HindustanTimes Fri,22 Aug 2014


Shotgun Sinha dismisses Nitish Kumar with a fiery 'khamosh!'

In either Bollywood or the battlefield, Shatrughan Sinha has only one word for his enemy. A stern 'khamosh!'. On Thursday, the actor-turned-politician had the same reply to Bihar CM Nitish Kumar's prospects in the Lok Sabha polls.

Sushil Modi hints at action against Giriraj Singh for communal statement

Senior BJP leader Sushil Kumar Modi on Tuesday said the party was contemplating action against former animal husbandry minister and BJP nominee from Nawada, Giriraj Singh for his controversial remarks at a recent election meeting.

Dutch ambassador given ride on autorickshaw driven by woman

The members of a delegation from the Netherlands led by its Ambassador to India Alhonsus Stoelinga today took ride in autorickshaw driven by women in the state capital here to take firsthand account of the Nitish Kumar government's performance for empowerment of women in Bihar.

Lone LJP MLA in Bihar resigns over BJP alliance

Zakir Anwar, the Lok Janshakti Party's lone legislator in Bihar, Wednesday resigned from the party to protest  the LJP's likely alliance with the Bharatiya Janata Party for the Lok Sabha polls.

Bihar leader writes to Badal for dera head's body

Janata Dal (United) member of legislative council (MLC) Vinod Kumar Singh has sought help from Punjab chief minister Prakash Singh Badal to bring the body of Ashutosh Maharaj, Nurmahal dera head in a dead-or-alive controversy, to his native village, Lakhnaur in Bihar's Madhubani ditrict.

Lalu competes with NaMo chai, tops it up with a biscuit

Just days after RJD chief Lalu Prasad made a startling revelation that he was a tea seller in his struggler days of childhood, to counter BJP’s prime ministerial candidate, Narendra Modi’s humble beginnings, Prasad’s party cadres have set in motion a new plan to run ‘Lalu tea stalls’ across the state.

UPA 'betrayed' by giving Seemandhra special status: Nitish

Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar on Friday gave a call for a statewide bandh on March 2, terming as "betrayal" the UPA government's decision to grant special category status to Seemandhra while "ignoring" a similar demand made by his government.

Bihar doc gunned down while returning from clinic

A doctor was gunned down in Patna on Saturday night while returning home from his clinic. Unidentified men opened fire on Rajnish Ranjan, 45, around 9:45pm in the Rajendra Nagar area of the Bihar capital.

Bihar: 57 school kids taken ill after consuming jatropha seeds

At least 57 school children, aged between 10 and 13 years, were taken ill on Thursday after consuming poisonous jatropha seeds outside a school at Surajpura in Bihar's Rohtas district.

Campa Cola residents vow to not hand over keys

Even as the sword of eviction looms over their head, Mumbai's Campa Cola society residents say that they won't hand over the keys of their home at any cost.

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Panic broke out after acid bottles were found outside the Chandigarh residence of information and broadcasting minister Manish Tewari in Chandigarh and buoyed after ‘relief’ from the Supreme Court in the 1990 fodder scam case,  Lalu Prasad visited the ashram of Pagla baba, near Mirzapur in Uttar Pradesh. These were some of the most read stories on the website. Read more.

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One of the most popular Hindu temples dedicated to Lord Hanuman in Patna is apparently on the terror radar and Gujarat chief minister Narendra Modi surprised his critics and loyalists declaring he intended to serve the people of his state till 2017. These were some of the most read stories on the website. Read more.

Patna: Angry over scholarship demand, headmaster breaks boy’s hand

Requesting for a scholarship from the school headmaster cost Vikki,11, dear. Enraged over repeated demands of this class 6 student in a government middle school at Bheriari under Chiraiya police station, headmaster Bhagya Narayan Prasad broke the left hand of Vikki on Saturday.

190 people killed in Bihar floods: Nitish makes aerial survey

Chief minister Nitish Kumar today conducted aerial survey of 12 inundated districts to take stock of the situation arising out of flood which has claimed 190 lives so far in Bihar.

Excavations show how Nalanda University selected its vice chancellor

Exploratory excavations in Biharsharif district of Bihar have laid bare exquisite statuettes that show, for the first time, how appointments were made to the Kulapati or vice chancellor’s post at the ancient Nalanda University.
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