Migration, lifestyle changes, and the incapability of Bhojpuri folk music to enter the urban lifestyle are some of the primary reasons why this genre is limited to a selected few people
Bodies of five jawans killed in Galwan Valley clash reach Patna; Bihar CM Nitish Kumar announces Rs 36 lakh for next of kin
Bodies of five army jawans, who were killed fighting Chinese troops in Galwan Valley in eastern Ladakh, arrived in Patna on Thursday by a special flight
Nine killed, including three women and two children, in collision between SUV and container truck on Lucknow-Prayagraj highway
The SUV was going from Rajasthan to Bhojpur in Bihar when the accident took place near Wajidpur village in the Nawabganj area, about 70 km from away.
Family of mathematician Vashishtha Narayan Singh alleges hospital kept them waiting for ambulance; Twitterati slams Nitish Kumar govt
Family of the renowned mathematician Vashishtha Narayan Singh who passed away at a hospital in Patna on Thursday after a prolonged illness has alleged that they were kept waiting by hospital authorities for an ambulance to take his body home
Stampede during Chhath puja in Bihar's Aurangabad kills two minors; devotees sustain serious injuries
The deceased include a six-year-old boy from Patna's Bihta and a one and a half year-old-girl, resident of Sahar in Bhojpur
Nepal floods: Toll climbs to 65, 30 still missing; water level in four rivers crosses danger mark amid heavy rainfall
It is estimated that around 6,000 people in Nepal have been badly affected by floodwaters that inundated their houses.
The RJD retained the Arrah Lok Sabha seat in 1999 and 2004 polls. However, JD(U)’s Meena Singh won the seat in 2009 but, forfeited it to BJP’s Raj Kumar Singh in 2014.
Illegal sand mining Part 3: Bihar govt's attempted crackdown sends prices soaring; officials face axe as rivers in ruin
The crackdown on illegal business of sand and its resulting scarcity has largely affected construction work, rendering hundreds of daily wage workers jobless.
Tremors hit Nepal for second time within 12 hours; 4.5-magnitude earthquake in Bhojpur, Khotang districts
A 4.5-magnitude earthquake shook the Eastern Nepal's Bhojpur and its adjoining Khotang districts late Tuesday
Woman paraded naked in Bihar: NHRC issues notice to state govt, DGP told to ensure survivor's safety
The NHRC has sent a notice to the Bihar government after a woman was paraded naked by some people in Bihiya town of Bhojpur district in the state.
Tejashwi Yadav seeks resignation of Nitish Kumar, Sushil Modi; accuses Bihar govt of failure to maintain law and order
Tejashwi Yadav's omments come in the wake of the incident of a woman being allegedly thrashed and stripped by a mob in Bihar, and the alleged sexual harassment in Muzaffarpur shelter home
Around 15 people were arrested on Tuesday for allegedly beating up a woman and parading naked on the streets of Bhojpur district in Bihar after the mob suspected her to be involved in the killing of a 19-year-old man, police said.
Muzaffarpur shelter home rapes: Six officials of Bihar's social welfare department suspended for 'negligence of duty'
Six officials of Bihar's social welfare department, which has drawn flak after the sexual abuse of girls at a state-funded shelter home in Muzaffarpur came to light, have been placed under suspension.
Bharat Bandh: Violent clashes in Bihar injure 12 as anti-reservation groups block roads and halt trains
Over a dozen people were injured in a violent clash in Bihar during the "Bharat Bandh" called by various groups to protest against reservation policies, police said.
3 journalists killed in 2 days in Bihar, Madhya Pradesh: Police launch inquiries as politicos condemn assault on fourth estate
Two journalists died on the spot when an SUV rammed into their bike in Bihar while another journalist in Madhya Pradesh was run over by a truck
Journalist killed after SUV rams into bike in Bihar's Bhojpur; family alleges collision was intentional, mob sets car on fire
A local journalist was among two persons killed when an SUV rammed into their bike in Bhojpur, with the family alleging that it was a case of murder.
Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar, who launched a state-wide campaign to end social evils like dowry and child marriage recently, on Sunday received a shot in the arm
Village in Bihar's Bhojpur district faces communal tension over rumours of cow slaughter; two arrested
Communal tension gripped a village in Bihar's Bhojpur district on Sunday over rumours of killing of a cow, police said. The beef was seized and two people were arrested.
A mob in Bihar's Bhojpur district led by cow vigilantes thrashed a truck driver and two others on suspicion of transporting beef on Thursday.
The third phase comes as the biggest litmus test for the ruling Samajwadi Party (SP) as it held 55 of these 69 seats in the 2012 assembly polls.