• Probe ordered into death of Bihar newborns

    The authorities Wednesday ordered an inquiry into the death of three newborns in a government hospital here, officials said.

  • Patna: Revenue officials nabbed taking bribes

    Vigilance Investigation Bureau (VIB) sleuths today caught red-handed two revenue officials while allegedly accepting bribes in Patna and West Champaran districts of Bihar

  • Missed call to women will lead to jail in Bihar

    Give missed calls to women and cool your heels in jail! CID Inspector General (IG) (Weaker Section) Arvind Pandey yesterday issued a circular to all district Superintendents of Police (SPs) and Government Rail Police (GRP) SPs asking them to ensure that police investigates and takes action in such cases with utmost seriousness

  • Shocking: Take Rs.2 lakh and abort, Bihar panchayat tells raped girl

    A panchayat in Bihar has ordered a minor rape victim to take Rs.2 lakh and undergo abortion, police said Wednesday

  • Dumping BJP hasn't hurt Bihar: CM in London

    Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi has claimed that his party JD-U's stand of dumping the BJP last year, in protest against the latter appointing Narendra Modi as its prime ministerial candidate, has made no difference to the growth story in Bihar.

  • Dead lizard found in Bihar hospital meal

    A dead lizard was found in the meal served to patients in a government-run hospital in Bihar on Monday and the condition of at least six patients deteriorated after eating the meal, officials said

  • Railways cancel 26 trans over Maoist threat

    Twenty-eight passenger trains have been cancelled for a week in Bihar and Jharkhand in view of a Maoist threat, an official said here Saturday

  • Bihar: Railway employee killed while joining engine to coaches

    A railway point-man was killed near Sitamarhi Railway Station in Bihar while joining engine to the coaches of a train today

  • Hema Malini defends her remarks on widows in Vrindavan

    Actor-politician Hema Malini today sought to defend her remarks that widows from W Bengal and Bihar should not crowd Vrindavan, saying she said this in context of how they were being ignored in their home states and government not doing enough for them

  • Bihar: Man arrested with fake currency notes

    The Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) arrested a person with Fake Indian Currency Notes (FICN) with a face value of Rs 1 lakh from the Indo-Nepal border town of Raxaul

  • Nearly 3.5 lakh Hindus pray for ancestors in Bihar

    More than three lakh Hindu devotees have come to Bihar's Gaya town to perform "pind daan", a religious service for ancestors, officials said Thursday

  • One dead as transport vehicle catches fire in Bihar

    A helper of a commercial transport vehicle was electrocuted today in Nawada district of Bihar while trying to remove a high-tension electric supply line that had entangled in the vehicle

  • 5 killed by lightning strike in Bihar

    Five persons including a woman were today killed after being struck by lightning during heavy downpour at different places in Banka district of Bihar.

  • Angry Bihar man cuts off penis in a fit of rage

    A man in Bihar has bobbitised himself, snipping off his penis with a sharp knife in a fit of rage after a heated argument with his wife, police said Friday. The man was angry that the couple doesn't have a male child

  • Cabinet gives nod to fifth phase of UID scheme

    The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs Wednesday gave its approval to the fifth phase of the Unique Identification (UID) scheme for undertaking enrolment in the four states of Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Chhattisgarh and Uttarakhand

  • Bihar to blacklist three pharmaceutical companies

    The Bihar government Friday decided to blacklist three pharmaceutical companies in the state after irregularities in the purchase of medicines worth crores of rupees were revealed, an official said

  • Bihar's flood-hit loot food grain from warehouse

    Flood victims in Bihar's Nalanda district broke into a government warehouse and looted food grain Monday to protest inadequate assistance given to them by the government, officials said

  • Bihar finally to honour CWG medallist Shreyasi

    Criticised for ignoring 2014 Commonwealth Games women's double trap shooting silver medallist Shreyasi Singh, Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi Friday announced that she will be honoured soon

  • Muslim man deserts wife for attending Independence Day

    A Muslim school teacher in Bihar was forced to leave her house by her husband who felt she had violated the Shariat law by participating in a Independence Day function, police said Saturday

  • Bihar crime: Man arrested for posting girl's obscene photos

    A man was arrested in Bihar's Nalanda district Thursday for allegedly posting obscene pictures of a girl on Facebook, police said