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14 Mar 2018


Will successive gathbandhans lead to BJP's downfall in 2019?

Recently, BJP faced a unique challenge: After a quarter century, arch-rivals SP and BSP combined forces to contain the saffron tide in UP's Gorakhpur and Phulpur LS bypolls.

Bihar: Badminton tourney organized for subordinate court judges

For the first time, a badminton tournament has been organized for the judges of subordinate courts in Bihar.

10 Mar 2018

Nitish Kumar

There's one primary school at every 1km in Bihar: Minister

The Bihar Government has been successful in setting up a primary school at every 1km while a middle and secondary school at every 3km and 5km respectively, the In-charge Minister (Education) Shravan Kumar told the Bihar Assembly yesterday.

10 Mar 2018

Andhra Pradesh

After TDP, ally JD(U) revives special status demand for Bihar

TDP's "special category status" for Andhra ended in CM Chandrababu Naidu calling back his party's ministers, making a public show of protest. However, Naidu stopped short of leading his party out of the NDA.

08 Mar 2018

US State Department

Bihar women entrepreneurs get opportunity to learn from US experts

A US-funded initiative is going to unleash value creation among young aspiring women entrepreneurs in Bihar.

07 Mar 2018

Madhya Pradesh

BJP finalizes a few names for RS polls nominations

The upcoming RS biennial elections will be held on March 23. Fifty-eight MPs will retire.

03 Mar 2018

Delhi Police

Delhi: JLN Stadium metro-station closed amid student protest at CGO-Complex

Delhi Metro today closed the JLN Stadium station for public in the wake of a big students' protest at the nearby CGO Complex.

02 Mar 2018

Nitish Kumar

Split wide open in Bihar Congress: Infighting escalates

After former Bihar CM Jitan Ram Manjhi joined the Mahagathbandhan, four Congress members of legislative council (MLCs) joined the ruling JD(U).

28 Feb 2018

Nitish Kumar

Bihar hit-and-run: BJP worker, allegedly driving while drunk, surrenders

The BJP worker whose car mowed down nine children in Bihar's Muzaffarpur has surrendered to police after four days on the run.

27 Feb 2018


Bihar: Aspiring cop found with her hand severed

A girl was yesterday found unconscious near the RPF barracks in Jamalpur, Bihar, with her right hand severed.

27 Feb 2018

Nitish Kumar

Bihar hit-and-run: BJP-JD(U) protecting party member, alleges opposition

Opposition parties in Bihar have kept up the pressure on the BJP, an ally of the ruling JD(U), over its 'lax' action on the hit-and-run case where one of its members was involved.

26 Feb 2018

Tejashwi Yadav

Bihar accident: FIR names BJP member, but party denies

The ownership of a Bolero that crushed nine children to death in Bihar has triggered a political war.

26 Feb 2018

Narendra Modi

Is poll-strategist Prashant Kishor back with Team Modi for 2019?

Political strategists, though they play a key role, are often the unknown faces. They are associated with thankless behind-the-scenes jobs. However, this changed with electoral "chanakya" Prashant Kishor's success.

24 Feb 2018

Nitish Kumar

Bihar: Bolero tries to avoid hitting woman, crushes nine children

At least nine students were crushed to death on the National Highway 77 in Muzaffarpur, Bihar, when a speeding Bolero ran into them.

19 Feb 2018


'Wear flip-flops': Bihar Board's direction to students to check cheating

Days after expelling over 1,000 Class 12 students for cheating in the Bihar Board Intermediate Examinations, the state School Examination Board (BSEB) has now passed new directions for Class 10 students.

17 Feb 2018


Over 1,000 students expelled in Bihar for mass cheating

Over 1,000 students were expelled in Bihar after reports of mass cheating in the Class 12 board examinations emerged.

15 Feb 2018

Indian Army

Martyr's family rejects Bihar govt's "demeaning" compensation of Rs. 5L

The family of a martyred CRPF jawan from Bhojpur have refused the Bihar government's cheque of Rs. 5L, terming it "demeaning."

14 Feb 2018

Lalu Prasad Yadav

Nitish Kumar: Knew from the beginning that Mahagathbandhan won't last

Bihar CM Nitish Kumar claimed that he knew from the beginning that the Mahagathbandhan (Grand Alliance) with Lalu Yadav's RJD and Congress won't last for more than a year and a half.

13 Feb 2018

Narendra Modi

Bihar woman uses begging money to get toilet constructed

Despite the nationwide push on building toilets, government officials in Bihar refused to allocate funds to a widow who wanted to get a toilet constructed in her house.

05 Feb 2018


3,400 Bihari bachelors kidnapped in 2017 for forced marriage

Those unfamiliar with Pakadua Vivah might find it shocking, but it isn't uncommon in Bihar to kidnap a man and force him to get married at gunpoint.

