BIHAR

  • Six students killed in road accident at Siwan in Bihar, angry locals torch ambulances over absence of doctors 22 hours 20 minutes ago

    Siwan: In a tragic incident in Bihar, six students have been killed in a road accident in Siwan district. Two students have also been injured in the accident and have been admitted to a local hospital. The accident occurred when an auto rickshaw carrying students collided with a mini bus...
  • India, Canada to work together to eliminate Kala Azar in Bihar 3 days ago

    New Delhi: India and Canada will partner in health innovations in India focusing on maternal, newborn and child health and Visceral Leishmaniasis elimination and will make an invest of US dollar 2.5 million. The Department of Biotechnology (DBT) and Grand Challenges Canada (GCC), funded by the Government...
  • India @ 9 with Palki S Upadhyay 5 days ago

    Catch the day's top stories with Palki S Upadhyay on India @ 9. ...
  • Jitan Ram Manjhi terms merger 'great devastation', to seek JDU symbol 5 days ago

    Patna: Former Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi on Wednesday described merger of Janata Parivar parties as "maha pralay" (great devastation), and said he and 17 other Bihar MLAs would remain in JDU and move Election Commission to retain the party symbol. The merger of six parties from the erstwhile Janata...
  • News 360: Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi to return to Delhi late on Wednesday night 5 days ago

    Rahul has been on leave since the 22nd of February, missing the first leg of the crucial Budget session of Parliament. He will hold internal meetings on Thursday. He is expected to lead an anti-land ordinance rally on the 19th. Meanwhile there is a divide in Congress over Rahul taking...
  • Amit Shah takes stock of political situation in Bihar 5 days ago

    Patna: A day after sounding poll bugle for Bihar Assembly elections, BJP national president Amit Shah on Wednesday discussed the political situation in the state in a closed door meeting with senior party leaders. Besides, Shah met over 100 BJP leaders and workers at the state guest house where he stayed...
  • Janata Parivar merger won't affect LJP-BJP tie-up in Bihar: Ramvilas Paswan 6 days ago

    Indore: Union Minister Ramvilas Paswan on Tuesday ruled out any adverse impact due to the proposed merger of erstwhile Janata Parivar parties on the prospective alliance between his Lok Janshakti Party and the BJP in upcoming Assembly elections in Bihar. "The amalgamation of the constituents of Janata Parivar will not affect...
  • Eying Bihar elections, BJP, Congress celebrate Ambedkar Jayanti 6 days ago

    BR Ambedkar's 125th birthday has turned into a tug of war between the BJP and the Congress who are both vying for the Dalit vote bank. In an all out war to capitalise the legacy of the father of the Constitution, parties are gearing up for the Bihar elections that...
  • Aditya Verma requests BCCI to grant membership to CAB 1 week ago

    New Delhi: Cricket Association of Bihar (CAB) secretary Aditya Verma requested the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Monday to grant the state body membership of the national governing panel. In a letter addressed to newly-appointed BCCI secretary Anurag Thakur, Verma requested that the impasse engulfing cricket administration...
  • Congress' immediate aim is to halt BJP in Bihar: Jairam Ramesh April 12, 2015

    Hyderabad: Congress' immediate objective is to stop BJP in Bihar, where a loss to the saffron party in the ensuing Assembly elections would have a major impact on national politics, senior party leader Jairam Ramesh said and hinted at the possibility of an alliance with ruling JD-U. Speaking to PTI...
  • Educating girls best way to stabilise population: Nitish Kumar April 11, 2015

    Patna: Bihar government is arranging facilities to provide higher secondary education to all girls as "educating girls is the best way to stabilise population", Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Saturday said. "We have found that educating girls is the best way to stabilise population. Data reveals that average fertility rate of...
  • Delhi: Bihar MP's son beaten up by neighbours, accused arrested April 6, 2015

    New Delhi: Son of a Member of Parliament from Bihar was allegedly beaten up by three people. The victim says he was beaten up after an altercation over car parking. He also alleged the men threatened his aunt and cousin. The victim's hand was fractured in the scuffle. Sources said that...
  • Merger of Janata Parivar before end of April: Nitish Kumar April 6, 2015

    Patna: Describing RJD chief Lalu Prasad's announcement in favour of the merger of Janata Parivar splinter parties as "a solid and effective" step towards the process, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday said a formal announcement will be made "much before the end of this month." "All the constituent parties...
  • Caste politics in Bihar: RJD workers 'purify' Ram Manohar Lohia's statue after Manjhi garlands it April 6, 2015

    Patna: Caste politics continues to dominate Bihar as Rashtriya Janata Dal workers performed a purification ritual after former chief minister Jitan Ram Manjhi garlanded the statue of freedom fighter Ram Manohar Lohia in Supaul. The Janata Dal United has hit out at the RJD for the move. "We condemn this move....
  • Cricket Association of Bihar hopeful of getting affiliation from BCCI April 3, 2015

    Patna: Exuding confidence that the BCCI will favourably consider proposal to grant affiliation to the Cricket Association of Bihar (CAB), its Secretary Aditya Verma today said it is only a matter of time that cricketers of Bihar get to take part in Ranji Trophy and other tournaments. "We have taken up...
  • Bihar court orders FIR against Giriraj Singh, Sonia refuses to comment on the racist barb April 2, 2015

