India needs inspired teachers to instil in children the civilisational values of tolerance, plurality and compassion and impart education that removes boundaries of caste, community and gender, President Pranab Mukherjee said here on Saturday.
Six persons, including the main accused, were on Wednesday arrested for allegedly lynching the director of a school after bodies of two students were recovered from a ditch in Bihar's Nalanda district.
A day after the director of a private residential school in Bihar's Nalanda district was lynched by villagers, hundreds of angry protestors on Monday blocked traffic and demanded action against those involved, police said.
Rejecting criticism that the Centre was repackaging old schemes in its assistance to Bihar, Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Monday asked Chief Minister Nitish Kumar to focus more on fulfilling his own promises of making it a surplus power state.
The Bihar government on Thursday ordered probe by a senior officer into complaints of police and power board officials harassing citizens of Nepura village in Nalanda district recently on pretext of collecting electricity bill.
Bihar government on Wednesday said that the bomb blast and subsequent recovery of high power Improvised Explosive Device (IEDs) here were part of a conspiracy to terrorize the city and extort money from the people.
A man was killed and a minor girl injured in firing by armed dacoits who looted cash and jewellary worth Rs 12 lakh from a household in a village in Bihar's Nalanda district, a police officer said Tuesday.