1 electrocuted, two injured in Patna

PATNA, Feb. 22 -- One vehicle cleaner was electrocuted to death and two others got injuries after an electric wire fell on them at Nandlal Chhapra in Patna on Wednesday, said the police. The deceased... Read More

Won't arrest Wankhede till March 1: ED to high court

Mumbai, Feb. 22 -- The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Tuesday assured the Bombay high court on Tuesday that it will not take any coercive action against Sameer Wankhede, former Mumbai Zonal Director ... Read More

6 more arrested over violence in Haldwani

Dehradun, Feb. 22 -- Nainital Police made six fresh arrests in connection with the Haldwani violence, taking the total number of arrests to 74, an officer familiar with the matter said on Wednesday. N... Read More

Army plans to bolster posture against China along the LAC in central sector

NEW DELHI, Feb. 22 -- The Indian Army plans to strengthen its posture against China along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in the central sector, stretching 545 km across Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakh... Read More

EC winds up its Bihar visit, rues low turnout

PATNA, Feb. 22 -- The Election Commission of India (ECI) on Wednesday said low voter turnout was a cause for concern in Bihar, which is known as the land that gave birth to democracy and still inhabit... Read More

... Reassures House on school timings, defends 'honest officer' Pathak

PATNA, Feb. 22 -- Amid protests by the Opposition, chief minister Nitish Kumar on Wednesday reassured the state legislature that school timings will remain from 10 am to 4 am, as he had assured the Ho... Read More

Nitish fumes at Oppn: You'll be routed...

PATNA, Feb. 22 -- Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar on Wednesday lashed out at the Opposition members who were shouting slogans in the state assembly while protesting over timings in government school... Read More

Bihar dusts off its 2007 policy, no more +2 in colleges

PATNA, Feb. 22 -- The Bihar government on Wednesday decided to end intermediate education in all three streams - arts, science and commerce - in colleges under different state universities, officials ... Read More

Forest staff escort children to school amid fear of tiger

Rudrapur, Feb. 21 -- As a precautionary measure, children from Patrani village in Ramnagar are being escorted to Government Inter College (GIC) in Dhela by armed forest staff, to avoid any untoward in... Read More

New parking facility to be constructed near Har-ki-Pauri in Haridwar: Officials

Haridwar, Feb. 21 -- Ahead of Char Dham pilgrimage and summer tourist season, a new parking facility is being developed near Har-ki-Pauri area in Haridwar, officials aware of the matter said. Within ... Read More