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  • Sampark Kranti leaves 4 coaches behind while departing from Darbhanga 5 hours 13 minutes ago

    Train movement under Samastipur rail division was hampered for around two hours on Friday morning when Darbhanga-New Delhi Sampark Kranti Superfast Express sped ahead leaving four coaches behind at Laheriasarai station in Darbhanga district. Railway officials said the Delhi-bound train started its journey at 8.35 am from Darbhanga station and...
  • Misa Bharti booked for violating Model Code of Conduct 8 hours 3 minutes ago

    An FIR was on Thursday lodged against former Chief Minister Lalu Prasad's daughter Misa Bharti, who is contesting from the state's Patliputra Lok Sabha constituency, for forcibly entering a polling booth and allegedly damaging an EVM machine. A district official said an FIR was lodged against Bharti on the basis...
  • UK High Commissioner visits booths to see democracy in action 10 hours 1 minutes ago

    British High Commissioner to India James Bevan on Thursday visited polling stations in Patna and neighbouring areas to witness the election process. "The British High Commissioner visited many polling stations in Patna Sahib and Patliputra Parliamentary seats which witnessed voting today," Mainak De, Eastern India head of Political Press and...
  • Rs 2.86 lakh, Congress flags seized from a car on Purnea-Katihar road Yesterday

    The police on Thursay detained three persons and seized Rs 2.86 lakh from a car traveling on the Purnea-Katihar road in the Rautara police station area. The police officers suspected that the money was to be used during elections, as flags, posters and other material belonging to the Nationalist Congress...
  • Name missing from voters list, Bihar DGP fails to cast vote Yesterday

    Bihar Director General of Police (DGP) Abhyanand could not cast his vote on Thursday as his name did not figure in the voters list. "My name is not in voters list hence I am not able to exercise my franchise," Abhyanand told PTI. He said the same had happened last...
  • Five suspected Naxalites held in Bihar Yesterday

    Security forces today apprehended five suspected Naxalite cadres along with arms from East Champaran district of Bihar. Officials said a joint squad of forces led by CRPF apprehended the suspected Maoists from Bada Bishanpur-Rajepur axis of the district when the troops were out on an anti-Naxal operation. The nabbed Naxals...
  • Lovers commit suicide at Sitamarhi in Bihar 2 days ago

    Two youth allegedly committed suicide in a hotel room in Sitamarhi around 140 km north from Patna. Their bodies were recovered by the police on Wednesday. Police officials said Amit Raj, 22, a resident of Gularia Toal village of Ghorasahan in East Champaran district and Gudia Rani, 20, of Ramgaon...
  • Misa's assets Rs 4.72 crore, more than 'uncle' Ram Kripal Yadav 2 days ago

    The assets of RJD supremo Lalu Prasad's daughter Misa Bharati, including that of her family, are worth Rs 4.72 crore while her uncle Ram Kripal Yadav, who is contesting against her on a BJP ticket from Bihar's Patliputra seat, has declared assets worth Rs 1.39 crore. RJD's 39-year-old Misa has...
  • Actor, doctor up against Shatrughan Sinha in Patna Sahib 2 days ago

    A Bhojpuri film actor, a prominent doctor and a former minister are hoping to upset the apple cart of actor-politician Shatrughan Sinha of BJP, who is making a bid for a second consecutive term to the Lok Sabha from Patna Sahib seat that goes to polls on Thursday. Popularly known...
  • Poll Official Found Dead in Bihar 2 days ago

    A polling official was found dead on Wednesday on the banks of the Sone river near Sandesh Bazar in Bhojpur district. The body of Ramakant Singh, an employee of tubewell department at Ara, was recovered from the river bank this morning. Some black powder, suspected to be poison, was found...
  • Misa Bharti goes hi-tech to win Patliputra LS seat 3 days ago

    Battling two heavyweights in her debut in the political arena, Misa Bharti is banking on hi-tech poll strategies and family support in her bid to salvage the pride of her father RJD supremo Lalu Yadav, who lost the Patliputra seat in the 2009 Lok Sabha elections. 39-year-old Misa, an MBBS,...
  • Rs 38 lakh seized from two vehicles in election related checking 3 days ago

    A sum of Rs 38 lakh was on Tuesday seized from two vehicles during election related checking at Anjanpir in Vaishali district, police said. Rs 30 lakh were seized from a SUV and Rs 8 lakh from another car when they were stopped at a police checkpoint for election related...
  • Jolt to Nitish, Kisanganj candidate withdraws in Congress favour 3 days ago

    Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Tuesday suffered a jolt as JD(U) candidate from Kisanganj withdrew in favour of Congress nominee in the parliamentary election. "I have decided to withdraw myself from election in favour of sitting Congress candidate to check split of minority votes," JD(U) candidate Akhtarul Iman said. Congress...
  • Bihar's agri-food industry may touch Rs1 lakh crore by 2015: ASSOCHAM 4 days ago

    Agriculture and food industry in Bihar has the potential to reach Rs.1 lakh crore by 2015, says a study of industry association ASSOCHAM. Bihar's abundant agro-based raw materials available at competitive prices, cattle wealth, water resources and above all a pro-active industrial policy would help achieve the mark, the study...
  • Shatrughan seeks blessings from Suman's mother 4 days ago

    Forgetting past political rivalry, 'Bihari babu' Shatrughan Sinha met Sekhar Suman and sought blessings from the actor's mother in the election to the Patna Sahib parliamentary seat. Ahead of Lok Sabha elections, he will be addressing a rally in Bihar's Fatuha on Monday. Sinha, while seeking blessing from Suman's mother...
  • Three seriously injured after a train hits a pick-up van 4 days ago

