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Five Maoists, who killed two CRPF jawans during LS polls in Bihar, sentenced to death

Five Maoists, who killed two CRPF jawans during LS polls in Bihar, sentenced to death

| May 25, 2017 | 0 Comments

PATNA: Five Maoists accused of killing two CRPF jawans and injuring 10 others in a landmine blast in Bihar during the 2014 Lok Sabha polls were on Thursday awarded the death sentence by a lower court in Munger. The five convicts – Adhiklal Pandit, Wano Koda, Ratu Koda, Manu Koda and Vipin Mandal – will […]

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Huge haul of cash, liquor in Bihar

Huge haul of cash, liquor in Bihar

| September 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

As part of the special drive ahead of the Bihar Assembly elections, unaccounted cash of over Rs 57 lakh was seized from across the state on Tuesday in addition to 23,432 litres of illegal liquor and one detonator. Briefing reporters about the outcome of the drive during the day, Additional Chief Election Officer R Lakshamanan […]

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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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Soldiers arrested for smuggling opium in Bihar

Soldiers arrested for smuggling opium in Bihar

| June 12, 2015 | 0 Comments

Gaya: Two soldiers are among three arrested for smuggling opium in Bihar, police officials said. Officials seized seven kilograms of opium in Barachatti area of Gaya district, said Manu Maharaj, Senior Superintendent of Police. The arrested soldiers, Krishna Ram and Gopilal, natives of Rajasthan, serve at the Indian Army. The third person detained, Lekha Singh […]

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Appropriation Bill for Rs 1172cr presented in assembly

Appropriation Bill for Rs 1172cr presented in assembly

| July 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

Patna: Finance minister Bijendra Prasad Yadav presented the Bihar appropriation Bill (2) to facilitate withdrawal of Rs 1172 crore from the treasury. He also presented the first supplementary budget of Rs 13,495 crore. Out of this, Rs 1000 crore would be used for construction of roads and Rs 783 crores on CM constituency development schemes. […]

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Arms, explosives hidden by Maoists in jungle found

Arms, explosives hidden by Maoists in jungle found

| July 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

The police today recovered huge quantity of arms and explosives hidden by Maoist ultras in a jungle in Rohtas district. Superintendent of Police Chandan Kumar Kushwaha said during combing operation in the jungle near Madhukupiya village under Chutia police station, policemen found weapons hidden by Maoists. The arms recovered include three rifles, one pistol, 15 ammunition, 20 detonators and […]

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Senior Bihar cop deserted in Maoist hotspot

Senior Bihar cop deserted in Maoist hotspot

| July 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

He was put in personal danger by his successor who withdrew his security staff and vehicle even before taking charge of the district. A senior Bihar police officer camping in a Maoist-affected area to supervise combing operations by security forces in the aftermath of a CRPF officer’s murder was put in personal danger by his […]

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Will retaliate if comrade tortured: Maoists

Will retaliate if comrade tortured: Maoists

| July 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

More than a week after they shot dead a Central Reserve Police Force ( CRPF) Deputy Commandant Harikant Jha in the jungles of Jamui, bordering Bihar-Jharkhand, the banned ultra outfit CPI (Maoist) has threatened retaliatory action if one of the arrested members  Reena Koda, the wife of self-proclaimed Maoists’ zonal commander Siddhu Koda, was tortured […]

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Nawada ‘former SP’ left in the lurch by ‘new SP’

Nawada ‘former SP’ left in the lurch by ‘new SP’

| July 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

Nawada: Feeling humiliated at the treatment allegedly meted out to him by Nawada SP Chandrika Prasad, his predecessor Himanshu Shankar Trivedi, who was transferred only a week after assuming charge in Nawada, has knocked the doors of Magadh range DIG. Trivedi, a former JNU teacher who ranked 190th in 2010 civil services examination, is learned to […]

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Three Maoists arrested in Muzaffarpur

Three Maoists arrested in Muzaffarpur

| July 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

Muzaffarpur: Three hardcore Maoist operatives were arrested from the Mina Bazaar area of Bihar’s Muzaffarpur district today, a senior police officer said. Acting on a tip-off, the police raided the area and arrested the trio, Superintendent of Police Jitendra Rana said. One country-made pistol, two bullets, three ATM cards and Maoist literature were seized from them, […]

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