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Bihar Congress leader Brajesh Kumar, accused of running sex racket and sexually assaulting Dalit minor girl, resigns
Bihar Congress leader Brajesh Kumar, accused of running sex racket and sexually assaulting Dalit minor girl, resigns

The victim is the daughter of a former state minister, who is also from Congress.

Bihar School Examination Board to carry out digital evaluation of intermediate answer sheets
Bihar School Examination Board to carry out digital evaluation of intermediate answer sheets

The Bihar School Examination Board (BSEB) on Sunday decided to begin digital evaluation of answer sheets of the ongoing Intermediate Examination to check anomalies during evaluation process.

Nitish, Lalu doing vote-bank politics on triple talaq: RSS

RSS leader Indresh Kumar on Sunday attacked Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and RJD chief Lalu Prasad, saying both leaders have been doing vote-bank politics by supporting triple talaq and opposing a uniform civil code.

Famous Bhojpuri actor Ravi Kishan joins BJP in presence of party president Amit Shah
Famous Bhojpuri actor Ravi Kishan joins BJP in presence of party president Amit Shah

Bhojpuri movie star Ravi Kishan on Sunday joined BJP.

Mohd Shahabuddin brought to Delhi from Bihar's Siwan jail, to be lodged in Tihar
Mohd Shahabuddin brought to Delhi from Bihar's Siwan jail, to be lodged in Tihar

Former Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) MP and party strongman Mohammad Shahabuddin was on Sunday brought to Delhi from Patna, days after the Supreme Court ordered to shift him from Bihar's Siwan jail to Tihar Central Jail in the national capital. 

Mohammad Shahabuddin brought to Patna on way to Tihar
Mohammad Shahabuddin brought to Patna on way to Tihar

Mohammad Shahabuddin, is a criminal turned politician and locally known as `Bahubali`. He faces 35 criminal cases including murder, extortion, kidnapping and has been convicted in seven.

4 crore took part in human chain to support prohibition: Nitish Kumar
4 crore took part in human chain to support prohibition: Nitish Kumar

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today said that four crore people took part in the human chain to support prohibition on January 21 while the target was only two crore.

Nitish Kumar's new rule: Babus can`t drink outside Bihar or even abroad; penalty ranges from fine to service termination
Nitish Kumar's new rule: Babus can`t drink outside Bihar or even abroad; penalty ranges from fine to service termination

Bihar is the first state to have such restrictions for officials and judges.

 

360 students expelled for cheating in intermediate examination

A total of 360 examinees, many of them girls, were expelled across the state for using unfair means in the Intermediate examination today.

Bihar intermediate exam: 204 students expelled for cheating
Bihar intermediate exam: 204 students expelled for cheating

A total of 204 examinees were expelled across the state for using unfair means in the intermediate examination on the second day on Wednesday.

229 cartons of liquor bottles seized from Sitamarhi district of Patna

Altogether 229 cartons of Indian Made Foreign Liquor (IMFL) were seized from town police station area of Sitamarhi district today.

Victims' families welcome Supreme Court's order on Shahabuddin

Chandrakeshwar Prasad, father of three brothers allegedly killed at the instance of mafia don-turned-politician Shahabuddin, and Asha Ranjan, wife of slain journalist Rajdeo Ranjan in Bihar`s Siwan district, have expressed happiness after the Supreme Court on Wednesday ordered that the RJD strongman be shifted from Siwan jail to Tihar Central Jail to ensure fair trial.

SC transfers Shahabuddin from Siwan jail to Tihar
SC transfers Shahabuddin from Siwan jail to Tihar

The Supreme Court said trial in the cases registered against Shahabuddin will be conducted through video conferencing from Tihar Jail.

SC to pronounce judgment on plea seeking transfer of Shahabuddin to Tihar
SC to pronounce judgment on plea seeking transfer of Shahabuddin to Tihar

Asha Ranjan had earlier filed a plea stating that free and fair trial against Shahabuddin was not possible if he remains lodged in the Bihar jail.

WATCH: Bajrang Dal members thrash couples in protest against Valentine's Day
WATCH: Bajrang Dal members thrash couples in protest against Valentine's Day

Several Bajrang Dal members on Tuesday brutally thrashed some couples in Bihar's Muzaffarpur in a protest against Valentine's Day.

Lalu Yadav can't keep away from CM's chair? RJD chief sits on Nitish Kumar's seat, vacates
Lalu Yadav can't keep away from CM's chair? RJD chief sits on Nitish Kumar's seat, vacates

Veteran politician and RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav recently sat on a chair meant for Bihar Chief Minister and his alliance partner Nitish Kumar during a public event in state capital.

SC imposes Rs 10 lakh on Bihar assembly lawmaker
SC imposes Rs 10 lakh on Bihar assembly lawmaker

The bench of Chief Justice Jagdish Singh Khehar, Justice N.V. Ramana and Justice D.Y. Chandrachud imposed the cost on Ravinder Singh.

Seven persons killed in truck-auto collision in Muzaffarpur

Seven persons were killed while five others injured in a truck-auto collision on NH 77 near Bhikhanpur village in Bihar's Muzaffarpur district today.

After BSSC, another job scam comes to light in Bihar

The sting has come at a time when the state is rocked by a paper leak in the BSSC exam for recruitment of clerks in state jobs.

Damage on track, narrow escape for Dibrugarh Rajdhani Express in Bihar

Passengers of the New Delhi-Dibrugarh Rajdhani Express had a providential escape following timely detection of track damage between Mansi-Maheshkut stations, minutes before the train was to cross that stretch, Railway officials said today.

BSSC examination scheduled for Sunday cancelled due to paper leak on social media
BSSC examination scheduled for Sunday cancelled due to paper leak on social media

BSSC examination scheduled for Sunday has been cancelled.

Bihar mulls enhancing capacity of jails to meet overflow of arrested tipplers

Facing a crisis of space to house nearly 35,000 people arrested under new liquor law, the Bihar government is mulling capacity expansion of prisons to accommodate overflow of tipplers.

Bihar Staff Selection Commission exam paper leak: Police detains BSSC secretary Parmeshwar Ram
Bihar Staff Selection Commission exam paper leak: Police detains BSSC secretary Parmeshwar Ram

BSSC secretary Parmeshwar Ram has been detained by police in connection with Bihar Staff Selection Commission exam paper leak.

Nitish Kumar's new worry - low attendance post-lunch in legislature

 Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today lamented the absence of legislators in both Houses of the state assembly, particularly during the post-lunch sessions.

Nitish Kumar brushes away speculation over colouring lotus

Bihar CM Nitish Kumar avoided any direct answer to questions on the Uttar Pradesh elections.

Chief Secy, DGP to probe allegation of question paper leak in clerk recruitment exam: Nitish Kumar

Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday said the Chief Secretary and DGP will probe the alleged paper leak in the clerk recruitment exam conducted by the BSSC.

Blast on railway track in Bihar, major rail tragedy averted

A major accident was averted when a low intensity bomb exploded on the railway track in Bihar`s Buxar district, a railway official said.

Bihar: Bomb blast on railway track near Buxar station, no casualties

A bomb blast took place on a railway track near Buxar station in Mughalsarai-Patna section in Bihar on Monday.

Bihar CM Nitish Kumar lends colour to 'lotus', creates social media buzz
Bihar CM Nitish Kumar lends colour to 'lotus', creates social media buzz

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar lent colour to a lotus sketched by an artist, creating a social media buzz on Sunday, with some seeing in it his "closeness" to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).