Tag: Buxar

EC zeroes in on ‘black money’ seats, identifies 62 constituencies in Bihar

EC zeroes in on ‘black money’ seats, identifies 62 constituencies in Bihar

| September 11, 2015 | 0 Comments

Patna: More than 25 per cent of Bihar’s 243 constituencies are vulnerable to the use of black money by candidates and their supporters for wooing voters. Additional chief electoral officer R Lakshmanan on Thursday said EC has identified 62 such constituencies which are spread over 25 districts. “We are keeping a close watch on movement […]

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BJP MP describes Sonia Gandhi as mythical ‘Putana’, Rahul a parrot

BJP MP describes Sonia Gandhi as mythical ‘Putana’, Rahul a parrot

| June 19, 2015 | 0 Comments

Nawada: In yet another incident of bad mouthing Congress President Sonia Gandhi, BJP MP Ashwini Kumar Choubey described her as the demonic mythical character ‘Putana’ and called Rahul Gandhi a parrot. He also attacked Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and RJD President Lalu Prasad saying they have aligned with Gandhi not knowing that they would […]

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Bihar polls: Lalu Prasad dares BJP to declare CM candidate

Bihar polls: Lalu Prasad dares BJP to declare CM candidate

| June 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

PATNA: RJD chief Lalu Prasad today dared the BJP to declare its chief ministerial candidate for the upcoming Bihar assembly elections scheduled in September- October this year, or accept that it was ‘nirvansh’ (childless). “I am demanding from the BJP to either show the face of its Chief Ministerial candidate or accept that there is […]

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RJD retains ticket of three sitting MLCs, announces candidates for 7 legislative council seats

RJD retains ticket of three sitting MLCs, announces candidates for 7 legislative council seats

| June 14, 2015 | 0 Comments

PATNA: RJD on Sunday reposed faith in its all three sitting MLCs while deciding tickets for 10 legislative council seats it has been allotted as part of seat-sharing with JD(U), Congress and NCP. The RJD also declared names of candidates for other seven seats and claimed that its10 candidates, by winning the ongoing council elections, […]

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Seven killed in separate road mishaps in Patna

Seven killed in separate road mishaps in Patna

| June 12, 2015 | 0 Comments

Patna: Seven persons were killed and five others were injured in separate road accidents in Bihar’s Samastipur, Gopalganj and Buxar districts, police officials said on Friday. Two persons were killed and five others injured when a a jeep in which they were travelling collided with a truck on NH-28 under Mushrigharari police station area in […]

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Pay heed to Joshi’s reservations on Clean Ganga project: Nitish

Pay heed to Joshi’s reservations on Clean Ganga project: Nitish

| June 9, 2015 | 0 Comments

PATNA: Two days after senior BJP leader Murli Manohar Joshi questioned the feasibility of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ‘Clean Ganga’ project, Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar on Monday asked the party to pay heed to the leader’s reservations on the project. “Joshi has rightly questioned the feasibility of the ‘Namami Gange’ project by pointing out […]

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These murder convicts are ‘most wanted’ in Bihar’s marriage market

These murder convicts are ‘most wanted’ in Bihar’s marriage market

| June 8, 2015 | 0 Comments

They are all sentenced to lifelong confinement in jail following their conviction in murder cases and authorities say these convicts have no chance of being released on parole in the near future. Yet, for vast sections of Bihar’s poor, these convicts are eligible bachelors commanding a fair value in the marriage market. Inmates of the […]

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Bihar human rights commission slaps Rs 25k fine on home department

Bihar human rights commission slaps Rs 25k fine on home department

| July 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

Patna: The Bihar Human Rights Commission (BHRC) on Tuesday slapped Rs 25,000 fine on the state home department in a matter pertaining to the alleged illegal detention of a Buxar resident by a local cop. It also directed the department to fast-track departmental proceedings initiated against the erring officer. According to a complaint filed with […]

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Bihar seeks water from Rihand, Bansagar dams

Bihar seeks water from Rihand, Bansagar dams

| July 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

Patna: Bihar government has requested the Madhya Pradesh and UP governments to release its quota of water from Bansagar and Rihand dams, respectively, as farms in Bihar falling under Sone command area have dried up. Water resources department minister Vijay Kumar Chaudhary on Friday informed the state assembly that the principal secretary, WRD, on Friday […]

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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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