Shyam Rajak sacked as Bihar minister, expelled from JD(U) over anti-party activities
Shyam Rajak has been sacked from the state cabinet and he has also been expelled from the party for six years for his anti-party activities. Speculation was rife that Rajak may leave the JD(U) as he was not happy with his party and Industries Secretary S Siddharth with whom he had differences over running the department.
In first official statement on Sushant Singh Rajput case, CBI denies it shared any details with media
Singh in his complaint to Bihar Police had alleged that Chakraborty along with her family members had misappropriated Rajput's wealth, which was denied by Chakraborty in TV interviews.
Death toll in Bihar flood climbs to 19; 63.60 lakh people affected in 16 districts
With six more deaths, the toll in Bihar flood on Tuesday climbed to 19, as 63.60 lakh people were affected in 16 districts of the state, Disaster Management Department bulletin said.
Officials begin preparations for Bihar elections
Reports from different parts of Bihar said all district administrations have begun preparations for holding the election. Last week, Bihar’s chief electoral officer held talks with district magistrates and top police officials of all the 38 districts to complete the tasks required for holding the polls.
Bihar election calendar to be worked out keeping Covid concerns in mind: CEC Arora
Optional postal ballot voting facility will be provided to those above 80 years, persons with disability. The SVEEP (systematic voter education and electoral participation) strategy is being modified to ensure that ‘no voter is left behind’.
Sushant death case: Nitish govt letting Bihar Police get insulted, says Tejashwi Yadav
RJD Leader and main opposition leader in Bihar, Tejashwi Yadav, on August 03 reacted on the current situation of Bihar Police in alleged sui...
1 Bihar to replace 16 Bihar regiment at Galwan Valley
The gallant 16 Bihar Regiment, which put up a strong fight at Galwan valley during the skirmish with Chinese troops on June 15, is moving out from its forward location to a peacetime station, having completed its tenure in eastern Ladakh.
After record cases, Bihar goes for 15-day lockdown, UP makes weekend restrictions permanent
"Bihar government has decided on a 15-day lockdown from July 16 to July 31. All city municipalities, district headquarters, block headquarters will stay under lockdown. The guidelines are being finalised," Sushil Kumar Modi tweeted. The announcement came a few hours before the southern city and IT hub Bangalore was due to go into a week-long lockdown.
Bihar floods: Nearly 15 lakh affected in 11 flood-hit districts, Darbhanga worst hit
Floodwaters have entered homes in Bishunpur village of Darbhanga district, forcing people to wade through waist-deep water, even as they try and salvage their valuables.
Sushant Singh death probe: We are capable enough, don’t need CBI, says Bihar DGP
Patna (Bihar), Aug 01 (ANI): Bihar DGP Gupteshwar Pandey on August 01 assured that Bihar Police is capable of investigation in Sushant Singh...
Conspiracy to link Aaditya Thackeray to Sushant Singh Rajput death case: Shiv Sena
Aaditya Thackeray, son of Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray, had clarified that he was nowhere related to actor Sushant Singh Rajput death case, and that he and his family are being targeted for no reason.
Patna to go back into lockdown as cases increase in Bihar, testing drops
Four other districts will also see a similar lockdown in their urban areas. Only 6,277 tests were conducted in Bihar on Wednesday but a high of 749 cases have been reported positive in a day, translating into a high test positivity rate of almost 12 percent.
PM Narendra Modi asks UP, Bihar, WB, Gujarat & Telangana to increase COVID testing
PM Narendra Modi on Tuesday specifically asked five states, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Gujarat, Telangana and West Bengal to increase their current testing levels, citing their high test positivity rates and low tests conducted per million rates.
LJP asks EC to not hold Bihar elections in Oct-Nov, says polls in pandemic will endanger lives
The LJP has said that the coronavirus pandemic has already acquired dangerous proportions and experts believe that it is likely to be more severe by October-November, as it argued that the priority now should be saving people's lives and not holding the elections.
From Bihar to Karnataka to MP to Maharashtra: Political turbulence & change of power
The alleged attempt to topple the Gehlot government in Rajasthan is a déjà vu moment for Congress and political observers. The party went through a similar experience in Karnataka and Madhya Pradesh, with BJP firmly back in the saddle.