Ousted LJP leader claims uncle's appointment as LS floor leader is illegal
Pashupati Kumar Paras is the younger brother of the late Ram Vila Paswan. He reportedly spearheaded the revolt against Paswan.
A high-level VHP delegation will soon visit the Banka district to collect ground report and status of SIT’s probe following which it will decide its next course of action, spokesperson Vinod Bansal said.
Bihar, which has a population of around 13 crore, has so far administered the Covid vaccine shots to nearly 1.18 crore people. According to government data, Bihar currently has around 5,596 active cases.
The minister said that the woman lives alone with her granddaughter and has no issues with access to food as she gets senior citizens pension and PDS food grains.
In the additional deaths reported after verification, Patna accounted for the highest number of 1,070, followed by Begusarai (316) and Muzaffarpur (314).
In his address to the nation, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced that the Centre has decided to buy 75 per cent of jabs from vaccine makers, including 25 per cent of the state quota.
Meanwhile, the number of recoveries in Bihar rose to 6.95 lakh, and the recovery rate went up to 97.80 per cent. The active caseload, which went over one lakh a month ago, has dropped to 10,308.
On account of the suspension of air traffic, four flights were cancelled. Air traffic in Bihar has diminished in the wake of the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic and the lockdowns.
Bihar last recorded over 10,000 cases on May 11 and since then there has been a steady drop in daily cases causing the active caseload to plummet from over one lakh at the start of the month to the current figure of 28,447.
Baba Ramdev has been involved in an issue over a recently released video clip in which he questioned the efficacy of allopathic medicines in treating COVID-19.
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar emphasised aggressive testing for infection in rural areas and told officials to pay special attention to the spread of COVID-19 in these areas.
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar said the lockdown is extended till June 1 to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 in the state.
The state has achieved some success in bringing down the number of infections by implementing restrictions like the statewide lockdown, which came into force on May 5 and will remain effective till Tuesday.
The bungalow is located at 1, Polo Road and is equipped with "basic facilities" like beds, oxygen cylinders, standard medicines and food for patients to be admitted there as well as their attendants.
Congress leader and former Finance Minister P Chidambaram had accused Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar of mismanaging the Darbhanga Medical College Hospital, calling it "shocking and scandalous".
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar said that the lockdown was extended after chairing a high-level meeting with top officials to stem the spread of COVID-19 cases in the state.
There has been a sharp decline in the recovery rate in the state since one month when it was more than 90 per cent. This has been happening because of the rate of new infections being reported.
Patna recorded 24 fatalities, followed by Muzaffarpur with 13 deaths, Madhepura with 6, and Champaran with 5.