Elopement by lovelorn youths on rise in Bihar

In 2019, the state saw over 3,000 youths leaving their homes — highest this decade

26 Dec 2019

Maithili ‘paag’ finds place in Macmillan Dictionary

Paag, a traditional turban worn by the people of Bihar’s Mithilanchal region, now features in the popular Macmillan Dictionary.

26 Dec 2019

Riding high on Jharkhand victory, JD-U, Congress energised in Bihar

Jharkhand result will have no impact on Bihar because the demography and geography are completely different in both states and NDA here under the leadership of Nitish Kumar will do far better.

25 Dec 2019

South Korean exchange students in Bihar sing Vande Mataram

A batch of fourteen students, who are pursuing higher educations in the different stream at South Korea's Hangdon Global University expressed their cultural affinity towards India.

24 Dec 2019

College students form club to help poor kids in Patna

The college students from different colleges contribute from their own pocket money to run the club.

24 Dec 2019

CAA: FIR lodged against Tejashwi Yadav, 26 others in Patna for demonstrating in prohibited areas

Meanwhile, RJD cracking whip removed three of its workers including district president in Tirupati Yadav in Bhagalpur for indulging in violence on Saturday's Bihar bandh.

22 Dec 2019

Tejashwi Yadav leads anti-CAA bandh in Bihar, 1,550 detained as violence rocks state

"It is spontaneous and the people have shown trust in us. We will not let a black act like CAA and the NRC be implemented in the country," said Tejashwi.

22 Dec 2019

Nitish Kumar lying on NRC implementation in Bihar: RLSP chief Upendra Kushwaha

RJD workers were seen protesting in many districts against the Citizenship Amendment Act and blocked traffic in many places.

21 Dec 2019

Minorities will not be neglected: Bihar CM Nitish Kumar

Kumar for the first time spoke on the apprehension of minority people that emerged in the wake of CAA and the NRC, which is feared to follow the CAA.

20 Dec 2019

JAP chief Pappu Yadav chains his neck and hands in novel protest against Citizenship Act

Speaking to the media amidst the procession in support of the bandh, he said, "I will continue waging a war against whoever goes against the principles of the Constitution."

19 Dec 2019

Nitish Kumar hits back for 'missing' posters, says RJD is all about chaos

The posters were out again in the wake of flooding of Patna during monsoons and the breakout of encephalitis soon after.

19 Dec 2019

136-km international rail link from Bihar to Kathmandu on track

The initial survey has been completed and the Ministry of External Affairs of India is to fund the project, he said.

19 Dec 2019

Bihar man arrested for touting 2269 e-tickets that were booked through fake IDs

The e-tickets, recovered by the RPF of East Central Railway (ECR) following surveillance against touting activities, were valued at Rs 45.80 lakh in fares.

19 Dec 2019

Bihar CM Nitish Kumar writes to PM Narendra Modi seeking countrywide ban on pornographic sites

Kumar had announced before a massive gathering of people that he would soon write to the Prime Minister seeking a complete ban on pornographic sites.

16 Dec 2019

India's first national dolphin research centre to come up in Patna

Proposed in 2011, the project to set up the national dolphin research centre continued hanging in balance for next eight years, however, the state government has finally expedited the work 

16 Dec 2019