Aurangabad

  • Bihar: Close shave for Bhubaneshwar-New Delhi Rajdhani Express train after blast on track, no casualties 2 days ago

    Aurangabad: It was a close shave for the Bhubaneshwar-New Delhi Rajdhani Express train when the pilot engine running ahead of the train got derailed near Rafiganj station in Aurangabad in Bihar on Wednesday. No casualties have been reported so far but initial reports suggest that a bomb blast caused the derailment....
  • Eleven bombs recovered in two Bihar constituencies April 10, 2014

    Eleven bombs planted by Maoists in Gaya and Aurangabad Lok Sabha constituencies in Bihar were found on Wednesday by security forces, police said. Gaya's Senior Superintendent of Police Nishant Tiwari said five "cane bombs" were recovered from Banke Bazaar area and near Sherghati. In Aurangabad, six similar bombs were found near...
  • A day before polls, seven bombs planted by Maoists seized April 9, 2014

    Seven bombs planted by Maoists in Gaya and Aurangabad Lok Sabha constituencies in Bihar were found early on Wednesday by security forces, police said. Bihar will see six-phase polling beginning on April 10. Gaya along with five Maoist-affected constituencies - Aurangabad, Sasaram, Jamui, Nawada and Karakat - will vote on Thursday. Gaya...
  • Injured jawan shown on TV is alive, says CRPF chief April 8, 2014

    A CRPF trooper, who was injured when a landmine planted by Maoists in Bihar's Aurangabad district went off while being defused and seen on TV pleading for his life, is alive, CRPF chief Dilip Trivedi on Tuesday said. He said the CRPF personnel being shown on TV is not Deputy Commandant...
  • Bihar: A day after IED blast, bombs found near Dhibra police station April 8, 2014

    Aurangabad: A day after two policemen were killed in an IED blast at the Dhibra police station in Aurangabad, two more live bombs were discovered near the police station on Tuesday. Officials say that both bombs have been safely defused. On Tuesday morning, another officer injured in the blast outside the...
  • Bihar: CRPF officer dies due to alleged delay in medical help April 8, 2014

    Aurangabad: In a case of shocking neglect, the CRPF Deputy Commandant who was hurt in an IED blast on Monday has succumbed to his injuries. The officer died after an alleged delay in medical help. He allegedly received no medical attention for over two hours. The blast took place near...
  • Bihar: 2 policemen killed in IED blast outside police station April 7, 2014

    Patna: Two policemen were allegedly killed in an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) blast outside a police station in Bihar. The blast took place outside Dhibra police station in Aurangabad. Officials said that another policeman was injured. The blast happened when policemen were trying to defuse the IED recovered on Sunday night. ...
  • BJP's Gujarat model will explode like 'India Shining': Rahul Gandhi April 1, 2014

    Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday said the Gujarat model of development would burst after the Lok Sabha election - just as the BJP's "India Shining" burst after the 2004 polls. He was addressing rallies in Aurangabad of Bihar and earlier in Jharkhand's Godda district. He formally started the party's...
  • BJP seeks votes of Biharis, but Shiv Sena beats them in Mumbai: Rahul April 1, 2014

    Aurangabad: Pointing out that Bharatiya Janata Party ally Shiv Sena beats up people of Bihar in Mumbai, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday hit out at the former saying that its leaders are seeking votes in Bihar. While addressing a rally at Aurangabad in Bihar, Rahul said, "Shiv sainiks...
  • Accused in Dalit massacre arrested in Patna March 21, 2014

    An accused in the 2000 massacre of 34 Dalits in Bihar was arrested on Friday from a school in the state, police said. Nanbutan Sharma, accused in the massacre that took place in Aurangabad district's Miyapur village, was arrested by the police in Arwal district, about 100 km from Patna, police...
  • Bihar: 7 prisoners escape from police custody, 3 re-arrested March 15, 2014

    New Delhi: Seven prisoners managed to escape from police custody in Aurangabad on Friday noon. The seven were being produced in court when the incident happened. The police has managed to re-arrest three of them. The rest are absconding. A massive manhunt has been launched to arrest them. ...
  • We will send BJP packing, with love: Rahul Gandhi March 5, 2014

    Emphasising that the Congress is an ideology imbibed in the Indian psyche for years, Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi said in Aurangabad on Wednesday that "anybody who wants to destroy it will be thrown out". Reacting to the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) election call to rid the country of the Congress, Rahul...
  • Two Maoists arrested with a haul of arms March 2, 2014

    Two Maoists have been arrested with a haul of arms from Khaira police station area in Bihar's Aurangabad district, police said on Sunday. Acting on a tip-off, the police nabbed the two Maoists of an obscure outfit Gyanmukti Parishad from a vehicle parked on the road on Saturday and seized two...
  • Hardcore Maoist arrested in Aurangabad January 29, 2014

    A hardcore Maoist was arrested on Wednesday from a village in Bihar's Naxal-infested Aurangabad district,  police said. Acting on a tip off, the police raided Pichhulia village and nabbed the dreaded Maoist Dharmendra Yadav from a hideout, the Superintendent of Police (SP) Upendra Kumar Sharma said. The Maoist was wanted in...
  • Aam Aadmi Party's Aurangabad office vandalised allegedly by NCP workers January 14, 2014

    Aurangabad: The Aam Aadmi Party's Aurangabad office was reportedly attacked by a dozen people today. AAP activists alleged that the attackers belonged to the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP). Activists of a fringe right-wing group had last week attacked and vandalised the AAP office at Kaushambi in Uttar Pradesh's Ghaziabad district. Armed with...
  • Maharashtra CM urges measures to implement MNREGA initiatives January 13, 2014

