BJP demands anti-conversion law

The BJP on Monday demanded framing of a strong anti-conversion law and blamed the Jitan Ram Manjhi government in Bihar for failing to keep its promises of development of the dalit community, which, he alleged compelled several families to convert to other religions in several districts recently.

Converted Christians return to Hindu fold in Bihar

Three of the dozen Hindus who converted to Christianity in two Bihar villages have returned to the Hindu fold after they were threatened with a social boycott, an official said on Thursday.

Probe ordered into Hindus' conversion to Christianity

Patna: A probe has been ordered into the conversions of nearly a dozen Hindus to Christianity in two Bihar villages, an official Wednesday said.

Three crude bombs recovered in Bihar

Three crude bombs were recovered on Tuesday from Kuchheri road in Bihar's Bhagalpur district, a police officer said.

Dreaded gangster arrested in Bihar

Bhagalpur: A gangster with arms and ammunition was arrested from Naugachhia in Bhagalpur district, police said on Wednesday.

Man held in Bihar for raping girl of five years

A man in his 40s was Monday arrested in Bihar`s Bhagalpur district on charges of raping a five-year-old girl, police said.

Bodies of two women found in Bhagalpur

Bodies of two women, including a school teacher, were recovered today from different areas in Naugachia sub-division of Bhagalpur district today.
 

Indian scientists develop seedless mangoes

First came seedless grapes. Now, Indian scientists have developed what could be the ultimate delicacy - a seedless mango which is finely textured and juicy, with a rich, sweet and distinctive flavour when mature.

Woman charred to death, 150 houses gutted in Bihar

A woman was charred to death and at least 150 houses were gutted on Saturday in Bihar`s Madhubani and Bhagalpur districts, police said.

Four persons killed, six others injured in road accident in Bhagalpur

Four persons were killed and six others injured when a car hit a truck on NH-31 at a village in Bihar`s Navgachhia police district this morning, a police officer said.

Minor killed in road mishap, locals protest

A 12-year-old boy was crushed to death by a speeding truck in Marufchak locality in Bhagalpur following which violent agitation erupted in the area, police said.

Muslim community frightened hearing Modi`s name: Nitish

A day after BJP`s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi held rally in minority-dominated Bhagalpur, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Friday hit at his rival saying the minority Muslim community are "frightened" hearing his name.

Police jeep driver killed, 2 cops injured

The driver of a mobile police jeep was killed and two policemen were seriously injured in a mishap near Makanpur chowk in Bihar`s Navgachhia police district, a police officer said.

Four feared drowned in Ganga in Bihar

Four minors, including three girls, were feared drowned in the river Ganga in a village under Narayanpur police station area in Bihar`s Bhagalpur district Wednesday, police sources said.

Bombs and explosives found in Bihar

In a major haul, 63 country - made bombs and five kilograms of explosives were seized during a raid in Bhagalpur late last night.

Bhagalpur-Delhi Garib Rath Express engine derails at Kiul

The engine of the Bhagalpur-Delhi Garib Rath Express jumped off the tracks at Kiul junction in Lakhisarai district today, railway sources said.

Lok Sabha elections: Polling in seven Bihar constituencies tomorrow

Seven constituencies will go to polls in the third phase of Lok Sabha elections in Bihar on Thursday.

Police jeep driver killed in Bhagalpur, 2 cops injured

The driver of a mobile police jeep was killed and two policemen were seriously injured in a mishap near Makanpur chowk in Bihar`s Navgachhia police district on Thursday, according to a police officer.

Bombs and explosives found in Bihar

In a major haul, 63 country - made bombs and five kilograms of explosives were seized during a raid in Bhagalpur late Saturday night.

No problem to contest from Buxar: Choubey

BJP leader Ashwani Choubey rubbished rumours that he had asked for ticket from Bhagalpur to fight Lok Sabha polls and said he has accepted party`s order to make Narendra Modi the next prime minister.