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  • Black money case: SIT submits first report in Supreme Court 17 minutes ago

    New Delhi: The Special Investigation Team (SIT) reviewing the black money case on Wednesday submitted its first report in the Supreme Court. The apex court expressed satisfaction on the steps taken by the panel for bringing back black money stashed away by Indians in foreign banks. The court also permitted the...
  • Jitan Ram Manjhi defends tie-up with Lalu, rebuts BJP's 'jungle raj' remark Yesterday

    With the BJP accusing JD(U) of a return to "jungle raj" by joining hands with RJD, Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi on Tuesday came in defence of Lalu Prasad and said "everybody corrects mistakes with time." "Everybody has some lacunae which is corrected with time...Its wrong to say 'jungle raj'," Manjhi...
  • 20 killed, two injured as train rams into autorickshaw Yesterday

    Twenty people, including eight children, were killed on Monday when a speeding train rammed into a packed autorickshaw at a railway crossing between Semra and Sugauli stations in Bihar's East Champaran district, the police said. The mishap took place at a manned railway crossing at Chinauta village when Dehradun-bound Rapti Ganga...
  • Ram temple pledge will be fulfilled soon: Praveen Togadia 2 days ago

    Vishwa Hindu Parishad chief Praveen Togadia on Sunday said the pledge for constructing Ram temple at Ayodhya will be fulfilled soon. Addressing a gathering in Mumbai, Togadia also said that more than 5,000 hostels for girls and youth will be built in the country and a mechanism will be worked out...
  • LJP's Chirag Paswan hits back, calls Lalu a 'retired comedian' 2 days ago

    Patna: Lok Janshakti Party Vice President Chirag Paswan on Monday called Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) supremo Lalu Prasad a retired comedian. In retaliation to Lalu's comment on his father and Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan, he said, "During polls, Lalu comes up with such jokes. He must know that he is...
  • Ram temple pledge will be fulfilled soon: Togadia 2 days ago

    Vishwa Hindu Parishad chief Pravin Togadia on Sunday said the pledge for constructing Ram temple at Ayodhya will be fulfilled soon. Addressing a gathering in Mumbai, Togadia also said that more than 5,000 hostels for girls and youth will be built in the country and a mechanism will be worked out...
  • Lalu Prasad calls Paswan 'weathercock', LJP leader hits back 2 days ago

    Lalu Prasad on Sunday called LJP chief and Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan a 'weathercock', saying he switches sides at the drop of a hat, evoking a sharp response where the RJD supremo was questioned for joining hands with arch rival Nitish Kumar. At a rally in Chapra, 75 km from...
  • Jitan Ram Manjhi expresses concern over depletion of water resources 3 days ago

    Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi on Saturday expressed grave concern over growing water shortage and said unless there was 20 to 33 per cent forest coverage there could not be adequate rainfall. "Studies suggest that unless we have in between 20 to 33 per cent forest coverage adequate rainfall would...
  • RSS imprint on BJP chief Amit Shah's new team, seven party members get key posts 3 days ago

    New Delhi: The imprint of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) on Bharatiya Janata Party's new team is certain with as many as seven RSS members being given key posts in BJP President Amit Shah's newly constituted core team. Ram Madhav, who has been the media face of the RSS, has been...
  • Manjhi defends his son's alleged sexual escapade, says anybody can have a girlfriend 3 days ago

    Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi who has come under attack from the BJP over reports of his son getting involved in alleged sexual escapade with a lady policewoman, on Saturday defended his son saying anybody could have a "girl friend". "Anybody can have a girl friend...there is no evidence of...
  • BJP chief Amit Shah's new team; Varun Gandhi out, BS Yeddyurappa named vice president 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party President Amit Shah on Saturday reconstituted his core team. He has appointed former Karnataka chief minister and MP BS Yeddyurappa as one of the national vice presidents. Other senior leaders Bandaru Dattathreya and Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi have also been appointed as vice presidents. The announcement...
  • Manjhi promises all-round development of Bihar 4 days ago

    Promising all-round development of Bihar, Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi on Friday announced a plethora of schemes,including a bank account for every family. Unfurling the tricolour at a water-logged Gandhi Maidan and delivering his maiden Independence Day speech amidst continuous rains, Manjhi said the state government will conduct camps at every...
  • Fourteen killed as rains wreak havoc in Uttarakhand 5 days ago

    Heavy overnight rains wreaked havoc in Pauri district of Uttarakhand killing 14 persons in separate incidents of cloudburst, house collapse and landslides. About 250 people of Purala Bairagarh village of the district are stranded as all approach roads leading to the village have been "breached", ADM Pauri BS Chahal told PTI,...
  • Normal life hit after heavy rains, flood-like situation in Patna 5 days ago

    A flood-like situation prevailed in Bihar capital Patna on Thursday after it was lashed by very heavy rains over the last 24 hours. Most of the major roads, arterial routes, streets, lanes and bylanes in the city of over 20 lakh people were submerged under knee to waist-deep swirling waters which...
  • Manjhi makes U-turn on bribery, blames media 5 days ago

    With his claim of paying a bribe to settle his electricity bill flying in the face of his predecessor Nitish Kumar's claim of good governance in Bihar, Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi made a U-turn on Thursday and said the incident was of an earlier period and the money was...
  • 'Ram Sethu' will not be broken for Sethusamudram project: Centre 6 days ago

