Bihar

While many are still coming to terms with Sushant’s untimely demise, his hometown of Purnea in Bihar seems to have paid a heartfelt tribute to the late actor by renaming a road and roundabout after him. 

Bihar minister Ashok Chaudhary on Monday slapped a legal notice on Tejashwi Yadav, the leader of the opposition in the state assembly, alleging that the RJD scion had posted on social media an "edited" video and other messages which were "misleading" and aimed at destroying his image.

Senior BJP leader and Union Home Minister Amit Shah will address the people of Bihar through an online event on Sunday in what is being seen as launch of the party's campaign for the assembly polls, which are slated for October-November.

To prevent unwanted pregnancy, the Bihar Health department is distributing condoms among migrant labourers who are going to their homes after completing 14-day institutional quarantine and those in home quarantine, an official said.

A migrant labourer was killed while another seriously injured when a car hit them on the Ambala-Jagadhri highway near Ambala Cantonment on Tuesday morning, police said.

More than 300 migrant labourers of Bihar, stranded in Bengal since the imposition of the lockdown, left for their homes in a bus from Alipurduar district on Sunday, an official said.

301 migrants from West Bengal kick off a journey to Bihar

A special train carrying about 1,200 migrant workers left for Khagaria in Bihar from Ghatkesar near here on Tuesday.