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.
Gujarat chief minister Narendra Modi, on Saturday, joined Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and a galaxy of other top leaders in wishing a speedy recovery to RJD chief Lalu Prasad, who was suffered minor injuries in a freak mishap Friday night.
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.
BJP national spokesman Shahnawaz Hussain has been admitted to a hospital in Patna after he complained of chest pain.
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.
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.
Two Kolkata schoolgirls were rescued from red light area of Gaya and handed over to their parents.
A lawmaker in Kishanganj district of north-eastern Bihar re-defined the trappings of a high profile wedding, by bringing his new wife home on a helicopter.
Describing illiteracy among women as bane of development, chief minister Nitish Kumar on Sunday said the government has decided to open higher secondary schools at gram panchayat level with special emphasis on education of girls.
Chief minister Nitish Kumar launched the ultra luxury van of Bihar State Tourism Development Corporation (BSTDC) in Patna yesterday. .
Barely a few days after the department of education started a pay-verification cell for the authentication of claims of university and college teachers, protests have begun.
Footfall of foreign tourists in Bihar may have outstripped that in Goa, but it is still to find the right concoction for retaining them. With this realisation, the Bihar government has decided to dedicate its fifth Udyami panchayat for hotel and tourism industry, being held at Rajgir today, to identify industry expectations and remove roadblocks constricting greater private sector participation.
Bihar Pradesh Congress Committee (BPCC) president Ashok Chaudhary on Saturday asked the district party chiefs to facilitate formation of booth committees positively by June 15. Every booth committees should have 10 members with active mobile numbers, he said.