Bihar Dy CM requests PM Modi to visit flood-hit areas

New Delhi [India], Aug 22 : As Bihar is reeling under flood, Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Modi has requested Prime Minister Narendra Modi to visit flood-affected areas. The Deputy Chief...

Aug 21, 2017 2:51 AM | Newsscroll

Death toll in Bihar flood mounts to 304

Patna, Aug 21 The death toll in Bihar floods has crossed the 300 mark with 51 people losing their lives since yesterday.The figure of flood fatalities stood at 253 till yesterday. 1.38 crore people...

Aug 21, 2017 9:52 PM | Newsscroll

5 policemen suspended for dereliction of duty

Patna, Aug 21 Five policemen, including two Inspector rank officials, were today suspended for dereliction of duty as supporters of senior JD(U) leader Sharad Yadav had tried to enter the Chief...

Aug 21, 2017 8:03 PM | Newsscroll

First death in capital due to dengue

New Delhi [India], August 21 : Delhi reported its first death of the year because of dengue after a 12-year-old boy died on Monday. Nitish Kumar, 12, is originally from Bihar and was a...

Aug 20, 2017 9:05 PM | Newsscroll

BSP's Twitter support for joint opposition: Party denies having 'an official account'

New Delhi [India], August 21 : The Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) on Monday denied having an official Twitter account amid reports of them tweeting out a picture, showcasing support for a joint...

Aug 20, 2017 7:30 PM | Newsscroll

Key accused in NGO scam case dies, Oppn steps up attack on CM

Bhagalpur/Patna, Aug 21 A key arrested accused in the alleged multi-crore NGO fraud in Bihar's Bhagalpur died of illness, police said today, while the opposition RJD questioned the circumstances...

Aug 21, 2017 5:57 PM | Newsscroll

Shah postpones 3-day Tamil Nadu tour

Chennai/Delhi Aug 21 BJP president Amit Shah has postponed his three-day tour to Tamil Nadu, which was scheduled from tomorrow, amid speculation of a reshuffle in the Union cabinet."He has postponed...

Aug 21, 2017 2:50 PM | Newsscroll

Rabri Devi hits out at Sushil Modi's allegations, demands resignation

Patna (Bihar) [India], August 21 : Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Yadav's wife Rabri Devi on Monday hit out at Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and Deputy Chief Minister Sushil...

Aug 20, 2017 3:52 PM | Newsscroll

Srijan scam: One of 13 accused dies of cancer in hospital

Bhagalpur (Bihar) [India], August 21 : One of the arrested accused in Bhagalpur Srijan scam case, Mahesh Mandal, has died of cancer in a hospital on Monday. The doctors state that he was...

Aug 20, 2017 12:53 PM | Newsscroll

Flood situation worsens in Bihar; death toll rises to 253

(Eds: Incorporating details on CM's aerial survey)Patna, Aug 20 The toll in Bihar floods rose to 253 today as the situation worsened further with more areas getting affected and around 1.26 crore...

Aug 20, 2017 9:57 PM | Newsscroll