- Aug 27, 2015 07:34 IST
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.
- Aug 26, 2015 23:21 IST
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.
- Aug 26, 2015 19:45 IST
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.
- Aug 26, 2015 08:44 IST
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.
- Aug 25, 2015 12:17 IST
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.
- Aug 25, 2015 09:59 IST
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.
- Aug 23, 2015 14:05 IST
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.
- Aug 23, 2015 11:32 IST
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.
- Aug 22, 2015 08:33 IST
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.
- Aug 22, 2015 00:52 IST
While BJP needs a win to help it overcome the Delhi defeat, for Lalu, Nitish, Cong it’s a battle for survival.
- Aug 21, 2015 13:48 IST
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.
- Aug 21, 2015 17:43 IST
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.
- Aug 18, 2015 22:12 IST
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).
- Aug 18, 2015 10:48 IST
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.
- Aug 17, 2015 16:12 IST
Khushi Tiwari, 17, from Rajasthan's Karauli district, and a coaching student of Kota's Allen Career Institute, was ranked second in India in the retest for AIPMT Examination, results for which were declared by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) on Monday.