Protests over Agnipath rage, NDA-ruled UP, Bihar face the brunt

As violent protests against the Agnipath recruitment scheme continued across the country for the second day on Friday, a youth from Telangana became the first casualty, killed in police firing in Secunderabad. The protests were most violent in BJP-ruled Uttar Pradesh, where the protesters set ablaze a train, buses and a police outpost, and NDA-ruled … Read more

Buzz in Bihar: A Rs 500-cr bottling unit, Rs 105-cr ethanol plant, ‘more coming’

IT is early days, this is a state known for too many false starts and yet the buzz this time is unmistakable. A little over 1.6 km from Zero Mile in Begusarai, there’s the hum of new life as workers load cases of soft drinks, packaged water and fruit juice on trucks lining a 53-acre … Read more

Prashant Kishor announces 3,000-km Padyatra from Bapu’s ‘Karmbhumi’ | India News

PATNA: Contrary to the speculations, ace poll strategist Prashant Kishor is in no hurry to enter active politics by floating a political forum or party in Bihar, rather he will walk on the track of Mahatma Gandhi by embarking on a 3000-km long ‘Padyatra ‘ (journey on foot) from West Champaran, the place from where … Read more

Eat. Pray. Study. Repeat. | India News,The Indian Express

For as long as she can remember, Puja Sharma has had a “craze” for a government job. And a spot in the Railways is her “ekdum dream job (just my dream job)”. A year ago, that “craze” is what brought her to Patna from her hometown Jamshedpur, where her father works as a carpenter. “The … Read more

Eat. Pray. Study. Repeat. | Cities News,The Indian Express

For as long as she can remember, Puja Sharma has had a “craze” for a government job. And a spot in the Railways is her “ekdum dream job (just my dream job)”. A year ago, that “craze” is what brought her to Patna from her hometown Jamshedpur, where her father works as a carpenter. “The … Read more