Man held for trying to write to Barack Obama

 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.

Naxals set two trucks on fire in Gaya

 Naxals set two trucks on fire in a village near Gayalate on Tuesday evening.

Five arrested in Bihar's Gaya over kidnap, gang-rape of Japanese tourist: Police

The police have arrested five men in connection with the alleged abduction and gang-rape of a 23-year-old Japanese tourist, officials said on Saturday.

Japanese student gang-raped in Bihar's Gaya, 2 arrested

In another shameful incident, a Japanese girl was allegedly confined and raped by two persons in Bihar's Gaya.

BJP demands anti-conversion law

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 orders probe into alleged conversion

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.

RJD, JD(U), Congress jointly observe bandh over scuffle with MLA

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.

Hardcore Maoist held in Gaya

Gaya: The security forces arrested a hardcore Maoist from a village under Dumaria police station area in Bihar's Gaya district, a police officer said Friday.

Maoists blast house of rival in Bihar

Maoists blasted the house of one of their former members, a result of an ongoing rivalry among two different factions of left wing extremists, police said on Saturday.

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.