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Fodder scam: SC adjourns matter till November 10

The CBI had filed a plea in the apex court against the dropping of a conspiracy charge against Yadav by the Jharkhand High Court in one of the fodder scam cases.

Supreme Court to hear Lalu Prasad Yadav's plea challenging fodder scam-linked jail sentence
Supreme Court to hear Lalu Prasad Yadav's plea challenging fodder scam-linked jail sentence

The Supreme Court on Wednesday will hear a plea filed by Rashtriya Janata Dal supremo Lalu Prasad Yadav challenging his jail sentence in connection with the mid-1990s fodder scam case.

Controversy over remarks against Bihar: FIR filed against Markandey Katju
Controversy over remarks against Bihar: FIR filed against Markandey Katju

A Janata Dal-United MLC in Bihar has filed an FIR against former Supreme Court judge Markandey Katju for his sarcastic comment about Bihar on social media.

SC to hear pleas challenging RJD strongman Mohammad Shahabuddin's bail today
SC to hear pleas challenging RJD strongman Mohammad Shahabuddin's bail today

The Supreme Court on Wednesday will hear a bunch of pleas challenging the bail given to RJD strongman Mohammad Shahabuddin.

JD-U legislator files FIR against Markandey Katju

A Janata Dal-United MLC in Bihar has filed an FIR against former Supreme Court judge Markandey Katju for his sarcastic comment about Bihar on social media.

Eight smugglers arrested with large quantity of liquor in Bihar's Aurangabad

Eight smugglers have been arrested with a large quantity of liquor from GT road, under Town police station, in Bihar's Aurangabad district, the police said today.

Is Markandey Katju `mai-baap` of Bihar? asks Nitish Kumar

Former Supreme Court judge Markandey Katju has invited criticism from Bihar politicians, including Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, for his `humiliating` comment on Bihar on the social media.

16-year-old medical aspirant from Bihar hangs self in Kota; she was preparing for NEET
16-year-old medical aspirant from Bihar hangs self in Kota; she was preparing for NEET

A 16-year-old medical aspirant from Bihar allegedly committed suicide here, police said today.

Markandey Katju mocks Bihar by offering it to Pakistan. This is how Biharis reacted
Markandey Katju mocks Bihar by offering it to Pakistan. This is how Biharis reacted

Former Supreme Court judge Markandey Katju's Facebook post irked a number of people from Bihar.

Why urgency to stay Shahabuddin bail now, SC asks Bihar government
Why urgency to stay Shahabuddin bail now, SC asks Bihar government

The Supreme Court on Monday mocked the avowed seriousness of the Bihar government in pursuing its petition challenging a Patna High Court order granting bail to RJD strongman and former party MLA Mohammad Shahabuddin, asking if it was so serious then why did it not challenge the order in the first instance.

SC to hear plea challenging Shahabuddin's bail on Sept 28 as RJD strongman's lawyer seeks more time
SC to hear plea challenging Shahabuddin's bail on Sept 28 as RJD strongman's lawyer seeks more time

The Supreme Court on Monday posted the hearing on a bunch of pleas challenging the bail given to RJD strongman Mohd Shahabuddin on September 28 after his lawyer sought more time to defend his client.

Bashishtha re-elected unopposed as JD(U) Bihar unit president

The party's State Returning Officer Janardan Prasad Singh declared Singh elected unopposed as the state unit president and gave away certificate to him at the party's state headquarters.

Fresh plea in Supreme Court against grant of bail to Shahabuddin
Fresh plea in Supreme Court against grant of bail to Shahabuddin

In fresh trouble for RJD leader Mohd Shahabuddin, the mother of three youths, who were brutally killed by henchmen of the controversial politician, has moved the Supreme Court seeking cancellation of bail granted to him in the case in which he has already been sentenced to life.

Nitish Kumar is Bihar CM thanks to Lalu Prasad: Amar Singh
Nitish Kumar is Bihar CM thanks to Lalu Prasad: Amar Singh

Amar Singh has described Samajwadi Party general secretary Mulayam Singh Yadav as `Sher of Uttar Pradesh`.

