Anand ST Das

Patna: Principal, accountant arrested for raping Class V student

The survivor revealed that she was sexually exploited by the principal and the clerk following which her parents filed a complaint in the matter.

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Sashastra Seema Bal jawan shot dead by Maoists outside home in Bihar's Jamui district

The murder was perpetrated by a group of about 20 Maoists, some of them women, at Pondeythika village under Barhat police station on Monday night.

18 Sep 2018

HAM's Jitan Ram Manjhi poses fresh worries in Bihar's RJD-led grand alliance, seeks half the LS seats

RJD and Congress leaders took Manjhi's demand for 20 seats lightly.

17 Sep 2018

Upper castes not on radar, RJD rejects quota call for 2019 Lok Sabha

With the discordant notes rising, all eyes were on RJD, the biggest party in the alliance.

16 Sep 2018

Live bomb recovered near Mahabodhi temple in Bihar's Bodh Gaya; security beefed up

With the state executive meeting of Bihar's ruling BJP having taken place in Bodh Gaya three days ago, news of the recovery of the bomb created a stir.

16 Sep 2018

Union minister Ram Vilas Paswan's daughter set to contest against him in Bihar's Hajipur Lok Sabha seat

Accusing Paswan of discriminating against his daughters, Asha Devi said she aims at defeating her father in the polls 'in the interests of the country's Dalits'.

14 Sep 2018

PSU power plant in Bihar succumbs to protests by local people seeking free electricity supply

Hundreds of villagers living near the power plant had been illegally using electricity from underground cables for over seven years.

13 Sep 2018

JAP chief Pappu Yadav attacks RJD's Tejashwi, rules out alliance with RJD for Lok Sabha polls

Claiming that he respects Lalu, Pappu said none of the RJD chief’s family members wants him to come out of jail.

13 Sep 2018

BJP upbeat in Bihar about Lok Sabha polls, says NDA will win all 40 seats in state

Claiming that 65 per cent of Bihar’s voters are already with NDA, deputy CM Sushil Kumar Modi said the LS poll battle in the state will be a '65-35 battle' between NDA and the grand alliance.

13 Sep 2018

Bihar CM Nitish Kumar gives earful to police brass on soaring crime, asks them to act tough on trouble-makers

Expressing concern over recent attacks on police teams by antisocial elements during raids, the CM asked the police force to act tough on such people and conduct raids after thorough preparations.

12 Sep 2018

Bus service between Bihar, Nepal begins, expected to give Buddhist tourism a boost

The Bodh Gaya-Kathmandu bus will pass through Gaya, Patna, Hajipur, Muzaffarpur, Motihari, Raxaul and Birganj.

12 Sep 2018

Patna HC asks Bihar government to explain delay over making new medical colleges, hospitals functional

The high court directed the state government to submit to it full details of the development achieved so far towards making these four medical colleges and hospitals functional.

11 Sep 2018

Rising crime graph in Bihar takes sheen off Nitish Kumar’s halo

When Nitish first came to power in 2005 after dislodging the 15-year-old RJD regime, his first priority was to tackle the rampant lawlessness prevailing in Bihar.

09 Sep 2018

Bihar CM Nitish Kumar’s sickness sparks war of words between RJD’s Tejashwi Yadav and JD(U), BJP leaders

A cabinet meeting had to be put off due to his sickness, and he failed to attend a government programme on Teachers’ Day.

09 Sep 2018

Criminals fire at house of RJD leader close to jailed ex-MP Mohammad Shahabuddin in Bihar’s Siwan

Police said two bike-born criminals fired several shots at the house of Rajesh Yadav at Lakshmipur and sparked fear in the neighbourhood before fleeing.

09 Sep 2018