More than 20 armed dacoits killed a house guard jawan and looted Rs. 2 lakh from two houses at Birpur.
Violence erupted in Seer Jagir, an affluent hamlet in Sopore, in the aftermath of Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru's hanging. A group of youths came out on the streets to demand 39-year-old Guru's body. Guru, who was hanged early morning in Tihar Jail in Delhi, was resident of the village.
Sleuths of national investigating agency (NIA) detained two youths of Jammu and Kashmir from Neelam chowk under Kotwali police station area in the district on Tuesday.
BJP MLA, Shivesh Kumar, his wife and their six-month old baby were seriosuly injured in an alleged incident of molestation and assault by a bunch of railway employees in Danapur-Howrah express.
Social activist Anna Hazare will launch his nation wide anti-corruption rally from Patna's Gandhi Maidan today. After the Patna rally, he will visit four other states in February and other states from March.
As part of the exercise to prepare the state budget for next fiscal year 2013-14, deputy chief minister-cum-finance minister Sushil Kumar Modi will be holding discussions with representatives from trade, business, health, transport sector and also intellectuals to take their views on different aspects before outlining the financial document.
The Congress could be favourably disposed to discuss the issue of special status to Bihar.
The Bihar government has decided to frame a new policy for contractual recruitment of employees in different departments. No further appointments will be made till the time a revised policy is put in place.
Natural and cultural heritage besides development projects would be the showcase themes at this year's Republic Day function to be held at Gandhi Maidan on January 26.
Deputy chief minister Sushil Kumar Modi wonders, if the state government directive to ensure seismically safe walls and foundations in all government buildings, including schools, hospitals, theatres and auditoriums, were being implemented in the state at all.
Scientists and mathematicians of the country converged in Patna to present papers at a seminar on History of science and technology in India on Saturday and discussed the contributions of ancient Indian scholars.
Nobel Prize-winning economist Joseph Stiglitz of Columbia University has black-flagged the central government's decision to allow foreign direct investment (FDI) in retail, reports Rai Atul Krishna
JD(U) national spokesman Shivanand Tiwari on Monday blamed the market-driven culture of the present day for the increase in crime against women in the country.
In a major administrative reshuffle, the state government on Friday transferred 72 Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officers--from principal secretary rank to district magistrates level, including Patna DM Sanjay Kumar Singh, reports Avinash Kumar.
With nearly 58% population below the age of 25 years and out-migration of students for higher education to other states still significantly high, the department of education has embarked on developing a higher education roadmap (2012-2022) on the lines of its agriculture roadmap, reports Arun Kumar.