- May 20, 2015 10:42 IST
Muslims in Bihar, in a demonstration of communal harmony, have donated land to build the world's largest Hindu temple that will have the capacity to seat 20,000 people.
- May 19, 2015 14:21 IST
An acid attack survivor in Bihar has allegedly come under attack again from the accused ahead of a court hearing, two years after her case prompted the Supreme Court to bring in stringent measures against perpetrators of such crimes.
- May 06, 2015 18:04 IST
Dr Pankaj Kumar Gupta, also a member of the central Bihar chamber of commerce, and his wife Shubhra were returning from a wedding ceremony at Giridih, Jharkhand, in an Audi car when they went missing near Barachatti last Friday.
- May 06, 2015 00:05 IST
A student’s intervention saved a seven-year-old girl who was set to be given away in marriage to a man old enough to be her father.
- Apr 30, 2015 14:49 IST
Just over two months after his resigned as Bihar chief minister amid acrimony with the leadership of the ruling JD (U), Jitan Ram Manjhi announced here Wednesday he was ready to launch a new political party.
- Apr 24, 2015 22:57 IST
The Narendra Modi government on Friday got a rare praise from its bitterest rival, Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar, for the Centre’s prompt help to the storm-ravaged state.
- Apr 23, 2015 00:38 IST
With an eye on the forthcoming assembly polls in Bihar, chief minister Nitish Kumar on Wednesday announced a Rs 10,000 incentive for upper caste students who passed their matriculation examination with a first division, and regularisation of contractual employees.
- Apr 17, 2015 10:50 IST
The victim, in her early 20s, was alone at her home late Wednesday night when her former fiance Mohd. Azharuddin forcibly entered and asked her to agree to the marriage. When she refused, he raped her and later chopped off a part of her nose to prevent her getting married to anyone else
- Apr 17, 2015 10:46 IST
Voicing strong disapproval of the prevalence of regional tariff forcing states to purchase power at differential rates, the JD(U) government on Thursday urged the Centre to remove discrepancy by putting in place an uniform tariff policy.
- Apr 15, 2015 09:53 IST
Taking the battle to Nitish Kumar's home turf, BJP President Amit Shah today ridiculed the Janata Parivar alliance with Lalu Prasad saying "zero plus zero remains a zero" and claimed that nobody can stop the saffron party from coming to power in Bihar.
- Apr 15, 2015 09:45 IST
Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday announced a monthly pension of Rs.5,000 for farmers aged 60 or above for their social and financial security. Rajnath Singh said the Narendra Modi government was probably the first government that actually cared for farmers and was keen to help farmers.
- Apr 15, 2015 09:57 IST
Communications and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said on Tuesday that the central government will set up 44 Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) centres in Bihar.
- Apr 09, 2015 09:37 IST
The Patna metro rail project may see the light of the day soon as RITES, the Railways' PSU, is likely to submit its final draft DPR in this regard by next month, a minister said on Wednesday.
- Apr 09, 2015 09:43 IST
RJD chief Lalu Prasad declared on Wednesday that only a son can succeed his father in Indian culture, after party colleague Pappu Yadav claimed he was Lalu's real successor.
- Apr 09, 2015 09:48 IST
The CAG has slammed the Bihar State Pollution Control Board (BSPCB) for neither conducting any survey to identify the polluting industries in the state, nor maintaining any such inventory for planning purposes.