Major Setback for Owaisi in Bihar as 4 Out of 5 AIMIM MLAs Join Tejashwi’s RJD

Amid the political unrest in Maharashtra, new problems were witnessed in Bihar on Wednesday when four out of five MPs from Asaduddin Owaisi’s AIMIM joined Rashtriya Janata Dal. When the RJD’s MLA number rose to 79, it retained the single largest party in Bihar, leaving behind the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). According to reports, the … Read more

Major setback to Asaduddin Owaisi as four AIMIM MLAs join RJD in Bihar

Image source: ANI (FILE) Bihar: AIMIM MLAs with party leader Asaduddin Owaisi In a major setback for Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) leader Asaduddin Owaisi, four MPs from his party joined Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) in Bihar on Wednesday. AIMIM had won five seats in the parish’s votes in November 2020. Latest India News !function(f,b,e,v,n,t,s){if(f.fbq)return;n=f.fbq=function(){n.callMethod? n.callMethod.apply(n,arguments):n.queue.push(arguments)};if(!f._fbq)f._fbq=n; n.push=n;n.loaded=!0;n.version=’2.0′;n.queue=[];t=b.createElement(e);t.async=!0; … Read more

Morning digest: June 29, 2022

A selected list of stories to read before you start the day. A selected list of stories to read before you start the day. Two beheaded man for posts on social media in Rajasthan Two people beheaded a 40-year-old man in broad daylight in his tailoring at a market in Rajasthan’s city of Udaipur on … Read more

Meet Mohammad Javed, The Patna Man Who Grows Plants Without Soil

Javed says that 30 years ago he worked as a trainer in Shri Krishna Vigyan Kendra, Patna. Plants up to 30 to 40 cm tall from the solution continue to be nourished for a year. You must have seen some plants grow without soil. But have you ever seen an entire farm without land? Today … Read more

‘All Is Well’: After Sparks of ‘Agnipath’ Protest Singed Bihar’s BJP-JD(U) Alliance, Cooler Heads Prevail

Bihar witnessed an almost unprecedented violent backlash after the launch of Agnipath’s military recruitment program, which had only its parallel during the anti-reservation movement in the 1990s when the state and the rest of the country burned for weeks. Young people set fire to trains and railway stations and vandalized public buildings without any obstacles, … Read more

MHA Bans 35 WhatsApp Groups Said to Be Spreading Fake News on Agnipath 

The central government on Sunday banned 35 WhatsApp groups for allegedly spreading false news about the Agnipath Scheme and Agniveers, government sources said. The move was taken by the Interior Ministry (MHA) amid reports that social media platforms such as WhatsApp were used to mobilize protests in states like Bihar which became more violent on … Read more

17 Die in Lightning Strikes in Bihar; CM Nitish Kumar Expresses Grief

On Sunday, Bihar’s Prime Minister Nitish Kumar expressed grief over the deaths of 17 people in thunderstorm – related thunderstorm – related incidents in the state. According to the Chief Minister’s Office, an ex-gratia of 4 lakh has also been announced for the relatives of each deceased. The Bhagalpur district has reported the maximum number … Read more

‘Agnipath’ Violence: More Arson on Day 4 of Agitation, 250 Held in Bihar, Army Aspirants Call Bandh

Violence and arson marked the fourth day in a row of protests against Agnipath on Saturday when a nationwide bandh was also called by army aspirants to push for the demand for restoration of the new recruitment system in the armed forces. The police acted harshly and arrested a total of 250 people across the … Read more

‘Agnipath’ Violence: Bihar Deputy CM Among 10 BJP Leaders Get Y-Level Security in View of ‘Threat’

Amid the “Agnipath” violence, the Interior Ministry decided on Saturday to provide Y-level security protection to 10 BJP leaders in Bihar. Sources said the new list of patrons includes Deputy Prime Minister Renu Devi, whose house is alleged to have been attacked by a mob on Friday. A VIP security protection for CRPF has been … Read more

Agneepath Protest: Rs 3 lakh loot at THIS railway station, govt on high alert

Arrah: Cash worth Rs 3 lakh was looted from a ticket counter at Bihiya railway station in Bihar’s Arrah in the middle of the ongoing protests against the Agnipath plan on Friday. According to the ticket office responsible, there was a sudden attack by the stone men while the tickets were given to the passengers. … Read more