Tag: Begusarai

Ganja worth Rs 60 lakh seized

Ganja worth Rs 60 lakh seized

| May 25, 2017 | 0 Comments

Begusarai, May 25 (PTI) Police have seized six quintal of ganja valued at Rs 60 lakh in Zero Mile police station area of Begusarai district and arrested two persons in this connection. Police today said that the contraband, kept in 73 packets, was seized from the truck during a search late last night near Golambar […]

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66 Special Auxiliary policemen dismissed from service in Bihar

66 Special Auxiliary policemen dismissed from service in Bihar

| June 30, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Bihar government today dismissed 66 Special Auxiliary Policemen (SAP) from service on charges of indiscipline and breaching the rules of employment. Additional Director General (Police Headquarters) Sunil Kumar said that of the dismissed policemen, 17 are from Muzaffarpur district, 14 from Bhagalpur, 11 from Sitamarhi, seven each from Saran and Siwan, six from Sheohar […]

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Drought shadow looms in 22 districts of Bihar

Drought shadow looms in 22 districts of Bihar

| July 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

Patna: All is not well with the agriculture scenario in the state as the rainfall this monsoon season is deficient to the extent of 17%. While the state should have received 376.8mm rainfall by now, it has got only 323mm. Though the state IMD had earlier predicted a normal monsoon in Bihar and Jharkhand despite […]

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Centre slammed for poor maintenance of 4321-km NH in Bihar

Centre slammed for poor maintenance of 4321-km NH in Bihar

| July 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

Slamming the Centre for poor maintenance of national highways in the state, Bihar Road Construction Minister Rajiv Ranjan Singh today demanded refund of Rs 970 crore spent on their upkeep between 2005-06 to 2009-10. Claiming that the maintenance of 4321 km of national highways in the state was the responsibility of the Centre, Singh said that the National Highway Authority […]

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Bihar govt seeks data on girls sent to Haryana for marriage

Bihar govt seeks data on girls sent to Haryana for marriage

| July 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

In the wake of the controversy over BJP leader O P Dhankar’s remark ‘Bihari brides for Haryana boys’, Bihar government has ordered a survey to find out the number of girls sent to Haryana for marriage and their plight. Instructions have been given to Superintendents of Police of 12 districts to make a survey on […]

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Over 60 per cent polling in seven Lok Sabha seats in Bihar

Over 60 per cent polling in seven Lok Sabha seats in Bihar

| May 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

Patna: Voters came out in large numbers in the seven Lok Sabha seats of Bihar where polling is taking place today. Over 60 per cent voters exercised their franchise. The voting percentage at 5 pm in Madhubani was 51, Jhanjharpur 52, Madhepura 57, Darbhanga 53, Samastipur(SC) 52, Begusarai 57 and Khagaria 54 per cent. In […]

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Blast injures three in Madhubani

Blast injures three in Madhubani

| April 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Three persons were critically injured when a bomb exploded at Katma village in Bihar’s Madhubani district on Tuesday, a day before the fourth phase of polling in Bihar. A woman named Shanti Devi was injured when she picked up from the ground the crude bomb mistakenly as an interesting object and it exploded in her […]

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AAP spotted in ‘casteist’ Bihar’s countryside

AAP spotted in ‘casteist’ Bihar’s countryside

| April 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

Dhattha (Samastipur): Sociologist Shaibal Gupta believes Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) won’t click in Bihar for there has been least urbanization in the state where the die is still cast(e). The sight of Saroj Kumar Sinha addressing an impromptu meeting in the backdrop of cattle and cowdung in this village, 200km from Patna where Shaibal lives, […]

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Wither CPI in ‘Leningrad of Bihar’?

Wither CPI in ‘Leningrad of Bihar’?

| April 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

Begusarai: The turn of events following open rebellion in the CPI against the candidature of party nominee Rajendra Prasad Singh, state party secretary and former MLA, here indicates that RJD nominee Tanveer Hassan and BJP candidate Bhola Singh may be heading for a straight fight in Begusarai Lok Sabha seat, once called as ‘Leningrad of […]

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Begusarai police arrest 448 for peaceful election

Begusarai police arrest 448 for peaceful election

| April 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

Begusarai: With the election to Begusarai parliamentary constituency and by-polls to Sahebpur Kamal assembly seat to be held simultaneously on April 30, the Begusarai police are going tough against the criminals and anti-social elements in the district. Begusarai SP Harpreet Kaur on Friday said to conduct free and impartial polls in the district, the police […]

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