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Kanpur train mishap: Arrested ISI suspects quizzed by RAW, NIA sleuths
Kanpur train mishap: Arrested ISI suspects quizzed by RAW, NIA sleuths

The three suspected ISI agents, arrested by Bihar Police, were today questioned by sleuths of RAW, NIA and Railway Police in connection with the November 20 Indore-Patna Express mishap in Kanpur that claimed 150 lives and other train accidents.

ISI behind Kanpur train mishap: ATS, NIA sleuths reach Bihar to probe Pakistan connection
ISI behind Kanpur train mishap: ATS, NIA sleuths reach Bihar to probe Pakistan connection

A day after the Bihar Police claimed that Pakistan`s ISI may be behind the Kanpur train mishap, officials of the Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) and the National Investigating Agency (NIA) on Wednesday reached Patna to probe the terror angle. 

Dry Bihar won't renew licences of beer, IMFL units

There are three beer factories, 12 IMFL factories and six factories manufacturing ethanol in Bihar.

Pakistan's ISI may be behind Kanpur train mishap, claims Bihar Police; seeks probe by IB, RAW
Pakistan's ISI may be behind Kanpur train mishap, claims Bihar Police; seeks probe by IB, RAW

The Bihar Police on Tuesday pointed to the involvement of Pakistan's notorious spy agency Inter Services Intelligence in the recent train mishaps including Ajmer-Sialdah Express derailment near Kanpur.

Bihar govt not to renew license of liquor units in 2017-18

Bihar government on Tuesday decided not to renew the licence of Beer, Bottling plants and ENA (Extra Neutral Alcohol) manufacturing units, in the next financial year.

Bihar: Principal, teachers gang-rape mentally-challenged minor at school in Jehanabad
Bihar: Principal, teachers gang-rape mentally-challenged minor at school in Jehanabad

In a rather shameful incident, a 12-year-old mentally challenged girl was gang-raped by the principal and three other teachers at a school in Jehanabad district of Bihar. 

No bonhomie? Nitish attacks BJP, trashes demand to postpone

Amidst speculation of growing bonhomie with BJP, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today attacked the party while rejecting its Bihar unit's demand of postponing the human chain programme scheduled for January 21 in the wake of Patna boat tragedy.

Bihar boat mishap: It's a personal loss; high-level probe ordered, says Nitish Kumar
Bihar boat mishap: It's a personal loss; high-level probe ordered, says Nitish Kumar

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today said he "had no proper knowledge" of the kite festival organised at Sabbalpur diara, where a boat tragedy claimed 24 lives, though his photographs appeared on advertisements put up by the Tourism Department.

Bihar CM Nitish Kumar promises to punish those responsible for boat tragedy
Bihar CM Nitish Kumar promises to punish those responsible for boat tragedy

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday said action would be taken against officials found guilty of dereliction of duty in connection with the boat tragedy that claimed 24 lives.

Bihar school girl gang-raped by principal, three teachers
Bihar school girl gang-raped by principal, three teachers

A 12-year-old student of a government school was allegedly gang-raped by the principal and three teachers here, police said on Monday.

Patna boat tragedy due to govt negligence: BJP leader Sushil Modi

BJP leader Sushil Modi on Sunday alleged that "negligence" of Bihar government led to the boat capsize that claimed 24 lives and said Chief Minister Nitish Kumar should take responsibility for the tragedy.

Patna boat tragedy: Shocking visuals of that moment when the mishap took place - WATCH
Patna boat tragedy: Shocking visuals of that moment when the mishap took place - WATCH

As the boat tragedy in Patna claimed 24 lives, here is the video of the mishap.

BJP MP Shatrughan Sinha expresses grief over Patna boat tragedy

BJP MP Shatrughan Sinha on Sunday expressed grief over the boat tragedy in river Ganga last evening in which 24 people lost their lives.

President offers condolences on Bihar tragedy

President Pranab Mukherjee on Sunday condoled the boat tragedy in Patna that left 25 persons dead.

