Bihar: News

13 Jan 2023

Bharti Airtel

Airtel launches its 5G services in Jharkhand and Bihar

Bharti Airtel has launched its 5G services in Jharkhand and Bihar. The telco is rolling out the services in a phased manner and will soon cover the entirety of the states.

13 Jan 2023


Delhi: Flights delayed as IMD warns of 'intense' cold wave

A cold wave coupled with a thick layer of fog over north India affected daily life and delayed some flights from Delhi on Friday morning. However, the national capital experienced some respite as the minimum temperature was recorded at 12 degrees Celsius.

13 Jan 2023

Loktantrik Janata Dal

Engineering gold medalist, 11-time MP Sharad Yadav mastered socialist politics

Former Union Minister and ex-Janata Dal (United) chief, Sharad Yadav (75), passed away on Thursday evening at Fortis Memorial Research Institute, Gurugram.

12 Jan 2023

Rashtriya Janata Dal

Former Union Minister Sharad Yadav dies aged 75

Former Union Minister and ex-Janata Dal (United) chief, Sharad Yadav, passed away this evening at Fortis Memorial Research Institute, Gurugram. He was 75.

10 Jan 2023

West Bengal

Bengal: Snake found in mid-day meal, 30 kids fall ill

At least 30 school children were hospitalized in West Bengal's Birbhum district on Monday after consuming food in which a snake was allegedly found, PTI reported, citing officials.

08 Jan 2023

Nitish Kumar

Bihar: CM Nitish Kumar stirs row over 'insensitive' population remarks 

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Saturday stirred a row and invited a sharp reaction from the Opposition with his remarks that the state's population in the state would not get under control as women are not educated and men are careless.

Go to Pakistan: BJP leader's video message for ex-Bihar minister

Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader and former Bihar minister Abdul Bari Siddiqui has been facing a lot of backlash from Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) due to his recent comments on "advising his children to settle abroad" because of the country's situation (desh ka mahaul).

17 Dec 2022


'Pathaan' row: Petition filed against 'Besharam Rang' in Bihar court

A lawyer has filed a complaint petition with a Muzaffarpur court in Bihar, seeking a first information report (FIR) against Shah Rukh Khan and Deepika Padukone, among others, for allegedly hurting "religious sentiments" of Hindus in Pathaan's song Besharam Rang.

15 Dec 2022

Nitish Kumar

Those who drink alcohol will die: Nitish on hooch tragedy

As the number of deaths related to the Saran hooch tragedy rose to 39, Bihar's Chief Minister Nitish Kumar underlined the need for strict implementation of the state's liquor ban and urged people to refrain from drinking.

14 Dec 2022

Nitish Kumar

Nitish-Opposition exchange barbs after hooch kills 20 in 'dry' Bihar

At least 20 people reportedly died after consuming spurious liquor in a hooch tragedy in Bihar's Saran district.

09 Dec 2022

OTT releases

Netflix's 'Khakee': What led to IPS officer Amit Lodha's suspension

Bihar IPS officer Amit Lodha has been suspended on corruption charges.

05 Dec 2022

Uttar Pradesh

Battle of prestige: Bypolls begin in UP, 4 other states

The stakes are high in the bypolls, which began on Monday in five states for six assembly constituencies and a parliamentary seat.

04 Dec 2022

Lalu Prasad Yadav

Bihar ministers perform puja before Lalu's kidney transplant on Monday

Deputy Chief Minister of Bihar Tejashwi Yadav flew out to Singapore on Saturday night to be present with Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief and his father, Lalu Prasad Yadav, during his kidney transplant operation on Monday.

26 Nov 2022

Lalu Prasad Yadav

Out on bail, Lalu leaves for Singapore for kidney transplant

Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) President Lalu Prasad Yadav has left for Singapore for a kidney transplant.

21 Nov 2022

Narendra Modi

Bihar: 12 killed as truck rams into religious procession

At least 12 people, including several children and women, were killed and many others were injured in the Vaishali district of Bihar, when a truck rammed into a religious procession.

15 Nov 2022

Lok Janshakti Party

No alliance with Chirag Paswan until he apologizes: Pashupati Paras

Rashtriya Lok Janshakti Party (RLJP) president and Union minister, Pashupati Paras, has dismissed reports of his party joining hands with his estranged nephew Chirag Paswan's Lok Janshakti Party (Ram Vilas).

29 Oct 2022


Bihar: Cylinder explodes while cooking Chhath puja prasad; 30 injured

The celebrations of the Chhath festival turned into a tragedy for a family in Aurangabad, Bihar, when a suspected short-circuit caused a cylinder blast, resulting in a massive fire.

21 Oct 2022

Nitish Kumar

Nitish Kumar in touch with BJP, alleges Prashant Kishor

Prashant Kishor has accused Bihar Chief Minister and Janta Dal (United) (JDU) leader Nitish Kumar of being in contact with the former coalition partner Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).

17 Oct 2022

Road Accidents

UP: 4 dead as speeding BMW chasing 300km/h crashes fatally

The "need for speed" of a doctor, an engineer, and two of their friends ended when the BMW car they were traveling in collided head-on with a truck approaching from the opposite direction at Sultanpur on Purvanchal Expressway in Uttar Pradesh on Friday.

