Bihar’s first transgender sub-inspectors make history

Bihar’s first transgender sub-inspectors make history

Over six lakh aspirants had appeared in the preliminary test of the  Bihar Police Subordinate Services Commission held in December 2023 and the main examination was held in February 2024. Photo: bpssc.bih.nic.in In a first, three transgenders qualified the Bihar Police Subordinate Services Commission (BPSSC) exam to become police sub-inspectors. Earlier, following a Patna High … Read more

On painkillers, Tejashwi might give NDA pain in Bihar

On painkillers, Tejashwi might give NDA pain in Bihar

“Mujra, mutton, machhali, mangalsutra, musalmaan, mandir,” RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav carefully picked up the words starting with ‘M’ (ma in Hindi) earlier used by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and threw them back at him for “whining all the time”. The crowd at the election rally in Bihar’s Ara burst out in laughter. Tejashwi’s joke had … Read more

Man in Bihar kills two after woman’s family denies permission to marry

Man in Bihar kills two after woman’s family denies permission to marry

Two persons from a family of six, on their way home from a Chhath puja celebration, died on Monday morning after a man fired at them in Bihar’s Lakhisarai district. According to the police, the firing took place because he had been “refused permission” to marry a woman from the family. Four other family members … Read more

Bihar train accident | High-level inquiry ordered, many trains diverted as restoration works continue

Bihar train accident | High-level inquiry ordered, many trains diverted as restoration works continue

A crane removes a derailed coach of North East Express from the track a day after its derailment near Raghunathpur railway station in Buxar district, Thursday, Oct. 12, 2023. | Photo Credit: PTI The railways on October 12 ordered a high-level inquiry into the derailment of the Delhi-Kamakhya North East Express in Bihar’s Buxar district, … Read more

Super-30 fame Anand Kumar to open school for students in Bihar

Super-30 fame Anand Kumar to open school for students in Bihar

Anand Kumar, who is the founder of Super-30 coaching institute, is planning to open a school in Bihar by 2025 “to groom students and make them a good human being”. On September 5, Teachers’ Day, Mr. Kumar is expected to launch an eight-part series of “The Anand Kumar Show” on a private news channel. Through … Read more

ED questions Lalu Prasad’s daughter Ragini in land-for-jobs in railways scam

ED questions Lalu Prasad’s daughter Ragini in land-for-jobs in railways scam

 The ED, after the searches, said it seized “unaccounted cash” of ₹1 crore and detected proceeds of crime worth ₹600 crore. | Photo Credit: PTI The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Wednesday recorded the statement of RJD chief Lalu Prasad’s daughter Ragini Yadav in a money laundering case linked to the alleged land-for-jobs in railways scam, … Read more

‘BJP wants to make India a country of Nathuram Godse’: Tejashwi Yadav slams Centre over BBC ‘survey’

‘BJP wants to make India a country of Nathuram Godse’: Tejashwi Yadav slams Centre over BBC ‘survey’

Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Tejashwi Yadav. File | Photo Credit: ANI Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Tejashwi Yadav on Friday took a swipe at the Centre over the survey at the BBC offices and alleged that the BJP is misusing the Central agencies and also attempting to make India a country of Nathuram Godse. The RJD … Read more

Analysis | BJP on a hunt for EBC party chief, non upper caste chief ministerial candidate in Bihar

Analysis | BJP on a hunt for EBC party chief, non upper caste chief ministerial candidate in Bihar

Union Home Minister Amit Shah told leaders that Bihar is a far more challenging situation for the BJP than other States like West Bengal Union Home Minister Amit Shah told leaders that Bihar is a far more challenging situation for the BJP than other States like West Bengal Janata Dal (U) walking out of the … Read more

PHCs being strengthened in Bihar: Mangal Pandey – ET HealthWorld

PHCs being strengthened in Bihar: Mangal Pandey – ET HealthWorld

PATNA: Health minister Mangal Pandey on Sunday said medical facilities at urban primary health centres (PHCs) in the state are being improved with appointment of doctors, nurses and staff. “So far, 89 medical officers have been appointed on contract basis. All the newly appointed medical officers have been asked to join duty in their allotted … Read more

Bihar’s unemployment rate on the rise, much higher than all-India average: CMIE

Bihar’s unemployment rate on the rise, much higher than all-India average: CMIE

New Delhi: Bihar’s unemployment rate is on the rise and stood much higher than the all-India average even during the pandemic suggesting households in the state would have been severely hurt during the stringent lockdown, the Centre for Monitoring Indian Economy said. “Bihar was among the worst affected states in terms of unemployment during the … Read more