In 68th year of Independence, Bihar's 23,000 freedom fighters

In Independent India`s 68th year, Bihar has a staggering 23,000 freedom fighters or their dependents who get pensions from the government, an RTI query has revealed.

Five cops injured as SUV rams into Speaker's escort jeep

Five policemen were injured when a vehicle hit Assembly Speaker Uday Narayan Chaudhary's escort jeep on NH-83 in Bihar's Jehanabad district Thursday, a police officer said.

Candidate polishes shoes to pay back loan for contesting polls

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

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

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

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

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.

Katju targets Nitish, says CM has lost goodwill of people

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

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

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

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.