    Patna: Bihar's Muzzaffarpur Chief Judicial Magistrate court has orders an FIR against Union Minister and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Lok Sabha MP Giriraj Singh for his comments on Congress President Sonia Gandhi's skin colour. The court ordered the police to register the FIR after a local Congress worker filed a...
  • Unseasonal rains leave crops of mangoes, wheat, tobacco destroyed in Bihar April 1, 2015

    Patna: The unseasonal rains have caused havoc across the country especially for farmers in Bihar where large range of crops have been destroyed. From crops of mangoes, wheat to tobacco everything has been devastated. Dina Patel's last and futile attempt to save his tobacco crop was to dry them out in...
  • Live bombs found in Patna were to be used during Amit Shah's rally on April 14: Sources April 1, 2015

    Patna: Just two days after two live bombs were recovered from Patna in Bihar, sources suggest that they were likely to be used during Bharatiya Janata Party president Amit Shah's rally on April 14, 2014. According to sources, Shah's rally was a possible target of the group from whom timer-attached bombs...
  • Government to revive two fertiliser units, nod for Jagdishpur-Haldia pipeline March 31, 2015

    New Delhi: The Cabinet on Tuesday approved revival of two shut fertiliser plants in Uttar Pradesh and Bihar at an investment of up to Rs 12,000 crore and by making use of 2,000-km proposed gas pipeline from Jagdishpur to Haldia. The urea plants at Gorakhpur in Uttar Pradesh and Barauni...
  • Bihar: Rain hit litchi, mango and tobacco crops, farmers await government help March 31, 2015

    Thousands of crops of litchi, mango and tobacco have damaged due to unseasonal rain in March in Bihar. Speaking to CNN-IBN, farmers said that their livelihood is completely dependent on tobacco crop. ...
  • Two live high intensity bombs recovered from residential flats in Patna March 31, 2015

    Patna: Two high intensity live bombs have been recovered from residential flats in Bahadurpur area in Patna on Tuesday. Both the bombs were recovered after there was an explosion in a flat on Monday evening. Similar timers attached to the bombs were used in Patna and Bodh Gaya blasts earlier. The...
  • JDU, RJD, SP, JDS, INLD all set to merge ahead of Bihar polls: Sources March 30, 2015

    New Delhi: Ahead of Bihar elections, Janata Dal United, Rashtriya Janata Dal, Samajwadi Party, Janata Dal (Secular) and Indian National Lok Dal are all set to merge and form one political outfit. SP supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav, who has the largest number of MPs in Parliament among the group, is...
  • TWTW: Cyrus Broacha in conversation with Bihar school warden on 'mass cheating' March 29, 2015

    Cyrus Broacha talks to a school warden over mass cheating in Bihar earlier this month. As shocking visuals of large-scale copying by students emerged where parents and helpers were seen scaling three to four storey exam centres to pass on chits to their wards, 515 students have been caught and...
  • Watch: 'The Week That Wasn't' with Cyrus Broacha March 29, 2015

    In this episode of 'The Week That Wasn't', Cyrus Broacha takes on team India and its performance in the World Cup and Bihar mass cheating. ...
  • Over 1,000 impersonators held during police recruitment in Bihar March 29, 2015

    Patna: After rampant cheating in Bihar's matriculation examinations made headlines, at least 1,000 people were arrested in the state as some other person impersonated them during the written examination and physical test for recruitment of police constables, a top police officer said on Sunday. So far...
  • A bank run by beggars, for beggars in Bihar town March 27, 2015

    Gaya: A group of beggars in this Bihar town has opened their own bank, which they run and manage to provide financial security in times of crisis. Dozens of beggars, who have been depending for their survival on alms from hundreds of Hindu devotees at the gate of 'Maa Manglagauri Mandir'...
  • Nitish Kumar to meet Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal today March 27, 2015

    New Delhi: Amidst all the drama in the Aam Aadmi Party, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar will meet Arvind Kejriwal on Friday in the national capital. This meet comes a day after Nitish Kumar had his first official meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi to discuss financial and development related...
  • Nitish Kumar meets PM Modi; raises issues regarding funding to Bihar March 26, 2015

    New Delhi: Keeping aside their differences, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Thursday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi and discussed issues regarding fund allocation. Nitish raised the demand for Backward Reserve Fund for Bihar for the development of the state. "We have made one thing clear that Bihar needs assistance because...
  • Nitish Kumar to meet PM Modi today, likely to raise issue of special status to Bihar March 26, 2015

    New Delhi: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar is likely to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday and is expected to raise the issue of special status to Bihar. The special status issue has been a long standing demand from the ruling JD(U). This is the first time that the two...
  • Bihar: Nitish government faces embarrassment over minister's remarks March 24, 2015

    Patna: The Nitish Kumar government on Tuesday faced embarrassment in the Legislative Assembly when a senior minister made a controversial remark that sending a matter for vigilance probe would "drag" it for long. The remark was made by Transport and SC & ST Minister Ramai Ram while answering a question...