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NIA chargesheets nine for Bihar rail track blast plot
NIA chargesheets nine for Bihar rail track blast plot

The chargesheet had been filed under various sections of The Railways Act, Explosive Substances Act and Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act.

Nitish Kumar meets Rahul Gandhi amid tensions in Grand Alliance
Nitish Kumar meets Rahul Gandhi amid tensions in Grand Alliance

The JD(U) leader was also expected to attend a dinner later tonight hosted by Prime Minister Naredra Modi in honour of outgoing President Pranab Mukherjee.

Setback for Lalu Prasad, Rabri Devi! VVIP security for RJD chief, wife withdrawn at Patna airport
Setback for Lalu Prasad, Rabri Devi! VVIP security for RJD chief, wife withdrawn at Patna airport

The direct access to the tarmac has been scrapped by the Civil Aviation Ministry.

 Under construction flyover falls on railway track in Bihar, one dead
Under construction flyover falls on railway track in Bihar, one dead

One person dead and two injured after a flyover falls on a railway track on Saturday. 

Bihar Health Minister Tej Pratap Yadav's Patna petrol pump sealed
Bihar Health Minister Tej Pratap Yadav's Patna petrol pump sealed

Bihar Health Minister Tej Pratap Yadav`s petrol pump here was sealed by the Bharat Petroleum Corp Ltd (BPCL) on Friday, official said.

BJP leader Krishna Shahi in Bihar killed for extra-marital affair: Police

Shahi, who was head of the Bharatiya Janata Party's commercial cell in Bihar, was murdered and his body thrown into a well in Manjha village in Gopalganj district. Police on Wednesday recovered his body.

 

Meeting between Nitish Kumar, Tejashwi Yadav was 'routine', says JD(U)

JD(U) on Wednesday dubbed Tuesday's meeting between Nitish Kumar and Tejashwi Yadav as routine.

Bihar political crisis averted? Nitish Kumar gives more time to Tejashwi Yadav to come clean, claim sources
Bihar political crisis averted? Nitish Kumar gives more time to Tejashwi Yadav to come clean, claim sources

Amid uncertainty between Janata Dal (United) and Rashtriya Janata Dal, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar chaired a Cabinet meet that was attended by scam-tainted Deputy Chief Minister Tejashwi Yadav. 

Amid stand-off between JD(U) and RJD, Tejashwi Yadav attends Cabinet meeting chaired by Nitish Kumar

Tejashwi Prasad Yadav on Tuesday attended a Cabinet meeting chaired by Nitish Kumar.

Tejashwi Yadav likely to attend cabinet meeting
Tejashwi Yadav likely to attend cabinet meeting

Bihar has been in the grip of a political crisis after the JD-U asked Tejashwi Yadav to rebut in detail the charges hurled at him.

Nine killed in Bihar road accident

Nine persons were killed and four others were injured on Tuesday when their autorickshaw was hit by a speeding bus in Bihar`s Vaishali district, police said.

Bihar Cabinet meet today: Will Nitish Kumar ask scam-tainted Tejashwi Yadav to quit?
Bihar Cabinet meet today: Will Nitish Kumar ask scam-tainted Tejashwi Yadav to quit?

With ties between the Janata Dal (United) and Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) appearing to wobble over Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Tejashwi Yadav, speculations are rife that Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar may make a big announcement during a cabinet meeting that is scheduled to take place today. 

Bihar Deputy CM Tejashwi Prasad Yadav dismisses resignation demand; BJP says resign or get sacked
Bihar Deputy CM Tejashwi Prasad Yadav dismisses resignation demand; BJP says resign or get sacked

Tejashwi Yadav​ on Monday dismissed questions about the growing chorus for his resignation as media speculation.

LJP mocks RJD, says it's tradition in Lalu's family to resign just before going to jail
LJP mocks RJD, says it's tradition in Lalu's family to resign just before going to jail

As the speculations around Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Tejashwi Yadav's resignation grow stronger, Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) leader Chirag Paswan on Monday said it has been a tradition of Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Yadav's family of resigning just before going to prison.

Trouble in Bihar's 'Mahagathbandhan': Nitish Kumar to seek fresh mandate if Tejashwi Yadav fails to come clean?
Trouble in Bihar's 'Mahagathbandhan': Nitish Kumar to seek fresh mandate if Tejashwi Yadav fails to come clean?

In yet another indication of widening cracks in Bihar's 'Mahagathbandhan' or 'grand alliance', Chief Minister Nitish Kumar is ready to seek a fresh mandate if his deputy Tejashwi Yadav fails to come clean on corruption allegations levelled against him.

