JNU student Sharjeel Imam brought to Assam for interrogation, chief judicial magistrate's court sentences him to four days of police remand
Imam was brought to the city from New Delhi by train and then taken to a hospital for medical checkup
Nitish Kumar says ‘unnecessary’ columns relating to Aadhaar number, parents’ place of birth in NPR forms causing apprehensions, should be dropped
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar urged the Centre to drop the new columns in NPR forms as they are not necessary and are leading to apprehensions in the minds of the people and the exercise be conducted as per the previous pattern
Delhi Police granted transit remand of Sharjeel Imam for 36 hrs after arrest in Bihar's Jehanabad, lawyers say JNU scholar surrendered
Sharjeel Imam, a PhD student at Jawarharlal Nehru University who has been charged with sedition for his allegedly inflammatory remarks during protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), was arrested by the Delhi Police in Bihar's Jehanabad on Tuesday afternoon.
FIRs against Sharjeel Imam justified, anti-CAA activist's call to 'cut-off' Assam tests limits of free speech
While legal eagles claim that Sharjeel Imam did not commit a crime and FIRs against him must be quashed, it is worth remembering that Imam was not issuing a lecture during an academic discussion
Delhi Police arrests Sharjeel Imam from Bihar's Jehanabad on sedition charges for 'cut Assam off' remark
Delhi Police on Tuesday arrested Sharjeel Imam, a Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) student booked in a sedition case, from Bihar's Jehanabad. The PhD student has been booked in sedition cases lodged in five states for alleged "inflammatory" speeches made during protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA).
'My son is not capable of instigating secession,' says mother of missing anti-CAA activist Sharjeel Imam after police raids at his Bihar home
The police carried out a raid at the ancestral house of anti-CAA activist Sharjeel Imam, who has been slapped with a sedition case in the national capital for alleged inflammatory speeches he gave at Shaheen Bagh and the Jamia Milia Islamia
JAP, VIP activists in spotlight as disruption of traffic, vandalism and arson mark Bihar bandh; Left takes out rally in north
Bihar witnessed disruption of traffic, vandalism and arson on Thursday on account of a state-wide shutdown called by Left parties in protest against Citizenship Amendment Act 2019
Victims and beneficiaries of Bihar prohibition law live cheek by jowl; those who continue liquor trade blame lack of jobs
With the Lok Sabha election approaching, prohibition will, once again, be used as an important poll plank in Bihar.
Largely mixed reactions to Bharat Bandh in East, North East India; vandalism reported in few states, no response in others
In West Bengal, normal life largely remained unaffected by Bharat Bandh. The ruling TMC had opposed the bandh but organised a rally against spiralling prices of petroleum products
'If we reached early, she'd have been alive': Parents blame Bharat Bandh for 2-year-old's death in Bihar; officials reject claim
A two-year-old child died on her way to the civic hospital in Bihar's Patna while Bharat Bandh was underway. According to the father of the child, vehicle carrying her got stuck in road blockade by Bharat Bandh supporters on Monday.
Amrapali Group's Anil Sharma, one-time poster boy of Delhi's real estate scene, courts controversies over financial dealings
Anil Sharma, Chairman of the Amrapali Group, had come up with the slogan, “My home, my right.” He is now in the news for allegedly not having handed over people their rightful homes.
Nitish Kumar's tough tightrope walk: Keeping Bihar free of communal polarisation while balancing alliance with BJP
Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar has broken his silence. The JD(U) chief has sent out a strong statement to ministers from party ally BJP — that communal politics won't be tolerated.
RJD legislators gathered at the main gate of the state assembly and shouted slogans against the NDA coalition in Bihar.
Lalu Prasad Yadav calls Bihar bypoll results 'victory of truth over falsehood', thanks people for upholding justice
Lalu Prasad, currently in jail following conviction in fodder scam cases, on Wednesday termed the victory of his party in Bihar bypolls as "victory of truth over falsehood"
Counting of votes for Araria Lok Sabha seat along with Bhabua and Jehanabad Assembly constituencies will be held on Wednesday.
UP By-Election: Gorakhpur loss eye-opener for Yogi Adityanath; SP-BSP combine a brute force for BJP to counter
The implications of BJP’s loss in Gorakhpur can’t be undermined, particularly in view of the damage emerging social and political coalitions can cause.
Bihar bypolls: 12% voter turnout recorded till 10 am in Araria LS seat and Jehanabad, Bhabhua Assembly constituencies
About 12 percent electorate cast their votes till 10 am in the bypolls for one Lok Sabha and two Assembly seats in Bihar on Sunday, where the ruling JD(U)-BJP combine and the opposition RJD-Congress alliance are locked in a battle.
Watch: More than 70,000 people have been arrested in Bihar since the alcohol prohibition law came into effect
More than 70,000 people have been arrested in Bihar, after a draconian prohibition law came into force in April 2016. And while activists say the ban has pushed drinking underground and stigmatises poor communities, the booze ban idea has drawn national attention.
Bihar liquor ban: 14.25 lakh litres of alcohol seized, 71,419 arrests made in one year under new law
Altogether 71,419 persons have been arrested under the new liquor law enacted by the Nitish Kumar government in Bihar in a year since its proclamation in April 2016
Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar made a fervent appeal to people to do away with the practice of child marriage, the main reason for stunted growth of children in the state