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Bihar opposition slams Bhagwat over reservation remark
Patna, Aug 22 (IANS) RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat's remark, that the question of reservation must be debated between those in favour and those against, has triggered widespread protest among the opposition parties in Bihar.
2019-08-22
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Soil doctors to help double farmers' income: Jharkhand CM
Ranchi, Aug 21 (IANS) Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das on Wednesday distributed soil testing mini lab kits and identity cards to members of Self Help Groups (SHG) trained as soil doctors, who would help the farmers in increasing their income.
2019-08-21
Category: India, Bihar,National,Business/Economy,Politics
With less than 45% rain, drought looms over Bihar
Patna, Aug 17 (IANS) With Bihar receiving 45 per cent less than normal rain this year, several districts of the state are in the grip of a severe drought, even though flood has made lives miserable in the neighbouring states.
2019-08-17
Category: India, Bihar,National,Environment/Wildlife
Five killed in Jharkhand road accident
Ranchi, Aug 16 (IANS) Five people were killed in a road accident in Jharkhand's Simdega district on Friday, police said.
2019-08-16
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Azam Khan's luxury resort in UP faces trouble
Rampur, Aug 16 (IANS) Samajwadi Party MP Azam Khan's luxury resort 'Humsafar' in Rampur was now facing trouble following allegations of land grabbing.
2019-08-16
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
I-Day celebrated in Jharkhand
Ranchi, Aug 15 (IANS) The 73rd Independence Day was celebrated in Jharkhand on Thursday, with Chief Minister Raghubar Das unfurling the Tricolour here.
2019-08-15
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
On Eid, Azam returns to Rampur
Rampur, Aug 12 (IANS) In a surprise move, Samajwadi Party MP Azam Khan reached his parliamentary constituency here in Uttar Pradesh on Monday just hours after releasing an emotional video message for his supporters on the social media.
2019-08-12
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Man kills wife & daughters, commits suicide in Jharkhand
Ranchi, Aug 12 (IANS) A debt-ridden man allegedly strangulated his wife and two daughters before committing suicide at Raksi village in the Garwah district of Jharkhand on Monday.
2019-08-12
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Communal harmony marks Eid celebrations in Bihar
Patna, Aug 12 (IANS) Communal harmony marked celebrations of Eid, in Muzaffarpur of Bihar as the Muslim community abstained from sacrificing animals, which also fell on the last Monday of Shrawan, considered auspicious for the Hindu community.
2019-08-12
Category: India, Bihar,National,Religion
Two girls found hanging from a tree in Jharkhand
Ranchi, Aug 11 (IANS) Two girls allegedly committed suicide by hanging themselves with same rope in the Simdega district of Jharkhand on Sunday.
2019-08-11
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Jharkhand girl gets PM's tattoo inked on her back
Ranchi, Aug 10 (IANS) Happy with the Centre's decision to revoke Article 370 of the Constitution, a 22-year-old girl here has got Prime Minister Narendra Modi's tattoo inked on her back.
2019-08-10
Category: India, Bihar,National
Baldev picks up another High 5 for Bengal Warriors
Patna, Aug 9 (IANS) Bengal Warriors got the better of U Mumba by a 32-30 scoreline at the Patliputra Indoor Stadium in Patna on Friday. Baldev Singh got a High 5 for the Bengal Warriors, while Arjun Deshwal scored a fighting Super 10 for U Mumba.
2019-08-09
Category: India, Bihar,Sports,Other Sports
Lalu's daughter-in-law appears before court for first time
Patna, Aug 8 (IANS) Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad's daughter-in-law Aishwarya Rai appeared before a Patna family court on Thursday in connection with the hearing in the divorce case filed by her husband Tej Pratap Yadav.
2019-08-08
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Haryana Steelers stage comeback against Patna Pirates
Patna, Aug 7 (IANS) After three consecutive losses, Haryana Steelers staged a big comeback, beating Patna Pirates 35-26 in Patna on Wednesday. Raider Vikash Kandola starred for the visiting team, scoring 10 points.
2019-08-07
Category: India, Bihar,Sports,Other Sports
Two village heads killed in Bihar
Patna, Aug 6 (IANS) In two separate incidents, two elected village heads were killed in Bihar's Bhojpur and Banka districts, triggering violent protests by the local residents, the police said on Tuesday.
2019-08-06
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
3 tigers present in Jharkhand's Palamau Reserve: Officials
Ranchi, Aug 6 (IANS) Contradicting the All India Tiger Estimation Report 2018 which states that Jharkhand's Palamau Tiger Reserve (PTR) has no tigers, the state Forest Department has claimed the presence of three wild cats in the reserve.
