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Parties see new worry in results

Even as the results of Bihar’s Assembly bypolls offered both the JD(U)-RJD-Congress alliance and the Opposition BJP some silver linings amid the electoral clouds, the likely future mood of the state’s

Woman gives birth on train, again

Helpful staff of the Railways and cooperative passengers aboard an express train alleviated the ordeals of a pregnant woman co-passenger by making the train halt for more than half-an-hour in the nigh

Lalu Prasad Yadav and Nitish Kumar alliance hits BJP in Bihar

The tie-up put a resurgent BJP on the mat in bypolls for 10 Assembly seats in the state by winning six seats & boosting the morale of the two regional parties

Bihar ‘semi-final’ bypolls see low turnout


A meagre 47 per cent voter turnout in the bypolls for ten Assembly seats in Bihar on Thursday, touted as the crucial “semi-finals” for next year’s statewide polls, caused worry among the two ambitious

21 killed as train hits auto at a manned rail crossing in Bihar

Twenty one people were killed on the railway tracks in Bihar’s East Champaran district on Monday afternoon when the auto-rickshaw they were travelling in was hit at a manned railway crossing and dragg

JD-U jittery over Manjhi slamming new ally RJD

Bihar chief minister Jitan Ram Manjhi, routinely pilloried by the Opposition BJP as a “rubber stamp CM,” has given a scare to a section of the ruling JD(U), especially his mentor and predecessor Nitis

Chief Minister remarks on graft put JD-U in a fix

A political storm was kicked up in Bihar on Wednesday by chief minister Jitan Ram Manjhi’s public statement that corruption was rampant in the state and that he, when he was a minister, had had to pay

Lalu Prasad Yadav, Nitish Kumar hug; urge SP-BSP unity

RJD supremo Lalu Prasad Yadav and the JD(U)’s Nitish Kumar, bitter rivals in Bihar for 20 years, reunited Monday in a tight hug as they shared a Hajipur stage, vowing to intensify their fight against

Decision on tieup leader put on hold

Bihar’s ruling JD(U) and its new allies, the RJD and the Congress, on Friday hurried to put on hold the politically sensitive issue of naming the alliance’s leader and the state’s next chief minister

Leadership pangs grip Bihar anti-BJP tieup

The proposed grand alliance between JD(U), RJD and Congress in Bihar aimed at the 2015 Assembly polls met with rough weather on Thursday over the question of who would head the alliance as the ruling

On July 22, 2014, an international partnership across India, Africa and the US launched the “One Agriculture-One Science: A Global Education Consortium” initiative aimed at revitalising global agricultural education, capacity building and technology transfer.

A few weeks ago a public school in the National Capital Region organised an Id Milan during school hours for students. Not all students were invited to it. During the mid-morning recess, teachers instructed Muslim students to line up and go to the place for the function.