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Family of Sukma martyr refuses Rs 5 lakh compensation

The family of CRPF trooper Abhay Kumar, who was killed in an ambush by Maoists in Sukma district of Chhattisgarh, on Wednesday refused to accept Rs 5 lakh as compensation announced by the Bihar government.

Truck with mortal remains of Sukma attack martyr halted to let Nitish Kumar's convoy pass by - WATCH
Truck with mortal remains of Sukma attack martyr halted to let Nitish Kumar's convoy pass by - WATCH

Bihar CM Nitish Kumar is drawing flak from various corridors over THIS video.

Union Minster Upendra Kushwaha granted bail in Model Code of Conduct case

Union minister Upendra Kushwaha was today granted bail by a Bihar court in connection with a case relating to violation of the Model Code of Conduct during the 2009 Lok Sabha polls.

Two bogies of  Saharsa-Patna Rajya Rani Express train derail in Bihar's Saharsa
Two bogies of Saharsa-Patna Rajya Rani Express train derail in Bihar's Saharsa

Two bogies of Saharsa-Patna Rajya Rani Express today derailed at the railway station here, disrupting the rail traffic on Saharsa-Mansi and Saharsa-Madhepura sections for three hours.

Nitish Kumar's party JD-U to debut in Maharashtra with rally in Mumbai today
Nitish Kumar's party JD-U to debut in Maharashtra with rally in Mumbai today

Besides Bihar, JD-U claims strong grass-roots and organisational presence in Uttar Pradesh, Jharkhand, Gujarat, Karnataka, and Kerala.

Expelled RJD MP ​Pappu Yadav released from jail

Expelled RJD MP Rajesh Ranjan alias Pappu Yadav was on Friday released from Beur jail here after 25 days following his arrest on March 27.

PIL filed against Lalu's sons

The PIL comes in the backdrop of a series of allegations levelled by senior BJP leader Sushil Kumar Modi over land deals by Lalu Prasad's family. 

Bihar topper scam: SC refuses to grant relief to Bachha Rai

Bachha Rai is the Secretary-cum Principal of Vishun Rai College in Vaishali district of Bihar

STF arrests arms smuggler, recovers 10 pistols

The Special Task Force (STF) has arrested an arms smuggler from Mufassil police station area in Bihar's Nawada district and recovered 10 country-made pistols from him, a police officer said on Wednesday.

'Babri Masjid charges revived to stop LK Advani from becoming next President of India'
'Babri Masjid charges revived to stop LK Advani from becoming next President of India'

Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad on Wednesday said the revival of conspiracy charges in the Babri demolition case was a "well-planned political conspiracy" to keep L.K. Advani away from being nominated as the next President.

Yogi Adityanath-led Hindu Yuva Vahini's member shot at in Bihar
Yogi Adityanath-led Hindu Yuva Vahini's member shot at in Bihar

A Hindu Yuva Vahini activist was shot and seriously injured in Bihar's Siwan district, the police said on Wednesday.

BJP seeks confiscation of Lalu Prasad Yadav's 'benami' properties

BJP leader Sushil Kumar Modi on Tuesday demanded confiscation of the alleged "benami properties" of RJD chief Lalu Prasad and his family, amassed through their shell business firms and sought legal actions against them.

Tej Pratap concealed Rs 15 cr property in election affidavit: Sushil Kumar Modi
Tej Pratap concealed Rs 15 cr property in election affidavit: Sushil Kumar Modi

BJP leader Sushil Kumar Modi on Friday accused Bihar minister Tej Pratap Yadav with concealing ownership of a land in Aurangabad district in his election affidavit and annual assets declaration.

Bihar’s Tilka Manjhi Bhagalpur University forgets to print Hindi exam paper
Bihar’s Tilka Manjhi Bhagalpur University forgets to print Hindi exam paper

Tilka Manjhi Bhagalpur University (TMBU) is again making headlines for wrong reasons.

Nitish flags off 'Gandhi rath' to spread messages of Bapu

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Wednesday flagged off "Gandhi rath" to spread the message of Mahatma Gandhi to the people.

Year-long celebrations to mark Champaran Satyagraha's 100th year begin in Bihar

The year-long celebrations to mark the 100th year of Mahatma Gandhi's first major resistance against the British rule, popularly known as the Champaran Satyagraha, began here on Monday.

