Questions have often been asked on the quality of teachers recruited in Bihar to impart education in schools. There have been several instances in the past, when some of the teachers were caught on camera fumbling to name all the seven days of the week or 12 months of the year in English, and correctly. But this one takes the cake.
Ending days of speculation, the ruling Janata Dal (United) on Sunday decided to contest the coming state assembly byelections for 10 constituencies in association with non-BJP parties, including RJD, and authorised the party leadership to take a decision.
A middle-aged woman, who was stripped and assaulted in public for allegedly kidnapping two men, went missing on Monday from a Patna hospital where she was undergoing treatment, officials said.
The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Sunday detained three people in connection with the serial blasts in Bodh Gaya last year, but after quizzing them, released two and arrested one, police said.
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.