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Woman ‘raped’ and hanged from tree

Bihar’s model village of Dharhara, famous for its long tradition of planting trees to celebrate the birth of a girl child, is dealing with all the negative attention it has drawn after a woman was all

Mass support for Naxals behind Bihar stir?

The Aurangabad SP and DM’s report said that villagers were suspected of sheltering Maoists

Cash looted from ex-MP home found

While the recovery of cash worth Rs 1.14 crore stolen allegedly from Bihar BJP MP Giriraj Singh’s house is still being probed, Rs 39 lakh in cash and jewellery worth over Rs 1 crore stolen from former

JD-U okays RJD tieup for bypolls in Bihar

The state executive committee of Bihar’s ruling JD(U) on Sunday gave the go-ahead for the party’s alliance with the RJD for Sunday’s Assembly bypolls for 10 seats and agreed in principle for a formal

Girl sexually exploited by principal

A Class 8 schoolgirl in a government school in Bihar was not only sexually exploited and impregnated by the school’s headmaster but also offered money in order to keep quiet and go for an abortion, ac

Woman stripped, beaten up in public

A woman in Bihar was stripped in public and brutally assaulted by a mob allegedly in presence of policemen late on Wednesday night over an alleged abduction.

Bihar girl faces flak for lighting father’s pyre

A teenage girl in Bihar, who broke one of the many shackles of Hindu tradition by performing the last rites of her father by lighting his funeral pyre, is now facing a social backlash for her audacity

‘Lalu, Nitish mooted coalition in 2005’

Former JD(U) MP Shivanand Tiwari on Tuesday sent ripples through Bihar’s political circles by saying that JD(U) stalwart Nitish Kumar and RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav had contemplated getting together

Nitish Kumar for alliance talks with RJD, snubs critics

RJD supremo Lalu Prasad Yadav arrives at the Ranchi CBI court in the fodder scam case on Monday. 	— PTI

Even as Bihar’s ruling JD(U) witnesses internal opposition to the party’s progressing plans to formalise an alliance with the RJD, former chief minister and JD(U) stalwart Nitish Kumar on Monday spurn

Senior Bihar cop deserted in Maoist hotspot

He was put in personal danger by his successor who withdrew his security staff and vehicle even before taking charge of the district

In Gurez, at the upper edge of northern Kashmir Valley, a serene calm prevails along the Line of Control. The undulating rhythms of the Kishanganga river that rolls through bowl-shaped valleys surrounded by the Himalayas on all four sides put Switzerland to shame.

Besides controlling food inflation, the most challenging task before Narendra Modi is to create jobs for millions of young men and women, some of whom were responsible for his resounding victory in the elections. It is one thing to promise jobs and another to actually create them.