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  • Patna constable held for uploading obscene video on porn site

    Patna: A constable here was arrested for allegedly uploading an obscene video of a woman police personnel on a porn site, the police said. “The accused constable Mithilesh Kumar Jha – who was posted at the Police Lines – was arrested on Thursday and remanded to jail custody. Further action will be taken after the investigation is complete”, Senior Superintendent of Police, Patna, Manu Maharaj said. He said “we had received a complaint from

  • NDA seat-sharing debate more in media than among allies: Kushwaha

    Patna: Union minister and RLSP chief Upendra Kushwaha Monday downplayed speculations on seat-sharing arrangement among NDA constituents, saying the issue is being debated more in the media than among political parties.”When we think it necessary, we will speak to you (media) about it (alliance and seat-sharing),” Kushwaha told reporters at his party officer here.

  • Unrest in JD-U after Nitish declares Pandey the future

    Patna : Rise of the Buxar-born election strategist Prashant Kishore Pandey as ‘the future’ has created jitters among the top JDU leaders in Bihar. They fear that with this move, the role of the national secretary general and Rajya Sabha member RCP Singh would be curtailed.

  • 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.

  • I-T raids at house of Sushil Modi’s cousin in Srijan scam

    Patna : The Income Tax Department on Thursday raided the residence of Bihar Deputy Chief Minister and senior BJP leader Sushil Kumar Modi’s cousin sister, Rekha Modi, who is one of the accused in Rs 1,900 crore Srijan scam.

  • Barking dogs don’t let me sleep: Lalu

    Ranchi/Patna : Jailed RJD president Lalu Prasad has requested to shift to another ward at the Rajendra Institute of Medical Sciences (RIMS) in Ranchi, where he is admitted, citing poor hygiene, mosquito menace and barking by stray dogs, a close aide of the former chief minister said.

  • T R Ramachandran, Rahul Gandhi, domestic agenda, Congress, Germany, England

    Union Min calls Rahul names, draws flak

    Patna : Union minister Ashwini Kumar Choubey stirred a controversy on Saturday with his remarks that Congress president Rahul Gandhi suffers from “some mental disease like schizophrenia” and “is no more than a ‘naali ka keeda’ (sewer worm) before the prime minister”, drawing strong criticism from both the opposition and NDA ally JD(U), reports PTI.

  • T R Ramachandran, Rahul Gandhi, domestic agenda, Congress, Germany, England

    Rahul Gandhi suffers from schizophrenia: Union Minister Ashwani Kumar Choubey

    Patna: Union Minister Ashwani Kumar Choubey on Saturday said Congress President Rahul Gandhi is suffering from schizophrenia and he should be admitted to a hospital for treatment. Choubey, known for making controversial statements, said the way Gandhi has been speaking, it appears he has lost his mental balance. Another Union Minister Giriraj Singh on Friday targeted Gandhi saying he should first explain whether he is a Hindu, Muslim or Christian before going on the Kailash Mansarovar

  • Nitish red-faced as his wings clipped in seat-sharing

    New Delhi : Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar was taken for a ride in accepting BJP President Amit Shah’s 20:20 formula for sharing of seats in Bihar in the Lok Sabha elections on getting the details of the deal after he got after Shah’s return from Patna early this week.

  • Two women from Bihar shelter home absconding

    Patna : 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.

  • Bihar: BJP, JD-U finalise seat-sharing for LS polls

    Patna : Seat-sharing formula for the 2019 general elections has been finalised by the NDA constituents in Bihar. According to preliminary understanding reached between the BJP and JD-U for the 2019 Lok Sabha polls, the BJP is likely to get the lion’s share of 20 out of the 40 Lok Sabha seats and the rest going to its allies including the JD-U, LJP and the RLSP, party leaders said on Thursday.

  • ‘Non-BJP leaders will be jailed before 2019 polls’

    Patna : RJD president Lalu Prasad, who is scheduled to surrender before the court at Ranchi on Thursday following an order of the Jharkhand High Court, condemned the arrests of human right activists on Tuesday.

  • Dreaded gangster shot dead in Bihar court

    Patna : Jailed gangster Santosh Jha, sentenced to life imprisonment for killing two engineers, was shot dead on Tuesday in the premises of a court in Bihars Sitamarhi district, police said.

  • Mumbai, plastic ban, Maharashtra, plastic materials, BMC, plastic bags

    Patna High Court directs Bihar government to ban plastic bags

    Patna: The Patna High Court on Monday directed the Bihar government to impose a ban on the usage of plastic bags. A bench comprising Patna High Court Chief Justice M.R. Shah asked the state government to make a law on the ban and to use the media to create awareness. It slated the next hearing for September 24. Last week, a draft notification was circulated for a blanket ban on the manufacture, import,

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