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Bihar has been in the news mostly for the wrong reasons, but bihar today is rebounding from poverty and under-development. Follow the Bihar story through updated news of Bihar. We not only bring you Bihar news covering Bihar Political news, Bihar Government news but also Bihar Election news.


As with other states, Political news of Bihar mostly dominates most of the news for Bihar. But we must remember that Bihar is in the news for great reasons like education and how the Bihar intellect beats others in almost in every educational field.

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'Participation of schools in Bihar human chain not mandatory'

    Updated On : Jan 20,2017   3:04 pm
Patna, Jan 20 (IANS) The Nitish Kumar-led Bihar government on Friday assured the Patna High Court that participation of school children was not mandatory for the "human chain" in support of the state government's prohibition policy. View More..

Speeding truck kills 3 Jain pilgrims in Bihar

    Updated On : Jan 19,2017   7:08 pm
Patna, Jan 19 (IANS) At least three Jain pilgrims were killed and four injured by a speeding truck in Gaya district of Bihar on Thursday, police said. View More..

Four legislators of opposition parties suspended in Jharkhand

    Updated On : Jan 19,2017   6:30 pm
Ranchi, Jan 19 (IANS) Four legislators belonging to two opposition parties in Jharkhand were suspended on Thursday till March 31 for indiscipline in the house. View More..

Human chain event: Patna HC asks CS, DGP to appear on Friday

    Updated On : Jan 19,2017   4:48 pm
Patna, Jan 19 (IANS) Expressing concern over the "forcible participation" of school children in a proposed "human chain" in support of the state government's prohibition policy, the Patna High Court on Thursday directed the Bihar Chief Secretary and the Director General of Police (DGP) to appear before it on Friday. View More..

Jharkhand assembly disrupted over amendments to land laws

    Updated On : Jan 19,2017   3:08 pm
Ranchi, Jan 19 (IANS) The Jharkhand assembly proceedings were disrupted on Thursday as JMM legislators protested the amendments to the two key state land acts originally formulated to protect the rights of the tribal and indigenous people. View More..

HC seeks response on plea regarding children's participation in human chain

    Updated On : Jan 18,2017   8:30 pm
Patna, Jan 18 (IANS) The Patna High Court on Wednesday asked the Bihar government to respond to an NGO's plea regarding the participation of school children in the proposed formation of a human chain on January 21 to support prohibition in the state. View More..

Three held for UP train derailment sent to police custody

    Updated On : Jan 18,2017   7:32 pm
Patna, Jan 18 (IANS) A Bihar court on Wednesday sent three persons arrested in connection with the Indore-Patna Express train derailment to six-day police custody, the state police said. View More..

Mining begins in accident-hit Jharkhand ECL mine

    Updated On : Jan 18,2017   5:20 pm
Ranchi, Jan 18 (IANS) With rescue operation still halted, mining activity has been resumed at the Lalmatia mine of Eastern Coalfield Limited (ECL) in Jharkhand where 18 persons were killed in a December 30 accident, an official said on Wednesday. View More..

Dry Bihar won't renew licences of beer, IMFL units

    Updated On : Jan 17,2017   10:26 pm
Patna, Jan 17 (IANS) The Bihar Cabinet on Tuesday decided not to renew the licences of beer and ENA (extra-neutral alcohol) manufacturing units and IMFL (Indian-made foreign liquor) bottling plants from April 1 this year, officials said. View More..

ISI hand seen behind Indore-Patna Express train derailment

    Updated On : Jan 17,2017   9:18 pm
Patna, Jan 17 (IANS) Pakistan's ISI may be behind the derailment of the Indore-Patna Express train near Kanpur that claimed 140 lives and the failed attempt last year to blow up goods and passenger trains near Ghorasahan station in Bihar, police said on Tuesday. View More..

JMM MLA Anil Murmu dies of heart attack

    Updated On : Jan 17,2017   9:12 pm
Ranchi, Jan 17 (IANS) Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) MLA Anil Murmu died on Tuesday in Dumka following a heart attack, party sources said. View More..

Amendments to Jharkhand land acts historic, says Governor

    Updated On : Jan 17,2017   6:32 pm
Ranchi, Jan 17 (IANS) Jharkhand Governor Draupdi Murmu on Tuesday termed as historic the amendments to the state's two key land acts, carried out in the assembly amid ruckus and by voice vote in the winter session, but the protesting opposition Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) walked out of the assembly. View More..

Lalu, son to campaign for Akhilesh

    Updated On : Jan 17,2017   1:04 pm
Patna, Jan 17 (IANS) RJD chief Lalu Prasad on Tuesday said he and his son and Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Tejaswi Yadav will campaign for Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav in the assembly elections. View More..

Two arrested in Bihar for smuggling rare lizards

    Updated On : Jan 17,2017   11:18 am
Patna, Jan 17 (IANS) Two persons were arrested in Bihar's Kishanganj district for smuggling of two Tokay Gecko lizards, highly in demand in international market for their supposed medicinal purposes, police said on Tuesday. View More..

Jharkhand government signs MoU for Maths, English tutions in schools

    Updated On : Jan 16,2017   10:10 pm
Ranchi, Jan 16 (IANS) The Jharkhand government on Monday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Sampark Foundation to launch 'Sampark Smart Shala Programme' that aims at providing Maths and English tuitions in 26,000 primary government schools across the state. View More..

Mulayam should give his blessing to Akhilesh: Lalu

    Updated On : Jan 16,2017   8:20 pm
Patna, Jan 16 (IANS) Congratulating Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on getting the cycle symbol of Samajwadi Party, RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav on Monday advised SP patriarch Mulayam Singh Yadav to bless his son and mend broken bonds. View More..

Nitish Kumar rejects BJP demand to postpone longest human chain

    Updated On : Jan 16,2017   4:22 pm
Patna, Jan 16 (IANS) Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday rejected BJP's demand to postpone its programme of forming the world's longest human chain on January 21 in support of prohibition in the state in view of the boat tragedy that claimed 24 lives. View More..

Bihar CM promises to punish those responsible for boat tragedy

    Updated On : Jan 16,2017   3:28 pm
Patna, Jan 16 (IANS) Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday said action would be taken against officials found guilty of dereliction of duty in connection with the boat tragedy that claimed 24 lives. View More..

Land laws amendments to dominate Jharkhand budget session

    Updated On : Jan 16,2017   2:18 pm
Ranchi, Jan 16 (IANS) The budget session of the Jharkhand assembly beginning from Tuesday is likely to be stormy as the opposition parties are gearing up to raise several issues like land acts amendments and mining leases. View More..

Death toll in Bihar boat tragedy is 25

    Updated On : Jan 15,2017   12:52 pm
Patna, Jan 15 (IANS) The death toll in the boat tragedy here rose to 25 on Sunday as rescuers recovered four more bodies, officials said. View More..

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