Patna: Hundreds of flood victims in Bihar's worst hit Kishanganj and West Champaran district on Wednesday staged protests demanding adequate distribution of relief materials and assistance. There also were reports of anger among the flood victims in Araria, Katihar, Supaul and East ChamparanMore
Published 16-Aug-2017 21:36 IST
New Delhi: Back with the NDA, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar will seek a special package when he meets Prime Minister Narendra Modi later this month to fund schemes worth a whopping Rs 2.75 lakh crore, JD(U) spokesman K C tyagi said on Wednesday. Tyagi said Kumar had informed Modi about variousMore
Published 16-Aug-2017 21:21 IST | Updated 21:44 IST
New Delhi: The Centre has allocated an additional 14,760 tonnes of rice for flood-affected districts of Bihar, Union Food Minister Ram Vilas Paswan said on Wednesday. As many as 13 districts of Bihar are affected by flood. The minister said in a tweet that the food secretary of Bihar demandedMore
Published 16-Aug-2017 21:10 IST
New Delhi: The JD(U) on Wednesday asked its rebel leader Sharad Yadav to shun the company of "evil forces" as it took a swipe at Lalu Prasad-led RJD, which will attend a meeting of the opposition hosted by Yadav tomorrow. JD(U) spokesperson K C Tyagi, at the same time, downplayed Yadav's move toMore
Published 16-Aug-2017 20:19 IST
New Delhi: Days after it formed government in Bihar with the BJP, the Janata Dal-United on Wednesday said it will join the NDA, and the party would pass a resolution to the effect on August 19. "During our party's executive meeting a resolution will be passed to join the NDA," party generalMore
Published 16-Aug-2017 19:50 IST
Mumbai: Actor Manoj Bajpayee has appealed to Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar to send help to the flood- affected areas in the state. The actor, who was born in a village in the West Champaran district of the state, said the situation there is grim.
Published 16-Aug-2017 19:28 IST
Patna: National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) personnel helped a pregnant lady deliver her baby on its rescue boat in Bihar's flood-ravaged Madhubani district on Wednesday. "The pregnant lady was being evacuated by NDRF from a far-flung flood affected village under Benipatti block of MadhubaniMore
Published 16-Aug-2017 19:27 IST
New Delhi: Union minister Ram Vilas Paswan on Wednesday said the Bihar flood crisis was the "worst in almost three decades" as he took up the matter with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who assured him that the Centre was providing all possible help to the eastern state. Talking to reporters afterMore
Published 16-Aug-2017 19:01 IST
New Delhi: Days after he was removed as the party's leader in the Rajya Sabha, former Janata Dal-United (JD-U) president Sharad Yadav on Wednesday said people are "living in fear" and that he will fight tooth and nail to save India's composite culture. He announced that the Opposition will holdMore
Published 16-Aug-2017 16:04 IST
New Delhi: Leaders from opposition parties, including the Congress and the Left, are expected to attend an event on Thursday, hosted by rebel JD(U) leader Sharad Yadav, that seeks to save the "composite culture" of the country. Top leaders of the Congress, the Left, Samajwadi Party, BSP, TMC andMore
Published 16-Aug-2017 15:29 IST
Hajipur/Patna: Six suspected RJD supporters were arrested in connection with the attack on Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi's carcade in Vaishali district on Tuesday night. The six are among the nine accused named in the FIR registered in connection with the attack, VaishaliMore
Published 16-Aug-2017 14:32 IST
Patna: With reports of hair mysteriously cut off in various parts of the country, a video that has now gone viral has another other tale to narrate. The video claims that a particular insect (yet to be named) is cutting off hair and there is nothing paranormal about it.
Published 16-Aug-2017 11:30 IST | Updated 11:43 IST
Patna: National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) personnel on Tuesday successfully evacuated six pregnant women in flood-hit areas of Bihar and took them to nearest hospital for delivery. Six pregnant women were evacuated and taken to nearest hospital in flood-hit Muzaffarpur, Purnea and KatiharMore
Published 16-Aug-2017 06:55 IST
Hajipur: Suspected RJD supporters on Tuesday attacked the car of Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi near Kala Pahar village in Bihar's Vaishali district but he was not injured. Officer in-charge of Bidupur police station Ritesh Mandal said that some unidentified persons threw stones on SushilMore
Published 15-Aug-2017 21:40 IST
Patna: The death toll in Bihar flood has risen to 56 as 69.81 lakh people have been hit by inundation in 13 districts of the state and Chief Minister Nitish Kumar made his second aerial survey of flood-hit areas on Tuesday. Special secretary in the state disaster management department Anirudh KumarMore
Published 15-Aug-2017 19:54 IST
Patna: More than 6.5 million people have been affected by the floods in Bihar, that have claimed the lives of over 40 people so far, washed away thousands of huts, badly damaged buildings, roads, bridges and standing crops worth crores, officials had said on Tuesday. Bihar disaster managementMore
Published 15-Aug-2017 13:13 IST
Patna: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Tuesday reiterated his commitment to good governance and battling corruption as he hoisted the national flag on Tuesday. The Janata Dal-United leader told people that Bihar is on the path of justice-laced development. After unfurling the national flag atMore
Published 15-Aug-2017 10:38 IST
Purnea: With the whole country celebrating the 71st Independence Day, residents of Bihar's Purnea gathered at the town's Augusta Kranti Jhanda Chowk to continue an old tradition of unfurling the tri colour at 12:01 a.m. at midnight.
Published 15-Aug-2017 10:04 IST
Patna: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Tuesday announced a slew of development projects and schemes for youths, women and minorities to bring about economic and social development of the state. The chief minister also asserted that he will not compromise on the issue of "rule of law" andMore
Published 15-Aug-2017 16:22 IST | Updated 19:17 IST
Patna: Union minister and LJP president Ramvilas Paswan on Monday hailed Bihar Chief Minister and JD(U) president Nitish Kumar for leaving "poison" and drinking "nectar" which would take the state to greater heights of development.
Published 14-Aug-2017 22:06 IST

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