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Tag: Patna

Food Poisoning
Over 100 School Kids Taken Ill Due To Food Poisoning In Patna

The conditions of many are stated to be critical, said hospital sources.

Women Commandos
Women Commandos To Fight Maoists

These 92 women selected from the Bihar Special Armed Police, have been trained at the Central Training Center of CRPF in Mukhed, Maharashtra. Over the course of three months of training, they have been prepared to meet all the challenges.

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WATCH: Bihar Artist Paints Spreads Messages On Covid-19 By Her Nail Art

Rajini Ranjan, a nail artist from Bihar’s Patna, is using her creativity to educate the masses about the COVID-19 pandemic. Showcasing her art skill, Rajini paints 'Stop Covid-19' message on her nail by using different colors.

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Clinical Trials Of COVAXIN On Children Aged 2-18 Years Begin At Patna AIIMS

Amid apprehensions over children being more prone to the virus in the third wave, indigenous pharma company Bharat Biotech has started its clinical trials of COVAXIN on children at Patna's All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) hospital in Bihar.

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Pappu Yadav
Pappu Yadav Arrested In Patna, Taken Away To Far-off Madhepura

Several supporters of controversial former Bihar MP Pappu Yadav on Tuesday staged a protest here in defiance of the lockdown as their leader was picked up from his house, kept at a local police station for hours and whisked away to a far-off district in the evening in connection with a 32 years old case

TTE Succumbs To Coronavirus In Patna, Railway Staff In Panic
TTE Succumbs To Coronavirus In Patna, Railway Staff In Panic

Patna: Death of a Patna railway station Train Ticket Examiner (TTE) due to coronavirus has spread panic amid the other railway staff in all the stations of the district especially…

Mahagathbandhan To Form Human Chain On Saturday In Support Of Farmers

Patna: Lending support to the farmers’ movement, the various political parties which are part of the opposition Grand Alliance (‘Mahagathbandhan’) held a meeting on Friday where they discussed forming a ‘human chain’ across the country on Saturday. After the meeting, Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Tejashwi Yadav said the leaders of the Mahagathbandhan are standing […]

Bharat Bandh: Opposition Parties Disrupt Traffic In Patna

Patna: Supporters of the Rastriya Janata Dal (RJD), the Jan Adhikar Party (JAP) and Left parties participated in a massive protest march in Patna on Tuesday morning, in support of the nationwide Bharat Bandh call given by farmers. They blocked the Dak Bungalow Chowk intersection leading to disruption of traffic. JAP supporters, under the leadership […]

Sushant Singh Rajput Death Case: Rhea Moves SC For Transfer Of Probe To Mumbai

New Delhi: After Sushant Singh Rajput’s father K.K. Singh lodged an FIR against Rhea Chakraborty in Patna, accusing her of cheating and threatening his son, who committed suicide last month, the actress on Wednesday moved the Supreme Court seeking transfer of the investigation to Mumbai. Speaking to IANS, Rhea’s lawyer Satish Maneshinde said his client […]

Anti-CAA Protests On In Several Cities

New Delhi: Country-wide protests on the controversial Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA) gained momentum on Thursday as various groups protested in Delhi, Bengaluru, Patna, Kolkata, Hyderabad and many other cities and towns across the country. Meanwhile the authorities have prepared for the protests by deploying police force in large numbers and imposing section 144 in several […]

Heatwave kills 90 people in last 72 hours in Bihar

Patna: Severe heatwave killed 12 more people in Bihar in the past 24 hours, taking the death toll over the past three days to 90, official said on Tuesday. However unofficially, the heatwave has claimed more than 250 lives in three days across a dozen districts. Deaths were reported from Aurangabad, Gaya, Nawada and Jamui […]

Heatwave kills 45 in Bihar in 24 hours

Patna: Severe heatwave left at least 45 people dead and more than 100 hospitalised in the past 24 hours in Bihar, officials said on Sunday. Deaths due to the heatwave were reported from Aurangabad, Gaya and Nawada districts. Gaya and Patna recorded temperature above 45 degree Celsius on Saturday. Aurangabad civil surgeon Dr Surendra Prasad Singh […]

11 killed, 22 injured in road accident in Hazaribagh

Hazaribagh (Jharkhand): Eleven persons, including three women and a child, were killed and 22 others injured Monday when a Patna-bound bus hit an iron-laden stationary trailer-truck on NH-2 in Hazaribagh district, police said. The accident took place at dawn near Danua-Bhanua area under Chouparan Police Station limits, when the bus crashed into the trailer-truck from […]

Election Commission
EC seeks report after Tej Pratap's bouncers thrash media persons

Patna: The Election Commission (EC) has sought a report from the Patna District Magistrate on the alleged thrashing of media persons by RJD chief Lalu Prasad’s son and former Bihar Minister Tej Pratap Yadav at a polling booth here on Sunday. According to local TV reports, Yadav was coming out after casting his vote at […]

