Odisha, Bihar and Uttarakhand yet to submit registered Constitution

While the Committee of Administrators has allowed the cricket associations of Odisha, Bihar and Uttarakhand to attend the BCCI AGM/election in Mumbai on October 23, these three associations have not submitted their registered Constitution to the BCCI. They have been told to do so by 5 p.m. on October 13. “If these three can be … Read moreOdisha, Bihar and Uttarakhand yet to submit registered Constitution

What Led To Patna Flood? Probe Team Has Members Who Are In Line Of Fire

The unprecedented flooding in Patna last month left thousands affected. Patna:  Weeks after the severe flooding in Patna, the Bihar government has formed a team to probe what lead to the unprecedented situation in the state capital and to fix those responsible for the gaps. The probe team, however, has members who themselves are in … Read moreWhat Led To Patna Flood? Probe Team Has Members Who Are In Line Of Fire

Lawyer who filed sedition case against celebs, files ‘protest petition’

Those named as accused included historian Ramachandra Guha, filmmakers Shyam Benegal, Anurag Kashyap, Mani Ratnam and Adoor Gopalakrishnan, actors Aparna Sen, Soumitra Chatterjee and Revathi besides light classical singer Shubha Mudgal. After the Bihar police ordered closure of the sedition case filed against 49 personalities, who had signed an open letter to Prime Minister Narendra … Read moreLawyer who filed sedition case against celebs, files ‘protest petition’

After BJP’s Dussehra Boycott, Tejashwi Yadav’s Googly To Bihar Coalition

Tejashwi Yadav has questioned the stability of the BJP-Janata Dal United coalition in Bihar. Patna:  A day after BJP leaders stayed away from the Dussehra function at Patna’s Gandhi Maidan amid rumblings of political discontent, Rashtriya Janata Dal leader Tejashwi Yadav today zeroed in on a month-old tweet by Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi … Read moreAfter BJP’s Dussehra Boycott, Tejashwi Yadav’s Googly To Bihar Coalition

“Maliciously False”: Bihar Cops On Sedition Charge Against Celebrities

The Bihar police said a case will be filed against the complainant. (File) Patna:  The Bihar police have decided to close the sedition case against the 49 celebrities who wrote an open letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi in July, asking that mob killing of Muslims, Dalits and other minorities be stopped immediately. A case … Read more“Maliciously False”: Bihar Cops On Sedition Charge Against Celebrities

“Chameleon-Like”: Tejashwi Yadav Rules Out Tie-Up With Nitish Kumar In Bihar

Tejashwi Yadav criticised the Nitish Kumar government’s handling of the recent Bihar floods. Patna:  Rashtriya Janata Dal leader Tejashwi Yadav today rejected reports of seat-sharing disputes giving rise to cracks in the Bihar grand alliance ahead of the bypolls on October 21, maintaining that all five parties in their political front nurture the common objective … Read more“Chameleon-Like”: Tejashwi Yadav Rules Out Tie-Up With Nitish Kumar In Bihar

Giriraj Singh Fires Fresh Attack At Nitish Kumar, Party Hits Back

Giriraj Singh should better apologise to the people of Bihar for having done “nothing” for them, JDU said Patna:  Twitter war erupted between Union minister Giriraj Singh and the ruling JD(U) on Sunday, as the firebrand BJP leader continued with his barbs at the state government. Giriraj Singh, who has been repeatedly criticising the Bihar … Read moreGiriraj Singh Fires Fresh Attack At Nitish Kumar, Party Hits Back

Amid Attacks From BJP, Sushil Modi’s Compliments For Nitish Kumar

Sushil Modi was the first to extend compliments to Nitish Kumar after his re election as JDU chief Patna:  Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar’s re-election as the chief of his party, the Janata Dal United, has brought cheer to alliance leaders who have faith in his leadership. Among the first to extend compliments was his … Read moreAmid Attacks From BJP, Sushil Modi’s Compliments For Nitish Kumar

Case Against Celebrities Filed After Court Order, Says Bihar Police Chief

The sedition case against the celebrities — including film-maker Aparna Sen — was filed last week Patna:  The Bihar government has nothing to do with the case against the 49 celebrities who wrote an open letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi in July, the state police said today. State police chief Guptesvar Pandey told NDTV … Read moreCase Against Celebrities Filed After Court Order, Says Bihar Police Chief

9 Drown In Mahananda Boat Overturn Tragedy In Bihar

Boat that overturned on Thursday could not be traced till Saturday morning (Representational image) Katihar/Malda:  The death toll in the incident of boat overturned in Mahananda river bordering West Bengal and Bihar rose to nine today after five more bodies were recovered by rescue teams, police said. The bodies were fished out from the river … Read more9 Drown In Mahananda Boat Overturn Tragedy In Bihar

