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Patna-Delhi IndiGo flight makes emergency landing moments after take-off

Published on Jan 03, 2024 03:09 PM IST

The pilots reported the snag in one of the engines and requested for priority landing Patna airport director Anchal Prakash informed

IndiGo, India's largest passenger carrier, is the sole airline operating in the country to report profits consistently. (Agency Photo) (File Photo)

Bihar: Alarm bells ring as truckers’ strike begins to bite

State transport secretary Sanjay Kumar Agarwal said the DMs and SPs have been asked told to ensure uninterrupted supply of essential services.

Buses parked at Bankipur Bus Terminal in Patna on Tuesday. (Santosh Kumar/HT)
Published on Jan 02, 2024 09:47 PM IST

Bihar: Four of a family charred to death in Begusarai

Circumstantial evidence suggested that the fire broke out following a short-circuit in the electric heater, which led to the mattress catching fire

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Published on Jan 02, 2024 02:39 PM IST

JD(U), RJD engage in war of words over MLA’s poster on Ram Temple

The Bharatiya Janata Party said the RJD MLA’s poster was aimed at hurting Hindu sentiments with provocative remarks

Rashtriya Janata Dal MLA Fateh Bahadur Singh. (File)
Updated on Jan 02, 2024 05:03 PM IST

"My head hangs in shame": Chandrababu Naidu condemns Vizag gang rape incident, criticizes Andhra govt

TDP chief and former Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister, N Chandrababu Naidu, on Monday expressed anguish and concern over the incident where a 16-year-old girl was gang raped by eight men in Vizag.

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Published on Jan 02, 2024 05:39 AM IST

Sharp hike in value of Nitish’s assets; Tej Pratap has a super bike

This was revealed in the customary assets declarations made by state chief minister Nitish Kumar and his ministers, which were made public on the government’s website late on Sunday evening.

Bihar CM Nitish Kumar pays tribute to his mother Parmeshwari Devi on her death anniversary, at Kalyan Bigha in Nalanda on Monday. (HT)
Published on Jan 01, 2024 08:56 PM IST
By, Patna

Elderly couple in Bihar’s Samastipur face acid attack; son is also a suspect

A retired school teacher and his wife, both in their seventies, were attacked with acid by a group of people which allegedly included their youngest son’s father-in-law

Police said the youngest of the couple’s three sons, Santosh Thakur and his father-in-law, Subodh Thakur, are missing (FILE PHOTO)
Published on Jan 01, 2024 05:04 PM IST

Odisha BJP to focus on farmers, women, youth, students

Odisha BJP to focus on farmers, women, youth, students

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Published on Jan 01, 2024 09:50 AM IST

Andhra Pradesh health minister's office vandalised by unknown persons

However, acting swiftly, the police launched a search operation to nab those responsible.

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Published on Jan 01, 2024 09:13 AM IST

4 cops injured in liquor mafia attack in Bihar’s Rohtas

The incident happened when a police team of Karaghar police station led by the SHO had raided the house of liquor case accused Kundan Paswan at about 12.30am on Saturday

Police said the injured cops have been admitted to the community health centre at Karaghar. (Representative Image)
Published on Dec 31, 2023 06:01 PM IST
ByPrasun K Mishra

Impregnate childless women for 13 lakh: Police bust racket; 8 arrested

The ‘All India Pregnant Job Agency’ sought help in impregnating “unfortunate” women who were unable to conceive from their partners.

The victims were assured a “prize money” of <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>13 lakh after successful conception.
Published on Dec 31, 2023 08:11 AM IST

17-year-old abducted for forced marriage in Bihar, complaint lodged

The boy was abducted along with his cousin when they were on the way to attend a fair located at Dhurgaon Tola in Bihar’s Madhepura district

Police say that ‘pakadua vivah’ or forced marriage is a regular occurrence in the region and such cases were reported mainly from Munger, Nawada, Khagaria and Begusarai districts. (Representative Image)
Updated on Dec 30, 2023 06:51 PM IST

Nitish Kumar takes reins of JDU in run-up to 2024 elections

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's appointment comes at a crucial time for JDU as it looks to consolidate its position within the INDIA alliance

Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar along with outgoing JDU chief Lalan Singh in New Delhi on Friday. (Raj K Raj/HT Photo)
Updated on Dec 30, 2023 01:01 AM IST
By, Patna

Bihar bridge company manager abducted in Gaya by Maoists released after 4 days

Gaya senior superintendent of police (SSP) Ashish Bharti said the operations to catch the Maoists who abducted Khan will continue

Gaya Addl SP (Operations) Manoj Kumar said Shahbaz Khan was released on Thursday evening. (Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Published on Dec 29, 2023 02:31 PM IST
ByPrasun K Mishra

JD(U) president Lalan Singh rejects resignation rumours ahead of Delhi meeting

Janata Dal (United) president Lalan Singh said Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar is the leader of the party and that the party is united

Janata Dal (United) president Rajiv Ranjan Singh aka Lalan Singh. (File)
Published on Dec 28, 2023 08:10 PM IST

