Patna: In a major setback for Janata Dal – U leader and Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, all of his candidates in three separate state Assembly polls lost their bid while also losing their security deposit as Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) wrestled Assam from Congress sending a strong signal across the nation that the report of the demise of the saffron party was greatly exaggerated.
Patna: Alarmed by the growing number of deaths at the Patna Medical College and Hospital (PMCH) and other hospitals in the state in view of the ongoing indefinite strike by the junior doctors, the state government on Wednesday issued tough warning to them directing them to return to duty immediately or face the consequences.
Patna: With Patna Medical College and Hospital (PMCH) junior doctors' strike entering into its third day, at least six persons have been reported dead so far in the lack of medical care as negotiation to end the strike once again proved futile with junior doctors refusing to go back to work until their demands were met without any precondition.
Gaya: Absconding Janata Dal – U legislator from Gaya Manorama Devi, the mother of accused murderer Rocky Yadav, after remaining nearly a week in hiding, surrendered to the police on Tuesday in a case involving recovery of liquor bottles from her home during the search of her son last week and harboring a fugitive.
Patna: Stung by a barrage of criticism in the wake of the two recent high-profile political murders in the state, a reluctant Nitish Kumar, Bihar Chief Minister, on Monday agreed to a CBI probe into the killing of a journalist in Siwan though he ruled out a similar investigation in the murder of a youth in Gaya involving his own party legislator.
Patna: At least one child was dead due to lack of medical care at the Patna Medical College and Hospital (PMCH) on Monday after junior doctors of the hospital, following a clash with the family members of a patient and the police lathi charge that later ensued, went on an indefinite strike on late Sunday evening.
Gaya: Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and Union Minister Shahnawaz Hussain on Monday accused the Nitish government of failing to curb crime in Bihar saying Chief Minister Nitish Kumar was more interested in patting his own back after the crime is committed instead of trying to stop crime from being committed in the first place.