BIHAR

  • Bypoll results not indicator of things to come: Ram Vilas Paswan Yesterday

    Patna: Downplaying August's bypoll results in Bihar in which the BJP-led coalition fared poorly winning only four out of 10 seats, Union Food and Consumer Affairs Minister Ram Vilas Paswan on Sunday said it would be wrong to assume that the grand alliance of JD(U), RJD and Congress would come...
  • Cricket Association of Bihar moves Bombay High Court for review of BCCI rules 2 days ago

    Mumbai: The Cricket Association of Bihar has filed a PIL in Bombay High Court seeking appointment of an independent Governance Review Committee to review the rules and regulations of the Board of Control for Cricket in India. The Public Interest Litigation (PIL) alleged that in recent times Cricket Board (BCCI) has...
  • WB: Court sentences 5 convicts in Madhyamgram gangrape case for 20 years 3 days ago

    Kolkata: A Barasat court in West Bengal on Friday sentenced five convicts in Madhyamgram gangrape case for 20 years. The girl from Bihar was gangraped twice in October last year and was set on fire. The victim's family alleged that girl was murdered for lodging police complaint. ...
  • Bihar CM sparks a row, says traders indulging in small scale black marketing will be pardoned September 3, 2014

    Patna: A comment by Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi has sparked off a row. He was heard saying that traders indulging in small scale black marketing will be pardoned by the Bihar government as they are only doing this to help their families. "There are people who indulge in black...
  • Nalanda University hopes to attract students from across the world September 2, 2014

    The world's oldest university has reopened after 800 years as 15 national and international students enroll for classes at the Nalanda University in Bihar. Even though it is a far cry from the granduer of the past, the institution is taking baby steps to reestablish itself. ...
  • India's ancient Nalanda University reopens after 800 years September 2, 2014

    Rajgir: After more than 800 years, India's ancient University of Nalanda has reopened with 15 students enrolling in the university. The Union government has sanctioned Rs 2,700 crore for the project which is scheduled to be completed by 2020. The Nalanda University, an ancient international centre for learning in Bihar...
  • Mumbai: Lalu Prasad to undergo two heart surgeries on Wednesday August 26, 2014

    Mumbai: Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad will undergo two heart surgeries on Wednesday at a private hospital in Mumbai. The Asian Heart Institute, where he was admitted on Monday for medical evaluation, on Tuesday said that preliminary medical investigations indicated the 66yearold former Bihar chief minister required to undergo...
  • Have the authorities ailed to tackle the menace of bullying in schools? August 26, 2014

    The Class IX student who was found lying in a subconscious state in his hostel room in a prestigious boarding school, was ragged by his seniors, confirmed a report by the SubDivisional Magistrate. ...
  • Scindia School ragging case: 3 students released on bail August 26, 2014

    Three senior students of Scindia School in Gwalior district of Madhya Pradesh have been rusticated in the alleged ragging of a class IX student. A house master and assistant house Master, accused of negligence, have been arrested. The students were also arrested but were later released on bail. The student,...
  • Scindia school ragging: Three accused students expelled, house masters arrested August 26, 2014

    Gwalior: The three students who allegedly ragged a Class IX student, eventually landing him in a hospital, have been expelled by the school administration. The two house masters who also have an alleged role in the incident have been arrested by the police. A statement from the Scindia School in...
  • Scindia school ragging: Case registered against three students, house masters August 26, 2014

    Gwalior: After the SDM confirmed ragging of a Class IX student in the prestigious Scindia School in Gwalior, police have registered a case against three of his seniors and two assistant house masters. On Monday, the Sub Divisional Magistrate submitted a report which confirmed that the student, son of a Bihar...
  • Bypoll results: Congress wins key seats in 4 states, BJP suffers defeat in Bellary August 25, 2014

    The bypoll results on Monday have resulted in a setback to the Bharatiya Janata Party, which witnessed a spectacular victory in the Lok Sabha elections. In Bihar, the RJDJDUCongress alliance won six out of the 10 Assembly seats. The Congress also won key seats of Bellary in Karnataka and Patiala...
  • Can a consolidation of Opposition forces really block the Modi juggernaut? August 25, 2014

    It was a big day for the grand alliance of the Rashtriya Janata Dal, Janata Dal United and the Congress in Bihar as it swept six out of the 10 assembly seats that went to polls last week. The BJP was brought down to four seats. ...
  • Nitish hails people's verdict; Shahnawaz takes responsibility of poll debacle August 25, 2014

    These bypolls were being touted by political pundits as the 'semifinal' before the fullfledged Bihar Assembly elections scheduled in the later half of 2015. ...
  • Cricket Association of Bihar take legal recourse to force BCCI to form adhoc panel August 25, 2014

    Cricket Association of Bihar's (CAB) appeal to the Supreme Court to ask the Indian cricket board to form an adhoc committee to start the game in the state was transferred to a different bench in New Delhi on Friday. The case was listed for hearing in the bench of Chief Justice...
  • Gwalior: Bihar Minister's son was ragged, confirms SDM report August 25, 2014

    Gwalior: The Class IX student who was found lying in a subconscious state in his hostel room in a prestigious boarding school, was ragged by his seniors, confirmed a report by the SubDivisional Magistrate. The SDM report also claims that a confrontation over some photographs on a social networking...
  • Bypoll results: RJDJDU and Congress win 10 seats, limit BJP+ to 8 in four states August 25, 2014