Bihar: Police intensify search against Maoists in Gaya abduction case

While the two employees were released on Monday (December 25), Maoists have demanded Rs.30 lakh ransom for the release of Shahbaz Khan, police said

Gaya senior superintendent of police (SSP) Ashish Bharti (Twitter Photo)
Updated on Dec 28, 2023 04:01 PM IST
ByPrasun K Mishra

After 25 MLCs approach Guv, Raj Bhavan writes to govt to set Edu Deptt in order

A delegation of 25 MLCs alleged that the Bihar government’s education department through its actions seems to be bent upon destroying the academic environment in the state

The Raj Bhavan in Patna. (File)
Updated on Dec 27, 2023 08:17 PM IST

Snatchers responsible for death of woman arrested by Bihar GRP in Muzaffarpur

The accused snatched the purse and mobile of one Soloni Pandey (23), an SI aspirant, from the running Raxaul-Muzaffarpur train on which she travelling after it arrived at Sugauli station. The incident took place on December 17

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Published on Dec 27, 2023 06:56 PM IST

Bihar sacks CSBC chief over paper leak, appoints another

According to the notification, Shobha Ohotkar has been given the additional charge of the board till further orders. Ohtokar is a 1990 batch IPS officer and director general-cum-commandant general of Bihar home guards and fire services

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Published on Dec 27, 2023 04:49 PM IST

JD-U cancels mega rally on January 24, fuels buzz about changes in party

UUmesh Kushwaha, who leads the JD-U’s Bihar unit, made the formal announcement about the cancellation of the mega rally planned on January 24

Patna, Dec 25 (ANI): Bihar Governor Rajendra Vishwanath Arlekar with State Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and State Deputy CM Tejashwi Yadav during the 99th birth anniversary celebration of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, in Patna on Monday. (ANI Photo) (Pappi Sharma)
Published on Dec 26, 2023 08:13 PM IST

Bihar approves govt employee status for 3.5 lakh contractual teachers

The contractual teachers will be considered as ‘exclusive teachers’ with government employee status, an official said.

Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar. (HT PHOTO)
Published on Dec 26, 2023 04:45 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Bihar: 4 cops suspended after Nepali smuggler escapes from police custody

The development came barely a few hours after two smugglers from Nepal were arrested with 7.46 kg of hashish

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Published on Dec 25, 2023 04:52 PM IST

Maoists abuct manager of bridge construction firm in Gaya; search op launched

Gaya Police said the Maoists released two of them on Monday and demanded ₹30 lakh ransom for the third abducted employee, a manager

Gaya SSP Ashish Bharti set up a special team of the district police, the state’s special task force and the CRPF’s COBRA (Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Updated on Dec 25, 2023 04:07 PM IST
ByPrasun K Mishra

Bihar sub-inspector shot at by 7 men trying to steal batteries in Patna: Police

Police said sub inspector Phulan Ram, who was leading a police team from Beur police station, sustained a gunshot injury

Police said three of the seven suspects were caught by the police team with the help of locals and are being questioned. (Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Published on Dec 25, 2023 01:12 PM IST

Bihar Police inspector shot at by unknown persons in Patna

The injured police inspector has been identified as Phoolan Ram posted as inspector in Beur police station.

One police inspector in Patna was shot in the hand by some unknown miscreants.(Getty Images)
Published on Dec 25, 2023 01:03 PM IST

Tejashwi condemns DMK MP Maran’s controversial remark on Hindi speakers

Bihar deputy chief minister Tejashwi Prasad Yadav said leaders from other states of any party should refrain from making such statements

Bihar deputy chief minister Tejashwi Yadav addresses a Rajya Yuva Mahotsav function in Patna on Sunday. (ANI)
Published on Dec 24, 2023 06:16 PM IST

Bihar: AIMIM’s district president shot dead in Siwan

Police said the motive behind the attack could not be known immediately but investigation into the matter is underway

Police said two men fired at the victim from a close range at around 8.40pm on Saturday. (Representative Image)
Published on Dec 24, 2023 03:34 PM IST

Off-duty woman constable was making reels on Patna’s JP Ganga Path, shot: Cop

Constable Pammi Khatoon was on an outing with her friend, a sub-inspector at JP Ganga Path, also known as Patna’s Marine Drive, at about 10pm

Police said they are yet to identify the two assailants who opened fire at Pammi Khatoon. (Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Published on Dec 21, 2023 04:35 PM IST

Jamui JDU youth wing leader shot at 100m from his house, critical: Police

Monday’s shooting comes five days after a lawyer’s clerk was shot dead near Mahisodi Chowk in Jamui district

SSP Shaurya Suman said the culprit will be arrested by the police. (Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Published on Dec 19, 2023 06:25 PM IST
ByAditya Nath Jha

Bihar govt suspends police officer for allegedly sexually harassing woman SI

Sub-divisional police officer Faiz Ahmed Khan was suspended and removed with direction to report in the office IG during his suspension period

The woman SI informed Kaimur SP and sought protection after the officer continued harassing her. (Representative Image)
Published on Dec 18, 2023 06:50 PM IST
ByPrasun K Mishra
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