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Encephalitis outbreak in Bihar leaves 56 children dead

Encephalitis outbreak in Bihar leaves 56 children dead

The Sri Krishna Memorial College Hospital (SKMCH) in Muzaffarpur has recorded total deaths of 45 children till Thursday.

Jun 13, 2019, 19:36 PM IST
Children guilty of failing to take care of elderly parents may be jailed in Bihar

Children guilty of failing to take care of elderly parents may be jailed in Bihar

While the state cabinet has already approved the proposal, this would now be presented in the Assembly for a final stamp.

Jun 12, 2019, 08:28 AM IST
Hoax call threatening to blow Patna airport sends security personnel into tizzy

Hoax call threatening to blow Patna airport sends security personnel into tizzy

The caller said he is from Kolkata and threatened that the Patna airport would be blown. A massive search operation was launched as a result of the call and fight operations too were briefly halted.

Jun 10, 2019, 08:49 AM IST
Janata Dal United not to be part of NDA outside Bihar, to contest upcoming assembly elections alone

Janata Dal United not to be part of NDA outside Bihar, to contest upcoming assembly elections alone

JNU has announced that it would contest all upcoming assembly polls alone.

Jun 09, 2019, 15:26 PM IST
Encephalitis outbreak: 19 kids die, dozens admitted to hospitals in Muzzafarpur

Encephalitis outbreak: 19 kids die, dozens admitted to hospitals in Muzzafarpur

Around 19 children have died due to suspected Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) or Japanese Encephalitis (JE) in Bihar's Muzaffarpur, while dozens of others with symptoms of the infection have been

Jun 09, 2019, 10:25 AM IST
He will himself explain: Nitish Kumar on reports about Prashant Kishor working for Mamata Banerjee

He will himself explain: Nitish Kumar on reports about Prashant Kishor working for Mamata Banerjee

Prashant Kishor will attend the national executive meeting of Janata Dal-United on Sunday. 

Jun 08, 2019, 21:20 PM IST
No objection if Nitish Kumar joins Grand Alliance again: Rabri Devi after poll drubbing

No objection if Nitish Kumar joins Grand Alliance again: Rabri Devi after poll drubbing

Rabri Devi`s statement came after Raghuvansh Prasad Singh, a former Union Minister, said Janata Dal-United (JD-U) chief Nitish Kumar should join hands with non-BJP parties to fight against the

Jun 04, 2019, 15:47 PM IST
Giriraj’s tweet on Iftar party triggers war of words between BJP, JDU

Giriraj’s tweet on Iftar party triggers war of words between BJP, JDU

An Iftar party hosted by Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) chief Ram Vilas Paswan has triggered a war of words between the Janata Dal United (JDU) and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) over Bihar Chief

Jun 04, 2019, 13:21 PM IST
Nitish, Sushil attend Iftar hosted by Ram Vilas Paswan amid dispute reports between BJP, JDU

Nitish, Sushil attend Iftar hosted by Ram Vilas Paswan amid dispute reports between BJP, JDU

JDU`s Nitish Kumar and BJP`s Sushil Modi were seen sitting on either side of Ram Vilas Paswan during the party. Chirag Paswan was also seen interacting with the guests.

Jun 03, 2019, 22:19 PM IST
JD(U), BJP leaders skip each other's Iftar parties in Patna

JD(U), BJP leaders skip each other's Iftar parties in Patna

BJP leader and Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Modi also organised an `iftar` party in which no JD(U) leader was present.

Jun 03, 2019, 06:16 AM IST
Nitish Kumar expands Bihar Cabinet as 8 JD(U) leaders become ministers

Nitish Kumar expands Bihar Cabinet as 8 JD(U) leaders become ministers

Shyam Rajak had left RJD to join JD(U) few years ago and was also a member of Nitish umar’s ministry in the past

Jun 02, 2019, 12:34 PM IST
In Rabri's Iftar party invite to BJP leaders, names of Tejashwi and Tej Pratap missing

In Rabri's Iftar party invite to BJP leaders, names of Tejashwi and Tej Pratap missing

There are possible indications that Rabri has decided to take control of RJD. Invites sent to BJP leaders also put forth possible political restructuring for the party.

Jun 02, 2019, 07:30 AM IST
Bihar Cabinet expansion on Sunday; former RJD, Congress leaders may join Nitish Kumar's government

Bihar Cabinet expansion on Sunday; former RJD, Congress leaders may join Nitish Kumar's government

Five senior JD(U) leaders – Neeraj Kumar, Ranju Geeta, Ashok Chaudhry, Shyam Rajak and Lalan Paswan - are expected to get the ministerial berths

Jun 02, 2019, 07:10 AM IST
Bihar CM Nitish Kumar to expand cabinet on Sunday, 4 new ministers likely to take oath

Bihar CM Nitish Kumar to expand cabinet on Sunday, 4 new ministers likely to take oath

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar will expand his cabinet on Sunday.

Jun 01, 2019, 22:53 PM IST
Bihar cabinet sanctions Rs 384 crore for old age pension scheme

Bihar cabinet sanctions Rs 384 crore for old age pension scheme

The Bihar cabinet on Friday sanctioned Rs 384 crore for payment of pension under the Chief Minister Old Age Pension Scheme for the financial year 2019-20, an official said here.

May 31, 2019, 22:58 PM IST
Bihar Congress chief claims party leaders conspired against Rahul Gandhi in Lok Sabha election

Bihar Congress chief claims party leaders conspired against Rahul Gandhi in Lok Sabha election

Bihar Pradesh Congress Committee working president Shyam Sunder Singh Dhiraj held a 4-member team of Congress leaders and the allies responsible for the party's loss in the election. 

May 30, 2019, 14:12 PM IST
Tej Pratap Yadav backs Tejashwi's leadership, says doubters free to leave RJD

Tej Pratap Yadav backs Tejashwi's leadership, says doubters free to leave RJD

Tejashwi Yadav is facing the heat from within his own party after its poor showing in Lok Sabha election 2019. He, however, has found an ally in brother Tej Pratap.

May 28, 2019, 21:20 PM IST
After RJD rout, MLA asks Tejashwi Yadav to quit as Bihar opposition leader

After RJD rout, MLA asks Tejashwi Yadav to quit as Bihar opposition leader

"Tejashwi Yadav should take moral responsibility and resign as the leader of opposition", Maheshwar said. 

May 27, 2019, 16:15 PM IST
After RJD rout in election, Lalu Prasad skipping meals, say doctors

After RJD rout in election, Lalu Prasad skipping meals, say doctors

The change in his routine has happened post the election results, in which RJD failed to win a seat in Bihar.

May 26, 2019, 13:08 PM IST
Congress leader attacks Tejashwi Yadav over grand alliance' poll defeat in Bihar, asks to quit

Congress leader attacks Tejashwi Yadav over grand alliance' poll defeat in Bihar, asks to quit

The RJD, the main opposition party in the state assembly, was totally decimated and even failed to open its account. 

May 26, 2019, 12:36 PM IST