More tourists visited Bihar despite prohibition: CM

24 April 2017 4:03 PM GMT
Contrary to opposition claims, Bihar recorded a 68 per cent increase in domestic tourists and nine per cent from abroad after prohibition was enforced, Nitish Kumar told the media here.

'Over 500 job losses due to liquor ban in Bihar'

2 April 2017 8:51 AM GMT
On April 5 last year, the Nitish Kumar government had declared Bihar a dry state imposing a total ban on sale and consumption of alcohol including India Made Foreign Liquor (IMFL) with immediate effect.

BJP demands 'anti-Romeo' squads in Bihar

24 March 2017 10:07 AM GMT
The opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Friday demanded the setting up of anti-Romeo squads in Bihar for women's safety in line with...

Four Naxals killed in Bihar

8 March 2017 9:29 AM GMT
Four Naxals were killed by Security forces in the Gaya district of Bihar on Wednesday.

RJD leader shot dead in Bihar

20 Aug 2016 1:49 PM GMT
Police said that preliminary investigation suggested personal enemity as the cause behind the killing.Yadav's supporters blocked roads and burnt tyres...

BJP won’t perform too well in Bihar by-poll: Organiser

8 Aug 2014 10:15 PM GMT
After the rout of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the just concluded assembly by-election and panchayat polls in its stronghold Uttarakhand, where it...

Bihar to turn village into peacock breeding hub

25 May 2013 12:33 AM GMT
Bihar plans to turn a village into a breeding centre for the Indian national bird peacock, forest officials officials said on Friday.Madhopur-Gobind...

RSS questions Nitish’s ‘secular PM’ remarks

25 Jun 2012 1:06 AM GMT
In a veiled attack on Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar for insisting on a secular prime minister, the RSS has sought to know why there was such...

Encephalitis kills 7 more in Bihar, toll 150

16 Jun 2012 8:39 AM GMT
Seven more children died of acute encephalitis syndrome [AES] Friday in Muzaffarpur and Patna districts of Bihar, taking the state's death toll to 150...

More workers go abroad from UP, Bihar

12 Jun 2012 1:34 AM GMT
Breaking a 15 year trend and indicating a change in social profiling, the number of emigrants with ECR (Emigration Check Required) endorsement from...

Nitish hits back at Modi

12 Jun 2012 1:27 AM GMT
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday tore into his Gujarat counterpart Narendra Modi over his remarks that ‘casteist’ leaders had pushed this...

No end to private armies in Bihar

7 Jun 2012 1:26 AM GMT
Brahmeshwar Singh, the founder of the notorious Ranveer Sena and the mastermind behind dozens of massacres perpetrated by the sena in Shahabad and...
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