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.
The Bharatiya Janata Party's problems seem to be increasing with the approach of the state assembly elections later this year and the general elections in 2014.
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
BJP spokesperson, Shahnawaz Hussain today said, the JDU and especially the Chief Minister of Bihar, Nitish Kumar were very reliable
Kolkata, May 17 (IANS) Entrepreneurs wanting to invest in Bihar should acquire land directly from farmers as land acquisition by the government would cost more, a top government official said Friday. "If you purchase land directly from the farmers, you will get it at a much cheaper rate than we can provide it to you," said Naveen Verma, director of Food Processing Industries, Bihar.
Patna, May 17 (IANS) Citing lack of evidence, the Patna High Court Friday acquitted former RJD MP Rajesh Ranjan alias Pappu Yadav on charges of killing CPI-M leader Ajit Sarkar, a government lawyer said. A division bench of justices
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) Qualcomm Incorporated has developed SootSwap, a mobile application for monitoring the adoption of clean cooking technologies, a company official said here Friday. Approximately three billion people depend on traditional cookstoves for their cooking needs. A study reveals that four million people die every year as a result of inhaling the smoke produced by cooking over these open fires.
Guwahati, May 17 (ANI): Police in a joint operation with army and paramilitary forces arrested a woman Maoist leader and seized several articles in Guwahati. Police apprehended Kabita Rabha, the wife of Communist Party of India (Maoist) politburo member Anukul Chandra Naskar alias Pareshda from rented premises in Odalbakra area
Patna, May 17 (IANS) The Income Tax (IT) department has served a notice to Lalu Prasad's Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD), seeking details of expenses incurred during the party's Parivartan rally held here May 15, an official said Friday. "The IT department wants to know about all the expenses incurred in connection with the (RJD's) rally," said Prashant Bhusan, an IT department official