JD-U not present at opposition meeting on presidential poll
JD-U not present at opposition meeting on presidential poll

The meeting, attended by opposition candidates for presidential and vice-presidential elections - Meira Kumar and Gopalkrishna Gandhi, took place on the eve of presidential election. 

Tejaswi Yadav skips govt function attended by Nitish Kumar

The chief minister had cited the examples of L K Advani and Sharad Yadav quitting following charge sheets against them in the Hawala case to emphasise that in case of an FIR or a charge sheet, the accused must come clean, he added.

Nitish Kumar evades question on Tejashwi Yadav — Watch video
Nitish Kumar evades question on Tejashwi Yadav — Watch video

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Saturday evaded questions on state Deputy Chief minister Tejashwi Yadav.

First sign of cracks in Bihar grand alliance; Tejashwi Yadav skips key event attended by CM Nitish Kumar
First sign of cracks in Bihar grand alliance; Tejashwi Yadav skips key event attended by CM Nitish Kumar

There seems to be no end to the ongoing rift in Bihar's ruling 'mahagathbandhan'. 

JD(U) says Nitish Kumar didn't demand Tejashvi Yadav's resignation on graft charges
JD(U) says Nitish Kumar didn't demand Tejashvi Yadav's resignation on graft charges

The JD-U, however, demanded that Tejashvi should come out 'clean'.

Nitish Kumar should come back to NDA for Bihar's development: LJP

Talking to ANI, LJP leader Chirag Paswan said, "If we want development of Bihar, it's very important for Nitish Kumar to come back to NDA and give us a Lalu and family free Bihar.

Tejashwi will not resign, says Lalu

"Tejashwi will not resign. There is no question of his resignation," Lalu Prasad told the media here after holding a nearly three-hour-long meeting with senior party leaders and legislators at his official residence.

Graft accused Tejashwi Yadav may step down to save Bihar's ruling alliance: Report
Graft accused Tejashwi Yadav may step down to save Bihar's ruling alliance: Report

Citing RJD sources, the Hindustan Times reported that Lalu Prasad did not want the “grand alliance to disintegrate” and hence his party may accept its partner Janata Dal (United)’s demand for Tejashwi to quit.

Rift in Bihar's 'Mahagathbandhan': Sonia calls Nitish, Lalu, urge them to keep alliance intact
Rift in Bihar's 'Mahagathbandhan': Sonia calls Nitish, Lalu, urge them to keep alliance intact

In an attempt to save the 'grand alliance' in Bihar, Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Friday called up Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and RJD supremo Lalu Prasad Yadav, reports said.

Maoists kill three in Bihar's Jamui

Maoists have killed three persons in Bihar`s Jamui district as they were suspected of being police informers, police said on Friday.

Four children drown while bathing in pond in Bihar's Rohtas, bodies found floating

Four children drowned in a pond in Bihar's Rohtas district, police said on Thursday.

Tejashwi Yadav on manhandling of mediapersons by his security guards - 'Will get the matter probed'
Tejashwi Yadav on manhandling of mediapersons by his security guards - 'Will get the matter probed'

An ANI reporter, by the name of Rahul Singh, was amongst one of the mediapersons who were pushed aside.

Sushil Modi refutes Tejashwi Yadav's claims, says Bihar Deputy CM was adult when he became land's owner
Sushil Modi refutes Tejashwi Yadav's claims, says Bihar Deputy CM was adult when he became land's owner

Earlier in the day, Tejaswi virtually ruled out the possibility of resigning from the state cabinet and dubbed the FIR against him as a part of a "political vendetta".

Tejashwi Yadav loses cool when quizzed about CBI raids, mediapersons manhandled by Bihar Dy CM's security guards
Tejashwi Yadav loses cool when quizzed about CBI raids, mediapersons manhandled by Bihar Dy CM's security guards

Mediapersons were manhandled by security personnel of Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Tejashwi Yadav at Bihar Secretariat on Wednesday.

Tejashwi Yadav breaks silence on CBI raids, says 'FIR against me political vendetta, Bihar alliance will remain intact'
Tejashwi Yadav breaks silence on CBI raids, says 'FIR against me political vendetta, Bihar alliance will remain intact'

Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Tejashwi Yadav, who has been named in a CBI FIR in land-for-hotels case, on Wednesday broke his silence on the ongoing political crisis in the state and alleged that he is being subjected to a political vendetta by the opposition.