Lakhisarai

  • 300 students hit as Maoists blow up a school using 8 cylinder bombs 10-04-2014 09:06 PM

    At least 300 students in a village in Bihar's Lakhisarai district lost their school which was destroyed in a blast by Maoists ahead of voting in six parliamentaryconstituencies of the state on Thursday. The new building of the government high school at Narotampur under Kazra police station totally collapsed in...
  • Five killed, 150 houses gutted in separate incidents of fire 28-03-2014 05:19 PM

    Five persons, including three siblings, were charred to death and 150 houses gutted on Friday in separate incidents of fire in Bihar's Lakhisarai, Begusarai and Samastipur district. A major fire broke out in a hutment in Amhara Ramnagar Tola under Town police station area in Lakhisarai district in which three...
  • Fake Vigilance Inspector arrested while trying to fleece TT 26-01-2014 05:22 PM

    The Railway police on Sunday arrested a fake Vigilance Inspector trying to extort a Ticket Collector on board a train. Deputy Inspector General of Police, Rail, Arun Kumar Dubey said that the impersonator was caught on the complaint of Chief Ticket Collector on Delhi-Bhagalpur Vikramshila Express. The impersonator, identified as...
  • BJP MLA Prem Ranjan Patel defends Shatrughan Sinha 31-07-2013 09:48 PM

    In more embarrassment for BJP, partyMLA in Bihar Prem Ranjan Patel on Wednesday came out in strongdefence of the party MP Shatrughan Sinha's praise of BiharChief Minister Nitish Kumar as prime ministerial material. "There is nothing wrong in Singh's statement," Patel toldreporters outside the state assembly premises. He said Sinha's...
  • No one should take credit for cops' release: Lalu 06-09-2010 12:15 PM

    Patna: Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Monday said that though he was happy that the Maoists have freed three abducted Bihar policemen, "no one should take credit" for their release. "We are happy that the three policemen were released, but no one should take credit for it," Lalu...
  • Villagers block highway to protest abduction 04-09-2010 06:02 PM

    Patna: Hundreds of people from the village of abducted policeman Abhay Kumar Yadav blocked a national highway on Saturday to protest the Bihar government's failure to rescue the sub-inspector who is among the three policemen being held hostage by Maoists. Yadav, along with three other policemen, was abducted by Maoists...
  • Three abducted Bihar cops are safe, say Maoists 04-09-2010 02:23 PM

    Patna: A self-proclaimed Maoist spokesman on Saturday claimed that the three policemen abducted by the rebels were safe and the proof about this would be provided shortly, but demanded the Bihar government immediately halt operations and call for talks. The spokesman, Avinash, rang up media offices and said they would...
  • Nitish struggling to solve the hostage crisis 03-09-2010 10:41 AM

    Patna: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar is faced with a tough question: does he give in to Maoist threats and release their eight comrades or does he stand firm and risk the lives of the three policemen. The Bihar hostage crisis has meant that Nitish is facing the toughest test...
  • Maoist deadline ends, Bihar CM under pressure 03-09-2010 09:52 AM

    Patna: The new deadline of 10 am Friday set by the Maoists for the release of the three remaining Bihar policemen still being held hostage has expired but there is still no confirmed news about them. Reports say the three policemen still being hostage are safe, but their fate too...
  • Maoist deadline expires, Bihar govt in a fix 02-09-2010 11:18 AM

    Patna: The standoff between Maoists and the police in Bihar over the kidnapping of four policemen in Lakhisarai district of the state by the rebels continues. The deadline set by the Maoists for the release of the policemen in lieu of eight of their jailed comrades expired at 10 am...
  • Bihar hostage crisis: Maoists set new deadline 01-09-2010 04:28 PM

    New Delhi: The Bihar hostage crisis doesn't seem to be ending anytime soon as the Maoists have set a new deadline of 10 am on Thursday. Union Home Minister P Chidambaram has earlier passed the buck on the issue of four Bihar policemen kidnapped by Naxals saying it is for...