India  /  Published 29.05.22

BJP MLA claws niece over litchis

A BJP MLA in Bihar clawed the hand of her niece so ferociously for allegedly plucking litchis from an orchard that blood started oozing out, and later asserted this was “just a trailer”. ...
By Dev Raj in Patna

India  /  Published 28.05.22

In litchi gift, a farm plea to VIPs

The whole country is privy to how Prime Minister Narendra Modi enjoys his mangoes but not much is known about his opinion on litchis, or the many problems that ail the farmers cultivating the fruit. ...
By Dev Raj in Patna

Jharkhand  /  Published 28.05.22

Netarhat boys on menstrual hygiene task

Members of the alumni association of Netarhat Vidyalaya, a residential school in Jharkhand’s Latehar district, are on a mission to generate awareness on menstrual hygiene and provide easy and af...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

India  /  Published 27.05.22

Lalu gets unique welcome

Stripped down to their waists and with their torsos painted in a dark shade of green, three die-hard supporters of RJD president Lalu Prasad on Friday reached the residence of his wife Rabri Devi to p...
By Our bureau and PTI in Patna

News  /  Published 27.05.22

Five arrested, 3 from Eden Gardens, for running IPL betting racket

Five men have been arrested for allegedly running a betting racket during the Indian Premier League (IPL) match between Lucknow Super Giants and Royal Challengers Bangalore, police said. Three of the...
By Our Special Correspondent in Kolkata


India  /  Published 27.05.22

Bihar approves textile sops

The Nitish Kumar government on Thursday approved the Bihar Industrial Investment Promotion Policy (Textile and Leather) 2022 with wide-ranging sops to attract investment and entrepreneurs in the secto...
By Dev Raj in Patna

Opinion  /  Published 27.05.22

Just social: Nitish keeps caste pot boiling

Keeping Big Brother on tenterhooks is fun. The Bihar chief minister and Janata Dal (United) leader, Nitish Kumar, seems to be doing that. He is an accomplished player, even if a couple of his moves do...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 26.05.22

87 ghost parties axed, EC lens on tax dodge

The Election Commission has delisted 87 non-existent political parties and initiated action against several Registered Unrecognised Political Parties (RUPPs) suspected of economic offences such as tax...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 25.05.22

Three killed, a dozen fall ill in hooch case

At least three people died and around a dozen others were battling for their lives after consuming spurious liquor in Gaya district of dry Bihar on Tuesday. The incident occurred at Pathra village in...
By Dev Raj in Patna

India  /  Published 25.05.22

Nitish’s caste census push has BJP in a bind

The BJP leadership feels Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar is using the caste census push as a “bargaining tool” but doesn’t want to oppose the move, wary of its ally’s intenti...
By J.P. Yadav in New Delhi


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