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.
The woman and her male associate arrested and admitted in Patna Medical College and Hospital in connection with the brutal murder of two kidnapped youth today escaped from PMCH, police and hospital officials said.
In yet another shocking incident, a middle-aged woman was stripped and badly thrashed by some unidentified men in a village in Bihar`s Jehanabad, just 50 kilometres away from the state capital, late on Wednesday night.
Ahead of the upcoming elections, an expert has warned the Government of increased Maoist activity in the eastern parts of the country, where the objective is to bleed the state, break the morale of the security forces and create a fear psychosis among people in order to hamper the democratic process.
Former NDA ally BJP on Saturday slammed Nitish Kumar government over custodial death of an old man under mysterious circumstances following which, enraged villagers had assaulted Officer In-Charge of Shakurbad police station.
A man today died under mysterious circumstances in police custody sparking off a massive protest by villagers who assaulted a cop before torching a vehicle at Shakurabad police station in Bihar`s Jehanabad district, police said.
The prime accused in the gruesome Laxmanpur Bathe massacre of 1997 Dharma Singh, on whose head the government had declared an award, has been awarded life imprisonment by a local court on Thursday for killing 58 Dalits.
Police on Thursday arrested a youth from Jehanahad railway premises in connection with the assault on a woman athlete, whose participation in the Gujarat National Games early next month has now become uncertain.
The Patna High Court Wednesday set aside the conviction of 26 persons, including 16 who were awarded death sentence by a lower court, in the massacre case of 58 Dalits at Laxmanpur Bathe village of Bihar`s Jehanabad district 16 years ago.