Bihar News

Now Pappu Yadav gets 'Y' category security

 Former RJD MP Rajesh Ranjan alias Pappu Yadav has been given 'Y' category security, over a week after former Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi was accorded the top 'Z-plus' security cover by the Centre.

BJP feels vindicated by Patna HC verdict on BCB: Sushil Modi

 A day after the Patna High Court banned use of pictures of Chief Minister Nitish Kumar or ministers in the 'Badh Chala Bihar' campaign, BJP leader Sushil Kumar Modi today said his party's stance, that the JD(U) was engaged in self-publicity, stands vindicated with the judicial order.

Kalam's dream project 'Mobile Science Lab' works in Bihar

 Inspired by late former President APJ Abdul Kalam, the 'Mobile Science Laboratory' (MSL) vans are imparting knowledge in science to children particularly in rural areas of the state.

Nitish Kumar to hold 'Bihar Samman Sammelan' to reach out to migrants

Facing one of the toughest electoral battles in his political career, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar will hold 'Bihar Samman Sammelan' across the country to reach out to migrants from the state.

Mob kills rape accused in Bihar village

A youngster, accused of raping a teenage girl, was beaten to death by a mob in a village in Bihar`s Samastipur district on Wednesday, police said.

Modi to address three rallies in Bihar next month

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to address three `parivartan` rallies (rallies for change) in Bihar next month to bolster BJP prospects in the coming assembly elections, party sources said here on Wednesday.

Shatrughan, Nitish exchange warmth at Patna Airport

Days after their meeting which triggered controversy, BJP leader Shatrughan Sinha and Chief Minister Nitish Kumar came across each other at the Airport here and exchanged greetings.

Nitish to hold 'Bihar Samman Sammelan' to reach out to migrants

 Facing one of the toughest electoral battles in his political career, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar will hold 'Bihar Samman Sammelan' across the country to reach out to migrants from the state.

Farmer who pelted APJ Abdul Kalam with stones fasts to atone for his deed

Bhola Mahto has stopped eating ever since he heard that former president APJ Abdul Kalam had passed away and vowed that he would fast till Thursday when the departed leader would be laid to rest.

APJ Abdul Kalam's dream project 'Mobile Science Lab' works in Bihar

Inspired by late former president APJ Abdul Kalam, the 'Mobile Science Laboratory' (MSL) vans are imparting knowledge in science to children particularly in rural areas of the state.

RJD leader shot dead in Bihar's Vaishali district

A 45-year-old RJD leader was shot dead allegedly by unidentified assailants at Daudnagar in Vaishali district, police said on Wednesday.

Top poll official to visit Bihar on August 7

Chief Election Commissioner Naseem Zaidi, along with his team, will visit Bihar on August 7 to review preparations for the upcoming assembly polls, an official said here on Wednesdsay.

Jitan Ram Manjhi's HAM recognised by poll panel

The Election Commission has recognised the Hindustan Awami Morcha (HAM) of former Bihar chief minister Jitan Ram Manjhi as a political party, the party said on Wednesday.

JD-U MLA files complaint against PM over 'DNA' remark

A Janata Dal-U MLA on Tuesday filed a complaint in a court in Bihar's Siwan district charging Prime Minister Narendra Modi with hurting the sentiments of the people of the state by questioning the DNA of Chief Minister Nitish Kumar four days ago.

No truck with Nitish-led secular alliance for Bihar polls: CPI

The six-party Left alliance would have no 'truck' with the Nitish Kumar-led secular alliance in the forthcoming Bihar Assembly poll and would release a common manifesto on September seven, the CPI on Tuesday said.

Patna HC bans CM, other ministers' publicity in 'Badh Chala Bihar' campaign

The Patna High Court on Tuesday ordered an interim ban on use of pictures of Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and his ministers as well as any other publicity material in the state government's ambitious "Badh Chala Bihar" campaign.

Nitish names Kisanganj Agriculture college after APJ Abdul Kalam
Nitish names Kisanganj Agriculture college after APJ Abdul Kalam

Paying rich tributes to former president APJ Abdul Kalam, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Tuesday named the Kisanganj Agriculture college after him.

3,000 Bihar teachers quit fearing action over fake degrees

About 3,000 school teachers in Bihar, who allegedly used fake degree certificates to get jobs, have resigned till date apprehending legal action.

Bihar to name college after Dr APJ Kalam

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Tuesday said the Kishanganj Agriculture College will be named after former president APJ Abdul Kalam.

Two more cases against PM Narendra Modi over DNA remark

Two more cases have been filed against Prime Minister Narendra Modi for questioning the "DNA" of Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, a lawyer said here on Tuesday.

Three children drown in Hajipur

Three children drowned in a canal in Vaishali district of Bihar, a police official Tuesday said.

Bihar CM Nitish to pay his last respects to Kalam in Delhi

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar will fly to Delhi on Tuesday to pay his respects to former president Dr APJ Abdul Kalam, who passed away in Shillong last evening.

Former Bihar CM Jitan Ram Manjhi presents parallel report card of his tenure

Hindustani Awam Morcha leader Jitan Ram Manjhi on Monday termed the report card of Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's ten-year rule in Bihar as "fraud and eyewash" and presented a parallel report card on the nine months he was in power.

Jitan Ram Manjhi presents parallel report card of his tenure

Hindustani Awam Morcha leader Jitan Ram Manjhi on Monday termed the report card of Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's ten-year rule in Bihar as "fraud and eyewash" and presented a parallel report card on the nine months he was in power.

BJP accused of bribing voters in Bihar

 The alliance led by the ruling Janata Dal-United (JD-U) in Bihar on Monday approached the election commission and demanded action against BJP for "bribing" voters in the state.

Nitish 'Indradhanushi' revolution against PM tetrad revolution

Taking a swipe at Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday said while he was satisfied with promise to usher the country into tetrad (four colour) revolution, Bihar has launched "Indradhanush" (seven colour) revolution to boost farm and allied sector.

Nitish 'Indradhanushi' revolution against PM Modi tetrad revolution

Taking a swipe at Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday said while he was satisfied with promise to usher the country into tetrad (four colour) revolution, Bihar has launched "Indradhanush" (seven colour) revolution to boost farm and allied sector.

Nitish Kumar presents JD(U) Govt's report card, says Bihar moving towards 'path of development'

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, who presented his government's 'report card' here on Monday, has said that the state is moving towards the path of development and there is growth in every sector.

RJD bandh cripples life in Bihar

Normal life was disrupted in Bihar today as shops, educational institutions and some trains were forced to stop functioing as lathi-wielding mobs took to the streets over the day-long state bandh called by RJD.

Lalu Prasad Yadav arrested as RJD bandh cripples life in Bihar
Lalu Prasad Yadav arrested as RJD bandh cripples life in Bihar

RJD President Lalu Prasad and several of his supporters were on Monday arrested here while trying to enforce the day-long Bihar bandh called by his party as the shutdown adversely affected life across the state.