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.
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.
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.
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".
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.