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Bihar flood situation worsens, death toll rises to 367
Bihar flood situation worsens, death toll rises to 367

A Bihar Disaster Management Department official said 158.305 lakh persons in 2,313 panchayats under 185 blocks in 19 districts have been affected by the floods.

After Mayawati, now Sonia Gandhi not to attend Lalu Prasad Yadav's anti-BJP rally
After Mayawati, now Sonia Gandhi not to attend Lalu Prasad Yadav's anti-BJP rally

Lalu Prasad Yadav's is holding an anti-BJP rally 'Desh Bachao, Bhajpa Bhagao' on August 27 in Patna. 

Mamata Banerjee, Sharad Yadav to attend RJD rally on Aug 27: Lalu Prasad

The RJD chief is criss-crossing the state to mobilise people for the August 27 rally, which he has claimed would be a major occasion to bring together the secular forces on one platform against the BJP ahead of the 2019 polls.

Third child born on NDRF rescue boat in flood-hit Bihar

The Nitish Kumar government in Bihar has made provision to pay a sum of Rs 15,000 on birth of a girl child either while rescuig a pregnant woman to a relief camp or in the camp and Rs 10,00 for a boy child in similar condition.

Bihar journalist murder case: CBI files charge sheet against RJD leader Shahabuddin
Bihar journalist murder case: CBI files charge sheet against RJD leader Shahabuddin

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Tuesday filed charge sheet against Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Mohammad Shahabuddin in the murder case of in the murder case of Siwan-based journalist Rajdeo Ranjan.

Bihar flood: Death toll exceeds 300, Sushil Modi urges PM to visit flood-hit areas
Bihar flood: Death toll exceeds 300, Sushil Modi urges PM to visit flood-hit areas

As devastating flood stroke Bihar, the death toll mounted to nearly 304 on Monday. More than 2.5 lakh people have been rescued so far.

Death toll increases in Bihar, UP, Assam due to floods; situation abates in West Bengal
Death toll increases in Bihar, UP, Assam due to floods; situation abates in West Bengal

Devastating floods have swept across large swathes of Bihar, Assam and Uttar Pradesh.

Flood situation worsens in Bihar, death toll rises to 253
Flood situation worsens in Bihar, death toll rises to 253

A Bihar Disaster Management Department official said 126.87 lakh persons in 1,965 panchayats under 171 blocks in 18 districts have been affected by the floods.

Sharad Yadav embarrassing himself by revolting against NDA merger: JD (U)
Sharad Yadav embarrassing himself by revolting against NDA merger: JD (U)

The Janata Dal (United) (JD-U) on Sunday reiterated their warning to rebel senior party leader Sharad Yadavm saying that he will face action if he attends Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) supremo Lalu Prasad Yadav's rally.

Bihar flood situation worsens; toll rises to 202
Bihar flood situation worsens; toll rises to 202

Yesterday, the toll was 153 and the number of affected people stood at 1.08 crore in 17 districts.

Bihar: Two minor brothers drowned in flood waters

Two brothers, both teen agers, got drowned on Saturday in flood water in Motihari town area of East Champaran district, police said.

Nitish-led JD(U) passes resolution to join NDA; Sharad Yadav to approach EC to stake claim over party symbol
Nitish-led JD(U) passes resolution to join NDA; Sharad Yadav to approach EC to stake claim over party symbol

The Janata Dal (United) faction led by Nitish Kumar on Saturday decided to join the National Democratic Alliance (NDA).

Nitish Kumar-led JD(U) passes resolution to join NDA
Nitish Kumar-led JD(U) passes resolution to join NDA

Nitish Kumar-headed Janata Dal (United) on Saturday passed a resolution to join BJP-led NDA.

Sharad Yadav to hold meeting parallel to Nitish Kumar's today, JD(U) split indicated
Sharad Yadav to hold meeting parallel to Nitish Kumar's today, JD(U) split indicated

The JD (U) had removed Sharad Yadav -- who opposed the party's decision to ally with the BJP in Bihar -- as their leader in the Rajya Sabha and replaced him with RCP Singh.

