Archive for March, 2014

Family of 47 voters wooed by all political parties in Bihar

Family of 47 voters wooed by all political parties in Bihar

| March 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

Leaders and workers of all political parties are eyeing the joint family, probably the largest in Bihar. The family of 35 children, 30 women and 55 men lives under one roof in Jiyagachi village in Purnea district, about 350 km from Patna. Their village may be in Purnea, but they are part of the Kishanganj […]

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SSB seizes Charas worth Rs 1.6 crore in Bihar

SSB seizes Charas worth Rs 1.6 crore in Bihar

| March 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) today seized 16kg charas worth Rs 1.6 crore from a place on the Indo-Nepal border and arrested two Nepali nationals in this connection. The narcotics consignment was being brought to India by two Nepali nationals, identified as Chhavikant Mahto and Jitendra Das, on a motorbike. SSB Patna Frontier IG Aditya Misra said, “This is a major […]

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Tycoons funding BJP campaign, says Nitish Kumar

Tycoons funding BJP campaign, says Nitish Kumar

| March 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

Ara/Buxar: CM Nitish Kumar on Sunday said those who had once joined the chorus with him in his struggle for special category status for Bihar are now full of praise for BJP’s prime minister pick Narendra Modi. Addressing an election meeting at Bihia, Nitish berated his Gujarat counterpart Narendra Modi and said his image had […]

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Former CM, ex-MLA join RJD

Former CM, ex-MLA join RJD

| March 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

Patna: Former chief minister Satish Prasad Singh, former Jehanabad MLA Munnilal Yadav and dozens of office-bearers of state unit of Akhil Bharatiya Kushwaha Mahasabha (ABKM) led by its state president Baban Singh Kushwaha joined the RJD in the presence of party chief Lalu Prasad here on Sunday. Singh, who quit BJP on Friday protesting inadequate […]

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No plans to hold joint rally with Rahul: Lalu

No plans to hold joint rally with Rahul: Lalu

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Patna: Putting to rest all speculation over his party’s joint campaign with Congress top leaders, RJD president Lalu Prasad today said he would not address the rallies of Rahul Gandhi and Sonia Gandhi in Bihar. Rahul is due to hold an election rally in Aurangabad on 1 April and Sonia Gandhi in Sasaram on 3 […]

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Saran hopefuls make a beeline for JP’s village

Saran hopefuls make a beeline for JP’s village

| March 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

SITABDIARA (SARAN): This birthplace of Jayaprakash Narayan in Saran district, 105km from Patna, has turned into a sort of pilgrimage, with the candidates contesting the Saran Lok Sabha seat or their star campaigners visiting the village to launch their election campaign even though JP’s ancestral house is locked and abandoned as even children of his […]

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Sabir Ali files defamation case against Naqvi, demands apology

Sabir Ali files defamation case against Naqvi, demands apology

| March 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

Former JD(U) leader Sabir Ali on Sunday filed a defamation case against BJP vice-president Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi, according to AIR (All India Radio). Earlier in the day, Ali rubbished the allegations levelled against him by Naqvi, saying he was ready to be hanged if the charges were proved. Talking to mediapersons in New Delhi, Ali, […]

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Jehanabad: Development, good roads still a far cry

Jehanabad: Development, good roads still a far cry

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Jehanabad: Despite the state government boasting of smooth roads connecting every nook and corner of Bihar, this is one constituency where people still fear to tread. Living under the shadow of ultra Left fear, elections are not synonymous with accountability for them. Jehanabad, which derives its name from the Mughal emperor Aurangzeb’s sister Jehan Ara, […]

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Two arms suppliers arrested in Munger

Two arms suppliers arrested in Munger

| March 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

Two arms suppliers were arrested on Sunday with a haul of weapons from a village in Muffassil police station in Bihar’s Munger district, a police officer said. Acting on a tip-off, the police raided Bardaha village and arrested two arms suppliers – Gyanshankar Singh and Arun Singh – and seized two automatic pistols, four magazines, […]

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Satyamev Jayate 2: No Criminal Politicians, No Vote Sell, Requests Aamir Khan

Satyamev Jayate 2: No Criminal Politicians, No Vote Sell, Requests Aamir Khan

| March 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

The final episode of the “Satyamev Jayate” Season 2 ended with a powerful note on voting issue of the country. With the country’s 2014 Lok Sabha election looming at the doorstep, Aamir Khan donned his social crusader role to highlight the immediate political situation of the world’s second largest democracy. To the shock of many, […]

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