Noted scholar, translator Bashi Kant passes away at 63 in Delhi

SAHARSA, March 19 -- Eminent academician and scholar Prof Bashi Kant Choudhary (63) passed away in New Delhi on Monday. Prof Choudhary was a powerful translator who also had an excellent command over... Read More


PATNA, March 19 -- A speeding truck crushed a five-year-old girl to death while she was trying to cross the road on national highway (NH) - 30 near Choti Pahari under Bypass police station. After the... Read More

Maoist killed in encounter at Nawada

PATNA, March 19 -- A Maoist was gunned down in an encounter with security forces in Bihar's Nawada district on Monday during a search operation in Chordiha forest areas of Rajauli near Jharkhand borde... Read More

Ward member among two shot dead in E Champaran

BETTIAH, March 19 -- Armed assailants gunned down two persons near Ghodasahan block office in Bihar's East Champaran district on Monday morning. The incident took place near the same place where a sch... Read More

Vijay Manjhi likely to contest from Gaya as JD(U) candidate

PATNA, March 19 -- Vijay Manjhi is likely to contest from the Gaya (SC) Lok Sabha constituency after the seat fell in JD (U)'s kitty on Sunday, when the NDA'S seat-sharing details between BJP, JD(U) a... Read More


PATNA, March 19 -- Even before the Grand Alliance could make a final announcement on the seats to be contested by each of the alliance partners, the CPI-ML on Monday announced its candidate for Ara Lo... Read More

AAI issues directive on parking of choppers in Patna airport for election purposes

PATNA, March 19 -- The Airports Authority of India (AAI) has cited operational constraints in expressing its inability to provide parking of nonschedule helicopters on its apron at the Patna airport. ... Read More

Sulking Giriraj targets state BJP president

PATNA, March 19 -- After the announcement of seats to be contested by NDA alliance partners in Bihar on Sunday, union minister and sitting Nawada MP Giriraj Singh did not hide his displeasure and vent... Read More

NDA to announce Bihar candidates' names after Holi

PATNA, March 19 -- State president of Janata Dal (United) Bashistha Narain Singh on Monday said that National Democratic Alliance (NDA) partners have decided to jointly declare the names of all 40 ca... Read More

BJP tries to pacify angry supporters in West Champaran

BETTIAH, March 19 -- The West Champaran district unit of BJP on Monday tried to pacify party workers who are unhappy over the party's decision to allocate the Valmiki Nagar Lok Sabha seat to JD (U). ... Read More