India  /  Published 10.11.19

‘Panchayat’ orders baby sale

A kangaroo court in Bihar allegedly blamed a pregnant 15-year-old girl, who had accused two men of repeatedly raping her, for her misfortunes and ordered the baby sold off and the money handed to her ...
By Dev Raj in Patna

Bihar  /  Published 02.12.18

Action on liquor kingpins in Bihar crawls

Confiscation of property of big bootleggers is moving at snail’s pace despite chief minister Nitish Kumar’s repeated instructions to go hammer and tongs at illegal liquor mafia kingpins.This is ev...
By Ramashankar in Patna

Bihar  /  Published 29.11.18

Demand for Brajesh Thakur’s call detail record

Leader of Opposition in the Assembly Tejashwi Prasad Yadav on Thursday demanded that the government make public the call detail records of Brajesh Thakur, the arrested key accused in the Muzaffarpur s...
By Our Special Correspondent in Patna

Bihar  /  Published 17.10.18

Muzaffarpur’s Shahi Litchi gets GI tag

Bihar’s Shahi Litchi — mostly grown in Muzaffarpur and adjoining areas of East Champaran, Vaishali, Samastipur and Begusarai districts — now enjoys the geographical indication (GI) tag.The GI re...
By Sanjeev Kumar Verma in Patna

Bihar  /  Published 17.11.18

Muzaffarpur bans Horlicks over vitamin doubt

Drug inspectors in Muzaffarpur, 80km north of Patna, have banned the sale of the health drink Horlicks in the district, alleging that it was being sold as a vegetarian product even though it contains ...
By Shuchismita Chakraborty in Patna



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