Bihar

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  • Bihar official under scanner for alleged links with LeT terrorist

    Bihar official under scanner for alleged links with LeT terrorist

    The NIA, which arrested suspected LeT operative Abdul Naeem Sheikh from Uttar Pradesh last month, has summoned a District Transport Officer (DTO) of Bihar for his alleged links with the terrorist, an official said. The National Investigation Agency (NIA) arrested......

    December 10, 2017
  • CM Nitish Kumar bans release of 'Padmavati' in Bihar

    CM Nitish Kumar bans release of 'Padmavati' in Bihar

    Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Tuesday ordered a ban on Sanjay Leela Bhansali's "Padmavati" in the state. The Chief Minister ordered concerned officials to ban the release after BJP MLA Neeraj Kumar Bablu demanded it in a letter. The......

    November 28, 2017
  • Sharad Yadav to float new party after Gujarat polls

    Sharad Yadav to float new party after Gujarat polls

    A new party led by former Union Minister Sharad Yadav will be formally floated after the December Gujarat assembly elections and its name and symbol announced within a week, a JD-U leader owing allegiance to Yadav said on Monday. "The......

    November 27, 2017
  • RJD chief says not good governance, only 'maha jungle raj' in Bihar

    RJD chief says not good governance, only 'maha jungle raj' in Bihar

    RJD chief Lalu Prasad on Friday said there was no good governance in Bihar but 'maha jungle raj' which was evident on the ground. "Bihar mein maha jungle raj chal raha hai, kaha ja raha hai ke sushashan ka raj......

    November 24, 2017
  • Many in Bihar ready to slit Modi’s throat, chop his hands: Rabri Devi

    Many in Bihar ready to slit Modi’s throat, chop his hands: Rabri Devi

    In a shocking statement, former Bihar Chief Minister Rabri Devi has said that many people in Bihar were ready to “slit the throat” and “chop” the hands and fingers of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Speaking at a public rally on......

    November 22, 2017
  • Sharad Yadav's JD-U faction move Delhi HC against EC

    Sharad Yadav's JD-U faction move Delhi HC against EC

    Gujarat legislator Chottubhai Vasava, acting President of Sharad Yadav faction of the Janata Dal (United), on Tuesday moved the Delhi High Court challenging the Election Commission (EC) order of granting the party's "arrow" symbol to the faction led by Bihar......

    November 21, 2017
  • Doddering welfare

    Doddering welfare

    In the midst of the frequent bouts of political turmoil, Bihar has floundered in its implementation of the flagship scheme of rural development. More accurately, its performance has been the worst among the states. Of course, rampant corruption ~ chronically......

    November 20, 2017
  • PM Modi may call Lok Sabha polls next year: Lalu Yadav

    PM Modi may call Lok Sabha polls next year: Lalu Yadav

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi may go for Lok Sabha elections next year, a year ahead of schedule, RJD leader Lalu Prasad said on Sunday. "Modi may go for Lok Sabha polls in 2018, ahead of its scheduled time in 2019,"......

    November 19, 2017
  • Tributes paid to Garud commando killed in J-K gunfight

    Tributes paid to Garud commando killed in J-K gunfight

    Air Warriors paid floral tributes on Sunday to Corporal Jyoti Prakash Nirala, a commando of the Garud Special Forces of the Indian Air Force who was killed in Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday in a gunfight with militants. Nirala, who......

    November 19, 2017
  • 54 students fined for ragging at Bihar medical college

    54 students fined for ragging at Bihar medical college

    Darbhanga Medical College and Hospital authorities in Bihar have imposed Rs 50,000 fine each on 54 second year students for ragging their juniors, an official said on Saturday. DMCH Principal R.K. Sinha imposed the fine. The students have been directed......

    November 18, 2017
  • 13 patients die after Patna hospital's junior doctors strike work

    13 patients die after Patna hospital's junior doctors strike work

    At least 13 patients died after more than 500 junior doctors at the Patna Medical College and Hospital (PMCH) went on a strike to protest an assault by a deceased patient's attendants, hospital officials said on Friday. "Thirteen critical patients......

    November 17, 2017
  • Five held in connection with Bihar toilet scam

    Five held in connection with Bihar toilet scam

    Five people, including two NGO officials, were arrested on Wednesday for misappropriating government funds to the tune of over Rs 13.50 crore meant for construction of toilets in the state capital, a senior official said. Patna Senior Superintendent of Police......

    November 15, 2017
  • Lalu Yadav names Tejashwi as RJD's next CM candidate

    Lalu Yadav names Tejashwi as RJD's next CM candidate

    Ending speculation, RJD chief Lalu Prasad on Friday said his son Tejashwi Yadav will lead the party in the next Bihar Assembly polls. He will also be the Rashtriya Janata Dal's Chief Ministerial candidate. "RJD will contest the 2020 Assembly......

    November 10, 2017