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Red Category Alert Issued In Bihar Amid Rainfall

A red category warning asking authorities to be prepared for action to prevent disasters has been issued for parts of northeast India including Assam, Meghalaya, and Sikkim as well as Bihar as extremely heavy rain (over 20 cm) was likely there on Wednesday and Thursday. Heavy to very heavy rainfall was expected to continue in Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh, and Madhya Pradesh during the next two days, said the IMD.

Wed, 12 Jul 2023 - 07:10 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Indian Weather, rainfall, Red Category, Bihar, Floods

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

Lalu Prasad Yadav

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Lalu Prasad Yadav Given 5 Years Imprisonment In Fodder Scam Case

Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) President Lalu Prasad Yadav has been sentenced five year imprisonment with fine of Rs 60 lakh, on February 21. The Special CBI court convicted Yadav and 99 others in the fifth Fodder Scam case, withdrawal of Rs 139.35 crores, Doranda Treasury scam during Lalu's tenure as CM. The CBI Court during the last hearing on February 15, found Prasad and others guilty and reserved the verdict. 

Mon, 21 Feb 2022 - 03:31 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Lalu Prasad Yadav, fodder scam case, imprisonment, CBI Court, Bihar

Courtesy: ANI

Women exploitation generic image

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Women Exploitation At Shelter Homes Is Govt's Failure, Says Patna HC

Patna High Court took a suo moto cognizance case against exploitation of women at state run shelter homes. After 2018, Muzaffarpur incident, this is the second such case reported in Patna, Bihar, raising questions on the State Government. Considering the matter as PIL, the HC criticised the Government, saying such news are failure of government and asked the concerned officials to file action before the next hearing, on February 7.

Thu, 03 Feb 2022 - 06:38 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Patna Shelter homes, exploitation, Women Safety, Patna High Court, Bihar

Courtesy: The Daily Guardian

Aircraft crashed

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Indian Army's Aircraft Crashes At Gaya Training Academy, No Casualties Reported

An Indian Army aircraft crashed in Bihar's Gaya Training Academy, on January 28. Notably, the crash took place minutes after the take off, informed the Indian Air Force. "An aircraft of Indian Army's Officer's Training Academy in Gaya, Bihar, today crashed soon after taking off during training," said official. Notably, two pilots survived the crash. Earlier, an Indian Army Chopper crashed in Tamil Nadu, killing General Bipin Rawat. 

Fri, 28 Jan 2022 - 08:10 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Bihar, Gaya, aircraft, Indian Air force, Training academy

Courtesy: ANI

Burning train

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Railway Exam Aspirants Stage Violent Protest At Gaya Railway Station: Bihar

Aspirants of Railways Exams 2021, conducted by Railway Recruitment Board, staged a massive protest at Gaya Railway station. On January 26, students vandalised railway properties, burnt passenger trains, against the decision of conducting two stages of exams and called it unfair for students who cleared the first stage. Notably, 1.25 crore candidates registered for the 35,000 vacant railway posts. A committee has been formed to look into their… read-more

Wed, 26 Jan 2022 - 05:18 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: RAILWAY BOARD, Railway Exams, Aspirants, violence, Bihar

Courtesy: NDTV

Pawan Kumar Yadav's wedding card featuring Lalu Yadav.

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Bihar Man Invites Lalu Yadav For His Marriage; Prints Photo On Wedding Card

Bihar's Pawan Kumar Yadav has printed the RJD symbol & photograph of RJD's Supremo Lalu Yadav over his wedding card in order to express his love and respect. Pawan Kumar, a local resident of Vaishali district appeals for the release of Lalu Yadav who has been sentenced to 14-year-jail under fodder scam, 2018. Besides, Kumar hopes that the entire family of Lalu Prasad Yadav will attend his marriage.

Thu, 15 Apr 2021 - 03:36 PM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: Bihar, Vaishali, Pawan Kumar Yadav, Lalu Yadav, Wedding Card, RJD Symbol

Courtesy: India.com

Female Voters

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Female Voter Turnout Crosses Male Voters In Bihar Assembly Elections

For a consecutive third time, the total vote turnout of women (59.7%) was more than that of men (54.6%) in recently concluded Bihar Assembly polls. However, the male participation was recorded as highest since 2010. Even in the 2019 General elections, the total female voter turnout in Bihar was more than men at 59.5% and 54.9% respectively. The ongoing pandemic has however resulted in decreased female voter turnout than the 2015 elections (60… read-more

Mon, 09 Nov 2020 - 01:56 PM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Bihar, Bihar Assembly Elections, Bihar, Bihar news