Bihar News

The other Patna...Patna in Scotland!
The other Patna...Patna in Scotland!

You may have heard of a 'Dili' in East Timor or 'Kōchi' in Japan, what about a Patna in Scotland!

Bihar Legislative Council adjourned after ruckus over Khagaria incident

The Bihar Legislative Council was adjourned till Wednesday noon after BJP legislators created ruckus on Tuesday over the Khagaria incident, in which musclemen attacked people belonging to Scheduled Caste, demolished their hutments and allegedly committed atrocities on women.

Bihar Assembly adjourned till 2 pm

 The Bihar assembly was on Tuesday adjourned till 2 pm following an uproar by the opposition, which demanded a debate on deteriorating the law and order situation in the state.

Nitish-led alliance to hold joint rallies in Bihar

Bihar`s ruling alliance led by Chief Minister Nitish Kumar will hold joint rallies across the state to bolster its fortunes in the upcoming assembly elections, an official said on Tuesday.

Shatrughan Sinha not seeking JD(U) ticket for wife: Nitish Kumar

Actor-turned-BJP MP Shatrughan Sinha and Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today denied that their recent meetings were in context of the former's wife entering into the fray in the Assembly poll on a JD(U) ticket.

Eight rebel JD(U) MLAs attend Bihar state Assembly session

Eight rebel JD(U) MLAs, who were permitted by the courts to attend the Assembly proceedings pending hearing of their plea against termination of membership, were on Monday seen sitting together.

Denial of special status to Bihar cruel joke, says Nitish

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar Monday attacked Narendra Modi government for ruling out special category status to the state despite promising it during parliamentary poll campaign.

Rabri Devi not to contest Bihar polls

Former Bihar chief minister Rabri Devi on Monday said she will not contest the upcoming state assembly elections.

Won't contest Bihar elections: Nitish Kumar
Won't contest Bihar elections: Nitish Kumar

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday said he will not contest the upcoming state assembly elections.

Shatrughan Sinha's wife Poonam to contest on JD(U) ticket in Bihar?

Bharatiya Janata Party leader and actor Shatrughan Sinha's supporters are reportedly lobbying for JD(U) ticket for his wife Poonam ahead of the upcoming Bihar Assembly polls.

Bihar Legislature pays tribute to APJ Abdul Kalam

Both Houses of Bihar Legislature Monday paid rich tributes to late former president A P J Abdul Kalam on the opening day of the Monsoon Session here.

Bihar Police to move court against Pappu Yadav's bail
Bihar Police to move court against Pappu Yadav's bail

 Bihar Police on Monday said it will move the Patna High Court to cancel Lok Sabha member Rajesh Ranjan alias Pappu Yadav`s bail for repeatedly violating the rules and creating law and order problems.

Assembly Elections 2015: BJP seeks youth support for change of guard in Bihar

Asserting that youths were the harbinger of change in the society, the BJP on Sunday sought their support in its quest to claim power in the forthcoming Assembly Elections in Bihar.

Jharkhand CM for ''Nitish-Lalu mukht Bihar''

Targeting Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and his ally RJD leader Lalu Prasad, Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghuvar Das on Sunday urged the people to vote for a "Nitish-Lalu mukht Bihar".

Bihar Assembly polls: CEC, EC to visit Patna; review poll preparations

Chief Election Commissioner Nasim Zaidi and Election Commissioner Achal Kumar are likely to visit Patna next week to review the preparations for the upcoming Assembly poll elections in the state.

Three women Kanwariya pilgrims killed in road accident

Three women Kanwariya pilgrims were killed and another injured when they were run over by a speeding truck here, police said today.

Nitish to make denial of special status a major poll plank
Nitish to make denial of special status a major poll plank

Crying "betrayal", Nitish Kumar-led JD(U)-RJD alliance will flag in a big way in the upcoming Bihar assembly elections the denial by the Centre of special category status to the state.

Bihar: Three women Kanwariya pilgrims killed in road accident

 Three women Kanwariya pilgrims were killed and another injured when they were run over by a speeding truck here, police said on Sunday.

What is PETA, asks Lalu Yadav

Mocking animal rights group PETA for challenging his plan to take out a procession with 1,000 horse carts ahead of the Assembly polls in Bihar, Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Yadav on Saturday said he will take out 50, 000 such processions.

Immunisation rate in Bihar has improved in past decade, claims Nitish

 Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Saturday said the immunisation rate in the state had witnessed a jump from a measly 18 percent to 78 percent since he took over the reins of the state.

JD(U) attacks BJP over denial of special status

The JD(U) on Saturday attacked the BJP as its government at the Centre has ruled out granting special category status to Bihar and provided only a special package instead.

Major reshuffle of IAS, IPS officers in poll-bound Bihar

In a major administrative reshuffle ahead of crucial Assembly polls in Bihar, the state government on Saturday transferred 36 IAS officers - across 28 districts, and 41 IPS officers.

Bihar transfers 44 IPS officers ahead of polls

The Bihar government on Saturday transferred 44 IPS officers ahead of the upcoming Assembly polls.

Bihar is India's most flood-prone state, says institute

Bihar is the country's most flood-prone state with 73 percent of its 94,163-sq.Km area getting flooded annually, the International Water Management Institute (IWMI) said here on Saturday.

Why should Suvidha Express run on demand only, Nitish Kumar asks PM Modi

Mocking Narendra Modi over the launch of the Suvidha Express, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Saturday said earlier people had to queue up for trains, but now, they would have to queue up to get all trains to run.

Lalu Prasad's 1,000 horse carts procession runs into PETA trouble

RJD chief Lalu Prasad`s grand plan to take out a procession with 1,000 horse carts ahead of the Assembly polls has been challenged by an animal rights group.

JD(U) slams govt for refusing special status to Bihar

The Janata Dal (United) on Saturday slammed the Narendra Modi-led NDA government for refusing special status to Bihar and said that the Prime Minister had promised the same to the people of the state to get votes during the Lok Sabha elections.

EC publishes final voters list for Bihar

A total of 6,68,26,658 voters, which includes male, female and also third gender, would be eligible to exercise their franchise in the coming election to Bihar Assembly, according to the final voters list published by Election Commission on Friday.

Woman levels sexual assault charge against IPS father-in-law

 A woman has filed a case of sexual assault against her IPS father-in-law and lodged complaints of domestic violence and torture for dowry against her husband and in-laws family.

BJP slams Nitish over sole credit for achievements in Bihar

Slamming Chief Minister Nitish Kumar for taking sole credit for Bihar government's performance over the past decade, its former ally BJP on Friday dared him to contest the coming Assembly polls on his standalone achievements over the past 25 months.