India  /  Published 05.12.21

Bihar’s revised Covid toll jumps 25%

Bihar’s Covid-19 toll jumped from 9,665 to 12,089 as the state government revised the figures by 2,424, or 25 per cent, on Friday evening after verifying claims made by the kin of the deceased. ...
By Dev Raj in Patna

India  /  Published 02.11.21

Death to four for Modi rally blast in Patna

A special court on Monday awarded death sentences to four convicts for the 2013 serial blasts at the venue of then Gujarat chief minister and NDA prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi’s &ldq...
By Dev Raj in Patna

India  /  Published 24.10.21

Lalu set to return to Patna after 3 years

Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) president Lalu Prasad is expected to return to Patna on Sunday after a gap of over three years. His wife Rabri Devi and daughter Misa Bharti will accompany him on the fligh...
By Dev Raj in Patna

India  /  Published 17.10.21

Jumbo herd spreads panic in Bihar

“This is a herd of nine elephants which digressed into our area from Jharkhand on Friday. They have damaged a few houses here, but have not killed or injured any person,” Nawada divisional...
By Dev Raj in Patna

India  /  Published 01.10.21

Fake Covid negative certificates for fliers

Patna authorities on Thursday claimed to have busted a racket that provided fake RT-PCR test reports to airline passengers showing they were Covid-negative for Rs 2,000 each. Four suspects were detai...
By Dev Raj in Patna


India  /  Published 28.09.21

Bihar: Dalit Christian boy dies following acid attack

A 14-year-old Dalit Christian boy who had faced an acid attack in Gaya died at a Patna hospital on Sunday, with neither Gaya nor Patna police filing cases despite the family alleging longstanding thre...
By Dev Raj in Patna

West Bengal  /  Published 20.09.21

Gang-raped in Patna hotel: Anchor

A 24-year-old woman from Kolkata who works as an anchor has alleged that she was gang-raped at a hotel in Patna in July, when she went there to anchor a programme organised by an event management comp...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri, Dev Raj in Patna, Kolkata

India  /  Published 17.09.21

19 injured in blast at Barauni Refinery

Nineteen people were injured in a blast at Barauni Refinery of the Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL) in Bihar’s Begusarai district, around 120km east from the state capital, on Thursday. Th...
By Dev Raj in Patna

India  /  Published 11.08.21

Ganga spills over in Patna

The Ganga spilled over its ghats in Bihar capital on Tuesday and entered several localities close to its banks posing a threat to the city of 20 lakh people. It is flowing above the danger level acros...
By Dev Raj in Patna

Opinion  /  Published 01.08.21

Bihari babu's caught in a bind

Now that BS Yediyurappa is out of the Chief Minister’s Office, his admirers have just one question to ask. The BJP forced him out citing his age among other reasons, when, at 78, Yediyurappa is ...
By Delhi Diaries


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