JD(U) rebels to hold convention in Patna tomorrow
JD(U) rebels to hold convention in Patna tomorrow

The convention follows a mega meeting of anti-BJP parties held yesterday in the national capital, seeking to save the "composite culture" of the country.

Station House Officer among two held on graft charge in Bihar
Station House Officer among two held on graft charge in Bihar

Both the SHO and the revenue department employee were being brought to the state capital for interrogation before production in a designated vigilance court for judicial remand.

 

Fodder scam: Lalu Prasad appears in CBI court

Lalu Prasad had already been convicted in a fodder scam case and he was awarded five years` sentence in October 2013. He is currently on bail. 

Bihar flood toll reaches 119
Bihar flood toll reaches 119

According to the official, 408,903 people have been evacuated to safer places by the Army, NDRF, SDRF and other rescue teams in the last four days.

 

I-T to file criminal prosecution against Lalu Yadav's family in benami land deal case
I-T to file criminal prosecution against Lalu Yadav's family in benami land deal case

The Income Tax Department will soon file a prosecution complaint against some family members of RJD chief Lalu Prasad, including his daughter Misa Bharti, in connection with its probe into land deals worth Rs 1,000 crore, officials privy to the investigation said.

Gandhi Maidan in Patna to be transformed as 'city square'

Historic Gandhi Maidan in the heart of the town would be transformed into 'city square' as prevalent in prominent cities abroad and it would be made the "most happening place" by facilitating various activities.

Thousands living under open sky in flood-hit Bihar
Thousands living under open sky in flood-hit Bihar

Authorities have failed to provide them a polythene or plastic sheet. Their roof is the sky.

Tejashwi Yadav demands Nitish Kumar govt for CBI probe into Rs 1,000 cr scam
Tejashwi Yadav demands Nitish Kumar govt for CBI probe into Rs 1,000 cr scam

Bihar's Leader of Opposition Tejashwi Yadav on Thursday demanded a CBI probe into the Rs 1,000 crore Srijan scam, in which government funds were transferred to private accounts between 2005 and 2013 when BJP leader Sushil Kumar Modi was the Finance Minister.

Case registered against Tejashwi Yadav for 'Vande Mataram' tweet
Case registered against Tejashwi Yadav for 'Vande Mataram' tweet

A case has been registered against former Bihar deputy chief minister and Rashtriya Janata Dal leader Tejashwi Yadav for allegedly disrespecting national song 'Vande Mataram' in a tweet.

Former JD(U) chief Sharad Yadav dares Nitish Kumar to sack him; calls Oppn meet on Aug 17
Former JD(U) chief Sharad Yadav dares Nitish Kumar to sack him; calls Oppn meet on Aug 17

Days after he was removed as the Janata Dal (United) leader in the Rajya Sabha, Sharad Yadav on Wednesday challenged Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar to sack him from the party, said .GoNews

RJD suffers another blow, spox Pragati Mehta joins JD(U)
RJD suffers another blow, spox Pragati Mehta joins JD(U)

The Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) on Wednesday suffered yet another blow when party spokesperson Pragati Mehta joined its rival faction in the state assembly - the Janata Dal (United) (JD(U)).

Bihar floods: At least 56 dead, 69.81 lakh people affected; rail, road traffic hit
Bihar floods: At least 56 dead, 69.81 lakh people affected; rail, road traffic hit

The flood situation in Bihar continues to remain grim where 69.81 lakh people have been hit by inundation in 13 districts and 56 people have lost their lives.

Sushil Modi's convoy attacked in Bihar's Vaishali; Dy CM blames RJD workers
Sushil Modi's convoy attacked in Bihar's Vaishali; Dy CM blames RJD workers

Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi's convoy was on Tuesday attacked in Vaishali district of the state. 

Bihar floods situation worsens, 56 people killed so far
Bihar floods situation worsens, 56 people killed so far

As many as 56 people have died due to floods in Bihar so far, Additional Secretary Disaster Management Department of Bihar Anirudh Kumar said on Tuesday. 

Bihar: 6.5 million hit by floods, over 40 dead

More than 6.5 million people have been affected by floods in Bihar, that have claimed the lives of over 40 people so far, washed away thousands of huts, badly damaged buildings, roads, bridges and standing crops worth crores, officials said on Tuesday.