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.
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.
A man was tied to his motorcycle and set on fire over a suspected property dispute in Bihar's Bhagalpur last Thursday.
Police were deployed in large numbers inside the high security Sitamarhi jail on Sunday after big ticket rioting by prisoners and subsequent police firing left several injured.
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.
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.
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.