Banka district

Eight persons killed, one injured in Bihar road accident

Eight persons were killed and a minor boy was injured on Tuesday when a truck collided head-on with an auto rickshaw near Wahdiya mor in Banka district of Bihar, police said.

Oct 27, 2015, 13:04 PM IST

Maoists attack canal construction site, torch vehicles in Bihar

A group of armed Maoists attacked a construction site of a canal in Banka district of Bihar in the early hours Saturday, assaulting the workers and torching two excavator machines and a tractor.

Aug 08, 2015, 13:59 PM IST

Woman, her child commit suicide by jumping before train

A woman with her child today committed suicide by jumping before a train under Banka police station area in Bihar`s Banka district, police said.

Jun 27, 2014, 16:38 PM IST

Rs 6.9 lakh seized from vehicle, driver detained in Bihar

Unaccounted cash amounting to Rs 6.9 lakh was seized by police from a four-wheeler on Sunday and its driver was detained in Bihar`s Banka district.

Apr 13, 2014, 15:59 PM IST

Three die in stampede in Bihar

Three persons were killed and 12 others injured, some of them seriously, in a stampede as a crowd jostled to enter into a theatre to watch cultural functions on Makar Shankranti day in Bihar`s Banka district, a senior police officer said.

Jan 15, 2014, 15:02 PM IST

20 persons injured in two incidents in Bihar

Altogether 20 persons were injured today in separate road accidents in Bihar`s Purnia and Banka districts on Sunday, police said.

Nov 17, 2013, 15:29 PM IST

Security to be stepped in Bihar during holy `Shrawan` month

All police stations and outposts in Bihar`s Banka district have been alerted to take additional security measures during the Shrawan month as Maoists may target pilgrims, police sources said.

Jul 28, 2013, 15:35 PM IST

Four crushed to death by herd of elephants

In another case of man-animal conflict, four persons including three women were killed and others injured after they were attacked by a herd of wild elephants in villages of Bihar`s Banka district, officials said on Sunday.

Jul 08, 2012, 11:56 AM IST

RDX recovered from Maoist hideout

Police Wednesday recovered one kg RDX, 45 grenades, two rifles and two can bombs from a Maoist hideout in a forest area near Bagadhsawa village in Banka district today, police said.

May 09, 2012, 13:01 PM IST

Four dead during immersion of Durga idols

Four persons died in incidents of clashes and drowning during immersion of idols of goddess Durga in Bihar`s Banka district.

Oct 07, 2011, 16:22 PM IST

Five burnt to death in Bihar`s Banka district

Five people, including a former village body head, were burnt to death when a group of men attacked them and set their vehicle on fire in Bihar`s Banka district, police said Sunday.

Mar 21, 2010, 12:00 PM IST