Subhash Pathak is special correspondent of Hindustan Times with over 15 years of experience in journalism, covering issues related to governance, legislature, police, Maoism, urban and road infrastructure of Bihar and Jharkhand.
Rai claimed Tej Pratap Yadav’s family hasn’t followed due process and that it may well have sent liquor or explosives along with the dowry, shipped in two pick-up vans. Bihar prohibits the sale of liquor. read more
The women helpline had asked Rabri Devi to respond to an application by her daughter-in-law Aishwarya Rai’s mother Poornima Devi who demanded return of all articles given as ‘dowry’ after her daughter was allegedly thrown out by them. read more
The decision to phase out the most pollution-emitting vehicles was taken in view of the growing contamination of ambient air, which has deteriorated to the worst level in Patna and a few other cities this season. read more
Many residential areas in Patna remain under five-six feet of storm water even when the rain has stopped. One of the reasons for this is the choked and incomplete drains, the construction of which had started way back in 2006. read more
Ganga and its major tributaries like Punpun and Burhi Gandak have already started engulfed the low-lying areas in their banks and threatening to overtop or breach the safety embankments in Bhojpur, Saran, Sitamarhi and Muzaffapur districts. read more
Moved by the alarming situation, chief minister Nitish Kumar held a high-level meeting of senior officials to deal with the situation, which seemed to be a reminiscent of 2013 that had seen the capital city remaining submerged under rainwater for more... read more