Over 100 Bihar villages flooded, rivers rising

Flood water has entered over 100 villages in Bihar, forcing people to abandon their homes, and rising water level in most rivers is posing a threat to many other villages, officials said Friday.

Nitish Kumar orders probe into police firing deaths

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar ordered an inquiry into the killing of six people when police opened fire to control a mob in a village in Bagha district a day ago.

Bihar homeguard dismissed for allegedly raping woman

A Bihar homeguard was dismissed and
two policemen, including a station house officer were suspended after a woman was allegedly raped inside a police station in West Champaran district of the state.