Patna

  • Bhojpuri film
    Aug 01, 2015 13:13 IST

    'Bawaal Byscope': Bhojpur rebels against vulgarity

    The protest against vulgarity in Bhojpuri films, songs, political slogans is being spearheaded by Satyakam Anand of Bhojpur, who has worked in two Bollywood offerings- Gangs of Wasseypur and Mrs Scooter.

  • Bhojpuri film
    Aug 01, 2015 12:34 IST

    Bhojpuri rebels against vulgarity, declare ‘war’ on culture vultures

    Former minister for art and culture, Vinay Bihari, himself an artist, once had a case slapped against him for vulgarity. Come eelction time, however, and others should beware. A new forum of cinema artists and social workers working to efface vulgarity from the Bhojpuri language and its cultural representation in films and election slogans is bent on neutralising those who propagate "vulgar Bhojpuri".

  • Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar
    Aug 01, 2015 11:20 IST

    125 indicted in Bhagalpur riot case, Kumar gains advantage

    The 1989 riots had changed Bihar’s the political course, putting a question mark on secular credentials of then state Congress leaders and marked the end of the Congress regime

  • Mountain Man
    Jul 31, 2015 18:11 IST

    Bihar frees ‘Manjhi - The Mountain Man’ of entertainment tax

    The Nawazuddin Siddiqui-starrer movie 'Manjhi - The Mountain Man' is a biopic on Manjhi who carved out a pathway to his village Gehlaur village in Atri block of Gaya district by chiselling a mountain all by himself for 22 years. The movie will releaseon August 21.

  • Diggings in Papaur in Siwan district.
    Jul 31, 2015 17:51 IST

    ASI excavates site of Buddha’s last meal in Papaur

    Buddhist scholastic work suggests that in Papaur Lord Buddha spent a few days of last phase of his life and left it only when he fell ill after food being served to him by local residents.

  • fake degrees
    Jul 29, 2015 16:02 IST

    Bihar: 3,000 teachers with fake degrees resign

    Another 353 certificates found to be invalid.

  • teachers
    Jul 31, 2015 17:51 IST

    Jharkhand govt appoints 1,679 teachers for high schools

    Jharkhand chief minister Raghubar Das on Thursday handed over appointment letters to 1,679 high school teachers.

  • Sushil Kumar Modi
    Jul 31, 2015 00:36 IST

    NDA trying to woo Bihar OBCs with rise in creamy layer cutoff

    Ahead of the Bihar assembly elections set to be held later this year, the NDA government is considering raising the creamy layer criterion from the present annual income of Rs 6 lakh to Rs 10.5 lakh.

  • Yamuna expressway
    Jul 30, 2015 14:06 IST

    Ganga expressway in for minor change to save river

    Tech experts from IIT-Roorkee called in to suggest structural modification in pathway to ensure flowback of the river to its original course along Patna.

  • 1950
    Jul 30, 2015 13:52 IST

    Bihar: Plea to rename Siwan after Rajendra Prasad

    It is painful that even after 67 years of our independence, in which Rajendra Babu had played a pivotal role, we have not done enough to venerate him, said Uday Kumar Singh of Human rights awareness organisation. The centre has decided to set up a national memorial in memory of Jaya Prakash Narayan at his birthplace in Lala Ka Tola of Sitab, Diara village in Saran district.

  • Nitish Kumar
    Jul 27, 2015 06:18 IST

    PM Modi's DNA remark indecent, insult to Bihar: Nitish

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s remark that there was something wrong with Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar’s DNA has sparked a war of words in political circles. In an interview with Ashok Mishra, Nitish said the PM’s jibe was “indecent”. Excerpts:

  • Actor-turned-politician Shatrughan Sinha
    Jul 26, 2015 01:55 IST

    Shatrughan meets Nitish, says he is the 'guardian' of Bihar

    Senior BJP leader Shatrughan Sinha on Saturday met Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar who he described as "guardian of the state", generating speculation in political circles which he downplayed.

  • Nitish Kumar
    Jul 26, 2015 00:25 IST

    Bihar: Lalu Prasad, Nitish Kumar question PM’s acche din

    Chief minister Nitish Kumar and Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad on Saturday went hammer and tongs against Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the latter’s offensive against them of failing to fulfil the promise of overhauling the state’s power scenario by 2015 and the claim of ushering in lawlessness.

  • PM Modi Nitish Kumar Bihar rally
    Jul 25, 2015 11:34 IST

    Modi on Bihar special package: I'll fulfil my promise, do much more

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Saturday politics should not put brakes on development. Modi's comment came at an event where he shared the stage with Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar.

  • Narendra Modi
    Jul 25, 2015 15:23 IST

    Something wrong in Nitish's political DNA: Modi at Muzaffarpur rally

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched a scathing attack on Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar on Saturday as he kick-started the National Democratic Alliance's (NDA's) assembly election campaign in the state.