Tag: Saran

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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Eight Bihar policemen injured in roof collapse at police lines

Eight Bihar policemen injured in roof collapse at police lines

| July 10, 2015 | 0 Comments

Chapra: Eight policemen were today injured, three of them seriously, when the roof of a building at the police lines collapsed here in Saran district of Bihar. Saran SP Satyaveer Singh said there is a possibility that rain water seeped through the roof, weakening it, and it finally collapsed upon a false ceiling beneath as […]

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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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Teenager gang-raped at hospital

Teenager gang-raped at hospital

| July 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

Patna: A teenage girl was gang-raped at a hospital in Bihar, sending shock waves in the area. The incident took place at a private nursing home at Sonepur in Saran district on late Saturday night, where the victim’s mother was posted as a nurse. Reports said the victim along with her elder sister had gone […]

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SIT refutes Maoist hand behind derailment of Rajdhani Express in Bihar

SIT refutes Maoist hand behind derailment of Rajdhani Express in Bihar

| July 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

The derailment of the Delhi-Dibrugarh Rajdhani Express that killed four people and injured 22 others was a result of technical fault and negligence of the railways, an official said on Friday.Saran Superintendent of Police Sudhir Kumar said the SIT probe report has made it clear that derailment was the result of a technical fault and […]

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CAG report detects inflated enrolment in Bihar school

CAG report detects inflated enrolment in Bihar school

| July 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

New Delhi: A CAG report has revealed that the number of children enrolled in schools in four Bihar districts were inflated by the education department and surpassed the child population of the area. The report for 2012-13 tabled in Bihar assembly said ‘test-check’ of records of four district programme officers (DPOs) revealed that enrolment figure was […]

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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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Girl sets brother’s alleged rape victim on fire

Girl sets brother’s alleged rape victim on fire

| July 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

Patna: A girl in Bihar allegedly burnt her friend to death shortly after the victim revealed she was raped by her brother. Both the accused and her brother are on the run. In her dying declaration to the police, the victim, 18, a resident of Pirari village in northern Bihar’s Saran district, said she was […]

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Three arrested with fake notes in Vaishali, Bihar

Three arrested with fake notes in Vaishali, Bihar

| July 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

Three persons, alleged to be smugglers of the fake Indian currency notes (FICN), were arrested today and fake currency notes having the face value of Rs one lakh were recovered, police said. All notes were in the denomination of Rs 500. Acting on a tip-off, the Special Task Force (STF) of Bihar Police arrested the […]

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Girl set on fire by paramour and his sister

Girl set on fire by paramour and his sister

| July 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

Patna: A 22-year-old girl was allegedly set on fire by her paramour and his sister in a village of Saran district in Bihar over a dispute, police said on Saturday. Saran superintendent of police (SP) Sudhir Kumar Singh said the incident happened on Friday at Pirari village in the district and the girl succumbed to her […]

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