29 Jan 2018

Health & Wellness

Condom use among unmarried women increases 6-fold in 10 years

Findings of the National Family Health Survey (NFHS) 2015-16 are encouraging, a testament to the fact that more unmarried, sexually active women are now practising safe sex.

24 Jan 2018


Fodder scam: Lalu sentenced to five-year jail in third case

RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav has been convicted in a third fodder scam case, in which former Bihar CM Jagannath Mishra has also been convicted.

20 Jan 2018

Dalai Lama

Bodh Gaya: Two bombs found amid tight-security for Dalai Lama

A small explosion-like sound triggered a bomb chase at Bodh Gaya pilgrimage centre. The security is beefed up as Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama has been holding discourse there.

13 Jan 2018


Jains are the wealthiest Indian community: National survey

Jains are the wealthiest religious community in India. Delhi and Punjab are the richest states. Bihar is the poorest.

12 Jan 2018

Nitish Kumar

Nitish Kumar's convoy attacked in Buxar, CM unhurt

Bihar CM Nitish Kumar's convoy was attacked in Nandan area of Buxar, but he escaped unhurt.

06 Jan 2018


Fodder Scam: Lalu Yadav sentenced to 3.5 years in prison

On January 6, the special CBI court in Ranchi sentenced former Bihar CM Lalu Yadav to 3.5 years in prison and imposed a Rs. 5L fine in connection with the fodder scam case.

06 Jan 2018


Fodder scam: CBI counsel pleads maximum punishment for Lalu

The special CBI court in Ranchi in charge of the fodder scam completed its hearing on the quantum of punishment for former Bihar CM and Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) president Lalu Prasad Yadav on Friday.

30 Dec 2017


#ThatWas2017: Modi's consolidation to Rahul's makeover, Indian politics didn't disappoint!

Like a Hindi blockbuster, there is never a dull moment in Indian politics.

25 Dec 2017


Lalu's fodder scam whistle-blower explains how it was unearthed

A special CBI court convicted former Bihar CM Lalu Prasad Yadav and 15 others in the fodder scam. This scam relates to 64 cases, wherein Rs. 950cr were systematically embezzled by bureaucrats/politicians in the name of purchasing livestock feed.

21 Dec 2017


At least four killed in sugar mill blast in Bihar

Four laborers died yesterday night when a boiler exploded at the Sasa Musa sugar mill in Bihar's Gopalganj.

20 Dec 2017

Indian Railways

Naxals attack Bihar railway station, abduct two officials

Naxals attacked Bihar's Masudan Railway Station yesterday night, vandalized the premises and abducted two railway officials including the assistant station master, ANI reported.

17 Dec 2017


Bihar university student 'passes' Psychology exam after appearing for English

In a bizarre incident, a student of the Bhim Rao Ambedkar Bihar University (BRABU) has received his marksheet for the BA Part-1 examination in Psychology Honors.

09 Dec 2017


Now week-long helpline for Class 10, 12 Bihar board students

To better help Class 10 and 12 students adapt to the changes in exam pattern, the Bihar School Examination Board (BSEB) has decided to provide them a tele-counselling facility.

30 Nov 2017


Bihar board to have 50% objective questions from 2018

Infamous for rampant malpractices, poor evaluation and shoddy management, Bihar School Examination Board (BSEB) decided earlier this month to reform its examination pattern.

27 Nov 2017

Narendra Modi

After Centre downgrades Lalu's security, son threatens to skin Modi

Jumping into a controversy again due to his sensational remark, RJD chief Lalu Yadav's elder son Tej Pratap said he will skin PM Narendra Modi if any harm is done to his father.

23 Nov 2017

Lalu Prasad Yadav

Lalu's son threatens to beat up Bihar deputy-CM Sushil Modi

Tej Pratap Yadav, Lalu Yadav's son, courted controversy after a video of him allegedly threatening Bihar deputy CM Sushil Modi emerged.

18 Nov 2017


Rahul Gandhi-Tejaswi Yadav's lunch date creates political ripples

Congress VP Rahul Gandhi and RJD's Tejaswi Yadav had a lunch meeting yesterday, increasing speculation about political equations in Bihar.

17 Nov 2017

Nitish Kumar

JD(U) Election symbol: Nitish wins the "arrow"

In a jolt to rebel leader Sharad Yadav, the EC has granted the election symbol "arrow" to the JD(U) faction led by Bihar CM Nitish Kumar. Further, it stated that the Nitish-faction is the "real" JD(U).

09 Nov 2017


Demonetization plays cupid, inspires couple to have cashless wedding

Despite it being an unwelcome struggle for most, demonetization has affected people's lives in several unexpected, unique ways.