 75 leaders and office staff members reportedly tested coronavirus positive.
11 Jul 2020
A road and intersection have been renamed after late Bollywood star Sushant Singh Rajput in his hometown of Purnea in Bihar.
09 Jul 2020
A Bihar court on Wednesday dismissed a petition filed against Bollywood bigwigs like Karan Johar, for allegedly abetting the suicide of actor Sushant Singh Rajput.
08 Jul 2020
In light of the rising number of coronavirus cases in Bihar's Patna, the district administration has decided to impose a week-long lockdown starting Thursday.
06 Jul 2020
The lockdown, imposed to stop the deadly coronavirus from spreading, had dire consequences — employees had to take pay cuts, laborers went out of work, businesses were shut, and uncertainty took over.
03 Jul 2020
A few days ago, a wedding in Bihar turned into a funeral as the groom allegedly died of coronavirus, two days after he tied the knot. And now, in a recent development, the groom's father Ambika Chaudhary has been named in an FIR registered by Patna district administration.
01 Jul 2020
A lavish wedding ceremony in Rajasthan's Bhilwara has given sleepless nights to officials, who are toiling day in and out to keep coronavirus cases to a minimum.
29 Jun 2020
India on Sunday reported over 19,000 new coronavirus infections, taking the total number of cases to 5.49 lakh. Meanwhile, the death toll rose to 16,490 with nearly 400 more fatalities.
23 Jun 2020
In what brings bad news for Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD), five MLCs of the party resigned to join JD(U), the party of rival Nitish Kumar, reports said on Tuesday. This development comes just days before the Bihar Legislative Council polls, which are scheduled for July 6.
22 Jun 2020
A complaint has been filed against actor Rhea Chakraborty at a court in Bihar's Muzaffarpur, in connection with Sushant Singh Rajput's death.
16 Jun 2020
Devastated by actor Sushant Singh Rajput's sudden death, his sister-in-law passed away at their native city of Purnia in Bihar, according to reports.
12 Jun 2020
Amid deterioration of Indo-Nepal diplomatic relations, one Indian died and two others were injured on Friday when Nepal border police fired inside their territory after an altercation.
11 Jun 2020
India on Wednesday reported over 10,000 new coronavirus infections, taking the nationwide tally past 2.87 lakh. Meanwhile, the death toll has risen to 8,108.
01 Jun 2020
India on Sunday reported roughly 8,500 new coronavirus infections, taking the nationwide tally past 1.9 lakh. The death toll also rose to 5,403.
29 May 2020
The massive exercise to bring migrant workers of Uttar Pradesh to their home state will end in 2-3 days with the culmination of the final batch of Shramik special trains, the state government said on Thursday.
27 May 2020
At a train station in Bihar, a toddler was seen playing with the shroud covering his mother's body in a video that has now gone viral.
22 May 2020
IIM-Ahmedabad was served a legal notice by migrant workers over non-payment of dues, a charge the top business school of India has denied, saying the money was paid.
20 May 2020
Slammed by migrant workers for abandoning them to fend for themselves, the Bihar government on Tuesday said it will be bringing over 20 lakh migrants to the state over the next few days.
19 May 2020
India on Monday reported over 4,600 new cases of COVID-19, taking the nationwide tally past 1 lakh. Meanwhile, the death toll rose to 3,165.
16 May 2020
India on Friday recorded around 3,800 new coronavirus infections, taking the total number of cases past 85,000. With this, India's tally has surpassed China's, which has reported around 84,000 cases thus far.
14 May 2020
In a tragic piece of news, six workers died and two were injured after being run over by an over-speeding state transport bus in Uttar Pradesh late on Wednesday night.
11 May 2020
Shramik special trains, meant to send migrant workers to their home states will now run on full capacity, the Railways announced on Monday.
08 May 2020
India has reported over 56,000 cases of COVID-19 and a death toll of 1,888, as per data compiled from official state and union territory government statistics till late-Thursday.
01 May 2020
A paper by Mumbai School of Economics and Public Policy has claimed India might make considerable gains in the next couple of weeks in the battle against coronavirus, and could potentially put a lid on new cases by May 21.
22 Apr 2020
An officer in Bihar was suspended after he issued a pass to a BJP MLA to bring his daughter home from Kota, an incident which left Chief Minister Nitish Kumar embarrassed and invited criticism from the opposition.
29 Mar 2020
Lakhs of migrant workers who are being ferried to their homes in spite of a nationwide lockdown will face a mandatory quarantine in their native states of Uttar Pradesh and Bihar, a report stated.
21 Mar 2020
To reduce transmission of coronavirus, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said Indians should follow the Janata Curfew on Sunday, March 22, between 7 am and 9 pm.
16 Mar 2020
Quarantine, isolation wards, and coronavirus are perhaps the three most searched words in recent days. While the last one is the real monster, having killed more than 6,000 people globally, isolation wards aren't that nasty and neither is it bad to quarantine oneself.
09 Mar 2020
On Sunday, International Women's Day, newspapers across Bihar were plastered with advertisements for a new woman-led political party, Plurals.
12 Feb 2020
Bollywood director Aanand L Rai's next film, Atrangi Re, starring Sara Ali Khan, Tamil actor Dhanush, and Akshay Kumar, will be filmed in Bihar and Madurai.
11 Feb 2020
On Tuesday, Brajesh Thakur, the owner of the infamous Muzaffarpur shelter home where minors were raped, was sentenced to life imprisonment by a Delhi court.
29 Jan 2020
In a development that will hardly surprise political observers, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Wednesday expelled poll-strategist Prashant Kishor and Pavan Verma from Janata Dal (United), over their controversial statements in the last couple of days.
27 Jan 2020
Amid a global coronavirus scare, a doctor in Rajasthan has been placed under medical supervision after showing symptoms of an infection.
08 Jan 2020
Nearly two years ago, the gut-wrenching horror meted to girls staying at a shelter home in Bihar's Muzaffarpur sent shockwaves across the nation.