    New Delhi: The Central government will not "break" the 'Ram Sethu' for the proposed Sethusamudram shipping canal project and will make efforts to see that the navigation system is put in place without damaging it, Shipping Minister Nitin Gadkari informed Lok Sabha on Thursday. Gadkari said during Question Hour that...
  • Modi Ministers working hard, change in work culture: Ram Madhav 6 days ago

    Washington: Asserting that India is resurging under Prime Minister Narendra Modi's leadership, BJP leader Ram Madhav has said the new government consists of young ministers who are working hard, bringing a qualitative change in the work culture. In his maiden address to the Indian Diaspora in New Jersey, Madhav said that...
  • Demand in Lok Sabha for Bharat Ratna to JP, Lohia, Bhagat Singh 6 days ago

    New Delhi Lok Sabha members on Wednesday demanded Bharat Ratna awards for socialist leaders Jaiprakash Narayan, Ram Manohar Lohia, Kanshi Ram and Karpoori Thakur and for freedom fighters like Bhagat Singh and Chandra Shekhar Azad. Raising the issue in Zero Hour, RJD member Rajesh Ranjan said that the government should recognise...
  • Prakash Raj escapes accident, takes to Twitter to ridicule bystanders for their inhuman attitude 1 week ago

    Hyderabad: Actor-filmmaker Prakash Raj Tuesday had a narrow escape when his car was rammed by a bus while waiting at a traffic signal here. The actor, who was recently seen in Akshay Kumar-starrer "Entertainment", said that although he was "shaken" by the accident, he was absolutely fine. "Had a miraculous escape as...
  • Govt to constitute 18-member cabinet committee for industrial development 1 week ago

    The Bihar government on Tuesday decided to constitute a 18-member cabinet committee for industrial development in the state and to remove all difficulties faced in establishing industries in Lucknow. The Chief Minister will head the committee and Chief Secretary will be its secretary. The state industries department will be its nodal...
  • Police arrest two officials on corruption charges 1 week ago

    The vigilance sleuths on Tuesday arrested two state government officials on graft charge from Bihar's Saharsa and Purnea districts respectively, a police officer said. Acting on a tip off, the sleuths laid a trap and arrested the Sub-Inspector of Police (SI) Akhileshwar Ram for taking Rs 5,000 as bribe from the...
  • Jitan Ram Manjhi lauds Nitish, Lalu; says duo will generate political vitality 1 week ago

    Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi on Tuesday showered praise on Lalu Prasad and Nitish Kumar describing them as "champion of social justice" and "symbol of development" respectively and said joining of two hands would generate a political vitality in the country. ...
  • Governor Ram Naik asks V-Cs to hold convocation ceremony on time August 11, 2014

    Acting Governor of Rajasthan and Chancellor Ram Naik on Sunday asked the vice chancellors of 14 government-run universities to hold convocation ceremony on time so that students could get their degrees properly. In a letter written to the vice chancellors of 14 government universities of the state, the Uttar Pradesh Governor...
  • Manjhi slams Amit Shah for questioning grand alliance in Bihar August 10, 2014

    Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi on Sunday slammed BJP President Amit Shah for dubbing the grand alliance formed by the JD(U), RJD and Congress as "unholy" and said it was formed to collectively take on the saffron party in Bihar. "The BJP is scared of the collective might of our...
  • Assembly polls: Alliance to decide on CM candidate, says Jitan Ram Manjhi August 9, 2014

    Claiming that his comments about Nitish Kumar being the next Chief Minister if JD(U)-RJD-Congress alliance came to power in the Assembly elections next year were "wrongly interpreted", Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi on Saturday said that the alliance leaders will decide the Chief Ministerial candidate. "If the Assembly polls due...
  • Who's shielding criminals? After goof up, JD(U) spokesperson flees press conference August 9, 2014

    JD(U) spokesperson and Member of Legislative Council (MLC) Sanjay Singh made a mockery of himself on Friday after he called for a probe and a lie-detector test on former Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi, but was unable to defend his leader and former Chief Minister Nitish Kumar. Unsuccessful in putting...
  • Political appointees should resign with change of government: UP Governor Ram Naik August 8, 2014

    UP Governor Ram Naik, who on Friday took additional charge of Rajasthan, said political appointees keeping in mind the tradition, should resign voluntarily with the change of government. Replying to a question on whether Governors should resign in such cases, Naik said there has been a tradition in the country of "proactive...
  • Governor Ram Naik gives charge of Sanskrit varsity VC to divisonal commissioner August 8, 2014

    Rajasthan Governor Ram Naik today gave the charge of vice-chancellor of Jadadguru Ramanandacharya Rajasthan Sanskrit University to Jaipur Divisional Commissioner Manjit Singh. The order of appointment was issued by the Governor on Friday, a release said. Governor Naik, who is the governor of UP, today took the additional charge of Rajasthan. "I am in a new...
  • Ram Naik assumes additional charge of Rajasthan Governor August 8, 2014

    Uttar Pradesh Governor Ram Naik on Thursday assumed additional charge of Rajasthan Governor at a ceremony held at the Raj Bhawan here. Acting Chief Justice of Rajasthan High Court Sunil Ambwani administered oath to Naik, an official release said. Before it, state Chief Secretary Rajiv Mehrishi read out the warrant of appointment. Naik was also given the guard...