Bhim Singh

  • 28 injured after a bus collides with truck in Kota May 12, 2014

    At least 28 passengers were injured, with one of them being in critical condition, when a bus in which they were travelling collided headon with a truck on Monday morning, police said. "A passenger bus of Rajasthan roadways collided headon with a truck on the KotaJaipur National Highway 12 near Hindoli...
  • Two men returning from a wedding reception, killed in a road accident May 5, 2014

    Two persons returning from a wedding reception in neighbouring Madhya Pradesh were killed when their vehicle collided with a lorry in the town's Kaval Nagararea on Sunday, police said. According to an eyewitness, a Jeep carrying eight persons back from a wedding reception collided headon with a lorry on Sunday noon...
  • West Champaran: Panchayat bans cell phones for unmarried girls December 25, 2013

    A village council in Bihar has banned the use of mobile phones by unmarried girls, said a council member on Wednesday.The decision was taken on Tuesday evening at a meeting of Somgarh panchayat (council) in West Champaran district. The panchayat also threatened to impose heavy fine on the girls' families if...
  • Case filed against JD(U) ministers, DSP alleged for sedition August 12, 2013

    A case was filed on Monday in a local court against JD(U) ministers Bhim Singh and Narendra Singh, and DSP Manish Kumar Singh for alleged sedition for their controversial remarks and conduct respectively over the last week killing of five Indian soldiers in Jammu and Kashmir. Besides sedition, advocate Ram Sandesh...
  • LoC killings: Nitish again regrets remarks of his two ministers August 12, 2013

    With two of his ministers served showcause for controversial remarks on the killing of soldiers along LoC, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday once again regretted the episode and said he was personally pained over it. "It is most unfortunate (remarks of ministers). I am personally pained by it," Kumar...
  • SC seeks replies from J&K, Centre over stranded Amarnath pilgrims August 13, 2013

    New Delhi: A day after Amarnath Yatra was suspended temporarily due to Kishtwar violence, a PIL has been filed in the Supreme court on Monday seeking the safe transit of stranded pilgrims who have gone to Jammu and Kashmir for the Amarnath Yatra. The PIL has been filed by Jammu and...
  • JD(U) pulls up its ministers for their remarks on LoC killings August 11, 2013

    An embarassedJanata Dal Unitedon Sunday pulled up its ministersBhim SinghandNarendra Singhfor their remarks on the killings of five Indian soldiers along the Line of Control in Poonch sector of Jammu and Kashmir on August 6. The ministers have now been asked to explain their remarks. The party had distanced itself from...
  • Bihar: JD(U) pulls up its ministers for their remarks on LoC killings August 11, 2013

    Patna: An embarassed Janata Dal United on Sunday pulled up its ministers Bhim Singh and Narendra Singh for their remarks on the killings of five Indian soldiers along the Line of Control in Poonch sector of Jammu and Kashmir on August 6. The ministers have now been asked to explain...
  • JD(U) issues show cause notice to Bhim Singh, Narendra Singh August 11, 2013

    Taking a strong note of their controversial remarks on the killing of soldiers along LoC, JD(U) on Sunday issued showcause notice to its two Bihar ministers asking why disciplinary action should not be taken against them. In separate notices to Rural Development Minister Bhim Singh and Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh, party...
  • Another minister embarrasses Nitish by giving Pak clean chit August 10, 2013

    After the controversy over statement by Bihar Minister Bhim Singh on the killing of five Indian soldiers along LoC, his colleague in Nitish government has now raised hackles by giving a clean chit to Pakistan over the issue. "I don't believe that Pakistan is responsible for the incident (killing of five...
  • RJD workers burn Bhim Singh's effigy over his remarks on soldiers August 10, 2013

    RJD supporters on Saturday burnt the effigyof JD(U) minister Bhim Singh's for his remarks 'the soldiersbeing recruited to lay down their lives for the nation' whichhe subsequently apologised for, in a village of Bihar's Sarandistrict. A group of RJD workers led by Manoj Yadav and Kunal Yadavgathered in Newari village and...
  • After making controversial remarks, Bhim Singh wants chapter closed August 9, 2013

    Bihar minister Bhim Singh who had made the shocking statement that people joined the army to be martyred, but later apologised after rebuked from Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, on Friday said that the matter should be closed now. "By apologising publicly before the nation I have mended the wrong I did...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai August 8, 2013

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  • Bihar minister belittles soldiers' killings, apologises after outrage August 8, 2013

    Chapra: A Bihar minister on Thursday made a callous statement that appeared to belittle the martyrdom of five Indian soldiers killed by Pakistani troops along the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir. Ironically, the statement came on a day when four of the soldiers were given a state funeral...
  • CM Nitish expresses 'deep anguish' over Bhim Singh's remark August 8, 2013

    Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has expressed "deep anguish" over state minister Bhim Singh's remarks that soldiers were meant to "lay down their lives during service". "I am deeply anguished by the minister's remarks... I rebuked him as soon as I came to know about his remarks and asked him...
  • News 360: Pakistan Army involved in LoC killings, says AK Antony August 8, 2013

    Union Defence Minister AK Antony on Thursday did a Uturn and blamed the Pakistan Army for the "brutal" killing of five Indian soldiers at the LoC. ...
  • Bhim Singh's statement on martyrs insensitive: Nitish Kumar August 8, 2013

    Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar reacted strongly to his minister Bhim Singh's statement that soldiers are meant to be martyrs. "It's a very unfortunate and insensitive statement from a member of our party. It was wrong. I called him immediately after I heard his statement," Nitish said. ...
  • Bihar minister says soldiers are meant to be martyrs, apologises August 8, 2013

    Patna: At a time when the country is mourning the killings of five Indian soldiers by Pakistani troops, a shocking statement has come from a Bihar Minister. The Bihar Panchayati Raj Minister has said that soldiers are there to be martyrs and later apologised. "Jawans are there to be martyred. Why...
  • Bhim Singh loses bronzemedal bout at Asian wrestling c'ship April 20, 2013

    New Delhi: India's hopes of winning a medal in the GrecoRoman category went up in smoke after Bhim Singh lost his bronzemedal bout at the Senior Asian Wrestling Championship here on Friday. Bhim was thrashed by his Iranian opponent, Davoud Gilnirang, in the 96 kg category. Davoud did not allow any...
  • SC notice to Jammu and Kashmir, centre on juvenile offender's plea March 12, 2013

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday issued notice to the central and Jammu and Kashmir governments on a plea seeking the quashing of a criminal case against a 12-year-old boy and implementation of a law on juvenile offenders in the state. An apex court bench of Justice RM Lodha, Justice...
  • Have lost the battle, not the war: Grenadiers Association's lawyer January 20, 2012

    Lawyer of Grenadiers Association Bhim Singh said the Supreme Court's decision can have a serious impact. ...
  • Is Anna keen to move court on his arrest: SC August 26, 2011

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court (SC) heard a writ petition on Friday challenging Anna Hazare's arrest on August 16, hours before he launched his fast against corruption. SC says it is inclined to consider the question whether Anna's detention or arrest on August 16 was unconstitutional or illegal. The Apex court asked...