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Bihar: Power tariff hike 'anti-people' step, says BJP
Bihar: Power tariff hike 'anti-people' step, says BJP

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday dubbed the hike in power tariff in the state as an 'anti-people' step and said that they would start a movement against the same.

When the dais on which Lalu Prasad was present collapsed – Watch
When the dais on which Lalu Prasad was present collapsed – Watch

Rashtriya Janata Dal chief Lalu Prasad Yadav was taken to Indira Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences.

Bihar's Deputy CM Tejaswi Yadav dares Yogi Adityanath to ban liquor in UP
Bihar's Deputy CM Tejaswi Yadav dares Yogi Adityanath to ban liquor in UP

Bihar`s Deputy Chief Minister Tejaswi Yadav on Saturday dared new Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath to ban liquor and set up an "anti-Daru squad" on the lines of the much hyped anti-Romeo squad.

BJP demands anti-Romeo squads in Bihar

This is the second major demand made by the opposition in Bihar in the last 24 hours.
 

Tejaswi Yadav taunts PM Narendra Modi for 'hollow' Bihar Diwas greetings

Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Tejaswi Yadav on Wednesday taunted Prime Minister Narendra Modi for greeting people on "Bihar Diwas" without either according special category status or providing any special package to the state.

Bihar ministers, MLAs favour doing away with beacon lights

Appreciating Punjab's initiative to do away with beacon lights on vehicles of ministers, MLAs and bureaucrats, ministers and legislators in Bihar cutting across party lines today favoured the same in the state.

Bihar liquor ban: Supreme Court refuses to extend license of four companies

The Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to extend license of four liquor companies in Bihar.

Bihar govt announces probe into sham bank loans

The Bihar government today announced a probe into reports of agricultural loans raised in the names of farmers, by some banks, without their knowledge.

BJP disrupts Bihar assembly over JD-U MLA's arrest

The opposition BJP disrupted proceedings in the Bihar assembly on Monday demanding the arrest of ruling Janata Dal-United`s suspended legislator Mewalal Choudhary.

HILARIOUS! Lalu Yadav, Sushil Modi engage in ugly Twitter banter over UP CM's swearing-in
HILARIOUS! Lalu Yadav, Sushil Modi engage in ugly Twitter banter over UP CM's swearing-in

While all eyes were on the oath-taking ceremony of Yogi Adityanath as he was sworn-in as the new Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) party leader Lalu Prasad Yadav and senior BJP leader Sushil Kumar Modi were busy taking jibe at each other on Twitter on Sunday. 

Liquor ban in Bihar is not successful: Union Minister Ram Kripal Yadav

Asserting that liquor ban in Bihar is not successful, Union Minister of State for Panchayat and Rural Development Ram Kripal Yadav today claimed that illegal sale of liquor has increased to a large scale in the state.

'Kabristan vs shamshan' debate rocks Bihar assembly

Bihar assembly today witnessed chaos with ruling and opposition benches locking horns over BJP MLA Sanjay Saraogi's demand for construction of 'shamshan' (crematorium) for Hindus on lines of 'shamshans' (graveyards) for minorities being spruced up.

Dalai Lama describes himself as 'son of India'

 Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama today described himself as a "son of India" and hailed the secularism prevailing in the country.

BJP protest for show cause notice to IAS officers

BJP today protested in the Bihar legislature against the state government for serving show cause notices to several IAS officers who had formed a human chain here against arrest of their colleague Sudhir Kumar in the BSSC examination paper leak case.

Nitish Kumar to challenge PM Narendra Modi in 2019?
Nitish Kumar to challenge PM Narendra Modi in 2019?

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar must take on Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the 2019 general election, leaders of his Janata Dal-United (JD-U) said on Thursday.

French woman running school for poor, orphan seeks Nitish Kumar help

A French woman who runs a school for poor and orphans in Gaya today met Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and sought assistance for expanding the educational project.

New Chief Justice of Patna High Court sworn in

Justice Rajendra Menon was today sworn in as the Chief Justice of the Patna High Court by Bihar Governor Ramnath Kovind at a function here in Raj Bhawan.

Justice Rajendra Menon sworn-in as Chief Justice of Patna High Court

Justice Rajendra Menon was today sworn in as the Chief Justice of the Patna High Court by Bihar Governor Ramnath Kovind at a function here in Raj Bhawan.

Bihar CM Nitish Kumar congratulates BJP, says demonetisation gave satisfaction to poor
Bihar CM Nitish Kumar congratulates BJP, says demonetisation gave satisfaction to poor

Congratulating the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for its splendid victory in Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has said the opposing parties ignored the fact that demonetisation gave satisfaction to the poor.

Failure of non-BJP parties to forge mega alliance in UP led to defeat: Nitish Kumar
Failure of non-BJP parties to forge mega alliance in UP led to defeat: Nitish Kumar

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today attributed the BJP's massive victory in Uttar Pradesh to the failure of opposition parties in forging a grand coalition besides strong protest against demonetisation.

Lalu Yadav dismisses exit polls giving edge to BJP in UP, says will talk tomorrow
Lalu Yadav dismisses exit polls giving edge to BJP in UP, says will talk tomorrow

RJD president Lalu Prasad Yadav on Friday rubbished the exit polls which gave an edge to the BJP in Uttar Pradesh and said the prediction would fall flat the way it did in Bihar elections.

Know why this picture of Lalu Prasad Yadav is going viral – Pic inside
Know why this picture of Lalu Prasad Yadav is going viral – Pic inside

Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Yadav is known for his humorous takes on many issues.

Fire breaks out in Bihar's Champaran; 500 huts gutted

As many as 500 huts were gutted after a fire broke out on Tuesday at Paschimi Sundarapur panchayat in Bihar's Champaran district, police said.

Muslims should shed 'minority' tag, stand equal with Hindus: Giriraj Singh
Muslims should shed 'minority' tag, stand equal with Hindus: Giriraj Singh

After stoking a controversy by demanding a review on the definition of `minorities`, Union Minister Giriraj Singh on Tuesday while defending his earlier remark, asserted the Muslim community should be brought above the `minority` category as there has been a rise in their population.

Bihar: Assailants shoot dead two, loot Rs 60 lakh from bank official in Patna

A group of motorcycle-borne assailants on Monday shot dead a bank official and a security guard of a cash van in Bihar`s Patna district and looted Rs 60 lakh, police said.

BJP demands fencing of Bihar temples, burial grounds

The BJP on Monday demanded that the government pay attention to fencing and beautification of temples, crematoriums and burial grounds.

Food poisoning: 45 students taken ill in Bihar's Purnia

As many as 45 students of a residential minority seminary were taken ill due to suspected food poisoning in Bihar's Purnia district.

Bihar: JD(U) leader held for assault on journalist over liquor raid

A senior district leader of ruling JD(U) was arrested on Saturday on the charge of assaulting a television journalist in the wake of a raid at an eatery in his name from where liquor was found.

BJP protests against Bihar minister's shoe remarks against PM Narendra Modi

Bihar`s opposition BJP took to the streets on Saturday and organised sit-ins across Bihar against Congress minister Abdul Jalil Mastan, demanding his dismissal for asking people to throw shoes at Prime Minister Narendra Modi`s photograph.

BJP adamant, seeks sacking of Bihar Congress minister who asked crowd to beat PM Narendra Modi's photo with slippers
BJP adamant, seeks sacking of Bihar Congress minister who asked crowd to beat PM Narendra Modi's photo with slippers

Leader of Opposition Prem Kumar said the BJP will not compromise on the issue and will continue to protest to expose Congress minister Abdul Jalil Mastan.