At least 32 people, including women and children, were killed and over a dozen injured in incidents of lightning strikes across Bihar in last 24 hours, an official said on Wednesday.
Mohamad Tahir, resident of Labha village in Bihar's Katihar district, poured kerosene oil on his wife and children and set them ablaze.
Leaders changing sides before an election is not an unusual scenario in India. In general, such crossovers are by politicians who miss out on securing a candidature from their respective parties.
The vote results in a key state election are seen as a barometer of Prime Minister Narendra Modi government’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic and the resulting economic downturn.
Polling began amid tight security arrangements for 94 assembly constituencies in 17 districts of Bihar from 7am on Tuesday for the second phase of assembly elections. Foolproof security arrangements have been made for voting
Elaborate security arrangements have been made for polling, as well as norms put in place to maintain social distancing in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.
"Photoshoot bas Patna ke current situation ko dikhane ke liye kiya gyaa hai isko galat way me na le (This photoshoot was done to show the current situation in Patna. Do not take it in the wrong sense)," Saurabh wrote on Facebook while clarifying the purpose behind the photo shoot.
Rehan Khan entered into the enclosure of a lion at the Delhi zoo but was rescued by the zoo authorities unhurt
Pushpam Priya wishes to return to Bihar after her studies abroad and change it into 'most developed Indian state within five years.'
Millions of Indians turned out to cast ballots in a state election on Wednesday in the world’s biggest vote since the coronavirus emerged, with booths packed out and many ignoring government advice on wearing masks and social distancing.