23 Jun 2019
Tejashwi Yadav installed 44 ACs in house, claims Sushil Modi
Senior BJP leader and Deputy Chief Minister of Bihar Sushil Kumar Modi launched a fresh attack on RJD's Tejashwi Yadav over extravagant expenditure.
15 Oct 2018
Nitish Kumar calls slipper throwing incident a 'publicity stunt'
Breaking his silence over a youth hurling a slipper at him recently, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar yesterday termed the incident "absurd" and "meant for publicity," ruing that there was "no value for good work".
28 Aug 2018
Bihar gangster arrested for Nepal business tycoon kidnapping
A Bihar-based gangster, who was wanted in a high-profile kidnapping case, was arrested in RK Puram, South Delhi on Saturday.
12 Aug 2018
Morning prayer now mandatory for students, staff in Bihar schools
The Bihar government has made it mandatory for students and staff of schools run by it to hold morning prayers in which state songs will be crooned using loudspeakers to instill discipline and punctuality among them.
26 Jul 2018
Bihar govt recommends CBI inquiry into shelter-home sexual assault case
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today recommended a CBI inquiry into the alleged sexual exploitation of girls at a state-funded shelter home in Muzaffarpur district.
21 Jun 2018
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.
10 Mar 2018
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.
27 Oct 2017
Bihar government to fire employees promoting dowry, child marriage
In another attempt to rid Bihar of social and civic malpractices, the Nitish-Kumar led government will now sack its employees if found demanding or promoting dowry and child marriage.
22 Aug 2017
How Bihar's Jeevika Didis are building toilets in rural areas
Open defecation has long been India's primary health and sanitation issue; most Indian states are struggling to become open defecation-free (ODF).
25 Nov 2016
56 schools and colleges lose affiliation to BSEB
56 intermediate colleges and schools lost affiliation to the Bihar School Examination Board (BSEB) due to lack of infrastructure, teaching and non-teaching faculty and alleged involvement in illegal practices.
24 Nov 2016
SC cancels bail of rape-accused RJD MLA
The Supreme Court has cancelled the bail of rape-accused RJD MLA Rajballabh Yadav.
08 Nov 2016
SC asks Ballabh Yadav to surrender
The Supreme Court has asked rape accused RJD MLA Ballabh Yadav to surrender by November 9 at the Bihar lower court; his bail hearing would be rescheduled for 23 November.
06 Oct 2016
Rape victim questions Bihar government on release of RJD MLA
Raj Ballabh Yadav, an Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) MLA from Nawada, Bihar was released on bail by the Patna HC on September 30.