2019-08-06
Category: India, Bihar,National,Environment/Wildlife
Two killed, 12 injured as bus catches fire in Bihar
Patna, Aug 5 (IANS) At least two passengers were killed and around 12 sustained burn injuries when a bus caught fire after it hit the divider on a road in Bihar's Purnea district on Monday, police said.
2019-08-05
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
32 arrested for beating a man to death in Patna
Patna, Aug 4 (IANS) The police have arrested 32 people, including 6 women, in connection with mob-lynching of a man here on Saturday on suspicion of being a child lifter and appealed people to refrain from breaking the law.
2019-08-04
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Centre's move on Articles 370, 35A in J&K is dangerous: Sharad Yadav
Patna, Aug 4 (IANS) Loktantrik Janata Dal (LJD) chief Sharad Yadav on Sunday warned the BJP-led Central government against playing with Articles 370 and 35A in Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) as it was not good for the country's unity.
2019-08-04
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Jaipur Pink Panthers notch up 34-21 over Patna Pirates
Patna, Aug 3 (IANS) Jaipur Pink Panthers notched up an impressive 34-21 over Patna Pirates in Pro Kabaddi season 7.
2019-08-03
Category: India, Bihar,Sports,Other Sports
D-U to contest all assembly seats in Jharkhand
Patna, Aug 3 (IANS) Bihar Chief Minister and JD-U president Nitish Kumar has given the go-ahead to the party's Jharkhand unit to contest the Assembly polls in that state on its own.
2019-08-03
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Aurangabad girl gang-raped at 19th birthday party in Mumbai
Aurangabad, Aug 3 (IANS) In a shocking incident, a 19-year-old girl was allegedly gang-raped by four of her friends after she had celebrated her birthday party in a Mumbai suburb last month, police said here on Saturday.
2019-08-03
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
22 convicted for burning 3 of family alive in Jharkhand
Ranchi, Aug 3 (IANS) A district court in Jharkhand on Saturday convicted 22 people after they were found guilty of burning three members of a family alive in 2016 in Lohardagga district.
2019-08-03
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Man hacks two to death in Jharkhand
Ranchi, Aug 2 (IANS) A person hacked two of his family members to death in Jharkhand's West Singhbhum district on Friday, the police said.
2019-08-02
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Abdullah Azam has different dates of birth in documents
Rampur, Aug 2 (IANS) Samajwadi Party MP Azam Khan's MLA son Abdullah Azam Khan, who was detained on Wednesday over discrepancy in the date of birth document submitted for passport, has now been charged with forgery.
2019-08-02
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Abdullah Azam has different birth date in documents
Rampur, Aug 2 (IANS) Samajwadi Party MP Azam Khan's MLA son Abdullah Azam Khan, who was detained on Wednesday over a discrepancy in the date of birth document submitted for passport, has now been charged with forgery.
2019-08-02
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Azam Khan now charged with theft of books
Rampur, July 31 (IANS) First it was land grabbing, then lion statues and now books. Samajwadi Party (SP) MP Mohammad Azam Khan has now been charged with the theft of about 2,000 books and manuscripts.
2019-07-31
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Bihar to organise 'Jal Chaupal' in villages
Patna, July 30 (IANS) The Bihar government is ready to roll out various water conservation methods, including 'Jal Chaupal' in every village to spread awareness about rain water harvesting and misuse of water.
2019-07-30
Category: India, Bihar,National,Environment/Wildlife,Human Interest/Society
Jharkhand Congress chief manhandled by party workers
Ranchi, July 29 (IANS) Jharkhand Congress chief Ajay Kumar faced protests by party workers at its office on Monday when he appeared to attend the poll review meeting here.
2019-07-29
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Floods disrupt train services, death toll at 127 in Bihar
Patna, July 28 (IANS) The railway services on the Samastipur-Darbhanga route were suspended on Sunday as it got submerged in the flood, which has affected as many as 13 districts in Bihar.
2019-07-28
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Fifth Maoist held in Kukru Haat cops' killing
Ranchi, July 28 (IANS) A Maoist activist, involved in the June 14 killing of five policemen in Kukru Haat of the Seraikela-Kharsawa district, has been arrested from West Bengal, according to the police on Sunday.
2019-07-28
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Alkem Laboratories founder Samprada Singh dead
Patna, July 27 (IANS) Drug manufacturer Alkem Laboratories founder Samprada Singh died on Saturday after a brief illness in Mumbai's Lilavati hospital, his family sources confirmed. He was 92.
2019-07-27
Category: India, Bihar,National,Business/Economy
Jharkhand Assembly pays tribute to Dikshit
Ranchi, July 22 (IANS) The Jharkhand Assembly on Monday paid tribute to late former Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit, Lok Janshakti Party MP Ramchandra Paswan and others as its monsoon session began on Monday.
