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CM pitches for zone-wise testing for migrants

PATNA, May 16 -- After issuing directives for ramping up testing in view of lakhs of migrant workers returning home, Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar Thursday directed officials to work out a zone-wi... Read More


Nitish pitches for zone-wise testing for migrants as cases cross 1,000

PATNA, May 15 -- After issuing directives for ramping up testing in view of lakhs of migrant workers returning home, Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar Thursday directed officials to work out a zone-wi... Read More


High court seeks govt reply on state of quarantine centres

PATNA, May 15 -- The Patna High Court has sought the Bihar government's reply on a PIL seeking direction to the government for better and hygienic living conditions and proper food in the quarantine c... Read More


Nitish Kumar directs ramping Covid-19 testing as migrants inflow increases in Bihar

India, May 13 -- Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar on Tuesday evening directed the top brass of the state administration to increase testing in view of the growing number of the coronavirus disease (C... Read More


HC disposes of PILs seeking to bring back stranded students

PATNA, May 12 -- Satisfied with the status reports of the Centre and the Bihar government detailing the progress on bringing back students stranded in Kota (Rajasthan) due to the Covid-19 lockdown, th... Read More


In Bihar, migrants testing positive for Covid-19 pose new challenge

India, May 11 -- An alarmed Bihar government is gearing up to face the rising number of cases of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) in the state, especially after trainloads of mostly asymptomatic mig... Read More


Ensure safety of doctors, Nitish tells top officials

PATNA, May 10 -- Chief minister Nitish Kumar on Saturday directed top officials to ensure security and safety of the doctors. During a meeting with top officials, Kumar expressed concern over inciden... Read More


'Free bus service' offers take migrants for a ride, minister vows action

PATNA, May 9 -- Hours after the Noida police Friday arrested two persons and impounded two privately-run buses for duping migrants returning to their homes in Bihar, the state government said it would... Read More


Railways clarifies, plans to expand IRIMEE, not shift it

PATNA, May 8 -- Ministry of Railways on Thursday clarified it has no plans to shift the Indian Railways Institute for Mechanical and Electrical Engineering (IRIMEE), Jamalpur, to Lucknow. "Any assert... Read More


U-turn: Bihar workers board Telangana train

PATNA, May 8 -- While trains are ferrying thousands of migrant workers from Bihar back home from different parts of the country in what is being called the reverse migration, one train carrying worker... Read More