Tag: Gaya

Suspense over Manjhi contesting assembly election

Suspense over Manjhi contesting assembly election

| September 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

Patna / Gaya : Suspense appears to have become a key word in the pre election scenario in Bihar. After giving BJP a run for its money during the seat sharing negotiations and almost schizophrenic vacillations, former CM and HAM(S) leader Jitan Ram Manjhi is now keeping everybody guessing about his own electoral plans. Sources […]

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Maoists on backfoot as cops make dent in poll-bound Bihar

Maoists on backfoot as cops make dent in poll-bound Bihar

| September 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

Patna: Barring a few pockets in southern Bihar that share border with Jharkhand, Maoists have little ability to disrupt assembly polls in the state. Though 33 of 38 districts in Bihar are Maoist-hit, security forces have succeeded in cornering the rebel outfit in Gaya, Aurangabad, Nawada, Munger, Jamui and Lakhisarai districts. In Gaya and Jamui, […]

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Rs 1.65 crore cash, liquor seized in poll-bound Bihar

Rs 1.65 crore cash, liquor seized in poll-bound Bihar

| September 14, 2015 | 0 Comments

10,386 litres unlicensed liquor was seized from across the State, in addition to 100 kg of ganja seized in Khagaria district. As part of an intensive drive to check the use of money and violations of Model Code of Conduct, Rs. 1.65 crore unaccountable cash, 10,386 litres of liquor and 100 kg ganja were seized […]

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Jitan Ram Manjhi’s son detained with cash by Bihar Police

Jitan Ram Manjhi’s son detained with cash by Bihar Police

| September 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

GAYA: Praveen Manjhi, the jobless and somewhat controversial younger son of HAM(S) leader and former chief minister Jitan Ram Manjhi, was on Sunday caught with Rs 4.65 lakhs in cash from the Makhdumpur police station area of Jahanabad district. Confirming Manjhi’s detention, Magadh Range DIG Ratn Sanjay said that senior police officials would be quizzing […]

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Changing colours of the state’s Red Zone

Changing colours of the state’s Red Zone

| September 11, 2015 | 0 Comments

Though it’s just half-an hour’s drive from Jehanabad town, Sikaria village was out of bounds for many. Gun-toting Maoists called the shots and murder and mayhem were routine till a few years ago. Now, Sikaria looks every bit a normal village with telltale signs of upcoming assembly elections. Posters fraying on the edges remind residents […]

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EC transfers Bihar Home Secy, 7 DMs, 9 district police chiefs ahead of polls

EC transfers Bihar Home Secy, 7 DMs, 9 district police chiefs ahead of polls

| September 11, 2015 | 0 Comments

The EC further ordered the Bihar Chief Secretary to ensure the transferred officials are “not posted to any election-related post”.  In a major reshuffle in the run-up to the Bihar assembly polls, the Election Commission on Friday transferred the state’s Home Secretary, nine District Magistrates and seven district police heads from their posts. The EC […]

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School trains Brahmin Hindus in ancient traditions in Bihar

School trains Brahmin Hindus in ancient traditions in Bihar

| July 3, 2015 | 0 Comments

Gaya: A school in holy town Gaya has been imparting knowledge of Vedas to children of Brahmins or high caste Hindus who can become priests to manage the affairs of temples. The students are taught highest spiritual knowledge in the school which was established about 40 years ago. School administrators rue the fact that the […]

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Bihar CM orders conservation of state bird sparrow

Bihar CM orders conservation of state bird sparrow

| June 19, 2015 | 0 Comments

Patna: Bihar Chief Nitish Kumar Friday expressed concern over extinction of state bird House Sparrow, and ordered the forest department to launch a special campaign to conserve the bird. Addressing the meeting of Wild Animal Council, Kumar instructed forest department officials to prepare small wooden nests in government buildings and residences for conservation and breeding […]

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Stage for management teaching in Gaya: IIM team inspects MU facilities

Stage for management teaching in Gaya: IIM team inspects MU facilities

| June 18, 2015 | 0 Comments

GAYA: With the three member team from IIM, Kolkatta, the mentor institute for the proposed IIM visiting Gaya on Wednesday to inspect facilities in the Magadh University, the temporary campus of the prestigious business school, stage is set for the introduction of quality teaching in business management. The first batch of Management students is likely […]

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‘Entry mafia’ busted in Bihar

‘Entry mafia’ busted in Bihar

| June 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

The “entry mafia,” which has made strong inroads into police and political class in Bihar, causing losses of hundreds of crores to the State exchequer, has been busted recently but the kingpin is still at large. The modus operandi allowed thousands of trucks to enter Bihar illegally with forged documents from neighbouring Jharkhand through the […]

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