India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday July 2, 2015
Janata Dal (U) legislator Anant Singh was today remanded to judicial custody by a district court in a seven-year-old murder case.
India News | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Thursday July 2, 2015
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar went knocking on doors in Patna today as he launched "Har Ghar Dastak," an ambitious door-to-door campaign for the state elections to be held later this year.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday June 30, 2015
In a populist move, the Nitish Kumar led Bihar government has decided to relax the required percentage of attendance for students to avail government schemes. Till now students in government schools needed to have a minimum of 75 per cent attendance ...
Patna News | Edited by Shyam Balasubramanian | Monday June 29, 2015
A five-year-old girl has died after she was trapped in a borewell she had fallen into in Patna. She had been pulled out of the borewell alive, and had been taken to the hospital.
India News | Written by Manish Kumar | Thursday June 25, 2015
If the BJP has its petrol-driven rath for campaigning, RJD chief Lalu Prasad has come up with a perfect foil: the horse drawn carriage locally called "Tumtum". And the poor man's rath, he insists, will remind people of the broken promises of the Nare...
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday June 24, 2015
Taking a leaf out of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 'Chai pe charcha' campaign, Janata Dal (United) today launched 'Parcha pe charcha' (discussion over pamphlet) in which people were told about the "good work" done by Nitish Kumar Government.
Patna News | Agencies | Tuesday June 23, 2015
At least 20 children fell ill on Tuesday after having their mid-day meal at a government school in Bihar's Bhojpur district, officials said.
India News | Tuesday June 23, 2015
The Centre will go "all out" to support Bihar in a "big way" and the government is likely to announce projects and schemes within a few weeks, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said in the US today. But he ruled out it was a pre-election gesture.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday June 21, 2015
BJP President Amit Shah attended a special session in Patna on the occasion of International Yoga day today.
Patna News | Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday June 20, 2015
The Bihar government on Saturday declared all the 38 districts in the state as disaster-hit in the aftermath of the heavy damage to standing crops caused by thunderstorms, unseasonal rain and hailstorms in the past two months, officials said.
Patna News | Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday June 20, 2015
In a setback to Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, the state Election Commission (EC) on Saturday stayed the high tech 'Badh Chala Bihar' campaign after a complaint by the Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP).
India News | Alok Pandey | Friday June 19, 2015
Ahead of the Bihar election, Nitish Kumar doesn't want his policies to be assessed in the abstract. So next month, the Chief Minister, who is in pursuit of a third Consecutive term, will visit 10 households across the state. To get some feedback in ...
Patna News | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday June 18, 2015
The BJP on Thursday lodged a complaint against Chief Minister Nitish Kumar for "violating" the Model Code of Conduct for the biennial elections to the legislative council and alleged misuse of government funds and resources.
Patna News | Press Trust of India | Thursday June 18, 2015
Twenty-five of the total 30 students of the famed Super30, a coaching institute which prepares students from humble backgrounds for top engineering colleges, have made it to IITs this time.
India News | Edited by Sanjeev Singh (with inputs from PTI) | Wednesday June 17, 2015
Pappu Yadav, the Bihar lawmaker who allegedly misbehaved with an airhostess on board a flight yesterday is ready to apologise if his co-passengers think he behaved badly. Mr Yadav had allegedly threatened to hit an airhostess with his slippers when s...
India News | Reported by Sandeep Phukan, Edited by Sanjeev Singh | Wednesday June 17, 2015
A lawmaker from Bihar, Pappu Yadav today allegedly misbehaved with an airhostess on a Jet Airways flight from Patna to Delhi. The incident happened when the airhostess asked the lawmaker not to throw the leftover food in the aisle.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday June 14, 2015
A day after Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar asked BJP president Amit Shah to practice yoga for fitness, Telecom and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Sunday advised Nitish to instead practice 'pranayam' for peace of mind.
India News | Edited by Sanjeev Singh (with inputs from PTI) | Saturday June 13, 2015
Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar has advised BJP president Amit Shah to practice yoga regularly rather than do politics over it.
India News | Written by Alok Pandey | Saturday June 13, 2015
The arrest of Delhi's former law minster Jitender Singh Tomar this week has highlighted how stretched the education system is in Bihar, from where the police allege he procured a forged law degree.
India News | NDTV.com | Monday June 8, 2015
Bihar Chief Minister and Janata Dal United leader Nitish Kumar addressed the media in Patna today.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday June 8, 2015
Cambodia has lodged a protest to India over a private trust's plans to build an Angkor Wat replica in Bihar, saying it "seriously violates" the 12th century Hindu temple and a world heritage property which holds exceptional and universal value.
India News | Reported by Alok Pandey; Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Thursday June 4, 2015
The party of Jitan Ram Manjhi, former Bihar chief minister, has accused the Nitish Kumar government of deploying policemen to prevent him from enjoying mangoes and litchi on trees planted in the Patna bungalow he lives in.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday June 1, 2015
Former Aam Aadmi Party leader Yogendra Yadav today said their newly-formed social movement 'Swaraj Abhiyan' would intervene in upcoming Bihar Assembly elections and might extend support to political parties.
India News | Thursday May 28, 2015
The roads of Bihar are often counted among the country's worst, and the promise of a smooth ride has driven many a political campaign in the state.