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Dalit couple, girl killed in Bihar

A Dalit couple was bludgeoned to death and a Dalit girl was murdered in separate incidents in Bihar, triggering angry protests, police said on Saturday.

Bihar Teacher Eligibility Test (TET) 2017 Result declared; 83% candidates fail to clear
Bihar Teacher Eligibility Test (TET) 2017 Result declared; 83% candidates fail to clear

The Bihar School Education Board (BSEB) has declared the Bihar Teacher Eligibility Test (TET) 2017 Result.

Rs 389-crore dam collapses in Bihar a day before inauguration
Rs 389-crore dam collapses in Bihar a day before inauguration

A major portion of the Gateshwar Panth Canal Project dam worth Rs 389.31 crore collapsed on Tuesday, 24 hours before its inauguration ceremony by Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar.

Enforcement Directorate summons Rabri Devi in railway hotels corruption case

The Enforcement Directorate has summoned former Bihar chief minister Rabri Devi in connection with its money laundering probe in the railway hotels allotment case, officials said on Tuesday.

JD(U)'s Nitish faction welcomes Tamil Nadu MLAs' disqualification
JD(U)'s Nitish faction welcomes Tamil Nadu MLAs' disqualification

The Nitish Kumar faction of the Janata Dal (United) on Tuesday welcomed Tamil Nadu Assembly Speaker P. Dhanapal's decision a day earlier to disqualify 18 MLAs owing allegiance to AIADMK faction leader T.T.V. Dinakaran.

Two Babbar Khalsa terrorists arrested in Uttar Pradesh
Two Babbar Khalsa terrorists arrested in Uttar Pradesh

Two Babbar Khalsa terrorists were arrested from Lakhimpur in a joint operation between Uttar Pradesh and Punjab Police on Tuesday.

Veteran RJD leader Mohammad Taslimuddin dies

LJP chief and Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan said he was saddened by the demise of Taslimuddin who was known for his "frank" and "candid remarks".

Nitish vs Sharad Yadav: Bhopal administration seals JD(U) office over infighting within party
Nitish vs Sharad Yadav: Bhopal administration seals JD(U) office over infighting within party

The infighting within Janata Dal (United) seems to be undying and as per latest update, the Bhopal administration on Friday locked the JD(U) office in the city.

Bihar: Six of a family drown in Ganga
Bihar: Six of a family drown in Ganga

Six members of the family had gone to take bath in the river when one or two persons slipped into deep waters.

PIL on Srijan scam dismissed by Patna High Court
PIL on Srijan scam dismissed by Patna High Court

The PIL was filed before the CBI took over the probe into the Srijan scam on August 26.

I am real JD-U, will prove it: Sharad Yadav

Sharad Yadav accused that Nitish Kumar-led JD-U faction of indulging in anti-party activities by breaking from the Mahagathbandhan. 

After EC jolt on party symbol issue, Sharad Yadav attacks BJP-JD(U) alliance in Bihar
After EC jolt on party symbol issue, Sharad Yadav attacks BJP-JD(U) alliance in Bihar

A day after the Election Commission of India (ECI) disposed off senior Janata Dal (United) leader Sharad Yadav's application staking claim over party symbol, the rebel party leader said ''it is a struggle and fight'' which he would win.

Benami property case against Lalu and family referred to Adjudicating Authority
Benami property case against Lalu and family referred to Adjudicating Authority

The market value of the farm house is Rs 40 Cr but the book value of the same has been mentioned Rs 1.4 Cr.

Sharad Yadav, Ali Anwar's response sought on plea for scrapping their RS membership

The Rajya Sabha secretariat has asked the JD(U)'s rebel MPs, Sharad Yadav and Ali Anwar, to respond within a week to their party's petition that they be disqualified from the House for their "anti-party" activities.

Ready for mid-term assembly polls in 2019: Janata Dal (United)

Bihar`s next assembly polls are due in 2020.

Lalu family Benami assets case: I-T issues attachment order

The Income Tax Department has issued a final attachment order against some assets in connection with its benami deal probe against Lalu and his family.

