Tag: Bihar

RJD demands high-level probe into ‘irregularities’ in Covid testing in Bihar

NEW DELHI: Lalu Prasad’s Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) demanded a high-level inquiry on Friday into the alleged irregularities in the Covid-19 testing in Bihar, after...

SC issues notice to Centre on transfer plea on grant of minority status to 5 communities

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court Tuesday sought government’s reply on a plea, seeking transfer of cases from several high courts to it against the Centre’s...

Decision by Tikait to not have ‘chakka jam’ in UP, U’khand taken in ‘hasty manner’, says SKM leader | India News

NEW DELHI: Senior farmer leader Darshan Pal on Saturday said the decision by BKU leader Rakesh Tikait to not hold ‘chakka jam’ in Uttar Pradesh...

Seven more states to administer Covaxin from next week: Health ministry | India News

NEW DELHI: Seven more states will be administering the indigenously-developed Covaxin from next week, the health ministry said on Saturday. The Drugs Controller General of...

Chirag Paswan dodges queries about prospects at Centre; continues tirade against Nitish Kumar

Patna: Lok Janshakti Party chief Chirag Paswan on Tuesday dodged queries about the likelihood of his joining the Union council of ministers, in which his...

Chirag dodges queries about prospects at Centre; continues tirade against Nitish | India News

PATNA: Lok Janshakti Party chief Chirag Paswan on Tuesday dodged queries about the likelihood of his joining the Union council of ministers, in which his...

India’s 2020-21 sugar production till Jan 15 up by 31%, says ISMA

India’s 2020-21 sugar production till January 15 is up by 31% when compared to the same period of the previous year, said industry body Indian...

We will boycott assembly session if it is truncated: Tejashwi Yadav | India News

PATNA: The opposition Grand Alliance in Bihar on Sunday declared it would boycott the upcoming budget session of state assembly and lay siege to residences...

Buta Singh – the quintessential politician who sailed through turbulent years of Indian politics | India News

NEW DELHI: With his ear to the ground and eye on the national politics, Congress veteran Buta Singh was the quintessential politician who sailed through...

4 NE states have higher Covid rate than national average | India News

GUWAHATI: Four northeastern states — Manipur, Tripura, Arunachal Pradesh and Nagaland — have registered a higher Covid positivity rate than the national average of 6.15%....

PM Modi lauds AMU for strengthening India’s relations with other countries | India News

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday praised the Aligarh Muslim University and said it has worked to strengthen India’s relations with many countries...

bengal: BJP deploys seven union and state ministers in Bengal

New Delhi: A number of union ministers and BJP leaders, led by home minister Amit Shah, have hit the ground in West Bengal as part...

Ready to discuss farm laws clause by clause if farmers respond: Govt | India News

NEW DELHI: Looking to keep the lines of communication open with unions opposed to the new farm laws, agriculture minister Narendra Singh Tomar on Monday...

In Puri, more than Covid, ban from ‘gateway to heaven’ scares faithful | India News

NEW DELHI: At 8am every day, 60-yearold Durga Prasad Das Mohapatra goes to the Jagannath Temple in Puri to offer prayers. This has been his...

Yogi Adityanath pitches for renaming Hyderabad as Bhagyanagar | India News

HYDERABAD: Amid campaigning for Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) elections, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Saturday pitched for renaming Hyderabad as Bhagyanagar. “Some...

PM-Kisan data shows northeast & Kerala lead in bridging gender gap, Punjab has just 61 women beneficiaries | India News

NEW DELHI: New Delhi: Government data on the Centre’s flagship scheme PM-Kisan, as per a RTI reply, shows that almost one-fourth of beneficiaries among landholder...

On the floor of assembly, Tejashwi tries to get even with Nitish | India News

PATNA: Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar‘s personal attack on his arch rival Lalu Prasad during the recently held assembly elections evoked a visceral response from...

Sushil Modi releases audio of Lalu ‘luring’ Bihar BJP MLA | India News

PATNA: Former Bihar deputy CM Sushil Kumar Modi on Wednesday released an alleged audio clip of jailed RJD chief Lalu Prasad asking BJP’s MLA from...

$240 million equity infusion, acquisition and IPO plans: Inside JSW Group’s expansion strategy

Mumbai: The JSW Group has appointed Citibank and O3 Capital as lead investment bankers to raise equity capital for JSW Cement and JSW Paints, respectively,...

Questionable testing belies India’s drop in Covid infections | India News

India’s daily coronavirus infections have been cut to half since a peak of more than 97,000 in mid-September, but the significant drop has raised fresh...

People thought Election Commission was being ‘fool-hardy’ by holding Bihar polls, but we lived up to challenge: CEC Sunil Arora

NEW DELHI: When the Election Commission began preparing for Bihar assembly polls amid the coronavirus pandemic, some felt it was being “fool-hardy”, but the safe...

Akhilesh hints at electoral tie-up with estranged uncle for UP Assembly polls | India News

ETAWAH: Hinting at a possible electoral tie-up with his estranged uncle’s Pragatisheel Samajwadi Party for the Uttar Pradesh Assembly polls, Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav...

View: Why Bihar matters – The end of regionalism

A lot will be said and written about the impact of the just-concluded Bihar elections in the next few days. As elections, this one was...

Counting begins for Bihar polls; results may be delayed due to additional poll stations | India News

PATNA: Counting of votes got under way Tuesday morning for the three-phase Bihar assembly elections that may herald a new era in state politics, with...

Nearly 46% turnout till 3 pm in 3rd phase of Bihar polls

An estimated 46 per cent of the total 2.35 crore electors exercised their franchise till 3 pm in the 78 assembly seats of Bihar where...