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  • Slain Ranvir Sena chief's son to contest LS polls from Arrah constituency March 13, 2014

    Slain Ranvir Sena chief Brahmeshwar Singh's son Indu Bhusan will contest the Lok Sabha polls from Arrah constituency in Bihar. Bhusan, who heads the Akhil Bharatiya Rashtrawadi Kisan Sanghathan, will contest as a nominee of the Desi Kisan Party. "I have decided to contest the Lok Sabha polls in view of demand...
  • Flood situation worsens in Bihar, major rivers in spate August 29, 2013

    Flood situation in Bihar worsened on Thursday with major rivers, including Ganga, Gandak and Sone in spate following heavy rains over the past 24 hours, officials said. "These rivers are flowing above the danger mark in Patna, Buxar, Bhagalpur, Ara, Chhapra and Gopalganj districts and are likely to rise further, posing...
  • Gloom descends on villages of martyr soldiers killed by Pak in Poonch August 7, 2013

    A pall of gloom descended on the native villages of four Bihar soldiers, who were killed in an ambush by Pakistani troops along the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir, with their irate kin demanding strict action against that country. The bodies of the four jawans belonging to 21 Bihar...
  • Bihar bandh: 12 trains halted, highways blocked October 15, 2012

    Patna: Protesting against the recent incidents of violence in Madhubani after the murder of a student there, workers of Opposition parties, the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) and the Lok Janshakti Party (LJP), organised a Bihar bandh on Monday and halted 12 trains and blocked several National Highway routes across the...
  • Ranvir Sena chief murder: One more arrested August 31, 2012

    Patna: Prince Pandey, one of the accused in the murder of Ranvir Sena chief Brahmeshwar Singh, was arrested near Ranchi, capital of Jharkhand, police said on Friday. Prince Pandey was believed to be among those who shot Ranvir Sena chief Brahmeshwar Singh. He was arrested by a joint team of Bihar...
  • Ranvir Sena chief was a Gandhian, says Bihar minister June 9, 2012

    Days after the Ranvir Sena chief was gunned down in Arrah, a Bihar minister has made an explosive remark, calling Brahmeshwar Mukhiya a Gandhian. ...
  • Ranvir Sena chief funeral procession turns violent June 2, 2012

    Patna: The funeral procession of slain Ranvir Sena chief Brahmeswar Singh alias Mukhiya from Arrah to Patna turned violent with the participants burning police outposts and private vehicles, damaging police and private vehicles and blocking busy Bailey Road for several hours. The procession shouting antigovernment slogans covered a distance of 40...
  • Ranvir Sena chief's last rites to be performed today June 2, 2012

    Patna: The last rites of Ranvir Sena chief Brahmeshwar Singh will be held on Saturday evening in Arrah in Bihar. Violent protests had followed the killing of Brahmeshwar Mukhiya on Friday but the situation calmed down by late evening. As soon as the news of his killing spread on Friday,...
  • Ranvir Sena chief killed, Bihar on high alert June 1, 2012

    New Delhi: A high alert has been sounded across Bihar following the murder of Ranvir Sena chief Brahmeshwar Singh on Friday morning. Eight companies of police personnel have been deployed and curfew was clamped in Arrah to control the law and order where Singh's supporters clashed with police, and damaged...
  • Ranvir Sena chief murder: Lalu seeks CBI probe June 1, 2012

    Patna: RJD chief Lalu Prasad on Friday said that the murder of now defunct Ranvir Sena chief Brahmeshwar Singh should not be politicised. Lalu also commented that there is no law and order in the state. "Ranvir Sena Chief Mukhiaji is not a small name amongst the farmers of Bihar. The...
  • Bihar: Ranvir Sena chief killed, curfew in Arrah June 1, 2012

    Arrah: A curfew has been imposed in Arrah in Bihar after protests against the killing of the chief of the now defunct Ranvir Sena Brahmeshwar Singh on Friday. Eight companies of police personnel and senior officials have been rushed to Arrah. Brahmeshwar Singh was shot dead earlier on Friday morning when...