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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.

Muslims take out march in Bihar's Aurangabad, seek reservation in jobs, education

A large number of Muslims today took out a procession here to demand reservation for the community in Government jobs, education and other sectors.

RJD, Congress protest Lalu's exclusion from dais at Prakash Parv
RJD, Congress protest Lalu's exclusion from dais at Prakash Parv

RJD vice president Raghuvansh Prasad Singh voiced the party's grievance.

PM Narendra Modi, Nitish Kumar share bonhomie during 'Prakash Parv' in Patna – Highlights
PM Narendra Modi, Nitish Kumar share bonhomie during 'Prakash Parv' in Patna – Highlights

Prime Minister Narendra Modi offered prayers, served during the "langar", and also issued a postal stamp of Guru Gobind Singh.

In Patna to attend Prakash Parva, PM Modi praises Nitish Kumar for liquor ban in Bihar
In Patna to attend Prakash Parva, PM Modi praises Nitish Kumar for liquor ban in Bihar

“Guru Gobind Singh ji's entire life was devoted to serving people and fighting for values of truth, justice and compassion,” the PM said in a tweet message.

'Prakash Parv' celebrations: PM Narendra Modi to share stage with Nitish, Lalu in Patna today
'Prakash Parv' celebrations: PM Narendra Modi to share stage with Nitish, Lalu in Patna today

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will on Thursday arrive in Patna to participate in the Prakash Parva being organised to commemorate 350th birth anniversary of Guru Govind Singh Ji Maharaj.

JD(U) MLA's brother named in FIR in journalist killing

Brother of a JD(U) MLA, along with two others, was named in a FIR on Wednesday lodged in connection with the alleged murder of journalist Braj Kumar Singh at Salkhani village here in the district.

Hundreds of Sikh NRIs offer voluntary service at Patna event

Guru Gobind Singh was born on December 22, 1666, to ninth Sikh master, Guru Tegh Bahadur, and Mata Gujri.

Jungle raj? Journalist Brij Kishor shot dead by unidentified persons in Bihar's Samastipur
Jungle raj? Journalist Brij Kishor shot dead by unidentified persons in Bihar's Samastipur

In yet another incident of murder in Bihar, a journalist was shot dead on Tuesday in Bihar's Samastipur.

Lalu Prasad Yadav must be scared of sons after Akhilesh saga: Sushil Kumar Modi

Senior BJP leader Sushil Kumar Modi on Tuesday took potshots at RJD supremo Lalu Prasad, saying that he must be scared of his sons fearing coup by them against his leadership on the lines of what UP CM Akhilesh Yadav did to his father and SP patriarch Mulayam Singh Yadav.

Bihar CM Nitish Kumar's son, his deputy Tejaswi Yadav richer than him

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar also owns cows and calves just as Rashtriya Janata Dal chief Lalu Prasad and his wife Rabri Devi do, officials said on Monday.

Bihar government moves SC to transfer plea against liquor ban

The Bihar Government on Monday moved the Supreme Court seeking transfer of plea against liquor ban legislation from the Patna High Court.

Mahadalit man among two hacked to death over land dispute in Bihar

Two persons, including an elderly Mahadalit man, were allegedly hacked to death today by members of rival group in a village under Bhargama police station area in Bihar's Araria district, police said.

Split in SP will benefit BJP in UP: Lalu Yadav
Split in SP will benefit BJP in UP: Lalu Yadav

According to RJD leaders close to Lalu, he was already trying to reconcile the father-son duo after SP supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav expelled his son.

Bihar: Five prisoners escape from Buxar Central Jail, three wardens suspended
Bihar: Five prisoners escape from Buxar Central Jail, three wardens suspended

Sources said the prisoners scaled the wall of the jail and escaped.

Dalai Lama praises Nitish Kumar for prohibition

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar was on Wednesday praised by the Dalai Lama for the prohibition in the state.

Dalai Lama offers prayers at Patna's Buddha Smriti park

Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama offered a special prayer at Budha Smriti park here after participating in a tree plantation drive on Wednesday, officials said.

Bihar Cabinet approves 50% quota in lower courts, women to have 35% reservation in all categories
Bihar Cabinet approves 50% quota in lower courts, women to have 35% reservation in all categories

In a major development, the Bihar Cabinet on Tuesday announced 50 per cent reservation for members of Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes, other backward classes and minorities in the judicial services in the state.

Tension grips Bihar's Vaishali after killing of 20-year-old boy over affair with girl from different community
Tension grips Bihar's Vaishali after killing of 20-year-old boy over affair with girl from different community

Communal tension has gripped a village in Bihar's Vaishali district on Thursday.

Bihar police seize 395 cartons of liquor smuggled from Haryana
Bihar police seize 395 cartons of liquor smuggled from Haryana

The Bihar police on Wednesday seized 395 cartons of alcohol hidden beneath the sacks of salt in a truck coming from Haryana in Rohtas district.

JD(U) MLC's son booked in a murder case in Bihar's Muzaffarpur
JD(U) MLC's son booked in a murder case in Bihar's Muzaffarpur

Son of a ruling JD(U) member of State Legislative Council Dinesh Singh was on Wednesday booked in a case of murder of a worker in Fatehpur village of Bihar's Muzaffarpur district.

Bihar: 'Trust deficit' among grand alliance constituents, says Sushil Kumar Modi

Senior BJP leader Sushil Kumar Modi on Tuesday claimed that there was a "trust deficit" among the constituents of Bihar's ruling grand alliance over issues like demonetisation and their prime ministerial candidate for the 2019 Lok Sabha polls and it has hit governance in the state.