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NDA to flex Dalit muscle

The BJP-led NDA, under fire over the Supreme Court's recent ruling on the Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, 1989, will go all out to celebrate BR Ambedkar's birth anniversary on April 14 in Bihar and woo the aggrieved marginalised sections of the society whose votes will be crucial in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections.
Dev Raj Apr 05, 2018 00:00 IST

Cop shot dead, undertrial flees

Armed criminals shot dead a police constable outside the Hajipur court premises in Vaishali district on Tuesday and escaped with a juvenile undertrial facing charges of loot and robbery.
Ramashankar Apr 04, 2018 00:00 IST

Hide & seek over temple renovation

Renovation work of the Mahabodhi Temple here has come to a standstill after huge stone railings and pillars, which were being carved under the supervision of the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) within the temple complex, along with heavy tools used for the purpose disappeared from the site.
Dev Raj Apr 04, 2018 00:00 IST

Relief & joy for CBSE students, parents

Class X students of CBSE schools in the state capital heaved a sigh of relief on Tuesday after board announced that it will not conduct retest of the mathematics paper.
Our Correspondent Apr 04, 2018 00:00 IST

Bihar cousins in exam leak net

A Jharkhand police team arrested two more suspects from Bihar's Supaul district on Monday night for their alleged involvement in the leak of question papers of the Central Board of Secondary Examination (CBSE).
Ramashankar Apr 04, 2018 00:00 IST

Armymen as registrars

Governor-cum-chancellor Satya Pal Malik on Tuesday appointed 10 army personnel as new registrars of universities. Out of 12 universities where regular registrars were appointed on Tueday, 10 are from the army background, in the rank of brigadier and colonel.
Roshan Kumar Apr 04, 2018 00:00 IST

Education, Man of the Match

Speaker Vijay Kumar Chaudhary declared education minister Krishna Nandan Prasad Verma "Man of the Match" on Tuesday when the Opposition allowed Question Hour proceedings and his department fielded most of the questions.
Dipak Mishra Apr 04, 2018 00:00 IST

Sparks fly over sugarcane payment

Bihar's sugarcane industry minister Khurshid a.k.a. Feroz Ahmad was cornered by ruling party legislators during question hour in the Legislative Council on Tuesday.
Our Special Correspondent Apr 04, 2018 00:00 IST

Focus on sustainable development goals

The state government on Tuesday announced it would formulate a comprehensive working plan to achieve the aims of sustainable development goals, which were formulated during an international convention on the same subject charted out in 2015 in Paris.
Our Special Correspondent Apr 04, 2018 00:00 IST

Dal fires baby-death salvo at RJD

The ruling JDU on Tuesday cited the death of a critically ill newborn in an ambulance in Vaishali district during the bandh on Monday to hit back at the RJD, which has been accusing the NDA governments in the Centre and the state of ignoring Dalits' rights.
Sanjeev Kumar Verma Apr 04, 2018 00:00 IST

Farmer suicide for distress ruled out

The state government on Tuesday maintained that the recent death of a farmer in Sheohar district was not a case of suicide over failure of his maize crop.
Our Special Correspondent Apr 04, 2018 00:00 IST

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