Want condoms too?: Bihar women's panel chief to schoolgirls' query

The chairperson-cum-managing director (MD) of the Women Development Corporation (WDC) of Bihar, Harjot Kaur Bamhrah is facing public ire following her rather insensitive remarks at a workshop for girls in Patna on Tuesday.

23 Sep 2022

Lalu Prasad Yadav

Lalu, Nitish to meet Sonia Gandhi to bolster Opposition unity

In an attempt to strengthen Opposition unity ahead of the 2024 General Elections, Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) president Lalu Prasad Yadav, and Janata Dal (United) (JDU) president and Bihar CM Nitish Kumar are likely to meet Congress interim president Sonia Gandhi in Delhi on Sunday evening.

15 Sep 2022

Prashant Kishor

Will join Nitish if he provides 10 lakh jobs, says PK

After politically attacking Nitish Kumar for weeks, poll strategist Prashant Kishor said that he will only align with the Bihar Chief Minister if the latter provides 10 lakh jobs in a year.

11 Sep 2022

Bihar Police

Bihar: SP puts subordinates in lockup; police association demands FIR

A district police chief allegedly put five of his subordinates in lockup for two hours in Nawada Nagar police station in Bihar after finding their work dissatisfactory on Thursday.

04 Sep 2022

Nitish Kumar

BJP will fall to 50 if…: Nitish Kumar's 2024 pitch

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Saturday hit out at his former aide, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), and gave a clarion call for opposition unity.

31 Aug 2022


Super 30 enrolling 100 students from across India next year

Students from throughout the country will now be able to seek admission to Super 30—a well-known coaching program for poor students in Bihar for the prestigious Indian Institute of Technologies (IITs) with a high success rate—beginning next year, according to PTI.

30 Aug 2022


Race for 2024: Amit Shah to visit Bihar, Rajasthan

As the 2024 Lok Sabha elections inch closer, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is all set to pull out its big guns in the opposition-ruled states.

29 Aug 2022


Jharkhand: Woman dies after stalker sets her ablaze; protests erupt

Jharkhand is said to be tense after a 19-year-old woman from the Dumka district, who was set on fire by a man stalking her, died from burn injuries on Sunday, The Indian Express reported.

24 Aug 2022

Nitish Kumar

Bihar: Nitish Kumar wins trust vote; BJP MLAs storm out

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar won the floor test in the Bihar Assembly on Wednesday, days after he formed a new government with Tejashwi Yadav as his deputy.

Bihar: CBI raids 2 RJD leaders ahead of floor test

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) raided the houses of two key leaders of the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) on Wednesday morning in relation to the "land-for-jobs" case, which alleges violations during Lalu Yadav's term as Railway Minister in the UPA-I government.

22 Aug 2022

Rashtriya Janata Dal

SC stays registering FIR against Shahnawaz Hussain in rape case

The Supreme Court on Monday stayed the Delhi High Court order directing the police to register an FIR against BJP leader Shahnawaz Hussain on allegations of rape.

22 Aug 2022


Stones pelted on Bihar CM Nitish Kumar's convoy, 13 arrested

The police arrested 13 people in connection with the stone-pelting at Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's convoy in Patna on Sunday, India Today reported quoting Patna's senior superintendent of police (SSP).

21 Aug 2022

Rashtriya Janata Dal

If opposition backs, Nitish could be 'strong' PM candidate: Tejashwi

Bihar Deputy CM Tejashwi Yadav in an interview with news agency PTI said that if Opposition considers, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar could be a strong candidate for prime minister's post in 2024 general elections.

20 Aug 2022


Argument over drinking: Man hammers landlord to death, clicks selfie

A man allegedly murdered his landlord in sleep using a hammer after an argument over his alcoholism in Delhi.

18 Aug 2022


Bihar: Man shoot class 9 girl over love affair

In a shocking incident, a 15-year-old girl was shot in the neck in Patna, Bihar allegedly over a love affair.

18 Aug 2022

Delhi Police

Register FIR against BJP's Shahnawaz in rape case: Delhi HC

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday directed the Delhi Police to register an FIR against BJP leader Shahnawaz Hussain in an alleged rape case.

16 Aug 2022

Rashtriya Janata Dal

'Mahagathbandhan 2.0' cabinet: RJD gets 16 posts, JD(U) takes 11

A week after churning up a political storm in Bihar, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar expanded his cabinet to induct 31 new ministers on Tuesday.

15 Aug 2022

Nitish Kumar

Bihar: Nitish Kumar announces 20L jobs in government, other sectors

A week after forming a new government in Bihar, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar announced 20 lakh jobs for the state's youth.

13 Aug 2022


#NewsBytesExplainer: Why drought is looming over UP, Jharkhand and Bihar

According to the Indian Express, never in the last 122 years have Uttar Pradesh (UP), Bihar and Jharkhand witnessed such low monsoon rainfall.

12 Aug 2022


Why did Jharkhand BJP leader courier pen to Tejashwi Yadav?

Newly sworn Deputy Chief Minister of Bihar Tejashwi Yadav may soon get a pen in his post.

11 Aug 2022

Nitish Kumar

Kumar laughs off BJP's V-P claim; Yadav calls party 'vindictive'

A day after coming together to form the 'Mahagathbandhan 2.0' government, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and Deputy CM Tejashwi Yadav slammed the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).

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