In Jokihat, late Seemanchal stalwart Taslimuddin's sons fight it out for his legacy
While the elder son and former MP Sarfaraz Aalam is the RJD nominee, the younger son, Shahnawaz Aalam, who is the sitting MLA from Jokihat, is the candidate of Asaduddin Owaisi-headed All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM).
Yogi Adityanath backs CAA, Nitish Kumar dubs talk of throwing out people "faltu baat"
Kumar's comments came on a day when Yogi, a firebrand B...
Owaisi's AIMIM is making presence felt in Bihar's Kishanganj district
The entry of AIMIM in Seemanchal region, particularly in districts like...
Election Commission hopes for 60% turnout helped by women, migrants
This year though, the Election Commission of India hopes women and migrant workers will help the state breach the 60% mark. There are two factors at play – 300,000 migrant workers have registered as voters in the last few months and the gender gap among voters has closed from 875 in 2015 to 898 as on date.
Shiv Sena blasts Nepal Armed Force over border firing that left an Indian injured
An Indian national was injured in firing by the Nepal Armed Police Force (NAPF) in the 'no mans land' on the Indo- Nepal border in Bihars Kishanganj district on Saturday, according to police.
22 killed in rain-related incidents in many areas of Himachal Pradesh
Nine people died in Shimla, five in Solan, two each in Kullu, Sirmaur, Solan and Chamba and one each in Una and Lahaul-Spiti districts.
Bihar flood turns grim: 4 dead, 18 lakh hit, JD (U) MP faces wrath of villagers over 'negligence'
A total of 17,96,535 population has been affected by flood waters in 55 blocks of nine districts - Sheohar, Sitamarhi, East Champaran, Madhubani, Araria, Kishanganj, Supaul, Darbhanga and Muzaffarpur.
6 killed as 11 coaches of Seemanchal Express derail in Bihar
The 12487 Jogbani-Anand Vihar Seemanchal Express originated from Jogbani in Kishanganj district and the accident took place around 4 am.
Poll: 59% favour linking Aadhaar, fertiliser DBT
The study found that there were serious issues with matching fingerprints and connectivity for the use of Aadhaar, an issue that might relate to quality of machines.
Rains cause landslides, floods in many states; claim 57 lives
In Uttarakhand's Pithoragarh district, a girl was killed and her parents were missing following a landslide yesterday that buried their house.
JDU attempts to thwart RJD narrative
With five Muslim MLAs in his party, Nitish tried to break the stranglehold of Lalu Prasad’s Rashtriya Janata Dal over the ‘vote bank’.
SSB seizes 2.9 kg brown sugar worth Rs 14.50 crore
The smuggler duo, Bhuli Bibi and Budhadev Biswas, natives of Darjeeling, were carrying the contraband consignment to Siliguri to deliver it to a client, Sundaram said.
Earthquake claims one life in Bihar's Kishanganj district
A powerful earthquake measuring 6.8 on the Richter Scale rocked the Eastern region states, including Bihar, early this morning.
JK Lakshmi Cement gets green nod for Rs 300-crore Bihar project
Among conditions specified, the official said J K Lakshmi Cement has been asked to develop green belt in at least 33 per cent area.
FIR against Akbaruddin Owaisi for his speech
An FIR was today lodged against AIMIM legislator Akbaruddin Owaisi by Kishanganj district administration for allegedly making inflammatory speech at an election rally.