Raxaul, Bihar, Oct 29 (IBNS): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Amit Shah on Thursday sparked off a controversy by stating that if his party loses the Assembly election in Bihar, firecrackers would be burst in celebration in Pakistan.
Patna, Oct 28 (IBNS) Steady polling was underway in most of the 50 constituencies in Bihar which went to third phase of assembly elections on Wednesday.
Patna, Oct 16 (IBNS): Polling is currently underway in the second phase of Bihar Assembly polls on Friday.
Patna, Sept 29 (IBNS): A First Information Report (FIR) was lodged against RJD supremo Lalu Prasad Yadav on Tuesday for allegedly making casteist remarks, media reports said.
Champaran, Sept 19 (IBNS): Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi called Prime Minister Narendra Modi a 'feku' (poser) and asked people of Bihar to beware of his "suit-boot ki sarkar."
Patna, Jul 27 (IBNS) Life was disrupted in Bihar on Monday following a shutdown call by the Rashtriya Janata Dal demanding immediately release of caste census data by the Centre.
Patna, July 11 (IBNS): Despite an overall decline in the rate of child marriage among young girls across India, Bihar continues to have high percentage of marriage before reaching the legally prescribed age of 18 years. According to the available data of National Family Health Survey (NFHS-3), the state accounts for 69% of child marriages, where the girls are married before they reach 18 years.
New Delhi, June 12 (IBNS): Amid speculations that the Aam Aadmi Party may expel former Delhi Law Minister Jitender Singh Tomar after he was arrested over charges of possessing fake law degrees, the AAP on Friday said its internal Lokpal will probe the matter.
New Delhi, June 12 (IBNS): The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) may expel former Delhi Law Minister Jitender Singh Tomar after he was arrested over charges of possessing a fake law degree, media reports said.
Research Assistant, Institute for Conflict Management Two troopers of the Commando Battalion for Resolute Action (CoBRA) - Constable Gulab Yadav and Constable Narottam Das - were killed and another 12 were injured when Communist Party of India-Maoist (CPI-Maoist) cadres blew up a mini-bus carrying personnel near Nandai on the Imamganj - Dumaria route in Gaya District on February 24, 2015. The unit also came under fire from the Maoists after the improvised explosive device (IED) blast. According to Police sources, there was 'heavy force mobilization' in the area in the wake of an encounter in the vicinity a day earlier. The site of the explosion was part of an area believed to be safe, with regular traffic flows, and was not, prima facie in the 'vulnerable' category, which is why the COBRA unit took the liberty of travelling in a mini bus. A measure of complacency may also have crept in because of the decline in Maoist violence in the State in 2014.
New Delhi, Nov 21 (IBNS): National Dairy Development Board has sanctioned 42 sub-projects with a total outlay of Rs. 22102.72 lakh for 12 States, which include, Bihar, Gujarat, Haryana, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Orissa, Punjab, Tamil Nadu, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand and West Bengal.
Patna, Nov 6 (IBNS): Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhiâ€™s son-in-law resigned as his personal assistant (PA). He stepped down following a major political controversy over him occupying the post, media reports said.
Patna, Aug 21 (IBNS): The state of Bihar is undergoing the bypolls to 10 Assembly seats on Thursday where it is a race between Prime Minister Narendra Modi's magic and the re-union of Janata Dal-United (JD-U) leader Nitish Kumar and Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Yadav.
Patna, June 28 (IBNS): Two students reportedly from the Tata Institute of Social Sciences have been charged with sexual assault while conducting a survey at a hospital in Bihar, reports said.
Patna, Apr 7 (IBNS) At least two policemen were killed and another cop was injured when an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) blasted outside a police station in Bihar on Monday, said reports.