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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

"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

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

Health Minister Mangal Pandey asks ‘what’s the cricket score?' at a meeting to discuss AES deaths in Bihar

Health Minister Mangal Pandey was busy in a meeting with Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan and his deputy Ashwini Kumar Choubey when he appeared more concerned about the cricket match.

Jun 17, 2019, 19:05 PM IST

Taal Thok Ke: Clueless administration in Bihar fails to save children; Death toll rises to 126

round 126 children have died of Japanese encephalitis in Muzaffarnagar district of Bihar. These all are reported deaths. Locals claim the actual toll could be higher as many from remote villages fail to make it to hospitals in the district headquarters.

Jun 17, 2019, 19:04 PM IST

Bihar Health Minister Mangal Pandey visits SKMCH Muzaffarpur as Acute Encephalitis Syndrome death toll reaches 57

Bihar government says an awareness campaign needs to be undertaken in areas where Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) is prevalent to prevent the spread of the disease. At least 57 children have died due to AES in Muzaffarpur in the last three weeks.

Jun 14, 2019, 11:53 AM IST

Aamir Khan's birthday wish for daughter Ira is too cute for words-See pic

Ira is the younger daughter of Aamir Khan and his first wife Reena Dutta.

May 10, 2019, 09:07 AM IST

Watch: Bihar health minister Mangal Pandey evades questions on waterlogging in NMCH ICU

Bihar Health Minister and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Mangal Pandey on Sunday evaded questions on water logging inside the intensive care unit (ICU) ward of Nalanda Medical College and Hospital (NMCH) in Patna.

Jul 30, 2018, 08:38 AM IST

When Bihar's IGIMS asked 'are you a virgin' – Centre, state seek report on Patna hospital's bizarre form

IGIMS Medical Superintendent Manish Mandal had said that there is nothing unusual in the form.

Aug 03, 2017, 11:09 AM IST

HP Assembly Speaker Radha Raman Shashtri rejoins BJP, party calls it 'homecoming'

The BJP on Saturday termed as "homecoming" the rejoining of former Himachal Pradesh Assembly Speaker Radha Raman Shashtri to the party after five years.

May 20, 2017, 22:34 PM IST

Here's why Bihar BJP President Mangal Pandey advised Shatrughan Sinha to join Congress

Bihar BJP President Mangal Pandey on Thursday advised actor-turned MP Shatrughan Sinha to join the Congress.

Nov 24, 2016, 18:13 PM IST

Sushil Modi, two other BJP lawmakers to return microwave ovens

Apparently seeking to turn tables on the Nitish Kumar government for showering expensive gifts on MLAs, three BJP legislators including Sushil Kumar Modi Saturday said they have decided to return microwave oven on the ground that lakhs of school teachers were not being paid salaries for over four months.

Mar 19, 2016, 17:02 PM IST

Rs 1.65 lakh crore Bihar package progressing: Centre

The projects under the Bihar package are at different stages of implementation and they are being monitored on regular basis, the Centre has said.

Jan 12, 2016, 14:19 PM IST

Tough times in India: Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra on intolerance row

Director Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra says one has to work to make a country perfect and that running away from issues like intolerance do not help

Nov 27, 2015, 20:00 PM IST

UP official faces axe for clicking selfies during meeting

An Uttar Pradesh official was transferred after he was found clicking selfies during an official meeting.

Nov 10, 2015, 10:32 AM IST

Former JD-U minister joins BJP in Bihar

Bhim Singh, a self proclaimed socialist, joined the BJP in the presence of state BJP president Mangal Pandey.

Oct 23, 2015, 13:42 PM IST

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Sep 30, 2015, 09:34 AM IST

India's first anti-colonialist uprising predates Mangal Pandey's by 274 years?

Conventional wisdom has it that lowly-ranked sepoy Mangal Pandey became the catalyst for India`s first uprising against Western rule in 1857 after he revolted against the alleged use of cattle and pig lard smeared on bullet cartridges used in Enfield rifles issued by the East India Company.

Jul 18, 2015, 14:24 PM IST

BJP says it will also "sweep" Bihar assembly polls

With the BJP led NDA set to win 14 out of the 24 Bihar Legislative Council seats, the BJP on Friday exuded confidence that it will "sweep" the assembly polls too riding on "mounting anger against the JD(U) government for its failure on all fronts".

Jul 10, 2015, 21:38 PM IST

Nitish has become announcement minister, says BJP

Hitting out at Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar for making a number of announcements, the BJP on Tuesday said he has turned into an "announcement minister" and asked him to "announce only such schemes that could be completed in the next four months" before the model code of conduct for the Assembly elections comes into force.

Apr 21, 2015, 20:17 PM IST