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1,070 cartons of foreign liquor seized in Bihar

Bihar police on Sunday seized a consignment of foreign liquor being smuggled to Nepal and arrested a man in this connection from Shahpur police outpost in Nawada district.

Airing 'doctored' tapes height of shamelessness: RJD
Airing 'doctored' tapes height of shamelessness: RJD

The RJD on Sunday termed it as doctored and accused the channel for propagating the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) agenda.

SC verdict on CBI plea opposing dropping of charges against Lalu Yadav on Monday
SC verdict on CBI plea opposing dropping of charges against Lalu Yadav on Monday

The Jharkhand High Court had earlier dropped the charges against Yadav, prompting the CBI to petition the apex court against the verdict.

RJD dubs Lalu-Shahabuddin audiotapes doctored, JD(U) calls it attempt to destabilize Bihar government
RJD dubs Lalu-Shahabuddin audiotapes doctored, JD(U) calls it attempt to destabilize Bihar government

A day after an audiotape of a conversation between Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Yadav and his party's jailed leader Mohammad Shahabuddin, was made public, the political outfit on Sunday dubbed the tape as doctored, while its ally Janata Dal (United) said that it was an attempt to destabilize the government of Bihar.

Bihar police must give report on Lalu- Shahabuddin meeting: Sushil Modi
Bihar police must give report on Lalu- Shahabuddin meeting: Sushil Modi

Sushil Kumar Modi on Saturday sought a report from the Director General of Police P K Thakur and Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar over the purported conversation between Lalu Prasad Yadav and jailed don Shahabuddin.

 

Lalu-Shahabuddin tape: BJP says democracy strangled in Bihar, asks Nitish Kumar to explain
Lalu-Shahabuddin tape: BJP says democracy strangled in Bihar, asks Nitish Kumar to explain

After an English news channel played a recorded conversation into the working relationship between Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Yadav and criminal-turned-politician Mohammad Shahabuddin, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday described it as a 'saddening day of democracy' in Bihar.

Case against Lalu Yadav over advice to tie cows in front of RSS, BJP leaders' homes
Case against Lalu Yadav over advice to tie cows in front of RSS, BJP leaders' homes

Lalu who had asked the RJD workers to tie their old cattle in front of the houses of RSS and BJP leaders to expose their fake love for cows to gain votes.

Sushil Kumar Modi accuses Tej Pratap of corruption, BJP to hold dharna

Senior Bihar BJP leader Sushil Kumar Modi on Friday accused state health minister Tej Pratap Yadav of being illegally alloted a petrol pump here.

Muslims donate land for temple in Bihar

At a time when hate crimes are increasing, a Muslim family has donated their land for the upgradation of a temple in Bihar's Gopalganj district.

Shocking! Rodents guzzle down banned liquor in Bihar police stations
Shocking! Rodents guzzle down banned liquor in Bihar police stations

With the rats running riot, the state police headquarters has ordered a probe.

Two Bihar policemen held under prohibition law

Two office-bearers of the Bihar Police Men's Association (BPMA) have been arrested for violating theban on liquor in the state, police said on Thursday.

Pappu Yadav stirs controversy, tells Maoists - `Kill leaders, not jawans`
Pappu Yadav stirs controversy, tells Maoists - `Kill leaders, not jawans`

Heavily-armed Maoists attacked a 99-member Central Reserve Police Force unit, providing security to a road construction team, on April 24 afternoon, killing 25 and injuring six troopers.

Kill leaders, not 'jawans', MP Pappu Yadav tells Maoists
Kill leaders, not 'jawans', MP Pappu Yadav tells Maoists

Controversial MP on Wednesday urged Maoists to kill political leaders instead of security personnel, saying the former "looted" the country while the latter provided it security.

Lalu Yadav vows to form 'grand alliance' to counter 'Modi-wave' in 2019 Lok Sabha polls
Lalu Yadav vows to form 'grand alliance' to counter 'Modi-wave' in 2019 Lok Sabha polls

Former Bihar chief minister and RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav has threatened to form a grand alliance to stop the ‘saffron brigade’ in the next Lok Sabha elections.

Lalu calls for Bihar-like Grand Alliance for 2019 LS polls

 RJD president Lalu Prasad today appealed to the non-BJP parties to "sink their differences" and come together like the Grand Alliance in Bihar to defeat the saffron party in the next Lok Sabha polls.

Bomb attack at JD(U) MP's house, one arrested

A JD(U) MP escaped unhurt when antisocials exploded a bomb outside her residence in Bhagalpur and one person has been arrested in this connection, the police said.

Bihar: Explosion in Patna school leaves three students injured

Three school students were injured in a Bihar school when firecrackers lying in a rubbish heap in the school campus exploded on Saturday morning.

Anant Singh gets bail in Manjhi case, but will stay in jail

Independent MLA Anant Singh from Mokama constituency in Patna district, is currently in Beur jail in Patna.  

Girl in Bihar refuses to marry dark complexioned groom; 'baraat' shocked
Girl in Bihar refuses to marry dark complexioned groom; 'baraat' shocked

In a rare incident, a bride in Bihar's Samastipur district refused to marry a dark complexioned groom, saying he was unsuitable for her, a police official said on Thursday.

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.