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Liquor bottles found in Bihar Assembly premises. Nitish vows to order probe

The Bihar chief minister, who also holds the portfolio for home affairs, informed the House that serious note has been taken of the incident and those responsible for the lapse would face stern punishment.
Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar. (File Photo / ANI)
Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar. (File Photo / ANI)
Published on Nov 30, 2021 05:07 PM IST
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Written by Joydeep Bose | Edited by Avik Roy, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

CSBC Bihar driver constable DET admit card out, download now

  • The Bihar Central Selection Board of Constable (CSBC) has released the admit cards for the driver constable post on its official website, csbc.bih.nic.in.
CSBC Bihar driver constable admit card out, download now(HT FILE)
CSBC Bihar driver constable admit card out, download now(HT FILE)
Published on Nov 30, 2021 04:56 PM IST
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Byhindustantimes.com, New Delhi

Drones to be used for river patrolling to check liquor smuggling in Bihar

Bihar Excise Commissioner B Kartikey Dhanji instructed District Magistrates (DMs) and Superintendents of Police (SPs) to ensure river patrolling and deployed more police personnel at check posts.
Liquor bottles being smuggled in Bihar. (Santosh Kumar)
Liquor bottles being smuggled in Bihar. (Santosh Kumar)
Published on Nov 30, 2021 04:11 PM IST
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ANI | , Patna

Niti Aayog report on Bihar: Nitish aide seeks greater central assistance

Ashok Choudhary, who holds building construction portfolio in the state cabinet, underscored the all-round progress made under Kumar's decade and a half long tenure
Choudhary mocked attempts by leader of the opposition Tejashwi Yadav to corner the government on the basis of NITI Aayog report.( Santosh Kumar /Hindustan Times)
Choudhary mocked attempts by leader of the opposition Tejashwi Yadav to corner the government on the basis of NITI Aayog report.( Santosh Kumar /Hindustan Times)
Published on Nov 29, 2021 11:20 PM IST
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PTI | , Patna

‘Trouble engine’ govt: Tejashwi slams JD(U)-NDA coalition over Niti Aayog report

  • Yadav’s criticism of the government comes after a Niti Aayog report showed Bihar as the poorest state.
RJD MLA Tejashwi Yadav speaking with media persons outside of Bihar Assembly during Winter Session in Patna, Bihar. (Santosh Kumar/Hindustan Times)
RJD MLA Tejashwi Yadav speaking with media persons outside of Bihar Assembly during Winter Session in Patna, Bihar. (Santosh Kumar/Hindustan Times)
Published on Nov 29, 2021 08:50 PM IST
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Written by Shankhyaneel Sarkar | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

Bihar: Nitish Kumar to launch NTPC's power units today at Barauni and Barh

To accelerate the development of the power sector and increase the availability of electricity and cost efficiencies for the larger benefit of people, the state government had transferred the Barauni Thermal Power Station to NTPC Ltd on December 15, 2018.
Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar. (File photo)
Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar. (File photo)
Updated on Nov 27, 2021 06:57 AM IST
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Bihar poorest state, followed by Jharkhand and UP: Niti Aayog report

  • The highest number of malnourished people have been reported in Bihar, followed by Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh and Chhattisgarh.
According to a PTI report, Niti Aayog vice chairman Rajiv Kumar further said this baseline report of India's first ever national MPI measure is based on the reference period of 2015-16 of the National Family Health Survey (NFHS).(Vipin Kumar/HT PHOTO)
According to a PTI report, Niti Aayog vice chairman Rajiv Kumar further said this baseline report of India's first ever national MPI measure is based on the reference period of 2015-16 of the National Family Health Survey (NFHS).(Vipin Kumar/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Nov 26, 2021 06:06 PM IST
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Written by Shubhangi Gupta | Edited by Sohini Goswami, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

Tejashwi Yadav takes jibe at Nitish over ‘pledge’ against liquor consumption

The RJD leader shared a media clipping from 2015 of the Bihar CM saying that he would never join hands with the BJP, the current ally of Kumar's JD(U).
Tejashwi Yadav (left) and Nitish Kumar (PTI)
Tejashwi Yadav (left) and Nitish Kumar (PTI)
Published on Nov 26, 2021 11:07 AM IST
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3, including MBBS student, held for selling banned foreign liquor in Bihar

