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

India  /  Published 21.05.22

33 die in Bihar thunderstorm

At least 33 people across 16 districts lost their lives in a thunderstorm that lashed Bihar on Thursday evening. Bhagalpur and Muzaffarpur districts bore the maximum brunt with seven and six deaths, r...
By Dev Raj in Patna

News  /  Published 25.03.22

Three brothers held in Bihar for Tiljala firing

Three brothers were arrested from Muzaffarpur in Bihar late on Wednesday night for allegedly opening fire on a father and son in Tiljala in southeast Kolkata on Saturday morning. The early morning sh...
By Our Special Correspondent in Kolkata

India  /  Published 27.01.22

Grant for shelter abuse survivors

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has said the Bihar government has informed it that compensation amounts ranging from Rs 3 lakh to Rs 9 lakh have been handed over to 49 survivors of sexual ...
By R. Balaji in New Delhi

India  /  Published 27.12.21

10 die in factory blast in Muzaffarpur

Pankaj Kumar of Mathurapur village, an employee at the ill-fated factory, suffered head injuries while having breakfast in the canteen there. “Normally 300 people work in two shifts in the fact...
By Dev Raj in Patna


India  /  Published 26.12.21

Going for the kill in dry Bihar

There have been umpteen cases of liquor bottles and packs being hidden in ponds, streams, rivers, canals, agriculture fields, houses, schools and deserted buildings in dry Bihar. They have been transp...
By Dev Raj in Patna

India  /  Published 10.11.21

Hooch kills 4 in Bihar, toll reaches 45

At least four persons are said to have lost their lives after consuming spurious liquor in Muzaffarpur district of Bihar on Tuesday, taking the hooch deaths to 45 in the state in the past one week. T...
By Dev Raj in Patna

India  /  Published 03.09.21

Nine fresh deaths in Bihar floods

At least nine persons perished in the floods in Bihar on Thursday, taking the deluge toll to 53 since Wednesday as the situation worsened due to heavy rain in the state and neighbouring Nepal. At pre...
By Dev Raj in Patna

Bihar  /  Published 15.11.18

Brajesh to be hit with fresh case

Brajesh Thakur, the arrested proprietor of the NGO that ran the Muzaffarpur shelter home where 34 underage girls were raped, is likely to be hit with a fresh case for allegedly tampering with the docu...
By Our Special Correspondent in Patna

Opinion  /  Published 10.10.19

Turning prejudice into a matter of pride

The principle of accountability is, supposedly, the beating heart of a healthy democracy. It is meant to uphold the liability of the elected representatives to the people who elect them to positions o...
By The Editorial Board


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