India  /  Published 31.12.21

Stampede after fertiliser crisis

The ongoing fertiliser crisis in Bihar took a nasty turn on Thursday when several women were injured in a stampede that occurred among the farmers in Araria district, around 300km from the state capit...
By Dev Raj in Patna

India  /  Published 05.08.20

SC bail for activists who stood by rape survivor

The Supreme Court on Tuesday granted bail to two NGO activists, Kalyani Badola and Tanvi Nair, who were sent to jail by a trial court along with a rape victim for alleged contempt in Bihar’s Ara...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 16.07.20

Rape: lawyers pen letter on survivor

As many as 376 lawyers from across the country have written to the Patna High Court chief justice and other judges seeking their intervention in the “insensitive” manner in which a gang-ra...
By Dev Raj in Patna

Bihar  /  Published 09.12.18

Araria doctor’s life of service

Dr Birendra Prasad Verma, 91, is living proof that age is just a number. The doctor from Araria, around 325km northeast of Patna, has been treating patients continuously since 1948, and says he will n...
By Dev Raj in Patna


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