Robbers loot passengers aboard Delhi-Patna Rajdhani Express in Bihar; seven RPF personnel suspended
Robbers loot passengers aboard Delhi-Patna Rajdhani Express in Bihar; seven RPF personnel suspended

A gang on Sunday morning at a gunpoint looted passengers of cash and valuables aboard the prestigious New Delhi-Patna Rajdhani Express in Buxar district.

Delhi-Patna Rajdhani Express robbers will be nabbed soon: Indian Railways
Delhi-Patna Rajdhani Express robbers will be nabbed soon: Indian Railways

Expressing concern for the passengers looted this morning in the Delhi-Patna Rajdhani Express, the Indian Railways has assured that the perpetrators would be nabbed at the earliest.

President Pranab Mukherjee to attend Satyagrah centenary event in Patna on Apr 17
President Pranab Mukherjee to attend Satyagrah centenary event in Patna on Apr 17

President Pranab Mukherjee will attend Mahatma Gandhi's Champaran Satyagrah's centenary celebrations later this month in Patna, where a host of events have been lined up to mark 100 years of the historic movement.

Shocking! Dacoits attack Delhi-Patna Rajdhani train in Bihar; passengers thrashed, valuables looted
Shocking! Dacoits attack Delhi-Patna Rajdhani train in Bihar; passengers thrashed, valuables looted

In a shocking incident, a dacoity case on Sunday was reported in Patna-Rajdhani Express near Buxar district of Bihar.

No wrong in Bihar CM appointing Prashant Kishor as advisor: SC
No wrong in Bihar CM appointing Prashant Kishor as advisor: SC

The Bihar government's decision to appoint political strategist Prashant Kishor as an advisor to Nitish Kumar got a thumbs up from the Supreme Court which said on Friday the chief minister is not an expert on all issues and can have person as an advisor on matters of public importance.

Bihar CM Nitish Kumar to campaign for JD(U) candidates in MCD polls
Bihar CM Nitish Kumar to campaign for JD(U) candidates in MCD polls

This will be the JD(U) president's maiden campaign in the national capital for the local polls and underlines the party's drift from Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal-led AAP.

Bihar CM not wrong in giving cabinet status to poll strategist Prashant Kishore, won't interfere: SC
Bihar CM not wrong in giving cabinet status to poll strategist Prashant Kishore, won't interfere: SC

"The Chief Minister might have confidence in him and he might have worked with him. We can't interfere," NDTV quoted Chief Justice JS Khehar as saying.

Sushil Modi asks Nitish Kumar to break silence on Bihar soil scam
Sushil Modi asks Nitish Kumar to break silence on Bihar soil scam

Senior BJP leader Sushil Kumar Modi on Thursday urged Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar to break his silence on the soil purchase scam involving family members of RJD supremo Lalu Prasad Yadav.

Lalu Yadav's son Tej Pratap Yadav named in Bihar soil scam worth Rs 90 lakh; ministers threatens Sushil Modi of defamation suit
Lalu Yadav's son Tej Pratap Yadav named in Bihar soil scam worth Rs 90 lakh; ministers threatens Sushil Modi of defamation suit

Bihar Chief Secretary Anjani Kumar Singh on Thursday ordered a probe into alleged soil scam worth Rs 90 lakh involving Lalu Prasad Yadav's son and state Forest and Environment Minister Tej Pratap. 

Now, Nitish Kumar wants drones for quality check of roads in Bihar
Now, Nitish Kumar wants drones for quality check of roads in Bihar

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Wednesday laid emphasis on building good roads in rural areas and directed to conduct their quality check with the help of drones.

Pappu Yadav's arrest raised in Lok Sabha again

Pappu Yadav founded Jan Adhikar Party after being expelled from the Rashtriya Janata Dal.

Over 45,000 held for violating Bihar liquor ban
Over 45,000 held for violating Bihar liquor ban

Over 45,000 people have been arrested in a year in Bihar for violating the liquor prohibition law imposed by the Janata Dal-United government.

Maoist arrested in Bihar's Jamui; cache of arms, ammunition recovered from Banjama forest

A Maoist was arrested and a cache of arms and ammunition recovered from the Banjama forest in this district, police said on Tuesday.

Violence in Bihar's Nawada after Ram Navami posters torn; stone pelting on members of a community reported
Violence in Bihar's Nawada after Ram Navami posters torn; stone pelting on members of a community reported

An incident of stone pelting has been reported from the district here after some miscreants on Tuesday tore up posters and flags of Ram Navami festivity.