Ahead of the three-day visit to India by the US President, police on Friday took a 49-year-old man into custody from a cyber cafe in temple town of Bodh Gaya for allegedly trying to send an e-mail to Barack Obama seeking 130 crore dollars as fund for national relief.
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.
Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi Thursday ordered a probe into the alleged conversion of over 60 persons, belonging to the Scheduled Caste, to Christianity on the occasion of Christmas at a village in Bihar's Gaya district.
Gaya: RJD, JD(U) and Congress Tuesday observed bandh in Gaya to protest against shopkeepers indulging in scuffle with RJD MLA Surendra Yadav in which he was injured after hot cooking oil was thrown at him.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.