Rajesh Kumar Thakur

Over 5 lakh truckers' to go on indefinite strike in Bihar; supply of essential commodities may suffer

The Bihar Truck Owners’ Association has threatened to take trucks off the road for an indefinite period in protest against a ban imposed by the transport department.

8 hours ago

JD-U to RJD: Cross-defection fears drive Bihar's political parties into a frenzy

On Thursday, state's JD-U chief Umesh Kushwaha dropped a bombshell predicting a major breakup within the RJD-led Grand Alliance in the next few days.

10 hours ago

Tejashwi slams Bihar's law and order situation under CM Nitish Kumar, says goons 'running the govt'

Yadav also added that Kumar was made the CM "under pressure" and asked him to step away from the Home Department if he cannot manage it effectively.

14 Jan 2021

Bihar to introduce tracking system to curb high school dropout rates in state

The system will be introduced for around 3 crore students enrolled in more than 78,000 government schools from classes 1 to 12.

14 Jan 2021

Now, JD(U) predicts split in RJD after January 14

JDU national spokesperson and a close aide of Nitish Kumar, KC Tyagi, also aired the same view.

12 Jan 2021

Job crisis: Overqualified candidates form bulk of 1.5-lakh odd aspirants in Bihar for grade-IV posts

Sources said that around 70 per cent of the candidates in the serpentine queues were overqualified, with their degrees spanning a gamut of specialisations.

11 Jan 2021

Fresh caste math with new JD(U) Bihar chief as Nitish springs another surprise

The proposal was unanimously approved by the party leaders, signaling JD(U)’s thrust on youth power to blunt the attack from Tejashwi Yadav (RJD) and Chirag Paswan (LJP).

11 Jan 2021

Young face Umesh Kushwaha is new Bihar JD(U) president

Kushwaha is considered closest to the national president of JDU RCP Singh and is supposed to have a strong hold on the Kushwaha community.

10 Jan 2021

We will boycott Assembly session if it is truncated: Bihar opposition leader Tejashwi Yadav

Why is the government running away from questions, Tejashwi said, adding that how will the peoples' representatives ask questions if the session does not work to its full length.

10 Jan 2021

Bihar lawyer quits lucrative job, devotes life to education of poor kids

Sarita Rai is educating children and poor students at her 'Topper Study Point - The Udaan' from 2014 in many districts.

09 Jan 2021

'No question' of approaching him: RJD says no to CM Nitish Kumar even if latter leaves NDA

'We are ready to go for mid-term polls in Bihar, ' Tejaswi Yadav said, adding the state government's days are numbered.

09 Jan 2021

Lockdown crisis results in rise of 'tulsi' cultivation across Bihar; spells boon for farmers, youth

Dip Narayan Chaudhary, a Patna-based Ayurvedic practitioner acknowledged that the demand for 'tulsi' leaves in Bihar has shot up after the coronavirus outbreak hit home.

09 Jan 2021

Vocational training for shelter home girls across Bihar

Self reliance is the keyword the state government is banking on to transform the lot of girls sheltered in various care homes in Bihar.

08 Jan 2021

Bihar ready for Covid vaccination, all will be inoculated in 3 to 4 months: Nitish

The government is fully prepared for the state-wide vaccination, the Bihar Chief Minister said.

05 Jan 2021

Congress MLA asks PM Modi to take COVID vaccine shots first, stirs row in Bihar

Leaders including state chief Dr Sanjay Jaiswal and Nikhil Anand lashed out at the Congress Party MLA calling his statement 'unfortunate.'

05 Jan 2021