    Aurangabad: Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan on Monday asked the village functionaries to take all measures for effective implementation of Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act in rural areas. He was speaking at the meeting of village functionaries from Aurangabad and Jalna districts. He said that the prime intention behind...
  • Three contractors held for collusion with Maoists in Bihar December 26, 2013

    Three contractors were arrested on Thursday on charges of collusion with the Maoists from Madanpura-Kasma road under Salaiya police station area in Bihar's naxal-hit Aurangabad district, a police officer said. Acting on a tip-off, the police intercepted a Bolero jeep and nabbed the three contractors of Power Grid Corporation, while they...
  • Bihar: Naxals issue threat to Asaram's ashram in Aurangabad December 15, 2013

    Aurangabad: Naxals on Sunday issued a threat to self-styled godman Asaram's ashram in Aurangabad, Bihar. Naxals are demanding that the ashram should be shifted out of the town. Asaram is currently lodged in Jodhpur jail in a sexual assault case involving a minor girl. Surat Police has also registered complaints filed by...
  • Three wanted Maoists arrested in Palamu November 28, 2013

    Three Maoists, wanted in a number of cases, were arrested while meeting their families in Jharkhand's Palamu district. Pancham Rai, wanted in atleast 12 cases,including in Bihar's Aurangabad district in which a policeman got killed, was arrested from Hamidnagar area last evening, Dy SP Mukesh Kumar Mahato told newsmen in Medininagar on...
  • MCOCA court rejects bail plea of Abu Jundal November 18, 2013

    The bail plea of alleged Lashkar-e-Taiba operative Sayed Zabiuddin Ansari alias Abu Jundal was on Monday rejected by MCOCA court in the 2006 Aurangabad arms haul case. Maharashtra Control of Organised Crime Act (MCOCA) Designated Judge Sayed Kadri rejected Jundal's bail petition saying he could not be given liberty at this...
  • Bajaj Auto gives ultimatum to employees to end strike in 1 week August 5, 2013

    Pune: Bajaj Auto chief Rajiv Bajaj on Monday gave a week's ultimatum to the top management and the union to resolve the 42-day-old strike at the Chakan plant, failing which he warned that the company will be forced to move the board to shift production to other plants. Giving an...
  • Bihar: Five security personnel killed in Naxal attack in Aurangabad July 18, 2013

    Aurangabad: Five security personnel, including three state policemen and two security guards, were killed in a Naxal attack in Aurangabad district of Bihar on Wednesday night. Around 50 armed Naxals arrived at the culvert in Goh area in the district and exploded bombs in a bid to destroy it. However, the...
  • Bihar: 5 policemen killed in a Naxal attack in Aurangabad July 18, 2013

    Aurangabad: Five policemen, including three state policemen, were on Wednesday killed in an encounter with Naxals in Bihar's Aurangabad district. State Director General of Police Abhayanand said that the three policemen belonged to Special Auxilliary Police Unit while the other two deceased were private security guards at the site of the...
  • Bihar: UPA woos Nitish, approves Rs 4,000 crore package under PMGSY July 7, 2013

    Patna: In another instance of Congress reaching out to Nitish Kumar, the Union Rural Development Ministry has approved Rs 4,000 crore for the construction of 5,700 km of rural roads, highest allotment for the state in the past 12 years. "I'm happy that today. I'll inform Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar...
  • Rahul Gandhi promises to tackle water crisis in Aurangabad May 28, 2013

    Aurangabad: Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday visited the drought-hit Aurangabad district and assured villagers of taking prompt measures to tackle water and fodder scarcity. "The problems of water and fodder supply in drought-hit areas would be taken up on a war footing," Rahul said while interacting with farmers and...
  • Maharashtra drought: The worst man-made disaster in years May 7, 2013

    The usual dusty small-town India greets us as a small group of people associated with the NGO Caring Friends travel over two-and-a-half days through Aurangabad and Jalna to understand the problems in the region and what help could be given. On the face of it, people seem to be going...
  • Aurangabad rash driving: 17-yr-old son of NCP MLA gets bail April 18, 2013

    Aurangabad: The 17-year-old son of a Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader, who was allegedly behind the wheel when his SUV killed a two-year-old child in in Aurangabad, has been granted bail. The teen was allegedly driving the car killing the two-year-old was killed, injuring another five-year-old, her father and uncle. The...
  • Aurangabad: NCP leader's son produced in juvenile court April 17, 2013

    Aurangabad: An out-of-control SUV in Aurangabad killed a 2-year-old child, injuring another 5-yr-old, her father and uncle on Tuesday morning. Moments later, the driver knocked down a biker, before slamming into a shop. The 17-year-old son of a local Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Abdul Qadeer Maulana was allegedly behind the...
  • Aurangabad accident: SUV's owndership in dispute April 17, 2013

    Aurangabad: Hours after senior NCP leader Abdul Qadeer Maulana's 17-year-old son was arrested on Wednesday after the SUV car he was driving hit two minor girls and their uncle, killing the youngest girl on the spot, Aurangabad Police Commissioner said the ownership of the SUV is in dispute. "The vehicle has...
  • NCP leader's minor son arrested after his SUV mows down 2-year-old girl April 17, 2013

    Aurangabad: Senior NCP leader Abdul Qadeer Maulana's 17-year-old son was arrested on Wednesday after the SUV car he was driving hit two minor girls and their uncle, killing the youngest girl on the spot. Three others, including a five-year-old girl have been seriously injured. "The incident happened at around 8.15 am....