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Special court awards three years to former BDO

Patna | Thursday, Jan 18 2018 IST

A special court today sentenced a former Block Development Officer to three years of imprisonment and slapped a penalty of Rs 40,000 against him in a bribery case. Special vigilance judge (Trap) Bra

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'Padmaavat' protests: Karni Sena men attack cinema hall in Bihar

Patna |Thursday, 2018 9:15:04 PM IST

A group of Shri Rajput Karni Sena activists on Thursday attacked a cinema hall in Bihar's Muzaffarpur district, tore posters of "Padmaavat" movie and threatened to set ablaze the hall if the film is s

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Father of 3 arrested for marrying minor in Bihar

Patna |Thursday, 2018 12:15:04 PM IST

Days ahead of Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's "human chain against child marriage" event, police on Thursday said they have arrested a man in Samastipur district for marrying a minor girl.

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Court orders for seizure of former special secretary' disproportionate properties

Patna | Wednesday, Jan 17 2018 IST

A special court today ordered for the confiscation of the properties of state Animal Husbandry and Fisheries Resources department`s the then special secretary Devendra Prasad in a proceeding under Bih

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Notice to Bihar teacher for urinating at public place

Patna |Wednesday, 2018 11:15:05 PM IST

In a first of its kind action, a schoolteacher in Bihar's Darbhanga district has been issued a notice for urinating at a public place, an official said on Wednesday.

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BJP ally JD-U favours simultaneous Lok Sabha, assembly polls

Patna |Wednesday, 2018 7:45:05 PM IST

The Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) ally Janata Dal-United (JD-U) on Wednesday said the party is in favour of holding simultaneous elections to parliament and state assemblies in 2019.

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Four killed in separate mishaps in Bihar

Patna | Wednesday, Jan 17 2018 IST

At least four people were killed in separate mishaps in Supaul, Begusari and Bhagalpur districts today. While two people were killed in Supaul district, one each was killed in Begusarai and Bhagalpur

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Sushil requests RJD and Congress to participate in the human chain against dowry

Patna | Tuesday, Jan 16 2018 IST

Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi today appealed RJD, Congress and other opposition parties to participate in the human chain to be created across the state on January 21 against social evils li

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Governor warns against excess use of petroleum products

Patna | Tuesday, Jan 16 2018 IST

Bihar Governor Satya Pal Malik today warned against excess use of petroleum products as it was harming the environment badly. After inaugurating 'Sanrakshan Kshamta Mahotsava' (Saksham-2018) being or

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RLSP chief and Union Minister Kushwaha has sympathy for Lalu and family

Patna |Tuesday, 2018 3:45:04 PM IST

Union Minister Upendra Kushwaha, chief of the Rashtriya Lok Samta Party, an ally of the BJP, has been openly voicing sympathy for jailed RJD chief Lalu Prasad and his family, triggering speculation th

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Children with guardians may participate in human chain: Patna HC

Patna |Tuesday, 2018 3:15:04 PM IST

In a setback to Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's much hyped "human chain" against child marriage and dowry to be organised on January 21, the Patna High Court on Tuesday has directed the state gove

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Budget session of Bihar Legislature from February 26

Patna | Monday, Jan 15 2018 IST

More than one month long budget session of both houses of Bihar Legislature will begin from February 26. Special Secretary of Cabinet and Coordination Department Upendra Nath Pandey said here that a

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