PATNA

  • Two trains collide near Patna; no casualty reported December 12, 2014

    Patna: In a tragic incident, Anand Bihar-Guwahati Express and Bhojpur-Mokama shuttle train collided near Patna in Bihar on Friday morning. The accident took place at Barh railway station. Two bogies have been derailed in the collision. However, no loss of life has been reported yet. ...
  • When Aamir Khan had litti-chokha at a roadside shop in Patna during 'PK' promotions December 7, 2014

    Patna: Bollywood actor Aamir Khan, who was in the Bihar capital Saturday to promote his upcoming film 'PK', visited a roadside shop and enjoyed Bihari delicacy litti-chokha. Aamir told the media he enjoys the special taste of litti-chokha. "It is known for its unique taste. I love to eat litti-chokha." As news...
  • Government probe team holds district administration responsible for Patna stampede November 29, 2014

    Patna: Lack of a detailed crowd management plan, poor civic amenities besides absence of district magistrates from duty were some reasons cited by the Bihar government probe panel for the October 3 stampede in the state capital in which 33 people were killed. "During our probe we found several deficiencies in...
  • Bihar: 25 children fell ill after eating mid-day meal at government school in Gaya November 15, 2014

    Patna: At least 25 children fell ill on Saturday after having their mid-day meal at a government school in Bihar, while 15 fell ill on the same day after consuming wild fruit in a village, officials said. The 25 children complained of uneasiness after consuming their meal of khichri and chokha...
  • Delhi court to pronounce verdict in former railway minister LN Mishra's murder case on December 8 November 10, 2014

    New Delhi: A Delhi court has fixed December 8 as the date to pronounce its judgement in the murder case of former railway minister LN Mishra on Monday. The case relates to the bomb blast at the function attended by Mishra at Samastipur Railway Station on January 2, 1975. He...
  • Judgement in former railway minister LN Mishra murder case likely today November 10, 2014

    New Delhi: The Kadkadooma Court in Delhi is likely to pronounce its judgement in the murder case of former railway minister LN Mishra on Monday. The case relates to the bomb blast at the function attended by Mishra at Samastipur Railway Station on January 2, 1975. He had succumbed to...
  • Be on guard against politics of communal frenzy: Nitish Kumar November 2, 2014

    Patna: Saying that the country is "passing through a dangerous phase of politics", senior JD (U) leader and former Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar on Sunday asked party workers to be "on guard against politics of communal frenzy". "The country is passing through a dangerous phase of politics in which efforts...
  • Northern Railways runs extra train to Patna for Chhath rush October 24, 2014

    New Delhi: With Chhath Puja to be celebrated from October 27-29, the Indian Railways is making extra efforts to accommodate the hundreds of people heading home for the festival and ran an extra train to Patna on Friday, said officials. "In view of the burgeoning crowds waiting to head home to...
  • Over 30 dengue cases reported in Bihar October 24, 2014

    Patna: With more than 30 dengue cases reported in Bihar till Friday, the Patna Medical College and Hospital (PMCH) here has set up a separate ward for dengue patients and the state government has sounded an alert, officials said. "Nearly half of the dengue patients detected so far are from Patna...
  • Patna stampede: Rs 68 lakh released from PM's relief fund October 10, 2014

    New Delhi: The Prime Minister's Office has released over Rs 68 lakh from the PM's National Relief Fund to the Bihar government as ex-gratia to be paid to the relatives of those killed in the Patna stampede and those grievously injured. "The total involved amount of Rs 68.50 lakh for 33...
  • Patna stampede: Bihar government seeks report on defective lights October 8, 2014

    Patna: Bihar government has sought a report from the Patna Municipal Corporation on defective high mast lights suspected to be one of the reasons behind the stampede here that claimed 33 lives on Dusshera day. "I have directed Commissioner, Patna Municipal Corporation (PMC) to give a report to me on...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories October 7, 2014

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  • India @ 9 with Anubha Bhonsle October 7, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Anubha Bhonsle on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: India withdraws flag meet proposal as Pak continues firing across border October 7, 2014

    India on Tuesday toughened its stand on the border situation, after 24 hours of incessant firing and shelling by Pakistan troops across the Line of Control (LoC) that resulted in several casualties. India on Tuesday put withdraw the flag meeting with the Pakistan Army, deciding instead to wait for Islamabad...
  • Patna stampede: Action against 8 doctors for absence when victims were brought to hospital October 7, 2014

    Patna: Days after 33 people were killed in a stampede in Patna, the Bihar government has acted against doctors for allegedly not being available when the victims were brought to the hospital. The Bihar government has suspended the Superintendent of the Patna Medical College and Hospital. It has also taken...
  • Janta Darbar to be called as part of investigation into Patna stampede October 7, 2014

    Patna: The high level probe team investigating the stampede at Patna's Gandhi Maidan will be holding an open 'Janta Darbar' on Tuesday as part of the probe. Home Secretary and ADGP will lead the 'Janta Darbar' where eye witnesses and general public can come forward and record their statements about the...
  • Patna stampede: BJP for slapping murder case against officials, govt says no October 6, 2014

