India | Tanima Biswas | Friday October 24, 2014
With only five days left for Chhath Puja, a Hindu festival, thousands of devotees thronged the New Delhi Railway Station today to catch the Bihar bound trains.
India | Written by Alok Pandey | Friday October 24, 2014
For over a fortnight, hundreds of people from a village in Bihar's Muzaffarpur district have been on a dharna. They are protesting against reports about the central government's plans to dilute the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee A...
India | Reported by Manish Kumar, Edited by Abhinav Bhatt | Wednesday October 22, 2014
The Narendra Modi government's Digital India vision might take a while to reach the chief minister of Bihar. Jeetan Ram Manjhi is finding his way around a computer and confesses he has only just begun.
Cities | Edited by Mala Das (with inputs from IANS) | Wednesday October 22, 2014
Modi rocket, Modi chakri, Modi bomb, Modi phuljhari - firecrackers with photos of Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the packaging are hot-sellers in Patna ahead of Diwali.
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday October 22, 2014
Modi rocket, Modi chakri, Modi bomb, Modi phuljhari (sparklers) - firecrackers named after Prime Minister Narendra Modi are selling like hot cakes in Bihar ahead of Diwali as their demand is more than the ones named after former chief ministers Lalu ...
India | Press Trust of India | Wednesday October 22, 2014
The Bihar government on Tuesday allowed sale of five kg LPG cylinders that were banned after Bodh Gaya serial blasts last year in which the use of unlicensed small gas cylinders was suspected.
Assembly | Press Trust of India | Monday October 20, 2014
Former Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar today criticised BJP for its euphoria over the victory in Haryana and Maharashtra and said Congress got over 400 seats in 1984 Lok Sabha polls but their downfall came within five years.
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday October 20, 2014
Former Bihar chief minister and Janata Dal-United leader Nitish Kumar today staged a day-long "dharna" (sit-in) in Patna to put pressure on the central government to accord special category status to Bihar.
Assembly | Reported by Manish Kumar, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Sunday October 19, 2014
On a day the BJP gained control of two Congress bastions - Maharashtra and Haryana - and declared that the Modi wave does indeed exist, former Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar liked the Prime Minister to Cyclone Hudhud.
India | Agencies | Saturday October 18, 2014
Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi today retracted from his alleged comments about "chopping off hands" of errant doctors, saying he had used a Hindi proverb to convey his feeling on doctors who did not sincerely serve the poor.
India | Edited by Zoya Anna Thomas | Friday October 17, 2014
Jitan Ram Manjhi has done it again. The Bihar chief minister, who makes the headlines regularly with his controversial comments, added to the growing list today when he said, "if somebody plays with the lives of poor people then I will chop off his h...
India | Agence France-Presse | Thursday October 16, 2014
The Supreme Court has summoned the police chiefs of Bihar and Chhattisgarh to justify their record on tracking down missing children - the result of a petition filed by Nobel Peace laureate Kailash Satyarthi's child rights group.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Thursday October 16, 2014
Rail traffic was disrupted on Farrukhabad-Kasganj route after a Bihar-bound goods train derailed near Farukkhabad late last night.
India | Press Trust of India | Thursday October 16, 2014
Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi fell victim to cyclone Hudhud-triggered rain when his helicopter was stuck in slush before it was put on track by its pilot and security personnel.
India | Press Trust of India | Tuesday October 14, 2014
Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi has favoured raising the age of marriage to 25 in tune with the "Ashrama system" prescribed in Hindu philosophy for good health and getting rid of the problem of malnutrition.
Cheat Sheet | Reported by Uma Sudhir, Alok Pandey, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Monday October 13, 2014
Cyclone Hudhud, which left in its wake 11 deaths and a trail of devastation, has turned into a 'deep depression'. On Monday, five states - Odisha, Jharkhand, Bihar, Madhya Pradesh and West Bengal - suffered heavy rains. The focus is now on damage ass...
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Monday October 13, 2014
Cyclone Hudhud has reportedly killed at least seven people in Andhra Pradesh and Odisha and left Visakhapatnam battered, knocking down electricity and telephone poles, damaging buildings and uprooting trees with winds gusting at almost 200 km per hou...
Cities | Press Trust of India | Sunday October 12, 2014
Contraband ganja worth around Rs 5.5 lakh was seized from a car which fell into a ditch after hitting a girl in Uttav village of Bihar's Rohtas district on Sunday.
NDTVSports | Thursday October 9, 2014
The BCCI has deferred its annual general meeting to November 20. It will wait for the Supreme Court to decide on N. Srinivasan's future as an Indian Board official.
Cheat Sheet | Written by Manish Kumar | Tuesday October 7, 2014
In a brutal few minutes on Friday evening, the joy of Dussehra turned into chaos and tragedy at the Patna Gandhi Maidan. 33 people were killed in a stampede, mostly women and children. Even before a preliminary report is in, several senior officials ...