Union finance minister P Chidambaram on Saturday said that Bihar will be accorded special category status after the change of criteria.
The father, brother-in-law and two uncles, who the victim of an attempted honour killing tried to shield, were arrested today from Bihar's East Champaran district today.
Bihar's ruling Janata Dal (United) today urged its national ally Bharatiya Janata Party not to be stubborn over the projection of Gujarat chief minister Narendra Modi as its prime ministerial candidate for the next general elections.
Bihar chief minister, it appears, has competition, so far as Bihar popularity stakes go. Ruchir Kumar reports.
Child prodigy Satyam Kumar, a resident of Bakhorapur under Barahara block of Bhojpur district, became the youngest boy to compete in the JEE preliminary examination. Prashant Ranjan reports.
The appearance of posters eulogising Gujarat chief minister Narendra Modi at places where Bihar CM Nitish Kumar has been visiting in the course of his ongoing ‘sewa yatra’ is proving to be a new irritant in the ties between the BJP and the JD(U). Rai Atul Krishna reports.
Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar said in Patna today it was railway minister Pawan Kumar Bansal's personal call if he should resign in the wake of his nephew's arrest last week in corruption case related to his ministry. Anil Kumar reports.
A campaign on social networking site Facebook has come to the rescue of two teenager sisters, who fell victim to a brutal acid attack after the elder one had resisted persistent harassment from local hoods. HT
An unemployment drunkard in north Bihar raped his own nine-year-old daughter and almost got away with the monstrosity until outraged women of his village stepped in to hold him to account for it. Sagar Suraj reports.
An 11-year-old dalit schoolgirl was brutally raped by her neighbour late on Friday night in Rohtas district of south-western Bihar, reports Prasun K Mishra.
RJD chief Lalu Prasad sustained injuries in his head and face when the windshield of his vehicle accidently broke while he was going to Raghopur in Vaishali district late on Friday evening. Anirban Guha Roy reports.
As a minor rape victim died in Katihar on late Thursday, within hours of her death, a six-year-old rape victim was admitted in a critical condition to the Katihar sadar hospital, just a few kilometers away. Aditya Nath Jha reports.
Five persons of a marriage party were killed when a train engine rammed into a car at an unmanned railway crossing in Bihar's East Champaran district, police said on Thursday. Due to the impact of the collision, the car was dragged for over one kilometre on the railway track yesterday night, the police said.
Creeping up: Teaching only Mandarin, schools with spy tools appear in towns across Nepal border, reports Dev Raj.
The Patna high court on Monday directed top Bihar officials to appear in person and explain how a public road was constructed on 81 decimals (.81 acres) of private land registered in the name of former deputy prime minister Jagjivan Ram, at Chandwa near Ara in Bhojpur district of south-central Bihar, reports Prashant Pratap.