Bihar News

Gym to be set up in every village: Khattar

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Tuesday said that gymnasiums would be set up in every village for the development of youngsters.

Manjhi adopts village in Madhepura

Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi on Tuesday adopted Teghraha-Bokhraha village in Madhepura district under 'Mukhyamantri Adarsh Gram Yojana.'

Sushil counters Nitish's 'conspiracy' charge in Azizpur arson

Days after senior JD(U) leader Nitish Kumar claimed 'conspiracy' behind the arson incident in Azizpur, BJP leader Sushil Kumar Modi today challenged him to expose those involved in the incident.

BJP's Mission 185 in Bihar a day dream: Congress

The Congress on Tuesday termed the BJP's mission in Bihar to win 185 seats in the Assembly polls later this year as "Mungeri Lal Ke Haseen Sapne" (day dreaming).

Cong's four-day 'Chintan Shivir' ahead of Bihar poll starts

Congress on Tuesday began its four day- camp here to cement factionalism in the party and broadbase its support among people ahead of the Bihar elections due later this year.

Bihar honours police officer who arrested IM chief Yasin Bhatkal

The Bihar government Monday awarded Police Medal to Indian Police Service officer Vinay Kumar for his gallantry in arresting Yasin Bhatkal, chief of the banned Indian Mujahideen, in 2013, an official said.

Bihar activist demands Bharat Ratna for Mountain Man

In India's 66th year as a Republic, Bihar-based activist Rakesh Ranjan is trying to gather steam for his campaign to get the government to recognise as Bharat Ratna 'Mountain Man' Dashrath Manjhi. He hand-chiseled a road through a rocky hill to connect his inacessible village to the nearest town over 22 years of labour.

US national among two killed in accident

A woman from the United States was among two persons who were killed and four others got injured when their car rammed into a bus in Aurai area of Muzaffarpur district on Monday, the police said.

Bihar moving on the path of growth with justice: Manjhi

Accepting the guard of honour on the occasion of the 66th Republic Day, Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi on Monday asserted that the state was moving fast on the avowed path of "growth with justice."

Bihar celebrates Republic Day with joy

 The 66th Republic Day was celebrated across Bihar Monday with joy and enthusiasm amid tight security.

Urdu teachers to be appointed in all schools in Bihar

The Bihar government on Monday announced that it will appoint Urdu teachers in all state-run school in a bid to promote the language.

Manjhi 'a nominated CM, not an elected one': JD(U) spokesman

A day after he denied talk of any differences with senior JD(U) leader Nitish Kumar, Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi on Sunday appeared to take a dig at his detractors, which prompted the party's spokesperson to advise him to "desist from saying such things" as "he was a nominated chief minister and not an elected one".

Bihar to appoint Urdu teachers in all govt schools: Jitan Ram Manjhi

The Bihar government will appoint Urdu teachers in all government schools in the state to promote the language, Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi said on Sunday.

Bihar CM, not Governor, to take Republic Day salute

Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi will hoist the flag and take salute at the Republic Day parade in the state capital tomorrow instead of Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi.

Vande Mataram should not be imposed: Upendra Kushwaha

 Union minister of state for HRD Upendra Kushwaha said Sunday that singing 'Vande Mataram' should not be forced on any one in the country.

Two killed over land dispute in Bihar

Two people were killed Sunday in a village in Bihar's Banka district over a land dispute, police said.

TMC MLA's son found dead on rail track in Bihar

Debasish Das, son of Trinamool Congress MLA Kasturi Das and brother-in-law of the Kolkata Mayor, was on Sunday found dead under mysterious circumstances at Barsoi railway station here, an official said.

Ara blast: Bihar Police picks up two women from UP

 Bihar police here on Saturday picked up two women, said to be family members of the woman suspected to have carried out the bomb blast at the civil court in Ara in that state yesterday.

Bihar CM Manjhi refutes differences with Nitish Kumar

With JD(U) chief Sharad Yadav holding a closed door meeting with Bihar chief minister and state party chief to stem the deepening crisis in the party, Jitan Ram Manjhi on Saturday denied speculations about 'differences' with senior party leader Nitish Kumar.

Nitish launches counter-attack against BJP

"I had no prime ministerial ambition," senior JD(U) leader Nitish Kumar on Saturday said while countering BJP's argument that he broke the alliance to occupy the top post and accused the saffron party of "spreading lies".

Sharad Yadav holds meeting with Manjhi

With crisis deepening in JD(U) in the wake of war of words between supporters of Nitish Kumar and Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi, party president Sharad Yadav on Saturday held a closed door meeting to douse the fire.

Woman behind Ara blast hailed from UP

The woman, who carried the bomb which exploded in Ara civil court premises, has been identified as a native of Uttar Pradesh, police said on Saturday.

Parliamentary board to decide on naming CM candidate for Bihar polls: Amit Shah

The BJP parliamentary board will decide on whether to name the chief ministerial candidate for the Bihar Assembly polls later this year, party president Amit Shah said here Saturday.

Man held for trying to write to Barack Obama

 Ahead of the three-day visit to India by the US President, police on Friday took a 49-year-old man into custody from a cyber cafe in temple town of Bodh Gaya for allegedly trying to send an e-mail to Barack Obama seeking 130 crore dollars as fund for national relief.

JD(U) questions BJP's love for Karpoori Thakur

Ruling JD(U) on Friday attacked BJP for "trying to get political gain" in the upcoming Assembly elections by using the name of great socialist leader Karpoori Thakur.

Nitish Kumar aligned with Congress to fulfill his ambition to be PM: Shah
Nitish Kumar aligned with Congress to fulfill his ambition to be PM: Shah

BJP chief Amit Shah on Friday hit out at former Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar accusing him joining hands with Congress to pursue his personal ambitions to become the Prime Minister and said he was going against the principles of socialist leader Karpoori Thakur.

Man lynched in Bihar, case filed

A man was lynched by a mob here after he allegedly shot at and injured a person in a village in Bihar's Muzaffarpur district today, police said.

Biha woman killed for practising witchcraft

Patna: A 55-year-old Muslim woman was killed by her neighbours in Bihar's Khagaria district, for allegedly practising witchcraft, police said Friday.

Ara bomb blast: 3 dead, several injured; Centre seeks report
Ara bomb blast: 3 dead, several injured; Centre seeks report

A bomb blast took place inside the premises of a civil court in Bihar's Ara district killing at least three people and injuring several others on Friday.

Amit Shah to kick off 'Mission Bihar' to woo EBCs

BJP president Amit Shah is set to kick-start `Mission Bihar` here Friday to woo the extremely backward castes (EBCs) on the birth anniversary of former chief minister Karpoori Thakur.