  • The police recovered 300 bottles of Indian-made Foreign Liquor (IMFL) from their houses, while further investigation into the matter is underway.
Among the arrested are one Vikas Singh, his wife who is an MBBS student and their tenant. (HT file photo)
Among the arrested are one Vikas Singh, his wife who is an MBBS student and their tenant. (HT file photo)
Published on Nov 24, 2021 03:20 PM IST
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ANI | | Posted by Sharangee Dutta, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

Bihar govt training college lecturer interview from Dec 7: BPSC

  • Bihar government training colleges lecturer interview will be held from December 7 to December 16.
Bihar govt training college lecturer interview from Dec 7: BPSC
Bihar govt training college lecturer interview from Dec 7: BPSC
Published on Nov 23, 2021 06:01 PM IST
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Bihar set to get its 4th expressway, will connect Gorakhpur to Siliguri

This will be the fourth expressway in Bihar. One such road is being constructed between Aurangabad and Jaynagar (in Madhubani district). A second one is being constructed between Raxaul and Patna, which will go to Kolkata. Another one is proposed between Buxar and Bhagalpur.
The proposed expressway will benefit the districts in north Bihar. (Pic for representation)
The proposed expressway will benefit the districts in north Bihar. (Pic for representation)
Published on Nov 23, 2021 09:01 AM IST
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Byhindustantimes.com | Written by Amit Chaturvedi, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

‘No tears left’: A family in Gaya grapples for answers after revenge killings

Maoism in Bihar started in the late sixties, but was at its peak in the eighties and the nineties when a number of violent incidents occurred in central and south Bihar and their tussle with the upper caste landlords was common
The Bhoktas who survived to tell the story say that the Maoists made it clear that this was a revenge killing. (HT PHOTO)
The Bhoktas who survived to tell the story say that the Maoists made it clear that this was a revenge killing. (HT PHOTO)
Updated on Nov 22, 2021 02:08 AM IST
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ByArun Kumar, Avinash Kumar, Hindustan Times, Patna

Vietnam ambassador hints increase in tourist footfall soon at India's Bodh Gaya

‘Bodh Gaya is one of the most important Buddhist pilgrimage centres in the world. We are quite sure that footfall of both domestic and international tourists will soon increase’: Vietnam ambassador
Bodh Gaya: Buddhist monks perform rituals during the robe offering ceremony on the occasion of Kartik Purnima at Wat Thai Temple, in Bodh Gaya (PTI)
Bodh Gaya: Buddhist monks perform rituals during the robe offering ceremony on the occasion of Kartik Purnima at Wat Thai Temple, in Bodh Gaya (PTI)
Updated on Nov 21, 2021 10:36 AM IST
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PTI | | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz, Gaya (bihar)

Nepal to not allow nationals of third country to visit India via new railroad

India has been wary about the possibility of a surge in cross-border crimes if third-country nationals are allowed to travel via the Kurtha-Jayanagar railroad, a report said.
Nepal and India share a porous border, which has been a hotbed for criminals and terrorist activities. (Representational Image / PTI)
Nepal and India share a porous border, which has been a hotbed for criminals and terrorist activities. (Representational Image / PTI)
Published on Nov 20, 2021 04:56 PM IST
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Two policemen attack judge in Bihar court; HC asks DGP to file status report

The two policemen entered the courtroom during the hearing of a case involving them, allegedly pointed a gun at Additional District and Sessions Judge of Jhanjharpur Avinash Kumar, and attacked him.
The DGP was also directed to be present in the court on that day.(File photo)
The DGP was also directed to be present in the court on that day.(File photo)
Published on Nov 19, 2021 09:25 AM IST
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UGC seeks action against Bihar University VC

