Biharis hired to derail trains by Pak Spy Agency ?

Biharis hired to derail trains by  Pak Spy Agency ?

Motihari (Bihar):  Is there a shadowy network of terror that lurks in the backwoods of Bihar? The local police say they have nabbed some Bihar fellows hired by a Nepali working for a Pakistan spy ring to derail trains! The role of ISI in the recent train disaster in Kanpur was being suspected after Bihar […]

Nitish nixes Uniform Civil Code

Nitish nixes Uniform Civil Code

Patna:  Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has ducked the question of Uniform Civil Code. He has refused to tender his government’s opinion in response to a questionnaire sent by the Law Commission on the Uniform Civil Code (UCC). He said the questions asked as “leading” and framed in a manner to “force the respondent to […]

GIWA, let’s WASH up in Bihar!

GIWA, let’s WASH up in Bihar!

Bihar fares poorly in terms of Water, sanitation, and Hygiene (WASH) indicators. Only 0.79 per cent of the state’s villages are open-defecation free (ODF), under the Union Government’s flagship campaign Swachh Bharat Mission. while Bihar’s coverage under the National Rural Drinking Water Programme is much better at 46.64 per cent, but it is much lower […]

Prohibition solves Bihar’s problems: Nitish

Prohibition solves Bihar’s problems: Nitish

Kisanganj (Bihar): Accidents, murders, kidnapping, all down because of the liquor ban, says the Bihar Chief Minister, he even claims that it has promoted ‘religious harmony’ Defending his total prohibition move prohibition as a “revolutionary step”, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today (8 December) claimed that the move has promoted communal harmony in the state, with […]

Capital Express Derailed!

Capital Express Derailed!

Alipurduar(WB), Dec 6:  Another train derails, this time it is the Capital Express from Patna…. At least 10 people were injured when two coaches and the engine of Guwahati-bound Capital Express from Bihar’s Rajendra Nagar Terminal derailed in North Bengal tonight. The incident took place shortly after 9 PM near Shamuktala Road station, which is […]

Nitish says Media misreads his good intentions

Nitish says Media misreads his good intentions

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has alleged that ‘some media houses’ were out to murder him politically. According to NDTV, Kumar told his legislators in Patna, “some media houses are out to murder me politically.” But is it a case of attempted hara-kiri? A section of the media had reported that the Bihar chief minister’s […]

Politicians Pussy-foot around Bihar Prohibition Cat

Politicians Pussy-foot around Bihar Prohibition Cat

It takes courage to bell the Prohibition cat. Though Total Prohibition is one of the most problematic things that have happened in Bihar, and privately most politicians say it’s a bad idea, they all pussy-footed around the issue, only demanding that some ‘stringent’ stuff be rolled back. At an all-party meeting held in Patna recently, […]

Court slams former Bihar CM’s ‘ delaying tactics’

Court slams former Bihar CM’s ‘ delaying tactics’

New Delhi: The Supreme Court  pulled up former Bihar chief minister and JDU leader Jagannath Mishra for allegedly dragging and delaying the appeal filed by CBI challenging the quashing of four pending fodder scam cases against him, but granted his lawyer one final adjournment plea. A bench headed by Justice J.S. Khehar deprecated the delaying […]

New ‘surgical strike’ : Nalanda University Board fired!

New ‘surgical strike’ : Nalanda University Board fired!

New Delhi: Now, the prestigious Nalanda University is being Modi-fied. And as usual, the dictatorial manner in which things are being done is under criticism. Some call it another covert  ‘surgical strike’ with termination emails being sent after midnight! The Narendra Modi government kept the governing authority of Nalanda University, including the varsity’s chancellor George […]

Cash crunching blues from Patna

Cash crunching blues from Patna

Demonetisation has affected all of us  very badly. In Patna, About 75% of ATMs are closed and the money finishes very fast in those  that are open.  At many places you see  people standing in line from early morning before ATMs open up . No more 24 hour service! One of my relatives who is […]

Bihar Court makes old man pay for the crimes of his youth!

Bihar Court makes old man pay for the crimes of his youth!

The Special Courts in Bihar took six long years to punish a corrupt man, but it has finally happened!  The first conviction in a disproportionate assets case under the provisions of Bihar Special Courts Act, 2009, came on Monday(Nov 14), a little over six years after the Act came into force in the state. A […]

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