Flood fury: Bihar seeks Rs 7,636 cr assistance from Centre
Flood fury: Bihar seeks Rs 7,636 cr assistance from Centre

Kumar said Prime Minister Narendra Modi after aerial survey of flood-hit districts had announced immediate assistance of Rs 500 crore.

SC notice to EC on plea seeking disqualification of Bihar CM Nitish Kumar
SC notice to EC on plea seeking disqualification of Bihar CM Nitish Kumar

The Supreme Court on Monday issued a notice to the Election Commission on a plea seeking the disqualification of Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar.

IRCTC hotels scam: Lalu, Tejashwi not to appear before CBI today
IRCTC hotels scam: Lalu, Tejashwi not to appear before CBI today

Former union railway minister Lalu Yadav and his son Tejashwi Yadav will not appear before the CBI on Monday and tomorrow respectively for questioning in connection with alleged graft in giving maintenance contract for two IRCTC hotels to a private firm.

Eight die in Bihar hospital after receiving 'expired blood'
Eight die in Bihar hospital after receiving 'expired blood'

Doctors accused the hospital’s blood bank of tampering with the expiry date printed on the blood pouches.

JD-U meets EC, stakes claim over party symbol

The JD-U also submitted that Sharad Yadav had voluntarily left the party and had indulged in anti-party activities. 

7 years after rejecting Modi's offer, Nitish Kumar accepts Rs 5 cr aid from Gujarat govt for Bihar flood victims
7 years after rejecting Modi's offer, Nitish Kumar accepts Rs 5 cr aid from Gujarat govt for Bihar flood victims

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, who recently joined hands with the BJP, on Thursday accepted cheque of Rs five crore for the flood victims from Gujarat government.

Rashtriya Sahara journalist shot at in Bihar's Arwal, one arrested
Rashtriya Sahara journalist shot at in Bihar's Arwal, one arrested

A journalist associated with Hindi newspaper Rashtriya Sahara was shot at in Bihar's Arwal district on Thursday.

Nitish Kumar for making available five boats in every panchayat

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Wednesday instructed that five boats should be made available in every village panchayat in the state and a few locals should be trained in navigating them in view of the yearly floods in the state.

Gaya road rage: Rocky Yadav, 2 others sentenced to life, 5-yr jail term for father Bindi Yadav
Gaya road rage: Rocky Yadav, 2 others sentenced to life, 5-yr jail term for father Bindi Yadav

A session court in Gaya in Bihar on Wednesday pronounced the quantum of sentence against Rocky Yadav and three others in connection with the murder of Aditya Sachdeva in May 2016 last year.

Aditya Sachdeva murder case: Sentencing of Rocky Yadav, three others today
Aditya Sachdeva murder case: Sentencing of Rocky Yadav, three others today

A sessions court here is set to pronounce on Wednesday the quantum of sentence against Rocky Yadav and three others in the Bihar road rage case for the murder of Aditya Sachdeva in May 2016 last year.

Bihar fertility rate reduced by boosting education among girls: Nitish Kumar
Bihar fertility rate reduced by boosting education among girls: Nitish Kumar

Kumar, who was speaking at Teachers Day function here, said it has been found in studies in the country that if the wife is a matriculate than the fertility rate will be 2 and this has been the situation in Bihar.

Tejashwi Yadav accuses Nitish Kumar of conspiring against him; JD(U) calls ex-Bihar DY CM '5 star leader'
Tejashwi Yadav accuses Nitish Kumar of conspiring against him; JD(U) calls ex-Bihar DY CM '5 star leader'

Rashtriya Janata Dal leader and former Deputy Chief Minister of Bihar Tejashwi Yadav, who is on his visit to flood-affected districts to take stock of the relief measures taken by the state government, on Tuesday accused the Nitish Kumar leadership of hatching a conspiracy against him. 

ED tightens probe against Lalu Yadav's family, attaches Misa Bharti's Delhi farmhouse
ED tightens probe against Lalu Yadav's family, attaches Misa Bharti's Delhi farmhouse

The Enforcement Directorate on Tuesday attached a farmhouse owned by RJD chief Lalu Yadav's daughter Misa Bharti in Delhi's Bijwasan locality.