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  • COVID-19 2nd wave: Lockdown in Bihar till May 15 May 04, 2021 02:41 PM IST

    COVID-19 2nd wave: Lockdown in Bihar till May 15

    Detailed guidelines regarding the lockdown will be decided by the Crisis Management Group, CM Nitish Kumar said.

  • Bihar faces shortage of healthcare workers as over 500 doctors, medical staff contract COVID-19 Apr 21, 2021 10:10 AM IST

    Bihar faces shortage of healthcare workers as over 500 doctors, medical staff contract COVID-19

    Bihar government has imposed a night curfew from 9 pm to 5 am across the state to put a brake on the spread of COVID-19.

  • COVID-19 | Bihar imposes night curfew from 9 pm to 5 am, extends closure of schools, colleges till May 15 Apr 18, 2021 07:38 PM IST

    COVID-19 | Bihar imposes night curfew from 9 pm to 5 am, extends closure of schools, colleges till May 15

    During the curfew, all shops selling vegetables, fruits, eggs, and meat will have to be shut by 6 pm and restaurants and small eateries will be operational only for home delivery and take away services till 9 pm

  • Lalu Prasad gets bail in multi-crore rupees fodder scam case: A timeline of the RJD president’s stints in jail Apr 17, 2021 03:29 PM IST

    Lalu Prasad gets bail in multi-crore rupees fodder scam case: A timeline of the RJD president’s stints in jail

    Here is a list of all cases for which the septuagenarian RJD supremo had trysts with the law

  • Bihar cops attacked by protestors after death of truck driver, helper in accident Apr 11, 2021 08:40 AM IST

    Bihar cops attacked by protestors after death of truck driver, helper in accident

    Deputy Superintendent of Police, Sadar, Pankaj Kumar, said that driver Ajit Paswan (22) and helper Vikas Kumar (24) tried to dodge a police patrol party but the truck, laden with sand, toppled killing both of them on the spot.

  • 5.4 magnitude earthquake strikes Sikkim, impact felt in neighbouring states Apr 05, 2021 10:10 PM IST

    5.4 magnitude earthquake strikes Sikkim, impact felt in neighbouring states

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi took stock of the situation by speaking to the chief ministers of Bihar, Sikkim and Assam, Government of India sources claimed.

  • Indian-American couple donates Rs 1 crore for Bihar, Jharkhand healthcare Mar 30, 2021 04:41 PM IST

    Indian-American couple donates Rs 1 crore for Bihar, Jharkhand healthcare

    The generous donation of $150,000 by the Ramesh and Kalpana Bhatia Family Foundation to the BJANA would be used for healthcare efforts in the rural areas of the two states through the PRAN-BJANA clinic initiative.

  • Bihar CM under RSS, BJP influence, says Rahul Gandhi after police roughs up MLAs inside Assembly Mar 24, 2021 01:22 PM IST

    Bihar CM under RSS, BJP influence, says Rahul Gandhi after police roughs up MLAs inside Assembly

    Congress leader Rahul Gandhi said those stripping democracy have no right to call themselves a government.

  • State Budgets 2021-22 | A close look at Budgets of 12 major states and their key highlights Mar 11, 2021 08:29 PM IST

    State Budgets 2021-22 | A close look at Budgets of 12 major states and their key highlights

    Since the presentation of the Union Budget on February 1, almost all the states have presented their budgets for 2021-22, including the poll bound states of West Bengal, Kerala, Tamil Nadu and others. Moneycontrol brings you a primer of 12 major state budgets and their salient announcements.

  • Bihar saw 8-fold growth in budget size during both RJD and NDA regimes: Tejashwi Yadav Feb 25, 2021 07:07 PM IST

    Bihar saw 8-fold growth in budget size during both RJD and NDA regimes: Tejashwi Yadav

    Hitting out at the NDA government of Nitish Kumar, Yadav said it per the 2021-2022 budget that it will provide 20 lakh employment opportunities but it has not explained how it will be done.

  • Bihar govt presents Rs 2.18 lakh crore budget for FY22 in Assembly, no new tax imposed Feb 22, 2021 08:35 PM IST

    Bihar govt presents Rs 2.18 lakh crore budget for FY22 in Assembly, no new tax imposed

    Speaking on the budget, Kumar said it was "balanced" and prepared by protecting the interests of all sections of people in the society.

  • Former Bihar CM Lalu Yadav denied bail in fodder scam by Jharkhand High Court Feb 19, 2021 07:06 PM IST

    Former Bihar CM Lalu Yadav denied bail in fodder scam by Jharkhand High Court

    In the Dumka case of the Bihar fodder scam, Yadav was convicted for withdrawing Rs 3.13 crore from the treasury in the city in Jharkhand, formerly in Bihar.

