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Candidate polishes shoes to pay back loan for contesting polls

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 14, 2014, 20:28

An Independent candidate from the Jhanjharpur constituency is working overtime by mending and polishing shoes to pay back the money he had borrowed from native villagers to contest the recently-concluded Lok Sabha elections.

Trial of re-opened Bhagalpur riots cases hit in Bihar

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 05, 2014, 15:18

The trial of the re-opened cases relating to the 1989 Bhagalpur communal riots in Bihar has been hit by an acute paucity of judges, a senior lawyer said Wednesday.

Group clash in Guru Harmandir Saheb, 3 injured

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 07, 2014, 21:47

Three persons were injured on Tuesday when two groups clashed over appointment of an `outsider` as additional chief Granthi of the Takht Harmandir Saheb Sikh shrine in old Patna area, police said.

5 bombs recovered, 2 arrested in Bihar

Last Updated: Saturday, December 07, 2013, 13:25

Five bombs were recovered from a house on main road in Bihar`s Nalanda district and two persons arrested on Saturday, police sources said.

Bihar`s all district headquarters linked with Patna by road

Last Updated: Tuesday, November 26, 2013, 17:05

The Bihar government has registered a significant achievement by linking all district headquarters of the state with Patna and now it takes maximum six hours by road to reach the state capital from any of the district headquarters town.

Nitish to PM: grant special status to Bihar to spur growth

Last Updated: Sunday, December 09, 2012, 18:27

Pushing for a special category status to Bihar to help spur its growth, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar told Prime Minister Manmohan Singh his state would need at least 30 years to catch up with the national average.

Katju targets Nitish, says CM has lost goodwill of people

Last Updated: Friday, October 19, 2012, 19:17

Markandey Katju claimed that Nitish Kumar has lost the goodwill of people as indicated by public protests against him during his recent `Adhikar yatra`.

Arwal: Seven regular weapons seized, 4 detained

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 31, 2012, 15:26

Police have recovered seven regular weapons from Lodipur village in Bihar`s Arwal district last night, Senior Superintendent of Police Vinay Kumar said.

Modi demands pending amount from Centre

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 28, 2011, 13:44

Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi on Wednesday demanded that the Centre must release the pending amount of Rs 330 crore of the special package.

One killed, 4 hurt in clash in Bihar`s Nawada district

Last Updated: Thursday, June 17, 2010, 14:04

One person was killed and two others were injured in a clash between two groups at a village in Nawada district Thursday, police sources said.

Maoists strike again; blast telecom tower in Bihar

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 14, 2009, 10:01

Maoists bombed a tower of a private telcom firm and torched a truck at Brindabazar in Bihar`s Sheohar district last night.