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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


IRIMEE to be expanded, not shifted: Railway ministry clarifies

India, 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


'No move to shift Jamalpur-based Railways' engineering institute'

PATNA, May 7 -- With the Bihar government taking strong exception to the Centre's reported move to shift the iconic Indian Railway Institute of Mechanical & Electrical Engineering (IRIMEE) at Jamalpur... Read More


Nitish bats for skill profiling of migrant workers

PATNA, May 7 -- Aware of the potentials of the migrants who are returning to state after the extension of lockdown, Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar on Wednesday asked officials to carry out the skil... Read More


Nitish bats for skill profiling of migrants for suitable job creation

PATNA, May 6 -- Aware of the potentials of the migrants who are returning to state after the extension of lockdown, Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar on Wednesday asked officials to carry out the skil... Read More


Nitish briefs Opposition on govt'splan of action to deal with pandemic

PATNA, May 6 -- Chief minister (CM) Nitish Kumar on Tuesday apprised the legislature party leaders of the Opposition parties, including Congress, RJD, HAM-S and CPI-ML, of the Bihar government's effor... Read More