Chennai: Prime Minister Narendra Modi is a brilliant strategist, and being so, he didn’t forget to lace his today’s address to the nation subtly with enough ingredients required to push the BJP’s agenda for the upcoming Bihar elections, due later this year.
New Delhi: The CBI has informed the Supreme Court that its probe into allegations of sexual and physical exploitation in 17 shelter homes in Bihar has been completed, except in two cases where further investigation is on, and they have recommended departmental action against "erring" public servants including district magistrates in several matters.
Bihar: As many as 83 people lost their lives due to lightning and thunderstorms in Bihar today (June 25). According to the Bihar State Disaster Management, 13 people died in the Gopalganj district.
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar announced a compensation of ₹4 lakh each to the families of the deceased. Prime Minister Narendra Modi also expressed cond...
The strained relationship between India and Nepal is proving disastrous for Bihar in many ways. The state which shares an 800 km-long border with Nepal has always maintained a peaceful relation with the neighbouring country, but the current situation seems to have turned the same neighbour into “rival”.
The prevailing tension along the border co...
Patna: In a major setback to Lalu Prasad Yadav's Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD), ahead of the Assembly polls in Bihar, five members of the legislative council have left the party to join Chief Minister Nitish Kumar’s Janata Dal (United).
Jaipur/New Delhi: Congress MLAs were huddled to a resort near Jaipur on Monday after the morning meeting of its legislature party, during which the turning up of at least 100 party legislators served a respite to CM Ashok Gehlot, whose government is now under threat due an open rebellion by Sachin Pilot.
The data released by the Union Ministry of Statistics on Monday (July 13) revealed that consumer price index (CPI) or retail inflation, an estimation of change in prices of a basket of goods and services, has increased to 6.09 per cent in June from 5.84 per cent in March.
Why does Rahul Gandhi invariably get betrayed by the people who are his closest friends or aides? What is about him that has turned his life into a Julius Caesar-like tragedy with a Brutus in every act?
In a move that may have a devastating effect during the monsoon in Bihar, Nepal has allegedly obstructed all works carried out by the state's water resources department to prevent flooding of its low-lying areas along the India-Nepal border.
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday (June 20) is slated to launch a "massive" rural public works scheme to empower and provide livelihood opportunities to migrant workers who returned to their home states during the coronavirus lockdown.
The Garib Kalyan Rojgar Abhiyaan will be launched by the prime minister on June 20 through video in the ...
“Jab tak rahega samose me aaloo, tab tak rahega Bihar me Lalu (Lalu will continue to thrive in Bihar politics, as long as potato stuffing is used in samosas), was how RJD president Lalu Prasad Yadav once said, addressing an election rally in his home state in the late 90s when he was at the height of popularity. Samosa, a triangle-shaped deep-fried...
Patna: Taking a dig at Chief Minister Nitish Kumar for launching an election campaign in Bihar amid the coronavirus pandemic, poll strategist Prashant Kishor said the move will be a threat for the public.
With the upcoming assembly elections in Bihar only four months away, the political scene has been infused with sudden excitement with the announcement by Hyderabad MP Asaduddin Owaisi, head of All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM), that the party will be contesting at least 32 assembly seats spread across 22 of Bihar’s total 38 districts....
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar in a virtual meeting with Janata Dal (United) workers from Kaimur and Rohtas districts on Thursday (June 11) told them that the party’s chief promise to voters ahead of the Bihar Assembly polls, will be to provide irrigation facilities to all agricultural land in the state.
The state is slated to have Assembly p...
The idea of a “Grand Alliance” — a common platform for prominent Opposition players — was first mooted just ahead of the 2015 assembly elections in Bihar with the intent of putting up an united fight to the mighty BJP headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Once bitten, twice shy – this seems to be the condition of the BJP, world’s largest party in terms of primary membership, which is treading very cautiously in Bihar after having lost a series of assembly elections in key Indian states, such as Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra, Jharkhand and Delhi, in the last one year.
New Delhi: Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday sounded the poll bugle for Bihar, where assembly elections are due this year, while asserting that the ruling NDA alliance will win the elections with a two-third majority under the leadership of Nitish Kumar.
With Bihar Legislative Assembly elections just months away, political parties have started preparations for the impending contest and are taking a virtual turn and banking on social media platforms to reach out to voters due to the coronavirus outbreak.
Patna: RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav on Saturday (June 6) slammed the Nitish Kumar government over a controversial circular on migrants, later withdrawn by the police headquarters, prompting the JD(U) to shed its reticence and cross swords with the opposition leader.
Patna: Around 5,000 coronavirus tests are being conducted at 26 Centres in Bihar and the number of testing centres have been increasing continuously, Health Minister Mangal Pandey said on Friday (June 6).
Patna: A day ahead of Amit Shah's virtual rally to sound BJP's poll bugle in Bihar, RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav on Saturday (June 6) said electioneering amidst the coronavirus crisis in the country is nothing but "political vulturism."
Patna: Recently, a builder charged with forgery and cheating was granted bail by the Patna High Court on the condition of him lending his services to the state government in its fight against the pandemic for at least three months.
Patna: Following reports of a sharp rise in institutional deliveries after March in Bihar, the State Health Society has started giving condoms and contraceptive pills to scores of men and women leaving the quarantine facilities amid the coronavirus-imposed lockdown.
The Bihar government has closed the registration of migrants returning to Bihar for putting them in 14-day institutional quarantine from Monday (June 2) as movement of people has opened across the country, a top official of the Disaster Management department said.
So far 28 to 29 lakh migrants have returned to the state and of them, 8.77 lakh pe...
Muzaffarpur: Heart-wrenching visuals of a toddler trying to wake up his dead mother who was lying on the platform at a station in Muzaffarpur have been circulated widely on social media, highlighting the plight of migrant workers after the lockdown was enforced.
Kolkata/New Delhi: Bihar school girl Jyoti Kumari, who cycled 1,200 km with her injured father from Gurugram to Darbhanga, will appear for Cycling Federation of India trials once the lockdown ends even though finishing matriculation is her primary aim.
With around 40 per cent of the population still using thumb impressions to get benefits of development schemes and the internet penetration rate as low as 22 per cent in Bihar, the BJP’s thrust on conducting the upcoming assembly elections online has triggered a political storm in the state.