Patna: News

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.

01 Jan 2019

Lok Sabha

BJP leader Shatrughan Sinha loses VIP status at Patna airport

On Monday, officials told the press that actor-turned politician and BJP leader Shatrughan Sinha would no longer be treated as a VIP at the Patna airport and will have to undergo regular frisking when travelling from the airport.

02 Nov 2018

Lalu Prasad Yadav

Lalu's son files for divorce 6 months after marriage

In a setback for Lalu Prasad Yadav's family, the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief's son, Tej Pratap Yadav, filed for divorce from his wife, Aishwarya Rai, on Thursday.

26 Oct 2018


#CBIDirector: Congress leaders demonstrate outside CBI office in Patna

Hundreds of Congress workers along with their leaders in Bihar Friday staged a demonstration in Patna as part of the party's 'nation-wide protest' against the decision of the Center to divest CBI Director Alok Verma of his duties and sending him on leave.

26 Oct 2018

Narendra Modi

Jignesh Mevani hurls abuses at PM Modi at Patna rally

While speaking at a rally in Patna, independent MLA and Dalit leader Jignesh Mevani was caught abusing Prime Minister Narendra Modi repeatedly on camera.

20 Sep 2018


Patna: Principal rapes student, clerk makes video; both arrested

The principal of a private school in Patna was arrested on Wednesday for allegedly raping a student multiple times in the last few months.

10 Sep 2018


Bihar CM Nitish Kumar launches multi-purpose Prakash Kendra in Patna

Bihar CM Nitish Kumar on Sunday launched the construction work of Prakash Kendra and garden in memory of Guru Gobind Singh in Patna at an estimated cost of Rs. 54.16 crore.

01 Sep 2018

Nitish Kumar

Inmate of a Patna shelter home dies, two others missing

A 27-year-old inmate of a shelter home for mentally challenged women died at a hospital in Patna on Friday, a day after two other women went missing from the shelter home.

14 Aug 2018


Another Muzaffarpur? Two deaths in Patna shelter-home raise suspicion

Weeks after the Muzaffarpur shelter sex scandal shook the entire nation, deaths of two women in another shelter-home of Patna have raised suspicion.

30 Jul 2018


Patna: Nalanda Hospital flooded with rainwater, fish swim inside ICU

The patients undergoing treatment at Patna's Nalanda Medical College Hospital were given company by fishes, after ICU and general wards got flooded by rainwater.

12 Jul 2018


Screenwriter of Nana Patekar's 'Ab Tak Chhappan' allegedly commits suicide

32-year-old Ravishankar Alok, who was involved in the writing of Nana Patekar's movie 'Ab Tak Chhappan', reportedly committed suicide on Wednesday at around 2 PM.

05 Jul 2018


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.

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.

16 Jun 2018

Hrithik Roshan

Hrithik to host Super 30 academy students who cracked IIT-JEE

Hrithik Roshan, who is currently immersed in the shooting of mathematician Anand Kumar's biopic titled 'Super 30', is planning to throw a party for the students of his academy who cracked the JEE-Advanced 2018.

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.

10 May 2018

Rashtriya Janata Dal

Lalu granted 3 days parole to attend son's marriage

RJD chief Lalu Prasad, who is serving prison sentence following his conviction in the fodder scam cases, was today granted three days parole to attend his son's wedding in Patna, Inspector General of Prisons Harsh Mangla said today.

25 Apr 2018


Class-12 Economics-retest: Mixed reactions, but everyone thrilled that exams ended

The CBSE conducted a retest for Class 12 Economics today; the original exam on March 26 had been cancelled due to a paper leak.

18 Apr 2018


Lalu's son gets engaged to granddaughter of former Bihar CM

Rashtriya Janata Dal supremo Lalu Prasad Yadav's elder son Tej Pratap Yadav got engaged to Aishwarya Rai, senior party leader Chandrika Rai's daughter, at Patna's five-star Hotel Maurya on Wednesday.

01 Apr 2018


Bihar communal violence: Union Minister's 'missing' son arrested

Arijit Shashwat, son of Union Minister Ashwini Choubey, was arrested late Saturday night in Patna.

21 Feb 2018

Animal Rights

Plastic menace: Cow operated upon, whopping 80-kg polythene removed

A team of veterinary surgeons in Patna removed a whopping 80-kg mass of plastic from a 6-year-old cow's stomach on Wednesday, highlighting the need for strict action to curb plastic menace.

30 Jan 2018


Patna student kills himself on WhatsApp video chat with girlfriend

In a disturbing incident, a 19-year-old youth in Patna shot himself while on a WhatsApp video call with his girlfriend.

23 Oct 2017


Bihar education board under scanner for flunking student wrongly

Bihar's education board is under scrutiny once more for incompetence and malpractices.

12 Oct 2017


Juvenile found guilty in 2013 Patna, Bodh Gaya serial blasts

A juvenile has been found guilty of being involved in multiple blasts in Patna and Bodh Gaya in 2013.

06 Sep 2017


Bengaluru: Two medical aspirants' parents cheated of Rs. 30L

Bengaluru police have registered fraud cases against three middlemen allegedly posing as agents in the city's medical colleges and cheating the parents of two medical aspirants in separate incidents.

02 Aug 2017


"Are you a virgin?" Asks Bihar's IGIMS in employment form

It is not uncommon for employers to ask applicants questions about their education, experience, and a few personal details.

20 Jun 2017

Aadhaar Card

Aadhaar linking for land records not required, it's a hoax

While the government is getting its Aadhaar scheme implemented, it appears that some frauds out there are spreading false rumors regarding it, fuelling concerns of citizens, who are scurrying to get Aadhaar linked to their accounts.

14 Jun 2017


Bihar minister Tej Pratap deploys government doctors for kin's treatment

The RJD is under fire after Health Minister Tej Pratap Yadav recently deployed a government medical team to the family's Patna residence to treat a "family member".

23 May 2017


Patna teachers' 'scam'- Many still in 'service' despite years-long absence

In shocking revelations, at least 550 teachers of government schools in Patna were still found to be in "service" despite remaining absent since as long as five years.

27 Apr 2017


VIP culture over Sukma martyrs: Truck halted for Nitish's convoy

A week after the central government banned beacons on vehicles to curb VIP culture, a vehicle carrying the body of one of the Sukma martyrs was halted to make way for CM Nitish Kumar's convoy.

24 Feb 2017

Madhya Pradesh

Chairman of recruitment board, Bihar, arrested in exam scam

According to reports, the chairman of Bihar Staff Selection Commission (BSSC) has been arrested in connection with a question paper leak case.

10 Feb 2017

Madhya Pradesh

Students paid lakhs in Bihar exam paper scam

Authorities revealed that the Bihar Staff Selection Commission (BSSC) recruitment exam scam, could be as large as the Vyapam scam that hit Madhya Pradesh.

09 Feb 2017

Madhya Pradesh

BSSC exam cancelled, secretary arrested

The inter-level exam conducted by the Bihar Staff Selection Commission (BSSC) was cancelled by the government on Wednesday.