India | Press Trust of India | Saturday December 20, 2014
A court in Patna today framed charges against three people, including Haider Ali alias 'Black Beauty', for allegedly being involved in Bodh Gaya serial blasts.
Offbeat | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday December 12, 2014
Two chimpanzees in Patna Zoo are treated like VIPs as they are served tasmai, a rice pudding, and Chyavanprash, a widely-used herbal tonic, to help them battle the winter chill.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Thursday December 11, 2014
Two persons were arrested and five kilograms opium was seized from their possession at Agamkuan on the Gandhi Setu in the state capital.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Thursday December 4, 2014
A 50-year-old prisoner, who was beaten up allegedly by an inmate in a jail in Bhagalpur district, died at the Patna Medical College and Hospital, an official said today.
India | Reported by Alok Pandey; Edited by Vishnu Varma | Saturday November 29, 2014
Nearly two months after a stampede killed 33 people - mostly women and children - at the landmark Gandhi Maidan in Bihar's Patna, an enquiry committee report has blamed the local administration and the police of 'collective failure' behind the incide...
Cities | Press Trust of India | Friday November 28, 2014
The Patna police today busted a racket involved in cheating people in the name of providing jobs in foreign countries and seized seven passports.
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday November 17, 2014
Former Bihar chief minister Lalu Prasad's Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) and the ruling Janata Dal-United (JD-U) are likely to merge ahead of assembly elections next year.
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday November 6, 2014
In an apparent bid to reach out to Nepalis living close to the Indian border, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address two public functions during his upcoming visit to Nepal.
Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday November 5, 2014
Patna Senior Superintendent of Police, Jitendra Rana, said he suspended the police officer after the woman used WhatsApp to register a complaint.
Cities | mid-day.com | Tuesday November 4, 2014
Crime doesn't pay, goes the old adage, and it's certainly true for the trio who robbed a jewellery store in Hadapsar on Sunday
India | Press Trust of India | Sunday November 2, 2014
275 tortoises, including those of endangered species, were seized from a Kolkata-bound train here by the Government Railway Police (GRP) and one person has been arrested.
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday October 29, 2014
Hundreds of thousands of migrants from Bihar are returning to their homes to celebrate Chhath with their families and relatives. After a long journey, they are now happy and relaxed.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Tuesday October 28, 2014
In a noble step, the Patna police has armed traffic posts at important junctures of Bihar's capital with first aid box to attend to road accident victims on the spot.
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.
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.
Cities | Written by Alok Pandey | Tuesday October 7, 2014
Pramod Gupta was one of the 30-odd people who turned up within the first hour at the open court hearing on the Patna stampede today.
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 ...
India | Reported by Manish Kumar (with inputs from PTI) | Tuesday October 7, 2014
The National Disaster Response Force or NDRF is caught in a political crossfire between the BJP, which heads the government at the Centre and the Janata Dal (United) which rules Bihar, where 33 people died on Friday evening in a stampede at Patna's G...