India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday May 20, 2015
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today appealed to banks to be partners in development and urged them to enhance the annual credit plan in the state.
India News | Edited by Mala Das | Tuesday May 19, 2015
Despite public opinion railing against VIP culture, some ministers are finding it hard to recalibrate what appear to be default settings. In Patna today, union minister Ram Kripal Yadav tried, with his entourage, to enter the airport through the exit...
India News | NDTV.com | Saturday May 16, 2015
Minor tremors were felt in several parts of Bihar, including state capital Patna, after an aftershock measuring 5.5 on the Richter scale hit Nepal this evening.
Kolkata News | Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday May 16, 2015
A first-year undergraduate student, hailing from Patna, allegedly committed suicide by jumping from the sixth floor of his college hostel in Kolkata, police said today.
Patna News | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday May 14, 2015
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Wednesday warned that five lakh people would die if the epicentre of an earthquake was in Patna, and stressed the need to make buildings earthquake-proof.
India News | Written by Alok Pandey | Wednesday May 13, 2015
The proposed Janta Parivar merger is on track, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and RJD chief Lalu Prasad both said today. The assurance comes a day after senior Samajwadi Party leader Ram Gopal Yadav said the merger will not take place before the B...
India News | Written by Alok Pandey | Wednesday May 6, 2015
Four days after a prominent doctor and his entrepreneur wife were allegedly kidnapped from Bihar's Gaya district, the state government today transferred the area's police chief and replaced him with an officer who previously served as Patna's Superin...
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday April 29, 2015
Bihar government has ordered an inquiry into row over pasting of 'bhukamp' stickers on the foreheads of injured brought to the Darbhanga Medical College and Hospital (DMCH) after Saturday's earthquake.
India News | Written by Sidharth Pandey | Tuesday April 28, 2015
After three days of agonizing wait, tempers were running high as thousands of stranded Indians jostled with each other to get on-board one of the 100 buses leaving from quake-hit Nepal, anxious to return home.
World News | Press Trust of India | Sunday April 26, 2015
As many as eight aftershocks were fellt in Bihar in the past 24 hours since a high intensity earthquake measuring 7.9 on the Richter Scale rocked Nepal, a MET official said today.
India News | Edited by Toral Varia Deshpande | Saturday April 25, 2015
After termors were felt across India after 7.7 magnitude earthquake hit Nepal this morning, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said the government is trying to reach out to those affected.
Patna News | Press Trust of India | Saturday April 18, 2015
President Pranab Mukherjee, today, said that elected representatives would have strong desire to go for populism which might affect individual rights and the duty of the judiciary is to show red flag to any infringement of fundamental rights of a cit...
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday April 17, 2015
The centenary celebrations of the Patna High Court will be held tomorrow in the presence of President Pranab Mukherjee.
India News | Written by Alok Pandey and Ketki Angre, Edited by Shailaja Neelakantan | Thursday April 16, 2015
A group of farmers in Bihar's Jehanabad district, today set fire to 50 sacks of paddy outside a municipal office, to protest against the state government for not buying their crop.
India News | Reported by Alok Pandey; Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Tuesday April 14, 2015
BJP chief Amit Shah launched his party's campaign for the Bihar elections at a rally in Patna's massive Gandhi maidan today offering political rivals a bit of math.
India News | Written by Alok Pandey, Edited by Shyam Balasubramanian | Tuesday April 14, 2015
BJP chief Amit Shah and Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh will kick off the party's campaign for the Bihar Assembly elections at a mega rally in Patna today. It has been timed to coincide with the 125th birth anniversary of Dalit icon BR Ambedkar.
India News | Written by Alok Pandey | Tuesday April 14, 2015
BJP party president Amit Shah and Home Minister Rajnath Singh will kickstart the BJP's campaign for the Bihar assembly elections, scheduled for later this year, by addressing a rally of party workers in Patna later today.
India News | Written by Alok Pandey | Saturday April 11, 2015
Over 2.5 lakh contractual school teachers in Bihar have gone on an indefinite strike starting Thursday, demanding better working conditions and pay parity with permanent teachers. The strike which is underway in many districts of Bihar could affect t...
India News | Reported by Alok Pandey | Sunday April 5, 2015
Lalu Prasad Yadav's Rashtriya Janta Dal today gave its formal nod for the merger of the six parties of the erstwhile Janta Parivar, a move that has been in the offing for a few months now but is yet to take concrete shape. The announcement came after...
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday April 3, 2015
Nearly 3,000 primary school teachers on contract failed to clear competency tests twice in Bihar and will be sacked following the Patna High Court order, officials said in Patna on Friday.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday April 1, 2015
The merger of Janata Parivar will be announced in time to prepare for Bihar polls and the six constituents have decided on the symbol and the flag of the proposed new party, its leaders said in Patna today.
India News | Reported by Alok Pandey, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Wednesday April 1, 2015
Controversial BJP leader Giriraj Singh is being pummeled on social media for his comment that Congress accepted Sonia Gandhi as its leader only because she is "fair-skinned."
Patna News | Edited by Shyam Balausbramanian (With Inputs from PTI) | Tuesday March 31, 2015
An explosion in a flat in Patna on Monday night has exposed what the police believe was a bomb-making operation.
India News | Written by Alok Pandey, Edited by Shailaja Neelakantan (With Agencies)Shailaja Neelakantan ( | Wednesday April 1, 2015
Student activists of the BJP today stopped trains, blocked the highways, burned tyres and forced shops to shut in Bihar as they protested against police action during a demonstration last week.