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Two Firearms Smugglers Arrested By Crime Branch STF; Guns & Ammunitions Seized

Bhubaneswar: In a major breakthrough, a Special Task Force (STF) of Odisha Crime Branch on Wednesday arrested two inter-state gun smugglers while they were cracking a deal with some buyers…

Every Time Nitish Kumar Becomes CM, This Die-Hard Fan Sacrifices A Finger
Bihar Imposes Lockdown Till May 15, Says CM Nitish

Patna: Lockdown was imposed in Bihar till May 15 amid the surge in COVID-19 cases, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar announced on Tuesday. Detailed guidelines regarding the lockdown will be decided…

Living Covid Patient Declared Dead In Bihar

Patna: A case has come to light at Patna Medical College Hospital (PMCH) where a living person infected with Covid-19 was declared dead and a death certificate issued to his…

Police, Army Foil Maoists Terror Plot, Deactivate 83 IEDs
Police, Army Foil Maoists Terror Plot, Deactivate 83 IEDs

Gaya (Bihar): A joint operation launched by the Bihar police and the Army averted a major terror attack planned by the Maoists near the Chakrabandha police station area in Naxal-affected Gaya district in Bihar. The security forces recovered and disabled 83 IEDs planted on the road. A police official on Saturday said an operation was […]

Bihar School Principal Sentenced To Death For Rape Of Student
Bihar School Principal Sentenced To Death For Rape Of Student

Patna: The owner-cum-principal of a private school here has been awarded death sentence by a court for raping an 11-year-old student who became pregnant and had to undergo an abortion. Although the girl survived, special POCSO judge Awadesh Kumar was of the view that the accused, Raj Singhania alias Arvind, was guilty of an offence […]

Bird Flu Scare: Chicken Sales Dip By 50-75% In Bihar

Patna: Bird flu or avian influenza scare is having a big impact on poultry business in Bihar with chicken sales dipping by 50-75 per cent across the state. Kalimudin Ansari, a chicken seller at Boring Road in Patna, said that though no confirmed case of bird flu has been reported from anywhere in the state, […]

Man Loses Wife In Gambling, Pours Acid On Her Later
Shocking! Man Loses Wife In Gambling, Pours Acid On Her Later

Patna: A man in Bihar’s Bhagalpur district bet his wife and lost her while gambling. He then forced her to have sex with his gambler friends and poured acid on her when she refused to continue sexual relations. The 30-year-old victim refused to have sexual relations with other men after two or three times and […]

Acid Attack In Bihar Leaves 20 Injured
Acid Attack In Bihar Leaves 20 Injured

Patna: An acid attack in Bihar’s Saran district on Sunday following a heated argument over a land dispute left 20 persons injured, including three who are their battling for life in hospital. The incident appeared in Jaitpur Takht village under Daudpur police station around 10.30 a.m. Daudpur SHO Sujeet Kumar Chaudhary said that three persons […]

Nitish Kumar To Take Oath As Bihar CM Today; Amit Shah, JP Nadda To Attend Ceremony

Patna: Nitish Kumar will be sworn in as the Bihar chief minister for a fourth straight term and 13 ministers from NDA parties will be sworn in by Governor Phagu Chauhan here on Monday. The ceremony will be attended by the top BJP leaders including Union Home Minister Amit Shah and party president J P […]

Nitish Kumar All Set To Become Bihar Chief Minister

Patna: Nitish Kumar will be Bihar Chief Minister for fourth consecutive term, the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) said after a meeting of its legislators in Patna today. The NDA will go to Governor Phagu Chauhan to stake claim to form the government. named Nitish Kumar as their CM, at was held at the official residence […]

Bihar Election Results: Close Fight On 38 Seats With Less Than 1K Vote Difference

Patna: After four rounds of counting for the 243 seats in the Bihar Assembly elections on Tuesday, 38 constituencies are witnessing a very close fight between the NDA and the Grand Alliance. There is a gap of less than 1,000 votes between the leading and the first trailing candidate in these seats. In some seats, […]

Bihar Polls: Early Trends Show BJP Leading In 8 Seats

New Delhi: According to early trends on Tuesday as counting entered more than an hour across Bihar for the 243-seat Assembly seats, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is leading on eight out of 20 seats counted so far, with the opposition trailing. The results are mostly from counting of the postal ballots and EVMs simultaneously […]

Firing In Purnea Amid Final Phase Of Bihar Polls, 19.74% Polling Recorded So Far

Patna: Five rounds were fired at a polling booth in Dhamdaha in Purnea district even as 19.74 per cent voting was registered in 78 Assembly segments in the first four hours on Saturday, official sources said. The firing incident was triggered after heated arguments between villagers and security forces who allegedly beat up voters for […]