Supreme Court dismisses Tejashwi Yadav's plea

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday dismissed a plea by RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav challenging the Bihar government’s decision asking him to vacate a bungalow in Patna that was allotted to him when he was Deputy Chief Minister. A bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi also imposed a fine of Rs 50,000 for […]

Nitish Kumar Makes Big Announcement At Poll Rally, 'This Is My Last Election'
Bihar dismisses 175 police constables, suspends 23 officials for rampage

Patna:The Bihar government on Sunday dismissed 175 police constables and suspended 23 police officials for rampaging in the city after the death of a female colleague, who was reportedly denied leave despite being ill. More than 300 police constables had gone on a rampage here on November 2, damaging properties and attacking police officers, after […]

Death of woman constable: Over 300 policemen on rampage in Patna

Patna: Hundreds of police officials are on a rampage here damaging police vehicles and attacking officers following the death of a woman police constable early on Friday. More than 300 trainee officials, including a large number of women, at the Patna Police Lines ransacked officers quarters after their fellow member lost her life “due to […]

Patna pirates beat Bengal Warriors in PKL tie

Patna: Patna Pirates finally snapped their losing streak at home as they defeated Bengal Warriors 29-27 in a Pro Kabaddi League match here on Thursday. The low-scoring match saw both teams struggling to secure raid points and employed a defensive strategy. Jaideep made it a great show by getting five crucial tackle points on Bengal’s […]

Nitish Kumar Makes Big Announcement At Poll Rally, 'This Is My Last Election'
Nitish pitches for extra central assistance to Bihar

Patna: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has urged the 15th Finance Commission to grant extra central assistance to the state citing its progress with the help of its own limited resources. Making a presentation before the commission headed by its Chairman N K Singh Wednesday, Kumar also expressed disapproval of the doing away with the […]

lightning thunderstorm in Odisha
Girl refuses to marry groom after lightning strike!

Patna: Lightning not only kills and damages, it also destroys marriages. In a bizarre incident,a bride in Bihar’s Saran district refused to marry her groom after he behaved strangely following a lightning strike that resulted in a violent clash between the members of the two families, police said on Friday. Renu Kumari (name changed) of […]

Bihar Govt issues Nipah virus alert

Patna: The Bihar government issued Nipah virus alert on Saturday, asking people to take precautions, an official said. “The government has issued an alert of Nipah virus (NiV) in view of its outbreak in Kerala that has claimed 10 lives and created panic,” said health department official R. D. Ranjan. An advisory has also been […]

1,000 Bihar students expelled for cheating in Class 12 exams

Patna: Nearly 1,000 students were expelled for cheating during the Class 12 examinations in Bihar, officials said on Saturday. Anand Kishore, the Chairman of the Bihar School Examination Board (BSEB), told the media here that more the students were expelled “for adopting unfair means” during the examinations that concluded on Friday. The examinations had started on […]

3 killed, 8 injured as train derails in Uttar Pradesh's Chitrakoot

Manikpur (Uttar Pradesh): At least three passengers were killed and over seven others injured after 13 coaches of the Vasco Da Gama-Patna express derailed on Friday near Manikpur in Uttar Pradesh, railways officials said. The accident occurred at the Manikpur station in Chitrakoot district at 4.18 a.m. Railway Ministry spokesperson Anil Saxena told IANS: “Three […]

Jet Airways
Jet Airways passengers travel Delhi-Patna for 8 hours

New Delhi: A Jet Airways flight carrying 150 passengers on Friday landed back in New Delhi after eight hours due to non availability of taxi way at Patna airport. The Jet Airways flight 9W 730 departed from Terminal-3 at the IGI at 2.30 p.m but “due to non availability of taxi way” at the Patna […]

doctor strike
Eight more patients die as Bihar doctors continue strike

Patna: Eight more patients have died duing the ongoing strike by junior doctors at the Patna Medical College and Hospital (PMCH) since Wednesday night, taking the total deaths to 15, official sources said on Thursday. The strike has left hundreds of other patients, many of them serious, in a lurch. Ther attendants and family members […]

RJD, BJP workers clash in Patna
RJD, BJP workers clash in Patna, several injured

Patna: At least half a dozen persons were injured in a violent clash between RJD and BJP workers in the Bihar capital on Wednesday, a day after IT raids in connection with alleged “benami” property deals involving RJD chief Lalu Prasad and his family. “RJD and BJP workers clashed violently by attacking each other with […]

Lalu Prasad Yadav
Lalu's benami property case: IT raids 22 locations

New Delhi/Patna: The Income Tax Department on Tuesday conducted raids at 22 places in and around Delhi in connection with RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav and his family in an alleged “benami” property case. This comes a day after Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar stated that if there was documentary proof or solid evidence against […]

32 people killed in stampede in Patna during Dussehra event

Thirty-two people, most of them women and children, were killed and several injured in a stampede that broke out this evening at the Gandhi Maidan here shortly after the Dussehra celebrations there had ended