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Bihar school principal to face polygraph test

PATNA:  A Bihar court Thursday sent Meena Devi, the principal of a government primary school in Saran district where 23 children died after eating contaminated food last week, to judicial custody till August 5, and allowed subjecting her to a polygraph test, police said.

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NCP, Oppn rubbish figures on poverty

NEW DELHI:  Political parties, including UPA constituent NCP, on Wednesday  rubbished the Planning Commission’s claim that the number of poor people had declined to 21.9 per cent and said the criteria for identifying them should be updated.

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