Senior RJD leader Raghuvansh Prasad Singh on Saturday attacked chief minister Nitish Kumar, saying he first opened liquor shops around the state and then took the credit for prohibition for which only poor people were being jailed.
The most famous protected monuments in Bihar such as the Mundeshwari Temple in Bhabua district and Sher Shah Suri's mausoleum in Sasaram are getting destroyed due to unchecked religious rituals, encroachment and pollution resulting from the overlapping of jurisdictions of the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI), Bihar State Religious Trust Board (BSRTB) and waqf boards.
Chatra police from Jharkhand on Saturday claimed that Central Board of Secondary Examination (CBSE) question papers were leaked from Patna after two students from the Bihar capital were detained on Friday night.
Union minister Ram Vilas Paswan and deputy chief minister Sushil Kumar Modi were shown black flags during a function to mark the birth anniversary of Baba Chauharmal, a Dalit icon at Mokama, 90km east of Patna.
Chief minister Nitish Kumar at Khanqah-e- Munimia in Patna City on Saturday to offer chadar (cloth sheet) and pay floral tributes on the tomb of Hazrat Makhdum Shah Munim Pak on Urs (annual celebrations and fair). He also sat among the devotees present there to pray for peace, prosperity and happiness in the state and for its people.
A Bhagalpur court on Saturday rejected the anticipatory bail petition of Arjit Shashwat, central minister Ashwini Kumar Choubey's son, who has been evading arrest for two weeks after he was booked for allegedly inciting social tension in the district on March 17.
Ramashankar and Gautam SarkarApr 01, 2018 00:00 IST
Hailstones weighing over 300gm rained on several parts of north Bihar - including the Sikta area in West Champaran, bordering Nepal - on Friday following a sudden change in weather during which gusty winds blew at 60-80kmph.
Sanjeev Kumar Verma and Sandeep BhaskarMar 31, 2018 00:00 IST