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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.

I founded JD (U), will not leave party: Sharad Yadav
I founded JD (U), will not leave party: Sharad Yadav

Sharad Yadav who has openly opposed the newly stitched alliance in Bihar said he was one of those who founded the party, and that he will not succumb to pressure and just quit.

All Bihar medical colleges to have eye banks by Dec end: Nitish Kumar

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today announced that eye banks will be set up in all the medical colleges of the state and at the super speciality eye hospital here by the year end.

Claiming support of 14 state units, Sharad Yadav faction to present itself as real JD(U)
Claiming support of 14 state units, Sharad Yadav faction to present itself as real JD(U)

During his visit to the national capita on Friday, Kumar had virtually shut the door on any reconciliation with Yadav, saying he is free to take any decision as the alliance with the BJP had the entire party's nod.

 

Shatrughan Sinha demands ban on tobacco items with liquor

Senior BJP leader Shatrughan Sinha on Saturday sought a ban on consumption of tobacco products along with prohibiting liquor to protect people from dreaded diseases like cancer which a study says would be the greatest killer in the world by 2020.

Sharad faction is real JD-U, Nitish one is Bharatiya JD-U: Ali Anwar

Janata Dal-United rebel MP Ali Anwar Ansari, who was suspended from the parliamentary party for taking part in a meeting of opposition parties, on Saturday said the Sharad Yadav-led faction is the "real JD-U" and there was no question of leaving the party.

BSEB compartment class 12 result 2017 declared; check biharboard.ac.in
BSEB compartment class 12 result 2017 declared; check biharboard.ac.in

Bihar School Examination Board declared the Bihar Board BSEB class 12 compartmental result 2017 on August 12 (Saturday).

Nitish Kumar's JD(U) removes Sharad Yadav as party leader in Rajya Sabha
Nitish Kumar's JD(U) removes Sharad Yadav as party leader in Rajya Sabha

Bharatiya Janata Party president Amit Shah has formally invited Nitish Kumar headed Janata Dal (United) to join the National Democratic Alliance.

Amit Shah formally invites Nitish Kumar-led JD(U) to join NDA
Amit Shah formally invites Nitish Kumar-led JD(U) to join NDA

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Amit Shah has formally invited Nitish Kumar headed Janata Dal (United) to join the National Democratic Alliance (NDA).

JD(U) suspends RS member Ali Anwar for attending Opposition meet
JD(U) suspends RS member Ali Anwar for attending Opposition meet

Rebel Janata Dal (United) leader Ali Anwar Ansari, close to Sharad Yadav, was on Friday suspended the JD(U) parliamentary party for attending a meet of opposition parties. 

Gorakhpur: 30 children die after oxygen disrupted at BRD hospital
Gorakhpur: 30 children die after oxygen disrupted at BRD hospital

In a shocking incident, at least thirty children lost their lives in the last 48 hours after the oxygen supply was disrupted at a government-run hospital at Bihar's Gorakhpur district. 

Nitish Kumar meets PM Narendra Modi, Amit Shah; asks Sharad Yadav to choose his path
Nitish Kumar meets PM Narendra Modi, Amit Shah; asks Sharad Yadav to choose his path

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Thursday met Bharatiya Janata Party president Amit Shah at latter's residence. 

Bihar MLA demands CBI probe into Buxar DM ​Mukesh​ Pandey's death

Mukesh Pandey, an IAS officer of the 2012 batch, took charge as District Magistrate of Buxar on August 3, 2017. 

Missing 11-year-old student's body found in Bihar's Siwan, triggers angry protests
Missing 11-year-old student's body found in Bihar's Siwan, triggers angry protests

The body of a 11-year-old boy, who was abducted two days ago for ransom, was found in an orchard in Bihar`s Siwan district on Friday, triggering angry protests, police said.

Missing Bihar student's body found in an orchardin Siwan district

After the boy`s body was found, hundreds of angry people blocked roads and demanded action against the police officer in-charge.

 

Buxar District Magistrate Mukesh Pandey commits suicide in Ghaziabad
Buxar District Magistrate Mukesh Pandey commits suicide in Ghaziabad

The top bureaucrat was recently appointed as the District Magistrate of Buxar.

Sharad Yadav defies Nitish Kumar, says he is still with Grand Alliance
Sharad Yadav defies Nitish Kumar, says he is still with Grand Alliance

The Janata Dal (United) on Wednesday distanced itself from Sharad Yadav`s Bihar visit.

RJD leader Kedar Rai, trusted aide of Lalu Prasad Yadav, shot dead in Bihar's Danapur
RJD leader Kedar Rai, trusted aide of Lalu Prasad Yadav, shot dead in Bihar's Danapur

A group of unidentified men on Thursday shot dead Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Kedar Rai while he was on his morning walk at the Sugna road.

Tejashwi Yadav kicks off rally against Nitish's ''opportunistic alliance''
Tejashwi Yadav kicks off rally against Nitish's ''opportunistic alliance''

Tejashwi Yadav appealed to people to stand up against forces which are working to create a divide in society and the country. 

Are you Pak supporters? Bihar BJP minister asks those not chanting 'Bharat Mata Ki Jai'
Are you Pak supporters? Bihar BJP minister asks those not chanting 'Bharat Mata Ki Jai'

Bihar Minister Vinod Kumar Singh has sparked a fresh controversy by asking media persons to raise their arms and chant "Bharat Mata ki Jai".

JD(U) sacks Gujarat party secretary Arun Srivastava over anti-party activities
JD(U) sacks Gujarat party secretary Arun Srivastava over anti-party activities

In a significant development, the Janata Dal (United) on Tuesday sacked Gujarat General Secretary Arun Srivastava for alleged anti-party activities. 

Will BJP keep its Bihar Assembly poll promise, Tejashwi Yadav asks Nitish Kumar

Leader of Opposition Tejashwi Yadav on Tuesday demanded from Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar to let people know whether his new ally BJP will keep its pre-2015 assembly polls promise to distribute scooty to girls, laptop to students and colour TV to Dalit/Mahadalit families.