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Ex-Dawood Ibrahim aide gangster Ejaz Lakdawala arrested in Mumbai

09 Jan 2020

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.

#CAAProtests: Bandh called by RJD brings Bihar to halt

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.

Why Patna suffered acute crisis? Blame the old drainage system

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.

Bihar floods: What happened in America, asks 'angry' 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.

Bihar floods death-toll climbs to 29; government seeks IAF support

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.

Bihar rains: 17 dead; hospitals flooded, boats out on roads

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.

'Jabariya Jodi' review: Mindless mix of melodrama and failed comedy

09 Aug 2019

'Jabariya Jodi' review: Mindless mix of melodrama and failed comedy

In the very first scene of Jabariya Jodi, you're greeted by a pre-teenage, school-going couple, sharing their little romantic story.

After Krishna avatar, Lalu Yadav's son dons Lord Shiva look

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.

This Chartered Accountant runs 'Super-45' for CA aspirants: Details here

19 Jul 2019

This Chartered Accountant runs 'Super-45' for CA aspirants: Details here

Just like how mathematician Anand Kumar runs 'Super 30' for underprivileged IIT aspirants in Patna, Surat-based Chartered Accountant Ravi Chhawchharia has been helping economically backward students prepare for CA exams through the 'Super 45' or 'CA Stars Program'.

#Super30: Mathematician Anand Kumar is suffering from brain tumor

11 Jul 2019

#Super30: Mathematician Anand Kumar is suffering from brain tumor

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

Schools shut in Bihar as death-toll crosses 100 amid heatwave

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.

Fresh trouble for Hrithik's 'Super 30', IITians call movie 'inauthentic'

15 Jun 2019

Fresh trouble for Hrithik's 'Super 30', IITians call movie 'inauthentic'

Super 30 was supposed to be a movie that would inspire millions. The movie, starring Hrithik Roshan, is based on the life of Anand Kumar, who provides free coaching to underprivileged students to get them into IITs.

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

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.

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

19 May 2019

"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.

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

26 Apr 2019

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.

#CareerBytes: Placement statistics of some of the new IITs

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.

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

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.

Statue of Unity sculptor contributed in War Memorial's design

26 Feb 2019

Statue of Unity sculptor contributed in War Memorial's design

The National War Memorial was inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi yesterday in New Delhi.

BJP leader Shatrughan Sinha loses VIP status at Patna airport

01 Jan 2019

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.

'Krishna' Tej Pratap's back to slay BJP with 'sudarshan chakra'

17 Dec 2018

'Krishna' Tej Pratap's back to slay BJP with 'sudarshan chakra'

RJD leader Tej Pratap Yadav made a surprise appearance at the party's office in Patna, Bihar, on Sunday and said he was all pumped up to slay Bharatiya Janata Party with sudarshan chakra.

'Star-campaigner' Adityanath downplays Hindi-heartland losses, speaks on Congress 'lies'

13 Dec 2018

'Star-campaigner' Adityanath downplays Hindi-heartland losses, speaks on Congress 'lies'

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, who campaigned for the BJP relentlessly in the assembly elections, downplayed the win of Congress and said their lies would start getting unraveling soon.

'Missing' Tej Pratap Yadav is in Haridwar, won't come home

09 Nov 2018

'Missing' Tej Pratap Yadav is in Haridwar, won't come home

RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav's son, Tej Pratap, called in on Friday, days after he went missing on Monday.

Tej Pratap on divorce: Was living 'stifled life' with Aishwarya

03 Nov 2018

Tej Pratap on divorce: Was living 'stifled life' with Aishwarya

A day after RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav's elder son, Tej Pratap Yadav, filed for divorce from his wife Aishwarya Rai, the former Bihar health minister has opened up about the divorce filing.

Lalu's son files for divorce 6 months after marriage

02 Nov 2018

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.

Bihar: Love Guru professor retires at 65, wants to remarry

01 Nov 2018

Bihar: Love Guru professor retires at 65, wants to remarry

A few years ago Matuknath Choudhary, a Hindi professor from Bihar, kept news channels and viewers engaged with his love story with Julie, a student 30 years younger to him.

#CBIDirector: Congress leaders demonstrate outside CBI office in Patna

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.

Jignesh Mevani hurls abuses at PM Modi at Patna rally

26 Oct 2018

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.

Misa Bharti admits brothers Tejashwi, Tej are fighting; then retracts

09 Oct 2018

Misa Bharti admits brothers Tejashwi, Tej are fighting; then retracts

Confirming months of speculations, the eldest daughter of Lalu Prasad Yadav and Rabri Devi, Misa Bharti, said her brothers Tejashwi and Tej Yadav are fighting, but later clarified all is well.

Bihar: 30 school girls thrashed for resisting sexual harassment

08 Oct 2018

Bihar: 30 school girls thrashed for resisting sexual harassment

In yet another horrific incident of violence against women, 30 school girls were thrashed in Bihar for resisting sexual harassment and objecting to lewd graffiti.

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

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.

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

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.

Inmate of a Patna shelter home dies, two others missing

01 Sep 2018

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

Missionaries of Charity woman staffer arrested for 'selling' baby

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.

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

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.

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

16 Jun 2018

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.

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

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.

Lalu granted 3 days parole to attend son's marriage

10 May 2018

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.