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Bihar: State in Eastern India
Bihar is a state in eastern India. It is the twelfth-largest Indian state, with an area of 94,163 km2 (36,357 sq mi). The third-largest state by population, it is contiguous with Uttar Pradesh to its west, Nepal to the north, the northern part of West Bengal to the east, with Jharkhand to the south. The Bihar plain is split by the river Ganges, which flows from west to east. Three main regions converge in the state: Magadh, Mithila, and Bhojpur.

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Book says Thackerays have their roots in Bihar

The book quotes 'Prabodhankar' Keshav Sitaram Thackeray, the social reformer, journalist and author, who was late Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray's father.
DNA - Published

Women not safe in Bihar, criminals have crossed all limits: Rabri Devi


IndiaTimes - Published

Bihar drug menace: Amid liquor ban, state sees spike in substance abuse

The drug consumption in Patna, capital of Bihar has significantly increased after a statewide ban has been imposed on alcohol. As a result, an increase in the secretive supply and sale of narcotics..
DNA - Published

Nitish failed to uplift minorities in Bihar: AIMIM

Asaduddin Owaisi's AIMIM on Saturday charged Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar with having failed to fulfil his promise of uplifting the state's minorities, and demanded a "white paper" on their..
IndiaTimes - Published

JD(U) cancels election of presidents in 3 Bihar districts following disputes


IndiaTimes - Published

Uttar Pradesh, Bihar react to new traffic rules

In Bihar, political parties are raising questions on the actions of police in view of the new Motor Vehicle Act implementation.
DNA - Published

Reunite 8 Bihar shelter girls with families: SC


IndiaTimes - Published

Bihar: Locals clash with police after woman fined under Motor Vehicle Act in Patna

The clash erupted after the police fined a woman and a man travelling in the same car for violating traffic rules in Patna
DNA - Published

Muzaffarpur shelter home: SC allows 8 girls to reunite with families; asks Bihar to give assistance


IndiaTimes - Published

Nitish Kumar is NDA's captain in Bihar, no change needed: Sushil Kumar Modi

The statement by the Deputy Chief Minister comes two days after senior BJP leader Sanjay Paswan had called for change in the NDA leadership in Bihar.
DNA - Published

After Gujarat, Uttarakhand reduces traffic fines, more may follow

Most of the states are considering notifying lesser fines for traffic offences than the stiff penalties in the amended Motor Vehicles Act, barely a day after the Gujarat announced reductions between 25..
IndiaTimes - Published

Muzaffarpur shelter home: SC to pass order on reunion of girls with their families

The Supreme Court Wednesday said it would pass order on the issue of reunion of girls of Bihar's Muzaffarpur shelter home, where allegations of rampant sexual assault surfaced last year, with their..
IndiaTimes - Published

No change in leadership, Nitish to remain captain: Sushil Modi clears BJP's stance in Bihar

Amid talks of change in leadership in Bihar's ruling NDA, the BJP on Wednesday clarified that the Chief Minister Nitish Kumar will continue to lead the alliance in the next Assembly polls scheduled in..
DNA - Published

7th Pay Commission: Good news for contractual teachers in Bihar

Bihar CM Nitish Kumar said that people are spreading false rumours that contractual teachers in the state won't get pay hike under the 7th pay commission.
DNA - Published

India, Nepal inaugurate 1st cross-border fuel pipeline

The petroleum pipeline extends from Motihari in Bihar to Amlekhganj in Nepal and be used to will transfer diesel, LPG and aviation turbine fuel
DNA - Published

India, Nepal open first cross-border pipeline in South Asia

India and Nepal opened South Asia’s first cross-border oil product pipeline, helping Kathmandu to cut fuel prices by Rs 2 per litre on account of reduced transportation cost. PM Modi and his Nepalese..
IndiaTimes - Published

3 Bihar cops suspended for not issuing fine to Union Minister Ashwini Choubey's son

On Sunday, during intensive checking of vehicles near Bihar Museum on Bailey Road, the police stopped the vehicle of Union Minister of State for Health Ashwini Choubey.
DNA - Published

South Asia's first cross border pipeline connecting India, Nepal to open on Tuesday

the pipeline from Motihari in Bihar to Amlekhganj in Nepal will transfer petroleum products such as diesel, LPG and aviation turbine fuel.
DNA - Published

Nitish should give a BJP leader chance to become Bihar chief minister, says Sanjay Paswan


IndiaTimes - Published

Bihar CM Nitish Kumar takes on BJP in Jharkhand

Nitish says Jharkhand has not realised its dream despite getting separated from Bihar
DNA - Published

Bihar MLA Anant Singh's voice tests positive in murder case

Anant's voice sample was handed over to the police by the Forensic Science Laboratory (FSL) team on Thursday.
DNA - Published

After age 1, people in J&K live the longest in India

A child that survives to the age of 1 can expect to live longer in Jammu & Kashmir than in any other state of India. Data just released by the Census and Registrar General’s office also shows that..
IndiaTimes - Published

Nilgai shot, buried alive in Vaishali dist of Bihar

The forest department of Vaishali district has claimed to have killed over 300 nilgai in the last four days.
DNA - Published

'Fugitive' IAS officer SM Raju gets award in Delhi

The defiant 1991-batch IAS officer was named in a 2013-14 SC-ST scholarship scam in May 2016. He was suspended by the state on corruption charges and left Bihar.
DNA - Published

JD(U)'s new poster has more than what meets BJP's eyes

POLLS CALLING: With Bihar polls approaching, it's a message for rivals as well as partners
DNA - Published

