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Nitish Kumar gets green carpet welcome in flood-hit village of Darbhanga, row erupts

Nitish Kumar gets green carpet welcome in flood-hit village of Darbhanga, row erupts

While lakhs of people in Bihar have been affected by floods, the Darbhanga district administration chose to extend a green carpet welcome to Chief Minister Nitish Kumar.

Jul 22, 2019, 15:50 PM IST
LJP MP and Ram Vilas Paswan’s brother, Ram Chandra Paswan, dies

LJP MP and Ram Vilas Paswan’s brother, Ram Chandra Paswan, dies

Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) Member of Parliament Ram Chandra Paswan passed away at RML Hospital in Delhi on Sunday. He was 57. Ram Chandra Paswan was the younger brother of Union Minister Ram Vilas

Jul 21, 2019, 14:31 PM IST
Patna Police faces heat, five cops arrested on charges of corruption

Patna Police faces heat, five cops arrested on charges of corruption

The five arrested cops have been accused of taking a bribe to allow criminals who had looted Rs 18 lakh to go free.

Jul 21, 2019, 08:58 AM IST
Declare Bihar floods as 'national calamity', provide Rs 10,000 cr assistance: Tejashwi Yadav urges Centre

Declare Bihar floods as 'national calamity', provide Rs 10,000 cr assistance: Tejashwi Yadav urges Centre

RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav on Saturday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led NDA government to declare Bihar floods as a ''national calamity'' and sought the financial assistance of Rs 10,000 for the

Jul 20, 2019, 21:02 PM IST
Bihar floods: Death toll reaches 92, over 60 lakh in 12 districts affected

Bihar floods: Death toll reaches 92, over 60 lakh in 12 districts affected

CM Nitish Kumar reviewed relief operations and kickstarted the process of sending cash relief of Rs 6,000 directly into the bank accounts of flood-affected families. 

Jul 20, 2019, 08:18 AM IST
'Criticised' for watching movie, Bihar Deputy CM Sushil Modi says govt doing enough to help flood victims

'Criticised' for watching movie, Bihar Deputy CM Sushil Modi says govt doing enough to help flood victims

It may be recalled that Bihar's main opposition party RJD had criticised Sushil Modi for watching he film "Super 30" even as the grim flood situation in the state showed little signs of improvement.

Jul 19, 2019, 18:34 PM IST
Two beaten to death by mob over theft suspicion near Chhapra in Bihar

Two beaten to death by mob over theft suspicion near Chhapra in Bihar

Two persons were beaten to death by an angry mob over suspicion of theft in Baniyapur area near Chhapra in Bihar.

Jul 19, 2019, 11:03 AM IST
Bihar floods: Death toll reaches 78, Sitamarhi worst hit

Bihar floods: Death toll reaches 78, Sitamarhi worst hit

At least 78 people have lost their lives in floods and rain-related incidents across the ten districts of the Bihar. 

Jul 18, 2019, 21:58 PM IST
Muzaffarpur shelter home case: SC asks TISS to prepare rehabilitation plan for victims

Muzaffarpur shelter home case: SC asks TISS to prepare rehabilitation plan for victims

The TISS has been asked to prepare a detailed report for the rehabilitation of the women within four weeks and submit it before the Supreme Court.

Jul 18, 2019, 13:25 PM IST
IB warns of jailbreak plot being hatched at Bihar’s Beur prison, security stepped up

IB warns of jailbreak plot being hatched at Bihar’s Beur prison, security stepped up

The Intelligence Bureau has warned that some prisoners in the jail might be planning a major jailbreak.

Jul 18, 2019, 08:50 AM IST
Row erupts over Bihar police's order to gather information on RSS functionaries

Row erupts over Bihar police's order to gather information on RSS functionaries

The letter issued on May 28 is signed by Superintendent of Police of special branch and is addressed to all deputy SPs of special branch.

Jul 17, 2019, 20:09 PM IST
BPSC Mains 2019: Bihar Public Service Commission chairman meets state Governor over 'kathputli' question

BPSC Mains 2019: Bihar Public Service Commission chairman meets state Governor over 'kathputli' question

"Critically examine the role of Governor in the State politics in India, particularly in Bihar. Is he a mere puppet?" the question asked in the General Knowledge Paper II examination of Bihar Public

Jul 17, 2019, 11:56 AM IST
In Assembly, Nitish Kumar says 25 lakh people affected by floods in Bihar

In Assembly, Nitish Kumar says 25 lakh people affected by floods in Bihar

"We are ready to do whatever is necessary to help families affected by the floods."

Jul 16, 2019, 12:25 PM IST
'Is Governor a mere puppet?' question in BPSC Mains exam triggers row in Bihar

'Is Governor a mere puppet?' question in BPSC Mains exam triggers row in Bihar

“Critically examine the role of Governor in the state politics in India, particularly in Bihar. Is he a mere puppet?”

Jul 15, 2019, 16:28 PM IST
Bihar floods: Helpline and other important telephone/mobile numbers

Bihar floods: Helpline and other important telephone/mobile numbers

According to officials, nearly 18 lakh people have been affected by the floods that have hit nine districts in Bihar.

Jul 15, 2019, 09:47 AM IST
Floods wreak havoc in Bihar; 9 districts affected, at least 13 dead, several missing

Floods wreak havoc in Bihar; 9 districts affected, at least 13 dead, several missing

 The worst hit districts are Araria, Kishanganj, Sheohar, Sitamarhi, East Champaran, Supaul, Madhubani, Darbhanga and Muzaffarpur.

Jul 15, 2019, 09:29 AM IST
NDRF teams deployed in flood-prone areas as rain continues to lash Bihar

NDRF teams deployed in flood-prone areas as rain continues to lash Bihar

The Bihar government has deployed several National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) teams in parts of Bihar which are flood-prone as heavy rain continued to lash the state.

Jul 13, 2019, 17:06 PM IST
Heavy rain lashes Bihar, Northeast; IMD issues high alert for next 24 hours

Heavy rain lashes Bihar, Northeast; IMD issues high alert for next 24 hours

Rain-related incidents claimed eight lives in Bihar, six in Assam and 15 in UP.

Jul 13, 2019, 13:44 PM IST
Jharkhand High Court grants bail to Lalu Yadav in Deoghar treasury fodder scam case

Jharkhand High Court grants bail to Lalu Yadav in Deoghar treasury fodder scam case

Convicted in fodder scam cases, the former Bihar chief minister has been sentenced to up to 14 years in jail.

Jul 12, 2019, 15:19 PM IST
Former RJD leader Ali Ashraf Fatmi to join JD(U) soon

Former RJD leader Ali Ashraf Fatmi to join JD(U) soon

Former RJD leader Ali Ashraf Fatmi praised Bihar CM Kumar and said that he is working for the upliftment of all sections of society.

Jul 11, 2019, 19:55 PM IST