Lok Sabha – 2024: NDA finalizes seat-sharing agreement in Bihar

The BJP, a prominent member of the NDA, will contest 17 out of the total 40 Lok Sabha seats in Bihar. The party's electoral battleground includes constituencies such as West Champaran, East Champaran, Aurangabad, Madhubani, and others.

Karpoori Thakur’s son rejects political angle in Bharat Ratna, emphasises legacy of equality 

NEW DELHI: Ram Nath Thakur, son of late Karpoori Thakur and current JDU MP from Bihar, expressed gratitude for the posthumous Bharat Ratna bestowed upon his father. He highlighted Karpoori Thakur’s dedication to social justice and education, emphasising his legacy of empowering marginalised communities. In an exclusive interview with The New Indian, Ram Nath Thakur detailed […]

Bihar floor test: Nitish Kumar secures victory with 129 votes as RJD walks out

NEW DELHI : The Nitish Kumar-led NDA government has passed the floor test in the Bihar Legislative Assembly. The opposition had walked out before the voting on Monday. Voting was conducted on the demand of the ruling party. In this, 129 votes were in favour out of the 243 MLAs. According to the media reports, […]

Lone Hindu family in Bihar village threatened to leave; seeks DM’s help

NEW DELHI: A Hindu family has come forward with allegations of coercion and harassment, seeking intervention from the district administration in Darbhanga, Bihar. The family claims to be the only Hindu household in a predominantly Muslim village, facing relentless pressure for religious conversion. Vicky Kumar, a family member, filed a complaint with the District Magistrate (DM), […]

Tejashwi Yadav faces ED grilling in land-for-jobs case after Lalu Yadav

NEW DELHI: On Tuesday, Bihar’s Ex-Deputy Chief Minister and Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader, Tejashwi Yadav, appeared at the Enforcement Directorate (ED) office in Patna. He is set to undergo questioning regarding the land-for-jobs case. This development follows the extensive 10-hour questioning of RJD supremo Lalu Prasad in connection with the same case. The investigative […]

Political turmoil in Bihar: Nitish to resign; JDU-BJP govt expected

Kumar will tender his resignation on Sunday, sources also suggest that a JD(U)-BJP alliance will take oath on Sunday at 4 pm.

Nitish calls emergency meeting, BJP’s state chief leaves for Delhi

NEW DELHI: Bihar is witnessing heightened activities and a surge in tensions between the Janata Dal United (JDU), Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). Against the backdrop of the Grand Alliance government’s internal strife, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has called for an urgent meeting with senior JDU leaders at his […]

Nitish Kumar slams dynastic politics, honours Karpoori Thakur’s birth anniversary

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar took a swipe at dynastic politics during a rally in Patna on Wednesday, emphasising his commitment to the non-promotion of family members in politics.

Police team attacked: SI’s uniform torn, stones pelted at vehicle; 5 detained for questioning

In the attack, Sub-Inspector Ranjeet Kumar Yadav and three other personnel got injured.

Bomb blasts outside BJP MP’s relative’s home in Bihar

Bomb Blast Outside Relative's Residence of BJP MP Ajay Nishad Sparks Security Concerns in Muzaffarpur.