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Solar power to empower Bihar village

A village in Bihar that lost its electricity connection 30 years ago and then never succeeded in getting the state government to reconnect power supply is all set to be electrified again, this time wi

Riyaz, Iqbal are hiding in Pak, confirms Yasin

Bihar director-general of police Abhyanand said the state police had “a major role” in the arrest of Yasin Bhatkal and his close aide Asadulla Akhtar.

JD-U MP accused of helping activist’s killer

A JD(U) MP from Bihar has been accused by lawyers in his constituency of patronising an alleged killer of a lawyer-cum-RTI activist who had highlighted a series of corrupt practices in a panchayat.

Nitish blames BJP for Bihar communal clashes

With a Bihar town put under curfew after a communal clash caused tension and similar communal clashes having taken place in two other towns, chief minister Nitish Kumar on Monday obliquely blamed the

Last rites of five Army jawans held with military honours

Amid heart-rending scenes, the mortal remains of five Army jawans killed by Pakistani troops along the Line of Control (LoC) were Thursday consigned to flames with full military honours in their respective villages in Bihar and Maharashtra.

BJP asked to ‘hit, sit and compete’


Irked over frequent walk out of the House by Opposition BJP, a Bihar minister Friday said instead of “running away” from the discussions, the saffron party should “hit, sit and compete.”

Acid attack and rape victims die

Two women in Jharkhand, brutally attacked in separate incidents, died on Wednesday after struggling for life at hospitals.

Nitish is PM material: Shatrughan Sinha

Actor-politician Shatrughan Sinha Tuesday dubbed Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar as “Prime Ministerial material” and said that he wanted to build bridges between the former partners BJP and the JD(U).

MLA plans to set up ‘army’ to fight crime

A ruling JD(U) legislator in Bihar has caused alarm and public anxiety by saying he plans to form a “private army” to put an end to the rising crime graph and Maoist activities in his constituency and

JD-U, BJP spar in House over deaths

Bihar’s ruling JD(U) and its ally-turned-Opposition party BJP on Monday engaged in an unseemly confrontation in the state Assembly over the mid-day meal tragedy as the BJP legislators, aided by those

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