24 Aug 2016
Kolkata: A strong earthquake measuring 6.8 on the Richter Scale jolted Myanmar on Wednesday and shook several parts of West Bengal, Bihar and Assam.
24 Aug 2016
Kolkata: Metro railway services were halted and an early holiday was declared at the state secretariat as tremors were felt in Kolkata and other parts of West Bengal on Wednesday following a quake in Myanmar. There were no immediate reports of any casualties or loss of property.
23 Aug 2016
New Delhi: With Bihar battling floods despite receiving less than normal rains, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Tuesday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi, seeking the Centre's intervention as he insisted that desilting the river Ganga is the only solution to avoid the almost annual occurrence of floods.
23 Aug 2016
New Delhi: The Centre on Monday night rushed 10 NDRF teams to flood-hit areas of Bihar and Uttar Pradesh in order to launch massive relief and rescue operations to help those marooned in these states.
19 Aug 2016
Patna/Gopalganj: All the police personnel of Town police station in Gopalganj have been suspended in connection with the suspected hooch tragedy which has claimed the lives of 16 people. "The 15 policemen, including the Officer In-charge of Town police station under which the tragedy took place in Khajurbanni locality, were suspended yesterday on charge of dereliction of duty," Superintendent of Police Raviranjan Kumar told reporters.
17 Aug 2016
Patna: As the toll in the mystery deaths in Bihar's Gopalganj district climbed to 13 on Wednesday, opposition blamed Chief Minister Nitish Kumar for the tragedy. "Three more people died on Wednesday, including an early morning death and two later during the day, taking the overnight death toll to thirteen," a district official said.
20 Aug 2016
Patna: A leader of the ruling Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) was shot dead on Saturday in Bihar's Bhagalpur district, police said. Vinod Yadav, resident of Rasulpur locality, was killed by armed assailants on a motorcycle, when he along with two other people were headed for a meeting.
16 Aug 2016
Patna: Bihar Assembly on tuesday ratified the Constitution Amendment Bill on GST after Chief Minister Nitish Kumar highlighted its benefits. While speaking in the Assembly, Kumar said there were lots of benefits of the GST.
09 Mar 2016
Nawada: About 125 huts of Mahadalit families were gutted in fire at Kachhiya in the district, police said today.
15 Aug 2016
Patna/Kolkata: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and his West Bengal counterpart Mamata Banerjee on Monday hoisted the national flag to mark the Independence Day in their respective states. Nitish Kumar said that he is committed to the fast development of the state. He said 'Sushasan' (good governance) has been established in Bihar and his government is doing everything for just development."Our resolve is Bihar's development. The state is developing fast and it is for everyone to realise," Nitish Kumar said.