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12 Jul 2018

Janata Dal (United)

After criticism, Bihar dilutes anti-liquor laws

More than two years after implementing stringent prohibition, the Bihar government is taking a step back, clearing at least five dilutions in the Bihar Prohibition and Excise Act.

10 Jul 2018

Crime Against Women

Bihar-gangrape: When victim approached principal for help, he assaulted her

When a school principal in Bihar found out his minor son, along with 14 classmates, had allegedly raped a Class-10 girl, he called her to his room.

07 Jul 2018

Crime Against Women

Bihar girl raped by principal, two teachers, 16 students

A Class 9 girl has alleged that she was raped and blackmailed by her school's principal, two teachers, and 16 students in Bihar's Saran district.

05 Jul 2018

Uttar Pradesh

Missionaries of Charity woman staffer arrested for 'selling' baby

A woman staffer has been arrested and two others, including a sister-in-charge, detained for allegedly selling a child born to an inmate of a shelter home Nirmal Hriday, run by Mother Teresa-founded Missionaries of Charity in Patna.

03 Jul 2018


BJP hacked FB-account to create family rift: Tej Pratap Yadav

RJD leader Tej Pratap Yadav has alleged that his Facebook account was "hacked" by the BJP-RSS to create a rift in his family and weaken his party.

02 Jul 2018

Nitish Kumar

Bihar: Unmarried girls who cleared intermediate-exam to get Rs. 10,000

Unmarried girls, who cleared the intermediate examination from Bihar Board, will get Rs. 10,000 soon as a part of Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's ambitious scheme 'Mukhyamantri Kanya Utthan Yojana' (MKUY).

29 Jun 2018


Gujarat's Dahod tops NITI's Delta rankings on 'aspirational districts'

Gujarat's Dahod district topped the first Delta ranking released today by NITI Aayog that captures incremental improvements of aspirational districts on health, education and other development parameters.

27 Jun 2018

Rashtriya Janata Dal

Lalu Prasad Yadav's son Tej Pratap forays in Bollywood

Tej Pratap Yadav, son of Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Yadav and former Bihar Health Minister, is now trying his luck in Bollywood.

Bihar Class-10: All four toppers are girls from one school

The Bihar School Examination Board (BSEB) declared results of the Class-10 exams yesterday.

Bihar Class 10: Prerna Raj tops, 18.77% rise in pass-percentage

The Bihar school board (BSEB) has declared the results of its Class-10 examination on its website.

Bihar: 42,000 Class-10 answer sheets seized from scrap dealer

Bihar Police on Saturday seized 42,000 answer sheets of Class-10 students, which had mysteriously gone missing from a government-run school, and arrested a scrap dealer.

21 Jun 2018

Nitish Kumar

Bihar wants 12.59% tax revenue under 11th FC recommendations

The Bihar government will urge the 15th Finance Commission to raise the allocation of tax revenue shared by the states on the pattern of the 11th Finance Commission recommendations, Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi has said.

19 Jun 2018

Road Accidents

Bihar: 6 children killed, 3 injured in road accident

Six children were killed and three others injured when a car carrying them, skidded off a road and fell into a pit filled with water in Bihar's Araria today, police said.

17 Jun 2018


This all-women musical band from Bihar is breaking all stereotypes

A musical band formed by Dalit women is breaking social stereotypes in a tiny hamlet on the outskirts of Patna.

17 Jun 2018


Bihar: Expensive saree sales increase by 1,751% after liquor ban

Alcohol prohibition is making people of Bihar spend on good clothes and food with the sale of expensive sarees rising 1,751%, consumption of honey by 380%, and cheese by 200% in the first six months of the ban.

15 Jun 2018

Rashtriya Janata Dal

Bihar University girls can now report sexual-harassment to Raj Bhavan

Bihar Governor Satya Pal Mallik asking girls studying in Bihar universities to report directly to the Raj Bhavan any complaints of molestation or sexual harassment on campuses has triggered a political spat between opposition RJD and ruling JD(U).

15 Jun 2018

Rashtriya Janata Dal

Bihar-shocker: Wife and daughter allegedly gangraped in front of man

In a horrific crime, some men intercepted a medical practitioner in Bihar's Gaya late Wednesday, assaulted him, tied him to a tree and then gangraped his wife and daughter.

14 Jun 2018


Bihar: Man tied to tree; wife, 15-year-old daughter gang-raped

A group of armed youths tied a man to a tree and raped his wife and 15-year-old daughter in Bihar's Gaya district, a senior police official said today.

10 Jun 2018

IIT-JEE Advanced

26 of Bihar's 'Super 30' clear JEE Advanced this time

Bihar's 'Super 30' Academy continues to churn out success-stories. This time, 26 of them cracked the JEE-Advanced.

