Anand ST Das

Misa Bharti in a soup after saying she wanted to chop off minister’s hands

Misa Bharti has drawn flak for saying at a party workers' meeting that she felt like chopping off Union minister Ram Kripal Yadav's hands for supporting BJP's campaign against Lalu Prasad.

20 Jan 2019

Bihar girl spurns bridegroom on wedding altar as he was drunk, gets him arrested

Anusha Kumari, a student of BA first year in Bhagalpur district, not only refused to marry Uday Rajak, but also got him arrested for having consumed alcohol.

20 Jan 2019

Bihar's don-turned-MLA Anant Singh set to contest Lok Sabha polls as Congress candidate; Grand Alliance in a fix

Singh, 51, a three-term MLA from Mokama known as ‘Chhote Sarkar’ in central Bihar, had earlier wanted to contest the LS polls as an RJD candidate.

19 Jan 2019

Patna diary

The Rajendra Nagar (Patna)-New Delhi Rajdhani Express train has become the third train in the country to have a sanitary pad dispensing machine.

18 Jan 2019

RJD leader writes to Rajnath seeking decent treatment for Bihar ex-MLA arrested in murder case

Raju Kumar Singh, who has been in BJP since 2015, his wife Renu Singh, a former MLC in Bihar, and Raju's driver Hari Singh were arrested in connection with the death of Archana Gupta.

18 Jan 2019

Bihar man arrested for allegedly raping and killing pregnant goat

The goat's owner, Mahajani Devi, who belongs to the poor Dalit community of Musahars, was shocked when she found her pregnant goat lying dead.

17 Jan 2019

Congress, RJD attack Nitish after revelation on Prashant Kishor selection in JD(U)

Kishor, 41, joined JD(U) in September last and was elevated to the post of the party’s national vice president a month later.

17 Jan 2019

Bihar: Maoists kill two in Jamui suspecting them to be police informers

AK-47 rifles were used in the operation by the Maoist squad that included at least six women cadres, said police officials familiar with the ongoing probe.

16 Jan 2019

RJD-led Opposition Grand Alliance puts up unity show at a feast in Bihar Congress headquarters

Even as tensions are brewing in the alliance due to the parties' inability to finalise a seat-sharing pact, the get-together was significant in view of the SP-BSP alliance in Uttar Pradesh.

15 Jan 2019

Rabri Devi education row grows as son Tej Pratap depicts Ram Vilas Paswan as Mahisasura in cartoon

The cartoon posted by Yadav, a former health and environment minister in Bihar, depicted Paswan as the mythical demon Mahisasura bearing horns.

15 Jan 2019

Tejashwi’s meetings with Mayawati, Akhilesh Yadav raise Congress’s hackles in Bihar

Congress leaders disapproved of RJD’s proximity to the two UP-based parties.

14 Jan 2019

Bihar bans sale of fish in Patna after carcinogenic material is found in preservatives

Ten samples of fish coming from both Andhra Pradesh and West Bengal were collected from various parts in Patna and all samples were found unsafe for human consumption.

14 Jan 2019

Old names cling to Patna’s streets while renaming bids continue

The BJP-backed councillors of PMC, led by mayor Sita Sahu, had planned to move a proposal to rename the crossing after former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee recently.

12 Jan 2019

RJD’s insistence on 20 seats blights Grand Alliance seat-sharing talks in Bihar

The grand alliance parties had expected that Lalu, presently lodged in a Ranchi jail, would get bail and finalise the seat-sharing pact in a meeting of the alliance partners in Patna.

12 Jan 2019

Honour Killing: 16-year-old Bihar girl beheaded in cold blood on parents’ order for eloping with local youth

The girl’s severely mutilated body and the severed head were recovered from a field on Sunday, two days after her father had lodged a missing report.

10 Jan 2019