Patna, May 22 (IANS) Taking cognizance of prolonged harassment faced by a journalist and his family by their landlord for not paying an exorbitant rent here, Bihar's rights panel Wednesday sought a report from the city police chief on the issue. The Bihar Human Rights Commission has directed Patna Senior Superintendent of Police Manu Maharaj to submit a report soon in the matter, an official said
Patna, May 22 (IANS) Bihar Wednesday launched a survey using aerial photography for updating land records, officials said.
Patna, May 22 (IANS) A 22-year-old woman was gang-raped while her boyfriend was beaten up by three men in Bihar's Banka district, police Wednesday said.
Patna, May 22 (IANS) A bridegroom was shot dead by unidentified assailants in a Bihar village late Tuesday, minutes before he was to be married, police said Wednesday. The incident took place in Pachmah village in Gaya district, about 100 km from here. The bridegroom has been identified as Ashok Mistri.
Patna, May 21 (IANS) Four days after the court acquitted former RJD MP Rajesh Ranjan alias Pappu Yadav on charges of killing CPI-M leader Ajit Sarkar, he was formally released from jail here Tuesday, police officials said. Citing lack of evidence, the Patna High Court last Friday acquitted Yadav in the case related to Sarkar's murder. Left Front parties in Bihar last Saturday had urged the CBI to appeal in the Supreme Court against the acquittal
Ranchi , May 20 (IANS) Cricket polls in Jharkand, home to India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni, has got hotter and will see an Additional Director General (ADG) of Police fighting it out with Deputy Inspector General (DIG) for the coveted post of Jharkhand State Cricket Association (JSCA) president. The incumbent JSCA president Amitabh Chaudhary, who is the Additional Director General (ADG) of Police and is posted as special secretary in state Home department, will take on Praveen Singh, Deputy Inspector General of Police of Special Task Force (STF). Chaudhary has been the president since JSCA was constituted in
Patna, May 20 (IANS) Bihar's ruling Janata Dal-United (JD-U) legislator Sanjay Singh Monday filed a defamation case against Rashtriya Janata Dal chief Lalu Prasad for allegedly using unparliamentary language against him. Sanjay Singh, who is also JD-U spokesperson, filed the defamation case against the former Bihar chief minister in the Patna civil court.
Patna, May 19 (IANS) Bihar's BJP leaders are miffed after Chief Minister Nitish Kumar did not allow allow BJP MP Kirti Azad to speak at a meeting with officials Sunday.
Patna, May 18 (IANS) Left parties in Bihar Saturday urged the CBI to appeal in the Supreme Court against the acquittal of former Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) MP Rajesh Ranjan alias Pappu Yadav in the murder of a CPI-M leader. Citing lack of evidence, the Patna High Court Friday acquitted Pappu Yadav in the Communist Party of India-Marxist leader Ajit Sarkar murder case. "The acquittal of Pappu Yadav has come as a rude shock to law abiding citizens," CPI-M state secretary Vijay Kant Thakur said while urging the Central Bureau of Investigation, which had filed the chargesheet in the case, to appeal against the verdict in the apex court.
Ranchi, May 18 (IANS) Rampaging elephants trampled two people to death in a village on the outskirts of the Jharkhand capital Ranchi Friday, an official said Saturday. "Two people were trampled to death by a herd of elephants at Bisa village on the outskirts of Ranchi," Rajiv Bakshi, district forest officer of Ranchi, told