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Bihar: 6.5 million hit by floods, over 40 dead

More than 6.5 million people have been affected by floods in Bihar, that have claimed the lives of over 40 people so far, washed away thousands of huts, badly damaged buildings, roads, bridges and standing crops worth crores, officials said on Tuesday.

Bihar flood toll reaches 156, twins born on boat

With three more deaths reported on Sunday the toll in Bihar rose to 156 as there was no let up in the flood situation in the state while in neighbouring Uttar Pradesh the Ganga continues to flow above the danger level.

Flood situation in Bihar grim, toll climbs to 91

With two more deaths reported from Purnea district, the toll in Bihar floods increased to 91 on Saturday with many areas in 14 districts still reeling under inundation in the state.

Bihar cabinet approves creation of two new universities at Patna and Purnea

Bihar cabinet approves creation of two new universities at Patna and Purnea

A state cabinet meeting presided over by CM Nitish Kumar, paved way for establishment of two new universities namely Patliputra University and Purnea University.

Bihar: Students failed in boards queue up at NIOS

NIOS, formerly known as National Open School, was established in 1989 as an autonomous organisation by the Ministry of Human Resource Development.

Bihar gangster rearrested after fleeing from police custody

Awadhesh Mandal, husband of Janata Dal-United (JD-U) legislator Bima Bharti, escaped on Sunday night from the police lockup.

Malda fire reaches Bihar's Purnea; protesters ransack police station

Malda fire reaches Bihar's Purnea; protesters ransack police station

Hindu Mahasabha leader Kamlesh Tiwari had made 'blasphemous' comments against Prophet Muhammad.