Bihar  /  Published 27.10.18

Cracker diktat in festive season

The Bihar State Pollution Control Board has sent an advisory to all district magistrates (DMs) and superintendents of police (SPs) asking them to enforce the Supreme Court order of October 23 on limit...
By Dipak Mishra in Patna

India  /  Published 28.04.20

JDU, BJP split over Kota students

Differences have cropped up between Bihar’s ruling allies, Nitish Kumar’s JDU and the BJP, over bringing back around 12,000 students from the state who are stranded in the Kota education hub of Ra...
By Dev Raj in Patna

India  /  Published 28.08.19

Gang-rape survivor tonsured, paraded in Bihar village for complaining to panchayat

Members of a panchayat in Bihar's Gaya district 'punished' a gang-raped minor girl by tonsuring her head and parading her through the village, a police officer said here on Wednesday.The 15-year-old w...
By The Telegraph and PTI in

India  /  Published 29.06.19

Bihar bleeds in Pune wall collapse tragedy

All the 15 people killed in Saturday’s pre-dawn wall collapse in Pune have been traced to Katihar district of Bihar, around 320km northeast of Patna.Bihar government officials have traced 12 of them...
By Dev Raj in Patna

India  /  Published 21.06.19

Yoga day fervour in Jharkhand in full stretch

Sanjeev Kumar Verma of The Telegraph speaks to Patna-based yoga expert Dharm Vijay, who spent over a dozen years at the Bihar School of Yoga, about the benefits of some of the asanas Prime Minister Na...
By Sanjeev Kumar Verma in Ranchi

India  /  Published 21.06.19

Bihar lychee alert that fell on deaf ears

More than 100 children have died from a brain illness in Muzaffarpur, Bihar, this year amid concerns that health authorities and local communities paid little heed to warnings five years ago that lych...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

India  /  Published 17.06.19

Heatwave toll in Bihar touches 76, light rains in some parts of India

Light rains brought some relief in parts of northern and western India on Monday, with the mercury settling below the 40-degree mark after several weeks, though heatwave conditions persisted in severa...
By PTI in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 18.06.19

The abuse of elephants is a matter of shame

Sir — It is heartening that Kerala has decided to rescue elephants that have been tortured by their owners or mahouts. This move was long overdue; there has been a slew of elephant deaths in the sta...
By The Telegraph in

India  /  Published 16.06.19

AES: Child death toll rises to 83 in Muzaffarpur

With one more child dying of suspected Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) in Muzaffarpur on Sunday morning, the death toll of children in the district rose to 83 this month, even as Bihar Chief Ministe...
By PTI in Muzaffarpur

India  /  Published 19.03.20

Bihar seeks foreign travel data to tackle coronavirus

The Bihar government has sought data from the Centre about natives of the state returning from novel coronavirus affected countries.It is also mulling to invoke the Essential Services Maintenance Act ...
By Dev Raj in Patna


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