Patna: News

24 Apr 2023

Rahul Gandhi

Modi surname defamation: Patna HC grants Rahul Gandhi interim relief

Congress leader and disqualified MP Rahul Gandhi on Monday got interim relief from the Patna High Court, which quashed the summons issued to him by a lower court in the 2019 criminal defamation case related to the Modi surname.

18 Apr 2023


Bihar: Woman inspector thrashed during raid on mining mafia

Three mining officers, including a woman inspector, were allegedly attacked and assaulted by goons in the Bihta block of Patna, Bihar, on Monday, reported ANI.

20 Mar 2023


Bihar: Porn clip plays at Patna railway station TV screens

In what can only be described as an absolutely bizarre incident in Bihar, hundreds of passengers were left baffled after an adult film started playing on the TV screens installed at the Patna railway station for three minutes instead of advertisements.

10 Mar 2023


Bihar: 56-year-old Muslim man lynched on suspicion of carrying beef

A 56-year-old Muslim man from Hasanpur village of Bihar's Siwan succumbed to injuries in a hospital on Tuesday after allegedly being thrashed by a mob on suspicion of carrying beef, NDTV reported.

21 Jan 2023


Woman dies after quack conducts illegal abortion in Bihar's Hajipur 

Bihar Police have launched a search for a quack who reportedly conducted an illegal abortion at his clinic in Hajipur and fed the fetus to a dog.

09 Jan 2023


2 IndiGo passengers arrested for drinking onboard Delhi-Patna flight

Patna's Airport Police arrested two passengers of a Delhi-Patna IndiGo flight on Sunday night with the help of the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) for consuming alcohol on the domestic flight violating rules, NDTV reported.

28 Nov 2022

Bharti Airtel

Airtel introduces 5G service in Patna: How to enable

Airtel has finally launched its 5G service in Patna. The telecom company is rolling out the high-speed network in a phased manner and will gradually cover the whole city.

21 Nov 2022


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.

22 Aug 2022


Air traffic controller in Delhi tests positive for psychoactive substance

An air traffic controller (ATCO) posted at the Indira Gandhi International Airport in Delhi was taken off duty after he failed a drug test.

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).

25 Jul 2022

Varun Gandhi

Patna: Girl abandoned by father scores 99.4% in Class 10

BJP MP Varun Gandhi has brought to light the inspiring story of Patna girl Sreeja, who scored 99.4% in the recently announced CBSE Class 10 board exam results, on Twitter.

22 Jul 2022


Best planetariums in India to introduce your kids to astronomy

If you are inclined toward space exploration and astronomy, then planetariums or taramandals are a must-visit for you.

19 Jun 2022

Shiv Sena

SpiceJet plane makes emergency landing after wing catches fire

A SpiceJet plane, which was a Boeing 737-800, was forced to make an emergency landing at Patna's Bihta Airforce Station on Sunday after its left wing caught fire, India Today reported.

27 Jan 2022


Bihar: Protesters set train on fire over Railways exam

The protests against a Railways job exam turned violent in Bihar's Gaya after the protesters set ablaze four coaches of a train on Wednesday.

10 Sep 2021


Patna Metro receives over 7.5K entries for its logo contest

Patna Metro Rail Corporation (PMRC) has received more than 7,500 entries for its logo contest from people across the country, spanning small towns and big cities, a senior official said on Friday.

08 Sep 2021


Bihar's political temperature rises as Chirag Paswan meets Tejashwi Yadav

Bihar's political temperature rose by a few notches on Wednesday as Lok Janshakti Party MP Chirag Paswan met RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav in Patna to invite the latter to an event marking his father Ram Vilas Paswan's first death anniversary a few days later.

20 May 2021


Complaint against Patna hospital where COVID-19 patient was 'sexually assaulted'

A police complaint has been filed in connection with the alleged sexual assault of a 45-year-old woman COVID-19 patient at the Paras-HMRI hospital in Patna, Bihar.