    Three persons were seriously injured when a train hit a pick-up van at an unmanned crossing at Ipra on Muzaffarpur-Narkatiyaganj section in Bihar's East Champaran district on Monday, police said. The four-wheeler was negotiating the track at the crossing falling under Chakiya police station area when the Muzaffarpur-Narkatiaganj Express rammed...
  • Repoll in Bihar following Maoist attack on polling personnel 4 days ago

    Maoists unleashed violence in Nawada on Sunday during repoll, attacking a polling party, though there was no casualty in the retaliatory fire by security forces accompanying them, officials said. Repoll was held at 33 polling booths spread over five Lok Sabha constituencies in the state, which went to polls in...
  • Mistaken identity: Katihar jail releases murder accused by mistake 4 days ago

    In a major goof up, the authorities of Katihar jail released the prime accused in his wife's murder case instead of his father who was granted bail in the same case by a local court, official sources said. The jail authorities released Krishna Singh, who is a prime accused in...
  • Peeved with poor quality food, 11 women escape shelter house in Siwan 5 days ago

    Eleven women inmates have escaped from a shelter house in Bihar's Siwan district district, an officer said. Apparently peeved with poor quality of food served there, 11 of 19 females lodged there took to heels in the small hours, District Project Officer Rajkumar Yadav said. A case has been registered...
  • Shatrughan Sinha feels thrilled to receive IIFA film reward 5 days ago

    Actor-politician Shatrughan Sinha, who would be bestowed with a special award at the upcoming International Indian Film Academy (IIFA), said he was thrilled with the honour. The 67-year-old veteran actor will be honoured for his outstanding contribution to Indian cinema at the IIFA awards this year, which is set to...
  • Rahul Gandhi to campaign for Congress candidates in Bihar 6 days ago

    Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi will campaign for the party candidates in Bihar during the third phase of general elections, a party leader said on Friday. Gandhi will visit Bihar to campaign for the Congress candidates from Kishanganj, Purnia and Supaul parliamentary seats going to polls in the third phase...
  • Police catch two people carrying Rs 6.36 lakh, cash seized 6 days ago

    During checking for unaccounted cash for use in poll, police on Friday caught two persons carrying Rs 6.36 lakh at Maithi toll plaza in Muzaffarpur district. During routine checking of vehicles, the police found Rs 6.36 lakh in a car coming from Darbhanga to Muzaffarpur, police said. When queried about...
  • Woman gunned down by locality member, body sent to mortuary 6 days ago

    A woman was shot dead, on Friday, by a man in a locality in Bihar's Munger district, police sources said. Sunaina Devi (40) was on way home after deposing in property-related case when her relative Shankar Pandit shot her from close range near Safiabad airport area, the sources said. She...
  • Medical officer arrested over bribery charges 6 days ago

    Vigilance sleuths caught red-handed Dr Ram Murty Jha, Medical Officer of Primary Health Centre at Murol in Muzaffarpur, on Friday, while accepting a bribe of Rs 5,000 from a peon. Vigilance SP Parvez Akhtar said Jha had demanded Rs 6,000 from Sanjay Kumar working as a peon at Kanti PHC...
  • Lalu can't be RJD chief, says rebel legislator Samrat Choudhary 6 days ago

    Samrat Choudhary, an RJD legislator who tried to defect, on Friday, challenged RJD chief Lalu Prasad, saying he cannot be the party president as per the constitution of the party as he was convicted in the multi-crore fodder scam. "Lalu Prasad cannot be the RJD chief because the constitution of...
  • Lalu alleges poll officials intimidated voters, writes to EC 6 days ago

    Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad lodged a complaint with the Election Commission, on Friday, alleging that poll officials forced his party voters to stay away or vote for other parties in Gaya Lok Sabha constituency which witnessed polls on Thursday. Prasad also submitted CDs of the alleged incident...
  • LS polls: EC orders re-poll at in Bihar at 33 polling centres 6 days ago

    The Election Commission, on Friday, ordered re-poll at 33 polling centres spread across five Lok Sabha constituencies in Bihar, an official said in Patna. The repoll dates for the centres in Karakat, Aurangabad, Gaya, Nawada and Jamui Lok Sabha constituencies, which went to polls on Thursday during the first phase...
  • Man gets 10 years rigorous imprisonment for raping woman 1 week ago

    A court in Bihar's Katihar district, on Friday, sentenced a man ten years imprisonment for raping a woman for two months on the promise of marriage. The District and Sessions Judge Radhakrishna while convicting the man Motilal Das to ten years in jail also fined him Rs. 10,000 fine. According...
  • Lalu crosses century mark in helicopter rides for campaigning 1 week ago

    No matter what the outcome of the Lok Sabha elections in Bihar, RJD supremo Lalu Prasad has already entered the record books with a century and counting - of helicopter rides for campaigning. As of Thursday, he had undertaken at least 103 flights and could well make it a double...
  • Lalu Prasad calls Mulayam Singh Yadav's rape remark 'rubbish' 1 week ago

    Mulayam Singh Yadav is talking "rubbish", RJD chief Lalu Prasad said on Friday, reacting to the Samajwadi Party chief terming as unfair the death penalty prescribed by law in rape cases. "Mulayam Singh Yadav is derailed now," Lalu Prasad told reporters here before leaving for campaigning. He said Mulayam Singh...