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  • Nitish questions NDA govt's sincerity over Augusta deal probe

    Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Saturday questioned the seriousness of NDA government in probing the AgustaWestland helicopter deal and said an "impartial" investigation should be held so that the guilty are punished

  • Patna's first mall to down shutters

    The Bihar government has cancelled the lease of P&M Mall, the city’s first mall, owned by filmmaker Prakash Jha, on the ground of violation of lease conditions

      

  • No cooking during daytime, says Bihar govt

    In a bizarre decision, the Bihar Government has issued an advisory that there should be no cooking, puja or any other religious activity between 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. in rural areas. The move, the government says will help prevent incidents of fire that has increased abnormally high during the westerly winds this month.

  • Kanhaiya Kumar to come out with a book titled 'From Bihar to Tihar'

    Kanhaiya Kumar, whose arrest on charges of sedition catapulted him to the centre stage of students politics and ignited a nationwide debate on nationalism and free speech, will come out with a book on his eventful journey from a nondescript Bihar village

  • Bihar Congress MLA hammered after booze sting

    A Congress MLA in Bihar has landed in trouble after a sting operation caught the legislator on camera purportedly offering liquor to his guests, despite total prohibition imposed in the state by the Nitish Kumar government

  • After liquor ban, crime graph down in Bihar: Officials

    The complete ban on liquor in Bihar is showing positive results -- crimes as well as road accidents have come down in the last 20 days, officials said on Tuesday

  • Congress demands liquor ban in M.P

    Members of the Congress party in Bhopal protested against the sale of liquor in the state on Tuesday. Demanding that ban on sale of alcohol, a protestor said just like Gujrat and Bihar, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chohan should also pass the orders of liquor ban in the state.

  • Congress MLA lands in trouble after booze sting in Patna

    A Congress MLA in Bihar has landed in trouble after a sting operation caught the legislator on camera purportedly offering liquor to his guests, despite total prohibition imposed in the state by the Nitish Kumar government

  • 3 killed, over 1,000 houses engulfed in Darbhanga

    At least three people were reportedly killed when a massive fire broke out in Bihar's Darbhanga area last night. More than 1,000 were gutted in the fire started in a village and later spread to nine others.

  • In a bizarre notice, Lord Hanuman is tax defaulter in Bihar

    In a bizarre notice, Lord Hanuman was levied a property tax of Rs. 4.33 lakh by the Municipal Corporation of Bihar's Arrah district. Arrah is the district headquarters of Bhojpur and there are many holdings (property) in the name of Lord Hanuman at Badi Mathiae town.

  • If Nitish Kumar is destined to become PM, he will

    Kumar is officially elected JD-U President, says he wants to unite forces to fight the BJP

  • Man arrested with deer skin worth Rs 15 lakh

    A person has been arrested with deer's skin, worth Rs 15 lakh, by Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) personnel from Dighal bank checkpost on Indo-Nepal border of Bihar's Kishanganj district, an official said today

  • 97-year-old man in Bihar appears for MA exam

    A 97-year-old man, who had graduated in 1938, has has appeared in an exam for a post-graduate degree of Nalanda Open University (NOU)

  • Twelve people charred to death in Bihar's Aurangabad district

    Twelve people, including six children, were charred to death on Saturday in a fire at a house in Aurangaba district in Bihar

  • Hey Ram! Lord Hanuman named as 'property tax defaulter' in Bihar

    Lord Hanuman has defaulted on payment property tax of Rs 4.33 lakh in a Bihar town and authorities have decided to issue notice to him to make the payment at the earliest, officials said on Friday

  • Security tightened at railway stations in Bihar in wake of Naxal threat

    Security has beefed up at railway stations in Bihar following a threat issued by Naxaliites to blow up the Gaya Junction railway station. It is reported that Naxals have sent a letter to the authorities threatening to blast busy railway stations in the state.

  • Woman tortured for giving birth to daughter

    A woman in Bihar's Gaya district was tortured by her relatives after she gave birth to a girl. The victim' mother has registered a complaint at the local police station.

  • Child killed in celebratory firing in Bihar

    A child was killed and two others were seriously injured in a celebratory firing in Bihar's Arrah district. The injured children were rushed to a hospital where one of them succumbed to his injuries. The family members of the victim are accusing the hospital staff of negligence.

  • Woman injured as bomb she was carrying goes off at court

    A woman was seriously injured after the bomb she was carrying with her, went off accidentally at civil court premises in Bihar's Saran district, police said

  • Bihar: Crude bomb blast in Chapra civil court

    At least six people were injured in a crude bomb blast in Bihar's Chhapra district civil court premises on Monday morning. Giving details of the incident, an eyewitness said it appears to be a suicidal attempt by a woman.