08 Mar 2014
Patna: Seeking to expose Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's development plank in the run up to general elections, the Bharatiya Janata Party has claimed that the state's economic growth rate has nosedived by nearly half in the past one year.
05 Mar 2014
New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday upheld the conviction of Ansal brothers -- Sushil and Gopal -- in the infamous 1997 Uphaar fire tragedy case, referring the question of quantum of sentence to be imposed on them to a three-judge bench.
23 Feb 2014
Patna: Hinting at a possible tie-up between BJP and LJP in Bihar, former Deputy chief minister Sushil Kumar Modi on Sunday alleged that the UPA government was misusing CBI against Ram Vilas Paswan in the recruitment scam in a public sector undertaking to settle political scores with the latter.
25 Feb 2014
Patna: RJD supremo Lalu Prasad on Tuesday said he will continue his efforts to engage Ram Vilas Paswan amid speculation that the LJP chief was warming up toward the BJP-led NDA.
19 Feb 2014
Patna: BJP leader Sushil Kumar Modi claimed he did not rule out Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar joining hands with the saffron party again.
19 Feb 2014
New Delhi: Olympic medallist grapplers Sushil Kumar and Yogeshwar Dutt will not be a part of the next month's Freestyle Wrestling World Cup as the two have been given further rest by the federation from national duties.
27 Feb 2014
Patna: The BJP on Thursday appealed to the commuters to avoid travelling by trains on Friday in view of the party's 'rail roko' stir to demand special status for Bihar.
11 Feb 2014
Patna: The Opposition BJP in Bihar said the Nitish Kumar-government in the state is short on numbers and is not in a position to sustain voting on any Bill in the Assembly.
10 Feb 2014
Kathmandu: Veteran Nepali Congress leader Sushil Koirala was on Monday elected Prime Minister of Nepal with the support of CPN-UML, ending months of political instability following last year's elections.
21 Feb 2014
Patna: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has accused the Congress-led UPA government of ‘squeezing’ the poor states to impress international rating agencies, saying that it had lowered by about Rs 80,000 crore the allocations for its flagship schemes in the revised budget for 2013-14.