Final Phase Of Bihar Polls: Voting Underway For 78 Assembly Seats

Patna: Polling is underway in 78 assembly segments of Bihar in the third and final phase of state elections on Saturday in which 2.35 crore voters are eligible to decide the fate of 1,204 candidates. Casting of votes began at 7 am at all 33,782 polling stations where as many EVM sets and VVPAT machines […]

Bihar Assembly Elections: 53.51% Turnout In Phase II Polls In State
Bihar Assembly Elections: 53.51% Turnout In Phase II Polls In State

New Delhi: The 94 assembly constituencies that went to poll in the phase two of Bihar elections on Tuesday recorded 53.51 per cent turnout and the figure was likely to go up as voting continued beyond schedule in several places, the Election Commission said. The combined voter turnout in the two phases was recorded at […]

If Voted To Power, Will Fulfill Aspirations Of Bihar: PM Modi

Forbesganj: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday slammed the opposition parties saying they only learnt to “divide” society and win irrespective of anything else. He said while the NDA government ensured fulfilment of all basic facilities in Bihar during its last tenure, it will now fulfil all “aspirations” of the people if elected to power. […]

Violence In Munger: Angry Mob Vandalise SP Office, Attack Police Station
Violence In Munger: Angry Mob Vandalise SP Office, Attack Police Station

Munger (Bihar): An angry mob on Thursday vandalised the office of the Superintendent of Police and attacked a police station in Munger district of Bihar. Meanwhile, the Election Commission has ordered the removal of District Magistrate Rajesh Meena and Superintendent of Police Lipi Singh in view of the situation in Munger. The investigation into the […]

Those Who Have History Of Making Bihar 'Bimaru' Will Not Be Allowed To Return: PM Modi

Sasaram: Taking a swipe at the opposition alliance in Bihar, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday invoked the alleged poor law and order in the state under RJD rule, and said people have decided that those who have a history of making Bihar ‘Bimaru’ will not be allowed to return. Modi began his first Bihar […]

Hathras Impact On Bihar Bypolls: Congress Won't Give Tickets To Those Tainted With Crimes Against Women
Hathras Impact On Bihar Bypolls: Congress Won't Give Tickets To Those Tainted With Crimes Against Women

Patna: The impact of the Hathras case is being felt even on the Bihar assembly elections with the Congress postponing the announcement of its list of candidates for the upcoming polls with some of its prominent leaders asserting that tickets should not be given to tainted candidates. The Congress election committee is yet to release […]

Over 50% Voters Want To Change Govt In Bihar: Survey

New Delhi: Over 50 per cent voters in Bihar want to change the government when the state goes to the polls next month, as per the IANS C-Voter Bihar opinion poll survey. As per the survey, as many as 56.7 per cent of voters are ‘unhappy’ with the government and want a change, while 29.8 […]

Election Commission Announces Dates For Bihar Polls: Voting From Oct 28, Results On Nov 10

New Delhi: Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora on Friday and announced the dates for the Bihar Legislative Assembly elections which will be held in three phases. The first phase of polling for the 243 member House will be held on October 28, while the second and third phase will be held on November 3 and […]

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Bihar: Gaya Man Digs 5-km Canal Over 20 Years To Bring Water To His Village

Patna: Reminding once again what a lone determined person can do if he sets out to achieve what he has aimed for, a man in Bihar’s Gaya district has dug up a 5-km-long canal in 20 years to bring irrigation water to the fields in his village. The feat of Loungi Bhuiyan, a resident of […]

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Bihar Govt Recommends CBI Probe In Sushant Singh Rajput Death Case

Patna: In a major development, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has recommended CBI probe in the mysterious death of Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput, after SSR’s family formally requested for the same. Bihar CM said that he has asked the Bihar DGP to initiate recommendations for a CBI probe in the case. Speaking to Republic […]

Heavy Rainfall To Lash West Coast, Peninsular India This Week

New Delhi: Intense rainfall is predicted in Mumbai and other areas on the west coast and in peninsular India during the next three days as the monsoon is likely to strengthen over the Arabian Sea, weather forecasting agencies said on Sunday. A low-pressure area is likely to develop over north Bay of Bengal and move […]

Woman Delivers Baby Girl On NDRF Rescue Boat In Flood-Ravaged Bihar

Patna: When the entire country was busy remembering the brave soldiers on Kargil Vijay Diwas, a 25-year-old woman gave birth to a baby girl onboard an NDRF rescue boat in Bihar’s flood-hit East Champaran district on Sunday afternoon during an evacuation operation. The girl was born at around 1.40 p.m. on the rescue boat of […]