Patna

  • UPSC, civil services
    Aug 26, 2015 21:02 IST

    Answer key for UPSC Prelims General Studies paper 2015

    The civil services examination is conducted by the UPSC every year in three stages - preliminary, main and interview - to select candidates for prestigious Indian Administrative Service (IAS), Indian Foreign Service (IFS) and Indian Police Service (IPS) among other services

  • Narendra Modi, Amit Shah
    Aug 27, 2015 07:34 IST

    BJP looks for caste fillip for Bihar polls as Modi magic fades

    With the JD(U) chief Nitish Kumar and RJD supremo Lalu Prasad shaking hands to form the Mahagathbandhan to take the BJP at loggerheads in Bihar, the saffron party is now calculating the odds, after its Modi trump card seems to be fading.

  • Nitish Kumar
    Aug 26, 2015 23:21 IST

    Nitish Kumar dismisses PM Modi’s Bihar package as political bluff

    Dismissing the special package announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi as a “political bluff”, chief minister Nitish Kumar on Wednesday claimed that the Central government was splurging on advertisement to create and propagate a ‘false impression’ for gaining votes ahead of the elections.

  • Nitish Kumar Ancestral home Bihar
    Aug 26, 2015 19:45 IST

    Bihar CM 'powerless': Just 1 LED illuminates Nitish's ancestral home

    A small solar-powered LED lamp is the sole source of illumination at Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar’s ancestral home, a three-room thatched house in Nalanda district about 90km from Patna.

  • Narendra Modi on Rakhi, Raksha Bandhan
    Aug 26, 2015 08:44 IST

    Modi Rakhis selling like hotcakes in Patna

    Shopkeepers in the Bihar capital say that the bracelets made of interwoven red and white threads and adorned with pictures of Prime Minister Narendra Modi are selling like hotcakes ahead of the festival later this week.

  • Asaduddin Owaisi
    Aug 25, 2015 12:17 IST

    Owaisi's visit stirs the pot in Bihar's Seemanchal region

    Seemanchal, the hotbed of Muslim politics in northeastern Bihar, has been stirred politically by a recent visit by All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) chief Asaduddin Owaisi ahead of state assembly polls.

  • Nitish Kumar
    Aug 25, 2015 09:59 IST

    After PM's grand package, Nitish announces sops for poll-bound Bihar

    Government employees in poll-bound Bihar, many of them engaged on contract basis, suddenly have a spring in their steps. With state elections around the corner, it is raining sops and thousands of faceless staff is soaking in the extra attention that is being lavished on them.

  • BJP War room in
    Aug 23, 2015 14:05 IST

    Inside BJP's war room in battleground Bihar

    The Bihar campaign is micromanaged by Bharatiya Janata Party national president Amit Shah. He has deployed 245 video vans or ‘parivartan raths'(chariots), over 62,000 booths and has handpicked three key men, union minister Dharmendra Pradhan, party state in-charge Bhupender Yadav and business professional Rituraj Sinha for all execution.

  • Health sector
    Aug 23, 2015 11:32 IST

    India's first MICU to be handed over to Bihar govt on Sept 1

    Malnutrition intensive care unit (MICU), country’s first of its kind medical facility at a government hospital exclusively for malnourished children aged between six months and five years, set up by international medical humanitarian organisation, Medicins Sans Frontieres (MSF) and Doctor Without Borders at Darbhanga Medical College Hospital (DMCH), will be handed over to the state government on September 1.

  • Narendra Modi with Nitish Kumar
    Aug 22, 2015 08:33 IST

    In poll-bound Bihar, spotlight returns to law and order situation

    As Bihar heads for assembly polls later this year, the debate has once again veered round to the state’s dubious record as a crime haven, with opposition political parties stepping up their tirade against the ruling Janata Dal (United) for an allegedly deteriorating law and order situation.

  • Bihar Elections Results10
    Aug 22, 2015 00:52 IST

    It's all or nothing in the upcoming Bihar elections

    While BJP needs a win to help it overcome the Delhi defeat, for Lalu, Nitish, Cong it’s a battle for survival.

  • AIPMT re-test
    Aug 21, 2015 13:48 IST

    AIPMT rank letters released by CBSE, download it here

    The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has released the rank letter of the successful candidates of All India Pre-Medical/Pre-Dental Entrance Test (AIPMT) 2015 re-test.

  • Durga Vahini
    Aug 21, 2015 17:43 IST

    In Bihar, 'Durga Vahini' targets female voters

    Durga Vahini, an affiliate of the Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP),is fanning out across the poll-bound state of Bihar to win over supporters for the BJP.

  • AIPMT test
    Aug 18, 2015 22:12 IST

    AIPMT 2015: Counselling schedule released, check it here

    The results of the All India Pre Medical Test (AIPMT), the gateway exam for admission into some top-notch state-run medical colleges, were declared on Monday by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE).

  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi greeted by Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar
    Aug 18, 2015 10:48 IST

    PM Modi raises Bihar poll stake with Rs 1.25 lakh crore move

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday will address his third NDA rally in Bihar on Tuesday and is expected to announce a special package for the state in another attempt to power up his party's campaign for the assembly elections due by October.