Sanjeev Kumar Sharma’s term as the V-C of MGCU ended in February this year after which he was given an extension by the ministry of education (MoE) until his successor is appointed, for which the process is underway.
UGC seeks action against Bihar University VC (HT file image)
UGC seeks action against Bihar University VC (HT file image)
Published on Nov 15, 2021 03:56 AM IST
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ByFareeha Iftikhar, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

4 Indians killed in Nepal's Rautahat district as vehicle crashes into pond

The driver lost control of the car, which bore an Indian number plate, on the Gaur-Chandrapur Road Section in Jhunkhunwa village, swerving into a pond late on Saturday night, officials said.
Security personnel tried rescue attempts, shattering the windshield of the submerged car but the victims were pronounced dead at a nearby hospital. (IStock)
Security personnel tried rescue attempts, shattering the windshield of the submerged car but the victims were pronounced dead at a nearby hospital. (IStock)
Published on Nov 14, 2021 03:26 PM IST
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Bihar panchayat election 2021 results: Know who is winning from where

Bihar panchayat election 2021: The results today will decide the fate of 94,188 candidates. The state election commission has made elaborate arrangements for counting of votes.
The results in Bihar panchayat polls have started trickling in.(Representative Photo/AFP)
The results in Bihar panchayat polls have started trickling in.(Representative Photo/AFP)
Published on Nov 13, 2021 12:20 PM IST
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Byhindustantimes.com | Written by Amit Chaturvedi, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

How another Millennium City faces a very Bihar problem

The dream of a modern, affluent township in Bihta is being punctured by a nightmare that is all too familiar in Bihar
Despite being a rapidly developing township, Bihta has been plagued by crime, with gunshots ringing out in its streets (HT Photo)
Despite being a rapidly developing township, Bihta has been plagued by crime, with gunshots ringing out in its streets (HT Photo)
Updated on Nov 12, 2021 07:04 AM IST
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ByAvinash Kumar, Subhash Pathak, Hindustan Times, Patna

Bihar DCECE counselling begins on November 13, check details

  • Concerned candidates have to register for the counselling process at the official website of BCECEB, bceceboard.bihar.gov.in.
Bihar DCECE counselling begins on November 13, check details(HT FILE)
Bihar DCECE counselling begins on November 13, check details(HT FILE)
Published on Nov 11, 2021 02:40 PM IST
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Byhindustantimes.com, New Delhi

Chhath Puja: Devotees gather at ghats to perform 'Usha Arghya' rituals

A large number of devotees across Delhi, West Bengal, Maharasthra, Jharkhand, Bihar and other Indian states offered 'Suryoday Arag' to Surya Dev on the last day of the four-day-long Chhath puja festival. In this photo, devotees can be seen worshipping the Sun God at a pond in Kolkata on the last day of the festival.(REUTERS) 8
A large number of devotees across Delhi, West Bengal, Maharasthra, Jharkhand, Bihar and other Indian states offered 'Suryoday Arag' to Surya Dev on the last day of the four-day-long Chhath puja festival. In this photo, devotees can be seen worshipping the Sun God at a pond in Kolkata on the last day of the festival.(REUTERS)
Updated on Nov 11, 2021 11:48 AM IST
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3 killed in another hooch tragedy in Bihar

Bihar hooch tragedy: Muzaffarpur excise superintendent Sanjay Rai said that after holding talks with families of the deceased, it was learnt that “they were habitual consumers of toddy (tari).”
At least three persons died on Tuesday after consuming spurious liquor in Bihar’s Muzaffarpur district.
At least three persons died on Tuesday after consuming spurious liquor in Bihar’s Muzaffarpur district.
Updated on Nov 10, 2021 07:03 AM IST
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BySandeep Bhaskar, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

Bihar ready to vaccinate over 4 lakh healthcare workers against Covid-19

The dry-run on Friday, to assess the state’s preparedness, was successfully carried out across 114 locations.
File photo.(Bloomberg)
File photo.(Bloomberg)
Updated on Jan 08, 2021 11:00 PM IST
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In Bihar, man lynched over cattle theft suspicion, 2 others badly injured