    Patna: BJP on Monday demanded slapping of murder case against the transferred civil and police officers following the October 3 stampede that claimed 33 lives, while the Bihar government said the main opposition party was trying to politicising the incident. "Mere transfer is no punishment for these officials whose negligence...
  • Won't be a mute spectator to incidents like Patna stampede: Congress October 6, 2014

    Patna: Congress, which is supporting Jitan Ram Manjhi government in Bihar, on Monday said that it would not be a "mute spectator" on incidents like stampede that took 33 lives and left 29 injured and sought stringent punishment against officials found guilty in the probe report. "Human lives are precious....
  • Patna stampede: CM Manjhi stunned during surprise visit to hospital October 5, 2014

    Patna: Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi was left fuming during a surprise visit in the evening to Patna Medical College and Hospital (PMCH) to meet the Dussehra stampede victims as he found doctors unavailable in the Emergency Ward and the place wearing a filthy look. The chief minister was angered...
  • Patna stampede: Bihar government removes four senior oficials, admits serious lapses October 5, 2014

    Patna: The Bihar government on Sunday removed four senior official including the District Magistrate of Patna in the aftermath of the stampede at the historic Gandhi Maidan during Dussehra festivities in which 33 people were killed and 29 injured. The Jitan Ram Manjhi government also vowed to punish those responsible for...
  • Patna stampede: Police failed to enforce safety measures despite 2 similar tragedies in the past October 5, 2014

    Patna: Almost like a ritual after every tragedy, the Bihar government has ordered a high level enquiry into the stampede which killed 33 people and injured 29 others at Patna's Gandhi Maidan on Friday. But the incident has yet again put the state police in the dock, which despite two...
  • Patna stampede: 24 hours after the tragedy, people still searching for their loved ones October 4, 2014

    Patna: A day after the tragic stampede during Dussehra festivities in Patna, many are still looking for their loved ones. Thirty-three people lost their lives and around 21 others were injured in the stampede at the Gandhi Maidan on Friday night. A 16-year-old girl named Priyanka is one those who is...
  • Patna stampede: CM Manjhi admits administrative lapses, assures punishment for culprits October 4, 2014

    Patna: Under attack from opposition parties over the stampede incident that killed 33 people and injured 21 others, Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manhjhi on Saturday admitted that there have been lapses on the part of his team. Manjhi has also promised action it has come at a...
  • Najma Heptulla to skip Eid celebrations due to Kashmir floods, Patna stampede October 4, 2014

    New Delhi: Minority Affairs Minister Najma Heptulla on Saturday said she will not celebrate Eid-ul-Azha this year, in view of the recent floods in Jammu and Kashmir and the stampede in Patna. In a statement, Heptulla also said that she will donate the money meant to be spent on Eid to...
  • Kiran Bedi holds the district administration responsible for the Patna stampede October 4, 2014

    In an interview to CNN-IBN, former IPS officer Kiran Bedi said that the district administration was to be blamed for whatever happened in Gandhi Maidan in Patna. "Callous attitude, no leadership, lack of coordination by the authorities were the various reasons for the stampede," said Kiran Bedi. ...
  • Patna stampede: Families search for their loved ones October 4, 2014

    Stampede in Patna killed 32 people and left many others injured. CNN-IBN's Prabhakar kumar spoke to the brother of 16-year-old Priyanka, who went missing during the stampede. "We went looking everywhere for my sister but couldn't find her. We even searched in the hospital but could not find her." ...
  • Patna stampede: Muslim woman saves Hindu child October 4, 2014

    CNN-IBN's Prabhakar Kumar met the family of four-year-old girl Chahat who went missing during the stampede in Gandhi Maidan in Patna. She was found by a Muslim lady who took chahat to her house. The rescuer said, "I found her on the road. I took her to my house and...
  • The black shadow of death won and snatched our loved ones, says Patna stampede victim October 4, 2014

    Patna: It was supposed to be an evening full of fun and excitement. The entire family was ready to witness the magnificent Dussehra celebrations at Patna's historic Gandhi Maidan. My friend Vinod Singh and I made the arrangements to take our families to Gandhi Maidan. We hired a tempo (autorickshaw)...
  • Lalu attributes stampede to administrative 'lapse' October 4, 2014

    Patna: RJD president Lalu Prasad on Saturday said the stampede outside Gandhi Maidan which left 33 dead appears to be a result of administrative "lapse" and expressed dismay over the administration's inability to make foolproof arrangements despite several unpleasant incidents in the past at the grounds in the heart of...
  • President Pranab Mukherjee condoles deaths in Patna stampede October 4, 2014

    New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday condoled the loss of lives in the stampede, after the burning of the Ravana effigy, in Patna on Friday and wished a speedy recovery to those injured. In his message to Bihar governor D.Y. Patil, the president said, "I am saddened to learn about...