tv & movies

Maharani review

Huma Qureshi makes this predictable yet engaging political drama binge-watch worthy, notes Namrata Thakker. Set in Bihar, Maharani — created by Jolly LLB director Subhash Kapoor and directed by Karan Sharma — isn’t entirely fictional and is loosely based on real political events. The show revolves around Rani Bharti (Huma Qureshi) who becomes Bihar’s chief […]


In Bihar, online nomination for panchayat polls likely to get approval

Candidates for the upcoming panchayat polls are likely to get the facility of filing their nomination papers online, apart from the conventional method, as part of the State Election Commission’s (SEC’s) efforts to introduce digital processes in the conduct of these elections. People familiar with the developments said the state poll panel had been holding […]


In-laws kill woman over dowry in Bihar’s Vaishali

A 28-year-old woman’s in-laws allegedly killed her by setting her on fire in Bihar’s Vaishali district late on Monday night, a police officer said. Anil Kumar, the officer, said the woman’s in-laws are absconding and raids were on to arrest them. He added the woman was killed after her family was unable to meet the […]