Patna: Fed up with the sudden rise in petrol pump robbery and murder of pump owners and employees, the Patna Petroleum Dealers' Association on Monday issued an ultimatum to the government to check growing crime against them or prepare to face the music.
Patna: Former Janata Dal – U legislator Suryadeo Singh, notorious for his short fuse and previous run-ins with the law, opened fire randomly on a group of children playing outside his home in Sasaram district on Sunday killing a 13-year old Muslim while injuring five others including four children and his nephew 35-year old Guddu Kumar.
Patna: After being declared off limit for nearly 26 hours in view of the ongoing Chaiti Chhath festival in Bihar that draws large number of devotees at various ghats in Patna, authorities said the newly-built 'peepa pul' would reopen for traffic starting Monday morning.
Patna: Supporters of Madhepura MP Pappu Yadav were livid on Saturday when the police brought the Jan Adhikar Party (JAP) chief to a court in Patna for his bail petition hearing in handcuffs, reportedly a violation of an existing rule under which a sitting MP is not allowed to be handcuffed.
Patna: Just days after he was briefly suspended from the Bihar Legislative Council only to be reinstated later following an intervention by senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Sushil Kumar Modi, and a day after he was thrashed by his own party leader in full public view, Lal Babu Prasad, a BJP MLC, was suspended from the party after a Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) party MLC accused him of touching her improperly in the Legislative Council.
New Delhi: With the post lying vacant for the past four months following the end of the tenure of Gopa Sabharwal, President Pranab Mukherjee on Friday announced his decision to appoint Sunaina Singh, the sitting Vice Chancellor (VC) of Hyderabad English and Foreign Language University, as the new VC of Nalanda University in Bihar.
Patna: Supporters of Jan Adhikar Party (JAP) Pappu Yadav, for the second day in a row, took out a protest rally demanding the release of party President Pappu Yadav who was arrested in Patna on Monday night in a case related to disruption of normal life during a protest rally near the Kargil Chowk last January.
Patna: Anganbari workers in Patna on Friday staged a protest outside the Gandhi Maidan Women's Lockup demanding immediate release of their fellow workers who were arrested during a protest rally outside Bihar Assembly on Thursday afternoon.
Patna: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and former Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi has accused Bihar Labor Minister Vijay Prakash of making extortion demand from the owner of Shrenuj Group, the company that owned the only diamond cutting and polishing unit in Bihar, forcing them to shut down their operation and leave the state for good.
Patna: Janata Dal – U leaders in Bihar, after propping Chief Minister Nitish Kumar as the next Prime Minister of India for the past week, were quick to shoot down any suggestion in the media that the JD-U was planning to break away from the Grand Alliance and was once again preparing to join the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) fold.