Tag: Sasaram

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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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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2 students killed, 8 critical as train engine hits school van

2 students killed, 8 critical as train engine hits school van

| July 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

The engine, on its way to Ara from Sasaram, hit the school van carrying 11 children when it was crossing the tracks at the unmanned crossing. Two students were killed and eight others, including the driver of a school van, were seriously injured when a rail engine rammed the vehicle at an unmanned railway crossing […]

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Rohtas bandh affects normal living of people

Rohtas bandh affects normal living of people

| July 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

The 9-hour Rohtas district bandh, called by BJP and LJP to protest the police firing at Akbarpur in which two persons were killed on Tuesday, hit the normal life today. Shops were closed and vehicles did not ply. The protesters blocked traffic in various places in Sasaram town and adjoining areas, police said. Scores of […]

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Rail Budget 2014: Six new trains for Bihar

Rail Budget 2014: Six new trains for Bihar

| July 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

Patna: Unlike the earlier years, the rail budget 2014-2015 has failed to enthuse people of Bihar which has given the maximum number of railway ministers namely Jagjiwan Ram, Ram Subhag Singh, L N Mishra, Kedar Pandey, Ram Vilas Paswan, Nitish Kumar, Lalu Prasad and Digvijay Singh (minister of state). The funds allocation for Bihar projects […]

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BJP changes poll strategy in Bihar

BJP changes poll strategy in Bihar

| April 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

The BJP’s objective is not to push Nitish Kumar to the periphery as it might benefit the RJD-Cong. combine In his bid to keep the BJP in the reckoning in the remaining four phases in Bihar, BJP’s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi has apparently changed his strategy. Pulling out all stops, Mr. Modi is seeking […]

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Two CRPF jawans killed in Bihar on polling day

Two CRPF jawans killed in Bihar on polling day

| April 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

Two CRPF jawans were killed and three others injured when Maoists triggered an explosive, when they were on way to a polling station in Jamui parliamentary constituency of Bihar early Thursday morning, police said. CRPF and Bihar Police team were travelling in two jeeps when the Maoists triggered an IED planted under the bridge they […]

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Lok Sabha polls in Bihar: Will voters breach the red line and press the button?

Lok Sabha polls in Bihar: Will voters breach the red line and press the button?

| April 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

Patna: More than 9.5 million voters in six south Bihar constituencies will vote at 8,265 polling stations on Thursday in the first phase. Fear of Maoist violence stalks most constituencies, particularly Jamui, Sasaram, Aurangabad and Gaya. The other two constituencies voting are Karakat and Nawada. Thursday’s vote will be under heavy paramilitary protection. Three helicopters […]

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Bihar and Jharkhand to cooperate for air patrolling

Bihar and Jharkhand to cooperate for air patrolling

| April 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

With first phase of Lok Sabha (LS) polls scheduled tomorrow in six constituencies in the state, Bihar teamed up with neighbouring Jharkhand to make maxmimum use of helicopters for surveillance, logistics and rescue operations. “We have received three Indian Air Force helicopters for the elections. Jharkhand has got eight of them. The Chief Electoral Officers […]

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Lok Sabha election 2014: First phase Bihar poll kicks off on April 10

Lok Sabha election 2014: First phase Bihar poll kicks off on April 10

| April 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

Patna:  The stage is set for the first of the six-phase Lok Sabha poll in Bihar on April 10 involving six of the total 40 constituencies, all located in the Naxal belt. The constituencies going to the poll are Sasaram (SC), Karakat, Aurangabad, Gaya (SC), Nawada and Jamui (SC) where the Election Commission has called […]

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