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.

Laxmanpur Bathe massacre: Life imprisonment for main accused

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.

Criminals loot Rs four lakh in Bihar’s Jehanabad

Three armed criminals looted Rs 4 lakh from a businessman near Jhunati village under Parasbigha police station in Bihar`s Jehanabad district today, police said.

Youth arrested for assaulting woman athlete in Bihar`s Jehanabad

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.

Two Maoists held in Jehanabad

Two Maoists were arrested on Monday by the Special Task Force (STF) from Railway Station Road under Town police station area in Bihar`s Jehanabad district.

Spectre of pre-2000 caste strife looms in Bihar: CP Thakur

BJP`s CP Thakur said spectre of caste strife loomed in Bihar if government failed to take corrective measures to prevent last week`s Maoist attack in Jehanabad in which seven people were killed.

Patna HC sets asides conviction of 26 persons in massacre case

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.

Man held for allegedly trying to poison handpump in Bihar

A man was held for allegedly trying to poison handpump in a school in a village under Parasbigha police station area in Bihar`s Jehanabad district, a police officer said.

Speeding car kills five women in Patna

A speeding car crushed five women to death and seriously injured one other person in Bihar`s capital early Monday.

Maoists attack construction site, torch 4 machines

Over half a dozen armed Maoists attacked a bridge construction site and torched four machines near Baldahiya river in Jahangirpur village of Bihar`s Jehanabad district, police said Monday.