Bihar news

Bihar Sharif railway station vandalised by protesters, properties set on fire, cash looted

Bihar Sharif railway station vandalised by protesters, properties set on fire, cash looted

The Bihar Sharif railway station was on Thursday vandalised by a group of protesters over the demand of employment in Indian Railways, as per ANI. 

Jun 23, 2017, 17:34 PM IST
Bihar: Denied mortuary van, man carries wife's dead body on motorcycle

Bihar: Denied mortuary van, man carries wife's dead body on motorcycle

A man in Bihar's Purnia district carried his wife's dead body on a motorcycle to reach his home for her last rites as he was denied a mortuary van at a government hospital.

Jun 04, 2017, 18:32 PM IST

Fire breaks out in Bihar's Champaran; 500 huts gutted

As many as 500 huts were gutted after a fire broke out on Tuesday at Paschimi Sundarapur panchayat in Bihar's Champaran district, police said.

Mar 07, 2017, 12:59 PM IST
Nitish Kumar's new rule: Babus can`t drink outside Bihar or even abroad; penalty ranges from fine to service termination

Nitish Kumar's new rule: Babus can`t drink outside Bihar or even abroad; penalty ranges from fine to service termination

Bihar is the first state to have such restrictions for officials and judges.

 

Feb 17, 2017, 12:00 PM IST

After BSSC, another job scam comes to light in Bihar

The sting has come at a time when the state is rocked by a paper leak in the BSSC exam for recruitment of clerks in state jobs.

Feb 10, 2017, 16:07 PM IST
Boat with 40 on board capsizes in Patna, 23 dead; PM Narendra Modi expresses grief

Boat with 40 on board capsizes in Patna, 23 dead; PM Narendra Modi expresses grief

A boat carrying 40 people capsized in River Ganga in Patna on Saturday. 

Jan 14, 2017, 19:54 PM IST
Bihar: Five prisoners escape from Buxar Central Jail, three wardens suspended

Bihar: Five prisoners escape from Buxar Central Jail, three wardens suspended

Sources said the prisoners scaled the wall of the jail and escaped.

Dec 31, 2016, 11:47 AM IST
Nitish Kumar supports demonetisation, dismisses fissures in coalition

Nitish Kumar supports demonetisation, dismisses fissures in coalition

The attack on black money would yield better results only when scrapping of notes is coupled with attack on benami properties and prohibition, said Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar.

Nov 25, 2016, 15:05 PM IST

Bus overturns in Bihar's Supaul; three pilgrims killed, 20 injured

Three pilgrims, including two women, were killed and 20 others injured when a bus overturned near a village on NH-57 in Supaul district of Bihar today.

Oct 12, 2016, 13:16 PM IST
Setback to Nitish govt! Patna High Court strikes down Bihar liquor ban

Setback to Nitish govt! Patna High Court strikes down Bihar liquor ban

The Nitish Kumar-led Grand Secular Alliance government had first banned the manufacture, trade, sale, consumption of country-made liquor since April 1.

Sep 30, 2016, 12:37 PM IST
Flood threat: Water level on rise in various rivers in Bihar; Kosi, Bagmati flow above danger mark

Flood threat: Water level on rise in various rivers in Bihar; Kosi, Bagmati flow above danger mark

In Bihar, water levels of various rivers are sharply increasing following heavy rain in catchment areas of Nepal.

Jul 24, 2016, 11:19 AM IST
Suspended Bihar BJP MLC Tunna Pandey sent to 12-day custody for molesting minor girl on train

Suspended Bihar BJP MLC Tunna Pandey sent to 12-day custody for molesting minor girl on train

Government Railway Police on Sunday arrested Siwan BJP MLC Tunna Pandey on charges of molesting a girl on board a train.

Jul 24, 2016, 10:06 AM IST
Not willing to defecate in open, newly-wed Bihar woman divorces husband over 'no toilet' at home

Not willing to defecate in open, newly-wed Bihar woman divorces husband over 'no toilet' at home

Archana Gautam told the village panchayat that her husband Bablu Kumar has been ignoring her repeated appeals that they must have a pucca toilet at home.

Jul 08, 2016, 16:10 PM IST
Nirbhaya-like rape case jolts Bihar; pistol inserted in 21-year-old victim's private parts

Nirbhaya-like rape case jolts Bihar; pistol inserted in 21-year-old victim's private parts

In a horrific incident and a cruel reminder of 2012 gang-rape case in Delhi, a 21-year-old girl was raped at gunpoint in Motihari, Bihar.

Jun 23, 2016, 13:03 PM IST
Gaya road rage: Bihar Police to seize JD(U) legislator Manorama Devi's properties

Gaya road rage: Bihar Police to seize JD(U) legislator Manorama Devi's properties

Suspended Janata Dal (United) legislator Manorama Devi`s son Rocky Yadav is in jail over the killing of Aditya Sachdeva in a case of road rage.

May 13, 2016, 10:17 AM IST
Gaya road rage: Accused Rocky Yadav denies shooting teen, says was in Delhi at the time of incident

Gaya road rage: Accused Rocky Yadav denies shooting teen, says was in Delhi at the time of incident

Rakesh Ranjan Yadav alias Rocky, son of Janata Dal United (JDU) MLC, who was arrested on charges of killing a teen in Gaya road rage case, on Tuesday told police that he did not shoot the deceased. 

May 10, 2016, 13:06 PM IST
Bihar panchayat elections: Polling for fifth phase underway

Bihar panchayat elections: Polling for fifth phase underway

Amid tight security, the fifth phase of the panchayat polls in Bihar began on Tuesday.

May 10, 2016, 09:37 AM IST
Bihar Board 12th Result 2016 to be declared tomorrow May 10. Check biharboard.ac.in, biharboard.bih.nic.in

Bihar Board 12th Result 2016 to be declared tomorrow May 10. Check biharboard.ac.in, biharboard.bih.nic.in

BSEB Class 12 Result 2016: The Bihar School Examination Board will be announcing the BSEB 12th result 2016 on Tuesday, i.e. 10th May 2016.

May 09, 2016, 15:26 PM IST
Bike-born assailants shot dead Sub-Inspector in Bihar

Bike-born assailants shot dead Sub-Inspector in Bihar

A Sub-Inspector of police was shot dead allegedly by bike-borne assailants in Gaurakshini area of Bihar's Patna district on Monday, a senior police officer said.

Apr 18, 2016, 17:37 PM IST
Behave like PM of India and not like Sangh's campaigner: RJD tells PM Modi

Behave like PM of India and not like Sangh's campaigner: RJD tells PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Bihar visit today, his first since NDA faced a massive defeat in the state Assembly polls last year, seems to have caught the attention of many with Janata Dal (United) and Rashtriya Janata Dal parties reminding him of 'cooperative federalism'.

Mar 12, 2016, 10:00 AM IST