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High on life, only: Bihar government officials pledge to not drink alcohol

High on life, only: Bihar government officials pledge to not drink alcohol

Government officials in the state have also accepted that they would be liable for punishment if they are found guilty of consuming alcohol.

Jul 29, 2019, 15:38 PM IST
Former RJD leader Ashraf Fatmi joins JDU

Former RJD leader Ashraf Fatmi joins JDU

Former RJD leader Md Ali Ashraf Fatmi on Sunday joined Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar`s Janata Dal-United (JD-U).

Jul 28, 2019, 20:37 PM IST
Jitan Ram Manjhi's bizarre defence of Azam Khan stirs hornet's nest

Jitan Ram Manjhi's bizarre defence of Azam Khan stirs hornet's nest

Azam Khan is already facing massive flak for his remarks against officiating Speaker Rama Devi in Parliament. Jitan Ram Manjhi's attempted cover to the SP leader has invited ire against him as well.

Jul 28, 2019, 15:59 PM IST
Lightning claims over 70 lives in 24 hours in Bihar, Jharkhand, UP

Lightning claims over 70 lives in 24 hours in Bihar, Jharkhand, UP

The death toll is likely to go up, added officials.

Jul 25, 2019, 09:43 AM IST
Bihar floods: Water level in Kosi, Gandak and Mahananda rivers likely to rise further

Bihar floods: Water level in Kosi, Gandak and Mahananda rivers likely to rise further

Floods across the state has so far claimed at least 104 lives and all efforts are being made by the administration to ensure relief and rescue for those affected.

Jul 24, 2019, 09:36 AM IST
Lalu Yadav's son Tej Pratap plays Lord Shiva, offers prayers at a temple in Bihar's Patna

Lalu Yadav's son Tej Pratap plays Lord Shiva, offers prayers at a temple in Bihar's Patna

Lalu Prasad Yadav's elder son Tej Pratap Yadav is known for dressing up as Hindu gods and on Tuesday Tej did it again as he dressed up as Lord Shiva to offer prayers at a temple in Patna, Bihar.

Jul 24, 2019, 08:14 AM IST
Death toll in Bihar floods crosses 100, 26 NDRF teams deployed for relief and rescue operations

Death toll in Bihar floods crosses 100, 26 NDRF teams deployed for relief and rescue operations

 Relief work has been intensified by the state government, the Indian Army, the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) and State Disaster Response Force (SDRF). 

Jul 23, 2019, 23:59 PM IST
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