Divers have recovered 24 bodies, including that of minors, after a boat ferrying 40 capsized in the Ganga river in Bihar's Patna. Many have been rescued and the search for missing persons is on since morning.
Unidentified miscreants killed a security guard inside an ATM during an abortive bid to loot cash from Mauryalok shopping complex near Dakbungalow roundabout, in the heart of the state capital late Saturday night.
Reacting strongly to Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's assertions that BJP should answer about land purchases before demonetisation, the party today urged the CM to first ask ally Lalu Prasad about the source of construction of posh Rabri Bhawan in Delhi at a cost of Rs 100 crore.
Amid scenes of tragedy, a number of good samaritans took it upon themselves to provide succour to the traumatised passengers of the Indore-Patna Express that derailed yesterday and help out the rescuers and others on the site and in hospitals by providing food and water.
Hema Malini's performance in Bihar today, for an audience that included Lalu Yadav, has a special back story. Years ago, the former Chief Minister's jibe about making the roads of Bihar "as smooth as Hema Malini's cheeks" became legend.
It's being called the Ruby Rai effect. 68 colleges and 19 schools in Bihar have been derecognised after an investigation found that most of these functioned only on paper with not much to show for infrastructure.
Free WiFi, introduced last month at the Patna train station, has no shortage of takers. Of the 23 railway stations that provide free WiFi, Patna tops the list for the maximum number of searches. The curiosity is largely in porn.