Opinion  /  Published 03.08.20

Water as political capital in Bihar

Bihar goes to the hustings in a few months. The primary issue seems to be rural livelihoods. This is a significant achievement for Nitish Kumar. Although law and order, public infrastructure and socia...
By Somnath Bandyopadhyay in

India  /  Published 31.07.20

Bihar daily bulletin for Covid patient kin

It will function round-the-clock with dedicated teams of doctors to provide medical advice to people who have tested positive or are worried about possible symptoms of Covid-19. Such control rooms ca...
By Dev Raj in Patna

India  /  Published 13.07.20

Bihar: Lalu's 15 vs Nitish's 15

The JDU in Bihar has chosen as the central theme of its campaign for the Assembly elections later this year a comparison between the “good governance” during 15 years of Nitish Kumar&rsquo...
By Nalin Verma in Patna

India  /  Published 12.07.20

Nitish faces flak for poll plans

Opponents and allies have cornered Bihar chief minister and Janata Dal United (JDU) president Nitish Kumar over his poll plans amid the raging coronavirus pandemic. They are urging him to pay attenti...
By Dev Raj in Patna

India  /  Published 09.07.20

Nepal: halt to highway

Nepal has stopped the construction of a branch of an Indian national highway along the international border in Bihar’s Sitamarhi district claiming it had encroached on no-man’s land, furth...
By Dev Raj in Patna

India  /  Published 07.07.20

NTPC grouse on Patna hospitals

The NTPC has sent a missive to the Bihar government complaining about the reluctance of private hospitals in the capital to admit patients testing positive or showing symptoms of Covid-19, and sought ...
By PTI in Patna

Jharkhand  /  Published 02.07.20

Bihar: JMM plans recce in August

Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM), the driving force behind the Hemant Soren-led alliance government of the state, has begun preparations for the coming elections in Bihar and will be sending out leaders t...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

India  /  Published 01.07.20

Sitaram call to halt quiet Covid ballot

CPM general secretary Sitaram Yechury has urged the chief election commissioner to put on hold changes in the rules for postal ballots that include allowing Covid-19 patients to use them, which the le...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 30.06.20

JMM to contest Bihar Assembly elections

Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM), which is leading the ruling alliance in Jharkhand, announced on Monday that it to contest Assembly polls in Bihar due to be held later this year citing the “growing...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

India  /  Published 28.06.20

Non-NDA, non-RJD ‘front’ in Bihar

Former Union minister and former BJP leader Yashwant Sinha jumped in the Bihar poll fray on Saturday by announcing a “third front”.With the slogan, “Is baar badle Bihar (This time, change Bihar...
By Dev Raj in Patna


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