FDI in Railways: GE, Alstom to set up Rs 40,000 cr factories to provide 1,000 locomotives

FDI in Railways: GE, Alstom to set up Rs 40,000 cr factories to provide 1,000 locomotives

The contract agreements with both GE and Alstom will be signed in a month.

Bihar elections LIVE: 59.46% polling recorded in final phase

The fifth phase of polling in Bihar on Thursday saw 59.46% polling till 4 PM.

Expelled RJD MP Pappu Yadav calls Bihar bandh; trains, road traffic hit

Several trains were halted and traffic was blocked in Bihar on Saturday because of a shutdown called by Jan Adhikar Party chief Pappu Yadav over the death of a youth.

Monsoon finally reaches Bihar

The much-awaited monsoon entered Bihar on Monday with rain lashing several parts of the state and bringing much-needed relief to people, particularly farmers, a weather official said.

Bihar polls: Jitan Ram Manjhi announces alliance with BJP to 'defeat Nitish Kumar'

Bihar polls: Jitan Ram Manjhi announces alliance with BJP to 'defeat Nitish Kumar'

Former Bihar chief minister and leader of Hindustani Awam Morcha (HAM) Jitan Ram Manjhi met Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Amit Shah in the capital on Thursday and announced that his party would join the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) alliance ahead of the state Assembly polls.

Madhepura MP Pappu Yadav expelled from RJD, may join hands with BJP

Madhepura MP Pappu Yadav expelled from RJD, may join hands with BJP

The Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) on Thursday expelled Madhepura MP Rajesh Ranjan alias Pappu Yadav for six years for anti-party activities.

One killed, 18 others injured road accidents in Bihar

Three persons were killed and 18 others injured today in separate road accidents in three Bihar districts on Tuesday, police officials said.

Bihar storm: 55 people dead, several injured

The toll in the killer Northwester in Bihar rose to 55 with one more person dying on Friday in the worst-hit Purnea district even as an alert has been sounded for north-eastern regions of the state about possibility of a thunder squall and rains.

 Storm toll rises to 54 in Bihar, maximum deaths in Purnea district

Storm toll rises to 54 in Bihar, maximum deaths in Purnea district

The toll in the killer nor'wester in Bihar rose to 54 as reports of 12 more deaths came from the 12 ravaged districts Thursday.

Bihar storm: At least 42 dead, over 80 seriously injured

Bihar storm: At least 42 dead, over 80 seriously injured

At least 42 persons perished in the severe Nor'wester which ravaged 12 districts of Bihar last night, state Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Wednesday said on his return after an aerial survey of the affected areas.

Angry farmers loot fertilizers in Bihar

Faced with an acute shortage of fertilizers in Bihar, angry and worried farmers looted two trucks loaded with urea bags in Madhepura district, police said Thursday.

16 students injured after school vehicle overturns in Bihar

Sixteen students of a public school were injured, two of them seriously, after a school vehicle carrying them overturned on the main road here Thursday.

Mobile phones, smoking pipes seized from Madhepura jail

Prohibited items, including mobile phones, were on Wednesday seized from a jail in Bihar's Madhepura district.

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.'

BJP demands anti-conversion law

The BJP on Monday demanded framing of a strong anti-conversion law and blamed the Jitan Ram Manjhi government in Bihar for failing to keep its promises of development of the dalit community, which, he alleged compelled several families to convert to other religions in several districts recently.

Middle school principal found hanging in Madhepura

 A government middle school principal was found hanging at his residence in Madhepura district today.

Bank Manager found dead in Bihar

Madhepura: A 50-year-old bank manager was found dead under mysterious circumstances in Madhepura district of Bihar Wednesday morning.

1 dead, 6 injured in accident in Katihar

One person was killed while six others were seriously injured when a newspaper laden vehicle scraped another vehicle coming from the opposite direction and overturned in Madhepura district of Bihar Thursday.
 

Over 100 Bihar villages flooded, rivers rising

Flood water has entered over 100 villages in Bihar, forcing people to abandon their homes, and rising water level in most rivers is posing a threat to many other villages, officials said Friday.

Most people return to villages from relief camps in Bihar

Most of the people who had taken shelter in the relief camps in Supaul, Madhepura and Saharsa district of Bihar on Thursday returned to their villages.