The Telegraph
Monday, October 16, 2017


Fireworks over festive staples

The city may not face the same fate like in Delhi-NCR where the Supreme Court has banned the sale of firecrackers, but traders selling it in Patna without proper licence may face the district administration's heat....   | Read..

Colour horror in laddoos

If your laddoo is too yellow, satiate your sweet tooth with a lighter one as the brighter dessert might have been dipped in colours you play in Holi....   | Read..

Rain forecast for Diwali

Rain could pour cold water on the Diwali spirit as the weathermen have predicted light drizzle on Wednesday and Thursday....   | Read..

CM does a ghat recce before Chhath

Chief minister Nitish Kumar on Monday took a three-hour-long boat ride on the Ganga to inspect the condition of ghats along it, which will be thronged by lakhs of devotees Chhath....   | Read..

Ashok Rajpath facelift crumbles

The more things change, the more they remain the same - that holds true for "facelifts" the city gets during every VVIP visit....   | Read..

Rogue bikers in police net

Police on Monday arrested nine members of a bikers' gang, Petrol and Mines Gang. The cops recovered two country-made pistol, five magazines, three live cartridges, liquor bottles, a car and a bike ......   | Read..

Cop swoop on party with liquor and girls

Police raided a birthday party, where liquor was being served, at a guesthouse near the Boring Road roundabout and arrested seven people, including the guesthouse owner and manager, who are brothers....   | Read..

Lalu predicts that BJP will 'kick Nitish out'

RJD chief Lalu Prasad on Monday slammed Nitish Kumar for praising Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday, and said he cannot forgive the chief minister in seven lives for the way he has insulted th......   | Read..

Raghuvansh trains gun on CM & Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has insulted chief minister Nitish Kumar by snubbing the demand for central university status for Patna University, senior RJD leader Raghuvansh Prasad Singh said on Mo......   | Read..

Admission of varsity plight

Chief minister Nitish Kumar on Monday said the state government cannot be held responsible for the condition of universities....   | Read..

Trains get extra cover for festivals

The railways have beefed up patrolling on trains and at stations in the run-up to the Diwali and Chhath rush....   | Read..

Ganga remains CM worry

Chief minister Nitish Kumar on Monday made it clear that he is not going to turn a Nelson's eye to the Ganga's woes in Bihar, no matter what his ally BJP is planning for the river....   | Read..

Nitish takes potshots at Rahul's 'promotion'

Chief minister Nitish Kumar on Monday made caustic comments over Rahul Gandhi's impending elevation to the Congress president's post....   | Read..

Power theft shield

The power companies' crackdown on power theft, launched in August this year, has started giving results....   | Read..

Angst over GPS & lock push for trucks

Transporters in Bihar have cried foul over move of the mines and geology department to make use of GPS and e-lock compulsory from November 15 in the vehicles which are used for transporting sand, s......   | Read..

Chess battle starts Oct-end

The All Bihar Chess Association, along with Taxshila Foundation and the art, culture and youth department, will organise the 55th National Premier Chess Championship in Patna from October 28 to Nov......   | Read..

Rs 9cr for litchi shelf-life boost

The agriculture department will spend Rs 9.95 crore in a bid to increase the shelf life of litchis, which are mainly cultivated in north Bihar districts....   | Read..

Road-dig blues

Residents have questioned the road construction department's move to dig up two roads - Guru Govind Singh Path and Bal Leela Gurudwara Road (in Patna City) - to widen cross-drain ducts....   | Read..

6 drown in Gandak

Six persons were feared dead when a boat capsized in the Gandak on Monday....   | Read..

Allies jostle amid NDA unity poser

Union minister and RLSP chief Upendra Kushwaha's open criticism of chief minister Nitish Kumar at a rally on Sunday, blaming him for the education system's "collapse" in Bihar, is an indi......   | Read..

BJP cool to Nitish drive

Chief minister Nitish Kumar's latest social drive against child marriage and dowry has met with a lukewarm response from the ally BJP....   | Read..
ECHO OF BATTLE IN SOUTH: BJP member Rajendra Singh speaks in Patna on Monday during a...   | Read..