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Katju booked for sedition for comments on Bihar

JUDGE MARKANDEY KATJU_1     Patna : As the row over his remarks on Bihar raged on, former Supreme Court judge Markandey Katju has been booked on sedition charge following a complaint by [...]

September 28th, 2016 | Posted in Highlights,Nation | Read More »

Tremors in east, north-east India as power quake hits Myanmar

Earthquake in KolkataKolkata : A powerful earthquake measuring 6.7 on the Richter Scale and epicentred in Myanmar today shook several parts of east and northeast India. According to National Centre for Seismology, [...]

August 24th, 2016 | Posted in Highlights,Nation,Topnews | Read More »

Dalit woman forced to drink urine in Bihar

RapeDarbhanga : A Dalit woman was allegedly beaten up and forced to drink her urine by four men after branding her as a “witch” at Pipra village in Bihar’s Darbhanga [...]

July 30th, 2016 | Posted in Highlights,Nation | Read More »

Stop attacks on Dalits, LS MPs demand

Parliament's monsoon sessionNew Delhi : Cutting across party lines, members in Lok Sabha today highlighted the cases of atrocities being committed on Dalits in various parts of the country and demanded steps [...]

July 25th, 2016 | Posted in Highlights,Nation,Topnews | Read More »

Shatru backs JNU student union leader, calls for his release

Jaipur Literature Festival      New Delhi : BJP MP Shatrughan Sinha, who has often taken a position at variance with the party’s stand, today came out in support of arrested JNU student [...]

February 17th, 2016 | Posted in Highlights,Nation,Topnews | Read More »

Govt awards contracts to build 2,816 km roads under Bharatmala

Bharatmala project New Delhi : The government has awarded contracts for 2,816 km road projects in states like Gujarat, Rajasthan, Punjab and Bihar under its ambitious Bharatmala project to link coastal and [...]

January 29th, 2016 | Posted in Highlights,Nation | Read More »

Quake claims one life in Bihar

earthquake     Kishanganj : The 6.8 magnitude earthquake which rocked the Eastern region states this morning claimed one life in Bihar’s Kishanganj district, an official said. The 60-year-old man Harishankar [...]

January 4th, 2016 | Posted in Nation | Read More »

Will have zero tolerance approach towards corruption: Tejaswi

Swearing-in ceremony in Patna     Patna : Facing criticism over his appointment as Deputy Chief Minister of Bihar, RJD chief Lalu Prasad’s son Tejaswi Yadav today promised to take the state forward on [...]

November 23rd, 2015 | Posted in Highlights,Nation | Read More »

Mayawati promises quota for upper caste poor

MayawatiSasaram (Bihar): Wooing upper caste voters in favour of BSP candidates, former Uttar Pradesh chief minister Mayawati today promised quota for them in government jobs and education if her party [...]

October 13th, 2015 | Posted in Highlights,Nation,Topnews | Read More »

Seven Maoists arrested in Bihar

File PhotoBanka: Seven hardcore Maoists were today arrested by security forces from a bus stand in Banka district of Bihar, a police official said. The security forces comprising CRPF, Special Task [...]

August 31st, 2015 | Posted in Nation | Read More »