Convict holds birthday bash in Bihar jail

In the video, the criminal identified as Pintu Tiwari, can be seen shredding apart the jail manual by cutting a cake and enjoying mutton and rice with fellow inmates inside the premise
DNA - Published

All still not well within Bihar 'Mahagathbandhan'; RJD, HAM cross swords


IndiaTimes - Published

In new dress code for Secretariat employees, Bihar govt bans jeans, t-shirts at work

The government has asked the employees to wear "soothing, decent and comfortable" formal clothes to maintain the decorum in the office.
DNA - Published

Bihari brothers Tabrez and Parwez accused of 'abducting' Kashmiri girls and marrying them

Two brothers from Rambishanpur village in Bihar's Supaul district have been arrested by police for allegedly abducting two Kashmiri sisters from Ramban district of Jammu and Kashmir and bringing them..
DNA - Published

Politics continues over Grand Alliance leadership in Bihar

RJD spokesperson Mrityunjay Tiwari says that everyone has accepted Tejashwi and he has proved to be a universal leader in the Lok Sabha elections
DNA - Published

Bihar MP Baidyanath Mahato's car rolls right onto train platform

The incident took place on Wednesday when the divisional railway manager was conducting an inspection of the station.
DNA - Published

Brothers held for 'abducting', marrying Kashmiri sisters

Two youths from Bihar's Supaul district were arrested on Wednesday for allegedly abducting two Kashmiri girls and marrying them after abrogation of Article 35A on August 5.
IndiaTimes - Published

Bihar: 13 hurt as 'molesters' hurl acid on villagers gathered to discuss them

The police are not clear whether they are also the perpetrators, as both sides have lodged complaints against each other.
DNA - Published

JMM and Shiv Sena's sweet revenge: EC bars JD(U) from using its symbol in Jharkhand and Maharashtra

The JDU had recently decided to fight the upcoming Jharkhand assembly polls alone without the aid of the BJP, its alliance partner in neighbouring Bihar.
DNA - Published

Bihar MLA Anant Singh struggles to adapt prison life

The Independent legislator was remanded to judicial custody for two weeks in connection with the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA) case lodged against him by a Patna court on Sunday.
DNA - Published

Kolkata Police's STF arrest JMB's India head Ejaz Ahmed

In a major breakthrough for the Kolkata Police's Special Task Force (STF), the Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) Amir or the head of the unit in India, Ejaz Ahmed was arrested from Bihar.
DNA - Published

Tejashwi Yadav slams Bihar cop Lipi Singh for using leader's car

Tejashwi Yadav says that even chief ministers do not own such "luxurious cars", and has demanded an inquiry into the matter from Bihar CM Nitish Kumar
DNA - Published

Bihar cop creates stir by using MP's car to transport MLA Anant Singh

The Bihar police had requested the court for the transit remand so that he could be taken to Patna for further questioning.
DNA - Published

Bihar MLA Anant Singh sent to judicial custody in AK-47 rifle smuggling case

This comes after Anant Singh, earlier in the day, surrendered in Delhi's Saket Court in connection with the case.
DNA - Published

Govt engineer draws pay from 3 posts over 3 decades

However, Suresh Ram, a resident of Babhaul village in Patna district, ran out of luck recently, thanks to the comprehensive financial management system (CFMS). With the new financial tool registering..
IndiaTimes - Published

Triple life: Man holds 3 govt jobs for 30 years in Bihar

Suresh Ram lived a triple life as an Assistant Engineer in the Office of Building Construction of Kishanganj, the Department of Water Resources in Banka district's Belhar block and in Bhimnagar East..
DNA - Published

Bihar: Rifles fail to boom at ex-CM's state funeral

Jagannath Mishra was cremated with full state honours but during the gun salute to the three-time CM, the rifles of Bihar Police personnel failed to fire
DNA - Published

22 rifles fail during gun salute for former Bihar CM Jagannath Mishra

While former Bihar chief minister Jagannath Mishra mortal remains were being cremated with full state honour, 22 rifles carried by police personnel failed to fire a single shot here on Wednesday.
DNA - Published

Bihar: Advocate shot dead near Buxar Civil Court

The advocate named Chitranjan Singh was returning from the Buxar Civil Court when the incident took place.
DNA - Published

Bihar: Court issues arrest warrant against absconding MLA Anant Singh

Police officials had raided Singh's premises in connection with a contract killing case leading to the recovery of weapons
DNA - Published

Absconding Bihar MLA Anant Singh assures his 'surrender'

About the arrest of his accomplice Chhotan Singh, the lawmaker says that he was a relative and hence staying at his residence in Patna
DNA - Published

Former Bihar Chief Minister Jagannath Mishra passes away at 82 in Delhi

Politicians and other dignitaries have expressed their condolences at the news of his death.
DNA - Published

Bihar: Cops go to nab bahubali MLA Anant Singh, find goon hiding at his residence

While the bahubali legislator had fled, cops found Chhotan, who is accused of attempting to murder a man
DNA - Published

Bihar: NSUI district president shot at by bike-borne assailants

The victim, identified as 25-year-old Manish Kumar Singh, who is NSUI district president of Bhojpur along with his friends Appu Singh and Om Singh were going to Nawada police station when the armed..
DNA - Published

Heavy rainfall likely in west UP, Punjab, Odisha, West Bengal over the next few days: IMD

Thunderstorm accompanied by lightning may also occur at isolated places over Bihar, Jharkhand, West Bengal, Sikkim and Odisha.
DNA - Published

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