HindustanTimes Sat,23 Aug 2014


IAS officers are simply clerks, IITians more valuable: Patna University vice-chancellor

Vice-chancellor of Patna University YC Simhadri on Wednesday likened Indian Administrative Services officers to clerks and said civil services examinations were similar to undergraduate examinations conducted by colleges.

Sadhu to IT: All of recovered booty not mine

Sadhu Yadav
Former RJD MP Anirudh Prasad alias Sadhu Yadav, the estranged brother-in-law of party chief Lalu Prasad, has accepted to owning only a part of the booty recovered from three thieves, who confessed to committing burglary at his residence here on June 12.

To her, Patil is Prez, Irani is Bihar governor!


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.

Bihar: Woman stripped in public goes missing


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.

213 kg Manipuri ganja seized in Bihar

A truck from Manipur was intercepted by the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) personnel in Bihar on Tuesday  and ganja worth Rs. 21 lakh seized from it.

Interview | Lalu Prasad
Nitish is restless like a cockroach thrown into an oil vessel: Lalu

Lalu Prasad Yadav
RJD chief Lalu Prasad's attempts to stitch an alliance with the Congress may be under strain, but he is keeping his spirits high. The RJD has the capability to take on the BJP in the Lok Sabha polls, said the former CM in an interview to HT.

LS elections: Lalu announces list of 25 candidates

RJD leader, Lalu Prasad faces a full blown revolt, after one of his closest aides and MP, Ramkripal Yadav offered to resign from his seat, following the declaration of party list of candidates' here on Thursday.

Soothsayers, fortune tellers throng Lalu's residence

Rajendra Swami
Astrologers, soothsayers and even occultists are thronging the residence of RJD president Lalu Prasad to bless him and help him "win" the elections.

Shotgun Sinha dismisses Nitish Kumar with a fiery 'khamosh!'

Actor-turned-politician Shatrughan Sinha

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.

Akhilesh govt responsible for riots: Shahnawaz


Holding Samajwadi Party (SP) supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav and Uttar Pradesh chief minister Akhilesh Yadav responsible for Saharanpur riots, BJP leader Syed Shahnawaz Hussain on Sunday said their lust for power and poor law and order situation were reasons behind the riots.

Bihar: SSB informer sells mobile, killed

A rickshawpuller-turned informer of the Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB), which guards the Indo-Nepal border at Kanhauli, was beaten to death by a jawan after it was found that the informer had sold off the mobile phone given to him by the force for food.

JD(U) goes for seat sharing with RJD in assembly bypolls

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar

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.

Woman sripped, assaulted in Bihar, FIR against 500

An FIR was lodged on Friday against 500 unidentified people in Bihar for striping and assaulting a middle-aged woman in public for allegedly kidnapping two men, whose bodies were found later, police said.

Favourite in-laws to complete outlaws: How RJD ousted Rabri Devi's two brothers

Sadhu and Subhash Yadav.
There was a time when the S2 (Sadhu and Subhash Yadav) reigned supreme in Bihar. But in recent times, Rabri Devi's brothers and RJD chief Lalu Prasad's brothers-in-law, have fallen from grace.

One arrested in Bodh Gaya blasts case

Bodh Gaya blasts

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.

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