How GE is marrying Industrial with Digital

In a remote village in Bihar, a hybrid generator that uses diesel and solar panels is helping residents access power whenever there is no supply from the grid. At the heart of the unit — which helps light up a few dozen homes — is a dispatch algorithm that switches between solar and diesel and … Read moreHow GE is marrying Industrial with Digital

Accused Of Being MIA, Tejashwi Yadav Surfaces Far Away From Flooded Patna

Tejashwi Yadav was seen in Haryana with his brother-in-law Chiranjeev Rao file his nomination. Patna:  The waterlogging in Patna, caused by monsoon rains, has become a huge embarrassment not just for Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and his deputy Sushil Kumar Modi, but the opposition Rashtriya Janata Dal or RJD as well. While Nitish Kumar … Read moreAccused Of Being MIA, Tejashwi Yadav Surfaces Far Away From Flooded Patna

Miles to go before becoming open defecation-free

October 2 was not only Mahatma Gandhi’s 150th birth anniversary, but also the fifth, and perhaps final, anniversary of the Swachh Bharat Mission. Speaking in Gujarat, Prime Minister Narendra Modi declared India “open defecation-free”. But is rural India really open defecation-free? The Swachh Bharat Mission website claims with some caveats that the country has achieved … Read moreMiles to go before becoming open defecation-free

Government Owes An Apology To People Of Rain-Hit Patna: Giriraj Singh

On Tuesday, Giriraj Singh accused the Bihar government of corruption in flood relief (File) Begusarai (Bihar):  The BJP-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) owes an apology to the people of Patna which is reeling under flood, Union minister Giriraj Singh said on Wednesday. The BJP leader also attacked the Nitish Kumar government, saying an alert was … Read moreGovernment Owes An Apology To People Of Rain-Hit Patna: Giriraj Singh

Weather Live Updates: 29 Dead, Roads Submerged As Heavy Rains Batters Bihar, Patna Schools Closed Till Tuesday

Weather today: 27 people have died in Bihar, as heavy rain caused flooding in several districts. New Delhi:  27 people were killed and several stranded after incessant rains in Bihar brought the state to a standstill, with the weather department predicting more rains in the next 24 hours. Schools in Patna are closed till Tuesday. … Read moreWeather Live Updates: 29 Dead, Roads Submerged As Heavy Rains Batters Bihar, Patna Schools Closed Till Tuesday

Uttar Pradesh, Bihar Rain Live Updates: 73 Dead In UP, Normal Life Hit In Bihar

Uttar Pradesh, Bihar Rain Live Updates: Waterlogging in Uttar Pradesh due to heavy rain NEW DELHI:  As many as 73 people have died in four days in rain-related incidents in Uttar Pradesh. The state govt has sounded red alert in most eastern UP districts. On Saturday, it rained 102.2 mm in Prayagraj and 84.2 mm in Varanasi. … Read moreUttar Pradesh, Bihar Rain Live Updates: 73 Dead In UP, Normal Life Hit In Bihar

After 28-year wait for reports, Bihar court delivers verdict in 45-year-old murder case

Dhananjay Choudhary’s daughter-in-law and nephew near the murder spot at Pothia village. (Express) In what seems to be a classic case of the justice delivery process being delayed due to lackadaisical approach of the police and district administration, a family from Pothia village under Bhagalpur’s Sanhaula police station is now waiting for the Bhagalpur Civil … Read moreAfter 28-year wait for reports, Bihar court delivers verdict in 45-year-old murder case

Ganga Water Level Above Danger Mark In Bihar, Alert Issued For Low-Lying Areas

According to the district administration, the water level rose by 1.5 inches on Monday Patna:  District administration in Patna on Monday issued an alert for the low lying areas as River Ganga is flowing above danger mark. The low-lying areas along the river have submerged in water as Ganga River water level has risen. “Considering … Read moreGanga Water Level Above Danger Mark In Bihar, Alert Issued For Low-Lying Areas

“High On Arrogance”: Bihar BJP Leader Attacks Nitish Kumar

Bihar BJP leader Sanjay Paswan hit out at Nitish Kumar at an event. Patna:  In a veiled attack on Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, BJP leader Sanjay Paswan on Saturday said that “some people are high on arrogance and assuming that Bihar is functioning because of them”. “Some people under the illusion that Bihar is … Read more“High On Arrogance”: Bihar BJP Leader Attacks Nitish Kumar

Nitish Kumar Calls His Opponents “Ignorant”, Tejashwi Yadav Hits Back

Tejashwi Yadav accused Nitish Kumar of having made “unseemly remarks” against the leader of opposition Patna:  Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar’s reference to his political detractors who “know nothing, are ignorant of even a, b, c of politics but still get lots of publicity” on Friday touched a raw nerve with RJD heir apparent Tejashwi … Read moreNitish Kumar Calls His Opponents “Ignorant”, Tejashwi Yadav Hits Back

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