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Bihar parties bet big on Karpoori Jayanti to woo EBCs

PATNA, Jan. 19 -- The birth anniversary of former Bihar chief minister Karpoori Thakur on January 24 is set to be a mega political event in the state capital with both the ruling grand alliance consti... Read More


Doesn't happen so quickly, Lalu says on seat sharing deal

PATNA, Jan. 18 -- Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad on Wednesday hinted that the seat sharing exercise within the ruling Mahagathbandhan alliance in Bihar for the upcoming parliamentary pol... Read More


Doesn't happen so quickly, Lalu says on seat sharing deal

PATNA, Jan. 18 -- Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad on Wednesday hinted that the seat sharing exercise within the ruling Mahagathbandhan alliance in Bihar for the upcoming parliamentary pol... Read More


Lalu says wouldn't attend Ayodhya consecration ceremony, seat sharing deal soon

India, Jan. 17 -- Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Yadav on Wednesday said he would not attend the consecration ceremony at Ayodhya's Ram temple on January 22 even as he underlined matters... Read More


Bihar to set up agri clinic in each block; farmers can use drone services for sprinkling pesticides

PATNA, Jan. 17 -- The agriculture department will set up 202 agri clinics, one in every block, for providing farmers the facility of soil testing, seed analysis, pesticide management consultation and ... Read More


State budget expected to rise by 5% next fiscal

PATNA, Jan. 14 -- The Bihar budget for the next financial year (2024-25) is expected to witness a marginal hike of around 5% from the existing budget outlay of the current fiscal, officials said. Thi... Read More


A history of scams: Lalu Prasad Yadav and his family, now in ED's crosshairs

India, Jan. 12 -- Earlier this week, when the Enforcement Directorate (ED) filed a chargesheet in an investigation referred to as the land for job scam, the Rashtriya Janata Dal's (RJD) first family -... Read More


Rabi crop coverage in state at 98% of target, wheat too

PATNA, Jan. 12 -- The total coverage of rabi crop this season in Bihar has reached around 98% while wheat coverage too is nearing the targeted area despite initial signs of low coverage in November- D... Read More


Early RS, Council polls set to shift state into top gear

PATNA, Jan. 11 -- Ahead of the parliamentary polls in the country, Bihar is set to shift into top political gear in the next few weeks amid indications that Election Commission of India (ECI) is likel... Read More


JD(U), RJD, Cong appear to seal Bihar seat pact to boost i.n.d.i.a.

Patna, Jan. 6 -- Bihar's four-party ruling coalition is close to sealing a seat-sharing agreement for the upcoming Lok Sabha polls, leaders aware of matter said on Friday, making it potentially the fi... Read More