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Published on Oct 02, 2023 09:44 PM IST
The finding that castes in the “reserved” category constitute 84.48% of Bihar’s population, for whom the quota in government jobs is capped at 50%.
The survey revealed 112 castes in extreme backward classes and 30 castes in backward classes were among 196 reserved castes.
The Darbhanga police said the vehicle that killed the two brothers, aged 14 and 16, was yet to be identified
Updated on Oct 02, 2023 01:02 PM IST
Bihar sees an alarming rise in dengue cases, with 6,146 cases reported in September alone, highest in 5 years.
Published on Oct 01, 2023 05:03 PM IST
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CPI-ML(Liberation), according to its leaders, is keen to get seats in southern Bihar, especially Magadh and Bhojpur regions, as a show of “RJD-ML” unity to repeat its strike rate of the 2020 assembly polls when the party won 66% of its seats from this region alone.
Jha, a Rajya Sabha member and academician, had recited a poem that referred the society’s dominant class as “Thakur”, triggering belligerent reactions from one of his own party MLAs, besides others, who claim it as an affront to the Rajput community.
Similar exercise should be also carried out in slum clusters in urban areas and also where outgrowth has taken place in the expanding urban/ semi-urban areas, the letter says.
Bihar has the lowest tele-density of 55.81% nationally, as against the national tele-density of 84.43%.
CM Nitish Kumar went to inaugurate a digital library where he found a signboard written in English, gives lessons on Hindi's importance.
Kashyap, who was arrested in March this year for making “fake videos” of attacks on migrant workers from Bihar in Tamil Nadu, is currently lodged in Patna’s Beur jail in judicial custody after spending months in a prison in the southern state.
The CM said he will continue to visit the government offices on a regular basis, just as he did from the year 2008 to 2012-13.
Published on Sep 26, 2023 06:47 PM IST
All 38 districts of Bihar, which was endemic to lymphatic filariasis, reported 1.25 lakh cases of lymphedema (swelling of limbs) and hydrocele (swelling in the scrotum) in 2020-21.
Currently, all services in the IGIMS, which sees thousands of patients every day from across the state, are chargeable, though marginally lesser than being charged by private medical institutions.
The INLD had invited most of the leaders of the Indian National Developmental Inclusive Alliance (INDIA) bloc, including Kumar, his deputy Tejashwi Yadav, West Bengal CM Mamta Banerjee, Shiv Sena (UBT) chief Uddhav Thackeray, Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav, Nationalist Congress Party leader Sharad Pawar, among others
Bihar CM Nitish Kumar launched 55 urban infrastructure projects, including the renovation of the Saidpur drainage network in Patna, worth ₹2,355.96 crore.
India has an open border with Nepal and it is not mandatory for citizens of either country to have passports or visa to cross borders.
Patna Medical College Hospital principal Dr Vidya Pati Choudhary said the decision to suspend the students for 10 days was taken at a meeting of heads of depts
The special judge took cognizance of a fresh chargesheet filed by the CBI and issued summons
Anusuya Ransingh Sahu, a 2006 batch IPS officer has been shifted as DIG-cum-deputy director of civil defence
The FIR was registered on a complaint by forest officer Amit Kumar Prasad against the SHO and seven others under the Wildlife Protection Act 1972
Updated on Sep 21, 2023 01:56 PM IST
The female SI in her complaint to the SP had alleged that the officer used to send obscene messages on her mobile phone and asked for sexual favours in return for making her an SHO
Published on Sep 21, 2023 01:45 PM IST
This will be Bihar’s second Vande Bharat train, the first being the Patna-Ranchi service, which began on June 27 this year.
The programme was launched on April 14 as part of its drive to reach out to the people to highlight the party’s ideological fight against the BJP and alleged attempts to dilute the tenets of the Constitution, party leaders aware of the matter said
The JD-U and RJD questioned the delay in conducting the decadal headcount, saying the 33% quota will kick in only after the census and delimitation is done
Satish Chandra Dubey, a Rajya Sabha member, was coming to the state capital Patna from his ancestral village in Vaishali district when his SUV rammed a container from behind on the bridge over Ganga river, injuring him, his brother-in-law, one of his bodyguards and the driver.
Six persons were killed in Aurangabad while four persons including a woman were critically injured while one died in Rohtas
Updated on Sep 18, 2023 01:43 PM IST