Locals said that the three drunk persons were caught trying to steal two buffaloes that led to the lynching.
Police say they have identified the culprits and will soon arrest them. (HT Photo)
Police say they have identified the culprits and will soon arrest them. (HT Photo)
Updated on Jan 08, 2021 03:34 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Purnia | ByAditya Nath Jha

Muzaffarpur minor gang rape accused arrested after multiple raids

The statement of the rape survivor has been recorded in the court after conducting her medical examination.
One of the suspect has accepted to knowing the rape survivor very well. Locals said the two of the accused youth stayed alone since their parents had died.(Hindustan Times/representational photo)
One of the suspect has accepted to knowing the rape survivor very well. Locals said the two of the accused youth stayed alone since their parents had died.(Hindustan Times/representational photo)
Updated on Jan 08, 2021 01:37 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Muzaffarpur | ByAjay Kr Pandey | Edited by Abhinav Sahay

Shiv Sena criticises Bihar govt over rising crime rate, lawlessness

In Bihar, the figures of murders, gangrape, rape, extortion, kidnapping, abducted marriage, molestation and bullying are competing with Uttar Pradesh, if the public starts to feel like this, then there are facts in it, the editorial alleged.
Whether it is Chief Minister Nitish Kumar or the Bharatiya Janata Party in power, both do not seem to have any special concern with this ground reality, the Shiv Sena mouthpiece said.(Santosh Kumar/ Hindustan Times)
Whether it is Chief Minister Nitish Kumar or the Bharatiya Janata Party in power, both do not seem to have any special concern with this ground reality, the Shiv Sena mouthpiece said.(Santosh Kumar/ Hindustan Times)
Updated on Jan 08, 2021 12:32 PM IST
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‘PM Modi should take first shot of Covid-19 vaccine’: Tej Pratap Yadav

“Prime Minister Narendra Modi should take first shot of Covid-19 vaccine, then, we will also take it,” said the Bihar politician, reported news agency ANI.
Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Tejashwi Yadav with party MLA and his elder brother Tej Pratap Yadav arrives at party office to attend a review meeting on Bihar Assembly elections.(PTI file photo)
Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Tejashwi Yadav with party MLA and his elder brother Tej Pratap Yadav arrives at party office to attend a review meeting on Bihar Assembly elections.(PTI file photo)
Updated on Jan 08, 2021 12:18 PM IST
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BJP national chief JP Nadda to visit poll-bound Bengal, launch new campaign

Nadda will launch the campaign in Burdwan district of the election bound state and the process will be carried forward by party workers who will visit farming households across 48,000 villages to collect rice.
BJP national president JP Nadda, who won high praise from Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the party’s performance in the Bihar assembly election, has been leading the West Bengal poll strategy as well.(PTI PHOTO.)
BJP national president JP Nadda, who won high praise from Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the party’s performance in the Bihar assembly election, has been leading the West Bengal poll strategy as well.(PTI PHOTO.)
Updated on Jan 07, 2021 05:53 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent | Edited by Sohini Sarkar

Bihar man abducted at gunpoint and married forcefully in instance of ‘Pakadua Vivah’

‘Pakadua Vivah’ or forced marriage is a regular occurrence reported mainly from Munger, Nawada, Khagaria and Begusarai districts of the state.
Pictures of Shivam, in a nuptial knot with a woman, went viral on social media within a few hours of his alleged abduction.(HT Photp)
Pictures of Shivam, in a nuptial knot with a woman, went viral on social media within a few hours of his alleged abduction.(HT Photp)
Updated on Jan 07, 2021 04:53 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Patna | ByAvinash Kumar | Edited by Abhinav Sahay

2 killed in broad daylight within 30 minutes in a case of old enmity in Purnia

Rukesh Kumar Yadav was shot dead in front of his wife who was feeding her 9-month-old infant.
Police is hunting for the criminals who were involved in two daylight killings in Purnea district.(HT Photo/Representational)
Police is hunting for the criminals who were involved in two daylight killings in Purnea district.(HT Photo/Representational)
Updated on Jan 07, 2021 05:34 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Purnea | ByAditya Nath Jha | Edited by Abhinav Sahay
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