20 May 2021


After black fungus, 4 'white fungus' cases emerge in Patna

In the past few days, four cases of a "white fungus" have been detected in Bihar's Patna, leading to fresh worries.

22 Apr 2021


Bihar: 500 doctors, health workers infected in second wave

More than 500 doctors and health workers of the two leading hospitals in Patna, AIIMS and Patna Medical College and Hospital (PMCH), have been infected with coronavirus during the ongoing second wave, sources said.

12 Apr 2021


In grave error, Patna hospital wrongly declares man dead

A state-run hospital in Bihar's capital has courted controversy by declaring an alive patient dead and even handing out a death certificate to the family, prompting an inquiry into the incident.

16 Feb 2021


Patna: School principal sentenced to death for raping 11-year-old student

A private school principal in Patna has been given death sentence by a court for raping an 11-year-old student of the institute, while another teacher of that school and a co-accused in the case was awarded life imprisonment for conniving with him.

29 Dec 2020


Patna: Hundreds march toward Governor's house against three farm laws

To lodge a protest against three farm laws passed by the Centre in September, hundreds of people participated in a march in Patna. The terminal point of the march is the house of Governor Phagu Chauhan, a member of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).

24 Aug 2020


PM-CARES to fund two coronavirus hospitals in Bihar, opposition unhappy

In a development that has taken political undertones in poll-bound Bihar, Prime Minister's Office on Monday tweeted that the PM-CARES Fund, short for Prime Minister's Citizen Assistance and Relief in Emergency Situations Fund, will finance two dedicated coronavirus hospitals in the state.

28 Jul 2020


Bihar floods: Heavy rainfall predicted till August 1, relief unlikely

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.

14 Jul 2020


Bihar: 75 BJP leaders, HQ staff test positive for COVID-19

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.

08 Jul 2020


Lockdown in Patna from Friday; here's what will remain closed

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.

27 Jun 2020


Sushant's family to set up a foundation in his honor

Late actor Sushant Singh Rajput's family will set up a foundation called Singh Rajput Foundation (SSRF), to support individuals aspiring to work in the fields of cinema, science, and sports - three subjects that were extremely close to his heart.

09 Jan 2020

Mumbai Police

Ex-Dawood Ibrahim aide gangster Ejaz Lakdawala arrested in Mumbai

In a major breakthrough, Mumbai Police arrested Ejaz Lakdawala, a wanted underworld don who was on the run for 20 long years.

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


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.

23 Jul 2019


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.

11 Jul 2019

Hrithik Roshan

#Super30: Mathematician Anand Kumar is suffering from brain tumor

Hrithik Roshan's Super 30 is about to hit the theatres tomorrow.

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.

04 Jun 2019


Let's dissect the trailer of Hrithik Roshan's 'Super 30'

The much-awaited official trailer of Hrithik Roshan-starrer Super 30 was released today.

19 May 2019

Arvind Kejriwal

"Conspiracy to kill me," says Lalu's son Tej Pratap Yadav

On Sunday, a disturbing video from Patna emerged on social media. The bodyguards of RJD leader Tej Pratap Yadav were seen thrashing a video journalist in the Bihar capital.

26 Apr 2019

Rahul Gandhi

Rahul Gandhi's aircraft suffers from engine troubles: Details here

On Friday, Congress President Rahul Gandhi tweeted that the aircraft he was traveling in faced engine troubles. As a result, he was forced to return to New Delhi.

23 Apr 2019


#CareerBytes: Placement statistics of some of the new IITs

In India, the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) are the most premier technical institutes that offer the best engineering and technology-related education in the country.

13 Apr 2019


Patna: 45-year-old man urges people to vote this elections

A 45-year-old man in Patna, Bihar, is doing his bit as a responsible citizen. These days, he is urging people to come out and vote during the Lok Sabha Elections 2019.