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Gaya: A minor boy committed suicide in this Bihar district barely a couple of hours after being forcibly married to his elder brother's widow, a mother of two and 10 years older to him. The bizarre incident took place on Monday night in Ramna Vinobanagar village falling under Paraiya police stationMore
Published 14-Dec-2017 19:30 IST | Updated 20:49 IST
New Delhi: Even if petroleum products are brought under Goods and Service Tax regime, central and state governments will be free to levy taxes over and above the GST slabs, Bihar's Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Modi said on Thursday. "... I want to clarify one thing -- in whichever country theMore
Published 14-Dec-2017 16:16 IST
Motihari (Bihar): Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Wednesday said eradication of social evils was essential for the fruits of development to reach everyone, a reason why his government took steps like prohibition and launched campaigns against dowry and child marriage. Kumar said this whileMore
Published 13-Dec-2017 21:49 IST
Purnea (Bihar): Governor Satya Pal Malik on Tuesday said the Bihar government will hold cultural festivals at all universities in the state to boost its image. Addressing a function after inaugurating a three-day youth festival here, Malik said the youth of Bihar have always made history.
Published 12-Dec-2017 22:13 IST
Bagaha (Bihar): Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Tuesday embarked on a statewide "Vikas Samiksha Yatra" to take stock of the developmental schemes of his government on the ground. The chief minister is scheduled to review the development of eight districts during the first phase of his "yatra"More
Published 12-Dec-2017 21:34 IST
Patna: Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi, on Tuesday, exhorted the youngsters to "revolt" against their guardians if they insisted on demanding dowry for marriage. The senior BJP leader made the fervent appeal to the youth on the sidelines of an anti-dowry campaign organised by a HindiMore
Published 12-Dec-2017 20:24 IST | Updated 20:25 IST
Patna: The main opposition party in Bihar, the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD), on Tuesday deferred the statewide bandh it had called to protest against the sand mining policy of the Nitish Kumar government to December 21. No reason was, however, cited for deferring the bandh. On Monday, former deputyMore
Published 12-Dec-2017 19:08 IST
Patna: A junior engineer, employed with the irrigation department in Bihar, has been shot dead by unidentified persons in Saran district while he was on his way home in the state capital, police said on Tuesday.
Published 12-Dec-2017 15:57 IST
Madhepura: Unidentified armed miscreants shot dead a man when he resisted them from forcibly taking away his sister in course of a brawl over land dispute in Bihar's Madhepura district late last night, police said on Monday. The deceased has been identified as Sukrati Rishi Dev (27), Sub-DivisionalMore
Published 11-Dec-2017 15:54 IST
Purnea: Police seized 726 kg of ganja worth Rs 75 lakh from a truck near the Barkoni toll plaza in Bihar's Purnea district, Superintendent of Police, Nishant Kumar Tiwary said on Monday.
Published 11-Dec-2017 15:44 IST
Patna: The Nitish Kumar government on Monday approved a "Safe City Surveillance" scheme aimed at putting a check on eve-teasing and other crimes against women at public places across the state. A decision to this effect was taken at a meeting of the state cabinet chaired by Chief Minister NitishMore
Published 11-Dec-2017 21:07 IST
Patna: The opposition RJD on Monday protested against the sand mining policy of the Bihar government which it said had led to an over two-fold increase in the price of sand, and called for a day-long shutdown on December 18. The new sand mining policy had resulted in a crisis since July and renderedMore
Published 11-Dec-2017 19:41 IST
Hajipur: Police have seized two pick up vans carrying large number of cartons of Indian Made Foreign Liquor (IMFL) bottles from a place under Sadar police station of Bihar's Vaishali district. Acting on a tip off, a raid was conducted at a house located late last night in Dighi area under sadarMore
Published 11-Dec-2017 15:36 IST
Patna: Rashtriya Janata Dal president Lalu Prasad on Sunday asserted that the Congress will form the government in Gujarat as people have voted heavily in its favour in the first phase of polls. Over 68 per cent turnout was recorded in the first phase of polling for 89 Assembly seats in Gujarat onMore
Published 10-Dec-2017 18:25 IST
Nawada: Police on Sunday made a second arrest in the journalist attack case in Bihar's Nawada district. Vikas Kumar alias Sonu, a journalist of Hindi daily Hindustan, was allegedly beaten up by liquor mafia at Rajauli Dih village in the district on Friday evening. He had gone there to cover a policeMore
Published 10-Dec-2017 18:11 IST
New Delhi: Bihar Chief Minister and JD(U) president Nitish Kumar on Sunday pitched for a nationwide ban on alcohol, and asked party activists here to raise awareness among people about the ill effects of liquor consumption. Hitting out at the Congress and left parties, he asked why they could notMore
Published 10-Dec-2017 17:30 IST
Bettiah: Bihar Minority Affairs Minister Khurshid Alam has filed an FIR against a person, who allegedly threatened to kill him if he did not pay Rs 1 lakh, police had said on Sunday.
Published 10-Dec-2017 16:30 IST | Updated 16:33 IST
Patna: RJD leader Tejashwi Prasad Yadav on Friday termed the Enforcement Directorate's order attaching a price of land owned by his family as "political vendetta" and "conspiracy" by the central and Bihar governments to gag the voice of the opposition. He said the property attached has been wronglyMore
Published 08-Dec-2017 22:03 IST
Kolkata: Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi on Friday said that the law and order situation in the state has "changed completely" after Nitish Kumar took over as chief minister in 2005. "Pre-2005, Bihar was known for negative things. In the last 12 years after Nitish Kumar became chiefMore
Published 08-Dec-2017 19:58 IST
Gopalganj: A former village head was shot dead last night by unidentified miscreants in Bihar's Gopalganj district, police said on Friday. Tej Pratap Singh Awadhiya, a resident of Golaura village, was shot dead near Sadhu Chowk in Gopalganj, Superintendent of Police Mrityunjay Choudhary said.
Published 08-Dec-2017 16:23 IST | Updated 16:49 IST

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