Tag: Kaimur

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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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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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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14 IAS officers transferred in Bihar

14 IAS officers transferred in Bihar

| July 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

Patna: In a reshuffle, the Bihar government transferred 14 IAS officers including five District Magistrates. Revenue Council additional member Rajesh Gupta, who was also holding the charge of additional departmental enquiry commissioner in the General Administration Department (GAD), has been made Principal Secretary of Cooperative Department replacing Atul Prasad. Prasad will hold the charges earlier […]

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5 DMs among IAS officials shifted

5 DMs among IAS officials shifted

| July 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

Patna: The state government on Wednesday shifted over a dozen IAS officials, including the DMs of Patna, Nalanda, Bhagalpur, Purnia and Kaimur districts.Purnia DM Manish Kumar Verma has been appointed new Patna DM replacing N Saravana Kumar. Kumar has been relieved to become personal secretary to Union law and telecommunication minister Ravi Shankar Prasad.Kaimur DM […]

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Due to weak monsoon, sowing of paddy is yet to begin in seven districts

Due to weak monsoon, sowing of paddy is yet to begin in seven districts

| July 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

Delayed on set of monsoon and scant rains has dashed hopes of a normal paddy production in Bihar. Almost half of the districts in the state are yet to receive normal rainfall.The plantation of paddy has been particularly affected by scanty rains this year. Due to weak monsoon, sowing of paddy is yet to begin in seven districts. […]

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‘Centre should form pilgrimage fair development body’

‘Centre should form pilgrimage fair development body’

| July 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

Patna: BJP MP from Buxar Ashwini Kumar Choubey said on Sunday the Centre should constitute a pilgrimage fair development authority (PFDA) for efficient management of monthlong ‘Shrawani fair’ in Bihar and Jharkhand and other such fairs which attract people from across the world.Choubey said during the ‘Shrawani fair’, devotees from several countries visit Sultanganj in […]

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Explosives seized in Sasaram before Sonia rally

Explosives seized in Sasaram before Sonia rally

| April 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

Kaimur Police on Tuesday recovered over 12,000 pieces of electronic detonators and 128.5 kg of high grade ammonium nitrate explosive used in mining operations and also arrested a supplier, officials said. Incidentally, Congress president Sonia Gandhi is to address a rally in Bhabua on Thursday in support of former Lok Sabha speaker Meira Kumar, who […]

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Business looted in Bihar

Business looted in Bihar

| February 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

In a daring daylight robbery, armed criminals today looted Rs 9 lakh from a businessman in Town Police Station area of Bihar’s Kaimur district, police said. The businessman identified as Bajrangi Patel, son of Amrendra Singh, a wholesale vegetable dealer, was waylaid and looted when he was returning to his shop after drawing Rs 9 […]

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