'Poll for panels to manage cow shelters to be held soon'

PATNA, March 22 -- Bihar's agriculture minister Kumar Sarvjeet Tuesday told the state assembly that election of management committees of cow shelters across the state would be conducted soon for bette... Read More

Agri dept begins assessment of crop damages

PATNA, March 20 -- The state's agriculture department has started an assessment of crop damages in various districts, especially in north Bihar, where unseasonal rains and hailstorms have taken place ... Read More

Women panel to be formed soon: Minister

PATNA, March 15 -- The Bihar government Tuesday assured the state assembly that state women commission will be soon be reconstituted with appointment of chairperson of the commission and its seven mem... Read More

Nitish sees decision to dump NDA as trigger for agencies' action

PATNA, March 11 -- Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar on Saturday said that central agencies have restarted a crackdown on Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) president Lalu Prasad and his family members as the... Read More

Parties name candidates, Jagdanand's son is RJD pick

PATNA, March 11 -- The ruling grand alliance (GA) in Bihar on Friday announced its candidates for five seats in the state's Legislative Council from teachers' and graduate constituencies where electio... Read More

Panchayat bypolls and election in 31 urban local bodies in May

PATNA, March 10 -- The bypolls for filling up more than 3,000 vacancies in the three-tier panchayat raj institutions ( PRIs) and election for 31 urban local bodies in Bihar are expected to be held in ... Read More

Banks in Bihar fix credit target for next fiscal at Rs.2.63 lakh cr

PATNA, March 5 -- Banks in Bihar have disbursed a total of Rs 1,58,979 crore in loans till December 2022 as against the annual credit plan (ACP) of Rs 2.04 lakh crore for the current fiscal in the sta... Read More

Officials set to visit TN to probe 'attack' on migrants

PATNA, March 4 -- The Bihar government Friday decided to send a team of senior officials to Tamil Nadu to verify reports of attacks on migrant labourers from the state working there, after chief minis... Read More

BJP, CPI-ML( L) members trade 'insults'

PATNA, March 3 -- Opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday created noisy scenes inside the Bihar assembly and later staged a walkout, seeking an apology from CPI-ML(Liberation) member Mehbo... Read More

Govt vows action on 'casteist' songs

PATNA, March 2 -- Bihar's energy minister Bijendra Prasad Yadav on Wednesday told the state assembly that police and officials have been directed to take action against those producing and uploading B... Read More