Tag: Rohtas

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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Man booked for cheating Rs 1.42 cr from unemployed youths

Man booked for cheating Rs 1.42 cr from unemployed youths

| June 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

A man was today booked on charges of defrauding about 20 unemployed youths of Rs 1.42 crore on the pretext of getting them jobs, police said. A complaint was lodged today at Dalmiya Nagar police station in Bihar’s Rohtas district by two victims, Nitish Kumar and Manish Kumar, accusing one Manoj Kumar of swindling about […]

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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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10 cops injured in stone pelting by anti-quarry drive in Bihar

10 cops injured in stone pelting by anti-quarry drive in Bihar

| June 12, 2015 | 0 Comments

As many as 10 policemen were today injured in stone pelting allegedly by locals during an anti-quarry drive in Gopi Bigaha village of Bihar’s Rohtas district, police said today. The incident took place when the team of police personnel went to the spot to carry out anti-quarry drive in the region, the Superintendent of Police […]

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BJP creates ruckus in Bihar legislature over police firing

BJP creates ruckus in Bihar legislature over police firing

| July 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

Opposition BJP created ruckus in both Houses of Bihar Legislature today over the killing of two persons, including a woman, in police firing in Aurangabad on a mob protesting alleged misbehaviour of security forces during an anti-Maoist search operation. As soon as the Assembly sat for the day, Leader of Opposition Nand Kishore Yadav demanded that the Speaker suspend all […]

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Police Firing Incidents, Vigilantism Saddening, Says Govt

Police Firing Incidents, Vigilantism Saddening, Says Govt

| July 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Bihar government today expressed concerns with recent incidents of police firing and brutal assault on a woman and her kins, besides vigilantism by mob in all the incidents.The police firing in Rohtas and Aurangabad districts in which two persons were killed in each incident besides assault on a woman and her kins in Jehanabad […]

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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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Bihar’s bitter lesson in teacher recruitment

Bihar’s bitter lesson in teacher recruitment

| July 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

In January 2006, weeks after taking over as the chief minister of Bihar, Nitish Kumar called a meeting of senior officials of the human resources development department (now education department) at his residence. The agenda was to ascertain the state of primary and secondary education in the state. By the time the meeting was over, the senior Janata Dal (United) […]

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Woman, teenager killed as police open fire on protestors in Bihar

Woman, teenager killed as police open fire on protestors in Bihar

| July 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

Two persons were killed and five others injured on Saturday when police opened fire on demonstrator who were protesting against the alleged misbehaviour by the men in uniform against women during a search operation in Bihar’s Aurangabad district. Zonal Inspector-General (IG) Kundan Krishnan said a woman and a 12-year-old boy were killed in the incident […]

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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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