Tag: Muzaffarpur

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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Three robbers lynched in Bihar’s Sitamarhi

Three robbers lynched in Bihar’s Sitamarhi

| July 3, 2015 | 0 Comments

Three men were allegedly beaten to death by an irate mob in Bihar’s Sitamarhi district when they were trying to escape after injuring a trader and killing his minor son, police said on Thursday. The incident took place at around 10pm on Wednesday when Awadh Kishore Singh and his son Ratnesh were returning home after […]

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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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NHRC notifies Bihar Govt. over reports of mid-day meal poisoning

NHRC notifies Bihar Govt. over reports of mid-day meal poisoning

| June 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

New Delhi: The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has taken suo motu cognizance of a media report that at least 72 children fell ill after having their mid-day meal in two government schools in Bihar. The NHRC has observed that the contents of the media report, if true, raise a serious issue of violation of […]

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Charas worth Rs 37 lakh seized, two held in West Champaran

Charas worth Rs 37 lakh seized, two held in West Champaran

| June 17, 2015 | 0 Comments

A man and his son were today arrested with charas worth Rs 37 lakh in the international market from a village in Bihar’s West Champaran district, Directorate of Intelligence Revenue (DRI) officials said. Acting on a tip off, a DRI team with the help of Sasashtra Seema Bal (SSB) personnel raided Vasantpur village in Sathi […]

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Centre not to slash 350 MBBS seats in Bihar

Centre not to slash 350 MBBS seats in Bihar

| June 14, 2015 | 0 Comments

PATNA: The Union health ministry has conceded Bihar government’s request not to slash its 350 MBBS seats. Though an official communication to this effect is still awaited, the state health department officials have confirmed having received the positive news unofficially. The Medical Council of India (MCI), at a meeting last month, had decided to slash […]

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Rs 333 crore scam in transformer purchase

Rs 333 crore scam in transformer purchase

| June 7, 2015 | 0 Comments

Muzaffarpur: Participating in a dharna against ESSEL electric supply company at Maripur here on Saturday in support of power consumers’ grievances, former deputy chief minister and BJP leader Sushil Kumar Modi (SuMo) alleged fraudulent purchase of power transformers worth Rs333 crore in Bihar. Modi said he has already complained to the CAG and state vigilance […]

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Maoists attack ‘Gammon India’ camp in Bihar, damage vehicles, machinery

Maoists attack ‘Gammon India’ camp in Bihar, damage vehicles, machinery

| June 7, 2015 | 0 Comments

MUZAFFARPUR (Bihar): Heavily armed Maoists attacked a camp of civil engineering company ‘Gammon India’ torching several vehicles and construction machinery near Kamtaul village on Saturday. “The attack started around 1am. Around 100 armed Maoists surrounded the ‘Gammon India’ camp, held its guards captive and set vehicles and construction machinery on fire. The damage is being […]

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Power corp on job to improve infrastructure, electricity woes of Muzaffarpur residents to end soon

Power corp on job to improve infrastructure, electricity woes of Muzaffarpur residents to end soon

| July 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

Electricity woes of Muzaffarpur residents will end within five to six days once new conductors are installed between the Muzaffarpur Thermal Power Station (MTPS) and Bhikhanapura grid substation. “People will have to bear with us till then,” Bihar State Power Transmission Company Limited (BSPTCL) managing director Sanjay Kumar Singh told Vithika Salomi in an interview. […]

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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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