Fire in market destroys goods worth Rs 1.5 cr in West Bengal

A major fire broke out in a market gutting goods worth Rs 1.5 crore near Purnia railway station in Sadar police station area in Bihar's Purnia district, a police officer said Thursday.

RJD MP Pappu Yadav throws paper in Lok Sabha, reprimanded

Acrimonious scenes were witnessed in the Lok Sabha Monday as opposition parties protested the conversion issue and RJD MP Pappu Yadav allegedly threw a paper at Deputy Speaker M Thambidurai

RJD MP Pappu Yadav throws paper in Lok Sabha, reprimanded

Acrimonious scenes were witnessed in the Lok Sabha Monday as opposition parties protested the conversion issue and RJD MP Pappu Yadav allegedly threw a paper at Deputy Speaker M Thambidurai

Kosi floods: SSB alerts border posts along Nepal in Bihar

Government has put on alert troops of border guarding Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) in view of the impending Kosi floods in Bihar even as the paramilitary force has moved its critical equipment and ammunition to interior areas from the frontier.

Kosi floods: No change in flow of water in Bihar, Centre sends essential supplies

Kosi floods — As the situation in Bihar worsens due to floods in the river Kosi Centre on Sunday rushed in essential supplies, relief teams and put on standby several aircrafts to deal with any emergency.

INA soldier, freedom fighter dies in penury

A faded but spotless INA uniform was all he left behind when he died on tuesday in a hospital, where he was admitted by local people as he could not afford his medical expenses.

Stage set for Narendra Modi`s rally in Bihar`s Purnia today

Bharatiya Janata Party`s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi will address a rally in Bihar`s Purnia on Monday ahead of the upcoming Lok Sabha polls.

Narendra Modi to address public meetings in Muzaffarpur, Purnia on March 3

Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi will address public meetings in Muzaffarpur on March three and in Purnia a week later, party`s Bihar unit president said on Thursday.

Boy lynched, another injured by villagers on theft charge

14-year-old boy died and another was injured after they were mercilessly beaten up by a mob, led by a deputy sarpanch, which accused them of theft at Thari village in Bihar`s Purnia.

Mentally challenged man bound, dragged by GRP

An inquiry was ordered by the Railway police into GRP personnel allegedly dragging a mentally challenged person with his leg tied as punishment for crossing the tracks in Purnia.

Bihar: One electrocuted, 3 injured in electric wire snapping

A man was electrocuted and three others sustained burn injuries today after an electric wire snapped and fell into a pool of water in a village in Bihar`s Purnia district, a police official said.

Bihar floods: 7 dead, over half a million affected

More than half a million people have been affected by floods in Bihar, which have so far claimed the lives of seven people.

34 tribals arrested over killing of JD(U) leader

Police on Saturday arrested 34 people, including 20 women, in the brutal killing of a local JD(U) leader who was allegedly set on fire by some tribals over property dispute in the district.

Taliban-linked Afghan jailed for three years in Bihar

An Afghan national arrested in 2010 from the Purnia railway station in Bihar and charged with waging war against the state was acquitted of terror charges, but convicted under the Foreigners Act.

Woman killed in Bihar for getting drunk

A woman was beaten to death for getting drunk by her husband in Bihar`s Purnia district, police said.

Keshri murder: Rupam Pathak sentenced to life

School teacher Rupam Pathak, convicted of killing BJP MLA Rajkishore Keshri in Bihar`s Purnia town last year, was sentenced to life imprisonment by a special court on Tuesday.

Bihar: 8 child labourers rescued from middleman

The children from Jalalgarh and Kasba police station areas were being taken to Surat when an NGO sought help from the police.

Police fire in air after villagers attack cops

Three policemen, including the SHO Mitesh Kumar, were injured in the attack.

BJP retains Purnia Assembly seat

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), an alliance partner in Bihar`s Nitish Kumar government, retained the Purnia Assembly seat in the state Wednesday, defeating the Congress.

Purnia: BJP wins Bihar bypoll

Ruling NDA won the bypoll to Purnia assembly constituency where BJP`s Kiran Keshri emerged victorious by defeating her nearest LJP-supported Congress rival Ramcharitra Yadav by a margin of 23,665 votes.