Police officers on Maoist hitlist

Senior Maoist leaders have publicly vowed to eliminate some policemen in Jamui and Lakhisarai districts, making a mockery of the police claim that rebels were on the back foot in eastern Bihar districts because of tight policing.
Gautam Sarkar Jul 08, 2018 00:00 IST

Heat on 7 cops for CM security breach

Seven police personnel, including two inspectors, were put under suspension for breach of security at chief minister Nitish Kumar's 1 Aney Marg residence on Saturday.
Ramashankar Jul 08, 2018 00:00 IST

Nitish readies signal: I am still around

Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar is scheduled to address the national executive of his party in Delhi on Sunday to outline his political strategy, at a time when he finds himself in a tough spot to deal with a "new BJP" under Amit Shah, less than a year after he broke off with the RJD in a huff.
J.P. YADAV Jul 08, 2018 00:00 IST

Shutdown finger at 'outsiders'

Indira Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences medical college principal Dr Ranjit Guha on Friday said that be it the molestation episode outside the Dhanwantari hostel on the campus or the ragging of junior MBBS students by their senior students, the situation got out of control due to involvement of "outsiders".
Shuchismita Chakraborty Jul 07, 2018 00:00 IST

Teacher body warns fake post culprits

The Bihar Secondary Teachers' Association has threatened legal action against people defaming the Bihar Madhyamik Shikshak Sangh by posting vulgar and objectionable messages and comments on social networking sites, using its name, logo and letter head.
Roshan Kumar Jul 07, 2018 00:00 IST

Khadi gets a 'fitting' tribute

The Patna Municipal Corporation (PMC) has decided to purchase customised khadi uniform from Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) for its 4,000 men and women safai karmacharis (sanitation workers).
Our Correspondent Jul 07, 2018 00:00 IST

July rains turn around deficit

An active monsoon has helped Bihar overcome rainfall deficiency in the first six days of the current month.
Sanjeev Kumar Verma Jul 07, 2018 00:00 IST

City boy among Dramebaaz finalists

Harsh Raj Lucky, a Class IV student of city's Trinity Global School, is among the top 16 finalists of the acting reality show India's Best Dramebaaz. Harsh, whose father Rampravesh Kumar is into telecom business and mother Sangita Pravesh a housewife, is now camping in Mumbai where rehearsals for the reality show are taking place.
Shuchismita Chakraborty Jul 07, 2018 00:00 IST

Paswan refutes Alliance tie-up

Union minister for consumer affairs, food and public distribution Ram Vilas Paswan has ruled out the possibility of having a tie-up with the Grand Alliance.
Roshan Kumar Jul 07, 2018 00:00 IST

Dal, RJD poll-itical rivals too

The political rivalry between the JDU and the RJD will be on display when the two parties make their representation before the law commission on the issue of holding simultaneous Lok Sabha and Assembly polls.
Sanjeev Kumar Verma Jul 07, 2018 00:00 IST

CPM keen to join hands with RJD

The CPM's Bihar unit on Friday said the party will join hands with the RJD, the main opposition party in the state, saying it was the strongest among all antagonists of the BJP in the upcoming 2019 Lok Sabha elections in Bihar.
S.M. SHAHBAZ Jul 07, 2018 00:00 IST


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