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Nitish Kumar again demands special category status for Bihar

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has again raised the demand for granting Bihar a 'special category status and special assistance' for its rapid growth.

Bihar MP's son killed in car crash near Allahabad

"The incident took place near Bankat village of Soraon police station area. Rajiv was driving the Honda City and was the sole occupant of the car," in-charge of Soraon police station Satyendra Singh said.

Ganga silting: Nitish Kumar requests PM to send experts to Bihar
Ganga silting: Nitish Kumar requests PM to send experts to Bihar

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Saturday requested Prime Minister Narendra Modi to send a team of experts to the eastern state before June 10 to assess the situation of silting in Ganga, as it was "causing ill-effects on the river."

Meeting with Narendra Modi was that of PM-CM only: Nitish Kumar
Meeting with Narendra Modi was that of PM-CM only: Nitish Kumar

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Saturday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi amid the buzz about growing bonhomie between the two.

Nitish Kumar to have lunch with PM Narendra Modi today, day after saying no to Sonia Gandhi
Nitish Kumar to have lunch with PM Narendra Modi today, day after saying no to Sonia Gandhi

Sonia Gandhi had recently called Nitish Kumar over phone and discussed with him the possibility of a consensus opposition candidate in the Presidential Election.

Rajdeo Ranjan murder: Bihar court allows CBI to inquire Shahabuddin
Rajdeo Ranjan murder: Bihar court allows CBI to inquire Shahabuddin

A court in Bihar's Muzaffarpur district accepted the Central Bureau of Investigation's (CBI) plea for questioning Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) strongman Mohammad Shahabuddin in connection with journalist Rajdeo Ranjan murder case.

Nitish Kumar skips Sonia Gandhi's 'unity lunch', to meet PM Narendra Modi today
Nitish Kumar skips Sonia Gandhi's 'unity lunch', to meet PM Narendra Modi today

In a significant development, the Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar will be joining Prime Minister Narendra Modi on a lunch today. 

Bihar doctors end two-day strike after govt assurance; 15 patients dead so far

Junior doctors of the Patna Medical College and Hospital (PMCH) on Thursday evening ended their two-day strike following government assurance, burt during the strike eight more patients died since Wednesday night, taking the toll to 15, officials said.

Janata Dal (United) appoints Raj Singh Mann as party secretary

The Janata Dal (United) has appointed Raj Singh Mann as the party's secretary, the JD(U) said on Thursday.

Nine burnt alive in Bihar bus fire

All the injured were rushed to a government hospital.

Nalanda: Eight persons charred to death as bus catches fire, 10 others injured
Nalanda: Eight persons charred to death as bus catches fire, 10 others injured

Eight people were killed when a bus caught fire in Harnaut region in Nalanda on Thursday evening.

Lightning claims lives of four children in Bihar

The lightning struck the children when they were picking mangos in an orchard at Siya village, Kahalgaon Circle Officer Radhamohan Singh said.

Patna hospital patients left unattended due to doctors strike

Services at the Emergency Ward and Out Patient Department have been badly hit by the strike.

5 Maoists sentenced to death in Bihar

50 Naxalites ambushed a vehicle carrying CRPF jawans at the Kharagpur police station area, killing two and injuring 10 others.

IT summons Misa Bharti: BJP says simply doing its duty

Income Tax Department issued summons to Bharti and her husband, in connection with its probe into a Rs. 1,000 crore alleged benami land deals and a tax evasion case.

Seven die in Patna hospital, junior doctors may intensify strike

The PMCH is the largest medical and healthcare centre in Bihar that attracts patients mainly from rural areas of the state.

Lalu Prasad's daughter Misa Bharti under I-T scanner over alleged money laundering
Lalu Prasad's daughter Misa Bharti under I-T scanner over alleged money laundering

The Income Tax department, Wednesday, issued summons to RJD supremo Lalu Prasad Yadav's daughter Misa Bharti in connection with the alleged land scam.

Bihar liquor companies move SC, seek more time to dispose of old stocks
Bihar liquor companies move SC, seek more time to dispose of old stocks

Liquor manufacturers from Bihar today moved the Supreme Court seeking extension of time to dispose of their old stocks, including raw material, lying in their ware houses.

Seven die in Patna hospital as junior doctors strike work

Seven critical patients died due to lack of treatment following the strike by PMCH junior doctors.

Shatrughan Sinha, Sushil Modi engage in bitter Twitter battle

A day after a bitter Twitter war between two senior BJP leaders Shatrughan Sinha and Sushil Kumar Modi, Modi on Tuesday denied that he had named anyone or any leader in his tweet.

Chartered accountant of Lalu Yadav's daughter Misa Bharti arrested in money laundering case
Chartered accountant of Lalu Yadav's daughter Misa Bharti arrested in money laundering case

The Enforcement Directorate on Tuesday arrested the chartered accountant of RJD chief Lalu Prasad's daughter Misa Bharti in connection with an alleged money laundering case.

Enforcement Directorate arrests CA of Lalu's daughter Misa Bharti in money laundering case
Enforcement Directorate arrests CA of Lalu's daughter Misa Bharti in money laundering case

The Enforcement Directorate on Tuesday arrested the chartered accountant of RJD chief Lalu Prasad's daughter Misa Bharti in connection with an alleged money laundering case.

Prabhunath Singh, ex-RJD MP, sentenced to life imprisonment in Ashok Singh murder case
Prabhunath Singh, ex-RJD MP, sentenced to life imprisonment in Ashok Singh murder case

Former Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) MP Prabhunath Singh was on Tuesday sentenced to life imprisonment, a week after he was found guilty by a court in Hazaribagh in connection with the 1995 murder of MLA Ashok Singh.

Nitish should confiscate Lalu's benami properties, open schools there: BJP

"I challenge Nitish Kumar to confiscate the benami properties of Lalu and his family and open schools for poor children," senior BJP leader Sushil Kumar Modi said here.

Lalu Yadav dismisses reports of IT raids on benami land deals, vows to uproot Narendra Modi govt before 2019
Lalu Yadav dismisses reports of IT raids on benami land deals, vows to uproot Narendra Modi govt before 2019

RJD chief Lalu Prasad on Friday dismissed reports of the Income Tax department raids on 22 locations in Delhi and adjoining areas on charges of alleged 'benami' deals worth Rs 1,000 crore linked to him and his family members.

Yogi Adityanath to showcase Narendra Modi govt achievements in Bihar
Yogi Adityanath to showcase Narendra Modi govt achievements in Bihar

The Narendra Modi government will complete its third year in office on May 26, 2017.

UP CM Yogi Adityanath to address rally in Bihar
UP CM Yogi Adityanath to address rally in Bihar

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath is set to address a rally later this month in Bihar, considered a stronghold of Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and his major ally RJD chief Lalu Prasad, to mark three years of the BJP-led NDA government of Narendra Modi.

BJP, RSS will pay for coming at me: Lalu Prasad Yadav
BJP, RSS will pay for coming at me: Lalu Prasad Yadav

Earlier this month, raids were conducted by the Income Tax department at the 22 locations in Delhi, Gurugram on companies and people associated with Lalu Prasad Yadav.

Kailash Satyarthi rescues nine bonded children

Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi on Thursday rescued nine children from an illegal factory here where they were slaving away after being trafficked from Bihar.