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'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
Bihar: 8 dead, 12 injured after truck rams into wedding pandal in Lakhisarai

Bihar: 8 dead, 12 injured after truck rams into wedding pandal in Lakhisarai

At least eight persons died and 12 others injured after a speeding truck rammed into a wedding pandal in Halsi in Bihar's Lakhisarai district on Wednesday night.

Jul 11, 2019, 13:41 PM IST
Tejashwi should be beaten up: On RJD's Foundation Day, cracks appear within party

Tejashwi should be beaten up: On RJD's Foundation Day, cracks appear within party

Tejashwi has not been seen in public for nearly a month now following the party's debacle in Lok Sabha election.  

Jul 06, 2019, 07:38 AM IST
Tejashwi Yadav has demanded Tej Pratap Yadav's ouster from RJD, claims Bihar minister

Tejashwi Yadav has demanded Tej Pratap Yadav's ouster from RJD, claims Bihar minister

Tejashwi has categorically said that he would attend the Assembly and get involved in RJD’s functioning only after Tej Pratap Yadav is ousted from the RJD, claims Bihar minister.

Jul 02, 2019, 13:18 PM IST
Unlucky health minister: RJD demands Mangal Pandey's resignation over AES deaths

Unlucky health minister: RJD demands Mangal Pandey's resignation over AES deaths

At least 170 children have died in Bihar due to Acute Encephalitis Syndrome and the state government has come under heavy fire from the Opposition for it.

Jul 02, 2019, 12:24 PM IST
Uproar in Bihar Assembly as Nitish Kumar breaks silence on AES deaths

Uproar in Bihar Assembly as Nitish Kumar breaks silence on AES deaths

"What happened is extremely unfortunate. Expressing grief is not enough, it is an extremely serious issue. We have held several meetings and discussed the issue at length."

Jul 01, 2019, 13:17 PM IST
Split in RJD over who is responsible for AES-related deaths in Bihar

Split in RJD over who is responsible for AES-related deaths in Bihar

The RJD seems divided on the issue, with one section holding Nitish Kumar responsible for the deaths while the other blaming state Health Minister Mangal Pandey.

Jul 01, 2019, 13:16 PM IST
'Missing' Tejashwi Yadav back in action, to raise AES deaths' issue in Bihar Assembly

'Missing' Tejashwi Yadav back in action, to raise AES deaths' issue in Bihar Assembly

The former Bihar Deputy Chief Minister had been missing from public life after RJD's debacle in Lok Sabha elections in May 2019.

Jul 01, 2019, 10:51 AM IST
RLSP chief Upendra Kushwaha blames Bihar CM Nitish Kumar for AES deaths

RLSP chief Upendra Kushwaha blames Bihar CM Nitish Kumar for AES deaths

RLSP chief Upendra Kushwaha is trying to put pressure on the government by raking up with the issue of AES deaths in order to regain his lost political ground.

Jun 30, 2019, 19:03 PM IST
Death toll from AES reaches 173 in Bihar; Muzaffarpur remains worst-hit district

Death toll from AES reaches 173 in Bihar; Muzaffarpur remains worst-hit district

The deadly outbreak of the disease has gripped the children of the state since the beginning of June.

Jun 29, 2019, 21:13 PM IST
'My Dear Bihar! I'm very much here', tweets Tejashwi Yadav day after rivals question his absence

'My Dear Bihar! I'm very much here', tweets Tejashwi Yadav day after rivals question his absence

The former Bihar Deputy Chief Minister has been missing from public life after RJD's debacle in Lok Sabha elections in May 2019.  

Jun 29, 2019, 11:09 AM IST
Woman, daughter thrashed, tonsured for resisting molestation in Bihar, two arrested

Woman, daughter thrashed, tonsured for resisting molestation in Bihar, two arrested

In a shocking incident, an elderly woman and her daughter were thrashed and their heads tonsured by a group of men in Bihar's Vaishali district allegedly after they protested a molestation attempt. 

Jun 27, 2019, 22:35 PM IST
Death toll due to Acute Encephalitis Syndrome reaches 171 in Bihar

Death toll due to Acute Encephalitis Syndrome reaches 171 in Bihar

The Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) has claimed the lives of 171 children in Bihar till Thursday evening, plunging the state in a grim crisis. The deadly outbreak of the disease has gripped the

Jun 27, 2019, 19:50 PM IST
Bihar Youth Congress workers write letters in blood, urge Rahul Gandhi to continue as party chief

Bihar Youth Congress workers write letters in blood, urge Rahul Gandhi to continue as party chief

A large number of Bihar Youth Congress workers assembled at the Sadakat Ashram - the party's office here - and wrote letters in their blood urging Rahul Gandhi to continue as Congress president.

Jun 27, 2019, 19:00 PM IST