INDIA meeting on Dec 17, reveals Lalu Prasad Yadav

NEW DELHI: As some of the more prolific leaders of the INDIA bloc elected to skip the December 6 meeting, former Bihar Chief Minister Lalu Prasad Yadav revealed that the meeting has been rescheduled to December 17. While talking to the media, Lalu said, “The meeting will happen on December 17 and we will see […]

Nitish Kumar proposes increasing reservation in Bihar to 65 per cent

NEW DELHI: In a recent assembly debate, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar expressed his intention to enhance the reservation quota in the state to 65 per cent. This proposal encompasses a broader spectrum of categories, including Scheduled Castes (SCs), Scheduled Tribes (STs), Other Backward Classes (OBCs), and Extremely Backward Classes, specifically for government jobs and […]

Phate Bahadur Singh’s question on goddess Durga’s role raises eyebrows

NEW DELHI: Bihar’s RJD MLA Phate Bahadur Singh has hurt Hindu sentiments by making controversial statements regarding Goddess Durga. The RJD legislator from Dehri in Bihar’s Rohtas district has gone on to say that the revered Goddess in Hindu traditions is ‘a mythical concept and a fabricated story.’ The RJD legislator did not stop there and […]

Congress’ caste census push puts its Kerala unit in a bind

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Congress’ push for a national caste-based censor has met with its first major opposition – from Kerala. One of its traditional upper-caste influential support groups has vowed to oppose the proposal tooth and nail. The Nair Service Society (NSS), one of the most prominent community associations in Kerala which has always favored the Congress […]

Opposition thinks govt is hiding something on special parliament session

NEW DELHI: Members of the United India bloc think the Modi government has not revealed the full agenda of the special parliament session starting Monday and asserts that the real motive remains hidden. Congress, Trinamool Congress (TMC), and Lalu Prasad’s Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) have sought parliamentary transparency regarding the five-day special session. Earlier this week, […]

Bihar VVIP culture: Convict Lalu has DSP as umbrella-man; murders rock state

A DSP in Bihar faces backlash for holding umbrella

Tej Pratap renames Patna’s Atal park as ‘coconut park’; BJP fumed

The decision has attracted criticism from BJP leaders

In Taliban-style punishment, Bihar man flogs wife for adultery

Despite his servants' confession, the accused is yet to be arrested by Bihar police

Bihar lathi-charge incident: BJP files 12 cases against CM, Dy CM, top officials

Bihar's political landscape heats up with the state BJP unit's legal battle against the state government over the lathi-charge incident

RJD mocks PM Modi’s Sengol installation in new Parliament with Amrish Puri’s film

The Prime Minister’s installation of the Sengol in the newly inaugurated Parliament faced continued criticism from the opposition on Monday. RJD took a jibe at PM Narendra Modi’s act by sharing an image of Amrish Puri from the film ‘Loha’ on social media. The picture featured the infamous villain Shera Singh, played by Puri, holding […]