Post Tagged with: "Bihar"

Gaping faculty crunch ails tech institutes

Gaping faculty crunch ails tech institutes

An acute shortage of faculty has hit technical institutions in . Figures released by the All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE) show that the shortage was 23.53 per cent in the academic year 2015-16 and 27.73 per cent in 2016-17 in the state. What?s even more worrying is that […]

JD-U legislator likens Misa Bharati to ‘Shurpanakha‘

JD-U legislator likens Misa Bharati to ‘Shurpanakha‘

Patna: A leader of the ruling JD(U) in Bihar Sunday stirred a controversy by comparing Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) president Lalu Prasad?s eldest daughter Misa Bharati to Shurpanakha, the sister of the demon king Ravana who was depicted as a seductress in the epic Ramayana. Ms Bharati?s brother Tej Pratap […]

Grand Alliance‘s first meeting on seat sharing at Tejashwi‘s house today

Grand Alliance‘s first meeting on seat sharing at Tejashwi‘s house today

Patna: The opposition Grand Alliance in Bihar is likely to hold its first formal deliberation on the upcoming Lok Sabha polls during a meeting on Monday at the residence of RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav here. The meeting is likely to be attended by all constituents of the ?Mahagathbandhan? that comprises […]

BJP ally JD-U firm on its opposition to citizenship bill

BJP ally JD-U firm on its opposition to citizenship bill

GUWAHATI: BJP ally JD(U) on Saturday reiterated that it will oppose the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016, when it is placed in the Parliament, arguing that the proposed legislation is detrimental to the identity of in particular and the northeast in general. JD(U) national general secretary Sanjay Verma told TOI that […]

Nitish Kumar‘s party must exit NDA to save itself: Congress

Nitish Kumar‘s party must exit NDA to save itself: Congress

Patna: With the Janata Dal (United) being firm in its opposition to a bill against Triple Talaq, the Congress on Friday said it was high time that Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's party walked out of the BJP-led NDA or risk being wiped out from Bihar. Congress Legislature Party leader Sadanand […]

Patna: Woman hacked to death in full public view

Patna: Woman hacked to death in full public view

PATNA: A woman was hacked to death in full public view at Sachivalaya Colony under Rupaspur police station area in the state capital on Friday. Rupaspur SHO Ranjeet Kumar said that the assailant, armed with a sharp-edged object, was on foot and fled from spot after killing the woman. Kumar […]

Lalu Prasad is God for me: RJD MLA

Lalu Prasad is God for me: RJD MLA

PATNA: MLA said on Friday that party chief was a God for him and he will abide by whatever he decides about his political career. “Laluji is God for me. He is my icon. I will abide by what he says on who will contest from where in the Lok […]

‘Piped gas supply in Patna from next month‘

‘Piped gas supply in Patna from next month‘

By: Arunima Lal PATNA: Deputy chief minister (CM) (SuMo) on Thursday said supply of piped cooking gas to city households would begin from February. In his keynote speech at the 10th City Gas Distribution (CGD) bidding organized by Petroleum and Natural Gas Regulatory Board (PNGRB) at a hotel on Thursday, […]

Five arrested in Nalanda lynching, murder cases

Five arrested in Nalanda lynching, murder cases

BIHARSHARIF: Police arrested five persons on Thursday in connection with the murder of a local RJD neta Indal Paswan and lynching of two people, including a minor on Wednesday. The two beaten to death were identified as Ranjan Yadav (14) and Santu Malakaar (40). Indal was shot dead while returning […]

Tests find formalin in fish from other states

Tests find formalin in fish from other states

PATNA: Presence of carcinogenic chemicals, such as , lead and cadmium in fishes imported from other states has made consumption of risky. These chemicals are used for preserving the fishes. Laboratory test reports of three fish samples mentioned heavy amount of formalin along with lead and cadmium. State health department […]