Bihar boat tragedy: Police registers case against owner of an amusement park, boat operator
Bihar boat tragedy: Police registers case against owner of an amusement park, boat operator

The Bihar Police on Sunday registered a First Information Report (FIR) against the owner of an amusement park and the operator of the boat that capsized in the river Ganga in Patna on Saturday evening, claiming at least 24 lives.

Patna boat tragedy: Death toll rises to 24; PM Narendra Modi, Bihar CM Nitish announce ex-gratia
Patna boat tragedy: Death toll rises to 24; PM Narendra Modi, Bihar CM Nitish announce ex-gratia

The death toll in Patna boat tragedy rose to 24 on Sunday as Union Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh blamed Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar for the tragedy. 

PM Narendra Modi condoles boat tragedy, his Patna event cancelled
PM Narendra Modi condoles boat tragedy, his Patna event cancelled

In the wake of the Bihar boat tragedy, Prime Minister Narendra Modi`s event marking the state of redevelopment work of Mahatma Gandhi Setu in Patna, Bihar has been postponed.

There's no rift in grand alliance, we will together take Bihar forward: Nitish Kumar
There's no rift in grand alliance, we will together take Bihar forward: Nitish Kumar

As alliance partner Congress expressed displeasure over JD(U)'s invitation to BJP for the 'Makar Sankranti' feast tomorrow, RJD president Lalu Prasad and Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Saturday asserted that everything is fine in the coalition.

Boat with 40 on board capsizes in Patna, 23 dead; PM Narendra Modi expresses grief
Boat with 40 on board capsizes in Patna, 23 dead; PM Narendra Modi expresses grief

A boat carrying 40 people capsized in River Ganga in Patna on Saturday. 

Bihar's contractual teachers will get 7th pay panel benefits

Most of the contractual school teachers have been recruited between 2006 and 2015.

Ramvilas Paswan healthy, expected to be discharged on Saturday

Union Minister and LJP president Ramvilas Paswan, who was admitted to the ICU of a hospital here late last evening after he complained of breathlessness, has recovered and is expected to be discharged tomorrow, doctors said on Friday.

Two construction officials shot dead in Bihar

Two officials of a private construction company were shot dead in Bihar`s Saran district by unidentified gunmen, police said on Friday.

Ramvilas Paswan stable, doctors keep watch over him in ICU
Ramvilas Paswan stable, doctors keep watch over him in ICU

 Union Minister and LJP president Ramvilas Paswan, who was admitted to the ICU of a hospital here late last evening after he complained of breathlessness, is stable now, doctors attending on him said today.

Police arrest two Maoists in Nawada

Police today arrested two naxalites from a place near Phulwaria reservoir in Bihar's Nawada district.

Bihar: CISF jawan opens fire on colleagues; kills 4

A CISF jawan allegedly opened fire on his colleagues, killing four of them at their unit at a thermal power station in Aurangabad district of Bihar on Thursday.

RJD chief Lalu Prasad to gets JP Senani Samman Pension
RJD chief Lalu Prasad to gets JP Senani Samman Pension

Former Bihar Chief Minister and RJD supremo Lalu Prasad will receive pension of Rs 10,000 per month under the JP Senani Samman Pension Scheme for having served a jail term in the 1970s to oppose the Emergency, an official said on Wednesday.

RJD, BJP to join Nitish Kumar's human chain on liquor ban in Bihar

The Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) a major constituent of Bihar`s ruling Grand Alliance, on Tuesday decided to support and join Chief Minister Nitish Kumar`s proposed human chain to raise awareness about the liquor prohibition issue in the state.

Days after PM Narendra Modi's visit, BJP president Amit Shah prays at Patna Sahib

BJP president Amit Shah on Tuesday prayed at the Takht Sri Harmandir Sahib, the birthplace of the 10th Sikh Guru, Gobind Singh.

Jungle raj in Bihar? JD(U) leader Mukesh Singh shot dead by unidentified assailants in Patna
Jungle raj in Bihar? JD(U) leader Mukesh Singh shot dead by unidentified assailants in Patna

Janata Dal (United) leader Mukesh Singh was shot dead by unidentified assailants in Barh, Patna, on Sunday.

Flesh trade racket busted in Patna, six including two women arrested

With the arrest of six persons, Patna police has busted a sex racket which was being run in a rented flat.