Anand ST Das

Upendra Kushwaha says JD(U) is scared, poaching RLSP MLAs would harm NDA's prospects

Kushwaha, who is deeply disappointed with both BJP and JD(U) for not getting more than two seats for his party in the Lok Sabha polls, has made matters worse by accusing Nitish Kumar.

12 Nov 2018

Prashant Kishor busy building base for a stronger JD(U)

Now, as the national vice-president of Bihar’s ruling Janata Dal(U), he speaks as a committed worker of the party and an ardent follower of party president and Chief Minister Nitish Kumar.

11 Nov 2018

Upendra Kushwaha’s supporters lathi-charged; JD(U), RLSP relations slump further

Police wielded the lathi on hundreds of people from the Kushwaha community who were marching towards the Raj Bhawan in Patna chanting slogans against Nitish Kumar.

10 Nov 2018

Rabri Devi upset over Tej Pratap's planned divorce, won't celebrate Chhath Puja

Tej Pratap, a former Health Minister in the Bihar government, has not returned home since he met his jailed father Lalu Prasad in Ranchi last week.

10 Nov 2018

RLSP chief Upendra Kushwaha ups the ante, makes it harder for both BJP, Nitish Kumar

Upendra Kushwaha raised the hackles of both BJP and JD(U) by insisting that his party must get more than three seats as per its “enhanced strength”

09 Nov 2018

Patna diary

The succulent Shahi Litchi of Bihar has finally got the geographical indication (GI) tag.

07 Nov 2018

Bihar: Upendra Kushwaha's RLSP readies to quit NDA, may have found plausible ground to justify exit

Speaking at a public event organised by a television channel last week, Nitish Kumar had declined to answer questions about Upendra Kushwaha.

05 Nov 2018

Tej Pratap Yadav firm on divorce from wife Aishwarya, says he was used as pawn for 'political mileage'

His younger brother and Bihar Opposition leader Tejashwi Yadav, 29, remained unmoved by the crisis in the family and addressed a rally of backward and extremely backward castes people in Patna.

03 Nov 2018

Six RPF personnel placed under suspension in Bihar for gang raping teen

A teen who was unsure of which train to board to 'go to her brother' was taken by few constables, who offered to help her,  to the office of deputy inspector of RPF and was raped several times. 

03 Nov 2018

Lalu Prasad Yadav’s elder son Tej Pratap files for divorce after six months of marriage

Tej Pratap Yadav’s lawyer Yashwant Kumar Sharma confirmed that a divorce petition has been filed at Patna’s civil court and that November 29 has been fixed as the date for a hearing.

03 Nov 2018

Bihar police officer placed under suspension for molesting trainee woman

Shambhu Sharan Rathore, who was serving as a subedar with BMP-5 in Patna, allegedly grabbed the woman trainee constables indecently in a room on the premises of the BMP campus.

03 Nov 2018

Trainee police constables attack senior officials, vandalise offices in Patna after woman constable dies of dengue

They alleged that her request for leave in order to seek treatment and take adequate rest was turned down.

03 Nov 2018

Nine-day-old baby dies at Bihar government hospital after being bitten by rats; probe ordered

The infant, admitted at the neo-natal intensive care unit, succumbed to the injuries and infection caused because of rats biting its limbs, said the baby's distraught father, Phuran Chaupal.

31 Oct 2018

Bihar shelter home rape case: Former minister Manju Verma's anticipatory bail plea dismissed

Manju Verma's husband was also accused of having links with Brajesh Thakur, the alleged mastermind behind the scandal.

30 Oct 2018

Bihar: High turnouts at Tejashwi Yadav’s rallies revive RJD’s hopes

The RJD’s de-facto chief began the fourth phase of his ‘Samvidhan Bachao Nyay Yatra’ from Saran.

28 Oct 2018