Take Rs 41,000, forget rape: Panchayat in Bihar tells victim

In a shocking incident, a panchayat in Bihar has ordered one of its members accused of raping a Mahadalit woman to pay her Rs.41,000 and asked the victim to not report the incident, police said Saturday.

Janata Parivar merger process on: Lalu Prasad Yadav

With questions being raised on the fate of the merger of Janata Parivar splinter parties, RJD president Lalu Prasad on Friday nullified speculation that the process had hit a dead end and asserted that it was on.

Lalu mocks at Modi for wearing costly suit instead of khadi

RJD President Lalu Prasad on Friday mocked at Prime Minister Narendra Modi for wearing a costly suit during interaction with US President Barack Obama, saying since Modi swears by the poor, he should have put on a khadi suit.

Govt under fire for debate talk on Shiv Sena's Preamble demand

The NDA government on Thursday came under attack from ally PMK over its willingness for a debate on whether the words "socialist and secular" should be in the Preamble to the Constitution after a demand by key ally Shiv Sena's for its removal that was dubbed as "worrying".

Yesvantpur-Katra train to be launched today

Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu will launch a new premium train from Yesvantpur to Katra on Thursday to cater to the growing number of pilgrims to Mata Vaishno Devi shrine in Jammu and Kashmir.

Lalu to march to BJP hq demanding money in Jan Dhan accounts

RJD chief Lalu Prasad on Wednesday said he would lead a peaceful march to state BJP headquarters here on March 15 to demand that Rs 15,000 be deposited in every bank account as promised in the "Jan Dhan" yojna.

Will do everything to fulfill Nitish's dream of Metro Rail: CM

Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi today said his government would try to fulfill the dream of his predecessor Nitish Kumar, a Metro Railway in Patna, for which a DPR has been formulated.

Will do everything to fulfill Nitish's dream of Metro Rail: CM Manjhi

Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi on Wednesday said his government would try to fulfil the dream of his predecessor Nitish Kumar, a Metro Railway in Patna, for which a DPR has been formulated.

Bihar CM Manjhi refutes differences with Nitish Kumar

With JD(U) chief Sharad Yadav holding a closed door meeting with Bihar chief minister and state party chief to stem the deepening crisis in the party, Jitan Ram Manjhi on Saturday denied speculations about 'differences' with senior party leader Nitish Kumar.

JD(U) questions BJP's love for Karpoori Thakur

Ruling JD(U) on Friday attacked BJP for "trying to get political gain" in the upcoming Assembly elections by using the name of great socialist leader Karpoori Thakur.

Biha woman killed for practising witchcraft

Patna: A 55-year-old Muslim woman was killed by her neighbours in Bihar's Khagaria district, for allegedly practising witchcraft, police said Friday.

Ara bomb blast: 3 dead, several injured; Centre seeks report
Ara bomb blast: 3 dead, several injured; Centre seeks report

A bomb blast took place inside the premises of a civil court in Bihar's Ara district killing at least three people and injuring several others on Friday.

Nitish asks JD(U) workers to use social media to counter BJP

Senior JD(U) leader Nitish Kumar on Wednesday advised party workers to go for greater use of social media to counter BJP "propaganda" in the coming Assembly poll in Bihar.

15 boys and girls rescued from orchestra company in Bihar

The Bihar police in a joint operation with the West Bengal police today rescued eight girls and seven boys from a village in East Champaran district where they worked for an orchestra company.

No plan to replace Manjhi: Nitish Kumar

As infighting continued in JD(U), senior party leader Nitish Kumar on Monday dismissed any "plan" to replace Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi.

Intense cold kills 15 in Bihar, schools closed

 Intense cold in Bihar has claimed 15 more lives, pushing the total number of casualties due to inclement weather to 42, officials said on Monday.

Manjhi insulted at his predecessor Nitish Kumar' behest: Sushil Modi

Hinting internal squabble within the JD(U), former Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi on Sunday alleged that the Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi was being insulted by the ruling party workers at the behest of his predecessor Nitish Kumar.

Manjhi should not be disturbed till Assembly polls, says Pappu

Amid growing disenchantment of some members of JD(U) with Bihar Chief Minister Jiten Ram Manjhi, RJD MP Rajiv Ranjan alias Pappu Yadav on Sunday said that Manjhi should not be disturbed till the Assembly polls as such a move would benefit BJP.

Patna JD(U) MLA opens celebratory fire at function

Patna JD(U) MLA Raju Singh opens celebratory fire during a function.

Drug controller booked for amassing disproportionate assets

Bihar Drug Controller Hemant Kumar Sinha has been booked for amassing disproportionate assets worth Rs 45.29 lakh beyond his known sources of income during service period, a Vigilance official said on Friday.