Dozens of Mahadalit women denied temple entry in Bihar's Bhagalpur; tension grips village

The women who were denied entry into the 200-year-old Kali temple on Friday, have decided to lodge a written complaint about it to the administration and request their intervention to provide justice.

Jul 08, 2017, 13:22 PM IST

Mahadalit man among two hacked to death over land dispute in Bihar

Two persons, including an elderly Mahadalit man, were allegedly hacked to death today by members of rival group in a village under Bhargama police station area in Bihar's Araria district, police said.

Jan 02, 2017, 14:34 PM IST

Exclusive pre-poll survey: What is the mood of Bihar voters?

As Bihar is set to go to polls in five phases starting from October 12- November 07, 2015, a pre-poll survey conducted by JantaKaMood for Zee Media has predicted that the 54% people will vote for N

Oct 10, 2015, 10:22 AM IST
Nitish Kumar miffed over Modi govt's choice of Bihar Guv, says 'I was not consulted'

Nitish Kumar miffed over Modi govt's choice of Bihar Guv, says 'I was not consulted'

Ahead of the upcoming assembly elections in the state, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Saturday voiced his displeasure over the appointment of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Ram Nath Kovind as new Governor of the state, saying he was not consulted over the issue.

Aug 08, 2015, 18:29 PM IST
BJP to back Jitan Ram Manjhi in Bihar trust vote

BJP to back Jitan Ram Manjhi in Bihar trust vote

Ending suspense on its stand, BJP on Thursday announced it will back Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi and vote in his favour if the trust vote is taken up in the Assembly Friday

Feb 19, 2015, 08:16 AM IST

Bihar CM Manjhi includes Paswan in Mahadalit category

Going ahead with his efforts to shower largesse, Bihar Cabinet on Saturday approved a politically sensitive proposal of including the Paswan caste in the 'Mahadalit' category.

Feb 14, 2015, 18:03 PM IST

PM Modi, BJP chief Amit Shah discuss Bihar strategy

BJP on Saturday attacked JD(U) leader Nitish Kumar accusing him of doing injustice to a 'mahadalit' and said it was keeping a close watch on political situation in Bihar as senior leaders from the state held discussion with party chief Amit Shah here.

Feb 07, 2015, 21:15 PM IST

Jitan Ram Manjhi's sacking will prove 'suicidal' for JDU: Bihar minister

Backing beleaguered Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi, a senior Bihar minister on Friday questioned the JD(U) leadership's reported bid to replace Manjhi at tomorrow's state legislature party meeting and said such a move will prove to be "suicidal" for the ruling party.

Feb 06, 2015, 17:05 PM IST

Untouchability practised against CM Manjhi to be probed

 Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi Monday ordered a high-level probe into the alleged "untouchability" practised by some "powerful people" against him after he visited a temple.

Sep 29, 2014, 18:50 PM IST

LJP demands Bihar CM's resignation over Mahadalits' exodus

Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan's Lok Janshakti Party on Friday demanded Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi's resignation following the exodus of hundreds of Mahadalits from their village after being threatened by upper caste men.

Sep 26, 2014, 15:38 PM IST

Jitan Ram Manjhi: A soft-spoken Mahadalit who was a shepherd

Humble and honest, 68-year-old Mahadalit leader Jitan Ram Manjhi, who was Tuesday sworn as the new chief minister of Bihar, began his life working as a shepherd for a farmer.

May 20, 2014, 21:24 PM IST

Jitan Ram Manjhi sworn-in as the first `Mahadalit` Chief Minister of Bihar

Jitan Ram Manjhi, a close aide of Nitish Kumar and a `Mahadalit` leader was on Tuesday sworn-in as the 23rd chief minister of Bihar.

May 20, 2014, 17:35 PM IST

House attacked because I am Mahadalit: Bihar speaker

Bihar assembly Speaker Uday Narain Choudhary said his house was pelted with stones by Rashtriya Janata Dal workers because he hails from the Mahadalit caste.

Feb 26, 2014, 20:31 PM IST

All Mahadalit families must be provided land : Nitish Kumar

Nitish Kumar directed the revenue department to provide land by this fiscal to all Mahadalit families in the state for housing.

Apr 10, 2013, 22:12 PM IST

Centre has acknowledged ‘Mahadalit’: Nitish

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar
today claimed that the Centre had acknowledged the use of term Mahadalits for the extremely backward, whose condition his government was committed to develop.

Apr 21, 2011, 22:29 PM IST

Mahadalit families to get homestead land

Over two lakh Mahadalit families in
Bihar would soon get homestead land and state government`s
help in constructing their dwellings.

Dec 08, 2009, 23:10 PM IST