Thursday, 26 May, 2022

Topic: Bihar

From pest attacks to climate change, India’s mango yield hits new lows this year

Untimely rains, heatwaves and the red-banded caterpillar wreak havoc on the ‘king of fruits’ in UP and Bihar

Sonu Kumar — how ‘son of alcoholic’ called out Nitish Kumar & became a star in Bihar

A viral video shows 12-year-old Class 5 student telling CM Nitish Kumar about poor education at his school, and how his 'alcoholic' father spends all their money on liquor.

7 home childbirths, grandma at 36 — In Bihar’s Musahar villages, few can access healthcare

Shanti Manjhi was 36 years old when she became a grandmother for the first time in January this year. That night, she notched up...

Danish Ambassador weaves his magic on Modi & Nadda finally gets Malabar parotta on a plane

You may find Malabar parotta at any roadside eatery in Kerala. But if you are BJP president J.P. Nadda, you can only get it on a plane.

How my district became first in Bihar to have Menstrual Hygiene Management plan: IAS officer

Women in rural Bihar should be able to make informed decisions about their sexual and reproductive health, the MHM plan is the first step, says Purnea DM.

‘Bihari maange more’, says state industries minister Hussain in push to be biofuel ethanol hub

State expecting investment of Rs 30,382 crore in ethanol sector, minister Syed Shahnawaz Hussain said Thursday. He also announced Bihar Investors' Summit, to be held in Delhi on 12 May.

Prashant Kishor announces 3,000-km padyatra in Bihar, ‘will start a party if people want it’

Addressing press conference in Patna, Prashant Kishor says Bihar 'at the bottom of ladder in every index after 30 years' under Lalu Prasad and Nitish Kumar.

Nadda’s strict about four ‘Cs’ on his plate but dhokla, fafda and Gujarat exception

The server's response to the query whether the food served to the BJP president had sugar, stumped Nadda's aides.

After talks fail with Congress, poll strategist Prashant Kishor is back to Bihar

Prashant Kishor tweeted Monday that he wanted to go back to the ‘real masters… Shuruat #Bihar Se’.

Kunwar Singh — Bihar zamindar who chopped off his arm while fighting British during 1857 Mutiny

While many zamindars and local leaders supported the British, others backed the rebels. Singh came to the forefront and took leadership in Bihar.

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Representational image of dal and roti | Photo Pixahive/CC0

Feeding world must take backseat, Modi govt should deal with India’s ‘chapati’ crisis first

German agriculture minister Cem Ozdemir said imposing export restrictions or closing markets would worsen the crisis. Actually, the opposite might be true.
A petrol pump staffer refills fuel in a two-wheeler in New Delhi, on 29 March 2022 | ANI photo

Modi govt won’t borrow extra this year to fund tax cuts, inflation target to stay at 4%

The cut in excise duty last week, coupled with an increase in fertiliser and food subsidies, is expected to cost the exchequer around Rs 3 lakh crore in the current financial year.


Naval helicopters | Representational image |

What’s Combined Military Forces-Bahrain? US-backed coalition India joined on Quad sidelines

India is 35th member of the maritime counterterrorism partnership that also includes Pakistan, Australia, Bahrain, Denmark, Egypt, France, Germany and Greece, among others.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.