Bihar: Maoists torch poclain machine, truck over non-payment of levy

Maoists have torched a poclain machine used in sand excavation and a truck over non-payment of levy by a contractor in Gaya district, a police officer said on Tuesday.

LJP demands Bihar CM's resignation over Mahadalits' exodus

Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan's Lok Janshakti Party on Friday demanded Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi's resignation following the exodus of hundreds of Mahadalits from their village after being threatened by upper caste men.

Bihar's Chandan Kumar Singh offers 'pindadan' for people he never met

Unlike many youth of his age, Chandan Kumar Singh in Bihar's Gaya town, has decided to follow his father's path of selfless service to offer 'pindadan' a Hindu ritual seeking salvation for the dead for hundreds of people he never knew or met.

Nearly 3.5 lakh Hindus pray for ancestors in Bihar

More than three lakh Hindu devotees have come to Bihar's Gaya town to perform "pind daan", a religious service for ancestors, officials said Thursday.

Bihar CM Manjhi asks 'mahadalits' to unite

Asking 'mahadalits' or the most backward among the Scheduled Castes (SC) to unite, Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi on Monday said it will make them powerful and gain political power.

Bihar CM Jitan Ram Manjhi asks 'mahadalits' to unite

Asking 'mahadalits' or the most backward among the Scheduled Castes (SC) to unite, Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi on Monday said it will make them powerful and gain political power.

Every villages in Gaya, Jehanabad will be electrified: Manjhi

Working to fulfill his predecessor Nitish Kumar's promise, Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi today said no village in Gaya and Jehanabad districts would be devoid of electricity by end of next month. "Our target is that no village in Gaya and Jehanabad districts are left without electricity," Manjhi said addressing a function after unveiling statue of former Union minister Upendra Nath Varma.

CRPF driver gets gallantry medal for bravery in Naxal ambush

A CRPF driver who saved the lives of 12 of his colleagues, including his commander, in the Chakarbandha forests of Bihar during an anti-Naxal operation is one of the recipients of the gallantry medal awarded this Independence Day.

Kolkata-bound Jammu Tawi express escapes landslide near Gaya

The Kolkata-bound Jammu Tawi Express had a narrow escape from a landslide on Saturday after timely detection by a pilot engine motorman between Gaya and Koderma stations in Bihar, just minutes before the train was about to cross that stretch, Railway sources said.

Delhi police recovers 1 kg stolen gold from Gaya

Delhi Police today raided a village in Gaya district of Bihar and arrested a man who had stolen 1 kg gold from a jewellery shop in New Delhi.

Bihar police nab two hardcore Naxals in Gaya

Gaya district police officials have confirmed the capture of two hardcore armed Naxals on Wednesday night.

Maoists blow up rail track near Gaya, close shave for Rajdhani Exp passengers

Passengers travelling by the New Delhi-Kolkata Rajdhani Express had a narrow escape after the pilot engine running ahead of the prestigious train derailed in Naxal- infested Aurangabad district of Bihar.

`IM terrorists wanted to blow up Mahabodhi Temple`

In a startling revelation, two terrorists held in connection with last year`s Bodh Gaya blasts have revealed that their original plan was to blow up the Mahabodhi Temple.

Heatwave condition sweeps Bihar

Intense heatwave conditions today took Bihar into its grip and paralysed normal life, with Gaya in Magadh region recording a sizzling 43 degrees Celsius.

Three killed in Bihar road accident

Three persons were killed and 12 others injured when a vehicle carrying a marriage party fell into a roadside ditch near Dakshansthan village in Gaya district today.

Nigerian national and two others held with six kg ganja

A Nigerian national and two others were arrested from Paibigha bazar area in Bihar`s Gaya district after they were found to be carrying contraband substance with them, a police officer said.

Nitish slams Modi for seeing terrorism through `communal` eyes

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday slammed his Gujarat counterpart Narendra Modi for allegedly seeing terrorism through `communal` eyes.

Repoll at 33 polling stations in Bihar today

The Election Commission (EC) declared that repoll at the 33 polling stations in five Lok Sabha constituencies of Bihar would be held on Sunday.

EC orders repoll at 33 polling centres in Bihar

The Election Commission today ordered repoll at 33 polling centres spread across five Lok Sabha constituencies in Bihar, an official said here.

Lalu alleges poll officials intimidated voters, writes to EC

Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad on Friday lodged a complaint with the Election Commission, alleging that poll officials forced his party voters to stay away or vote for other parties in Gaya Lok Sabha constituency which witnessed polls yesterday.