With 19 more deaths, the number of lives lost in the Bihar floods today touched 198, even as the water levels of swollen Ganga started receding at many places in the state, except in Kahalgaon in Bhagalpur district where the river is flowing above the danger mark.
Union Minister and LJP President Ram Vilas Paswan today met the dalit students injured in police lathicharge and criticised Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar for being "insensitive" towards the deprived section of the society.
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today made a plea to Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi to conduct a study to assess whether or not the prohibition on liquor has affected people's lives which the 'Bachpan Bachao Andolan' spearhead readily accepted.
A police case has been filed against Jan Adhikar Party (JAP) chief and MP Rajesh Ranjan alias Pappu Yadav for allegedly provoking students of College of Arts and Craft, Patna, with an intent to "cause riot and breach peace in the society".
The Patna High Court today granted bail to suspended JD(U) Member of Legislative Council Manorama Devi, mother of the prime accused in the Aditya Sachdeva murder case, in connection with recovery of liquor bottles from her house at Gaya during a search operation.