Tanno Bai, a famous courtesan in Patna City during the 1920s, won the heart of a ritualistic Dharikshan Tiwari, who became her ardent admirer. When he died, she was consumed by sorrow, refusing to perform till she breathed her last.
This is the second consecutive day when Bihar witnessed a rise of over 6,000 fresh cases.
The extraordinary story of cheating death, again and again and again and again...
According to Muzaffarnagar District Magistrate Pranay Kumar, the boiler blast took place around 9.30 A.M. inside a unit at Bela industrial area that manufactured noodles and other snacks.
Ayodhya: Over 100 mayors from across India will visit the temple town on Saturday, after they attended the seminar addressed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Follow the diverse celebrations in Bihar where Chhath Puja - a composite culture, a shared festival and faith that is unbound and unshackled - comes to life.
By-poll rivalry in Bihar heated up after RJD president Lalu Prasad commented that he will ensure the 'visarjan' (immersion) of Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar in October 30 by-elections.
Observers feel that the smaller OBC castes, which were earlier with SP in significant numbers and shifted to the BSP to a reasonable extent in 2007, gradually shifted to the BJP over the last seven years.
The Jamia-Tul-Qasim Dar-ul Uloom-Il-Islamia madrasa in Bihar is breaking stereotypes by teaches three languages—Urdu, English and Hindi—along with computers, history, math, geography and science.
Lalu and Paswan had forged an alliance against the NDA led by Chief Minister Nitish Kumar ahead of the 2010 assembly elections but their alliance could not get more than 25 seats in the 243-member assembly at the time.
The Gopalpur MLA Narendra Kumar Neeraj has since offered an explanation by saying he was wearing only the undergarments because he had an upset stomach during the journey. “I had to rush to the toilet,” he said later.
Veteran BJP leader Sushil Kumar Modi has likened the decade-and-a-half period between 1990 and 2005, when Lalu and his wife Rabri Devi took turns to govern the state, to the current situation in Afghanistan.
The Bihar developments, with echoes in other states, have given rise to an interesting debate on social justice, affirmative action, merit, and age-old caste-based inequalities.
The action followed a report of the Economic Offences Unit of the police regarding sand mining on the banks of Sone River which was being carried out illegally despite a ban imposed in May this year.
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
He would take his colour, brushes and canvas outside to paint and talk with his love. He would stand close to the window and paint, keeping an eye on his muse.
They say the violin mimics the human sound. In his case, it was that of love, of longing. He didn’t know any other way of loving.
Younger people do not have much progressive beliefs; a 2017 survey found that one-third of young people opposed inter-caste marriage.
The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.
Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.
Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.
The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.