10 Jun 2018


Bihar gets 20 specially-trained dogs to bust illegal alcohol trade

In a crackdown against liquor sale in the state, the Bihar government has requested 20 special dogs from Telangana to sniff out alcohol.

09 Jun 2018


Facing students' protest, Bihar Board allows scrutiny of inter answer-sheets

After witnessing students' protests over alleged discrepancies in mark sheets of Intermediate examinees, the Bihar School Examination Board (BSEB) today said an opportunity was being provided to aggrieved candidates for scrutiny of their answer-sheets till June 16.

09 Jun 2018


Lightning kills 18 in Bihar, UP and Odisha

Even as torrential rains continue to pound the Konkan belt, a variety of weather conditions was witnessed in different states yesterday.

09 Jun 2018


Bihar: Students score 38/35 in class 12 exams. What's happening?

In Bihar, some students were left stunned on seeing their mark sheets of class 12th board exams.

08 Jun 2018


Forced sex in marriage is cruelty, ground for divorce: HC

The Punjab and Haryana High Court said forceful sex in marriage amounts to cruelty and could be ground for divorce.

08 Jun 2018


Bihar: Government planning to ban 'khaini', tobacco-form everyone's addicted to

The Bihar government is planning to put a blanket ban on sale and purchase of khaini (a processed tobacco product). In the state, liquor was banned two years ago.

06 Jun 2018

Rashtriya Janata Dal

Nitish Kumar: No permanent allies of this political opportunist

Stairway to power goes through many U-Turns and who knows it better than Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar. He had once said, "I shall get power, by hook or crook, but once I have got the power I will do good work."

05 Jun 2018

West Bengal

Three Bihar sisters found brutally murdered inside home, rape suspected

Three young sisters were found inside their house today, brutally murdered with deep injuries on their throats and forehead.

04 Jun 2018


NEET results: Bihar girl Kalpana Kumari secures AIR 1

The results of NEET were announced a short while ago and the tough examination was topped by Kalpana Kumari, from Bihar, who secured 99.99 percentile.

03 Jun 2018

West Bengal

Center revises governors' allowances, West Bengal governor becomes richest

Four months after salaries of governors were revised to Rs 3.5 lakh/month, the Center has now issued fresh guidelines for allowances.

03 Jun 2018

Amit Shah

Paswan meets Shah; seeks ordinance on Dalit-crimes, special-status for Bihar

Lok Janshakti Party chief Ram Vilas Paswan today met BJP President Amit Shah, seeking an ordinance to restore the original provisions of SC/ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Act and called for ensuring reservation in promotion for the community.

31 May 2018


BJP gets reality-check, wins just one seat in assembly bypolls

In a major setback, the ruling Bharatiya Janta Party secured only one seat in bypolls in 11 assembly constituencies.

31 May 2018

Himachal Pradesh

Explained: 'Special Category Status' demand of Bihar and Andhra

In March, Andhra Pradesh CM Chandrababu Naidu quit NDA after a standoff with the Center over the demand of giving Special Category Status (SCS) to his state.

29 May 2018


40 more killed in thunderstorms across UP, Bihar, Jharkhand

Another bout of thunderstorms hit UP, Bihar and Jharkhand yesterday, leaving 40 dead and many others injured, reports said.

29 May 2018

Nitish Kumar

Need to create awareness about Nipah virus: Bihar CM Nitish

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar directed the health authorities to create awareness about Nipah virus at "panchayat levels" while laying the foundation stone of 301 health-related schemes worth Rs. 784cr in the state yesterday.

27 May 2018


Bypolls in 1 Lok Sabha, 5 Assembly seats tomorrow

The stage is set for by-polls to one Lok Sabha and five Assembly seats in various states in India's eastern region tomorrow.

26 May 2018

Indian Air Force

25-year-old Indian Air Force employee shot dead in Bihar

An Indian Air Force employee was shot dead by a group of people in Bihar's Nalanda district.

17 May 2018


Congress in Goa, Tejashwi Yadav in Bihar, planning a 'Karnataka'

In the aftermath of Karnataka rumble, Congress has said it will now approach Goa's Governor to form the government since they were the single largest party there, back then.

14 May 2018

Kolkata Police

1 more arrested for smuggling arms from RFI to Maoists

STF of Kolkata Police on Sunday arrested a man from Bihar on the charge of being involved in an arms smuggling racket busted in Kolkata last week.

14 May 2018


Bihar: Shirts removed, Sleeves snipped of students to prevent cheating

Looks like the scenes of mass-cheating in Bihar still haunt examination officials, forcing them to switch to extreme measures.

13 May 2018


Viral-video shows men gang-raping woman in Bihar, police begin probe

A video of a group of men raping a woman has gone viral, forcing the police to launch an operation to nab the suspects in Bihar's Gaya.