Heatwave conditions prevailed on April 19 as the temperature crossed the 40°C mark in most parts of the country. The temperature in several states has touched over 44°C, and in many places, schools have been shut. Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh, has been the hottest place in the country for the last two days, with temperatures reaching 44.2°C. IMD said that, both West Bengal and Bihar are likely to experience heatwave conditions in some parts and severe heatwave conditions in isolated areas for the next 24 hours.
A migrant worker in Tamil Nadu's Tambaram was arrested by cops for allegedly spreading a fake video. The accused has been identified as Manoj Yadav, 43, a migrant worker from Jharkhand. In the video, Manoj claimed he and his friends were being beaten by locals and harassed at their workplace.
At least 12 people, a third of them children, were killed and several others were injured when a speeding truck ploughed into a religious procession in Bihar's Vaishali district on Sunday evening
At least 25 people, including five police personnel, were injured when a fire broke out in a congested alley in south Bihar's Aurangabad district in the early hours of Saturday
A senior official in Bihar’s women development department has sparked a controversy after snapping back at a school girl who asked if they can be provided with sanitary napkins at a cost of ₹20-30. Watch the video to know what she said.
Janata Dal (United) leader #NitishKumar was sworn in as the Chief Minister of Bihar for a record eighth time on August 10. He was administered the oath of office by Governor Phagu Chauhan at a simple ceremony inside the Raj Bhavan. Tejashwi Yadav , whose RJD helms the Grand Alliance that elected Kumar as its leader on August 9, was also sworn in as the Deputy Chief Minister for the second time.
In view of the Bharatbandh call by some organisations as a protest against the Agnipath scheme, security has been beefed up in several states. Tight security forces are deployed in Bihar, Vijayawada, West Bengal's Howrah and Punjab to tackle any crisis that may arise. Parts of Delhi witnessed traffic jams as several roads were blocked ahead of the Congress' protest against the Agnipath and ongoing Rahul Gandhi's ED grilling.
Trains were set afire, window panes of buses smashed and passersby, including a ruling BJP MLA, pelted with stones on Thursday in Bihar by Army job aspirants whose protest against the Centre's short-term recruitment scheme, ' #Agnipath ', continued for the second consecutive day.
A passenger train was set on fire in Bihar by protesting railway job aspirants over the recruitment exams. A crowd stormed the Gaya Junction, raising slogans, and set fire to the Bhabhua-Patna Inter-City Express, though nobody was injured. The agitated protesters vandalised trains and pelted stones. Stones could be seen all over the platform at the railway station.
An 84-year-old man from Bihar's Madhepura district Brahmadeo Mandal claimed that he got 11 shots of the Covid vaccine, prompting the senior officials of the state health department to initiate a probe. #CovidVaccine #Bihar #Covid19
With Bihar revising its figures and putting the total number of fatalities caused by COVID-19 at 9,429, India reported its highest single-day spike of 6,148 deaths, pushing the toll to 3,59,676, while 94,052 new cases took the tally to 2,91,83,121, according to the Union health ministry's data updated on Thursday.