2019-07-22
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Honour killing: Brother kills woman, husband in Jharkhand
Ranchi, July 22 (IANS) Four people were arrested on Monday in a case of honour killing of a couple in Jharkhand's Ramgarh district last month, police said.
2019-07-22
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
4 lynched in Jharkhand for 'practicing' witchcraft
Ranchi, July 21 (IANS) In another case of mob lynching, four persons were thrashed and killed in the Gumla district of Jharkhand on Sunday.
2019-07-21
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
4 Maoists involved in killing of five cops arrested in Jharkhand
Ranchi, July 20 (IANS) : Four Maoist guerrillas involved in the killing of five security personnel were arrested by the Seraikela-Kharsawa district police on Saturday.
2019-07-20
Category: India, Bihar,National,Terrorism
Bihar cops seek RSS details: Giriraj slams Nitish, Sushil
Patna, July 19 (IANS) Union Minister Giriraj Singh on Friday attacked Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and his deputy Sushil Kumar Modi for the issuing of a letter from the Bihar Police Special Branch directing the gathering of information on the state functionaries of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh and its 18 affiliates.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
3 Maoists killed in Jharkhand, 2 AK-47s seized
Ranchi, July 18 (IANS) Three Maoists were killed in a gun-battle with the security forces in Jharkhand's Lohardaga district on Thursday, the police said. Two AK-47s were seized from them.
2019-07-18
Category: India, Bihar,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
IB alerts on Bihar jailbreak, security tightened
Patna, July 18 (IANS) Security has been tightened in and around the Beur Jail here that houses Patna terror blast accused and several Maoists among other inmates, after the Intelligence Bureau warned the Bihar Police that there might be plans of a jailbreak or even a bomb blast, police said on Thursday.
2019-07-18
Category: India, Bihar,National,Defence/Security
Bihar floods: Situation improves as water level recedes
Patna, July 17 (IANS) With the water level in major rivers receding, the situation in flood-hit Bihar showed signs of improvement on Wednesday.
2019-07-17
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Hrithik Roshan meets Sushil Modi in Bihar
Patna, July 17 (IANS) Bollywood actor Hrithik Roshan met senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi to thank him for making his film "Super 30" tax-free in the state.
2019-07-17
Category: India, Bihar,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Bihar flood: 25 killed, over 2.5mn affected
Patna, July 16 (IANS) Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Tuesday confirmed 25 deaths due to flood in Bihar. The situation continues to remain grim with over 2.5 million people affected, officials said.
2019-07-16
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
10-year-old, mother trampled to death by tuskers in Jharkhand
Ranchi, July 16 (IANS) A 10-year-old girl and her mother were on Tuesday trampled to death by elephants in Jharkhand's Giridih district.
2019-07-16
Category: India, Bihar,National,Environment/Wildlife,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Is Bihar Governor a puppet, asks civil service exam paper
Patna, July 15 (IANS) A question in a paper of the ongoing main examination of the Bihar Public Service Commission (BPSC) has sparked off a controversy, after it sought to know from the civil service aspirants if the state Governor was "merely a puppet".
2019-07-15
Category: India, Bihar,National,Education,Politics
NHRC notice to DGP Bihar over custodial death of JD-U Dalit leader
Patna, July 15 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission(NHRC) on Monday issued a notice to the Bihar Director General of Police in connection with the death of a ruling Dalit Janata Dal-United leader in police custody in Nalanda district last week.
2019-07-15
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights
Rs 3.6 lakh looted from Ranchi bank, one robber arrested
Ranchi, July 15 (IANS) Three armed criminals looted Rs 3.6 lakh from a Canara Bank branch here on Monday but bank staff managed to catch one of the robbers as they fled, police said.
2019-07-15
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
BJP will win over 65 seats in Jharkhand: Nadda
Ranchi, July 14 (IANS) BJP working President J.P. Nadda on Sunday claimed his party will get over 65 seats in the 82-member Jharkhand Assembly in the upcoming polls.
2019-07-14
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
22 policemen injured in Jharkhand road accident
Ranchi, July 13 (IANS) As many as 22 policemen were injured in a road accident in Jharkhand's Ramgarh district on Saturday, the police said.
2019-07-13
Category: India, Bihar,National,Defence/Security,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Bihar fears floods as heavy rains swell rivers
Patna, July 13 (IANS) After drought-like situation till last week, Bihar now fears floods as the water levels of several rivers have been rising following heavy rains in the past six days.
2019-07-13
Category: India, Bihar,National,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife
Over lakh in Bihar await reimbursement for building toilets
Patna, July 13 (IANS) As many as 1.87 lakh families in rural Patna are still awaiting to get the reimbursement promised under the Swachh Bharat Mission-Gramin scheme for constructing toilets in their houses.
2019-07-13
Category: India, Bihar,National,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife