Expelled RJD MP Pappu Yadav calls Bihar bandh; trains, road traffic hit

Several trains were halted and traffic was blocked in Bihar on Saturday because of a shutdown called by Jan Adhikar Party chief Pappu Yadav over the death of a youth.

Stray incidents during VHP sponsored Jehanabad bandh

VHP activists on Saturday pelted stones at a Jan Shatabdi Express train in Bihar`s Jehanabad district to enforce a shutdown called to protest the police firing on people, police said.

One killed, 11 others injured in Bihar road accidents

One person was killed and 11 others were Wednesday injured in road accidents in Lakhisarai and Jehanabad districts of Bihar, police officials said.

Over 25 fall ill after food poisoning in Bihar

Over 25 people, including five children, fell ill at a marriage party in Bihar on Friday in a case of suspected food poisoning, officials said.

Two killed in road accident in Jehanabad, Bihar

 Two persons were killed in a collision between a tractor-trolley and an autorickshaw at a village in Bihar's Jehanabad district, a police officer said today.

Woman beheaded, family members injured by relatives in Bihar

A 45-year-old woman's head was chopped off and three of her family members seriously injured allegedly by her relatives in Dakshini Daulatpur village in the district on Thursday, police said.

JD(U) Legislature Party meeting on Feb 7, speculation on CM

A meeting of the JD(U) Legislature Party has been called on February seven amid reports that Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi was under pressure to quit and make way for his predecessor Nitish Kumar.

Suspected Bajrang Dal activists thrash people at Christian prayer meet

A group of activists, allegedly belonging to Bajrang Dal, on Sunday disrupted a prayer meeting of Christians and thrashed people attending it in Jehanabad town, around 55 km from Patna.

Nitish, Manjhi share dais to dispel reports of difference

Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi and his predecessor Nitish Kumar shared dais after more than two months on Tuesday to dispel reports of differences between them and launched a blistering attack on BJP.

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.

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.

Two school students drown in river Jehanabad

Two school students were drowned on Saturday while bathing in a river in Jehanabad district of Bihar.

Woman, male associate of Jehanabad case abscond from PMCH

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.

Woman stripped, assaulted in public in Bihar goes missing

The middle-aged woman, who was stripped and assaulted in public for allegedly kidnapping two men, went missing Monday from a Patna hospital where she undergoing treatment, officials said.

Bihar shocker: Woman stripped, beaten up in front of cops; CM orders probe

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.

Woman paraded naked in UP village, husband beaten up

A woman was allegedly stripped and forced to walk around naked while her husband was severely beaten up for opposing "local goons" in Andryan village of Jehanabad area here.

Four sentenced to life in Jehanabad gang-rape case

A court in Bihar`s Jehanabad district on Thursday convicted four persons to life imprisonment and imposed a fine of Rs 10,000 each after finding them guilty in a gang-rape case.

`Maoist threat looms large over democratic processes ahead of polls`

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.

BJP slams Nitish govt over custodial death of elderly

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.

Mob assault police officer, burn vehicle after custodial death

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.