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Bihar polls: FIR lodged against Lalu Prasad for casteist remarks

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.

Modi only meets with suit-boot people: Rahul Gandhi in Bihar

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."

Lalu Prasad's Bihar shutdown disrupts normal life

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.

Child marriage scenario still worrying in Bihar: Report

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.

AAP internal Lokpal will probe on Tomar's fake law degrees: Sanjay Singh

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.

AAP may expel Jitender Singh Tomar?

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.

Bihar: Self-Goals

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.

NDDB Sanctioned 42 Dairy Projects for 12 States Worth about Rs. 221 crore

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.

Bihar CM's son-in-law resigns as his PA following controversy

Patna, Nov 6 (IBNS): Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi’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.

Bihar undergoing bypolls to 10 Assembly seats today

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.

Bihar: Students jailed on sexual assault charge

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.

Bihar: 2 cops killed in IED blast

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.