Bihar News

180 school children fall sick after taking tablets in Bihar on National Deworming Day: Report

At least 180 school children in Bihar took ill after they were administered deworming Albendazole tablets on Wednesday.

Patna Municipal Corporation workers on strike, garbage piling up

Garbage has started piling up in capital town Patna with about 4000 employees of Patna Municipal Corporation (PMC) going on strike in support of their demand including hike in wage for daily workers.

Shatrughan Sinha defies BJP, meets Nitish, Lalu 'boldly and openly'
Shatrughan Sinha defies BJP, meets Nitish, Lalu 'boldly and openly'

When asked about his meeting with rivals Nitish Kumar and Lalu Prasad, Sinha told PTI "I believe in the maxim 'once a friend always a friend'."

Bihar government passes proposal for Patna Metro, cost estimated to be Rs 16,960 crore
Bihar government passes proposal for Patna Metro, cost estimated to be Rs 16,960 crore

Bihar Government has passed a proposal for Patna Metro.

Two women fight burglars with chilli powder in Bihar, 4 held

Two gutsy women with handful of chilli powder can be deadly! A group of criminals in Bihar`s Darbhanga district learnt this the hard way when they tried to break into a house at Ashfir colony, police said on Tuesday.

Shatrughan Sinha 'reconnects' with 'good friend' Nitish Kumar, tweets about 'cordial' meet - See pic

BJP MP ​Shatrughan Sinha met Bihar CM Nitish Kumar and tweeted a picture of the meeting on Monday evening.

Bihar Deputy CM Tejaswi Yadav rubbishes Opposition's 'jungle raj' jibe

Citing the figures of the Union government Yadav said Bihar is on the 22nd position in terms of crimes committed.

Three coaches of Awadh-Assam Express derail in Bihar; rail traffic on Hajipur-Muzaffarpur route badly hit
Three coaches of Awadh-Assam Express derail in Bihar; rail traffic on Hajipur-Muzaffarpur route badly hit

Patna: At least three coaches of the Awadh-Assam Express train were derailed in Bihar's Muzaffarpur district on Monday, disrupting rail traffic on the busy Hajipur-Muzaffarpur rail route, officials said.

'Jungle raj returns in Bihar' is an Opposition conspiracy: Lalu Prasad
'Jungle raj returns in Bihar' is an Opposition conspiracy: Lalu Prasad

The "return of Jungle Raj in Bihar" is a lie spread by the opposition parties in their attempt to defame the state, Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad has said.

Bihar passing through 'jungle raj': Ramvilas Paswan
Bihar passing through 'jungle raj': Ramvilas Paswan

Union Minister for Consumer Affairs Ramvilas Paswan on Sunday charged that Bihar was now passing through a 'jungle raj' and Chief Minister Nitish Kumar should resign.

President's rule only option left for Bihar: Chirag Paswan

LJP leader Brijnath Singh was shot dead by unidentified gunmen in Patna.AK-47 shells were recovered from the spot.

Rags to riches: Bihar welder's son bags Rs 1 crore job offer with Microsoft
Rags to riches: Bihar welder's son bags Rs 1 crore job offer with Microsoft

Vatsalysa Singh Chauhan , a final year student of IIT Kharagpur , will be joining the IT giant in October this year.  

Earthquake of 5.2 magnitude jolts Nepal, 15 hurt; tremors felt in Bihar
Earthquake of 5.2 magnitude jolts Nepal, 15 hurt; tremors felt in Bihar

A big earthquake tremor jolted Nepal and Bihar on Friday night, as per the US Geological Survey (USGS).

Lok Janshakti Party leader gunned down

LJP leader Baijnathi Singh, who was on bail in a murder case, died, Senior Superintendent of Police Manu Maharaj said adding the attack appears to have been by his rivals over an old enemity.

Dalit students threaten suicide: Bihar govt must look into matter without delay, says Dharmendra Pradhan

Union Minister for Petroleum and Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan on Thursday said that the Bihar government needs to look into the matter of sixty Dalit students threatening to commit suicide.

I will get married according to wishes of my parents: Bihar Deputy CM Tejaswi Prasad Yadav
I will get married according to wishes of my parents: Bihar Deputy CM Tejaswi Prasad Yadav

 Deputy Chief Minister of Bihar Tejaswi Prasad Yadav said on Wednesday that his parents would choose a bride for him and that he would get married according to their wishes.

Four Kashmiri men detained for clicking pictures of IAF station Darbhanga

Four suspicious Kashmiri man were detained on Wednesday for clicking pictures of Indian Air Force station Darbhanga.

Patna High Court building glows with pride at 100

 Hailed as one of the finest specimens of European architecture, construction of the Patna High Court building, which turned hundred today, was pursued with "unfailing vigour" despite the Great War which otherwise had thrown a spanner in the building of the New Capital of young Bihar.

60 Dalit students from Bihar ​studying in Bhubneshwar threaten to commit suicide

60 Dalit students from Bihar studying at Rajdhani Engineering College in Bhubneshwar have threatened to commit suicide.

BJP accuses Nitish govt of bias against Dalit students

The BJP Tuesday attacked the Nitish Kumar-led dispensation alleging that it has failed to pay fees and hostel charges, under a government stipend scheme, of over 1000 dalit students studying engineering outside Bihar.

Bihar dumps toilet as panchayat polls necessity

The Bihar Cabinet on Tuesday decided that a toilet in their homes will not be a legal requirement for those wishing to contest Panchayat Elections to be held in March-April.

Naxal carrying reward of Rs 30 lakh killed in Bihar

Chirag Da was the chief of the Military Wing of Poorvi Bihar and Poorvottar Jharkhand special rea committee.

Thakur Chandan Kumar Singh - The man who has accused Lord Ram of 'domestic violence'

Lawyer Thakur Chandan Kumar Singh grabbed headlines when he filed a complaint-case against Lord Ram and his brother Lakshman.

A court in Bihar asks: Whom to punish if Lord Ram exiled Sita to forest?
A court in Bihar asks: Whom to punish if Lord Ram exiled Sita to forest?

The petitioner said he approached the court to seek justice for Sita. "I am in court, begging for justice to Sita."

Urine an effective medication, as useful as Dettol: Lalu
Urine an effective medication, as useful as Dettol: Lalu

According to former Bihar Chief Minister Lalu Prasad Yadav , urine is a useful medication and as effective as Dettol .

Nitish Kumar justifies Lalu Prasad's presence at govt programme

Lalu Prasad Yadav attended the function at Raghopur, his bastion, along with his minister sons Tejaswi Yadav and Tej Pratap.

Case against Lord Ram, Laxman filed in Bihar court, hearing today
Case against Lord Ram, Laxman filed in Bihar court, hearing today

A court in Bihar's Sitamarhi district has got a bizarre case in which the petitioner has sued Lord Ram for renouncing his wife Sita in Ramayana.

Lalu Prasad Yadav acting as 'proxy Health Minister' in Bihar?
Lalu Prasad Yadav acting as 'proxy Health Minister' in Bihar?

Lalu Prasad created a stir when he turned up at the function organised by Homeopathic Science Congress in Patna instead of his son.

Nitish Kumar attacks Centre for 'ignoring' Bihar in Smart City list
Nitish Kumar attacks Centre for 'ignoring' Bihar in Smart City list

Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Saturday hit out at the Centre for not selecting any city from Bihar in the the list of 20 smart cities and said the BJP-led Union government has no consideration to maintain regional balance.

Bihar student receives call from Pakistan to join ISI

A college student has allegedly received a phone call from Pakistan asking him to join ISI, police said today.