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party seems to be losing ground just a few months after its stupendous showing in the Lok Sabha elections as it suffered major setbacks in the Assembly bypolls in three states Bihar, Karnataka and Punjab. The party could manage to hold on to its...
  • The litmus test is whether RJDJDU alliance will work or not: Political Analyst August 25, 2014

    The results for assembly bypolls held in four states Punjab, Bihar, Madhya Pradesh and Karnataka will be declared today. These are the first assembly bypolls after the political realignment in Bihar. Political Analyst Manisha Priyam said, "the litmus test is whether RJDJDU alliance will work or not. This alliance...
  • Lalu Prasad unwell, taken to a Mumbai hospital for checkup August 25, 2014

    Patna: Former Bihar chief minister and Rashtriya Janata Dal chief Lalu Prasad Yadav has been rushed to a Mumbai hospital after he was taken ill on Monday morning. Lalu was airlifted to Mumbai from Delhi following heart ailment, said party sources. He has been admitted in Mumbai's Asian Heart Institute. "This is...
  • Bihar bypoll results: NitishLalu formula works as RJDJDUCongress alliance wins 6 out of 10 seats August 25, 2014

    Patna: It was a big day for the grand alliance of the Rashtriya Janata Dal, Janata Dal United and the Congress in Bihar as it swept six out of the 10 assembly seats that went to polls last week. The BJP was brought down to four seats. These bypolls were being...
  • Bypoll results live: Setback for BJP; RJDJDUCong alliance wins 6 seats in Bihar, Congress wins 2 in Karnataka August 25, 2014

    The results for assembly bypolls held in four states Punjab, Bihar, Madhya Pradesh and Karnataka will be declared on Monday as counting of votes has begun. While all eyes are on the Lalu PrasadNitish Kumar alliance in Bihar, the BJP is keeping fingers crossed in MP and Karnataka while...
  • Results of bypolls in 4 states to be declared today; can the LaluNitish alliance dent BJP in Bihar? August 25, 2014

    New Delhi: The results for assembly bypolls held in four states Punjab, Bihar, Madhya Pradesh and Karnataka will be declared on Monday. Counting will begin at 8 am on Monday morning. These are the first assembly bypolls after the political realignment in Bihar. Ten assembly seats went to polls in...
  • Bihar eagerly waits Assembly bypoll results August 24, 2014

    Patna: The stage is all set for the results to assembly byelection on 10 seats on Monday, touted by political pundits as 'semifinal' before the fullfledged assembly elections scheduled next year. The counting centres are ready, and all eyes will be on them to know not only about the fate...
  • Child panel asks Gwalior DM to file report into alleged ragging at Scindia School August 24, 2014

    Gwalior: Madhya Pradesh State Commission for Protection of Child Rights has sent a notice to Scindia School in Gwalior district after an alleged incident of ragging landed a class IX student in ICU. The commisison has also asked the Gwalior District Magistrate to file a report on the matter. Meanwhile,...
  • Scindia School sets up panel to probe alleged ragging of Bihar Minister's son August 24, 2014

    Gwalior: The Scindia School management on Saturday issued a statement expressing their grief and shock over the incident where a student was found unconscious in the dormitory on Wednesday, August 20, 2014 around 9PM. "The cause of the incident is being investigated by a special committee set up by the...
  • Gwalior: Probe team reaches Scindia School after alleged ragging of class IX student August 24, 2014

    Gwalior: A probe team has now reached Scindia School in Gwalior district of Madhya Pradesh after a class IX student was allegedly ragged. The student, son of a Bihar minister, has been battling for his life in a Delhi hospital ans is still on a life support system. The family...
  • Gwalior: DM orders inquiry into alleged ragging of Bihar minister's son at Scindia School August 23, 2014

    New Delhi: The Gwalior District Magistrate has ordered an inquiry into the allegations of ragging of a Bihar minister's son in one of India's top boarding school the Scindia school after the Class IX student was admitted to hospital in a critical condition. Meanwhile, a forensic team has reached the school...
  • Bihar minister's son hospitalised after alleged ragging in school August 22, 2014

    New Delhi: A Bihar minister's son was admitted to the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) in a Delhi hospital on Friday. The minister suspects that his son, a Class 9 student at Scindia School in Gwalior, was ragged. The Gwalior police have registered a suo motu case. A forensic team will be...
  • Bypolls for 18 assembly seats in Bihar, Karnatka, MP, Punjab underway August 21, 2014

    Patna: The bypolls for 18 assembly seats in Bihar, Karnatka, Madhya Pradesh and Punjab began at 8 am on Thursday. In all the states, the election will be a test of the popularity of the Narendra Modi government that won a massive majority in the Lok Sabha polls. In Bihar,...
  • Bihar Legislative Council bypolls to be held on September 11 August 20, 2014

    Byelection to two Bihar Legislative Council seats, which fell vacant following the resignation of sitting members, will be held on September 11, the Election Commission announced on Tuesday. The Siwan Local Authority Constituency seat fell vacant following resignation of Manoj Kumar Singh, while a general seat fell vacant after sitting MLC...