CM Nitish Kumar on Wednesday launched 22 buildings of different engineering colleges and polytechnics worth Rs 1,087.27 crore across the state. Of them, 17 new buildings worth Rs893.60 crore were inaugurated while foundation stones were laid for 5 buildings worth Rs193.
Despite regular eviction drive conducted by the district administration along with Patna Municipal Corporation (PMC), most of the major city roads and commercial areas remain choked because of encroachments on both sides.
The Economic Offences Unit (EOU) of state police on Wednesday raided the residential premises and office of Rupaspur police station SHO Madhusudan on the charges of accumulating assets disproportionate to his known sources of income.
The Election Commission (EC) on Wednesday announced that polling to fill seven vacant seats in the Bihar legislative council will be held on June 20.The schedule for the biennial election was fixed ahead of the July 21 retirement of seven members.
National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Wednesday took suo-motu cognizance of media reports that at least six persons have died and twelve fallen ill after they consumed spurious liquor in Aurangabad and Gaya districts of Bihar.
Putting all speculations to rest, state parliamentary affairs minister and senior JD(U) functionary Vijay Kumar Choudhary on Tuesday said an all-party meeting on caste-based census in the state would be held on June 1.
State assembly speaker Vijay Kumar Sinha, who won the assembly election from Lakhisarai constituency on a BJP ticket, on Tuesday expressed serious concern over the rising crime graph in his home district and said he would apprise CM Nitish Kumar about it.
The water of the Ganga was lifted at Hathidah Ghat in Mokama and brought to Motnaje water treatment plant in Nawada district through a pipeline as a trial run for the ambitious Ganga water lift project on Tuesday.
Kameshwar Singh Darbhanga Sanskrit University (KSDSU) is facing rough weather these days due to its vice-chancellor (VC) Sashi Nathh Jha and registrar Satyendra Narayan Singh being at loggerheads since the latter joined the university on March 3. VC has been found proposing and registrar disposing, said an insider in the university.
An over 7-hour-long hostage crisis, in which three of a family and six police personnel were kept captive at gunpoint, was brought to an end by deft handling of the situation by the Bettiah Police on Monday. Ironically, the man who held them hostage claimed to be a Bihar Police officer aspirant.
Two persons died allegedly after consuming spurious liquor in Ghosai village under Chausa police station in Madhepura district since Sunday evening. The deceased were identified as Abhinav of Ghosai and his brother-in-law Alok Jha from Saharsa district.
At least eight labourers died and ten others were injured after a truck they were travelling in overturned on NH-57 under Jalalgarh police station area in Purnia district on Monday morning. The truck, laden with iron pipes, was on its way from Siliguri to Jammu.
CM Nitish Kumar on Monday launched Kharif Mahaabhiyan-2022 by flagging of a total of 59 Krishi Rath and Micro-Irrigation Rath to all 38 districts for propagating new farm techniques and other related information among the farmers under the Kharif season.
A minister in the Nitish cabinet on Monday telephoned senior leaders of all political parties to inquire whether they are available in Patna on May 27 to attend the proposed all-party meeting over caste-census or the date should be deferred to a few days.
At least eight labourers were killed, while ten others got injured including driver and helper, after a truck laden with iron pipes overturned on the National Highway-57 (Siliguri-Delhi four-lane) under Jalalgarh police station in Purnea district on Monday morning.
At least 14,337 old trees have been identified in East Champaran for protection and nourishment under 'Guardian of Champaran', a unique campaign launched by the district administration in June last year.
Two persons died allegedly after consuming spurious liquor in Aurangabad district on Sunday. Sub-inspector Sudarshan Chaudhary, in-charge of prohibition unit of Madanpur police station, and a village chowkidar were suspended for negligence in this connection, Aurangabad SP Kantesh Kumar Mishra said. Three persons allegedly involved in sales of liquor have been arrested, he said.
In a significant change, Patna University (PU) now accepts PhD thesis for evaluation only in spiral binding format. The thesis is to be hardbound after its revision, incorporating the suggestions made by the examiners.
RJD is yet to announce its two candidates for the Rajya Sabha elections as the CBI raids on party chief Lalu Prasads wife Rabri Devis residence and other locations related to his kin are likely to impact the selection process, sources said.
The RJD continued its attack on the CBI and BJP on Sunday for conducting raids on the residence of former CM Rabri Devi in Patna and 15 other locations on Friday following an FIR lodged against party chief Lalu Prasad, his wife Rabri and their two daughters besides others in land-for-job in
Four youths drowned while taking a bath in the Ganga near Rajapur Pul Ghat under Buddha Colony police station area in Patna on Sunday. Three bodies were fished out while search continued for the one youth missing.
Girls once again outsmarted boys by bagging as many as 25 out of the 38 gold medals awarded to the toppers of postgraduate examinations at Patna University annual convocation on Saturday. Altogether 1330 scholars passed the postgraduate examinations in 2018-20 sessions of whom 732 are girls.
Even as Covid-19 cases have been declining across the country, the railways has decided to implement fresh guidelines in light of an SOP (standard operating procedure) issued by ministry of home affairs (MHA) to follow Covid-19 protocol by passengers during their journey in trains.
A woman was allegedly lynched while three persons were badly scorched as a local mob torched seven houses in Lerua village under Maharajganj police station area in Siwan district on Saturday morning following protest over the murder of 20-year-old Sagar Sah, son of Sanjay Sah, of the same
Will Bihar CM and JD(U)s de-facto leader Nitish Kumar send Union steel minister RCP Singh to the Rajya Sabha for third consecutive term? The million-dollar question is doing the rounds in Bihar political circles these days.
RCPs second term in the Rajya Sabha is expiring on July 7 and if he is not re-nominated for the Rajya Sabha by his political mentor Nitish, he would have to resign as cabinet minister of the Narendra Modi government. RCP is the only minister from JD(U) in the Modi government.
RJD leaders attacked the NDA government against the CBI raids conducted at different locations associated with their party chief Lalu Prasad and his relatives and called it a political vendetta to suppress the voice of the opposition.
The Patna Municipal Corporation (PMC) has asked all the agencies concerned to either complete the construction of excavated roads by May 30 or face action. Patna mayor Sita Sahu said FIR would be lodged against the agencies if they fail to complete the work within the deadline.
Days after coming out of bail in a multi-crore fodder scam case, 73-year-old RJD chief Lalu Prasad is once again in fresh trouble. The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Friday morning conducted searches in at least 15 locations in multiple cities, including Patna and Delhi, linked to Lalu and his relatives in connection with an alleged land-for-job scam.