Bihar News

Bihar CM Manjhi exhorts Dalits to hold key to power

 Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi on Wednesday exhorted the Dalits to hold key to power or their progress was not possible.

Lalu to march to BJP hq demanding money in Jan Dhan accounts

RJD chief Lalu Prasad on Wednesday said he would lead a peaceful march to state BJP headquarters here on March 15 to demand that Rs 15,000 be deposited in every bank account as promised in the "Jan Dhan" yojna.

Will do everything to fulfill Nitish's dream of Metro Rail: CM

Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi today said his government would try to fulfill the dream of his predecessor Nitish Kumar, a Metro Railway in Patna, for which a DPR has been formulated.

Will do everything to fulfill Nitish's dream of Metro Rail: CM Manjhi

Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi on Wednesday said his government would try to fulfil the dream of his predecessor Nitish Kumar, a Metro Railway in Patna, for which a DPR has been formulated.

Obama's speech revealed Modi's true colours: Lalu

 RJD chief Lalu Prasad today hit out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi saying his "divisive politics" was so apparent that the country, which gave Mahatma Gandhi to the world, is being sermonised by US President Barack Obama on the importance of religious tolerance.

Three held with weapons before looting bank in Nawada

 Three armed men, who had plans to loot a branch of a nationalised bank and abduct its manager, were arrested today in Nawada district.

NDA will fight Bihar polls under Modi: Paswan

Lok Janshakti Party (LJP), an ally of BJP, on Wednesday described the saffron party as as "elder brother" and said Prime Minister Narendra Modi would be the face of NDA in the coming Bihar polls.

Bihar: RJD MLA's car attacked, legislator unharmed

RJD MLA from Madhepura Chandrashekhar survived an attack after some people stoned his vehicle near a village under Ghelar police station area in Bihar's Madhepura district, a police officer said on Wednesday.

Paswan says NDA will fight Bihar polls under Narendra Modi

Lok Janshakti Party (LJP), an ally of BJP, Wednesday described the saffron party as as "elder brother" and said Prime Minister Narendra Modi would be the face of NDA in the coming Bihar polls.

RJD MLA's car attacked, legislator unharmed

RJD MLA from Madhepura Chandrashekhar survived an attack after some people stoned his vehicle near a village under Ghelar police station area in Bihar's Madhepura district, a police officer said on Wednesday.

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".