Tag: Bihar

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...

Bihar records 8.13% voter turnout till 10 am in final phase of Assembly polls | India News

PATNA: Bihar recorded a voter turnout of 8.13 per cent till 10 am as the polling is underway for the third and final phase of...

Bihar polls: PM Modi urges voters to participate in ‘holy festival’ of democracy, set new voting record | India News

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday appealed to the people of Bihar to participate in the “holy festival of democracy” in greater numbers...

Will not allow anybody to grab an inch of India’s territory: Rajnath in poll rally | India News

KATIHAR/MADHUBANI: No power in the world will be allowed to capture an inch of Indian territory nor will India occupy an inch of a foreign...

Modi mocks Cong’s contracting clout in Parliament, says people punishing it for false promises | India News

FORBESGANJ/SAHARSA: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday mocked the Congress for its shrinking numbers in the two Houses of Parliament which have dropped below 100,...

NDA has ensured free grains for poor till Chhath Puja, says PM Modi | India News

CHHAPRA: The NDA government has ensured free grains for the poor till Chhath Puja, said Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday while adding that the...

Nitish faces protest at public meeting; slams RJD | India News

SAKRA/MAHUA/MAHNAR/KANTI: A slipper was flung towards chief minister Nitish Kumar by some protestors while he was going towards his helicopter after completing speech at an...

Storm in favour of Grand Alliance now in Bihar similar to that for Modi in 2014: Rajeev Shukla

Patna: Senior Congress leader Rajeev Shukla on Monday claimed that there is a storm in favour of the RJD-headed Grand Alliance in Bihar now, which...

India to miss goal of 75% reduction in TB deaths by 2025: Experts’ report | India News

NEW DELHI: India is not on course to meet the goal of a 50% reduction in TB incidence and 75% reduction in TB deaths by...

India has taken up case of workers not paid end of service dues in Saudi: MEA | India News

NEW DELHI: The Indian mission in Saudi Arabia has taken up the matter of 286 Indian workers who were reportedly not paid end of service...