400 bottles of liquor seized in Bihar

Four hundred bottles of liquor were today seized from a field at Navtolia village in Bihar's Munger district.

SC notice to Lalu's son Tej Pratap Yadav, Shahabuddin in a scribe murder case
SC notice to Lalu's son Tej Pratap Yadav, Shahabuddin in a scribe murder case

The scribe, working with a vernacular daily, was shot dead on the evening of May 13 in Siwan town by some sharp- shooters allegedly at the instance of Sahabuddin.

Judge, who sentenced RJD leader Shahabuddin to life term, transferred

Additional District and Sessions Judge of Siwan Ajay Kumar Srivastava, who had awarded life imprisonment to controversial RJD leader Mohammad Shahabuddin in a murder case, has been transferred to Patna.

Bhagalpur University recommends cancellation of AAP MLA Jitender Singh Tomar's law degree
Bhagalpur University recommends cancellation of AAP MLA Jitender Singh Tomar's law degree

The Examination Board of Tilka Manjhi Bhagalpur University (TMBU) in Bihar today recommended cancellation of the law degree of former Delhi Law Minister and AAP MLA Jitender Singh Tomar, who was arrested on charge that his degree was fake.

Rajdeo Ranjan murder case: Sharpshooter of Mohammad Shahabuddin surrenders in Siwan court

Mohammad Kaif's photograph with RJD supremo Lalu Prasad's son and state Health minister Tej Pratap Yadav last week had triggered a controversy.  

First International Sikh Conclave begins on Thursday in Bihar; nearly 150 luminaries to participate

Nearly 150 Sikh luminaries from all walks of life from India and abroad are likely to participate in the first three-day international Sikh conclave in Patna, beginning on September 22.

'Shooter' Mohammad Kaif, suspect in Siwan journalist's murder, surrenders in extortion case

'Shooter' Mohammad Kaif, a suspect in the murder of journalist Rajdeo Ranjan's murder, surrendered before the Siwan court on Wednesday, in an extortion case.

Uri attack: Bihar enhances ex-gratia for martyred soldiers to Rs 11 lakh each

The Nitish Kumar Cabinet on Tuesday announced to enhance ex-gratia amount to Rs 11 lakh each which will be paid to kin of three soldiers, hailing from Bihar and killed in a terror attack on an army base in Uri in Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday.

Bihar strongly pitches for action due to siltation caused by Farakka dam

The Bihar government on Tuesday made a strong presentation before a committee constituted by Union Water Resources ministry to show how siltation in Ganga river due to Farakka dam led to rise in water level of the river at several points resulting in flood.

No other son of mine will join Army if Indian govt doesn't act: Uri hero's father

The deadly terror attack in Uri which claimed the life of 18 Army soldiers threw the entire in shock on a Sunday morning, but no one was more crushed and broken that Naik SK Vidyarthi`s father who is still mourning the loss of his son.

35 dead as bus falls in pond in Bihar; PM Modi expresses grief
35 dead as bus falls in pond in Bihar; PM Modi expresses grief

The accident took place near Basakha Chowk in Benapatti area, about 250 km from Patna.

Passenger bus falls into pond in Bihar

A 50-seater bus fell into a deep pond in Bihar`s Madhubani district on Monday, officials said.

Trouble for Shahabuddin as Supreme Court issues notice to him on plea seeking cancellation of his bail
Trouble for Shahabuddin as Supreme Court issues notice to him on plea seeking cancellation of his bail

The Supreme Court on Monday issued notice to criminal-turned-politician Mohammad Shahabuddin on a plea challenging grant of bail to him in a murder case.

Headless bodies of three men and a woman found in Bihar's Begusarai; hundreds gather at the scene
Headless bodies of three men and a woman found in Bihar's Begusarai; hundreds gather at the scene

The headless bodies of three men and a woman were found on Monday in Bihar's Begusarai district, police said.

Four headless bodies found in Bihar`s Begusarai district

Hundreds of people gathered at the scene after news spread of the incident.

Will Supreme Court cancel RJD strongman Shahabuddin's bail?
Will Supreme Court cancel RJD strongman Shahabuddin's bail?

Two petitions, including one by the Bihar government, has been filed against the bail to Sahabuddin.