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.
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".
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
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.
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.
Another 353 certificates found to be invalid.
Jharkhand chief minister Raghubar Das on Thursday handed over appointment letters to 1,679 high school teachers.
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.
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.
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.
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:
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.
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.
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.
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.