Bihar News

Pappu Yadav pitches for Third Front in Bihar

Expelled RJD MP Pappu Yadav on Friday rejected speculation of a tie-up with BJP and pitched for a Third Front against NDA as well as Lalu Prasad-led RJD in poll-bound Bihar.

Question mark on RJD-JD(U) merger as Nitish Kumar skips meet
Question mark on RJD-JD(U) merger as Nitish Kumar skips meet

Putting a question mark on the 'Janata Parivar' merger, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Friday skipped a crucial meeting called to iron out the differences with RJD chief Lalu Prasad, who mooted the idea of roping in Jitan Ram Manjhi, a known Kumar detractor, in the anti-BJP alliance.

Fourth farmer dies in Bihar

Agrarian distress deepened in Bihar with the state recording its fourth farmer death here on Friday sparking angry protests from villagers who demanded intervention of Chief Minister Nitish Kumar.

No Assembly polls duty for striking Bihar home guards

The Bihar government has decided not to deploy the Home Guards, who are on strike for the past one week, on duty for Assembly polls due later this year, an official said on Friday.

PM Narendra Modi asks Biharis to shed casteism, says committed to Bihar's development
PM Narendra Modi asks Biharis to shed casteism, says committed to Bihar's development

Reaching out to the voters of Bihar ahead of the Assembly polls, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday asked the people of the state to rise above caste considerations and support the most virtuous.

Low-intensity blast near passport office in Patna: Report

A low-intensity blast took place near the passport office in Bihar's capital Patna, a report said on Friday.

Mulayam to sort out seat sharing issue with Lalu, Nitish: Tyagi

Janata Dal (United) leader KC Tyagi on Friday said Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Mulayam Singh Yadav`s meeting with Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) president Lalu Prasad Yadav has been convened to sort out the seat sharing issue ahead of the Bihar Assembly elections.

Lalu Prasad, Nitish Kumar, Mulayam Singh Yadav to hold merger talks today
Lalu Prasad, Nitish Kumar, Mulayam Singh Yadav to hold merger talks today

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and RJD chief Lalu Prasad will hold talks with Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav here on Friday amid continuing differences over formalising a merger before the state Assembly polls.

Chargesheet filed against BJP MP Satish Chandra Dubey in murder case

A chargesheet was filed against BJP`s MP from Bihar Satish Chandra Dubey and five others in a 15-year-old murder case, police said on Thursday.

Bihar polls will drive third nail in BJP's coffin: Jairam Ramesh

 Asserting that the Bihar Assembly polls will be the "third nail" in BJP's coffin, senior Congress leader Jairam Ramesh exuded confidence on the prospect of all "secular forces" joining hands to defeat the saffron party in the politically crucial battle.

Lalu Prasad, Nitish Kumar, Mulayam Singh Yadav to hold merger talks on Friday

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and RJD chief Lalu Prasad will hold talks with Samajwadi Party President Mulayam Singh Yadav here tomorrow amid continuing differences over formalising a merger before the state Assembly polls.

NDA will get two-thirds majority in Bihar: Paswan

Dismissing the Janata Parivar as having no future, Lok Janshakti Party President and Union Food Minister Ram Vilas Paswan on Thursday claimed that the National Democratic Alliance will get two-thirds majority in elections to the Bihar Assembly later this year.

Secular forces will join hands to defeat BJP in Bihar: Jairam Ramesh

Senior Congress leader Jairam Ramesh has expressed confidence that all "secular forces" would join hands to defeat the BJP in forthcoming elections in Bihar.

10,000 Home Guards court arrest in Bihar, govt acts tough

Over 10,000 Home Guard personnel courted arrest across Bihar on Thursday as their indefinite strike continued for the seventh day, while the state government acted tough by registering an FIR against those who had blocked the bridge over the Ganga leading to the death of two patients.

