Tag: Vaishali

Lalu eyes ‘safe’ seats for his sons in Bihar polls

Lalu eyes ‘safe’ seats for his sons in Bihar polls

| September 12, 2015 | 0 Comments

Even though the ruling Janata Dal -United (JD-U) and the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) have agreed to contest 100 seats each in the upcoming Bihar Assembly polls, however, Lalu Prasad has set his sight on two of the ‘safe’ seats for his sons which was won by the JD-U in the 2010 polls. Lalu has […]

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BJP to contest 18 council seats

BJP to contest 18 council seats

| June 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

PATNA: State BJP on Monday said it would contest 18 of the 24 local authority (body) seats of Bihar legislative council, leaving six seats to its alliance partners Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) and Rashtriya Lok Samata Party (RLSP). State BJP chief Mangal Pandey said four seats Bhojpur, Vaishali, Supaul and Nalanda have been given to […]

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RJD retains ticket of three sitting MLCs, announces candidates for 7 legislative council seats

RJD retains ticket of three sitting MLCs, announces candidates for 7 legislative council seats

| June 14, 2015 | 0 Comments

PATNA: RJD on Sunday reposed faith in its all three sitting MLCs while deciding tickets for 10 legislative council seats it has been allotted as part of seat-sharing with JD(U), Congress and NCP. The RJD also declared names of candidates for other seven seats and claimed that its10 candidates, by winning the ongoing council elections, […]

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Spike in crime rate observed in Patna in past few days

Spike in crime rate observed in Patna in past few days

| June 11, 2015 | 0 Comments

The month of June has not started on a good note for the Patnaiites. A spike in the crime rate has been observed in the city in the past few days and the city-dwellers are gripped with panic. Two murders were reported on June 4 itself. In one of the incidents, owner of K.D Utsav […]

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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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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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Suspected to be thief, youth lynched in Bihar

Suspected to be thief, youth lynched in Bihar

| July 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

Hajipur: An angry mob beat a youth to death at a village in Vaishali district early today suspecting him of being a thief.The unidentified youth, in his 20s, was caught by some villagers when he was wandering in the village. Suspecting him a thief, the villagers mercilessly thrashed the youth and he fell unconscious, police […]

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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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FCI starts maize procurement in Bihar to ensure MSP to farmers

FCI starts maize procurement in Bihar to ensure MSP to farmers

| July 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

Concerned over farmers in Bihar selling maize below the MSP,Food Minister Ram Vilas Paswan today said Food Corporation of India (FCI) has been asked to procure the cereal crop at the support price in the state.Currently, FCI is procuring maize in Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra and Chattisgarh.“Against the maize MSP of Rs 1,310 per quintal, farmers in […]

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Budget is disappointing, no mention of provisions for Bihar: Nitish Kumar

Budget is disappointing, no mention of provisions for Bihar: Nitish Kumar

| July 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

Patna: Senior JD(U) leader Nitish Kumar on Thursday described as “disappointing” the maiden general budget of Narendra Modi government as there was nothing for backward states like Bihar to cheer “acche din” (good days). “There is no mention of either special status for Bihar or special package, the promise which was made during Parliamentary election,” Kumar […]

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