23 Jun 2020
Bihar: Five MLCs from Lalu's party join rival Nitish's JD(U)
In what brings bad news for Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD), five MLCs of the party resigned to join JD(U), the party of rival Nitish Kumar, reports said on Tuesday. This development comes just days before the Bihar Legislative Council polls, which are scheduled for July 6.
22 Apr 2020
Embarrassed after MLA brings daughter home, Nitish Kumar suspends officer
An officer in Bihar was suspended after he issued a pass to a BJP MLA to bring his daughter home from Kota, an incident which left Chief Minister Nitish Kumar embarrassed and invited criticism from the opposition.
31 Mar 2020
Coronavirus: Death toll reaches 41; Telangana confirms 6 fatalities
The Ministry of Health on Monday said that 227 new coronavirus cases were reported in the past 24 hours, taking India's tally to 1,251.
30 Mar 2020
Three tales of migrant workers that will tear you up
In the last couple of days, we have been bombarded with news reports about migrant workers' plight. With the nation going under the intense lockdown for 21 days starting last Wednesday, they stared at a bleak future, with empty stomachs.
29 Mar 2020
Coronavirus: Migrant workers to face 14-day quarantine in UP, Bihar
Lakhs of migrant workers who are being ferried to their homes in spite of a nationwide lockdown will face a mandatory quarantine in their native states of Uttar Pradesh and Bihar, a report stated.
09 Mar 2020
This London-based woman is running for CM in Bihar elections
On Sunday, International Women's Day, newspapers across Bihar were plastered with advertisements for a new woman-led political party, Plurals.
29 Jan 2020
Prashant Kishor and Pavan Verma expelled from Nitish Kumar's JD(U)
In a development that will hardly surprise political observers, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Wednesday expelled poll-strategist Prashant Kishor and Pavan Verma from Janata Dal (United), over their controversial statements in the last couple of days.
20 Jan 2020
Muzaffarpur shelter home case: Owner Brajesh Thakur, 18 others, convicted
Brajesh Thakur, who ran a shelter home in Bihar's Muzaffarpur where minor girls were raped and assaulted, was held guilty by a Delhi court today.
08 Jan 2020
#BigTwist: CBI says no girl was killed in Muzaffarpur shelter-home
Nearly two years ago, the gut-wrenching horror meted to girls staying at a shelter home in Bihar's Muzaffarpur sent shockwaves across the nation.
05 Jan 2020
Bihar NPR to begin from May 15, says Deputy CM
Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi has announced dates for the updation of the National Population Register (NPR) this year.
21 Dec 2019
CAA-stir: Prashant Kishor questions Congress' absenteeism, gets slammed
On Saturday, JD(U) leader and poll-strategist Prashant Kishor asked Congress why isn't it on the streets protesting against the controversial Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and National Register of Citizens (NRC).
21 Dec 2019
#CAAProtests: Bandh called by RJD brings Bihar to halt
As protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) are raging across India, Lalu Prasad Yadav's RJD called for a bandh in Bihar on Saturday. This shutdown adversely affected rail and road traffic.
20 Dec 2019
NRC won't be implemented in Bihar, declares CM Nitish Kumar
JD(U) boss and Chief Minister of Bihar, Nitish Kumar, has said the National Register of Citizens (NRC) will not be implemented in his state. In fact, he asked why should even the process make an appearance in Bihar.
14 Dec 2019
Prashant Kishor asked to leave JD(U); will work with AAP
JD(U)'s vice-president Prashant Kishor is angry after his party supported the Citizenship Act and he has been continuously slamming his boss and Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar.
19 Nov 2019
Bill Gates says he's impressed with Nitish Kumar. Here's why
World's richest man, Bill Gates said that he is impressed with Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, a day after meeting him in Patna.
06 Oct 2019
Bihar floods: Nitish Kumar's JD(U) slams "ally" Giriraj Singh
The devastation in Bihar, courtesy heavy rainfall, impacted the political corridors with Union Minister Giriraj Singh constantly slamming ally JD(U), led by Chief Minister Nitish Kumar.
