Patna, Apr 4 (IBNS) Controversial Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader and former MP Mohammed Shahabuddin has been inducted in the new national executive of the party, creating a stir in the political circle.
Patna, Mar 30 (IBNS): In a historic resolution, 243 state legislators in Bihar on Wednesday formally declared that they will stay away from alcohol.
Bhojpur, Bihar, Fab 12 (IBNS): A top Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader in Bihar was killed on Friday in the state's Bhojpur district, media reports said.
A top Communist Party of India-Maoist (CPI-Maoist) leader, identified as Ram Chandra Mahto aka Pramod aka Chirag Da, was killed in an exchange of fire during a joint operation conducted by Bihar Police, Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), Commando Battalion for Resolute Action (CoBRA) and Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) at Charkapaththar area in the Jamui District on January 29, 2016. Mahto's body was recovered along with one looted Police rifle, one .303 regular weapon, one 8mm pistol and one country made pistol. Mahto was a 'member' of the Purvi Bihar Purvottar Jharkhand Special Area Committee (PBPJSAC, Eastern Bihar North Eastern Jharkhand Special Area Committee) and wanted in 20 cases in Bihar and over three dozen cases in Jharkhand. He carried a head money of INR 2.5 million in Jharkhand and INR 500,000 in Bihar. Confirming the incident Inspector General of Police (IG), Operations, S.M. Khopde said the killing of Chirag was a big feat.
Patna, Dec 29 (IBNS) To curb the rising noise pollution in Bihar, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday ordered ban on sirens in all VIP's vehicles except those of the Governor, the High Court Chief Justice, ambulances and fire tenders, according to reports.
Patna, Nov 10 (IBNS): After a landslide victory in the Bihar Assembly election, the new government by the Grand Alliance is likely to take oath on Nov 20.
Purnea, Nov 2 (IBNS) Assailing Nitish Kumar and Lalu Prasad Yadav allegedly for doing "nothing" for Bihar in the last 25 years, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday that the people of the state will vote overwhelmingly in favour of the BJP-led NDA to usher in development and will celebrate "two diwalis" on November eight, when results for the Assembly elections will be announced.
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.