Shahnawaz Hussain Returns to Electoral Politics as BJP Names Him MLC Candidate from Bihar

File photo of Syed Shahnawaz Hussain. (ANI) The announcement marks Hussain’s return to electoral politics, albeit to the state level, for the first time since 2014 when he lost the Lok Sabha election from Bhagalpur. He was not given ticket in the 2019 polls. PTI New Delhi Last Updated: January 16, 2021, 16:40 IST FOLLOW … Read more Shahnawaz Hussain Returns to Electoral Politics as BJP Names Him MLC Candidate from Bihar

Kanhaiya May Not Have Made a Difference In 2020, But Will He Play a Pivotal Role in 2025 Assembly Polls?

In a recent book titled ‘JP to BJP: Bihaar after Lalu and Nitish’ writer and journalist, Santosh Singh, traces the political history of Bihar – from its socialist roots to its recent saffronisation. Singh introduces the book by saying, “The book takes up a whole range of questions, confusions and conundrums of the politics of … Read more Kanhaiya May Not Have Made a Difference In 2020, But Will He Play a Pivotal Role in 2025 Assembly Polls?

Builders, maintenance agencies face graded penal action in case of defects in highway design, construction | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: The highway builders and maintenance agencies are now liable to pay a penalty of Rs 1 crore to Rs 10 crore and they will not be allowed to bid for any highway project for two years in case of any failure of structure or highway due to defects in design, construction or maintenance … Read more Builders, maintenance agencies face graded penal action in case of defects in highway design, construction | India News – Times of India

Bihar Congress Meet Turns Ugly, Party Workers Hurl Chairs, Raise Slogans Against Senior Leader

A group of Bihar Congress workers on Tuesday hurled chairs, shoved each other and raised slogans against a senior state unit leader during a meeting attended by the party’s newly appointed in-charge Bhakta Charan Das. The noisy scene was witnessed at the Congress state headquarters ‘Sadaquat Ashram’ here where a meeting of the farmers cell … Read more Bihar Congress Meet Turns Ugly, Party Workers Hurl Chairs, Raise Slogans Against Senior Leader

India’s coronavirus positivity rate drops to 5.79%, only 2.15% active cases | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: India’s cumulative coronavirus positivity rate has further dropped to 5.79 per cent and there are only 2.15 per cent active cases out of the overall infections, according to the ministry of health and family welfare (MoHFW) on Saturday. The ministry informed that the national cumulative positivity rate has reduced from 8.93 per cent … Read more India’s coronavirus positivity rate drops to 5.79%, only 2.15% active cases | India News – Times of India

Bihar villagers take dead body to bank, demand money from account for funeral

Villagers in Bihar took a man’s corpse to the bank to withdraw money from his account for his funeral. Since the deceased had not named a nominee, bank officials had expressed their inability to release the money. Infuriated villagers laid the body inside the bank for three hours. Later, when the local police intervened, the … Read more Bihar villagers take dead body to bank, demand money from account for funeral

Congress Relieves Shaktisinh Gohil from AICC Bihar In-charge Post, Appoints Bhakta Charan Das

Image for representation. Gohil, who had been the All India Congress Committee (AICC) in charge of Bihar for close to three years, had asked the party high command to relieve him from the post at the earliest. PTI New Delhi Last Updated: January 05, 2021, 22:58 IST FOLLOW US ON: The Congress on Tuesday relieved … Read more Congress Relieves Shaktisinh Gohil from AICC Bihar In-charge Post, Appoints Bhakta Charan Das

2020 saw environment bounce back to its glory, even if temporarily – Times of India

NEW DELHI: The Covid-19 pandemic battered and bruised the world in 2020, teaching the value of human life, but an evident positive impact was that it helped the environment bounce back to its glory, even if temporarily. While schools, workplaces, transport and industry remained closed for a large part of the year as people stayed … Read more 2020 saw environment bounce back to its glory, even if temporarily – Times of India

Nitish Kumar’s Writ No Longer Runs in Bihar, BJP Calling the Shots, Says Former CM Rabri Devi

Former Bihar chief minister Rabri Devi on Friday claimed that Nitish Kumar’s writ no longer ran in the government he was heading, and it was the BJP, his numerically stronger ally, which was calling the shots. The RJD national vice president, who preceded Kumar in power, was replying to queries from journalists about the recent … Read more Nitish Kumar’s Writ No Longer Runs in Bihar, BJP Calling the Shots, Says Former CM Rabri Devi