Lalu Yadav invites Jitan Ram Manjhi for joint fight against BJP, JD(U) upset
Lalu Yadav invites Jitan Ram Manjhi for joint fight against BJP, JD(U) upset

A day before the 'Janata Parivar' constituents go into a yet another huddle to remove irritants in the path of their merger, RJD chief Lalu Prasad on Thursday caused disquiet in JD(U) with remarks that former Bihar CM Jitan Ram Manjhi be part of the "broader unity" against BJP.

Bihar: Former MLA dies after falling from terrace

An 84-year-old former MLA, Magan Insan, died of shock after falling from his terrace in Katihar district of Bihar on Thursday.

WB approves $250 mn for primary school teachers in Bihar

The World Bank will offer a credit of USD 250 million to Bihar government over the next five years as part of a programme to help improve effectiveness of elementary school teachers in the state by making them more qualified, accountable and responsive.

Centre supplying damaged wheat to Bihar: Minister

 The Bihar government on Wednesday accused the Centre of supplying "defective" wheat to the state and instructed its officials to return the supply.

Nitish agrees with Sena's criticism of Modi over Mongolia credit line

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar Wednesday agreed with Sena's criticism of Prime Minister Narendra Modi for announcing a credit line of USD one billion to Mongolia, stating that even allies were not heard within the NDA.

Rail, road traffic hit in Bihar due to Home Guard agitation

Railway services and vehicle movements were badly hit following the indefinite 'chakka jam' agitation by Home Guards in Bihar, which entered its sixth day on Wednesday.

Bihar Assembly polls: Haven't received official proposal regarding Janata Parivar merger, says CEC
Bihar Assembly polls: Haven't received official proposal regarding Janata Parivar merger, says CEC

Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Nasim Zaidi on Wednesday said that they had not received official proposal regarding merger of Janata Parivar.

PM Modi's key campaign team member likely to join Nitish Kumar

 Prashant Kishor, a core member of Narendra Modi's election campaign team, is likely to work for the Prime Minister's political rival and Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar during the crucial state assembly polls later this year.

PM Modi to launch celebrations to mark 50 years of Dinkar's works

 Ahead of assembly elections in Bihar, senior BJP leader C P Thakur today announced a series of events to mark 50 years of outstanding works of poet Ramdhari Singh 'Dinkar' from the state with the Prime Minister launching the celebrations on Friday.

Merger of Left parties not on immediate agenda: Dasgupta

CPI on Wednesday said merger of Left parties was not on its immediate agenda though their unity to put up a common fight against anti-people government policies and communalism was under consideration.

Bihar Intermediate Result 2015 declared

Bihar Inter Results 2015 for science stream were declared by Bihar School Examination Board (BSEB) at 3:30 pm on Wednesday.

Bihar's Muslims donate land for world's largest Hindu temple
Bihar's Muslims donate land for world's largest Hindu temple

Muslims in Bihar, in a stellar demonstration of communal harmony, have donated land to help build the world's largest Hindu temple which will have the capacity to seat a staggering 20,000 people.

Check biharboard.ac.in & biharboard.bih.nic.in 12th  Results 2015: Bihar Board BSEB class 12th XII Intermediate Science exam result 2015 to be announced today “in few hours time”
Check biharboard.ac.in & biharboard.bih.nic.in 12th Results 2015: Bihar Board BSEB class 12th XII Intermediate Science exam result 2015 to be announced today “in few hours time”

The Bihar School Examination Board will announce the Class 12th Intermediate Science exam results 2015 today in a few hours time at 3:30 PM.

16 injured as bus falls in ditch in Bihar

Sixteen persons were seriously injured when a bus fell into a roadside ditch in Jamui district of Bihar Wednesday morning, a police official said.

Bihar: Protesting Home Guards halt trains, block roads

Thousands of protesting Home Guard personnel in Bihar forcibly halted dozens of trains and blocked major roads on Wednesday to protest the state government's failure to fulfil their demands.

Farmer commits suicide in Bihar

Worried over financial crisis, a farmer has committed suicide by consuming poison at a village near here, police said on Wednesday.