Several students’ organisations, including the All India Students Association (AISA), called for the state-wide bandh on Friday to protest against the alleged irregularities in the Railway Recruitment Board’s Non-Technical Popular Categories (RRB-NTPC) exam 2021.
The job aspirants blocked the New Delhi-Kolkata main railway tracks and some others protested in Bihar’s Arrah and Sharif Railway station. The protesters also allegedly set a train on fire in Arrah.
The BSP supremo pointed out the uproar that took place when the first Uttar Pradesh Teacher Eligibility Test (UPTET) was held in Uttar Pradesh and now the RRB-NTPC result in Bihar.
Under the banner of NDA, BJP wants to contest on 13 seats while JDU on 11 seats but JD-U wants to contest on 50-50 formula.
Protestors squatted on rail tracks at several places on Tuesday, hampering train movement in the state.
The party’s national president Rajiv Ranjan Singh alias Lalan came out with a series of tweets wherein he sought to assert that the state was not seeking charity from the Centre, but wanted its rightful due.
Vikassheel Insan Party (VIP) from Bihar, mainly a party of the fishermen community, is part of the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) and has one Minister in the Bihar Cabinet.
He said that if Nitish Kumar fails to provide relaxation in liquor ban then he would support Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) Chief Tejashwi Yadav in future.
The civil surgeon, Dr Vibha Kumari Singh, however, said she had taken the jab thrice as per rules.
Sanjiv Kumar’s statement came at a time when Jitan Ram Manjhi asked Nitish Kumar to review the liquor ban law in Bihar.
A strongly worded rejoinder came from JD(U) Parliamentary Board chief Upendra Kushwaha who accused Jaiswal of trying to wash his hands off the matter by putting the ball in the state government’s court.
District Magistrate Shashank Shubhankar has given out all the names of those who died. “So far, six FIRs have been registered, while five people have been arrested”, the DM added.
A bench of justices L Nageswara Rao and Hrishikesh Roy, which had earlier cancelled the bail granted by the Patna High Court to an accused in the murder case, was perturbed over the slow pace of the trial.
Police have rushed to the spot for inquiry. Further details are awaited.
There has been no announcement about delay or deferment of BSEB Intermediate Exam 2022 which are slated to begin from 1st February 2022.
The political parties in Bihar have started working on the equations with the alliance partners for the 24 seats of the MLC.
A bench headed by Chief Justice N V Ramana rejected the contention of the Bihar government that guidelines be framed to ensure reasoned bail orders are passed taking into account the quantity of liquor seized from an accused.
Three persons, including a prominent doctor, succumbed to Covid-19 in the last 24 hours in Bihar Patna, the state health department said on Monday.
The deceased doctor Dr Pramila Gupta was the former head of department of gynecology of PMCH. Her report came positive on Sunday.
Rashmi Verma was first elected to the Bihar assembly in 2014 on the JDU symbol and in the 2020 election as a BJP candidate.
Brahmadeo Mandal lives in a village in Udakishanganj sub-division of Madhepura and claimed to have taken his 12th dose a few days ago.
The number of fresh cases is nearly twice as much as a day ago. Patna district is bearing the brunt of the Covid-19 pandemic now sweeping the state, accounting for 1,015 of the fresh cases and 2,283 of the active ones.
According to Excise Inspector Ravi Kumar, the bus which had originated from Charbagh depot in Lucknow was raided upon reaching its destination- the Muzaffarpur bus stand.
Excise Minister Sunil Kumar, Education and Parliamentary Affairs Minister Vijay Kumar Chaudhary, and Education Minister Ashok Choudhary have also been reported to be infected with the virus.
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