  • Bihar Cabinet Expansion | Shahnawaz Hussain, Sushant Singh Rajput's cousin among 17 new ministers inducted Feb 09, 2021 03:55 PM IST

    Bihar Cabinet Expansion | Shahnawaz Hussain, Sushant Singh Rajput's cousin among 17 new ministers inducted

    Shahnawaz made his return to state politics last month, after he was nominated by the BJP to the Bihar legislative council. He remains the party's only Muslim face in the state government.

  • Lalu Prasad admitted to coronary care unit at AIIMS-Delhi Jan 23, 2021 10:46 PM IST

    Lalu Prasad admitted to coronary care unit at AIIMS-Delhi

    Prasad (72), convicted in fodder scam cases, was undergoing treatment at the Rajendra Institute of Medical Sciences (RIMS) in the Jharkhand capital for multiple ailments.

  • Bihar top cop for treating offensive social media posts as cyber crime Jan 22, 2021 05:08 PM IST

    Bihar top cop for treating offensive social media posts as cyber crime

    Leader of the opposition Tejashwi Yadav, who shared a screenshot of the letter on his Twitter handle, expressed outrage.

  • Bihar cabinet expansion likely soon: Nitish Kumar Jan 18, 2021 09:49 PM IST

    Bihar cabinet expansion likely soon: Nitish Kumar

    On Sunday evening, state BJP president Sanjay Jaiswal, accompanied by Deputy CMs Tarkishore Prasad and Renu Devi both from his party had called on Kumar at his official residence where the differences over the issue appear to have been ironed out.

  • Trouble for Congress in Bihar? Former legislator says 11 of the 19 MLAs could leave party soon Jan 06, 2021 04:48 PM IST

    Trouble for Congress in Bihar? Former legislator says 11 of the 19 MLAs could leave party soon

    The Congress, which contested last year’s Bihar assembly elections as a constituent of the RJD-led Mahagathbandhan, could win only 19 of the 70 seats it contested.

  • BSE deepens network in bullion trade; signs pact with Bihar's Patliputra Sarafa Sangh Dec 29, 2020 01:34 PM IST

    BSE deepens network in bullion trade; signs pact with Bihar's Patliputra Sarafa Sangh

    The association would enable growth and development of value chain participants and enable them to face competition and manage price risks better.

  • Nitish Kumar was reluctant to continue as CM, BJP had to convince him: Sushil Modi Dec 28, 2020 05:23 PM IST

    Nitish Kumar was reluctant to continue as CM, BJP had to convince him: Sushil Modi

    Sushil Modi, who had served as Nitish Kumar's deputy for more than a decade and is known to have an excellent equation with his former boss, made the remark in reply to queries about the JD(U)'s assertion to the effect on the previous day.

  • Bihar NEET rank list 2020 released on @bceceboard.bihar.gov.in, here’s how to check Dec 28, 2020 04:05 PM IST

    Bihar NEET rank list 2020 released on @bceceboard.bihar.gov.in, here’s how to check

    The students who have qualified NEET exam and have been featured in the UGMAC 2020 Merit List will be able to to fill up their choice for courses and colleges and seek their admission accordingly.

  • Bihar's COVID-19 tally crosses 2.5-lakh mark; death toll mounts to 1,379 Dec 26, 2020 08:50 PM IST

    Bihar's COVID-19 tally crosses 2.5-lakh mark; death toll mounts to 1,379

    As many as 730 more people have been cured of the disease, taking the state's recovery count to 2,43,985.

  • 'Dry' Bihar consumes more alcohol than Maharashtra: Survey Dec 16, 2020 09:53 AM IST

    'Dry' Bihar consumes more alcohol than Maharashtra: Survey

    According to the National Family Health Survey 2019-20, 15.5 percent of the male population of age 15 years and above in Bihar consume alcohol.

  • No proposal from the BJP for cabinet expansion: Bihar CM Nitish Kumar Dec 15, 2020 03:15 PM IST

    No proposal from the BJP for cabinet expansion: Bihar CM Nitish Kumar

    Nitish Kumar made the statement in response to queries about the intense speculations about a tussle between his JD(U) and the BJP coming in the way of expansion of the cabinet which has 14 members, including himself, less than half of the sanctioned strength.

  • Jitan Ram Manjhi tests positive for COVID-19; HAM meet put off Dec 14, 2020 07:24 PM IST

    Jitan Ram Manjhi tests positive for COVID-19; HAM meet put off

    According to a statement issued by HAM on Monday, its septuagenarian founding president was convalescing after testing positive for the coronavirus.

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