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.
29 Sep 2019
Floods ravage Bihar, Uttar Pradesh; death toll climbs to 80
Over 80 have lost their lives as heavy rains continue to batter several parts of Bihar and Uttar Pradesh.
24 Sep 2019
Giriraj Singh's political innings might end in 2024
Bharatiya Janata Party's firebrand leader Giriraj Singh has hinted that he might pull the shutters on his political career by 2024.
05 Aug 2019
#Article370Scrapped: How Indian politicians reacted
On Monday, India bore witness to history as the BJP-led Centre scrapped contentious Article 370, which granted autonomy to Jammu and Kashmir.
19 Jul 2019
'Super 30' declared tax-free in Rajasthan, Hrithik thanks CM Gehlot
After Hrithik Roshan's recent release Super 30 was declared tax-free in Bihar, Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot also announced that no entertainment tax would be levied on the movie in the state.
05 Jul 2019
Union Budget 2019: Know what became costlier and what cheaper
Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman spoke for more than two hours in her maiden budget speech and promised a better future to countrymen.
24 Jun 2019
SC issues notice to Nitish Kumar's government over encephalitis deaths
While India focuses on becoming a superpower, its children are dying because governments didn't care to raise awareness about a deadly disease.
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.
20 Jun 2019
Bihar: Encephalitis kills 128 children. Is anyone paying attention?
Bihar is reeling under a major health crisis, and with every passing day, things are only getting worse.
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.
16 Jun 2019
Bihar #EncephalitisDeaths: Child dies during Health Minister Harsh Vardhan's visit
A five-year-old girl died of suspected encephalitis fever during Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan's visit to Bihar's Sri Krishna Medical College Hospital.
12 Jun 2019
Bihar: 53 children die in suspected Encephalitis outbreak
Bihar has been reeling under an Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) outbreak, which has reportedly claimed the lives of 53 children in the past 10 days.
07 Jun 2019
JD(U)'s Prashant Kishor may work for BJP's rival Trinamool
There are no permanent friends or foes in politics, as we saw in recently concluded general elections.
05 Jun 2019
What should India expect from new Home Minister Amit Shah
From 2014 to 2019, things have changed for PM Narendra Modi, for better. This time, he got a bigger mandate and he inducted his right-hand man Amit Shah into the Cabinet.
04 Jun 2019
Amit Shah rebukes minister Giriraj Singh for 'Iftar party' dig
BJP President and Home Minister Amit Shah on Tuesday reprimanded Union Minister Giriraj Singh for taking a dig at Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and his own party member Sushil Modi over an Iftar party.
02 Jun 2019
Bihar CM Nitish Kumar expands Cabinet, ignores ally BJP
On Sunday, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar expanded his Cabinet by inducting eight new members.
30 May 2019
Before Modi takes oath, understanding how Union Cabinets are formed
Who will be a part of Narendra Modi's Cabinet, is a question which has kept political analysts busy since BJP got a thumping victory in 2019 general elections.
27 May 2019
After dismal performance, Lalu's party may break ties with Congress
In Bihar, the RJD-Congress mahagathbandhan was supposed to stall BJP's rise, but it failed miserably.
22 May 2019
Before counting, Shah hosts dinner, PM Modi thanks NDA allies
As the nation braces itself for Lok Sabha elections' counting on Thursday, May 23, BJP moved to display its strength.
21 May 2019
Happy with exit polls, Shah to host dinner for allies
BJP President Amit Shah is all set to host a dinner for NDA allies on Tuesday. The dinner, which can be seen as a show of strength, was finalized after exit polls gave a comfortable majority to NDA.
19 May 2019
No summer elections: Nitish Kumar has a suggestion for EC
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar was among the early voters who cast their ballot on Sunday, the last phase of 2019 Lok Sabha polls.
05 May 2019
Muzaffarpur shelter-home case: 11 missing girls may have been murdered
In a major development which is sure to make the Muzaffarpur shelter-home case bleaker, CBI told Supreme Court on Friday that 11 girls who had gone missing from the premises might have been killed.