Banka

  • BJP faces a resurgent RJD in Seemanchal, Bhagalpur 21-04-2014 02:40 PM

    As the electoral battle in Bihar shifts to Seemanchal and eastern region of the state, the polarisation for and against Bharatiya Janata Party becomes more acute as there is the high concentration of Muslim voters in the seven seats for which voting will take place on April 24 in the...
  • Bihar: Two killed as stampede breaks out at ‘Mandar Mahotsav’ in Banda 15-01-2014 11:23 AM

    Banka: At least two people were killed in a stampede at the ongoing 'Mandar Mahotsav' in Bihar's Banka district. "Preliminary inquiry suggest that stampede was caused after either a clash between two groups or rumours of fire when hundreds were watching vulgar dance at a theatre in the fair after...
  • Documents show Robert Vadra bought land using a 'fictitious' cheque 21-08-2013 08:21 AM

    Chandigarh: Days after Haryana IAS officer Ashok Khemka's claims, CNN-IBN has accessed documents that reveal that Congress President Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law Robert Vadra did buy land from Omkareshwar properties using a 'fictitious' cheque. Documents accessed by CNN-IBN show IAS officer Ashok Khemka claimed in his response to a Haryana government...
  • Bihar man marries 22-year-old gangrape survivor 25-05-2013 01:13 PM

    Patna: A friend of a woman who was gangraped by three men in Bihar has married the survivor, police said on Saturday. Four days after the 22-year-old woman was gangraped and her friend beaten up by three men in the state's Banka district, the survivor's friend married her at a...
  • Bihar: Bureaucrats provide free coaching to IAS aspirants in Naxal-affected areas 15-05-2013 11:02 PM

    Banka: Cracking the UPSC is a difficult proposition, especially for aspirants who live in Naxal-infested areas, with no access to proper coaching facilities. But all that has changed in Bihar's Banka district due to the efforts of District Magistrate Dipak Anand and his deputy Sub-Divisional Magistrate Mithilesh Mishra. Together, they...
  • Two men provide free coaching to IAS aspirants in Naxal-hit Banka 29-04-2013 09:58 AM

    Banka: Two bureaucrats are paving the way for a better, brighter life for others in Bihar's Naxal-hit Banka region. They are providing UPSC aspirants free education and coaching sessions. Cracking the UPSC is a difficult proposition, especially for aspirants who live in Naxal-infested areas, with no access to proper coaching...
  • Security forces gun down three Naxals in Bihar 26-02-2011 02:24 PM

    Banka (Bihar): Three Naxals were shot dead on Saturday in an encounter with the security forces at Katoria in Bihar's Banka district, a police officer said. "Acting on a tip off, the security forces comprising CRPF (Central Reserve Police Force) and SAP (Special Auxiliary Police) jawans surrounded a house in...