Polls pass but maize farmers' probs stay

PURNEA, April 19 -- A -36-Year-old young farmer Indrajeet Das, a resident of Balughat on Purnea- Shrinagar road, 5 kms from Purnea district headquarters missed the election rally of PM Narendra Modi a... Read More

Rajnath returns Misa's PM barb with 'family in jail' jibe

JAMUI, April 15 -- Union minister Rajnath Singh countering RJD leader Misa Bharti's remark that Prime Minister Narendra Modi would be put behind bars if INDI Alliance came to power, asked, "How the fa... Read More

Former RJD MP from Seemanchal joins JD(U)

KATIHAR, April 14 -- Former Rajya Sabha member Ahmad Ashfaque Karim joined the Janata Dal (United) on Saturday, a day after he quit the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD), accusing the party that had been pus... Read More

Hate killing: Girl hacked to death in Munger

MUNGER, April 14 -- A fourteen-year old girl was allegedly hacked to death by her parents in Bihar's Munger district on Friday evening, the police said. The incident occurred at Khalifachk village wh... Read More

Two new faces in face-off for seat Chirag left for Hajipur

JAMUI, April 13 -- Ravi Shankar, a professor at K K M College, Jamui, is not happy with the standard of education in Bihar in general. "I don't think such education will help us translate our dream of... Read More

Pappu gets a push in Purnea as RJD cadres, rebels swear support

PURNEA, April 13 -- Five-time MP Rajesh Ranjan alias Pappu Yadav, who is in the fray for the Purnea Lok Sabha seat as an Independent, appears to be gaining in support from the local cadres of the RJD,... Read More

Ahmad Ashfaque Karim, who hoped to contest Katihar Lok Sabha seat, quits RJD

India, April 13 -- Former Rajya Sabha member Ahmad Ashfaque Karim has resigned from the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD), accusing the party that had been pushing for proportionate representation of committ... Read More

Nagar Nigam staffer killed at Saharsa hospital

SAHARSA, April 12 -- A -21- year-old youth was gunned down in the district hospital in Bihar's Saharsa on Thursday morning, police said, adding they had started a probe. The deceased was identified a... Read More

Bets off in Purnea as Pappu digs in heels

PURNEA, April 9 -- The stage is now set for a triangular contest in Purnea Lok Sabha seat in Bihar, where five-time former MP Rajesh Ranjan alias Pappu Yadav refused to pull out of the fray on Monday,... Read More

Despite Cong suggestion, Pappu Yadav still in fray from Purnea

Purnea, April 9 -- Former lawmaker Rajesh Ranjan alias Pappu Yadav, who recently joined the Congress, on Monday refused to withdraw his nomination as an independent candidate from Bihar's Purnea Lok S... Read More