Anand S T Das

Triple talaq: Bihar CM Nitish Kumar wants Centre to 'interact' with Muslims instead of 'interfering' in their traditions

JD(U) had refused to vote in favour of a Bill brought by the Centre in Lok Sabha recently seeking to make the practice of instant triple talaq punishable with imprisonment.

07 Jan 2019

Who is the 'elder brother' in Bihar’s Opposition alliance? Congress, RJD begin to slog it out

Apparently unwilling to let the alliance run under the leadership of Yadav’s younger son, Tejashwi Yadav, Congress leaders want to come out of RJD’s shadow.

14 Dec 2018

Muzaffarpur shelter home rape: Arrest orders issued against ex-Bihar minister Manju Verma's husband

The case pertains to the recovery of 50 live cartridges from the Vermas' house at Cheria Bariyarpur in Begusarai district by the CBI during a raid on August 17.

21 Sep 2018

Two-year-old girl dies on way to hospital in Bihar as Bharat Bandh disrupts normal life in state

The girl, who was in a serious condition due to a high viral fever, was being taken to Jehanabad Sadar Hospital from her home in Belaganj in Gaya district, said sources.

10 Sep 2018

Bihar shelter home scandal: Social welfare minister Manju Verma resigns minutes after meeting CM Nitish Kumar

Verma had been under constant attack from the Opposition parties ever since the sexual exploitation of minor girls at a government-funded shelter home in Muzaffarpur came to light.

09 Aug 2018

Bihar scandal main accused Brajesh Thakur says he was framed because he was set to join Congress to contest poll

Thakur admitted speaking to Chandeshwar Verma, husband of social welfare minister Manju Verma, he claimed that he was not at all close to him and that many “false allegations” have been made.

08 Aug 2018

Bihar shelter home scandal: Social welfare minister Manju Verma resigns, says her husband is innocent

A two-term MLA from the Nitish Kumar-led JD(U), Verma rushed back to her residence immediately after resigning and told journalists that her husband is innocent.

08 Aug 2018

GST is rubbish, and Arun Jaitley must go: Yashwant Sinha

Veteran BJP leader Yashwant Sinha charged the current regime with resorting to lies on the note ban and the new tax regime.

10 Nov 2017

Lalu family awaits a last hurrah

If the Yadavs are sent to judicial custody, it could place their political future in jeopardy.

09 Jul 2017

Will review scenario after Dec 30, says ‘ally’ Nitish

Bihar CM Nitish Kumar on Monday asserted that cashless transactions will not succeed as India is still not ready for it.

20 Dec 2016

Drunk JD(U) MLA badmouths cops in prohibition-dry Bihar

A ruling Janata Dal(U) MLA was seen drunk in public badmouthing a police officer, and two policemen were placed under suspension for getting photographed with a fugitive liquor smuggler.

14 Dec 2016