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  • Lalu Prasad Yadav has become politically irrelevant: Lok Sabha member Pappu Yadav

    Patna: Bihar’s seasoned politician and Lok Sabha member Pappu Yadav says that jailed veteran politician Lalu Prasad has become irrelevant in politics and his main backer, the powerful Yadav youth, are desperately looking for a new face outside the Lalu family to lead them. “The era of Lalu’s monopoly in Bihar, mainly on Yadavs and Muslims, is virtually over. Yadav youth have no sympathy and affiliation with him now. The entire Lalu family exploited

  • CM Nitish Kumar flags off first ever best service Bihar-Nepal bus service

    Patna: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Tuesday flagged off the first bus service between Bihar and Nepal. After flagging off the bus from Patna, Nitish said the initiative will strengthen the relations between Bihar and Nepal. The bus services were commissioned following the agreement between two regions.

  • Bharat Bandh: 2-year-old dies on way to hospital in Bihar’s Jehanabad, BJP attacks Congress

    Patna: A critically ill two-year-old girl died on Monday on her way to a hospital as Bharat Bandh supporters blocked roads in Bihar’s Jehanabad town. The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party and Janata Dal-United leaders attacked the opposition Congress and its ally Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) for the girl’s death due to their shutdown called against fuel price hike. Pramod Manjhi, the victim’s father, said his daughter was

  • Bharat Bandh: Rail, road traffic hit in Bihar during shutdown

    Patna: Rail and road traffic was hit across Bihar on Monday due to a nationwide shutdown called by the Congress against the hike in fuel prices. The shutdown is being supported by the opposition Rashtryia Janata Dal (RJD), Left Parties and Hindustani Awam Morcha (HAM).

  • Galvanising anti-BJP forces

    Even a motley alliance of RJD and Congress is sufficient to wreck electoral prospects of JD (U) chief and chief executive of Bihar, Nitish Kumar, who barely a year ago was perceived and projected as the political face of anti-BJP forces. But social acceptability of the grand alliance and more and more political parties expressing their willingness to join the alliance has provided an explicit indication that the 2019 election and more

  • Bharat Bandh Live Updates: Protesters stage rail roko in Bihar, people hit streets in Thane

    Security has been beefed up across the country about 150 organisations of upper castes and OBCs called for a Bharat bandh today against the amendment of SC/ST Act. Since morning protests have erupted in Bihar, Maharashtra’s Thane, Madhya Pradesh. Protestors have also stopped trains in Bihar’s Darbhanga and Munger’s Masudan.

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    Kanhaiya Kumar likely to contest from Begusarai constituency in Bihar on CPI ticket

    Patna: Former Jawaharlal Nehru University Students Union president Kanhaiya Kumar is likely to contest the 2019 Lok Sabha election from Begusarai constituency in Bihar as a CPI candidate. He is likely to have the support of grand alliance partners RJD, Congress, NCP and Jitan Ram Manjhi’s HAM(S).

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    Bihar: Inmate of Aasra shelter home dies in hospital, two others missing

    Patna: A 27-year-old inmate of a shelter home for mentally challenged women died at a hospital here Friday, a day after two other women went missing. Anamika, an inmate of the Aasra shelter home here, was admitted to the hospital in a critical condition Thursday, Patna Medical College and Hospital (PMCH) Superintendent Rajeev Ranjan Prasad told PTI.

  • Bihar: Two women from Aasra Shelter Home manage to run away despite tight security

    Patna (Bihar): Patna police on Thursday confirmed that two women from the Aasra Shelter Home in Bihar’s Rajeev Nagar managed to run away despite tight security. The two women, named Mira Kumari (30) and Anita Kumar (35) reportedly ran away from the shelter home on Wednesday night.

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    Fodder Scam case: Lalu Yadav surrenders before CBI court after expiry of bail

    Ranchi: RJD president and fodder scam convict Lalu Prasad today surrendered before a special CBI court here on expiry of his provisional bail. Prasad, who reached here from Patna yesterday, was directed by the Jharkhand High Court to surrender before the CBI court by August 30. After his surrender before Judge S S Prasad, RJD chief’s advocate Prabhat Kumar said his client had been suffering from various ailments.

  • Bihar: Armed man clutches Tej Pratap’s hand while extending greetings on Eid al-Adha

    Vaishali (Bihar): An armed individual clutched Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Tej Pratap Yadav’s hand in Mahua, where the leader had arrived to extend greetings to people on the occasion of Eid al-Adha on Wednesday. In the wake of the incident, the former state health minister alleged that the incident was a conspiracy hatched by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) to kill him.

  • Madhya Pradesh: 2 dummy candidates appearing for railway exam held in Indore

    Indore: In separate cases in the past one week, the city police have arrested two men for allegedly appearing as dummy candidates in the railway recruitment exam, an officer said today. The accused, identified as Dhiraj Kumar (21) and Ranjit Prasad (22), hail from Nalanda district of Bihar, Palasia Police Station in-charge Ajit Singh Bais said. “Both the accused were arrested in connection with ongoing Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) exam,” he said.

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    Bihar: Woman paraded naked on suspicion of killing man

    Arrah (Bihar): A woman was beaten up and paraded naked on the streets of Bihar’s Bhojpur district by a mob on the suspicion of her involvement in the killing of a 19-year-old man, a police officer said. The mob also hurled stones at a train passing through the area.

  • Muzaffarpur Shelter Home case: Main accused Brajesh Thakur fears threat to life

    Patna: Brajesh Thakur, the main accused in the Muzaffarpur shelter home rape case, on Saturday said there was a threat to his life as he was currently lodged in jail along with Maoist rebels. “I strongly fear threat to my life in the jail,” Thakur informed the local court when he was produced before it via video conference and its intervention. But the court has refused to intervene saying it was the jail’s matter.

  • Shelter case: CBI searches twelve places in Bihar

    Patna : The CBI on Friday raided 12 places in Bihar, including former Minister Manju Verma’s residence, in connection with its probe into the Muzaffarpur shelter home rape cases, an official said.

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    Fodder Scam: Jharkhand HC extends Lalu Yadav’s provisional bail till August 27

    Ranchi: The Jharkhand High Court extended today the provisional bail of former Bihar chief minister Lalu Prasad, convicted in four fodder scam cases, till August 27. Granting the extension of the provisional bail, the bench of Justice Apresh Kumar Singh fixed August 24 as the date to hear the bail petition. Senior advocate Chitaranjan Sinha appeared for the RJD leader.

  • Bihar: Mystery surrounds death of 2 inmates at Patna shelter home

    Patna: Two women inmates of a State-run shelter home died in mysterious circumstances, days after a man was arrested for reportedly asking the inmates of the home to escape by luring them with gifts. The inmates, aged 17 and 21 years, were staying at Aasra Shelter Home in Nepali Nagar locality of the city.