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Tuesday, Aug 20, 2019
Ruchir Kumar

Ruchir Kumar

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Ruchir writes on health, aviation, power and myriad other issues. An ex-TOI, he has worked both on Desk and in reporting. He over 25 years of broadcast and print journalism experience in Assam, Jharkhand & Bihar.

articles by Ruchir Kumar (396 results)
Jun 13, 2019 23:56
At least 43 of the 50 deaths due to AES in Bihar have taken place at this hospital, with Muzaffarpur being the epicentre of the outbreak. Ten other districts have also been affected. read more
Jun 13, 2019 18:09
Of the 50 deaths, 48 have been reported in June, prompting the Centre to dispatch a seven-member team to the state. The team on Thursday held a meeting with SKMCH officials after examining patients, scrutinising treatment protocol and collecting serum... read more
Jun 13, 2019 01:43
So far 143 cases of AES have been reported from 11 districts of Vaishali, Sitamarhi, Sheohar, East Champaran, Patna, Nalanda, Muzaffarpur, Jehanabad, Gaya, Bhojpur and Aurangabad. read more
Jun 11, 2019 22:11
The body language of Kumar and the BJP leaders at a function in Patna on Tuesday dispelled speculations of rift between the allies after Kumar refused to accept JD(U)’s ‘symbolic participation’ in the Union cabinet. read more
Jun 06, 2019 13:38
The Bihar government had banned private practice and paid non-practising allowane (NPA) to its doctors for a limited period of 11 months between March 1, 2000 and February 2001 before withdrawing NPA. read more
May 27, 2019 15:04
Currently, the Bihar government supports only the procedure by offering Rs 3 lakh per transplant to patients having an annual income of less than Rs 72,000. read more
May 25, 2019 10:19
Ram Vilas Paswan, dropped a broad hint Friday that his son Chirag Paswan had all the leadership qualities in him to be a minister. read more
May 24, 2019 16:19
Prasad, a first-time Lok Sabha candidate of the Bharatiya Janata Party, defeated Shatrughan Sinha, who moved to the Congress after two successive wins, in 2009 and 2014, on a BJP ticket. read more
May 21, 2019 14:33
The Jet Airways owes the AAI approximately Rs 15 lakh in rentals for the premises it occupied at Patna’s Jai Prakash Narayan International airport here, said officials of the AAI. read more
May 17, 2019 14:10
Pictures of Rahul, Priyanka, Sonia Gandhi and Shatrughan Sinha emerged with party flags, dotted the route, especially roundabouts — the Premchand and Dinkar golambars (roundabouts). read more
May 06, 2019 20:04
BJP’s Rajiv Pratap Rudy was fighting to stave off allegations of having distanced himself from voters ahead of the elections but the Modi factor and the party’s nationalism poll plank may help him retain his seat. read more
Apr 28, 2019 12:53
Kanhaiya, a debutant to polls, has adopted innovative campaigning methods and has succeeded in grabbing eyeballs. read more
Apr 27, 2019 14:00
At Koriya Haibatpur village, a cadre base of the Left, the political greenhorn begins his speech with a “krantikari istakbal” (revolutionary greeting). read more
Apr 18, 2019 12:05
As Kanhaiya moved in a red SUV with sunroof, sporting a red checked shirt with patch pocket and marigold garlands around his neck, a motley group of youth accosted him about his purported anti-India remark — “Bharat tere tukde-tukde honge, inshah Allah,... read more
Apr 17, 2019 22:02
Kanhaiya, then the president of the Jawaharlal Nehru University Students Union (JNUSU), was in the eye of a storm over the controversial remark, as the government pressed sedition charges against him in 2016. read more