28 districts declared drought-hit in Bihar

PATNA: The Bihar government on Tuesday declared 28 out of 38 districts as drought-hit in the state.
The Chief Minister Mr. Nitish Kumar said that the situation in the remaining ten districts would be constantly monitored. He said that government forced to take decision following the acute ..

1 killed, 10 injured in MIG crash

KOLKATA: (AMN) One villager was killed and 10 critically injured when a MIG 21 aircraft crashed near Jakarabari under Moynaguri Police Station in Jalpaiguri district. The victims were working in their field at the time of mishap. The pilot of the aircraft has been..

HC gives relief to Nitish in fund scam

PATNA: In a major relief to the Nitish Kumar Government in Bihar, Patna High Court on Friday stayed a CBI probe into alleged financial irregularities involving Rs 11,412 crore. A division Bench of Patna High Court comprising Chief Justice Rekha Manharlal Doshit and Justice S K Katriar on ..

Heavy rains hit trains in Maharashtra

MUMBAI: Heavy rains continue to create havoc in the coastal area of Maharashtra hitting several rail services. Several trains in the Konkan region were cancelled, passengers evacuated from one after huge mounds of soil blocked the tracks.
According to a Konkan railway spokesperson more than 400

Abu Salem attacked inside jail

MUMBAI: Underworld don and an accused in the 1993 serial bomb blasts Abu Salem was today injured in an attack inside the high security Arthur Road Jail here. He was allegedly attacked by his fellow inmate. Police said Salem was attacked with sharp object by Mustafa Dossa, a member of the Dawood..

Nitish to face CBI probe

Patna: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and 46 others will face a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe that was ordered by the Patna High Court Thursday into alleged financial irregularities involving Rs.11,412 crore.

After hearing a public suit on the issue, a division

Bihar Police hunt for appu Yadav

Patna: An alert has been sounded for the arrest of former Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) MP Pappu Yadav, who has failed to surrender after his bail was cancelled by the Supreme Court in a murder case, police said Thursday.

Yadav, whose original name is Rajesh Ranjan, was sentenced to life for the ..

Internal surveys jolt JD(U), BJP

New Delhi: Within a couple of days of the return of Rs five crore Kosi relief fund by Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar to the Gujarat government on June 19 newspapers in Bihar carried a survey report suggesting that Janata Dal (United) would win around 120 seats if it fight the assembly election..

Modi, Varun can campaign in Bihar

New Delhi: The BJP has finally made it loud and clear to the Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar. The party chief Nitin Gadkari on Sunday minced no words to state that Narendra Modi and Varun Gandhi can be drafted for campaigning in Bihar for the Assembly elections and BJP alone will decide who it..

UNESCO flays Mahabodhi temple management

Patna, June 26 Eight years after the Mahabodhi temple in Bihar was declared a World Heritage Site, Unesco is unhappy with its management for flouting safety and maintenance guidelines.

\”Unesco is unhappy over the continued practice of lighting fire lamps, candles and incense sticks near the Bodhi..



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Mallya case: India gives fresh set of documents to UK

AMN India has given a fresh set of papers to the UK in the extradition case of businessman Vijay Mallya. Ex ...