School principal kidnapped in Bihar

The director-cum-principal of a school here and his driver have been allegedly abducted from near Jhapaha village of Bihar, police said on Tuesday.

BJP MP Rama Devi's car hit by truck

BJP MP from Sheohar Rama Devi escaped unhurt when a truck hit her car in Chandni Chowk area here, police said Saturday.

Bihar minister caught napping during CM's programme

A senior Bihar minister was on Monday caught napping during a public interaction programme of Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi.

Nine MLAs of different parties sit on dharna in Bihar

Shedding ideological differences, nine MLAs of Bihar's Muzaffarpur district belonging to different parties on Monday sat on dharna at the district collectorate premises to protest against rising crime graph, corruption and lack of development in the district.

Nine MLAs of different parties sit on dharna in Bihar

Shedding ideological differences, nine MLAs of Bihar's Muzaffarpur district belonging to different parties on Monday sat on dharna at the district collectorate premises to protest against rising crime graph, corruption and lack of development in the district.

BJP targets Bihar govt as under-construction bridge subsides in Muzaffarpur

Bharatiya Janata Party leader and Darbhanga MP Kirti Azad took on the Bihar government on Saturday after a 98-metre long under-construction bridge subsided here.

House of murder accused torched in Bihar

A protest against the murder of a primary agriculture credit society (PACS) president turned violent on Tuesday in Bihar`s Muzaffarpur district when the house of a suspect was set ablaze, police said.

Three Maoists arrested in Muzaffarpur

Three hardcore Maoist operatives were arrested from the Mina Bazaar area of Bihar`s Muzaffarpur district today, a senior police officer said.

Man kills wife, buries body in field in Bihar

A man allegedly killed his wife and buried her body in an agricultural field in a village here before ploughing the ground to avoid suspicion.

Harsh Vardhan seeks CDC help to find root cause of AES outbreak

Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan has sought the help from a US-based research institution to understand the root causes (etiology) of acute encephalitis syndrome (AES), which is still a mystery.

Vaccination campaign against encephalitis launched in Bihar

Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan Sunday launched a two-day vaccination campaign in Bihar`s Muzaffarpur district hit by a suspected encephalitis outbreak that has claimed the lives of at least 139 children so far.

Encephalitis toll rises to 124, Union Health Minister to visit Bihar

With the death toll of children suffering from Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) in Bihar rising to 124 on Friday, Union Health Minister Harshvardhan is arriving in Patna tonight to take stock of the situation.

Six more children die of Encephalitis in Bihar`s Muzaffarpur, toll rises to 66

Six more children succumbed to Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) at Muzaffarpur in Bihar in the last 24 hours, taking the toll to 66 on Sunday.

Kin of Bihar kids battling encephalitis turn to prayers

Parents of the 30 children who have fallen ill due to suspected encephalitis in Bihar`s Muzaffarpur in the last five days and are fighting for their lives, are praying for a divine intervention.

Dissenters list grows in JD(U) over induction of new ministers

Dissension continued to brew within JD(U) over induction of 14 ministers in the Jitan Ram Manjhi cabinet, as a senior legislator quitting party post while several others were sulking too.

Wanted Maoist leader arrested in Bihar

A Maoist leader, wanted in connection with the killing of a police officer in 2009, was arrested from a riverine area near Ghelpur Chaturpatti village of Bihar`s Muzaffarpur district Thursday.

Bihar to gift organic litchis to Narendra Modi, President Pranab

Murlidhar Sharma and Bhola Nath Jha, litchi farmers from Bihar, are happy like never before. Their luscious "organic litchis" will be gifted to President Pranab Mukherjee and Prime Minister-designate Narendra Modi, officials said here on Monday.

Heat wave spell continues over Bihar

A severe to moderate heat wave prevailed over major parts in Bihar on Friday as the scorching sun and hot wind kept people indoors.

Bihar: Eleven sentenced to lifer in abduction case of doctor`s son

A court in Bihar`s Muzaffarpur district today convicted eleven persons to life imprisonment with six of them ordered to serve out their terms till death in the abduction case of nine-year old Hrithik Raj five years ago.

LS polls: Over 56 percent voting in seven LS seats of Bihar

Over 56 per cent voting was registered today in seven Lok Sabha seats of Bihar in the fifth phase of elections in the state which also witnessed death of one person in police firing outside a booth.