Lightning kills 26 people in Bihar, State Government announces compensation of Rs 4 lakh

Deaths were reported from Vaishali, Patna, Rohtas, Saran, Buxar, Bhojpur, Gaya, Samastipur, Siwan, Araria and Aurangabad districts on Sunday, Bihar State Disaster Department official Anirudh Kumar said.

Jul 10, 2017, 12:13 PM IST

Bhojpur shootout: CBI demands death for policemen

The Central Bureau of Investigation on Wednesday demanded death penalty for four policemen who were involved in a more than two-decade-old staged shootout in Bhojpur, in Ghaziabad district.

Feb 22, 2017, 17:12 PM IST

133 liquor cartons seized from a truck

One hundred and thirty-three cartons of liqour were today seized from a truck and two persons were arrested in this connection from a place under Koilwar police station limits in Bihar's Bhojpur district, a police officer said.

Jan 31, 2017, 13:48 PM IST
Lalu Prasad Yadav meets flood victims in Bihar, says 'they are lucky to have got Gangajal in their houses'

Lalu Prasad Yadav meets flood victims in Bihar, says 'they are lucky to have got Gangajal in their houses'

Ganga and other major rivers have submerged vast swathes of Bihar, forcing thousands from their homes. 

Aug 23, 2016, 18:16 PM IST

Three more held in Bihar in BJP leader Visheshwar Ojha murder case

Three more persons were on Saturday arrested with arms and ammunition from a village in Bihar's Bhojpur district in connection with the murder case of BJP leader Visheshwar Ojha about two months ago, a police officer said.

Apr 02, 2016, 16:53 PM IST
Bihar Assembly Elections: Attacking PM Modi, Sonia says his govt imposing its ideology

Bihar Assembly Elections: Attacking PM Modi, Sonia says his govt imposing its ideology

Accusing Narendra Modi government of trying to impose its ideology on the people, Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Saturday said communal frenzy is being created, innocents are killed on rumours and intellectuals are targeted under it rule which is threatening the democratic and social fabric of the country.

Oct 17, 2015, 17:45 PM IST

Slain Ranvir Sena chief's son to contest Bihar polls

Slain Ranvir Sena chief Brahmeshwar Singh`s son Indu Bhusan on Tuesday announced he would contest the Bihar assembly polls from Terari constituency in Bhojpur district.

Sep 29, 2015, 14:54 PM IST

Liquor trader shot dead in Bihar

Unidentified armed persons Thursday accosted a liquor trader in Bhojpur district of Bihar and shot him dead, a police official said.

Jul 16, 2015, 10:47 AM IST

Bihar murder accused running dhaba in Delhi arrested

A murder accused, hailing from Bihar and running a dhaba in Karol Bagh area here with a fake identity, has been arrested by Delhi Police's crime branch.

Jul 02, 2015, 20:50 PM IST

NHRC issues notice to Bihar govt over midday meal poisoning

National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has issued notice to Bihar government over reports that at least 72 children fell ill after having their midday meal in two government schools in the state.

Jun 29, 2015, 18:47 PM IST

72 Bihar school children fall ill after mid-day meal

At least 72 children fell ill on Tuesday after having their mid-day meal at two government schools in Bihar, officials said.

Jun 23, 2015, 16:20 PM IST

Newly-married couple commits suicide in Ara

A newly-married couple allegedly committed suicide by consuming poison at Karnaul in Bhojpur district early Thursday.

May 14, 2015, 12:31 PM IST

Two dead, eight injured in bus accident in Ara

Two persons were killed and eight others seriously injured when a bus carrying a marriage party fell into a roadside ditch in Bhojpur district of Bihar today.

Apr 22, 2015, 13:11 PM IST

SP, SDPO removed over police beating of JD(U) student wing leaders

The axe fell on senior police officers of Bhojpur district with Superintendent of police and Sub Divisional Police Officer issued transfer order in the wake of alleged beating up two leaders of the JD(U)'s student wing for trying to climb the dais during former chief minister Nitish Kumar's 'Sampark yatra'.

Dec 03, 2014, 14:45 PM IST

Kidnapped boy rescued, two held

13-year-old boy kidnapped from Patna club was rescued on Saturday from a village under the Town police station area in Bihar`s Bhojpur district and two persons have been arrested, police said.

Feb 08, 2014, 23:28 PM IST

Two killed, 34 injured in Bihar school bus accident

Two students were killed and 34 injured when a school bus carrying them overturned in Bihar`s Ara town, the district headquarters of Bhojpur, police said.

Oct 08, 2013, 16:27 PM IST

Bodies of all nine victims of boat tragedy found

The bodies of all nine victims, who had gone missing after a boat capsized in the Ganga in Bihar`s Bhojpur district, were fished out on Thursday.

Oct 03, 2013, 18:26 PM IST

At least 12 injured in clash between rival groups

At least 12 people were injured, five of them seriously, in a clash between rival groups of people in the aftermath of another between students of a secondary school in Bihar`s Bhojpur district Tuesday.

Aug 13, 2013, 20:59 PM IST

Passenger shot at by train robbers in Bihar

A passenger was shot at and injured by two robbers for resisting them in a running train near Jamila halt under Danapur division of East-Central Railway in Bihar`s Bhojpur district, GRP sources said.

Feb 09, 2013, 17:56 PM IST

Tight security at Ranvir Sena chief`s `shraddh`

Tight security arrangements were made at the `shraddh` ceremony of slain Ranvir Sena chief on the 13th day of his death at his native Khopira village.

Jun 13, 2012, 21:11 PM IST